The photographers at SanJa Photography don't pose their subjects. Instead, they let them be themselves and capture moments as they unfold. The photographers shoot at various indoor and outdoor locations, and they are skilled in many areas, including wedding, family, and engagement photography.
As VCRs collect dust in garages and home movie projectors find themselves retrofitted into spinning wheels, it gets harder to access past footage of birthdays and holidays that are trapped on analog formats. Fortunately, the technicians of Y NOT 3 Video Productions specialize in scraping memories from their celluloid prisons and converting them to usable digital formats. That expertise stems from their extensive knowledge of video and audio systems, which can also be turned toward projects such as producing corporate commercials or video love letters to pets. With their skills in video editing and broadcast-level equipment, the team also cuts together attractive reels with specials effects, graphics, and eye-catching transitions.
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Angel Malone—the owner and artist behind Photography by Angel—specializes in capturing creative images of families, children, and beloved pets. Malone can set up in-studio or on-location portrait shoots and outfit kids with a variety props that are worth a thousand words, such as fairy wings, electric guitars, or copies of War and Peace. She also travels to document weddings, and helps guests celebrate other occasions with Pizazz portrait parties that include dance music and a DVD slideshow with popcorn and refreshments.
It wasn’t until she had grandchildren that Toni of Snickerdoodles Photography LLC picked up a camera again, rekindling a childhood passion for photography. She then decided to turn this passion into a business with coshutterbug Laurie, and together, they helm sessions that include newborn photo shoots. They specialize in portraits and welcome families and pets, with a collection of props to use during indoor and outdoor sessions. The photography duo also offers event services and themed mini sessions.