About

Guided
By
Curiosity
Founded in 2014, we are a team of dreamers seeking to illuminate good in the world.

Studio

400 Granby St Norfolk, VA

Our studio is equipped with enough strobes, modifiers, and backdrops to achieve the lighting configurations of your dreams. Magic happens here.

The other half of the space is home to workstations, a cozy lounge, and plant friends. It's our happy place.



Leadership

Jared Beasley

Jared Beasley

Founder & Creative Director
Sarah Bartee

Sarah Bartee

Art Director
Daniel Jeter

Daniel Jeter

Film Director

Clients

We are proud to partner with brands making the world a better place. These are a few of the folks who have trusted us to help tell their brand's story.
757 Collab
American Red Cross
CBS
ESPN
Convoy of Hope
Hanger Law
HDR
Jollity & Co
DroneUp
MERIT Solutions
Modern Matter
RISE

Our Istoria

[is-tohr-ee-uh]:
Noun. Greek word for story.
Originally ιστορία.


The name Istoria is a reminder that real connections happen when stories are shared. Inspired by history and a reverence for human connection, we seek to make meaningful and beautiful work. Here is a bit of our story:

Istoria Founded
2014
Istoria
Founded
2014
Istoria Founded
Geared Up
2015
Acquired
Gear
2015
Acquired Gear
First Brand Film
2016
First Brand Film
2016
First Brand
Film
Frist ESPN Shoot
2016
First ESPN Shoot
2016
First ESPN
Shoot
CBS Shoot
2017
Contracted by CBS
2017
Contracted by
CBS
Studio Expands
2018
Expanded Studio
2018
Expanded
Studio
First Photo Exhibit
2019
Took a Sabbatical
2019
Took a
Sabbatical
Survived 2020
2020
Somehow
Survived
2020
Survived
Joined Assembly
2021
Moved to
Assembly
2021
Moved to Assembly
HomeLAnd Doc
2022
Shot Doc
Pilot
2022
Shot Doc Pilot
Product Photography
2023
Refined studio
work
2023
Refined studio work

Istoria Manifesto

We believe in the beauty of creating–that there is joy in toil andgratitude for fleeting moments of effortless inspiration. We believe there is peace in the knowledge perfection is a destination not required but lovingly pursued. We relish the gift of a challenge. We believe in doing less, but better. We believe we can do anything, but not everything.

Let's tell your story.

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