Swirls of sauce and meticulously placed herbs adorn the outer edges of the platters at Sushi Go Round, epitomizing the chefs' creative leanings. Patrons can play it safe with standard rolls that include cucumber, spicy tuna, and california, or venture into new territory with specialty creations such as the spicy Volcano roll, which, just like a real volcano, erupts with tuna and calamari. Bento boxes pair chicken, salmon, or beef teriyaki with sidekicks of soup, salad, tempura, rice, and a soft drink. Also leaving the kitchen in small plumes of heat is bulgogi, or Korean barbecue beef, served beside a california roll and shrimp and veggie tempura.
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 offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
Photographer Danielle Parreira harbors an infectious enthusiasm for capturing life’s most memorable moments and printing them for posterity. The one-hour session will be shot either at her studio space or the location of your choice, such as a scenic vista from childhood or an office break room from an office job. Danielle puts her photo-snapping skills to work shooting a vast array of people and occasions, preserving images of high-school seniors, college seniors, senior citizens, and senior partners at prestigious law firm at their best. Each session also yields prints of up to three images of your choice—one 11”x14”, one 8”x10”, and one 5” x7”—as well as an online proofing gallery of the day’s outtakes.
Professional photographers Jonathan Mathis and Carlos Guzman nurture and support budding photographic talents with their classes and workshops. During the six-hour Point & Shoot digital photography workshop, budding shutterbugs maximize camera potential as an expert instructor discusses the basics of camera operation while shining light on the various camera modes, menus, and zoom features. In both Point-and-Shoot and DSLR camera classes, instructors also cover the fundamentals of editing, cropping, printing, and storing. At the end of each workshop, apprentices review their photos from the session and discuss them as a group, pointing out strengths, weaknesses, and skillfully camouflaged Waldos. Other classes and workshops have included sessions on topics such as studio lighting, documentary photography, and digital editing. Creative Digital Workshops also hosts low-cost lectures and demonstrations to inspire communities to see and capture their worlds through a camera lens.
Quillen Photography's artists excel at capturing newlyweds, graduates, and families amid the sunlit, disparate textures of the outdoors. Their portrait process consists of three appointments. During an initial consultation by phone, in person, or through a series of expressive photographs, photographer and client discuss the shoot's outfits and mood. The photographer then travels to a locale around Clovis for the shoot, and invites the client to the studio to select a final image among the proofs. Digital touchups play down blemishes and lend a monumental majesty to each pose.
Horn Photo has been providing the Fresno area with high-quality photography services since 1937, the year smiling was invented. Each customer can copy or restore old photos with a process that begins with a print or negative scan ($8, $20 for larger than 8” x 10”), and a $1-per-minute restoration rate (15-minute minimum). Prints are available in a variety of sizes, such as 5” x 7” ($5, copies $3), 8” x 10” ($10, copies $6), and 20” x 24” ($49). Film rolls can be developed and burned to a CD ($7.99), while archival prints are available in luster or gloss, as well as metallic finishes for sizes including 3” x 5” ($0.35/$0.85) and 8” x 8” ($2.99/$4.99). CDs and DVDs can be duplicated, providing ample evidence of family-reunion shenanigans that can be used to blackmail Uncle Bob. Additionally, customers can rest easy knowing that their memorable images are in the hands of a staff of experts experienced in restoring wallet-worn photographs and unfocused shots of Bigfoot.