Shirley Compton’s eye for the unexpected is apparent from her photography portfolio, whether it’s in the serenity of a lighthouse peeking over a thicket of ocean grasses, the delicate curve of a flamingo’s neck, or the neon-green lettering of an industrial engineer’s class shirt. She brings this eye to her sessions with families, engaged couples, and graduating seniors and then to her studio, where she edits the day’s shots into pleasing pictures.
Eleven years ago, Randy Elkins and Chris Ratchford pooled their collective video expertise to open Keepsake Solutions, and today their staff continues to transfer outdated media to future-friendly formats. Services include video transfers, in which up to two hours of taped sports games or home movies emerge from their old-format cocoons as beautiful DVD butterflies or powerful DVD velociraptors.
Photo-to-DVD transfers and slide scanning keep memories alive with a modern format and user-friendly layout, and video-editing services boost school presentations, demo reels, and company instructional videos, relying on programs such as Final Cut Pro, Encore, and an industry-specific version of Minesweeper.
With a passion for empowering women, Angela Woolridge Portrait puts all clients in the best light during glamour and boudoir photo shoots. In a spacious studio outfitted with large windows and tons of natural light, they encourage and coach clients during these shoots because they understand self-expression boosts self-confidence, which fuels the most striking images. Adding to the glitz and glamour, they pamper clients with hair and makeup makeovers and unlimited wardrobe changes during 90-minute sessions.
Yaizmen Fayne, the photographer behind Fayne Photography and Event Design, travels to her clients to shoot weddings, family portraits, maternity photos, and other types of sessions. Fayne frequently snaps photos outdoors using trees, parks, and architecture as her backdrop.
Cioh Photography's lead photographer Bree Cooper treks throughout the Columbus area to capture clients' special moments in on-location photo shoots. Her subject matter ranges from modeling and headshots to family portraits and prom photos.
Desired Focus Photography gives amateur shutterbugs the skills to capture images of children, sporting events, or wildlife and nature. Led by Sarah Kobunski, the studio offers an extensive collection of classes that break down the minutia of digital cameras and their sundry parts. Students peek through the lens and learn to manipulate lighting and visual composition. Classes cultivate the skills needed to capture all the treasured moments in daily life, from a baby’s first steps to a toddler’s first deadlift.
A picture is worth a thousand words, unless it's just a picture of 999 words or less. Today's deal gets you 88% off thoughtful thousand-worders with an in-studio session and three prints from DGN Photography for $25 (a $200 value). Along with your one-hour in-studio session (a $75 value), you get one 11x14 print (usually $75 value) and two 5x7 prints ($25 value each). The 11x14 print is mounted with satin finish, so you don't need any glass to show off everyone's faces (the 5x7s are printed with a lovely luster finish). You may also purchase additional prints or digital files with a 25% discount.