"Queen City" has been used to describe Allentown, Pennsylvania since the turn of the Century. Owned & Operated by Andrew Tomasino, an award winning portrait, commercial & editorial photographer whose experiences in studios from across the world have lead him to open the first full service studio in the the Lehigh Valley. It's been his muse since moving in Fall of 2016.
Experience in the Photography industry is only one major step in order to run a professional creative space. So who better than to help but Ashleah Tomasino, a Wildlife Rehabber, Teacher & Artist. Together with their son Onello (they call him "O") Andrew & Ashleah have created a space where Creativity of all kinds can thrive.
new york -> allentown -> philly
Having only over an hour drive to new york & philadelphia puts us in the center of it all. we welcome creatives from both PLACES to join us in this not-so-distant city.
That space you see above? Yes, it's actually available for your creative endeavors. Need natural light? We got it. With windows facing South, you have natural, golden light cascading over the building the entire day. The warm wood floors soak up the light, throwing it off the clean white walls surrounding the shooting space.
Studio strobes, soft boxes, your tride-and-true umbrella ... it's all here. Our carefully crafted tools will help bring you success for your shoot, along with other grip needs. We'll even show you how to use tools you want to get familiar with.
You're a local photographer, you've got a shoot, but no extra hands to help you out. Let us assist you! From lifting your gear, to the clean up after the job is done, we'll help you do it with style and professionalism.
Gaffer's have been used since the dawn of Filmmaking. A Gaffer is the lead lighting tech for a production or photo-shoot. Give us some examples of the lighting style you want, and we'll achieve it. No questions asked.
So your shoot is wrapped, but you haven't the time to retouch it yourself. You've got other business to conduct, and you need the job done with laser precision & focus. Hire us to do the heavy lifting for you & your clients. Our retouching skill was forged in the fire of high-pressure photo shoots in NYC ... so it's safe to say we're up for the challenge.
Andrew Tomasino is available to photograph for a variety of styles and clientele. With over 10 years of experience in the photography industry from production to execution, he has the ability, knowledge, and energy to make beautiful photography for you, your business, or your family.
full day rental
Full Day (6+ hours). Studio Manager will be there to assist with small needs.
Hourly rental. Studio Manager will be there to assist with small needs.
LIGHTING KIT (DAY RATE)
Use our professional Strobe lighting and Modifiers to elevate your studio shoot.
- (3) AB800 Strobes
- AB800 Ring Flash
- (2) 1'x3' Strip Banks
- (2) 8' Shoot Through Umbrellas
- 5' Indirect Octa
- 2'x3' Soft box
- Various Stands, Grip, Extension Cords, Backdrop Support & Papers by Request.
assistant/gaffer (DAY RATE)
Hire a qualified assistant and lighting tech for your professional or personal shoot. Consult with us with example material and we'll get the lighting to your exact look.
RETOUCHING (PER IMAGE)
Retouching can give a unique look to your photography, but your hectic schedule may not allow the time to sit behind the computer to do so. Let Queen City Studio do the heavy lifting. Remove blemishes, enhance makeup, or collaborate with us to create a truly unique look. By staying in contact during the process, Queen City Studio can provide you with the very best service to get the look you want. Or remove something that you don't :]
work made here.
Reach out to the Premiere Photography Studio in the Allentown, Pennsylvania. We look forward to hearing about your concepts, projects, and you!