One of my favorite things about being a photographer is the many fun, creative, kind, hardworking, inspiring people I meet along the way, and creating friendships, partnerships and mentorships with them.


I get such joy, on a daily basis, from working together with each of you and capturing these moments in your lives. I have had the pleasure of preserving so many meaningful events, from bridal portraits and baby portraits, to editorial fashion photography, to fitness and self-improvement photoshoots, and I am honored at the kind words many of you, including my peers have had to say.


Just as I’m never satisfied until I get the best shot, I won’t be satisfied until I have become the best photographer I can be -- and I couldn’t do that without each and every one of you. Thank you!

I needed a great photographer to capture my image to inspire and educate others about fitness. Ruben was great to work with! He is very talented and has great ideas about how to get the perfect shot. I am 100% satisfied with the results. Highly recommended.

Samantha McElmury

Ruben is an incredible photographer; he makes it so easy to be yourself and forget about everything else. That just shows how much he loves his work! I was blown away both times he took my photos! To me, being comfortable with a photographer is everything, and Ruben definitely puts you at ease. He makes you feel beautiful and not timid. There will be a lot of laughter at the shoot, too!

Babaye Oja

I'm really digging this one. Ruben Hardwick is a very skilled photographer and I highly recommend him.

Nate Salsman