About

Photo by: Travis Gillett

Photo by: Travis Gillett

"Nothing if not persistent." My name is Sam Raetz, and I'm a freelance photographer. I unknowingly put my photography career in motion when I instinctually reached for a camera to capture my time duck hunting with my brother and chocolate lab on the Platte River in western Nebraska. It was on that river that I realized there is depth and meaning to photography infinitely beyond capturing an image. I aim to capture not photos, but memories; not sessions, but experiences. With an unyielding willingness to tell the often overlooked stories, I aim to take daily life and points out its simple magnificence. Grit over glamor and hard work over everything.

I'm currently based out of Omaha, Nebraska.

Past and Current Clients Include:

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