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Michelle Darlene Photography

West Holywood , CA
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LOCATION

1049 N. Hayworth Ave
West Holywood, CA 90046 US (map)

PHONE

949-302-9543

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Michelle Darlene is a Los Angeles based photographer. Modern, fashion, journalistic.
Michelle Darlene is a Los Angeles based photographer. Modern, fashion, journalistic. 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, Digital Files, High Resolution Images, Negatives, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
No

REVIEWS

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Benilda
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Michelle Darlene did an amazing job on our wedding photographs. She took the time to gather what's important and captured it well. Pictures are beautiful and professionally done. She is skilled, talented and easy to work it. I would highly recommend Michelle Darlene to anyone who is looking for experienced and professional photographer. She captures that special moments that you will treasure in a lifetime.
Michelle Darlene did an amazing job on our wedding photographs. She took the time to gather what's important and captured Read more...
Michelle Darlene did an amazing job on our wedding photographs. She took the time to gather what's important and captured it well. Pictures are beautiful and professionally done. She is skilled, talented and easy to work it. I would highly recommend Michelle Darlene to anyone who is looking for experienced and professional photographer. She captures that special moments that you will treasure in a lifetime. Read less
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Wendy
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Hiring Michelle to be my engagement/wedding photographer was by far the easiest and best decision I made throughout my whole wedding planning. Her willingness to accommodate both the groom and I superseded all of my expectations. The team and her are not only nice, their well groomed, young, fun and creative. I gave them a few ideas of pictures that I had seen and wanted for myself and she wasn't opposed to it and delivered beautifully . That day was beyond stressful for me, as I was worried about everything coming out right and she did such a wonderful job at calming me and reminding me that this particular day was all about me and my husband. I plan on keeping contact with her as I need her to be my family photographer. I would recommend her to any bride looking for a quality photographer, that will give her exactly what she wants.

When I looked for photographers I was astonished at the prices I was being quoted and when I found Michelle, she was willing to work with my budget and even included a 3rd photographer to capture the special moments as a freebee! Selecting her will probably be your best decision yet!

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication Michelle. You are plainly just wonderful at what you do!!! Keep up the great work!
Hiring Michelle to be my engagement/wedding photographer was by far the easiest and best decision I made throughout my Read more...
Hiring Michelle to be my engagement/wedding photographer was by far the easiest and best decision I made throughout my whole wedding planning. Her willingness to accommodate both the groom and I superseded all of my expectations. The team and her are not only nice, their well groomed, young, fun and creative. I gave them a few ideas of pictures that I had seen and wanted for myself and she wasn't opposed to it and delivered beautifully . That day was beyond stressful for me, as I was worried about everything coming out right and she did such a wonderful job at calming me and reminding me that this particular day was all about me and my husband. I plan on keeping contact with her as I need her to be my family photographer. I would recommend her to any bride looking for a quality photographer, that will give her exactly what she wants.

When I looked for photographers I was astonished at the prices I was being quoted and when I found Michelle, she was willing to work with my budget and even included a 3rd photographer to capture the special moments as a freebee! Selecting her will probably be your best decision yet!

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication Michelle. You are plainly just wonderful at what you do!!! Keep up the great work! Read less
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Michelle Darlene Photography responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! It makes me so happy to see how much you love your photos and my services!!!!! I can't wait to capture more memories later on down the road with you and your hubby :)
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Mariella
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Michelle and her team were great to work with. She was vey accommodating in taking photographs of our bridal party and groomsmen before our wedding AND made sure that my now husband and I didn't see eachother before the event. She had given us a month turn around time for our photographs and she did even better than that; we received our photographs sooner! Michelle is very professional and someone who I know I will recommend to all my friends who are in the search for a great and energetic, fun, personable photographer. My husband and I have decided that Michelle will be the photographer for our family pictures :)
Michelle and her team were great to work with. She was vey accommodating in taking photographs of our bridal party and Read more...
Michelle and her team were great to work with. She was vey accommodating in taking photographs of our bridal party and groomsmen before our wedding AND made sure that my now husband and I didn't see eachother before the event. She had given us a month turn around time for our photographs and she did even better than that; we received our photographs sooner! Michelle is very professional and someone who I know I will recommend to all my friends who are in the search for a great and energetic, fun, personable photographer. My husband and I have decided that Michelle will be the photographer for our family pictures :) Read less
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Zach
Wedding:
8/10/2012
5.0/5.0
Michelle is amazing! I was blown away by her ability to capture memorable Images, but with a totally unobtrusive approach. She captured the very essence of the celebration. I am so happy We worked with Michelle!
Michelle is amazing! I was blown away by her ability to capture memorable Images, but with a totally unobtrusive approach. Read more...
Michelle is amazing! I was blown away by her ability to capture memorable Images, but with a totally unobtrusive approach. She captured the very essence of the celebration. I am so happy We worked with Michelle! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
0.5/5.0
Please do not be deceived. This girl has successfully trashed our wedding by not providing any professional photo shots. I cry myself to sleep every time I see the pictures she took for our wedding. I am devastated, and I will never forget how she destroyed these memories of our wedding. I am so devastated. She is the worst person I have ever known in my life and I really wish that she is who she says she is. ='( Bad experience.

You are better off buying the most expensive camera and have your nephew take pictures of your wedding.
You'll be lucky to have your photos after sending her 20-30 follow-up messages.
She calls herself and her team "professionals".. please check. They are far from being "professionals".

Lastly, if you still decide to go with this vendor, do not pay your final payment prior to getting your photos.
Otherwise, she is off to a vacation or making excuses that she needs more time to edit.

Really really bad experience.

I'd rather take selfies of myself than have her in my wedding. Can't even stand the thought of her. She will run away with your money, that's what she does best.
Please do not be deceived. This girl has successfully trashed our wedding by not providing any professional photo shots. I Read more...
Please do not be deceived. This girl has successfully trashed our wedding by not providing any professional photo shots. I cry myself to sleep every time I see the pictures she took for our wedding. I am devastated, and I will never forget how she destroyed these memories of our wedding. I am so devastated. She is the worst person I have ever known in my life and I really wish that she is who she says she is. ='( Bad experience.

You are better off buying the most expensive camera and have your nephew take pictures of your wedding.
You'll be lucky to have your photos after sending her 20-30 follow-up messages.
She calls herself and her team "professionals".. please check. They are far from being "professionals".

Lastly, if you still decide to go with this vendor, do not pay your final payment prior to getting your photos.
Otherwise, she is off to a vacation or making excuses that she needs more time to edit.

Really really bad experience.

I'd rather take selfies of myself than have her in my wedding. Can't even stand the thought of her. She will run away with your money, that's what she does best. Read less
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Tamara
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
Michelle Darlene photography was AWESOME! I was recommended to them by a friend, and I am so happy we chose them as our wedding photographers. Planning a wedding from an overseas location made picking wedding vendors like a gamble, but they were perfect. Our special day has been captured and turned into a real beach fairytale. I highly recommend.
Michelle Darlene photography was AWESOME! I was recommended to them by a friend, and I am so happy we chose them as our Read more...
Michelle Darlene photography was AWESOME! I was recommended to them by a friend, and I am so happy we chose them as our wedding photographers. Planning a wedding from an overseas location made picking wedding vendors like a gamble, but they were perfect. Our special day has been captured and turned into a real beach fairytale. I highly recommend. Read less
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Maria & Glenn
Wedding:
2/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Can't say enough good words about Michelle. She definitely captured our special day from start to finish. She is also one of the nicest and coolest people to work with. We're glad to have chosen her and Darri. Definitely would recommend her to anyone.
Can't say enough good words about Michelle. She definitely captured our special day from start to finish. She is also one Read more...
Can't say enough good words about Michelle. She definitely captured our special day from start to finish. She is also one of the nicest and coolest people to work with. We're glad to have chosen her and Darri. Definitely would recommend her to anyone. Read less
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TracyG
Wedding:
11/11/2011
5.0/5.0
Michelle is such a WONDERFUL photographer! My husband and I weren’t able to meet her until our wedding day, but she was prompt about e-mailing us back and was very professional. Even though we had not met her before, she made us both so comfortable right away and was able to capture so many BEAUTIFUL pictures. She was also open to ideas and is very creative! When we were viewing our photos, we were able to see our whole wedding day in such great detail. We have received so many compliments and cannot wait to look back at our wedding album years from now and see it so vividly through her photos. Thank You so much for your work Michelle!
Michelle is such a WONDERFUL photographer! My husband and I weren’t able to meet her until our wedding day, but she was Read more...
Michelle is such a WONDERFUL photographer! My husband and I weren’t able to meet her until our wedding day, but she was prompt about e-mailing us back and was very professional. Even though we had not met her before, she made us both so comfortable right away and was able to capture so many BEAUTIFUL pictures. She was also open to ideas and is very creative! When we were viewing our photos, we were able to see our whole wedding day in such great detail. We have received so many compliments and cannot wait to look back at our wedding album years from now and see it so vividly through her photos. Thank You so much for your work Michelle! Read less
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StephGonzalez
Wedding:
9/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Michelle Darlene Photography is the best wedding photographer around. It was raining on my wedding day and I was afraid the everything was going to be ruined. Michelle was very proffessional and went out in the rain to take detail pictures of all our decorations and centerpieces. She assured me that the picture would come out great and they came out better then I could have ever imagined. She will not only capture the details of the wedding but she was able to capture the essence of our love in the photos. I would gladly recommend her to any couple looking for a wedding photographer. She was able to make what I thought was an ugly day into beautiful pictures Thank You Michelle Darlene Photography for all of your hardwork and dedication.
Michelle Darlene Photography is the best wedding photographer around. It was raining on my wedding day and I was afraid Read more...
Michelle Darlene Photography is the best wedding photographer around. It was raining on my wedding day and I was afraid the everything was going to be ruined. Michelle was very proffessional and went out in the rain to take detail pictures of all our decorations and centerpieces. She assured me that the picture would come out great and they came out better then I could have ever imagined. She will not only capture the details of the wedding but she was able to capture the essence of our love in the photos. I would gladly recommend her to any couple looking for a wedding photographer. She was able to make what I thought was an ugly day into beautiful pictures Thank You Michelle Darlene Photography for all of your hardwork and dedication. Read less
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Janice
Wedding:
8/27/2011
5.0/5.0
We recently hired Michelle to cover our annual fundraising gala event. It was a bit last minute because we contacted her about 2 weeks before the event and just got really lucky that she was available. This was not a wedding so there were no rehearsals or photo shoot sessions that would have allowed us to get to know Michelle before the day of the event. However, that didn't matter as Michelle is one of the easiest persons you can work with. She is sweet, easygoing, has no problem taking requests and got along well not just with our group members but with our 150 guests as well. In addition to posed shots which are easier to take, Michelle has this gift of being invisible because she was taking photos without anyone noticing her - and the candid shots came out terrific! Everyone looked so glamorous and beautiful in the photos and she really captured the feeling that was flowing throughout the evening. She was definitely the right choice and we can't recommend her enough. We love Michelle!
We recently hired Michelle to cover our annual fundraising gala event. It was a bit last minute because we contacted her Read more...
We recently hired Michelle to cover our annual fundraising gala event. It was a bit last minute because we contacted her about 2 weeks before the event and just got really lucky that she was available. This was not a wedding so there were no rehearsals or photo shoot sessions that would have allowed us to get to know Michelle before the day of the event. However, that didn't matter as Michelle is one of the easiest persons you can work with. She is sweet, easygoing, has no problem taking requests and got along well not just with our group members but with our 150 guests as well. In addition to posed shots which are easier to take, Michelle has this gift of being invisible because she was taking photos without anyone noticing her - and the candid shots came out terrific! Everyone looked so glamorous and beautiful in the photos and she really captured the feeling that was flowing throughout the evening. She was definitely the right choice and we can't recommend her enough. We love Michelle! Read less
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