About Us

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Photographer / Creative Producer / Founding Partner

James, a New York City native, began his photography career thirty years ago. The evolution of his studio reflects his passion and life’s work in photography. Known for his problem solving skills, forward thinking, and creative solutions, James believes that pictures are not taken, they are made.


Yuco Lacovara

Head Stylist / Post Production Manager / Photographer

Yuco has worked as a photographer, stylist and retoucher in New York City for over twenty years. Born and raised in Japan, Yuco is the granddaughter of a camera shop owner and a war photographer. Known for overseeing quality control in the studio, Yuco ensures that all work meets Standard Studio’s expectation, without exception.


Jeff Alves de LimA

Photographer /  Retoucher

Born in Colorado, Jeff has lived and worked in Los Angeles, Brazil and, New York City. He is known on the team for his attention to detail and his problem solving engineering solutions. Jeff has been a professional photographer for ten years.