Walk through a field of wild flowers. Sit on the beach and listen to the flow of water falling ten feet into our 6000 gallon pond. Smell the roses climbing our custom gazebo. Lean on the split rail fence or sit along the stream and imagine where you will hang this personal piece of art Jeff is creating just for you. This ca
The visual arts are Valencia Bogardus’s thing. Photography, design, film—if there’s a way to tell a story in pictures, she’ll find it. At Papillon Media, she tells those tales through portrait sessions for kids, couples, families, and individuals. Music videos, documentaries, and commercials are possible when she’s behind the video camera. Valencia’s design skills come in handy when she’s customizing finished products that preserve memories for generations to come.
Photographer Amy Britton suavely aims her lens toward infant, portrait, and glamour shoots within a well-lit, 2,200-square-foot studio. Preserve memories for children, grandchildren, and their wind-powered robo-children with a 30-minute photo shoot, during which children, families, and pets are welcome and get help expressing themselves through playing with Britton. After the session, clients flock back to the studio on a separate occasion to review every dimple-capturing image with Britton, selecting which one will be transferred onto a 12"x12" canvas print. After clients clear their walls of lingering shadow puppets in preparation for the print's arrival, they may pick up the finished product from the studio.
Whether capturing a photo of a bowtie-clad baby in a basket or a more traditional family portrait, Alley Saltz at Saltwater Photography fills images with the personalities of her subjects. She brings her work to life in a variety of formats, from sepia-tone prints to full-color digital images that can be emailed to family, friends, and web-savvy pets. Saltz photographs events that include graduations, engagements, weddings, and family get-togethers.
Armed with an army of innovative and certified shutterbugs, Olan Mills Portrait Studio provides families with high-quality portraits, continuing a mission that was established more than 75 years ago by founder Olan Mills Sr. Skilled in the art of capturing infants, children, families, and bunny-ears-giving ghost orbs on film, Olan Mills’s experienced smile snappers will take a series of poses amid a variety of backgrounds and lighting options. The studio is equipped with a selection of props—including numbers for birthdays, toys, and boxes—and patrons may bring their own photo-enlivening items from home. The resulting photos find their way to prints in natural color, black and white, or sepia tones; they can also be immortalized in the studio's signature Old Masters style, a canvas brushed with highlights to recreate look of an oil painting. Like the gentlemanly mariners of ages past with their full schedule of sea-battles, the photographers welcome appointments, but do not require them.