My Main Portfolio Page - Ron Lutz II ~ Photographer
Spring in the Driftless

Spring in the Driftless

To think I didn't want to leave the house today. We'd have missed this moment.

Do What You Love

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I've Followed My Passions


The one piece of advice I took to heart growing up was, “Do what you love.” With that in mind, I pursued a career in the arts. For many years, I worked in the Exhibits Department at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. There I enjoyed a chance to explore many different mediums and skill sets. From creating dioramas to producing short educational films, I was able to “do what I love.”

Hall of North American Wildlife

Hall of North American Wildlife

While repairing and updating elements of older dioramas, some a century old, I had a chance to ham it up for the camera.

Photo by Mindy McNaugher

Dinosaur Families, the Story of Egg Mountain

Dinosaur Families, the Story of Egg Mountain

Photo by Mindy McNaugher - 1993

Maui, the Seed of My Inspiration

Wailea Beach

It All Comes Together



One day I picked up a dSLR camera. I received it in the mail the day before I traveled to Maui on vacation. I remember reading the manual on the plane, and how excited I was to have this new tool. And then I had a chance to play with it on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Maui planted in me a seed of inspiration.

Almost instantly I knew what medium I would pursue for the rest of my life. In photography I found a means to employ aspects of almost all the various disciplines I’d worked in. After years of working in the arts I found myself actually feeling like an "artist." Photography fueled a passion in me that eclipsed everything I'd done before. I began to put aside my previous vocation.
Ohe'o Gulch

Ohe'o Gulch

The Love of My Life

Learn more about this photo <a href="http://lutzr2.blogspot.com/2013/08/lets-elope.html" title="To My Blog">on my Blogger Post.</a>

A New Path



When I met Teri I discovered an even greater passion. I'd had a number of relationships over the years, and was at a point in my life were I felt relaxed, and was actually enjoying being a bachelor. The day we met I knew I'd marry her. In a no time at all we ran off, and got married!

A little over a year later our daughter Freja was born. I'd always wanted to be a father, probably more than anything else in life. I found myself in a dream world, married to an amazing woman, and being a father. I decided to go for it all and become a photographer as well.

Samples of the 8 Basic Types of Photography I am Known For

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Ron Lutz II

Based in Mount Horeb, WI I offer professional photography services for the greater Madison area. Weddings, athletics & sports, commercial, product, as well as architectural imaging are my specialty.
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