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Photography by Verdi 480-297-8990

Phoenix , AZ

LOCATION

Phoenix, AZ US 85383 (map)

PHONE

480-297-8990

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ABOUT US

A little bit about us....

We are a husband and wife photography team who loves
natural light film photography.

To clarify, we are what is known as
a... Read more
A little bit about us....

We are a husband and wife photography team who loves
natural light film photography.

To clarify, we are what is known as
a hybrid shooter, employing both the use of film in medium format, 35mm and digital technology. Film and digital
photography both have their place. Often, we get asked why are you shooting film again? The answer is very simple. Film affords our photography style a timeless air about it with unmatched colors. It requires us to slow down and think about how we
compose each shot, the lighting, the emotions, the styling. Digital is great for the fast paced photographs showing the “first look”, your “first kiss”, the wild dancing shots in the reception. It is very easy in today’s modern world to be swept up by new trends and ideas showcased on Pinterest, Wedding Blogs and even other
photography sites. But, our style of photography guarantees you that your wedding photos will look as good fifty years from now as you do on your wedding day. We are based in both Arizona and New York and adore traveling to shoot weddings all over the globe. It has been a lifelong passion of ours. We would love to be able to document your day through our eyes in the only way we know how....

Thank you....

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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, High Resolution Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
no
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
We have experience in all lighting conditions, but prefer shooting in natural light.
Is your media preference film or digital?
Photography by Verdi shoots mostly film and some digital..
How many photographers do you work with?
Photography by Verdi gives each couple the experience of always working with two photographers at each event.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes, as owners, at least one of us will be present to shoot at your event. We pride ourselves on not having other shooters show up at your affair.
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
Both Mindi and Rich only book one affair each, for a specific day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, if the need should arise, such as in a hospital event or some other emergency, Photography by Verdi would work with the couple in either providing them with a refund if their affair was way in the future, or of supplying them with someone who we feel is up to our caliber and style of shooting.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We shoot with a Contax 645 medium format film camera and the most current Canon cameras and lenses and provide 3 sets of everything as back up for an event.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
We always have our back up equipment within easy reach in case of such an emergency as a camera or lens going down.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
Photography by Verdi includes in their base pay, eight (6) hours of coverage, which is usually sufficient, unless a couple has a big lapse between their ceremony and reception or in the case of a lot of travel to and from the different aspects of their day.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
If a couple does have such a lapse in time, we can be hired for an additional overtime fee.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We do require a hot meal to keep our energy levels up. We request that it be served when the bride and groom are being served so that when they are finished eating, we also will be finished and can get back to the task at hand of shooting their photos.
Do you charge for travel?
Photography by Verdi does charge for travel past a 50 mile radius from either their Phoenix or Long Island studios.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
With hiring Photography by Verdi, each couple gets a 6 month online wedding photography viewing gallery along with a blog entry on our website. The blog entry goes up within the first week following their wedding. Their online gallery goes to them for approval, within a day or so after the blog entry appears.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
We offer our clients online proofing and a flash drive of all high resolution images.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The online gallery is there for their viewing for 6 months. The high resolution DVD is part of each and every couple's package.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Both the couple and Photography by Verdi retain the rights to the photographs.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
We do provide the high resolution flash drive to the couple.
Will images be available for viewing online?
Yes, we include an online gallery for 6 months for viewing and ordering.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer a wide variety of album styles from a number of reputable album companies. There are flush albums, magazine style albums. matted albums, press books, etc.
When will the client get the final album?
Depending on the album selected and the time frame in which the client responds to changes, albums can be completed anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months.

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Jan
Wedding:
3/26/2013
5.0/5.0
We chose Verdi photographers after seeing their work in a couple of wedding magazines. They returned our initial inquiries promptly and always answered our email or phone calls cheerfully and directly. They were professional and friendly. They made taking pictures fun and really put us at ease. Our pictures are fantastic! They captured the magic of our day beautifully and our pictures are just as I imagined. They captured so many moments that we hardly remember because we were so caught up in our excitement,but now we can look back and relive the whole experience through new eyes. They are true artists and make a fantastic team!
We chose Verdi photographers after seeing their work in a couple of wedding magazines. They returned our initial inquiries Read more...
We chose Verdi photographers after seeing their work in a couple of wedding magazines. They returned our initial inquiries promptly and always answered our email or phone calls cheerfully and directly. They were professional and friendly. They made taking pictures fun and really put us at ease. Our pictures are fantastic! They captured the magic of our day beautifully and our pictures are just as I imagined. They captured so many moments that we hardly remember because we were so caught up in our excitement,but now we can look back and relive the whole experience through new eyes. They are true artists and make a fantastic team! Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
Mindi & Rich were fabulous! The helped to create memories and to make our day special. Their pictures came out perfect. We are still getting compliments. I would recommend them to anyone. They are fabulous! They work great as a team and totally understand the flow of the day. They will always be our go-to photographers for any of our future special occasions.

They are the best photographers in the NYC & AZ area! You will not be disappointed if you hire them!
Mindi & Rich were fabulous! The helped to create memories and to make our day special. Their pictures came out perfect. We Read more...
Mindi & Rich were fabulous! The helped to create memories and to make our day special. Their pictures came out perfect. We are still getting compliments. I would recommend them to anyone. They are fabulous! They work great as a team and totally understand the flow of the day. They will always be our go-to photographers for any of our future special occasions.

They are the best photographers in the NYC & AZ area! You will not be disappointed if you hire them! Read less
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Beverly
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
Verdi Photography was a pleasure to work with & got back to us immediately with any questions we had. They were extremely attentive in getting any shots we had requested. Mindi & Rich are extremely talented & fun to work with & captured all the joy & excitement we felt on our special day. Our pictures came out absolutely beautiful! There were so many great shots that we really had a hard time narrowing down our final selection to go in our album. My husband & I could not be happier & would certainly use them again in the future. We would highly recommend them to future clients.
Verdi Photography was a pleasure to work with & got back to us immediately with any questions we had. They were extremely Read more...
Verdi Photography was a pleasure to work with & got back to us immediately with any questions we had. They were extremely attentive in getting any shots we had requested. Mindi & Rich are extremely talented & fun to work with & captured all the joy & excitement we felt on our special day. Our pictures came out absolutely beautiful! There were so many great shots that we really had a hard time narrowing down our final selection to go in our album. My husband & I could not be happier & would certainly use them again in the future. We would highly recommend them to future clients. Read less
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Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We found out about Verdi from an add on Facebook and met with them within 3 days of contacting them. We absolutely loved their work and booked them two days later. We've had an amazing experience with Verdi from our vintage apple picking engagement shoot to our wedding day. They have such a spectacular eye for background, angles, color contrast, and absolutely everything. They have provided the finest quality of services and captured all of the details and big moments from our day, without being imposing. Our guests and bridal party have mentioned that they barely noticed there were there. They also created an amazing fusion video for us of photographic stills and video set to music. When we watched the video, it brought back all of the memories and emotions of our wedding day. They managed to capture us completely and their photos and fusion video embody not only the occasion, but also who we are and what is important to us. If we ever need professional photos, we will definitely contact them in the future.
We found out about Verdi from an add on Facebook and met with them within 3 days of contacting them. We absolutely loved Read more...
We found out about Verdi from an add on Facebook and met with them within 3 days of contacting them. We absolutely loved their work and booked them two days later. We've had an amazing experience with Verdi from our vintage apple picking engagement shoot to our wedding day. They have such a spectacular eye for background, angles, color contrast, and absolutely everything. They have provided the finest quality of services and captured all of the details and big moments from our day, without being imposing. Our guests and bridal party have mentioned that they barely noticed there were there. They also created an amazing fusion video for us of photographic stills and video set to music. When we watched the video, it brought back all of the memories and emotions of our wedding day. They managed to capture us completely and their photos and fusion video embody not only the occasion, but also who we are and what is important to us. If we ever need professional photos, we will definitely contact them in the future. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
Rich and Mindi were absolutely amazing throughout the whole wedding process. When we first met with them we knew immediately that they would be our photographers. My husband is extremely shy, but after our engagement shoot with the Verdis he was completely comfortable and even excited about having his photo taken!! On the day of the wedding they helped with so many things beyond the realm of "taking pictures". They even helped make sure my veil was on right!! We did not feel that photographers were at our wedding, but friends and people that we were happy to share our day with!! They were extremely professional and by the time we got home from our honeymoon the photos were ready to be viewed! We would highly recommend Photography by Verdi!!
Rich and Mindi were absolutely amazing throughout the whole wedding process. When we first met with them we knew Read more...
Rich and Mindi were absolutely amazing throughout the whole wedding process. When we first met with them we knew immediately that they would be our photographers. My husband is extremely shy, but after our engagement shoot with the Verdis he was completely comfortable and even excited about having his photo taken!! On the day of the wedding they helped with so many things beyond the realm of "taking pictures". They even helped make sure my veil was on right!! We did not feel that photographers were at our wedding, but friends and people that we were happy to share our day with!! They were extremely professional and by the time we got home from our honeymoon the photos were ready to be viewed! We would highly recommend Photography by Verdi!! Read less
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Kristine
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
They are a wonderful couple! They captured everything and I didnt even know most of it happened! I was pleased with all of my photos and love their unique style
They are a wonderful couple! They captured everything and I didnt even know most of it happened! I was pleased with all of Read more...
They are a wonderful couple! They captured everything and I didnt even know most of it happened! I was pleased with all of my photos and love their unique style Read less
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Whitney
Wedding:
6/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Rich and Mindi captured our special day more perfectly than I ever could have imagined. They were really fun people in general so spending my wedding day with them was actually enjoyable. I met with other photographers that I just knew I didn't want to be around on my day but these two were amazing. I also loved how they are SO experienced and work as a team. Every moment was captured from two perspectives so we always got the best view. They also tackled family photos with about 50 family members in less than 30 minutes which I loved because I didn't want to spend all of our time doing that. They were so creative, timely, easy going yet professional and I honestly didn't even notice that two cameras were right next to me in any of the key moments of the event. They were so stealthy and faded into the background. They were also very flexible with times, prices, etc to meet our needs. I would recommend Verdi photography to anyone having any type of wedding. Thank you SO much Rich and Mindi for doing such wonderful things with our cherished memories.
Rich and Mindi captured our special day more perfectly than I ever could have imagined. They were really fun people in Read more...
Rich and Mindi captured our special day more perfectly than I ever could have imagined. They were really fun people in general so spending my wedding day with them was actually enjoyable. I met with other photographers that I just knew I didn't want to be around on my day but these two were amazing. I also loved how they are SO experienced and work as a team. Every moment was captured from two perspectives so we always got the best view. They also tackled family photos with about 50 family members in less than 30 minutes which I loved because I didn't want to spend all of our time doing that. They were so creative, timely, easy going yet professional and I honestly didn't even notice that two cameras were right next to me in any of the key moments of the event. They were so stealthy and faded into the background. They were also very flexible with times, prices, etc to meet our needs. I would recommend Verdi photography to anyone having any type of wedding. Thank you SO much Rich and Mindi for doing such wonderful things with our cherished memories. Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
Anyone looking for amazing photos while working with great people should check out photography by verdi! My sister had such a bad experience for her wedding with the photographers she chose... so I was worried about this. Let me tell you, there is NOTHING to worry about when working with Mindi and Rich! They were so accomodating to make our wedding perfect and capture all the right images. They even came to Kansas to do our engagement shoot!! The two of them have such a good eye for beautiful angles and light. Their creativeness shows in all of their work. They were so nice on our wedding day. They even shuttled my hubby and I to a different photo location because it was so hot that they didn't want us to walk! These 2 are genuinely nice people with great hearts, and also happen to be AMAZING at what they do! We got our shots back so quickly after the wedding, so we didn't have to sit around anxiously and wait too!!
Anyone looking for amazing photos while working with great people should check out photography by verdi! My sister had Read more...
Anyone looking for amazing photos while working with great people should check out photography by verdi! My sister had such a bad experience for her wedding with the photographers she chose... so I was worried about this. Let me tell you, there is NOTHING to worry about when working with Mindi and Rich! They were so accomodating to make our wedding perfect and capture all the right images. They even came to Kansas to do our engagement shoot!! The two of them have such a good eye for beautiful angles and light. Their creativeness shows in all of their work. They were so nice on our wedding day. They even shuttled my hubby and I to a different photo location because it was so hot that they didn't want us to walk! These 2 are genuinely nice people with great hearts, and also happen to be AMAZING at what they do! We got our shots back so quickly after the wedding, so we didn't have to sit around anxiously and wait too!! Read less
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Megan9410
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
WOW is all I can say. They captured the entire night from start to finish. I highly recommend doing the upgraded package if it is in your budget as the video is really fun to have and a great was to share your day with people who could not make it. The pictures they take are not your standard boring ones so if you are looking for that, this is not the place for you. They create ways that every picture is interesting and make it where people want to see the pictures. They are fun to work with and get great shots all night so you will have ones of the reception that are keepers even! They did such a great job that if I have any other photo needs they are the people I would call.
WOW is all I can say. They captured the entire night from start to finish. I highly recommend doing the upgraded package Read more...
WOW is all I can say. They captured the entire night from start to finish. I highly recommend doing the upgraded package if it is in your budget as the video is really fun to have and a great was to share your day with people who could not make it. The pictures they take are not your standard boring ones so if you are looking for that, this is not the place for you. They create ways that every picture is interesting and make it where people want to see the pictures. They are fun to work with and get great shots all night so you will have ones of the reception that are keepers even! They did such a great job that if I have any other photo needs they are the people I would call. Read less
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Jolac
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Mindi and Rich are fantastic photographers! Would highly recommend them to everyone. They were extremely professional, accommodating and easy to work with. I love every single one of my pictures!
Mindi and Rich are fantastic photographers! Would highly recommend them to everyone. They were extremely professional, Read more...
Mindi and Rich are fantastic photographers! Would highly recommend them to everyone. They were extremely professional, accommodating and easy to work with. I love every single one of my pictures! Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
5/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Photography by Verdi is truly the best around! The lifetime memories they captured for us went above and beyond our expectations. This team has an art that is hard to find. They were able to highlight the biggest moments as well as the smallest details. They were so professional and personal all at the same time.
We feel blessed to have had them be a part of our wedding.
Photography by Verdi is truly the best around! The lifetime memories they captured for us went above and beyond our Read more...
Photography by Verdi is truly the best around! The lifetime memories they captured for us went above and beyond our expectations. This team has an art that is hard to find. They were able to highlight the biggest moments as well as the smallest details. They were so professional and personal all at the same time.
We feel blessed to have had them be a part of our wedding. Read less
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Abby
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
This team is MORE Than amazing! You will absolutely NOT be let down. They were able to capture the most amazing moments on our big day. Not only that, they were able to help out with little things. This husband/wife team is worth EVERY PENNY! :) We love you guys!
This team is MORE Than amazing! You will absolutely NOT be let down. They were able to capture the most amazing moments on Read more...
This team is MORE Than amazing! You will absolutely NOT be let down. They were able to capture the most amazing moments on our big day. Not only that, they were able to help out with little things. This husband/wife team is worth EVERY PENNY! :) We love you guys! Read less
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bethco
Wedding:
3/19/2011
5.0/5.0
Melinda and Rich did an amazing job with our wedding and engagement pictures. Everyone who sees our pictures can't get over how good they are. They really know how to capture moments.
Melinda and Rich did an amazing job with our wedding and engagement pictures. Everyone who sees our pictures can't get Read more...
Melinda and Rich did an amazing job with our wedding and engagement pictures. Everyone who sees our pictures can't get over how good they are. They really know how to capture moments. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
3/19/2011
5.0/5.0
I have yet to have my wedding pictures taken, but Photography by Verdi did our engagement shoot earlier this year and it was an absolute blast! The pictures were amazing and we loved working with Mindi and Rich! I'll be sure to post more after the wedding!! :) I would recommend them to ANYONE in the Arizona or New York area!
I have yet to have my wedding pictures taken, but Photography by Verdi did our engagement shoot earlier this year and it Read more...
I have yet to have my wedding pictures taken, but Photography by Verdi did our engagement shoot earlier this year and it was an absolute blast! The pictures were amazing and we loved working with Mindi and Rich! I'll be sure to post more after the wedding!! :) I would recommend them to ANYONE in the Arizona or New York area! Read less
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Ell Ell
Wedding:
10/22/2010
5.0/5.0
There isn't enough to say about such amazing photographers! From our first email exchange to the day of the wedding - they were absolutely delightful, and their work is truly outstanding. Rich and Mindi are a one-of-a-kind photography duo that you most certainly want to be part of your special day. They are truly exceptional!
There isn't enough to say about such amazing photographers! From our first email exchange to the day of the wedding - they Read more...
There isn't enough to say about such amazing photographers! From our first email exchange to the day of the wedding - they were absolutely delightful, and their work is truly outstanding. Rich and Mindi are a one-of-a-kind photography duo that you most certainly want to be part of your special day. They are truly exceptional! Read less
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Cassandra
Wedding:
10/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Simply the best! This husband and wife team know how to make your special day last forever with the most amazing photos they capture. They really know how to think outside the box with picture ideas and I just love that they are such a fun and friendly pair:) just check out their blog of the hundreds of fabulous weddings they've done and you'll be sold.
Simply the best! This husband and wife team know how to make your special day last forever with the most amazing photos Read more...
Simply the best! This husband and wife team know how to make your special day last forever with the most amazing photos they capture. They really know how to think outside the box with picture ideas and I just love that they are such a fun and friendly pair:) just check out their blog of the hundreds of fabulous weddings they've done and you'll be sold. Read less
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BrianneLaFLair
Wedding:
9/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Photography by Verdi they are the absolute best! Mindi & Rich Verdi are a married couple running their own wedding photography business out of their home. They shoot weddings in New York and as well in Arizona. The pictures they took were STUNNING!! They took so many amazing shots we found it very hard to narrow down our choices for our wedding album. What’s great about their style of photography is the capture the real moments. They see the emotion or what is special and they shoot at the perfect time. But they’re also not intrusive with their shooting. We never felt like they were all up in our business. My husband and I were looking for a photographer that would be able to tell the story and feel of the day through their photos and that’s what Mindi & Rich did. And another plus is it’s two of them so you get different camera angles of moments as well as more coverage of the entire event because they can be in different areas. Also they are wonderfully nice people and very personable. So I HIGHLY recommend Photography by Verdi you will not be disappointed and they will go above and beyond your expectations! http://www.fotoverdi.com/
Photography by Verdi they are the absolute best! Mindi & Rich Verdi are a married couple running their own wedding Read more...
Photography by Verdi they are the absolute best! Mindi & Rich Verdi are a married couple running their own wedding photography business out of their home. They shoot weddings in New York and as well in Arizona. The pictures they took were STUNNING!! They took so many amazing shots we found it very hard to narrow down our choices for our wedding album. What’s great about their style of photography is the capture the real moments. They see the emotion or what is special and they shoot at the perfect time. But they’re also not intrusive with their shooting. We never felt like they were all up in our business. My husband and I were looking for a photographer that would be able to tell the story and feel of the day through their photos and that’s what Mindi & Rich did. And another plus is it’s two of them so you get different camera angles of moments as well as more coverage of the entire event because they can be in different areas. Also they are wonderfully nice people and very personable. So I HIGHLY recommend Photography by Verdi you will not be disappointed and they will go above and beyond your expectations! http://www.fotoverdi.com/ Read less
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dme11217
Wedding:
9/3/2010
5.0/5.0
I couldn't be happier with the Verdi's services. Upon initial contact they were friendly, responsive and completely up front about their services and pricing; they cut us a good deal and were easy to work with.

On the day of the wedding, I was glad to have them around. While we took our posed photos, they were patient and professional, and Mindi kept the session fun and breezy, helping reduce our overall wedding stress. During the ceremony and reception, they slipped into the background, never getting in our way --but they still got great shots of everything.

And the pictures were great! It's nice to have cool people be your photographers, but what's the point if the shots aren't good? Fortunately, Mindi and Rich produced absolutely stellar photographs, from the formal posed pictures to the candid reception pics. Our photo album is ridiculously great --creative, unique, and beautifully composed. Everyone who has seen the pics just raves over them.

Hiring Photography by Verdi was the smartest thing I did in planning my wedding.
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I couldn't be happier with the Verdi's services. Upon initial contact they were friendly, responsive and completely up front about their services and pricing; they cut us a good deal and were easy to work with.

On the day of the wedding, I was glad to have them around. While we took our posed photos, they were patient and professional, and Mindi kept the session fun and breezy, helping reduce our overall wedding stress. During the ceremony and reception, they slipped into the background, never getting in our way --but they still got great shots of everything.

And the pictures were great! It's nice to have cool people be your photographers, but what's the point if the shots aren't good? Fortunately, Mindi and Rich produced absolutely stellar photographs, from the formal posed pictures to the candid reception pics. Our photo album is ridiculously great --creative, unique, and beautifully composed. Everyone who has seen the pics just raves over them.

Hiring Photography by Verdi was the smartest thing I did in planning my wedding. Read less
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Deirdre Carrasco
Wedding:
8/7/2010
5.0/5.0
Photograhy by Verdi photographed my recent wedding and an engagement shoot. I have never seen such beautiful pictures in my life. They captured my day so well and not just by taking pictures, they took moments. Moments that i may not have seen because it is such an important, emotional day and one i waited for, for a long time. Not only are they amazing photographers, they are wonderful people. I do not like taking pictures but they made me feel at ease and they had great ideas for different pictures not only your standard ones but so much more! I would highly recommend Verdi!!! Everyone who has seen my pictures are amazed by the photos and the story they tell of my amazing day!!!
Photograhy by Verdi photographed my recent wedding and an engagement shoot. I have never seen such beautiful pictures in Read more...
Photograhy by Verdi photographed my recent wedding and an engagement shoot. I have never seen such beautiful pictures in my life. They captured my day so well and not just by taking pictures, they took moments. Moments that i may not have seen because it is such an important, emotional day and one i waited for, for a long time. Not only are they amazing photographers, they are wonderful people. I do not like taking pictures but they made me feel at ease and they had great ideas for different pictures not only your standard ones but so much more! I would highly recommend Verdi!!! Everyone who has seen my pictures are amazed by the photos and the story they tell of my amazing day!!! Read less
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VITA
Wedding:
7/18/2010
5.0/5.0
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND PHOTOGRAPHY BY VERDI. THEY WERE WONDERFUL TO WORK WITH ON MY WEDDING DAY!
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND PHOTOGRAPHY BY VERDI. THEY WERE WONDERFUL TO WORK WITH ON MY WEDDING DAY!
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND PHOTOGRAPHY BY VERDI. THEY WERE WONDERFUL TO WORK WITH ON MY WEDDING DAY! Read less
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CK1
Wedding:
7/30/2005
5.0/5.0
My photos were beautiful. Soo worth the money. They did everything asked and then some.
My photos were beautiful. Soo worth the money. They did everything asked and then some.
My photos were beautiful. Soo worth the money. They did everything asked and then some. Read less
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ak1
Wedding:
6/26/2010
5.0/5.0
Verdi did an amazing job on our wedding. We would highly recommend them and we will definitely be using them in the future!
Verdi did an amazing job on our wedding. We would highly recommend them and we will definitely be using them in the Read more...
Verdi did an amazing job on our wedding. We would highly recommend them and we will definitely be using them in the future! Read less
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ShellyNY76
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Photography for my wedding was extremely important to me. After everything is said and done, all you have left are the memories and the photographs. I didn't want the old fashioned "stand here, face this way, tilt your head, no lower, chin up, raise your right arm, nclench your hand, smile, no less teeth, look this way" kind of pictures. They come out beautiful, don't get me wrong, but I wanted my pictures to tell a story. I wanted them to be more natural and free. I did alot of research, and came to the conclusion I didn't want someone who took pictures for a living. I didn't want a wedding factory, I wanted a photographer, a storyteller, an artist for my photo's. I wanted someone who had a passion that showed through their work. After alot of research, the one photographer(s) that kept popping up was Photography by Verdi. Luckily enough, they had my wedding date open, and I immediately made an appointment to meet with them. We drove up to their beautiful home in LI, and you can feel their warmth as soon as you walked in and up to their studio. They were the nicest people, and we instantly felt a connection to them, which was something I also felt was important. I have a tendancy to feel intimidated by some people, and I certainly did not want to feel intimidated by my photographers. But when you meet Rich and Mindi, you feel like you've known them forever. They showed us a slideshow of their work, and they had us. Everything they showed us was better than the last! They captured moments in people's lives! You saw the joy in the bride and groom's faces. You saw every emotion in their photo's. We booked then and there, and it was the easiest and best decision I ever made! They were so great at the wedding, they had such an eye for detail and for great photo oppurtunities. They were unobtrusive, yet there for everything! When I got my pictures back (less than a week after the wedding by the way) they caught things I didn't even know were there or were happening! They managed to get photos of all of my guests, without most of them even knowing it! I am so happy we chose them, I now have the story of my day in photo's, better than I ever expected! I can't wait to find another reason to have them take our photo's!
Photography for my wedding was extremely important to me. After everything is said and done, all you have left are the Read more...
Photography for my wedding was extremely important to me. After everything is said and done, all you have left are the memories and the photographs. I didn't want the old fashioned "stand here, face this way, tilt your head, no lower, chin up, raise your right arm, nclench your hand, smile, no less teeth, look this way" kind of pictures. They come out beautiful, don't get me wrong, but I wanted my pictures to tell a story. I wanted them to be more natural and free. I did alot of research, and came to the conclusion I didn't want someone who took pictures for a living. I didn't want a wedding factory, I wanted a photographer, a storyteller, an artist for my photo's. I wanted someone who had a passion that showed through their work. After alot of research, the one photographer(s) that kept popping up was Photography by Verdi. Luckily enough, they had my wedding date open, and I immediately made an appointment to meet with them. We drove up to their beautiful home in LI, and you can feel their warmth as soon as you walked in and up to their studio. They were the nicest people, and we instantly felt a connection to them, which was something I also felt was important. I have a tendancy to feel intimidated by some people, and I certainly did not want to feel intimidated by my photographers. But when you meet Rich and Mindi, you feel like you've known them forever. They showed us a slideshow of their work, and they had us. Everything they showed us was better than the last! They captured moments in people's lives! You saw the joy in the bride and groom's faces. You saw every emotion in their photo's. We booked then and there, and it was the easiest and best decision I ever made! They were so great at the wedding, they had such an eye for detail and for great photo oppurtunities. They were unobtrusive, yet there for everything! When I got my pictures back (less than a week after the wedding by the way) they caught things I didn't even know were there or were happening! They managed to get photos of all of my guests, without most of them even knowing it! I am so happy we chose them, I now have the story of my day in photo's, better than I ever expected! I can't wait to find another reason to have them take our photo's! Read less
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BrennaA
Wedding:
4/16/2010
5.0/5.0
These people were amazing to work with. They are professional yet you feel like they are just part of the family photographing your amazing day. I would recommend them to anyone for any major event in your life. The pics they take are priceless.
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These people were amazing to work with. They are professional yet you feel like they are just part of the family photographing your amazing day. I would recommend them to anyone for any major event in your life. The pics they take are priceless. Read less
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Kweililn & Wynston
Wedding:
4/3/2010
5.0/5.0
Rich and Mindi are great! From the moment we met them we wanted to use them. They do great work and the photos they captured at our wedding where amazing. The feedback we've been getting back from the pictures tell us they cry at the touching moments and laugh at funny moments they captured. If you live in the Phoenix area I would definitely consider using them. Thanks guys!
Rich and Mindi are great! From the moment we met them we wanted to use them. They do great work and the photos they Read more...
Rich and Mindi are great! From the moment we met them we wanted to use them. They do great work and the photos they captured at our wedding where amazing. The feedback we've been getting back from the pictures tell us they cry at the touching moments and laugh at funny moments they captured. If you live in the Phoenix area I would definitely consider using them. Thanks guys! Read less
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justmarried
Wedding:
3/27/2010
5.0/5.0
Rich and Mindi are FABULOUS! They are professional, creative, easy to work with, talented, personable, and patient. Their work is absolutely breathtaking! We were looking for the perfect balance of artistic photos, classic portraits, and candid shots. Rich and Mindi did it all! They have given us memories to last a lifetime. Thank you for capturing the beauty of our special day we wouldn't have wanted anyone else there with us!
Rich and Mindi are FABULOUS! They are professional, creative, easy to work with, talented, personable, and patient. Their Read more...
Rich and Mindi are FABULOUS! They are professional, creative, easy to work with, talented, personable, and patient. Their work is absolutely breathtaking! We were looking for the perfect balance of artistic photos, classic portraits, and candid shots. Rich and Mindi did it all! They have given us memories to last a lifetime. Thank you for capturing the beauty of our special day we wouldn't have wanted anyone else there with us! Read less
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Dawn
Wedding:
11/14/2009
5.0/5.0
Verdi Photography is the BEST hands down. Rich and Mindi were AMAZING. They captured everything at my wedding. My wedding pictures are BEAUTIFUL. Steven and I will treasure them forever.
Verdi Photography is the BEST hands down. Rich and Mindi were AMAZING. They captured everything at my wedding. My wedding Read more...
Verdi Photography is the BEST hands down. Rich and Mindi were AMAZING. They captured everything at my wedding. My wedding pictures are BEAUTIFUL. Steven and I will treasure them forever. Read less
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alexandjoe
Wedding:
9/12/2009
5.0/5.0
Fantastic! We would highly recommend Photography by Verdi!
Fantastic! We would highly recommend Photography by Verdi!
Fantastic! We would highly recommend Photography by Verdi! Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
6/27/2009
5.0/5.0
Photography by Verdi was truly amazing. We enjoyed working with this extremely professional, patient, and innovative team. Photography by Verdi came highly recommended and we would like to pass on their company to anyone else that is interested in being pleased with talented photographers. Thank you for your service and your creativeness, it has been greatly appreciated. We will definitely use your business again in the future.
Photography by Verdi was truly amazing. We enjoyed working with this extremely professional, patient, and innovative team. Read more...
Photography by Verdi was truly amazing. We enjoyed working with this extremely professional, patient, and innovative team. Photography by Verdi came highly recommended and we would like to pass on their company to anyone else that is interested in being pleased with talented photographers. Thank you for your service and your creativeness, it has been greatly appreciated. We will definitely use your business again in the future. Read less
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Kathleen
Wedding:
6/20/2009
5.0/5.0
Mindi and Rich's son, are friends with my sons, I had never had the pleasure of meeting them, until my son recommended them for our wedding! They are warm, sweet, and, listened to what we were looking for, and, were on top of it all for the wedding! VERY professional and were so happy with everything! They are now friends of ours! Extremely talented and a gift to every wedding or event that they do! Creative, professional and very prompt with EVERYTHING, was a complete pleasure to deal with! A personal touch on the most personal of times that they are sharing with you, as well as getting the most professional experience! Wonderful, could not be happier and highly recommend them for ANY event! P.S, Hired them for my one son's proposal on the Brooklyn bridge, PRICELESS! If you get a chance, VIEW Ryan and Danielles Engagement, which WAS a surprise! AGAIN, INCREDIBLE!! Highly recommend! Awesome talent, super photographers!! Love them both!! Thank you for everything!!
Mindi and Rich's son, are friends with my sons, I had never had the pleasure of meeting them, until my son recommended Read more...
Mindi and Rich's son, are friends with my sons, I had never had the pleasure of meeting them, until my son recommended them for our wedding! They are warm, sweet, and, listened to what we were looking for, and, were on top of it all for the wedding! VERY professional and were so happy with everything! They are now friends of ours! Extremely talented and a gift to every wedding or event that they do! Creative, professional and very prompt with EVERYTHING, was a complete pleasure to deal with! A personal touch on the most personal of times that they are sharing with you, as well as getting the most professional experience! Wonderful, could not be happier and highly recommend them for ANY event! P.S, Hired them for my one son's proposal on the Brooklyn bridge, PRICELESS! If you get a chance, VIEW Ryan and Danielles Engagement, which WAS a surprise! AGAIN, INCREDIBLE!! Highly recommend! Awesome talent, super photographers!! Love them both!! Thank you for everything!! Read less
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Kiersten
Wedding:
12/28/2007
5.0/5.0
Truly a magical experience! I could not recommend better wedding photographers! Thanks Rich and Mindi!
Truly a magical experience! I could not recommend better wedding photographers! Thanks Rich and Mindi!
Truly a magical experience! I could not recommend better wedding photographers! Thanks Rich and Mindi! Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
7/10/2010
5.0/5.0
We are soooo Happy that we chose Photography by Verdi. They were such a pleasure to work with. They captured priceless moments that bring tears to our eyes when looking at the pictures. We had so much fun working with them the day of our wedding. You can't go wrong if you choose Photography by Verdi for your special day.
We are soooo Happy that we chose Photography by Verdi. They were such a pleasure to work with. They captured priceless Read more...
We are soooo Happy that we chose Photography by Verdi. They were such a pleasure to work with. They captured priceless moments that bring tears to our eyes when looking at the pictures. We had so much fun working with them the day of our wedding. You can't go wrong if you choose Photography by Verdi for your special day. Read less
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jc52
Wedding:
9/19/2009
4.9/5.0
We are extremely happy with the lovely pictures taken by Mindi and Rich. They carefully captured our day (including all of the details you want to remember but often forget!), without imposing on any part of it. They know what they are doing and get it done with precision and ease.
We are extremely happy with the lovely pictures taken by Mindi and Rich. They carefully captured our day (including all of Read more...
We are extremely happy with the lovely pictures taken by Mindi and Rich. They carefully captured our day (including all of the details you want to remember but often forget!), without imposing on any part of it. They know what they are doing and get it done with precision and ease. Read less
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Patricia
Wedding:
10/6/2007
4.9/5.0
AMAZING!!! Rich & Mindi are simply amazing. From the unique pictures they take to the wedding albums they put together .. they are top notch. What makes them so fantastic is that they capture the full ambiance of the venue and the attitudes of the wedding party. I have photos with the groom and groomsmen walking in the woods and my bridal party and I playing on a life-size chess board. (Our wedding was at a Castle)
They are so professional and they completely blend into the background. No bright lights ... no asking us to stop and pose .. they just snap away and collect the most amazing pictures.
AMAZING!!! Rich & Mindi are simply amazing. From the unique pictures they take to the wedding albums they put together .. Read more...
AMAZING!!! Rich & Mindi are simply amazing. From the unique pictures they take to the wedding albums they put together .. they are top notch. What makes them so fantastic is that they capture the full ambiance of the venue and the attitudes of the wedding party. I have photos with the groom and groomsmen walking in the woods and my bridal party and I playing on a life-size chess board. (Our wedding was at a Castle)
They are so professional and they completely blend into the background. No bright lights ... no asking us to stop and pose .. they just snap away and collect the most amazing pictures. Read less
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MrsC
Wedding:
8/1/2009
4.8/5.0
Absolutely FANTASTIC on the day of. They made us feel so comfortable. Most times we didnt even notice that they were there at all, but they took thousands of pictures. They also had very creative ideas to offer in terms of the photos.
Absolutely FANTASTIC on the day of. They made us feel so comfortable. Most times we didnt even notice that they were there Read more...
Absolutely FANTASTIC on the day of. They made us feel so comfortable. Most times we didnt even notice that they were there at all, but they took thousands of pictures. They also had very creative ideas to offer in terms of the photos. Read less
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Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
They were great!
They were great!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
9/9/2012
4.6/5.0
Mindi and Ashlyn did an amazing job between still photography and the fusion video of capturing all of the big and small moments of our wedding. After many emails with Mindi and Rich during the planning process, they knew that Jordan and I really wanted just a handful of the "must have" photos and the rest to tell the story of our beautful day with many scenic shots. The coffee table style photo album came out amazing and Rich was great with working with me on a few minor tweaks. The fusion video is a must-have for anyone who wants a video to just capture the highlights within 3-4 minutes and not sit through an hour long video. I have started recommeding Mindi and Rich for the events I do professionally as well.
Mindi and Ashlyn did an amazing job between still photography and the fusion video of capturing all of the big and small Read more...
Mindi and Ashlyn did an amazing job between still photography and the fusion video of capturing all of the big and small moments of our wedding. After many emails with Mindi and Rich during the planning process, they knew that Jordan and I really wanted just a handful of the "must have" photos and the rest to tell the story of our beautful day with many scenic shots. The coffee table style photo album came out amazing and Rich was great with working with me on a few minor tweaks. The fusion video is a must-have for anyone who wants a video to just capture the highlights within 3-4 minutes and not sit through an hour long video. I have started recommeding Mindi and Rich for the events I do professionally as well. Read less
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lynch881
Wedding:
9/20/2008
4.4/5.0
Photography by Verdi was excellent- very helpful, flexible, and open to your needs and requests. The work was outstanding leading up to the big day and afterwards while assisting on the album. All positives throughout the process- loved the work!
Photography by Verdi was excellent- very helpful, flexible, and open to your needs and requests. The work was outstanding Read more...
Photography by Verdi was excellent- very helpful, flexible, and open to your needs and requests. The work was outstanding leading up to the big day and afterwards while assisting on the album. All positives throughout the process- loved the work! Read less
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pattie01
Wedding:
6/2/2001
4.4/5.0
They did a beautiful job with our wedding.
They did a beautiful job with our wedding.
They did a beautiful job with our wedding. Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
7/22/2012
4.3/5.0
It was great working with Mindi and Rich. They take stunning photos that capture the many emotions of an incredible day. We both felt very comfortable and at ease with them, so our photos really reflect our personalities and love. They also took incredible engagement photos for us. We'll cherish these photos for life!
It was great working with Mindi and Rich. They take stunning photos that capture the many emotions of an incredible day. Read more...
It was great working with Mindi and Rich. They take stunning photos that capture the many emotions of an incredible day. We both felt very comfortable and at ease with them, so our photos really reflect our personalities and love. They also took incredible engagement photos for us. We'll cherish these photos for life! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
10/13/2012
1.8/5.0
I chose Photography by verdi because the photos were what we really wanted to spend our money on for the wedding. I had all kinds of settings and pictures that I had picked out that were important to me. I put 2/3rds of the deposit down for the pictures when we started talking about what sort of pictures we wanted. They told me that they didn't want me to send them any ideas because it would stiffle their creativity. I thought Hmmm yeah I guess that I don't want to do that. So I said ok I look forward to seeing their creativity. Thay have a great website, so I felt good about that. They sent me an e-mail 3 days before the wedding, I had deleted my picture ideas by this point, asking me what ideas I had for photos. Excuse me? What happened? The day of our wedding,Thank god we picked a cute creative hotel, because that was all they had. Pictures of the wall AC unit and a nude painting in one pic. Horrible. Instead of them driving up after they were done taking pics of us at the hotel, they waited in their car for 45 minutes and followed us up. Really? not going to get to the location and take pictures, huh? The wedding was on a train, aside from the hotel, not a single picture was taken of the wedding party off the train. That means all of the pictures have this guy in a cowboy hat in the background or the rusty metal fence (Not vintage cool, Trashy) from the viewing car. I haven't gotten the album that comes in my package yet, they told me 50 pics in one e-mail and now saying 40. Why tell me 50 if they were not cetain?! Then I have 50 pics picked out and then they say oh oops. Now, it is December, 2 months after the wedding, I've looked through all the photos... wow. I have cried too many times over the result of their complete lack of creativity. I am now writing reviews so that other brides can make a better choice. We are going to pay another photographer to take some good pictures. Mindy and Rich (photographers) have made this a nightmare.
I chose Photography by verdi because the photos were what we really wanted to spend our money on for the wedding. I had Read more...
I chose Photography by verdi because the photos were what we really wanted to spend our money on for the wedding. I had all kinds of settings and pictures that I had picked out that were important to me. I put 2/3rds of the deposit down for the pictures when we started talking about what sort of pictures we wanted. They told me that they didn't want me to send them any ideas because it would stiffle their creativity. I thought Hmmm yeah I guess that I don't want to do that. So I said ok I look forward to seeing their creativity. Thay have a great website, so I felt good about that. They sent me an e-mail 3 days before the wedding, I had deleted my picture ideas by this point, asking me what ideas I had for photos. Excuse me? What happened? The day of our wedding,Thank god we picked a cute creative hotel, because that was all they had. Pictures of the wall AC unit and a nude painting in one pic. Horrible. Instead of them driving up after they were done taking pics of us at the hotel, they waited in their car for 45 minutes and followed us up. Really? not going to get to the location and take pictures, huh? The wedding was on a train, aside from the hotel, not a single picture was taken of the wedding party off the train. That means all of the pictures have this guy in a cowboy hat in the background or the rusty metal fence (Not vintage cool, Trashy) from the viewing car. I haven't gotten the album that comes in my package yet, they told me 50 pics in one e-mail and now saying 40. Why tell me 50 if they were not cetain?! Then I have 50 pics picked out and then they say oh oops. Now, it is December, 2 months after the wedding, I've looked through all the photos... wow. I have cried too many times over the result of their complete lack of creativity. I am now writing reviews so that other brides can make a better choice. We are going to pay another photographer to take some good pictures. Mindy and Rich (photographers) have made this a nightmare. Read less
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Photography by Verdi 480-297-8990 responded with the following comments:

As anyone can see, when you have 35 reviews, all 4.5 and above, and mostly 5.0's. and one is so obviously negative, where the fault lies. I have all the emails to back up everything that we are responding in writing. It is true, that we do not accept lists upon lists of photos to capture. When a couple hires us, they hire us for what they see on our website, like they should do, no matter who they hire. If you want to send a photographer a million magazine clippings of what to shoot, you obviously do not have confidence in the your choice of who you hired. We never once emailed her three days before the wedding to ask what we should take. We have been in business for 20 years and know what photos to take for a wedding as can be seen in the many, many reviews above. When we arrived at the adorable hotel she had picked out, she remarked to us how SHE had selected it because of its decor. Naturally, why wouldn't someone take photos of the bride in this room getting ready with the decor as a background. It is similar to when we go to a bride's house and they say "oh this is the staircase my father built, or the garden my mother toils away in every day." When we left the hotel for our ride up to the train, we had full intention of stopping along the way and in fact, waited for them to load the cars, while one of her bridesmaids went back and forth looking for things, people, items they didn't know where they were. To say they were disorganized, would be putting it mildly. After a solid hour sitting in the parking lot, we finally left, knowing that they now had used up their time for stopping elsewhere for pics as we had a train to catch that was full of not only the wedding and their guests, but total strangers and tourists as well. The whole drive up to the train, we kept on talking as we passed locations, about how cool it would have been to have had the time to stop here or stop there. When we arrived, we had to wait for them to pull into the parking lot, and then carry all the wedding paraphernalia from their cars, as she states "why didn't they take photos of the guests". How on earth would we know who the 80 people out of hundreds of people were, that were their guests? When we boarded the train, we then asked about taking photos once again with the wedding party only to be rebuffed by her ambivalent attitude that she and he had to now decorate the train with boxes of train whistles for the children, plates, sporks, napkins, food, banners, sign in boards, little succulents in vases, etc. which took another 45 minutes or so and then the train whistle blew and the train left the station. They had a viewing car and all the wedding guests from two closed cars spent most of their time outside in the one viewing car which was inbetween the two other closed cars, naturally. How on earth she thought her guests, YES HER guests wouldn't be in the backgrounds of the photos, is beyond us. And, being her guests, why would we think that they shouldn't be included in pictures??? Then, in an effort to respond to our customers on a very timely basis, Rich answered an email she sent, when she should have had her contract on hand about how many photos came in her album. Mistakenly, he wrote 50 instead of 40 as we operate out of two different locales, the east coast and the west coast. When he noticed his mistake, he apologized profusely to her. Should he have waited three days to respond when we got back to the office from shooting a destination wedding, our answer now would be yes. But we try and treat our clients, with the type of treatment we would want someone to do for us. So, this review came out of her anger because then she wanted 50 photos and didn't want to pay for them. In the end she did put the 50 in, 10 extra and DID PAY for them. Does that sound like someone who is crying every night over her photographers and wants or NEEDS to hire someone else, WE THINK NOT!

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