The Lava Lab™
Photography & Videography

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Have a project that needs an organized professional team?… Look no Further

When it comes to Photography & Videography, The Lava Lab™ has some of the best Photographers & Videographers in the area.


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Looking for something inspiring, something new for your photography portfolio? Half the battle of starting any new project is knowing where to begin. Well The Lava Lab™ is here to answer your call. We specialize in creating magnificent photos and video memories that last a lifetime.



Spend the time thinking and thinking of what type of photo you want to create and how you can do it. All Great shots are the result of weeks of planning. Make each photo “your own,” whether it be makeup or an outfit you wear, make it feel personal.



There’s nothing quite like seeing your photographs in a gallery, but the amount of work that goes into setting up a gallery is significant and requires a certain amount of skill. The Lava Lab™ has just that.



We are always at the frontier when it comes to visualizations. Although creating these compelling videos it takes practice, we’ve put together a nice portfolio to show you how we started.



Please use our Contact Form to contact us with any questions or concerns. We try to respond to all e-mails within 24 hours. If your question or concern is Urgent please feel free to contact us via phone. Thank you for having interest in The Lava Lab™.





The Lava Lab™
specializes in creating magnificent photos and video memories that last a lifetime, and then some. Every person has something unique about them, and we believe that every photo shoot deserves to be photographed that way. With our blend of “Traditional” Photography techniques and modern software we create images that are truly amazing. Our sessions are enjoyable and carefree which directly affect our personality. We feel that in a carefree environment we are able to be ourselves and this creates natural emotions that lead to stunning photographs. If you’re in need of professional, high-quality photographs from a photographer with experience behind the camera, then contact us so we can discuss your photographic needs and set up a session.
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“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” – Ted Grant

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  Studio and Location Portraiture

Your photographs should reflect your personality and individual style. For that reason, I have three options for you to choose from. Included with each session is an hour of photography (minimal), outfit changes, and groupings. My studio sessions have a fee that is paid in advance to reserve your time with me. It covers planning, consultation time, studio time, and creation of the images.

  Event Photography & Videography

Our Event Photography provides exceptional service and consistently captures both the big moments and the smallest details of each distinguished event. We can cover anything from product launches, annual meetings, corporate celebrations, trade shows and many conventions for established companies as well as emerging businesses.

  Wedding Photography & Videography

There are two primary approaches to wedding photography: Traditional and Photojournalistic. The traditional photography provides for more classically posed images and a great deal of photographer control interaction on the day of the wedding. A Photojournalist style of photography takes its cue from editorial reporting styles and focuses more on candid images with little photographer interaction.

  Videography & Editing

Videography captures your special day as it naturally unfolds. Let us tell your story so you can CELEBRATE the moments FOREVER! From Personal Projects to your Wedding… never let anyone tell you its worth skimping on the videography.


“Thank you so much for the amazing job that you did for us. You are creative, you certainly captured the moment – and you took some wonderful candid shots. The DVD was equally amazing! Wow! A million thank you’s. We will recommend you highly!”
Julie WaldSenior Marketing Manager
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! A million thank you’s to you for capturing the day and night without missing a beat. You were a blast to work with and we loved every minute of it! Seeing the pictures the day after the big day kept it all going, especially when time just flew by. It is going to be hard to pick our favorite photos, with so many great ones to choose from. Thank you for all you did and do for us!
Darius WhiteOccupation Specialist
We LOVE LOVE the photos!!! You are an amazing photographer and person. We are so lucky to have found you and have you in our lives. Your photos are precious and even more, you are a most wonderful person to have at our events! We have the family photo up and our family is just amazed at how fast you pulled that together! Countless numbers of guests complimented you over and over again! I could write on and on.
Yolanda DavisResearch & Development


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If you like our work, and interested in working with us, please say hello so we discuss your projects.


What We’ve Been Busy With Recently

The Bridge Web Series™
 Check out Episodes 4-12 of our YouTube Series produced by The Lava Lab™.