OWNER | Photo & Video
Steffen Sharikov is a double shot of espresso that loves people and will do whatever it takes to get the job done. Steffen is a published content creator with a goal to capture the energy and emotions that speak about each and every talent he works with. He is currently on hiatus from med school to help achieve their dreams and fullest potential in the industry. If he isn't on set, you’ll find him making breakfast burritos, writing poetry, being a wanna-be dog owner, recording music with the Sharikov, and creating a change in the Russian speaking countries with his non-profit organization. Steffen treasures long-lasting relationships and looks forward to getting to know you, your friends and family.
Associate | Photo
Vickie is a wonderful photographer with a keen eye to art and creativity that will move the soul. She moved from Tokyo to MN in Aug of 2019 and got married to the love of her life, Michael. Vickie was born in Taiwan and has lived in Shanghai, Michigan, Tokyo and now Minnesota. Besides photography, She loves trying new food (big foodie!), visiting local coffee shops, traveling, having great conversations, and sharing ideas and life stories with others. Oh, and don’t be fooled Vickie's Asian gene, she is 29 years old :)
Jesus has a delicate touch that makes each and every person he works with feel absolutely gorgeous. His first introduction to makeup was working at a cosmetics counter at a retail store over 10 years ago. Being an artist in his younger years, a new medium to work with was exciting. Jesus is intrigued by all of the possibilities of creating beautiful work with cosmetics. He had the opportunity to train with luxury beauty brands such as Lancôme, NARS, and Tom Ford. Over the years, Jesus developed a range of skills that have perfected his craftsmanship and expanded his creativity. Jesus truly enjoys the process of creating looks that people truly admire and cherish for a lifetime.
Associate | Video
Val is truly a blessing to be around and will not only get the job done but also goes above and beyond with his passion and energy. When he isn’t editing, Val can be found spending time with his wife Tatiana and their four daughters. With experience in both corporate/brand shoots and weddings, he is very comfortable on set and is always going out of his way to ensure aesthetics meet functionality within any project. Val takes his time to listen to his clients’ needs and vision to put together a film that conveys and captures a message that is not only memorable, but moving and impactful. Some of his favorite activities outside of creating beautiful, memoriable pieces of content are playing basketball, listening to music, and sponsoring his friends’ lifestyles through Texas Hold’em. One day when the kids get older, he plans to own an African Grey Parrot named Earnie.
Hair and Makeup
Cristina has been a hair and make up artist for 10 years and she enjoys each and every project she is a part of. Cristina a joy to be around and her work is flawless. She was asked by a friend to do her wedding makeup and that's when she knew she had found her new career. Cristina has worked on celebrities, commercials, music videos, LA fashion, weddings, and all kinds of photo shoots. Her work has graced the covers of multiple magazines and has even done Miss Minnesota's hair and makeup. Being in top makeup retail for 10 years, Cristina's knowledge of top brands and industry personnel is absolutely outstanding! Cristina is always learning, perfecting her craft and striving to make every person she works with feel gorgeous.