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Henry Chen Photography

Los Angeles , CA
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Los Angeles, CA US (map)

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424-274-1041

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ABOUT US

Henry believes a wedding photographer’s goal isn’t just to take photos, but also to capture the timeless memories of your wedding day. He looks for those special moments and pays extra... Read more
Henry believes a wedding photographer’s goal isn’t just to take photos, but also to capture the timeless memories of your wedding day. He looks for those special moments and pays extra attention to the little details of your big day, including the laughs, smiles, and tears.

By shooting in a photojournalistic style while adding his own touch of originality and creativity, Henry is able to capture your wedding in a professional, unobtrusive manner. Before the wedding, he would love to invite you to his studio, spend that extra effort and time getting to really know who you are, and explain in detail his services and products.

After the wedding, Henry enjoys presenting your memories in a way that’s unique to you, your partner, family, and friends with gorgeous albums, slideshows, and prints that withstand the test of time. Your photography package comes with everything from an engagement session and full photography coverage of your wedding to albums, guest books, online galleries, slideshows, and much more.

Please visit Henry’s website (www.henrychenphotography.com) and blog (www.henrychenphoto.com/blog) to see his most recent work, and don't hesitate to contact him via phone at 424-274-1041 or e-mail at henry@henrychenphotography.com to schedule a consultation. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD of All Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
Yes.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital.
How many photographers do you work with?
It's usually myself as the main photographer and I bring a second, occasionally an assistant to help me out.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes to the best of my ability. For what it's worth, I've never missed or been late to a wedding since I've been doing this for 5+ years. But in the unlikely case that I do, I have a network of reputable professional wedding photographer friends that can fill in for me.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
No on a day, but occasionally there may be a back-to-back wedding over a weekend.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
Several high-quality Canon cameras, lenses, and lighting equipment.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Yes.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
My wedding collections offer both hourly and full day coverage.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes at a rate of $300/hour but I normally show up an extra 30 minutes before my official start time and also stay an extra 30 minutes after my official end time free of charge.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
I normally don't take any breaks except a quick 15-20 minutes for dinner. I only ask that the client let me know ahead of time if they'll provide a meal or if I should bring my own.
Do you charge for travel?
Depends on the location and the package (normally waived for higher ones) but normally yes for weddings outside a 2-3 hour drive from Los Angeles, CA.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Usually 3-4 weeks but the client will get to see a sneak peek on the blog (http://www.henrychenphoto.com/blog) about a week after their wedding.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
Both online and on a DVD/USB thumbnail drive in JPEG format.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
Theoretically forever; I recommend they make periodic back-ups to hard drives and other DVDs as well as print their favorites.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes but I share the copyright with the client.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
I would get the client's permission before I release any photos or information about them (besides just their first names for my blog).
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, in full/high-resolution, color-corrected JPEG format.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes on my client gallery site at: http://www.henrychenclients.com where they can share their wedding photos with their family and friends as well as order professionally retouched prints.
What kind of albums do you offer?
Digital, flushed mount, and matted albums with high-quality printing and various cover options (leather, embossing of names, etc.).
When will the client get the final album?
Normally 3-5 months after their wedding, depending on how fast the client gets back to me with their feedback on the album design.

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Heidy
Wedding:
12/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry was really great! very flexible, open for suggestions and he even stayed longer that the agreed upon time. The photos look beautiful and he was extremely professional. He was able to capture our special day and created memories for a lifetime!
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Mike
Wedding:
12/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry is amazing, PERIOD. From our engagement photos to our wedding day, Henry was downright perfect for us. He is professional with tons of energy. For those going through the process of looking for a photogropher and are reading this review, STOP and look no further. Henry is amazing and will exceed any expectation you have regardless of how high you have set the bar. I do not have enough good things to say about Henry except that he was awesome!
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Lily
Wedding:
11/23/2013
5.0/5.0
I've known Henry for over a decade! On a personal level, Henry has always put a hundred and ten percent with everything that he does. It's no surprise that his photography skills are exceptional and his professional services are above and beyond the standard. Lawrence and I really enjoyed working with Henry and Charlene. They guided us and patiently helped us relax ourselves, allowing us to enjoy the shoots. His promptness, responsiveness and thorough explanation of his services were really impressive. We are thankful to have such beautiful pictures to look back at. I highly recommend his photography service.
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Izzy
Wedding:
10/27/2013
5.0/5.0
We booked Henry as our wedding photographer and from day one, he was the most organized, thoughtful, and responsive member of our wedding team. His emails and phone calls are always professional and timely...something you don't take for granted when dealing with a slew of headache inducing wedding vendors. In the days leading up to our wedding there was plenty to stress about, but the one thing we could relax on was photography because Henry exudes the confidence and knowhow to set your mind at ease. While initially hesitant about spending additional funds on an engagement session, dealing with Henry was so easy, we went ahead and booked him for that too.

Don't let Henry's calm and quiet demeanor fool you either. The day of a wedding can be hectic and getting the photos you want can be tricky with so many personalities to navigate. Henry expertly orchestrates his photos, putting people where they need to be quickly and efficiently when the need dictates it. He does all this, while somehow being nearly invisible. Both my bride and I, as well as the guests, were amazed at how unobtrusive he was while still capturing every moment. Still more amazing, if I wanted a quick photo of me and a guest, he managed to pop out of the ether at a moments notice to capture it.

Of all the superlatives we can say about Henry as our photographer, I think the most positive is that he really cares about his work. Henry even spent extra time beyond our contracted amount at our engagement session and our wedding to make sure he captured the images he wants. Henry also follows up consistently both before and after the job is complete to ensure you are happy. Unlike most wedding vendors, work on the photographs goes beyond the day of, and Henry's care and work ethic carries on throughout.

I give Henry my strongest recommendation of 5 stars in every category....something I can't say about any of my other vendors. You will not regret working with him.
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
HENRY IS AMAZING! Seriously, he is worth every penny! After your wedding all you have are your photos to help you remember your amazing day and you want every detail and moment captured, which you will get with Henry. Henry did our engagement shoot earlier this year and he and his wife (2nd photographer) shot our wedding in October and they were awesome.

I swear every time that I thought to myself "I want a photo of this moment" Henry would be there snapping away and I wouldn't have to say a thing. Henry and his wife were everywhere during the wedding, but they were very discrete and allowed moments to happen while they captured them, which is essential to a great photographer.

Henry is so kind, easy going, and incredibly hard working. For our engagement shoot, he was laying on his stomach in the sand and then moments later was getting soaked by crashing waves because he wanted to make sure we got the perfect shots, and boy did we.

Thank you so much Henry for capturing our special day!
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Suzi
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
First off, I would just like to say that Henry Chen Photography was the best vendor we had for our entire wedding. When we started planning our wedding, we had a particular amount that we hoped to spend on photography, but when we saw Henry's work, we knew we had to hire him even if it meant spending more than we had planned on. And we're glad we did!

From the first meeting, to the engagement shoot, to the wedding day-Henry delivered everything we expected and beyond! Our engagement shoot ran slightly longer than expected due to traffic and traveling from one site to another, but Henry accommodated the extra time and didn't put in any less effort at the end than he did at the beginning. He always thought of creative shots to take and seemed very invested in the finished product even while he was taking the photos. One important point that we noticed was that Henry takes time to take a perfect photo the first time around. He doesn't rely on post-production processing to perfect the image.

Our wedding day, of course was even better. Henry and his team showed up before their scheduled time to make sure that they weren't late. Henry and his team were professional, polite and great to be around. They were able to capture moments that we wouldn't even have thought were important to capture on film. They have great vision. They were also able to capture all the moments that we weren't present for since we couldn't be in ten places at once. Now that we've received our final album, we can say that without a doubt, this was money well spent.

Henry is truly passionate about what he does. Even though he's shot hundreds of weddings, he approaches each event with renewed enthusiasm---treating it as if it were his own big day. Every shot seemed so inspired and we appreciated all the time that Henry spent.
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Amir
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Selecting Henry Chen to be our photographer was the BEST decision we made regarding our wedding. There are so many wedding vendors ranging from decorations to food to photo that finding the right person can be difficult. However, without a doubt Henry was perfect. His strengths include:

1- Very positive energy and fun to work with
2- Made us feel like we were his most important clients
3- Organized and dependable
4- Easy to get in touch with
5- Flexible with last minute changes
6- Beautiful pictures with a great eye for lighting, shadows, and angles
7- Fast turn-around time
8- Captured every important moment

Weakness: NONE

Initially, we were a little worried about selecting Henry because he may not be familiar with our unique Persian customs/traditions. We contemplated hiring someone of our same nationality so that we don’t miss out on those important moments/pictures. However, Henry beautifully captured every special moment of our wedding.

Henry is highly recommended without any reservations!!!
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Michael
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
When our wedding planner provided us with some of her recommended photographers, me and wife pretty much selected Henry Chen Photography within 10 minutes. His portfolio was just absolutely spectacular and his artistic style was just what we were looking for, especially with an outdoor wedding overlooking the Malibu bluffs!

Henry was phenomenal to work with from beginning to end. He communicated with us in a timely manner and was extremely flexible and accommodating at both our e-session and our wedding day. Even with his extremely schedule (which seemed like he was booked every week!), he was always able to provide a preview within the first week after any shoot and then all the photos on his website shortly after.

One of the things that I found Henry to be particularly good at was relaxing the couple. The e-session was just an awkward moment for both me and wife because we are not accustomed to being "couple-y" in front of other people but Henry was able to entertain us with his light humor to loosen us up. Additionally, with all the stresses of the actual wedding day, Henry (and his wife who was there to assist) were true professionals helping us navigate one of the most hectic days of our lives.

If you are planning a big event and want great photography to complement your celebration, Henry Chen Photography is absolutely the way to go. His prices may seem high if you are on a tight budget, but I guarantee you get more than enough in return once you see the magic he captures on his camera!
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Wilson
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
The moment we saw Henry’s work, we knew that he was the one. Photography was one of the things we valued most. He exceeded every expectation from our first meeting to our engagement photo-shoot through our wedding day. Henry was organized and professional at every session. Needless to say, weddings are hectic. And Henry’s calming and reassuring demeanor allowed us to fully enjoy ourselves. He has a quality of capturing moments in a natural way that is timeless. And after viewing our photos, we can’t be any happier.
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James
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry is an absolutely amazing, caring photographer! He is a true artist in his craft and is a perfectionist which shows in his work. We cannot recommend him enough! Henry's photos always stood out to us. We met with Henry and automatically knew he had to be our photographer. He was so kind and explained all of the details and most importantly, took the time to get to know us. He really showed enthusiasm and we felt like we were privileged that he wanted to work with us!

On our engagement session, Henry was so helpful in helping us with the right poses and what would show up best on photos. He made it fun and exciting even after a few hours of non-stop smiling!

Before our wedding, he was so helpful with advise, timelines samples and great helpful links. He gave us a document of what to prepare, pack and set aside so that he can photograph it and we can remember it.

On our wedding day, wow... he was like a friend, day of coordinator, photographer and so much more. He was soooo helpful. He always made sure to get some photos of ourselves in our venue to make sure we capture the whole moment. Henry always takes us aside to pose for a spot where he thinks would look great and just did an amazing job for us.

With how great he is to work with..... the pictures are truly where I am in constant awe and really show his dedication. We still get constant compliments on our photos. I ALWAYS smile looking back at the pictures and it's all because of Henry. He is so precise and pictures, coloring, lighting just come out amazing. He makes sure all of the bridesmaids' hands are in line, everybody is properly spaced, you can't find a better photographer. A few of our friends have already booked Henry after seeing our photos because they photos he captures really are gorgeous.

With that being said, if you're searching for a photographer... look no further and just hope Henry isn't booked for your special day as there is no way you'll be disappointed!
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Flora
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
When it comes to hiring a wedding photographer, you are not only choosing a professional photographer who has the skills to capture the beautiful moments on your big day but also someone who can communicate well. A good photographer can relieve a lot of the wedding day stress for you and accommodate any special requests. That is the conclusion we had after our wedding day. My husband and I always felt we were very lucky to have Henry and his wife Charlene as our wedding photographers. His photos are so beautiful and timeless. However this is not the only reason why I am writing an review for Henry. On our wedding day, although we thought we had everything planned, however there was a chaotic moment during our tea ceremony where everyone was waiting around not knowing how to start then Henry came to the rescue and helped us to direct the action. Everyone in our family was impressed and very much appreciate how Henry took the extra step to help us out. During the wedding day, Henry and Charlene were so nice and fun to work with, we are very glad to have them!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We chose Henry to shot our wedding day because we could feel his passion in photographic and people. We never regret the decision. Henry was awesome!! He shot many beautiful wedding photos for us, and we cannot recommend him enough!!

Henry was really talented. On our wedding day, a couple times we would come out some request like "can you take a photo for us and this wall?", and he could immediately figure out several ways to shoot us. His shot was beautiful and brilliant. We love the photo he took for us.

Henry was also enthusiastic. One time he crossed over a busy road so he could shot us from the other side (we were worry he could get ran over by a car). He was always patient and smiling. Originally I thought that photo shooting would be a boring thing, but he made it easy and enjoyable. We went out after the ceremony to take some street shot, and it was so fun that I was surprised I didn't feel tire at all. It was such a pleasant experience to work with him. If anyone is still looking for a photographer, I highly recommend Henry!!!
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Kriss
Wedding:
7/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry, Oh Henry! We were lucky to have good vendors on our wedding day, but we were beyond the luckiest that we had Henry Chen as our photographer. HE WAS SIMPLY THE BEST in the business and we mean every word. He's one of the nicest people we have met. Very friendly yet professional. Down to earth despite his extensive accomplishments. Very prompt in answering queries. His organizational skills were incomparable. He was the easiest person to work with: flexible and accommodating. His price was reasonable and you get what you paid for, which was only perfection! Most importantly, he captured real emotions both during our engagement and wedding day. I would extract all the superlatives available to describe this guy if I could! The bottom line is: stop looking future brides and grooms, Henry is the man for the job! The only regret you will have is not hiring him as your wedding photographer.

Henry was the only photographer that we set an appointment with and that first meeting immediately sealed the deal. No need for further inquiries because we had found the perfect man for the job! And yes, we definitely made the right decision. During the wedding day, he arrived (I think) an hour earlier than what we agreed on and stayed even longer, considering that he had an early flight to San Francisco the following day. As mentioned, he accommodated all our requests and ideas. He was very polite to recommend alternatives and what he thought would be better. He will also be covering my (bride) brother's wedding on January. We cannot wait to work with him again.

Thank you Henry for all the beautiful pictures and for the wonderful working experience! My families and friends are all in agreement on how beautiful the pictures turned out to be. I (bride) will not get tired of referring you to anyone who'd ask for a wedding photographer. You deserve all the best and more power to you!
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Anne
Wedding:
7/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry is downright awesome! We've only seen the sneak peaks of his pictures so far, but are already in love with his work! We know part of what makes him so amazing is that he is genuinely kind, easy to work with, responsive, flexible, and creative!! He and his assistant Joel took great care of us on our wedding day, and took all the craziness and made it into something awesome. We are definitely grateful to have him as our photographer to capture the greatest memories in the best way possible! To us, our photographer was our most important vendor we chose for our wedding, and we are SO happy we had Henry. We cannot recommend him enough, he will not disappoint!!!
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Tiffany
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
The one vendor that I appreciated most throughout my entire wedding planning process was without a doubt Henry! He is incredibly professional, sincere, prompt, hard working, & caring. I exchanged countless emails with him throughout the planning process, and he always responded within a few hours (I suspect he doesn't sleep!) with a detailed answer to every single one of my questions & concerns. As a bride juggling many things, that meant a lot.

As a vendor, Henry goes above & beyond. For our e-session, I had discussed 4 ideal locations. We ended up running out of time for the 4th location (based on our agreed upon # of hours) but Henry insisted on going there anyway so that we could get all the locations we wanted. Within 1 week, he sent us the entire file of our e-session. Talk about a fast turnaround time!

My husband & I normally aren’t big picture people, but from the start of our e-session, Henry made us feel incredibly comfortable. He took the time to get to know us, and has a soft, easy going manner about him that makes you feel at ease with him. We ended up having a BLAST shooting our e-session, all because Henry made it so fun for us.

We were lucky to have both him & his wife (as 2nd shooter) with us on our wedding day. They felt more like friends than vendors. The temperature was unexpectedly over 100 degrees that day, but Henry was extremely flexible & accommodating. He made sure we & our bridal party stayed in the shade while he alone melted away in the sun taking photos of us. Everyone was so impressed by his dedication.

The quality of Henry’s photography speaks for itself. His work is artistic, while still capturing all the natural, enduring moments. I couldn’t believe all the incredible moments & expressions that he caught on our big day. Beyond his incredible work, he is both the best vendor you will ever hire and a friend who cares. No matter how busy he got, he always made us feel like the most important couple.
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Kayce
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry was fantastic. He was do easy to work with through out the entire process. By the end of our 2 year long journey, Henry felt like family. Our pictures are beautiful and capture moments I didn't even realize occurred. Henry was so patient with me, I absolutely hate having my picture taken. I hope my husband and I have many more events that Henry can capture!!!
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Gail
Wedding:
6/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Upon receiving a great recommendation from a couple of my friends & just looking at Henry's website I was sold. I made an appointment & once I met him, knew he was the one to shoot my big day and did not have to search anymore. I figure photos are the only things that will remain after the big day is done. Henry's prices are reasonable and well worth the end product. Definitely not worth it to go cheap on photos! I love his clean yet artistic style. The pictures definitely don't end up looking like a friend with a good camera shot your wedding photos (this happened to a friend of mine who used a different photographer & made me sad). If you want it to look professional & unique, Henry is your man.

A couple of my friends had very frustrating experiences with their photographers trying to get them to answer questions, to arrange the engagement photo sessions & to get their photos after their weddings. With Henry, rest assured there is absolutely no issue with getting responses or photos back. Honestly, not sure if he sleeps. When I emailed him questions, he would respond usually within an hour regardless of time of day - literally. After my engagement photo session, I think we ended around 7pm, the preview was available by midnight that same day. When you are planning your wedding, you definitely don't need the added stress of working with a photographer you cannot reach.

Henry is very accessible, extremely prompt to respond to any questions, very flexible with any location you may choose, easy to work with & very professional.

Book him early since his calendar definitely fills up.

Although his archived photos look great on his website, I honestly don't think it does justice compared to the gorgeous album you receive.
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My and Bryant
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
First of all, if you're reading this and you're serious about having perfect photos taken, no seriously, perfect photos, then stop reading, and call Henry now and book your date.

Okay, if you do have some extra time to spare, I'll share our experience with Henry. My wife and I got married last June at Terranea and before the venue, before the DJ and before any other vendor, we booked Henry. As soon as we knew the date, we knew we wanted Henry. We took one look at his blog portfolio and was taken aback! We had exhausted so many bridal shows and talked to what seems like thousands of photographers all claiming to be the best; we took meetings with some, and some other photographers made us feel like we were buying a used car...they would try to get us to sign a contract that night; but not Henry. We went to his office in Long Beach and it was casual, no-pressure meeting and he certainly let his work speak for itself. We were referred by my friend to Henry's site and it did not disappoint. From planning to the actual wedding day, Henry was very responsive and answered every one of our concerns/questions. I seriously don't know when he and his wife ever sleep. =)

On the day of the wedding, he arrived early and snapped away.Got all the right angles, worked with the weather that day, and was professional/polite to all our guests and fellow vendors. Even with one of our vendors who wasn't all that great (showed up late...disorganized), he kept calm and even tried to help them get situated so they wouldn't impact our special day as much. Now that's going above and beyond! Henry was not the cheapest around, but would you really want the cheapest for your very special day? After all the guests leave, the decorations are taken down, and the honeymoon is over, photos are what you will have for the rest of your life and is what will live on for generations to come. Why would you get the cheapest around town? Henry is the best...hands down!
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Joe
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Of all my vendors, he was my favorite to work with. He takes his work seriously and makes the moment most memorable (as it should be). His passion towards photography has led him to deliver some of the greatest photographs on time every time with services second to none. Absoultely a great guy to work with, kind, understanding and keeps in communications with the couple. I highly recommend him as a wedding photographer for any couple that are in search of one.
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CJ
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry is the BOMB! He and his wife, Charlene, are a dynamic duo. They brought us to two gorgeous LA locations for our engagement photos, and managed to pack a ton of expertly-composed shots into the golden hour window. And for our wedding, they covered every special moment from multiple angles, perfectly capturing memories of our guests and ourselves enjoying the day. Their positive attitude and sense of humor and thoughtfulness contributed to the mood and energy of the wedding, and their service in the days leading up to and following the wedding has been impeccable. Now, a year later, they still correspond with us... though that is mostly due to our procrastination in picking out photos for our wedding album! :) I would be pretty annoyed by now if I were in Henry's shoes... but then again, I don't have his superhuman patience. Henry, thank you for everything. You're simply the best.
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Jeni
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Henry and his (now) wife Charlene were fantastic to work with. A childhood friend (bridesmaid and a wedding photographer herself!) had Henry do her photography for her wedding a couple years earlier. The way she raved about him, I had no shopping to do. I sent him an email last summer and Charlene answered my email within a few hours (note, she's got a day job and does this on the side!) After determining availability, we booked him.

He was very helpful with e-documents and was very savvy working with out-of-town clients. We had skype meetings, he had how-to and example planning documents. He was very patient with my busy job.

We had our engagement session at 3 different locations in San Diego. He was punctual, creative and immediately started coaching us. My husband isn't very comfortable in front of the camera and he did a fabulous job constructing shots had beautiful composition and made us look fantastic.

Fast forward 6 months to our wedding day. He arrived right on time at 10 am (driving again from LA) and he and his assistant Will took pictures as we prepared. Our church is very strict about photographer and videographers and want them to be non-invasive. My friend had commented on that saying "As my wedding day went by I noted pictures that I wanted and thought, Oh, no, Henry didn't get that. Then when I got my pictures, I was delighted to see EVERY SINGLE ONE that I wanted captured. I was amazed." I haven't seen all of my pictures yet, but our teaser demonstrates his talent.

I also have to note - he drove back to LA at 10:30 pm after the reception was done, packed and left for HIS honeymoon at 3 AM Sunday! Within 24 hours of returning from his honeymoon, our teaser was out. His work ethic, professionalism, and skill are just beyond wonderful. If I had anything I'd change, I'd buy him a bullhorn or give him a couple voice projection lessons to shout out to large groups of people. :) He was FANTASTIC and I'm out of space!
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Akiko
Wedding:
1/12/2013
5.0/5.0
I was (or am) an extreme perfectionist, type A bride. For my wedding, I wanted nothing but glam, elegance and to be over the top. You can imagine the amount of research I did to find THE photographer. Henry's work is flawless and perfect. His eye for capturing the right moments, reactions and feelings were unbelieveable. When I had the opportunity to talk to him over the phone and meet him for my e-session, my fiance and I felt so comfortable and loved his personality as well.

For my fiance and I, photography and videography were the most important to us. And we're so happy we made this decision, because on our wedding day, the entire day FLEW by. We were each so busy that we weren't able to experience all the moments with our guests. But I knew that with how quick Henry and Charlene were going from place to place to capture everything, we'll be able to re-live our wedding in its entirety!

Although I have my wedding photos to look forward to, I'll miss working with Henry!

Now that my wedding is over, I guess I can let the secret out that Henry Chen Photography is a must. hehehe

My guests who have seen my esession and sneak peak wedding photos, have taken the time to ask me who my photographer is. yep...He's THAT good.

Brides! I highly recommend him!
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J.
Wedding:
11/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry is amazing!! Henry is super easy to work with and his photos are incredible. From the very beginning, he was quick to respond to calls or emails. We had set up a meeting with Henry, but couldn’t meet for a few weeks, in the meantime we met with a couple of other photographers who were nice and we liked their style, but we didn’t get a good vibe/feeling from them. We felt it was really important to not only love the photographs and photography style, but also to be really comfortable with the photographer as he would be there with us on our very special day. We signed with him on the spot at our first meeting. The day of the wedding Henry and his assistant Jove were very prompt to the hotel where my husband and I were both getting ready. Henry was with me and my girls and we were all very comfortable with him.

The photos are so amazing and we’ve gotten so many compliments about them. Henry has such an artistic style and uses so many interesting angles that make your photos look so incredible. Some of our favorite photos are some from when we had no idea he was even taking any shots. I had also been worried about the ceremony, because we had been to weddings where the photographer was moving all around the front of the ceremony and a lot of what I remember from those ceremonies was all the movement and intrusiveness of the photographer. This was not the case at all with Henry. My husband and I hardly remember seeing him there during the ceremony. He’s like a ninja, getting all the right shots, but never interrupting the important moments of the day.

Henry has such a great way of capturing the feeling of the day, the emotion, the love, the happiness all in still photographs. Everything is just easy when working with Henry. After the e-session and the wedding we really feel more like friends with Henry than just client/vendor. We wholeheartedly recommend Henry and have already referred a couple of newly engaged couples to him.
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Tricia
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry does a truly amazing job! Right from the first meeting, Henry was extremely professional, attentive, and genuinely sincere. He answered all questions and concerns my fiancé and I had. We booked him on the spot; one year before our wedding date. From the engagement photo session all the way to the day of the wedding, Henry was extremely attentive to answering emails/calls and working with our wedding coordinators (ME Weddings & Events) to schedule our timeline for the big day. Planning a wedding can get pretty detailed and stressful, but having the right group of professionals on board makes the process a whole lot smoother. Henry is impeccably organized and thorough. He even had our engagement pictures and wedding pictures ready to view within a few days after the events. Wow! My husband and I absolutely love our pictures from the e-session and wedding. He is truly dedicated to his profession and it’s clear he loves what he does. I can’t say enough great things about Henry. My husband and I can’t thank him enough for the amazing job he did! We highly recommend Henry Chen Photography!
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Stephanie
Wedding:
10/11/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry is by far the most professional vendor I have ever encountered. From day one, I felt like he held my hand through the wedding process. I may have been considered the most apathetic bride (regarding customs and to do's in a wedding) and he guided me gently. I love his organization and his promptness. If you have a question, Henry will get back to you within the hour. That is amazing when one is wedding planning...I am so proud of his work. Our day was perfect- Henry was so patient and even though he sounded like a broken record (pose this way, that way), we saw how necessary it was as our pictures turned out awesome! I applaud him on his skill, artistry and most of all, patience with his customers.
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Alexander
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is A-W-E-S-O-M-E. He's attentive, respectful, and the absolute epitome of professionalism.

Considering this was our first wedding, I was a little worried about spending so much money on... well, really everything... It just seemed like the costs kept adding up. My fiance found Henry while looking up reviews on another potential vendor and noticed his ridiculously good ratings. Everyone loved him, so we decided to see him. His office was nice, but I was a little surprised by the overall price. Like anyone else, I thought that we could find someone comparable for a lot less. After a long search, I found that i was wrong. Henry was the best out there, and frankly as I would later understand, we were paying for absolute quality.

When we got those first engagement session photos back, I knew our decision to go with Henry was the correct one. He made us look amazing, the best ever. Then to see the shots he was able to capture at our wedding- just WOW. It's like the guy had a dozen people hitting us from all angles. You should see these pictures. Homeboy is OFF THE CHAIN!

Do yourself a favor and HIRE THIS MAN!
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Yuki
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is an amazingly thoughtful, friendly, organized, professional, and caring photographer for our September 2012 wedding and June 2012 engagement session in southern California.

On our wedding day, he helped my family and I coordinate and execute our not-very-traditional Vietnamese tea ceremony. It was in those moments when I realized I had no idea what was expected for a tea ceremony (I have never attended a tea ceremony before my wedding day and my husband's family is Japanese). Henry helped me to stay calm and provided helpful suggestions on what I can do (not must do). I trusted that he knew what he was saying/doing so I let the rest just unfold naturally.

Henry and his assistant were with us from 8am-midnight from the tea ceremony, church ceremony, luncheon, portraits session with the wedding party, cocktail hour, and reception. As per our contract, we only had him until 10pm, but he stayed 2 extra hours without added charges. For his generosity we cannot thank him enough for being with us and by our sides every step of the way.

And last but certainly not least, all of Henry's photos of our wedding day are just AMAZING!!! We are so glad we did not cheap out on our wedding photography because they will be with us for a lifetime. All of our families and friends have given us rave reviews on all the photos. So without hesitation, Henry will be our photographer for many more future occasions like family portraits, etc.

To sum it up, book Henry as your photographer and you will not have any regrets or worries!
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liz
Wedding:
8/11/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry is an amazing photographer. Words can not express how much we love what he captured on our wedding day and the memories we will have to look back on for the rest of our lives!! Thank you Henry!!!
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Sara
Wedding:
8/5/2012
5.0/5.0
We love Henry! We were about to sign with another photographer but our good friends raved about Henry's exceptional photography skills and his professionalism and they couldn't be more right! We love his work on the website and got in touch right away (7 weeks before the wedding day!).
He's been so great to work with since day one! Very prompt and responsive and ever so professional and organized!!! It was so easy planning everything with him and I felt so at ease from our first meeting!
We had a great time at our engagement session and loved our pics (and so did everyone else!). He was very flexible and speedy with our quick timeline and sent our e-session pics in perfect time to use for the wedding! (We had our e-session less than 2 weeks before the wedding!)
His team was fantastic and always present to capture every moment while appearing invisible.
We love the blog pics of the wedding day and can't wait to see the rest and get our albums!
Thanks so much Henry for capturing our special day!
We will look forward to working with Henry again!!!
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Katy
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
As a designer myself, photographer was one of the most important aspect of my wedding planning. I started filtering through wedding photographers before we even decided on a venue. We had to change our wedding date in the end to accommodate Henry's busy schedule, and it was well worth the effort! Henry was absolutely phenomenon, both as an artist and a professional vendor. He has an unique perspective on creating distinctive photographs. And at the same time, was able to capture the emotions of each moment perfectly. His photographs are alive and full of energy! Henry is also very easy to talk to. He responds to emails super promptly, and paid attention to our requests. He even went out of his way and made the extra effort at the end of our wedding to give us some special effect photographs. His partner Charlene was also very sweat, and they were both pleasant to work with. We received a lot of compliments on our wedding photos!
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Samir
Wedding:
7/27/2012
5.0/5.0
It's been a month since we had our amazing wedding experience with our amazing photographer, Henry Chen. Henry was no stranger to me. As a singer/musician at events I had the honor of meeting Henry at another wedding and I immediately felt the professionalism in his attitude. I always get photographed by many photographers at different events and I honestly never see those pictures. Henry took some photos of me and my band that evening and the next day I saw an Email with amazing, crystal clear photos from the night before seating in my mailbox! This made me so happy that I kept his contact info and over 2 years later he was there as the wedding photographer of my own wedding! My wife is a senior graphic designer who is from London. She talks photos in Pixel language! And she expects nothing short of perfection when it comes to photos. Henry managed to take such stunning photos that made things even better than perfect!
His character, speed, confidence,taste, vision, knowledge is beyond my imagination! My groomsman's first impression after seeing our photos was: " your pictures are out of this world!".
So all you picky brides out there reading these reviews, stop wasting time and book Henry Chen with absolute confidence and you will for sure have photos that will be truly "out of this world".
Thank you Henry;)
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Chanda
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
When we got engaged, we already knew who we wanted as our wedding photographer. We contacted Henry first and met with him in his studio in Long Beach. At the meeting, Henry addressed all of our needs and asked us all the right questions. All of our emails were responded to in a timely fashion as well. Henry was open to working with our needs, and we felt completely at ease throughout the entire process. In fact, we ended up changing our wedding date twice because we wanted him to be our photographer - he's that good! Book him early because he is hard to lock down, but very much worth it. We were completely thrilled with our photos, and do not regret a thing. Complete worth every penny. Go book Henry today!
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Jodie
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
The photographer for our wedding was the most important thing to me when I started the wedding planning process. There are sooo many out there, but when I stumbled upon Henry Chen's website, I knew that I had to have him as our photographer. The cost is pricey, but he was worth every penny of it! I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. First, Henry is one of the nicest people I've ever met. I trusted him completely and that was so important to decreasing wedding stress. During our engagement session he made us feel so comfortable and helped us into a million poses. It was so much fun! I wanted to do it all over again. The same thing happened during our July wedding. It was AMAZING to be able to work with him. And the pictures he takes are simply PHENOMENAL. Our family and friends can't stop raving about how AWESOME our engagement and wedding pictures turned out to be. They are worth cherishing for years. He captured amazing moments with us and our guests. The wedding day goes by so quickly that having a great photographer like Henry helps you remember everything that happened and see the moments that you may have missed. Henry is punctual and get's pictures back to you faster than any other photographer I've heard of. Work with Henry and you won't be disappointed. He is absolutely worth the money.
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Paulette
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry and Charlene were absolutely amazing! Henry is the most laid back, professional, and patient photographer and person. We would recommend him 110%.
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stone0015
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
I don't even know where to start with Henry Chen. He was the photographer for my Matron of Honor's wedding back in September 2011 and when I saw her engagement photo session I knew we had found our wedding photographer. He is amazing and the shots he gets are gorgeous! Hiring him was the easiest decision of the entire wedding planning process. My fiance (now husband) and I knew we were going to hire Henry before we even met with him.

As for Henry himself, he is great to work with. He is responsive, professional, and hard working. He is also so talented that I completely trusted him to get the shots. I highly recommend him.
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Janice
Wedding:
4/21/2012
5.0/5.0
This review is long overdue for the amazing job that Henry and his team did at my wedding in April. Henry was:

Organized (super prompt)
Artistic (not overly done/photoshopped with filters)
Flexible (with schedules and many changes and forth changes)
Professional (in every way)

From the beginning, Henry was a joy to work with. His portfolio online was the first thing that drew me in because I loved how natural and not overly processed the photos were. But what really set him apart was his ability to stay organized and efficient in the midst of all the demanding clients he had (Yes, I'll admit I was one of those "demanding" clients). Henry always returned phone calls and emails promptly, whether he's traveling or if it's 3:00 in the morning. I always wonder: Does he ever sleep?

I am such a planner in life. I love to plan out my schedule and every little detail of any event production. It really helped that Henry was just the same way.

We did two locations for our engagement shoot with Henry -- one in Downtown and one in Pasadena. Henry knew both locations very well, since he's shot hundreds, if not thousands, of couples before. It definitely was advantageous to have a photographer who knew the landscape and where the best areas would be -- you only get a short 2-3 hour window when the sunlight is the best for photos so every second counts.

On the day of the wedding, Henry came with his assistant and a 2nd photographer. My husband and I felt so comfortable with them the whole day, so we were able to get some amazing images for our wedding. We are very happy with our photos, especially after seeing some from very unique, artistic angles and special moments. Just make sure you communicate all of your "must take" photos before the big day.

All in all, we love Henry! My only recommendation would be to encourage him to continue finding different ways to coach couples that aren't in front of cameras a lot to inspire them to be "natural" in poses.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
It should be evident that Henry Chen photography is the cream of the crop. I first discovered his work when a friend of mine posted his own engagement pictures on facebook. I was blown away by the quality of the shots, and I bookmarked his website then and there -- 1 year before I'd even met my now husband! Once engaged, I continued to shop around, evaluate, and re-evaluate other local photographers, and there was just no comparison. The only thing better than a rockstar photographer is that he's also remarkably humble and professional. He was so behind-the-scenes, I didn't even notice him for most of the day. My guests, however, even before anyone had seen his work, commented on his effort to be in the perfect spot at the perfect time. One friend said, "That dude was running around like crazy! He worked his a** off today." Thank you, Henry (& Charlene)! I'll cherish my amazing pictures forever!
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Allison
Wedding:
3/24/2012
5.0/5.0
So professional and made all of the bridal party and family so comfortable. Cant wait to see the pictures the engagement ones were perfect.
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Diana
Wedding:
1/28/2012
5.0/5.0
This review is long overdue but definitely warranted. My husband and I did our homework when it came to choosing our photographer. We selected 5, who's style we liked and met with each of them to interview. Out of all the ones we met with, Henry was the most genuine, easy going, and easiest to have a conversation with! I felt he took a sincere interest in getting to know us and our story. We admired his passion and work ethic when it came to photography; I don't know when he sleeps! He was able to show us teasers the same night we had our engagement shot and even sent us teasers the same night [or early morning] after our wedding--who does that?! I think for most couples, being able to see photos as soon as possible is a bonus! Plus, his turnaround time in giving you the photos is amazing--the other photographers who I met with had an average turn around time of 4-5 months but with Henry, it was much lesser than that. On the day of, Henry made sure to capture all the shots that I wanted--we were even able to squeeze in portrait sessions after the ceremony and before the reception with his recommendation. My husband and I had a traditional Vietnamese wedding (yes, 12+ hours) and even though we only contracted with Henry for 10, he stayed an extra 2 hours (free) just to make sure we didn't miss out on anything. Since our wedding, I have referred several of my friends to him because we love his work [and so do they]. We still have yet to work on selecting the photos for our wedding album [yes, 1.5 yr later] but Henry has been patient and understanding. Meet with Henry and have him as your photographer--he will not disappoint you!
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Esther S.
Wedding:
1/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is the epitome of professional and responsive! I had heard so many photographer horror stories (and witnessed some firsthand) before our wedding. When our wedding planner sent us some photos of numerous photographers that she recommended working with, we immediately gravitated towards Henry's photos. They just seemed to really capture the right moment at the right time!

From the first time that we met him, we knew he had to shoot our engagement photos and wedding! He was so professional and courteous, and immediately put us at ease! When he took our engagement photos, he made us feel comfortable, not contrived, and the resulting photographs were amazing! He sent us a sneak peek of our pictures at 2 am the night after our session!! And the rest of the photographs were given to us 2 days later!

He and his team arrived early on the wedding day and quietly, respectfully, and un-intrusively snapped photographs all day! Various family members and friends asked me about him because they were so impressed with his style, energy, and hardworking nature. And just as we had suspected, the photos that he took of our wedding were amazing!!! He emailed us a sneak peek of the photos a few days after the wedding which we were able to browse and enjoy on our honeymoon!! Then, within days, he gave us all of the nearly 1000 photographs from our wedding!

Every time we emailed him with questions, he has been prompt to respond and has never showed us any annoyance with requests or questions that we had for him! We would absolutely recommend him to anyone that is looking for a photographer for any moments in their lives. He will not only capture the feeling of your event, but he'll make it look even better than it actually was!
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Esther
Wedding:
1/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is the epitome of professional and responsive! I had heard so many photographer horror stories (and witnessed some firsthand) before our wedding. When our wedding planner sent us some photos of numerous photographers that she recommended working with, we immediately gravitated towards Henry's photos. They just seemed to really capture the right moment at the right time!

From the first time that we met him, we knew he had to shoot our engagement photos and wedding! He was so professional and courteous, and immediately put us at ease! When he took our engagement photos, he made us feel comfortable, not contrived, and the resulting photographs were amazing! He sent us a sneak peek of our pictures at 2 am the night after our session!! And the rest of the photographs were given to us 2 days later!

He and his team arrived early on the wedding day and quietly, respectfully, and un-intrusively snapped photographs all day! Various family members and friends asked me about him because they were so impressed with his style, energy, and hardworking nature. And just as we had suspected, the photos that he took of our wedding were amazing!!! He emailed us a sneak peek of the photos a few days after the wedding which we were able to browse and enjoy on our honeymoon!! Then, within days, he gave us all of the nearly 1000 photographs from our wedding!

Every time we emailed him with questions, he has been prompt to respond and has never showed us any annoyance with requests or questions that we had for him! We would absolutely recommend him to anyone that is looking for a photographer for any moments in their lives. He will not only capture the feeling of your event, but he'll make it look even better than it actually was!
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Karen
Wedding:
1/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Henry climbed a volcano for us, literally, just so he can take the perfect shot. We had a destination wedding in Antigua, Guatemala and gor one of our photo sessions we decided to hike up a volcano. While my husband and I got on horses, Henry hiked up the volcano and took photos of us! I am truly amazed at his work. Everybody loved our photos and he was the best vendor that I had. I highly recommend him, he is worth every penny.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I would MOST DEFINITELY recommend Henry Chen to anyone in need of photography services!! Henry was one of the BEST vendors that I worked with for my wedding. Not only does he have SUPERB communication skills (he is super responsive! I never had to wait more than a few hours for an email back from him!), but he is also an AMAZING photographer!! His photos are absolutely BEAUTIFUL, and we honestly could not be any happier with the work that he did for our wedding! My husband and I feel so fortunate to have been able to work with Henry, and would hire him again in a heartbeat! =)
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DennisOC
Wedding:
11/26/2011
5.0/5.0
It has been a fun ride with Mr. Henry Chen!! Our initial interview with Henry was at the end of January and from that first meeting we knew he was our man - I think we pretty much signed our contract and locked him up the next day.

Planning a wedding can be a busy and tiring process, so it is extremely important to lock down your major items - venue, food, photographer, make up, dj etc.

With Henry as our photographer he was professional, attentive, and EXTREMELY ORGANIZED!! My wife (then fiance) and I never had to worry about Henry. If we ever had a question - we would simply e-mail or give him a ring. Henry would pretty much always reply to us immediately or within the hour - pretty amazing for someone as busy as him.

We had our engagement session and our wedding photographed by Henry in his photo-journalistic style. Who needs a wedding videographer when you have Henry Chen at the helm. My wife and I were very happy with our photos and can't wait to get started in making our wedding album.

I would not hesitate to recommend Henry to any of my family or friends who are in search of a photographer for family pics, weddings, engagements, parties etc. If you are looking for a great photographer then give Henry a call - visit his office and go through a meeting with him and you will understand why he's deserving of 5 stars!!
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R&PChen
Wedding:
11/19/2011
5.0/5.0
What to say about Henry Chen.. HE is Excellent and his work speaks for itself. He is such a genuinely nice guy. We had such a great time during our engagement session and our photos came out exactly as we imagined it would be.. artistic and definitely capturing a genuine moment between us. He made us feel comfortable in front of the camera and that was what was also important to us that we'd be able to feel relaxed and know that the photos weren't going to look all posed. On our wedding day he even
went above and beyond, capturing every little detail and moment you'd probably miss yourself. He is one investment worth spending and you will not regret it.

Thank you again Henry for such an amazing experience, you've been nothing but a pleasure to work with. From getting to know you to the end result on the wedding album it has been nothing but a joy working with you and you're just on top of your game and it's definitely what separates you from the rest.
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Junko
Wedding:
11/11/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is the best photographer! All the reviews and rating tells it all. If you wait too long to book him for your wedding, you will regret it if you can't book him.
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MLee
Wedding:
10/15/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband (now) and I met Henry through a friend of ours. From our first e-mail exchange to our engagement session to our wedding day, everything was impeccable! We were so impressed with his work from all the way from VA that we asked him to be our photographer for our big day!

Henry came all the way from CA to VA to shoot our engagement photo as well as for our wedding! Though we've only met via email and telephone, we had an immediate chemistry. He made us feel comfortable and made us feel at home. His eyes for photography is incredible and all our family and friends (and us of course =) are in love with the photos!

Another thing I should mention is that Henry shot all the photos by himself! And to note that he did an AMAZING job!!!!!

Thank you again Henry for the beautiful pictures! We love them and could not have imagined anyone else perfect for our big day!

He has eyes for throughout our photoshoot and guided us through different
poses to make the photos as if we weren't even posing! We met Henry
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Melissa
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Short & sweet version.. Henry is AMAZING!!

As you all already know, Henry is an extremely talented photographer and pretty much a rockstar all around! It was such an honor to have him capture our wedding day on film and I cannot say enough about the quality and value of his work. His quick response time and attention to little details have always been so impressive considering the amount of work he does. In addition to all of this, his friendly demeanor and easy going personality really made taking all the photos a fun part of the day. The best part is that you can rest assured that Henry always does a fantastic job of capturing some really touching moments that you probably would not have ever known about.

I am actually a wedding planner, so believe me when I say that Henry is definitely top notch. He was the first vendor that I booked and I definitely knew from day one that he would be our photographer. I have also been lucky enough to have worked with him on a few weddings for past clients as well, so I can say with confidence that his work ethic and quality are 100% consistent. From the engagement session to the wedding day, working with Henry has been nothing less than seamless. He is definitely AMAZING with his turn-around time as well and all I can say is that I am in pure wonderment as to how he gets all his work done when he is constantly shooting weddings and traveling!

It has been about a week since our wedding and I have received endless wonderful compliments on the wedding day with each guest mentioning how Henry & his team were very professional and that they were absolutely EVERYWHERE capturing all sorts of fun candid moments! I know that I will cherish the photos that Henry took for the rest of my life and don’t think I will ever be able to express my gratitude for his ability to capture the emotions I felt that day.

Kuddos to Henry and his amazing team! Henry Chen and his team are true talent at its finest and I DO recommend them to everyone. He is a very popular guy and books up really fast, so my advice is to book him quick if he is available because this will be one of the best investments that you will make!
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sheree
Wedding:
9/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is the best photographer I've seen in recent years. His photographs are works of art! I'm so happy that we hired Henry because our engagement and wedding photographs are so beautiful. I cry when I look at the photographs because it reminds me of how beautiful we looked and more importantly how beautiful we felt on our wedding day. Aside from getting fantastic photographs from Henry, he was so easy and fun to work with because you rarely knew that he was there..... We will use Henry for all other life events that we want captured by a photographer. To Henry, thank you so much for taking beautiful photographs of our wedding. It means the world to me and Collin. We look forward to sharing our photographs with our grandchildren one day.
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Karen
Wedding:
9/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry is a bride's dream come true. Vendors really don't get any better than him! My husband (then fiancé) and I were worried about selecting a photographer that would take cheesy photos or put us in poses that just weren't natural. I think what sets Henry apart from other photographers is that he captures real emotions and genuine moments. What I really love most about Henry is his incredible work ethic. Unlike most photographers, Henry's photos are available in DAYS, not months. He responds to emails and phone calls immediately (at worst 24 hours). Even after the wedding, Henry was just as responsive as the day we first met. Editing our photo album was so simple & easy. Henry was so quick to incorporate our changes and was so patient when we made last minute revisions. Most importantly, Henry genuinely cares about his clients and values the opportunity to work with every couple. My husband and I are so grateful to have found Henry. He is worth every penny and so so much more.
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berkie
Wedding:
8/26/2011
5.0/5.0
I've been putting off doing Henry's review because I don't even know where to start. I cannot emphasize enough what an unimaginably, unspeakably, indescribably outstanding wedding photographer Henry is. He was the BEST money we spent on our wedding. Here are the reasons:

- His style is the perfect mix of artistic and classic. The pictures are technically excellent (I'm not a photographer, but I've been told), capture tons of emotion, and are beautifully composed. I don't need to say anything else about this. Just go ahead and look at his blog.

- He is extremely professional, responsible, and organized. I slept well at night knowing that he would show up on time, get all the important shots, and get me my photos back in great quality and in a reasonable amount of time. And he did. On top of that, he got some previews on his blog in superhuman speed. He was also very responsive throughout all my exchanges with him. Every question I asked him by e-mail was answered within a day.

- He cares a lot about his job. He's not just after your money or a good review. He cares about getting you good photographs, because he is an artist who takes pride in his work.

- He's very kind and personable. So many people at our wedding remarked how great he was to talk to. I initially didn't think this was that important, but now I realize that on the day of your wedding, it's REALLY important to be surrounded by nice people - especially your photographer, who is with you all day!

Basically, anything you could possibly care about when looking for your wedding photographer, you can find in Henry Chen. Thank you so, so much, Henry!!
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CoupleofSteeles
Wedding:
8/13/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had the absolute pleasure of working with Henry for both our engagement and wedding photos (Wedding was August 2011). Henry was amazing! He is the consummate professional, taking the time to get to know us, our style and vibe as a couple and what we were looking for in our photographs. His work speaks for itself but I was still amazed at how creative and artistic his shots turned out. We were beyond pleased with both sessions and he definitely exceeded any expectations we had for our wedding. Not only is Henry a talented photographer but he is also a genuinely kind and generous individual. We felt comfortable with him immediately, almost as if we had been friends for years. I think that personal aspect was also what makes his photo shoots seem so effortless. We recommend Henry 100% and would give him 10 stars if we could!
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Lynae
Wedding:
7/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry was amazing and my husband and I were extremely happy throughout the whole process. From the set-up of the services, to the e-session, wedding, and the final product of the photos. His calming and professional attitude helps you feel calm and confident throughout the whole process. He's done weddings everywhere and can adapt to anything.

Photography was one of the most important things to my husband and I and we wanted somebody who captured the moments in our wedding versus just the typical posed photos. He has a unique eye and turns everything into art and his compilation of photos tells a story. The person he chose as his 2nd photographer captured his exact essence.

I recommend all of my friends to Henry as I know he would never disappoint and always goes above and beyond. To get the right shot, he will do anything! He even laid down on wet grass in his suit to capture some of our gorgeous photos! Plus, he had his teasers for me within a couple of days (one was even within the day) and the rest of the photos shortly after that! Thank you Henry for everything! The last thing you want to regret and skimp on is your wedding day photos :)
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Tan
Wedding:
7/9/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry recently photographed our entire wedding day this past July 9th and we have nothing but high praises for him. We found Henry on one of the wedding websites shortly after our engagement and quickly fell in love with his work. It was well over a year before our big day, but we quickly booked him because we knew that he was our man and didn't want to settle on anyone else.

Henry is incredibly talented and easy to work with. He's also very friendly and flexible. Henry has so many great visions, I sometimes can't believe it's actually us in the pictures. He made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera. One of my favorite memories of our wedding day was the one-on-one photo session with him at the OC Performing Arts Center. If you get a chance to document any memorable event in your life with a professional photographer, make a good investment and don't cheat yourselves out of a quality.
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afpfgirl
Wedding:
6/13/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry is more than a photographer; he is an amazingly talented artist. Words can't describe how grateful we are to have been able to have him be the photographer that captured our day. Henry managed to capture all of the emotion of our wedding and the pictures literally move me to tears, every time I see them.

Neither of us are typically comfortable in front of a camera, but Henry makes it so easy. There is no awkwardness involved and Henry projects confidence that is contagious.

Henry is also an amazing person, his profession totally aside. We got to spend three days with him in Mexico and all of our friends and families now consider him part of the family. Check his website and you'll see his charitable spirit.

If Henry is available on the day of your wedding, the decision to hire him will be the best decision you could ever make related to your wedding. If every vendor was as good as Henry, we wouldn't need sites like this!
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Jean
Wedding:
4/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry was awesome! He always replied to our emails or calls within hours even late at night. We love the way Henry takes wedding pictures. He has a unique way of taking pictures, he can always find that nice angle or use nearby items or resources that I don't think other photographers would think of to shoot photos. He's very flexible and really listened to what we wanted in photos. Henry doesn't just take pictures, he creates art. We absolutely love the pictures he took, they're like art! =) Henry is also the nicest person and absolutely a pleasure to work with.

On our wedding day, he arrived half an hour earlier and within an hour, we already had lots of beautiful pictures taken by him, he's absolutely amazing!
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asheu
Wedding:
4/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry was referred to me by one of my best college friends that is in the wedding and entertainment business so I trust her advice and booked Henry after browsing his online wedding work. I need not elaborate on his style and expertise-just check out his website yourself. Henry has a knack not only for mutiple beautiful pictures, but also for these beautiful iconic shots that speaks volumes of elegance and style. We used him not only for the wedding, but also for our enagement pictures and wedding shower pictures.
Henry was our number one favorite vendor. He was helpful, super accomodating, and so sweet. He will do anything to make you feel comfortable and satisfied with your photography experience. All our vendors would take days to respond to our e-mails and calls but Henry would reply within several hours if not on the hour. It made me feel that he was on top of everything and very organized.
We recently received our album and loved the pictures and the quality of the albums. We have friends that were married at the same time and when we compared our albums, there is defintely no comparision. From the quality of the pictures to the layout and of course, the pictures themselves, Henry's work and products really stood out. Henry was also so kind as to provide us with high resolution CD's of all our pictures which our friends had to pay additional.
Henry was a fantastic, fantastic vendor-you can't go wrong in any aspect of your wedding photography needs with him!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Henry takes very beautiful pictures. He's easy to work with and very professional.
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k18nguyen
Wedding:
1/15/2011
5.0/5.0
Henry is very prompt in his responses (email/phone) and makes a effort to always keep you in the loop with everything going on. He takes pride in his work and you can tell just by the first conversation you have with him. If you want someone who will work with you and work hard for you, Henry is the choice. He is nice and very easy to work with, too easy sometimes.
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Anita
Wedding:
12/30/2010
5.0/5.0
I'm the sister of the groom.

I initially met Henry when he photographed my friend's wedding in 2009. Everyone I showed those photos to were amazed! Just weeks before my brother's wedding in India, I was visiting my friend in LA and ran into Henry again. Even though it was last minute I asked if he would come to India to shoot the wedding. We were so excited when Henry agreed to come! He went out of his way to get his VISA on time and sacrificed Christmas and New Year's with this family and friends at home.

Henry truly made the wedding special for the bride, groom and the guests. Everyone loved his magnetic personality. He really has a great way with people. He is very considerate and unintrusive. We had guests asking him to shoot events for them just based on his personality, they hadn't even seen his work yet. His work is, of course, amazing. He's a true photo journalist, very artistic. We've had so many guests comment that these are the best wedding photos they have ever seen!

I highly recommend Henry for any event. He went above and beyond what was expected of him. We are so thankful he came to India and made the wedding so special.
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amg
Wedding:
12/30/2010
5.0/5.0
It was a pleasure to have Henry join in our wedding celebrations to capture the memories for posterity.
He seamlessly blended in at all of the events, discreetly capturing every moment.
All our friends and family enjoyed having him with us as a 'special guest'.
Would definitely recommend Henry's skills as a vital component to your wedding.
Comments from our friends on Henry's photos of our wedding include:
- The most beautiful wedding pictures I have seen it's so amazing...
- Henry Chen is the best wedding photographer that I've seen so far. He really captured everything so very well.
- Wow what amazing photos
- wonderful pictures
- [the photos] are absolutely wonderful and so vivid in their story telling.
- [Henry] has truly captured both of you beautifully, he has really managed to catch so many different facets of you both it's incredible.
- beautiful pictures ... I've never seen wedding pics like these, incredible.
- these photos are just magical
- amazing wedding pictures
- The LOVE emanates through every photograph
- pictures are amazing
- so so beautiful and very wonderfully captured in the photos - I would have loved to have been there, but just seeing the pictures is a real treat. - Best wedding album ever.
- wow - the best wedding photos ever
- The photos are utterly stunning! Wow! I feel inspired just looking at them. [Henry] is certainly incredibly talented!
- Wow -- I think that's the most spectacular wedding portfolio I've ever seen! Wonderful pictures!
- I honestly don't think I have seen more beautiful wedding photos! They are FANTASTIC!!
- Fantastic photographs
- honestly the best wedding photos I've ever seen
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ginandgem
Wedding:
11/27/2010
5.0/5.0
We feel extremely lucky to have found Henry Chen to photograph our wedding. He does outstanding work and my fiancé and I were impressed from start to finish. Being one of the most creative people that I have ever had the pleasure to work with, its Henry’s rare combination of a talent, technique, eye for detail and great customer focus that produced amazing results. We had a unique, nontraditional ceremony and Henry was able to capture every emotion that went with it. I will recommend his services to anyone I come across who requires photography of any kind. Henry Chen is a true professional who provides his clients with 5-star service. Sincerely, Jim & Jen
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Karen & Jerry
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry is awesome!
We got married in October last year, but we were very disappointed of our wedding pictures that were done by the Hotel photographer.

So... we did another Bridal shoot this last weekend with Henry and OMG... we LOVE our pictures!!!!
He was professional but yet very easy-going. It was like we were working with an old friend on this photo shoot. Henry took us to THREE different locations for our shoot and was so patient with us.
That camera kept clicking, and I don't even want to know how many pictures he took... but less than 2 days later... he was able to show us a sneak peek of our pics. I remember some stories from my friends -- it took them FOREVER to see their wedding pictures!

Thank you so much Henry! We truly had a blast with you for those couple hours and those pictures are a truly beautiful!
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MELISSA
Wedding:
10/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Photography is a hobby of mine so when it came down to wedding planning - we made finding a good Photographer a priority. After meeting with Henry, the decision was clear that he would be our Wedding Photographer.

Henry's professionalism and responsiveness is TOP-NOTCH! Which to be honest, amazes me because this guy is BUSY! He has so many booked events - many back to back that I was always surprised on how quickly I'd receive a reply back. He is organized and takes the time to know his Bride & Groom and will remember details too. He's pretty talented.

I was a pretty detailed and organized Bride/planner so, it was very important to me for vendors to respond quickly and accurately. When you are planning a wedding with a full-time job and business travel involved it is IMPORTANT that you get responses quickly so you can move on. Multi-tasking is critical for us! With Henry's professionalism, you can ensure that you are in good hands. He will provide his advice from a lot of experience and help you plan the timeline for your big day.

My biggest advice to Brides & Grooms out there is to find Vendors that are experienced and professional. You will see after researching that it is pretty competitive in the wedding industry and there are A LOT of vendors to choose from. When it comes down to it, you will be SO thankful when you have chosen vendors of experience and professionalism. It really relieves a lot of stress and you know that they will go the extra mile to make sure you are satisfied with no regrets.

Lastly, Henry is patient and never pushy....personally, I don't like meeting vendors that feel like they are all about "business" and making money. Some will schmooze you and try to do the talk and dance and leave you feeling like you might have gotten jipped. Henry is so sincere. I know it's hard to believe that a vendor that is SO "professional" can also be sincere (haha) but, that's what Henry is. I had a moment and broke-down while getting ready on our wedding day and Henry knew exactly what to say and what to do to get my mind off of the "weepy/stressful moment" and back into smiles in a matter of seconds.

I can't recommend Henry enough. These 5.0's don't seem high enough but, that's all it will allow me to put.
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Annida
Wedding:
9/28/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry is AWESOME. At first, I thought he would be out of my price range so I didn’t contact him but my fiancé really love his work so I decided to email him and he responded to me right away. After meeting with Henry, I feel extremely lucky to have met him. Unfortunately, he is unavailable on our wedding day. But like I said, we really like his work so we decided to use his service for our e-session.

Henry is very nice, professional, artistic, organized and very easy to work with. Our photos came out absolutely amazing!!! He posted some of our photos on his blog and also tagged me on my Facebook. Everyone keeps asking me about our photos and I got so many compliments on them. I am more than happy to have Henry do our e-session and would like to recommend him to everyone.
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Chris
Wedding:
9/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry was an awesome photographer for our wedding. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Your photos will turn out great. He was very prompt in responding to our questions about his service. During both our engagement sessions and wedding, he was very professional and captured the photos that we wanted. He was extremely flexible during our wedding, considering that our ceremony and reception was a little unconventional. It was great knowing that he would take quality photos capturing all of the important moments at our wedding.
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Kate & Mike
Wedding:
8/14/2010
5.0/5.0
First off, I would like to say that I almost never give 5 star reviews for anything. That being said, every aspect of our interaction with Henry has been top notch! The photographer was one of the most important vendors to myself and my husband. We looked for months before we found Henry through a friend. During our initial meeting, we talked to Henry for a couple of hours about the wedding, our vision for it, our relationship and all the details of the packages we could create. Throughout the entire process Henry has been incredibly prompt in returning emails and phone calls! Henry was incredibly flexible on the details of the package we chose and even during our e-session, we were able to add an hour to the e-session and subtract an hour from the wedding day on the spot! All of our guests at the rehearsal dinner and the wedding could not stop complementing Henry and his second shooter Jared on their professionalism and ability to mingle with the guests while getting all of the important shots. On the big day, I could turn around whenever I wanted a specific picture and Henry was there to capture it. Henry truly loves what he does and it really shows! Henry becomes more of a friend that happens to be documenting your big day instead of an intrusive photographer that sticks out like a sore thumb. My best advice is to ask your guests and even other vendors (videographers, etc) to respect that you have hired a professional photographer and to please not block his way for the shots you want captured. If you want the vows and first kiss captured, make sure you don't have "uncle bob" standing in the way of the professionals! =) All I have left to say is that Henry is worth every penny! Book him early!!!
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
8/8/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry was incredible! Not only did our pictures turn out amazing but the quality of time spent and attention to our wedding was appreciated on so many levels! He really took the time to answer questions I had and was so flexible with us on different things. My husband is a photographer so pictures were a BIG deal to him and Henry did not disappoint in any way. I would HIGHLY recommend him!
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socalbride502
Wedding:
8/7/2010
5.0/5.0
After using Henry's services for both our e-session and our wedding, I would and will recommend Henry to anyone I know getting married in Southern California... and maybe even in the entire US. Henry is absolutely incredible! He is always prompt in his responses, professional, organized and flexible. But most importantly, Henry has an eye for beautiful photographs unlike anything I've ever seen before. He can take the most ordinary situation and make it look extraordinary.

After the craziness of our incredible wedding day, I found myself worried because I realized I hadn't really posed for that many photos for Henry nor did I really pay attention to the photographers all night. In other words, I wasn't intentionally putting my best foot forward or striking my fiercest Next Top Model poses all night. But after seeing the photos Henry took, you would think me, my now husband and all of our guests were seasoned models. He captures movement, personality, beauty and every single important second of the wedding process without being invasive or too calculated.

Upon first meet, Henry can seem a little shy. But don't be fooled! He is an absolute artist! And my recommendation is when he poses you for portraits- go with it- even if it feels awkward. He knows what he's doing and can see something more beautiful than you can, and you'll end up with more beautiful photographs than you could ever imagine.

Everyone who's gone through the wedding process told me that the day goes by so quickly, and they were absolutely right. And in the end, you find yourself with videos and photos to remember the many moments that flew by. So choose your photographer wisely! I'm really glad we did!
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hbarbeau
Wedding:
8/6/2010
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough great things about Henry! I was introduced to him through another photographer who was unavailable on my wedding day and what a blessing it turned out to be! He not only shoots amazing photographs, captures those perfect, candid moments of complete happiness, and gives great direction (without being pushy)--he is super sweet and so responsive! He literally emailed me back within hours answering any questions or concerns we might have. Henry just has this terrific ease and professionalism about him that will allow you to have zero worries on your wedding day and be 100% confident that your pictures will be beautiful and every great moment will be captured without having to ask for a single thing. I couldn't be happier with our pictures, guestbook album, and the overall experience with Henry. It was such a blessing to not have to worry about the photos on my wedding day and have my inbox flooded with compliments for days after. Definitely go with Henry if you want gorgeous pics and a worry-free day! :)
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Kelly
Wedding:
7/31/2010
5.0/5.0
After we got engaged, I had my friends send us their photographer recommendations. I came across Henry Chen Photography, looked at his website and knew we would love his work (he also took NBA photos, which I thought was awesome!) I loved the sharpness, clarity and classy style of his photos. I knew I wanted Henry as our wedding photographer. When I met with him, I checked his availability first and that’s how we chose our wedding date.

I asked a lot of questions and Henry responded right away every time I sent him an email. He was always open to my ideas and offered good suggestions. My husband first met Henry at our engagement session in San Francisco. He doesn’t like taking pictures and he didn’t want those cheesy romantic pictures of couples. Our photos came out better than I could imagine. He made us feel comfortable in front of the camera and most importantly made my husband feel comfortable with a photographer following him around, great practice for the actual wedding day. If you are wondering if you should do the engagement session, I highly recommend it.

Amazingly, Henry posted some photos right after our wedding and when we got back from our honeymoon he sent us all the best shots. A big sigh for a perfectionist bride who is anxious to see how their pictures turned out. He also, caught all of our "must-have" photos even though he couldn't guarantee them ahead of time. The hardest part was deciding which images to include in our wedding album, which ended up being amazing and soooo beautiful! Henry made the album process very simple and easy. Henry is extremely professional, respectful, responsible, easy to get along with and fun!

Every time I look at our engagement and wedding photos, it makes me feel so happy and amazed it’s actually us in those photos. We’ve gotten comments that they’re photos out of a magazine. Henry’s talent and packages are worth every penny. We will definitely hire him again for other life events. Thank you so much for everything Henry!
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dindomeeka
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is a STUD of a photographer! From the moment we met him, we knew he was going to be the person responsible for capturing our day for us. Actually, my fiancé (now wife) already knew it, but Henry quickly convinced me during our initial meeting. My wife knew of Henry's work because he photographed one of her best friend's weddings about two years ago. Henry is organized, professional, and passionate about what he does, and it really did show during our initial meet. So the second we got home, we made the deposit and booked him for our date. I feared that if we didn't, he would be booked by someone else. He is that busy and in demand!

ORGANIZED: Henry has an amazing website. He showcases it during your initial meet. He also has an incredible blog. He updates the blog with lightning speed after each of his shoots, whether it is an e-session or wedding. You see your pictures usually within 24 to 48 hours on his blog. We are pretty sure the excitement that all of his clients experience when seeing their pictures that quickly is undeniable. I know we were pretty stoked! Finally, you get a DVD of your raw pictures (all of them) within a week. When he has the time to do all of this is beyond me, but he does. There is no doubt that Henry is one organized fellow.

PROFESSIONAL: Henry responds to emails, voice mails, and/or text messages very quickly. We tried not to harass him with a bunch of these modes of communication. Anytime we did have questions for him though, he was extremely prompt in answering them. We didn't go with other vendors precisely because of poor communication. If it took them too long to respond to an email or return a phone call, then that told us they weren't really that interested in working with us. Not only was his communication great, but he was always punctual and has great listening skills. You won't have to worry about him being late or forgetting even the smallest of details. One final point I want to make about his professionalism, is that even though it seemed like he was right there to capture every single picture we wanted, he was never really in the way either. It's kind of like a referee in soccer or an umpire in baseball. If the game is flowing and nobody notices the ref or ump, it usually means they are doing their job exceptionally well. Henry is the ultimate professional.

PASSIONATE: Just read his blogs or follow him on Facebook and you will see what we mean about how passionate he is. Henry has such a great eye and captures you with the coolest backdrops, poses, and candids imaginable. He can really do it all, and we believe that is because he is truly passionate about what he does. We really got the sense that this wasn't just a job for Henry, but he really is excited to capture all the special moments of your day for you. For example, we went to 3 locations for our e-session. Our package initially had 2 hours for the e-session. We told him if hitting all 3 locations was not gonna happen, we were willing to pay for any additional hours. He said not to worry about it, and we can take away an hour from the wedding day or work something else out in regards to time. Anyway, we ended up taking 4 hours, and not once did we feel like he rushed us. Actually on our way from one stop to the other, he was the one who told us to hold on because he thought that a slate wall would make for a great backdrop at LA Live. Even though we thought we were done there, he still took the time to get those last few shots that maybe turned out to be some of the best at that location. You might think he wanted to make an extra 2 hours worth of work, but in the end he didn't even want to charge us for those 2 extra hours. He said that he had such a good time working with us, and that he didn't want to charge us. We told him that was way too cool and we at least wanted to pay for one hour. He accepted. Henry Chen's passion about what he does is incredible and shows through when you see the final product.

If you have the chance and he is available, BOOK HIM FOR YOUR WEDDING!
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Jessica
Wedding:
7/17/2010
5.0/5.0
We absolutely LOVED Henry Chen Photography! In fact, I would rate him above "5 stars" if I could. During the whole planning process, from our engagement session to the wedding day, Henry was truly amazing! The photos he captured were beyond beautiful and awesome! He did a wonderful job of not only capturing all the special moments, but he also captures the way we felt during those moments. We really could not have asked for more from our wedding photographer. He really has a unique perspective and finds the best shots in all circumstances!

In addition, Henry always showed utmost professionalism and was so fast in responding to all our questions and requests. He answers emails and phone calls within hours each time...it's incredible! Out of all my wedding vendors, Henry was the most responsive and dependable one! Henry also really listened to our requests and took the time to really get to know us as individuals and as a couple and we are convinced that really showed in all the photos. Henry was also so creative and came up with some great ideas during the engagement session and the wedding day. And finally, we felt so comfortable around Henry, especially during the wedding day which helped ease any wedding day anxiety we felt.

We received millions of compliments of Henry's final product (photos and guestbook) and we would without a doubt recommend him to ALL our friends and family!!!! We just can't thank him enough and are so fortunate to have him as our wedding photographer!!!
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crizzi
Wedding:
7/4/2010
5.0/5.0
After our first meeting with Henry in his hip, yet very warm studio in Long Beach we knew we had the right photographer for our wedding. Any photographer can take pictures, Henry truly captured not only the event but the feel and the emotion of the day and those who were a part of it all. From the grand to the intricate details. Henry brought a professional calm on a very high emotion, hectic day, yet within that, was able to manage and move everyone around to get the few stills we wanted, quickly and efficiently. Henry was not at all in our way which allowed us to freely enjoy our day and allowed him to do just what we wanted him to do, which is capture the experience as it naturally happened. And he did so, with such an artistic and unique style. We could not be happier with our photos and our experience working with Henry.
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kertitans
Wedding:
7/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Just book Henry. My bride and I were thrilled with the service, value, finished product and enjoyment. Working with Henry was always fun, he captures the best, unique view of your wedding. Seeing his work, I knew the finished product would be beautiful and well done. What we didn't anticipate was how much we enjoyed the photo session. He put us both at ease, in the mood and got the best sides of us.

Thank you for a job well done.
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jshiao
Wedding:
6/26/2010
5.0/5.0
We love Henry's work -- he does a fabulous job of capturing the moment. We can't count the number of updated Facebook profile pics stolen from Henry's blog. :P

Henry's a true professional and genuinely loves working with you. He's willing to travel -- he flew form SoCal to NorCal just for the day to shoot our engagement session. And despite delayed planes, closed shooting locations, and getting lost in the city, that smile and calmness that he has never leave his face.

It's amazing how talented he is at such a young age. We vision a long successful career of producing even more spectacular photos for Henry! We highly recommend him to all our friends that are getting married.

One thing to note is that his portraits aren't the strongest. This was somewhat of a complaint from our parents, but not from us. He probably could have spent a little more time posing the family members or swap people positions before shooting another series, but the schedule was rushed so we're sure Henry did the best he could with the given time.
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stacy
Wedding:
6/13/2010
5.0/5.0
I can't even remember how I found about Henry as I had visited so many photography sites. I saw the work featured on his website and initially, I thought he would be out of my price range so I didn't want to contact him. Curiousity got the best of me and I decided to contact him anyway. We met up with Henry and he was the nicest guy ever. He had a special on his packages and we ended up re-working our budget to fit Henry in. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made.

First off, Henry is very prompt with his responses. He answers emails right away and always returns phone calls. I have never had to call or write him a second time due to failure to respond on his part. He contacted me about our engagement shoot right on schedule with the timeline we had previously discussed. I rescheduled the shoot I don't know how many times and Henry accommodated me each time without any complaints. My engagement pictures were amazing. I would use his photos as my profile picture on my Facebook page and I got so many compliments!

Henry was professional in appearance and demeanor everytime I encountered him. He got the job done despite the circumstances. On my wedding day time was a major factor. Henry had to adjust to the time constraints and did so extremely well. I could tell there were additional shots he wanted to get, but unfortunatley my husband and I were pressed for time and were unable to oblige. Henry never complained. At the end of the night Henry was all packed up and ready to go, when I asked him if he could take one last photo of myself and my hostesses. He quickly unpacked his camera and took the photos for me and again, no complaints.

Within 2-3 days I had pictures from my wedding day. Another day or two following that ALL of my images were available for review. My photos were absolutely amazing! Henry tagged me in some of my photos on Facebook and I got so many compliments on them! I feel as though he captured my wedding day perfectly! Now we are in the process and putting together the wedding album, which I know will be beautiful!!! I can't wait!!
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yayapanda
Wedding:
6/12/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry is an awesome photographer. He is artistic, professional, and a great person to work with. Henry was able to capture all the special moments at our wedding and all the photos turned out so nice. I have received tons of compliments from family and friends on our wedding pictures. It was a pleasure working with Henry and I can't wait to start working with him on my wedding album.
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MelissaandHumbertoParamo
Wedding:
5/30/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry was AMAZING! Worth every penny! Everyone keeps asking me about our photog for both our e-session and wedding. Henry captures the moments that were so important in this whole wedding experience. Thank you so much Henry! Look fwd to seeing you in the future
ps. get some sleep! Some of our wedding pics were up and posted the next day!
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shellane
Wedding:
5/22/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry is amazing! His pictures capture memories and emotions. He is great to work with, very dependable and answers emails quickly. I couldn't ask for anything more. Can't wait to work with him again!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We had seen Henry's photos online while doing a search for photographers to do engagement photos in Las Vegas and possibly our wedding. The second that we saw his photos we knew that he was the photographer for us. Just to be sure we met with other photographers (one who offered us a very good deal) but we could not get Henry out of our head!
We are so happy that we went with our first instinct.
Not only were the engagement and wedding photos amazing, him and his team are very professional and very easy to work with. Henry took the time to answer all of our questions, meet with us, and was very responsive via email and the phone. We could not have been happier with the service that we received.
Thank you Henry for amazing talent and making our wedding day so special!
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Belinda
Wedding:
5/8/2010
5.0/5.0
Professional, courteous, and an absolute genius behind the camera. We were so thrilled to work with Henry that the entire photography session from the engagement, planning the wedding, and the day of the wedding seems effortless.

For our package, we worked with Henry for our engagement session and helped two camera shy people feel comfortable in front the camera, we took memorable pictures at The Getty and Santa Monica which helped create an absolutely memorable photo album that was a huge success at the wedding.

Henry spent 5 hours with me prior to the start of the wedding to capture intimate moments with my friends and family before the wedding and the photos from the wedding were truly remarkable.

Henry Chen is great to work with and highly recommended.
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Sheri
Wedding:
5/1/2010
5.0/5.0
We loved our wedding photos! Henry did a wonderful job at capturing our wedding even though it was his first Persian (Muslim ceremony) wedding. He is always prompt in responding to emails/phone calls, is detail-oriented, and does a combination of posed and photojournalistic style. We looked at so many photographer's websites/blogs and were so excited to be able to book Henry. We couldn't be happier with the end result--I can't stop looking at our wedding photos. Thanks, Henry!
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laura5482
Wedding:
4/25/2010
5.0/5.0
henry shot our wedding and trash the dress session. he is amazing and fantastic in every way. from the moment we met henry at his studio, we knew immediately that we could entrust him to document one of the most important days of our lives! he is so amazingly talented and we highly recommend him. he's extremely accommodating and once he's behind the camera and in his element, you can see his creativity bursting out of him. you will not be disappointed!
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juna
Wedding:
4/24/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry was so great to work with. My husband was extremely particular about who the photographer was that I thought it would be impossible to find. We randomly came across Henry from another photographer's blog and immediately loved his pictures. Meeting him only made it better. He wanted to get to know us first and know what was important to us. He is quick to respond and answer all of our questions. I hate taking photos but he made it much more relaxed and easy.

His pictures for both the e-session and wedding turned out beautiful. He captured a lot of candid moments of people, instead of the millions of posed pictures. Everyone who's seen them has loved them as well. We would definitely HIGHLY recommend him to anyone!
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bree
Wedding:
4/17/2010
5.0/5.0
WE had the pleasure of working with Henry for both our Engagement Session photos as well as our wedding. As soon as our day started with Henry back in October he helped ease us through the whole process of shooting. It was unlike anything we have ever done. He was professional, courteous and made things go over with such ease. It felt as if we were spending the day with a dear friend instead of just a photographer. if the day didn't wow us enough seeing our engagement photos topped that. It was as if we were reliving our day through the photos. He was very patient, as our 2 year old took part in the day as well and I was very thankful for that.

By the time our wedding came around in April Henry and us had had numerous correspondences, moreso than other vendors. And for that I was so grateful. Any question we had he answered, he even checked in on us to see how our own wedding planning process was going. Again, his service simply cannot be topped.
The day of our wedding was somewhat hectic but even with the Camera Crew there filming Henry just kept in stride and was so helpful every step of the way.

The photos blew us away. He captured every intimate moment, and we were even able to see those special moments amongst our family that we missed. Looking at his photos it was as if we were there all over again.

Thank you so much Henry for capturing our special day.
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Andrew
Wedding:
4/3/2010
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen was fantastic. Everything we heard and read about Henry was true. We were married on April 3, 2010. After we came back from our honeymoon, we found out that our other relatives were so impressed with Henry's photography and services that they were e-mailing Henry for copies of the photos from our wedding!

From the moment we met Henry to the day of the wedding, Henry was an absolute pleasure to work with. He is caring, sensitive, and handles every situation with aplomb. For every meeting and photo shoot we had, Henry was also much more punctual than we were. During the stress of wedding planning, Henry's gentle reminders about scheduling and itineraries were most welcome. We hired Henry for both the engagement session and wedding day photos. And now, after the wedding, we realize that one of the reasons why our wedding was so special was because Henry captured the essence of our relationship perfectly in his photos. He knew exactly how to pose us for the photos and exactly what it took to bring out the best of our spirit and personalities. He brings out the best of us in his photos even if one of us (me, the groom) is not entirely photogenic.

My wife and I cherish our wedding day very much and a big reason why we can and will be able to walk down Memory Lane of April 3, 2010, forever is because we will always have Henry's photos as reminders of our wedding.
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arash65
Wedding:
3/13/2010
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was on 03/13/2010, and we could not have asked for better photos. Henry Chen met our expectations and beyond in every aspect possible. He is a pleasure to work with, very easy going and listens to what the bride and groom request. He is extremeley professional and has taken pictures from me and my wife that I get amazing comments about on a daily basis. I have seen many wedding photos in my life, but nothing quite like our wedding picutre which was done in style and with unique artistary and professionalism. I recommend Henry Chen for any occasion that requires photography. We loved are wedding pictures so much that we are doing another 3 hour session with our wedding attire. Henry Chen will be our photographer for any future events that requires a professional photographer.
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Pieter
Wedding:
12/16/2009
5.0/5.0
We are seriously not exaggerating! Henry Chen documented our wedding in South-Africa, we truly would not have considered someone from the other side of the world if it wasn't him! His service was organized, prompt and professional. To talk about his unique talent and creativity will take us hours. Our friends and family were just as impressed by him, not just service, but also his mannerism.

We thank God that Henry was our photographer!
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Pam
Wedding:
11/21/2009
5.0/5.0
I loved working with Henry Chen. He's very professional and it was very easy working with him. He responds really quickly to my emails (even when I email him at 2 AM!) I know weddings can be so stressful for the bride, and Henry has been very understanding of that. The pictures he took of us are absolutely fantastic! We got a lot of very good feedback from family and friends, including the engagement session pictures. I highly recommend him.
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chinchang
Wedding:
11/14/2009
5.0/5.0
My wife and I are so happy that we had Henry Chen as our wedding photographer. Not only is he a great photographer that will delivery stunning photos, but he is one of the most personable people you will ever meet. From our first meeting, to our engagement session, all the way to the wedding day, it has really been a pleasure to get to know Henry.

I do not know what else anyone can ask for in a wedding photographer. His beautiful photos speak for themselves. (Check out his blog) He always responds to emails right away. He is also extremely flexible and willing to put in the extra time and effort to suite each e-session and wedding. (Did I mention we had our dream engagement session in EUROPE!)

For those couples on the fence on choosing a wedding photographer, all I can say is set up some meetings with a few other photographers you like. Then set up a meeting with Henry. You wont regret it!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Henry was the right wedding photographer for us; we totally made the right choice going with him. He's very easy going, super cool, prompt, always on time ... (too many good things to list :) - He's a top notch pro. His camera works is just simply amazing: he captures precious moments from angles that can only enhances their beauty. Do go to his blog; and check it out yourself. Having him as our photographer definitely put our minds at ease because we knew that our precious memories would be handled by the best. He's passionate with what he does; and we knew he gave us his 110%. We're so pleased with his works; we have no doubt that he will also give his 110% to all of his future clients.
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boom boom
Wedding:
10/3/2009
5.0/5.0
Do not skimp on your photographer because it will show! The value that Henry has to offer you and his ability to capture so many emotions and lighting is nothing short of awesome. We highly recommend Henry 100%

Every bride has their own personal style and desires, especially when it comes to their wedding and capturing every memorable detail about that exciting day and all that builds up to it. Henry is 100% professional and 100% personal at the same time.

He was the only one we dealt with throughout our time with him and responses where always prompt and personable. He was efficient yet flexible when it came to our creative side, he always made the time we had and put our requests over any "agenda". He was always kind yet firm when when he need to get people in the right place.

Take the time to check out his website! We promise you WILL NOT be disappointed and it is well worth your time and finances!
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iguintu
Wedding:
9/26/2009
5.0/5.0
My husband and I feel extremely lucky to have met Henry and as evidenced by his popularity among future brides and groom, we were lucky to have him as our photographer for both our engagement session and wedding. Saying that working with Henry was a pleasure would be an understatement. We had a blast shooting the pictures for our engagement session. Henry really listened to what we wanted out of the shoot and created a very easy going atmosphere for us during the session. He spent all day with us driving around to different locations around the LA area and was completely accommodating to the fact that my husband is in a wheelchair. Although the wheelchair could have been cause for different challenges, Henry didn't let it hinder any potential for a great shot... even if this meant pushing Joe through sand himself to get that perfect shot on the beach. Joe and I had so much fun and the images that Henry captured speak for themselves, he creates such beautiful art with his photography. The wedding day pictures that Henry took are also amazing. He captured all the wonderful moments while blending in seamlessly, I was happy to have him there as a friendly face among all my closest friends and relatives.
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Gabriela
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
When planning our wedding, the photographer was the only expense we didn't want to skimp on as we knew it was the way we were going to remember our special day. We look at hundreds of portfolios and talked to more than ten photographers. The search stop when we talked to Henry.

First, we looked at his portfolio online at henrychenphoto.com. His style was very unique. He is what's called a photojournalist, which means he is quick at capturing the moments as they happen and his photos were a recreation of weddings as if it were from the eyes of one of the guests. It was like being there.

Then in our first conversation, we could tell that his mission was getting to know us so he could give us exactly what they wanted.

The results were amazing: He captured the unforgettable moments, the candid reactions and we even got a glimpse of what we missed, and all with amazing colors and angles. They are intimate without being invasive; artistic without being eccentric; romantic without being tacky. And because he is very creative, our photos have a modern touch that reflect who we are as a couple. Exactly how we wanted to remember our wedding!

Henry was extremely flexible and he made the whole process, before, during and after, very smooth. Everybody in the wedding loved him. He is nice and he knows so much about different types of wedding that he was our guide during ours. My husband kept asking him "OK Henry, we did the dance. Now what?"

We had our engagement session, our wedding session and then a post wedding session with him and we were extremely happy. I recommend Henry and will work with him again in any future sessions!
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arkelanor
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
When planning our wedding, the photographer was the only expense we didn't want to skimp on as we knew it was the way we were going to remember our special day. We look at hundreds of portfolios and talked to more than ten photographers. The search stop when we talked to Henry.

First, we looked at his portfolio online at henrychenphoto.com. His style was very unique. He is what's called a photojournalist, which means he is quick at capturing the moments as they happen and his photos were a recreation of weddings as if it were from the eyes of one of the guests. It was like being there.

Then in our first conversation, we could tell that his mission was getting to know us so he could give us exactly what they wanted.

The results were amazing: He captured the unforgettable moments, the candid reactions and we even got a glimpse of what we missed, and all with amazing colors and angles. They are intimate without being invasive; artistic without being eccentric; romantic without being tacky. And because he is very creative, our photos have a modern touch that reflect who we are as a couple. Exactly how we wanted to remember our wedding!

Henry was extremely flexible and he made the whole process, before, during and after, very smooth. Everybody in the wedding loved him. He is nice and he knows so much about different types of wedding that he was our guide during ours. My husband kept asking him "OK Henry, we did the dance. Now what?"

We had our engagement session, our wedding session and then a post wedding session with him and we were extremely happy. I recommend Henry and will work with him again any time!
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Shirley
Wedding:
9/18/2009
5.0/5.0
I met Henry in class back when he was just entertaining the idea of starting a wedding photography business. His reliable and meticulous work at the time was enough to convince me to hire him as my wedding photographer when I got engaged. As I expected Henry's work is creative and beautiful. His hard work was apparent even to some of my guests who commented on it after the fact. Above all he was so quick to respond to all of my questions and requests which is so important when there are plenty of other things to keep track of. Thank you Henry for helping create such wonderful memories of my wedding experience!
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Vince
Wedding:
8/8/2009
5.0/5.0
We booked Henry for our wedding two years ago in 2007 after our engagement session. Looking back at our wedding, the best decision we made is to get Henry to shoot for us!!!

I met Henry two years ago and he showed me his pictures from LA Clippers games and I instantly recognize his talent for photography. I flew my fiance down from Seattle to take an engagement session with Henry in December 2007. My fiance gave me a hard time in the beginning since I talked non-stop about how good Henry is and how he can even be better considering he just starting out. After seeing our e-session pictures she agreed and we booked him then for our 2009 wedding.

Last year when I got a chance to travel Europe for work, I called Henry up and asked him to do another e-session for us in Rome and Paris and we couldn't be happier. We received so many compliments from friends and family that drove us insane! =) Our friends and relatives would call us and not ask about our Europe/Africa trip but about how pretty our pictures are and how we were able to convince Henry to fly over to take pictures for us.

Henry did an exceptional job for our wedding on August 8th, 2009 in Seattle! We didn't get much sleep before the wedding and were worry about how we will look on pictures. Henry solved that problem for by take pictures at the right angle that made us look so good and capture our special moments in our wedding. Henry was like an invisible man at our wedding and we still couldn't figure out how he was able to take the pictures he did. Our family and friends were amazed by Henry's pictures and keep asking us when the can see our official wedding album.

A few qualities about Henry that we observed while working with him!
- Exceptional talent for photography
- RESPONSIVENESS!!! He will pick up the phone or email/call you back!!!
- Professional and prompt

For people who are reading this and thinking of getting Henry for your wedding: GOOD LUCK!!! You will have to do one of two things to get Henry to shoot for you: 1) Have your wedding on a weekday! 2) Delay your wedding until Henry is available!

Tips: Do it fast before Henry starts charging $10,000 for his service alone!

My email is lvhn999@yahoo.com if you want to contact me to verify that I?m a real person and did not get paid by Henry to write my review or Henry himself!
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Kisha
Wedding:
8/2/2009
5.0/5.0
Words cannot describe Henry Chen!!! But his photographs describe how passionate he is towards his craft. We booked Henry for our Wedding at Ponte Winery. He captured our precious moments and he made everyone feel at ease. He is very professional and what I like most is that he takes time to get to know his clients. It might feel like an interview but in the end....it's his way of making sure that he captures the soul of your event. If you want to remember your special event, Henry is the guy to call. Another thing that I liked about Henry and the services that he provided...he was constantly asking if there was anything he could help with!!! This is the kind of service that every bride needs..a vendor offering to help or even recommend others that could provide the services you are seeking...I will use Henry again for the next milestone in our life (kids)!!!!
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Debbie
Wedding:
8/1/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is an amazing photographer for various reasons. First, his pictures are crisp, clean, and definitely artistic. According to a friend of mine, he works "magic" and I agree. Secondly, Henry is extremely professional. Professional towards his clients and during our wedding day while interacting with our friends and family members. Thirdly, he is flexible. Even though he has a busy schedule, he's always willing to rearrange dates to accommodate us. I call him speedy because he's so quick to respond to emails, requests, and text messages! I would definitely recommend Henry Chen to anyone! Hurry and book Henry because his schedule is filling up quickly for 2010!!!
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Shamaya
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry ROCKKKKKKKKKSS!!! I would tell him this everyday if I could. Henry is special to us because we met him back in 2007 when we first started planning our wedding. He had only done one wedding, but had tons of architectural and Clipper game pics which were still FAB-U-LOUS. We were his second client, and I looked at the photos on his laptop and knew he was one of a kind. We shot our E-Session pictures here in the Bay Area and we still get rave reviews about them, and they have made me even more vain (LOL), Henry shot our wedding 7.25.09, and I must say that he has earned and worked hard for all that is being bestowed upon him.

We wish him nothing but the best in his future, and we are so grateful to have had a special photographer like Henry to shoot our wedding.

Peace & Blessings Henry..YOU ROCKKKKKKKK!!!

Rick & Maya
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Coco
Wedding:
7/24/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen has got to be one of the best in the Photography business. His attention to detail, responsiveness, professionalism... everything is top notch. He took on our wedding last minute (after we had a horrible feeling about our first photographers) and we couldn't be happier with our photos. Henry was not only our photographer but quickly became a friend.
You will be blown away by his work and it will be hard for you to narrow down your favorite pictures! He just wants what is best for his brides and grooms and goes the extra mile to give his all. He showed up early, stayed late and at times I completely forgot he was there. He caught everything!
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SweetSalz21
Wedding:
7/24/2009
5.0/5.0
In a few words: Book him. Book him now. You won't regret it for a second!

To elaborate, Henry really did us a huge favor in taking us on. After a not-so-great experience with our previous photographers, we were worried and stressed about photography. We contacted Henry who (only a month before the wedding) took us on with open arms. The second our e-session started, we were completely at ease with him. He never makes you feel uncomfortable or silly and really listens to the kind of photos you want to take.

Henry works a mile a minute to get the best shot. There were times during the shoot where I thought, "Man, he didn't catch that cute moment" and then when we saw the pictures, he had! He captures everything.

On our wedding day, I never had to worry about if he would show up on time ready to work. He was there early, before I even had the chance! He would set up shots but then let me and my husband do our thing. Our bridal party loved him and he allowed us to act like ourselves. He and his assistants were practically invisible all day, especially in the church. I never felt like he was intrusive in anyway. My family and friends were all greatly impressed and I hope we can find a way to use his services again. Maybe a Trash-the-Dress shoot?

The pictures were up in an online gallery within a week... so you brides who want to see your pictures won't have to wait very long with Henry! He's efficient, quick to answer emails and extremely considerate. Like I said, if you're looking for an excellent photographer with a great attitude and quality work, book Henry now. I absolutely love our pictures and will have difficulty picking out my favorites. They're all my favorites!
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Kristin
Wedding:
7/18/2009
5.0/5.0
When my then fiance and I sat down to decide budget for our wedding, we agreed that the number one priority and where we would spare no cost, would be the photographer for our wedding. We wanted to find a photographer with a fresh eye, who could capture the emotion of the moment and we did not want the pictures to feel staged. We were honestly blessed to have found Henry Chen. He is absolutely amazing. From our first meeting to after the wedding, Henry was always responsive and genuinely available to answer all of our questions, and interested in us as a couple. The pictures from both our engagement session to our wedding are phenomenal. He captured the emotion and heart behind the wedding and the pictures brought tears to both my husband and my eyes.

On the day of the ceremony, Henry was simply wonderful. His calm nature kept the bridal party and our families calm and happy. He also took the time to talk with our family and friends and really make everyone feel special and important on the day of the wedding.

Hands down, Henry was an absolute pleasure to work with and I would 100% recommend him. I cannot say enough about how fanastic he is and how happy we are with our photos. He is quite simply awesome!
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joobeelee
Wedding:
7/11/2009
5.0/5.0
Photography was something that was really important to us from the very beginning. We searched and met with a LOT of different photographers until we found Henry. And it was well worth the search!

Henry is creative, talented, artistic, fun, flexible, and most importantly he LOVES photography and weddings. He has a good eye and makes you feel completely comfortable. He's also really good at getting back to emails and phone calls promptly. I remember emailing him to set up an appointment, and within half an hour he called me! We keep saying that he's going to need to start charging more because he's so awesome! The guest book (with pictures from the engagement shoot) that he put together was one of the biggest hits of the wedding.

Since our wedding, we've had two friends also book him for their weddings. Just proves that good work gets around!!
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Emily
Wedding:
7/5/2009
5.0/5.0
We were unbelievably pleased with our wedding photographer, Henry Chen! We hired him when he had only shot about 7 weddings or so, and in the year preceding our wedding, he probably tripled that number! First, we had an amazing engagement session with Henry. He took so much time with us that day, even though we probably went over our allotted time for the shoot! Henry really cares about capturing you in great, creative shots. I searched high and low for photographers in Los Angeles, and Henry was probably the 7th one we interviewed. It was evident from our first meeting that Henry has a true passion & love of wedding photography, and it shows in all his photos. I was looking for someone with a creative eye, and Henry has that and more!! Not only is he creative, but he is a highly skilled photogapher. On our wedding day, he made us all feel so comfortable (even though I was behind schedule!) but managed to get all the photos we asked him to! He was very professional yet laid back at the same time. Many people at our wedding commented on the professionalism of Henry & his team. We are really looking forward to making our wedding photo album with Henry's help, and would recommend him to anyone looking for amazing, creative, & unique wedding photos!!
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Vanny
Wedding:
7/15/2007
5.0/5.0
First we would like to say that Henry is an extremely organized and professional photographer. We could not think of anyone we would have rather, document the most important day of our lives. We met a few days before the day of the wedding to sort out all the details and we were extremely impressed with how he carried himself and how he presented his services to us. He made it clear exactly what we could expect from him and he took to heart everything that we said. He paid really close attention to what we wanted to make our day special and he carried it out to a "T". We did let Henry know that we would require him for the whole day from about 7am until the end of the reception which meant around 11:00pm. He was very understanding of our Chinese culture and even though the day was crazy busy, not once did he let the stress show and he stayed a true professional until the end. When all was said and done, it only took Henry about two weeks to meet with us again and present us with a very nicely put together slideshow of the magical moments from that day. The picture quality was so much more than I could have expected and Henry even emailed me a link to it to share it with the guest from the wedding. It allowed me to see all the details and fun times that I had missed because I was being pulled so many different ways on my wedding day. He gave me a copy of the slideshow on a dvd and the negatives to all of the pictures he had taken. He even told us that if we wanted any other pictures retouched, to just contact him and he would be more than happy to help us with that. I thought that was a great gesture. In the end, I remember my wedding mainly from what I see in the pictures that Henry took. He captured all the important moments and was able to relay my whole day through the pictures. He used us as his main characters to tell our story through his lens. He is a wonderful person to work with and I will definitely need his services again when other friends or families have a special occasion.
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Sarah Valentine
Wedding:
6/20/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is a great photographer. From the moment we saw the beautiful, moving, dramatic images on his website we knew we wanted him to photograph our wedding. When we met him and found out how sweet, personable, and professional he was we knew working with him would be a great experience! From our engagement photo session to our wedding day my husband and I and all our friends & family who saw the photos were simply blown away by how his amazing, artistic shots captured our happiness and the spirit of the events. I especially appreciated all the detail shots he took at the wedding because I could see things I didn't have time to notice on the day! I would definitely recommend Henry Chen to any bride - you won't be disappointed!
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andy
Wedding:
6/6/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry and his assistants were absolutely amazing every step of the way. Fantastic communication, great personality and energy, and of course, UNBELIEVABLE photos! We have never heard so many compliments on anyone's wedding pictures before!
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Alicia
Wedding:
5/30/2009
5.0/5.0
Photography was incredibly important to my fiance (now husband!) and me. We searched through 85+ photographers in the Los Angeles area and Henry's work was definitely the best we saw for a few reasons: (1) He does an incredible job truly capturing the moments as they come, candidly and perfectly. (2) The COLORS in his images are phenomenal. (3) His creativity is unmatched by other photographers. (4) He's SO STINKIN' NICE!!! Seriously, send him an e-mail and you will see immediately that he is one of the most dedicated, kind, sincere photographers out there which really makes a difference when you're working with him on your wedding day and before.

We ended up using Henry for our engagement photo session at Disneyland, our wedding, and a family portrait session a few days before the wedding. Henry pulled off all three with ease. We felt he was so easy to work with and was as excited about taking the photos as we were to have them taken! We also had the chance to meet some other couples who had worked with Henry, and not a single person has negative things to say about him. He can really do some incredible things with a camera and has all of the best equipment to make sure he is literally doing the best he can. It's also nice to see how much he genuinely loves photography, particularly weddings. Visit his blog and you'll see how into his job he is. I don't think he sleeps very much... ;]

We are so lucky to have found the best photographer and an amazing friend in Henry Chen. Hire him!!!
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EmmaD
Wedding:
5/16/2009
5.0/5.0
Photography is extremely important to me. We were looking for a photographer to capture everything from our grand landscapes to our most intimate moments in an artistic form. I interviewed several photographers and finally narrowed it down to 2 "finalists", Henry, of course, being one of them. Henry agreed to meet with us at our house - at 9pm on a weeknight. And he came prepared to blow out his competition. We booked him that night! Not only did we love his style of photography but Henry had a way about him. He was calm, easy going, friendly and professional the whole time. I felt very comfortable with him.

Henry Chen took our breath away with the amount of attention and dedication he put into our engagement session & wedding. His gift of photography has blown us away and surpassed all of our expectations. He played a HUGE part in our wedding weekend. He was more than a photographer - he also played the role of our officiant during our ceremony rehearsal. Everyone felt so comfortable with Henry. He was able to catch us as our true selves because of his unobstrusive style. It's obvious to us how much Henry cared about both the people he photographed and his work by the amount of time and attention he's given us. He has not only shaped our memories into pieces of art that we can share with others, but he's also made a warm and lasting impression on our hearts. He captured our beautiful memories so vividly.
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Grace
Wedding:
5/2/2009
5.0/5.0
Photography was a top priority in planning our wedding so we spent a great deal of time and effort in researching and choosing a great photographer. Henry Chen's work was inspirational and beautiful. He demonstrated that he had an artistic eye and a keen attention to detail. Henry was always very prompt in his responses and very accessible. As a person, he was also very easy going and sweet. During our initial interview, he put us at ease and really made the effort to get to know us and understand our vision for the wedding. On the day of the wedding, he and his assistants were extremely attentive and somehow managed to be everywhere to capture all the details and all the great moments that we wanted to cherish!! Looking at the photos now, I could not have trusted our very important day to a better photographer. All of our friends and family have been complimenting his work. Now with the wedding over, I hope to work with Henry again in the future for family photos!!
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Veronica
Wedding:
4/18/2009
5.0/5.0
The first thing I tackled when i started my wedding planning, was to find a photographer, because pictures last a lifetime, and I wanted to make sure I was able to get the best photographer. I spent a few weeks researching online and reviewing portfolios of a number of photographers. I wanted a distinct look in my photos, so I knew what I was looking for when I went through photographer's portfolios. I wanted someone who's photos were a bit "cutting-edge" and who knew how to work with light, shadow, textures, and color. When I came across Henry Chen Photography, I immediately fell in love with his work. It was everything I was looking for. There wasn't a doubt in my mind that I wanted him to document my wedding day.

When we had our consultation meeting, as luck would have it, not only were his photos amazing, but Henry was just as amazing himself. My first impression of him was extremely friendly, down-to-earth, and very professional, and he kept to that the entire time I had been coordinating with him through the year of my planning. Oh! And he was able to meet our budget for photography, which was a big plus as well. A day or so after our first meeting, I booked him immediately. The pictures he took for our engagement session and our wedding came out fantastic. Reading his blog through the year, and seeing his work get better and better after each event he documents, has been a pleasure. It sort of heightens your suspense for when he actually documents your day, because it sure did that for me. I can go on and on about Henry Chen and his services, but that would take forever. It was such a pleasure working with him and I would definitely refer him to my friends and family, and would definitely be calling him up again for any other events I may have in the future. Henry was not only one of our vendors, but he became a very good friend of ours. He's awesome, book him now!!!
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
12/20/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry is an incredible photographer to work with. He was very flexible with us both at our engagement session and on our wedding day. He went above and beyond what was required of him (our wedding lasted 13-14 hours!) and was always open to any ideas or request that we had. The engagement session felt very natural and not ackward. Actually it was surprisingly pretty fun as I wasn't looking forward to a half day of taking pictures. I applaud Henry for showing extreme professionalism even with various people (relatives!) input on what Henry should be doing or how he should do his job. He handled each situation well and still managed to express himself and his personal style. The best part about choosing Henry for our wedding photographer is that he really has a great deal of passion for his work. His work is beautiful and speaks for itself.
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Aperez8
Wedding:
10/24/2008
5.0/5.0
After being disappointed by my original photographer booking the date of my wedding, I came across Henry while on face book. I had emailed a few other photographers but I was very drawn to the pictures that Henry had on his website. By the blogs and pictures he had posted I could tell that his clients were all completely comfortable and VERY happy. I’m glad to say that after meeting with him I still had the same reaction! He really took the time to get to know my Fiancé and I and was able to make everything very personal to our taste. I am always paranoid when it comes to pictures and he Got SO many great shots that I want to post on my walls! We decided to get a engagement session done along with our wedding pictures and I am so glad we did. I can not tell me how many people have sent comments and have just given him praise for the excellent pictures he took. He was able to capture the artistic angles along with the traditional shots that we wanted, everything came out so perfect. We will have these pictures forever to remember the most important day of our life and I am so glad we randomly stumbled across Henry the way we did, he is not only a fantastic Photographer but also an amazing person in General. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone!!!!
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Christine
Wedding:
10/18/2008
5.0/5.0
I have never written a customer feedback before, but because of exceptional above-the-norm service I received from Henry Chen, I feel I should take some of my time to recognize it- and in this case I’m letting everybody know.
Many couples regret of not investing on a professional wedding photographer. Thank God, I don’t have to go through all the drama, that’s because I found Henry Chen. For the future bride and groom, (a piece of advice) if your want to have the highest quality wedding pictures, you should have Henry Chen as your wedding photographer. He’s very talented, very creative, very friendly, and always on time. One thing I like most about Henry is that he doesn’t just capture a wedding event;but he captures every soul and spirit of it. What I mean by this is that the wedding pictures are so natural. They do not only portray the existence of the wedding, but they reveal the emotions of the event- happiness, unity, tears of joy and of course love that surrounds us throughout the event. They are purely a reminder of our feeling when we become one.
HE IS THE BEST!!! HE'S WORTH IT!!!!!
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Brenda D
Wedding:
10/5/2008
5.0/5.0
I can tell you now that I am married, all the planning resulted in a wonderful day, but gone in what seemed liked a split second and all I have left are my memories and photos -- which is why I am writing. It may not seem all that important in the planning process but it will be what you most cherish after the wedding.

I was very specific about what I wanted in photography and in a photographer. I wanted someone who could capture the "moments" NOT "ok tilt your head and say cheese!" I wanted someone who could work with us and care rather than take a few photos and receive a check at the end of the day. My many late nights of research paid off! I found Henry Chen Photography! I have very high standards (just ask those I work with). Henry far exceeded by expectations. Henry listened to our suggestions and wants. While I thought he was a little quiet at first, I quickly learned that he was actively listening and soon put all of our ideas to action. He is very witty too! :) In addition, Henry made my life easier during planning; he always and quickly returned my phone calls and emails and even gave me great recommendations for other vendors. But all the genuine interest in us and helpfulness during planning put aside - YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT HENRY'S WORK! He displayed a filmstrip of photos he took of the wedding just before he left for the evening, I was so excited by his work I could not help but grab and hug him. Henry captured the happy, nervous, and funny moments.

Those that know me can tell you my recommendations are solid and I don't waste my time writing or blogging about others. So when I say I recommend Henry Chen Photography - that means something! In fact, he is the photographer of one of my best friends wedding coming up in the New Year. Their engagement photos look like they are right out of a magazine. In addition, Henry (though he doesn't know it yet) will photograph the family we plan to have (God willing) - he won't be leaving our lives! :)

This is a lot to say and all I really needed to say was visit: http://www.henrychenphotography.com
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HoJo
Wedding:
9/27/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry displays the utmost professionalism of all the vendors I booked. He was VERY prompt in responding to my questions/emails. At both the engagement and wedding sessions, he went beyond his timeframe just to capture the right moments. Don't be scared when you have to review hundreds of photos because he's not there just to snap a few but to give you ample of photos to remember the day by. He provides his customers with a sneak peak of the photos almost right away and is very flexible. If you are looking for a photographer that captures great photos, hard working, and is reliable - do not hesitate to book Henry!
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Michele
Wedding:
8/2/2008
5.0/5.0
I would highly recommend Henry Chen -- he not only has the talent, skills and amazing eye for a unique style, but what makes him even more special is his sincerity and passion for people, which is reflected in the quality of his work as well as his work ethic.
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Monique
Wedding:
6/21/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry is extremely professional and a true artist. His photography is the finest in all of los angeles, he captures every moment beautifully and naturally without fluff and flare. Henry is down to earth and pleasant to work with, my husband and I feel very comfortable and natural around him; Henry will definitely be our photographer of choice for the rest of our lives!
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newlywed
Wedding:
6/14/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry is an absolutely amazing photographer! We wanted someone to capture our wedding day as it happened without having to stop and pose for every special moment. Henry was able to give us that and more. Our Engagment Session gave us the opportunity to hang out, have fun, and get creative while getting to know Henry. Henry in turn took brilliant pictures. We knew we picked the right photographer for our wedding day. We love our engagement and wedding day photos! Thank you, Henry! We will remember our wedding through your eyes, Henry!
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Viet
Wedding:
6/7/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry Chen is a true professional. He provided exceptional service, maintained great communication throughout our planning, and was flexible to our needs. Most importantly, he took beautiful pictures, and has a great eye for what you would want to see.
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Erin
Wedding:
4/19/2008
5.0/5.0
All I can say is USE Henry! You will not be disappointed. When I looked at Henry's website I thought there was no way I could afford him to photograph our wedding but he worked with us to meet our budget and provided incredible service and incredible photos. And he's got exceptional patience. In our group everyone had their own ideas of what should be done and how and Henry never once gave the impression of being frustrated or fed up! Everyone at the wedding raved about how nice he was and how great our photos turned out. And to top it off he sent us a link the next day to a sneak peak of some of his favorite photos from our event. and then I got a link to 300 photos about a week later if not sooner. Henry will deliver everything he promises and more!!
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LJGill
Wedding:
4/5/2008
5.0/5.0
Henry's work is amazing! The pictures from both our engagement session and wedding are more than we could of ever asked for. We are extremely happy with the level of service we received, and are truly thankful that Henry was able to catch all those important moments we want to remember forever. I believe Henry has a natural gift for photography and we will definately use his services again in the future. Thank you Henry!
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Soraya & Viral
Wedding:
6/27/2009
5.0/5.0
Henry did a wonderful job capturing our 2 ceremonies. He's friendly and made us feel comfortable through our e-session and our wedding day. We felt that he really cared about making our day special. Throughout the entire process and our endless reminders and demands, Henry was patient, considerate and bent over backwards to make us happy. What impressed us the most, was when we found some minor errors in our album, and he did not hesitate to fix the problem at no cost to us. If photography is important to you, Henry will not disappoint. Thank you Henry for making our memories timeless. We feel like we gained a good friend.
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Cassie
Wedding:
6/28/2014
4.9/5.0
I'm so glad I got Henry to do my engagement shoot and wedding! His pictures are so beautiful - I could look at them all day! Plus, he is so great to work with - responds to emails at all hours (and I mean all hours - I'm not sure when he sleeps), really made an effort to get to know us, stuck to the schedule I provided him for the day of. Within a few days of both the engagement shoot and wedding, he sent us a link to preview a sneak peek of select photos. He provides quality work and fast! I'm really happy that we worked it into our budget to have him document our special day! Definitely worth it!
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Sharat
Wedding:
12/29/2012
4.9/5.0
What can I say about Henry Chen that hasn't been already said. He's a a professional, friendly, very organized, and down to earth person that you will meet (and very talented). I was really happy to hear that Henry was available for our wedding so I immediately put a deposit down. Henry had done another friend's wedding the previous year and that couple had nothing but positive things to say about Henry as well.

The day of the wedding Henry was with my wife while his assistant was with me in the morning taking photos of the family. They were able to work with us and even had patience will all the guests who wanted their photos taken.

Henry isn't going to be the cheapest photographer out there. However, I wasn't looking for the cheapest; I was looking for great value which is what I found in Henry's services.

The results of the photos are just amazing. We continue to share them with family and friends who are impressed on how Henry was able to capture the intimate moments of the wedding. Henry will continuously outreach to you so that every detail is covered and you know that at least the wedding photography part of the wedding will go smooth.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
I would wholeheartedly recommend Henry to anybody looking for an excellent photographer. Henry is extremely patient, detail-oriented, and just an all-round great person. My husband and I decided to forgo the big wedding and instead opt for a private civil ceremony. However, we wanted to mark the occasion with a marathon five hour photo shoot, and Henry was awesome in making sure that we properly documented our special day. We drove all over Orange County seeking beautiful photo spots, and although all of us were exhausted after the long day, it was well worth the effort.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Highly recommended! Henry is very talented. He also responds very quickly.
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TAS
Wedding:
6/1/2010
4.9/5.0
Henry is an amazing photographer and one who listens to your needs and caters to them. He responds quickly to questions and makes you feel more like you are working with a friend than with a vendor!
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Jasmine and Estevan
Wedding:
4/25/2009
4.9/5.0
***First and Only Choice***

First and foremost we feel blessed that we had the privilege to have Henry document our special day. Fate brought us together and a single glance at his website www.henrychenphotography.com and we were convinced that we wanted no one else but Henry. From the very first phone call Henry was willing to accommodate us and his level of professionalism is unmatched. Henry was dedicated and paid attention to detail which shows in his work. Once it came to choosing pictures for the album we were confident that no matter what pictures we chose, Henry would create a beautiful album that documented our day, and he did. We would consider Henry for any other events in the future and we would definitely recommend him to our friends and family. Moreover, we recently received our album and continue to get compliments from friends and family. Album was beyond my expectations. Great quality work!
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hbeliak
Wedding:
3/22/2009
4.9/5.0
I can recommend Henry without reservation! He has an incredible eye for detail and finds incredible shots that most people would not see. He is also very patient and flexible and willing to work with his clients. On our wedding day the weather was playing all sorts of tricks, but Henry and his team worked flawlessly in less than ideal conditions. In addition, in the post wedding-album creation stage, Henry was very responsive. He would typically respond to requests for changes and modifications to the album within one business day.

Hire Henry and you won't be disappointed.
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Amenda
Wedding:
1/19/2013
4.8/5.0
It was a pleasure working with Henry for our wedding photos. He was flexible and able to accommodate our schedule. We evaluated a number of vendors by phone (and even used spreadsheets in our comparison), and ultimately, we fell in love with his artistic style and ability to capture splendid candid shots. The price was fair, and the service was excellent!

We purchased his basic package (photos on CD), added coverage time and a second photographer, but did not do engagement shoot.

Henry is extremely professional and takes his work very seriously. On the day of the wedding, he arrived early and got to work right away. A couple comments:
1) When does this guy eat? Never noticed him missing in action.
2) He does this really cool (and dangerous) camera flip, tossing the camera to himself when on the go.

We would recommend working with Henry - you can be certain of getting photographs that take your breath away.
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Rachel
Wedding:
5/5/2012
4.8/5.0
After much market research and going back and forth on style, price, prints vs. digital, etc, we selected Henry to be our wedding photographer, and >1yr later I am so happy that we did! Our wedding photos are amazing, and capture everyone’s personality and the atmosphere so well, we relive it everytime we look at the photos.

To begin with, Henry was willing to travel to work our wedding as it was in Sedona. He was very flexible in terms of travel arrangements so that we could get reasonable rates. He was also very agreeable in working with our wedding planner, whom he hadn’t met before, and they worked seamlessly together so that we didn’t have to worry at all. He even drove us to a great lookout point just after the ceremony for some amazing shots, and also allowed us a little much-needed peace and quiet after the big performance.

Of course Henry took care of the obligatory family portraits, and directed everyone to get that done quickly. But the true brilliance in his style is capturing the candid interactions that happen when we were primping with the wedding party, when we first saw each other before the ceremony, when we were laughing with old friends at the reception. He knows how to catch a powerful moment between people with an artist’s eye but without being intrusive.

Another huge advantage that Henry offers is ownership of all digital images so that you can print them as you please. This should be a must in the current digital modern era, but I know other photographers can still get territorial about it. Henry gave us hundreds of great images that we can enjoy forever more.
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Kayla
Wedding:
6/26/2011
4.8/5.0
I can't recommend highly about Henry to all future brides.

- Henry's work is truly amazing. He captures all the details at the wedding, and the photo journalistic style shows the smiles and joy in all our guests. No Photoshop gimmicks.

- Henry is easy to work with and very flexible to meet your needs. His replied to our emails and phone calls so quickly (less than a few hours). He treats us like we are old friends than clients, with a genuine heart.

- Henry's can tailor his packages to meet your financial needs. He is not pushy and very acceptance to what we want in our photos. You must go and check out his studio, very professional and his great works really speak for itself. Not to mention his awesome website, constantly blogging and working with new clients all the time. The best thing is having a gift registry for our guests to help with the photo costs. We can sense that Henry works super hard and I don't think he sleeps much at all.

- All our guests at the wedding love how easy approach the photographer is. They just grab Henry over here and there to take pictures.

-After the wedding, Henry followed up with us and within a week we had ALL of our photos (on a disc and on his website slideshow). We will continue keeping contact with him and maybe doing family portraits when we starts having kids. =)
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Denise
Wedding:
10/31/2009
4.8/5.0
We had been searched also interviewed several photographers for quite a while, just want to find the right one for our wedding. When we first met Henry, we already felt comfortable to work w/him by his kindly personality. And his professional explanation really helped us set our mind at rest, so we made our decision right after the meeting. Henry is a very responsible photographer. He is easy to work with; respond fast, very patient & always truly listen to what his clients want. I was also impressive by his organization & the way he pay attention on detail. If really need me to pick on some things.......I would said...wish could have more pics w/my second dress on & some photos in closer shot while we sat at sweetheart table.( I totally understand they're tried not to make us uncomfortable or looked nervous in picture, but a few shots should be fine..^_^)
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The Pentlands
Wedding:
9/12/2009
4.8/5.0
Our first impression of Henry was, Wow, his level of professionalism was impeccable. Henry was informative, personable and interacted with us as much as possible to make us comfortable. The wedding was amazing, his team was very cordial to our families and our guests. Everyone was up beat and the night was wonderful. Thanks Henry
The Pentlands
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Luisa
Wedding:
8/15/2009
4.8/5.0
Henry Chen Photography is amazing! Henry Chen does the whole thing himself, and it's amazing how much energy he has. I booked him right away, and the pictures were so fabulous. He's professional, timely, NICE, and has a great passion for his craft. He's busy, so book him if you can. He's so great and I wish him the best with his business.
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staceyjdoak
Wedding:
8/29/2008
4.8/5.0
Before photographing our wedding we met with Henry for an Engagement Shoot. He created an exceptional "Coffee Table" Guest Book for guests to sign at our wedding. I would highly recommend Henry as a photographer. Unfortunately, I was not pleased with the value for cost that we were given. I don't think we were given enough portrait shots to choose from. However, the candid shots throughout the wedding were amazing. Thank you Henry for Photographing our Wedding!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
Henry did a beautiful job on capturing my wedding, and was flexible with his time and hours. I found him positive and easy to work with. I also did not see him during the ceremony or reception and I loved that. I also appreciated that he was appropriately dressed for the event.
The quick turn around time on getting my photos up was also great!
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Angela
Wedding:
10/24/2010
4.7/5.0
I think every bride wishes and hopes for beautiful wedding pictures, but all too often gets wrapped up in other details and overspends much of their wedding budget on items such as food, flowers, their wedding dress, and a videographer. What most brides don't realize is that with the perfect photographer, a videographer is unnecessary and all of those other items will look absolutely beautiful and flawless. Henry Chen is not your standard wedding photographer, he will do posed portraits, but he is the master of candid and abstract photos--his style is unmatched by any other photographer I have seen. His amazing ability to catch the very instance of raw emotion on such an emotional day as a wedding day is the very reason why my then-fiancee, now husband chose Henry as our photographer.

Wedding photos are the only thing you really have left of your wedding day and if you talk to any woman who has been married, your wedding day is literally gone in the blink of an eye; once all is said and done, all you have left to piece together and remember your wedding and see all the moments that you couldn't be a part of because you were visiting with other guests is the pictures your photographer got for you. It's a huge responsibility to place on one person, but Henry caught it all beautifully and I could honestly say that next to saying "I do" to my husband, Henry was the best decision I made for my wedding.

Not only is Henry an amazing photographer, but he was a constant source of comfort, professionalism, and a friend through the entire year we worked with him. We loved Henry and his work so much that he not only did he photograph our wedding, but he did our engagement pictures and photographed my bridal shower. Henry is punctual, listened to our every request and concern as well as replied to my endless emails. He is attentive to details, makes a point to learn about his clients and values each couple like they are his very first client. I believe he is California's best kept wedding vendor secret and I feel so blessed that I had the great honor of working with Henry.

In our tough economy right now, Henry's pricing may seem a bit high for some clients, but what couples need to remember is that in the wedding planning process, all too often people overlook the importance of your wedding photos, they are simply thinking about dollar signs. After you experience the level of professionalism and see the product that Henry produces, you almost think that you underpaid for the quality of work that you received. Who you choose as your wedding vendors is a very important decision because they will be by your side on the most important day of your life. I am so happy that we chose Henry and he will be a life-long vendor for us in all of our important Life milestones.
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Marc
Wedding:
7/4/2009
4.6/5.0
We had our Wedding this last July 4th. Our Wedding lasted from 8am to midnight. We could not of found a better photographer for our big day. Henry Chen's photography team arrived on time and were very professional with us and all our guests. Even after the photography section, Henry stayed in close communication with us to makesure that the final product would be ontime and to our preferrence. The creativity and quality of our photo album exceeded our expectations.
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Katherine Maye
Wedding:
8/10/2013
4.5/5.0
I chose Henry as my photographer because I saw that he takes really creative and interesting photos. I liked how he takes really interesting angles and in beautiful locations. I was able to see the initimacy and story behind his pictures, which was also the main reason I chose him. I wanted my pictures to remind me of my special day as if it just happened yesterday.
He was also very helpful on the day of my wedding and very patient. He actually took us into his car and drove us to another location to get better shots. So you know, he'll really work hard to give you the best.
He's also really easy to talk to. I was able to easily contact him via phone or e-mail and he responds asap.
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