Christy Gaddis has photography in her blood. Her grandfather was a photographer, and her sister also works as a professional shutterbug. But, despite her family ties, it wasn't until later in life that Christy left her job as a teacher to found Christy G Photography, a business that allows her to pursue her passion for pictures while still giving her plenty of opportunities to interact with children. With camera in hand, Christy travels to clients' homes or outdoor venues near her home in Rock Hill to photograph clients in cozy or scenic settings.
Versatile photographer George Simpson strives to honor his clients’ vision as he documents their family milestones and corporate events, or snaps slick marketing shots of their products. His portfolio showcases his eye for artful composition and authentic emotion, evident whether he is working with couples high off of the thrill of an engagement or youngsters high off the thrill of their first bank heist.
With more than 386 locations dotting North America, JCPenney Optical's ubiquity is matched only by its extensive selection of contact lenses and designer frames that includes brands such as Armani Exchange, Liz Claiborne, and Nicole Miller. Despite this wide reach, all lenses are cut at the same optical laboratory, ensuring a consistency of quality and a pretty good idea of where to look if your glasses run away from home. Each location has an independent state-licensed doctor of optometry, who can perform vision exams and help clients determine which type of vision correction will work best.
CharlotteVibe Photography's trio of Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and PPA-member photographers capture memories at weddings, sporting events, and in-studio sittings through their cameras' high-quality lenses. Every step along matrimonial journeys, from the engagement to the newlyweds' departure in a "Just Married"–emblazoned time machine, finds tasteful immortalization through the staffers' photographic savvy. Headshots and corporate photos can take place in their studio or at a favorite area locale. Photographers also stand on the sidelines of sporting events, big or small, to capture action-packed shots of young champions scoring points or professional athletes trading their own baseball cards.
Keilani Heavey believes a photograph can tell the whole story in a single shot. She makes sure those stories are presented as artfully as possible during lifestyle portrait sessions for couples, kids, and individuals. Engagement sessions and bridal photo shoots also capture the entire emotional palette in crisp focus with an attention to color and contrast. With her experienced sense of composition and photojournalistic approach, she also covers children’s birthday parties, corporate events, and anniversary celebrations.