Marissa Pennington was born and raised in Rhode Island after her parents both immigrated from Italy searching for a better life. Throughout Marissa’s childhood, she loved art, especially drawing cartoon characters. She went to Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree with a concentration in graphic design. Marissa worked in the fashion jewelry industry for 20 years. After leaving the industry, she went to work for her church as a graphic designer and administrative assistant. Marissa has a loving husband, Wesley, with whom she serves in ministry at her church; a stepdaughter. Ashley; and a daughter, Eliana.
Rebecca Danielle grew up in Rhode Island with three sisters and her parents. Her family owned a beach house in Narragansett which brought about her love for the ocean. She would take Polaroid pictures down by the water which started her love for photography. Rebecca graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor of arts in psychology. She has worked as an analyst in the healthcare field for 15 years. In addition, she started a photography business called Radiance by Rebecca Photography. Rebecca has one beautiful daughter, Savannah, who she considers her greatest gift.