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Amanda Dorian Photography

Ruther Glen , VA

LOCATION

Ruther Glen, VA US 22546 (map)
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ABOUT US

I can't tell you that I shoot weddings because I'm wedding obsessed. I don't swoon over the perfect flowers, a gorgeous dress, or a snappy bow tie. I am lighting obsessed. I adore the... Read more
I can't tell you that I shoot weddings because I'm wedding obsessed. I don't swoon over the perfect flowers, a gorgeous dress, or a snappy bow tie. I am lighting obsessed. I adore the perfect moment, gorgeous emotion, and snappy dance moves. I'm the eldest of three sisters, and I've come to love being the responsible one. I like being the planner, the one that takes care of the most important details. I want to ensure that everyone else only has to worry about having a good time. I like to the be the calm one in a storm. This is why I love wedding photography. I love the pressure, the expectation, and the responsibility. I love the challenge of capturing every detail, and anticipating every important moment. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Digital Files, High Resolution Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
Yes, this is included at the client's request.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes, everything from harsh mid-day sun to a dark cathedral.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Never more than one event in a weekend.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Full Day
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
1 Week
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
Online
How long can the client keep the proofs?
They retain a copy of the digital files on a disc forever.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
I reserve the right to publish the images, the client has the right to print or share them among friends.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, I provide the digital negatives.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes

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Anonymous
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Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We got our pictures back SO FAST
We got our pictures back SO FAST
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Private User
Wedding:
8/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Amanda was amazing, both professionally and personally!
Amanda was amazing, both professionally and personally!
Amanda was amazing, both professionally and personally! Read less
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Patti
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda and her husband were INCREDIBLE!! They were easy to work with (I actually booked them from Nashville, so only met them the day of the wedding), professional, took amazing photos, and had them all edited and available online within 6 days of my wedding. My favorite part of working with them was that after the formal portraits, I almost never saw them! They were very unobtrusive, yet in looking through my photographs, there's nothing they missed! I don't know where they were hiding, but they did a fantastic job (I've been to several weddings where the photographer is in the middle of the aisle or the dance floor and telling couples to kiss again after cutting the cake and that was NOT what I wanted, so I was very pleased with the service I got!)
Amanda and her husband were INCREDIBLE!! They were easy to work with (I actually booked them from Nashville, so only met Read more...
Amanda and her husband were INCREDIBLE!! They were easy to work with (I actually booked them from Nashville, so only met them the day of the wedding), professional, took amazing photos, and had them all edited and available online within 6 days of my wedding. My favorite part of working with them was that after the formal portraits, I almost never saw them! They were very unobtrusive, yet in looking through my photographs, there's nothing they missed! I don't know where they were hiding, but they did a fantastic job (I've been to several weddings where the photographer is in the middle of the aisle or the dance floor and telling couples to kiss again after cutting the cake and that was NOT what I wanted, so I was very pleased with the service I got!) Read less
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Chelsea
Wedding:
10/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda was such a pleasure to work with! Not only are the pictures flawless, she managed to efficiently work with my entire family so that the group photos went quickly! Everyone keeps taking about how the photos should be in magazines: I agree! Perfect!
Amanda was such a pleasure to work with! Not only are the pictures flawless, she managed to efficiently work with my Read more...
Amanda was such a pleasure to work with! Not only are the pictures flawless, she managed to efficiently work with my entire family so that the group photos went quickly! Everyone keeps taking about how the photos should be in magazines: I agree! Perfect! Read less
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Robert & Kaela
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
No one else could have captured the moment better than them. The photos were beautiful, and we had a link to them within just a few days. They were so personable and wonderful to work with. We could not have dreamed of a better fit for our photography needs.
No one else could have captured the moment better than them. The photos were beautiful, and we had a link to them within Read more...
No one else could have captured the moment better than them. The photos were beautiful, and we had a link to them within just a few days. They were so personable and wonderful to work with. We could not have dreamed of a better fit for our photography needs. Read less
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Anna
Wedding:
10/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda is an amazing photographer. The way she catches little details so effortlessly leads to gorgeous photos and a great experience. Her and her husband Eric are a great team and make the photos go so smoothly which is one less worry on the wedding day. I would highly recommend Amanda Dorian Photography to anyone, she truly makes your wedding day special!
Amanda is an amazing photographer. The way she catches little details so effortlessly leads to gorgeous photos and a great Read more...
Amanda is an amazing photographer. The way she catches little details so effortlessly leads to gorgeous photos and a great experience. Her and her husband Eric are a great team and make the photos go so smoothly which is one less worry on the wedding day. I would highly recommend Amanda Dorian Photography to anyone, she truly makes your wedding day special! Read less
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Colton
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
We had Amanda and her husband Eric shooting for us all day, and the results were fantastic. When we were still choosing our photographer, they drove an hour to meet us halfway at a coffee shop, just to chat! Amanda responded to emails faster than any of our other vendors, even for small questions, and kept us on track with deadline reminders and a supremely helpful survey for organizing our thoughts and plans. They stayed flexible as we flip-flopped on details: less than two weeks in advance, we requested extended hours, and they said no problem! On the big day, Amanda was not just punctual but early to the ladies' getting-ready site where she fit right into the fun environment without being intrusive, while Eric headed straight to our reception venue to get setting pictures there before driving to our church. Down to earth and low maintenance, Amanda was a joy to work with. And to answer your most important question: she is dedicated to her art, so the photos are stunning and capture every feeling and moment from our wedding.
We had Amanda and her husband Eric shooting for us all day, and the results were fantastic. When we were still choosing Read more...
We had Amanda and her husband Eric shooting for us all day, and the results were fantastic. When we were still choosing our photographer, they drove an hour to meet us halfway at a coffee shop, just to chat! Amanda responded to emails faster than any of our other vendors, even for small questions, and kept us on track with deadline reminders and a supremely helpful survey for organizing our thoughts and plans. They stayed flexible as we flip-flopped on details: less than two weeks in advance, we requested extended hours, and they said no problem! On the big day, Amanda was not just punctual but early to the ladies' getting-ready site where she fit right into the fun environment without being intrusive, while Eric headed straight to our reception venue to get setting pictures there before driving to our church. Down to earth and low maintenance, Amanda was a joy to work with. And to answer your most important question: she is dedicated to her art, so the photos are stunning and capture every feeling and moment from our wedding. Read less
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Mindy
Wedding:
7/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda was PHENOMENAL!!! Having a out of state wedding (I live in FL, married in VA) there were a lot of extra stresses, but my photography was not one of them. Amanda was open to all of my suggestions and concerns. She went out of her way to meet and emails. She made me and my husband feel comfortable while taking the pictures, which is huge since he HATES "organized" pictures, and she also captured those "once in a lifetime" moments beautifully. From day 1 of choosing her to be my wedding photographer I was confident everything was going to be fantastic.
Amanda was PHENOMENAL!!! Having a out of state wedding (I live in FL, married in VA) there were a lot of extra stresses, Read more...
Amanda was PHENOMENAL!!! Having a out of state wedding (I live in FL, married in VA) there were a lot of extra stresses, but my photography was not one of them. Amanda was open to all of my suggestions and concerns. She went out of her way to meet and emails. She made me and my husband feel comfortable while taking the pictures, which is huge since he HATES "organized" pictures, and she also captured those "once in a lifetime" moments beautifully. From day 1 of choosing her to be my wedding photographer I was confident everything was going to be fantastic. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I LOVED working with Amanda and her husband. They were a great team and took amazing pictures! They were so easy and comfortable to work with and were never obtrusive during our day. I can't wait to have another big event where I need photographers so that I can use her again. She was completely professional and excited about being there for us. She also returned our pictures super quickly and our family loves being able to get on the website to see all the pictures for themselves. Thank you so much!
I LOVED working with Amanda and her husband. They were a great team and took amazing pictures! They were so easy and Read more...
I LOVED working with Amanda and her husband. They were a great team and took amazing pictures! They were so easy and comfortable to work with and were never obtrusive during our day. I can't wait to have another big event where I need photographers so that I can use her again. She was completely professional and excited about being there for us. She also returned our pictures super quickly and our family loves being able to get on the website to see all the pictures for themselves. Thank you so much! Read less
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Catherine
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda Dorian photography will not disappoint! Our photographer cancelled on us 3 months before our wedding because she had double booked our wedding date. We found Amanda on a message board and she was responsive and accessible to all of our needs and wishes.

She was prompt for our meetings and on the day of. She was super helpful and had a graceful way of herding family for group photos. As she promised, she was efficient and unobtrusive during the ceremony and reception. Not to mention, her quality of work is phenomenal.

I recommend Amanda to anyone who is looking for quality photos and a top notch photographer on their big day!
Amanda Dorian photography will not disappoint! Our photographer cancelled on us 3 months before our wedding because she Read more...
Amanda Dorian photography will not disappoint! Our photographer cancelled on us 3 months before our wedding because she had double booked our wedding date. We found Amanda on a message board and she was responsive and accessible to all of our needs and wishes.

She was prompt for our meetings and on the day of. She was super helpful and had a graceful way of herding family for group photos. As she promised, she was efficient and unobtrusive during the ceremony and reception. Not to mention, her quality of work is phenomenal.

I recommend Amanda to anyone who is looking for quality photos and a top notch photographer on their big day! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Amanda is amazing! My husband and I felt like we clicked with them during our first meeting. Her husband assists her on the wedding day. They were so unobtrusive - I forgot they were there almost the entire time and was really able to enjoy the whole day. During family, bridal party, and couple photos, she made us feel comfortable and was flexible. Most importantly, the photos turned out beautiful! Everyone has complimented me on them and I can't wait to see our album!
Amanda is amazing! My husband and I felt like we clicked with them during our first meeting. Her husband assists her on Read more...
Amanda is amazing! My husband and I felt like we clicked with them during our first meeting. Her husband assists her on the wedding day. They were so unobtrusive - I forgot they were there almost the entire time and was really able to enjoy the whole day. During family, bridal party, and couple photos, she made us feel comfortable and was flexible. Most importantly, the photos turned out beautiful! Everyone has complimented me on them and I can't wait to see our album! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Amanda and her husband provided us with beautiful engagement and wedding photos. They were both a pleasure to work with-I'd highly recommend her! If any three words can sum up Amanda, it's quick, quality and professional.

-Regarding quick...She is always so prompt when responding to emails/calls, which is something that I so valued in a vendor. Additionally, her editing turn-around is so fast! We saw a picture from our wedding the next day and had the rest of the edited photos within a week! We've also had the pleasure of ordering smaller parent albums and a larger album for ourselves through Amanda. She did a really nice job putting the photos together in a cohesive, creative layout. The albums are beautiful and made nice gifts for our parents.

-As for the quality of her work-it speaks for itself. Amanda is great to work with and is nothing short of a professional, whether you're one-on-one or during the reception. She captured beautiful pictures but wasn't in the way during the ceremony/reception. The photographs she took are beautiful-we received (and still do) many compliments on them!
Amanda and her husband provided us with beautiful engagement and wedding photos. They were both a pleasure to work Read more...
Amanda and her husband provided us with beautiful engagement and wedding photos. They were both a pleasure to work with-I'd highly recommend her! If any three words can sum up Amanda, it's quick, quality and professional.

-Regarding quick...She is always so prompt when responding to emails/calls, which is something that I so valued in a vendor. Additionally, her editing turn-around is so fast! We saw a picture from our wedding the next day and had the rest of the edited photos within a week! We've also had the pleasure of ordering smaller parent albums and a larger album for ourselves through Amanda. She did a really nice job putting the photos together in a cohesive, creative layout. The albums are beautiful and made nice gifts for our parents.

-As for the quality of her work-it speaks for itself. Amanda is great to work with and is nothing short of a professional, whether you're one-on-one or during the reception. She captured beautiful pictures but wasn't in the way during the ceremony/reception. The photographs she took are beautiful-we received (and still do) many compliments on them! Read less
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Carrie
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
Having Amanda and Eric photograph our wedding was one of the best decisions we made when planning our day. They were professional, wrangling our large (and disorderly) families for all the group shots. They were flexible and worked off our schedule, but still gently guided us to make sure we got every shot we wanted. They were totally stress-free, and you can tell that they love what they do. On top of all that, our photos are absolutely beautiful! We have never looked better, and as nervous as we both were, they still found a way to capture who we really are. I seriously cannot recommend them highly enough!
Having Amanda and Eric photograph our wedding was one of the best decisions we made when planning our day. They were Read more...
Having Amanda and Eric photograph our wedding was one of the best decisions we made when planning our day. They were professional, wrangling our large (and disorderly) families for all the group shots. They were flexible and worked off our schedule, but still gently guided us to make sure we got every shot we wanted. They were totally stress-free, and you can tell that they love what they do. On top of all that, our photos are absolutely beautiful! We have never looked better, and as nervous as we both were, they still found a way to capture who we really are. I seriously cannot recommend them highly enough! Read less
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Kat
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Amanda shot both our engagement and our wedding pictures! She did a fantastic job with both! We were so pleased with how they came out! She was also really easy to work with. My husband usually gets really camera shy, but Amanda was able to loosen him up and make him feel comfortable!
Amanda shot both our engagement and our wedding pictures! She did a fantastic job with both! We were so pleased with how Read more...
Amanda shot both our engagement and our wedding pictures! She did a fantastic job with both! We were so pleased with how they came out! She was also really easy to work with. My husband usually gets really camera shy, but Amanda was able to loosen him up and make him feel comfortable! Read less
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Keli
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Amanda is amazing! She is so sweet and very professional. She was always available via email or phone and was so easy to work with. She took some beautiful photos for my engagement session and did an awesome job at my wedding. I couldn't be happier with my finished photos and wouldn't think twice about who to use if I ever needed a professional photographer again. You can't go wrong with this girl!
Amanda is amazing! She is so sweet and very professional. She was always available via email or phone and was so easy to Read more...
Amanda is amazing! She is so sweet and very professional. She was always available via email or phone and was so easy to work with. She took some beautiful photos for my engagement session and did an awesome job at my wedding. I couldn't be happier with my finished photos and wouldn't think twice about who to use if I ever needed a professional photographer again. You can't go wrong with this girl! Read less
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Marissa
Wedding:
12/3/2011
5.0/5.0
We found Amanda's website just six weeks before our wedding - and met with her shortly thereafter. My husband and I enjoyed meeting with her, and just got a great vibe. On the wedding day, Amanda was awesome -- she has a wonderful, artistic vibe and took amazing shots of our entire event. We thought Amanda was super-easy and fun to work with -- reacting flexibly to changes in our plans, and coming up with creative photo shots at multiple locations. We highly recommend her services!
We found Amanda's website just six weeks before our wedding - and met with her shortly thereafter. My husband and I Read more...
We found Amanda's website just six weeks before our wedding - and met with her shortly thereafter. My husband and I enjoyed meeting with her, and just got a great vibe. On the wedding day, Amanda was awesome -- she has a wonderful, artistic vibe and took amazing shots of our entire event. We thought Amanda was super-easy and fun to work with -- reacting flexibly to changes in our plans, and coming up with creative photo shots at multiple locations. We highly recommend her services! Read less
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Mrs.M
Wedding:
10/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Amanda was absolutely wonderful. There's not a thing I would have changed: she's a really sweet, warm person and managed to be simultaneously unobtrusive and a fun, relaxing presence throughout the day. She was professional, responsive, and punctual, and we felt like we could rely on her 100%. She was also willing to work with us to come up with a custom package to work with our budget--hallelujah! Most importantly, our pictures are gorgeous. She does a fantastic job of framing shots and capturing people at their best without looking contrived or posed. Our photos look like we paid 3-4x what we did. I recommend her unreservedly, whether you're in the Richmond area or not.
Amanda was absolutely wonderful. There's not a thing I would have changed: she's a really sweet, warm person and managed Read more...
Amanda was absolutely wonderful. There's not a thing I would have changed: she's a really sweet, warm person and managed to be simultaneously unobtrusive and a fun, relaxing presence throughout the day. She was professional, responsive, and punctual, and we felt like we could rely on her 100%. She was also willing to work with us to come up with a custom package to work with our budget--hallelujah! Most importantly, our pictures are gorgeous. She does a fantastic job of framing shots and capturing people at their best without looking contrived or posed. Our photos look like we paid 3-4x what we did. I recommend her unreservedly, whether you're in the Richmond area or not. Read less
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Kathleen
Wedding:
10/7/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I planned our entire wedding ourselves and if there is one decision that was perfect it was our choice of photographer.

I was one of those brides that was detail orientated to the point of obsession and Amanda's responsiveness, professionalism and calm manner soothed even my Type A, panicky self. Her willingness to "meet" us multiple times was fantastic - we had one in person meeting, two phone consults and several email conversations - and really gave me a ton of confidence that our wedding photography was being handled by a true professional.

On the day of our wedding Amanda was the first there and, literally, the last to leave - taking the last photo while walking behind us as we left the venue. Throughout the day she was there, but never intrusive. It was amazing how she popped up for every moment - both big and small - that we wanted documented, especially when you consider that we were wed at a huge outdoor venue. She was unobtrusive while my girls and I got ready but yet totally in the moment with us - so much so that she helped me pick my lipstick color by giving me feedback on how it "read" for the camera! During the ceremony I didn't see her once and yet every emotion, every vital moment was captured beautifully. The formal portraits after the ceremony were quick, easy, fun and wonderful - even with a fussy toddler, several teenagers and my elderly grandmother involved. And the reception? Wow! She captured the fun, the emotion, and the details perfectly.

After the wedding Amanda continued to amaze us. She had a wonderful photo preview ready for us just days after our wedding, all of our images via email within a week and disks with all of our images were delivered to our home before the month was up. Yeah, you read it right - all of our amazing images were in our hands within three weeks. It doesn't get any better than that!

I whole-heartedly recommend Amanda - she's amazing!
My husband and I planned our entire wedding ourselves and if there is one decision that was perfect it was our choice of Read more...
My husband and I planned our entire wedding ourselves and if there is one decision that was perfect it was our choice of photographer.

I was one of those brides that was detail orientated to the point of obsession and Amanda's responsiveness, professionalism and calm manner soothed even my Type A, panicky self. Her willingness to "meet" us multiple times was fantastic - we had one in person meeting, two phone consults and several email conversations - and really gave me a ton of confidence that our wedding photography was being handled by a true professional.

On the day of our wedding Amanda was the first there and, literally, the last to leave - taking the last photo while walking behind us as we left the venue. Throughout the day she was there, but never intrusive. It was amazing how she popped up for every moment - both big and small - that we wanted documented, especially when you consider that we were wed at a huge outdoor venue. She was unobtrusive while my girls and I got ready but yet totally in the moment with us - so much so that she helped me pick my lipstick color by giving me feedback on how it "read" for the camera! During the ceremony I didn't see her once and yet every emotion, every vital moment was captured beautifully. The formal portraits after the ceremony were quick, easy, fun and wonderful - even with a fussy toddler, several teenagers and my elderly grandmother involved. And the reception? Wow! She captured the fun, the emotion, and the details perfectly.

After the wedding Amanda continued to amaze us. She had a wonderful photo preview ready for us just days after our wedding, all of our images via email within a week and disks with all of our images were delivered to our home before the month was up. Yeah, you read it right - all of our amazing images were in our hands within three weeks. It doesn't get any better than that!

I whole-heartedly recommend Amanda - she's amazing! Read less
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SarahC
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
Amanda did a fantastic job at our wedding. Everyone in attendance was impressed with her in general, but specifically her professionalism, attentiont o detail, humor, and ability to corral our rowdy masses. We're so glad we chose her as our photographer, we couldn't be happier about our decision.
Amanda did a fantastic job at our wedding. Everyone in attendance was impressed with her in general, but specifically her Read more...
Amanda did a fantastic job at our wedding. Everyone in attendance was impressed with her in general, but specifically her professionalism, attentiont o detail, humor, and ability to corral our rowdy masses. We're so glad we chose her as our photographer, we couldn't be happier about our decision. Read less
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emily
Wedding:
9/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Friendly amd proffesional , she did an amazing job!!
Friendly amd proffesional , she did an amazing job!!
Friendly amd proffesional , she did an amazing job!! Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
8/13/2011
5.0/5.0
OMG! I wish I could give Amanda more than just 5 stars. I loved her work from the first moment I explored her galleries. She actually reminded me of a friend of mine from back home who does child & family photography. Amanda was such a doll and so awesome to work with. She brought her hubby along since it was an out of town wedding and he was soo great to work with as well. Amanda really helped us relax. She went above and beyond her call of duty. She even helped me get a spot out of my dress that appeared out of nowhere! She captured so many sweet candid shots (which I love!) They had me laughing and teary eyed. I feel like I'm reliving the day while looking through them. The formal pictures turned out really nice as well and not one of them look stiff or too posed. We are having a hard time deciding which shots we love the best because we love all of them! As far as value, you will definitely get a deal with Amanda Dorian Photography. Plus, you get the rights to ALL of your images!! That was a big selling point for my hubby - getting all of the digital files. If you are thinking about hiring her, do not hesitate any longer. You will not be disappointed. Her work speaks for itself, but I just wanted to share my thoughts. Thanks again Amanda and Eric!! You guys rock!!! =)
OMG! I wish I could give Amanda more than just 5 stars. I loved her work from the first moment I explored her galleries. Read more...
OMG! I wish I could give Amanda more than just 5 stars. I loved her work from the first moment I explored her galleries. She actually reminded me of a friend of mine from back home who does child & family photography. Amanda was such a doll and so awesome to work with. She brought her hubby along since it was an out of town wedding and he was soo great to work with as well. Amanda really helped us relax. She went above and beyond her call of duty. She even helped me get a spot out of my dress that appeared out of nowhere! She captured so many sweet candid shots (which I love!) They had me laughing and teary eyed. I feel like I'm reliving the day while looking through them. The formal pictures turned out really nice as well and not one of them look stiff or too posed. We are having a hard time deciding which shots we love the best because we love all of them! As far as value, you will definitely get a deal with Amanda Dorian Photography. Plus, you get the rights to ALL of your images!! That was a big selling point for my hubby - getting all of the digital files. If you are thinking about hiring her, do not hesitate any longer. You will not be disappointed. Her work speaks for itself, but I just wanted to share my thoughts. Thanks again Amanda and Eric!! You guys rock!!! =) Read less
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kiwi11
Wedding:
8/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Amanda was a pleasure to work with, and her photos rival those of competitors charging 2-4x more! It was easy to book the package that we wanted, Amanda got all of the photos we requested (even with some elusive subjects!), and we got our hi-res photo DVD back within 2 weeks of our wedding, during 'busy season.' Highly recommended!!
Amanda was a pleasure to work with, and her photos rival those of competitors charging 2-4x more! It was easy to book the Read more...
Amanda was a pleasure to work with, and her photos rival those of competitors charging 2-4x more! It was easy to book the package that we wanted, Amanda got all of the photos we requested (even with some elusive subjects!), and we got our hi-res photo DVD back within 2 weeks of our wedding, during 'busy season.' Highly recommended!! Read less
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mrother307
Wedding:
7/15/2011
5.0/5.0
Amanda was amazing! There is no way I could give her anything less than a perfect score. Since the first time I spoke with her, I knew I was making the right choice making her my wedding photographer. She was constantly professional, extremely helpful, and made my husband and I feel comfortable during all our shoots.

Amanda is incredibly nice and very intuitive. She was never in the way, but somehow got all the good shots! We loved getting to meet her and I was sad to see our time together end. Our photos are extremely professional, I would hire her again for any occasion!
Amanda was amazing! There is no way I could give her anything less than a perfect score. Since the first time I spoke with Read more...
Amanda was amazing! There is no way I could give her anything less than a perfect score. Since the first time I spoke with her, I knew I was making the right choice making her my wedding photographer. She was constantly professional, extremely helpful, and made my husband and I feel comfortable during all our shoots.

Amanda is incredibly nice and very intuitive. She was never in the way, but somehow got all the good shots! We loved getting to meet her and I was sad to see our time together end. Our photos are extremely professional, I would hire her again for any occasion! Read less
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angelsbeamer
Wedding:
7/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Amanda was simply amazing to work with. She has an eye for details like no other person we have ever seen and we are hobby photographers. She always answered emails quickly and during our shoots she never shot down any of our requests. We had ideas and she tied them into her own style and ideas. We would recommend her any day of the week. She was like family and blended right in with everyone.
Amanda was simply amazing to work with. She has an eye for details like no other person we have ever seen and we are hobby Read more...
Amanda was simply amazing to work with. She has an eye for details like no other person we have ever seen and we are hobby photographers. She always answered emails quickly and during our shoots she never shot down any of our requests. We had ideas and she tied them into her own style and ideas. We would recommend her any day of the week. She was like family and blended right in with everyone. Read less
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ESKitten
Wedding:
5/14/2011
5.0/5.0
I loved all my vendors, and Amanda was the best vendor I had. She was friendly and helpful before the event, and then everyone was impressed the day of. Both my mother and mother-in-law thought she was amazing! During the formal pictures she was friendly and organized - during the ceremony and reception she was unobtrusive and still managed to get so many great images. She has a great ability to get candid shots, especially great portriats of faces.

And then after, she put up a preview within a week (because you know you want to see those shots!!) and then got the full DVD to me shortly after. As I put together my album I wanted a couple shots with small changes, and got them without a problem. I'm even getting the shot of our ceremony venue on a canvas as art.

I cannot recommend her enough!
I loved all my vendors, and Amanda was the best vendor I had. She was friendly and helpful before the event, and then Read more...
I loved all my vendors, and Amanda was the best vendor I had. She was friendly and helpful before the event, and then everyone was impressed the day of. Both my mother and mother-in-law thought she was amazing! During the formal pictures she was friendly and organized - during the ceremony and reception she was unobtrusive and still managed to get so many great images. She has a great ability to get candid shots, especially great portriats of faces.

And then after, she put up a preview within a week (because you know you want to see those shots!!) and then got the full DVD to me shortly after. As I put together my album I wanted a couple shots with small changes, and got them without a problem. I'm even getting the shot of our ceremony venue on a canvas as art.

I cannot recommend her enough! Read less
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Annelise
Wedding:
4/30/2011
4.9/5.0
I am so glad Amanda shot our wedding. Leading up to the wedding, she was quick to respond to all my e-mails (less than 12 hours normally) and was pro-active in contacting me just enough for me to feel comfortable that she was on top of it, but not too much to make me feel she was disorganized or needed hand-holding. This was a huge blessing because of the stress other vendors caused by either their constant or non-existent contact with me. She also got our pictures to us by the time we were back from our honeymoon!

She was also so easy to work with, not just in terms of arranging a day and place to meet initially, or the hours she would work, but when she was taking the pictures it was a breeze. We had a list of the portraits we wanted and she got them quickly so that we had more time to spend with guests. She did not micromanage our postures/poses so that everyone felt self-conscious and awkward, and it turned out to make some really natural, happy pictures.

I'm also really happy with the quality of her photos. She had to work under a lot of restrictions because of our church's guidelines (i.e. no flash, cannot approach the altar, etc). But she came out with great pictures anyway of all the moments I wanted her to capture. She was also great at capturing candid moments.

I marked a 4.5 on quality because there are some minor places for improvement with some of the photos but nothing persistent or glaring.
I am so glad Amanda shot our wedding. Leading up to the wedding, she was quick to respond to all my e-mails (less than 12 Read more...
I am so glad Amanda shot our wedding. Leading up to the wedding, she was quick to respond to all my e-mails (less than 12 hours normally) and was pro-active in contacting me just enough for me to feel comfortable that she was on top of it, but not too much to make me feel she was disorganized or needed hand-holding. This was a huge blessing because of the stress other vendors caused by either their constant or non-existent contact with me. She also got our pictures to us by the time we were back from our honeymoon!

She was also so easy to work with, not just in terms of arranging a day and place to meet initially, or the hours she would work, but when she was taking the pictures it was a breeze. We had a list of the portraits we wanted and she got them quickly so that we had more time to spend with guests. She did not micromanage our postures/poses so that everyone felt self-conscious and awkward, and it turned out to make some really natural, happy pictures.

I'm also really happy with the quality of her photos. She had to work under a lot of restrictions because of our church's guidelines (i.e. no flash, cannot approach the altar, etc). But she came out with great pictures anyway of all the moments I wanted her to capture. She was also great at capturing candid moments.

I marked a 4.5 on quality because there are some minor places for improvement with some of the photos but nothing persistent or glaring. Read less
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ERIN
Wedding:
8/6/2010
5.0/5.0
Amanda Dorian did a great job photographing my wedding. She captured my guests and the wedding party exactly as they are. I was almost unaware of her presence during both the wedding and the reception. Every picture I received was absolutely perfect. Even the snafus of the day were captured so beautifully that I will cherish those pictures as much as the "perfect" moments.
Amanda Dorian did a great job photographing my wedding. She captured my guests and the wedding party exactly as they are. Read more...
Amanda Dorian did a great job photographing my wedding. She captured my guests and the wedding party exactly as they are. I was almost unaware of her presence during both the wedding and the reception. Every picture I received was absolutely perfect. Even the snafus of the day were captured so beautifully that I will cherish those pictures as much as the "perfect" moments. Read less
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tessj
Wedding:
7/9/2010
4.9/5.0
Amanda was wonderful to work with. She was very flexible and helpful. She is new to wedding photography, so she did not tell us what to do or how to pose as much as we would have liked, but her photos always come out beautiful. We are so glad we chose her over anyone else we interviewed. She has a great personality that is sure to fit in with anyone. I look forward to working with her again at any future events.
Amanda was wonderful to work with. She was very flexible and helpful. She is new to wedding photography, so she did not Read more...
Amanda was wonderful to work with. She was very flexible and helpful. She is new to wedding photography, so she did not tell us what to do or how to pose as much as we would have liked, but her photos always come out beautiful. We are so glad we chose her over anyone else we interviewed. She has a great personality that is sure to fit in with anyone. I look forward to working with her again at any future events. Read less
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