Charleston Photographer Spotlight: Summerville Based Ted and Rachel Linczak, Owners of Linczak Photography and Nuvo Images

Ted & Rachel Linczak, M. Photog.Cr., are the owners and photographers of Linczak Photography and Nuvo Images. After starting their business in 2006, they quickly became one of the most sought after photography studios in Northeast Ohio, and in 2012 expanded their market reach with the Nuvo Images brand in Charleston, SC.

Ted & Rachel’s style is glamorous and combines high fashion photography with photojournalism to display relationships and connections between  their subjects. Their instincts lead them off the beaten path as they continuously challenge themselves to not only stay current in the field of wedding  photography but also create new trends and set new precedents. Their goal in education is to teach photographers the fundamentals of beautiful posing, lighting, and capturing the decisive moment.

Ted won the overall Grand Imaging Award from PPA in 2016 for his album

1863, which also was awarded the Gold Medallion Award by the American Society of Photographers. Ted was named Photographer of the Year for 2015 in both Ohio and South Carolina, and has won the award for highest scoring wedding album in Ohio 4 out of the last 5 years. The PPSC has awarded Ted the top wedding album award in both 2015 and 2016. Ted has won the 1st place award in the Wedding Album category in the

SEPPA Print Competition in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In February of 2016, Ted was also awarded the Canon Par Excellence Award at the SEPPA Print Competition. Ted and Rachel have had their wedding albums finish in the top 3 at PPA’s Grand Imaging Awards in 2014 and 2015 (3rd in 2015, 2nd in 2014), and were in the top ten for 2016. They placed in the top 3 in the non-event album category at the WPPI Print Competition for both 2014 and 2015 (3rd and 2nd respectively).

Ted and Rachel have been active participants in PPA’s International Print Competition the past 3 years, having earned Platinum Medals in 2014’s  competition, in addition to Gold and Silver Medals in 2013 and Platinum and Silver Medals in 2012. Ted and Rachel both earned their Master of Photography and Craftsman degrees from PPA in 2015.

Ted and Rachel currently live in Charleston, SC. They photograph 30-40 weddings a year, as well a steady amount of family and senior portraits.

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