Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Gadi & Jeana

I love to watch families grow. I've had the privilege to photograph all of the Beneson's Sr. Portraits ... and now Jeana's wedding.

Jeana and Gadi were married at Shaarey Zedek in Southfield on a gorgeous summer afternoon. The ceremony took place outside on July 13th, which was a warm, sunny afternoon.

We really enjoyed working with the Beneson's & Rivkin's but really loved photographing Jeana & Gadi together... they're just so darn cute together!

Below are a few images from the day.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Ann Marie and Jim

I guess it was a really good thing that Ann Marie was looking for a job earlier this year. During her online job search, she stumbled across our website.

The wedding took place on July 11th at St. Mary's in Greek Town. One of those georgeous old churchs in downtown Detroit. The reception followed at the Detoit Yacht Club, on Belle Isle. The day was amazing! What a great backdrop for photos.

We also got to see one our favorite wedding bands, Simone Vitale. Simone actually taught Jim how to play guitar. How cool is that?

I was so excited after the wedding, that I couldn't wait to view the images and started working on them that night! WOW... we got some very cool images for Ann Marie and Jim. The love that they feel for each other was so easy to capture and is expressed in the images that we created. I'm soooooo happy that they allowed us to share in their special day.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Free Senior Portraits

Attention class of 2009!!

Our summer season is in full swing and NOW is the time to schedule your portriat session.
If you call and reserve your session time before August 5th, you can get your session for FREE!!

Even if you had your yearbook photos done at another studio, because you thoght you "had to" you can still take advantage of this awesome special!

Just give us a call for the details. Wanna see more? Check out our Senior Website.

Check out our Facebook page.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Jennifer and Steve

Last weekend we photographed Jennifer and Steve at one of my favorite locations in the metro
Detroit area, Kirk in the Hills. It has to be one of the most beautiful churches in Michigan.

The reception was at the Max M Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

(That's Max in the middle, by the way. Taken at his 90th birthday party)

We had the opportunity to work with Don & Joanne Pham from Take 1 Productions. Don and Joanne are not your typical videographers! They have a style that resembles a Hollywood/MTV production. They rightfully refer to themselves as cinematographers.

Check out their website and see if you agree!

Below are a few of the images we created for Jennifer and Steve. Enjoy!

Quote of the day

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
~Albert Einstein

...and this comes from a guy who sometimes couldn't remember which house was his.

Of course when we go out of town, I usually can't remember our hotel room... see the correlation???;)

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Face Book

I'm amazed at the number of people using Facebook. There are over 80 Million active users!!

Saturday, July 05, 2008

Black & White Conversion in Photoshop

Are you tired of converting your images to black and white only to find color casts in your prints when they come back from the lab?

This series of commands will result in black & white prints that have no color casts to them because you are deleting all color information before printing.

Open an Image and go to Image>Mode>Labcolor.
Under the Channels tab, delete channel b. Delete Alpha 2 channel.
Convert Mode to Greyscale. Image>Mode>Greyscale.
Convert Mode back to RGB color so the lab can print it Image>Mode>RGB Color.

That's it! Simply write an action for this and you can convert files to black and white with the push of a button!

Simple, huh?

Thursday, July 03, 2008