Professional photographer Constance Avellino is proud to call photography both her passion and her profession. Through her work, she helps families, couples, proud graduates, and squirmy newborns tell their story with stunning, personal pictures. Clients meet with her at the studio or a local park to capture family portraits, montages of a soon-to-be mothers, or depictions of high school seniors just before they run away with the circus. Soft contrast and a rich saturation of color form a common thread throughout many of Avellino's pictures, imparting a dreamy, otherworldly quality to her images. After sitting for a portrait session and consulting with Avellino, subjects access their fully-edited pictures in a password-protected online gallery.
25 years ago, a personal interest in diet and weight loss led founder Linda Parker to open Transformations, where she and her staff seek synergy between lifestyle change, medication, medical supervision, and proper diet guidelines and education. To this end, trained professionals walk with patients on the sometimes-difficult road toward their personal weight-loss goals. Nutritionally balanced diets and dedicated coaches aim to help patients maintain a targeted healthy weight.
PODS securely carts, caches, and conveys furniture, clothing, and other personal possessions using its mobile PODS containers. To accommodate each client's needs, the company will deliver a container (available in three sizes) to locations throughout the entire San Diego County, which storage seekers can then leisurely fill with boxes, knickknacks, and Christmas presents for nosy children. Once full, containers can be held at a local PODS storage center, left on site in driveways, or delivered to a new destination for unpacking. Moving fees start around $350 and vary according to the container size, the distance and duration of the move, and whether storage is required (up to one month of complimentary storage is included at either end of the trip). Fees also vary daily according to supply and demand, much like airplane tickets, car rentals, and Jumbotron marriage proposals.
The skilled staff—a veritable dream team of medical know-how—shepherds clients toward improved health by designing and leading custom weight-loss, nutrition, and fitness programs. Spread across four locations, the practice tailors comprehensive programs. Doctors, personal trainers, nutritionists, and artists who draw kettlebells onto clients' portraits to make them appear fit pool their disciplines to blast away excess pounds with methods birthed from the mind of science itself. Vitamin and amino-acid injections, ketone strips, appetite suppressants, and supplements are part of the weight loss program. Bio-identical hormones characterize the hormone-therapy program, which seeks to restore bodily balance more effectively than replacing legs with gyroscopes.
Studio One to One's photographers posture subjects in casual, comfortable positions against understated backgrounds before capturing photos. Families can cuddle each other, aspiring models can smile with their eyes in glamour shots, and expectant mothers can flaunt ever-growing tummies and chocolate-covered pickles. After shutterbugs snap shots, patrons can immediately view video proofs, and video slideshows of the session's shots come complimentary with every appointment. Color pics of the day's strongest shot are printed in four different sizes, from images that slide snugly into wallets to 11"x14" photos perfect for living rooms or neighbors' bedrooms. Sessions should be booked by phone or online at least 24 hours in advanced.
The staff at Gadgets Repair specializes in electronics diagnostics and repair, allowing them to quickly assess buggy gizmos before replacing points of failure. Xboxes, iPhones, and flat-screen TVs all fall within the repair team's scope of expertise, which covers everything from the replacing a smartphone's cosmetically flawed screen to delicately resoldering printed circuits without tickling them.
Mister Squeegee's technicians comb over every pane of glass by hand, scrubbing away grime and weather residue before hand drying them and fleshing out the sills, screens, and tracks. It’s an intricate process, and one that they have mastered. The licensed and insured cleaners apply their cleaning techniques to residential and commercial buildings. Mister Squeegee's guarantee also promises to send its technicians back within 24 hours of the first cleaning in the event that customers are dissatisfied with the service or if windows need help learning to blockade the crowds of sun rays trying to break their way through.