Our mission is to professionally capture and preserve unforgettable memories through photographic means using journalistic methodology, while establishing, maintaining, and growing positive relationships with those who have trusted us to step into their lives. Our services include photography, photo booths, and videography.
Founder Rob Rivera has been captivated by photography since getting a taste for composition and the development of 35mm film early on. Since 2009, he has worked tirelessly at his passion and has advanced his knowledge and apparatus, granting him the opportunity to capture moments he once could only envision.
Rob Rivera Photography has expanded its reach, and now primarily serves New York City, Philadelphia, and Central New York, including Syracuse. Additionally, we cater weddings throughout the United States and internationally, to include destination weddings.
Meet Our Staff
Rob is a former Senior Correspondent for First Responder News, former Photo Editor of Quo Vadis News, and has made regular submissions to numerous press agencies. He holds a Masters in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, one of the premier communications institutions in the United States, and is a professional member of both the National Press Photographer's Association and the New Jersey Professional Photographers Association.
Jessica joined the business in 2019 synchronously with the company's reach into the greater Central New York region. She is experienced shooting weddings, as well as large special events. Her specialty is in portrait photography, including headshots, boudoir, graduation, senior portraits, and family photos. Additionally, Jessica is a shared partner of Rob Rivera Photography, LLC.
Katherine is a graduate of Seton Hall University's Cinematography and Film/Video Productions. Currently, she works with a prominent national film studio and is an event and portrait photographer with Rob Rivera Photography. Impressing many by her ability to take beautifully composed photos, she captures moments by transforming her imagined vision into reality. Utilizing Canon DSLR technology, she has experience in different types of photography such as portrait, maternity, and weddings.
Shannon is the newest member of our team. First starting out as an enthusiast capturing nature and landscapes from Key West to Japan, she has grown into events and weddings as a second shooter and photo assistant. In addition, she is part of Rob Rivera Photography's emerging video services.
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be behind the lens for a wedding.