Lee Rose’s love of photography dates back to his youth, but he took a detour through corporate America as a senior executive before committing himself to a photography career. Now, having traded in suits for jeans, Lee works with his partner Cindy Penn to capture life’s moments of beauty with his camera. Skilled at composing and capturing unique shots, Lee snaps portraits and immortalizes important moments such as weddings, graduations, or the first time you saw a double-decker bus. He also captures smoldering glances with boudoir photo shoots, which are customized to match the model’s personality and comfort level.
Whether capturing a family portrait or immortalizing a wedding or graduation, MMI Photography seeks to blend a knowledge of the technical side of photography with a knack for evoking beauty from its subjects. During each session, whether on-location or in-studio, a professional photographer works with clients to create ideal images that encapsulate important life events.
For 50 years, the owners and staffers of Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing have encouraged the artists of their community. They visit local fairs and set up booths for kids to color and craft, and they workshops, demos, and classes for artists of every age. As their name implies, they also outfit art makers of all skill levels with top-of-the-line materials, such as Gamblin oil paints, Prismacolor pens and markers, and custom frames perfect for saving a favorite art pieces or memorializing a sibling's failure to color within the lines.
Robert Morton took his first picture and his first step towards becoming a professional photographer in 1983. In the years since, he's captured dynamic images for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Maserati. At Photography by Tre' Lynn, a studio named after his son and wife, Morton focuses his lens and aesthetic senses to reveal his subjects' personalities in keepsake portraits. He can arrange individual and group shots in an elegant loft studio that offers plenty of natural light and views of the downtown skyline, and the photographer can also travel to memorialize events such as weddings, parties, or space-shuttle christenings.
AH Photo & Image commemorates clients' cherished moments through prints and digital images. The staff snaps shots that range from wedding shoots and family portraits to headshots. They also foster photography know-how through photo workshops for beginners.
Graduations, engagements, weddings, and senior proms––these events all happen regardless of the presence of a photographer, but they're made better by one. The photographers at FotographyWorx Studios know this, which is why they arrive at memorable occasions to capture fleeting moments such as a sweet glance between newlyweds or the pinning of a boutonniere onto a donkey. They also help savor special life events by snapping maternity and family portraits inside their welcoming studio or at clients' homes.
Gardiners Furniture offers a variety of traditional and contemporary furniture for living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, and more in its expansive storerooms. Outfit your living room with an in-vogue two-piece ottoman ($161) by Signature Design Rayanne and a Toscana rectangular cocktail table ($179) from Ashley Furniture. Or, replace unsightly metal with stately wood in your home office with an Ashley Furniture two-drawer file cabinet ($224). Other items include a traditional handsome wooden 3-drawer end table ($242) and a Heritage TV cart by Eagle Industries ($359), ideal for taunting the floating TVs of the future with what could have been.