Our Mission

To provide the best fashion-boudoir photography and the best high school senior photography available. To create artwork for our clients to proudly display on the walls of their home. To provide our clients with top level products that can be shared and passed down for generations to come. To create wonderful memories for our clients through the unforgettable experiences with our studio.

 

 

Our Staff

Rodrigo Pineda Owner, Photographic Artist, Creative Director,  Graphic Artist "Hello! I love breakfast for dinner. And I can eat a gallon of ice cream in two days. When I'm upset I can eat it in a hour. I love to drink coffee at midnight. I like to clock in at my studio at 7am, and don't leave till 9pm. When I'm sick night quill fixes everything."

Rodrigo Pineda
Owner, Photographic Artist, Creative Director, 
Graphic Artist

"Hello! I love breakfast for dinner. And I can eat a gallon of ice cream in two days. When I'm upset I can eat it in a hour. I love to drink coffee at midnight. I like to clock in at my studio at 7am, and don't leave till 9pm. When I'm sick night quill fixes everything."

Meet the Owners

Rodrigo Pineda Photography is owned by the husband and wife team, Rodrigo and Samantha Pineda. They've been married since July 22, 2006, and have been in business together since September 1, 2011. They are known as the dynamic duo, the wedding ninjas and have also been called the Jay-Z and Beyonce of the photography world. Together they are unstoppable.

Rodrigo grew up in Washington, D.C. where he first fell in love with the art of photography. He attended the Art Institute of Washington D.C., and has been a photographer since 2001. Rodrigo is the photographic artist of Rodrigo Pineda Photography, and is the one who creates the beautiful masterpieces you'll see on the website, in the studio, and as a client. 

Samantha Pineda, born in California, is Rodrigo's top second shooter for weddings and events. She's also Rodrigo's main assistant for photo shoots, helping with posing, lighting and equipment. Samantha is the primary wardrobe stylist for Rodrigo Pineda Photography. In addition, Samantha is the studio manager, responsible for the overall experience the clients have with the studio. 

 

Samantha Pineda Owner, Studio Manager, Client Experience Director, Makeup Artist  "Hi! Rodrigo and I started our business, because we wanted to create something special together that we can pass down to our four children. I love meeting new people, which is also one of my favorite parts of my job. I pride myself in being professional, and I'm always in awe of the beautiful masterpieces Rodrigo creates for our clients."

Samantha Pineda
Owner, Studio Manager, Client Experience Director, Makeup Artist 

"Hi! Rodrigo and I started our business, because we wanted to create something special together that we can pass down to our four children. I love meeting new people, which is also one of my favorite parts of my job. I pride myself in being professional, and I'm always in awe of the beautiful masterpieces Rodrigo creates for our clients."

 

 

Our Story

Our History

Rodrigo Pineda Photography was first established on September 1st, 2011 by Rodrigo and Samantha Pineda in the small town of St. Albans, WV. Since the beginning, both Rodrigo and Samantha Pineda have been determined to provide a higher level of service in the field of photography.

Samantha and Rodrigo take the time to listen to each client's needs and ideas, and then transforms the ideas into breathtaking works of art for that client's home. Sometimes this meant traveling to specific locations, or even traveling out of state to places like New York City or Sarasota.