Beyond its work staging traditional photo shoots and portraiture, Garden State Photo Studio's team of event photojournalists is dispatched to special occasions to tell their stories. As celebrations such as weddings, sweet sixteens, and bar mitzvahs unfold, photogs follow the belles of the ball, snapping or videotaping a chronology of candid moments with their professional-grade digital cameras and lighting equipment.
Garden State?s traveling photo booths fuel party-time fun and memory-making. After attendants set up the stationary photographer, party-goers pile in as the booth snaps pictures of the revelry. Instant images are printed onto strips and posted online so that guests can relive the memories later or ask the photo booth accusingly why it took so many pictures of Karen.
Equipped with high-res Canon digital SLR cameras and flash-portrait studio lighting, Vogue Photo Box’s open-air photo booths snap off top-quality pictures during birthdays, bar mitzvahs, weddings, and other special occasions. Booths offer easy on-screen instructions and print out customized photo strips in black-and-white or color. An onsite attendant sets up and breaks down the booth, and is always ready to assist with any inquiries.
Ball pits and roller coasters one day, music and dancing the next day, and picture time with Sponge Man another day. With the themed play dates at Kids Rule, kids experience something new each day. The entertainment center also beckons parties with its 30 snow machines, 30 bubble machines, and confetti cannons, as well as a music-responsive LED dance floor. Younger kids can ride roller coasters and trains, and older kids can slip into large inflated spheres for a game of human bumper balls, build a stuffed animal, or turn friends into abstract art with a paintball battle.
Liron Amsellem, photographer and former VP of the PVA NY Professional Photography Association, wears many creative hats—this artistic powerhouse is also an interior designer, jeweler, and stylist. She walked away from a promising architecture career in Dallas and into New York’s bustling streets, where she continues to embrace the freedom that her photography career affords her.
At Verona’s Photography, the shutterbug-in-chief captures photojournalistic, candid, and posed shots of families, models, and actors, aiming her lens at every stolen moment and flashing smile she can find. She illustrates the grace and movement of dance as easily as she preserves the memory of happy couples, food and products, and high fashion. When she isn’t coordinating on-site engagement and baby shoots, Amsellem can be found at weddings and events across the city, documenting festivities and attempts to rig corporate bingo games on camera.
Facebooth's touchscreen, portable photo booths instantly emblazon high-resolution color or black-and-white moments onto 2" x 6" photo strips. With their chosen props, eight party guests or 35 housecats can fit comfortably into the sizeable and stylish booths, where they pose in three successive snapshots. Doling out 50?60 strips per hour, booths can adorn prints with custom logos, and an onsite iPad upload center instantly posts images to Facebook profiles. An accommodating attendant assists guests throughout the party to prevent distracted hosts from losing their spots in limbo lines or forgetting their points in tax-code debates, and all the digital images delivered to your computer so that you can safeguards memories for years to come.
Inside a vibrantly lit ballroom, the names of two newlyweds glow in big, cursive letters on the dance floor. The venue, an expansive space with arched ceilings and ornate chandeliers, is no doubt a popular spot for wedding ceremonies, but Majestic Events' team has gone above and beyond to make the space unique to the bride and groom.
This quest to personalize each event is what fuels the decisions of Majestic Events' photographers, videographers, DJs, emcees, and lighting technicians. Their services include live music, photography, and lighting design and were awarded WeddingWire?s Bride?s Choice award in 2011, 2012, and 2013.