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Jontell Vanessa is a Northeast Ohio based photographer blending strategy and passion to help brands make an impact. 

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I am so excited to share Rai’s Design Event Planning on the blog today! If you love elegant design and yummy desserts, today’s post will speak directly to your heart. Rainatu is the owner and lead planner of Rai’s Design, an event planning company serving clients in the Washington D.C. area and even all the way in Houston, Texas. Rainatu reached out for a branding session so that we could capture some of her candy and dessert table designs in a way that appealed to her ideal client. Since Rai’s Design works with special events and corporate functions, the goal of our shoot was to capture trendy and chic candy inspired décor while also presenting a professional and cohesive visual representation of Rainatu’s brand.

We chose Opaline Bar and Brasserie in Washington D.C. as the location for our shoot since the restaurant is inspired by French art, design, and cuisine. It was perfect for the setting we were aiming to capture. We were able to feature several different elements within one shoot thanks to Rainatu’s careful attention to each little detail. From multiple table designs to an assortment of candy and desserts to accent her table designs, everything came together beautifully. Rainatu even got the cutest branded lollipops that added the perfect personalized touch to her flatlay and stock images. I can’t wait to see how she decides to use these images in her business!

Vendors who helped make Rainatu’s shoot a success:

Rai’s Design Event Planning

Makeup // Marquia James

Florals // Embellished Details Floral & Event Design

Branded lollipops // Sweet Caroline Confections

Macarons // Olivia Macaron

Mini cupcakes and Rice Krispies // Fluffy Thoughts Cakes

Candy // Party City 



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She was so easy and calming to work with, as it was my first branding session. She led me throughout the way and the images are perfect! “

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