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1. Sam Hurd Photography

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44 reviews
Sam Hurd Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 529 14th St NW Suite 480, Washington, DC 20045

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Telephone: (443) 364-8838

Guy: Wedding photographer


Review: "He is truly "the photographer's photographer"!"

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Evan Anthony: We hired Sam as the photographer for our wedding in Haymarket, VA, and he was simply amazing and a true professional. Sam photographed our engagement session as well as the wedding. Working with him for our engagement shoot, and seeing the results only furthered our excitement to work with Sam for our wedding. It is hard to put into words how happy we are after working with him. One thing that we love about Sam is his amazing eye for phenomenal shots. This is very evident after looking through his work. We decided to work with Sam after a phone call where we learned more about him, and expressed the vision for our wedding. In addition to shots after the ceremony, Sam brought us outside for pictures during sunset, as well as moonlit pictures towards the end of the night. We feel that Sam goes above and beyond in his work. He is truly talented, and a pleasure to work with. We highly recommend Sam if you are looking for a photographer for your event

The Mbimbas: We had the best time during our engagement session with Sam! We were so nervous, but his calm presence made us so comfortable and we were laughing the whole time. He was professional and on time even though he had to drive all the way to Delaware! We love our photos so much and cannot wait for him to shoot our big day. We had to reschedule our wedding because of Covid and chose a date based on Sam’s availability - that’s how much we love his work. He really is an artist. His use of crystals, “ring of fire” and other techniques create such stunning images. I am editing my review because our wedding occurred and it was the best day ever! Sam was so calm and professional. The day went perfectly and I am so excited to see the photos from sunset. Throughout this wedding procession he has quickly and calmly answered all of my questions without getting frustrated. He truly is a gem! If you are looking for colorful, unique photos and a chill, but extremely talented photographer, this is your guy!

Elena Kwon: He is truly "the photographer's photographer"! His work is unique and uncommon in the NYC area, but I was fortunate that he was easily able to come to New York. He was the first vendor I booked, since it's the photos that remain after the day flies by. I had been a fan of Sam's work for many years and have never seen a photograph that I did not like. He is known for his use of natural light, prisms, and lenses to create art from candid moments of love and laughter. We were able to easily schedule our engagement shoot during one of his visits to NYC and got to spend time getting to know him. Sam is incredibly laid back and easy going... We felt like he was an old friend we were catching up with. My husband and I were able to relax during our engagement shoot and let him do his magic. I had a special yoga pose that I wanted to do which he was more than happy to shoot. As the wedding day approached, Sam was able to give me advice and reassurance regarding wedding planing and it was such a relief to see him on the wedding day. Amidst the craziness of the wedding, he was a calming spirit that I was grateful to have around. We received both our engagement and wedding photos within a month and received over 1000 wedding photos. We had difficulty choosing which ones to use for our album, since there were so many awesome photos. My only regret was not getting a photo with him at the end of the evening. He is a true gem!

Sara Modlin: Wow! What an incredible find! So lucky to have found the PERFECT wedding photographer for our wedding. Throughout our planning process with COVID, Sam was always extremely responsive. On the wedding day, Sam was extremely chill and our wedding party informed us of how much they enjoyed working with him. Sometimes, people may find photos overwhelming but Sam’s experience wasn’t at all. It was easy and enjoyable. Sam shocked us by finding a hidden gem of a location to take our wedding photos. We didn’t even think of this spot. There wasn’t much greenery at our location, and somehow he found a gorgeous area full of trees and perfect lighting. Sam is extremely talented. His photos are not the boring wedding photos that all look the same. His photos have so much character and color. He’s great at not only capturing candid moments, but also great at photographing the wedding decor (flowers, etc). He really impressed us with how many different photos he was able to take during the ceremony & reception. Would highly recommend!! .

Alison Ritchie: My husband and I chose Sam to do our wedding photos and are so happy that we did. We wanted a photographer with a creative, artistic take on wedding photos and Sam delivered - our photos are beautiful and creative. Sam was also so much fun to work with - making us laugh and effortlessly helping our guests get organized for the photos. We highly recommend Sam!!

Fiander Foto: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, ValueMy husband and I booked a photo shoot with Sam to celebrate ten years together. We had a FABULOUS time working with Sam; we laughed through the whole photo shoot! The photos are GORGEOUS and we love his style of composition. Best of all - Sam captured our personalities 100%! We will definitely book again in the future. Thank you Sam!

Glenn Peters: I could not possibly imagine a better photographer. Genuinely I had no idea who my wife hired prior to our wedding and let me tell you she made the absolute best decision. You would not be able to convince me there is anyone better then sam. Not only was his professionalism absolutely top tier. You can immediately tell that he’s more then a photographer he’s an artist. Most importantly his photo shoot sessions during our wedding ended up being my favorite part of the whole affair. He provided us with the most intimate and special moments with eachother out of the whole wedding. I would go out of my way to recommend him to anyone and everyone. Me and my wife were just saying how we literally miss him.

Aimee Kneiss: Sam's work speaks for itself. His images capture the wedding day perfectly, and doing an engagement photo session with him was a great way to get to know him! When looking for a photographer, my husband and I couldn't find any images that resonated with us - until we saw Sam's work. Sam not only makes sure to capture some gorgeous portrait shots (it's a wedding, after all), but his candids from the dance floor and of the day itself are our favorites. He's fun to shoot with, and as I told him after the wedding, an absolute calming force in the craziness that is the wedding day. He's always on time, quick to email back, great with giving directions for photos, and is just a fantastic person to be around. On your wedding day, it's important to really like your photographer - you'll be spending a lot of time together! Not only is Sam an incredibly talented photographer, but he's got an unbelievable turnaround rate. We had our engagement pictures within two weeks and our wedding pictures within four, which is pretty much unheard of! If we had to book Sam again, we'd do it in a heartbeat. He's worth every.single.penny.

Larissa O'Loughlin: We had such a great experience with Sam as our wedding photographer! He was responsive, professional, and amazing to work with. He really captured the emotions and story of our wedding day and I truly love our photos. He gave great direction during portraits which put my husband and me at ease. During the ceremony and reception he was discreet when taking pictures, and still managed to capture every moment beautifully. I highly recommend Sam!

Meghan Coakley: Sam is an amazing photographer. Not only does he take wonderful pictures, but he also does a great job of putting albums together to really tell the story of your wedding day. My husband and I were living in Spain when we got married, and Sam was extremely flexible with shooting the Engagement Photos and took great care to make sure everything was ready for our day. He also helped us pose for the pictures since we were not very good at it while at the same time capturing those natural moments that really illustrated our love. He also got the pictures to us quickly because he knew how excited we were to see them and relive everything. I recommend him to every person I know that is getting married because everything was perfect.

2. Damon Bowe Photography

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113 reviews
Damon Bowe Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 406 L St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Telephone: (202) 570-8206

Guy: Photographer


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Lisa L: WOW! Just WOW! Had to schedule a graduation photo shoot from Texas for my daughter in DC. Not only did Damon make every step so easy but after talking with him on the phone and getting to know him a bit I was even more excited to work with him. He is exceptional...Literally, no other way to describe him. His work style, sense of humor, creativity, patience, you name it are all incredible. The pics we received were outstanding too! Keep in mind that we had no easy task for him... juggling a blended family, a morning when bad weather threatened and a senior pup, he juggled it all effortlessly and made for one of the best and most fun photo sessions I have ever been a part of. I had initially chosen Damon based on the ratings on here and boy they did not let me down. If you are looking for someone with imagination, great communication and a fantastic eye for capturing a special moment in your life book Damon now!!! You will NOT regret it! I only regret that he is so far away from us in Texas..... :)

Ashlei Watson: It was great working with Damon! I knew he was the photographer I wanted to work with for my organization when I submitted a quote, and he in return called me and we talked for about 20 minutes about great advocacy looking locations in DC! He then sent over a map with details on possible photo shoot locations, gave suggestions on transportation, etc. He promised he would deliver on the product that I wanted for our organization and he did not fail!! He was patient with us, treated our children nice, and captured a lifetime of memories for our families and organization. You won't go wrong working with Damon!!
Response: Wow, thank you so much! Our original shooting plan was pretty good, but I'm so happy the Capitol Fencing happened to be removed just before your photoshoot because it allowed us a bit more leeway. Thanks again and please let me know if you ever need more photo help! :)

Iris Hinh: My partner and I were looking for a photographer in Washington, D.C. to capture our graduation photos. I initially found Damon's website on Google and loved the variety of photographs that have been shared on the platform. I contacted Damon via email and phone call to ask questions, and he was very responsive and friendly. It rained the evening before the photoshoot, and the cherry blossoms weren't as lively as we had hoped. Damon contacted us to share his thoughts on the best locations near the mall, including proposing the Smithsonian garden. Damon was patient and kept the whole shoot fun. We really enjoyed the whole experience. From the onset, the contract, details, and follow-up were straight forward very professional. This was our first time taking photos with a photographer, and we would highly recommend him for any and all photography needs!

Brittany Kademian: I'm so glad we booked a cherry blossoms mini session with Damon! He's super down to earth, is great with young kids since he has some of his own, and even gave us a full hour taking great photos instead of the 20 minutes we expected. There were so many good photos that I had a hard time choosing which pictures to keep, and just ended up buying them all. Damon was so easy to work with, and I hope that he will continue mini photo sessions of our family around DC a couple times a year!
Response: Thanks so much! Sometimes it takes longer to work with kids, I try to be generous with my time if I can, glad it worked out and we got some wonderful photographs!

Margie Dwight: Damon Bowe is an incredibly talented photographer! I arrived for my headshot session and he was friendly, accommodating and explained the whole process to me as this was my first headshot experience. Although admittedly self conscious, Damon talked me through as he was taking photographs. We looked at photos together and decided whether to take more or whether we had winners. He was encouraging and enthusiastic. He captured my image and most of all, captured my essence. I felt really good after the session and felt confident that the photo we decided upon was the best to present to the world. I cannot recommend Damon highly enough. I will definitely call upon his talents in the future. He also couldn’t have been nicer! You are in very capable, experienced and gifted hands with Damon!
Response: Thanks Margie! It was so fun meeting you and doing headshots. Looking forward to a branding session in the future!

Lauren Vorisek: Although I was initially a bit skeptical about getting professional headshots taken as I embarked on a career change, I quickly realized how valuable a good photographer is. Damon was not only friendly and professional, but he has great advice about angles and how to pose. He was able to help me pull off that illusive mix of appearing confident without seeming cocky, and serious yet approachable. Damon has a great eye for detail and he has the patience to help steer you to the perfect look. I couldn’t be happier with the results. The hardest part was picking my favorite look.

Jilane Rodgers Petrie: We recently had a fantastic experience with Damon for our family's holiday card mini-session! Our toddler is a joyous little human, but for some reason gets very camera shy. Damon expertly captured our little guy in peak happiness, and mom and dad (and even dog!) somehow all looked great too. Damon was easy to book, gave clear communications and was super efficient during the shoot. We got a lot of amazing images at an incredibly reasonable rate. Our family will be repeat customers, that's for sure! Thank you, Damon!
Response: Thank you so much, Jilane. It was a pleasure to work/play with you guys, cannot wait to do it again!

Heather Lorenzo: This was our first time taking photos as a family of four and we loved working with Damon! He was very responsive ahead of time, giving us tips about what to bring and where to be and when. During the shoot, he knew just where to take us and gave us quick and simple directions to help get natural looking shots with a beautiful background. He's also quick on his feet -- cold rain started coming down during our shoot and yet Damon was able to get some snaps of the kids smiling under the shield of some trees that we'll cherish for a lifetime. For anyone looking for a photographer on the Hill or in the DC area, we highly recommend him.

Jeff Le: Damon has such attention to detail and a passion to capture the best in you. I found the experience so positive. Unlike other photography experiences, he helped me feel at ease, explained what we were trying to achieve, and did it with both grace and humor. That's hard to come by in DC and I loved my photos. I know you will too.
Response: Thanks so much, Jeff! Always great to see you!

Shermineh Jones: My family had a terrific experience with Damon and are absolutely thrilled with the photographs from our fall photo session. I was nervous about picking the right photographer because I have toddler twins - one who is shy around new people and another who'd rather play tag than sit for a photo (not to mention a camera shy dad). Based on great word of mouth from the other mothers in my neighborhood, I chose Damon and I am so glad I did. He made my kids totally comfortable and he knew exactly where to get the best shots around the Capitol so everyone was engaged and had fun. We spent less than half an hour together and I got lots of terrific photographs to choose from (many more than I expected). I highly recommend Damon and plan on having him take our family photos again next year.

3. Mantas Wedding Photography

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81 reviews
Mantas Wedding Photography
Prices
4.8
Product Quality
4.9
Services
4.8
Customer service
4.8
Product Variety
4.8

Address: 1200 N St NW APT 110, Washington, DC 20005

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 10:30PM

Telephone: (202) 213-7369

Guy: Wedding photographer


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Matt Kelly-Montresor: We hired Mantas for our wedding and we couldn't have picked a better photographer. We had so much fun taking our engagement pictures with him and they turned out beautifully. He outdid himself with our wedding photos. We are in awe of them. Not only are they stunning, but they capture every single moment and emotion. Our friends and family keep saying they don't know how he and his team got all of the shots they did because they were so unobtrusive! His pricing is very reasonable and great value given the very high quality of his work. Mantas is also such a kind person and was so flexible when we needed to postpone because of COVID. Hiring Mantas was the best decision we made for our wedding. We can't wait to work with him again in the future!
Response: Thank you, Matt, for having me as your wedding photographer! I can not be happier that you guys found me and allowed me to document the most important day of your lives!

Svetlozara Denkova-Knight: Our family photo shoot with Mantas was such a delight as we got to enjoy not only getting the opportunity to create some wonderful long- lasting memories but also enjoy a great convo on parenthood and traveling abroad and in the US. Really a great photographer and a person. I had received a voucher prior to pandemic and he was extremely flexible and accommodating. Definitely if I decide on splurging on a good photographer for any event I’d look no further. Great time and absolutely gorgeous pictures!

Isabel Yun: We loved the opportunity to work with Mantas to bring our dream to life. We are privileged to have had Mantas capture our special life events, from our engagement to our wedding day. Mantas is absolutely amazing! He is so talented and is gifted with such a keen eye that captures beautiful, classic, and ephemeral moments that truly reflect the emotions and ambience of the events. Each photo composition is an absolute beautiful work of art. We are filled with joyous emotion to relive the day through each precious moment documented through photography. We highly recommend anyone to hire Mantas, he will not disappoint! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you Mantas for being our photographer and capturing our unforgettable precious moments that will last a lifetime.

Sarah Durrant: As a DC photographer myself, I cannot think of anyone else I'd ever trust with capturing my family dynamics in a candid, authentic and timeless way than with Mantas. He is exceptionally skilled, professional and a creative genius. We are SO lucky to be able to have him document us every year. We are grateful for these beautiful epic moments he has captured so flawlessly. My 4 kids are a handful and not easy to keep order and always gets the perfect shot...and multiple perfect shots! Mantas - Thank you thank you thank you! We LOVE our final images and working with you.
Response: Thank you, Sarah! It was a pleasure to document your family, as always!

Tamar Dayanim: We couldn't have been happier using Mantas for our wedding! The photos were beyond stunning, and on the day of our wedding Mantas and his team made everyone feel comfortable in front of the camera. Mantas really made an effort to get to know us that day, which shone through in our pictures. Thank you again Mantas for all you did to make our day beautiful!

Megan Conroy: Mantas photographed our wedding and he was amazing!! So talented. I really wanted a photographer than had an artistic, editorial eye and he definitely delivered. My photos were striking and had depth. Not only that, he’s so professional, friendly, and made me feel super comfortable on the day. I got the sense he really loves what he does and that is reflected in his work. I highly, highly recommend!

Dinendra Abeyawardhane: Mantas did a fantastic job capturing all the special moments at our wedding and the engagement. He was friendly, funny, and made us feel extremely comfortable from the beginning. He is very passionate about photography and has amazing ideas to capture all the beautiful moments. He captured every small detail of the unique customs we performed at our wedding. We love the candid pictures he took and it was an absolute pleasure working with him. He genuinely wanted to make sure that we get the best photos at the end and not stressed about it. He was prompt in replying to any of our questions as well. So, we highly recommend him.

David Heller: We had Mantas as our wedding photographer and we knew we were signing up for something great but he still managed to blow us away. He was so flexible and easy to work with leading up to and especially the day of. He captured all of our best moments and in such a beautiful artistic way. He is so personable and likeable making it such a breeze having him around on the wedding day. We 100% would use him again and recommend him for others.

Osbaldo Artkop: Mantas was absolutely incredible to work with. When we arrived he was excited and ready to provide us with the best experience.He made us feel very comfortable and was extremely professional. We took pictures in a scenic nature setting to make up for a lack of professionally done photos at our wedding, and we could not have asked for a better photographer! The turn around for the pictures was within a month and when we got the photos we were in awe. He has a great eye and we were in love with every photo provided. If you want an amazing photographer look no further. Trust me when I say you’ll want to have Mantas take the photos for your special occasion!
Response: Osbaldo, Thank you so much for allowing me to document such an important moment in your lives! I can not be happier that you guys are so glad!!!

Shikha Chaurasia: We had our engagement photoshoot with Mantas, and it went fantastically! He made it easy for us to be ourselves, and we felt the pictures managed to capture not just us, but our personalities. This lended itself to a rather unique invitation that we were happy with (the back included a picture of us chasing some geese). Our photoshoot was in a garden on a sunny day, I was wearing my favorite yellow dress… the photos are so wonderfully colorful! And yet one of our favorites happened to be a black and white one, I guess he’s just that good. Mantas also makes very creative use of the “props” available (geese that happened to be around, chairs that happened to be empty, an interesting perspective taken through a welcome sign that happened to be there). Definitely would recommend him!

4. Chris Ferenzi Photography

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55 reviews
Chris Ferenzi Photography
Prices
4.8
Product Quality
4.8
Services
4.9
Customer service
4.8
Product Variety
4.8

Address: 2122 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM Thu

Telephone: (609) 790-1727

Guy: Wedding photographer


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Max Kushner: Chris photographed our wedding and engagement shoot in May - my husband and I could not be happier with the results. He perfectly captured family portraits, the ceremony, and perfect / accurate candid shots throughout the party. There are so many gems. He also helped us navigate the venue to ensure the photos would be perfect in the moment, and reviewed our planners schedule to make sure all the timings would work with photos Would absolutely recommend to all!

Daniel Manks: I am so happy with my decision to hire Chris to shoot our surprise proposal. He was very quick to reply to emails, and offered great advice on angles of the picture and where to do the actual proposal. My fiancé and I are so thrilled with how the pictures turned out. Chris was great and gave us a small sample of pictures within two hours of the proposal. I could not recommend Chris enough for your big day!

Jamison Strange: I hired Chris to shoot my proposal and he did incredible. The pictures turned out perfect - something my fiancée had mentioned a dozen times, as well as our friends and family. The process with Chris from start to finish was simple and hassle-free. Communication was great, leading all the way up to the proposal. I highly recommend!

frankeee19: My husband and I recently lost a ton of weight and were able to fit back into our wedding tuxedos. We hired Chris to capture some fun moments of us at our original wedding venue and some other spots around town. Once at our wedding venue (DAR), Chris captured us at our best. He focused on all the best angles, lighting, background, etc. Chris made us look better than we did on our wedding day! Man, we wish we hired him almost 6 years ago! We even brought our dog along for the photo shoot and Chris made sure to capture our pup in just the right light so he could shine too! We jumped around town to other locations and Chris was able to adapt to the location, figure out what would work for the picture. He was quick and he was exact. Chris was professional and able to provide suggestions on poses, backdrops etc. Chris was responsive whether it be email, phone or text. A breeze to work with! He teased us with a couple of photos before sending us the entire finished portfolio of pictures from our photo session and we knew then we’d have great photos. Again, I wish we had met Chris years ago because our wedding photos would have been 100x times better.

Andrew Dunkin: I got a proposal shoot done by Chris and it was a pretty seamless process. I have never been to Washington D.C. before and he made the process stress free. He presented me with a contract which made me feel much more confident I wasn't going to be scammed and communicated with me prior to finalize all the details. He was at the location before I was, made it easy to find him, and took spectacular photos. I would highly recommend Chris to anyone looking to have professional photos taken!

Tyler Herrmann: Chris was a fantastic photographer to work with and capture my big surprise proposal! He was very responsive and very flexible to handle any requests I had. We got the first pass of the "main" photos within a couple hours of the proposal and they turned out incredible. I can't be happier with how everything turned out and I highly recommend Chris to anyone for surprise proposals! He had countless ideas to capture multiple angles and back drops of our mini photo shoot and set us up for the perfect shot. All in all, very incredibly pleased with Chris.

Gwen Karasevich: Chris captured our small wedding amazingly! The wedding was just close family, but we still wanted amazing pictures. Chris really delivered! Our pictures are gorgeous, and I couldn’t be happier. He was very flexible and extremely responsive to emails. He made sure everything went smoothly the day of. The quality of his work was great and extremely reasonably priced. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone getting married in the DC area.
Response: Thanks so much, Gwen!

Jennifer Spencer: My fiancé and I found Chris Ferenzi photography after a thorough web search. We liked his style and I was immediately drawn to his work. When I look at his photos I see a fresh perspective; crisp, clean pictures that look real and in the moment. I emailed Chris’ about his service and availability on a late Friday afternoon and he responded in less than two hours! Prior to booking our wedding date, Chris and I spoke over the phone for about an hour. I gave him our background “story,” what we were looking for in a photographer, and of course what type of final products we wanted. I was undecided about how many actual pictures to purchase and if we should order a book, etc., and Chris help walked me through the options and let me make decisions along the way. I greatly appreciated his flexibility and patience. We truly enjoyed working with Chris and we love the final product. His website is simple to use, even my 85 year old mother-in-law easily navigated her way through it to order the photos she wanted. Chris and I are now working on an album and I’ll be ordering a few wall hangings from his site too.

Benedict Bernstein: We could not have been happier with the job Chris did photographing our intimate (8 people) marriage ceremony at Little Pearl in late April, 2021. We gave Chris the nearly impossible task of getting candid photos of us and our family in a small space while also finding a way to not be the 9th guest at our wedding. He did it! Chris's photos perfectly captured just how special and joyful the day was without him distracting from it. And when we spontaneously decided we did want to do some portraits, he knew exactly what to do. Chris was also a great value. A lot of vendors would have upcharged knowing it was a wedding, but Chris rates (for 90 minutes on a Thursday evening) were incredibly fair, especially given all the work he did after editing and touching up the photos. We highly recommend Chris!

Tyler Post: Chris took photos for my proposal to my fiancé. The photos came out perfect in every sense of the word. I had a rough idea of how I wanted the moment captured and Chris worked with me to build the image. His coordination and communication with you to create the image and the planning is outstanding. He goes to great lengths to make sure the moment is everything you want and more. We had a small photo shoot after the proposal and he knows exactly how to capture great images in any setting you’re in.

5. Mason Photography

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56 reviews
Mason Photography
Prices
4.9
Product Quality
4.8
Services
4.8
Customer service
4.8
Product Variety
4.8

Address: 1022 49th Pl NE, Washington, DC 20019

Schedule: Open 24 hours

Telephone: (302) 245-5179

Guy: Wedding photographer


Review: "I spent a lot of time looking for a really good photographer."

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Sarah Holcomb: My husband and I initially chose Adam Mason as our photographer because of his unique photography style. His incorporation of rich color and skill for capturing incredible candid moments stands apart from the typical bright, more washed out and posed style that we've seen with other wedding photography. He did not disappoint as our photos look incredible and unlike any others that we've seen. Adam was also an absolute pleasure to work with as he was responsive, flexible with our COVID related date change, and delivered us both our engagement and wedding photos within record time. Adam is also super friendly and upbeat and was able to put us at ease behind the camera. Even our guests commented on how friendly, professional and efficient he was on our big day. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking for a talented photographer who is a master of his craft that also happens to be a fun and awesome guy!

Laura Benvenuto: Adam was a breathe of fresh air and a delight from the first meeting. He made us feel comfortable and explained everything throughly and thoughtfully. He was always accessible and helped us through planning and postponing due to Covid. We were able to work with him for our micro wedding in 2020 and then again in 2021 for our bigger wedding - both occasion gave us the most amazing pictures that are now framed throughout out house. His infectious energy and expertise made us and our guest comfortable in front of the camera. Adam guided us through us all - from beginning to end - listening to all our requests and was able to anticipate and answer all questions. I would recommend a hundred times over!

Sarah Branch: Adam put together a well-priced and comprehensive wedding photo package for my husband and I. We got married during COVID, where having a flexible and responsible photographer was very important, and we couldn't have been happier than with Adam and his team. We also had our engagement photos taken with him, and we love them as much as our wedding photos. Not only are our photos beautiful, but Adam was amazing to work with. He provided helpful tips for wedding planning in general and was close friends with our other vendors due to his experience in the market. I recommended Adam to one of my bridesmaids who was getting married a few months after we did, and after she saw how beautiful our photos are and how nice Adam was the day of, he's now her photographer as well. I'm excited to be in her wedding, but I'm also looking forward to seeing Adam again and actually getting to see him work (since last time the only evidence of his presence was our photos). 11/10 recommend.
Response: Thanks so much Sarah!!!!

Brittany Shoun: I’m so glad we found Adam with Mason Photography. Photography was one of the most important parts of our day and he was the first vendor we hired after we picked a date and venue. His photos are amazing and from the first call we felt instantly comfortable. Adam is an incredible guy – he’s energetic, engaging, creative, and super fun to be around. Our family is still talking about how much he added to our wedding day. He made our day perfect – capturing all the important moments in the most beautiful way. He delivered our photos within two weeks and we will cherish them forever.

Samantha DePaul: I am not exaggerating when I say there is no other photographer I would have wanted on my wedding day than Adam Mason! He was super easy to work with from day one (including helping us move our wedding back a few months due to COVID) and was very easy to get in contact with throughout the whole process. On the big day he was punctual and communicative about being on his way, and our guests LOVED him - he felt like he was a guest at the wedding in the best way. Equally important, the photos turned out INCREDIBLE and he got them back to us in just over 2 weeks... a super fast turnaround time! I promise you that you won't be disappointed by hiring this person.

Ivan Moore: I am a wedding DJ who worked with Adam at a wedding at District Winery. First, he was a really nice person, professional and very easy to work with. He was kind enough to take a picture of me with my phone that looked really cool. I sometimes get wedding photos sent to me from my clients I have worked with. Janice & Sam shared some of their wedding photos with me and I was BLOWN AWAY by their pictures. So many incredible images that captured what a special day/night that it was! Some of the best I've seen. I highly recommend Adam/Mason Photography.

Leslie Berkowitz: Adam and the Mason Photography crew are THE BEST! Adam treated us like a valued friend and collaborator, and 100% got the vibe we were going for. He rolled with the punches when we had to reschedule. And on the big day, he took charge and was the life of the party. And the proof was in our photos, which are so incredible. If you want the best pictures of your life, you MUST hire Adam!
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Hilary L: Adam was a joy to work with. If you are a couple who is less than comfortable being in front of the camera, Adam will not only make you feel comfortable, but you will genuinely enjoy the process. Adam's down to earth attitude, humor and kindness really added love to our day. His images were so special, I don't know how he captured the authenticity and beauty in every person we loved but he did. His photographs of candids are really a treasure as they caught each person we knew in these hidden beautiful moments. We can't say enough good things about his work or working WITH him.

Steph Elechko Hesseltine: We stumbled across Mason Photography through Instagram, and were immediately impressed with his ability to capture natural looking posed photography! Through our conversations from afar, meetings in person, engagement session, and wedding day, we felt so comfortable and well taken care of. The Wedding Guide? GENIUS. Sent to us once we decided on Mason Photography, we were now equipped with a small magazine with answers to all the questions we would think of along the way.. "When would our day actually start?" "When should we do our engagement shoot?" "Should we do a first look?" "We want some epic sunset/sunrise pics, how can we plan our day of schedule accordingly?". All the details, they've thought of through their almost 10 years of experience in wedding photography. For the questions that weren't included in this Guide, Adam was incredibly responsive and able to help immediately. Turnaround on pictures was unbelievable -- 2 weeks-- and we are over the moon with the moments that Adam was able to capture for us. Would recommend Mason Photography 10x over and look forward to hopefully working with them for any future shoots!

Gabrielle Crowe: Adam was awesome to work with from day 1. Super responsive and detail oriented - he even helped us map out where to take our photos throughout the city and had great suggestions. He also has excellent vendor reccs if you are looking for a DJ, venue, hair/makeup/etc. Above all, he made our wedding day even more fun - all of our photos came out with genuine laughs and smiles because Adam made it a super fun experience. I was so worried my husband would feel awkward taking photos, but with Adam's help we both had the best experience and loved our wedding photos! I can't recommend him enough!!
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6. Judah Avenue Photography

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165 reviews
Judah Avenue Photography
Prices
4.8
Product Quality
4.9
Services
4.8
Customer service
4.8
Product Variety
4.8

Address: 12358 Parklawn Dr, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM Thu

Telephone: (240) 643-4708

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Kiya Racheal: My ENTIRE experience with Judah Avenue has been amazing. Nafa was my maternity photographer and newborn photographer our pictures came out phenomenal I love every single one. She is quick and certainly efficent. I recommend Judah Avenue. I can't wait to bring my family back for more photos in the nearest future. Thank you for everything!

dekayla johnson: It really doesn’t get any better. I have the upmost respect for the company they are amazing. So very professional and organized two of the vest things a company can be in my opinion. They are very respectful as well and made me feel so comfortable. Nafa was my photographer she was so professional and easy going she made everything so perfect help me through my poses and posture just everything, she made me feel so beautiful like I was a model!! The assistants Sarah and there was another one I forgot her name they were so helpful and professional as well. Every penny I paid was worth it. The experience was amazing so fun. They provided literally almost everything from wardrobe, accessories jewelry, props, etc. They are so patient and understanding I had to take a small break from getting overwhelmed and exhausted and they were so understanding and waited till I was ready I was shooting for 2 hours which was great because I was able to get so many pictures. My time at Judah Avenue was perfect and I would recommend anyone to book an appointment with this company. I can go on and on but I will leave it here. Thank you so much for the experience I can’t wait to get my photos!!!

Vivienne The Vibe: Judah Avenue is a great photography company! I am a long-time, repeat client and they have been consistently amazing. Everyone on the team is responsive and professional! I love getting my pictures and life events covered by Judah Avenue!

Antonio Palmer: My Fiancée and I did our engagement shoot about a month ago in Washington D.C and we couldn't be happier with the photographs and the process. We had to reschedule a couple times due to some unforeseen circumstances, but Judah accommodated us each time. Nafa was such a joy to work with and her humor and infectious personality put our nerves at ease during the shoot. I can't thank you enough for the work you've done. Choosing a Black Owned business was very important for us and you did not disappoint! Looking forward to our maternity shoot!☺️

Marcel Warfield: As first time parents, my wife and I definitely over capture all of our son’s moments. We knew for his first birthday, we wanted to use professionals for his cake smash photo session. Thank God we came across Judah Avenue on Instagram. It was an absolutely incredible experience from the very beginning - planning the details with Aneta, handling the finances with Susan, the kindness of Aaliyah, Maria and Suzan. Up until we met with Nafa (the best photographer in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia) on the day of the shoot. Everything was just wonderful. There are no words to express our gratitude towards each of you. Thanks for the incredible memories & AMAZING photos!!! We’re already looking for reasons to come back to the studio for another photoshoot!

P. J. LORICK: I am thrilled to say that Nafa and the team at Judah Photography captured the most perfect moment for my wife and I. Our session was coordinated perfectly and the hand off from the staff to the actual photography session was seamless. I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with Aneta and getting the concept and inspiration down pack, which really helped facilitate a great session. Nafa, we are deeply grateful you are serving people as a maternity photographer, you truly captured a precious moment in time for us! The ENTIRE shoot was a vibe and our photos are absolutely B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! Many blessing to you and the team!

Elikem Addae: I still cannot get over how beautiful my maternity photos turned out. Judah Avenue exceeded my expectations and made my maternity experience come to life in a way that I know I'll look back on with delight and satisfaction for years to come. Judah Avenue has an amazing team of professionals that make you feel at home right from the instance of first contact to final delivery. They're responsive, they give you ideas, and make you super excited about your event. I know I'll be going back to them again and again because you cannot place a value on good memories. So if you're looking for the best maternity photographer in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area, please look no further. Thanks again Judah Avenue!! See you when my babies arrive. We cannot wait to work with you all again.
Response: Thank you for your kind words Ellie :) We are excited to work with you again soon!

Hafisat Oridedi: Booked Judah Avenue for my daughter’s 5th birthday photoshoot and our family lifestyle photoshoot. The whole experience was exceptional. Everyone of her team member on set that day was friendly, and professional. My daughter is usually shy but they all made her feel comfortable until she gradually came out of her shell. We totally enjoyed the session, it was all good vibes in a beautiful space with wonderful people. The pictures are so beautiful and we’re delivered in a timely manner. If you live in the DMV are, you should book this lifestyle photographer!

GixxerWolf: STAY AWAY!! June 17th 2022, clearly informed Suzan Taf that I need to book services asap for a Wedding in approx 40 days. 5 days later, I recv'd my first phone call, explained my event needs, she said that she would have to speak with her boss first, however, no problem there is coverage available. June 24th, I send a reminder email, she responds that she is still waiting for a response from her boss. June 28th, I send another reminder email, she responds that photography is available however no video. June 30th - i speak with Suzan, photography is available, I want to lock this in, I verify the deposit amount & forms of pymt accepted, I agree and await receiving the contract. Initially I thought I needed 8hrs of coverage for the wedding, however, after much examination, 6hrs covers the ceremony. Meaning, the cost dropped from $3950 to $3350. July 2nd @8am, Suzan sends an emailing informing me that there is no longer a Photographer available to cover my wedding. @8:16am, stunned by this news, I request contact info for owner/s. @12pm, I posted this review. **Did the reduction in the price of my event play a role.. IDK?** The continued misrepresentations, the lack of urgency for my deadline and what I feel is a sheer lack of care. Perhaps, business has increased and the personal attention touted in other reviews has fallen by the wayside. I was lured by the website and the vision of providing my Bride with a Professional Celebrity style photographer. I am reminded "everything shiny isn't gold", no truer words. Beware... (I have the email chain & cell phone call list, should Google need to verify my complaint)

Erica Jenkins: I absolutely love Judah Avenue Photography! I came to them for my maternity photos and they did an excellent job. They were professional, courteous, knowledgeable and experienced. I really appreciated the excellent selection of props, backdrops, furniture, and clothing that they had to choose from. All of my family and friends were awed by the photos. I wish I had them for my engagement and wedding photos but will definitely use them for family portraits from now on.
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7. Potok's World Photography

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19 reviews
Potok's World Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM Thu

Telephone: (202) 549-5828

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Jenny Pozinsky: Let me begin by saying that we could not have made a better decision than to have Potok’s World Photography capture our wedding day. Pete and Anji checked off every single box for us… quality of work, responsiveness, likeability, etc. We fell in love with their style as soon as we laid eyes on their online portfolio. Their quality of work was apparent, so we were already more than interested… and this is before we got to know them. Pete and Anji’s work is nothing short of remarkable, but we were so happy to find out that as good of photographers that they are, they are even better people! We got to know Pete and Anji through a number of zoom meetings before the wedding and they just made us SO comfortable. They are easy to talk to, and their banter with one another is charming. They are such a fun and loving couple, and they work very well together. They acted as an extension of our wedding party, and were so effortless in their ability to capture all our special moments, we didn’t even know they were there! Total pros. We were blown away when we received our album, and our families went nuts about every single picture. What we love most about our photos is that Pete and Anji capture FEELINGS. Sure, there were plenty of “posed” photos (couples, family pictures, etc.) but their action shots are pure gold. Check out their website, you will see for yourself. To sum it all up, we went out looking for a photographer, and we are so proud to say that we came back with BEAUTIFUL photos, and a pair of lifelong friends.
Response: Thank you, Jenny and Mike! You guys were awesome and we loved being part of your wedding! This one is extra special to us because we not only got to meet amazing clients, but became friends with such wonderful people!!!

G Bruner: It was such a wonderful experience to work with Anji and Pete for our wedding photography. We booked them pre-pandemic, and for well over a year, Anji and Pete would check in, were flexible with the changes we had to make, and thoughtful in every aspect of our wedding. In a time that could have been much more stressful, Anji and Pete were a bright spot. They were easy to work with, accommodating, and also, the photos...AMAZING. Even beyond the wedding, they reached out, send very special and cherished photos to our parents, and treat you like you are important to them. You will not be disappointed if you chose Potok for your wedding, or for any other milestone you want to document. I cannot wait to work with them again in the future for other events in our lives. Thank you Anji and Pete!!!
Response: Thank you so much, Guin and Richard, for your kind words! It was an absolute pleasure for us to have the privilege to photograph your wedding celebrations! You were a wonderful couple to work with, and we're so grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know you better!

John Hawkins: My wife and I are so glad we Anji and Pete to shoot our engagement and wedding photos and highly recommend them. Anji and Pete were absolute professionals during the whole process and had great communication. We preferred to have photographers who were more in the background to capture our special moments instead of actively posing us and we were very happy that this aligned with Anji and Pete’s style. Whenever we had specific questions, they would have blog posts or answers right away to make the whole process go smoothly. Our families and us absolutely loved all of the photos we received from our engagement shoot and wedding. Fingers crossed that we never need wedding photographers again but if we did we would definitely choose Anji and Pete.
Response: Thank you so much John! It was such an honor to be part of your wedding!

F LH: We hired Potok's World Photography for our small outdoor wedding and an engagement shoot - we reached out to them because we loved the vibrancy and creativity of the photos in their portfolio. Anji and Pete were a great team - a warm, discreet and professional duo during the wedding events, and also timely and responsive about pre-wedding details and follow-up correspondence. The photographs from the wedding and engagement shoot were beautiful and alive and really captured the spirit of this special moment in our lives.
Response: Thank you Flora and Nate for choosing us to document your special moments for you! We loved being part of your wedding and wish you all the best!

Christopher Beatty: Positives: Where to start… First off Anji and Pete are incredible people and their presence at our wedding was not just one of professional photographers but of a team that made our day genuinely better. From the first conversation we had while looking for vendors to the last discussion before the wedding, we loved working with them. They had great questions to gauge what we were looking for and to encourage us to think about options and logistics we had not considered. They were punctual, efficient, prepared, and seemed virtually unflappable. Having them in charge of one of (if not the most important, honestly) jobs at our wedding was an excellent decision. Thank you to Potok’s World Photography for capturing our day perfectly. -Erin and CJ
Response: Thank you so much for your kind words Erin and CJ! It was such an honor to be part of your beautiful wedding day!

Emily Benson: Anji and Pete were awesome for our two-day wedding with totally different vibes each day. Perhaps the best part about this experience is that you couldn't tell the photographers were there. That made the bridesmaids and especially my mom way more relaxed and comfortable. We were a bit of an unusual crowd, and they did such an amazing job! They were fun, professional, timely, and I would absolutely recommend them for your wedding or other special occasion :)!
Response: Thank you for your kind words and for choosing us to document your wedding moments! It was such an honor! We loved being part of your beautiful wedding celebrations and meeting your wonderful families and friends!

Mark Baker: My wife and I met Pete & Anji through a mutual friend after them capturing their special day. After our initial consultation we were immediately impressed with their presentation, knowledge, and organization of their information. We began planning a destination wedding and wanted to have them as part of our special day. Through the planning process they were easily accessible and and had great communication leading up to our special day. On our wedding day they snapped away and we barely noticed they were there. They were able to capture all of the photos we wanted without being asked and even enjoyed the reception with us as we danced the night away! They were very professional, prompt, and provided us with comfort through the entire process. When it came to receiving the finished product, we were impressed with turnaround time as we had heard horror stories about photographers how long edits could take. We received a sneak peak of the photos very fast and then the full product shortly after! The outcome was AMAZING! I think they may have won an award from our wedding photos :-) I would recommend Potok’s World Photography for capturing your special moments!
Response: Thank you Shannon and Mark! Your wedding was beautiful and you and your families made us feel more like guests than vendors and we really appreciate it!

Nicholas Martino: We had a great experience with Anji and Pete from Potok’s World Photography for our wedding in October 2019. Anji and Pete were always very responsive and took the time to get to know us and what we were looking for. We also did our engagement photos with them and loved that they wanted us to feel comfortable and have the photos reflect us as a couple. Before our wedding we consulted with them on the types of photos we wanted; they took a perfect mix of candid photos of us enjoying our time with guests and staged portraits with family and our bridal party. We were blown away with the little moments they captured of our wedding, details that we’ll never forget! When it was time to create our wedding album they helpfully provided a template and worked with us until it was exactly what we wanted. We would recommend Potok’s World Photography to any couple!
Response: Thank you so much Courtney and Nick! We loved being part of your special day and help preserve your memories!!! Every time we are reminded of those fun moments in your bridal suite it brings a smile to our faces!

Matthew Hughey: Anji and Pete were wonderful, kind, flexible and affordable for our photos. They were very attentive to our needs and gave us detailed explanations for their skill set and approach to photography. We highly recommend!!!
Response: Thank you Matthew and Menaka for choosing us as your wedding photographers! Being part of your wedding was such a fun experience!

Raegan Bartlo: I hired Anji & Pete for our engagement photos and wedding day. They are an incredible team. They capture the special moments perfectly and know what angles and shots are best. Being a bride on a budget paying for my wedding myself, they gave me great advice and worked within the numbers. Everything happens so fast on your wedding day, you will be grateful to have them capture the moments you were in and even the ones you didn't see or didn't remember. Our day was spectacular and the photos are helping us relive our day for years to come. Thank you, Anji & Pete!
Response: You are so welcome! It was such an honor to photograph your engagement and wedding! Thank you for trusting us with your special moments!

8. Aaron Clamage Photographer

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16 reviews
Aaron Clamage Photographer
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 11PM

Telephone: (202) 431-7309

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Liz Gonzalez: Aaron is one of a kind. My firm and I have been working with Aaron for several years. He is professional, flexible, and extremely responsive. Aaron constantly communicates with a client prior to event dates to ensure all details are coordinated. Even throughout the pandemic, Aaron has been very accommodating with scheduling headshots and ensuring our employees feel safe while taking their photos. I highly recommend Aaron for any photo needs.

Holly Hand: Aaron is a gem. He was a the professional photographer at my former employer, and we had regular contact as new staff joined the company over the years. When I started a new job a few years ago and needed a photographer, I knew where to go! He is communicative and on time, and he turns around work quickly. He is always willing to work with people to achieve what they're looking for and will make suggestions without pushing. I've had several staff members tell me how surprisingly comfortable he made the whole experience, from posing to touch-ups. His pricing is competitive and the quality of his work is outstanding. I can't recommend him highly enough.

Kai Pantin: I found Aaron on the web while searching for a photographer for corporate headshots. Aaron is a joy to work with - he's professional, prompt, and a skilled editor. He's also very skilled with dealing with folks who aren't comfortable in front of a camera. He has put my staff at ease, and dare I say, he made the process enjoyable! I highly recommend Aaron - he's an outstanding photographer.

Robyn Rother: Aaron is an extremely professional and talented photographer. Our University, American Public University System, has worked with him on more than 15 shoots and have been very happy with all of them. From corporate head shots to events, Aaron has bent over backwards to ensure we are pleased with the end product. I cannot say enough good words about Aaron, not only is his work of high quality, but he’s a wonderful person to work with. He will adapt to any environment thrown at him, he is always prompt, and has always brought positive energy to the shoot. I would highly recommend Aaron for any needs you may have.

Hae Young Park: I just had my professional head shot taken by Aaron and the experience was fantastic. He was very flexible on appointment times and locations (he ended up coming into my office), and highly professional. He was very much focused on making sure that I was happy with the final product and he really took the time to do that, taking many additional shots. I recommended him to two of my colleagues and they were just as happy with Aaron. I’d highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a professional photographer!

Kevin Warr: Aaron Clamage did a fantastic job on my business portraits as well as a more casual holiday photo. He made the experience as easy as possible, his rates are reasonable, and he is both professional and pleasant. The quality of the photos was top-rate. I would not hesitate to use him again and would highly recommend his services to anyone needing professional photographs.

J Morretta: Aaron is great! The world of event photography is not as easy as you think. He is able to capture beautiful images in venues that can be difficult to photograph with high-profile attendees. His professionalism is exceptional and translates from his photography skills to his interactions with staff and guests. He adapts quickly to any situation that arises and runs the show on his own. Aaron is not someone we consider an outsider. When he works with us he is part of the team.

Kim Reyes: Aaron Clamage is a very skilled, organized and professional photographer who I would recommend for whatever your needs require. From CEO portraits to annual reports and everything in between, Aaron will do a fabulous job with a smile, talent and ease.

Karen Krueger: In 2010, I entered the Washington Posts' first-ever Holiday Crafts contest. Entrants were allowed to submit one photograph only. There was such a large volume of entrants that I knew my photograph would have to be really spectacular to catch their eye. I hired Aaron Clamage to photograph two pieces I was considering. He was completely set up for the small scale of project (a tree ornament and a coaster) when I arrived. He was very insightful about which piece he thought would photograph best, which helped me make my decision which to submit. He took a large volume of photographs and we were able to look at them on the spot to make sure he had captured the shot. All in a very comfortable atmosphere. My entry was chosen as a semi-finalist by the Washington Post. I have no doubt that Aaron's photograph made the difference. As I build my business and develop a website to showcase my work, I will definitely hire Aaron again to photograph my work.

Sandy Meredith: Aaron Clamage is the best photographer in the DC Metro area. He is the only one I use for my professional photos. He makes the process so easy and always captures me in the best possible way. He takes his time and makes me feel relaxed. I give him and his work the very highest recommendation and suggest you give him a try!

9. Natasha Lamalle Photography

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Natasha Lamalle Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

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Lisa Kim: Long story short, trusting Natasha as our engagement and wedding photographer was the best decision my husband and I made. Natasha's photography style is natural yet meticulous. Her photos look and feel timeless. Each time we look at our engagement/wedding photos, we're able to remember so clearly our story and emotions. Natasha was also a collaborative photographer every step of the way. We had an initial vision in mind, and she made it even better with her expert suggestions and creative ideas. Our journey with Natasha was a long one thanks to COVID-19. We postponed our wedding once, but Natasha made sure we didn't feel lost or overwhelmed. She's not only a skilled photographer but a genuinely wonderful person! We are so grateful to have worked with Natasha!
Response: Thank you so much Lisa! I loved working with the two of you and really felt I was part of the family. Our ideas combined created some beautiful and unique images. Congratulations again on your wedding!

Nicole Corea: Photography was probably the element of the wedding that we spent the most time thinking about. We really wanted a photographer who could shoot documentary-style without staging too many shots. We went back and forth on a few options, but Natasha's artistic eye and ability to capture special moments were unparalleled. As we got to know her, we also learned that she was always willing to listen to our feedback, share her ideas, and, perhaps most importantly, keep us present on a day full of distractions. Our family and friends were in awe of her ability to be everywhere and nowhere all at once. We love our wedding photos and would highly recommend Natasha to future clients.
Response: Thank you so much Nicole. I love how we collaborated for your wedding day and I’m so glad you had a wonderful experience. Congratulations again!

Jennifer Cole: We chose Natasha to be our photographer at our small Covid wedding this fall because we were attracted to her photojournalistic style. She is a brilliant photographer. She spent time getting to know us beforehand and making sure she understood what we wanted. We enjoyed the time we spent with her. She captured personal moments naturally and effortlessly, with not a single cheesy, posed picture among them. We have these beautiful memories of our wedding day captured forever, and it is worth every penny. I cannot recommend Natasha's photography more highly for a special occasion.
Response: Thank you so much Jennifer, this is so sweet! I enjoyed our time together as well!

Cassie Stiefel: We do not have enough kind words to say about Natasha and the photos she captured of our engagement. As you can see, they are AMAZING! Natasha helped my fiancé plan a surprise engagement in front of the Capitol at sundown and we couldn't be happier with the final product. She was extremely easy to work with and even sent us a few preview photos the night of so we could share with family and friends. We are forever thankful we have such beautiful photos to remember one of the most special nights of our lives.
Response: Awww thank you so much Cassie! It was my pleasure to plot with your now fiancé :-)

Blaise Hill: Natasha helped me surprise my now-fiancé with a proposal. Natasha is everything you're looking for in a photographer: she is fun, easy to work with, and accommodating; she is an excellent photographer with impeccable attention to detail; and she has a passion for making you and your moment feel like the most important thing in the world. I cannot recommend her services enough.
Response: Thank you so much for your lovely words Blaise! I loved planning the proposal with you, and I’m glad we nailed it! Congratulations again!

Anita Paredes: We booked Natasha for our engagement photos, and also to celebrate crossing the 10 year mark of being a couple! Working with Natasha was such a dream. Felt so supported and informed throughout the whole process. Also really am in love with her photography style (documentary/photojournalist), it is just so gorgeous!! I really wanted those intimate moments to be captured, and she nails it. Our session was fantastic, it was filled with laughs and was such a fun time. We felt comfortable and at ease. Received the photos very promptly after our session, and was delighted with all of them. Natasha crafts a beautiful story of the day with each of the moments captured. Am forever thankful for such a wonderful engagement session, truly an amazing and memorable experience!
Response: Thank you so much Anita! I really enjoyed our time together as well!! Your engagement session in Rockville was a great way to work on my creativity and I'm so proud of the work I did with you. Wishing you all the best!

Sergio Blanco: Natasha was amazing and a true visionary. She helped my wife and I see our wedding in a whole new light!Natasha is outgoing, positive and best of all patient. Helping us navigate through our hectic wedding day, while making it fun and exciting.
Response: Thank you so much Sergio, it was a true pleasure to be by your side that day!

Elizebeth Barnes: Positive: Professionalism, ResponsivenessNatasha was absolutely wonderful to work with. She is the perfect photographer for a shoot where you want to forget about the camera, and focus on the person you are with. We loved our beautiful photos and would highly recommend her for engagement sessions (or weddings!)
Response: Thank you so much to you both! It was my pleasure!

Michela Gaviorno: We used Natasha Lamalle Photography for our wedding and engagement photos and I can honestly say it was the BEST experience. For us, capturing our wedding the way we wanted was the most important aspect of wedding planning. After talking with so many photographers, the second we sat down with Natasha, we knew she was the one for us! She made us so comfortable during the engagement session and wedding. Also, she captures the most amazing candid photos I've ever seen. She captured shots that truly amazed me, AND you would never know she was there! She should double as a ninja because she was able to capture incredible moments without anyone realizing there was even a camera in the room. Again, I can't say enough positive things about her! I just can't wait for our next shoot with her!
Response: Thank you so much Michela! It was a true collaboration and I loved every moment of your wedding. Congratulation again and I hope our paths will cross again in the near future. Cheers!

Amanda Boelke: Natasha was more than we could ever have hoped or asked for. Her style is photojournalistic rather than posed, and it made for some dramatic and timeless photos of our wedding day. From those photos, I know that she was in the middle of the action at all times, but we never noticed. She was so amazing it was a no-brainer to ask her to do some maternity photos a year later!! Her work, for any occasion, is second to none and I love the way she captures the emotion and beauty of the people and space. She has not only become our family photographer but a friend who has been present to celebrate and document some of our most important life milestones. She is amazing to work with, and we give her our highest recommendation!
Response: Thank you so much, you’re too kind!

10. Gabriele Stonyte Photography

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18 reviews
Gabriele Stonyte Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 1747 Tysons Central St, Tysons, VA 22182

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Telephone: (703) 798-7446

Guy: Wedding photographer


Review: "Amazing and passionate photographer."

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Shea Kinser: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, ValueGabriele is great to work with! She is responsive and easy to communicate with. Because of circumstances with the pandemic, we had to change plans without much notice, and she was very accommodating. The pictures she took were excellent. Would highly recommend her!

Kelsey Coffey: Gabriele did such a beautiful job on both our engagement and wedding photos. We were so happy that we chose her to capture our day. She caught so many special moments and we will cherish these photos forever. If you're considering hiring Gabriele, I highly recommend you do so! You will be glad you did. Thank you, Gabriele for all of your hard work! You are so talented!
Response: Thank you so much, Kelsey, for such nice words! I'm so glad I was a part of yours and Jason's special day. It was truly a pleasure to meet you both!:)

Maram Baadani: Gabriele was the best decision for our wedding! Exactly 4 weeks after the date of our wedding I have already received our beautiful wedding photos that she has made into a stunning book for us. From our first meeting Gabriele was so thorough and she could really understand the vision and look I wanted for my wedding day. The photos are just amazing Gabriele is so good at capturing a feeling and a moment through the camera. She cares about her work so much. She has not only talent but passion too. We are so happy with her work and highly recommend for your special day.

Kim Simons: I honestly believe that one of the best decisions I made when I was planning my wedding, was to hire Gabriele to do the photography. This was such a special day for me, and for my family, and Gabriele did an absolutely amazing job of capturing every moment and detail. The best part about her photography, however, is her ability to somehow capture all of the feelings that we were having. When I look through my pictures now, I feel like I am back there all over again, feeling all of the joy and happiness that I felt on my wedding day. She is also very discreet. I did not see her one time during my wedding ceremony, but she was there! When I looked at my pictures she had captured every beautiful moment of the ceremony. Memories fade, but the pictures that I have from Gabriele will be a treasure for us to reflect on for the rest of our lives together. She is an artist.
Response: Thank you so much for a kind words! I’m so glad you liked the pictures!

Kathy Khari: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, ValueWe had a great and relaxing experience from start to finish with Gabriele. All the photos she captured are incredible and we are so thankful. Thank you so much for capturing our special moments where we can remember it for a life time. I highly recommend Gabriele’s service to any one. Kathy & Mike
Response: Thank you so much for the kind words, Kathy & Mike! I’m so happy you loved the pictures!

T David: Positive: Professionalism, QualityGabriele did a fantastic job completing my photo project. Working with Gabriele was fun. She captured high quality photos and provided helpful advice on poses for the models. I recommend hiring Gabriele for your photography project. She is talented and great to work with.
Response: Thank you so much, David! I can’t wait to do another project. It was very nice to meet you!

Carolina & Kyle Kretschmer: Gabriele took our engagement pictures! It was such a fun evening with her and we loved working with her! We had originally wanted to take pictures at the Shenandoah Valley but the day we all traveled there the park roads were shut down! Gabriele was happy to reschedule and was so flexible working with us and we are so grateful! We love her editing style and she knows how to make it an easy and comfortable shooting session! She was available through text and was always reachable and helpful! Would recommend her to anyone!

Michelle D'Netto: Positive: ProfessionalismGabriele was wonderfully communicative and has a great talent for photography. We were thrilled with our photos and would definitely hire her again for future events.
Response: Thank you so much, Michelle! It was wonderful to meet you and Aaron. Hope to see you again in the near future!:)

Em Winn: Definitely caputred our day's memories! Gabriele went above and beyond our expectations. Her professionalism and attention to detail shows in each moment she captured! While we had posed pictures that are phenomenal the moments she captured that were unscripted were outstanding! Thank you for sharing in our sunrise minimony and capturing the day!
Response: Thank you so much for such kind words! It was wonderful to meet you and be a part of your special day! :)

Amy Brittain: We hired Gabriele to take our engagement photos at the Meadowlark gardens in Vienna. Due to the pandemic, we rescheduled this photoshoot multiple times, and she was super patient in responding to all of my emails when we were trying to work out the best date to safely proceed with taking the photos. Working with her was an absolute joy. She is patient, kind and creative. We had never done a photoshoot before, and she made us feel totally at ease. The final photos are even more beautiful than we could have imagined. She captured our personalities so well, and we will treasure these photos for years to come. Hire Gabriele— you won’t be disappointed!
Response: Thank you so much, Amy! I'm so glad you liked the pictures. Hopefully, I will see you soon in the near future to capture more memories!

11. Pro Photo Inc.

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101 reviews
Pro Photo Inc.
Prices
4.4
Product Quality
4.5
Services
4.4
Customer service
4.4
Product Variety
4.4

Address: 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM Thu

Telephone: (202) 223-1292

Guy: Camera store


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Yahya Aliyu: Recently got into photography and this was the closest pro camera shop to me, conveniently being on campus! I must admit, I've now visited multiple times and received arguably amongst the greatest levels of customer service from any establishment. All staff are incredibly affable, and the passion for photography in the atmosphere is almost tangible. Whether you're looking to buy something, get service, or just talk photography, this is the place!

Jenny Dopkins: The people here are very friendly and nice however I still didn’t have the best experience. I came in aiming to get rid of a specific spot on my camera and was told a sensor cleaning would probably get rid of it. I was later told when I came to pick the camera up that the spot was underneath the sensor and could not be removed with a regular cleaning. This is totally fine and understandable; however, I do not think I still should have been charged around 130 dollars for the sensor cleaning. I wish I would have gotten a call about how the specific spot could not be removed in which case I would have asked them not to go through with the cleaning. I understand how business works and that they may have started cleaning until they noticed the issue. However, to me it felt like a lot of money wasted. And as a student, I was not very happy having to save up to afford this and then spend the money with my problem still present. They are very nice though in terms of customer service although I didn’t complain about this in person so I’m not sure what they would have said.
Response: Hello Jenny, I am sorry to hear you feel as though we have let you down. Without going too far into the details, I am sure that the technician did a thorough job cleaning the camera however without performing that service we would never be able to tell that there is something behind the filter. Some cameras are designed with better sealing than other and some can be more prone to the dust particles penetrating beyond the reach of normal cleaning. It was a necessary service to get to the point of telling you what he did and it is quite likely that he said that in an effort to be informative. I can assure you that when you use your camera its most likely that you will not see the particles in your photo as you had before but we can go over the details with you in depth if you would like to call and discuss it or stop by. We can show you the process for checking your camera so you can always know when your camera needs to be cleaned and some preventative measures to take so it has to happen less often. You can call and talk to Sally. Happy shooting!

Gianina Lash: 100% recommend! came to them with a time-sensitive need for a battery charger for an older DSLR camera that we needed to use for an event 8 hours later. they helped us find a store that had the right type of charger in stock and charged the battery for us in the meantime. So impressed with their service and help when we were in a pinch!

Michael Sanchez: Brought in my Canon AE-1 Program to repair a jam, which they were able to do, albeit expensively (they were very transparent with costs throughout the process). The repair seems to have worked great, however the mirror is now extremely dirty, which is why I’m docking one star. Overall happy with the repair but definitely make sure to check everything before accepting your camera.

Elliott O'donovan: This is my go to camera store in DC. As a professional photographer, I always appreciate the hospitable customer service as well as the great selection of products that are competitively priced when compared to online retailers like Amazon or B&H. I would suggest supporting your local community and buying from ProPhoto!

Joe Nicol: I've been getting my disposable film developed here for a while now, way more reliable than CVS and great knowledgeable staff
Response: Thanks Joe! Glad you are happy with the service!

Philp Williams: I just can't write enough positive things about this shop. I dropped my Nikon FM2 and they did an outstanding job repairing for a very reasonable price. Everyone in that shop, all of them are very capable and customer focused. They really do good work. Philip Williams Newport News VA

First Class: I know they've been around for awhile, in fact I used them quite often as a BlackStar photojournalist during the 80's when down in DC on assignment, but I just got off the phone with them.. the agent said she never heard of "Studio Lighting", "Power Heads & Packs, Sales & Services, etc"... and yet they have the audacity to call themselves a Pro-Photo store? .... lol... more like a Wannabe-Pro-Photo store for local small format digital shooters and hobbyists. What happened guys?
Response: Hello. I am sorry for the misunderstanding or mis communication. Please let us make it up to you by calling and speaking with a senior staff member who will be able to assist you. It is likely that you may have spoken with staff who are still learning the ropes. At Pro Photo we are happy to have employees who are passionate and willing to learn from our more experienced members and knowledgeable customers. I am sure this would be a great learning opportunity.

Deltoria Gallant: I came for passport pictures for my infant and it was an excellent experience. very perfessional they knew exactly how to capture the perfect picture of my baby boy.

Benjamin Swanson: Great experience. Everything went smoothly and the staff was super nice! I definitely recommend these guys for camera needs!

12. Imagine Photography

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3 reviews
Imagine Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 3717 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM Thu

Telephone: (202) 726-0287

Guy: Photographer


Review: "Kea is a great photographer."

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Cynthia Dixon: Love everything about them. Customer Service is impeccable. I've used them for everything from personal life ( baby announcements, and wedding) to professional photos. Highly recommend.

Kwelli Sneed: Kea is a great photographer. She is consummate professional.

Cierra Michelle: Kea is phenomenal. My professional headshots were truly awesome.

13. Freed Photography

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25 reviews
Freed Photography
Prices
3.3
Product Quality
3.2
Services
3.2
Customer service
3.2
Product Variety
3.2

Address: 4931 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM Thu

Telephone: (301) 652-5452

Guy: Photographer


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Dusky: The PERFECT Wedding Photographers! Tatiana and Bryan are fabulous. Tatiana took the time to make sure that she surveyed the winery/outdoor venue where my daughter, Brooklyn and her now husband, Levi, were married last summer. It was an evening wedding so the colors of the sky were ever changing; she had all the special equipment for this. The photos are stunning. There are so many perfect ones to choose from! We Are still in awe of the artistic details that Tatiana was able to capture. A year later and we cannot stop smiling! Our family has used Freed Photography twice for Weddings - 2010 (Bryan) and 2018. I recommend them to every bride and groom! Thank you for turning my daughter’s wedding into a tangible moment. Bryan and Tatiana’s talent are unmatched!

Shahrzad Rezvani: We can't say enough about Freed photo! Bryan and Tatiana were fabulous! My husband and I met with Bryan a few weeks before the wedding and loved him! He was honest, to the point and funny. We knew he would be perfect and we were right! On our wedding day, Bryan was with me and Tatiana was with my husband while we were getting ready. My girls and I loved Bryan's calm demeanor and the way he made me feel at ease and not rushed. He was appropriately "bossy" with our family during the family photos. Everyone loved him and Tatiana! They had such an artistic eye and I felt our photos looked beautiful and not cookie cutter. We got the digital copies of our photos while we were on our honeymoon not even 2 weeks after the wedding and loved all of them! Freed is the best in the biz and I would highly recommend using them!

Brooklyn Crouse: Tatiana was my wedding photographer, and she was amazing! She is very hardworking, and my photos turned out gorgeous! It’s been two years since my wedding, and I’m still obsessed with my photos! They capture my husband and I’s love for each other perfectly. I cannot say enough good things! My mom gifted the photos to me, and she loves them too! Worth every penny. 👰🏻🤵🏼

Pamela Churchey: Took my granddaughters spring school pictures. Photos were taken outside. They left her jacket on. Doesn't look like a professional school photo. Looks like an amateur snap shot. We didn't need alot of photos because our family is small but we purchased a package that best suited our needs and added on 1-8x10 for $20.00. Very over priced for a spring photo in which the child was wearing a jacket. But everyone wants their child's school photos so you pay these ridiculous prices.

sunny: Lovely school picture of my kids together. Both smiling and looking at the camera. That's some achievement!
Response: Thanks so much, I am glad you're happy!

Micaylah Loebig: I had such a wonderful experience at Freed Photography. The staff is so lovely as well as the owners Carla and Neil. The photographer who took my senior photos, Bryan, did such an amazing job. I truly felt confident and more beautiful after the photo shoot, he was creative with each shot and made sure I was happy with each set of photos after they were taken. Freed is definitely a great place to get your photos taken at! I highly recommend!

Christine Opdenaker: My daughter had her senior pictures done this year & while yes, the photos are good, I'd need to get a loan to buy them. I'm disgusted at what Freed is charging! What's even worse is they know parents will feel obligated to buy them because they're "Senior Pictures". Well not this parent. I'll take pictures myself, thank you.

Lina Beardall: We have used Freed (more specifically Pablo) many times in the past for family/friend's weddings. So when it was time for our wedding we of course called Freed and booked Pablo. Well a couple days before the wedding we get a call that Pablo is sick and they would replace him with someone else. At this point it was too late to find someone else. The photographer they sent us was TERRIBLE!!! He was rude and acted like he didn't want to be there. He kept referring to my husband's step mom as his mother-which I told him MANY times not to. He didn't want to take the pictures I wanted and rushed everything. All my pictures are awful. I am so angry with Freed that now I urge people not to use them. The owner did nothing to solve the problem after the fact even though I have given them a ton of referrals and my family alone had used them 5 times. I am so disappointed when I see wedding photos from other people. DO NOT USE THEM!!!

Mahshad G: HOT MESS! I received my daughters school photos and they were bent which i'm not upset about b/c things happen. What was disgraceful is i emailed Freed photography and left 2 VM , both with details and no one called me back. I called a week later and someone picked up and spent almost 10 mins trying to find my daughter in their system which was ridiculous to me. I'm giving them a low rating based off bad service, not the actual quality of the photo.

Gillian Thomas: School photos of my 1st grader were fairly awful. Lighting was terrible (whose idea was it to take individual school pictures outside?!) No one bothered to make sure my 6-yr old's hair was smoothed down or that his shirt wasn't a wrinkled mess, etc...typical little things that would take literally 2 seconds to correct and are so very appreciated by the parents who pay for these photos. We do what we can as parents, but by the time the kid has their pic taken, their hair and clothing will def need smoothed out again, and I feel some care could have been taken with that. Also, the poses were unnatural looking and just overall a poor quality photograph. When I had my child do re-takes a couple weeks later, I was told they were not on the site yet even though at that point it had been quite a while since they'd been taken. I was also given no help when I had difficulty getting back into their site. Not a satisfactory experience. I hope my son's school uses someone else next year.

14. Laura Metzler Photography

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1 reviews
Laura Metzler Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 1027 33rd St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Telephone: (703) 609-6922

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Tiffany West: LMP did an amazing job on their photoshoot for a financial consulting client! One day they came and did a headshot marathon day and the second day was a lifestyle shoot. They came prepared as a team and were extremely efficient and professional. The outcome was just what we envisioned!

15. Kaitlin Jane Photography

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3 reviews
Kaitlin Jane Photography
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Schedule: Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Telephone: (813) 751-5926

Guy: Wedding photographer


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Nicholas Bush: Kaitlin took wedding photos for my wife and I back in 2012. She was great to work with and captured the best spontaneous moments as well as arranged many beautiful pictures. We love Kaitlin's attention to detail and creativity. Over the last three years, we have grown used to visitors in our home complimenting and asking about our engagement or wedding photos. We are so very pleased that Kaitlin preserved these memories for the rest of our lives, and could not thank her enough! If you have not already booked Kaitlin for your wedding or event, we highly recommend that you do!

Bailey Adrian: Kait photographed our March 2015 wedding in downtown DC and we could not be more pleased with our photos. She was incredibly easy to work with (very flexible and responsive) and her aesthetic is exactly the understated elegance we were looking for in photography. I have been to many weddings where the click of cameras has over powered the quiet, special moments throughout the day but my experience with Kait was exactly the opposite. She captured everything in the most unassuming way and was able to put together a gorgeous album that really told the story of our day. Thank you so much, Kait!

Sarah White: Kaitlin is amazing. She photographed our August 2014 outdoor wedding and I don't think we could have chosen someone more talented and fitted to our taste. As a graduate of photography myself, I was very picky about the style of how I wanted to remember the day. She is a perfect mix of class and originality we were looking for. Hanging out with her for our engagement and wedding shots was like hanging out with a friend. Daniel and I felt very comfortable being our silly selves around her. She fit right into the wedding too, never intrusive on a moment. Just snapped it and floated away. I was so surprised at the shots she was able to capture, they encompassed the wedding so perfectly. She was able to capture those special relationships and moments with family and friends all evening. I love her ability to think on her toes and get an amazing shot. I'm so glad our photos were taken by her, not only do we have amazing photographs, but also a new friend! Thanks Kait!

16. Nikkia Redd

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1 reviews
Nikkia Redd
Prices
5
Product Quality
5
Services
5
Customer service
5
Product Variety
5

Address: 6925 Willow St NW, Washington, DC 20012

Telephone: (202) 431-4060

Guy: Photographer


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Rhea fortune: Love her she is professionally and a phenomenal photographer