get to know us... 

Our Studio offers Newborn, Maternity, Kids, Family Portraiture, Personal Branding and Corporate Headshots. We strive to create modern, elegant, display-worthy Art that would always make you proud to showcase in your home, office, as well as share with friends and family.    
We believe professional Portraits' value magnifies with time. And as time quickly passes by and your kids inevitably grow and change, their Portraits will turn out to be your primary source for remembering those precious moments ever since their arrival. Before you know it the first steps, the toothless grins, the cheeky smile and unique expressions, their first dance show, first day in school become only a distant memory, a moment from the past. Preserving them with a beautiful wall display or an Album, will help you remember and cherish them for many years to come. And if you love art and style, your kids and family can be that distinguished art pieces and touch of style right before your eyes. As Heirloom Portraits truly shine and bring happiness when they are designed and printed to coordinate perfectly with your home style & decor. And we know how overwhelming that can be. But with our help and guidance, it will be easy to choose the perfect match for your needs. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure your Portrait art fits harmoniously in its designated space. 

The Studio

What do we offer and Why?

Our studio is safe and spacious and equipped to handle the needs of a modern family. We have changing station for newborns, fitting room, refreshments corner with options to make your own hot drink. Our specialty Portrait sessions are by appointment only and hence we guarantee you a complete privacy during your session and no one else intruding when you are visiting. 

The premises

10+ years of experience

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Partnering With  

I am Iva, the artist behind Artiva creations. I started photographing 15 years ago, inspired by the innocence and angelic faces of my kids. Over the years I have studied and learned my craft from the biggest names in the industry. I have attended numerous courses workshops and live events with world renown photographers from all corners of the globe, such as Ana Brandt, Kelly Brown, Russ Jackson, Julia Kelleher, Kath V, Sisi Wang, Sujata Setia and many more. 
Since 2018 I have been a member of Professional Photographers of America. And currently I am the only  UAE based                                                         

 Meet the Founder

Iva petrova

                PPA Certified Professional Photographer

As a mum to 4 kids, aged 5 to 17, I am confident to say I understand kids needs and can connect with each age group. It will be me absolute pleasure and honor to meet you and your family and be able to create your  heirloom Portraits. 

 Our Partners 

Artiva Studio partners with the talented Neelam Kinger. She is professional Hair and Makeup Artist certified by international makeup artists. She believes in enhancing the beautiful glow and natural features of the model and mothers to be, so they can shine through it all. Understated yet classic style of makeup is what Neelam's forte is, all the while keeping in mind the comfort of her clients and understanding their requirements. She also understands the requirements of the photographer and works in sync with their creativity. Her talent shines in multiple commercial photo campaigns and magazine publications in UAE and abroad.
Neelam and Iva work as a great team and ensure the pictures speak out the stories that need to be conveyed. 
Be sure to check out her amazing work on Instagram 

Hair and make up artist 


Neelam kinger 

kind words...

"Heartwarming artistry"

"I was looking for unique family portrait art and found so much more. My older children remember the photo shoot as a fun filled day of pampering while exploring the one of a kind photo set. Artiva put the focus on the children’s happiness and captured the magic. The beautiful expressions on their faces are now treasures for me to hold and share as they get older.
ArtIva delivered heartwarming photographic artistry with a focus on fun.
Thank you for creating my family keepsakes!"

Eman J.

"Elegant pictures, great portraits"

"Dear, Thank you so much for the photo.
We both really enjoyed being there and all the shooting time was so fun. We got lot of appreciation for the images that we posted in Instagram and Facebook. We were explaining to everyone about the making time when they asked about the shoot.

'Elegant pictures', 'great portraits', 'wow,look stunning' ... are the most comments we got and so happy to share with you our happiness. You made it fabulous."

Milan Pranoy

"amazing job!"

"We, as a family, would like to thank you for the beautiful photo shoot you did for us and for your patience and kindness!!! You did an amazing job!!! Can't wait for the next photo shoot when she is a bit older "

Tanja Johnstone