Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Portrait Innovations operates digital-imaging studios throughout the country that use advanced technology to capture and print family memories in about 60–90 minutes. Before the shoot, adults can browse the open studio space's selection of different poses, props, and backgrounds while children entertain themselves at a Lego table and beg invisible friends to make an appearance for the camera. Photographers use handheld digital cameras to memorialize smiles during the session, utilizing the studio's lighting system to enhance candid images. Patrons then view and select their favorite poses, adding special effects to design and create personalized gifts such as portrait books, calendars, canvases, and mugs. The team prints the high-resolution portraits on archival-quality paper with a high-capacity Fujifilm Digital Frontier system, and ships specialty gift items to clients' homes for free.
Before looking through the camera lens, the expert photographers at Picture People spend time getting to know their subjects and establishing a strategy for conveying their personalities in print. Then, film-ready clients pose in the bright camera room, airing teeth amid colorful backdrops and creative props. Following snapshots, subjects make their way to the selection station to choose their favorite poses from their session, which may be treated with sepia tones, color accents, and decorative borders to suit any wall, wallet, wallpaper pattern, or trophy walleye.
Picture People offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
You'll receive 90 minutes in front of a camera that features the behind-the-lens magic of Brittany's stylish eye. Each session includes the photographer's time, basic creative editing of 20–40 images, and a personalized online gallery. Purchased images receive more extensive edits including blemish editing, color toning, and other perfecting post-procedures, which can be discussed in-depth with Brittany. Use your session for headshots, glamour shots, or too-cute shots of a newborn dressed as a puppy cuddling with a puppy dressed as a newborn. This Groupon is also good toward group shots of family, friends, and rugby teammates.
Melissa Butscher freezes the advance of time with photographs capturing children and young adults at dynamic, unstaged moments. During the 30-minute session, Butscher will photograph up to two subjects at either her home studio or at any location within a 30-mile radius of Butscher's North Hills studio. Immortalize twins during breaks from their endless debates over the axiom of infinity, or capture a high-school graduate and his or her imaginary friend before they go off to separate colleges. Butscher's portraits ring of authenticity, with the pure personalities of her subjects always shining through, like the ship-summoning beacons of a billion lighthouses.
Spirited lifestyle photographer Karly Tetlow captures the essence of children, families, and graduates during relaxed, on-location photo shoots. Each camera-centric rendezvous is preceded by a one-on-one chat with Karly regarding the desired atmosphere of the shoot to ensure all parties share the same vision. Cart tots to a lush field for a series of earthy stills, let high-school seniors dream up perfect portraits, or seat kinfolk around the family hearth to immortalize togetherness and mantels decorated with antique macaroni art. Karly's oft-candid pictures swim in whimsy and natural light, leaving flattering impressions in black-and-white as well as technicolor. About two weeks post-session, clients meet with Karly to view the final product, complete with a cache of the best shots retouched to remove unsightly blemishes and obscene gestures from imaginary friends.