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Lori Makabe Photography

Rio Vista , CA
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LOCATION

183 Main Street, Suite B
Rio Vista, CA US 94571 (map)

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707-374-5272

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ABOUT US

Lodi photographer Lori Makabe specializes in weddings, engagements and portraits as well as special events for corporate clients. Her photographic skills, technical knowledge and sense... Read more
Lodi photographer Lori Makabe specializes in weddings, engagements and portraits as well as special events for corporate clients. Her photographic skills, technical knowledge and sense of artistry have earned Lori numerous awards including recognition in Islands Magazine, Smithsonian Online, Photo District News, Top Knots, and Sacramento Bride and Groom. Her work is frequently found in editorials including Solano and San Joaquin Magazines and The Delta Explorer.

Besides wedding photography in Lodi, Stockton, the Delta and Northern California, Lori has photographed weddings in Montana, Tennessee, Las Vegas, and on an international level, Mexico, Vietnam, Italy and Poland. She frequently covers weddings in the East Cape and the Los Cabos region of Baja California Sur, where she spends her winters. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

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jasmine
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
Lori and her partner were amazing from the moment we met. She Did our engagement photos that turned out amazing. She made us feel very comfortable considering me and my husband are pretty shy. I was very happy with them. As for the wedding day it was the best experience I've had with photographers (I've been a bridesmaid 4 times so I know). Lori was with us the bridal party and her partner was with the groom and his party. We got so many amazing shots. It was awesome having two photographers. We got different angles and literally every picture I wanted they made time for. She even printed up all the "Must have shots." Loved that because I would have probably forgotten a couple because the day was so crazy. Looking at the pics literally 9 after the wedding (really fast) was so fun for my friends and family and especially us. I would recommend them to all my friends and family and really anyone getting married. You will not be disappointed.
Lori and her partner were amazing from the moment we met. She Did our engagement photos that turned out amazing. She made Read more...
Lori and her partner were amazing from the moment we met. She Did our engagement photos that turned out amazing. She made us feel very comfortable considering me and my husband are pretty shy. I was very happy with them. As for the wedding day it was the best experience I've had with photographers (I've been a bridesmaid 4 times so I know). Lori was with us the bridal party and her partner was with the groom and his party. We got so many amazing shots. It was awesome having two photographers. We got different angles and literally every picture I wanted they made time for. She even printed up all the "Must have shots." Loved that because I would have probably forgotten a couple because the day was so crazy. Looking at the pics literally 9 after the wedding (really fast) was so fun for my friends and family and especially us. I would recommend them to all my friends and family and really anyone getting married. You will not be disappointed. Read less
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Stacie
Wedding:
9/5/2014
5.0/5.0
Lori and her assistant photographer were excellent to work with. She captured our wedding beautifully and is an absolute pleasure to work with. I highly recommend her for any special event!
Lori and her assistant photographer were excellent to work with. She captured our wedding beautifully and is an absolute Read more...
Lori and her assistant photographer were excellent to work with. She captured our wedding beautifully and is an absolute pleasure to work with. I highly recommend her for any special event! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Lori is an amazing photographer and easy to work with. Her assistance Rich is just as, pleasant and easy going like Lori. My guests had a wonderful time with my photographers and enjoyed their company.

Do not hesitate to contact Lori she is laid back, fun, and flexible to work with.Her service is spectacular and knows what she is doing. Her and Rich's professionalism exceeded my expectations. I could not have been happier with my choice and would not consider another photographer or assistant.

There is a reason why Lori has 5 stars because she is the best of the best. And Rich her assistant is amazing, as well. Can't wait to see the pictures and enjoy beautiful memories of my day.
Lori is an amazing photographer and easy to work with. Her assistance Rich is just as, pleasant and easy going like Lori. Read more...
Lori is an amazing photographer and easy to work with. Her assistance Rich is just as, pleasant and easy going like Lori. My guests had a wonderful time with my photographers and enjoyed their company.

Do not hesitate to contact Lori she is laid back, fun, and flexible to work with.Her service is spectacular and knows what she is doing. Her and Rich's professionalism exceeded my expectations. I could not have been happier with my choice and would not consider another photographer or assistant.

There is a reason why Lori has 5 stars because she is the best of the best. And Rich her assistant is amazing, as well. Can't wait to see the pictures and enjoy beautiful memories of my day. Read less
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Lacie
Wedding:
6/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Lori is an amazing photographer and you can tell she loves what she does. She gets excited about capturing your moments and can't wait you show you the results! The photos she took were amazing! I love them and am very happy with my choice in her. Many of my friends have commented on how amazing my wedding photos to which I give all the credit to Lori.
Lori is an amazing photographer and you can tell she loves what she does. She gets excited about capturing your moments Read more...
Lori is an amazing photographer and you can tell she loves what she does. She gets excited about capturing your moments and can't wait you show you the results! The photos she took were amazing! I love them and am very happy with my choice in her. Many of my friends have commented on how amazing my wedding photos to which I give all the credit to Lori. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Lori was amazing!! I couldn't have picked a better photographer. Our pictures are BEAUTIFUL and something my husband and I will cherish forever! She has a great eye, is so responsive to any need you have and genuinely cares about each one of we brides. Thank you Lori for the amazing photos! :)
Lori was amazing!! I couldn't have picked a better photographer. Our pictures are BEAUTIFUL and something my husband and I Read more...
Lori was amazing!! I couldn't have picked a better photographer. Our pictures are BEAUTIFUL and something my husband and I will cherish forever! She has a great eye, is so responsive to any need you have and genuinely cares about each one of we brides. Thank you Lori for the amazing photos! :) Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
12/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding photos were beautiful and I still can't stop looking at them.
Our wedding photos were beautiful and I still can't stop looking at them.
Our wedding photos were beautiful and I still can't stop looking at them. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Lori was fantastic. She did our Engagement shoot in Baja and we were so happy, we couldn't wait for the wedding pix. She really did an amazing job. She's a lot of fun to work with and a great photographer. She responds via email faster than anyone I've ever met! Our photos were ready before we even got back from the honeymoon! She is amazing. You'll love her as much as we do!
Thanks Lori!!!
Lori was fantastic. She did our Engagement shoot in Baja and we were so happy, we couldn't wait for the wedding pix. She Read more...
Lori was fantastic. She did our Engagement shoot in Baja and we were so happy, we couldn't wait for the wedding pix. She really did an amazing job. She's a lot of fun to work with and a great photographer. She responds via email faster than anyone I've ever met! Our photos were ready before we even got back from the honeymoon! She is amazing. You'll love her as much as we do!
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Katherine
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Lori was so much fun to work with! Our engagement session was in San Francisco which was our choice, but she's really up for anything and was open to any ideas, suggestions you had. If you weren't really sure (like I was), she also makes great recommendations for shots, poses, locations, etc. She even invited us to do our shoot in Baja where she goes to visit every winter if we wanted to!! I think what we fell in love w/ the most was her personality, a very happy person and so laid back. It was definitely a pleasure working with her. On the day of our wedding, we had her and her partner Rich. He's just as great, and very funny!! When we finally got our photos it was so hard to pick which ones were our favorites because every shot captured something different, and every shot was just so beautiful. If you're looking for a GREAT photographer, I would definitely recoommend Lori Makabe photography!!!
Lori was so much fun to work with! Our engagement session was in San Francisco which was our choice, but she's really up Read more...
Lori was so much fun to work with! Our engagement session was in San Francisco which was our choice, but she's really up for anything and was open to any ideas, suggestions you had. If you weren't really sure (like I was), she also makes great recommendations for shots, poses, locations, etc. She even invited us to do our shoot in Baja where she goes to visit every winter if we wanted to!! I think what we fell in love w/ the most was her personality, a very happy person and so laid back. It was definitely a pleasure working with her. On the day of our wedding, we had her and her partner Rich. He's just as great, and very funny!! When we finally got our photos it was so hard to pick which ones were our favorites because every shot captured something different, and every shot was just so beautiful. If you're looking for a GREAT photographer, I would definitely recoommend Lori Makabe photography!!! Read less
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Kirsten
Wedding:
5/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Lori did a great job on the photos! Light was perfect and she got all the shots that I asked for.
Lori did a great job on the photos! Light was perfect and she got all the shots that I asked for.
Lori did a great job on the photos! Light was perfect and she got all the shots that I asked for. Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
When planning a wedding, there are so many decisions to be made, and making these decisions can be stressful. Luckily for us, choosing our photographer was not one of these stressful decisions.

Lori Makabe (along with her assistant Rich) photographed our wedding last April at Oak Farm Vineyards in Lodi, CA. When we first met with Lori, we immediately connected with her personality. She was clearly very fun AND professional. Looking through her photo albums and spending some time asking questions sealed the deal - we wanted to work with her!

We coordinated all the group pictures we wanted beforehand and gave the list to Lori. When the day came, she was very patient with us as it was often difficult to get together different groups of people for pictures. This was just one example of her flexibility and willingness to work with us to ensure all our needs were met.

To call Lori and Rich amazing photographers would be a vast understatement. They are picture-taking machines (they stayed the ENTIRE DAY) with great attention to detail and an unmatched ability to capture authentic moments in beautiful clarity.

While we were very impressed with their stamina to stick out the entire wedding day taking pictures, the real test came when all the pictures were developed and ready for us. We were once again AMAZED at the quality. An example of this is the sunset pictures we took in front of the vineyard. We were wondering at the time if the images would capture the beauty of the moment. Sure enough, Lori and Rich nailed it - the mood, the coloring, it was all PERFECT!

If you are in the central valley and looking for a photographer for engagement, wedding, or any other professional pictures, we HIGHLY recommend Lori Makabe. You will NOT be disappointed!
When planning a wedding, there are so many decisions to be made, and making these decisions can be stressful. Luckily for Read more...
When planning a wedding, there are so many decisions to be made, and making these decisions can be stressful. Luckily for us, choosing our photographer was not one of these stressful decisions.

Lori Makabe (along with her assistant Rich) photographed our wedding last April at Oak Farm Vineyards in Lodi, CA. When we first met with Lori, we immediately connected with her personality. She was clearly very fun AND professional. Looking through her photo albums and spending some time asking questions sealed the deal - we wanted to work with her!

We coordinated all the group pictures we wanted beforehand and gave the list to Lori. When the day came, she was very patient with us as it was often difficult to get together different groups of people for pictures. This was just one example of her flexibility and willingness to work with us to ensure all our needs were met.

To call Lori and Rich amazing photographers would be a vast understatement. They are picture-taking machines (they stayed the ENTIRE DAY) with great attention to detail and an unmatched ability to capture authentic moments in beautiful clarity.

While we were very impressed with their stamina to stick out the entire wedding day taking pictures, the real test came when all the pictures were developed and ready for us. We were once again AMAZED at the quality. An example of this is the sunset pictures we took in front of the vineyard. We were wondering at the time if the images would capture the beauty of the moment. Sure enough, Lori and Rich nailed it - the mood, the coloring, it was all PERFECT!

If you are in the central valley and looking for a photographer for engagement, wedding, or any other professional pictures, we HIGHLY recommend Lori Makabe. You will NOT be disappointed! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
12/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Lori,
Thank you so much for the amazing pictures you took of our wedding. We had so much fun viewing them. We really enjoyed having you as our photographer on our special day. You and Asa were amazing!

Once again THANK YOU!
Jennifer and Ozzy
Lori,
Thank you so much for the amazing pictures you took of our wedding. We had so much fun viewing them. We really Read more...
Lori,
Thank you so much for the amazing pictures you took of our wedding. We had so much fun viewing them. We really enjoyed having you as our photographer on our special day. You and Asa were amazing!

Once again THANK YOU!
Jennifer and Ozzy Read less
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Maegan
Wedding:
11/20/2012
5.0/5.0
Lori did a great job with our wedding! I would highly recommend her! She was the only vendor that did right that day!
Lori did a great job with our wedding! I would highly recommend her! She was the only vendor that did right that day!
Lori did a great job with our wedding! I would highly recommend her! She was the only vendor that did right that day! Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
My husband does not like taking a lot of pictures and Lori did our engagement and wedding photos, she makes it fun and so comfortable! She got him smiling and he actually had fun taking pictures! Lori has an energy that is contagious and you can tell how much she enjoys her work. Our wedding photos are beautiful and she stayed all night and got great photos of everyone. I would highly recommend Lori, even now that the photos are done she's making a photo album for us that I know will be great, and she really works with you so you get exactly what you want. Lori is fantastic!!
My husband does not like taking a lot of pictures and Lori did our engagement and wedding photos, she makes it fun and so Read more...
My husband does not like taking a lot of pictures and Lori did our engagement and wedding photos, she makes it fun and so comfortable! She got him smiling and he actually had fun taking pictures! Lori has an energy that is contagious and you can tell how much she enjoys her work. Our wedding photos are beautiful and she stayed all night and got great photos of everyone. I would highly recommend Lori, even now that the photos are done she's making a photo album for us that I know will be great, and she really works with you so you get exactly what you want. Lori is fantastic!! Read less
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Marirose
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
WE LOVED LORI MAKABE! SHE IS TALENTED AND FUN!!! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER! WE LOVED HER WORK AND PERSONALITY SO MUCH, WE USED HER FOR OUR ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING. SHE IS FLEXIBLE, DEPENDABLE, REASONABLE AND WE JUST SIMPLY LIKED HER AS A PERSON. SHE TRULY HAS A GIFT! I HAD COUNTLESS GUESTS AT MY WEDDING ASK WHO SHE WAS BECAUSE THEY WERE THAT IMPRESSED WITH HER PHOTOGRAPHY.
WE LOVED LORI MAKABE! SHE IS TALENTED AND FUN!!! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER! WE LOVED HER WORK AND PERSONALITY SO MUCH, Read more...
WE LOVED LORI MAKABE! SHE IS TALENTED AND FUN!!! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER! WE LOVED HER WORK AND PERSONALITY SO MUCH, WE USED HER FOR OUR ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING. SHE IS FLEXIBLE, DEPENDABLE, REASONABLE AND WE JUST SIMPLY LIKED HER AS A PERSON. SHE TRULY HAS A GIFT! I HAD COUNTLESS GUESTS AT MY WEDDING ASK WHO SHE WAS BECAUSE THEY WERE THAT IMPRESSED WITH HER PHOTOGRAPHY. Read less
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Claire
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
Lori was wonderful to work with! She set up time to meet with us before the wedding to discuss what we wanted. On the day of the wedding she was very professional and very fun to work with! We couldn't be happier with our experience with Lori and we couldn't be happier with all of our wonderful wedding photos!
Lori was wonderful to work with! She set up time to meet with us before the wedding to discuss what we wanted. On the day Read more...
Lori was wonderful to work with! She set up time to meet with us before the wedding to discuss what we wanted. On the day of the wedding she was very professional and very fun to work with! We couldn't be happier with our experience with Lori and we couldn't be happier with all of our wonderful wedding photos! Read less
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RMAHawkins
Wedding:
2/12/2012
5.0/5.0
Lori Makabe was an ideal photographer capturing the many expressions of the day. She managed to be everywhere, and anywhere the action was and yet, never called attention to herself. Lori just popped around from behind the scenes thta I hardly noticed I was being photographed.
Lori's photo quality is artistic with a clear story behind every shot. She has a gift of shooting the focus of the moment with including the background to enhance the photo.
I am most grateful to have had Lori recommended to me and in turn, I will be advising my friends and family to consider Lori as their photographer for their most precious moments.
Lori Makabe was an ideal photographer capturing the many expressions of the day. She managed to be everywhere, and Read more...
Lori Makabe was an ideal photographer capturing the many expressions of the day. She managed to be everywhere, and anywhere the action was and yet, never called attention to herself. Lori just popped around from behind the scenes thta I hardly noticed I was being photographed.
Lori's photo quality is artistic with a clear story behind every shot. She has a gift of shooting the focus of the moment with including the background to enhance the photo.
I am most grateful to have had Lori recommended to me and in turn, I will be advising my friends and family to consider Lori as their photographer for their most precious moments. Read less
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rjhawkins
Wedding:
2/12/2012
5.0/5.0
Lori Makabe came to us highly recommended by a mutual friend but one look at her portfolio and 10 minutes into our first discussion with her and we knew she was the perfect person to record our wedding.

It was a good call. We have a disc filled with magnificent images (and a few which show graphically what a horrible dancer I am!). We'll keep coming back to these for the rest of our lives. I'll be honest, we were shocked at how good we looked in a lot of her photos. There are plenty that look magazine-cover ready.

The thing I can't figure out is, how was Lori in some many places to capture so many images? She moves so quietly and unobtrussively, you are barely aware that she is there.

During the staged shots Lori relays directions in a calm, professional and engaging tone. You want to please her! Even better, she is open to suggestions from the wedding party. In other words, it very much feels like an indie film collaboration between director and cast.

And finally, I don't know how often you can say this, but after "hanging out" with Lori for several days we consider her a friend. We know that we will see her around, either up in Northern California or in her second home toen Los Barriles, Baja.
Lori Makabe came to us highly recommended by a mutual friend but one look at her portfolio and 10 minutes into our first Read more...
Lori Makabe came to us highly recommended by a mutual friend but one look at her portfolio and 10 minutes into our first discussion with her and we knew she was the perfect person to record our wedding.

It was a good call. We have a disc filled with magnificent images (and a few which show graphically what a horrible dancer I am!). We'll keep coming back to these for the rest of our lives. I'll be honest, we were shocked at how good we looked in a lot of her photos. There are plenty that look magazine-cover ready.

The thing I can't figure out is, how was Lori in some many places to capture so many images? She moves so quietly and unobtrussively, you are barely aware that she is there.

During the staged shots Lori relays directions in a calm, professional and engaging tone. You want to please her! Even better, she is open to suggestions from the wedding party. In other words, it very much feels like an indie film collaboration between director and cast.

And finally, I don't know how often you can say this, but after "hanging out" with Lori for several days we consider her a friend. We know that we will see her around, either up in Northern California or in her second home toen Los Barriles, Baja. Read less
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Nikki
Wedding:
11/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Lori does an absolutely amazing job and she is so easy to work with!! I would recommend her to any bride.
Lori does an absolutely amazing job and she is so easy to work with!! I would recommend her to any bride.
Lori does an absolutely amazing job and she is so easy to work with!! I would recommend her to any bride. Read less
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Crystal
Wedding:
6/11/2011
5.0/5.0
I can't even put into words how absolutely amazing Lori is! She photographed our wedding this summer and I was completely thrilled with her work! On our wedding day she when above and beyond what I would have expected from a photographer, arriving early and staying until the very end. She was highly professional and fun and easy to work with, with a great eye for detail. My husband and I are not very comfortable in front of a camera and she made it so fun and creative and got so many fabulous shots. She was super on top of things, answered emails and phone calls promptly and had our wedding pictures posted by the time we returned from our honeymoon! Future brides (or anyone else looking for a photographer) look no further! If I could rate her 10 stars out of 5 I would!
I can't even put into words how absolutely amazing Lori is! She photographed our wedding this summer and I was completely Read more...
I can't even put into words how absolutely amazing Lori is! She photographed our wedding this summer and I was completely thrilled with her work! On our wedding day she when above and beyond what I would have expected from a photographer, arriving early and staying until the very end. She was highly professional and fun and easy to work with, with a great eye for detail. My husband and I are not very comfortable in front of a camera and she made it so fun and creative and got so many fabulous shots. She was super on top of things, answered emails and phone calls promptly and had our wedding pictures posted by the time we returned from our honeymoon! Future brides (or anyone else looking for a photographer) look no further! If I could rate her 10 stars out of 5 I would! Read less
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mrandmrs.mullins
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
Lori is awesome!!! She is so fun to work with and got so many great shots of our wedding that we can't decide on our favorites! There are way too many!!!! Lori had me make a list of all my "must do photos" which is the longest list she says she has ever had. I am a picture fanatic and my wedding photos were so important to me. If there is any area of your wedding where you can splurge do it on the photos and videography! The rest of the day goes by so fast and in what seems like only minutes the months of panning are over and the only thing you are left with are memories and photos of your day. Lori captured all of our special moments and we will be able to look back on those memories forever. Thank you Lori for all of your hard work and taking the time to get all the shots we really wanted!!! <3 Chantel and Brandon Mullins
Lori is awesome!!! She is so fun to work with and got so many great shots of our wedding that we can't decide on our Read more...
Lori is awesome!!! She is so fun to work with and got so many great shots of our wedding that we can't decide on our favorites! There are way too many!!!! Lori had me make a list of all my "must do photos" which is the longest list she says she has ever had. I am a picture fanatic and my wedding photos were so important to me. If there is any area of your wedding where you can splurge do it on the photos and videography! The rest of the day goes by so fast and in what seems like only minutes the months of panning are over and the only thing you are left with are memories and photos of your day. Lori captured all of our special moments and we will be able to look back on those memories forever. Thank you Lori for all of your hard work and taking the time to get all the shots we really wanted!!! <3 Chantel and Brandon Mullins Read less
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Vincent Lombardy
Wedding:
10/31/2010
5.0/5.0
Lori's knowledge and experience really shined through with her professionalism. She had a fun and carefree attitude that really allowed her creativity to capture some amazing photos. The experience was a tremendous amount of fun and we will definitely be calling her when we have our first child!!!
Lori's knowledge and experience really shined through with her professionalism. She had a fun and carefree attitude that Read more...
Lori's knowledge and experience really shined through with her professionalism. She had a fun and carefree attitude that really allowed her creativity to capture some amazing photos. The experience was a tremendous amount of fun and we will definitely be calling her when we have our first child!!! Read less
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FHensen
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Lori has tons of great ideas for engagement pictures and wedding site photos, and can work with any space to create a great wedding photo. She is very flexible with the wedding packages and very fast in responding to emails etc. We just got our wedding photos the other day that looked amazing and arrived timely! She even had our wedding photos online within about a week!
She is a very personable person and spent a lot of time with us to see what kinds of things worked for us and gave us plenty of direction with the wedding and everything went so smoothly!
Could not thank her enough!!
Lori has tons of great ideas for engagement pictures and wedding site photos, and can work with any space to create a Read more...
Lori has tons of great ideas for engagement pictures and wedding site photos, and can work with any space to create a great wedding photo. She is very flexible with the wedding packages and very fast in responding to emails etc. We just got our wedding photos the other day that looked amazing and arrived timely! She even had our wedding photos online within about a week!
She is a very personable person and spent a lot of time with us to see what kinds of things worked for us and gave us plenty of direction with the wedding and everything went so smoothly!
Could not thank her enough!! Read less
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italian bride
Wedding:
9/24/2010
5.0/5.0
We had probably one of the most difficult weddings to shoot for: huge bridal party, evening wedding (got dark after ceremony), veyr tight budget, and mosquitos to boot! Lori and her assistant remained professional, organized, and kept the mass of people moving along. I felt like a princess with my one-on-one photography session with her. It really made the day that much more special knowing we were capturing all the small important moments along the way. Thanks Lori!!
Kristina and Jeff Marrone
We had probably one of the most difficult weddings to shoot for: huge bridal party, evening wedding (got dark after Read more...
We had probably one of the most difficult weddings to shoot for: huge bridal party, evening wedding (got dark after ceremony), veyr tight budget, and mosquitos to boot! Lori and her assistant remained professional, organized, and kept the mass of people moving along. I felt like a princess with my one-on-one photography session with her. It really made the day that much more special knowing we were capturing all the small important moments along the way. Thanks Lori!!
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Katie
Wedding:
7/31/2010
5.0/5.0
Was fantastic, pictures turned out great! One of my bridesmaids booked her for her own wedding! Could not have been happier
Was fantastic, pictures turned out great! One of my bridesmaids booked her for her own wedding! Could not have been Read more...
Was fantastic, pictures turned out great! One of my bridesmaids booked her for her own wedding! Could not have been happier Read less
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Certaldo
Wedding:
11/1/2009
5.0/5.0
Lori traveled with us to Tuscany Italy, she was amazing!! Her work is creative and elegant! She's forever a part of our family!
Lori traveled with us to Tuscany Italy, she was amazing!! Her work is creative and elegant! She's forever a part of our Read more...
Lori traveled with us to Tuscany Italy, she was amazing!! Her work is creative and elegant! She's forever a part of our family! Read less
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MicheleW
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
Lori and her team were AWESOME! She took control, kept us on time and made my day stress free. She was fun, funny, professional, and made me feel like a beautiful princess the whole day. It was amazing how she was able to captured the real US. Her work is amazing and we can not thank her enough for making our day one of the most memorable days of our lives. Our White Glove Wedding Photo Book is the most amazing thing I've ever seen. Lori you Rock!! Look no further brides to be...Lori is your gal.
Lori and her team were AWESOME! She took control, kept us on time and made my day stress free. She was fun, funny, Read more...
Lori and her team were AWESOME! She took control, kept us on time and made my day stress free. She was fun, funny, professional, and made me feel like a beautiful princess the whole day. It was amazing how she was able to captured the real US. Her work is amazing and we can not thank her enough for making our day one of the most memorable days of our lives. Our White Glove Wedding Photo Book is the most amazing thing I've ever seen. Lori you Rock!! Look no further brides to be...Lori is your gal. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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MrsJLK
Wedding:
5/24/2009
5.0/5.0
Lori is an AMAZING photographer, but then you add in her fabulous personality, professionalism, and creative flexibility and you have a completely hassle free and super memorable experience for your event! We are sooo glad that we went with Lori for our wedding. She was completely open to all of the ideas we had from the get go about our pictures and was soo much fun to work with! Her packages are comprehensive in themselves but she was also very flexible to work with us around our needs and budget. Overall a SUPERB experience!
Lori is an AMAZING photographer, but then you add in her fabulous personality, professionalism, and creative flexibility Read more...
Lori is an AMAZING photographer, but then you add in her fabulous personality, professionalism, and creative flexibility and you have a completely hassle free and super memorable experience for your event! We are sooo glad that we went with Lori for our wedding. She was completely open to all of the ideas we had from the get go about our pictures and was soo much fun to work with! Her packages are comprehensive in themselves but she was also very flexible to work with us around our needs and budget. Overall a SUPERB experience! Read less
Services Used: Photography
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gregan
Wedding:
4/11/2009
5.0/5.0
Lori photographed our wedding and she did a fantastic job. She worked really well with all of my guests and she got a lot of great pictures. She captured every detail of the wedding and reception.
Lori photographed our wedding and she did a fantastic job. She worked really well with all of my guests and she got a lot Read more...
Lori photographed our wedding and she did a fantastic job. She worked really well with all of my guests and she got a lot of great pictures. She captured every detail of the wedding and reception. Read less
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Jordan Taylor
Wedding:
6/17/2006
5.0/5.0
Lori is such a fabulous photographer! She has a great eye as an artist and really makes you feel comfortable in front of the camera. I would recommend her for any aspect of photography wether is be your engagement, wedding, baby or just family photos.
Lori is such a fabulous photographer! She has a great eye as an artist and really makes you feel comfortable in front of Read more...
Lori is such a fabulous photographer! She has a great eye as an artist and really makes you feel comfortable in front of the camera. I would recommend her for any aspect of photography wether is be your engagement, wedding, baby or just family photos. Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
3/24/2012
4.9/5.0
We decided to use Lori because several our friends had used her for their weddings and we knew how great her work was; somehow she still exceeded our expectations! From the engagement shoot to the wedding day Lori went above and beyond! Lori and her assistant stayed with us for the entire wedding (8+ hours) and got every meaningful moment, even some we had missed! She got the pictures back to us very fast and the turned out absolutely beautiful! Thanks for everything Lori!
We decided to use Lori because several our friends had used her for their weddings and we knew how great her work was; Read more...
We decided to use Lori because several our friends had used her for their weddings and we knew how great her work was; somehow she still exceeded our expectations! From the engagement shoot to the wedding day Lori went above and beyond! Lori and her assistant stayed with us for the entire wedding (8+ hours) and got every meaningful moment, even some we had missed! She got the pictures back to us very fast and the turned out absolutely beautiful! Thanks for everything Lori! Read less
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Caitlin
Wedding:
6/26/2011
4.9/5.0
Lori and her team were really great. She likes to do a lot of straight faced (sultry) looking photographs of the bride by herself which I am a fan of the smiling pictures. However, I am super happy with my results. My husband and I had no problem picking several of our favorites as she gave us over 600 to choose from.
Lori and her team were really great. She likes to do a lot of straight faced (sultry) looking photographs of the bride by Read more...
Lori and her team were really great. She likes to do a lot of straight faced (sultry) looking photographs of the bride by herself which I am a fan of the smiling pictures. However, I am super happy with my results. My husband and I had no problem picking several of our favorites as she gave us over 600 to choose from. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
2/17/2013
4.8/5.0
Lori is an excellent photographer. She scoped out the wedding site in advance, planned with us to take additional sunset photos, and was awesome with all of the family members and their personalities. Lori is very personable and her assistant was also very good. They stayed out of the way, but were able to enjoy the festivities along with the guests while taking tons of candid photos.
I got married in Mexico, where Lori stays for part of the year, we were very lucky that our schedules matched up and the experience was one we'll never forget, thanks to her.
Lori is an excellent photographer. She scoped out the wedding site in advance, planned with us to take additional sunset Read more...
Lori is an excellent photographer. She scoped out the wedding site in advance, planned with us to take additional sunset photos, and was awesome with all of the family members and their personalities. Lori is very personable and her assistant was also very good. They stayed out of the way, but were able to enjoy the festivities along with the guests while taking tons of candid photos.
I got married in Mexico, where Lori stays for part of the year, we were very lucky that our schedules matched up and the experience was one we'll never forget, thanks to her. Read less
Services Used: Photography
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One happy bride
Wedding:
9/10/2011
4.6/5.0
Lori, although a little scattered, as I'm sure most true artists are, she was an amazing photagrapher. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, Lori's are worth a million!!! We did have to wait a considerable amount of time for our album, but because of the wait she ugraded our album to a much more expensive version, which is more than a lot of photagraphers would have done. This is most certainly one aspect of any wedding that should be splerged on, if nothing else, at the end of the day, the pictures are what you will look back on to remember the intimate details of your special day, and the pictures Lori took captured every enchanting moment.
Lori, although a little scattered, as I'm sure most true artists are, she was an amazing photagrapher. They say a picture Read more...
Lori, although a little scattered, as I'm sure most true artists are, she was an amazing photagrapher. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, Lori's are worth a million!!! We did have to wait a considerable amount of time for our album, but because of the wait she ugraded our album to a much more expensive version, which is more than a lot of photagraphers would have done. This is most certainly one aspect of any wedding that should be splerged on, if nothing else, at the end of the day, the pictures are what you will look back on to remember the intimate details of your special day, and the pictures Lori took captured every enchanting moment. Read less
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