Sand shipped fresh from Florida covers Stratford Sand Volleyball’s three courts, cushioning players as they jump, dive, and lunge for the ball. With leagues four nights a week and tournaments on weekends, there’s ample opportunity to test skills on these courts or spectate on the adjacent patio, which stretches across 4,000 square feet. A nearby bar, just steps from the courts, helps keep the fun going in between games.
Marie Griffin’s love of photography started at a young age when she would snap pictures of birds while sitting with her grandmother beneath the feeder. Today, she carries on the family-based tradition by shooting portrait sessions for newborns, kids, couples, and families. She also captures the energy and myriad emotions at weddings, and can enliven all private events with photo-booth rentals.
The photographers of MD Studios Photography like to focus their lenses on two of life's more romantic moments: engagements and weddings. During each session they foster a relaxed atmosphere, encouraging couples to express themselves as they like, such as via a kiss. The photographers at MD Studios Photography specialize in weddings, engagements and sultry boudoir shoots.
Show Me Photobooth lends a nostalgic air to any indoor or outdoor event, fueling instant immortalization through candid digital photographs that double as fun, unique favors. A snapshot-savvy attendant accompanies the 3'x4' curtained picture portal to each wedding, graduation, or mayoral inauguration, handling set-up and addressing any technical issues to ensure a smooth shoot. During the soiree, groups of up to 15 revelers can mug for an unlimited series of digital strips that print in color or black and white in just 10 seconds. Rental includes a CD of all images as well as free web hosting of all prints, and hosts may further customize prints to include event details such as a brand, a logo, or a short-hand version of a Shakespearean sonnet.
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.
After honing her baking and decorating skills for more than a decade at a French-pastry shop in the New York City suburbs, Sugar N Spice Creations’ owner, Chris M'Gonigle, started her own cakes, cookies, and pastries business. Along with a team of adept decorators, Chris squeezes colored icing into intricate floral bouquets and coaxes seasonal figures such as turkeys, snowmen, and hearts. She and her staff pass on their baking acumen to visitors in cookie- and cupcake-decorating classes, where they demonstrate how to create icing designs and ancient baker hieroglyphs.