Shea Vitti enjoys letting her creativity loose during themed and classic photo sessions. She comes up with off-the-wall and fun themes that that range from zombies to Alice in Wonderland, or she can capture families, kids, and couples at their most natural and relaxed. That means Shea works extensively with clients to ensure they get exactly what they want out of their shoot and any subsequent prints. Headshots, fashion shoots, and weddings are all in her image-centric wheelhouse.
David Greedy’s keen ocular touch inspires his essence-encapsulation quests in the service of publications, wedding parties, portrait subjects, and corporate groups. Clients choose a comfortable lenticular rendezvous location, with settings including David's own Coralville studio, their home, a neighborhood park, the inside of a Norman Rockwell painting, or any area within 15 miles of Coralville. During each shoot, Greedy moves unobtrusively through the background, clicking and capturing expansive personalities and grand auras in microcosm. Sessions (a $150 value for one hour) also include multiple wardrobe shifts to complement subjects’ thousand-word poses. Post-snapshots, digital daguerreotype slideshows appear online with distinct URLs for viewing and sharing between subjects and their chosen beholders.
Whether orchestrating adorable scenes where babies with mohawks pluck Fender Stratocaster guitars in their studio, or capturing familial comfort in living rooms on location, Flash Digital Portraits aims to tell a story. Creative backgrounds and props draw out the personalities of babies and kids, and sessions with families render treasured keepsakes that, when framed, enliven a room. Whether focusing their lens on pets or trying to get graduating seniors to look into the camera by dangling stuffed animals in front of them, the staff design personality-packed images to realize each client's vision.
Over a career that spans more than 20 years, owner and photographer Michael Ask has captured key moments in clients’ lives with striking, professional portraits of families, couples, children, and high-school seniors. Michael’s experience gives him the confidence to offer a “no nonsense” 100% guarantee—if customers do not like their finished portraits, Heartscape Studio will refund their money—and pay them an additional $20 for their trouble.He creates what he calls a "journey" for his clients by beginning every portrait session with a complimentary ideas consultation to review the client's hope for the shoot. Michael also advises clients on the most effective clothes and locations for their photo sessions, considering factors such as lighting, color, and whether portraits will be used as cover art for forthcoming Bjork albums. He is able to place his subjects at ease during the actual shoot, and he carefully retouches images to make his clients look their absolute best.
Kliks Photography captures subjects' natural beauty through private photo sessions centered on comfort. During each shoot, photographer Audree exacts professional expertise, which she has honed over her studio's 15 years in business. Audree works to create poses that complement individuals' features and show off their abilities to balance on one earlobe. After each shoot, Kliks' all-female photo specialists use digital touchup techniques to flawlessly contour bodies, remove cellulite or varicose veins, and enhance skin tones.