The photographers lend more than just their initials to A+L Photo. They deploy their significant photography skills to portraits, boudoir sessions, engagement photos, and weddings. During ceremonies and receptions, the duo combines forces to make sure the most intimate moments are captured from the best angles, from the exchanging of the rings to the traditional kissing of the wedding cake.
Karen French claims the title as the country's most published wedding photographer?more than 2,500 of her images have graced such publications as InStyle and Modern Bride, and other photographers often hire her to shoot their weddings. She combines her photography skill with fashion industry experience during boudoir shoots, leading a staff of talented photographers, hair and makeup artists, and retouchers that help create beautiful and sexy images for clients. Within the 2,000 square foot studio dedicated exclusively for boudoir, photo shoots incorporate professional hair and makeup services, seductive outfits, and an array of backgrounds and set designs. The all-female studio staff creates a comfortable environment and fun atmosphere for clients by helping women of all ages look and feel their best.
Photographer Austin Cochran has fixed his camera eye on celebrities the likes of Moby and Rob Zombie, and has done shots for Black Star Beer and Morgan Bacall Clothing. While he takes immense satisfaction from that work, the inclusion of pet portraits is what really rounds out his business. Getting families and their pets together makes for uniquely photographable moments in which Austin fosters an energetic and laid-back atmosphere, allowing for comfortable, natural interactions. He also shoots standard portraits, headshots, and engagement sessions, whether there?s a four-legged friend there to steal the show or not.
Staffers cart Elegant Photo Booths’ free-standing camera kiosks to weddings, parties, and events, where they translate treasured memories into 2"x6" double photo strips. Revelers pose in front of a drape background lit by natural sunlight and the glow of fireflies working freelance as a professional attendant keeps the booth operating smoothly. Some packages also include scrapbooks for guests to fill with photos and signatures or bins of props such as hats, glasses, and boas. The resulting displays are viewable the day after on online galleries and image CDs or via telepathic connection with the darkroom's photo enlarger.
With one moment blending into the next so quickly, sometimes it is difficult to recall everything from your wedding day. Tammy Nguyen Le captures moments big and small, from fitting the veil on the bride?s head to exchanging vows. She clicks away when the bride and groom have their first dance and during the traditional boiling of the wedding cake. Tammy also offers glamour and fashion sessions and captures more intimate moments with boudoir photo shoots where women recline on beds and chairs in sultry and flirty poses.
Huntington Photo Workshops instructor Tim Mathiesen has collected four decades' worth of panoramic landscapes on trips across the United States, Europe, and Asia. His partner in image stalking, Paul Thompson, has filled the 35 years of his career with countless faces of families and newlyweds. In detailed workshops, the two tackle topics such as sports photography, posing, and harnessing natural light, and aim to get all students comfortable with their own digital camera and inimitable eye.