Vernon Wentz is a Certified Professional Photographer with a specialty endorsement by PPA for commercial, advertising and architectural photography. Vernon is a highly specialized commercial photographer who has great photographic vision with a passion for marketing. He has over 20 years of experience and is always striving to create images to impact each client for their marketing and advertising goals. He believes each image has a unique style and it can only be brought out by innovative lighting and eye catching angles. He is currently working on his Masters in Photography and is the President of the local chapter of Professional Photographers of San Antonio, Texas. He has received the distinguished honor of “Photographer of the Year” 2007 and 2008 which he has earned through excellence in print competition and service to his guild. He has earned numerous awards for his photography in all areas of advertising including people, product and places.
Marianella Salas (Mari) brings to ad imagery a creative and fresh approach. She recently graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management. She is the Studio Manager with a strong passion for photo styling and attention to detail. Her understanding of photography allows her gifts to bring uniqueness and vision for the diverse range of products she styles. Her expertise is evident whether she is staging for an architectural, food, product or lifestyle photo shoot. She has a dynamic personality, loves people and believes in great customer service.
When Christa’s passion for photography became a career, she was determined to set the highest of standards. She has work experience in corporate communications, directed photo shoots and designed marketing strategies. She knows firsthand the importance of outstanding images in photography and believes every client deserves the best for their advertising campaign. She strives to capture the mood and personality of each product with every assignment. She has the vision and flexibility to create an image that will convey the essence from a fresh, simple perspective to an unexpected edge. She uses every tool available to ensure the best possible image is achieved.
As the Creative Director for ad imagery, Dina has many gifts and talents. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Houston, Texas. She coordinates many different projects with photographers and ad agencies and is knowledgeable of the many aspects of production from start to finish. She has a great personality and is always willing to go the extra mile. Her passion for photography and attention to detail is a great asset when she is shooting on location or in the studio.
Kevin recently joined the ad imagery team to start creating a new upscale line of promotional DVDs for advertising. With this new technology available, it will allow ad imagery to continue to grow in new directions. Kevin graduated from University of Texas in Austin with a BA in Radio, Television and Film in 2007. He is well rounded in all aspects of videography and film-making. He recently won first place for the promotional DVD which was submitted for the “Best Promotional DVD” in 2008 Summit Awards in San Antonio, Texas.