WHAT IS VRP?
Vision of Rose Photo, VRP, is a photography business located in the Historic District of Old Towne Petersburg, VA founded by Rosey Slocum and her husband Zeryk. Together, they make up a team of photography professionals who specialize in women’s portraiture, weddings, families and senior portrait sessions. Vision of Rose Photo officially opened in January 2013 and the mission behind Vision of Rose Photo is to give every woman the chance to feel like a model and to deliver an experience to her that is like no other!
“At VRP, we love going against the "standard" and creating an environment that encourages women to create their own beauty standards through the expression of photography. Every woman and teen we photograph has a portrait session tailored around her; from our couture portrait sessions to our teen confidence sessions!”
To read more on Vision of Rose Photo, please visit: WWW.VISIONOFROSEPHOTO.COM
MEET THE VRP TEAM
ZERYK + ROSEY SLOCUm // founders
Founders of Vision of Rose Photo [est. 2013], The VRP Christmas Angels [est. 2013] and Loving the Skin I’m In [est. 2014]. Zeryk and Rosey have been together for 10 years and married for 8. They are the proud parents of 4 beautiful children: Zophelia, Zayne, Zim and Zedwin. Together, they have a passion for their community and making a difference.
JESSICA BELL // PREMIER MAKEUP ARTIST
Jessica Bell is the owner of Beauty by Jess and the Lead Premier Makeup Artist for Vision of Rose Photo. She has been a loyal supporter of Vision of Rose Photo since 2014 and officially joined the team in 2018. Her passions include body positivism and being an activist for those who otherwise do not have a voice or are treated unjustly and unfairly.
TRISH YONTS // EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Trish has been a loyal supporter of Vision of Rose Photo since 2013 and has since grown to become a loyal Personal Assistant to Rosey as well as a devoted Nanny to Rosey + Zeryk’s little ones. She has a devoted husband, Steve and awesome daughter Keira who support and love her unconditionally. Trish has a huge heart for children and bringing happiness to the world.
JOHNIE COCHRAN // MENTOR + RECRUITER
Johnie Cochran has been a Brand Rep for Vision of Rose Photo since 2014 and a loyal supporter since 2013. She is a Mentor and Recruiter for the Brand Rep program at VRP. She is the loving wife to Tony (our “official” unofficial male model of VRP - a.k.a. Mr. September) and the mother to an outstanding teen; Joey! She is all-in with every aspect of VRP and supports the mission.