Artistic. Stylish. Storytelling.
Elena Skaya is a photography boutique studio specializing
in creatively inspired wedding films, wedding and portrait photography.
Nik and Elena are happily married husband and wife team
who dedicated their lives to motion and still photography.
Their passion takes them all over the world and each year
the love for what they do for others grows bigger and bigger.
Elena is a fashion-inspired wedding photographer
who helps her brides to get out of the box and Nik creates
passionate and emotional wedding films for the most
They would go insane without storytelling, travel and
creative innovation. With every project they push
themselves to the edge of what's possible.
Nik and Elena love people and love building long term
relationships. And most of all they love their craft and
want to share it with like-minded couples.
Nik and Elena were sweethearts for six years before
getting married in 2017. Six months after secretly visiting
the court in 2016 they celebrated their intimate boho
wedding with close friends and family in the mountains.
Their love of nature made it so much more special.
By walking away from their previous work assignments,
Nik and Elena were able to focus on full time photography
and video production beginning in 2015. They are
based in beautiful Virginia Beach, and the couples they've
worked with are from all over the world. Their most
adventurous couples are from Boston, D.C., Mexico,
Jamaica, and New York. Traveling to these unforgettable
locations is a passion of theirs, so it never feels like they
A fun fact about Nik and Elena is that they are both from
the same country (Kazakhstan).
They have many friends in common and actually met each other
in Virginia Beach (what are the chances!) and it was love at first sight! Their parents live 20 minutes apart and love seeing their children so happy.
Nik and Elena both earned their bachelor degrees, yet
they still seek out opportunities to gain additional training
in photography, business, cinematography and more.
They love living life together as a happily married couple!
They have invested every ounce of their being into
capturing one of a kind love stories. Nik and Elena have
truly enjoyed documenting the love stories of so many
happy couples. As a result, their reward is being able to
witness those happy moments while recreating memories
that will last a lifetime.
Are you looking for photographers who can document your special day in the most unique way possible? Then look no further
Finally, after all the toasts have been made and the wedding cake has been reduced to a few crumbs, all you'll
have left is memories. So, if it's important for you to capture your "Big Day" authentically, we would be
honored to serve you so family and friends can relive your "I Dos" for years and generations to come.
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