Federalist Studios

Digital and Media Services

Photography Prints

Freelance Photography and Editing Services


415 West High Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823

*By Appointment Only

(E): federaliststudios@gmail.com

(P): 814-933-7635

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You can count on Federalist Studios to not only meet, but exceed all of your needs and requests. Learn more about the services we provide below, and let us know if you'd like more information on a specific offering.

Photography & Videography Services

Federalist Studios offers both videography and photography services, which includes:

  • Purely photographs without editing services for all photographs: $30 per hour out taking photos.

  • Photography with editing services for all photographs: $150 per hour out taking photos. *See more information below at the bottom of the page.

  • Recording of an event: $30 per hour out recording. $50 per hour, outside of a 20 mile radius of the office location.

  • Editing service of a video of any length: $15.00 per hour of editing.

  • DVD discs for $5.00 each. Digital Files are free.

  • Teaching a basic course on composition and photography: $75 per hour, $100 per hour outside of a 20 mile radius of the office location.

tape to digital Transfer Services

The company's most popular digital service is converting VHS tapes to a digital format. Clients receive a digital file of their VHS tape and have the opportunity to purchase a DVD version of each video for $5.00 a disc.

  • VHS tapes convert in real time. Therefore, if a tape is two hours long, it will take two hours for it to transfer to digital.

  • Federalist Studios charges $12.00 per hour of recorded tape time + a $2.00 exporting fee (per tape).

  • Example: a two hour VHS tape = ($12 x 2 hour) + $2 = $26.00 total

  • Each exported video consists of a beginning title, volume consistency, and a fade out when the recording is finished.

  • When the transfer is completed, clients will receive an email with the digital file of each VHS tape and a video tutorial on how to download the digital files to their personal computer or external hard drive.

  • Other formats that can be transferred to digital: Mini DV tapes and VHS-C

Photography Vendor & Print Information

Federalist Studios specializes in local landscape photography.

Interested buyers can also email Carla Cipro with their print choice at federaliststudios@gmail.com.

Look for the item number in the comment section of each print and use that to help identify the print of choice.

Carla will also take specific requests of a local area that a buyer would like photographed.


Interested buyers can find a table with prints at the following upcoming events:

Dates are yet to be determined, but Federalist Studios will be at the following events in 2023:

  • Friday in the 'Fonte events held in Downtown Bellefonte.

  • Senior Institute Festival held at the Bellefonte Area High School.

  • Small Business Saturday held at the Gamble Mill.

  • Winter Market held at Talleyrand Park.

Pricing Information:

5x7 print: $10.00

5x7 print with mat: $15.00

5x7 framed print: $20.00

8x10 print: $15.00

8x10 print with mat: $20.00

8x10 framed print: $30.00

12x16 framed print: $50

16x20 framed print: $75

20x24 framed print: $100

Outdoor Portrait Sessions

Federalist Studios provides senior, maternity, and family portrait sessions.

All outdoor, no studio option.

$150 per hour.

Fee includes portrait session, editing service, and a digital copy of all of your prints. If shared online, customers are encouraged to give credit and tag Federalist Studios as the photography service.

Federalist Studios does not provide printed copies.

If you are interested in booking a session, please email Carla Cipro at federaliststudios@gmail.com to set up a date.