• Elizabeth Messina, of Elizabeth Messina Photography, is an award winning photographer, author of The Luminous Portrait, and the happily-married mother of three beautiful children. Her innate sense of style is reflected in her images, which grace the pages of countless magazines. Elizabeth’s work takes her around the world, but a piece of her heart always remains with her family. Their home in southern California is full of laughter, laundry, kisses and photographs… lots of photographs. See her work at Elizabeth is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.
      • BEN SASSO

        BEN SASSO

      • Ben Sasso is a photographer and educator living in the mountains near Los Angeles. Aside from taking pictures, he loves to be in nature (camping, climbing, hiking and running around) and has a self proclaimed unmanly love for cats. Ben am a firm believer in fostering a close knit photo community and encouraging individual progression. "We are all in this together." Select Publications, Writing, and Speaking: PDN Magazine, Rangefinder Magazine, WPPI, Canada Photo Convention, Photo Field Trip, CreativeLive, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Resource Magazine, Brides Magazine, The Knot Magazine, Southern Weddings Magazine, Darling Magazine, White Magazine, and plenty more.


      • Erich is a wedding, portrait and editorial film photographer with a love for medium format cameras, natural light and incredible scenery. Using an approach that combines documentary and fine art styles, Erich captures beautiful, honest, and timeless images.


      • Katelyn James, a Virginia based photographer, started her professional photography career as a Junior in college and was shooting 25+ weddings annually within her second year. After growing her business and gaining recognition in national publications such as Professional Photographers Magazine and The Knot, she began teaching and coaching photographers from all over the country. Katelyn hosts workshops throughout the year and monthly coaching sessions at her home in Richmond, VA. Recently, Katelyn has been joined by her husband Michael and they are officially a husband/wife team. Their work has also been featured numerous times on national wedding blogs such as Real Simple, Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes and Ruffled. See her inspired work at and learn from her experiences in The Essential Pricing Guide for Wedding Photographers.
      • Megan DiPiero


      • Megan DiPiero is an award winning Beauty Portrait and Business Headshot Photographer in sunny Florida. She also has earned the title of Pricing, Sales and Encouragement Guru from her mentor students across the globe. In a past life (before her photography obsession took over) Megan sold everything from cars to bras to books. Her favorite pastime includes devouring business books and spending time unplugged with her family of four.


      • Michelle Gardella lives in Austin, TX with her little family. She is devoted to a life of truth and service, and you can always find her playing in the rivers.


      • Milou + Olin’s Caroline Winata is a classically trained artist with a free spirited, bohemian, fashionably editorial, romantic style. Her photographs show an authentic interest in her clients as well as a love for the world and the people within it. In addition to her addictions to friends, fashion, big cocktail rings, and her award-winning Portuguese Water dog, Milou, Caroline loves to obsess over design and decadent sashimi. See her innovative style at and learn from her experiences in The Essential Pricing Guide for Wedding Photographers. Caroline is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Tyson is an 18 year old photographer of life, love, and everything in between. He loves to travel. His inspiration stems from capturing memories that will last a life time. Striving to create images that people will admire for generations, he is inspired by each and every client that he is blessed to work with.


      • Shannon Sewell regularly works with renowned children’s clothing companies such as Urban Outfitters, and has been published in several online and print publications, including InStyle. She found her perfect muse in her children, making a career of taking pictures of them and playing dress up. When they let her, Sewell is happy to dress up other peoples' kids and take pictures of them, too. You can view her work at Shannon is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Based in Nashville, TN where she lives with her husband and 2 children, Julie travels the world shooting weddings and families. With a degree in education and 10 yrs of teaching under her belt, Julie has transitioned her business into teaching workshops as well. Julie has been published in national magazines and blogs both stateside and internationally.
      • KAT GILL

        KAT GILL

      • Kat is the self-taught photographer behind Katch Studios. When she's not holding her big camera, she's definitely holding her iPhone camera. When she's not taking pictures of her beautiful clients, she's taking pictures of her cute kids or the food she's about to eat. And when you can't find her directing poses in her studio, you can find her doing yoga poses just about anywhere. She's been featured in numerous print and web publications, has won national awards in photography, and has recently been named one of the "30 most inspiring photographers for 2015" by Weddingbells Magazine.


      • Susan Stripling owns and operates a boutique destination wedding photography business in Tallahassee, Florida although her wedding commissions take her all over the world. Her fresh, inspired images can be seen in the pages of The Knot, Modern Bride, Inside Weddings, Bride and Bloom, and the style section of The New York Times. Susan lives in Tallahassee with her family. View more of Susan’s work at


      • Katy Weaver is a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Portland, Oregon. Her number one goal is to document the intersection between what is beautiful and what is real - shooting honest, authentic images of people within their natural surroundings. She loves the outdoors, taking random adventurous road-trips, birdwatching, reading, painting and traveling.


      • Anna Kuperberg, of Anna Kuperberg Photography, is a photographer based in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in InStyle, People, and Martha Stewart Weddings magazines. Anna's fine art photography has been exhibited nationwide, most recently in a solo show at the St. Louis Art Museum, and is in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Art Museum, the St. Louis Art Museum, and the Portland Art Museum. Learn more at Anna’s expertise is featured in Selling Without A Studio: The Guide and The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Coastal Wedding Photographer, Avid Writer, Adventure Seeker and Anchor Lover who lives in Annapolis, Maryland.


      • Jasmine Star is an international wedding photographer based in Orange County, California. A starlet in the industry, Jasmine lives with her husband and fabulous dog, and at times struggles to determine who is her favorite. She loves to eat chocolate, run on the beach, and spends too much time writing on her blog. To see her work, visit


      • Ever since leaving their promising careers in graphic design and aviation, Bobbi Sheridan and Mike Belschner, of bobbi + mike photographers inc., have quickly attracted a following with their genuine, easy-going, energetic style and memorable brand. They pride themselves in continually pushing their own expectations, never treating photography like it's just a job. You can view their work at The duo is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Laura Novak, of little nest portraits, is known for her all-natural-light studio spaces. Pairing a sharp photographic eye with beautiful modern decor, Laura creates work that reflects her own simple-chic style. In 2007, Laura Novak was named by Eastman Kodak as one of two “Photographers to Watch” nationwide. Laura has a popular children’s lifestyle blog with a significant following at and Laura is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Stephanie first got interested in photography in 2009. While a freshman in college she took a film photography class as an elective and was instantly hooked. The next semester she decided to major in the fine arts with an emphasis in photography. Stephanie later graduated with a BFA from Utah Valley University in 2013, and has been running her own portrait photography business since 2012. When Stephanie isn't behind the camera, she loves to go out with her husband, travel, thrift shop, sew, read, find beautiful locations, and watch old movies. Stephanie lives in Lehi, Utah.


      • Daniel DeWaard of Hatch Photography has a passion for his family and their life in the Pacific Northwest. He is a devout husband to his wife Tracy and an extremely proud father to their daughter January. Daniel believes in keeping life simple and honest and carries that mantra into his photography. You can follow him and his adventures in the PNW, @hatchimages. See Daniel's work at


      • Angela Weedon Photography is a husband and wife photo team celebrating their 13th year of photographing families in Dallas, Texas, as well as the rest of the country. Their studio has supported Operation Smile since 2005. They also proudly partner with Tiny Sparrow Foundation, providing beautiful images to families of children battling life-threatening illness. Before settling in Dallas (in what they call their “former life!”), Matt and Angela traveled the world, working as scuba instructors and photographing marine and tropical imagery for publications and books. Some of their valuable business tips can be found in the Essential Pricing Guide for Portrait Photographers.


      • Allison Corrin French is a mother of four living in south Kansas City with her best friend and love of her life, Chris. Passionate about soaking up the sweetness in the simple, she believes these moments are not just happenstance, coincidental interruptions of grander things, but, rather, the grandness itself, the very richness of life. She finds inspiration in creamed up coffee, a fresh morning's first rays, barefoot muddy toes, the vibrant pages of children's books, cozy fireplace blades and the "in betweens", many of which she blogs over at


      • Amber specializes in modern, fine art newborn and baby photography in the DC metro area. Her clean, classic, stylish images integrate beautiful fabrics and knits without overwhelming the image. Inspired by her family’s nightly ritual of reading “Goodnight Moon” to her sons Carter & Reed, the name Little Moon Photography was born. To see Amber’s work, visit and to learn from her valuable business tips check out the Essential Pricing Guide for Portrait Photographers.
      • BARB UIL

        BARB UIL

      • Barb Uil’s work has been described by clients and peers as having a childhood cheekiness, editorial flair, and narrative vision. Her simultaneously true-to-life and magical work captures the very essence of childhood whimsy, while her simple yet potent branding is instantly recognizable throughout the photography industry. Her work has been published worldwide. Barb lives in the Gold Coast of Australia with her family, and travels throughout Australia and the U.S. year round. For more, see
      • BLUE LILY

        BLUE LILY

      • Wendy and Tyler Whitacre, of Blue Lily Photography, are professional portrait photographers and world travelers. Their work has been featured in the New York Times, as well as on Oprah and The Today Show. They blog about their adventures, stories, and images (they also have two kids whom they home-school while on the road!). See their work at Wendy and Tyler are also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.
      • JESH DE ROX

        JESH DE DOX

      • Jesh De Rox is fascinated with life. He spends his time studying the way people perceive and connect with each other and the world around them, and his work is centered in the desire to express these relationships. Currently he lives in Western Canada with his beautiful family, where he runs a successful fine art studio and continues his exploration. Learn more about Jesh at


      • Jessica Lorren, of Jessica Lorren Organic Photography, has always been drawn to photographs and the unique way they frame our world. Since 2008, she has relished building solid relationships with clients, spending some of the happiest events of their lives with them, and creating meaningful imagery that captures these moments and preserves them forever. View her work at<>/a and in the Boudoir Welcome Packet. Jessica is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Michelle Moore is fashion editorial and high school senior portrait photographer who works out of Seattle and Los Angeles. Michelle loves helping high school seniors see their inner and outer beauty with her boutique-like portrait experience, and bringing awareness to healthy body image through her fashion and celebrity editorial work. Learn more about Michelle and her photography at


      • Based in San Francisco, Lisa Lefkowitz, of Lisa Lefkowitz Photography, has spent the last 12 years specializing in fine art film photography and has earned national recognition for her fresh lifestyle images. Lisa’s work appears many places, including Martha Stewart, Bride, and Style Me Pretty, and on the cover of PDN’s Wedding Issue. She has also been featured in an ad for Fujifilm. You can view her work at Lisa is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Nicole Hill Gerulat, of San Francisco, California, has been shooting for over a decade, with a focus on commercial work in recent years. With a love for photographing lifestyle, children and food, Nicole won the stock photography division in PDN’s Photo Annual 2009. Nicole is the founder of and authored Photo 101: The Book, a helpful textbook on manual shooting that has received rave reviews. Visit her online at


      • Paul Johnson Photography's Paul and Mecheal Johnson split time behind the camera capturing weddings, families, and individual portraiture. Though Paul was a photographer before he met his wife Mecheal (he shot his first wedding at age twelve), they have been shooting together since their first joint wedding in 1996. Their work has appeared in Wedding Photography Unveiled (Amphoto Books, 2009) as well as Southern Weddings and Brides magazines. Aside from shooting in and around their home base of Rosemary Beach, Florida, Paul and Mecheal travel often for their clients, whether to Scotland, Mexico, or the Bahamas. You can find their work in numerous Design Aglow products or at Paul and Mecheal share their knowledge in The Essential Pricing Guide for Wedding Photographers and are also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Jesse and Whitney Chamberlin, of Our Labor of Love, believe family celebrations, friends and true loves are beautiful, and that any images representing these milestones should share the joy with each snap of the shutter. They love exploring the world, cameras in hand, with their two children by their side. View their work at Jesse and Whitney are featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • While studying drawing at Atlanta College of Art, Heidi Geldhauser met Jesse Chamberlin; together they formed Our Labor of Love in 2005. When not taking photos, Heidi thoroughly enjoys coffee and editing to NPR podcasts. View her work at Heidi is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • One of the most influential and revered photographers of our time, Jerry Ghionis is a masterful storyteller. Widely regarded as one of the top five wedding photographers in the world, Jerry’s theatrical and iconic images have redefined modern wedding photography. He was the first Australian named in the first ever list of Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo magazine. Jerry is also proud to have won the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) Wedding Album of the Year for a record seven times. Learn more at


      • More than just a job, photography is Tara Whitney’s “goosebumps-tears-jump-up-and-down-on-her-bed-passion.” Because life isn’t flawless, she captures connections and real life as beautifully and authentically as possible. She lives in Southern California, as close to the beach as possible with her husband, four children, lots of music, and a backyard full of succulents. View more of Tara’s work at Tara is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Tamara is an award-winning photographer whose images have been described as expressive, authentic and moving. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including Vogue, O Magazine, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, Elle, Inside Weddings, and Parenting magazine. Tamara runs a highly successful studio in North Carolina, with an emphasis on portraits, weddings and editorial work. Released in November, 2008, her new book, The Art of Children’s Portrait Photography, is currently one of the top 3 best-selling titles in the publisher’s extensive catalog. Learn more about Tamara’s work at


      • Tanja Lippert, of Tanja Lippert Photography, is a film photographer who specializes in weddings, fashion, commercial, music and fine art photography. When not traveling worldwide for assignments, she resides in California. Tanja’s work has been published all over the world and she feels blessed to get to work every day as an artist. Check out her work at Tanja is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.
      • JEN HUANG

        JEN HUANG

      • Jen Huang, of Jen Huang Photography, approaches weddings with a romantic, fine art sensibility. Known for her fresh, luminous portraits, Jen crafts beautiful, editorial images for intimate soirees and splendid outdoor weddings. Her passion for photography is heightened by her dedication to medium format film, and her work has appeared in bridal editorials all over the country. Jen lives in New York with her husband and French bulldogs, Gatsby and Pepper. View her work at Jen is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.
      • HOLLI TRUE

        HOLLI TRUE

      • Holli True is a high school senior portrait photographer based in Oregon. With a strong passion for working with teens, Holli decided to specialize specifically in senior portraits for girls, giving them the model experience during their photo shoot. For the past two years she has created a boutique photography company unlike anything in her area. Holli’s style of photography is a mix of modern, editorial and fashion with emphasis on bringing out her client’s unique personality and sense of style. In 2011, she released “Field Notes: Workshop in a Book”, a complete guide to senior portrait photography. Holli was one of the key speakers on the Seniorologie Tour, traveling to cities all over the US in 2012. Learn styling tips from Holli in Design Aglow’s Style Guides for Seniors, Families & Engagements, both fall/winter and spring/summer editions.


      • With a motto like “For People Who Like Pictures,” Jeff and Michelle Richardson are the perfect pairing, not only for each other, but for their happy clients as well. This dynamic duo stays busy running a successful photography studio specializing in wedding and portrait photography. Their infectious personalities and attention to capturing real photographs have awarded Jeff the Senior Portrait Artist of the Year award in 2005, 2006 and 2008, and Michelle a spot in the Top Ten in America for the past two straight years. For more, please visit
      • KT MERRY

        KT MERRY

      • KT Merry, of KT Merry Photography, is a fine art wedding photographer specializing in destination weddings worldwide. Trained at the Hallmark Institute of Photography and with a background in fashion photography, KT has been featured in publications such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, The Knot, ELLE, and Modern Bride. She is currently based in Miami and seasonally in California. View her work at KT is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • When she's not shooting weddings and portraits all over the world, you can find Whitebox's Sara Brennan-Harrell hanging at her farmhouse in North Carolina with her husband, two kids, two dogs, two cats, and her chickens. Sara's days are a mix of fun photo shoots, gardening, hanging laundry on the line, taking the kids to horseback riding lessons, and lots and lots of photo editing. Someone once described her photography as a mix between Vogue magazine, apple pie, and Coca-Cola: elegant and timeless with a twist of fun and a pop of color. You can view her work at Sara is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Sarah’s education and marketing experience at Coca-Cola have contributed heavily to her becoming one of the most successful studios in the country and one of the most in-demand speakers on the circuit. Today, her primary tasks involve marketing her studio and teaching other photographers how to market their businesses. She recently launched Cafe Joy, a monthly subscription service where she sends ideas and education to her members each month. Learn from Sarah in Selling Without A Studio: The Guide and The Photographer’s Marketing and PR Guide & Calendar.
      • SEAN LOW

        SEAN LOW

      • Sean Low is the Founder and President of The Business of Being Creative, a consulting firm focused on providing practical advice to those in the business of being creative. Sean is passionate about challenging creative businesses to be the best versions of themselves, helping them set the foundation for growth and development and working alongside them to take their businesses as far as they want to go. For more about The Business of Being Creative, see


      • Rachel Devine, of Rachel Devine Photography, is a commercial child photographer, daily life photo blogger, and co-author of Beyond Snapshots: How to Take That Fancy DSLR Camera Off “Auto” and Photograph Your Life like a Pro. She and her family are based in Melbourne, Australia, though she often comes home to America for work and play. View Rachel’s portfolio at She is also featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Janine Harris is a natural light lifestyle photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. She specializes in newborn, children and family lifestyle portraits. Her passion lies in capturing meaningful connections and telling family stories. Besides photographing clients, Janine offers one-on-one mentoring to other photographers, focusing on newborn, child and family lifestyle photography with the emphasis on session workflow, natural posing and lighting as well as aspects of running a business. Janine was born and raised in Germany and has relocated to Australia in early 2007, where she met her husband Sam. She since had a gorgeous baby girl Luca, who is now 3 years of age. Luca a big inspiration for her work and drives her to aim for the stars.


      • Kristina Mack of Tiny Posers is one of the UK’s most sought after photographers specializing in newborn and family photography. She has a degree in photography and after becoming a mother Kristina turned her heart towards newborns and babies as this time is so fleeting and magical. Her work is recognized by her neutral palette combined with clean, pure and simplistic style. Her classic style allows her to create beautiful art for her clients.
      • ANNA MAYER

        ANNA MAYER

      • Anna Mayer is a much loved and sought after child and family photographer with clients all over the United States, from the San Francisco Bay Area to Chicago to San Antonio, Texas. Anna’s honest, happy images capture the joy and magic of childhood. Her ability to connect with children and families coupled with her smart business sense has taken her from a part-time adventure to a full-time business in multiple cities across the U.S. Being mother to four active and adventurous children has honed her ability to see life through a child’s eyes and a mother’s heart. Her work continues to inspire families and fellow photographers alike. Anna is featured in The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Family Portrait Photography, available on Amazon and in your local bookstore.


      • Owner of Christina Block Photography, Christina resides in the San Marco area located in Jacksonville, Fl & is a Mom to her precious son, Asher. Her love for photography started over 10 years ago while taking a film course at a local community college; for many years she did street work with her Canon A-1 in hand & shooting nothing but rolls of black and white film. To her, there is nothing more beautiful & inspiring than a black and white photograph that shows pure emotion. Christina has successfully been running her photography business over 4 years now where her concentration is in portraiture, lifestyle, commercial work and intimate weddings. Her son and life’s simple moments are by far what she holds dearest to her heart. You can see some of her lovely images in the Design Aglow Posing Guides.


      • Jessica Ringor has been able to harness a unique combination of technical skill, feminine storytelling, and creative branding to elevate her company, LoveSpun Films, to the top of the wedding industry.

        With her distinct “LoveSpun” style, she has been able to carve out a niche market attracting the attention of top celebrity event designers and high profile couples alike. Her handmade wedding films have become the choice of some of the most distinguished clients, from Hollywood celebrities and film producers, to Olympic athletes and fashion magazine editors.

        LoveSpun’s work has been extensively featured in some of the wedding industries hottest publications. To quote a fellow filmmaker, “Not only is she one heck of a talented filmmaker but she is the branding & marketing goddess. Putting a little “Spun” in everything she does, she makes her clients & other vendors fall in love with her as a must have and must watch filmmaker.”
      • “MATTHIEU


      • Matthieu values stories, because he sees them as the unique journeys others take through life. His personal adventures began with his own father, a storyteller and a French radio personality for 23 years. Matthieu spent his youth listening (under the covers in his bed) to his small radio as his dad told amazing stories about exotic countries and fascinating cultures. Matthieu eventually relocated to the United States and received his degree in journalism so that he could honor his father and continue to tell the stories of others. Now he finds these defining, unscripted moments in his own career helping others share their journeys, chronicling more weddings in the last 13 years than he can count. Matthieu’s art and vision has been featured in Wedding Chicks, Style me Pretty, Today’s Bride, and Ceremony magazine. Matthieu currently shares his optimism and sense of humor with the love of his life Regina, exploring San Francisco on their Vespa, biking in the park, traveling far and close, and cuddling on the couch, watching movies without any interruption. Regina balances Matthieu’s creative and impulsive behavior with her grounded personality and beautiful smile. They are still creating their story.
      • “ANDREW


      • Andrew James Abajian is a hybrid fine art wedding, humanitarian, fashion photographer, and film maker. He has a passion for mixing both digital and traditional film mediums in order to tell stories from all over the world. Andrew believes that photography, at it’s core, is a journalistic art form. He feels that he is capturing a single moment in time, and that his videography should always be shot like it’s a timeless piece of art. This is always in the forefront of his mind while he’s working, as he always aims to achieve this approach. Over the past 3 years, he has had the opportunity to create many inspiring, beautiful, and personal films. From commemorating weddings to filming high fashion brands and travelling overseas to document humanitarian work, each story inspires him to strive for a finished film that reflects his personal goals for quality and uniqueness.
      • “SAMANTHA


      • Samantha Arroyo is an elopement, wedding and portrait photographer. She lives in southern California and travels around the world working side by side with her filmmaker husband, Josh. She strives to create photographs that are honest and convey strong emotions. She loves to roam the desert and feel the sunshine on her face.
      • “JOSH


      • Josh Arroyo, of Arroyo Films, is a computer nerd-turned-filmmaker based out of southern California. He loves to travel and go on adventures with his photographer wife, Samantha. Josh is passionate about nature and specializes in capturing outdoor elopements and weddings. Using both documentary and artistic filmmaking styles, he creates compelling and emotion-driven films.
      • “DAVID


      • David Ruzicka is an acclaimed European born cinematographer. His company, Fairytale Studio, established in 2008, when by series of coincidences collided and he created his first wedding film and immediately fell in love with cinematography. He’s a member of Style me Pretty's Little Black Book, and his weddings have been featured on numerous blogs such as Grey Likes Wedding, Grace Ormonde, Brooklyn Bride, Tulle and Twine and Beautiful South Asian Brides.


      • Pascal Délé is a cinematographer and wedding filmmaker based out of the south of France. He has been working on both corporate and wedding videos for over three years. Pascal is constantly evolving in his work and prides himself in making that a priority in his business. It is his belief that in order to become a successful business, it’s essential to mold your personal style in order to stand out from the crowd.


      • Shannon Griffin of Mi Amore Foto, has been a professional photographer for 6 years. She began her career in fashion and gradually found her passion in wedding and boudoir photography. “I began to realize that I enjoyed how personal weddings were,” Griffin explains. “As a photographer, you can stage the moment you are capturing or you can witness it. A big part of what gets me up in the morning is the opportunity to witness great moments in others’ lives. It is a real privilege.” Shannon works in both film and digital formats, travels as often as possible for work, and resides in North Florida with her husband and dog, Lola. When not working, she can be found at the nearest breakfast spot, or out with friends.
      • “ANDY

        ANDY FITTS

      • Andy was raised near the ocean on the Big Island of Hawaii by a musician and a photographer. He has spent the last 10 years working as a songwriter, recording artist, and touring musician-for-hire. He assisted his wife for several years as a photographer with Julie Harmsen Photography, and discovered a passion in expressing his creativity through the visual transcription of romance. He wants to provide couples with a wedding video that they’re not embarrassed or self-conscious watching, but EXCITED to watch, over and over again. He loves to work with photographers and compliment the beautiful still images with a choreographic map of the day. Some couples remember the flurry of events that transpire on a wedding day, but rarely are one’s memories more than fragmented snap-shots generated by the photographs we review. He is excited to create moving pictures that assist in retaining living memories.
      • “GUJ


      • Guj is a destination wedding filmmaker & photographer based in Manila, Philippines. He is the founder & creative director of redsheep PhotoCinema and is part of Rangefinder Magazine & PDN's first batch of In-Motion awardees: The 20 Emerging Artists To Watch in Video. Known for his art house sense of aesthetics, Guj is passionate about crafting filmic and cinematic images in natural light, favouring the candid over the contrived. Guj is a self-taught visual artist and an avid musician; he suffers from a severe case of wanderlust, breathes progressive rock and bleeds #UnmeritedFavor. Stalk his works and travels at and @redsheepphotocinema on Instagram.
      • “KALE

        KALE FITCH

      • Strong connections and story are at the heart of what Kale, owner of Kale Fitch Films, loves about his profession. His passion for film and storytelling started early with a few video classes in high school, they were about the only ones he wouldn’t skip out on. He liked the challenge of making someone feel something for the films he would create. Bringing out the true emotion of what you are watching. He actually started out shooting extreme sports type events (rock crawling, mountain biking, etc.) and from there went on to weddings. His basis for everything he shoots is to find the story. He believes every wedding is different and there is a story to be told. His films are very much content driven and meaningful.  Although he resides in Utah, his client base reaches all of the country and beyond. His greatest joys are his wife and kids and living life to the fullest.  Life is short and meant to be enjoyed.


      • Switzerfilm, an international award winning photo-cinema business made up of four young creative minds striving to take the world of wedding cinema and photography to the next level. Traveling the world for inspiration, this team of friends will go anywhere and everywhere to top our latest work. They find joy in teaching all over the world and help up and coming “ographers” lay the groundwork for a solid future. They have limitless amounts of information to share. Over the past 10 years, the majority of their clients have become lifelong friends. Their love is their life, their life is their work.
      • “BUBBLEROCK”


      • Born on a tiny island off the coast of Africa, the token French of the team caught the travel bug early on and believes to be a true citizen of the world calling many places “home”. Serve her a cosmo, she’ll smile; bring her to the sea, she’ll be happy. Lover of a good laugh with friends, she admits a slight obsession for Dave Grohl but what really makes her tick: people. Robin started his creative career with music; he has been a part of rock bands since he was a teenager. He then moved to photography & film since meeting Steph who he also shares the love of travels with. The reason bubblerock has been such an exciting journey for him can probably be linked to his other passions for History and anthropology. You won’t see him far from his Les Paul guitar though it’s OK to leave it at home when we are off jet-skiing in the Caribbean. Together they are bubblerock team: an international, traveling photography and filmmaking duo who built their little project from the ground up through passion, hard work and lots of optimism. They see opportunities in everyone and everything, believe in making people happy always staying authentic and down-to-earth.


      • The mission of Fotolanthropy is to capture and share inspiring true stories of people who have overcome adversity through photography and film. Fotolanthropy seeks to be a hub of inspiration for all through the power of storytelling. With each story, Fotolanthropy gives the recipient a portrait session, a slideshow to music and the digital images, as well as a platform for them to share their story. Fotolanthropy also chooses about 5 stories to make into short documentary films each year. Fotolanthropy is a nationwide community of professional photographers and filmmakers who use their cameras for good by donating their time and talents to capture stories of those who inspire them. These artists are the storytellers behind every story shared on Fotolanthropy’s website. With their common interest of giving back and a servant-hearted spirit, these Fotocrew members are uniting together as an artistic community to give back to those who have overcome adversity.
      • “HUMDRUM


      • Humdrum Films is Jacob Williams and Jared Kettle. They met in 2008 while studying Film & Digital Media at Deakin University. They’ve been co-conspirators ever since.

        Together, they have over 10 years of wedding experience behind them, and they feel incredibly lucky to have couples invite them into what is a very special day in their lives.

        Humdrum was born as a creative outlet, a way for them to tell unique stories through the moving image. They love what they do, and the people they get to meet.
      • KATIE LAMB

        KATIE LAMB

      • Katie Lamb is a photographer based out of Houston, Texas. She has been in business since 2008 when she graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Fine Art Photography. Katie originally pursued photography in order to document international missions and the orphan crisis around the world, and this still remains her greatest passion. As for her portrait business, she specializes in seniors, families, and has a separate brand for beauty & boudoir. Over the past seven years, she has fallen in love with the business aspect of what photographers do and has since co-created the Develop Retreat - a workshop focused on the business side of the craft.


      • Matt and Tash, the husband and wife team that is Design Patrol, are based in the Hunter Valley on the East Coast of Australia and travel far and wide to capture their couples love stories. They are storytellers who are passionate about capturing the heart, emotion and personality of each of their super awesome couples on their big day. Their films are candid, fun, honest and quirky. Their "fly on the wall" style allows them to capture all the big important parts, plus all the special little moments that may go unnoticed.
      • ABBEY KYHL

        ABBEY KYHL

      • Abbey Kyhl is the founder of LearnElite and owner of AK Studio & Design. Throughout her career, she's been down just about every road, and made just about every mistake…and luckily has also had some pretty important moments of triumphant success to give her the tools and ability to create a business she loves. She knows, without a doubt, that you really can have it all, an amazing business and an amazing life. Abbey shares her journey with others of how she went from her business controlling her to being a total BOSS and building the business that made it possible for her to have the life she always dreamed of.


      • Jenny of As Ever Photography has been making pictures since she was old enough to hold a camera. Growing up, she spent endless hours in her home darkroom and has carried this love for creating images throughout her life. After practicing as a speech/language pathologist for many years, including several years spent working with children with Autism in Ireland, she is now pursuing her lifelong passion for capturing beauty through her lens as a career. She endeavors to create a dreamy, vintage-inspired aesthetic and to document authentic, honest emotions. She loves to photograph seniors, couples, and weddings. She is a military spouse currently based in Utah, but has a serious case of wanderlust and welcomes ALL travel!


      • Brittney Kluse is a lifestyle photographer based in the sunny, eastern corner of Washington state. Best known for her bright, bold, and colorful imagery in the photography industry; to her family and friends, Brittney is best known for her inability to do laundry and dishes. In addition to being a natural light photographer, Brittney is a full-time mess-picker-upper for her two young children and husband. Launching her business in 2008, Brittney has evolved her vibrant and loud style to match her equally-as-loud voice. Her background in business, marketing, and branding mixed with her thriving photography brand has helped shape her into a sought after mentor for photographers around the globe. Brittney is fluent in English and sarcasm.


      • Curtis and Jordin Wiklund are a husband and wife photography team based in Southeast Michigan. They operate their personal and wedding work under the parent brand Curtis Wiklund Photography and are launching a new brand for Fall 2015, designed specifically for High School Seniors in Southeast Michigan, called Seniors Run The World.


      • Emily Mitchell passionately believes that capturing our moving, living history now is more important than perfection. Her mission is to empower photographers with the skills to capture and edit artistic films about family life. When she's not honestly blogging her often-hilarious life full of travel and adventures with kids, she is refurbishing their Victorian-era house or teaching DSLR Video Storytelling and Mobile Device Video Storytelling. You can find her at Everyday Films,


      • Audrey, of Le Secret d' Audrey, is a Photographer best known for her iconic, minimalist and fashion inspired approach. As a true Parisian, she brings this "je ne sais quoi" twist to her style, feminine and timeless. She has a passion for storytelling and natural light and her vision has made her a much sought-after creative partner in the industry in Paris. She captures the emotional connection between couples to create the perfect portrait. Her vision is a sweet balance between fashion photography and documentary style of the day when shooting events like weddings or elopements. Her work has often been featured in prints and online and resonate with clients who want a focus on elegance and simplicity.


      • Michelle Grace Arnold is a portrait photographer located in Nashville, TN. She specializes in women and children’s portraiture. Her unique ability to put her clients at ease, help them connect with their inner self confidence, and actually love being photographed is part of what makes her stand out in her field. She is a wife, mother of 4 and and believes the kitchen is for dancing, not cooking. She has received multiple awards for her work, including 1st Place in the Seniors category at WPPI. To see Michelle’s work, please visit her Gallery at


      • Duke graduate and former attorney Sarah Wilkerson joined Clickin Moms as a member in 2008 and quickly became a leader in the community. In 2010, she held CM’s first forum-based workshop and spearheaded the development of CMuniversity, an online photography school that provides educational programming to over 2000 photographers each month.Together with Kendra, Sarah has led the evolution of the company’s mission, program development, and position within the greater photography community. She currently resides in Virginia with her Army JAG husband, three sons, one daughter, and two dogs. Sarah shoots with a Nikon D4, enjoys tilt-shift and atmospheric black and white work, and instructs CMU’s upper level composition courses (Elements of Design and Composition and Creativity). In her free time, Sarah loves research and writing, lattes, mojitos, flip flops, and reality tv.


      • Jenny Solar, of Solar Photographers and Hello Happiness Card Company, has been a wedding and family photographer for over ten years. She and her husband Josh live in Kansas City, Missouri with their three kids, Max, Ava & Lia. They spend their time creating meaningful work, spending time with their family, and seeking out adventure.


      • Rya Duncklee is the premier child photographer in Jacksonville, Florida. She specializes in creating an end-to-end custom photography and design experience for maternity, baby, and child portraits.

        She has an eye for design and enjoys D.I.Y. projects. Rya likes to think of herself as an interior designer as well as a photographer. This combination lends something unique to her photography and services offered. Rya was also recently recognized as a two-time International Award Winner by the National Association of Professional Child Photographers (NAPCP).


      • Ellie Koleen is a photographer based out of Central California, but travels at any opportunity she has. She loves snuggling with her sweet husband, Spenser, two pups, Scout and Sawyer, and cat, Rimsky. A few of her other loves are Jesus, the rain, good aesthetic, decorating her home, bicycle rides to dinner, restoring her vintage trailer, drinking coffee at all times during the day, and most of all…telling stories through photography. With over 6 years of experience and 75 weddings photographed, not only will she be your photographer, but someone you can call a friend as well.


      • Elise Mesner is a big lounger, disco napper, and bask in the sun hammock styler. She recently moved to Los Angeles, but spent her whole life growing and learning in Detroit. She does creative things: photography, cooking, art, and music. Her perfect day involves a sunny nap. She thinks lavender cookies and taro bread are amazing.


      • Ash Ambirge is the Founder & CEO of The Middle Finger Project (yes, she actually holds the trademark for the name!), a place for people who want to learn online business but can't stand "newsletters," cheesy advice, tired clichés, words like "empowerment" or anything else that makes you roll your eyes or contemplate death by wine. (Which admittedly sounds kind of delicious.).


      • A worldwide photographer based in the UK, Rosie Hardy defies not only geographical boundaries, but also the boundaries of art: photographer, poet, digital magician. She is all of these.


      • Ben and Rebekah Hood, the owners of Kallima Photography, specialize in weddings and editorial photography. They’ve been married for 11 years, have two awesome kids, a crossfit addiction, and a love of coffee.


      • Ryan is a professional brand ambassador and travel photographer living in Los Alamitos, CA but he grew up in a tiny town in the mountains of California. It was there that the love of beauty was nourished by an amazing set of patient and loving parents and the mountains in his backyard. He has 2 degrees and neither of them having anything to do with photography. He has 2 beautiful and playful daughters and an eternally-patient wife that encourage more beauty in the world every day. He is convinced if you train your eye to see beauty, you'll be surprised with how much of it is quietly surrounding you.


      • Phil is a full time wedding and portrait photograph based in Portland, Oregon. Before picking up a camera, I spent 4.5 years in the US Army active duty completing two tours, one in Afghanistan in 2006 and one in Iraq from 2007-2009. I spend my free time hanging with my lady, going on hikes, making music and watching 90’s films that make me feel nostalgic.


      • Cassie is the Founder of Modern Thrive, an online platform designed to help you figure out what you want to do with your life. For the past five years she has been a writer and entrepreneur, building online marketing programs for some of the world's largest brands. Cassie is passionate about connecting the right people together to help them make amazing things happen.


      • Beth Deschamp is the photographer behind {beth} a-dilly and #bethadillychallenge. This curly-haired blonde and blue-eyed girl is most content when she is making memories with her little family. She is married to the boy who had a high school locker next to hers and is a small town girl living in the big city of Washington DC with her hubby and two puppies. Starbucks iced soy chai, paperback books, Instagram, almond vanilla cupcakes, blogging, a glass of bold red wine and snuggling a puppy in her lap are just a few of her most favorite things. On a typical weekend, you can find her in the passenger seat, riding down the back roads of Virginia wine country with the windows rolled down and country tunes turned up, stopping on the side of the road from time to time to capture something beautiful with her Nikon D610. As this teacher turned photographer just celebrated her second year in business, her favorite thing about being a photographer is being able to portray the beauty of ordinary things in everyday life. Becoming a photographer has helped her to see the beauty in the littlest of things. And that is a life lesson she will always be grateful for.


      • Victoria Wright is a Pacific Northwest photographer available for work with clients worldwide. She specializes in portrait, lifestyle and travel photography for brands including Coach, Airbnb, and American Express. On Instagram she seamlessly blends client work with thoughtful, personal glimpses into her everyday life, resulting in a collection of photos that resonate with a unique approachability. Born in Lithuania and raised in eastern Washington, Victoria finally found home in Seattle where she lives with her husband and her bernedoodle, Ruby.


      • Born in Mumbai, Alpana grew up in the era of black and white television, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Bollywood Cinema. Her love affair with people and spaces formed as she walked the streets of Mumbai. Currently, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and creates authentic family portraits as well as personal works.


      • Katch is a photographer, an artist, a storyteller, and a lover of the outdoors. She spends her free time in the mountains, camping, hiking, climbing and documenting adventures. She lives in Southern California and travels often. Storytelling is what she loves, and documenting mood is very important to her. She is constantly inspired by the organic– mountains, rock, wind, rain, and anything found in nature.
      • DANA PUGH

        DANA PUGH

      • Dana Pugh is a family photographer with a studio in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada. In 2010, she was named the first ever International Child Photographer of the Year by the NAPCP(National Association of Professional Children's Photographers). Her work is quirky, emotional and authentic which has lead to many features in industry blogs and publications, but she is most happiest seeing her work hanging in the homes of her clients across North America.


      • Jade Sheldon is a freelance artist and lifestyle photographer who lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, Cory. She is an Oregon native who holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in Illustration from Pacific Northwest College of Art as well as a Masters of Arts in Education from Pacific University. She has an affinity for travel, instant film and a perfectly poured macchiato.
      • JEAN SMITH

        JEAN SMITH

      • Jean Smith is a lifestyle and wedding photographer located in Hartland, Michigan. Besides photography, she is a huge lover of her family (four boys and husband), travel (take her anywhere), chocolate (duh), and exercise (to battle the previous love).


      • Originally from Boston, Jaclyn is the founder of Blog Society, a global community where blogging, business and creativity collide. A passionate creative matchmaker, she is a social media addict prone to wasting hours on Pinterest and has had a long love affair with the digital marketing world. She believes in the power of collaboration and has a passion for helping businesses and bloggers tell their brand story. She aims to offer like-minded and passionate individuals the opportunity to connect and inspire one another through ​her Digital Bravery E-course and a variety of national​ workshops​, events ​and gatherings both online and off.


      • Lauren Hooker is the graphic designer and founder of Elle & Company, a blogging, business, and design resource for creative entrepreneurs. Her love of design led her to a BFA in Visual Communication Design from Virginia Tech in 2012. After a couple years of freelance work, she started her business full time in 2014. Her mission is to teach other entrepreneurs the fundamentals of business, blogging, and design in order for them to turn their lifelong passion into successful, profitable businesses.


      • Carolyn Mara Borlenghi was born in 1979 in Houston, Texas in an Italian family. She earned her BA in psychology with a minor in photography from Southern Methodist University (2002) and an MFA in photography, video and related media from the School of Visual Arts, NYC (2006). Carolyn has exhibited in multiple gallery spaces in the United States, at PhotoFest Houston, been published in PDN magazine, Saplings Magazine, and B&T Australia among others and sold work to private clients. She teaches two classes at The DEFINE School as well as offering group mentoring.


      • Amber Gress is a wedding, portrait, and travel photographer based in New York. She started making photos in the black and white darkroom of her California high school. She continues to makes images for creative people who love adventure, color, and the unexpected. She loves people and a good laugh.


      • Cynthia Chung is a New York City wedding photographer with a special talent for creating wedding GIFs.


      • Rachel LaCour Niesen, Steward of Stories & Founder of Save Family Photos, is a Yankee by birth but a Southern storyteller at heart. When a much-loved uncle gifted her with her first SLR camera, Rachel found her calling in photography. In pursuit of her passion, she headed to the University of Missouri, where she studied Photojournalism and Art History. When she's not curating vintage family photos, she enjoys adventures with her husband and partner in entrepreneurship, Andrew Niesen.