Our Gears


Only TRUST professionals that are certified and have the total professional experience you deserve.  Not every photographer can manage, not every manager can be a great photographer.  Our Team and Associate Professionals work with one another on assignments ranging from Weddings to Corporate Events.  We have one of the strongest engines one could possibly wish for on their most important days!


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Johnny

Director of Photography

Specialties: Graphic Design, Photography, Business Process Consulting, Strategy And Execution, Education & Non Profit, IT Program And Senior Project Management

Johnny is the Executive Director of ArtsGroup Inc. His work has been most served by military service of 13 years in the U.S. Navy where he provided a host of media and photographic assignments for the USO and  Morale Welfare and Recreation departments.  His events and assignments include project and event management that have hosted boxing events, support the troop shows (Def Jam, Sony Music, Nintendo) as well as a host of military media related assignments.  Johnny's duties as a media specialist and Navy photographer has provided the experience and groundwork to provide a solid platform for media management.  

Education & Training:  Central Texas College, B.S. Computer Science // Art Institute of Houston, AAS, //Berklee College of Music, Music Production and Engineering

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA & DALLAS / FT WORTH    (Also Available Worldwide)


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Millicent

Event Planner / ArtsGroup Photographer

Specialities:  Wedding and Event Photography, Event Planning, Senior Project Management

Millicent is a Master Event Planner and ArtsGroup Photographer. She has received photography and graphic arts training from the ArtsGroup and has been a second shooter on countless events to date. As a Master Event Planner she has managed and designed several high profile events for entertainers, government agencies and weddings. A perfectionist, she is always there to ensure that all event elements work together well and that the client is always satisfied.

Education & Training:  B.S. Business, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, ArtsGroup

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA & DALLAS / FT WORTH    (Also Available Worldwide)


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Leah

Project Manager / ArtsGroup Photographer

Specialties: Landscape, Nature &  Wedding Photography

In her time with ArtsGroup, Leah has grown and refined her talents as a wedding photographer. She is detail oriented and often captures the small details that couples work so hard to create. During her years as a photographer, Leah has found a way to fuse her love of nature and landscapes with her style of wedding photography.  Leah is also an expert Project Manager with years of experience in providing solutions for clients.  Leah is the perfect compliment to our amazing team and provides support for managerial and future vision projects. 

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA & DALLAS / FT WORTH    (Also Available Worldwide)


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Taylor

ArtsGroup Lead Videographer

Specialties: Music Videos, Wedding Short Films, Directing, Editing, Graphic Design, Producing, Sound Recording, Videography

Taylor is the primary videographer, director, producer and editor for ArtsGroup Photography and Cinema.  He has extensive experience in most types of video productions from music videos to corporate events.  With a long history in the music and advertising industries and a degree in Digital Arts from the University of Oregon, Taylor has the experience and vision to bring any creative project to life.

Education & Training:  B.S. Digital Arts, University of OregonLocation:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also Available Worldwide)


Xavier

ArtsGroup Lead Photographer

Specialties:  Wedding & Event Photography, Candids and Detail

Xavier is one of our most outstanding photographers we have ever had the pleasure of having on our teams.  He specializes in event photographer and understands all of the details that are necessary to have a comprehensive wedding photojournal.  As a senior attending Towson University majoring in International business with a minor in Photojournalism, he is investing in his skill as a businessman and professional photographer.  He has also contributed to countless ArtsGroup projects from 2011 to present traveling across the country.  He is an advanced shooter and editor that provides amazing results in each event that he is covers.

Education & Training:  Towson University - Majoring in International Business and Minor in Photography

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also Available Worldwide)


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Tyrone

Associate Lead Photographer

Specialties: Wedding & Event Photography, portraiture, beauty

Tyrone has over five years of experience in professional photography. Tyrone has an innate talent to work seamlessly in many photography genres which include wedding photography, nature photography, portraiture, beauty, nightlife and special event photography. With his artistic works regionally exhibited and expansive event coverage, Tyrone strives to blend his talent for capturing natural beauty and special candid moments with his precise eye to capture and tell the story of your special occasion.

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also Available Worldwide)


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Damone

Associate Lead Videographer

Specialties: Final Cut Pro, Interviews, Weddings, Web Commercials, Adobe Cs6 Production Premium, Lightroom 5

Damone is a former Special Forces Green Beret and Ranger having served in the U.S. Army. Through his myriad of travels in Special Forces his love for photography and videography exploded and he began to learn and develop his craft. His experience ranges from covering the Border Patrol for Fox News and the NRA to filming web commercials, wedding and other corporate events. His dynamic range of experience has impacted his creativity and makes him a unique and sought after filmmaker.

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also Available Worldwide)


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Senia

Associate Photographer & Graphic Designer

 

Specialties: Computer Graphics, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Multimedia, Web Design, 3 D & Animation

Yasenia’s keen eye for detail combined with a passion for photography enables her to capture your special moment with just a click of a button. Yasenia takes pride in making every shot count, ensuring that your special day is perfectly persevered for years to come.Graduating from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Graphics, Yasenia has also received her Associate of Science Degree from Prince George’s Community College in Art Studies. Originally trained in traditional black & white film and processing, she has since moved to digital photography. Professionally. Yasenia is both a Computer Graphics / Multimedia Specialist and a Photographer, with experience in digital art, web media, 3D and animation but continues to showcase her skill and passion for traditional fine arts and wedding photography. 
 

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also available worldwide)



DJ 2-Tone Jones

Celebrity DJ /  Industry Pro DJ

Specialties: DJ Service & Entertainment

DJ 2-Tone is a true fundamentals DJ.  He has spoken to the nation through his hands. Within bottomless crates of records, he has rocked major concerts and parties from LA to NY, on down to the ATL and internationally throughout Europe.  He has shared and spun alongside the likes of Brand Nubian, Raheem DeVaughn, Pete Rock, Wale and have worked with corporate organizations including Adidas, Honda, Toyota/Scion, Heineken, Boys and Girls club as well as many others.  Additionally, 2-Tone has served as the entertainment for national political party conventions, Black and Hispanic Caucuses, ( respectfully).  University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse and other colleges and political events.  Currently, on Monday nights, 2-Tone serves as the resident co-resident DJ and host for progressive hip-hop radio show Ill Street Grooves for WPFW 89.3 FM Radio.  2-Tone has contributed to countless ArtsGroup projects and is undeniably one of the best DJ's in the world.   DJ 2-Tone currently teaches music for Ballou High School in Washington DC.  2-Tone performs and has a sizeable wait-list,  so securing him early is a  recommended.

Location:  DC-MARYLAND-VIRGINIA (Also Available Worldwide)

 

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