The contented smile of an expectant mother. The shared happiness of newlyweds. The beaming grins common to all new graduates. You'll find all of these faces and more in the portfolio of photographer Alissa Brianne. A trusted chronicler of life's big events, she's ready to capture unguarded images of happiness and hope, no matter what the occasion.
Burgeoning artists in their junior and senior years of high school spend four days immersed in the topics of their choice, picking from disciplines such as interior design, game arts, and photography. Sketching, filming, and whisking meringue by day, the students work hard before shopping, dining, pool partying, or beret adjusting at night. Pupils who opt for lodging rest up for back-to-back, intensive courses in the local Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, in between a packed agenda designed to proffer a taste of art school life.
Brooks Institute of Photography attendee Kevin Keith, alongside of his wife Ashley, has chalked up more than seven years of wedding and lifestyle photography experience. With subjects dressed their best in wedding frocks and dapper tuxedos, the husband-and-wife team captures every moment of the momentous occasion, from their first glances at each other before the ceremony to the tail of the limousine as it drives away from the reception.
Candid moments like these are the signature of Kevin Ashley Photography, where Kevin and Ashley work together on wedding and engagement photo shoots, along with portraits and lifestyle photography. In addition to directing poses and snapping photos, Kevin and his wife have been imparting their wisdom to aspiring photographers for more than five years by sharing tips and techniques during private lessons and group photography workshops. And for those who prefer to take photographic matters into their own hands, Kevin Ashley Photography also rents out a LIGHTBOX photo booth for events and parties.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Master of henna creates a wonderful experience for ladies' nights, birthday parties, and bridal showers. One-hundred percent natural henna blended with the best essential oils provides a beautiful stain. Freestyle unique designs make you stand out.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Henna master is a talented tattoo designer skilled in traditional and contemporary designs.
What do you love most about your job?
Creating a unique experience that blends beautiful body art with cultural intrigue.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
"I love my henna. I get compliments everywhere I go, and I can't wait to get another one once this fades."
After spending 32 years enriching the lives of children as an educator, Dr. Gwen Larson Morris shifted career paths when her passion for photography led her to found Gwen Morris Studio. With an artistic approach that she describes as "painting with light, highlights, and shadows," Morris uses natural elements to create inimitable portraits for her clients, whether she's snapping maternity pictures, senior pictures, or canine law-school-graduation pictures. As comfortable in the classroom as she is behind a camera, Morris leads aspiring photographers and shutterbugs through workshops in the art of memory preservation, helping them grasp the inner workings of their cameras while finding their own photographic style.