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.
PPA member and photographer Pat Guard employs her more than 40 years of experience to teach students essential camera-commanding techniques in her beginner digital-photography classes. During the three-hour course, approximately 15 shutterbugs learn to use their own DSLR cameras to blend image ingredients such as lighting, composition, exposure, and paprika into snazzy snapshots. Uncover the correlation between shutter speed, aperture, and ISO to capture individual droplets during a rainstorm, and finally comprehend the inherent meanings behind the numbers on your digital sidekick, putting control into your hands instead of your camera's finicky non-hands. Throughout, Pat also imparts wisdom regarding cleaning and maintenance processes, camera modes, and appropriate lens selection.
Takes of Temptation's all-female crew preps subjects for boudoir photo sessions by offering guidance on how to tastefully pose in lingerie, jewelry, or skintight Scream masks. The on-staff makeup specialist can also help beautify subjects, wielding airbrush equipment to transform clients into flawless doppelgangers of themselves before the first camera click. After each shoot, customers can choose their favorite photos to be digitally retouched, transferred to a print, or even immortalized upon a deck of cards.
The photographers at Studio One to One Photography style contemporary portraits of families, kids, and mothers-to-be during personalized shoots. During each session, shutterbugs share suggestions for poses aiming to capture their subjects' best expressions and angles. Afterward, prized portraits are printed out or compressed into video slideshows that can be posted on social networks or hijacked jumbotrons.