Amanda Peixoto-Elkins Is a Brazilian celebrity photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Born and raised in Maceió, Brazil, Amanda moved to Santa Barbara at age 18 to learn English and continue her education. After the birth of her children, Amanda revived her passion for photography, previously introduced to her during her modeling years back in her home country. For over a decade, she has had the pleasure of working with some of TV & films most popular faces. Amanda has a knack for working on location, using natural light in a variety of ways. All the while wearing heels. Her images have an undeniably glossy feel and she's well known for her unique ability to capture the candid beauty of today's young stars.