Creating and Inspiring Photography with Heart

Learn how to bring more than just your eyes, mind and gear into your photography. Saucier Photography teaches how to  bring your heart to your craft as well. Janet Garrity Saucier and Les Saucier specialize in photography workshops that go beyond f-stops and shutter speeds. In the classroom and in the field, we demonstrate the skills that help you grow as a visual artist, skills that can translate your unique way of seeing the world into images that have heart, express heart, and connect with the viewer’s heart. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, all you need to bring is your DSLR or mirrorless gear and a desire to become a better photographer.

It’s Here!

The newly released book

Mountain Blue


The couple’s first collaboration,
Les Saucier and Janet Garrity Saucier
celebrate the beauty of America’s Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Click here to learn more.

Book Signing

My Mountain Home, 120 Maple Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Saturday, August 25th – 11am to 3pm


Do you have a desire to learn? We’ll teach you how to become a better photographer. Join one of our 2018 workshops to learn how to create “photography with heart.”

Our Gallery

Want to see what we mean by “photography with heart?” Step into the Saucier Photography gallery and view some of our favorite heart-felt images.

Our blog

Looking for useful info to help improve your images? Follow our blog for tips about post-processing, gear, creativity and shooting techniques.

Mountain Blue shares with you the beauty and grandeur of America’s Southern Appalachian Mountains through the eyes of photographers and authors, Janet and Les Saucier.

  • More than 150 vivid color images
  • Captions detailing locations, some with Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost numbers
  • Informative text about these unique mountains
  • Recipes – the authors’ favorite “mountain meal”
  • $39.95 (plus shipping and applicable taxes)

Filled with gorgeous images and writings about these mountains, Janet and Les share with you their vision of what it’s like to be in this special place.


Click here to view a sneak peak of “Mountain Blue.”


“Mire into mystic mountain moods, seductive streams, wondrous wildflowers, alluring landscapes, and much, much more as you journey through the Southern Appalachian Mountains with photographers Les and Janet Saucier. Through their art and their heart, see and sense for yourself the inexplicable awe of these ancient mountains and all the wonders within. I promise, Mountain Blue will not disappoint – it will inspire!!”

– Bill Lea, nature photographer and author Great Smoky Mountains Wildlife Portfolio Cades Cove: Window to a Secret World The Everglades: Where Wonders Only Whisper