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Professional Photographers and Videographers at Your Service!

Artistry, experience and professionalism are the keys to the success of Art & Clarity, a fine photography and video production company. Wedding photography, studio sessions, corporate events, architectural photography, and the fine art of creating images for the food and wine industry all pair well with a contagious creativity expressed by this award-winning team.

Janna Waldinger and Lowell Downey, owners of Art & Clarity, have partnered for three decades. Waldinger and Downey deliver the highest standards in technical excellence that is infused with dramatic light and emotional impact. “We bring the spirit of opening night to all of our work,” says Waldinger. “We give our clients images that reflect more than they can see. We are dedicated to creating images for our clients to show up and shine in their best light.”

Their photographic assignments have taken them to four continents-from Bolivia to Israel, Chile to Dubai, Switzerland to India and home again from New York City to San Francisco and Napa. They are also available to share their expertise through their custom Art & Clarity Adventures teaching locals and visitors alike the fine art of photography on excursions as they travel throughout the world.


Rudd Winery Cave Napa Art & Clarity

Animal Portrait, San Francisco, Bay Area, Napa Valley Portrait Photographer

Nature Art Photography Class with Art & Clarity in Napa Valley

Art & Clarity Adventures
Wedding Bride with Fan

Bat Mitzvah




Your image matters. By blending the science of light and creative photographic techniques, renowned photographers Janna Waldinger and Lowell Downey deliver powerful imagery expressing their clients vision.

Portrait Photography, Wedding & Event Photography, Editorial Photography, Product Photography, Photography Adventures, Teaching Photography, The Art of Seeing and more…


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Art & Clarity Adventures

Indulge your passion for photography
Create a custom adventure with camera in hand
Take your skills to the next level

Contact Janna and Lowell to schedule your custom 3 or 6 hour photography workshop

Great for individuals, couples, families and corporate team building activities or as a gift!


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Your Image Matters

And so do the images you use to tell your story.

People want to be talked to and video is the perfect way to convey your concise messaging. Specializing in short video portraits to tell your story effectively for personal, business and not for profit organizations. Important addition to your website.


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Learn from the PROs

Take your photography skills to the next level. Bringing more than 30 years of professional experience Janna Waldinger and Lowell Downey enjoy sharing their expertise. Available for custom classes for individuals, couples, families and corporate groups. Contact Janna and Lowell for more details.


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Long After the Words Are Forgotten… the photographic image is remembered
March 9, 2018 by Janna Waldinger 

           Being a creative photographer and hired to express the ambitions and the joy of the Napa...

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Experience the best of Napa Valley at Brix
January 19, 2018 by Janna Waldinger 

Experience the taste of fabulous at Brix blending beautiful landscapes, fine cuisine, great hospitality...

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The Secret to a Successful Portrait Session with Small Children
January 17, 2017 by Janna Waldinger 

Kids grow up too fast. Being parents ourselves we know how meaningful it is to have photographs of our children...

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