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GoodEye Photography + Design

Santa Cruz , CA

LOCATION

140 Sylvania Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA US 95060 (map)

PHONE

831-216-6210

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Started shooting digital in 1997 and never looked back at film since. Photography is a passion, a creative outlet, and a satisfying business full of opportunity. I love people, and feel... Read more
Started shooting digital in 1997 and never looked back at film since. Photography is a passion, a creative outlet, and a satisfying business full of opportunity. I love people, and feel that engaging with people personally makes for stunning, real photography. Interaction is key to setting subjects at ease, and capturing fleeting moments in a natural, beautiful way.

I am a husband of a loving, amazing woman, a father of two beautiful girls, and a creative professional with a passion to please. If I could pay the bills with the ear-to-ear smiles and compliments from my clients, I'd work for free :)

I'm a gadget-loving, technology geek. But I'm also a compassionate human-being lover. Put the two together and you get state-of-the-art images that will provide meaningful enjoyment for a lifetime.

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

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Larry
Wedding:
7/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Simply Amazing!!!! No other words will do you justice. I’ve only had the chance to look at some of the pictures from your site, but you are the best! I knew you were great from looking at your previous work, but, not only did you exceed any expectations I had (they were extremely high) your work is simply amazing!!!! I can’t thank you enough for the phenomenal job you did – you are a true professional, artist and genuinely nice guy. Once Heidi and I get a chance to download and look at all of these wonderful pictures, we’ll let you know what type of album(s) we’d like to get. Chris, you are, simply amazing.
Simply Amazing!!!! No other words will do you justice. I’ve only had the chance to look at some of the pictures from your Read more...
Simply Amazing!!!! No other words will do you justice. I’ve only had the chance to look at some of the pictures from your site, but you are the best! I knew you were great from looking at your previous work, but, not only did you exceed any expectations I had (they were extremely high) your work is simply amazing!!!! I can’t thank you enough for the phenomenal job you did – you are a true professional, artist and genuinely nice guy. Once Heidi and I get a chance to download and look at all of these wonderful pictures, we’ll let you know what type of album(s) we’d like to get. Chris, you are, simply amazing. Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Chris is a dream photographer to have for your wedding day. It rained on our outdoor wedding, and he soldiered on staying positive and taking great shots. Luckily, the rain cleared up after the ceremony and Chris got some truly stunning shots that we'll treasure forever. He went above and beyond the call of duty--I was really dehydrated and he kindly shared his water with me; he also personally drove us to a different location where we got the best photos. We almost didn't hire a photographer, but instead we got an amazing one. I'm so glad we did. Thanks, Chris!
Chris is a dream photographer to have for your wedding day. It rained on our outdoor wedding, and he soldiered on staying Read more...
Chris is a dream photographer to have for your wedding day. It rained on our outdoor wedding, and he soldiered on staying positive and taking great shots. Luckily, the rain cleared up after the ceremony and Chris got some truly stunning shots that we'll treasure forever. He went above and beyond the call of duty--I was really dehydrated and he kindly shared his water with me; he also personally drove us to a different location where we got the best photos. We almost didn't hire a photographer, but instead we got an amazing one. I'm so glad we did. Thanks, Chris! Read less
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Ellen
Wedding:
9/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Chris was super nice, and really did a great job of capturing our wedding. We also appreciated the engagement photos session as a good way for us to practice for the wedding and get to know him--neither of us is particularly photogenic but he managed to get a lot of nice pictures of us. I especially loved the details he captured of all the decorations and other details of the wedding.
Chris was super nice, and really did a great job of capturing our wedding. We also appreciated the engagement photos Read more...
Chris was super nice, and really did a great job of capturing our wedding. We also appreciated the engagement photos session as a good way for us to practice for the wedding and get to know him--neither of us is particularly photogenic but he managed to get a lot of nice pictures of us. I especially loved the details he captured of all the decorations and other details of the wedding. Read less
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Kaelin
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
The best quality i found was that he actually got back to us when we had questions!!

aside from that, he was an outstanding photographer
The best quality i found was that he actually got back to us when we had questions!!

aside from that, he was an Read more...
The best quality i found was that he actually got back to us when we had questions!!

aside from that, he was an outstanding photographer Read less
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Tory
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
You can stop looking. You found your photographer.

The groom and I had a very modest wedding budget, but hiring a top-flight photographer was priority number one. I'm a spray-paint-and-hot-glue kind of gal, but the day was too important to gamble on an inexperienced photographer. I knew there would be so many moments, so many guests -- age one to ninety-one! -- and I wanted gorgeous pictures of them all.

I reviewed at least ten portfolios. Chris Schmauch had far and away the best, most photojournalistic, most authentic, moment-capturing portfolio of any of them.

The first Skype session showed us Chris's personality: exactly the balance of easy-going and go-getting that you want in a wedding photographer. Family man. Cool dad. Super pro. He sincerely worked with us to find a photo package that met our needs and fit our budget. It was a no-brainer. We were sold.

And that was even before he took the first photo for us!

The engagement session proved we made the right decision. Chris is EXCELLENT at taking charge in a way that still makes everyone feel relaxed. It's a rare skill! We had a great time, got to know Chris, and got some gorgeous pictures -- including some silly ones, which are still my favorites.

On the wedding day, Chris showed up early. He captured everything -- a heart-pounding venue snafu, girl grooming, details, guests, bride's entrance AND groom's reaction AND bride coming up the aisle (how he did that I'll never know! And I never even knew he was there!)... there's more to say but this form's text limit means I must stop!

From the day I first emailed him in September to the day this week that he sent the links to the final photo set, I have been wildly, blissfully happy with our decision. That kind of confidence is priceless, and we got it for a song.

Thank you, Chris, for being a part of our special day. Thank you for working with our budget and never trying to pressure us into spending more. It has meant the world.
You can stop looking. You found your photographer.

The groom and I had a very modest wedding budget, but hiring a Read more...
You can stop looking. You found your photographer.

The groom and I had a very modest wedding budget, but hiring a top-flight photographer was priority number one. I'm a spray-paint-and-hot-glue kind of gal, but the day was too important to gamble on an inexperienced photographer. I knew there would be so many moments, so many guests -- age one to ninety-one! -- and I wanted gorgeous pictures of them all.

I reviewed at least ten portfolios. Chris Schmauch had far and away the best, most photojournalistic, most authentic, moment-capturing portfolio of any of them.

The first Skype session showed us Chris's personality: exactly the balance of easy-going and go-getting that you want in a wedding photographer. Family man. Cool dad. Super pro. He sincerely worked with us to find a photo package that met our needs and fit our budget. It was a no-brainer. We were sold.

And that was even before he took the first photo for us!

The engagement session proved we made the right decision. Chris is EXCELLENT at taking charge in a way that still makes everyone feel relaxed. It's a rare skill! We had a great time, got to know Chris, and got some gorgeous pictures -- including some silly ones, which are still my favorites.

On the wedding day, Chris showed up early. He captured everything -- a heart-pounding venue snafu, girl grooming, details, guests, bride's entrance AND groom's reaction AND bride coming up the aisle (how he did that I'll never know! And I never even knew he was there!)... there's more to say but this form's text limit means I must stop!

From the day I first emailed him in September to the day this week that he sent the links to the final photo set, I have been wildly, blissfully happy with our decision. That kind of confidence is priceless, and we got it for a song.

Thank you, Chris, for being a part of our special day. Thank you for working with our budget and never trying to pressure us into spending more. It has meant the world. Read less
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Kylie
Wedding:
3/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Chris is the most amazing photographer an amazing man! He was absolutely perfect! So friendly, so personable. He put everyone at ease and we did not even know he was there most of the time! My family and I are not the most photogenic of people, but he caught us in perfect moments and we all looked beautiful! Everyone felt comfortable around Chris and he was able to get some of the most beautiful touching shots! During our ceremony, he was near the alter by my fiancé and I, and I've spoken with many other people and no one even noticed him there and he was able to get some truly precious moments. If I ever need Any other photos then I will without hesitation call Chris immediately! He is officially my favorite photographer ever!
Chris is the most amazing photographer an amazing man! He was absolutely perfect! So friendly, so personable. He put Read more...
Chris is the most amazing photographer an amazing man! He was absolutely perfect! So friendly, so personable. He put everyone at ease and we did not even know he was there most of the time! My family and I are not the most photogenic of people, but he caught us in perfect moments and we all looked beautiful! Everyone felt comfortable around Chris and he was able to get some of the most beautiful touching shots! During our ceremony, he was near the alter by my fiancé and I, and I've spoken with many other people and no one even noticed him there and he was able to get some truly precious moments. If I ever need Any other photos then I will without hesitation call Chris immediately! He is officially my favorite photographer ever! Read less
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Verona
Wedding:
12/1/2012
5.0/5.0
Chris is a SUPERHERO! There are people who stand around and take pictures, and then there are people who pick up a camera and create magic. Chris would be the latter of the two.

A few things:

*You will not find a more responsive wedding vendor anywhere! It seems like some of his responses to my many emails are instantaneous.

*He has an awesome personality. He will make you feel at ease in any situation. He is hilarious and so down to earth. The type of guy you just want to hang out with all of the time.

*He totally blends into the crowd, not in your face or cheesy.

*His candid shots are the best I have seen from any photographer for any event.

Chris was with us ALL day on the day of our wedding. He took pictures as my bridesmaids and I got our hair and makeup done as well as some formal shots in San Jose and then drove over to our venue in Gilroy to meet the Groomsmen and my fiance. (Come to find out, before starting with us that morning, he also stopped by our venue in Gilroy to scope out the set up - that's a lot of driving back and forth!!) He kept us all calm and collected and helped navigate us through the entire evening. Six LONG weeks after our wedding, our wedding gallery was available on his website. Totally worth every minute of the wait! I was instantly brought back to each and every moment he captured. I got to relive the best day of my life. Not just any photographer can do that! I could not be happier. Now I just need to wait to see my wedding albums. The only downside is I need to narrow down the pictures for our album and there are TOO MANY to choose from!!
Chris is a SUPERHERO! There are people who stand around and take pictures, and then there are people who pick up a camera Read more...
Chris is a SUPERHERO! There are people who stand around and take pictures, and then there are people who pick up a camera and create magic. Chris would be the latter of the two.

A few things:

*You will not find a more responsive wedding vendor anywhere! It seems like some of his responses to my many emails are instantaneous.

*He has an awesome personality. He will make you feel at ease in any situation. He is hilarious and so down to earth. The type of guy you just want to hang out with all of the time.

*He totally blends into the crowd, not in your face or cheesy.

*His candid shots are the best I have seen from any photographer for any event.

Chris was with us ALL day on the day of our wedding. He took pictures as my bridesmaids and I got our hair and makeup done as well as some formal shots in San Jose and then drove over to our venue in Gilroy to meet the Groomsmen and my fiance. (Come to find out, before starting with us that morning, he also stopped by our venue in Gilroy to scope out the set up - that's a lot of driving back and forth!!) He kept us all calm and collected and helped navigate us through the entire evening. Six LONG weeks after our wedding, our wedding gallery was available on his website. Totally worth every minute of the wait! I was instantly brought back to each and every moment he captured. I got to relive the best day of my life. Not just any photographer can do that! I could not be happier. Now I just need to wait to see my wedding albums. The only downside is I need to narrow down the pictures for our album and there are TOO MANY to choose from!! Read less
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Tiia
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
I would highly recommend Chris to anyone. We loved working with him & would definitely consider using him again in the future if we ever decide to get any professional photos done.

My husband and I live in Southern California, but were getting married at Bargetto Winery in Soquel. He has nothing but excellent reviews wherever you look, an amazingly wonderful & informational website & then last but not least he's a great guy! We set up an online video interview with him & enjoyed meeting him and were so pleased when he sent us his proposal. He listened to what we were looking for and gave us a few different options to choose from that were around what we were looking for in terms of budget.

On the day of our wedding Chris showed up not long after I did (and more awake than I was) with his coffee in hand & his cameras on his hip. He got along with everyone and worked with us to make sure he got pieces of all the right moments. He's does it all so quickly and makes it look so easy. Our guests thought he was great.

His results are definitely more than worth what he charges! Don't be afraid to contact him. Thanks Chris!!
I would highly recommend Chris to anyone. We loved working with him & would definitely consider using him again in the Read more...
I would highly recommend Chris to anyone. We loved working with him & would definitely consider using him again in the future if we ever decide to get any professional photos done.

My husband and I live in Southern California, but were getting married at Bargetto Winery in Soquel. He has nothing but excellent reviews wherever you look, an amazingly wonderful & informational website & then last but not least he's a great guy! We set up an online video interview with him & enjoyed meeting him and were so pleased when he sent us his proposal. He listened to what we were looking for and gave us a few different options to choose from that were around what we were looking for in terms of budget.

On the day of our wedding Chris showed up not long after I did (and more awake than I was) with his coffee in hand & his cameras on his hip. He got along with everyone and worked with us to make sure he got pieces of all the right moments. He's does it all so quickly and makes it look so easy. Our guests thought he was great.

His results are definitely more than worth what he charges! Don't be afraid to contact him. Thanks Chris!! Read less
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Marianne
Wedding:
6/22/2012
5.0/5.0
We just got married at Villa Montalvo on 6-22-12. Chris along with Sam were our Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious photographers. I can't think of another word to describe them!

Not only are they easy to work with, but they always have a smile on their face. We had our engagement photos and our wedding shot by Chris. We explained that we really wanted to capture the moments, the emotions. I've had a sneak peek at the wedding photos and I'm already laughing and crying! It's like I'm at my wedding all over again.

Chris and Sam seemed to be everywhere all the time. They caught some of the most amazing shots. They were shooting from the hair salon early in the day until the sun went down after the last dance.

My family and friends are still commenting on how wonderful the photographers were. One of my friends told Chris - If I ever get married, I'm definitely booking YOU! They really knew how to set a great tone for the whole event.

If you're looking for someone you can easily communicate with, who is flexible, has MAD photography skills and last but not least, has a great sense of humor.....look no further. You found your dude.

I'm so freaking happy I can hardly find the right words.

Thank you mister Chris and mister Sam!
We just got married at Villa Montalvo on 6-22-12. Chris along with Sam were our Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Read more...
We just got married at Villa Montalvo on 6-22-12. Chris along with Sam were our Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious photographers. I can't think of another word to describe them!

Not only are they easy to work with, but they always have a smile on their face. We had our engagement photos and our wedding shot by Chris. We explained that we really wanted to capture the moments, the emotions. I've had a sneak peek at the wedding photos and I'm already laughing and crying! It's like I'm at my wedding all over again.

Chris and Sam seemed to be everywhere all the time. They caught some of the most amazing shots. They were shooting from the hair salon early in the day until the sun went down after the last dance.

My family and friends are still commenting on how wonderful the photographers were. One of my friends told Chris - If I ever get married, I'm definitely booking YOU! They really knew how to set a great tone for the whole event.

If you're looking for someone you can easily communicate with, who is flexible, has MAD photography skills and last but not least, has a great sense of humor.....look no further. You found your dude.

I'm so freaking happy I can hardly find the right words.

Thank you mister Chris and mister Sam! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
Photography was one of the most important items to me when planning our wedding. It’s the one thing that we’ll have to look back in future years to remember our special day. I looked at countless photographers until we found Chris and knew he was right for us after meeting with him and viewing his portfolios. One thing someone told me when looking at photographers is don’t just look at the pictures that they show you, ask to see a full portfolio from one wedding to see the full deliverable rather than the best of the best of what they’ve ever photographed. With Chris I didn’t even have to do this because his full portfolios are on his website. When going through these it was easy to say that ALL of his pictures are amazing, not just say 30 or 40 like some photographers we looked at.

I’m no expert but to me, one area that we found that Chris excelled over other photographers is his expertise in flash. There were so many photographers that photograph well with the perfect natural light but Chris always has his extra flash which really adds to the photos. Chris also was probably one of the most quickest at responding to our emails which is really great when you’re getting down to the final weeks and days before the wedding. We did have a vendor that took weeks to respond even right up to the date of the wedding so it was such a relief to hear back from Chris so promptly.

On the day of, Chris and Sam (the second photographer) showed up on time and made myself and everyone else in the wedding party feel at ease and forget that the cameras were even there. The morning after the wedding I woke up and to my surprise Chris had already uploaded a few of the photos the night before. We had a brunch the next morning for out of town guests so it was an added surprise to show off some of our photos the very next day. We had many comments from the wedding party and guests on how great and friendly the photographers were. I would highly recommend Chris for any photography needs and look forward to using him in the future.
Photography was one of the most important items to me when planning our wedding. It’s the one thing that we’ll have to Read more...
Photography was one of the most important items to me when planning our wedding. It’s the one thing that we’ll have to look back in future years to remember our special day. I looked at countless photographers until we found Chris and knew he was right for us after meeting with him and viewing his portfolios. One thing someone told me when looking at photographers is don’t just look at the pictures that they show you, ask to see a full portfolio from one wedding to see the full deliverable rather than the best of the best of what they’ve ever photographed. With Chris I didn’t even have to do this because his full portfolios are on his website. When going through these it was easy to say that ALL of his pictures are amazing, not just say 30 or 40 like some photographers we looked at.

I’m no expert but to me, one area that we found that Chris excelled over other photographers is his expertise in flash. There were so many photographers that photograph well with the perfect natural light but Chris always has his extra flash which really adds to the photos. Chris also was probably one of the most quickest at responding to our emails which is really great when you’re getting down to the final weeks and days before the wedding. We did have a vendor that took weeks to respond even right up to the date of the wedding so it was such a relief to hear back from Chris so promptly.

On the day of, Chris and Sam (the second photographer) showed up on time and made myself and everyone else in the wedding party feel at ease and forget that the cameras were even there. The morning after the wedding I woke up and to my surprise Chris had already uploaded a few of the photos the night before. We had a brunch the next morning for out of town guests so it was an added surprise to show off some of our photos the very next day. We had many comments from the wedding party and guests on how great and friendly the photographers were. I would highly recommend Chris for any photography needs and look forward to using him in the future. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
6/1/2012
5.0/5.0
I truly can not say enough good things about Chris Schmauch and his assistant, Sam Fontejon. Choosing Good Eye Photography to shoot our wedding is the best decision we made in all of our wedding planning. We even flew them all the way out to Maui from California and it was beyond worth it! Chris really went out of his way to work with us and our budget to make it possible to have them here. Every shot they took is gorgeous and amazing, all the photos together really tell the story of the best day of our lives.

Chris and Sam really know how to capture the spirit of a person in their photos. They bring out the best in a person because they make people feel so comfortable. My husband has never really been a fan of taking photos and they made him feel so at ease in front of the camera. He was actually raving about them too by the end of the night! Everyone who sees our photos comments on our great choice of photographers!

Beyond Chris and Sam's incredible artistic talent, they are also such nice, warm, fun and funny guys. By the end of the event, I thought of them as more of my guests, than people who were working for us. I made them put the cameras down at the end of the evening and come party with us! We had so much fun with them into the wee hours of the morning.

As if it weren't enough that Chris is the best photographer on the planet, he is also a super talented graphic designer. After the wedding he put together some gorgeous photo collage boards that allowed us to share several photos with our guests in a minimal amount of time. And his photo albums are so stylish and well put together, my album is going to be my most prized possession. Even the blog he wrote was incredible.

Without a doubt, for every future event that we need a photographer for, we will either be flying out to Santa Cruz or bringing Chris and Sam back out to Maui! Not only did we get the most beautiful photos imaginable, we also got two new lifelong friends. Many, many mahalos to Chris and Sam and everyone at Good Eye Photography and Design!
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I truly can not say enough good things about Chris Schmauch and his assistant, Sam Fontejon. Choosing Good Eye Photography to shoot our wedding is the best decision we made in all of our wedding planning. We even flew them all the way out to Maui from California and it was beyond worth it! Chris really went out of his way to work with us and our budget to make it possible to have them here. Every shot they took is gorgeous and amazing, all the photos together really tell the story of the best day of our lives.

Chris and Sam really know how to capture the spirit of a person in their photos. They bring out the best in a person because they make people feel so comfortable. My husband has never really been a fan of taking photos and they made him feel so at ease in front of the camera. He was actually raving about them too by the end of the night! Everyone who sees our photos comments on our great choice of photographers!

Beyond Chris and Sam's incredible artistic talent, they are also such nice, warm, fun and funny guys. By the end of the event, I thought of them as more of my guests, than people who were working for us. I made them put the cameras down at the end of the evening and come party with us! We had so much fun with them into the wee hours of the morning.

As if it weren't enough that Chris is the best photographer on the planet, he is also a super talented graphic designer. After the wedding he put together some gorgeous photo collage boards that allowed us to share several photos with our guests in a minimal amount of time. And his photo albums are so stylish and well put together, my album is going to be my most prized possession. Even the blog he wrote was incredible.

Without a doubt, for every future event that we need a photographer for, we will either be flying out to Santa Cruz or bringing Chris and Sam back out to Maui! Not only did we get the most beautiful photos imaginable, we also got two new lifelong friends. Many, many mahalos to Chris and Sam and everyone at Good Eye Photography and Design! Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
3/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Chris was simply amazing!!! My husband and I hired him for our wedding on March 24 and had not one but TWO engagement sessions with Chris before our wedding. Chris made us feel comfortable right away, which was really important for my husband and myself because we are not the type of couple that likes to be the center of attention or be open with our feelings in front of others, so Chris making us comfortable during our sessions really allowed for our love for one another to show through and for others to see the love we have for one another by just looking at a picture of us which I thought was amazing.

During the process, Chris was extremely responsive and answered all my questions immediately! On my wedding day he got to our hotel bright and early and interacted with the entire family like he was an old friend!! Chris even read my vowes and my husbands to make sure they fit together and moments before the ceremony stopped by to tell me its time, you got this, see you up there! You just don't find a wedding vendor like that everyday! If you want amazing pictures and amazing service from someone who won't treat you like just another client, you should definetely sign with Chris!! You won't be disappointed!! Thanks so much Chris! I will be recommending you to everyone!! :)
Chris was simply amazing!!! My husband and I hired him for our wedding on March 24 and had not one but TWO engagement Read more...
Chris was simply amazing!!! My husband and I hired him for our wedding on March 24 and had not one but TWO engagement sessions with Chris before our wedding. Chris made us feel comfortable right away, which was really important for my husband and myself because we are not the type of couple that likes to be the center of attention or be open with our feelings in front of others, so Chris making us comfortable during our sessions really allowed for our love for one another to show through and for others to see the love we have for one another by just looking at a picture of us which I thought was amazing.

During the process, Chris was extremely responsive and answered all my questions immediately! On my wedding day he got to our hotel bright and early and interacted with the entire family like he was an old friend!! Chris even read my vowes and my husbands to make sure they fit together and moments before the ceremony stopped by to tell me its time, you got this, see you up there! You just don't find a wedding vendor like that everyday! If you want amazing pictures and amazing service from someone who won't treat you like just another client, you should definetely sign with Chris!! You won't be disappointed!! Thanks so much Chris! I will be recommending you to everyone!! :) Read less
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Kwtulips
Wedding:
10/15/2011
5.0/5.0
I wish I could send an email out to every single future bride out there and tell them to choose GoodEye for their wedding photography! Chris does an outstanding job and surprised my husband and I with the most beautiful, memorable, photoalbum-worthy pictures of our wedding! Although the final product is the most important thing, I have to give Chris even more credit on how he works with people. For being two shy people, Wes and I warmed up to him instantly and found ourselves having so much fun at both our engagement shoot, and wedding day! And that really counts for producing the pictures that are going to last a lifetime! Thank you Chris for exceeding our expectations!
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I wish I could send an email out to every single future bride out there and tell them to choose GoodEye for their wedding photography! Chris does an outstanding job and surprised my husband and I with the most beautiful, memorable, photoalbum-worthy pictures of our wedding! Although the final product is the most important thing, I have to give Chris even more credit on how he works with people. For being two shy people, Wes and I warmed up to him instantly and found ourselves having so much fun at both our engagement shoot, and wedding day! And that really counts for producing the pictures that are going to last a lifetime! Thank you Chris for exceeding our expectations! Read less
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FallBride91711
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
AMAZING!! Not that I had any doubt! We have just now received our wedding photos and I could not be happier! Chris had a real challenge with my wedding party of 20!! But the pictures are perfect and just what I wanted. I love that Chris snaps a lot of candids because that really brings life into your wedding photos. Bottom line we will never go to anyone else for our photography needs! Maybe, he will be shooting our maternity pictures soon. ;) Thanks Chris!!!
AMAZING!! Not that I had any doubt! We have just now received our wedding photos and I could not be happier! Chris had a Read more...
AMAZING!! Not that I had any doubt! We have just now received our wedding photos and I could not be happier! Chris had a real challenge with my wedding party of 20!! But the pictures are perfect and just what I wanted. I love that Chris snaps a lot of candids because that really brings life into your wedding photos. Bottom line we will never go to anyone else for our photography needs! Maybe, he will be shooting our maternity pictures soon. ;) Thanks Chris!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Chris is a very talented, creative photographer and super great to work with! After meeting other photographers for our 9/3/11 wedding, Chris really stood out to my husband and I. We felt comfortable with him during our first meeting and that's important to people like us who aren't used to all the camera attention. We loved that he is family-oriented and is a full-time photographer.

Chris shot our engagement and wedding photos. Our engagement session went smoothly and was actually a lot of fun. We received sneak peeks within a few days and the entire engagement session photos within a week! And for our wedding day, he had sneak peeks up that night! Incredible! We absolutely LOVE our wedding photos and couldn't be happier. Once we have a family of our own, I'm definitely getting in touch with him again to take our family photos! :)
Chris is a very talented, creative photographer and super great to work with! After meeting other photographers for our Read more...
Chris is a very talented, creative photographer and super great to work with! After meeting other photographers for our 9/3/11 wedding, Chris really stood out to my husband and I. We felt comfortable with him during our first meeting and that's important to people like us who aren't used to all the camera attention. We loved that he is family-oriented and is a full-time photographer.

Chris shot our engagement and wedding photos. Our engagement session went smoothly and was actually a lot of fun. We received sneak peeks within a few days and the entire engagement session photos within a week! And for our wedding day, he had sneak peeks up that night! Incredible! We absolutely LOVE our wedding photos and couldn't be happier. Once we have a family of our own, I'm definitely getting in touch with him again to take our family photos! :) Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
8/13/2011
5.0/5.0
Chris shot my engagement and wedding photos for my August 13, 2011 wedding. I charged Chris with quite a challenge: help me create an authentic Roaring 20's wedding. As a former event planner and performer, with tons of expectations and vintage props, I had a clear vision and Chris delivered with style.

Our engagement shots were phenomenal - Chris was casual, professional and focused. The icing on the cake: he helped us figure out how to light up an unplugged vintage lamp in the redwoods. The only down side is that the shots were too good - picking 5 shots was quite difficult.

The wedding photos were also wonderful - Chris produced classy and unique photos that highlighted our 1920's wedding well. The proof: over a dozen folks have told me to submit my photos to magazines and blogs. Some have told me they are the best wedding photos they have ever seen.

And as many have said, he is clear, responsive and easy to work with.

I am so thankful that Goodeye Photography + Design was there to document it all.
Chris shot my engagement and wedding photos for my August 13, 2011 wedding. I charged Chris with quite a challenge: help Read more...
Chris shot my engagement and wedding photos for my August 13, 2011 wedding. I charged Chris with quite a challenge: help me create an authentic Roaring 20's wedding. As a former event planner and performer, with tons of expectations and vintage props, I had a clear vision and Chris delivered with style.

Our engagement shots were phenomenal - Chris was casual, professional and focused. The icing on the cake: he helped us figure out how to light up an unplugged vintage lamp in the redwoods. The only down side is that the shots were too good - picking 5 shots was quite difficult.

The wedding photos were also wonderful - Chris produced classy and unique photos that highlighted our 1920's wedding well. The proof: over a dozen folks have told me to submit my photos to magazines and blogs. Some have told me they are the best wedding photos they have ever seen.

And as many have said, he is clear, responsive and easy to work with.

I am so thankful that Goodeye Photography + Design was there to document it all. Read less
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cherrera
Wedding:
7/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Chris shot my July 9, 2011 wedding. He definately ranks a 5 in all of the above areas. The photographs are really lovely. He was quick and unobtrusive and I got a lot of positive feedback from other guests. He managed to really get every moment and there were a lot of shots of the guests in addition to just the wedding party - which is wonderful to have. When we first met he seemed pretty laid back but on the day of he was extremely professional and on top of things.
He is probably the most responsive person I know via email! Definately flexible, and definately a great value for the service you receive. I highly recommend.
My grandfather was a professional photographer so having high quality pictures was really important to me. I interviewed qutie a few photographers and was really happy to have found Chris.
Chris shot my July 9, 2011 wedding. He definately ranks a 5 in all of the above areas. The photographs are really lovely. Read more...
Chris shot my July 9, 2011 wedding. He definately ranks a 5 in all of the above areas. The photographs are really lovely. He was quick and unobtrusive and I got a lot of positive feedback from other guests. He managed to really get every moment and there were a lot of shots of the guests in addition to just the wedding party - which is wonderful to have. When we first met he seemed pretty laid back but on the day of he was extremely professional and on top of things.
He is probably the most responsive person I know via email! Definately flexible, and definately a great value for the service you receive. I highly recommend.
My grandfather was a professional photographer so having high quality pictures was really important to me. I interviewed qutie a few photographers and was really happy to have found Chris. Read less
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Jasmine G.
Wedding:
6/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Chris is simply AMAZING! We had the honor of having him photograph our engagement shoot, as well as our wedding and we were truly blown away.

I knew I wanted to work with him when I stumbled upon his work during a random search, so I contacted him, and after talking (incredibly friendly & honest) I booked him without ever meeting him. I wasn't disappoint for one second!

When our engagement photos came back we were in awe...that's really us?! These photos were out of this world gorgeous, and the best part about it is that he captured who we really are. He makes you feel comfortable, and he'll do what it takes to get the jaw dropping shots!
Chris even worked with one of my bridesmaid's to make a surprise wedding guest book with all of the photo's....awesome!

All of our friends, and family were so excited to see his photos of the wedding after (my entire family are HUGE fan's of his work), and he did not disappoint! We had about 120 people at our wedding, and I don't know how he did it, but he captured the true character & personality of ALL of our guests.

Chris worked with-in our budget, style, and hopes for these special moments in our life. His work is effortless and stunning! Ladies you will feel incredible when you see the photo's he takes of you.

We are already booking another shoot with him, not exactly trash the dress, but something even more creative & fun.

Chris's work is UN-beatable, and you will not be disappointed, in fact you will be SO VERY HAPPY you chose him!
Chris is simply AMAZING! We had the honor of having him photograph our engagement shoot, as well as our wedding and we Read more...
Chris is simply AMAZING! We had the honor of having him photograph our engagement shoot, as well as our wedding and we were truly blown away.

I knew I wanted to work with him when I stumbled upon his work during a random search, so I contacted him, and after talking (incredibly friendly & honest) I booked him without ever meeting him. I wasn't disappoint for one second!

When our engagement photos came back we were in awe...that's really us?! These photos were out of this world gorgeous, and the best part about it is that he captured who we really are. He makes you feel comfortable, and he'll do what it takes to get the jaw dropping shots!
Chris even worked with one of my bridesmaid's to make a surprise wedding guest book with all of the photo's....awesome!

All of our friends, and family were so excited to see his photos of the wedding after (my entire family are HUGE fan's of his work), and he did not disappoint! We had about 120 people at our wedding, and I don't know how he did it, but he captured the true character & personality of ALL of our guests.

Chris worked with-in our budget, style, and hopes for these special moments in our life. His work is effortless and stunning! Ladies you will feel incredible when you see the photo's he takes of you.

We are already booking another shoot with him, not exactly trash the dress, but something even more creative & fun.

Chris's work is UN-beatable, and you will not be disappointed, in fact you will be SO VERY HAPPY you chose him! Read less
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ANNE
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Chris of GoodEye was absolutely amazing. His photos of our wedding blew us away - he is truly a genius with light. It was raining and cloudy most of our wedding day, but the photos are unreal. And not only are the photos amazing, but he is a fun person to have around on such an important day. Very laid back, not pushy, and just really easy to have following you around on such an intimate, personal day. If you want photos of the little details as well as the big moments on your wedding day, you cannot go wrong with Chris. We are 150% happy with our decision to go with him. Our wedding was up in Napa, so if you are having a wine country wedding, make sure to call him and see if he is available! This is the one big expense of a wedding (in my opinion!) to splurge on, and with that being said, he is a super talented photographer with lower rates than most out there. Chris was awesome!!!
Chris of GoodEye was absolutely amazing. His photos of our wedding blew us away - he is truly a genius with light. It was Read more...
Chris of GoodEye was absolutely amazing. His photos of our wedding blew us away - he is truly a genius with light. It was raining and cloudy most of our wedding day, but the photos are unreal. And not only are the photos amazing, but he is a fun person to have around on such an important day. Very laid back, not pushy, and just really easy to have following you around on such an intimate, personal day. If you want photos of the little details as well as the big moments on your wedding day, you cannot go wrong with Chris. We are 150% happy with our decision to go with him. Our wedding was up in Napa, so if you are having a wine country wedding, make sure to call him and see if he is available! This is the one big expense of a wedding (in my opinion!) to splurge on, and with that being said, he is a super talented photographer with lower rates than most out there. Chris was awesome!!! Read less
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Leah B
Wedding:
4/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Full Disclosure- I am a friend of Chris and his lovely wife but, without a doubt, I can say he is the best wedding photographer in the area! He is friendly, talented and has a unique eye for capturing images. Best of all... my mom and MOH loved him!!
Full Disclosure- I am a friend of Chris and his lovely wife but, without a doubt, I can say he is the best wedding Read more...
Full Disclosure- I am a friend of Chris and his lovely wife but, without a doubt, I can say he is the best wedding photographer in the area! He is friendly, talented and has a unique eye for capturing images. Best of all... my mom and MOH loved him!! Read less
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Linda
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Check out his reviews on Yelp, you'll get all the info you need.
He was really fun and friendly, but never drawing too much focus.
Very professional and unique style in his work and manner. We love the photos, our guests even want copies of the ones they are in because they like them so much!
Check out his reviews on Yelp, you'll get all the info you need.
He was really fun and friendly, but never drawing too Read more...
Check out his reviews on Yelp, you'll get all the info you need.
He was really fun and friendly, but never drawing too much focus.
Very professional and unique style in his work and manner. We love the photos, our guests even want copies of the ones they are in because they like them so much! Read less
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Julia Smart
Wedding:
7/17/2010
5.0/5.0
I was able to have the pleasure of meeting Chris this weekend, 7/17/2010, at a wedding for my best friend Jenn Iwagoshi, who is now Jenn Nikas. Chris was absolutely wonderful and I cannot express enough how professional, personable, and passionate he was about his work. He made sure to capture every moment of my best friends big day.

I was able to be in the bridal room in order to do the bridesmaids makeup. He and his assistant did such a great job at capturing all of the action shots and was kind enough to share some of the photos with me.

His talent of capturing the love and happiness of the bride and groom and putting a creative and colorful edge to it is something that I have not seen in a while.

Again, Chris was so wonderful. As a Bridal Makeup Artist, I would refer him to any clients I had as well as anyone who is looking for someone to really capture the joy of their wedding day while still creating a young and vibrant feel!
I was able to have the pleasure of meeting Chris this weekend, 7/17/2010, at a wedding for my best friend Jenn Iwagoshi, Read more...
I was able to have the pleasure of meeting Chris this weekend, 7/17/2010, at a wedding for my best friend Jenn Iwagoshi, who is now Jenn Nikas. Chris was absolutely wonderful and I cannot express enough how professional, personable, and passionate he was about his work. He made sure to capture every moment of my best friends big day.

I was able to be in the bridal room in order to do the bridesmaids makeup. He and his assistant did such a great job at capturing all of the action shots and was kind enough to share some of the photos with me.

His talent of capturing the love and happiness of the bride and groom and putting a creative and colorful edge to it is something that I have not seen in a while.

Again, Chris was so wonderful. As a Bridal Makeup Artist, I would refer him to any clients I had as well as anyone who is looking for someone to really capture the joy of their wedding day while still creating a young and vibrant feel! Read less
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Amber
Wedding:
6/26/2010
5.0/5.0
Chris was amazing!!

Our wedding was on June 26, 2010 at the Shadowbrook restaurant in Capitola and the pictures turned out better then I could have ever expected! They were absolutely beautiful. Our ceremony was held in a fairly low light venue and, while I was initially worried, this proved to be no problem for him. He did better all by himself then I've seen some photographers do with an army of assistants. He dealt easily with my annoyingly sassy family, worked well with our coordinator, ran up and down hundreds of stairs, and through it all kept a friendly and fun demeanor. He was so accommodating and really went out of his way to do everything we wanted and then some. His confidence and friendly personality really took a lot of stress out of our big day.

I'd recommend him to anyone!
Chris was amazing!!

Our wedding was on June 26, 2010 at the Shadowbrook restaurant in Capitola and the pictures Read more...
Chris was amazing!!

Our wedding was on June 26, 2010 at the Shadowbrook restaurant in Capitola and the pictures turned out better then I could have ever expected! They were absolutely beautiful. Our ceremony was held in a fairly low light venue and, while I was initially worried, this proved to be no problem for him. He did better all by himself then I've seen some photographers do with an army of assistants. He dealt easily with my annoyingly sassy family, worked well with our coordinator, ran up and down hundreds of stairs, and through it all kept a friendly and fun demeanor. He was so accommodating and really went out of his way to do everything we wanted and then some. His confidence and friendly personality really took a lot of stress out of our big day.

I'd recommend him to anyone! Read less
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thom
Wedding:
4/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Chris was our wedding photographer in April 2010. He did a fantastic job. Not only did he take good formal shots of the bridal party and family, he got some fabulous candid shots of everyone. He caught laughter, tears, etc.. wonderful moments that we are happy to have in our wedding album to remember the day by.

My fiancee nicknamed him the "photo ninja" for his ability to stealthily move in and take pictures without the subject even knowing, or feeling put on the spot. He also has a very calm personality, which really helped the setup for the formal shots run smoothly.

You won't be disappointed if you hire him for your event.
Chris was our wedding photographer in April 2010. He did a fantastic job. Not only did he take good formal shots of the Read more...
Chris was our wedding photographer in April 2010. He did a fantastic job. Not only did he take good formal shots of the bridal party and family, he got some fabulous candid shots of everyone. He caught laughter, tears, etc.. wonderful moments that we are happy to have in our wedding album to remember the day by.

My fiancee nicknamed him the "photo ninja" for his ability to stealthily move in and take pictures without the subject even knowing, or feeling put on the spot. He also has a very calm personality, which really helped the setup for the formal shots run smoothly.

You won't be disappointed if you hire him for your event. Read less
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Vy
Wedding:
6/27/2009
5.0/5.0
I was completely blown away by my engagement photoshoot. I would recommend Chris to anybody. He even scoped out our location beforehand, since I and my fiance were so busy to check it out. His photos speak for themselves. Just go to http://www.goodeyephotography.com/Portfolio/Weddings/Engagement-Sessions/12255802_aciSB#874451015_7gQ44 and click on "Mike and Vy" under the wedding section. He was excellent with keeping in touch and making sure that our photos and products got to us quickly and that we were happy with them. He has great "photoshop" skills as well and knows how to bring out the most from his outstanding photos. I am extremely satisfied and would definitely contact him for future photoshoots.
I was completely blown away by my engagement photoshoot. I would recommend Chris to anybody. He even scoped out our Read more...
I was completely blown away by my engagement photoshoot. I would recommend Chris to anybody. He even scoped out our location beforehand, since I and my fiance were so busy to check it out. His photos speak for themselves. Just go to http://www.goodeyephotography.com/Portfolio/Weddings/Engagement-Sessions/12255802_aciSB#874451015_7gQ44 and click on "Mike and Vy" under the wedding section. He was excellent with keeping in touch and making sure that our photos and products got to us quickly and that we were happy with them. He has great "photoshop" skills as well and knows how to bring out the most from his outstanding photos. I am extremely satisfied and would definitely contact him for future photoshoots. Read less
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genn13
Wedding:
6/20/2009
5.0/5.0
Chris shot my engagement & wedding and the pictures are wonderful. He takes the traditional standard shots but he knows and masters the art of taking real life pics- the ones you look at and can feel that moment or how that person was feeling. He is brilliant!

Pros:
He knows his stuff. His equipment in top of the line and he is up to date with technology. Extremely professional and is a really nice guy. If you have an event or just need to take a family portrait, he makes you feel very comfortable and is personable.

Cons:
None.

You won't be disappointed.
Chris shot my engagement & wedding and the pictures are wonderful. He takes the traditional standard shots but he knows Read more...
Chris shot my engagement & wedding and the pictures are wonderful. He takes the traditional standard shots but he knows and masters the art of taking real life pics- the ones you look at and can feel that moment or how that person was feeling. He is brilliant!

Pros:
He knows his stuff. His equipment in top of the line and he is up to date with technology. Extremely professional and is a really nice guy. If you have an event or just need to take a family portrait, he makes you feel very comfortable and is personable.

Cons:
None.

You won't be disappointed. Read less
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gkokai
Wedding:
6/6/2009
5.0/5.0
While my wife and I were looking for wedding photographers, we were referred to Chris, and GoodEye Photography, from a friend.  After meeting with Chris, and seeing some samples of his work (including his awesome wedding albums and plethora of cool candid shots), we knew he was the one.

When the time came, Chris and his assistant were extremely professional, yet easy going and fun.  This created an excellent dynamic.  It was truly a pleasure to have them capture our wedding, and I would not hesitate to recommend them, or hire them again.  

I'd also like to add that after looking through other photographers samples and wedding packages...GoodEye Photography is by far the greatest value.  Thanks Chris for keeping our wedding truly memorable!
While my wife and I were looking for wedding photographers, we were referred to Chris, and GoodEye Photography, from a Read more...
While my wife and I were looking for wedding photographers, we were referred to Chris, and GoodEye Photography, from a friend.  After meeting with Chris, and seeing some samples of his work (including his awesome wedding albums and plethora of cool candid shots), we knew he was the one.

When the time came, Chris and his assistant were extremely professional, yet easy going and fun.  This created an excellent dynamic.  It was truly a pleasure to have them capture our wedding, and I would not hesitate to recommend them, or hire them again.  

I'd also like to add that after looking through other photographers samples and wedding packages...GoodEye Photography is by far the greatest value.  Thanks Chris for keeping our wedding truly memorable! Read less
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Pamela
Wedding:
5/30/2009
5.0/5.0
Chris from GoodEye photographed our wedding last year and did a fantastic job. He's very personable and easy going, great with kids and very good at candid photographs. We barely knew he was there (except for the formal shots of course). He was on time, professional and reasonable. You can't beat that! Chris and his assistant, Sam, are very nice guys and wonderful photographers. I definitely recommend Good Eye Photography!
Chris from GoodEye photographed our wedding last year and did a fantastic job. He's very personable and easy going, great Read more...
Chris from GoodEye photographed our wedding last year and did a fantastic job. He's very personable and easy going, great with kids and very good at candid photographs. We barely knew he was there (except for the formal shots of course). He was on time, professional and reasonable. You can't beat that! Chris and his assistant, Sam, are very nice guys and wonderful photographers. I definitely recommend Good Eye Photography! Read less
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Abby
Wedding:
8/16/2008
5.0/5.0
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very professional. He returned all our e-mails and phone calls within the hour! In person Chris is very friendly and easy to get along with, which was a very important trait when dealing with so many different guests in our wedding. Our photos were up and ready for us to see while we were still in our honeymoon! We love our pictures and enjoyed seeing all the little things we missed that night. Chris caught them all! He really has a "good eye" for photography!
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very Read more...
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very professional. He returned all our e-mails and phone calls within the hour! In person Chris is very friendly and easy to get along with, which was a very important trait when dealing with so many different guests in our wedding. Our photos were up and ready for us to see while we were still in our honeymoon! We love our pictures and enjoyed seeing all the little things we missed that night. Chris caught them all! He really has a "good eye" for photography! Read less
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Abby&Dave
Wedding:
8/16/2008
5.0/5.0
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very professional. He returned all our e-mails and phone calls within the hour! In person Chris is very friendly and easy to get along with, which was a very important trait when dealing with so many different guests in our wedding. Our photos were up and ready for us to see while we were still in our honeymoon! We love our pictures and enjoyed seeing all the little things we missed that night. Chris caught them all! He really has a "good eye" for photography!
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very Read more...
You can't go wrong with Chris! My husband and I are so happy we chose Chris to take our wedding photos. Chris was very professional. He returned all our e-mails and phone calls within the hour! In person Chris is very friendly and easy to get along with, which was a very important trait when dealing with so many different guests in our wedding. Our photos were up and ready for us to see while we were still in our honeymoon! We love our pictures and enjoyed seeing all the little things we missed that night. Chris caught them all! He really has a "good eye" for photography! Read less
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S
Wedding:
7/19/2008
5.0/5.0
Chris was wonderful to work with. He met every single expectation of ours and more! The shots he took at our wedding were AMAZING!!! He truly captured what we wanted from our wedding and it made us so happy!! His assistant Sam that also came with him for the day was just as awesome. They are a great team and both shot great photos. I would and WILL recommend Chris to anyone! Thank you so so much!
Chris was wonderful to work with. He met every single expectation of ours and more! The shots he took at our wedding were Read more...
Chris was wonderful to work with. He met every single expectation of ours and more! The shots he took at our wedding were AMAZING!!! He truly captured what we wanted from our wedding and it made us so happy!! His assistant Sam that also came with him for the day was just as awesome. They are a great team and both shot great photos. I would and WILL recommend Chris to anyone! Thank you so so much! Read less
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martanizam
Wedding:
6/21/2008
5.0/5.0
I used Goodeye for my wedding photos back in June 2008, and it was the most stress-free portion of all the wedding planning!

I can't say enough good things about Chris! Leading up to the wedding he was extremely responsive answering emails the same day, and really putting any concerns of mine at ease.

The day of the wedding he arrived with his assitant Sam early and started scoping out the area. Looking for the best areas for any outdoor photos.

They were SO great to work with and two months later I still go back to the site daily to check out the pictures. I have receieved so many compliments on my wedding photos, and really I can't agree more. I love my pictures!!

All in all, working with Chris was a great experience I highly recommend him to any bride to be!
I used Goodeye for my wedding photos back in June 2008, and it was the most stress-free portion of all the wedding Read more...
I used Goodeye for my wedding photos back in June 2008, and it was the most stress-free portion of all the wedding planning!

I can't say enough good things about Chris! Leading up to the wedding he was extremely responsive answering emails the same day, and really putting any concerns of mine at ease.

The day of the wedding he arrived with his assitant Sam early and started scoping out the area. Looking for the best areas for any outdoor photos.

They were SO great to work with and two months later I still go back to the site daily to check out the pictures. I have receieved so many compliments on my wedding photos, and really I can't agree more. I love my pictures!!

All in all, working with Chris was a great experience I highly recommend him to any bride to be! Read less
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sarahchea
Wedding:
10/6/2007
5.0/5.0
Chris was our wedding photographer back in 2007. I got SO lucky landing this guy for our wedding pics! The results were amazing. Not to mention, we had so much fun (the whole entourage and Chris) on our wedding day(s). Yes, we spent 2 days getting married, and Chris was with us, and fit in just like family. Your wedding day is such a special day, and at the end of the day, you want it hassle free, fun, and memorable. Chris helped capture those beautiful moments that we still treasure to this day. I'd def recommend him to any of my friends and family.

-Sarah
Chris was our wedding photographer back in 2007. I got SO lucky landing this guy for our wedding pics! The results were Read more...
Chris was our wedding photographer back in 2007. I got SO lucky landing this guy for our wedding pics! The results were amazing. Not to mention, we had so much fun (the whole entourage and Chris) on our wedding day(s). Yes, we spent 2 days getting married, and Chris was with us, and fit in just like family. Your wedding day is such a special day, and at the end of the day, you want it hassle free, fun, and memorable. Chris helped capture those beautiful moments that we still treasure to this day. I'd def recommend him to any of my friends and family.

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Stephanie Stafford
Wedding:
9/9/2006
5.0/5.0
I had Chris do the photography at my wedding. He came as just one person. He stayed out of the way. He shot over 1000 pictures! they were all good. The most difficult part was choosing which pictures to use! 3 years later I still flash my wedding album (which he designed all the layout for and everything) and people oooh and ahhhh.

i can't say enough good things about his work, his professionalism, just him as a person.
I had Chris do the photography at my wedding. He came as just one person. He stayed out of the way. He shot over 1000 Read more...
I had Chris do the photography at my wedding. He came as just one person. He stayed out of the way. He shot over 1000 pictures! they were all good. The most difficult part was choosing which pictures to use! 3 years later I still flash my wedding album (which he designed all the layout for and everything) and people oooh and ahhhh.

i can't say enough good things about his work, his professionalism, just him as a person. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Chris is an excellent photographer!! Our wedding pictures are amazing.

Chris is very professional and knows how to make a bride and groom feel comfortable. We never even knew he was around taking pictures of us and our guests.
Chris is an excellent photographer!! Our wedding pictures are amazing.

Chris is very professional and knows how Read more...
Chris is an excellent photographer!! Our wedding pictures are amazing.

Chris is very professional and knows how to make a bride and groom feel comfortable. We never even knew he was around taking pictures of us and our guests. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
8/25/2012
4.9/5.0
Chris was absolutely amazing to work with, and I would highly recommend Chris to any couple looking to get great engagement and wedding photos (or any photos in general!). It was effortless communicating with him throughout the engagement and wedding photo sessions, and we was always available to talk or to send emails back and forth.

Best of all, his photos were gorgeous. My family members saw the "teaser" photos just after the wedding, and they were amazed at how wonderful he made the pictures look. Whether it was the venue, the dancing, the cupcakes, or family photos, everyone was impressed. He had great interesting shots by interacting with us and the rest of the party. I will definitely seek out Chris in the future for any other photography needs we'll have! I have already recommended him to another family who are interested in having baby photos taken. Thanks, Chris!
Chris was absolutely amazing to work with, and I would highly recommend Chris to any couple looking to get great Read more...
Chris was absolutely amazing to work with, and I would highly recommend Chris to any couple looking to get great engagement and wedding photos (or any photos in general!). It was effortless communicating with him throughout the engagement and wedding photo sessions, and we was always available to talk or to send emails back and forth.

Best of all, his photos were gorgeous. My family members saw the "teaser" photos just after the wedding, and they were amazed at how wonderful he made the pictures look. Whether it was the venue, the dancing, the cupcakes, or family photos, everyone was impressed. He had great interesting shots by interacting with us and the rest of the party. I will definitely seek out Chris in the future for any other photography needs we'll have! I have already recommended him to another family who are interested in having baby photos taken. Thanks, Chris! Read less
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JohnNew
Wedding:
10/20/2007
4.9/5.0
Full disclosure: I worked with Chris Schmauch for over 6 years. In that time, I watched in awe as his photography talents evolved into the professional he is today.

Here are his strengths:

Good communication. He carries a PDA with him everywhere and is very responsive.

Keen eye. He has the gift of seeing things that other people miss and he's able to capture it in still images.

Invisibility. He'll show up to the event, blend in and capture the moments and no one will know he's there. He's not an "in-your-face" photographer.

Stress-free. He somehow keeps his cool in stressful situations. When he shot my wedding, there were some tense moments and he was unphased. He's also not one of those bossy photographers who orders people around and snaps.

Probably most important, he take beautiful, moving, astounding pictures.

The only reason I didn't give him a 5.0/5.0 is because he refused to take a picture or "be any part of" photographing me pushing my wife in the pool in her wedding dress. In hindsight, it was probably for the best. But sometimes I really wish I'd done it.
Full disclosure: I worked with Chris Schmauch for over 6 years. In that time, I watched in awe as his photography talents Read more...
Full disclosure: I worked with Chris Schmauch for over 6 years. In that time, I watched in awe as his photography talents evolved into the professional he is today.

Here are his strengths:

Good communication. He carries a PDA with him everywhere and is very responsive.

Keen eye. He has the gift of seeing things that other people miss and he's able to capture it in still images.

Invisibility. He'll show up to the event, blend in and capture the moments and no one will know he's there. He's not an "in-your-face" photographer.

Stress-free. He somehow keeps his cool in stressful situations. When he shot my wedding, there were some tense moments and he was unphased. He's also not one of those bossy photographers who orders people around and snaps.

Probably most important, he take beautiful, moving, astounding pictures.

The only reason I didn't give him a 5.0/5.0 is because he refused to take a picture or "be any part of" photographing me pushing my wife in the pool in her wedding dress. In hindsight, it was probably for the best. But sometimes I really wish I'd done it. Read less
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Alexis
Wedding:
9/28/2013
4.7/5.0
I have a hard time having my picture taken. Actually I didn't realize how uncomfortable I actually was with having my picture taken until I got engaged. I'm not what you call "photogenic"; more like " a complete ham with my mouth hanging open"

But you would never know it from our wedding photos for which I have Chris to thank. Our pictures are so vibrant, so full of life, so very much the exact feel I wanted to create for our wedding. It was beautiful and fun and real and so are our pictures.

And Chris himself is very easy going but directive at the same time, exactly what I needed. I wasn't overly pleased with all my vendors but I would recommend Chris to everyone.
I have a hard time having my picture taken. Actually I didn't realize how uncomfortable I actually was with having my Read more...
I have a hard time having my picture taken. Actually I didn't realize how uncomfortable I actually was with having my picture taken until I got engaged. I'm not what you call "photogenic"; more like " a complete ham with my mouth hanging open"

But you would never know it from our wedding photos for which I have Chris to thank. Our pictures are so vibrant, so full of life, so very much the exact feel I wanted to create for our wedding. It was beautiful and fun and real and so are our pictures.

And Chris himself is very easy going but directive at the same time, exactly what I needed. I wasn't overly pleased with all my vendors but I would recommend Chris to everyone. Read less
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