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Kirsty Edwards Photography, Shoot Retouch Design

San Francisco , CA
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LOCATION

3150 18th Street, Suite 239
San Francisco, CA US 94110 (map)

PHONE

415-305-3375

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

We are a Fine Art Wedding Photojournalism & Contemporary Portraiture Studio. A small, personable and unique company specializing in Weddings, Portraiture and Event Photography.
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We are a Fine Art Wedding Photojournalism & Contemporary Portraiture Studio. A small, personable and unique company specializing in Weddings, Portraiture and Event Photography.

What sets us apart is we go beyond the standard bar of wedding photography and create images that we believe stand on their own as fine art and can be appreciated outside of the realm of wedding photography.

Proud to announce our BRAND NEW WEBSITE www.kirstyedwardsphotgraphy.com Please stop by, stay a while. We look forward to hearing from you. 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, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, High Resolution Images, Negatives
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
We believe that every wedding album should reflect the mood and emotion of the day. We never work from a template nor do the words 'drag and drop' enter our minds. Every page is carefully pieced together, each image beautifully retouched to the appreciation it deserves. Every couple's story unique.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
All lighting situations, as a wedding photographer we have to be able to adapt and are confident in executing every different light situation.
Is your media preference film or digital?
We are all Digital (Film is available as an additional add on)
How many photographers do you work with?
Every package includes two professional Photographers. Jake and I try our best to cover every wedding together to provide our client with the male and female perspective.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
We only book one event per day so we can give the couple our undivided attention on their special day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, we have a close network of amazing professional photographers if needed.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We use all the best canon cameras, flashes and lenses.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Yes, we always have backups of everything, camera bodies, lenses, flashes.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We have packages starting at 6 hours and upwards to suit every need. Most include an album but we do offer affordable coverage only packages. All packages come with an online gallery where you can view a slideshow and order prints, which is great to share with family who are out of town.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
We always offer this option on the day and ask our couples if they need us to stay. Overtime rates are $350 per additional hour.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
A quick dinner break.
Do you charge for travel?
Outside the Bay Area and surround, yes there would be a small travel fee.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
7-10 Days!!!
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
Online Gallery with Private Username and Password (ProofBooks are available on request)
How long can the client keep the proofs?
Proof Books are available for keeps.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes
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?
Digital Negatives are available in a number of our packages.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer custom designed coffee table books. We recently won an award for our album design and WPPI 2008 (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International)
When will the client get the final album?
We like to meet with the client after their wedding and go over what kind of album designs they prefer. The design is then presented via the website for the client to view and approve.

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Kaylie
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Kirsty Edwards is amazing! She met and exceeding all our expectations with professionalism and very kind disposition. I instantly fell in love with her style of shooting and she was so easy to work with, even being located 2.5 hours away from us.

She worked with me from day 1 to ease any concerns with very quick reply. I had requested to see a few samples from weddings she had shot prior to ours, and she sent over 1/2 a dozen for us to view. With each slideshow I cried and truly felt like I was a guest at this strangers wedding. That's how we knew we absolutely had to have Kirsty as our photographer. Her vision is a perfect mix of beauty shots and photo journalism. Throughout the wedding she kept me calm and collected, and helped keep us to our schedule through the group family photos so we could enjoy the rest of our evening.

We chose the package with a second photographer, and he was just as easy to work with on the day of the wedding.

When Kirsty sent us our edited wedding photos we knew we had made the right choice- 110%! Our families all cried tears of joy while watching our memories, just as I had with her other weddings, but this time it meant so much more. These were our wedding photos, and our memories to share with our children someday.

Kirsty, we love you!
Kirsty Edwards is amazing! She met and exceeding all our expectations with professionalism and very kind disposition. I Read more...
Kirsty Edwards is amazing! She met and exceeding all our expectations with professionalism and very kind disposition. I instantly fell in love with her style of shooting and she was so easy to work with, even being located 2.5 hours away from us.

She worked with me from day 1 to ease any concerns with very quick reply. I had requested to see a few samples from weddings she had shot prior to ours, and she sent over 1/2 a dozen for us to view. With each slideshow I cried and truly felt like I was a guest at this strangers wedding. That's how we knew we absolutely had to have Kirsty as our photographer. Her vision is a perfect mix of beauty shots and photo journalism. Throughout the wedding she kept me calm and collected, and helped keep us to our schedule through the group family photos so we could enjoy the rest of our evening.

We chose the package with a second photographer, and he was just as easy to work with on the day of the wedding.

When Kirsty sent us our edited wedding photos we knew we had made the right choice- 110%! Our families all cried tears of joy while watching our memories, just as I had with her other weddings, but this time it meant so much more. These were our wedding photos, and our memories to share with our children someday.

Kirsty, we love you! Read less
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Rachael
Wedding:
8/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Kirsty was exactly what we were looking for in a photographer for our wedding.
She's super competent and FUN to be around.

We had all of the traditional photos taken but we also had some of just us messing around and having fun before the reception.

Planning out the photos before the wedding was a breeze and Kirsty has a great knack for capturing photos of all the special moments.

We couldn't have been more pleased and if we could give ten stars and a box of rainbows it still wouldn't be enough.

She's the best! We love you Kirsty!
Kirsty was exactly what we were looking for in a photographer for our wedding.
She's super competent and FUN to be Read more...
Kirsty was exactly what we were looking for in a photographer for our wedding.
She's super competent and FUN to be around.

We had all of the traditional photos taken but we also had some of just us messing around and having fun before the reception.

Planning out the photos before the wedding was a breeze and Kirsty has a great knack for capturing photos of all the special moments.

We couldn't have been more pleased and if we could give ten stars and a box of rainbows it still wouldn't be enough.

She's the best! We love you Kirsty! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
8/5/2013
5.0/5.0
I got a little ahead of myself and met with Kirsty before I had made a few important decisions like date, time and location of my ceremony. Kirsty stuck with me through the evolving plan! Without her sweet reminder emails, I would have forgotten to send her important information. Her regular and helpful communication told me she knows how busy brides are and that she cares enough about her business to keep track of her clients. The other photographers I contacted were not as helpful. I really appreciated how she had all documents ready and organized as well as her being so available to answer questions.

The ceremony was at San Francisco City Hall. Kirsty arrived on time and went to work immediately. My husband Jim, who is not a fan of having his photo taken, remarked how confident she was and how easy her directions were to follow. It was so easy to work with her she managed the different personalities of my family and friends. Following the ceremony, we went to the Legion of Honor for scenic shots. She captured amazing angles and great moments with our friends and family.

I highly recommend Kirsty for any event you would like properly documented. Kirsty is professional; organized, yet goes with the flow; excellent at managing people (including brides); artistic; let's you wear her coat if its cold and takes AMAZING photos! Jim and I couldn't be happier with Kirsty and how beautiful our wedding album is!
I got a little ahead of myself and met with Kirsty before I had made a few important decisions like date, time and Read more...
I got a little ahead of myself and met with Kirsty before I had made a few important decisions like date, time and location of my ceremony. Kirsty stuck with me through the evolving plan! Without her sweet reminder emails, I would have forgotten to send her important information. Her regular and helpful communication told me she knows how busy brides are and that she cares enough about her business to keep track of her clients. The other photographers I contacted were not as helpful. I really appreciated how she had all documents ready and organized as well as her being so available to answer questions.

The ceremony was at San Francisco City Hall. Kirsty arrived on time and went to work immediately. My husband Jim, who is not a fan of having his photo taken, remarked how confident she was and how easy her directions were to follow. It was so easy to work with her she managed the different personalities of my family and friends. Following the ceremony, we went to the Legion of Honor for scenic shots. She captured amazing angles and great moments with our friends and family.

I highly recommend Kirsty for any event you would like properly documented. Kirsty is professional; organized, yet goes with the flow; excellent at managing people (including brides); artistic; let's you wear her coat if its cold and takes AMAZING photos! Jim and I couldn't be happier with Kirsty and how beautiful our wedding album is! Read less
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Brett
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Kirsty was the photographer for our wedding in May in Half Moon Bay. We remember meeting her early on and feeling totally at ease in her presence. She is unbelievably easy to talk to, fun, and a pleasure to work with. We loved the way she captures so much emotion in her photos and her creative eye made for some amazing photos on the beach. We are still getting compliments! We cannot give enough praise for Kirsty, and highly recommend her to anyone getting married!
Kirsty was the photographer for our wedding in May in Half Moon Bay. We remember meeting her early on and feeling totally Read more...
Kirsty was the photographer for our wedding in May in Half Moon Bay. We remember meeting her early on and feeling totally at ease in her presence. She is unbelievably easy to talk to, fun, and a pleasure to work with. We loved the way she captures so much emotion in her photos and her creative eye made for some amazing photos on the beach. We are still getting compliments! We cannot give enough praise for Kirsty, and highly recommend her to anyone getting married! Read less
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Kristine
Wedding:
4/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Kirsty Edwards is the absolute best photographer! She is warm, friendly, professional and shoots breathtaking photos!
Kirsty Edwards is the absolute best photographer! She is warm, friendly, professional and shoots breathtaking photos!
Kirsty Edwards is the absolute best photographer! She is warm, friendly, professional and shoots breathtaking photos! Read less
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Lux
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Kirsty is simply the best! She is professional, friendly, and SO easy to work with. We first met at a fashion show where she took exquisite photos and this April she photographed my wedding. She was calm and fun during the getting ready shots, which is very important when nerves are running high. She took a ton of 'just us' photos before the ceremony and reception so we would be able to enjoy the dancing.

She has such a great eye, every picture turned out wonderfully! My husband and I couldn't have asked for better photos, she captured every mood and moment perfectly, we'll cherish these memories forever. Thank you Kirsty!!
Kirsty is simply the best! She is professional, friendly, and SO easy to work with. We first met at a fashion show where Read more...
Kirsty is simply the best! She is professional, friendly, and SO easy to work with. We first met at a fashion show where she took exquisite photos and this April she photographed my wedding. She was calm and fun during the getting ready shots, which is very important when nerves are running high. She took a ton of 'just us' photos before the ceremony and reception so we would be able to enjoy the dancing.

She has such a great eye, every picture turned out wonderfully! My husband and I couldn't have asked for better photos, she captured every mood and moment perfectly, we'll cherish these memories forever. Thank you Kirsty!! Read less
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T.
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Kirsty Edwards photographed our wedding last fall. She was the first and only photographer we interviewed for the important position of photographing our joyous day! We first met over coffee at a local café, andknew right away that we wanted to work with her. Her fun and relaxed demeanor, and the portfolios of her work that we browsed through gave us full confidence that she would beautifully capture our day as it unfolded, just as we had wished.

In the months leading up to the big day, Kirsty was so responsive to my numerous questions that came up. She would always put me at ease, assuring me that all our wedding photography needs would be taken care of, and that she would document all of the highlights outlined on our timeline. Also, she had so many great suggestions and ideas for making the most of the time we had booked with her, and on the day she worked in such an unobstrusive, calm manner...sometimes we didn't even notice she was taking pictures. After all the wedding excitement calmed down, we were so eager to receive our slide show and digital photos from our special day. The day itself was such a blur; I was just so thankful that Kirsty and her amazing photography skills were there! I recall that just before Kirsty sent me the link to our slideshow and digital photos, she said, “If these photos don’t give you goose bumps, I didn’t do my job.”

To say we were blown away by her photos was an understatement! She caught all those special moments throughout the day (even the ones that weren’t on my timeline), friends and family from near and far, and just the overwhelming sense of joy, happiness and love which radiated throughout the day. We will treasure Kirsty’s photos of our wedding forever!

Kirsty was a pleasure to work with, passionate about her photography, and I simply cannot recommend her enough!
Kirsty Edwards photographed our wedding last fall. She was the first and only photographer we interviewed for the Read more...
Kirsty Edwards photographed our wedding last fall. She was the first and only photographer we interviewed for the important position of photographing our joyous day! We first met over coffee at a local café, andknew right away that we wanted to work with her. Her fun and relaxed demeanor, and the portfolios of her work that we browsed through gave us full confidence that she would beautifully capture our day as it unfolded, just as we had wished.

In the months leading up to the big day, Kirsty was so responsive to my numerous questions that came up. She would always put me at ease, assuring me that all our wedding photography needs would be taken care of, and that she would document all of the highlights outlined on our timeline. Also, she had so many great suggestions and ideas for making the most of the time we had booked with her, and on the day she worked in such an unobstrusive, calm manner...sometimes we didn't even notice she was taking pictures. After all the wedding excitement calmed down, we were so eager to receive our slide show and digital photos from our special day. The day itself was such a blur; I was just so thankful that Kirsty and her amazing photography skills were there! I recall that just before Kirsty sent me the link to our slideshow and digital photos, she said, “If these photos don’t give you goose bumps, I didn’t do my job.”

To say we were blown away by her photos was an understatement! She caught all those special moments throughout the day (even the ones that weren’t on my timeline), friends and family from near and far, and just the overwhelming sense of joy, happiness and love which radiated throughout the day. We will treasure Kirsty’s photos of our wedding forever!

Kirsty was a pleasure to work with, passionate about her photography, and I simply cannot recommend her enough! Read less
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Cristi
Wedding:
8/5/2012
5.0/5.0
Kirsty is amazing!! I have never seen anyone shoot such unique and creative wedding photos. We are constantly getting compliments on our photos and we are in love with them as well! Her ability to work with natural light is incredible. She shot our wedding at Wente Vineyards in August and we couldn’t have been happier. We loved the photos and had a blast working with her. We flew in from Houston for our wedding and she was kind enough to recommend other vendors that we needed as well and we were 100% pleased with every recommendation she provided. We are so glad we found her and we only wish we lived in CA so that she could shoot our family photos. She has a contagiously happy personality and it is clear that she loves what she does. Thanks Kirsty!
Kirsty is amazing!! I have never seen anyone shoot such unique and creative wedding photos. We are constantly getting Read more...
Kirsty is amazing!! I have never seen anyone shoot such unique and creative wedding photos. We are constantly getting compliments on our photos and we are in love with them as well! Her ability to work with natural light is incredible. She shot our wedding at Wente Vineyards in August and we couldn’t have been happier. We loved the photos and had a blast working with her. We flew in from Houston for our wedding and she was kind enough to recommend other vendors that we needed as well and we were 100% pleased with every recommendation she provided. We are so glad we found her and we only wish we lived in CA so that she could shoot our family photos. She has a contagiously happy personality and it is clear that she loves what she does. Thanks Kirsty! Read less
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Andie
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
All I can say is AMAZING!! Kirsty photographed my wedding May 26th, 2012, at Madrona Manor. She was so easy to work with, and helped to make my wedding day perfect. I have only seen the sneak peek, (which was to die for!!) so this review is mainly on how easy she made something I generally don't do with ease,(photograph well) something that felt natural, and comfortable! I genuinely can not wait to get the rest of my pictures, and know with out a doubt they all will be perfect. I have always dreamed of a picture perfect wedding, (Pun intended) and Kirsty at Shoot Retouch Design made that a reality for me! Thank you SO much Kirsty :)
All I can say is AMAZING!! Kirsty photographed my wedding May 26th, 2012, at Madrona Manor. She was so easy to work with, Read more...
All I can say is AMAZING!! Kirsty photographed my wedding May 26th, 2012, at Madrona Manor. She was so easy to work with, and helped to make my wedding day perfect. I have only seen the sneak peek, (which was to die for!!) so this review is mainly on how easy she made something I generally don't do with ease,(photograph well) something that felt natural, and comfortable! I genuinely can not wait to get the rest of my pictures, and know with out a doubt they all will be perfect. I have always dreamed of a picture perfect wedding, (Pun intended) and Kirsty at Shoot Retouch Design made that a reality for me! Thank you SO much Kirsty :) Read less
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Nick
Wedding:
11/11/2011
5.0/5.0
Kirsty was amazing to work with. We were fortunate enough to meet her while she was shooting one of our friend's wedding, so we had insight into how she works. Her sense of humor puts people at ease and pulls frame-worthy photos even from the most shy subjects.
Kirsty was amazing to work with. We were fortunate enough to meet her while she was shooting one of our friend's wedding, Read more...
Kirsty was amazing to work with. We were fortunate enough to meet her while she was shooting one of our friend's wedding, so we had insight into how she works. Her sense of humor puts people at ease and pulls frame-worthy photos even from the most shy subjects. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
Her photos are absolutely stunning! Great value-we will always cherish her amazing shots.
Her photos are absolutely stunning! Great value-we will always cherish her amazing shots.
Her photos are absolutely stunning! Great value-we will always cherish her amazing shots. Read less
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sofieK
Wedding:
7/30/2011
4.9/5.0
Kirsty is the most wonderful person and amazing photographer. We could not have asked for anyone better to shoot our wedding. The pictures turned out so well and everyone have complimented our photos for being some of the best wedding photos they have ever seen.
She comes with our very highest recommendations.
Kirsty is the most wonderful person and amazing photographer. We could not have asked for anyone better to shoot our Read more...
Kirsty is the most wonderful person and amazing photographer. We could not have asked for anyone better to shoot our wedding. The pictures turned out so well and everyone have complimented our photos for being some of the best wedding photos they have ever seen.
She comes with our very highest recommendations. Read less
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Alice
Wedding:
10/10/2010
4.8/5.0
Let me just say this, Kirsty is the best photographer I have ever seen and the experience with her is so pleasant I feel that we are well taken care of. We actually found Kirsty through referrals from the hotel we booked for the banquet. Not only her work is amazing, she is very professional and easy going at the same time. She is passionate, talented, and has great style. She is also very responsive and flexible (expedite the slideshow for us without additional charge even though she is in middle of moving :P). Everyone who has seen her work is impressed and amazed by the quality of her work. We are very fortunately to have an opportunity to work with her and we are very thankful. I have been spreading the word to everyone I know about Kirsty, just because I want everyone to have the same wonderful experience with Kirsty and let every moment of their special day be captured by Kirsty.
Let me just say this, Kirsty is the best photographer I have ever seen and the experience with her is so pleasant I feel Read more...
Let me just say this, Kirsty is the best photographer I have ever seen and the experience with her is so pleasant I feel that we are well taken care of. We actually found Kirsty through referrals from the hotel we booked for the banquet. Not only her work is amazing, she is very professional and easy going at the same time. She is passionate, talented, and has great style. She is also very responsive and flexible (expedite the slideshow for us without additional charge even though she is in middle of moving :P). Everyone who has seen her work is impressed and amazed by the quality of her work. We are very fortunately to have an opportunity to work with her and we are very thankful. I have been spreading the word to everyone I know about Kirsty, just because I want everyone to have the same wonderful experience with Kirsty and let every moment of their special day be captured by Kirsty. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
Kirsty was not only an uber talented photographer, but also a super fun person! Our photos turned out beautifully and we were very happy with our gorgeous photo album. I even recommended her to my bridesmaid who recently used her for her wedding in Mexico. It's a no brainier to choose Kirsty as your photographer. She's the best!
Kirsty was not only an uber talented photographer, but also a super fun person! Our photos turned out beautifully and we Read more...
Kirsty was not only an uber talented photographer, but also a super fun person! Our photos turned out beautifully and we were very happy with our gorgeous photo album. I even recommended her to my bridesmaid who recently used her for her wedding in Mexico. It's a no brainier to choose Kirsty as your photographer. She's the best! Read less
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PFS
Wedding:
9/18/2010
5.0/5.0
Kirsty is the best! She took care of capturing precious moments of our civil wedding at the city hall and the reception at Carmel. She is creative, professional, punctuate, funny and charming. We enjoyed her presence at our wedding, her ability to interact naturally with our guests and to take non-posey yet animated photos of them. We admired her work and was glad we chose her as our photographer after we screened dozens of candidates. She was definitely the best!
Kirsty is the best! She took care of capturing precious moments of our civil wedding at the city hall and the reception at Read more...
Kirsty is the best! She took care of capturing precious moments of our civil wedding at the city hall and the reception at Carmel. She is creative, professional, punctuate, funny and charming. We enjoyed her presence at our wedding, her ability to interact naturally with our guests and to take non-posey yet animated photos of them. We admired her work and was glad we chose her as our photographer after we screened dozens of candidates. She was definitely the best! Read less
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ColeyNYC
Wedding:
8/7/2010
4.8/5.0
Could NOT possibly be more pleased with the service, communication, and most importantly the photographs! Kirsty is a true professional and knows how to get the most out of any bride. I LOVE my photos and she captured some amazing moments. She also has a great personality and is funny - so it made us all feel at ease. Photos were delivered very punctually! I live in NYC and everyone is asking who my photographer was - they're all disappointed to hear she's not on the East coast. Hiring Shoot, Retouch, Design was one of the best decisions we made regarding our wedding! We "heart" Kirsty!
Could NOT possibly be more pleased with the service, communication, and most importantly the photographs! Kirsty is a true Read more...
Could NOT possibly be more pleased with the service, communication, and most importantly the photographs! Kirsty is a true professional and knows how to get the most out of any bride. I LOVE my photos and she captured some amazing moments. She also has a great personality and is funny - so it made us all feel at ease. Photos were delivered very punctually! I live in NYC and everyone is asking who my photographer was - they're all disappointed to hear she's not on the East coast. Hiring Shoot, Retouch, Design was one of the best decisions we made regarding our wedding! We "heart" Kirsty! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
7/31/2010
4.7/5.0
Kirsty was a pleasure to work with. Professional courteous and patient. We even spontaneously went to an off site location for more wedding photos. I would recommend her.
Kirsty was a pleasure to work with. Professional courteous and patient. We even spontaneously went to an off site location Read more...
Kirsty was a pleasure to work with. Professional courteous and patient. We even spontaneously went to an off site location for more wedding photos. I would recommend her. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/22/2010
5.0/5.0
Kirsty shot our wedding and did a fabulous job! The pictures totally captured the energy and feeling of the day and she was really easy to work with. She also did an engagement shoot that was great practice (and great photos) before the big day.
Kirsty shot our wedding and did a fabulous job! The pictures totally captured the energy and feeling of the day and she Read more...
Kirsty shot our wedding and did a fabulous job! The pictures totally captured the energy and feeling of the day and she was really easy to work with. She also did an engagement shoot that was great practice (and great photos) before the big day. Read less
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Malibee
Wedding:
10/3/2009
4.8/5.0
Kirsty helped us through our wedding from the engagement photos (one of which served as our "save the date") to setting up our wedding day schedule, to capturing the day perfectly. She is full of enthusiasm and great ideas for creative photos and she also does an excellent job getting all of the traditional posed family photos. Kirsty is incredibly professional and experienced. Kirsty is also very responsive. She met with us multiple times, set up a couple conference calls and was always available over email for questions. I'm so pleased with our wedding photos and will recommend Kirsty to all my friends.
Kirsty helped us through our wedding from the engagement photos (one of which served as our "save the date") to setting up Read more...
Kirsty helped us through our wedding from the engagement photos (one of which served as our "save the date") to setting up our wedding day schedule, to capturing the day perfectly. She is full of enthusiasm and great ideas for creative photos and she also does an excellent job getting all of the traditional posed family photos. Kirsty is incredibly professional and experienced. Kirsty is also very responsive. She met with us multiple times, set up a couple conference calls and was always available over email for questions. I'm so pleased with our wedding photos and will recommend Kirsty to all my friends. Read less
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lwf
Wedding:
9/19/2009
5.0/5.0
Kirsty's photos were absolutely beautiful -- they are artistic and unique, and she managed to capture all the little moments of our day. She can also do all of the standard formal shots, but her photography talent really shines with the creative shots. Marlin was a fantastic 2nd shooter, also! Now that I have all our images, the difficult decision is what to print and put into the album! Kirsty was one of the first vendors we chose, and we never looked back. You won't regret your decision to go with Kirsty.
Kirsty's photos were absolutely beautiful -- they are artistic and unique, and she managed to capture all the little Read more...
Kirsty's photos were absolutely beautiful -- they are artistic and unique, and she managed to capture all the little moments of our day. She can also do all of the standard formal shots, but her photography talent really shines with the creative shots. Marlin was a fantastic 2nd shooter, also! Now that I have all our images, the difficult decision is what to print and put into the album! Kirsty was one of the first vendors we chose, and we never looked back. You won't regret your decision to go with Kirsty. Read less
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JK
Wedding:
8/29/2009
5.0/5.0
Kirsty did a fantastic job for my wedding - the pictures were wonderful. She loves her job and it really shows - thank you Kirsty.
Kirsty did a fantastic job for my wedding - the pictures were wonderful. She loves her job and it really shows - thank you Read more...
Kirsty did a fantastic job for my wedding - the pictures were wonderful. She loves her job and it really shows - thank you Kirsty. Read less
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Genevieve
Wedding:
4/11/2009
5.0/5.0
Kirsty was wonderful and lived up to what I was looking for in a wedding photographer. Her pictures are absolutely beautiful.
Kirsty was wonderful and lived up to what I was looking for in a wedding photographer. Her pictures are absolutely Read more...
Kirsty was wonderful and lived up to what I was looking for in a wedding photographer. Her pictures are absolutely beautiful. Read less
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Austin
Wedding:
3/14/2009
5.0/5.0
Hiring a fantastic wedding photographer was one one of the most important vendor decisions that we made for our wedding. We wanted someone that would would capture the spirit of the day, make us feel comfortable, and fit the overall look we were going for (photojournalistic, high fashion, etc.). Kirsty well exceeded our expectations.

From the moment we met Kirsty, our personalities clicked. She knows exactly when to step in and run things without being "in your face", as well as when to hang back and be non-intrusive for private moments. . .some of which became our favorite pictures.

We liked Kirsty so much that we flew her out to Phoenix from San Francisco for our wedding. She has a unique skill set, unlike any other photographers we researched. Her strong background in graphic design and animation can be seen in the final products of her proofs and the design of our wedding album. She is truly talented at all of the things she advertises. . .shooting. . .retouching. . .and designing.

Several months ago, she also took our infant niece's first baby pictures. Kirsty is becoming a family tradition. We hope to have her take similar pictures someday (a few years away). Take it from us, hire Kirsty, and relax. Your wedding pictures will be breathtaking.
Hiring a fantastic wedding photographer was one one of the most important vendor decisions that we made for our wedding. Read more...
Hiring a fantastic wedding photographer was one one of the most important vendor decisions that we made for our wedding. We wanted someone that would would capture the spirit of the day, make us feel comfortable, and fit the overall look we were going for (photojournalistic, high fashion, etc.). Kirsty well exceeded our expectations.

From the moment we met Kirsty, our personalities clicked. She knows exactly when to step in and run things without being "in your face", as well as when to hang back and be non-intrusive for private moments. . .some of which became our favorite pictures.

We liked Kirsty so much that we flew her out to Phoenix from San Francisco for our wedding. She has a unique skill set, unlike any other photographers we researched. Her strong background in graphic design and animation can be seen in the final products of her proofs and the design of our wedding album. She is truly talented at all of the things she advertises. . .shooting. . .retouching. . .and designing.

Several months ago, she also took our infant niece's first baby pictures. Kirsty is becoming a family tradition. We hope to have her take similar pictures someday (a few years away). Take it from us, hire Kirsty, and relax. Your wedding pictures will be breathtaking. Read less
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januarybride
Wedding:
1/2/2009
5.0/5.0
Shoot Retouch Design was great and I would absolutely recommend them. Our wedding pictures turned out beautifully!
Shoot Retouch Design was great and I would absolutely recommend them. Our wedding pictures turned out beautifully!
Shoot Retouch Design was great and I would absolutely recommend them. Our wedding pictures turned out beautifully! Read less
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jenlynf
Wedding:
11/29/2008
4.9/5.0
Kirsty and Jake did a most excellent job on capturing our wedding day. They went the extra yard to get the shots (a frequent comment from our wedding guests), made the effort to get to know us prior to the wedding to get us comfortable and capture things that were important to us, and offered advice and references for other details of the wedding. We've also gotten several comments that some of our pictures look like postcards. I had at first balked at the cost (this was my reaction to all the wedding costs though), but seeing the final results have made me feel it was totally worth it. I'd highly recommend an engagement session as I think that made us more comfortable on our actual wedding day.
Kirsty and Jake did a most excellent job on capturing our wedding day. They went the extra yard to get the shots (a Read more...
Kirsty and Jake did a most excellent job on capturing our wedding day. They went the extra yard to get the shots (a frequent comment from our wedding guests), made the effort to get to know us prior to the wedding to get us comfortable and capture things that were important to us, and offered advice and references for other details of the wedding. We've also gotten several comments that some of our pictures look like postcards. I had at first balked at the cost (this was my reaction to all the wedding costs though), but seeing the final results have made me feel it was totally worth it. I'd highly recommend an engagement session as I think that made us more comfortable on our actual wedding day. Read less
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Larissa
Wedding:
8/6/2008
5.0/5.0
wonderful pictures, very fast & professional & fun
wonderful pictures, very fast & professional & fun
wonderful pictures, very fast & professional & fun Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
6/28/2008
5.0/5.0
I am so happy that I had Kirsty as my Wedding Photographer. I have timeless pictures now.They are BEAUTIFUL. She has a great eye to capture that little priceless moment. Her skills are so unique, her choice of colors, shadows and lighting are amazing. I truly feel like my pictures belong to a magazine. I am so happy with her work that I wouldnt recommend anybody else but her. It you want to trust someone for the most important day of your life and make sure that he\she captures all those little moments that you want to keep with you for ever GO WITH kirsty.
I am so happy that I had Kirsty as my Wedding Photographer. I have timeless pictures now.They are BEAUTIFUL. She has a Read more...
I am so happy that I had Kirsty as my Wedding Photographer. I have timeless pictures now.They are BEAUTIFUL. She has a great eye to capture that little priceless moment. Her skills are so unique, her choice of colors, shadows and lighting are amazing. I truly feel like my pictures belong to a magazine. I am so happy with her work that I wouldnt recommend anybody else but her. It you want to trust someone for the most important day of your life and make sure that he\she captures all those little moments that you want to keep with you for ever GO WITH kirsty. Read less
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laughtrackk
Wedding:
6/21/2008
5.0/5.0
We absolutely LOVED Jake and Kirsty. They were so much fun to work with. We loved their creative ideas, and our wedding photos were AMAZING! Our wedding day was really long. It was a bi-cultural wedding, with at least 300 guests. It was also out-of-town and Jake and Kirsty made the effort to scout out some photo locations for us. They hung-in for everything and went out of their way to get some incredible shots to capture our day. We also had a great engagement shoot with them and it really helped put us at ease with the camera. I highly recommend them for ANY event!
We absolutely LOVED Jake and Kirsty. They were so much fun to work with. We loved their creative ideas, and our wedding Read more...
We absolutely LOVED Jake and Kirsty. They were so much fun to work with. We loved their creative ideas, and our wedding photos were AMAZING! Our wedding day was really long. It was a bi-cultural wedding, with at least 300 guests. It was also out-of-town and Jake and Kirsty made the effort to scout out some photo locations for us. They hung-in for everything and went out of their way to get some incredible shots to capture our day. We also had a great engagement shoot with them and it really helped put us at ease with the camera. I highly recommend them for ANY event! Read less
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rsirwin
Wedding:
3/21/2008
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had an nontraditional wedding and were looking for someone who could adapt to our expectations. I am so thankful that I found Kirsty. Her style was a wonderful fit.
I felt comfortable from the beginning as she took the time to get a feel for us as a couple. She offered wonderful perspective as we planned our shoot, but always respected our opinions.
We chose two sights for our shoot. She was inspired by the spontaneity of each location and directed us with her characteristic charm. Our shoot was so much fun!
Our photos are gorgeous and stylish and we have received countless compliments. She has a true talent.
My husband and I had an nontraditional wedding and were looking for someone who could adapt to our expectations. I am so Read more...
My husband and I had an nontraditional wedding and were looking for someone who could adapt to our expectations. I am so thankful that I found Kirsty. Her style was a wonderful fit.
I felt comfortable from the beginning as she took the time to get a feel for us as a couple. She offered wonderful perspective as we planned our shoot, but always respected our opinions.
We chose two sights for our shoot. She was inspired by the spontaneity of each location and directed us with her characteristic charm. Our shoot was so much fun!
Our photos are gorgeous and stylish and we have received countless compliments. She has a true talent. Read less
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