joshua berardi - photographer

"light. is. beautiful."

Light is Beautiful

Photography - Shhh...

Photography - LIVE!

Design - Albums

About Me

Joshua Berardi is a multi-talented imagineer renowned for photographing, retouching and mentoring throughout the USA. He specializes in enhancing an existing form to achieve an exceptional visual aesthetic through lighting and subtle digital retouching.


His experience spans from 1998 when he first began retouching images, and he has since fostered a career by professionally retouching since 2003. For five years, Berardi has served as a national photography mentor, leading seminars and hands-on tutorials on retouching, lighting, working with models and other spectrum's of photography. He has taught college-level courses and spoken at various high schools to further share his cumulative knowledge.


Having worked alongside hundreds of photographers, makeup artists and designers, Berardi has experience in shooting editorial fashion, glamour, studio and live events. From fulfilling targeted corporate assignments to photographing wedding ceremonies, Berardi has created and shared his art with a variety of clients. Please see the Contact page to inquire about using his services


Joshua works with an attitude of persistence and precision, achieving a quality result over and over again. His technical knowledge coupled with a clear understanding of his clients' vision creates a workable atmosphere that gets thoughts and ideas into a solid image. From ideas to the shoot to digital processing, Joshua holds an outstanding record in the photography industry.


Digital Arts 23 years
Photography 14 years
Retouching 16 years


Matt Miller

On photographing and designing his music album...

Dude. You are truly f*ckin amazing!! The photos are killer. And the album looks even better!! [...] Great job man. You are truly gifted at what you do!! Thanks so much!


On photographicing for her modeling career...

Ahhhhhh joshwaaaaaaa!!!! I'm in love with this one. :) thank you!!!!



A Shhh... session...

OMG!!!!! You're amazing. My legs look soooo long! Thanks for making me hot! HE LOVED THEM!!!!!!!


Shhh (Boudoir)

"Are my photos going to stay private?"
://ABSOLUTLEY YES! Your photos are ONLY released to YOU.


"It's my fist time, I'm nervous!"
://I hear this from everyone, you're not alone! :) Good news is that I will have a female assistant at the shoot.


"Can I bring someone with me to the shoot?"
://You absolutely may, yes. Though, I suggest not to for your close friends/family tend to keep you in your shell and doesn't allow the shoot to progress as it ought to. Good news is that I will have a female assistant at the shoot!

Commitments (Weddings)

"Do you require a retainer fee?"

://Yes. A non-refundable retainer fee of 20% of the entire cost is due to hold your date. A meeting  is also required to hold a date.

"Is your business LGBT   friendly?"

://Yes! All forms of love is accepted here!

What payment types do you accept?

Cash - Credit Card - Check - Bitcoin


Feel free to send me a message, phone or email me directly, I'd love to hear from you!

Moline, Illinois, USA


(563) 265-0395 (call or text)

joshua berardi | photographer

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