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Jackson Forderer Photography

Minneapolis , MN
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Minneapolis, MN US (map)

PHONE

507-995-7784

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ABOUT US

Jackson Forderer has been photographing professionally for over 5 years. He has worked for various editorial and personal clients and received awards from Pictures of the Year... Read more
Jackson Forderer has been photographing professionally for over 5 years. He has worked for various editorial and personal clients and received awards from Pictures of the Year International, Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Photographer's Association (MNPA) and the Minnesota Newspaper Association. He is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and MNPA.

Here's what clients have to say:

"Jackson brought a photojournalist's perspective to our wedding day and captured the story through pictures. I hardly noticed he was there taking pictures and I am still amazed when I look through our wedding album to realize that he captured everything. He was easy to work with and very professional - best of all he had our proofs to us promptly so we could look at them right away." Angie Johnson Deokar

"Hiring Jackson Forderer Photography to photograph our wedding was one of the best decisions we made regarding one of the most important days of our life. He is very professional and organized and his photographs did a great job of capturing the moment for us." Sarah Rucker

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
No
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Digital.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
I bring my camera, lenses, lighting equipment, laptop and external hard drives with me on the day of.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
I generally charge by the day, but I can always be hired on for additional hours.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Yes. I am available to shoot extra hours at a rate of $50 an hour.
Do you charge for travel?
Not unless my total mileage exceeds 250 miles.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Within 2 weeks.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
As DVDs.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The client can keep the proofs for as long as they wish.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes. In some cases, a client can purchase the rights to the photographs for their personal use.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, I provide digital files to the client.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes.

REVIEWS

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Makenzie
Wedding:
11/26/2011
5.0/5.0
Jackson did a great job, especially capturing all of our candid moments. He is a very talented guy and I would recommend him to anyone.
Jackson did a great job, especially capturing all of our candid moments. He is a very talented guy and I would recommend Read more...
Jackson did a great job, especially capturing all of our candid moments. He is a very talented guy and I would recommend him to anyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
Jackson was great in all facets of the event. He had great ideas, was incredibly flexible with us and was very proactive when letting us know how the prints were coming
Jackson was great in all facets of the event. He had great ideas, was incredibly flexible with us and was very proactive Read more...
Jackson was great in all facets of the event. He had great ideas, was incredibly flexible with us and was very proactive when letting us know how the prints were coming Read less
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pleasedbride
Wedding:
8/20/2011
4.9/5.0
Jackson was very easy to work with and very flexible. He came up with some ideas for pictures that I never thought of doing. His flare for catching photos of the kids playing around after the wedding was fabulous!
Jackson was very easy to work with and very flexible. He came up with some ideas for pictures that I never thought of Read more...
Jackson was very easy to work with and very flexible. He came up with some ideas for pictures that I never thought of doing. His flare for catching photos of the kids playing around after the wedding was fabulous! Read less
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Jon
Wedding:
8/30/2014
4.7/5.0
Jackson was wonderful. Period! We received exactly what we were promised - and more. We wanted the obligatory family and wedding party photos. But the rest...we wanted total candid, 'capture the day' photography. We received both. Other than the 'posed' family/wedding party photos, where it was all very orchestrated and planned, it was almost as if Jackson wasn't even there. He was 'invisible' yet managed to capture our day in a way we couldn't have imagined being done better. Our experience and final product was over and above our greatest hopes and expectations. Thank you Jackson!
Jackson was wonderful. Period! We received exactly what we were promised - and more. We wanted the obligatory family and Read more...
Jackson was wonderful. Period! We received exactly what we were promised - and more. We wanted the obligatory family and wedding party photos. But the rest...we wanted total candid, 'capture the day' photography. We received both. Other than the 'posed' family/wedding party photos, where it was all very orchestrated and planned, it was almost as if Jackson wasn't even there. He was 'invisible' yet managed to capture our day in a way we couldn't have imagined being done better. Our experience and final product was over and above our greatest hopes and expectations. Thank you Jackson! Read less
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Thea
Wedding:
3/25/2013
4.5/5.0
I really enjoyed working with Jackson! He made things very simple for me and accommodated every need or changes I made. I was on a very tight budget and he made it possible for me to have the pictures I wanted. He is very helpful and even though he was busy during certain times of the year, he assured me that he is still going to be available to help me, when needed.

My Husband and I really enjoy our photos.

Thank you Jackson!
I really enjoyed working with Jackson! He made things very simple for me and accommodated every need or changes I made. I Read more...
I really enjoyed working with Jackson! He made things very simple for me and accommodated every need or changes I made. I was on a very tight budget and he made it possible for me to have the pictures I wanted. He is very helpful and even though he was busy during certain times of the year, he assured me that he is still going to be available to help me, when needed.

My Husband and I really enjoy our photos.

Thank you Jackson! Read less
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Carrie
Wedding:
4/12/2014
4.4/5.0
Jackson was very fun to work with and had lots of good picture ideas from where most of our pics were taken.
Jackson was very fun to work with and had lots of good picture ideas from where most of our pics were taken.
Jackson was very fun to work with and had lots of good picture ideas from where most of our pics were taken. Read less
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Tammie
Wedding:
1/31/2014
4.4/5.0
Jackson was very respectful, flexible and professional. He offered suggestions and was very helpful in making our special day stand out. I would definitely recommend his services.
Jackson was very respectful, flexible and professional. He offered suggestions and was very helpful in making our special Read more...
Jackson was very respectful, flexible and professional. He offered suggestions and was very helpful in making our special day stand out. I would definitely recommend his services. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.2/5.0
Overall Jackson did a good job with our wedding photos. We appreciated his dedication towards ensuring we received a quality product at the end of the day. My only recommendation would be for Jackson to be a bit more structured in his approach to ensure he captures what we want before the big day.
Overall Jackson did a good job with our wedding photos. We appreciated his dedication towards ensuring we received a Read more...
Overall Jackson did a good job with our wedding photos. We appreciated his dedication towards ensuring we received a quality product at the end of the day. My only recommendation would be for Jackson to be a bit more structured in his approach to ensure he captures what we want before the big day. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.2/5.0
I would definatley recommend Jackson to someone looking for a photographer. He was very easy to work with and was very flexible.
I would definatley recommend Jackson to someone looking for a photographer. He was very easy to work with and was very Read more...
I would definatley recommend Jackson to someone looking for a photographer. He was very easy to work with and was very flexible. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.0/5.0
I'm not a photographer and usually even with big events, I'm not that big on photos. I was looking for a photographer who would sort of take over and take photos that would document the day. I was also looking for a few really great photos we could frame to put up. With regard to the first, I was pleased. Jackson took a lot of pictures of various guests and little things that i normally don't get captured.
The entire day he was very accommodating and flexible even staying back later than originally agreed upon. Regarding the latter, I was a bit disappointed. They were ok photos but none really stood out as photos we wanted to put up. For the pre-wedding photo session, I will suggest that you come with ideas of your own of poses, backgrounds, etc. There were photos where everything was really nice except that my dress was folded and crinkled OR a chair was in the background that could have been easily moved, etc. These weren't a lot of pictures but eye to detail in that regard was a bit lacking.
Having said all of this, Jackson was pleasant to work with and blended in well. I didn't notice him at all during the wedding which I appreciated. Just do a little homework before and unless you are super picky you'll be happy enough. If you know nothing about what you want for your wedding photos, I would recommend going with a photographer who's done tons of weddings and can direct things.
I'm not a photographer and usually even with big events, I'm not that big on photos. I was looking for a photographer who Read more...
I'm not a photographer and usually even with big events, I'm not that big on photos. I was looking for a photographer who would sort of take over and take photos that would document the day. I was also looking for a few really great photos we could frame to put up. With regard to the first, I was pleased. Jackson took a lot of pictures of various guests and little things that i normally don't get captured.
The entire day he was very accommodating and flexible even staying back later than originally agreed upon. Regarding the latter, I was a bit disappointed. They were ok photos but none really stood out as photos we wanted to put up. For the pre-wedding photo session, I will suggest that you come with ideas of your own of poses, backgrounds, etc. There were photos where everything was really nice except that my dress was folded and crinkled OR a chair was in the background that could have been easily moved, etc. These weren't a lot of pictures but eye to detail in that regard was a bit lacking.
Having said all of this, Jackson was pleasant to work with and blended in well. I didn't notice him at all during the wedding which I appreciated. Just do a little homework before and unless you are super picky you'll be happy enough. If you know nothing about what you want for your wedding photos, I would recommend going with a photographer who's done tons of weddings and can direct things. Read less
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