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1st Image Photography

1st Image Photography

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About 1st Image Photography

1st Image Photography offers on location photo services, in an environmental or studio setting. We offer personal & professional services. 1st Image has been in business since 1980 and have the equipment necessary to fill photo needs. Our website is.

Our services include Group and Individual Portraits, Instant Photography at Events, as well as traditional services from Action to Weddings.


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Booking Info

  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Insurance: $2,000,000 - Liability Insurance.
  • Languages: English


Bob Messina and 1st Image Photography offers on location photo service in an environmental or studio setting. With over 30 years of photo experience, Bob has the skill and equipment to fill most photographic needs. 1st Image specializes in group and Individual portraits and instant portraits at events. Bob has a riser system to handle most large groups and can access larger risers if needed for even larger groups. For some groups 1st Image can offer package options enabling customers to custom create packages to meet their specific need.

At events photos are viewed in seconds and images printed in minutes to take home from the event. Bob has both 8x10 and 5x7 printers.

Bob has the equipment to meet most needs, including Canons 21mp camera with two card slots which images are written to, one card a backup if the other card fails to record. Most services are photographed in RAW mode for the best quality images should editing in Photoshop is needed. He has backups for every piece of equipment. There are 4 studio monolights for studio and other needs, two on camera strobes, many backdrops. Studio strobes have been used for indoor sports action, lighting backgrounds as well as the action.

!st Image has photographed events for Curtiss-Wright Controls, Bayless Engineering, Morton Manufacturing, IKEA, U.S. Sales Corporation, Disney, Ralphs and Food 4 Less Markets, Testequity, Meggitt, Callerlab, Roundalab, National Square Dance Convention and many others.

Bob and 1st Image services instant portrait and composite group photos needs for several nursing and allied health programs at CSU, Channel Islands, Ventura, Moorpark, Pierce, Rio Hondo, Cerritos, L.A. Trade-Tech, L.A. Southwest and Long Beach City Colleges. Portraits are printed at the session to take home.

Bob is a contributing photographer to REFEREE MAGAZINE, with 12 covers to his credit.

Bob has photo experience with weddings, mitzvahs and quinceaneras.

Contact Bob Messina and 1st Image Photography to discuss your photography needs.

About Booking

Whether you hire 1st Image Photography or another Photographer for your Valencia event, we strongly recommend that all communication be kept on the GigSalad booking platform as you book your Photographer. When you do, we’re able to offer numerous benefits that we cannot guarantee if you take communication or deposit payment off the GigSalad website. Our booking system is easy to use and handles secure deposit payments from you to the Valencia Photographer of your choice.

Be sure that the quote/agreement your Photographer sends you outlines performance fees, travel fees, extras, arrival and departure times, cancellation policy, insurance information and other applicable details.

The team providing the talent:

Angie Messina

Wife, Bookkeeper, Event Assistant

Suzanne Klein

Business Manager

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with 1st Image Photography to find out what their setup requirements are.

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