My name is Nina, and I’m a wedding and portrait photographer based at Lake Tahoe, in the gorgeous Sierra Nevada right at the California/Nevada border. I’m known for my creative, contemporary vision and sometimes daring angles to provide timeless photographs to remember your big day by. Thanks to my background in graphic design, composition as well as simple, clean album designs come naturally to me.
My approach to weddings is a fusion of photojournalism, formal group portraiture, and fun, directed portraits of bride and groom, which look natural and unposed. I strive to capture your personalities through all the big moments, intimate moments, the emotions, laughter, tears, stunning portraits, delicate details, and everything in-between. You will love the soft romantic close-ups as well as the vibrant landscapes by the lake.
I’m familiar with Lake Tahoe and know how to photograph in the crisp, bright light up here. It takes an acquired skill set to bring out the Tahoe blue while also casting the subjects in flattering light. I frequently photograph weddings at Edgewood in South Lake Tahoe, the Hyatt in Incline Village, West Shore Cafe, Gar Woods in Carnelian Bay, The Lodge at Tahoe Donner, The Ritz Carlton, Northstar-at-Tahoe, PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, The Chateau in Incline Village, Aspen Grove in Incline Village, The Fairwinds Estate, Thunderbird Lodge on the East Shore, Zephyr Cove Resort, Heavenly Resort in South Lake Tahoe, The Resort at Squaw Creek, The Landing in South Lake Tahoe, Valhalla by Camp Richardson, the Ehrman Mansion in Sugar Pine Point State Park, the Kehlet Mansion in Meeks Bay, Donner Lake, Mourelatos Resort in Tahoe Vista, The River Ranch by the Truckee River, Painted Rock Lodge, Chambers Landing on the West shore, boats like the Safari Rose or Sierra Cloud, and of course private homes around Tahoe, Donner Lake, or Truckee.
I also cover events and celebrations, or will be happy to equip you with a new, stylish, professional business head shot or lifestyle portraits.
Even though I live and work around Lake Tahoe / Reno, I absolutely love to explore new locations and would be happy to travel to San Francisco, Mill Valley, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Halfmoon Bay, or anywhere else in the San Fransico Bay area or Northern California or Nevada for your wedding or engagement photos. I have photographed weddings as far away as Greece and Germany, my home country.
I have many friends and established connections for weddings around Reno/Truckee/Lake Tahoe and can put you in touch with the right people for your event. I love to help my brides with their wedding day! I’m looking forward to hearing from you.