About Us

First and foremost, we are artists; the camera is but one of our many artistic tools.   Artistic composition, lighting, and design are all incorporated in our work. Many years of experience producing and teaching in the arts has given us the ability to communicate and collaborate with you in creating the finest of photographs.

 

 

Neil Staples

Neil Staples

For 20 years, I was owner and operator of a commercial photography studio in South Florida while teaching part time at a commercial photography school. After returning to school for my master's degree, I became a full time faculty member of the photography department at Virginia Intermont College. When V.I. closed its doors in 2014, I decided to return to the business of photography while again teaching part time, this time at Emory & Henry College.Continue
Nina Rizzo

Nina Rizzo

American artist Henriette Wyeth said  " I love the feeling of a body under dress, in a woman, man or child. . .  Michelangelo sculptures   -   Why do I have so many enthusiasms?  Have I possibly room for them?  I go absolutely mad, I get tearful, my voice shakes, I almost die. "   I feel as if I could have written those words myself.  Drawing, painting, photography, music, any medium that involves working with the hands, senses, spirit, is so intriguing, so satisfying and to be perfectly honest, just so much fun!Continue