FROM OUR COUPLES
MELISSA & BRAD
Crystal Tea Room, Philadelphia
Wow! I do not even know where to begin. My husband and I did a ton of research before selecting a photographer and immediately fell in love with Anastasia's work. We met with her in person and it was a no brainer that she was the perfect fit for our September 2019 wedding. The planning process was seamless with Anastasia- she was very quick to answer emails, organized and incredibly helpful with suggestions, timelines, etc. On the wedding day, Anastasia and Vladimir did an amazing job of directing us where to be and staying on a tight timeline (which was very important to us). They were so efficient that we even finished early and had an extra half hour to relax before the ceremony began. They were INCREDIBLY patient, made us all feel very comfortable and have an amazing eye for detail. Additionally, they completely blended in throughout the entire ceremony and reception, we did not even notice they were there. I am still getting calls and texts about how incredibly skilled our photographer is and have had multiple people tell me their jaws literally dropped when they saw Anastasia's photos. They were my favorite of all of our vendors we worked with and I cannot recommend them enough!
We will be treasuring our wedding photos for decades to come, thanks to the amazing artistic work of Anastasia and Vladimir! We are swooning over our album and cannot wait to share photos with our guests and families. This duo was so fabulous to work with on the most special day of our lives. They were such a calming presence and worked seamlessly with other vendors to assure that the day went smoothly. They helped us get all the photos on our lengthy shot list (as we had two huge families in attendance!) and captured so many special moments, both big and small, with their lenses. We would highly recommend this team to any couple- you won't be disappointed!!
DIANA & SAGAR
The Lakehouse Inn, CT
ALYSSA & CHASE
Park Chateau, NJ
Anastasia and Vladimir are absolutely amazing! Not only are they professional and extremely talented, but they are some of the kindest people I have ever encountered. They were an absolute pleasure to work with and our pictures are something that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. Anastasia worked closely with us to establish our wedding timeline and a must have shot list. I did not stress once about the pictures because I knew I was in good hands. Anastasia continued to impress me on our wedding. She was so calming and patient with us the entire day. She has no problem speaking up and taking control to make sure that everything is perfect for her clients! We could not be happier with the photos we received. My now husband and I also ordered wedding albums from Anastasia. They are absolutely stunning and such high quality! Look no further and book Anastasia and Vladimir!
Incredible Talented. Kind and Gracious. Stunning Results. Anastasia and Vlad are the perfect team, and we couldn't be more grateful to have had them for our engagement and wedding photos. Anastasia is WILDLY talented and makes everything so effortless. She was always so responsive to my emails and questions, and made me feel completely at ease throughout every step. It also is so heartwarming to be working with a husband and wife team when celebrating your love. We couldn't be happier to have had Anastasia as part of our team. We recommend her to everyone and hope to keep in touch with her for years to come!
BRIANNA & NATE
Water Works, Philadelphia
KRISTEN & ANTHONY
French Creek Golf Club, PA
Anastasia and Vladimir truly care about capturing your special day in a way that reflects your individual personalities, and they are both an absolute pleasure to work with. Anastasia helped us establish our wedding timeline to make sure all the moments most important to us would be captured. She even talked me through the entire wedding timeline again 4 days before our wedding when my nerves go the best of me and I needed a bit of reassurance. Anastasia is extremely organized and efficient during the bridal portraits and takes all the pressure off the bride and groom to stay on schedule. At the same time, she is so patient and positive, and our bridal party and family all commented how enjoyable she was to work with. The most important part – our wedding pictures – are absolutely breathtaking. There is an overall simplicity, yet dramatic attention to detail that is so unique and impressive. All our pictures are so genuine and natural, and we are IN LOVE.
Anastasia is honestly the best in the business. She has the most incredible talent and eye for beauty in moments and in humans. We wanted a very specific look for our wedding - and even requested a special lighting technique to brighten the colors and bolden the settings and she agreed with NO HESITATION! She was one of our most responsive vendors (which for brides is a HUGE plus) and she was so calming the day of our wedding and so flexible to our needs. Her pictures look like they are shot for a magazine and her work is IMPECCABLE and like no other photographer that I’ve seen. Most of all- her energy and passion for her art is palpable and she truly invests in each of her client to capture the essence of their wedding day. I truly can’t stop raving about Anastasia and her magical photographs - she is worth every penny!!!
ASHLEY & MAX
CONNIE & JEFF
Bradford Estate, NJ
I'm not sure I could use enough words to express just how amazing these 2 are. Anastasia and Vladimir are just incredible. Their eye for detail and gorgeous pictures are unmatched. After looking through 50+ photographers - the difference was clear - I had to have Anastasia. She captured every moment perfectly and I loved working with them both. They work perfectly together; you can't tell who took which shot, everything is seamless. I can't thank them enough for being hands-on enough to get the shots we wanted, and hands-off enough that we still enjoyed our night 110%. Not only was the day-of perfect, but all the details leading up to the big day were spot on. I had a ton of timely communication, lots of flexibility with scheduling dates, several payments submitted to them, the list goes on. We were able to work together before the big day and it made everything so much easier and stress free! No detail was too small - they were an absolute dream to work with!
Anastasia and Vladimir were one of the best vendors to work with for our wedding! I am very picky about how I wanted my wedding photos to look so I was so happy to have found Anastasia to photograph our wedding. Her work did not disappoint! From the very beginning Anastasia was a pleasure to work with. She answered all of my questions in a timely manner, gave great tips/ advice and even helped us put together our wedding timeline. Anastasia has great attention to detail which is evident in her work. Her photos show art work and creativity which is different from a lot of other photographers I’ve looked at. On our wedding day Anastasia and Vladimir arrived on time and communicated with each other to ensure that the day runs as smoothly as possible. They were so efficient that we even had an extra hour to relax before the ceremony! It is clear that they work well together as a team. Anastasia is caring and makes you feel comfortable. They are not the type of photographers who are overbearing but very direct at the same time. ARP definitely researches the locations that you want your photos taken ahead of time to ensure that you get the best photos and backdrops possible. We are so thankful to have found such an amazing and talented couple to capture the best day of our lives!
ANH & TOM
Down Town Club, Philadelphia
DENIZ & TOMMY
Union Trust, Philadelphia
We could not be happier with our choice to have Anastasia and Vladimir document our big day in Philadelphia. We absolutely LOVE our wedding pictures and they truly captured the emotion from all the day's special moments. You only need to look at a handful of their pictures to recognize that they are extremely talented and are operating on a whole other level with their documentary style photos. More importantly, they are consummate professionals and were an absolute pleasure to work with throughout the process. From our first meeting with her, Anastasia was super responsive, was always there with friendly reminders, provided great advice on where to take pictures, and answered the other million questions we had. As a bonus, it was great getting to know them ahead of time and working with them on engagement pictures. On the wedding day, Anastasia and Vladimir blended in seamlessly, while making sure they captured all the shots we wanted. We also appreciated their patience and skill in directing our massive bridal party to get the perfect shots (10 groomsmen & 9 bridesmaids!!). In all the stress of wedding planning, photography was frankly something we did not have to worry about much at all once we had Anastasia on board. You cannot go wrong with Anastasia and Vladimir and we cannot recommend them highly enough!
I am so grateful to Anastasia and Vladimir for capturing the true happiness and beauty of our wedding day. I look back at my photos and feel as though I am reliving the day all over again. Anastasia was such a pleasure to work with throughout this whole process and made me so comfortable entrusting her with such an important role on our wedding day. She has been a true professional from the beginning to the end of our wedding journey and I can't imagine working with anybody else. Anastasia and Vladimir are true artists and I am so over the moon with how all of our photos turned out.
CHRISTINA & ROB
Westmount Country Club
ALISHA & MIKE
From start to finish, Anastasia and Vladimir were extremely professional, reliable, helpful, and absolutely amazing. Their tasteful vision, remarkable talent and technique created the most memorable and timeless photos that we will cherish forever. Without any reservation, I recommend them for photography for your special day. Their communication and experience made for a truly seamless day. They are INCREDIBLE and their talent is unmatched. They were such a huge part of our day and we are so beyond thankful we chose them.
Anastasia and Vladimir are absolutely the best! Working with them was a true pleasure. Anastasia took the time to really get to know my husband and I. She wanted to make sure our vision came true. And she did just that! Anastasia’s professionalism is one of a kind. From our very first meeting I instantly felt at ease. My bridal party said they were the easiest photographers to work with. She is not pushy and is able to catch beautiful moments without the stress of forcing typical poses. I could not recommend greater photographers. Their work is beautiful, their personalities are wonderful, and their desire to create the best photos is undeniable!
HEATHER & JAMES
The Ryland Inn, NJ
Union Trust, Philadelphia
Without it being necessary to say... A lot of decisions and money goes into putting together even the most modest of weddings. While I can’t say that ours was the most modest, I can say that the one place where we never wavered from our original decision was in choosing Anastasia as our photographer... more than that, our choice in selecting Anastasia is genuinely one of the elements that we look at as having made our wedding event as special as it was. We’d researched and created a list of approximately 5 photographers — representing a full range of pricing. Our initial step was to reach out with a basic question and then weigh the response time. Anastasia wasn’t only the first to respond to our question, she also offered us the fullest explanation for her answer AND offered us additional things to consider. With that, we took the steps to schedule a face-to-face meeting with her... Needless to say, that began what we truly look at as having been a genuine relationship — as we not asked her to do the wedding, but we additionally asked for her to do an engagement/family photo session... and every interaction, proof, suggestion, and photograph just reiterated our reasoning in choosing to work with her. Nothing better represents what she’s capable of, than the wedding day itself. As with all great plans, our wedding day was chalked full of curveballs — from Jay-Z’s concert on the parkway to a September day doing it’s best impersonation of “April-Showers”. This was where Anastasia truly shined. Given the time she took to get to know us, she was able to prioritized the shots we truly wanted — in a shortened period of time. There, she once again took control by adjusting plans, keeping the timing tight, and fitting together photos that genuinely reflected our wishes. Not only had Anastasia and Vlad managed to capture the staged photos, but she shocked us with the brilliant eye she displayed in simply capturing “real” moments. On top of that, while everything was captured and photographed, neither she nor Vlad ever injected themselves uncomfortably into the ceremony. Finally, she worked constantly with us over putting together our album. She was dedicated to helping us put together a keepsake that we would forever cherish. Velianne, my wife, simply says: “She’s the best.”... and there’s no better way to state it.
I don't even know where to start! Anastasia and Vladimir were incredible. We did an engagement shoot with them about a month before the wedding. When we got those photos back we were in awe of how they could have captured these amazing photos. My mother in law was in graphic design and does photography the first thing she said when she saw them was how great of an eye they have, with positioning, and lighting. It made us that more excited for the wedding to come. We got a sneak peak on facebook of wedding photos and compliments have not stopped flowing in and we could not be happier. Seriously they were everywhere and didn't miss a moment. They were amazing to work with and captured pictures I didn't even know were possible.. a guest mid backflip on the dance floor with everyones reactions (amazing).. the little candid moments when you are taking it all in or with family.. We are so glad Anastasia and Vladimir were part of our special day!
GINA & TYLER
Appleford Estate, PA
LAUREN & CHRIS
Anastasia and Vladimir are part of what made our wedding so special on October 5, 2019 at the Vie. We first met them in September 2018 for our engagement session and they we’re so professional and welcoming. I know for my husband and myself, professional pictures can tend to feel awkward but with Anastasia and Vladimir they were so amazing it felt like we were friends hanging out. Before the wedding and on the actual day they were so organized and helpful to me and my family. They offered great advice for locations for pictures and how to set up the timeline for the whole day. We had a large bridal party of 24 and they handled the group photos with ease. They were able to capture every big moment of our day and everything else in between!