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JAYROL

Yes….Jayrol is his real name. It is a combination of his parents’ names- Jake and Carol. Though he is 100% Filipino, he was born and raised in the DC area. Jayrol discovered his love for photography over six years ago when he picked it up as hobby and he never looked back. (more…)

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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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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…)

BRYAN BLANKEN

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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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…)