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SPAN Photography

Washington , DC
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We want to capture the moments you will never forget. By taking a... Read more
/span/ 1. the full extent or reach of anything; 2. Sharp Portraiture, Adventure & Nature Photography
We want to capture the moments you will never forget. By taking a photojournalistic approach, we aim to keep the focus on you during your special events. The relationships between important people, the essence of poignant moments, and the candid joy expressed by you and your loved ones assume center stage with SPAN Photography. Learn more at www.spanphotography.com. Why Weddings?
We have found a lot of joy in shooting weddings! There are so many details, relationships, and emotions during these celebrations. Planning our own wedding (awww!) illuminated the personal nature and significance of such ceremonies and soirees. We feel its an honor to be involved with other people's special occasions, and we treat your event as though it were our own - a sacred milestone you hope to remember for always. Fun & Friendly Photogs = Fun & Fabulous Photos!
Sean Sharp is the man behind the camera at SPAN Photography. A self-professed adventure seeker, Sean came to photography as an outlet for his creative spirit while earning a Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications. Beyond pursuing his passions for conservation photography and photojournalism, Sean exercises his talent through studio portraiture, engagement sessions, and wedding photography. An ability to photograph the essence of his human subjects is evident in Sean’s lively headshots, portraits, and caught-in-the-moment candids. Although he is an award-winning photographer with more than a decade of experience behind the lens, Sean maintains an easy-going and down-to-earth demeanor that makes him a welcome addition to your special occasions.
Sean's wife Marybeth is the cheerleader and coordinator behind-the-scenes for SPAN Photography. She's the voice behind many of the communications and PR for SPAN, and she helps keep Sean on track during events. Most likely to be engaging subjects in conversation, ticking off items on a clipboard, and offering ideas, Marybeth aims to support Sean's artistic endeavors. For some events, Marybeth also wields a camera to capture background, detail, and additional candid images. Read less
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Wedding:
10/25/2014
5.0/5.0
Sean & Marybeth are simply AWESOME! My wife & I were fortunate enough to have worked with them on 3 separate occasions: the day I proposed to my girlfriend (now wife), our engagement photos, & our wedding. They're so easy to work with, and they also go above & beyond while delivering stunning photographs. We're extremely happy that they were the ones to have captured these major moments for us. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND them if you're looking for a superior photographer.
Sean & Marybeth are simply AWESOME! My wife & I were fortunate enough to have worked with them on 3 separate occasions: Read more...
Sean & Marybeth are simply AWESOME! My wife & I were fortunate enough to have worked with them on 3 separate occasions: the day I proposed to my girlfriend (now wife), our engagement photos, & our wedding. They're so easy to work with, and they also go above & beyond while delivering stunning photographs. We're extremely happy that they were the ones to have captured these major moments for us. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND them if you're looking for a superior photographer. Read less
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Dawn
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
Sean and Marybeth were a joy to work with. We didn't have to worry about anything the whole day. Sean knew exactly where to shoot and how we were supposed to pose. My partner and I were not looking for cookie cutter pictures and he did not make us do anything that didn't represent our personalities.

We did engagement, first look, pre wedding, ceremony, and reception pictures. We were very pleased with the pictures as well - everyone in our families commented on how well they turned out. We highly recommend Span Photography for an engagement or wedding!
Sean and Marybeth were a joy to work with. We didn't have to worry about anything the whole day. Sean knew exactly where Read more...
Sean and Marybeth were a joy to work with. We didn't have to worry about anything the whole day. Sean knew exactly where to shoot and how we were supposed to pose. My partner and I were not looking for cookie cutter pictures and he did not make us do anything that didn't represent our personalities.

We did engagement, first look, pre wedding, ceremony, and reception pictures. We were very pleased with the pictures as well - everyone in our families commented on how well they turned out. We highly recommend Span Photography for an engagement or wedding! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
9/27/2014
4.7/5.0
Overall, Sean was a wonderful wedding photographer. We had complete trust in his ability to take beautiful photos and we were right. He was willing to listen to our non-artistic ideas and develop some truly fantastic shots. The photos captured the energy of our wedding and so many of the special moments throughout the day. The quality of the photos is outstanding and the online service that they recommend to print the photos develops truly beautiful prints.

Beyond the wonderful photos, SPAN Photography provides a high-level of professionalism. In our prep discussions, they provided helpful advice as to room set-up and schedule to not only make the photos beautiful, but to make the day run more smoothly. In addition, on her wedding day the bride was able to relax (amazing!) as they provided such a calming energy and were so well planned out to ensure all pictures were taken.

We think of the photos as the most important part of the day, as we'll be looking at these at least once a year for many decades to come. SPAN Photography truly delivered exceptional photos that we can look at every year with joy to remember our exceptional day.

Sean also did our engagement photos, which were fun and allowed us to get comfortable in front of the camera. He even let us take photos with our incredibly energetic dog Natty. Thankfully, Sean was patient with Natty and we got some amazing shots in our favorite spots in DC!
Overall, Sean was a wonderful wedding photographer. We had complete trust in his ability to take beautiful photos and we Read more...
Overall, Sean was a wonderful wedding photographer. We had complete trust in his ability to take beautiful photos and we were right. He was willing to listen to our non-artistic ideas and develop some truly fantastic shots. The photos captured the energy of our wedding and so many of the special moments throughout the day. The quality of the photos is outstanding and the online service that they recommend to print the photos develops truly beautiful prints.

Beyond the wonderful photos, SPAN Photography provides a high-level of professionalism. In our prep discussions, they provided helpful advice as to room set-up and schedule to not only make the photos beautiful, but to make the day run more smoothly. In addition, on her wedding day the bride was able to relax (amazing!) as they provided such a calming energy and were so well planned out to ensure all pictures were taken.

We think of the photos as the most important part of the day, as we'll be looking at these at least once a year for many decades to come. SPAN Photography truly delivered exceptional photos that we can look at every year with joy to remember our exceptional day.

Sean also did our engagement photos, which were fun and allowed us to get comfortable in front of the camera. He even let us take photos with our incredibly energetic dog Natty. Thankfully, Sean was patient with Natty and we got some amazing shots in our favorite spots in DC! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Sean and Marybeth were exactly what we needed for our laid-back, backyard wedding They came all to way to my tiny hometown in Ohio to capture our wedding, and we are thrilled with the results. Neither my husband nor myself are very comfortable in front of the camera in normal situations, but Sean and Marybeth kept us both relaxed and natural. I love that I can look through the photos and see how just how happy we were that day, from our first-look photos, through the family portraits, all the way to the bonfire at the end of the night. Sean was able to capture all the important moments as they were flying by without us even knowing and Marybeth kept us on track better than any wedding planner. Span Photography was exactly what we needed for our wedding day!!
Sean and Marybeth were exactly what we needed for our laid-back, backyard wedding They came all to way to my tiny hometown Read more...
Sean and Marybeth were exactly what we needed for our laid-back, backyard wedding They came all to way to my tiny hometown in Ohio to capture our wedding, and we are thrilled with the results. Neither my husband nor myself are very comfortable in front of the camera in normal situations, but Sean and Marybeth kept us both relaxed and natural. I love that I can look through the photos and see how just how happy we were that day, from our first-look photos, through the family portraits, all the way to the bonfire at the end of the night. Sean was able to capture all the important moments as they were flying by without us even knowing and Marybeth kept us on track better than any wedding planner. Span Photography was exactly what we needed for our wedding day!! Read less
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Brian
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Sean and Marybeth gave us the best anyone could give for wedding photography. They came to the venue of the both the ceremony and reception a few weeks early to case the scene. They showed up early to capture the moments of the bride getting ready. That wasn't part of the plan, but they did it anyway. They really put in a lot of extra effort to make sure they didn't miss any details. While Sean was taking the family pictures, Marybeth coordinated getting all our family members in place so that we could get all the family photos we wanted. This was especially important after the ceremony, because the church only allowed fifteen minutes for family pictures after the ceremony completed.

Both of them really went above and beyond to make our day their personal business. I have an antic dote to highlight that, and those of you who are catholic will understand this. We forgot to tell our family members whom we had designated to bring the gifts for communion that we had designated them as such. They missed the rehearsal, so they never got the message. So when the priest indicated that it was time to bring the gifts, I made eye contact with Marybeth, and she read my mind perfectly. I motioned where the gifts were located and she brought them to the priest. What that sort of thing was a mistake, it's actually something that we recall about our wedding as a special moment, and Sean and Marybeth's attention to detail made that moment possible.

And the pictures were great! They captured so many great moments in such great quality. The arey real pros.

If you choose them to shoot your wedding, you will be nothing but pleased with the results.
Sean and Marybeth gave us the best anyone could give for wedding photography. They came to the venue of the both the Read more...
Sean and Marybeth gave us the best anyone could give for wedding photography. They came to the venue of the both the ceremony and reception a few weeks early to case the scene. They showed up early to capture the moments of the bride getting ready. That wasn't part of the plan, but they did it anyway. They really put in a lot of extra effort to make sure they didn't miss any details. While Sean was taking the family pictures, Marybeth coordinated getting all our family members in place so that we could get all the family photos we wanted. This was especially important after the ceremony, because the church only allowed fifteen minutes for family pictures after the ceremony completed.

Both of them really went above and beyond to make our day their personal business. I have an antic dote to highlight that, and those of you who are catholic will understand this. We forgot to tell our family members whom we had designated to bring the gifts for communion that we had designated them as such. They missed the rehearsal, so they never got the message. So when the priest indicated that it was time to bring the gifts, I made eye contact with Marybeth, and she read my mind perfectly. I motioned where the gifts were located and she brought them to the priest. What that sort of thing was a mistake, it's actually something that we recall about our wedding as a special moment, and Sean and Marybeth's attention to detail made that moment possible.

And the pictures were great! They captured so many great moments in such great quality. The arey real pros.

If you choose them to shoot your wedding, you will be nothing but pleased with the results. Read less
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Dennis
Wedding:
8/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Do you want to make a special day even more special? Hire SPAN photography for your wedding photos. They are professionals through and through. From beforehand, in helping us pick sites and locations, to the day of the wedding, to the after ceremony shots, everything was done to perfection. We did not have to feel that we had to supervise one bit. SPAN took charge, without dictating, consulting without interfering with the special day, and then adding extra touches, like the cupcakes bought that we smeared onto each other afterward in one of those wedding shots we will always remember. They are so personal and caring. And the touch-up work they did absolutely is astounding. I felt special and knew that I was in good hands with these folks. Their suggestions for special locations was also right on. Finally, in terms of cost, these folks are extremely (!) reasonable. They are worth their weight in gold!
Do you want to make a special day even more special? Hire SPAN photography for your wedding photos. They are professionals Read more...
Do you want to make a special day even more special? Hire SPAN photography for your wedding photos. They are professionals through and through. From beforehand, in helping us pick sites and locations, to the day of the wedding, to the after ceremony shots, everything was done to perfection. We did not have to feel that we had to supervise one bit. SPAN took charge, without dictating, consulting without interfering with the special day, and then adding extra touches, like the cupcakes bought that we smeared onto each other afterward in one of those wedding shots we will always remember. They are so personal and caring. And the touch-up work they did absolutely is astounding. I felt special and knew that I was in good hands with these folks. Their suggestions for special locations was also right on. Finally, in terms of cost, these folks are extremely (!) reasonable. They are worth their weight in gold! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
5/19/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't praise Sean and Mary Beth enough! They were extremely professional during the whole process and were very patient with a nervous bride and groom-to be. They thoroughly researched sites and poses for our engagement picture session around DC. They were so easy to work with and made the whole experience very enjoyable. We could not be more thrilled with the final product. The hardest part of this process is choosing which photos to print to display at our wedding! I'd highly recommend Span Photography to anyone looking for a photographer in the area! -Ashley & Neal
I can't praise Sean and Mary Beth enough! They were extremely professional during the whole process and were very patient Read more...
I can't praise Sean and Mary Beth enough! They were extremely professional during the whole process and were very patient with a nervous bride and groom-to be. They thoroughly researched sites and poses for our engagement picture session around DC. They were so easy to work with and made the whole experience very enjoyable. We could not be more thrilled with the final product. The hardest part of this process is choosing which photos to print to display at our wedding! I'd highly recommend Span Photography to anyone looking for a photographer in the area! -Ashley & Neal Read less
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Karl
Wedding:
2/23/2013
4.9/5.0
SPAN Photography was absolutely exceptional to us. They were on time & responded to emails quickly. The best part was that they were the nicest people ever. We would certainly suggest you use their services b/c they personally care what you think!
SPAN Photography was absolutely exceptional to us. They were on time & responded to emails quickly. The best part was that Read more...
SPAN Photography was absolutely exceptional to us. They were on time & responded to emails quickly. The best part was that they were the nicest people ever. We would certainly suggest you use their services b/c they personally care what you think! Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
11/3/2012
5.0/5.0
My fiance hired Sean to photograph his surprise proposal to me. He was able to capture every emotion from both of us and we forever have the moment memorialized. Sean was professional, funny and extremely talented! He made us feel comfortable and helped us come up with good ideas for pictures too. I would highly recommend Span Photography for wedding and/or engagement photos. A truly exceptional photographer!
My fiance hired Sean to photograph his surprise proposal to me. He was able to capture every emotion from both of us and Read more...
My fiance hired Sean to photograph his surprise proposal to me. He was able to capture every emotion from both of us and we forever have the moment memorialized. Sean was professional, funny and extremely talented! He made us feel comfortable and helped us come up with good ideas for pictures too. I would highly recommend Span Photography for wedding and/or engagement photos. A truly exceptional photographer! Read less
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Betsey
Wedding:
10/7/2012
5.0/5.0
Working with Sean and SPAN Photography was great. They came highly recommended by a friend and after seeing their portfolio and their competitive pricing, I knew SPAN would be a great fit for the photographs to remember our wedding. Sean and Marybeth went out of their way to ensure our engagement shoot, which ended up having 2 shoots, and our wedding day pictures went smoothly. They were helpful with ideas, responsive to our questions/requests and above all very professional. They took so many wonderful photos we were overwhelmed (in the best way possible) by all the options for albums. We absolutely love our photos, and our family and friends were pleased with the results too. I have recommended them to friends for family photos and event photos. SPAN is well worth the money for the amazing results.
Working with Sean and SPAN Photography was great. They came highly recommended by a friend and after seeing their Read more...
Working with Sean and SPAN Photography was great. They came highly recommended by a friend and after seeing their portfolio and their competitive pricing, I knew SPAN would be a great fit for the photographs to remember our wedding. Sean and Marybeth went out of their way to ensure our engagement shoot, which ended up having 2 shoots, and our wedding day pictures went smoothly. They were helpful with ideas, responsive to our questions/requests and above all very professional. They took so many wonderful photos we were overwhelmed (in the best way possible) by all the options for albums. We absolutely love our photos, and our family and friends were pleased with the results too. I have recommended them to friends for family photos and event photos. SPAN is well worth the money for the amazing results. Read less
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