Rochelle Cheever

Destination Wedding Photography for Wanderlust Couples

Rochelle Cheever is a destination wedding photographer from Italy, currently living in San Diego, California and traveling the globe to capture couples in love. For more than a decade she’s traveled the world perfecting the art of adventure and capturing exotic elopements and intimate weddings on camera. She blends the sensitivity of a portrait painter with the beauty of fine art photography, transcending the commercial and transforming your memories into a masterpiece.

Southern California Portrait Film Photography

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The Art of Analog Film Photography


The Art of Film “Analog Film” is what makes my “Fine Art Portraits,” a Fine Art. After testing all sorts of cameras, film stocks, and settings, I now have my own favorite formula to create my signature images. I started with film. Back in College while getting my formal training, I learned photography using film,…

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The Book

Italy, A Romantic Journey

Depicting the ten most romantic sites in the country – ITALY, A ROMANTIC JOURNEY – is culled from the files of one of Italy’s leading wedding photographers all shot with vintage cameras using analog film. Through decades of wedding commissions, photographer Rochelle Cheever has accumulated a prodigious collection of images, shot during scouting trips. She hones in on light and space, carefully studying the area, searching for out-of-the-way locations, concentrating on texture and history. The images are accompanied by evocative quotes from Italian poets, emperors, philosophers and others, as well as descriptive text and an essay by author Joie Davidow.