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Philip Kent Master Photographer

Vienna , VA

LOCATION

Centennial Plaza Office Park, 8296-B Old Courthouse Rd.
Vienna, VA US 22182 (map)

PHONE

703-790-1020

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS...

American Society of Photographers (ASP)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
Virginia Professional Photographers Association... Read more
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS...

American Society of Photographers (ASP)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
Virginia Professional Photographers Association (VPPA)
Capture the fun & romance of your wedding day in a way that few can, with one of the Washington area’s most experienced and talented wedding photographers. Whether you prefer traditional or the most creative photojournalistic style, we specialize in customized coverage of your wedding day preserved in an easy, unobrusive manner that will result in a memorable collection of images that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Our studio is in a convenient commercial location, just off the beltway and Rt. 7 at Tyson Corner near Tysons Corner Center. Recommended by many country clubs, hotels and other popular reception venues in the area, we enjoy an outstanding reputation for the highest quality professional photography and service, and at a price that is surprisingly affordable.

Philip Kent’s unique experience and credentials are unmatched in the area, as Northern Virginia's most experienced Wedding Photographer. Philip Kent is a graduate of the renown Brooks Institute of Photography and a winner of state and national awards from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). As a Master Photographer, he is a member of the American Society of Photographers (ASP). Please see our very informative website at www.philipkent.com . Give us a call at 703-790-1020, to stop by our beautiful studio for a no-obligation appointment . We are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5:30 (no Saturdays--we're at weddings!) You’ll find our dozens of albums and work exceptional. We hope to be a valuable asset to your wedding day! 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, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
Absolutely, although in the profession today, these are done digitally.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Almost every wedding involves various lighting situations and any experienced photographer should be profficient in working in various conditions. We have more experience than almost anyone in Northern Virginia and are familiar with almost every venue, whether it be a church, hotel, country club, historical setting and etc.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Today, professional digital quality is better in many respects better than film and gives one more flexibility in creativity and the final presentation. This fact is so overwhelming and this question is so dated that the Wedding Wire should remove it.
How many photographers do you work with?
Two. My partners Brian and Larry and been with the studio photographing weddings for 16 and 17 years respectively, longer than most professional photographers out there today.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Absolutely. We do not use substitute photographers.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Rarely for the same day. Often for the same weekend. We are often reserved for Friday and Sunday weddings as well as Saturdays.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Not only that, we are members of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association and the Professional Photographers of America where we have a network of qualified Professional Photographers should the need arise, but we've never had to use them.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We use top-of-the-line Canon Professional Cameras such as the 5D Mark II, a variety of lenses, pro Metz and Lumedyne flashes, radio-controlled flash triggers and of course back-up gear.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Of course--only a part-time amateur would not have back-up gear and then some. This is so obvious that, like the film question above, this question should not even be on the Wedding Wire's list of questions.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We include up to 6 hours of coverage in our basic packages which is enough time for 90% of our weddings. Additional time is only $40 per half-hour. There is NO limit on the number of locations!
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
We have one of the LEAST expensive overtime rates in the area...only $40 per half-hour!
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We do not take breaks. As a courtesy, most clients will offer the photographer a meal, especially with longer weddings extending over the dinner hour.
Do you charge for travel?
No travel charges for anywhere less than an hour from the Tysons Corner area.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
Usually 3-4 days, one of the fastest in the industry.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
We are unique in that we offer you a choice of selecting from 5x7 finished prints (not proofs), online or both. Prints are better for comparing and selecting your photographs. You can see the quality of the photographs much better than online. Online is better for having friends and family seeing you photos but is slower and more cumbersome when laying out your album. Many of our couples prefer both.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
As long as neccessary.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes, but it is released with the CD/DVD.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Only upon approval by the client.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes, and by the best hosting service in the industry, Collages.net.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer the very popular custom traditional matted albums, digitally-designed albums and coffee-table style books by the Leather Craftsmen Co. (the best) . We also have Graphis Studio Albums for those who would like to consider something a little different.
When will the client get the final album?
Usually about 3-4 weeks for custom traditional matted albums, 6-8 weeks for digitally-designed albums and coffeetable books.

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Bob
Wedding:
5/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent was extremely professional, providing "old school" photography and we were extremely happy with the results.
Philip Kent was extremely professional, providing "old school" photography and we were extremely happy with the results.
Philip Kent was extremely professional, providing "old school" photography and we were extremely happy with the results. Read less
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Valerie
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Phil was able to get all the photos we wanted. He worked so hard without complaining.

Great Job
Phil was able to get all the photos we wanted. He worked so hard without complaining.

Great Job
Phil was able to get all the photos we wanted. He worked so hard without complaining.

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Michelle
Wedding:
10/6/2012
4.6/5.0
Philip Kent beautifully photographed our wedding. He was quick to respond to e-mails and touched base with me the week before the wedding to review the timeline. He was also very prompt on our wedding day and kept everyone moving along so all the necessary photos could be taken.

One of the leading reasons we chose Philip Kent for our wedding photography services was the flush-mount wedding albums offered with his package. Our wedding album is absolutely stunning and will remain a treasured item for years to come.
Philip Kent beautifully photographed our wedding. He was quick to respond to e-mails and touched base with me the week Read more...
Philip Kent beautifully photographed our wedding. He was quick to respond to e-mails and touched base with me the week before the wedding to review the timeline. He was also very prompt on our wedding day and kept everyone moving along so all the necessary photos could be taken.

One of the leading reasons we chose Philip Kent for our wedding photography services was the flush-mount wedding albums offered with his package. Our wedding album is absolutely stunning and will remain a treasured item for years to come. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.6/5.0
Philip Kent took some awesome photos on my rainy wedding day! Philip was awesome to work with and very flexible with when he could meet with us.
Philip Kent took some awesome photos on my rainy wedding day! Philip was awesome to work with and very flexible with when Read more...
Philip Kent took some awesome photos on my rainy wedding day! Philip was awesome to work with and very flexible with when he could meet with us. Read less
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jmarcus145
Wedding:
4/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent Studios worked with my fiance and myself prior to the wedding to ensure that we would get the shots we wanted from before the wedding, during the wedding and at the reception. Philip Kent Studio does some amazing work with color and balck and white photographs. Philip Kent Studios also offered photograph viewing online as well as printed copies prior to ordering our final album. Philip was a pleasure to do business with and was very professional during our event.
Philip Kent Studios worked with my fiance and myself prior to the wedding to ensure that we would get the shots we wanted Read more...
Philip Kent Studios worked with my fiance and myself prior to the wedding to ensure that we would get the shots we wanted from before the wedding, during the wedding and at the reception. Philip Kent Studio does some amazing work with color and balck and white photographs. Philip Kent Studios also offered photograph viewing online as well as printed copies prior to ordering our final album. Philip was a pleasure to do business with and was very professional during our event. Read less
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Diane N
Wedding:
3/16/2012
5.0/5.0
If you are getting married in the Washington DC area, you should look into this photographer. Not only is he professional with decades of experience but his quality is far superior to others we looked at prior to our decision. Also, if you're shopping prices, save some time because Philip Kent's package price beats any in town!
If you are getting married in the Washington DC area, you should look into this photographer. Not only is he professional Read more...
If you are getting married in the Washington DC area, you should look into this photographer. Not only is he professional with decades of experience but his quality is far superior to others we looked at prior to our decision. Also, if you're shopping prices, save some time because Philip Kent's package price beats any in town! Read less
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Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

Thank you Diane for your kind words and unsolicited nice review. Maybe it's time to raise our prices! (Just kidding). Glad you enjoyed the photographs! You were all a pleasure to work with.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.4/5.0
We used Philip Kent as our photographer for our Oct. 8 wedding at Bristow Manor Golf Club (note: great venue!) and would highly recommend Philip to others. Hands down, he is a very experienced photographer and will provide excellent photographs of your wedding. You pay for what you get, so if you’re willing to spend a couple thousand dollars, you can be sure you will have excellent pictures to remind you of your special day. Philip was very flexible to our requests and responsive to our emails, which we very much appreciated. He also photo-shopped some pictures for us, making the portraits look even better (enhanced colors, no telephone wires, etc). We are very happy with the pictures we received from Philip and would use him again if we could go back and do it all again.

We used Ron Walters for our videographer (works with Philip Kent as the videographer), and would not/not recommend him to others. While he was a nice guy and did an okay job putting the wedding video together, there were two major issues that we felt centered on some of the most important aspects of the wedding:

First, when Ron videoed the first dances (bride/groom, father/daughter, and mother/son—all which we had taken dance lessons and choreographed), he did a lot of zooming in on one person, and then the other person. While it’s nice to see the emotions on one’s face, if you’re zoomed in a lot, then you lose the effect of seeing the synchronized dance of two people and overall feeling of the dance. A professional videographer should have been aware of that, especially for the price we paid to have a professional videographer capture important moments like the first dances.

Second, Ron did a poor job of collecting guest interviews. I had spoken in advance with Ron and let him know the “video interviews” of the guests was very important to me… this is where during the reception he gives guests the opportunity to say a couple of best wishes to the bride/groom on video. Out of the eight tables that we had, he only interviewed three tables. When I asked about this, Philip replied that Ron had gone to every table, but the guests had declined to comment… but friends/family said they were not/not asked about the interviews and would have liked to say a few words, had they had the opportunity (including my siblings, aunts/uncles, our minister, etc). It is our opinion that Ron was not as proactive as he should have been about getting guest interviews, especially when I had stated in advance that this was something important to me. For the price you pay for a professional video (over $1000!), we expected better service. We would not recommend Ron as a wedding videographer.
We used Philip Kent as our photographer for our Oct. 8 wedding at Bristow Manor Golf Club (note: great venue!) and would Read more...
We used Philip Kent as our photographer for our Oct. 8 wedding at Bristow Manor Golf Club (note: great venue!) and would highly recommend Philip to others. Hands down, he is a very experienced photographer and will provide excellent photographs of your wedding. You pay for what you get, so if you’re willing to spend a couple thousand dollars, you can be sure you will have excellent pictures to remind you of your special day. Philip was very flexible to our requests and responsive to our emails, which we very much appreciated. He also photo-shopped some pictures for us, making the portraits look even better (enhanced colors, no telephone wires, etc). We are very happy with the pictures we received from Philip and would use him again if we could go back and do it all again.

We used Ron Walters for our videographer (works with Philip Kent as the videographer), and would not/not recommend him to others. While he was a nice guy and did an okay job putting the wedding video together, there were two major issues that we felt centered on some of the most important aspects of the wedding:

First, when Ron videoed the first dances (bride/groom, father/daughter, and mother/son—all which we had taken dance lessons and choreographed), he did a lot of zooming in on one person, and then the other person. While it’s nice to see the emotions on one’s face, if you’re zoomed in a lot, then you lose the effect of seeing the synchronized dance of two people and overall feeling of the dance. A professional videographer should have been aware of that, especially for the price we paid to have a professional videographer capture important moments like the first dances.

Second, Ron did a poor job of collecting guest interviews. I had spoken in advance with Ron and let him know the “video interviews” of the guests was very important to me… this is where during the reception he gives guests the opportunity to say a couple of best wishes to the bride/groom on video. Out of the eight tables that we had, he only interviewed three tables. When I asked about this, Philip replied that Ron had gone to every table, but the guests had declined to comment… but friends/family said they were not/not asked about the interviews and would have liked to say a few words, had they had the opportunity (including my siblings, aunts/uncles, our minister, etc). It is our opinion that Ron was not as proactive as he should have been about getting guest interviews, especially when I had stated in advance that this was something important to me. For the price you pay for a professional video (over $1000!), we expected better service. We would not recommend Ron as a wedding videographer. Read less
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Peggy
Wedding:
7/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent is excellent! Not only is he truly gifted as an exceptional photographer, but he is so personable and genuinely engaged in the planning of your special event that he almiost seems like a member of the family. In a very private and professional office setting, he easily explains the range of services available from the actual logistics of the event and video options, to the types of albums and creative styles available. His experience is essential for covering the details you never thought of before you stepped into his studio. And once the planning is set, he reassures you with phone calls and time frames that everything is "in motion" and "on track" as scheduled. Philip Kent is totally reliable and his work is exquisite. You can relax...he will be there when you get there...he's got you covered! He has been and will forever be our personal Family Phtographer. When you have the Best, you don't need the rest.
Philip Kent is excellent! Not only is he truly gifted as an exceptional photographer, but he is so personable and Read more...
Philip Kent is excellent! Not only is he truly gifted as an exceptional photographer, but he is so personable and genuinely engaged in the planning of your special event that he almiost seems like a member of the family. In a very private and professional office setting, he easily explains the range of services available from the actual logistics of the event and video options, to the types of albums and creative styles available. His experience is essential for covering the details you never thought of before you stepped into his studio. And once the planning is set, he reassures you with phone calls and time frames that everything is "in motion" and "on track" as scheduled. Philip Kent is totally reliable and his work is exquisite. You can relax...he will be there when you get there...he's got you covered! He has been and will forever be our personal Family Phtographer. When you have the Best, you don't need the rest. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
6/11/2011
5.0/5.0
We just got our pictures back about three weeks after the wedding and they have turned out wonderful! Philip Kent already had a wedding scheduled for our day so a photographer he works with, Larry, had taken the pictures. I choosed Philip Kent because I knew him and his partners were familiar with our venue. Larry was not intrusive at all. He took pictures that we didnt even know he took. Did we get 500 pictures? No. Honestly though it would be a bit overwhelming if we were to get 500 pictures to go through and pick which ones we wanted. I rather have 300 really good pictures then 500+ medicore pictures. The only small itsy bitsy complaint had nothing to do with the quality of work. In the contract it said we would provide food for the photographer which was no problem. We encouraged Larry plenty of times to take a break and eat something since he was running around so much and he said he usually doesnt eat at weddings. So unfortuantly we lost the money that went towards his food. Again, it didnt take from the quality of work and maybe we got wonderful pictures we wouldnt have gotten if he had eaten lol.
We just got our pictures back about three weeks after the wedding and they have turned out wonderful! Philip Kent already Read more...
We just got our pictures back about three weeks after the wedding and they have turned out wonderful! Philip Kent already had a wedding scheduled for our day so a photographer he works with, Larry, had taken the pictures. I choosed Philip Kent because I knew him and his partners were familiar with our venue. Larry was not intrusive at all. He took pictures that we didnt even know he took. Did we get 500 pictures? No. Honestly though it would be a bit overwhelming if we were to get 500 pictures to go through and pick which ones we wanted. I rather have 300 really good pictures then 500+ medicore pictures. The only small itsy bitsy complaint had nothing to do with the quality of work. In the contract it said we would provide food for the photographer which was no problem. We encouraged Larry plenty of times to take a break and eat something since he was running around so much and he said he usually doesnt eat at weddings. So unfortuantly we lost the money that went towards his food. Again, it didnt take from the quality of work and maybe we got wonderful pictures we wouldnt have gotten if he had eaten lol. Read less
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Jenn/John
Wedding:
3/26/2011
5.0/5.0
The primary reason that we chose Phillip Kent was that his studio is one of the few that provides actual photos to review and choose from rather than DVD only. He also provided the choice of on-line ordering for our guests. The photos were great - so many to choose from - and the quality was super.
Our meetings prior to the wedding and after were professional and all of our questions were answered to our satisfaction.
The photographer was great - from pre-wedding at the hotel and chapel, to the ceremony, pre-reception (he knew the right places in DC to get the great photos, and through the reception. He seemed to get pictures of all of the guests in the many photos that he took.
The final albums - wedding and parents' - will be cherished for many years to come. We had the choice of using the photos or digitized pages and chose the traditional photo option. The final product exceed our expectations.
We have already recommended Mr. Kent to some of our friends who will be married in the near future.
The primary reason that we chose Phillip Kent was that his studio is one of the few that provides actual photos to review Read more...
The primary reason that we chose Phillip Kent was that his studio is one of the few that provides actual photos to review and choose from rather than DVD only. He also provided the choice of on-line ordering for our guests. The photos were great - so many to choose from - and the quality was super.
Our meetings prior to the wedding and after were professional and all of our questions were answered to our satisfaction.
The photographer was great - from pre-wedding at the hotel and chapel, to the ceremony, pre-reception (he knew the right places in DC to get the great photos, and through the reception. He seemed to get pictures of all of the guests in the many photos that he took.
The final albums - wedding and parents' - will be cherished for many years to come. We had the choice of using the photos or digitized pages and chose the traditional photo option. The final product exceed our expectations.
We have already recommended Mr. Kent to some of our friends who will be married in the near future. Read less
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Happy Bride!
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Hiring Philip Kent was by far one of the best decisions we made when considering vendors for our Oct 16, 2010 wedding! He has an unparalleled talent for finding perfection in every shot, and helped us create an album of memories that is an incredible keepsake we will enjoy for a lifetime. I was amazed at how unobtrusive Philip managed to be the day of our wedding while still always appearing in the right spot at the right moment to catch all the love and excitement of our wedding. The album we selected honestly looks like a celebrity wedding was photographed! Philip's photos tell a story that defy words and capture raw emotion.
Philip Kent is a true professional. He is upbeat, approachable and most importantly utterly confident in his craft. It was a pleasure to work with him.
Hiring Philip Kent was by far one of the best decisions we made when considering vendors for our Oct 16, 2010 wedding! He Read more...
Hiring Philip Kent was by far one of the best decisions we made when considering vendors for our Oct 16, 2010 wedding! He has an unparalleled talent for finding perfection in every shot, and helped us create an album of memories that is an incredible keepsake we will enjoy for a lifetime. I was amazed at how unobtrusive Philip managed to be the day of our wedding while still always appearing in the right spot at the right moment to catch all the love and excitement of our wedding. The album we selected honestly looks like a celebrity wedding was photographed! Philip's photos tell a story that defy words and capture raw emotion.
Philip Kent is a true professional. He is upbeat, approachable and most importantly utterly confident in his craft. It was a pleasure to work with him. Read less
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Bower
Wedding:
9/25/2010
5.0/5.0
We had a VERY good experience with Philip Kent as the photographer for our wedding on 9/25/10. The entire experience went very smoothly. He has an easy-going style that made both of us comfortable. He was not demanding about the shots that he wanted to take or the number of photos. He was willing to tailor the shots to our desires. He was extremely flexible on the night of the wedding. Anytime that we asked him to come take a certain shot, he was there in a flash and didn't insist that we take the shot a certain way. We've been to weddings where the photographer wants to take center stage. This is not the case with Philip. He was in the background taking amazing shots. The reason we know the shots are so good is that he turned around our pictures in less than 5 days! We already have the 5x7's in our possession deciding which ones we want for our album (having the actual 5x7s is also a MAJOR plus of using Philip's service). Overall, we have ZERO complaints and nothing but good things to say about Philip and the quality of his work.
We had a VERY good experience with Philip Kent as the photographer for our wedding on 9/25/10. The entire experience went Read more...
We had a VERY good experience with Philip Kent as the photographer for our wedding on 9/25/10. The entire experience went very smoothly. He has an easy-going style that made both of us comfortable. He was not demanding about the shots that he wanted to take or the number of photos. He was willing to tailor the shots to our desires. He was extremely flexible on the night of the wedding. Anytime that we asked him to come take a certain shot, he was there in a flash and didn't insist that we take the shot a certain way. We've been to weddings where the photographer wants to take center stage. This is not the case with Philip. He was in the background taking amazing shots. The reason we know the shots are so good is that he turned around our pictures in less than 5 days! We already have the 5x7's in our possession deciding which ones we want for our album (having the actual 5x7s is also a MAJOR plus of using Philip's service). Overall, we have ZERO complaints and nothing but good things to say about Philip and the quality of his work. Read less
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Shmutzy
Wedding:
9/3/2010
4.9/5.0
Phil is an experienced, seasoned photographer. We appreciated his guidance through our timeline. He was organized, knew our venue, (Meadowlark Botanical Gardens) and helped to keep us on schedule. The photographic results were artistic, romantic, and captured the joy of the day. We would highly recommend this Master Photographer. The final results more than exceeded our expectations at a very reasonable cost. Book early, as his schedule fills up quickly.
Phil is an experienced, seasoned photographer. We appreciated his guidance through our timeline. He was organized, knew Read more...
Phil is an experienced, seasoned photographer. We appreciated his guidance through our timeline. He was organized, knew our venue, (Meadowlark Botanical Gardens) and helped to keep us on schedule. The photographic results were artistic, romantic, and captured the joy of the day. We would highly recommend this Master Photographer. The final results more than exceeded our expectations at a very reasonable cost. Book early, as his schedule fills up quickly. Read less
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Jackie
Wedding:
7/17/2010
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent was a fantastic photographer - especially when working with both our large families - over 150 people in total for family photos - turned out GREAT!
Philip Kent was a fantastic photographer - especially when working with both our large families - over 150 people in total Read more...
Philip Kent was a fantastic photographer - especially when working with both our large families - over 150 people in total for family photos - turned out GREAT! Read less
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Heidi
Wedding:
6/5/2010
1.2/5.0
What can I say other than we are totally disappointed. Total shots taken was 270. Of those photos, most were blurry, or the lighting was incorrect. Also did not take some of the photos we had asked to have taken (and written down previously so that they would not be forgotten). Now we have no candids of our mother and father; none of our son nor do we have any of us leaving the church. I cried. What else is there to do? There is only one chance with a photographer and we are so disappointed in our choice. Thank goodness others took pictures and we were able to get some of their shots.
What can I say other than we are totally disappointed. Total shots taken was 270. Of those photos, most were blurry, or Read more...
What can I say other than we are totally disappointed. Total shots taken was 270. Of those photos, most were blurry, or the lighting was incorrect. Also did not take some of the photos we had asked to have taken (and written down previously so that they would not be forgotten). Now we have no candids of our mother and father; none of our son nor do we have any of us leaving the church. I cried. What else is there to do? There is only one chance with a photographer and we are so disappointed in our choice. Thank goodness others took pictures and we were able to get some of their shots. Read less
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Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

Heidi: I’m sorry you were disappointed in the photos of your wedding taken by my assistant photographer last year. But since it’s been almost a year since the wedding, I went back and reviewed all the photos, and thought I needed to respond to clarify your comments.
You stated that “most were blurry or the lighting was incorrect’. I counted only 3 that were blurry and 4 others that were slightly fogged because when you exited the church (which we DID get), we went from a very cool air-conditioned church to a hot and humid evening and the lenses fogged up temporarily from the condensation. Also, as you know, I tweaked the color in the printing on some of the ceremony photos because of the lighting in the church, which is common, as well as provided some retouching.
Yes, he did miss some of the parents and your son and for that we are extremely apologetic as I stated last year when it was brought to our attention as we always do our best to not miss anything.
So I wanted to address and clarify those statements above and again apologize as I did on my recent phone call to you. I’m saddened to see the slightly vindictive tone of your review, but I hope you will enjoy the many fine photographs we did provide and you will enjoy those memories of your wedding for many, many years. I wish both of you many years of happiness and hope you come to see the many fine photographs you will always have as a positive reflection of your wedding day.
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kslandries
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent did an amazing job on our wedding pictures. We were very pleased with how they turned out!
Philip Kent did an amazing job on our wedding pictures. We were very pleased with how they turned out!
Philip Kent did an amazing job on our wedding pictures. We were very pleased with how they turned out! Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
5/29/2010
5.0/5.0
My husband and I thought he did a fabulous job with the pictures. They came out wonderful and were ready to review very quickly. He took so many wonderful pictures that i was overwhelmed, so he kindly made time in his day so sit down with me and go through all of my pics and create a wonderful photo album, with wonderful memories!

I highly recomend Philip!
My husband and I thought he did a fabulous job with the pictures. They came out wonderful and were ready to review very Read more...
My husband and I thought he did a fabulous job with the pictures. They came out wonderful and were ready to review very quickly. He took so many wonderful pictures that i was overwhelmed, so he kindly made time in his day so sit down with me and go through all of my pics and create a wonderful photo album, with wonderful memories!

I highly recomend Philip! Read less
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christine
Wedding:
10/24/2009
5.0/5.0
I would highly recommend Philip Kent to anyone looking for a photographer for your wedding. He is extremely flexible, very easy to work with, and has such great prices for his packages. He arrived early on the wedding day and just had an eye to capture the most beautiful pictures!!! When I recieved the pictures, I was so immpressed with the results. While I knew they would be beautiful pictures, he had captured the most amazing shots!!! It was very hard to narrow the pictures down for the album because they all turned out so wonderful.

No bride needs any stress on her wedding day and Philip made everything so wonderful with his pictures(He even stepped in and helped us when we couldnt put on the boutineares) If you are looking for a photographer for your wedding, I highly recommend Philip Kent.
I would highly recommend Philip Kent to anyone looking for a photographer for your wedding. He is extremely flexible, very Read more...
I would highly recommend Philip Kent to anyone looking for a photographer for your wedding. He is extremely flexible, very easy to work with, and has such great prices for his packages. He arrived early on the wedding day and just had an eye to capture the most beautiful pictures!!! When I recieved the pictures, I was so immpressed with the results. While I knew they would be beautiful pictures, he had captured the most amazing shots!!! It was very hard to narrow the pictures down for the album because they all turned out so wonderful.

No bride needs any stress on her wedding day and Philip made everything so wonderful with his pictures(He even stepped in and helped us when we couldnt put on the boutineares) If you are looking for a photographer for your wedding, I highly recommend Philip Kent. Read less
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Desiree
Wedding:
10/3/2009
5.0/5.0
We could not be happier with Philip Kent Studios! We hired Philip Kent; Master Photographer to photograph our wedding. He was very professional and easy to work with. I did not give him specific requests to photograph, we just let him capture the memory of the day. He knew exactly where to catch the best light and best photos at our venue (Bristow Manor).
It was a beautiful day, and the pictures really really captured the events of the day.
We could not be happier with Philip Kent Studios! We hired Philip Kent; Master Photographer to photograph our wedding. He Read more...
We could not be happier with Philip Kent Studios! We hired Philip Kent; Master Photographer to photograph our wedding. He was very professional and easy to work with. I did not give him specific requests to photograph, we just let him capture the memory of the day. He knew exactly where to catch the best light and best photos at our venue (Bristow Manor).
It was a beautiful day, and the pictures really really captured the events of the day. Read less
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mmichel
Wedding:
9/27/2009
4.8/5.0
We enjoyed working with Philip! He did a wonderful job capturing our wedding.
We enjoyed working with Philip! He did a wonderful job capturing our wedding.
We enjoyed working with Philip! He did a wonderful job capturing our wedding. Read less
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vasanti
Wedding:
9/12/2009
4.6/5.0
We are a northern Virginia couple that held the wedding in Norfolk. Brian was willing to drive down to accomodate our out of town request. We had a lot of great pictures that we didn't even see him take! He's quick with the family photos (in a well-structured way), and takes his time with the couple to produce all of the photos you can think of. The one suggestion I would make to the company is to make meetings mandatory prior to the wedding. We met with Brian but it was done as a courtesy. It certainly eased my mind (Bride) to speak with Brian prior to the wedding and find that he understood my wishes for specific types of pictures that I would be picky about.
One major difference I noticed among my friends is that our pictures were ready a LOT sooner. We received the printed photos the week after our wedding and had the digital album ready to review a couple of weeks after we made our final decision. Philip worked with a company we chose to create the album and handled all of the work associated with it so we could have our album only three months after the wedding. I would recommend Philip Kent Studios for other brides.
We are a northern Virginia couple that held the wedding in Norfolk. Brian was willing to drive down to accomodate our out Read more...
We are a northern Virginia couple that held the wedding in Norfolk. Brian was willing to drive down to accomodate our out of town request. We had a lot of great pictures that we didn't even see him take! He's quick with the family photos (in a well-structured way), and takes his time with the couple to produce all of the photos you can think of. The one suggestion I would make to the company is to make meetings mandatory prior to the wedding. We met with Brian but it was done as a courtesy. It certainly eased my mind (Bride) to speak with Brian prior to the wedding and find that he understood my wishes for specific types of pictures that I would be picky about.
One major difference I noticed among my friends is that our pictures were ready a LOT sooner. We received the printed photos the week after our wedding and had the digital album ready to review a couple of weeks after we made our final decision. Philip worked with a company we chose to create the album and handled all of the work associated with it so we could have our album only three months after the wedding. I would recommend Philip Kent Studios for other brides. Read less
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Krsmith2
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
Phillip Kent is talented, flexible, affordable and so nice! Very hard to find all of those qualities in a photographer!

*Pictures were the most important thing to me on my wedding day. I had a strict budget, and I had the hardest time finding a photographer that was affordable and professional. A friend recommended Phillip Kent to me and I was very impressed with her pictures. I contacted Philip Kent and he got back to me very quickly. I used his videographer too! He was very informative and responsive up until the wedding. On the wedding day he was so polite to my fiance and I and to all of our guests. (I have been to weddings where the photographer was demanding and obnoxious) I was very picky with the pictures I wanted of my family and he listened to me and got all of the shots that I wanted! If I had it to do all over again, I would not use anyone else to take my wedding pictures. I HIGHLY recommend Phillip Kent. He is talented and a nice person to work with!
Phillip Kent is talented, flexible, affordable and so nice! Very hard to find all of those qualities in a Read more...
Phillip Kent is talented, flexible, affordable and so nice! Very hard to find all of those qualities in a photographer!

*Pictures were the most important thing to me on my wedding day. I had a strict budget, and I had the hardest time finding a photographer that was affordable and professional. A friend recommended Phillip Kent to me and I was very impressed with her pictures. I contacted Philip Kent and he got back to me very quickly. I used his videographer too! He was very informative and responsive up until the wedding. On the wedding day he was so polite to my fiance and I and to all of our guests. (I have been to weddings where the photographer was demanding and obnoxious) I was very picky with the pictures I wanted of my family and he listened to me and got all of the shots that I wanted! If I had it to do all over again, I would not use anyone else to take my wedding pictures. I HIGHLY recommend Phillip Kent. He is talented and a nice person to work with! Read less
Services Used: Photography, Videography
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Laura
Wedding:
7/4/2009
5.0/5.0
Because our wedding was on July4, it was often hard to find vendors willing to work that evening. Philip Kent offered to shoot our wedding himself when his staff had family obligations. He was fantastic. He was unobtrusive- I never even noticed he was around during the ceremony and reception. He was accommodating and patient- especially when, after the sun had set and dinner had finished, the groom's family decided they wanted a LARGE group shot taken right then. One of the best photos I have was his idea- when he heard the B/G would exit the evening through a gauntlet of fireworks, he took a few bridesmaids aside and had them spell out LOVE with some sparklers. It became the main event. The entire reception emptied out and cheered on the bridesmaids until they had a good exposure!
Because our wedding was on July4, it was often hard to find vendors willing to work that evening. Philip Kent offered to Read more...
Because our wedding was on July4, it was often hard to find vendors willing to work that evening. Philip Kent offered to shoot our wedding himself when his staff had family obligations. He was fantastic. He was unobtrusive- I never even noticed he was around during the ceremony and reception. He was accommodating and patient- especially when, after the sun had set and dinner had finished, the groom's family decided they wanted a LARGE group shot taken right then. One of the best photos I have was his idea- when he heard the B/G would exit the evening through a gauntlet of fireworks, he took a few bridesmaids aside and had them spell out LOVE with some sparklers. It became the main event. The entire reception emptied out and cheered on the bridesmaids until they had a good exposure! Read less
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Rachael
Wedding:
6/14/2009
5.0/5.0
Mr. Kent is very accomodating. We have lots of different people to arrange pictures for and he has been patient and helpful. He is helping us try to get the photos the way we want them, willing to work with us on special cropping and other photo adjustments. He took lots and lots of pictures so we have many to choose from.
Mr. Kent is very accomodating. We have lots of different people to arrange pictures for and he has been patient and Read more...
Mr. Kent is very accomodating. We have lots of different people to arrange pictures for and he has been patient and helpful. He is helping us try to get the photos the way we want them, willing to work with us on special cropping and other photo adjustments. He took lots and lots of pictures so we have many to choose from. Read less
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Bodine
Wedding:
5/24/2009
5.0/5.0
Philip K. was absolutely amazing. He was very accommodating considering the unique details of our wedding, easy to work with, and he took some amazing shots of our bridal party and guests at the Briar Patch. He was meticulous with details to ensure the moments he captured created a beautiful vision, i.e., the way a tree branch hung overhead, chasing the carriage up and down the hill, the way my dad and I shared a loving moment before walking down the aisle, the joy my husband and I felt as we were finally becoming man and wife. Those moments are irreplaceable. He was even able to capture the butterflies we released and the bridesmaids using sparklers to spell LOVE. The quality of his work will allow us to recapture those moments many times over even after we become old and wrinkled.

His professionalism and experience were very apparent with the effort and ease of his photography. His rates are very reasonable. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional photographer.
Philip K. was absolutely amazing. He was very accommodating considering the unique details of our wedding, easy to work Read more...
Philip K. was absolutely amazing. He was very accommodating considering the unique details of our wedding, easy to work with, and he took some amazing shots of our bridal party and guests at the Briar Patch. He was meticulous with details to ensure the moments he captured created a beautiful vision, i.e., the way a tree branch hung overhead, chasing the carriage up and down the hill, the way my dad and I shared a loving moment before walking down the aisle, the joy my husband and I felt as we were finally becoming man and wife. Those moments are irreplaceable. He was even able to capture the butterflies we released and the bridesmaids using sparklers to spell LOVE. The quality of his work will allow us to recapture those moments many times over even after we become old and wrinkled.

His professionalism and experience were very apparent with the effort and ease of his photography. His rates are very reasonable. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional photographer. Read less
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LColeman11
Wedding:
5/2/2009
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent Photography is the best! Joanna, my photographer at the wedding was so sweet and professional. A couple hours before your wedding can be a very stressful time for a bride and when she arrived she was so personable and nice that it made it easy. It started raining right as the ceremony began and it was outside, she assured me that the pictures would still be good and she was right. They turned out amazing!! Pictures and memories are all you have once the day is over and I am so lucky to have such wonderful photographs and a beautiful album. Philip was great as well. He was so flexible with my schedule and great to work with!
My oldest sister used Philip Kent back in the early nineties for her wedding and he did an amazing job then so I had no doubts. That was the essiest decision I had in my wedding planning.
I hope he's still around when my daugther (8 months old) gets married because she will be using him too :) Thank you Philip!
Philip Kent Photography is the best! Joanna, my photographer at the wedding was so sweet and professional. A couple hours Read more...
Philip Kent Photography is the best! Joanna, my photographer at the wedding was so sweet and professional. A couple hours before your wedding can be a very stressful time for a bride and when she arrived she was so personable and nice that it made it easy. It started raining right as the ceremony began and it was outside, she assured me that the pictures would still be good and she was right. They turned out amazing!! Pictures and memories are all you have once the day is over and I am so lucky to have such wonderful photographs and a beautiful album. Philip was great as well. He was so flexible with my schedule and great to work with!
My oldest sister used Philip Kent back in the early nineties for her wedding and he did an amazing job then so I had no doubts. That was the essiest decision I had in my wedding planning.
I hope he's still around when my daugther (8 months old) gets married because she will be using him too :) Thank you Philip! Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
5/2/2009
5.0/5.0
We initially met Philip Kent at the bridal showcase at the Dulles Expo Center and later at the bridal showcase at the Springfield Waterford. As Mother of the bride I liked his professional appearance (a tux if I remember correctly). My daughter, the bride-to-be, liked that he gave you all of the photos in a 5 x 7 format from which to choose. Other photographers we met only posted the photos online, rather than give you real photos (not proofs). We also have the option to purchase the CD of all the photographs taken, which was important to me.

Philip was not personally available for our event, but his partner Brian did the wedding and we are very pleased with the quality and quantity of the photos. We had an unexpected situation with scaffolding in the church, but Brian was able to work around it very well. In the photos that did show the scaffolding, Philip is going to digitally remove it for us.

Philip and Brian are very accommodating, professional, and reliable. This was a good pick! We wholeheartedly recommend Philip Kent for your special event.
We initially met Philip Kent at the bridal showcase at the Dulles Expo Center and later at the bridal showcase at the Read more...
We initially met Philip Kent at the bridal showcase at the Dulles Expo Center and later at the bridal showcase at the Springfield Waterford. As Mother of the bride I liked his professional appearance (a tux if I remember correctly). My daughter, the bride-to-be, liked that he gave you all of the photos in a 5 x 7 format from which to choose. Other photographers we met only posted the photos online, rather than give you real photos (not proofs). We also have the option to purchase the CD of all the photographs taken, which was important to me.

Philip was not personally available for our event, but his partner Brian did the wedding and we are very pleased with the quality and quantity of the photos. We had an unexpected situation with scaffolding in the church, but Brian was able to work around it very well. In the photos that did show the scaffolding, Philip is going to digitally remove it for us.

Philip and Brian are very accommodating, professional, and reliable. This was a good pick! We wholeheartedly recommend Philip Kent for your special event. Read less
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pikapher0624
Wedding:
10/25/2008
1.3/5.0
Philip Kent was not my photographer for my wedding, his other co worker was. I was so disgusted with my pictures, I started crying. Not only did he miss one of my bridesmaids walking down the aisle, the only picture i really wanted (when my husband sees me for the first time coming down the aisle) was out of focus. He had absolutely no creativity, my pictures look like they came from the 50's, so cut and dry. We were a young couple and the pictures look so stiff. They did nothing to make our pictures more modern like they show on their website. They even offer a free engagement portrait, which is very misleading the way they deliver it to the customer. I would NEVER recommend their services to anyone. My wedding was Oct 25th 2008, and I am still upset with what they did. I wish I could do my wedding all over again just so I could have better pictures, in fact i am to embarassed to show them to anyone, so it was a huge waste of money. I only went to them because a family friend highly recommended Philip, and when i looked at his partners work i was impressed. I should have shopped around, i could have gotten so much more bang for my buck. Plus we also did the videography...waste. The kids in the im a pc commercial could do a better job. The sound was off, the transitions are horrible, and it was like the videographer himself didnt want to be at the wedding. Sorry for the rant, but i dont want anyone getting ripped off the way I was... DO NOT USE THEM!!
Philip Kent was not my photographer for my wedding, his other co worker was. I was so disgusted with my pictures, I Read more...
Philip Kent was not my photographer for my wedding, his other co worker was. I was so disgusted with my pictures, I started crying. Not only did he miss one of my bridesmaids walking down the aisle, the only picture i really wanted (when my husband sees me for the first time coming down the aisle) was out of focus. He had absolutely no creativity, my pictures look like they came from the 50's, so cut and dry. We were a young couple and the pictures look so stiff. They did nothing to make our pictures more modern like they show on their website. They even offer a free engagement portrait, which is very misleading the way they deliver it to the customer. I would NEVER recommend their services to anyone. My wedding was Oct 25th 2008, and I am still upset with what they did. I wish I could do my wedding all over again just so I could have better pictures, in fact i am to embarassed to show them to anyone, so it was a huge waste of money. I only went to them because a family friend highly recommended Philip, and when i looked at his partners work i was impressed. I should have shopped around, i could have gotten so much more bang for my buck. Plus we also did the videography...waste. The kids in the im a pc commercial could do a better job. The sound was off, the transitions are horrible, and it was like the videographer himself didnt want to be at the wedding. Sorry for the rant, but i dont want anyone getting ripped off the way I was... DO NOT USE THEM!! Read less
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Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

PLEASE! If you're planning a beautiful outdoor garden wedding but you get a cold driving rain that day with no plan B, and have to move everyone into a dark, undersized tent, please don't take it out on the photographer! It's a miracle the photographer got what he did in this overcrowded tent with virtually no aisle and the bridesmaids walking in at too fast a pace, as you can see in the video. How can you get a clear shot of the groom when the best man, his father, is standing in front of him, partially blocking him in the overcrowded conditions? These photos are excellent, especially considering the physical limitations of her event. We even digitally removed distracting paintings on the walls of the Woodend Mansion in Chevy Chase, Md., as they requested. And, if you don't want our complimentary engagement portrait session in our studio, please don't disparage it! The video captured everything, which is a near-miracle considering the over-crowded tent and reception venue. The sound is virtually perfect and with our wireless mikes, and you hear their vows better on the video than the guests did who were actually there. Our video lighting at the reception is also excellent and the many wonderful guest interviews that were done are all perfect.

We captured the wedding for what it was: flawed in terms of the weather and no good plan B, but you can tell that a good time that was still had by all. Let's hope for the couple that she gets herself together and appreciates in later years the hard work we did in capturing the event as it was and hope they have a long and happy marriage! The Wedding Wire says that with a quarter-million reviews, it can't verify the content accuracy of its reviews and that vendors should solicit good reviews from their clients. We don't solicit good reviews from our clients like many of the photographers and vendors on Wedding Wire. So that folks know that the other 99% of our couples are happy with our work, maybe it's time to start! In the meantime, check out her photographs at www.philipkent.com , Weddings, View Your Event, User Name is Pulley, Password is 5032. We are hosting them online at our expense until Dec. 12, 2009. After that date, anyone may contact us and we'll be happy to let you see all the digital files and judge for yourself!
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shelberry
Wedding:
10/11/2008
4.0/5.0
We had Larry, Philip's assistant. Overall, the pictures were good. Although the prices are lower than other photographers, you don't get a whole lot for the price - basically the cost of the labor and an album with 28 photos in it, which is not many photos at all. I would have liked to see the DVD of all the pics included in the price. I wanted a mix of tradition pics and photojournalism. Really the only photojournalism pics I got were ones that I specifically requested. If you are looking for photojournalism, I would not recommend him. He is very professional and easy to deal with. He stuck to his contract.
We had Larry, Philip's assistant. Overall, the pictures were good. Although the prices are lower than other photographers, Read more...
We had Larry, Philip's assistant. Overall, the pictures were good. Although the prices are lower than other photographers, you don't get a whole lot for the price - basically the cost of the labor and an album with 28 photos in it, which is not many photos at all. I would have liked to see the DVD of all the pics included in the price. I wanted a mix of tradition pics and photojournalism. Really the only photojournalism pics I got were ones that I specifically requested. If you are looking for photojournalism, I would not recommend him. He is very professional and easy to deal with. He stuck to his contract. Read less
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Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

If one only chooses our minumum order of $1,450, we can't include everything one may want. For smaller events or those on a budget, it's a great package. But no established and quality-oriented studio can include 6 hours of coverage, a custom Art Leather album AND a DVD at that price.
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cn2000
Wedding:
5/31/2008
5.0/5.0
Philip is definitely a talented photographer with an eye for taking great shots. He flew up from Washington, D.C. for the event and was able to navigate the streets of Boston without difficulty (we had photos in 3 different locations). He is a more traditional style-photographer but also took some very nice candid shots, and we were very pleased with his work, which was priced much lower than others. I would highly recommend him!
Philip is definitely a talented photographer with an eye for taking great shots. He flew up from Washington, D.C. for the Read more...
Philip is definitely a talented photographer with an eye for taking great shots. He flew up from Washington, D.C. for the event and was able to navigate the streets of Boston without difficulty (we had photos in 3 different locations). He is a more traditional style-photographer but also took some very nice candid shots, and we were very pleased with his work, which was priced much lower than others. I would highly recommend him! Read less
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asmith
Wedding:
11/30/2007
3.6/5.0
We looked around and thought we were getting a great deal, however our pictures were just ok, and we ended up paying a lot more in the end for a decent looking album cover and for the cd of our wedding. We also had him do our video which turned out just ok too. We were less than impressed with him overall.
We looked around and thought we were getting a great deal, however our pictures were just ok, and we ended up paying a lot Read more...
We looked around and thought we were getting a great deal, however our pictures were just ok, and we ended up paying a lot more in the end for a decent looking album cover and for the cd of our wedding. We also had him do our video which turned out just ok too. We were less than impressed with him overall. Read less
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Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

Upon arriving at the wedding site 30 minutes earlier than required, I was warned by not one, but TWO (2) other vendors that the bride was "difficult to work with"--their words! So, I was determined to make sure she was as happy as possible on her big day and that everything go as smoothly as possible. Except for a little friction within the family, it did. Her husband came in alone to place the order some weeks later and instead of getting our most popular Art Leather album which is included, chose a more expensive album style WITHOUT her input, the price of which is explained both verbally and in our pricing brochure, as well as the CD option. She originally opted for the lowest possible package; apparently liked the photographs but didn't say so when she added more later. Our low prices have since been raised a little to discourage price shoppers. Even though you always do the best job you can, especially when you are alerted beforehand about a difficult client, there are occasional individuals who are going to be dissatisfied with something.
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Donna
Wedding:
10/6/2007
5.0/5.0
Philip Kent was outstanding. He was challenged by our choice of location (the Odyssey cruise ship during a sunset wedding and evening cruise) but the pictures came out beautifully. He captured the moments that we didn't even see and saw opportunities for beautiful pictures throughout the evening. Many photographers get in the way or become overbearing, but we barely knew he was there. He was very professional and enjoyable to work with both during the ceremony and afterwards!!
Philip Kent was outstanding. He was challenged by our choice of location (the Odyssey cruise ship during a sunset wedding Read more...
Philip Kent was outstanding. He was challenged by our choice of location (the Odyssey cruise ship during a sunset wedding and evening cruise) but the pictures came out beautifully. He captured the moments that we didn't even see and saw opportunities for beautiful pictures throughout the evening. Many photographers get in the way or become overbearing, but we barely knew he was there. He was very professional and enjoyable to work with both during the ceremony and afterwards!! Read less
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spectacular01
Wedding:
8/11/2007
4.5/5.0
The photographer worked at the location before and knew where he needed to go and what he needed to do.
The photographer worked at the location before and knew where he needed to go and what he needed to do.
The photographer worked at the location before and knew where he needed to go and what he needed to do. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
7/14/2007
4.6/5.0
Philip is very professional and makes the whole process very easy.
Philip is very professional and makes the whole process very easy.
Philip is very professional and makes the whole process very easy. Read less
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Karen
Wedding:
6/18/2004
3.4/5.0
Philip Kent provided a good price for the services rendered. We didn't use him for digital photography because his prices weren't competitive, but overall I'm happy with the pictures. I would have like to have seem him give you the proofs and not hold on to the negatives (why print proofs to just throw them out?). He is hard to feel close to and missed a few pictures I asked him to take, but when its all said and done we were very happy with the result.

The video was good too, it woudl have been nice to have seen the cocktail hour. The videographer must have been on vacation b/c he wasn't with the bridal party! Also, the video could have been less cut and dry. Quality was great.
Philip Kent provided a good price for the services rendered. We didn't use him for digital photography because his prices Read more...
Philip Kent provided a good price for the services rendered. We didn't use him for digital photography because his prices weren't competitive, but overall I'm happy with the pictures. I would have like to have seem him give you the proofs and not hold on to the negatives (why print proofs to just throw them out?). He is hard to feel close to and missed a few pictures I asked him to take, but when its all said and done we were very happy with the result.

The video was good too, it woudl have been nice to have seen the cocktail hour. The videographer must have been on vacation b/c he wasn't with the bridal party! Also, the video could have been less cut and dry. Quality was great. Read less
Services Used: Photography, Videography
Philip Kent Master Photographer responded with the following comments:

This wedding was so long ago (before Wedding Wire even existed) we can't comment except that in 2004 we were using film, not digital for weddings, because at that time the quality of digital was not as good as film. Also, her review was more than 3 YEARS after the wedding. Perhaps there should be a time limit on these reviews so that memories are fresher.

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