We help you make a visual impact for success!

Picture Your Success!

What’s your story? Your mission, your message?  Tell it!  With a captivating film piece that shares your vision with impact!
Watch our little video on how we tell your story using the right ingredients.


Your story is important and it deserves to be told with beauty, clarity, and dignity.

Picture your Success is the digital media branch of Image Maker Visual Communications, founded in 1985 by award-winning Television Producer (Silver Sage)and Certified Professional Photographer Joan Rudder-Ward MBA, CPP. (What’s a Certified Professional Photographer?)

We provide media services for businesses and other professional organizations– creating professional film and still photography; graphic design services, and marketing consulting.

With 30+ years in the visual imaging industry and 25+years of marketing experience, we help you develop your winning message using our tested recipe of story-telling techniques and processes.

Personal Branding Headshots and Portraits

Making you look fabulous is our quest!

About Joan Rudder-Ward

In addition to being a storyteller (from the time she could talk), Joan Rudder-Ward, MBA, CPP is an award-winning television producer, photographic artist,  and Certified Professional Photographer.

Film-making, television production, and photography are tools I use to inspire, encourage, and impart vision to others--tools that I use to share the stories and visions of others... be it through a documentary or feature film; a 'docu-trailer', or photo essay.

I believe everyone has a story that can inspire someone else. What's your story?

Photo tip of the week:  Capture the beauty of a flower.  But before you take the picture, examine the flower closely.  Touch it, smell it, notice color variations.  'See' it in a different way. This can open the door to you creating a more impactful image.


Joan created a video trailer for my book. I love her collaborating style because she also helped bring out my own creativity.  Many people were genuinely impressed. I highly recommend Joan to work with you to capture your audience.

Dr. Diane Gardner--Author, speaker, coach

My picture has received MANY compliments. I am an author and I use the picture for all my publicity. If you need a headshot for social media, marketing, or professional use, I highly recommend Joan

Gina Marie - Author and speaker

We have worked with Joan for many years and appreciate her professionalism and attention to quality. She has provided us with many photos and videos that have definitely helped enhance our image. You will enjoy working with her!

Vici Nagel - President/CEo, academy for grassroots organizations

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