About the Lockharts


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We’re Luis and Michelle—AKA, the Lockharts. Through our namesake studio, we provide a custom-tailored, fully-integrated creative experience that results in the seamless interplay of photo and film. Our expertise and artistic eye combine to create a stress-free and enjoyable atmosphere on the day of your wedding, while also ensuring you receive heirloom pieces that visually complement one another. By combining both digital and analog mediums, we preserve your most significant moments with a timeless aesthetic that endures for years to come.

A husband and wife led team that provides an all-inclusive visual experience for your wedding day.


We’ve gone through years of formal photo and video training and documented more than 300 weddings since then, and we’re still every bit as passionate about delivering what each couple deserves on their wedding day: absolute perfection.

We may not have flawless images of our own wedding day—but we truly understand the significance of the memories they’re attached to. By trusting our team with your wedding day, you’ll walk away with both.


A couple of years later, in 2011, we exchanged vows in a beautiful, classic NYC wedding. Unfortunately, our photography experience was anything but extraordinary. We received little to no direction on the day of our wedding—and as a result, we walked away with just a handful of candid photos, detail shots, and images that showcased the joy and beauty of the day we’d poured so much of ourselves into planning. Wedding photography is a unique artform, and our experience was a wake-up call to the importance of choosing the right person for such an important occasion.

Soon after our own “I do,” Luis accepted a friend’s request to document his wedding, with Michelle serving as an assistant. Almost immediately, we knew we’d found the right joint path—and set out to gift couples with the tailored experience and exceptional content we wished we’d received ourselves.


Luis has always loved capturing moments, places, and things; many of his dearest childhood memories include playing with his mother’s old film camera. In college, he decided to get serious about his photography hobby—and about a (beautiful, incredibly talented) girl named Michelle he’d been dating. One day, while editing photos for a class assignment in a New York City coffee shop, he was approached by an editor who later offered him a position at a magazine. Work for various fashion publications, shoots with the New York Post, and days spent documenting life, fashion, and music events all over NYC soon followed.



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Meet Luis and Michelle

Born in the Dominican Republic, Luis is a perfectionist and critical analyst at heart. He has been drawn to art, fashion, and capturing the perfect moment since his childhood. As a photographer, Luis focuses on carefully capturing both the subtle details and significant moments that are destined to be cherished for years to come. His editorial background and expertise in film photography lend a timeless aesthetic and depth of feeling to every image he creates. As the resident style guru of the Lockharts, he is always on top of the latest trends and finds inspiration in architecture and fashion from around the world.

Your custom-tailored lens of luxury.


Born in NYC, Michelle considers herself an extroverted introvert. On wedding days, you'll find her engaging in conversation with nearly everyone to make sure all feel calm and at ease. Her attention to detail is unmatched, covering everything from the logistics of the wedding timeline and shot list to the way your hair flows in the breeze. More than a videographer, Michelle is an innate creative director with a keen eye for achieving the perfect shot. Together with Luis, she captures the sights and sounds of your wedding day in an ultra-cohesive manner. With an ever-ready arsenal of posing tips and tricks, Michelle will help you look and feel your best on your big day—and every day leading up to it.

Your personal creative director.


-Aleksey + Preston | Washington D.C.

From start to finish, we could not have asked for a better experience or a better team. They took the time to get to know us, to understand our vision of the day, to offer support and guidance, and made efforts to personalize the experience for us. Luis and Michelle really made us feel like we were a priority and showed that they cared about us. During all the chaos that a wedding brings, they are a calming presence that makes everything lighter, easier, and allows you to enjoy the day! We were—and still are—absolutely blown away by how stunning their work is. We are forever grateful to them for capturing those special moments that we will cherish forever in such a beautiful way.

“We could not have asked for a better experience or a better team”

With a degree in photography and background in education, we are passionate about teaching other creatives how to design a beautiful experience for their couples.

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