Owned and operated by Alex and Edizen Stowell, Venice Paparazzi started as a photo booth on the Venice boardwalk in 2003 and has grown into Venice's #1 site for events, information and community. As well, we have an event photography/ photo booth division that travels the nation. Having an event and need photographers or a fun photo booth? Hire Venice Paparazzi!
Chief Writer, Editor and Co-Owner, Alex is the guy who writes the content, cuts the deals, and handles the business end of things.
Ace photographer, co owner, and purveyor of great ideas, Edizen is the main driving force behind Venice Paparazzi.
Erin and Nathan have been working with Venice Paparazzi since 2013 as photographers, video creators, and most recently as Venice Paparazzi's designated 'Foodies.' Having wined and dined the world over, they love to eat and know what's good! When they're not eating, they're running their production company Reel 9 Productions and hosting the Unimaginary Friendcast podcast.
Maiwenn Raoult is a Los Angeles native, who has lived in Venice since 2003. She received her BA in Photography and Education from Hampshire College in 2013. Maiween likes to shoot fashion and documentary style photography and also teaches photography to youth through different non-profits. Her other interests include the ocean, collaging and spending time with friends and family.
Dana is an Emmy Award winning television news and documentary producer, writer and director. She has written and produced audio walking tours of Venice, including one that explored the dreams and realities faced by Venice founder, Abbot Kinney. She is excited to join the VP Team and share the history about the wonderful place we call home--Venice.
Marlene handles calendar updates, community research, data transfer and more! She is an artist, and an art aficionado, loves to read, walk on the beach, and is pursuing an Art History Degree.
Tori is our bright Venice Senior High School intern. She is learning how to do event photography and edit in the signature Venice Paparazzi style, as well learn the way that the business is run. With a natural eye and friendly disposition, Tori is a natural fit for the VP team. When she is not doing photography related activities, Tori coaches and plays soccer, draws, and plays guitar.
Whose been jamming? David has been jamming! David Benjamin is Venice Paparazzi's ace up the sleeve. A team member since 2010, this programmer extraordinaire has single handedly built all the crazy customizations on the last two versions of VenicePaparazzi.com! We would not look nearly as slick without him! Need a coder? David is the dude!