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AMANDA GILLEY PHOTOGRAPHY

Springfield , VA
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Springfield, VA US 22151 (map)

PHONE

202-577-6057

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ABOUT US

Working as a wedding photographer for over 10 years, I have been blessed to have the opportunity to document such a special time in the lives of others. Everyone is unique and I strive... Read more
Working as a wedding photographer for over 10 years, I have been blessed to have the opportunity to document such a special time in the lives of others. Everyone is unique and I strive to capture the real you in the photos that I take by unobtrusively documenting your wedding day. If you would like more information about pricing and packages or would like to inquire about availability for your wedding day, you may contact me at akg@amandagilley.com or by phone at 202.577.6057. 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?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Prints, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
I have been shooting weddings for over 8 years and have photographed in every type of lighting situation that one can imagine.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital
How many photographers do you work with?
Depends on the wedding and the client's needs for photographic coverage. I have several talented photographers who assist me at weddings when needed.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes, I am always the lead photographers at all events that are booked through my company.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
I am never booked for more than one event in a day but on occasion I am booked for two consecutive days.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
I work with several professional photographers in the Metro DC area and in case of a sudden illness or accident there will be another professional, high-quality photographer available to take my place.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
On the day of the wedding I work with two cameras, a variety of lenses and flashes.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
I always have back-up equipment with me.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
My pricing is based on an hourly rate.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Clients are always able to have me stay extra hours if needed. At times I will stay an extra 30 minutes up to an hour beyond the contracted time without charging extra if I feel like there are still important moments to be captured.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
I prefer to eat when everyone else is eating their meals. This way I don't miss anything. I don't have a preference on the meal that is provided for me but I do request that my clients arrange for the caterer to provide me with something to eat.
Do you charge for travel?
I charge very reasonably for travel over 100 miles round-trip.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
I send a preview of images to my clients within about a week of the wedding and the rest of the images are online within 4 weeks. Because I like to apply an artistic touch to my photos, I have a very extensive editing process that takes time to provide my clients with high-quality finished products.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
They are provided in an online gallery and digital negatives on DVD.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The images remain online for one year. The clients keep their digital negatives.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
While the client keeps the DVD and proofs and has the right to reproduce these images for their own personal use, I retain the intellectual property rights for future promotional use and unlimited non-exclusive rights.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Unless my client requires that their images not be used for publication, I reserve the right to publish the photos.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
The high-resolution files are delivered to my clients on DVD.
Will images be available for viewing online?
All of the images are placed in a password protected online gallery.
What kind of albums do you offer?
I work mainly with RedTree and Renaissance Albums and a few other companies. I provide customized Flush Mount, Matted and Coffee Table albums & books. Albums may be ordered in a variety of sizes and finishes.

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Annie
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Amanda was the reason we had half the fun we did on our wedding day. She was absolutely phenomenal. We asked her to attend our Rehearsal Dinner to get to know our family better and my relatives thought she was part of the family! She is one of the nicest people I have met and is super talented with her camera. Every major moment of our wedding she was there capturing it without being obtrusive. Usually at weddings I hear "Hey Photographer!" a million times but we never had to tell her where to be, and she was on a first name basis with everyone there. At the Sunday Brunch after our wedding I was asked probably 15 times who our Photographer was because "she was just so cool". We are so unbelievably happy we chose her to document the entire day! The sunset was epic on our wedding and even though the temperature dropped uncharacteristically down to 30 degrees that night, the bridal party was more than happy to come back outside for her. Amanda had to be freezing the entire night but she didn't complain about it once. We plan on having her back to capture all of our major life moments!!!! Highly, highly, highly recommend her to everyone!!!
Amanda was the reason we had half the fun we did on our wedding day. She was absolutely phenomenal. We asked her to attend Read more...
Amanda was the reason we had half the fun we did on our wedding day. She was absolutely phenomenal. We asked her to attend our Rehearsal Dinner to get to know our family better and my relatives thought she was part of the family! She is one of the nicest people I have met and is super talented with her camera. Every major moment of our wedding she was there capturing it without being obtrusive. Usually at weddings I hear "Hey Photographer!" a million times but we never had to tell her where to be, and she was on a first name basis with everyone there. At the Sunday Brunch after our wedding I was asked probably 15 times who our Photographer was because "she was just so cool". We are so unbelievably happy we chose her to document the entire day! The sunset was epic on our wedding and even though the temperature dropped uncharacteristically down to 30 degrees that night, the bridal party was more than happy to come back outside for her. Amanda had to be freezing the entire night but she didn't complain about it once. We plan on having her back to capture all of our major life moments!!!! Highly, highly, highly recommend her to everyone!!! Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Amanda is kindhearted, genuine, and passionate about capturing both the big and little moments and emotions on a wedding day. After just one engagement shoot with her, she already felt like family, and made my husband and me feel completely at ease. All the guests loved her. Despite the stress and craziness of the post-ceremony photo shoot and the reception, she was a calming presence and helped us take creative, fun, and romantic photos. And they really are amazing, we could not be happier. I'd trust her with my life :) Thank you Amanda!!
Amanda is kindhearted, genuine, and passionate about capturing both the big and little moments and emotions on a wedding Read more...
Amanda is kindhearted, genuine, and passionate about capturing both the big and little moments and emotions on a wedding day. After just one engagement shoot with her, she already felt like family, and made my husband and me feel completely at ease. All the guests loved her. Despite the stress and craziness of the post-ceremony photo shoot and the reception, she was a calming presence and helped us take creative, fun, and romantic photos. And they really are amazing, we could not be happier. I'd trust her with my life :) Thank you Amanda!! Read less
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Prabhakar
Wedding:
3/29/2014
5.0/5.0
Amanda is an amazing photographer. Her work is more of passion than business. This is her first Indian Hindu wedding ceremony to photograph. She also took photos of my daughter's sangeet event. On both occasion she was working tireless. Did not care for the crazy long hours and typical chaos of an Indian wedding. Just focused and captured all the beautiful moments. Frankly as a father of the bride I have nor words to say how best this photographer is.
Amanda is an amazing photographer. Her work is more of passion than business. This is her first Indian Hindu wedding Read more...
Amanda is an amazing photographer. Her work is more of passion than business. This is her first Indian Hindu wedding ceremony to photograph. She also took photos of my daughter's sangeet event. On both occasion she was working tireless. Did not care for the crazy long hours and typical chaos of an Indian wedding. Just focused and captured all the beautiful moments. Frankly as a father of the bride I have nor words to say how best this photographer is. Read less
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Kerry
Wedding:
7/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda was absolutely wonderful for our wedding photography! She absolutely captured every moment of our wedding beautifully! The pictures were better then we could ever imagined. Amanda acted more as a friend for us on out wedding day. From when the bride was getting ready to the very last minute of the day she was there for all pictures. She responds very quickly to any questions or concerns you have before, during and after your wedding! My husband was diagnosed with cancer right before the wedding and in efforts to help us raise donations for his website she personally put a blog post up for us! She is so kind and helpful! We are so pleased with the outcome and would recommend her for ANYONE who has a wedding. Please book her today! We plan to do so again!
Amanda was absolutely wonderful for our wedding photography! She absolutely captured every moment of our wedding Read more...
Amanda was absolutely wonderful for our wedding photography! She absolutely captured every moment of our wedding beautifully! The pictures were better then we could ever imagined. Amanda acted more as a friend for us on out wedding day. From when the bride was getting ready to the very last minute of the day she was there for all pictures. She responds very quickly to any questions or concerns you have before, during and after your wedding! My husband was diagnosed with cancer right before the wedding and in efforts to help us raise donations for his website she personally put a blog post up for us! She is so kind and helpful! We are so pleased with the outcome and would recommend her for ANYONE who has a wedding. Please book her today! We plan to do so again! Read less
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Becky
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda is amazing! We used her for our engagement and wedding photos and plan to use her again in the future! She fits in well with the wedding guests and captured all the great moments we hoped to have in our wedding album! She is super flexible and talented ! We get compliments all the time on all of the photos from her. We had our engagement pictures taken in a tourist/heavily populated area in a city during a festival, and you couldn't tell by the pictures! She is so creative and we can't wait to work with her again in the future!
Amanda is amazing! We used her for our engagement and wedding photos and plan to use her again in the future! She fits in Read more...
Amanda is amazing! We used her for our engagement and wedding photos and plan to use her again in the future! She fits in well with the wedding guests and captured all the great moments we hoped to have in our wedding album! She is super flexible and talented ! We get compliments all the time on all of the photos from her. We had our engagement pictures taken in a tourist/heavily populated area in a city during a festival, and you couldn't tell by the pictures! She is so creative and we can't wait to work with her again in the future! Read less
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sadaf
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I'm going to start off this review by saying that no photographer will ever be as awesome as Amanda! She is so sweet, so laid back and easy going and is extremely talented. We emailed her picture upon picture of styles we wanted to emulate and she just that. Amanda shot our wedding invitations, our rehearsal dinner, my bridal shower and our wedding. As long as she keeps on photographing, I will never hire anyone else!
I'm going to start off this review by saying that no photographer will ever be as awesome as Amanda! She is so sweet, so Read more...
I'm going to start off this review by saying that no photographer will ever be as awesome as Amanda! She is so sweet, so laid back and easy going and is extremely talented. We emailed her picture upon picture of styles we wanted to emulate and she just that. Amanda shot our wedding invitations, our rehearsal dinner, my bridal shower and our wedding. As long as she keeps on photographing, I will never hire anyone else! Read less
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Jen
Wedding:
1/11/2013
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about Amanda. She was simply incredible! My husband and I really wanted to invest in our photographer because it's the only thing about your day that lasts longer than the day...other than your marriage of course. ;-) We were getting married right at sunset so we knew that we needed someone who was comfortable working in changing light. Her work was just perfect! Amanda really captured our day in such a beautiful way. AND, she was so lovely to be around. She was in the background moving around in such a way that you hardly noticed she was there at times. She was everywhere without being obtrusive...she lets the moments happen and captures them so beautifully. So many of our guests complimented us on her and how fabulous she was!! Seriously, who ever compliments the photographer before they even see the pictures? That's how great she is!! Her packages are so affordable and you get to keep the pictures! Amanda is the best investment you can make in the memory of your big day!! Seriously! I would recommend her to anyone!
I cannot say enough good things about Amanda. She was simply incredible! My husband and I really wanted to invest in our Read more...
I cannot say enough good things about Amanda. She was simply incredible! My husband and I really wanted to invest in our photographer because it's the only thing about your day that lasts longer than the day...other than your marriage of course. ;-) We were getting married right at sunset so we knew that we needed someone who was comfortable working in changing light. Her work was just perfect! Amanda really captured our day in such a beautiful way. AND, she was so lovely to be around. She was in the background moving around in such a way that you hardly noticed she was there at times. She was everywhere without being obtrusive...she lets the moments happen and captures them so beautifully. So many of our guests complimented us on her and how fabulous she was!! Seriously, who ever compliments the photographer before they even see the pictures? That's how great she is!! Her packages are so affordable and you get to keep the pictures! Amanda is the best investment you can make in the memory of your big day!! Seriously! I would recommend her to anyone! Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
11/10/2012
5.0/5.0
Anyone who knows or has seen Amanda’s work, knows that she is an absolutely AMAZING photographer and extremely easy to work with! She has an amazing eye for angles and is very creative when it comes to photo ops. I love the fact that she doesn’t make all of your pictures posed like most photographers. Five stars really does not do her justice. She’s very prompt, personable, and professional not to mention that she does more than just bridal photos and she will travel. I loved working with her and will definitely be using her for any photos in the future! If you are looking for an amazing and talented photographer for your engagement, wedding, maternity, family, pets or whatever, Amanda is hands-down the best!
Anyone who knows or has seen Amanda’s work, knows that she is an absolutely AMAZING photographer and extremely easy to Read more...
Anyone who knows or has seen Amanda’s work, knows that she is an absolutely AMAZING photographer and extremely easy to work with! She has an amazing eye for angles and is very creative when it comes to photo ops. I love the fact that she doesn’t make all of your pictures posed like most photographers. Five stars really does not do her justice. She’s very prompt, personable, and professional not to mention that she does more than just bridal photos and she will travel. I loved working with her and will definitely be using her for any photos in the future! If you are looking for an amazing and talented photographer for your engagement, wedding, maternity, family, pets or whatever, Amanda is hands-down the best! Read less
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Ihda
Wedding:
10/30/2012
5.0/5.0
Honestly she is by far the best photographer in the area. She is very very sweet very calm responsive to what you want extremely patient. I Recommend her to everybody I know that has babies wedding senior pictures etc.! The best photographer in that DMV area by far!!
Honestly she is by far the best photographer in the area. She is very very sweet very calm responsive to what you want Read more...
Honestly she is by far the best photographer in the area. She is very very sweet very calm responsive to what you want extremely patient. I Recommend her to everybody I know that has babies wedding senior pictures etc.! The best photographer in that DMV area by far!! Read less
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Daissan
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
This review is a little late (I am writing this 2 days before our 1 year anniversary) but I still feel the need to credit Amanda for capturing the best day of our lives so beautifully. We found Amanda Gilley by looking through reviews on wedding wire. Amanda has such a sweet spirit and really made us feel at ease for the entire time we worked with her. We had some unique ideas for our engagement photo session and she completely embraced our vision and helped create shots that people are still talking about.

On the day of our wedding, she and her assistant arrived early to get great shots of the details and capture lots of getting ready photos from both the bride and groom. The images she captured on that day are priceless. She was able to capture us mid air as we jumped the broom and get great action shots at the reception.

Soon after we got married, I got pregnant. Recently we hired Amanda to do our newborn photos. Once again, she did not disappoint. The pictures are gorgeous and she was very flexible with our schedule. Amanda is a gem. I’d recommend her hands down!
This review is a little late (I am writing this 2 days before our 1 year anniversary) but I still feel the need to credit Read more...
This review is a little late (I am writing this 2 days before our 1 year anniversary) but I still feel the need to credit Amanda for capturing the best day of our lives so beautifully. We found Amanda Gilley by looking through reviews on wedding wire. Amanda has such a sweet spirit and really made us feel at ease for the entire time we worked with her. We had some unique ideas for our engagement photo session and she completely embraced our vision and helped create shots that people are still talking about.

On the day of our wedding, she and her assistant arrived early to get great shots of the details and capture lots of getting ready photos from both the bride and groom. The images she captured on that day are priceless. She was able to capture us mid air as we jumped the broom and get great action shots at the reception.

Soon after we got married, I got pregnant. Recently we hired Amanda to do our newborn photos. Once again, she did not disappoint. The pictures are gorgeous and she was very flexible with our schedule. Amanda is a gem. I’d recommend her hands down! Read less
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Tara
Wedding:
9/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Amanda Gilley was wonderful to work with and really knew exactly what we were looking for. She provided our engagement photos and all of our wedding photos. Her prices were very reasonable and she was very flexible in making changes as we went. She also brought a second photographer, Karl, the day of the wedding! He was also fantastic! She followed up whenever needed so I never had to worry about this part of the planning process. The pictures for both the wedding and engagement were more beautiful than I could have imagined! Aside from all of that, she was very friendly and understanding throughout the process. She was so easy and exciting to work with and I was able to move on to the next step in the planning process once meeting her and getting our date all set up!! The thing I like the most is that Amanda seems to really invest her time in each couple she works with and doesn't overbook herself, making you wait 3-6 months for pictures. She had a preview album of 140 pictures ready for us when we returned from our honeymoon a week later! I highly recommend contacting and working with Amanda if you're looking for a reliable and exceptional photographer!!
Amanda Gilley was wonderful to work with and really knew exactly what we were looking for. She provided our engagement Read more...
Amanda Gilley was wonderful to work with and really knew exactly what we were looking for. She provided our engagement photos and all of our wedding photos. Her prices were very reasonable and she was very flexible in making changes as we went. She also brought a second photographer, Karl, the day of the wedding! He was also fantastic! She followed up whenever needed so I never had to worry about this part of the planning process. The pictures for both the wedding and engagement were more beautiful than I could have imagined! Aside from all of that, she was very friendly and understanding throughout the process. She was so easy and exciting to work with and I was able to move on to the next step in the planning process once meeting her and getting our date all set up!! The thing I like the most is that Amanda seems to really invest her time in each couple she works with and doesn't overbook herself, making you wait 3-6 months for pictures. She had a preview album of 140 pictures ready for us when we returned from our honeymoon a week later! I highly recommend contacting and working with Amanda if you're looking for a reliable and exceptional photographer!! Read less
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Elle
Wedding:
8/25/2012
5.0/5.0
We loved working with Amanda!!! She did an awesome job!! She is really sweet and her photos are beautiful.
We loved working with Amanda!!! She did an awesome job!! She is really sweet and her photos are beautiful.
We loved working with Amanda!!! She did an awesome job!! She is really sweet and her photos are beautiful. Read less
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AG
Wedding:
6/24/2012
5.0/5.0
From the moment we met Amanda, we loved everything about her--her personality, her work, and her professionalism. We have been pleased so far with the level of work she's done. We are currently working on my wedding album with her.She did our engagement and wedding pics. She was great to work with especially since my husband and I hate taking pics. I would recommend her to everyone I know.
From the moment we met Amanda, we loved everything about her--her personality, her work, and her professionalism. We have Read more...
From the moment we met Amanda, we loved everything about her--her personality, her work, and her professionalism. We have been pleased so far with the level of work she's done. We are currently working on my wedding album with her.She did our engagement and wedding pics. She was great to work with especially since my husband and I hate taking pics. I would recommend her to everyone I know. Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Five stars isn't enough to capture how amazing Amanda Gilley is as a photographer. She took two people who were not excited about being in front of the camera and put us at ease. The pictures she took were BEAUTIFUL, but more than that, she captured our personalities and the feel of the day. It's one thing to have "pretty" wedding pictures, but it's entirely another to relive the emotions of your wedding through the photography. That's what Amanda gave us.

As far as value, her rates are so reasonable that both my husband and I feel we didn't pay her enough for all she did. She'd be a bargain at three times the price.

Amanda is also the sweetest person you will ever meet. My husband and I live in Los Angeles, and whenever we need a photographer in the future, we will fly her out here. Not only because she is so fantastic as an artist, but also because we'd love to hang out with her again. By far, the very best vendor of our wedding.
Five stars isn't enough to capture how amazing Amanda Gilley is as a photographer. She took two people who were not Read more...
Five stars isn't enough to capture how amazing Amanda Gilley is as a photographer. She took two people who were not excited about being in front of the camera and put us at ease. The pictures she took were BEAUTIFUL, but more than that, she captured our personalities and the feel of the day. It's one thing to have "pretty" wedding pictures, but it's entirely another to relive the emotions of your wedding through the photography. That's what Amanda gave us.

As far as value, her rates are so reasonable that both my husband and I feel we didn't pay her enough for all she did. She'd be a bargain at three times the price.

Amanda is also the sweetest person you will ever meet. My husband and I live in Los Angeles, and whenever we need a photographer in the future, we will fly her out here. Not only because she is so fantastic as an artist, but also because we'd love to hang out with her again. By far, the very best vendor of our wedding. Read less
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Katelyn
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
Amanda was absolutely amazing to work with! I am so thankful she was recommended to us. We just got some of our wedding photos to preview this week and we could not be happier with the results. They pictures turned out amazing and I can't wait to see the rest! Amanda was able to capture great moments that we can relive.
Amanda was absolutely amazing to work with! I am so thankful she was recommended to us. We just got some of our wedding Read more...
Amanda was absolutely amazing to work with! I am so thankful she was recommended to us. We just got some of our wedding photos to preview this week and we could not be happier with the results. They pictures turned out amazing and I can't wait to see the rest! Amanda was able to capture great moments that we can relive. Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
4/28/2012
5.0/5.0
I found Amanda through recommendations on the Wedding Wire forums, and I'm so glad I did. After a lot of research and several interviews with other photographers and companies, I asked for recommendations, and more than one very enthusiastically recommended Amanda. After viewing the quality of her photos and the great reviews, we decided she would be a good fit, and she was. She turned out to be a great value as well as the quality of her photos matched a number of well known and higher priced photographers. She was enthusiastic about doing an engagement shoot with my husband's beloved motorcycle. We also had recently adopted a dog and took a number of photos with him, and she was great with both us and our new pet. She was very responsive leading up to both the engagement shoot and the wedding day. During the wedding, she largely stayed in the background and captured the moments as they happened. We did take some posed shots before and after the wedding, but even that was pretty quick and easy and did not get in the way of us enjoying our day. When we got both the engagement and wedding photos back, we loved them. They captured out memories, were beautiful and interesting with vibrant colors, and showed her professionalism, talent, and skill.
I found Amanda through recommendations on the Wedding Wire forums, and I'm so glad I did. After a lot of research and Read more...
I found Amanda through recommendations on the Wedding Wire forums, and I'm so glad I did. After a lot of research and several interviews with other photographers and companies, I asked for recommendations, and more than one very enthusiastically recommended Amanda. After viewing the quality of her photos and the great reviews, we decided she would be a good fit, and she was. She turned out to be a great value as well as the quality of her photos matched a number of well known and higher priced photographers. She was enthusiastic about doing an engagement shoot with my husband's beloved motorcycle. We also had recently adopted a dog and took a number of photos with him, and she was great with both us and our new pet. She was very responsive leading up to both the engagement shoot and the wedding day. During the wedding, she largely stayed in the background and captured the moments as they happened. We did take some posed shots before and after the wedding, but even that was pretty quick and easy and did not get in the way of us enjoying our day. When we got both the engagement and wedding photos back, we loved them. They captured out memories, were beautiful and interesting with vibrant colors, and showed her professionalism, talent, and skill. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Amanda was THE best investment of the entire event! She is not only professional and talented but extremely personable and hardworking! She did our engagement, wedding, and we are also using her for a winter/Christmas session. She takes the time to give you beautifully edited shots! Her eye is amazing, she captures the moment and mood perfectly! I could not recommend Amanda enough!!!
Amanda was THE best investment of the entire event! She is not only professional and talented but extremely personable and Read more...
Amanda was THE best investment of the entire event! She is not only professional and talented but extremely personable and hardworking! She did our engagement, wedding, and we are also using her for a winter/Christmas session. She takes the time to give you beautifully edited shots! Her eye is amazing, she captures the moment and mood perfectly! I could not recommend Amanda enough!!! Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
AKG Photography is phenomenal. Amanda shot our engagement photo session a couple of months ago, and the pictures turned out awesome. She has also just shot our wedding last weekend and I’m looking forward to seeing the pictures. If you want professional, artistic and outstanding quality pictures, I highly recommend using AKG Photography.
AKG Photography is phenomenal. Amanda shot our engagement photo session a couple of months ago, and the pictures turned Read more...
AKG Photography is phenomenal. Amanda shot our engagement photo session a couple of months ago, and the pictures turned out awesome. She has also just shot our wedding last weekend and I’m looking forward to seeing the pictures. If you want professional, artistic and outstanding quality pictures, I highly recommend using AKG Photography. Read less
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Jaemi C. fka Jaemi S. :-)
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
My husband and I met Amanda by accident and it was the best accident to ever happen. Amanda did our engagement photos and we enjoyed her and loved her work we asked her to travel to NH for our wedding; which she gladly did at a very reasonable travel cost. Her professionalism is well above par and her clam nature put me at ease, when I was nervous about being in front of the camera. She is extremely responsive and flexible and I even had a couple of “teaser” photos in my e-mail the very next day. I couldn’t be happier and plan on using her for all of my photography needs in the future.
My husband and I met Amanda by accident and it was the best accident to ever happen. Amanda did our engagement photos and Read more...
My husband and I met Amanda by accident and it was the best accident to ever happen. Amanda did our engagement photos and we enjoyed her and loved her work we asked her to travel to NH for our wedding; which she gladly did at a very reasonable travel cost. Her professionalism is well above par and her clam nature put me at ease, when I was nervous about being in front of the camera. She is extremely responsive and flexible and I even had a couple of “teaser” photos in my e-mail the very next day. I couldn’t be happier and plan on using her for all of my photography needs in the future. Read less
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MKM
Wedding:
10/2/2010
5.0/5.0
My Dearest Amanda,

I can't thank you enough for the services that you provided for our wedding. I remember when I first saw your work...I was actually looking into a specific wedding venue that featured one of your photos of a couple in front of a horse and buggy outside of a hotel…it was truly magical. You were featured as a preferred vendor. I was immediately intrigued as to who photographed the image. You always hear the saying, "The capture of a moment in time is worth a million words!" You have the ability to do that in every single photo. I remember being so nervous when I contacted you because we didn't have a lot of time before a wedding date was set and I was worried about your availability and of course pricing. You made everything so easy to talk about; it was like I was speaking to an old friend about my dreams. Everything was seamless…you are a jewel and an absolute treasure to work with.

From our first meeting viewing your portfolio I knew you were the one that I wanted to capture our day. From the ease of speaking with you about our budget to the logistics of how everything should play out everything turned out wonderful. Knowing that you were there on our wedding day at every moment, I couldn't have asked for a better person to capture our special moments, you are simply amazing. There are some people that are born to be photographers and I can honestly say that is you. Our pictures truly looked like something out of a bridal magazine and have only received compliments such as "Wow!”Amazing!" or "Beautiful!" I do not think that we would be able to choose select photos from everything you took and hope to be able to purchase just about a copy of each photo. I realize that you meet people for a reason but you my dear were truly heaven sent. I wish that every wedding vendor took a fraction of the time to mirror your professionalism and apply that to the love of what they do for their business. You are a tough act to follow and I hope that your business flourishes behind your wildest dreams.
Take Care & Thanks for EVERYTHING!

Your Biggest Fans...MKM
My Dearest Amanda,

I can't thank you enough for the services that you provided for our wedding. I remember when Read more...
My Dearest Amanda,

I can't thank you enough for the services that you provided for our wedding. I remember when I first saw your work...I was actually looking into a specific wedding venue that featured one of your photos of a couple in front of a horse and buggy outside of a hotel…it was truly magical. You were featured as a preferred vendor. I was immediately intrigued as to who photographed the image. You always hear the saying, "The capture of a moment in time is worth a million words!" You have the ability to do that in every single photo. I remember being so nervous when I contacted you because we didn't have a lot of time before a wedding date was set and I was worried about your availability and of course pricing. You made everything so easy to talk about; it was like I was speaking to an old friend about my dreams. Everything was seamless…you are a jewel and an absolute treasure to work with.

From our first meeting viewing your portfolio I knew you were the one that I wanted to capture our day. From the ease of speaking with you about our budget to the logistics of how everything should play out everything turned out wonderful. Knowing that you were there on our wedding day at every moment, I couldn't have asked for a better person to capture our special moments, you are simply amazing. There are some people that are born to be photographers and I can honestly say that is you. Our pictures truly looked like something out of a bridal magazine and have only received compliments such as "Wow!”Amazing!" or "Beautiful!" I do not think that we would be able to choose select photos from everything you took and hope to be able to purchase just about a copy of each photo. I realize that you meet people for a reason but you my dear were truly heaven sent. I wish that every wedding vendor took a fraction of the time to mirror your professionalism and apply that to the love of what they do for their business. You are a tough act to follow and I hope that your business flourishes behind your wildest dreams.
Take Care & Thanks for EVERYTHING!

Your Biggest Fans...MKM Read less
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Amber
Wedding:
8/29/2010
5.0/5.0
Amanada is wonderful Gilley! She is very professional, and talented! She made our special day even more special and captured some of the most amazing moments beautifully! She not only shot great photos of the bride & groom and the bridal party, but also of the wedding details and guests which truly helps you to see all of the special memories from your wedding!

Our wedding was in Colorado and she flew out for our wedding. It was definitely worth the cost having a great photographer fly in for this job (having great photos was important to us), but the service was still a great value also.

I highly recommend AMANDA GILLEY PHOTOGRAPHY for your wedding and other occassions!
Amanada is wonderful Gilley! She is very professional, and talented! She made our special day even more special and Read more...
Amanada is wonderful Gilley! She is very professional, and talented! She made our special day even more special and captured some of the most amazing moments beautifully! She not only shot great photos of the bride & groom and the bridal party, but also of the wedding details and guests which truly helps you to see all of the special memories from your wedding!

Our wedding was in Colorado and she flew out for our wedding. It was definitely worth the cost having a great photographer fly in for this job (having great photos was important to us), but the service was still a great value also.

I highly recommend AMANDA GILLEY PHOTOGRAPHY for your wedding and other occassions! Read less
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Katrina
Wedding:
7/14/2010
5.0/5.0
Amanda is the best....She captures so many precious moments and I will never be able to thank her enough. I still get comments on how my photos look like they should be in a magazine. I can call her for anything regarding photos and she is ready and wiling to help. I have even asked her to do my matenity photos...I promise you if you choose Amanda for your wedding day photos you will be making the best investment you could ever make:)
Amanda is the best....She captures so many precious moments and I will never be able to thank her enough. I still get Read more...
Amanda is the best....She captures so many precious moments and I will never be able to thank her enough. I still get comments on how my photos look like they should be in a magazine. I can call her for anything regarding photos and she is ready and wiling to help. I have even asked her to do my matenity photos...I promise you if you choose Amanda for your wedding day photos you will be making the best investment you could ever make:) Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Carla
Wedding:
2/14/2010
5.0/5.0
AKG Photography is the greatest! Amanda is simply amazing; she has a great eye for photography. It so evident that is not just about taking pictures for Amanda; it is her calling. She puts her all into providing her clients with high quality pictures and she does an awesome job in capturing those special moments in life. I would HIGHLY recommend calling on AKG Photography for your next special event.
AKG Photography is the greatest! Amanda is simply amazing; she has a great eye for photography. It so evident that is not Read more...
AKG Photography is the greatest! Amanda is simply amazing; she has a great eye for photography. It so evident that is not just about taking pictures for Amanda; it is her calling. She puts her all into providing her clients with high quality pictures and she does an awesome job in capturing those special moments in life. I would HIGHLY recommend calling on AKG Photography for your next special event. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Molly
Wedding:
10/9/2009
5.0/5.0
Amanda is an amazing photographer and my husband and I could not have been happier with our wedding pictures. We have hundreds of beautiful pictures to share and remember our special day. Amanda has such an eye for creative, beautiful, and fun shots. I am so happy that she took so many pictures of the different details that go into a wedding as well. She also took great pictures of most of the guests that attended the wedding. Not only was she an amazing photographer but also helped with other wedding tasks when needed. She also worked diligently to be able to share some 20 pictures with us only a week after the wedding. I would highly reccomend Amanda for any couple looking to have beautiful and unique wedding pictures.
Amanda is an amazing photographer and my husband and I could not have been happier with our wedding pictures. We have Read more...
Amanda is an amazing photographer and my husband and I could not have been happier with our wedding pictures. We have hundreds of beautiful pictures to share and remember our special day. Amanda has such an eye for creative, beautiful, and fun shots. I am so happy that she took so many pictures of the different details that go into a wedding as well. She also took great pictures of most of the guests that attended the wedding. Not only was she an amazing photographer but also helped with other wedding tasks when needed. She also worked diligently to be able to share some 20 pictures with us only a week after the wedding. I would highly reccomend Amanda for any couple looking to have beautiful and unique wedding pictures. Read less
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Shelley
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
The only way I can possibly describe Amanda is to say that she is amazing! We hired Amanda for our engagement pictures as well as the photographer for our wedding and we were thrilled with the results. Amanda is not only one of the sweetest people you will ever meet but the time she takes and the moments she captures for the perfect picture is incredible!

If you have the opportunity to work with Amanda for any occasion you will not be disappointed!
The only way I can possibly describe Amanda is to say that she is amazing! We hired Amanda for our engagement pictures as Read more...
The only way I can possibly describe Amanda is to say that she is amazing! We hired Amanda for our engagement pictures as well as the photographer for our wedding and we were thrilled with the results. Amanda is not only one of the sweetest people you will ever meet but the time she takes and the moments she captures for the perfect picture is incredible!

If you have the opportunity to work with Amanda for any occasion you will not be disappointed! Read less
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nicnik16
Wedding:
8/28/2009
5.0/5.0
Amanda is such a pleasure to work with. She does amazing photography and her pleasant attitute is a plus. I would definitely recommend her for any kind of photography, especially weddings!!
Amanda is such a pleasure to work with. She does amazing photography and her pleasant attitute is a plus. I would Read more...
Amanda is such a pleasure to work with. She does amazing photography and her pleasant attitute is a plus. I would definitely recommend her for any kind of photography, especially weddings!! Read less
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NATASHA
Wedding:
3/29/2009
5.0/5.0
Amanda is such a creative photographer. She really captures your perfect day. I will recommend her to everyone.
Amanda is such a creative photographer. She really captures your perfect day. I will recommend her to everyone.
Amanda is such a creative photographer. She really captures your perfect day. I will recommend her to everyone. Read less
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Mrs.Lewis
Wedding:
7/5/2008
5.0/5.0
AKG photography is top notch and one of kind!!!
AKG photography is top notch and one of kind!!!
AKG photography is top notch and one of kind!!! Read less
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Jeff
Wedding:
12/30/2005
5.0/5.0
Amanda did a wonderful job with our engagement photos. She was fun, professional, and provided us with excellent value. The quality of photos that we received were far beyond our expectations, and she definitely will work with you on any pricing concerns that you.

I definitely recommend Amanda to couples looking for a great experience not only for engagement photos but also wedding photos.
Amanda did a wonderful job with our engagement photos. She was fun, professional, and provided us with excellent value. Read more...
Amanda did a wonderful job with our engagement photos. She was fun, professional, and provided us with excellent value. The quality of photos that we received were far beyond our expectations, and she definitely will work with you on any pricing concerns that you.

I definitely recommend Amanda to couples looking for a great experience not only for engagement photos but also wedding photos. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Kgrigsby
Wedding:
3/27/2004
4.9/5.0
Amanda has been a family photographer since our wedding 4 years ago. She's shot our children, our wedding photos and our entire family. It is a joy to work with her and we hope she will be chronicaling our family journey for years to come. We love her so much, we have her fly in from out of town just to shoot us and will continue to do that no matter where she moves. If you have a chance to work with her, you'll be blessed!!!
Amanda has been a family photographer since our wedding 4 years ago. She's shot our children, our wedding photos and our Read more...
Amanda has been a family photographer since our wedding 4 years ago. She's shot our children, our wedding photos and our entire family. It is a joy to work with her and we hope she will be chronicaling our family journey for years to come. We love her so much, we have her fly in from out of town just to shoot us and will continue to do that no matter where she moves. If you have a chance to work with her, you'll be blessed!!! Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Farrah
Wedding:
9/20/2008
4.8/5.0
Amanda is excellent to work with. The amount of talent she has is like no other that I have seen. I absolutely love my wedding pictures!! So much so that she is doing some pregnancy shots for me in April. I am so excited for that shoot.
Amanda is excellent to work with. The amount of talent she has is like no other that I have seen. I absolutely love my Read more...
Amanda is excellent to work with. The amount of talent she has is like no other that I have seen. I absolutely love my wedding pictures!! So much so that she is doing some pregnancy shots for me in April. I am so excited for that shoot. Read less
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