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Photography and Design Services

Photography and Design Services

 

We provide a complete range of photography and design services including wedding photography, portrait photography, and sports photography, plus a full range of graphic and web design.

 

Wedding Photography

We offer online proofing in private wedding galleries, a wide range of wedding packages, conventional or "magazine-style" wedding albums, proof albums, and proof CDs. See our Weddings section for complete details and a full description of our wedding packages and prices.

Portrait Photography

Are you comfortable in a portrait studio? If not, you're not alone. Most people aren't.

Our approach is different: Our goal is to capture natural moments and expressions, and to create photographs that make you smile every time you see them. We go where you're most comfortable and where you'll enjoy being photographed. The choice of location is up to you ― we can adapt to almost any setting. We specialize in engagement photos and bridal portraits; for a few examples see our Portraits section.

Sports Photography

JMU field hockey

We enjoy shooting sporting events - we focus not just on the action but also on the emotions and the stories behind the action. We primarily shoot college sports, bicycle racing, and horse racing.

Our sports photographs have been published in newspapers and magazines; for example, our coverage of the 2006 Tour of Shenandoah bike race was published in Pedal Magazine, Velo News, and Cycling News. To see galleries of images from the Tour of Shenandoah (renamed for 2007 as the Tour of Virginia), click here.

Graphic Design

We combine photographs, graphics, and text (we even write all textRiders page from TOV Event Guide for you if you wish) to produce catalogs, annual reports, brochures, and other promotional literature.

 

  • For a sample of a magazine-style brochure, view the 2007 Tour of Virginia Event Proposal by clicking here. (It's a large file, so if you're using dial-up expect a short delay while it loads.)

  • For an example of billboards we've created, click here to see a combination of jewelry photography (which is considerably harder than it looks) and graphic elements.

 

 

Web Photography & Web Design

In conjunction with our parent company, BlackBird Media, we design websites for corporate and commercial clients. (This site is one of them.)

IMS website

 

The site we created for Integrated Manufacturing Systems, a facilities construction and site management company, is just one example of how we combine photographs and design elements to create award-winning websites. Click here to view the IMS website. (We also wrote all text for the site.)

Photos for web use must not only be attractive and effective; they must also fit the design of the site, serve a marketing or illustrative purpose, and enhance the professional image of the site's owner.

Websites can't just look pretty - a great website, first and foremost, serves a business purpose. To learn how we can blend photography, text, and graphic design to create an effective website for your company, Contact Us.