Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports experiences, has named the award-winning photography company Glossy Finish the official and exclusive photographer for Cooperstown All Star Village. As a youth baseball resort destination for 12U teams worldwide, Cooperstown All Star Village will offer families high-quality photography through a dedicated team of Glossy Finish photographers starting in 2024.
"Glossy Finish's dedication to excellence in sports photography perfectly complements our mission to create extraordinary youth baseball experiences," said Rick Abbott, CEO of Cooperstown All Star Village. Cooperstown All Star Village is a rite of passage for any youth baseball player, and capturing those memories is a high priority for our parents, coaches, and players."
Glossy Finish has been operating at other Ripken Baseball facilities nationwide since 2014 and will now play an integral role by capturing memorable moments at Cooperstown All Star Village. Glossy Finish will set up and operate a photo store, studio, and onsite production area so guests can take home their memories.
"We are honored and excited to solidify our role as the official and exclusive photographer of Cooperstown All Star Village," said Haim Ariav, Founder & CEO at Glossy Finish. "This partnership further underlines our commitment to preserving the spirit and passion of youth baseball through outstanding photography. We look forward to working with Ripken Baseball to make every moment at Cooperstown All Star Village truly unforgettable."
The partnership will also provide job opportunities for photographers, graphics, and sales people in the Cooperstown area. Interested candidates can apply at glossyfinish.com/work-with-us
Additionally, a custom webpage at glossyfinish.com/cooperstown has been created to offer more information about the photography service and packages available.
About Glossy Finish
Glossy Finish is an award-winning photography company specializing in capturing moments and creating memories of youth sports. With a staff of skilled photographers, graphic designers, and state-of-the-art equipment, Glossy Finish is dedicated to creating lasting keepsakes through the art of photography. Learn more at glossyfinish.com.
About Cooperstown All Star Village
Cooperstown All Star Village is a world-class youth baseball experience and family resort located in the birthplace of baseball. In addition to major league-style baseball fields and amenities, Cooperstown All Star Village offers onsite lodging for the whole family, full-service dining, heated swimming pools, and entertainment. As of 2023, the facilities at Cooperstown All Star Village are part of the Ripken Baseball family of complexes. Learn more at cooperstown.com.
About Ripken Baseball
Ripken Baseball brings teammates, coaches, and families together through its Big League Experiences while teaching children how to play sports the right way the Ripken Way. Ripken Baseball continues to innovate the game through tournaments, camps, clinics, and spring training at their state-of-the-art facilities The Ripken Experience Aberdeen Powered by Under Armour (Maryland), The Ripken Experience Myrtle Beach (South Carolina), The Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge (Tennessee), The Ripken Experience Elizabethtown (Kentucky), Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (Ohio), and Cooperstown All Star Village (New York). Ripken Baseball also develops and trains athletes through the acquisition of Baseball Factory and Softball Factory. Learn more at ripkenbaseball.com.
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