An upbeat person by nature, e.HopePhotography’s shutterbug sees beauty in everything and everyone. With the help of her camera, she draws that beauty out and captures it in artful compositions during sessions for families, couples, kids, and individuals. Also great at working with animals, she can take playful pics of the family pet or engagement photos for the cat and dog that finally admitted they're in love with each other.
After leaving a career in banking and finance to start her family, Maura Longueil’s dormant love for photography—she had started her professional life working in the photography studio at Sears—came back in full force. After starting Abbey Knoll Photography, her photos have graced mantles, family photo albums, and magazine covers across New England. Maura’s work has garnered a long list of awards and honors, and she lends her shutterbug skills to family, sports, and still portraiture photography. Maura also teaches the secrets behind her stunning images to aspiring photographers and lazy sketch artists in digital photography classes.
For more than 25 years—and two generations—Visions Forever has been preserving memories through revitalized heirlooms and fresh photographs. Their lab techs keep nostalgia intact by restoring old photos and transferring outdated video formats onto DVD. For newly minted memories, its photographers snap family portraits during indoor or outdoor photo shoots. After retouching the photos, they place them online for easy viewing by friends and relatives. They also capture once-in-a-lifetime moments at weddings. Crews travel to these special events, where they take video and photographs.
Before looking through the camera lens, the expert photographers at Picture People spend time getting to know their subjects and establishing a strategy for conveying their personalities in print. Then, film-ready clients pose in the bright camera room, airing teeth amid colorful backdrops and creative props. Following snapshots, subjects make their way to the selection station to choose their favorite poses from their session, which may be treated with sepia tones, color accents, and decorative borders to suit any wall, wallet, wallpaper pattern, or trophy walleye.
Picture People encourages subjects to arrive 15 minutes early to the shoot and offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
When parents need to prove to their children that jolly old St. Nick is real, they call on Santa On Camera. Using a digital photo maker, Santa On Camera lets parents upload real pictures of their house and then place in images of Santa. Sizing, color, and brightness options ensure seamless integration, creating images that capture Kris Kringle in poses such as emerging from the chimney or enjoying milk and cookies.
Herbie's Car Wash relieves roadsters of filthy frames and muddy fenders with shine-sprucing car washes. Submit an unkempt sedan, SUV, or recreational moon rover to an automatic, touchless The Works wash, which begins by treating cruisers to a two-step presoak system that rids rides of easy-to-remove grime. Next, undercarriages are washed, and car exteriors undergo a spot-free rinse that rids sleek sports cars and dalmatian-painted station wagons of spot-imitating gunk. Hoods, bumpers, trunks, side mirrors, and windows are then scrubbed and rendered dirt-free. Next, surfaces are spruced with Simoniz triple-foam polish, and paint jobs are layered with Simoniz double-bond protectant, which guards against water spots, salt residue, and hurled ice-cream cones. To finish up each car-pampering procedure, vehicles are hand dried before being returned to their proud surrogate parents.