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Ahava Studios

San Francisco , CA
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San Francisco, CA 94521 US (map)

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425-503-6638

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ABOUT US

We shoot for love! Documenting your day with our unobtrusive and relaxed shooting style, we capture the Moments of Life that tell the story of a lifetime. Our style is described as... Read more
We shoot for love! Documenting your day with our unobtrusive and relaxed shooting style, we capture the Moments of Life that tell the story of a lifetime. Our style is described as editorial photojournalism - real-life moments intertwined with gorgeous details and scenery.

The Hebrew word for love, Ahava Studios is comprised of Stephanie & Ryan - husband & wife wedding photographer ninjas & graphic designers. After living in Seattle and Manhattan, we've settled down by family & friends along the California Delta in the San Francisco Bay Area to shoot pictures and have babies. Let's be friends!

Previous client referrals and recommendations are always provided upon request. We offer referral discounts, off-season and locale discounts and have up-to-date passports.

We have recently been featured on Style Me Pretty, Modernly Wed, Offbeat Bride, Moment Junkie, Every Last Detail, Jet Fete and East Coast Bride. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Sunny outdoor weddings to private gatherings in the rain to vintage theaters, we've shot many different locations. 
 
Is your media preference film or digital?
We currently shoot digital.
How many photographers do you work with?
Stephanie is the owner and main photographer with her husband and senior photography students as assistants as necessary.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Per our agreements, Stephanie is guaranteed at each wedding.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Per our agreements, one wedding is booked per day. We will book multiple weddings in a weekend, as long as there is 12 hours between start times to guarantee for overages, travel emergencies, and sleep!
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
We do have replacement photographers and a "back up list" in case of emergencies.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
SHP shoots Nikon; our body of choice is the D700. The 50mm 1.4 is our favorite lens.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
We always bring multiple bodies, lenses, and flashes in case of emergencies.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We charge hourly and full day and will work with brides to fit the most amount of hours within the budget.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Extra time is always available. Cost is specified within the contract, but is typically $150 per hour. All-day weddings are all-day with no limit on coverage.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We do not require meals, but love when our brides include us!
Do you charge for travel?
Yes, we charge for travel. An additional $200 for travel to Oregon, Nevada, or California, plus $100 for hotel in Nevada or Oregon. Destination weddings outside or the United States are eligible for destination pricing discounts.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Online galleries with the edited photographs are available approximately 5-8 weeks after the wedding, with DVDs delivered between 7 and 10 weeks, depending upon the wedding season. Rush processing is available.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Per our agreements, Stephanie Haller Photography retains the copyright but issues a personal use license and print release to couples. Copyright purchase is available for an additional price.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Per our agreements, Stephanie Haller Photography reserves the right to use the photographs in marketing and advertising materials for SHP. Clients must sign a separate model release if SHP wishes to sell the photos for commercial use.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Digital files are provided to the client in DVD format.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Online galleries remain up for one year from the wedding date.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer multiple albums, including leather and linen in a variety of finishes. Boudoir sessions come with a 4x4 "Little Black Book" of photographs.
When will the client get the final album?
After the album and photographs are finalized by the couple, production takes approximately four weeks with delivery in six.

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Heidi
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Stephanie is AMAZING! She has tons of experience, so she is super efficient when it comes to picture time. Not to mention her GORGEOUS pictures. I had been so in love with Stephanie's pictures and was thrilled when I got engaged and was able to hire her. My husband and I had no idea what to do with ourselves and Stephanie was able to get beautiful pictures out of us.
Stephanie is AMAZING! She has tons of experience, so she is super efficient when it comes to picture time. Not to mention Read more...
Stephanie is AMAZING! She has tons of experience, so she is super efficient when it comes to picture time. Not to mention her GORGEOUS pictures. I had been so in love with Stephanie's pictures and was thrilled when I got engaged and was able to hire her. My husband and I had no idea what to do with ourselves and Stephanie was able to get beautiful pictures out of us. Read less
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Becky
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
I actually won Stephanie's services via an auction for an anti-bullying campaign. That should alert you to what type of person Stephanie is - unselfish, giving and charismatic, to name a few. She was a gem to have on our wedding day and, although we haven't received all the shots back yet, the ones we have seen have been breathtaking. She was easygoing, responsive and at the same time a fly on the wall. I hardly noticed her most of the time (believe me, that is what you want on your wedding day!). A talented gem, with a glowing personality and smile that makes you happy to be in her presence.
I actually won Stephanie's services via an auction for an anti-bullying campaign. That should alert you to what type of Read more...
I actually won Stephanie's services via an auction for an anti-bullying campaign. That should alert you to what type of person Stephanie is - unselfish, giving and charismatic, to name a few. She was a gem to have on our wedding day and, although we haven't received all the shots back yet, the ones we have seen have been breathtaking. She was easygoing, responsive and at the same time a fly on the wall. I hardly noticed her most of the time (believe me, that is what you want on your wedding day!). A talented gem, with a glowing personality and smile that makes you happy to be in her presence. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Stephanie was awesome to work with. She did our engagement AND wedding photos, and was very quick to release teaser shots of the photographs after each shoot. What I love most about her style is that she really knows how to work with lighting, and all the pictures that she shoots exude a natural and fresh air about them. During our wedding day, she was sooo helpful, and we actually enjoyed taking the mandatory wedding shots we needed to take with her, instead of seeing it as a "chore" to do. She lets you be yourself, which is really important because it makes your pictures really showcase who you are.
Stephanie was awesome to work with. She did our engagement AND wedding photos, and was very quick to release teaser shots Read more...
Stephanie was awesome to work with. She did our engagement AND wedding photos, and was very quick to release teaser shots of the photographs after each shoot. What I love most about her style is that she really knows how to work with lighting, and all the pictures that she shoots exude a natural and fresh air about them. During our wedding day, she was sooo helpful, and we actually enjoyed taking the mandatory wedding shots we needed to take with her, instead of seeing it as a "chore" to do. She lets you be yourself, which is really important because it makes your pictures really showcase who you are. Read less
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Colleen
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Working with Stephanie was great…from beginning to end! Our experience was a little unique because when I booked her we were both in Seattle, then we both ended up moving a few times after that. She was so flexible with scheduling everything...especially the engagement shoot...and even ended up meeting us in New York to finally do it. Then, leading up to the wedding she was very helpful with all sorts of questions and really easy to get a hold of. I was able to e-mail and text and always got responses quickly.

Most importantly, though, on the day of the wedding she was perfect! I got so many compliments from friends and family about how amazed they were with the fact that she was there the whole day taking photos and yet was never in the way or even noticed (in the best possible way). She got to locations early to scout them out and then was totally prepared for everything. It was so nice to not have to think or worry about anything.

Also, I just really enjoyed Stephanie as a person! She is so fun and you can tell she really enjoys what she does. She was also great at getting people out of their shells and feeling comfortable having their picture taken.

Finally, the pictures turned out amazing! From her blog posts, to the guest book and albums she designed, everything was over the top beautiful! I researched photographers a lot, as it was the most important thing for me, and I am really happy with how it all went!
Working with Stephanie was great…from beginning to end! Our experience was a little unique because when I booked her we Read more...
Working with Stephanie was great…from beginning to end! Our experience was a little unique because when I booked her we were both in Seattle, then we both ended up moving a few times after that. She was so flexible with scheduling everything...especially the engagement shoot...and even ended up meeting us in New York to finally do it. Then, leading up to the wedding she was very helpful with all sorts of questions and really easy to get a hold of. I was able to e-mail and text and always got responses quickly.

Most importantly, though, on the day of the wedding she was perfect! I got so many compliments from friends and family about how amazed they were with the fact that she was there the whole day taking photos and yet was never in the way or even noticed (in the best possible way). She got to locations early to scout them out and then was totally prepared for everything. It was so nice to not have to think or worry about anything.

Also, I just really enjoyed Stephanie as a person! She is so fun and you can tell she really enjoys what she does. She was also great at getting people out of their shells and feeling comfortable having their picture taken.

Finally, the pictures turned out amazing! From her blog posts, to the guest book and albums she designed, everything was over the top beautiful! I researched photographers a lot, as it was the most important thing for me, and I am really happy with how it all went! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
Picking a wedding photographer is no small task, and it can be even tougher if you aren't willing to pay some of the astronomical prices that people are charging. Bottom line: I wanted a talented photographer who would take interesting, personal and beautiful photos and who would have fun in the process.

Thank goodness my wedding coordinator recommended Stephanie, because it was the BEST recommendation we could've gotten. After looking at her portfolio and speaking with her on the phone, I knew we were a great fit. My husband-to-be and I were pretty camera shy and not comfortable in front of the lens, and this was no issue at all for her. We wanted a lot of photojournalism style shots, but still some family portraits as we had many generations attending our wedding. That was no issue either! Plus, her package was a fantastic value, especially since our wedding day started early and we needed a lot of photographer hours.

That was just the beginning. When I met with Stephanie I knew that she was a real person who LOVED photography, and who was genuinely excited about our wedding day. She had great ideas for pictures at our church, promised to take some test shots so I'd be comfortable with my hair and makeup in photographs, and was so enthusiastic about the fun details Robert and I had incorporated into our celebration.

On our wedding day, she and her second shooter Kip Beelman were phenomenal. From the beginning they were first and foremost professional and attentive, but so friendly and accommodating. They set up lots of creative shots, and when we had time after the ceremony to take photos at a few fun locations before the reception started, we had an absolute blast. They brought out our liveliness and we really had fun in front of the camera. The stop at the doughnut shop- just sitting enjoying a treat with my husband, Stephanie and Kip- was one of the most fun parts of our day.

I am so excited to see how all the photos turn out, and I will update this review when I have more raves to share about the photographs themselves. But I could not imagine working with a more professional, friendly and fun photographer than Stephanie.
Picking a wedding photographer is no small task, and it can be even tougher if you aren't willing to pay some of the Read more...
Picking a wedding photographer is no small task, and it can be even tougher if you aren't willing to pay some of the astronomical prices that people are charging. Bottom line: I wanted a talented photographer who would take interesting, personal and beautiful photos and who would have fun in the process.

Thank goodness my wedding coordinator recommended Stephanie, because it was the BEST recommendation we could've gotten. After looking at her portfolio and speaking with her on the phone, I knew we were a great fit. My husband-to-be and I were pretty camera shy and not comfortable in front of the lens, and this was no issue at all for her. We wanted a lot of photojournalism style shots, but still some family portraits as we had many generations attending our wedding. That was no issue either! Plus, her package was a fantastic value, especially since our wedding day started early and we needed a lot of photographer hours.

That was just the beginning. When I met with Stephanie I knew that she was a real person who LOVED photography, and who was genuinely excited about our wedding day. She had great ideas for pictures at our church, promised to take some test shots so I'd be comfortable with my hair and makeup in photographs, and was so enthusiastic about the fun details Robert and I had incorporated into our celebration.

On our wedding day, she and her second shooter Kip Beelman were phenomenal. From the beginning they were first and foremost professional and attentive, but so friendly and accommodating. They set up lots of creative shots, and when we had time after the ceremony to take photos at a few fun locations before the reception started, we had an absolute blast. They brought out our liveliness and we really had fun in front of the camera. The stop at the doughnut shop- just sitting enjoying a treat with my husband, Stephanie and Kip- was one of the most fun parts of our day.

I am so excited to see how all the photos turn out, and I will update this review when I have more raves to share about the photographs themselves. But I could not imagine working with a more professional, friendly and fun photographer than Stephanie. Read less
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christina91011
Wedding:
9/10/2011
0.8/5.0
My husband and I really regret hiring Stephanie Haller as our photographer for our wedding on September 10, 2011. At the time of our wedding, she was moving from Seattle to New York. Understandably, we expected to have a reasonable delay in getting our pictures back. Instead of the usual 8-10 week turnaround that was promised on our contract, it took several months before we even heard anything about the status of the photos. But that’s not even the main issue. Apparently she had some sort of “software corruption” and was only able to provide us with less than 25% of the pictures we were expecting to choose from. A lot of the shots she sent to us were very dark (I had my eyes closed in quite a few) and certainly did not come close to the quality of work we expected and paid for (even though she told us in our initial meeting that every single shot she took would be edited).

Stephanie was not up front about this horrible disaster and kept us in the dark for several months. There was a long period of time where she did not return our many emails, phone calls and texts. We had to resort to posting on her Facebook page to get a response from her. We wrote messages on her wall begging her to get back to us, but that still didn’t help. She did, however, manage to find the time to remove the messages from her wall. We felt like stalkers trying to figure out if the pictures other clients’ weddings she shot in September were delivered. We contacted the 2nd photographer she had with her during our wedding, but he didn’t give us much information and played dumb. He obviously knew about what happened, but probably wanted Stephanie to give us the bad news (don’t blame him one bit). You can imagine the stress this caused us. Friends and family kept asking us about our pictures, but we had no news to tell them.

Finally on December 5, 2011, we got an email from her saying that our “gallery will be up by the end of the week”. A month passed and we still did not get anything from her. Then on January 6, 2012, she responds to one of my texts saying that she hasn’t responded, because she took a 2 week vacation over the holidays, “but will be delivering September weddings this week, so they’re on the way. Thank you for your patience!” We didn’t end up hearing from her until 2 weeks later, which is when she finally confessed about the software corruption. This was several months after the wedding and after many messages to her that went unanswered. Our worst fear was finally confirmed. She explained that she had shipped her hard drive to Australia to a company that specialized in these sorts of issues and that there was no luck in recovering the lost files. My husband and I, along with our family and friends, were completely devastated when she told us the news. We were very disappointed in the pictures she provided. I had 1 picture of myself and my parents (from the 2nd photographer’s camera) and maybe a couple from when I was getting ready. I emailed her a list of the specific shots I wanted her to take, but only got a few acceptable pictures. A question that has yet to be answered is why there was no back up of the raw images. I assumed that she would provide due diligence by having a copy of the raw images on a separate disc(s), but apparently it is not in her process.

In one of her emails she told me that this was one of the worst things she could go through as a photographer. True, but how much worse is it for the bride and groom? She can have several other weddings in the same month, but my husband and I intend to only have 1 wedding for the rest of our lives. We spent so much time, money, and effort into planning that one day and we barely have any pictures to show for it. Yes, we had friends and family who had their own cameras, but we specifically hired someone, because we wanted pictures that were taken professionally and in the style that we loved of Stephanie’s work. Don’t get me wrong, she has many beautiful images on her website and blog and probably had many wonderful shots of our wedding. She is a talented photographer, but that doesn’t change the fact that our images were lost.

Though a full refund absolutely does not make us whole (it’s not like we purchased a tangible item that we could take back to a store for a refund), it’s what we expected at the very least since we didn’t get what we paid for. Again, my husband and I intend for this wedding to be the only one we have for the rest of our lives and will not have a chance to do it again. We felt like a full refund was just not enough, but Stephanie reminded us of the contract we originally signed. By signing it, we waived our right to small claims court, so we would have to go into arbitration if we wanted to settle things that way and would end up paying way more than what we did originally. It would cost Stephanie money as well, but she has Photographer’s insurance that would cover those expenses for her. She reminded us that she is only legally obligated to refund us half of what we originally paid, but she was willing to give us a full refund IF we signed a release form agreeing “not to disparage or shed one another in a negative light through any form of written or electronic communication, including the internet.” Not only did we lose out on complete pictures of our wedding, but we couldn’t say anything to anyone about it. We thought that was ridiculous and we were advised by an attorney not to sign it.

Our attorney created a new form asking her to repay us in full and provide $200 worth of prints of the pictures that were provided and 2 large canvas prints. She agreed to the new contract, but it was hard for us to order prints given the limited number of pictures we could choose from. In fact, I had to use a picture of my dog for one the canvases, because there were so little shots to choose from. My advice to other brides is to not hire Stephanie Haller. Other than being flaky and unresponsive, we thought she was a very nice person and we got along with her very well. She obviously is capable of good work, but are you willing to take such a big chance with such an important day? I was told by Stephanie that I was not the only wedding that was affected. We had a beautiful wedding and we wish so much to have something to show for it.
My husband and I really regret hiring Stephanie Haller as our photographer for our wedding on September 10, 2011. At the Read more...
My husband and I really regret hiring Stephanie Haller as our photographer for our wedding on September 10, 2011. At the time of our wedding, she was moving from Seattle to New York. Understandably, we expected to have a reasonable delay in getting our pictures back. Instead of the usual 8-10 week turnaround that was promised on our contract, it took several months before we even heard anything about the status of the photos. But that’s not even the main issue. Apparently she had some sort of “software corruption” and was only able to provide us with less than 25% of the pictures we were expecting to choose from. A lot of the shots she sent to us were very dark (I had my eyes closed in quite a few) and certainly did not come close to the quality of work we expected and paid for (even though she told us in our initial meeting that every single shot she took would be edited).

Stephanie was not up front about this horrible disaster and kept us in the dark for several months. There was a long period of time where she did not return our many emails, phone calls and texts. We had to resort to posting on her Facebook page to get a response from her. We wrote messages on her wall begging her to get back to us, but that still didn’t help. She did, however, manage to find the time to remove the messages from her wall. We felt like stalkers trying to figure out if the pictures other clients’ weddings she shot in September were delivered. We contacted the 2nd photographer she had with her during our wedding, but he didn’t give us much information and played dumb. He obviously knew about what happened, but probably wanted Stephanie to give us the bad news (don’t blame him one bit). You can imagine the stress this caused us. Friends and family kept asking us about our pictures, but we had no news to tell them.

Finally on December 5, 2011, we got an email from her saying that our “gallery will be up by the end of the week”. A month passed and we still did not get anything from her. Then on January 6, 2012, she responds to one of my texts saying that she hasn’t responded, because she took a 2 week vacation over the holidays, “but will be delivering September weddings this week, so they’re on the way. Thank you for your patience!” We didn’t end up hearing from her until 2 weeks later, which is when she finally confessed about the software corruption. This was several months after the wedding and after many messages to her that went unanswered. Our worst fear was finally confirmed. She explained that she had shipped her hard drive to Australia to a company that specialized in these sorts of issues and that there was no luck in recovering the lost files. My husband and I, along with our family and friends, were completely devastated when she told us the news. We were very disappointed in the pictures she provided. I had 1 picture of myself and my parents (from the 2nd photographer’s camera) and maybe a couple from when I was getting ready. I emailed her a list of the specific shots I wanted her to take, but only got a few acceptable pictures. A question that has yet to be answered is why there was no back up of the raw images. I assumed that she would provide due diligence by having a copy of the raw images on a separate disc(s), but apparently it is not in her process.

In one of her emails she told me that this was one of the worst things she could go through as a photographer. True, but how much worse is it for the bride and groom? She can have several other weddings in the same month, but my husband and I intend to only have 1 wedding for the rest of our lives. We spent so much time, money, and effort into planning that one day and we barely have any pictures to show for it. Yes, we had friends and family who had their own cameras, but we specifically hired someone, because we wanted pictures that were taken professionally and in the style that we loved of Stephanie’s work. Don’t get me wrong, she has many beautiful images on her website and blog and probably had many wonderful shots of our wedding. She is a talented photographer, but that doesn’t change the fact that our images were lost.

Though a full refund absolutely does not make us whole (it’s not like we purchased a tangible item that we could take back to a store for a refund), it’s what we expected at the very least since we didn’t get what we paid for. Again, my husband and I intend for this wedding to be the only one we have for the rest of our lives and will not have a chance to do it again. We felt like a full refund was just not enough, but Stephanie reminded us of the contract we originally signed. By signing it, we waived our right to small claims court, so we would have to go into arbitration if we wanted to settle things that way and would end up paying way more than what we did originally. It would cost Stephanie money as well, but she has Photographer’s insurance that would cover those expenses for her. She reminded us that she is only legally obligated to refund us half of what we originally paid, but she was willing to give us a full refund IF we signed a release form agreeing “not to disparage or shed one another in a negative light through any form of written or electronic communication, including the internet.” Not only did we lose out on complete pictures of our wedding, but we couldn’t say anything to anyone about it. We thought that was ridiculous and we were advised by an attorney not to sign it.

Our attorney created a new form asking her to repay us in full and provide $200 worth of prints of the pictures that were provided and 2 large canvas prints. She agreed to the new contract, but it was hard for us to order prints given the limited number of pictures we could choose from. In fact, I had to use a picture of my dog for one the canvases, because there were so little shots to choose from. My advice to other brides is to not hire Stephanie Haller. Other than being flaky and unresponsive, we thought she was a very nice person and we got along with her very well. She obviously is capable of good work, but are you willing to take such a big chance with such an important day? I was told by Stephanie that I was not the only wedding that was affected. We had a beautiful wedding and we wish so much to have something to show for it. Read less
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Ahava Studios responded with the following comments:

This client's wedding images were recovered in the beginning of 2013 and delivered in full to the client upon post-processing. As we promised, we would not give up until all avenues had been explored for recovery. Gallery access can be provided upon request for proof of delivery. We politely requested an update to the reviews be made by the client a few months ago, but wanted to share the good news in the end.
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jamie
Wedding:
10/31/2010
5.0/5.0
Stephanie is amazing. Not only is she sweet, fun and friendly but she is very proffesional. I was short handed and trying to set up the wedding and reception on my own and she jumped in and helped out. She helped clean up too. Her photos are beautiful and most of the time I forgot she was even there as my photographer. I highly recommend her to anyone needing a photographer.
Stephanie is amazing. Not only is she sweet, fun and friendly but she is very proffesional. I was short handed and trying Read more...
Stephanie is amazing. Not only is she sweet, fun and friendly but she is very proffesional. I was short handed and trying to set up the wedding and reception on my own and she jumped in and helped out. She helped clean up too. Her photos are beautiful and most of the time I forgot she was even there as my photographer. I highly recommend her to anyone needing a photographer. Read less
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Jenn
Wedding:
10/24/2010
5.0/5.0
I had been following Stephanie's photography for months, blog after blog, each wedding captured leaving me in awe.

When I finally set my own wedding date, SHP was the clear choice, and I wasn't let down.

Stephanie is an amazing photographer. She captured things that I didn't even know were happening! The day goes by so quickly that it's hard to remember the little details - but SHP doesn't forget to remember them for us. A bouquet delicately grasped between the hands of a bridesmaid, a kiss snuck during the first dance, a joyful tear on the cheek of a proud parent... everything.

My wedding day was immortalized - captured beautifully, perfectly. Every time I look through my album or see other weddings that she captured so masterfully, I wish I could do it all over again. I'd recommend SHP to anyone looking for a photographer.
I had been following Stephanie's photography for months, blog after blog, each wedding captured leaving me in awe.
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I had been following Stephanie's photography for months, blog after blog, each wedding captured leaving me in awe.

When I finally set my own wedding date, SHP was the clear choice, and I wasn't let down.

Stephanie is an amazing photographer. She captured things that I didn't even know were happening! The day goes by so quickly that it's hard to remember the little details - but SHP doesn't forget to remember them for us. A bouquet delicately grasped between the hands of a bridesmaid, a kiss snuck during the first dance, a joyful tear on the cheek of a proud parent... everything.

My wedding day was immortalized - captured beautifully, perfectly. Every time I look through my album or see other weddings that she captured so masterfully, I wish I could do it all over again. I'd recommend SHP to anyone looking for a photographer. Read less
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Kristen Bryant
Wedding:
9/17/2010
5.0/5.0
Hiring Stephanie to shoot our wedding was one of the best decisions we made! She was amazing from start to finish. She took extra time to do a walk-thru of our venue and was always responsive to my many emails. She was also an huge part of a surprise horse and carriage ride my husband planned and he said she was very helpful. She is amazingly talented and I feel blessed that she was able to shoot our wedding day!! We could not have asked for better than Stephanie. And not only were we pleased with her, but we received so many compliments about our delightful photographer from family and other guests. "She was such a joy to work with" was my mother's remarks. She is professional, talented and sweet. Our pictures were beautiful and she captured so many precious moments, even some we missed! We could not have asked for more!!
Hiring Stephanie to shoot our wedding was one of the best decisions we made! She was amazing from start to finish. She Read more...
Hiring Stephanie to shoot our wedding was one of the best decisions we made! She was amazing from start to finish. She took extra time to do a walk-thru of our venue and was always responsive to my many emails. She was also an huge part of a surprise horse and carriage ride my husband planned and he said she was very helpful. She is amazingly talented and I feel blessed that she was able to shoot our wedding day!! We could not have asked for better than Stephanie. And not only were we pleased with her, but we received so many compliments about our delightful photographer from family and other guests. "She was such a joy to work with" was my mother's remarks. She is professional, talented and sweet. Our pictures were beautiful and she captured so many precious moments, even some we missed! We could not have asked for more!! Read less
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Robyn
Wedding:
8/27/2010
5.0/5.0
Stephanie is amazing. She is comfortable and flexible and photography comes so naturally to her. It's almost like you forget she is there, and then you see all of the amazing photos she shot!

Really, we couldn't have been more pleased with our entire experience with Stephanie, we enjoyed having her as a part of our wedding and couldn't have asked for more beautiful, natural photos.
Stephanie is amazing. She is comfortable and flexible and photography comes so naturally to her. It's almost like you Read more...
Stephanie is amazing. She is comfortable and flexible and photography comes so naturally to her. It's almost like you forget she is there, and then you see all of the amazing photos she shot!

Really, we couldn't have been more pleased with our entire experience with Stephanie, we enjoyed having her as a part of our wedding and couldn't have asked for more beautiful, natural photos. Read less
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