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NEAL & CARLA FREED

Neal and Carla Freed opened their Bethesda studio in 1996, and Freed Photography has since grown to become Washington’s premier award-winning studio. (more…)

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BRYAN BLANKEN

Bryan is a multi-talented wedding and portrait photographer with over 20 years of experience. While attending the University of Maryland, he learned the art of photography in the family business. He quickly became very accomplished and joined Freed Photography as a partner in 2001. (more…)

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JENIFER

Jenifer first met Neal and Carla at a Bat Mitzvah that she was photographing and they were guests. Her unobtrusive style and ability to follow the exuberant activities of the kids during the celebration caught their eye and in 2000, Jenifer was invited to join Freed Photography. (more…)

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SERGEY

Sergey, originally from Moscow, has been working at Freed since 2013. He came to Freed while teaching English to Russians. Clients love his easy going nature and tireless work ethic. Sergey will never stop, he’s constantly looking for that next impactful image. Here at Freed, we love seeing his fresh, contemporary, emotional images and so do our clients.
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NICK

Nick is a photojournalist in the Baltimore/Washington metro area. He met Bryan at a friend’s wedding he was attending. The two began talking about photography and Bryan invited Nick to stop by the studio. After viewing samples of his work, Bryan and Neal invited Nick to join their team of wedding photographers. (more…)

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TATIANA

Originally from the Ukraine, Tatiana not only brings new culture to Freed Photography, but also a fresh flavor to our work. Since joining us in 2012, she has made an enormous impact on our clients. Our clients lover her “aim-to-please attitude” and the creative way she sees the world. (more…)

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JOHN

John has been taking pictures since age eight and won his first prize in a Fairfax County Schools contest in the second grade. His hobby grew to a passion when his aunt lent him a 1976 Nikon SLR while he was a junior in high school. (more…)

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JAMES

James came to work at Freed in the Fall of 2007. He had met Neal and Carla at an event they were photographing and became interested in working with Freed. (more…)

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JOSÉ

Jose Ruiz was born and raised in Gaithersburg Maryland. He was always the guy with the camera, so when it came time to choose a career path it was accounting but soon realized his true passion for photography. Jose enjoys capturing real life moments with a creative flare. Whether a beautiful wedding, or a 4th grader at an elementary school, his love for people and photography are evident. When not lifting his camera, he’s lifting craft beer and driving his mustang…though not at the same time.
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