A Southwest-based company for more than a century, Frazee Paint and its team of manufacturers are well acquainted with the unique climactic conditions of the region. Always pulling from the latest technology, their technicians design each of their paint and coating products to withstand dry heat, sparse rainfall, and showers of chewing tobacco from passing cowboys. Their quality paints, wall-coverings, wood-care products, and painter's tools stock the shelves of more than 125 retail locations throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada, as well as international dealers in Mexico, China, and Guam.
High-impact colors and dynamic composition dominate portraits and headshots captured at Aqiyl Photography. Subjects are free to strike beguiling poses and conspiratorial smirks as photographers snap away within their versatile studio or on location in fields, on city streets, or in recently renovated doghouses. A choice of studio or natural lighting creates high-fashion and casual shots that are edited in-house.
After first discovering photography in Manhattan, Xenia Berg globe trots to where the work takes her, currently residing in Germany. Her work and travels occasionally take her back to LA, to collaborate with her friend and active commercial photographer Bryan Alano. Bryan takes time away from clients such as Citibank, Roxy, and Lifestyle Magazine to share insights into lifestyle and wedding photography. Students benefit from Xenia and Bryan's wealth of commercial experience, learning how to navigate lighting instruments, digitally touch-up documents, and reward well-behaved models with caviar-flavored dog biscuits.
Cean Orrett, an avid shutterbug since age 5, has captained a team of likeminded photographers at Cean One Photography Studios for more than 15 years. Rather than relying on the same setups and compositions for every shoot, Cean and his team customize their approach to the clients in question, whether they're newlyweds or high school seniors. Depending on their clients' preferences, they shoot sessions inside their San Diego studio or in the great outdoors throughout California, capturing candid images to suit each subject's personality. The same guiding principles fuel Cean One’s film subset, in which he documents milestone events such as parties, weddings, or baby's first doctoral thesis.
Variety's inaugural Power of Comedy event will honor comedian Russell Brand with an award for his contributions toward women’s cancer research and provide laugh track courtesy of Hollywood's comedy heavyweights. The warmth you'll feel from the upper balcony can only be attributed to poorly timed spontaneous combustion or the side-splitting laughter induced by host Justin Long. The evening will also feature the comedic voodoo of Aziz Ansari, Sarah Silverman, Bob Saget, B.J. Novak, Donald Glover, Brandon T. Jackson, Nick Kroll, Matt Lucas, Patton Oswalt, Garry Shandling, and Rebel Wilson. As sequin-studded spotlights shine down on Brand’s achievement, know that you, too, deserve a 10-minute bout of applause. Ticket proceeds go to benefit the Noreen Fraser Foundation, which funds women’s cancer research and the Men for Women Now awareness program.