At Garvey Photography, our goal is to provide our clients with distinctive portraiture that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment. Through planning, creativity, skill, and imagination, we strive to produce a work of art that best portrays our clients' families and loved ones.
At Studio 102, photographer Randy Frank draws on 30 years of experience to tell his clients' stories through elegant images. His shutterbugs adjust the state-of-the-art lighting systems they use for fashion shoots to flatter each sitter's face and body, working to bring out individual personalities and disguise disgruntled second heads. An on-staff makeup artist and magazine-level retouching services also aid their efforts to capture clients at their best.
The quadrilateral connoisseurs at the frugal framer perform all production in-house to ensure that posters, memorabilia, and artwork are encased in the finest shells. The skilled craftspeople specialize in custom framing, a process in which they design, size, and construct picture cocoons based on the dimensions, characteristics, and food allergies of the artwork. Customers have their choice of frames ($5+/ft.), mats, glazing, and moulding material. Box experts can forge a standard 8”x10” frame with matting for laundry folding certificates ($40 on average), or construct a 16”x20” edifice with a wooden frame, mat, backing, and regular glazing for prized post-it note ideas ($80 average). The frugal framer will also equip a 26”x34” piece of art, raised and floated on a rag mat with spacers ($300 average), or enshrine pieces in specialty casings such as shadow boxes with UV-blocking glass.
Jada Leigh, the eye behind the lens at Jada Leigh Photography, takes inspiration for her photography from a diverse array of sources. Her family—particularly her three children—encouraged her to take up the camera. She sticks with it, however, as a more spiritual pursuit, describing her passion through the words of Ansel Adams: "Some photographers take reality … and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation." She likes to capture naturalistic shots of families and children at rest and at play, enjoying their favorite spots, such as sunny backyards or the home of some Fortune 500 CEO. She keeps strictly to the digital medium, delivering electronic copies of shots via CD and selling her clients the printing rights.
Fine Arts Connection provides artistic entrepreneurs of all ages and skill levels with the means to create. Instructor Yichen Reneau enlivens brushstrokers with more than 15 years of teaching experience and prodigious skill in an array of styles and media. The 90-minute introductory drawing course inserts biology-class notebook doodlers into a different classroom to work on fundamentals such as shadow shading, how to make thumbs not look weird, and recruiting fruit models. Meanwhile, the two-hour Chinese brush painting class lets students ink Chinese characters with special brushes on provided rice paper, upon which they'll delicately depict the characters for truth, beauty, and Marilyn Monroe sunbathing on a duvet made of Campbell's soup cans.