FastFrame outlines photographs and wall-worthy art with more than 1,000 frames in styles ranging from baroque gold trims to funky, contemporary schemes. Dedicated to craftsmanship and creativity, professional framers help select matting hues to complement a diploma or the original Bill of Rights banning knuckle cracking. All projects are completed onsite, ensuring that no materials get dented or lost by clumsy carrier pigeons, and clients can return any custom designs for complete retooling within 30 days if they don't match homes' décor.
The quadrilateral connoisseurs at the frugal framer perform all production in-house to ensure that posters, memorabilia, and artwork are encased in the finest shells. The skilled craftspeople specialize in custom framing, a process in which they design, size, and construct picture cocoons based on the dimensions, characteristics, and food allergies of the artwork. Customers have their choice of frames ($5+/ft.), mats, glazing, and moulding material. Box experts can forge a standard 8?x10? frame with matting for laundry folding certificates ($40 on average), or construct a 16?x20? edifice with a wooden frame, mat, backing, and regular glazing for prized post-it note ideas ($80 average). The frugal framer will also equip a 26?x34? piece of art, raised and floated on a rag mat with spacers ($300 average), or enshrine pieces in specialty casings such as shadow boxes with UV-blocking glass.
Before looking through the camera lens, the expert photographers at Picture People spend time getting to know their subjects and establishing a strategy for conveying their personalities in print. Then, picture perfect clients pose in the bright camera room, smiling amid colorful backdrops and creative props. Following the photo shoot, subjects make their way to the selection station to choose their favorite poses from their session, which may be treated with sepia tones, color accents, and decorative borders to suit any wall, wallet, wallpaper pattern, or trophy walleye.
Picture People offers a variety of creative tips to help enhance mantel-dominating final results. The studio ensures satisfaction with a 100% guarantee on finished products.
Justin Kates, portraitist and staff photographer for Stiff Magazine, captures fashion shots and glamour images with a honed aesthetic that edges toward the dark and gritty. Before each shoot, his makeup artist highlights features with a professional hand, either lightly accenting faces or artfully transforming them with heavy shadow. Throughout photography sessions, Justin creates provocative images that simultaneously highlight beauty while deconstructing it to reveal the depths beneath. After shoots, he helps clients select images that he professionally retouches. With a masterful hand he beefs up colors and blends out imperfections.
Like the journalistic equivalent of a Swiss Army knife, Charlotte magazine is the right tool for almost any job. The award-winning monthly publication reports on the city's best dining, entertainment, and shopping destinations, but its fans also turn to it when they're searching for real estate or when they want to learn about the city's most interesting people without stalking all their neighbors. Through its stellar photography, design, and writing, Charlotte relays those stories and profiles in a precise yet entertaining matter. Such tactics carry over to the magazine's website, as well as to its offshoot publications: Charlotte Home + Garden and Charlotte Wedding.
It?s hard to forget your wedding day, especially with shutterbugs from Strauss Studios, Inc on hand to document every moment. The studio specializes in wedding photography and its packages range from basic 500-shot portfolios to comprehensive coverage including bridal-portrait sessions, multiple photographers, and a reception photo booth to chronicle guests? smiles. Outside of the wedding realm, stand-alone portrait shoots capture families and kids or already-wed brides as they trash their white dresses in messy yet scenic locales, such as the beach or a beautiful mud pit.