Helmed by creative lead Afrik Armando, we’re a Philadelphia-based photography collective
serving the Philadelphia, New York area, and beyond.
A blend of infectious, overzealous joy with an editor’s eye, Afrik Armando captures the story of your most important day with sophistication, style, humor, and warmth.
The special sauce is in making anyone feel confident, vibrant, and totally themselves in front of our camera. We’re honored to work with our clients and consider them our friends.
Afrik’s work has been featured in Vogue, The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, The
Knot, and more.
Named one of Bride Magazine’s best photographers in America, Amara works with stylish couples photographing refined and luxury celebrations throughout the East Coast. Our taste in aesthetics is what brings us together, but our passion for the meaningful details is what makes it meant to be.
From day one, we like to work with our clients to lay out a clear roadmap for what to expect during our engagement.
You can expect partnership, collaboration, and flexibility—we’re agile ninjas who can make magic happen. We’re open to anything and will use expertise that takes your photos to the next level. We bring an artistic eye and the highest degree of quality and authenticity. We take pride in our work!
Our core value is to make out clients comfortable and confident—we know it’s a great responsibility to capture your milestone event with respect and care.
New York Times – Tears In their Pancakes
New York Times – They didn’t need a dating app after all
Martha Stewart Weddings – 25 of the Prettiest invitations
Forbes – 30 Under 30 Healthcare
Tech Crunch – Magic Fund
The Knot Weddings – 70s Bridal Inspiration
Green Wedding Shoes – ’70s Retro- Chic Basement Inspired wedding
June Bug Weddings – Earthy New York wedding
Philadelphia Wedding Magazine – Ben Franklin Officiated their wedding
Philadelphia Wedding Magazine – A Philadelphia Ballroom wedding
Modern Luxury Magazine – Sophisticated editorial at Hill Physick
Wedding Chicks – How to Modernize your blush and gold summer wedding
Ruffled Weddings – Bright Urban Glam
Green Wedding shoes – French, Fashion, Florals! Dior inspired Wedding
Philadelphia Wedding Magazine – A Cairnwood Estate wedding outfitted with Art from the couple