Heirloom Wedding Studio

THEĀ CREATIVE ARTISTS

  • CREATIVE DIRECTOR VITTORIO ROBERTO

    Vittorio Roberto is the Principal and Founder of Heirloom Wedding Studio. Vittorio Roberto is an accomplished Creative Director, Art Director, Photo Editor and Graphic Designer with a signature style of elegance, grace and sophistication. Over the course of his illustrious career Vittorio worked for world-class luxury brands, as well as at the helm of leading advertising agencies on multiple campaigns. Vittorio began his career as the Art Director for No.11 Incorporated, an acclaimed Manhattan boutique advertising and design agency. Vittorio’s robust body of work reflects the high esteem he holds in the fashion and beauty industries. His portfolio includes work with: SportMax, Max Mara Weekend, Intimissimi, Victoria’s Secret, Henri Bendel, L’Or’eal, Zara, and Valentino. Vittorio collaborated with some of the most influential photographers in the world: Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Raymond Meier, Phil Poynter, Greg Kadel, Dusan Rejlin, Alexi Lubomirski Peter Beard and Irving Penn.

    Vittorio’s talent was recognized by leaders of the beauty world and was hired by Est’ee Lauder to transform its iconic Clinique brand. Vittorio played an integral role modernizing Clinique, as the Senior Associate Creative Director of Global Advertising. Vittorio’s expertise and sensibility guided Clinique to greater relevance and appeal for today’s market. Vittorio’s image transformation expertise was then recruited by the all American Brooks Brothers brand. As Senior Global Creative Director for the American legacy, Vittorio revitalized the 198-year-old retailer. He strategically created new appeal and identity through the launch of Brooks Brothers’ “Country Club” brand, and breathed new life into its boutiques. He was instrumental in revamping the Brooks Brothers’global advertising, while directing its design and catalog division.

    Vittorio was inspired to launch Heirloom Weddings Studio when he was commissioned to art direct a colleague’s niece’s wedding in Napa Valley. With his passion for art, design and photography Vittorio transformed the idea of a wedding album into a one - of - a - kind luxury coffee table book. Each thoughtfully edited image on the elegantly styled pages captured a timeless love story to be treasured forever. The art directed and modern fashionable wedding photography and custom designed album reflected the couple’s personality, their everlasting commitment and celebration of love. A priceless treasured heirloom emerged - Heirloom Wedding Studio was born.

    Vittorio finds inspiration in all things art, fashion, travel, design, film, culture, art history, people and their stories. Vittorio has a talent for revealing the core essence of his subjects and articulating their beauty in masterfully crafted visual stories.

  • PHOTOGRAPHER TANYA ARIANNE MALOTT

    World-class photographer Tanya Arianne Malott is a seasoned storyteller who creates simple, naturally elegant images. She believes a less posed approach to wedding photography is the only way to tell a story that still feels meaningful and timeless a generation from now. There is nothing trendy or contrived about her work and the images she makes today are as timeless and iconic as the ones she made twenty years ago.

    Tanya quietly captures those intimate moments that happen in between the less obvious ones, and sprinkles in the personal details and meaningful portraits to tell a complete story. Her candid and unobtrusive approach lends itself to imagery that is unconstructed, yet refined and full of personality. At the heart of her work is an honest and joyful celebration of the multiple love stories that comprise a wedding: the stories of husbands and wives, of parents and children, of dearest friends and close siblings.

    Most of her clients are extremely private individuals and families who avoid publicity, yet invite her into their homes and lives to share some of their most sacred moments. She has formed enduring relationships with many former brides and is often called “our friend who happens to be our photographer”, including one of her earliest clients who asked Tanya to be Godmother to her daughter. A wedding is often just the beginning.

    Tanya has many years of first hand experience working in a dozen countries and hundreds of cities all over the world. She is as skilled and comfortable photographing an intimate wedding in downtown NYC as she is at capturing a destination event at a private Italian villa, a multinational gathering at a five star hotel in Paris, or a beach wedding in the Caribbean.

    Tanya’s work has been featured in the coveted “Vogue Weddings Brides Dresses and Designers”, “Vera Wang On Weddings”, and “Town & Country Elegant Weddings” coffee table books. With client permission, she has contributed to countless wedding and fashion publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, Town & Country, Vogue, The New York Times, People, New York Magazine and numerous European editorials.

  • PHOTOGRAPHER JOEY SKIBEL

    Award-winning photographer Joey Skibel approaches each wedding with a cinematic eye and a fresh evocative sensibility. As a photographic art director and cinematographer Skibel creates stunning and arresting scenes to narrate each wedding day. By integrating his expert lighting and mastery composition skills he creates compelling imagery with an exceptional eye for detail. He imbues the seemingly effortless ability to set his subjects up in front of the camera making them feel at ease, meshing his editorial expertise with his cinematic aesthetic, striking the perfect balance.

    Skibel was selected and published by Wedding & Portrait Photographers International, as one of the top 100 Wedding Photographers in the World. He went on to receive scholarships and was chosen to attend the prestigious Leica Academy in Solms, Germany. His work has allowed him to travel all over the globe; he is astute to many different customs and cultures and is highly regarded by his clientele wherever he goes. He approaches each project with a fresh perspective and a captivating photojournalistic eye. Whether shooting a swanky wedding in Palm Springs or a traditional church wedding in Beverly Hills, his imagery has a profoundly classic cinematic effect. Most recently his work was published in In Style Weddings, featuring celebrity wedding Greg Vaughan & Touriya Haoud.

    While Joey is not busy shooting weddings he lends his talents as an educator for Canon USA, teaching professional photographers how to operate the latest cameras, for both still & cinema. He is currently working on filming a documentary in South Africa to raise Global Awareness on Rhino poaching.

  • PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL STRATTON

    Photographer Michael Stratton is an expert studio and lifestyle photographer who shoots intimate and creative wedding photography with a fashion edge. Michael’s approach to shooting weddings is that he is able to capture an elusive fraction of time. He is able to share life’s moments as they are happening before him, locked forever within each frame. His meticulous eye and romantic lighting are crucial for making every bride look like she just stepped out of a fashion editorial.

    Michael was raised in rural northern California, his father an amateur photographer with a darkroom in their family home, his grandfather a photojournalist were both his early influences. After studying fine art and design Michael worked for a decade with architectural firms in San Francisco as a designer. In the 90’s looking to explore other creative avenues Michael moved to New York City to pursue photography. He began working for renowned fashion photographer Steven Meisel. After years of honing his skills Michael’s style reflects an amalgam of art history, design, architecture, travel and a passion for the photographic medium.

    Michael has worked for numerous magazines and advertising clients as well as exhibitions with the prestigious Throckmorton Fine Art Gallery, Grey Art Gallery and Edwyn Hauk Gallery.

  • PHOTOGRAPHER JOSHUA LAWRENCE KOGAN

    Photographer Joshua Lawrence Kogan’s signature style of documentary storytelling merges unexpected moments into a vibrant palette of raw emotion and timeless beauty. His evocative photojournalistic approach fuses his fashion, beauty and lifestyle aesthetic together with his contemporary, yet classic sensibility. Joshua’s photographic vision has led him to work with some of the industries most influential talents in the world of fashion and art spending over a decade photographing upscale luxury events throughout the Paris art scene.

    As an arts graduate from the University of Southern California, Joshua has always been fascinated and deeply inspired by the arts, especially the connection between art and photography. Combined with his love of travel, architecture, food, history and culture, his approach reflects his passion and his romantic vision for cinematic storytelling resulting in ethereal moments that are captured seemingly effortlessly.

    Working alongside some of the industry’s most dynamic fashion editors Joshua’s work has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Glamour, Conde Nast Sport & Style, Marie Claire, Wallpaper, Grazia, Flaunt and Vogue Pelle. His commercial assignments and special projects include collaborations with Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferre, Aveda, Salvador Dali Fragrances, and Bloomingdales.

    While Joshua is not lending his time shooting weddings he may be found beside the deep blue waters of Acapulco, most recently he teamed up with the Acapulco Board of Tourism to shoot “Acapulco Dream”, a fine art and travel photography book in association with the Acapulco Board of Tourism and the Governor of Guerrero Mexico. Joshua currently resides in New York.

Joshua Lawrence Kogan
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