Driven by a love of family and memories, Amy Paradis snaps shots of her clients' milestones from weddings to house sales. Her portraits run the gamut from maternity or professional styles to senior pictures. Additionally, her wedding photography captures all the frenetic energy of the ceremony before her editing removes any wedding-crashing bears from the photos. She also helps local businesses generate revenue and incite customers' hunger pains with real estate and food photography.
Tom Stio fell in love with photography as soon as he got his first Kodak Brownie camera as a child, and in 1998 he gave himself over to the world of pictures full time. Since then, he's amassed an impressive portfolio of work, from eye-catching headshots and commercial work to fine-art photography and modeling portfolios. Tom has been recognized by the Swope Art Museum with the Edward Westom Award of Distinction in 2003; the Award of Merit in 2004; and the Keith Ermish Purchase Award in 2005. Tom focuses his lens with an artistic eye on all of his subjects, from striking shots of restaurant dishes and professionals to fine-art pieces for exhibits. During boudoir shoots, he puts clients at ease and makes them feel comfortable and glamorous at the same time, offering as many background and clothing changes as needed.
Reality shows are a guilty pleasure for Claudia, though she strives to document reality in a more flattering light as a photographer at Hello Fabuluxe. Her creative wedding shoots capture couples holding one another under streetlights, bridal parties chatting and beautifying before the ceremony, and still lifes of the bride's dress and shoes or her traditional solid blue contact lenses. Claudia also expresses her enthusiasm for glitter—which she cites as her favorite color—in boudoir shoots, snapping tasteful, sultry shots where jewelry glints against delicate lingerie.