Joel Marion first cultivated his creativity while enlisted in the Air Force and working as a photojournalist. He taught himself the complexities of shutter speed and f-stops through trial and error. Through his company—Joel Marion Photography—the autodidact has become one of the fortunate few whose avocation becomes their vocation, unlike Michael Jordan, who longed to dunk donuts instead of basketballs. Throughout his career, he has worked in fashion and advertising in St. Louis. By working with area clients for more than 30 years, Joel brings an experienced and creative approach to family, baby, high-school senior, and head-shot portraits. His wife Carol manages the studio while Joel's design and Photoshop specialist, Kelly Tucker, helps their clientele create aesthetically pleasing compositions.
Foto Sailor immortalizes memories with photo shoots and photo-booth rentals. A professional photographer enlivens parties with photo-booth packages that include unlimited prints and captures birthdays, engagements, or family portraits in convenient on-location sessions.
Pics-N-Poses’ private, 5'x5'x6' photo booths document memories at all types of events. Party goers can vamp with feather boas or Mardi Gras beads, or pose against optional customized color backgrounds,. 15 seconds later, photo strips appear printed with color or black and white images as well as the host's personalized text.
Though the professional lensman behind davidjstudios specializes in wedding photography, he strives to make every shoot capture something as memorable as the big day. To do so, he builds relationships with his clients, earning their trust and comfort during what can sometimes be an awkward situation. Instead, his shoots are relaxed, natural, and professional, gaining him nods from WeddingWire and CityVoter.com. He snaps images at locations throughout the St. Louis area, and helps clients customize items such as photo albums, invitations, and magnets strong enough to post their albums to the fridge.