Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and beyond

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gigi is 10/10 our lifelong photographer, and now a lifelong friend.

My husband and I worked with Gigi for our engagement pictures and as our wedding day photographer and she far exceeded our expectations! She didn’t miss a beat, once going through our wedding pictures there was not a moment she missed. She was easy to communicate with, her contract is clear cut and you know exactly what you’re getting. Gigi is 10/10 our lifelong photographer, and now a lifelong friend. I can’t recommend her work enough, working with her is always a great experience! HIGHLY suggest booking her.

It is hard to put into words how truly amazing our experience was working with Gigi! From our very first session, to my fiancé getting comfortable in front of the camera, Gigi made us look flawless! Not only is her style of shooting fun and directional (she will help you and pose you which takes the awkwardness) but she makes you look like a model. Our wedding day, Gigi made sure to hit all the shots I wanted and even encouraged us to take the extra minute here and there, to get more. And after receiving our photos back, I cried. If you want someone who will get the best photos for your day, you NEED Gigi. 

Gigi's shooting is fun and directional. she makes you look like a model!

My husband and I had so much fun during our date night shoot! We went to one of our favorite date night spots and just hung out like we normally would - got food, drinks, played games, etc. Gigi made everything feel so casual and natural yet somehow our photos turned out so freaking good! Gigi captured us and our love better than either of us could have imagined. Our date night photos are now some of our favorite pictures we have of ourselves! Gigi is truly the best at what she does and we highly recommend working with her!

Gigi captured us and our love better than either of us could have imagined.

i couldn't imagine having gone with anyone else but gigi.

Gigi was fantastic as a photographer. She was able to help my fiancée and I be relaxed, laughing, and having a good time - for more natural looking engagement photos - all while maintaining a professional attitude. And the work shows! Our engagement photos turned out absolutely incredible, and we can’t imagine having gone with anyone else but Gigi! We would recommend choosing her as your photographer time and time again!

When I hired Gigi, I was simply looking for a photographer who could produce a certain aesthetic for my photos. I wasn’t looking for a friend. I wasn’t looking for someone my family would instantly feel comfortable and connected with. I wasn’t looking for someone who could hold my son between takes without reservation. Yet that is exactly what I got; highlighting the fact that the best things in life come to you when you aren’t looking for them. Gigi has given our family moments in time that will be cherished forever and so much more. I look forward to her continuing to capture all the best parts of our lives on film.

gigi has given our family moments in time that wll be cherished forever.

Gigi is a visionary and so freaking talented! She takes every photoshoot idea I have and runs with it, and each time the end result is better than I originally envisioned. She somehow makes even the most "normal", every day moments feel beautiful. Like editorial magazine-worthy good. And the way she translates emotions and storytelling through her photography is truly an art itself. If you’re thinking about working with her, I definitely recommend making the investment! You’d be hard pressed to find another photographer that cares as much about their work and their clients as Gigi. She’s stuck with me for life!

she makes even the most "regular", every day moments feel beautiful.

she gave me the gift of loving my body for the first time in my life.

I’ll start by saying I never thought I would be the type to do this kind of thing. As a woman you’re pretty much taught that you shouldn’t be happy with your body. But Gigi made me feel so comfortable and confident every single step of the way. She guided me into poses effortlessly that made me feel like myself & feel sexy. What I got were beautiful photos of myself from her perspective that truly felt like the best sides of myself! She helped me give an unforgettable gift but she also gave me the gift of loving my body and myself for the first time in my life. Absolutely hire Gigi for your boudoir photos. 10/10, five stars.

get to know me

Hey, I’m Giovanna. But most of the time, I go by Gigi. I’m a wedding and lifestyle photographer based out of Pittsburgh, PA, but I won’t be asking you to “say cheese.” My approach to photography is to capture real moments.

I love to get to know people and peek into their lives. I appreciate the mundane. I'm intrigued by it.. by how different people spend their day-to-day lives. By how people connect with one another.

Sometimes I’m inspired by the simple, everyday acts of love and intimacy in even my own relationship. Something as simple as the way our bodies fit together while we’re cuddling. Or the moment our eyes connect when we wake up in the morning.

But I also find beauty in chaos. The weird stuff. The wild ones. The loud, the crazy, the messy. It’s probably why shooting wedding receptions is one of my favorite things to do.

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I enjoy connecting with and building lasting relationships with my clients. To make this possible, I prioritize the impact and quality of my work over shooting an endless number of sessions each year. While this approach means I will not be the photographer for everyone, it also means I’m the perfect photographer for some. If you think that may include you, I’d love to hear from you.

It starts with a conversation.