Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Steven L. Thompson Photography
Photographer Steven L. Thompson's on-location shoots preserve the memories of weddings, engagements, and family gatherings. Relying on natural light, he captures each beaming couple or new addition to the family in a range of looks, from rich, oversaturated color to dreamy pastels or classic black and white. When shooting weddings, he makes sure no memorable moment goes unseen by bringing along a second photographer.
Signature service: Wedding Photography
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours
Pro Tip: 4 hours of Wedding Coverage. You will receive a Customized Photo CD to print from.