Regal Limo's event planners, photographers, and chauffeurs make celebrations smooth and stately with top-of-the-line event-planning services. Prior to celebrations, the agency helps clients select invitations from a collection exceeding 1,000 options. The planners also bundle up party favors and preserve memories in high-resolution photographs or gift-wrapped jars of formaldehyde. Regal maintains a fleet of 11 models of limo that range from a 1938 antique Cadillac to an 18-passenger Hummer H2. Within the 2009 Lincoln limousine, fiber-optic inset lighting brightens the cabin to accompany upbeat or romantic tunes, and LCD TVs screen instructional DVDs on how to party.
On any given Germano family vacation, Steve had his camera seemingly glued to his hand, capturing as many moments as he could. His ardor for documenting his familial outings lead to a career at a party-production company, where he emceed events and contributed graphic-design work. When the head of the company’s video department left, Steve rekindled his love of videography and delighted clients with his documentary-style edits.
Likewise, Franco Prete’s passion for photography began early, at age 15, when he served as an assistant at a major Long Island studio. Franco went on to publish in France’s Glamour magazine, appear on VH1, and snap the first known picture of a sunbathing owl. Upon meeting at a shoot, Franco and Steve quickly noted their similar styles and personalities, and soon after formed Studio 27. Together, the pair photographs and records a plentitude of portraits and weddings, accruing such accolades as a spot on the best photographers list in the Long Island section of the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards 2012.
Liz and Rich Carroll, the husband-and-wife duo behind Studio360 Lifestyle Center, both hail from a health-and-beauty background: she is a stylist, and he is a personal trainer. Today, they lead a staff of educated stylists inside a 3,000-square-foot salon. Hairstyling tools and mirrors hang on chainlink fences in the industrial space decorated with graffiti and street signs, as well as an indoor fire escape that grants bird's-eye views of all the action. In addition to salon services, the facility also features a jewelry counter, a café, and the Invictus Athletic Club, a fitness center that hosts small-group training and boot-camp classes.
Like any good party-planning operation, Blu Midnight Event Productions helps weddings and large events run smoothly by collaborating with vendors and ensuring things run on time. But unlike the others, Blu Midnight makes events even more special with free uplighting, pin-spot lighting, and centerpiece design, helping clients save hundreds of dollars. Its coordinators are always available for in-person or call-in consultations, and they take care of every detail in the planning process, including bridal showers and bachelor/bachelorette parties for brides and grooms.
Video Larry is no stranger to bar and bat mitzvahs. The expert video technicians specialize in creating photomontages for these unforgettable coming-of-age events, and they also offer professional filming for weddings and other social gatherings. They use professional postproduction editing tools to compose other creative materials, including trailers for special events and event documentaries. The Video Larry techs conduct a creative production meeting with each client beforehand, ensuring they can create a project that fits each person’s unique event and personality.
Revelation Photography’s location is always changing. That's because owner and photographer Nicole Mondestin keeps her studio entirely mobile. She hauls portable lighting and backgrounds to all sorts of locations, shooting photo sessions both indoors and outside. Depending on her clients' wishes, she might capture moments at parks or in front of a living-room fireplace. She also photographs weddings. After each shoot, Nicole retouches each and every photo.