PARROTTA STUDIO began in 1946, when Mr. Thomas D. Parrotta opened his photography studio in East Rochester, New York. Enlisting in the Army in 1941, he rose from the rank of Private to CWO ( Chief Warrant Officer ) for the Army Air Corp ( now known as the US Air Force ), Mr. Parrotta supervised the Base Photo Labs in Hobbs, New Mexico, the training school for B-17 fighter pilots. After his tour of duty Mr. Parrotta returned to East Rochester to begin his photography business and continued until his retirement in 1984. Through out his career he was active in the Professional Photographers of America and the Professional Photographers of New York organizations often competing in national photo competitions. As a young apprentice, David worked closely with his Father to learn the photography business and continued to work in the studio until 1984. ( The retail camera store and studio that served as his Father's base of operation, closed after his father's retirement in 1984 ). As a full-time consultant for Xerox Corporation from 1979 ' 1989, David was involved in all aspects of productions associated with Corporate Training videos, National Meetings, Corporate Communications, still photography and video productions. David concentrates on five major market segments, Corporate Communications, National Meetings, ( Sales and Incentive ) Legal Depositions, Freelance Photography and Video production. David understands that each client's needs are unique, and that each project is different. Depending upon the project scope, Parrotta Studio utilizes the skills of freelance professionals with whom we have time tested relationships, in the areas of lighting, audio recording, scriptwriting, video editing, graphic design, etc. We select the proper technicians for the project at hand, and the result is a more professional dimension." Adept in the various available and changing technologies, he recommends the appropriate format to fit the precise application ( s ). David's philosophy is to create quality work while keeping overhead costs to a minimum.