Founded on the idea of capturing the beautiful moments that happen every day, MoseMosh Photography specializes in photojournalistic shoots. The photographer excels at using natural light to capture striking portraits, preserving image after image of pensive expressions or unguarded smiles. Since the photographer is so adept at shooting on location, documentary-style coverage of events, ranging from weddings to outdoor retreats to conferences, comes easily.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the visual arts, Palm Beach Photographic Centre has kept citizens abreast of ever-evolving aesthetics since it was incorporated in 1985. Recently settled into their brand-new facility in the City Hall complex, guest instructors including Robert Farber, Ross Whitaker, and Laurence Gartel hold more than 300 photography workshops every year. The in-house staff teaches other classes, with curricula ranging from Photoshop tutorials to technology-oriented lectures to far-flung traveling workshops in such locales as Peru, Bali, and the mirror city located beneath Lake Mangonia. Members earn discounts on all of these opportunities, receive invitations to exclusive events, and get the chance to be displayed in the annual INFOCUS juried exhibition.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
_We offer photo shoots for all different occasions including newborn, maternity, engagement, holiday sessions, family and children. We work with individuals who have a special look in mind and always try our best to capture the photo that they are envisioning. _
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
My inspiration was my own son. Life goes by in the blink of an eye and before I knew it he went from a newborn to a six year old. I want to freeze time for all those moments in life not only for myself but for others as well for them to cherish for years to come.
What do you love most about your job?
I love that it is not a job. I'm enjoying a passion of mine and the fact that I have made a career out of it makes it fun and rewarding. I love going on shoots and meeting all types of individuals and hearing their stories and consider myself lucky to be asked to document them.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
Any reaction from my client's photos are the best reactions. I love what I do and love to be able to give the gift of captured moments to my clients.
Much like the lens of her camera, Laurie Brown can adjust her focus depending on the scope of the project. During family-portrait sessions, she channels the same passion as she does during a grandiose corporate gala. Her resumé speaks to this versatility, with clients ranging from AMD and PepsiCo to glamorous models. Laurie travels to indoor and outdoor locales to capture these snapshots. She has preserved wedding memories against a verdant forest backdrop and family gatherings on the beach. Laurie also works well with children—she has seven of her own—so she can help commemorate infants' birthdays.
Professional photographer Amy expresses her artistic aesthetics by capturing weddings, families, and portraits with an eye for bold lighting and a style that tiptoes toward the whimsical. She showcases her experience in music theater and performing art by often depicting subjects engaged in some form of active emotional exchange, whether it's flirtatiously blowing bubbles, trashing a wedding dress, or simply cradling a newborn. Once she has captured the images during in-studio or on-location shoots, she professionally edits out red eyes and other flaws before transmitting them onto DVD.
Zachary Goldberg founded Forever Studios with the intention of helping others create, preserve, and share their most important moments. But it's not so much what Zachary and the Forever Studios team does–it's how they do it. In addition to high-quality photo shoots, the company can produce cinematic-quality montages set to music or build custom-designed hardcover photo books. And while the the team enjoys snapping new family portraits, they can also restore old ones using digital technology.
Perhaps Forever Studios' most unique service are its movie autobiographies. In those, subjects are filmed telling their own story, all while a cinematic montage of images–such as personal photos, video clips, or mug shots–fill in the gaps between the words. The studio will even research a family's history to tell a more meaningful and complete story.