Our style is simple: We work with amazing people who value love and laughter above everything else. Our clients know that the moments and milestones they’ll share together are worth more than gold. They want a luxury experience without all the fuss, they adore their friends and family, and they want to carpe the heck out of each diem. They’re a perfect mix of refined and relaxed — just like us.

We specialize in awesome people.


Film has soul.


People always ask me, “Why film? Why shoot something so old?”

There’s only one answer I ever have for them: FILM HAS SOUL. The richness and depth of color on film are incredible. I wouldn't trade it for the world. No digital camera will ever render a moment as beautifully as film. Film has my heart, and I believe it’s the best medium for me to tell your story. 

We deliver quality.


We create a custom, luxury experience for each of our awesome clients. To make this happen, we accept a limited number of wedding, teaching, and portrait commissions each year. We want to ensure we’re a perfect fit, so reach out to us and let's get the conversation rolling! 

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Meet the Team

Images by D'Arcy Benincosa

A classic American Military fairytale wedding

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Sultry boudoir in an Irish Manor House

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A posh outdoor wedding at Boscobel House

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You may have also seen our work in Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, The Knot Magazine, Wedding Sparrow, Wedding Chicks, Green Wedding Shoes, Borrowed & Blue, Lemonade & Lenses and more...

Awards & Accolades: SLR Lounge Top 100 US Wedding Photographers 2016, 
BRANDSMASH Top 100 Wedding Photographers in the US 2015, The Knot Couples Choice Award 2012-2016, Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award 2012-2016

I love life. There is no other way of describing me. I’m a mom of two adventurous little boys and wife to a pretty fab guy. I’m notorious for crying during every movie and randomly dancing to no music. I do Muay Thai, hike, play classical piano, and believe books should be read on paper. I love Star Wars, Disney songs, and 80s music more than most people would consider proper. I watch anime, sci-fi, and old musicals. I love a good nap and perfectly brewed coffee. I prefer savory to sweet — unless it's Nutella, because let's face it, Nutella is the ambrosia of the gods. Life is about experiences, and I'm all in. 

Christina has availability for 2 more weddings in 2019.
Weddings with Christina begin at $7000
Full Family Portrait Sessions begin at $1350

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Meet Carroll

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I’ve been part of CZ Studio for the past seven years! I started as Christina's assistant, then became her Studio Manager, and now I am an associate team member and have been shooting weddings as a main photographer for the past two and a half years. I'm a recent bride myself (yes, Christina took my wedding photos) and married to the most amazing man. Together we hike, travel, eat a lot of Chinese food, and watch WAY too many Friends reruns (explains my crazy love for coffee). I'm also a fur-mom to the two most adorable (and spoiled) little fur-babies, Levi and Chloe. The more you get to know me, you’ll realize how much I love the simple moments of life and find meaning in everything.

Carroll has availability for 5 more weddings in 2019.
Wedding with Carroll begin at $3450
Portrait + Boudoir Sessions begin at $650

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Meet Christina

Images by D'Arcy Benincosa

Adventure. Film. Love. Happiness.


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