About Optimal Focus Photography
My name is Beth Young, and I'm a licensed architect specializing in the design of healthcare facilities by profession, but a photographer by passion.
My focus is nature photography for healthcare settings to alleviate the stress of patients, their families and caregivers, and help improve patient outcomes in clinical settings.
I grew up in upstate New York and now call Sacramento home, and I’m magnetically drawn to the west coast’s rugged beauty of craggy coastlines, precipitous peaks, and calm reflections.
Every chance I get, you’ll find me hooking up my little teardrop camp trailer to hit the road and capture the nuances of light and weather in majestic settings like Yosemite, Big Sur, Point Reyes, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lake Tahoe and California’s Central Valley. I’m strongly motivated to continuously improve as a photographer, create compelling images and share them with you.
All photos are printed using long lasting and high quality photographic paper or museum quality canvas using archival inks, and prints are available for purchase. Thank you so much for visiting!