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J & J Photography

New York , NY
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New York, NY 10019 US (map)

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212-591-0642

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ABOUT US

We specialize in a photojournalistic approach to shooting your wedding, which means you'll have all the wonderful moments of your day -- putting your dress on, walking down the aisle,... Read more
We specialize in a photojournalistic approach to shooting your wedding, which means you'll have all the wonderful moments of your day -- putting your dress on, walking down the aisle, seeing your finace for the first time, cutting the cake -- all captured as they happen instead of having to pose for each moment. Our goal is to document your day as beautifully as possible while being as unobtrusive as possible. Of course we're happy to offer a portrait session, but even then, we'll keep things relaxed and quick so you can enjoy the day with your family and guests. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We hired Jared as our wedding photographer, and I cannot recommend him enough. He was responsive, courteous, professional, and reasonably priced. The photos he created were stunning details of the wedding we now get to keep forever. We were so happy to have found Jared!
We hired Jared as our wedding photographer, and I cannot recommend him enough. He was responsive, courteous, professional, Read more...
We hired Jared as our wedding photographer, and I cannot recommend him enough. He was responsive, courteous, professional, and reasonably priced. The photos he created were stunning details of the wedding we now get to keep forever. We were so happy to have found Jared! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
2/22/2014
5.0/5.0
J and J Photography was amazing!! Jared did a wonderful job and was very flexible. I would HIGHLY recommend him. Our pictures were wonderful and we got them back very quick.
J and J Photography was amazing!! Jared did a wonderful job and was very flexible. I would HIGHLY recommend him. Our Read more...
J and J Photography was amazing!! Jared did a wonderful job and was very flexible. I would HIGHLY recommend him. Our pictures were wonderful and we got them back very quick. Read less
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Gayle
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Jared is masterful with a camera. He captured our double wedding in memorable photos and delivered our photo CDs in record time. He was early to the venue and walked us toward the exit, even offering to hail a cab for us. Jared is talented and professional, and his warmth and kindness add special elements to the event. He will not disappoint, as he captures your most meaningful moments in lasting photo form.
Jared is masterful with a camera. He captured our double wedding in memorable photos and delivered our photo CDs in record Read more...
Jared is masterful with a camera. He captured our double wedding in memorable photos and delivered our photo CDs in record time. He was early to the venue and walked us toward the exit, even offering to hail a cab for us. Jared is talented and professional, and his warmth and kindness add special elements to the event. He will not disappoint, as he captures your most meaningful moments in lasting photo form. Read less
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Natalie
Wedding:
5/17/2013
4.9/5.0
Jared is the best! He was very responsive, from my first phone call--we discussed the type of wedding we were having and what kinds of photos we'd like. He worked everything into the contract and we were good to go! We had to change the times for our photos and he was incredibly flexible and accommodating. And he was a delight to have AT the wedding. He was fun and creative and all of our guests (which was a small group, so they interacted with him quite a bit) commented on how much they liked him...better yet, the pictures were fabulous! He delivered them online, and then via CD, quite quickly. I wish I lived in NYC so that I could find other opportunities to hire J and J Photography. I would recommend Jared to anyone.
Jared is the best! He was very responsive, from my first phone call--we discussed the type of wedding we were having and Read more...
Jared is the best! He was very responsive, from my first phone call--we discussed the type of wedding we were having and what kinds of photos we'd like. He worked everything into the contract and we were good to go! We had to change the times for our photos and he was incredibly flexible and accommodating. And he was a delight to have AT the wedding. He was fun and creative and all of our guests (which was a small group, so they interacted with him quite a bit) commented on how much they liked him...better yet, the pictures were fabulous! He delivered them online, and then via CD, quite quickly. I wish I lived in NYC so that I could find other opportunities to hire J and J Photography. I would recommend Jared to anyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
My wife and I used J & J Photography for our wedding on May 5, 2013 and were very pleased with our photos, which came back to us within two weeks. Jared was very professional and a warm, friendly person to work with. He was prompt in replying whenever we emailed or called with a question, and he arrived early the day of our wedding. He was there to get the shot of us coming out of our cars, which was great! Our only regret is that we didn't spend more time shooting family shots before the ceremony. We'd recommend allowing 1 ½ - 2 hrs. for family portraits, because we have a relatively small family and missed some key shots. We did fill out a family portrait sheet, but still missed getting a shot of my wife and me and my kids...our new family. Other than that, we were very happy with the quality of the photos and thought the days’ events were all captured well.
My wife and I used J & J Photography for our wedding on May 5, 2013 and were very pleased with our photos, which came back Read more...
My wife and I used J & J Photography for our wedding on May 5, 2013 and were very pleased with our photos, which came back to us within two weeks. Jared was very professional and a warm, friendly person to work with. He was prompt in replying whenever we emailed or called with a question, and he arrived early the day of our wedding. He was there to get the shot of us coming out of our cars, which was great! Our only regret is that we didn't spend more time shooting family shots before the ceremony. We'd recommend allowing 1 ½ - 2 hrs. for family portraits, because we have a relatively small family and missed some key shots. We did fill out a family portrait sheet, but still missed getting a shot of my wife and me and my kids...our new family. Other than that, we were very happy with the quality of the photos and thought the days’ events were all captured well. Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
3/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Jared was very professional and patient with us, trying to get the photos we wanted. The photos that we received were flawless. He captured our emotions as well as the beauty around us. I have and will continue to recommend J & J photography.
Jared was very professional and patient with us, trying to get the photos we wanted. The photos that we received were Read more...
Jared was very professional and patient with us, trying to get the photos we wanted. The photos that we received were flawless. He captured our emotions as well as the beauty around us. I have and will continue to recommend J & J photography. Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
We met Jared two summers ago when we were looking for someone to take our family photo (our son was 1 then). When we were finally able to get married this summer, we didn't hesitate to use J and J Photography. Jared is excellent! Because we have a three year old son, we didn't want to spend hours posing for photos. We did a few before the ceremony and then we were able to relax and enjoy the evening, knowing that Jared would be capturing everything. Not only does Jared take wonderful photos, but he is extremely nice and is able to put everyone at ease. Jared is simply the best!
We met Jared two summers ago when we were looking for someone to take our family photo (our son was 1 then). When we were Read more...
We met Jared two summers ago when we were looking for someone to take our family photo (our son was 1 then). When we were finally able to get married this summer, we didn't hesitate to use J and J Photography. Jared is excellent! Because we have a three year old son, we didn't want to spend hours posing for photos. We did a few before the ceremony and then we were able to relax and enjoy the evening, knowing that Jared would be capturing everything. Not only does Jared take wonderful photos, but he is extremely nice and is able to put everyone at ease. Jared is simply the best! Read less
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coobrien
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Jean did a fabulous job on the makeup. We were even late coming back from the hair salon, and she was able to get everybody finished in time for our bus with fantastic results. If she was stressed with the time constraints, you would never have known it. She was sweet and calm the entire time, which allowed us to enjoy the morning.
Everybody's makeup was very natural, which matched the theme of our wedding. Everyone looked like the best version of themselves. In my mind, that is the mark of a top notch beautician.
Jean did a fabulous job on the makeup. We were even late coming back from the hair salon, and she was able to get Read more...
Jean did a fabulous job on the makeup. We were even late coming back from the hair salon, and she was able to get everybody finished in time for our bus with fantastic results. If she was stressed with the time constraints, you would never have known it. She was sweet and calm the entire time, which allowed us to enjoy the morning.
Everybody's makeup was very natural, which matched the theme of our wedding. Everyone looked like the best version of themselves. In my mind, that is the mark of a top notch beautician. Read less
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Gretchen
Wedding:
4/14/2012
4.9/5.0
Jared was a great wedding photographer. Very pleasant and on the ball. He always got back to me right away. He knew what shots he needed to get for our wedding portraits, and worked with us for some of the shots we wanted to see. We had a preview within a week and the final album in about 2 1/2 weeks. The pictures are fabulous.
Jared was a great wedding photographer. Very pleasant and on the ball. He always got back to me right away. He knew what Read more...
Jared was a great wedding photographer. Very pleasant and on the ball. He always got back to me right away. He knew what shots he needed to get for our wedding portraits, and worked with us for some of the shots we wanted to see. We had a preview within a week and the final album in about 2 1/2 weeks. The pictures are fabulous. Read less
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Marc
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
J&J Photography (Jared Slater) photographed our wedding in September 2011 and I cannot say enough positive and glowing things about him! Quite simply, Jared is AMAZING at what he does!

I first heard of Jared through publicity surrounding his "Inequality in Marriage" discount that he provides to gay couples. While pricing was certainly a factor in choosing a photographer, it was more important to find the right match in photographic style and personality. Still, it was wonderful to see Jared taking such a strong stand on marriage equality. It intrigued me to learn more about him and his work.

From my initial phone call with him, I suspected he might be the right match. He was laid back, funny and was clearly passionate about photography. Plus, it was important to us that we get a natural, photo-journalistic style for the wedding; we did not want lots of posed pictures taken all day long. I also liked that Jared had lots of experience shooting for theater and headshots - this helps him know how to really capture subtle emotions.

When I finally met Jared in person, the decision was made. It was clear that Jared was the right fit personality and style wise. I had interviewed by phone over a dozen photographers and the decision of which to select was not even close!

A few months after booking Jared for the wedding (hint: he books up fast, so call him early!) my partner and I set up an engagement photo shoot in Central Park. This was an excellent way for us to get comfortable in front of the camera. And it was a good thing for us - I was much more uncomfortable at first than I expected, but Jared was great at warming us up and getting us relaxed. The pictures came out wonderfully!

Our weekend was held over a September weekend in the Finger Lakes and Jared photographed a dinner event, the ceremony and the reception. AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHS!!! He took incredible photos at a difficult-to-navigate ceremony (it was in a circle outdoors). He sped through (at our urging) the staged family photos pre-ceremony. And he captured a ton of great candid and emotional shots throughout the reception. We knew Jared would do a terrific job - the photos were better than we ever could have expected! And, just as important, Jared was a delight at the wedding! While he often was out-of-sight snapping away, our guests LOVED chatting with him. He is funny, engaging and friendly.

We have so many great memories now captured forever and have Jared to thank! I almost wish I could have another wedding just to work with Jared again!
J&J Photography (Jared Slater) photographed our wedding in September 2011 and I cannot say enough positive and glowing Read more...
J&J Photography (Jared Slater) photographed our wedding in September 2011 and I cannot say enough positive and glowing things about him! Quite simply, Jared is AMAZING at what he does!

I first heard of Jared through publicity surrounding his "Inequality in Marriage" discount that he provides to gay couples. While pricing was certainly a factor in choosing a photographer, it was more important to find the right match in photographic style and personality. Still, it was wonderful to see Jared taking such a strong stand on marriage equality. It intrigued me to learn more about him and his work.

From my initial phone call with him, I suspected he might be the right match. He was laid back, funny and was clearly passionate about photography. Plus, it was important to us that we get a natural, photo-journalistic style for the wedding; we did not want lots of posed pictures taken all day long. I also liked that Jared had lots of experience shooting for theater and headshots - this helps him know how to really capture subtle emotions.

When I finally met Jared in person, the decision was made. It was clear that Jared was the right fit personality and style wise. I had interviewed by phone over a dozen photographers and the decision of which to select was not even close!

A few months after booking Jared for the wedding (hint: he books up fast, so call him early!) my partner and I set up an engagement photo shoot in Central Park. This was an excellent way for us to get comfortable in front of the camera. And it was a good thing for us - I was much more uncomfortable at first than I expected, but Jared was great at warming us up and getting us relaxed. The pictures came out wonderfully!

Our weekend was held over a September weekend in the Finger Lakes and Jared photographed a dinner event, the ceremony and the reception. AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHS!!! He took incredible photos at a difficult-to-navigate ceremony (it was in a circle outdoors). He sped through (at our urging) the staged family photos pre-ceremony. And he captured a ton of great candid and emotional shots throughout the reception. We knew Jared would do a terrific job - the photos were better than we ever could have expected! And, just as important, Jared was a delight at the wedding! While he often was out-of-sight snapping away, our guests LOVED chatting with him. He is funny, engaging and friendly.

We have so many great memories now captured forever and have Jared to thank! I almost wish I could have another wedding just to work with Jared again! Read less
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When booking a full day session, we'll include as our gift to you, a beautiful coffee table album. $ 500.00 value.
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