ABOUT Summer has always had a flair for the dramatic and an eye for all things artistic. Her instinctual creativity was honed and technical knowledge advanced while attending the University of California, Irvine, where she majored in Studio Art with a concentration on photography and a minor in Digital Arts. While at UCI, Summer was trained in a wide range of artistic skills including drawing, painting, digital imaging and website and graphic design, in addition to photography. Although she excelled in all of those areas, it was clear that her main passion and talent lay in photography. Since graduating college, Summer has had the good fortune to gain further experience in her field by working for two different portrait studios and assisting for a well known fashion photographer in San Diego. In 2001, she opened a photography studio specializing in fashion portraiture and events, in downtown San Diego. Summer's use of composition, high contrast and bright colors, in addition to state-of-the-art technology, not only make each photo she produces a work of the highest quality but also a work of art.