INTRODUCING . . . YOUMANS AND COMPANY PHOTOGRAPHY
Glamorous, unobtrusive beauty in its richest form is the essence of Youmans and Company photography. Whether your most splendid occasion takes place on a magical island in the Bahamas or in the peaceful countryside of North Carolina, the elegance, candor, and expertise we provide is always the same. We work to ensure your experience is exhilirating to make your dreams come true.
With over 35 years of photographic experience, we are proud of our ability to provide reliable, stress-free coverage of diverse events . . . from contemporary to country . . . from Asian to Orthodox. We maintain a rich network of vendors who provide outstanding support services to assure that we interpret your special day with the professionalism and quality service you deserve.
Founder and president of Youmans and Company Photography, LLC,. Harold Youmans studied at the University of Wisconsin and the Washington School of Photography. His photographic expertise includes all types of portrait photography, and for the past 30 years he has covered wedding events on an average of 40 weeks each year. Excitement, candid, photojournalism is his style.
Youmans is a member of Professional Photographers of America, Virginia Professional Photographers of America, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, and the Exposure Group of Washington, D.C. He has studied with many of the industry’s world renowned photographers and in turn has mentored numerous professional photographers as well as conducted training workshops and photographic classes. Youmans is in the process of creating his first published work.
Charold Youmans-Messinea is both a professional photographer and an accomplished interior designer. She combines these talents to create images that come alive with color and exhibit her artistic flair. Her eclectic style is both modern and high fashion and typically captures the most exquisite moments of your day, down to the very last detail. Messinea captures the innermost beauty of the soft side of our brides and the masculinity of our grooms.
Charold’s approach to photographic sessions is to create an environment of excitement and relaxation, making the experience enjoyable and the resulting images a glimpse of time that cannot be replaced. Messinea is also creating her first published work.