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About Us

Our studio hours are Monday thru Friday from 11:00am to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm

For more than 20 years The Portrait Place has been telling the stories of the families of Las Cruces. Thousands of smiles. Thousands of memories. Each reflecting the unique quality of the moment. Continue the story, let yourself be captured!

Abe Hernandez

Abe is the managing owner, chief executive, and photographer. With more than 15 years of experience in various aspects of photography, he values every moment spent behind the camera. Although not usually in the studio during office hours, he is available for special bookings after-hours. Special interests include model portfolios, sports photography, weddings, quinces, and all types of on-location photo sessions.

Angie Reichelt

Angie is an owner, lab manager, and photographer. She has more than 12 years of experience in the photography-photofinishing industry, and is passionate about working with clients to create quality portraits that will become treasured memories.


Alejandra Rodriguez

Alejandra, also known as “Alex” is one of the photographers at our studio. Her experience includes freelance photography for the past five years and she joins our studio with the goal of continuing to expand her creative eye. She enjoys her time behind the camera especially when she is pursuing precious moments between families. 

Kayla Naranjo

Kayla is the newest addition to The Portrait Place. She recently graduated from Alma D'Arte Charter High School. Practicing freelance photography for two years as well as participating in our internship program. Kayla is prepared to expand her art and knowledge of the photography world.