We joined Union Partners at Comerica Park for the Tigers’ last home game of the season to capture their employee picnic. It was a blast shooting this event! Union Partners is an investment company that creates relationships with its partners who work in the metals and logistics industry. This event brought together their partners from the different companies for a day dedicated just to them – an employee celebration! Employees brought their families, there was a buffet of yummy food, face painting, and they enjoyed watching some baseball. It was a great time for everyone! Here are some highlights from the day.
Recently, Eileen Harryvan hopped into the studio for a headshot photography shoot with us! Eileen works for Active Regeneration, as an independent BEMER distributor. Eileen came to the shoot prepared with different outfits to try out. This is always a good idea, as it gives you more looks to choose from. As you can see below, she simply threw on a blazer and it changed her look dramatically, giving her strong, respectable, and professional presence. The outfit really does matter in your headshot!
Every first Thursday of the month Compass hosts a luncheon for Christians who work in the business industry to come together in Southeast Michigan. It’s a wonderful networking event that offers a place for people to connect and listen to powerful speakers. In the past, Chuck Gaidica spoke at a luncheon.
The last luncheon took place on Thursday, September 6th, and we were there to capture some shots from the event. Phil Bahr, president of the Ashes to Glory Foundation, was introduced as speaker by his son, Scott Bahr. Ashes to Glory is a non-profit organization that gives financial assistance to those who are seeking help for their addiction and would like to try professional Christian therapy. Phil and his wife, Dawn, founded the Ashes to Glory Foundation after rescuing their son from addiction. From this journey, they thought of the idea for Ashes to Glory and have been helping those who struggle with addiction to become clean again.
The scholarships given from Ashes to Glory assist individuals and families in therapy, residential stay for a minimum of 90 days, extended care programs for after release, and individual and family counseling to help rebuild homes that have been broken by addiction.
Next month’s Compass luncheon will be on Thursday, October 4th. We invite you to join us!
This summer we worked with Hamerink Dental to photograph their office, take professional headshots of the employees, and snap some professional (and fun!) group photos. The staff includes Dr. Howard Hamerink, Dr. John Hamerink, two dental hygienists, two dental assistants, and a business administrator. Hamerink Dental is located in Downtown Plymouth, MI.
We worked with Dr Sisk of the Wellness Center of Plymouth and Pain Solutions of Plymouth to create videos that highlight their use of innovative technology and human touch to treat their patients. Each of these videos hones in on a different kind of treatments offered, all of which are non-medicinal. We know it sounds too good to be true, but you will have to find out for yourself! Their services include pulse electromagnetic field therapy, laser therapy, chiropractic care, massage and detoxification, pain relief, nutrition help, and weight loss. Another shock? It’s all pain-free! How can that be? Don’t ask us. Check out the Wellness Center of Plymouth for yourself!
Benchmark Management asked us to shoot the Park Forest Apartments on Warren Road in Dearborn Heights, MI. We took some shots of the inside of the club house (we are gushing!), as well as the pool area and some exterior shots of the complex. The interior of the club house is amazing: entirely wood floors, marbled kitchen counters, a stone fireplace, and an open floor plan. It’s an apartment renter’s dream to have a nice clubhouse and pool for entertaining guests!
Ken McMullen, strategist for Thrivent Financial, recently came in for a business portrait shoot. Thrivent Financial is a fraternal benefit society, which means they are a not-for-profit organization, that has over two million members. Not only does Thrivent Financial offer a variety of financial services and insurances, but they bring together Christians to help strategize financial plans to fit their lives right now and in the future. Thrivent Financial also raises money to help with volunteer work and wonderful causes, one of which is a mission to collect $1 million to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. Ken started working for Thrivent in 2013 to assist with their business development. Earlier in 2018, he became a regional community engagement strategist, and the new position called for a brand new portrait!
We had quite a busy summer! We were asked by Realtor Heather Stevens, who works for Keller Williams, to shoot a quaint property in Milford, MI. A little blue house with white trimming and a detached garage sits right on N. Main Street. The landscaping in the backyard makes for a cute and quaint hideaway with a wooden patio, slanted green hills with stones decorating most open spaces, and plenty of room for shrubbery or flowers. There’s also a large yard that’s perfect for family events, children, or pets! Inside the house are wood floors, an open living room and kitchen, and a recently renovated bathroom (take a look below – wow!). The kitchen cabinetry, tiled backsplash, and stainless steel appliances are in good condition and give the kitchen a modern yet home-y feel. On the exterior of the house is a little door that leads to extra storage space, which is always a plus!
We are thrilled to introduce the new and improved Integrity Naturals! After giving their company a facelift with a new name (previously Integrity Pure & Natural) and a new line of products, they were excited to announce their relaunch to the public. DeAnna Gilbert, owner and founder of Integrity Naturals, has been a licensed cosmetologist for 20 years. She created Integrity Naturals to offer people, especially those with skin sensitivities, a line of natural skincare products that would improve and maintain one’s well-being. Why expose your body to chemicals and toxins when you can help yourself by using Integrity Naturals?
Mike Ritter and Brad Baughman are co-owners of Supplemental Benefits Exchange Agency (SBEA) located in Downtown Plymouth, MI. We worked with them to create a video that would explain exactly what SBEA is and why you should look into their services. For over 20 years, SBEA has been offering a variety of insurances for their clients. They offer health, dental, pet, life, vision, accident insurance and more. They opened in 1995 and have remained an independent agency. SBEA will work with you to find the best plan to fit your needs. Whatever that may be, they have you covered!