The Portrait Shoppe's shutterbug squad has captured the likeness of athletic legends, enigmatic celebrities, and ordinary people getting married. Put their nurturing directorial skills and time-freezing talents to the test by having them coax natural smiles out of your newborn, soon-to-be mom, high-school senior, pets, or family. You can also use your session to commemorate the joys of marital engagement or the promise of potential in a post-graduation smile.
The "Capturing True Emotion" workshop is driven by the dynamic duo of Val Westover, a dedicated author and portrait photographer, and Stephanie Adriana, an author and award-winning fine-art photographer. By fusing their narrative, tech-savvy minds together into one oversized head, the two provide comprehensive guidance on both camera operation and creative visualization. During your four hours spent in the company of other pupating shutterbugs, you'll learn how to control the depth of field using aperture and shutter speed, strategies for lighting an artful chupacabra sighting, how to compose a family portrait so that there’s not always a burning zeppelin in the background, how to avoid red eyes using alternative angles and Visine, and more. After the workshop, you'll depart with Val Westover's book, A Photographer’s Guide to Success, which comes bound tightly with tips, tricks, practice exercises, reference material, and glue.
Regal Limo's event planners, photographers, and chauffeurs make celebrations smooth and stately with top-of-the-line event-planning services. Prior to celebrations, the agency helps clients select invitations from a collection exceeding 1,000 options. The planners also bundle up party favors and preserve memories in high-resolution photographs or gift-wrapped jars of formaldehyde. Regal maintains a fleet of 11 models of limo that range from a 1938 antique Cadillac to an 18-passenger Hummer H2. Within the 2009 Lincoln limousine, fiber-optic inset lighting brightens the cabin to accompany upbeat or romantic tunes, and LCD TVs screen instructional DVDs on how to party.
Revelation Photography’s location is always changing. That's because owner and photographer Nicole Mondestin keeps her studio entirely mobile. She hauls portable lighting and backgrounds to all sorts of locations, shooting photo sessions both indoors and outside. Depending on her clients' wishes, she might capture moments at parks or in front of a living-room fireplace. She also photographs weddings. After each shoot, Nicole retouches each and every photo.
“My style is soft, genuine, full of life, love and romance,” photographer Liliana Scherillo, owner of Liliana Photography, says of her work. Her portraits of children and adults, which sometimes incorporate whimsical coloring or playful costumes, have a theatrical flair and vibrant emotion. After photo sessions, customers can view their proofs online before ordering prints, selecting only the images that really summarize “determination” for personalized motivational posters.