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Grace & Elegance Photography

Servicing Md, Dc, Va, Pa, De, Nj

LOCATION

Servicing MD, DC, VA, PA, DE, NJ, US

PHONE

301-725-1999

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

"The greatest thing about photographing weddings is the energy I get from all the people involved. The eagerness, the love, the craziness -- all the emotions -- are food for my soul. I... Read more
"The greatest thing about photographing weddings is the energy I get from all the people involved. The eagerness, the love, the craziness -- all the emotions -- are food for my soul. I feel especially honored to be the one hired to capture this emotion with my camera, for the enjoyment of you and your family.

I seek out the subtleties and the nuances. I take advantage of the natural light and shadow to provide the dramatic flair that will lend impact to the image. And as I do my work, I am conscientious of the energy in the room and how to use or enhance it to get the images that will still excite you years from now. The style I embrace is photojournalistic fashion, fine art, and avant-garde.

Every wedding is a great adventure, which is to say you can always expect the unexpected and really experience people as their truest, most authentic selves. That's why I love being a photographer.

Documenting a wedding, and the emotions surrounding it, is a true challenge. I live for that challenge. How does one capture the essence of a moment when a soul is laid bare? How can one capture stillness and subtlety in the midst of chaos?

Believe it or not, it takes a lot of intentionality, and often a lot of preparation, to get that great "candid shot." It requires an absolute immersion in the moment. The photographer must be completely, utterly present!

George Payne Jr.
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Prints, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
We correct for color and exposure to all images during post processing. There are no additional charges to convert images to black & white, sepia, or selective coloring.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
In most instances, weddings and receptions generally occur in less than optimal lighting. That being said, we shoot in these conditions all the time and have all the proper equipment to compete with it.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital
How many photographers do you work with?
Grace & Elegance Photography has two photographers. That being said, I personally shoot all my weddings, but I'm affiliated with other photographers in the event additional coverage is needed.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes, I personally shoot all my weddings and I don't work more than one wedding a weekend.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
No, I only work one wedding a day and two weddings per weekend.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, I have a primary back up ,as well as I work with a tight knit group of photographers in the event of an emergency or as needed for second shooters. These photographers blend with both my personality and photographic style.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
I shoot with multiple high end Nikon bodies, lenses, and flash.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
I have several back up Nikon bodies, lenses, and flashes in the event of an equipment malfunction.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Most of our packages comes with a minimum of 8 hours of coverage.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes, we are available to shoot extra hours at the rate of $225.00 an hour.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
The only break taken during the event is during dinner. We ask the client to provide us a meal.
Do you charge for travel?
We do not charge travel time for weddings in Maryland, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Delaware.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Proofs are typically available for viewing on our website 3-4 weeks after your event.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
All digital proofs are securely uploaded to our website for viewing.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The proofs are viewable on our website for up to one year.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
All images are provided to the client on DVD with a full release to reproduce the images.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, we reserve the right to use your images for promotional pieces.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, we will provide you a hi resolution DVD of JPEG files. These files are not watermarked, and you have full rights to reproduce them!
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes, your images will be available for viewing through our secure website.
What kind of albums do you offer?
All of our albums are flush mount and come with various cover types such as leather, canvas, acrylic, and brushed aluminum.
When will the client get the final album?
Once the client has selected the images for their album, and has approved the layout, the album can be delivered in as early as three weeks. Delivery times can vary slightly based on album style.

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Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We used Grace and Elegance for our wedding in May. There are not enough words to express how happy we are with the work that George did. The pictures turned out AMAZING! We have had many compliments on how wonderful they are and how creative they turned out. George was very professional, courteous, and accommodating. He meet with us many times before the big day to ensure we were on the same page and that he could make our wish list a reality. He truly captured our special day and has given us wonderful photos to cherish for years to come. We would recommend Grace and Elegance to everyone. A & J
We used Grace and Elegance for our wedding in May. There are not enough words to express how happy we are with the work Read more...
We used Grace and Elegance for our wedding in May. There are not enough words to express how happy we are with the work that George did. The pictures turned out AMAZING! We have had many compliments on how wonderful they are and how creative they turned out. George was very professional, courteous, and accommodating. He meet with us many times before the big day to ensure we were on the same page and that he could make our wish list a reality. He truly captured our special day and has given us wonderful photos to cherish for years to come. We would recommend Grace and Elegance to everyone. A & J Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
George is so easy to work with, he is flexible, professional and extremely responsive. The pictures are just fabulous, the difficulty we have now is trying to pick the shots we want for the album. We would be delighted to work with George and his wife again.
George is so easy to work with, he is flexible, professional and extremely responsive. The pictures are just fabulous, the Read more...
George is so easy to work with, he is flexible, professional and extremely responsive. The pictures are just fabulous, the difficulty we have now is trying to pick the shots we want for the album. We would be delighted to work with George and his wife again. Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
George and Christy did a fantastic job. They truly captured our wedding beautifully. They are so easy to work with. I would highly recommend Grace and Elegance Photography.
George and Christy did a fantastic job. They truly captured our wedding beautifully. They are so easy to work with. I Read more...
George and Christy did a fantastic job. They truly captured our wedding beautifully. They are so easy to work with. I would highly recommend Grace and Elegance Photography. Read less
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Shannon
Wedding:
10/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Grace & Elegance are extraordinary! We could not have had a better experience – they far exceeded our high expectations.

Choosing a photographer may be the most important decision when planning a wedding because after the big day, you only have photographs and memories. George and Cristy provided us with extremely high quality photos in an amazing album. We also have a beautiful canvas print and a CD with several hundred photographs taken on our wedding day.

After considerable research and multiple interviews with various photographers, it became clear that Grace & Elegance had the right mix of skill and character. George and Cristy are very responsive, professional, and friendly. Their incredible insight and patience helped us immensely in making decisions. George and Cristy made us feel comfortable as they clearly explained the process and available packages. They even substituted a second photographer in lieu of another package item.

On our wedding day, George and Cristy worked together and also separately to maximize time. They seamlessly orchestrated numerous photos prior to, and after the ceremony with the bridal party, family, and the two of us. They took both choreographed and motion pictures. During the ceremony, George made certain to take our most memorable moments. Many more pictures were taken during the reception of our family and friends as they danced to the music, sat at their tables, and/or enjoyed conversation.

If you want a great photographer for your special occasion, we highly recommend Grace & Elegance.
Grace & Elegance are extraordinary! We could not have had a better experience – they far exceeded our high expectations. Read more...
Grace & Elegance are extraordinary! We could not have had a better experience – they far exceeded our high expectations.

Choosing a photographer may be the most important decision when planning a wedding because after the big day, you only have photographs and memories. George and Cristy provided us with extremely high quality photos in an amazing album. We also have a beautiful canvas print and a CD with several hundred photographs taken on our wedding day.

After considerable research and multiple interviews with various photographers, it became clear that Grace & Elegance had the right mix of skill and character. George and Cristy are very responsive, professional, and friendly. Their incredible insight and patience helped us immensely in making decisions. George and Cristy made us feel comfortable as they clearly explained the process and available packages. They even substituted a second photographer in lieu of another package item.

On our wedding day, George and Cristy worked together and also separately to maximize time. They seamlessly orchestrated numerous photos prior to, and after the ceremony with the bridal party, family, and the two of us. They took both choreographed and motion pictures. During the ceremony, George made certain to take our most memorable moments. Many more pictures were taken during the reception of our family and friends as they danced to the music, sat at their tables, and/or enjoyed conversation.

If you want a great photographer for your special occasion, we highly recommend Grace & Elegance. Read less
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Grace & Elegance Photography responded with the following comments:

Shannon & Scott

I couldn't have asked to work with a couple any nicer than the two of you! It was a beautiful day. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your special day! Wishing you all the best!
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Alison
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
George from Grace and Elegance Photography was wonderful and I could not recommend him enough. We had both our engagement session as well as the wedding photography done with George and all of the pictures turned out beautifully (there were hundreds!) George was extremely professional and responsive and was also a great help to us on our wedding day (where to go, what happens next, etc.) We definitely received all that we could want and more and we can't wait to show off our album. The wedding day went by so quickly but we are so happy we had George there to document everything so perfectly.

Alison & John
George from Grace and Elegance Photography was wonderful and I could not recommend him enough. We had both our engagement Read more...
George from Grace and Elegance Photography was wonderful and I could not recommend him enough. We had both our engagement session as well as the wedding photography done with George and all of the pictures turned out beautifully (there were hundreds!) George was extremely professional and responsive and was also a great help to us on our wedding day (where to go, what happens next, etc.) We definitely received all that we could want and more and we can't wait to show off our album. The wedding day went by so quickly but we are so happy we had George there to document everything so perfectly.

Alison & John Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
9/22/2013
5.0/5.0
George was such a joy to work with. He truly was "THE" best vendor we had the pleasure of working with during our entire wedding planning process. George was always prompt, honest, professional, and personable. He understood our style and always wanted to make sure that we were getting the best quality shots for our engagement and wedding photos (which came out AMAZING!). There are not enough words to express the gratitude that my husband and I have for him and how he made us feel such at ease about our pictures. George was like family and I would highly recommend he and his wife for any photography needs you may have. I am going to miss working with him but there would be more events to come :-). Again, thank you for capturing our most precious moment in life.

Forever Grateful,

Andrea and Chauncey
George was such a joy to work with. He truly was "THE" best vendor we had the pleasure of working with during our entire Read more...
George was such a joy to work with. He truly was "THE" best vendor we had the pleasure of working with during our entire wedding planning process. George was always prompt, honest, professional, and personable. He understood our style and always wanted to make sure that we were getting the best quality shots for our engagement and wedding photos (which came out AMAZING!). There are not enough words to express the gratitude that my husband and I have for him and how he made us feel such at ease about our pictures. George was like family and I would highly recommend he and his wife for any photography needs you may have. I am going to miss working with him but there would be more events to come :-). Again, thank you for capturing our most precious moment in life.

Forever Grateful,

Andrea and Chauncey Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
George was great to work with; he was always available to answer any questions we had before and after the wedding. The wedding album that came in our package is beautiful and we couldn’t be happier. I would highly recommend George to anyone looking for a photographer that is very easy to work with and willing to do what is necessary to make your event as memorable as possible.
George was great to work with; he was always available to answer any questions we had before and after the wedding. The Read more...
George was great to work with; he was always available to answer any questions we had before and after the wedding. The wedding album that came in our package is beautiful and we couldn’t be happier. I would highly recommend George to anyone looking for a photographer that is very easy to work with and willing to do what is necessary to make your event as memorable as possible. Read less
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Mr. and Mrs
Wedding:
8/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Thank you for all of your hard work and for being so very accommodating on our Wedding Day. We feel that you went above and beyond our expectations and truely appreciate your professionalism, work ethic, and approachablity.

We love the quality of our pictures and how the photographer was able to effectively utilize our surrounding in making our pictures beautiful and unique.

Thank you!!
Thank you for all of your hard work and for being so very accommodating on our Wedding Day. We feel that you went above Read more...
Thank you for all of your hard work and for being so very accommodating on our Wedding Day. We feel that you went above and beyond our expectations and truely appreciate your professionalism, work ethic, and approachablity.

We love the quality of our pictures and how the photographer was able to effectively utilize our surrounding in making our pictures beautiful and unique.

Thank you!! Read less
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Stacie and Kyle
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Grace and Elegance went above and beyond to immortalize all of the memories from our wedding day; they returned numerous proofs to us that capture the joy of the day from morning until evening. We laughed and cried all over again after looking at all of the amazing photos. George was so kind and easy to work with. Not only did he help us plan the photography schedule for that day, but he even assisted the groomsmen with their boutonnieres, and helped us on the day of the wedding whenever we were unsure about something. George has an instinct for beautiful backdrops, and we were stunned by the way the photographs showcased us and the scenery around us. George provides an extremely high level of service, and he took a beautiful shot of every moment of the wedding; he even rode back from the church with the wedding party on the party bus to catch our first moments of celebration with our closest family and friends. We were also blown away by our engagement photos, and have received many comments on how wonderfully they turned out. We feel so lucky that Grace and Elegance handled both our engagement photos and wedding photos, and we give our highest recommendation for their services.
Grace and Elegance went above and beyond to immortalize all of the memories from our wedding day; they returned numerous Read more...
Grace and Elegance went above and beyond to immortalize all of the memories from our wedding day; they returned numerous proofs to us that capture the joy of the day from morning until evening. We laughed and cried all over again after looking at all of the amazing photos. George was so kind and easy to work with. Not only did he help us plan the photography schedule for that day, but he even assisted the groomsmen with their boutonnieres, and helped us on the day of the wedding whenever we were unsure about something. George has an instinct for beautiful backdrops, and we were stunned by the way the photographs showcased us and the scenery around us. George provides an extremely high level of service, and he took a beautiful shot of every moment of the wedding; he even rode back from the church with the wedding party on the party bus to catch our first moments of celebration with our closest family and friends. We were also blown away by our engagement photos, and have received many comments on how wonderfully they turned out. We feel so lucky that Grace and Elegance handled both our engagement photos and wedding photos, and we give our highest recommendation for their services. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
George at Grace & Elegance Photography did such a great job. He showed up early and went above and beyond his job. He made sure we had time to get the photos done and remembered all the "must-have" photos I had told him about. I will definitely use grace & elegance in the future.
George at Grace & Elegance Photography did such a great job. He showed up early and went above and beyond his job. He made Read more...
George at Grace & Elegance Photography did such a great job. He showed up early and went above and beyond his job. He made sure we had time to get the photos done and remembered all the "must-have" photos I had told him about. I will definitely use grace & elegance in the future. Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
7/5/2013
5.0/5.0
George and Grace are just terrific! They captured our wedding perfectly, and also made it fun and easy.
They caught the spirit of the day, and the variety of photographs was great. My fiancé was skeptical about using a photographer at all and is now completely sold....he loves the pictures!
George and Grace are just terrific! They captured our wedding perfectly, and also made it fun and easy.
They caught Read more...
George and Grace are just terrific! They captured our wedding perfectly, and also made it fun and easy.
They caught the spirit of the day, and the variety of photographs was great. My fiancé was skeptical about using a photographer at all and is now completely sold....he loves the pictures! Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
As someone who has worked in the wedding business for almost 10 years, I had very high expectations for my photographer. Well, George actually managed to exceed those expectations. He was SO ON POINT from first contact through after the wedding.

Proactive and thorough are two words I would use to describe George.

He was the one vendor who would get in touch with me to arrange pre-wedding meetings and was very nice and flexible about working around my hectic schedule. He was always early and he has this very calm demeanor that truly made me feel at ease while working with him. He did a beautiful job with our engagement photos as well as our wedding photos. He drove to DC the DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING to do our engagement photos! We got both the engagement and wedding photos back promptly - it was so nice to get back from my honeymoon and go through our wedding photos on my laptop that same night! Also, my husband isn't the most photogenic person in the world and George was so helpful and patient with telling him how to stand and pose for all of the photos. Really a nice guy.

Artistically speaking, the photos are of very high quality and George made sure to capture absolutely every single shot I requested. He was so wonderful to work with, he truly earned his five stars! He fulfilled absolutely every single one of my requests and then went above and beyond. Do yourself a favor and have this person on your wedding team.
As someone who has worked in the wedding business for almost 10 years, I had very high expectations for my photographer. Read more...
As someone who has worked in the wedding business for almost 10 years, I had very high expectations for my photographer. Well, George actually managed to exceed those expectations. He was SO ON POINT from first contact through after the wedding.

Proactive and thorough are two words I would use to describe George.

He was the one vendor who would get in touch with me to arrange pre-wedding meetings and was very nice and flexible about working around my hectic schedule. He was always early and he has this very calm demeanor that truly made me feel at ease while working with him. He did a beautiful job with our engagement photos as well as our wedding photos. He drove to DC the DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING to do our engagement photos! We got both the engagement and wedding photos back promptly - it was so nice to get back from my honeymoon and go through our wedding photos on my laptop that same night! Also, my husband isn't the most photogenic person in the world and George was so helpful and patient with telling him how to stand and pose for all of the photos. Really a nice guy.

Artistically speaking, the photos are of very high quality and George made sure to capture absolutely every single shot I requested. He was so wonderful to work with, he truly earned his five stars! He fulfilled absolutely every single one of my requests and then went above and beyond. Do yourself a favor and have this person on your wedding team. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
George was an excellent photographer and could not have been happier with him! He is punctual, very detailed oriented and made us feel very comfortable. He was always eager to respond to my emails and even came all the way to Easton to meet me and my fiance before we even booked him. George was our first choice and his style was very distinguished from all the other local photographers in the area. We were very please with our photos and received great compliments from wedding guests about how great the photographs were. I would highly recommend Grace and Elegance Photography!
George was an excellent photographer and could not have been happier with him! He is punctual, very detailed oriented and Read more...
George was an excellent photographer and could not have been happier with him! He is punctual, very detailed oriented and made us feel very comfortable. He was always eager to respond to my emails and even came all the way to Easton to meet me and my fiance before we even booked him. George was our first choice and his style was very distinguished from all the other local photographers in the area. We were very please with our photos and received great compliments from wedding guests about how great the photographs were. I would highly recommend Grace and Elegance Photography! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
5/10/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I love our wedding photos; we think they're fantastic! George Payne is an excellent photographer with a lot of insight into what will provide the best photographs for your event. We are really happy with the quality of service and think he did an outstanding job!!
My husband and I love our wedding photos; we think they're fantastic! George Payne is an excellent photographer with a lot Read more...
My husband and I love our wedding photos; we think they're fantastic! George Payne is an excellent photographer with a lot of insight into what will provide the best photographs for your event. We are really happy with the quality of service and think he did an outstanding job!! Read less
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melissa
Wedding:
5/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Was very good about changing around the picture sizes we wanted in our package. George worked great with me knowing that I am not really a picture person. The quality was great of the photos we got back. The deal came with all the proofs at no added charge and high resolution pictures too. He also gave the perfect recommendation for hair/make-up person. Was on time and very personal yet easy to talk to.
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Was very good about changing around the picture sizes we wanted in our package. George worked great with me knowing that I am not really a picture person. The quality was great of the photos we got back. The deal came with all the proofs at no added charge and high resolution pictures too. He also gave the perfect recommendation for hair/make-up person. Was on time and very personal yet easy to talk to. Read less
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John
Wedding:
12/1/2012
5.0/5.0
My wife and I had been planning our wedding for more than a year from the anticipated date of December 1, 2012. We attended several bridal shows, in our search to find the right fit for our wedding. One of the vendors we met with was “Grace & Elegance Photography”.

From our first meeting, we both felt very comfortable with the photographer, that he understood and got what we wanted from his services. George Payne did not try to sell us on a particular style, rather he listened to what we were thinking about and showed us his work, making suggestions here and there but always listening to what we wanted.

We spoke about a week before the wedding, to finalize how we wanted the day to be captured.

On the wonderful day, he arrived as he said; setup to accommodate the ceremony and reception.

We have to admit; he was a pure professional and went over coverage and details prior to the wedding day as well as worked with us in getting the pictures up and posted for our viewing as well as took care of us in getting the pictures in the package to us.

As we said, we had a very good feeling after the initial conversation and have continued to feel that way throughout working with Grace& Elegance.
My wife and I had been planning our wedding for more than a year from the anticipated date of December 1, 2012. We Read more...
My wife and I had been planning our wedding for more than a year from the anticipated date of December 1, 2012. We attended several bridal shows, in our search to find the right fit for our wedding. One of the vendors we met with was “Grace & Elegance Photography”.

From our first meeting, we both felt very comfortable with the photographer, that he understood and got what we wanted from his services. George Payne did not try to sell us on a particular style, rather he listened to what we were thinking about and showed us his work, making suggestions here and there but always listening to what we wanted.

We spoke about a week before the wedding, to finalize how we wanted the day to be captured.

On the wonderful day, he arrived as he said; setup to accommodate the ceremony and reception.

We have to admit; he was a pure professional and went over coverage and details prior to the wedding day as well as worked with us in getting the pictures up and posted for our viewing as well as took care of us in getting the pictures in the package to us.

As we said, we had a very good feeling after the initial conversation and have continued to feel that way throughout working with Grace& Elegance. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
10/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I would highly recommend grace and elegance for any event. I was very impressed with their ability to work with in my budget. The end product was fantastic.. He was very friendly and great to work with
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I would highly recommend grace and elegance for any event. I was very impressed with their ability to work with in my budget. The end product was fantastic.. He was very friendly and great to work with Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
We loved working with George and Christie. George was very easy to work with before the wedding and both were very professional on the day of. Our pictures are wonderful. Grace and Elegance Photography was a perfect fit for our wedding!
We loved working with George and Christie. George was very easy to work with before the wedding and both were very Read more...
We loved working with George and Christie. George was very easy to work with before the wedding and both were very professional on the day of. Our pictures are wonderful. Grace and Elegance Photography was a perfect fit for our wedding! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Grace & Elegance Photography offered very reasonable prices for exceptional packages. George was very responsive to countless e-mails and readily available for face to face meeting whenever necessary or requested. Having his wife with him really helped capture all of our special moments on our wedding day. Grace & Elegance was recommended to us through a family member and we, in turn, recommended him to another family member and are recommending him to you!
Grace & Elegance Photography offered very reasonable prices for exceptional packages. George was very responsive to Read more...
Grace & Elegance Photography offered very reasonable prices for exceptional packages. George was very responsive to countless e-mails and readily available for face to face meeting whenever necessary or requested. Having his wife with him really helped capture all of our special moments on our wedding day. Grace & Elegance was recommended to us through a family member and we, in turn, recommended him to another family member and are recommending him to you! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
If I could give more than 5 stars for Grace & Elegance, I would! I am beyond happy with the service I received from George and Christy. They worked with me to create a package that met my needs and budget. Now that the wedding is over, I cannot believe what great service I received for my money! My husband I met George for the first time for our engagement session, which went great. The day of our wedding, George and his wife were fabulous! They took pictures as a team and seperately so they wouldn't miss any shots. George and his wife are the ultimate team! They worked so hard to get wonderful shots. My wedding was outside in the heat and humidity, and George worked tirelessly to get our shots done, and done wel! I can say that they worked every second of our wedding day to ensure we would get the shots needed and wanted. George and Christy are simplay amazing and I am so happy to have found them and had the chance to work with them!!
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If I could give more than 5 stars for Grace & Elegance, I would! I am beyond happy with the service I received from George and Christy. They worked with me to create a package that met my needs and budget. Now that the wedding is over, I cannot believe what great service I received for my money! My husband I met George for the first time for our engagement session, which went great. The day of our wedding, George and his wife were fabulous! They took pictures as a team and seperately so they wouldn't miss any shots. George and his wife are the ultimate team! They worked so hard to get wonderful shots. My wedding was outside in the heat and humidity, and George worked tirelessly to get our shots done, and done wel! I can say that they worked every second of our wedding day to ensure we would get the shots needed and wanted. George and Christy are simplay amazing and I am so happy to have found them and had the chance to work with them!! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
George did an amazing job at our wedding. We had a large wedding party and he did great keeping everyone organized. We did our individual & group pictures before the wedding, which was a great idea. We had a first look which turned out really good. It was one of the hottest days of the year- which clearly didn't bother him, he was still running around making sure everything was perfect. Not only was George awesome the day of the wedding but he was so helpful the days and months leading up to and after. We planned our wedding 3,000 miles away and he was always available when we were in town to meet and very quick to respond via email. I would recommend Grace & Elegance to anyone wanting a full service photographer. After your event is over, there are still things that need to be taken care of like albums, canvas choices etc. and George is so knowledgeable on everything.
George did an amazing job at our wedding. We had a large wedding party and he did great keeping everyone organized. We did Read more...
George did an amazing job at our wedding. We had a large wedding party and he did great keeping everyone organized. We did our individual & group pictures before the wedding, which was a great idea. We had a first look which turned out really good. It was one of the hottest days of the year- which clearly didn't bother him, he was still running around making sure everything was perfect. Not only was George awesome the day of the wedding but he was so helpful the days and months leading up to and after. We planned our wedding 3,000 miles away and he was always available when we were in town to meet and very quick to respond via email. I would recommend Grace & Elegance to anyone wanting a full service photographer. After your event is over, there are still things that need to be taken care of like albums, canvas choices etc. and George is so knowledgeable on everything. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
George was wonderful to work with. He was quick to answer any questions I or my family had and on the day of the wedding he was very professional and easy to work with. The photos turned out great and I couldn't be happier!
George was wonderful to work with. He was quick to answer any questions I or my family had and on the day of the wedding Read more...
George was wonderful to work with. He was quick to answer any questions I or my family had and on the day of the wedding he was very professional and easy to work with. The photos turned out great and I couldn't be happier! Read less
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Victoria
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
We are very happy that we hired George as our wedding photographer. Before the wedding he was very easy to meet with and was able to answer all of our questions and he always responded quickly to any e-mail we sent. He arrived early on our wedding day and was quick to capture our special moments throughout the wedding and reception. The formal portraits are very elegant and the candid moments really captured the spirit of our celebration. Our photos were posted quickly to the website for viewing and ordering and we are very happy with the way the photos turned out.
We are very happy that we hired George as our wedding photographer. Before the wedding he was very easy to meet with and Read more...
We are very happy that we hired George as our wedding photographer. Before the wedding he was very easy to meet with and was able to answer all of our questions and he always responded quickly to any e-mail we sent. He arrived early on our wedding day and was quick to capture our special moments throughout the wedding and reception. The formal portraits are very elegant and the candid moments really captured the spirit of our celebration. Our photos were posted quickly to the website for viewing and ordering and we are very happy with the way the photos turned out. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
George is very professional and easy to work with. I emailed him a couple of questions and always got a quick answer...even on Friday night! He worked great with my flower girl, even when she had a meltdown. He took great pictures and we were very happy with his work. I would highly recommend him to anyone!
George is very professional and easy to work with. I emailed him a couple of questions and always got a quick Read more...
George is very professional and easy to work with. I emailed him a couple of questions and always got a quick answer...even on Friday night! He worked great with my flower girl, even when she had a meltdown. He took great pictures and we were very happy with his work. I would highly recommend him to anyone! Read less
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Tricia
Wedding:
5/12/2012
5.0/5.0
George, of Grace and Elegance Photography, was a true professional and absolutely wonderful to work with. He was creative, efficient, and willing to go the extra mile on an extremely hot day at the Maryland Zoo for our engagement photo session. Our wedding photos also turned out very well and the wedding album is of very high quality. George was a calming presence during a hectic time and was responsive and nonintrusive. Grace and Elegance Photography also was an excellent value and we highly recommend George and his company!
George, of Grace and Elegance Photography, was a true professional and absolutely wonderful to work with. He was creative, Read more...
George, of Grace and Elegance Photography, was a true professional and absolutely wonderful to work with. He was creative, efficient, and willing to go the extra mile on an extremely hot day at the Maryland Zoo for our engagement photo session. Our wedding photos also turned out very well and the wedding album is of very high quality. George was a calming presence during a hectic time and was responsive and nonintrusive. Grace and Elegance Photography also was an excellent value and we highly recommend George and his company! Read less
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jlcalcoba
Wedding:
3/3/2012
5.0/5.0
Our photographer was very nice. He made having our pictures taken fun. We have so many wonderful pictures that are fun and many that are traditional. I would recommend this photographer to all of my family and friends who are getting married.
Our photographer was very nice. He made having our pictures taken fun. We have so many wonderful pictures that are fun and Read more...
Our photographer was very nice. He made having our pictures taken fun. We have so many wonderful pictures that are fun and many that are traditional. I would recommend this photographer to all of my family and friends who are getting married. Read less
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Courtenay
Wedding:
12/3/2011
5.0/5.0
George Payne with Grace & Elegance Photography is an absolute pleasure to work with. From our very first meeting with George we knew that we had found our wedding photographer! He had so many wonderful ideas and tips for our engagement session and he was not afraid to think outside of the box. On the day of the wedding George was attentive and patient, especially with my flowers girls, and never made us feel rushed. My husband and I wanted to stay with tradition and not see each other before the ceremony. We both knew that this might make getting certain pictures difficult but George not only made hiding me from my husband his priority, he was able to get ALL of the pictures that we wanted! After the ceremony and dinner, he really did just blend in with the crowd. We never noticed him and he never came to pull us away for pictures. If we wanted a photo with relatives or friends he was always available for us.

Our pictures are absolutely breathtaking! We continue to receive so many compliments on how our pictures look like they could be in a magazine! We HIGHLY recommend Grace & Elegance Photography for your wedding! Hire George and you will NOT be disappointed.
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George Payne with Grace & Elegance Photography is an absolute pleasure to work with. From our very first meeting with George we knew that we had found our wedding photographer! He had so many wonderful ideas and tips for our engagement session and he was not afraid to think outside of the box. On the day of the wedding George was attentive and patient, especially with my flowers girls, and never made us feel rushed. My husband and I wanted to stay with tradition and not see each other before the ceremony. We both knew that this might make getting certain pictures difficult but George not only made hiding me from my husband his priority, he was able to get ALL of the pictures that we wanted! After the ceremony and dinner, he really did just blend in with the crowd. We never noticed him and he never came to pull us away for pictures. If we wanted a photo with relatives or friends he was always available for us.

Our pictures are absolutely breathtaking! We continue to receive so many compliments on how our pictures look like they could be in a magazine! We HIGHLY recommend Grace & Elegance Photography for your wedding! Hire George and you will NOT be disappointed. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
11/26/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I got married last November and we were extremely pleased with Grace and Elegance Photography. We were able to pick our wedding package with ease according to our budget and compared prices with multiple vendors. We found that Grace and Elegance Photography had a great reputation and were able to accommodate any budget.

George Payne Jr. was our photographer and he was professional and very easy to talk to about what style of photos we wanted for our big day. He was extremely knowledgeable and had a lot of experience in taking wedding photographs. In addition to taking beautiful pictures, George replied to all of my countless emails with a same day response. Needless to say, we were beyond ecstatic about our wedding photos and our photo album design. We would strongly recommend George and Grace and Elegance Photography for any wedding occasion.
My husband and I got married last November and we were extremely pleased with Grace and Elegance Photography. We were able Read more...
My husband and I got married last November and we were extremely pleased with Grace and Elegance Photography. We were able to pick our wedding package with ease according to our budget and compared prices with multiple vendors. We found that Grace and Elegance Photography had a great reputation and were able to accommodate any budget.

George Payne Jr. was our photographer and he was professional and very easy to talk to about what style of photos we wanted for our big day. He was extremely knowledgeable and had a lot of experience in taking wedding photographs. In addition to taking beautiful pictures, George replied to all of my countless emails with a same day response. Needless to say, we were beyond ecstatic about our wedding photos and our photo album design. We would strongly recommend George and Grace and Elegance Photography for any wedding occasion. Read less
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JMill1105
Wedding:
11/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Choosing Grace and Elegance Photography for my wedding proved to be the perfect decision. From the quality of the photos to the professionalism that was demonstrated by George Payne, I could not be happier with the overall product that he delivered. He was organized, prompt, and was able to match my personality to our photos. I have recommended him to family and friends already and I will continue to for years to come.
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Choosing Grace and Elegance Photography for my wedding proved to be the perfect decision. From the quality of the photos to the professionalism that was demonstrated by George Payne, I could not be happier with the overall product that he delivered. He was organized, prompt, and was able to match my personality to our photos. I have recommended him to family and friends already and I will continue to for years to come. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
10/28/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I find ourselves very fortunate to have found George Payne of Grace and Elegance Photography. Planning a wedding is very hard and stressful but George was always accommodating and very approachable. My husband is very technical but George didn't have a problem answering his questions. He never tried to push anything on us that we didn't want and I wish I could have given him 6 Stars for Value. On the day he was very relaxed which helped me relax and have a good time while we were taking the formal pictures. A lot of guests commented on the fact that he never got in the way and was the perfect "invisible" photographer. The pictures themselves were fantastic and there was a very quick turn around. I loved each one of the hundreds beyond hundreds of pictures. Several of my family members have commented that there isn't a bad picture of me and my husband. I would definitely recommend Grace and Elegance to any of my friends.
My husband and I find ourselves very fortunate to have found George Payne of Grace and Elegance Photography. Planning a Read more...
My husband and I find ourselves very fortunate to have found George Payne of Grace and Elegance Photography. Planning a wedding is very hard and stressful but George was always accommodating and very approachable. My husband is very technical but George didn't have a problem answering his questions. He never tried to push anything on us that we didn't want and I wish I could have given him 6 Stars for Value. On the day he was very relaxed which helped me relax and have a good time while we were taking the formal pictures. A lot of guests commented on the fact that he never got in the way and was the perfect "invisible" photographer. The pictures themselves were fantastic and there was a very quick turn around. I loved each one of the hundreds beyond hundreds of pictures. Several of my family members have commented that there isn't a bad picture of me and my husband. I would definitely recommend Grace and Elegance to any of my friends. Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Grace and Elegance was the first photographer that I met with and something about that initial meeting gave me a good feeling that I just did not get with the other vendors I met with. From my decision to use G&E all the way through to product delivery, George was beyond accommodating in all aspects. He was very upfront on services and pricing; always was immediate in answering any questions I had. During the day of the wedding, both photographers were on point. They were on time, kept us moving on schedule but were still flexible in making sure we got the shots we wanted. They were never obtrusive and sort of melded in to the crowd. Looking back we weren't sure how much was captured in pictures and were we so pleasantly suprised to have over 700 pictures to choose from! George was also so very patient and flexible as we went through all the pictures to get him our picks for the final product. I would definately choose Grace and Elegance again in a heartbeat!
Grace and Elegance was the first photographer that I met with and something about that initial meeting gave me a good Read more...
Grace and Elegance was the first photographer that I met with and something about that initial meeting gave me a good feeling that I just did not get with the other vendors I met with. From my decision to use G&E all the way through to product delivery, George was beyond accommodating in all aspects. He was very upfront on services and pricing; always was immediate in answering any questions I had. During the day of the wedding, both photographers were on point. They were on time, kept us moving on schedule but were still flexible in making sure we got the shots we wanted. They were never obtrusive and sort of melded in to the crowd. Looking back we weren't sure how much was captured in pictures and were we so pleasantly suprised to have over 700 pictures to choose from! George was also so very patient and flexible as we went through all the pictures to get him our picks for the final product. I would definately choose Grace and Elegance again in a heartbeat! Read less
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kara
Wedding:
9/4/2011
5.0/5.0
You have to hire George and his partner. They are FANTASTIC. My husband and I were on a very tight budget and when we saw George at a bridal show I never thought we would be able to afford him because his pictures/photo books are amazing. When we looked at his packages we couldn't believe how reasonable his pricing was for the quality of work. After meeting with George we didn't even meet any other photographers because we liked him so much and were so impressed. Throughout the wedding planning George responded same day to any email/message I sent him answering questions or offering suggestions. He met with us the week before the wedding to confirm requested photos, go over the itinerary, answer more questions, etc. The day of the wedding George and his partner worked their tales off. I have never seen someone work so hard to make sure you are 100% satisfied. Then we received our pictures from George and they are gorgeous. I can't recommend him highly enough and I only hope that you get the chance to work with him.
You have to hire George and his partner. They are FANTASTIC. My husband and I were on a very tight budget and when we saw Read more...
You have to hire George and his partner. They are FANTASTIC. My husband and I were on a very tight budget and when we saw George at a bridal show I never thought we would be able to afford him because his pictures/photo books are amazing. When we looked at his packages we couldn't believe how reasonable his pricing was for the quality of work. After meeting with George we didn't even meet any other photographers because we liked him so much and were so impressed. Throughout the wedding planning George responded same day to any email/message I sent him answering questions or offering suggestions. He met with us the week before the wedding to confirm requested photos, go over the itinerary, answer more questions, etc. The day of the wedding George and his partner worked their tales off. I have never seen someone work so hard to make sure you are 100% satisfied. Then we received our pictures from George and they are gorgeous. I can't recommend him highly enough and I only hope that you get the chance to work with him. Read less
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Mrs.B
Wedding:
7/2/2011
5.0/5.0
George was a wonderful photographer! It was such a pleasure working with him. He was incredibly professional and made me and my husband, along with everyone in our wedding party, feel so comfortable. Our package included an engagement session, which was so much fun and those pictures turned out amazing. George was so flexible with the location and even my husband had fun! His packages have so many great options and the prices can’t be beat. On the day of our wedding, George was nice enough to separately shoot the girls and the guys at different locations to save us time after our church reception. He made everything go so smoothly, I wasn’t stressed at all! George was familiar with our church (St. Mary of the Mills in Laurel) and our reception venue (the Great Room at Savage Mill) which definitely put my mind at ease, not having to worry about him getting lost or being late. I recently received my wedding albums and the DVD with all of our pictures on it and everything came out perfectly! I cannot say enough good things about George. I highly recommend working with him. I’ve already referred one of my co-workers and she had a great experience as well!
George was a wonderful photographer! It was such a pleasure working with him. He was incredibly professional and made me Read more...
George was a wonderful photographer! It was such a pleasure working with him. He was incredibly professional and made me and my husband, along with everyone in our wedding party, feel so comfortable. Our package included an engagement session, which was so much fun and those pictures turned out amazing. George was so flexible with the location and even my husband had fun! His packages have so many great options and the prices can’t be beat. On the day of our wedding, George was nice enough to separately shoot the girls and the guys at different locations to save us time after our church reception. He made everything go so smoothly, I wasn’t stressed at all! George was familiar with our church (St. Mary of the Mills in Laurel) and our reception venue (the Great Room at Savage Mill) which definitely put my mind at ease, not having to worry about him getting lost or being late. I recently received my wedding albums and the DVD with all of our pictures on it and everything came out perfectly! I cannot say enough good things about George. I highly recommend working with him. I’ve already referred one of my co-workers and she had a great experience as well! Read less
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dobbysamosa
Wedding:
5/28/2011
5.0/5.0
We had an engagement session with George a few months ago and were extremely pleased with the photos. We shot them in the old town Annapolis, and George had a whole range of creative poses to take advantage of the quaint backdrops in the city. The only reason we're using another photographer for the wedding is because it'll be out in California, as opposed to locally.

Additionally, George is extremely professional and very easy to communicate with. Even with our engagement pics, he would shoot us an email along every step of the way, to keep us posted on the status of our photos/prints. Finding vendors with outstanding communication skills can bring such peace of mind to a bride, and that's another area where George really excels!
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We had an engagement session with George a few months ago and were extremely pleased with the photos. We shot them in the old town Annapolis, and George had a whole range of creative poses to take advantage of the quaint backdrops in the city. The only reason we're using another photographer for the wedding is because it'll be out in California, as opposed to locally.

Additionally, George is extremely professional and very easy to communicate with. Even with our engagement pics, he would shoot us an email along every step of the way, to keep us posted on the status of our photos/prints. Finding vendors with outstanding communication skills can bring such peace of mind to a bride, and that's another area where George really excels! Read less
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Lovena
Wedding:
5/28/2011
5.0/5.0
Grace & Elegance Photography were absolutely amazing. I think one of the most important pieces of a wedding are the photos, they are something you will always look back on and remember how special the day felt. George and his team captured every moment we would want to remember and the pictures we have are just perfect! We were so impressed with how quickly he took our pictures so we could enjoy the most of our day! He was very professional, patient and made us feel so comfortable. I would highly recommend George and Grace & Elegance Photography. Thank you so much for making our day one we will never forget! -The Millers
Grace & Elegance Photography were absolutely amazing. I think one of the most important pieces of a wedding are the Read more...
Grace & Elegance Photography were absolutely amazing. I think one of the most important pieces of a wedding are the photos, they are something you will always look back on and remember how special the day felt. George and his team captured every moment we would want to remember and the pictures we have are just perfect! We were so impressed with how quickly he took our pictures so we could enjoy the most of our day! He was very professional, patient and made us feel so comfortable. I would highly recommend George and Grace & Elegance Photography. Thank you so much for making our day one we will never forget! -The Millers Read less
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Nickerbeth
Wedding:
5/24/2011
5.0/5.0
George was wonderful to work with. We had good communication between the two of us. He was flexible as I changed times/places/etc. The picture turned out BEAUTIFUL, everyone has complimented me on how wonderful they are and I got the DVD back very quickly. Another thing I liked with George is that he takes wonderful pictures without disturbing the ceremony. I have been to other weddings where the photographer is in the center isle trying to get pictures while everyone is trying to look around them. George was a pleasure to work with and i would highly recommend him!
George was wonderful to work with. We had good communication between the two of us. He was flexible as I changed Read more...
George was wonderful to work with. We had good communication between the two of us. He was flexible as I changed times/places/etc. The picture turned out BEAUTIFUL, everyone has complimented me on how wonderful they are and I got the DVD back very quickly. Another thing I liked with George is that he takes wonderful pictures without disturbing the ceremony. I have been to other weddings where the photographer is in the center isle trying to get pictures while everyone is trying to look around them. George was a pleasure to work with and i would highly recommend him! Read less
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JapHapa
Wedding:
4/30/2011
5.0/5.0
My first impression of George was that he was very quiet and a bit reserved, but his wedding photo albums really speak for themselves! The day of the wedding, he knew exactly what to do and went straight to business. When we were doing posed shots, he gave clear directions, but besides that he never got in the way and just kept doing his thing all afternoon. It was nice to be able to put our complete trust in him and focus on the event.
My first impression of George was that he was very quiet and a bit reserved, but his wedding photo albums really speak for Read more...
My first impression of George was that he was very quiet and a bit reserved, but his wedding photo albums really speak for themselves! The day of the wedding, he knew exactly what to do and went straight to business. When we were doing posed shots, he gave clear directions, but besides that he never got in the way and just kept doing his thing all afternoon. It was nice to be able to put our complete trust in him and focus on the event. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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jmk1016
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
A wedding can be an incredibly stressful event to plan, but having a wonderful photographer can relieve much of that stress. I cannot say enough good things about Grace and Elegance Photography. From the first email and phone call exchange, George was flexible, professional, and quick to respond to any questions I had.
Our first shoot with George was our engagement session, and it was easy and personal. George is very professional and made us feel very comfortable. And the pictures were amazing! We had a hard time choosing one picture for our engagement photo.
The day of our wedding, George was prompt and made everyone feel comfortable. He was willing to take any photos we wanted and how we wanted. He is very creative and knows how to get a great picture. Throughout the day of our wedding, I actually forgot he was there. He was very unobtrusive, did not interrupt the party for a picture, but still managed to take hundreds and hundreds of amazing photos of our wedding. We also got one of the most beautifully designed wedding album I have ever seen. And at the end of everything, we got the rights to all of the photos.
I highly recommend Grace and Elegance for your wedding. You will not be disappointed.
A wedding can be an incredibly stressful event to plan, but having a wonderful photographer can relieve much of that Read more...
A wedding can be an incredibly stressful event to plan, but having a wonderful photographer can relieve much of that stress. I cannot say enough good things about Grace and Elegance Photography. From the first email and phone call exchange, George was flexible, professional, and quick to respond to any questions I had.
Our first shoot with George was our engagement session, and it was easy and personal. George is very professional and made us feel very comfortable. And the pictures were amazing! We had a hard time choosing one picture for our engagement photo.
The day of our wedding, George was prompt and made everyone feel comfortable. He was willing to take any photos we wanted and how we wanted. He is very creative and knows how to get a great picture. Throughout the day of our wedding, I actually forgot he was there. He was very unobtrusive, did not interrupt the party for a picture, but still managed to take hundreds and hundreds of amazing photos of our wedding. We also got one of the most beautifully designed wedding album I have ever seen. And at the end of everything, we got the rights to all of the photos.
I highly recommend Grace and Elegance for your wedding. You will not be disappointed. Read less
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faith nettleford
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
George of Grace and Elegance was amazing! He was extremely responsive with all my questions. His creativity went above and beyond. We really enjoyed him and our pictures came out amazing. For a person who typically can find something wrong with every picture I take, all my pictures were perfect!
George of Grace and Elegance was amazing! He was extremely responsive with all my questions. His creativity went above and Read more...
George of Grace and Elegance was amazing! He was extremely responsive with all my questions. His creativity went above and beyond. We really enjoyed him and our pictures came out amazing. For a person who typically can find something wrong with every picture I take, all my pictures were perfect! Read less
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OpsieDaisy
Wedding:
9/24/2010
5.0/5.0
I just have to say that I love George.. the work he did is better than expected and his prices are so much more reasonable than any of the larger coporations. The pictures we oot are amazing, and I had no idea how many there would be! For the price, his deals are a steal... go with George and Grace & Elegance.. you will be very happy you did
I just have to say that I love George.. the work he did is better than expected and his prices are so much more reasonable Read more...
I just have to say that I love George.. the work he did is better than expected and his prices are so much more reasonable than any of the larger coporations. The pictures we oot are amazing, and I had no idea how many there would be! For the price, his deals are a steal... go with George and Grace & Elegance.. you will be very happy you did Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
9/18/2010
5.0/5.0
I enjoyed working with George so much! Professional and so nice! I felt comfortable with George immediately. All of our picture sessions were great! The products we got from George, I am just amazed. I couldn't have asked for anything more. I felt like our package was a great value! George helped me deal with the huge bridal party and divorced parents. Everything went smooth. I would recommend George to anyone! (Grace and Elegance Photography)
I enjoyed working with George so much! Professional and so nice! I felt comfortable with George immediately. All of our Read more...
I enjoyed working with George so much! Professional and so nice! I felt comfortable with George immediately. All of our picture sessions were great! The products we got from George, I am just amazed. I couldn't have asked for anything more. I felt like our package was a great value! George helped me deal with the huge bridal party and divorced parents. Everything went smooth. I would recommend George to anyone! (Grace and Elegance Photography) Read less
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belliza
Wedding:
8/21/2010
5.0/5.0
George did such a great job at our wedding and with our wedding pictures. He was amazing/fun to work with, responded promptly to any questions we had, and was very helpful throughout the planning process. On the day of the wedding, he seemed to be everywhere. Both of our families were so impressed to see him capturing absolutely every moment, and sure enough, he did! The pictures came out awesome, and everyone who sees them absolutely loves them! I would recommend George to anyone looking for a wedding photographer. Thanks again George for the lovely pictures!!
George did such a great job at our wedding and with our wedding pictures. He was amazing/fun to work with, responded Read more...
George did such a great job at our wedding and with our wedding pictures. He was amazing/fun to work with, responded promptly to any questions we had, and was very helpful throughout the planning process. On the day of the wedding, he seemed to be everywhere. Both of our families were so impressed to see him capturing absolutely every moment, and sure enough, he did! The pictures came out awesome, and everyone who sees them absolutely loves them! I would recommend George to anyone looking for a wedding photographer. Thanks again George for the lovely pictures!! Read less
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Brandi
Wedding:
5/8/2010
5.0/5.0
Grace and Elegance! I would highly recommend George Payne to every Bride looking for amazing pictures, patience and flexibility. My wedding pictures turned out absolutely beautiful! George captured everything from the beauty of the church to the classic cake smash. I was a bride that changed her mind a thousand times during my wedding planning process. George worked with me throughout all of my changes. My husband and I appreciate his patience with us!
Grace and Elegance! I would highly recommend George Payne to every Bride looking for amazing pictures, patience and Read more...
Grace and Elegance! I would highly recommend George Payne to every Bride looking for amazing pictures, patience and flexibility. My wedding pictures turned out absolutely beautiful! George captured everything from the beauty of the church to the classic cake smash. I was a bride that changed her mind a thousand times during my wedding planning process. George worked with me throughout all of my changes. My husband and I appreciate his patience with us! Read less
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lindsayj
Wedding:
4/24/2010
5.0/5.0
The pictures were gorgeous (both wedding and engagement). I could not be happier. George Payne answered all of my questions, he was very flexible, and he took the time to meet with me when needed. Our engagement photos were done at a location that George had suggested and they turned out beautiful. George captured my wedding and reception perfectly on camera. Only problem I ran into with all of my pictures was trying to figure out which ones not to use, there are so many great ones to choose from:)
The pictures were gorgeous (both wedding and engagement). I could not be happier. George Payne answered all of my Read more...
The pictures were gorgeous (both wedding and engagement). I could not be happier. George Payne answered all of my questions, he was very flexible, and he took the time to meet with me when needed. Our engagement photos were done at a location that George had suggested and they turned out beautiful. George captured my wedding and reception perfectly on camera. Only problem I ran into with all of my pictures was trying to figure out which ones not to use, there are so many great ones to choose from:) Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
10/11/2009
5.0/5.0
Our pictures were amazing and George handled my "bridezilla" attitude wonderfully. Everyone compliments my wedding album as the best they've ever seen, and I agree! It took me months to figure out which pictures I wanted in my album because every picture was so great! I am so grateful to George and how accomodating and patient he is, and for his unmatched talent. Thank you George!!!
Our pictures were amazing and George handled my "bridezilla" attitude wonderfully. Everyone compliments my wedding album Read more...
Our pictures were amazing and George handled my "bridezilla" attitude wonderfully. Everyone compliments my wedding album as the best they've ever seen, and I agree! It took me months to figure out which pictures I wanted in my album because every picture was so great! I am so grateful to George and how accomodating and patient he is, and for his unmatched talent. Thank you George!!! Read less
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Amee
Wedding:
7/24/2009
5.0/5.0
George did such a fantastic job! We were very pressed for time but he still managed to get all of the shots we wanted, and they all turned out wonderful. Everyone was very comfortable, and he always checked his shots immediately after taking them to make sure they turned out well. Our wedding album is amazing, I've gotten so many compliments on it! I highly recommend George, he does a wonderful job for a very reasonable price, and his personality made him such a pleasure to work with!
George did such a fantastic job! We were very pressed for time but he still managed to get all of the shots we wanted, and Read more...
George did such a fantastic job! We were very pressed for time but he still managed to get all of the shots we wanted, and they all turned out wonderful. Everyone was very comfortable, and he always checked his shots immediately after taking them to make sure they turned out well. Our wedding album is amazing, I've gotten so many compliments on it! I highly recommend George, he does a wonderful job for a very reasonable price, and his personality made him such a pleasure to work with! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
3/19/2011
4.9/5.0
Very quick to respond, willing to be flexible. Would definitely recommend this photographer.
Very quick to respond, willing to be flexible. Would definitely recommend this photographer.
Very quick to respond, willing to be flexible. Would definitely recommend this photographer. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
George not only did our wedding photography, but engagement session as well. His equipment is top notch and his personality makes you at ease. We absolutely love the wedding album that was made with our favorite pictures from the big day.
My husband and I procrastinated picking our our favorite pictures.... but George was always on top of it... and even though we waited over a year to complete the narrowing down process George was quick to compile the album and DVD and sent them off quickly after we submitted.
George not only did our wedding photography, but engagement session as well. His equipment is top notch and his Read more...
George not only did our wedding photography, but engagement session as well. His equipment is top notch and his personality makes you at ease. We absolutely love the wedding album that was made with our favorite pictures from the big day.
My husband and I procrastinated picking our our favorite pictures.... but George was always on top of it... and even though we waited over a year to complete the narrowing down process George was quick to compile the album and DVD and sent them off quickly after we submitted. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.7/5.0
Grace and Elegance took beautiful photos of our wedding and our wedding album is fabulous! We had a limited amount of time for photography between the wedding ceremony and reception, but they were able to take many elegant and creative portraits during this time, as well as capture nice candid shots during the ceremony and reception. There was a website where guests could view and order photos, but ordering prints from that site was quite expensive. Overall, we had a wonderful experience with Grace and Elegance Photography.
Grace and Elegance took beautiful photos of our wedding and our wedding album is fabulous! We had a limited amount of time Read more...
Grace and Elegance took beautiful photos of our wedding and our wedding album is fabulous! We had a limited amount of time for photography between the wedding ceremony and reception, but they were able to take many elegant and creative portraits during this time, as well as capture nice candid shots during the ceremony and reception. There was a website where guests could view and order photos, but ordering prints from that site was quite expensive. Overall, we had a wonderful experience with Grace and Elegance Photography. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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