As the senior photographer at Reel Photography Studios, Pasquale Velez has more than two decades of experience in the field. Pasquale has spent much of that time exploring new ways to make his photography more prominent, and his eye for detail brings out the best in family portraits, headshots, and even stock photos for business use. Along with his wife and creative partner, Barbra, Pasquale also takes the Reel Photography Studios business on the road to a variety of events, from parties and graduations to arts showings and baby showers, the rarest meteorological phenomenon.
The photographers of Priority Portraits capture special moments with their professional DSLR cameras and high-end Canon lenses. Always equipped with backup gear, they travel to locations and snap portraits of newly engaged couples or special events, such as weddings or community gatherings. After sessions, they offer clients prints, retouched images, DVDs with high-resolution images, and password-protected online galleries.
FotoBridge.com offers a convenient way to preserve aging photographs in a permanent digital format with a simple three-step process. The 250-print package allows you select up to 250 of your fondest memories and artsy appliance portraits to bundle and send (a $44.95 value, see advice about packaging your photos). The image wizards at FotoBridge.com will swiftly scan your precious images into a secure JPEG format, using Intelligent Digital Finishing technology to enhance color, sharpen contrast, and remove red-eye caused by overly flashy flashes and sporadic demonic possessions. After your snapshots have been scanned and edited, they'll be stored on a handy DVD along with reduced-sized, web-ready files. You'll also receive an extra copy of the disk to give to your family or hang from your rearview mirror as a makeshift disco ball ($6.95). Your photos are safely handled and fully trackable through every step of the process, and free return shipping is included.
At Bird's Eye Studio, photographer Kenneth Matteson captures the essence of his clients on glossy wallet-size prints and full-size photos. Kenneth will assist subjects during a 60-minute photo shoot then help them select up to five poses to print out. Wallet-size images convey pint-size fondness for a loved one and a 24"x36" portrait of a stern golden retriever placed in the window keeps the mailman on his toes.
Art instructors, wedding and fashion photographers, and the paparazzi of the avian world populate the staff at Imagination Digital Art School. Placing working photographers at the helm of every class, the school offers beginners and casual enthusiasts a glimpse at how the pros envision, set up, and carry out the perfect shot. Workshops send students through crash courses on lighting, composition, or the technical aspects of their cameras, and ventures in the field visit scenic locales such as Adventure Aquarium and Barnegat Lighthouse, which sailors have long loved for its flattering lighting.
Photographer Sydney Prather’s camera immortalizes special moments in one’s life, from their first soccer goal to their first tattoo. She also helps clients make their own special memories by capturing growing bellies, couples in love, and family portraits.