About Us

John Glaser - He/Him

Owner/Chief Photographer

John Glaser is a Houston-based portrait photographer. He specializes in black and white portrait photography  to create a distinctive style. John’s love for photography grew from his passion for sports while coaching at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. John left coaching in 2014 and began to pursue his love of photography. As a photographer for IMAGN (formerly USA Today Sports Images) he photographed at the highest level, NFL, NCAA, PGA, NBA, MLS, and more. John has also been a regular contract photographer for U. of Florida, LSU, TCU, and U. of Oklahoma athletics. His photos have been featured on NFL, ESPN, Sports Illustrated Magazine and many more.

John’s goal is to create the best possible portraits and headshots for you while giving a visual interpretation of what you love and enjoy. 

He is married to the love of his life Shannon and they are raising two beautiful girls, Grace and Annabelle, in Katy, Texas.

Ricky - He/Him


A lover of all aspects of photography, Ricky started his journey as a photographer in 2017 documenting homelessness in the Houston area. Ricky considers himself a portrait photographer inside and outside of the studio setting, finding most joy when photographing people. When he is not behind the camera, Ricky enjoys hanging out with his cats, watching documentaries, and going to the gym. Ricky is excited to begin working with John Glaser Photography and looking forward to the many different faces and personalities he will be photographing.

Kelly - She/Her

Studio Manager

Kelly is definitely the energy in our group and keeps us organized. If you have a question about your session or need to reschedule you will most definitely be speaking with Kelly. Kelly is also our social media diva. She is the face and the name behind most of our content we post and share online. Kelly is excited to be a part of John Glaser Photography and being able to serve our clients to make sure they have the best experience possible when they are with us. 

Daisy - She/Her

Chief Dog in Charge

Everyone at John Glaser Photography knows who really runs the Studio. Daisy is the life of any party and definitely inspires everyone at the studio to be at the top of their game each and every day. She is a rescue dog that joined the Glaser family in September 2020 and is loved by many.