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  • Best of '15

    Al Ungar Photography

    (47 reviews)

    Al Ungar Photography has over 10 years providing image that are not the usual standard images you would see. Every picture is the most important. Image I have shot. Although, i'm a self taught photographer, I have taken on line courses with Shaw Academy in Photography, Photoshop and Lightroom I have also had the privilege of being tutored by Gary Moss who have been contributing photographer for People, Newsweek, Getty, Bon Appetite, Universal Studios and is currently the Photo Editor and Photographer for 805 Living Magazine Love taking pictures and working with the public I get to meet Creating and bring out the visual best of the individuals I photograph

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  • Best of '15

    Jessica Sherman Photography

    (24 reviews)

    I'm a very observant human being, by nature. I tend to look at photo opportunities as tiny details that happen moment to moment, that if captured, preserve a natural energy or reaction, that evoke strong feelings not only from those involved who've either witnessed the moment or know those experiencing it, but also to the viewer who has no initial connection to the subject. Nuances that the average eye may not catch are what I aim for, whether it's an actor's response to a scenarios during headshot session, a proud father's pat on his new son-in-law's back, or a child's gleeful excitement at being swung higher at a playground or a wave leveling the steeple of his or her sand castle. I have a penchant for fly-on-the-wall (photojournalism) photography -- unobtrusive, yet focused on the littlest details that capture the essence of what's happening, that results in evocative pictures that tell a story without words. I am also a highly-skilled post-shoot processing artist. I was a professional retoucher for years for other top headshot photographers and those whose work has been published in magazines, so I am experienced with both subtle facial retouching and editorial effects. This means my photos are polished, vibrant, and clear when clients receive them. First of all, I LOVE PEOPLE. And everybody's unique, so that brings an element of the "new" or unexpected to every shoot. I'm a creative person on many realms, so I love learning about someone's goal for their shoot and helping them realize it in a way that doesn't feel like work to plan, and instead is a joy to collaborate on. I love that there's nothing rote about my work - it's ever-changing, as each clients envisions something different. I love being part of creating tangible memories and photos that reflect specific lifestyles and personalities. PS: It's a joy if a client's got a dog or other pet on-site -- love, love, LOVE 'em!

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  • Best of '15

    Fancy Free Photography

    (20 reviews)

    I feel my greatest gift is being able to truly 'see' people. I can find the subtle uniqueness and beauty in everything and THAT becomes my key focus of the photography session. A person that is feeling seen and feeling safe, can then relax and be themselves and allow me to capture the true, complex and beautiful person they are. Specific to weddings: Capturing the magic of a wedding is truly a joy for me. I feel so fortunate to get to document these precious moments in people’s lives. I love watching them finally getting to come together with friends and family after months and months dreaming and planning."

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  • Best of '15

    Raffix

    (17 reviews)

    My background in fine arts and the years exposed to many modalities of art gives me the understanding of visuals, and how they impact viewers. I started out in photo by doing computer graphics and retouching. Art directing for companies in the past and adapting other peoples needs and thoughts into visuals is often a challenge that I take on. If you can't envision whats going to happen or have the experienced foresight before an image is made, you can easily fumble the end product. This is where experience is king. One key reason I differ from the average photographer is that I take each project on as a new opportunity in image making. Although photographers develop a sense of style over the years of repeated work, I don't shoot in a formulated manner, rather approach each job uniquely. I photograph because I love to make great images. That's always my #1 aim. Its what I have loved doing since I was a kid, and its what I will continue to do for the rest of my life. When photographing a product, I get the opportunity to help bring the subject to life. With people, I get to capture endless moments and see happy faces, and the unique beauty in each one.

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  • Best of '15

    Face First Photos

    (15 reviews)

    As a former VP of Marketing at Sony, I have been positioning people and products in the marketplace for 15 years. You want to define your personal brand and bring it into the marketplace... this is the right place. Helping focus and support folks who have a sincere desire to succeed, then watching them go on to great things.

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  • Best of '15

    Photography by Erik Svensson

    (14 reviews)

    Excellent work ethic. Every assignment have it's own challenge.

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  • Best of '15

    Mark Fractor Photography

    (13 reviews)

    I will help turn your ideas into reality. I am very flexible to trying unique approaches to get your project to the next level. I shoot both color and black and white. I enjoy the pleasure that my customers experience when they receive the photography that I have produced for them.

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  • Best of '15

    Photos By Angie

    (7 reviews)

    I am now in the Lake Elsinore area! And just like before I am always looking for special moments to capture. Meeting special people and doing what I love - Making people happy by seeing themselves, their families, and friends in beautiful photos.

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  • Best LA Headshots

    (184 reviews)

    First and foremost, I'm flexible. I'm always willing to adjust my services to meet the needs of my clients. I have the great fortune of doing what I love for a living. I love meeting new people, creating unique photos and helping people get the tools they need to succeed. Whether you are an actor or a business professional, you need great shots to stand out. I am happy to help.

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  • Desert Rose Photography

    (140 reviews)

    Everything we do is customizable! Event Photography for all size events with multiple photographers. Print on site up 8x10 and PhotoBooths that are customizable. I enjoy constantly meeting new people and traveling all over the US and beyond.

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Al Ungar Photography

(47 reviews)

Al Ungar loves taking distinctive photographs of dance and sporting events. He offers lifestyle photography services including business and model/actor portraits and headshots. He enjoys working with people and he can capture that once in a lifetime image. He also provides wedding, real estate, family and commercial photography, as well. He aims to make each shot perfect for his clients.

What do you love about your job?

In my line of work, I love taking unique photography and bringing out an individuals’ personality, the beauty of a product or a home. Seizing sports action and getting that one moment in time photograph that can never be duplicated.

Who or what inspired you to start your business?

I was inspired by my love of photography. The work of other photographers also inspired me as well as interacting with the public. My friends and family also recommended that I share my talent in capturing special moments.

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