Shots of couples against a backdrop of hot air balloons, high school seniors posing in their letterman jackets, and babies snuggling together in a wicker basket all share space in Bryan’s Photography’s eclectic portfolio. The studio’s diverse style—and a head photographer with more than 30 years of industry experience—have rendered it a hub for customers seeking images that range from head shots to advertising photos. Clients can visit their well-appointed studio or the photographer can shoot on location for weddings or outdoor sessions that showcase the special smile subjects make when they’re looking at clouds that look like kittens.
As proud members of the community, Daniel and Tamara Esquibel take great pride in providing their community with quality photography. As parents, they also understand how fast kids grow up. They slow the process down with lively portrait sessions for kids and families. Portraits for high-school seniors are available, as well. With the same enthusiasm they show for those shoots, they also cover weddings and special events such as dance recitals. Those special events can gain an extra boost with their photo-booth rentals. Photo booths come with an onsite attendant, unlimited photos, and fun props to pose with.
New Mexico Magazine showcases the titular state through monthly issues exploring New Mexico, its people, and its places. With a one-year subscription, readers will get 12 issues of the magazine, published in partnership with the New Mexico Tourism Department. Each edition of New Mexico Magazine features lively cultural and community activities for readers to do with their adopted mystery-solving boxcar family on weekend getaways—June's issue, for example, highlights shopping for Navajo art in Gallup and tubing at El Vado and Heron lakes. Popular monthly columns include "My Secret Place," revealing the favorite retreats of some of New Mexico's notable residents and natives, and "King of the Road," highlighting little-known communities throughout the state. Upcoming issues of New Mexico Magazine will spotlight Native Americans, Santa Fe's 400th anniversary, and the artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who did for bleached skulls what Darryl Dawkins did for extravagantly named slam dunks.
Muhammad Ali, Barack Obama, Jay Leno, Tony Bennett—renowned shutterbug Kim Jew has aimed his lens at them all. His photographs of celebrities and prominent politicians have landed on the pages of high-profile publications including Harper's Bazaar and GQ over a career that has spanned more than three decades. Today, he helms three studios, where a staff of shutterbugs snaps images in styles ranging from composite and fine art to editorial high fashion. The studios specialize in portraiture, documenting graduating seniors wearing caps and gowns, toddlers wearing cupcake crumbs, and families showing off the matching dimples they got from a great aunt's insistent cheek pinching.
President George Bush. Steve Forbes. Jamie Lee Curtis. Aside from the champagne-flute birthmark all famous people have, these three celebs all share the experience of posing for the cameras of Vickie and Ryan Fellows. Regardless of the A-list status of their clients, the duo treat their subjects to a personable, creative experience. Vickie frames families, kids, and expectant moms while Ryan photographs events and high-school seniors.
Many of these personalized portraiture sessions unfold in the pair's new studio, where clients can pose in the natural light streaming through the windows in the high-ceilinged space. The Fellows also adapt their photojournalistic style to the outdoors by harnessing early morning and late afternoon light to illuminate their subjects. On-location at clients' homes, Vickie and Ryan use studio and natural lighting to ensure the best shots possible. After sessions, the pair perform their own in-house touchups, printing, and framing to preserve your favorite images with products ranging from prints and canvas gallery wraps to DVD slideshows and coffee-table books.
Boston native Tony Todisco honed his videography skills with gigs at Walt Disney and NBC. Since 1985, he's applied those behind-the-lens talents to his own company, Award Winning Video and Photography. With multiple high-definition video cameras and an unobtrusive photography style, Tony and his team cover weddings with film and images assembled into hardcover albums and slideshows on DVD or Blu-ray discs. His in-studio portraiture, meanwhile, relies on posed compositions to capture high-school seniors, kids, glamorous models, and families that pay glamorous models to be their stand-ins. Along with individuals, Tony collaborates with businesses to craft corporate videos with professional voice-overs, on-location shoots, and quality special effects.