Photographer in Pleasant Hill


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  • Take One Video
    In 2000, three friends pooled their resources to take Take One Video under their wing, growing the rental store into studios that not only lend art, but create it. At its height, Take One had reigned over the East Bay with four outposts; eventually, however, its influence dwindled to a single location that was suffering from lack of diversity, the increasing availability of online movies, and the mysterious appearance of sitcoms in the late-night sky. The current crew's knowledge of diverse film genres helps visitors navigate the cult-movie selection, and a seven-day rental policy?with rewards for early returns?gives renters the time to cultivate their connoisseurship. Unsatisfied by the distribution and archival preservation of audio, images, and film, Take One's staff amassed backdrops and light modifiers to build a photography studio and began using their post-analog savvy to create digital scrapbooks of their clients' newly transferred files.
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    1928 Oak Park Blvd
    Pleasant Hill, CA US
  • Protege Photography Studio
    With over twenty years of experience collectively, the award-winning photographers at Protege have earned a picture-perfect reputation and a sterling online rating. The team at Protege Photography Studio believes photography is not about staging moments. Instead, they are committed to capturing subjects at their most candid to produce authentic results. They eschew generic paper backgrounds for their very own movie-style production sets. Families can explore the eclectic setups, including the Japanese garden, and kids stay engaged thanks to the studio's multitude of toys and rides, including the theme park-style merry-go-round. After the photo shoot, subjects make their way to the viewing room to choose their favorite images from their session.
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    1002 Grayson Rd.
    Pleasant Hill, CA US
  • Animal Stars Photography
    The outdoor garden seems more like a glimpse into canine paradise than a place of business. The 10,000-square-foot plot of spongy grass, crisp blue pool, and hammocks is where shutterbugs from Animal Stars Photography get their best work done, though. The team of dog- and cat-loving photographers follows pets around as they lounge in the grooming cabana or chase tennis balls into the pool. The crew also lures pups into a professionally lit studio with treats. After they capture tongues lolling happily and wagging tails, the photographers invite pet owners back to their studio viewing room to curate a collection of images. On-location shoots can capture a pet where it is most comfortable, whether on a worn dog bed at home or in a panic room that the vacuum can’t get into.
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    1002 Grayson Road
    Pleasant Hill, CA US
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