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Susie Forrester Photography

Stroudsburg , PA
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720 Avenue B
Stroudsburg, PA 18360 US (map)

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ABOUT US

My first camera was a Polaroid OneStep I got when I was 12. I toted it everywhere, pretending I was a “serious artist,” saving my allowance to buy film. I didn’t just see pictures in the... Read more
My first camera was a Polaroid OneStep I got when I was 12. I toted it everywhere, pretending I was a “serious artist,” saving my allowance to buy film. I didn’t just see pictures in the objects and life around me; I felt them. And being able to capture those feelings on film was (and is) thrilling. But years went by before I really learned anything about photography. At Archbishop Wood Catholic high school, the art program was only for the talented sketchers, and I wasn’t one of them.



It wasn’t until I was a senior in college, studying sociology, that I took an intro to photography class. It changed my life. This was my medium, and I wanted to learn as much about photography as I could. I talked to photographers, read photo books, took workshops, and made trips to museums. Photography began to shape how I looked at the world.



After college, I studied with some of the great photographers of our time: Larry Fink, Debbie Fleming-Caffrey and photo critic John Szarkowski. As Larry Fink’s printer and studio manager, I become a master printer. It took years, and many muddy prints, to reach that place. I miss the darkroom (even the smell of the chemicals). I spent hours there. The darkroom was my sanctuary—a place to print, listen to music or think.



Now instead of standing in a darkroom, I sit at a computer. My commercial work has required me to add digital cameras and Photoshop to my resume. It’s not as exciting as the darkroom but I love the versatility of digital photography. And it has opened up my work to include more color. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Boudoir Shoot, Engagement Shoot, Hand-Coloring, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Toning, Trash The Dress
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards

REVIEWS

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Erica
Wedding:
1/22/2015
5.0/5.0
Susie Forrester really saved our day. We had a really crazy situation in which we had to find a photographer in just two short weeks. Susie promptly agreed to photograph our wedding with only two weeks notice and was extremely reasonable with her pricing. She did a great job of providing us with more artistic shots as we requested. We got our pictures almost immediately after our event and they came out beautiful. I would highly recommend Susie for your wedding photographer! She was just wonderful!
Susie Forrester really saved our day. We had a really crazy situation in which we had to find a photographer in just two Read more...
Susie Forrester really saved our day. We had a really crazy situation in which we had to find a photographer in just two short weeks. Susie promptly agreed to photograph our wedding with only two weeks notice and was extremely reasonable with her pricing. She did a great job of providing us with more artistic shots as we requested. We got our pictures almost immediately after our event and they came out beautiful. I would highly recommend Susie for your wedding photographer! She was just wonderful! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Susie is incredible. She was the simplest part of planning our entire wedding. We saw her work, fell in love with it, contracted with her, and a week before the wedding she got into contact with us to confirm details, and that was it. We really just let her do her thing on wedding day with very few requests. And the final product was phenomenal. We are so glad we chose her. Her photography is so much more than what most typical wedding photography is; it is true human artwork. The way she captured and documented our day allows our entire family to truly relive the moments and brings back every emotion, smiles, tears, laughs, and all. Recommend is an understatement. If you are lucky enough to have a wedding on a date she is not already booked, please give this woman the opportunity to provide you with a perspective of your day that you will find invaluable.
Susie is incredible. She was the simplest part of planning our entire wedding. We saw her work, fell in love with it, Read more...
Susie is incredible. She was the simplest part of planning our entire wedding. We saw her work, fell in love with it, contracted with her, and a week before the wedding she got into contact with us to confirm details, and that was it. We really just let her do her thing on wedding day with very few requests. And the final product was phenomenal. We are so glad we chose her. Her photography is so much more than what most typical wedding photography is; it is true human artwork. The way she captured and documented our day allows our entire family to truly relive the moments and brings back every emotion, smiles, tears, laughs, and all. Recommend is an understatement. If you are lucky enough to have a wedding on a date she is not already booked, please give this woman the opportunity to provide you with a perspective of your day that you will find invaluable. Read less
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Annie
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Susie and her assistant Dan were amazing!! We hardly even noticed they were there and we got incredible pictures! They did a really good job of taking pictures that told the story of the day. Wonderful wonderful photography!
Susie and her assistant Dan were amazing!! We hardly even noticed they were there and we got incredible pictures! They did Read more...
Susie and her assistant Dan were amazing!! We hardly even noticed they were there and we got incredible pictures! They did a really good job of taking pictures that told the story of the day. Wonderful wonderful photography! Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Works perfectly with you and listens to all that you want for your special day. Susie captured all the perfect moments and took some very cool artistic photos. Along with her partner she didn't miss a single part of our special day. Amazing photographer, great to work with!
Works perfectly with you and listens to all that you want for your special day. Susie captured all the perfect moments and Read more...
Works perfectly with you and listens to all that you want for your special day. Susie captured all the perfect moments and took some very cool artistic photos. Along with her partner she didn't miss a single part of our special day. Amazing photographer, great to work with! Read less
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Caitlin
Wedding:
8/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Susie and her assistant were amazing. They were personable and friendly and catered to all our requests. This is the fourth wedding Susie has photographed for my family (she was the photographer for all my siblings weddings) and she has never failed us. She has a wonderful eye for those candid moments that many photgraphers wish they had. I would and will recommend her to anyone and everyone!
Susie and her assistant were amazing. They were personable and friendly and catered to all our requests. This is the Read more...
Susie and her assistant were amazing. They were personable and friendly and catered to all our requests. This is the fourth wedding Susie has photographed for my family (she was the photographer for all my siblings weddings) and she has never failed us. She has a wonderful eye for those candid moments that many photgraphers wish they had. I would and will recommend her to anyone and everyone! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
8/2/2014
5.0/5.0
Susie is great! Very personable and takes great photographs! She responds to emails in a timely manner and is so easy to work with! Didn't even notice she was at the wedding half the time and captured some great moments!
Susie is great! Very personable and takes great photographs! She responds to emails in a timely manner and is so easy to Read more...
Susie is great! Very personable and takes great photographs! She responds to emails in a timely manner and is so easy to work with! Didn't even notice she was at the wedding half the time and captured some great moments! Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
7/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Top notch wedding photographer!! You won't be disappointed. Professional, creative, listens to what you want and priced just right!!!! This is the lady to hire!!!!
Top notch wedding photographer!! You won't be disappointed. Professional, creative, listens to what you want and priced Read more...
Top notch wedding photographer!! You won't be disappointed. Professional, creative, listens to what you want and priced just right!!!! This is the lady to hire!!!! Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
6/29/2014
5.0/5.0
Susie photographed my wedding on June 29, 2014. She came highly recommended to us and we had a wonderful experience with her from the beginning. She showed us several albums of her work in our first meeting and I knew we had to have her. Her photos do more than depict an event...she manages to capture the emotion of the people behind the lens. This was important to me as I wanted the majority of our photos to be candid and in the moment.

The day of the wedding she arrived on time and got right to work. Things were crazy in our room as we were getting ready because we had four flower girls between ages 1 1/2 and 4! Susie was not phased by the chaos, and was able to get some beautiful photos anyway. During the ceremony, I honestly did not even know she was there because she blended in so well. After the ceremony we did our formal portraits which were quick yet thorough. I had a few posed shots I wanted and Susie made sure we got those. Other than that, I let her do her thing!

We got our photos exactly three weeks after our wedding. We were thrilled by the quick turn around and they are just amazing! She captured both the events and the emotion of our day perfectly. The photos bring me back to the moment...for example, when I first saw the pictures of me with my parents about to walk down the aisle, my heart began to race just like it did the day of!

I am so happy that we had the opportunity to work with Susie. I would recommend her to anyone in a heartbeat. If you have the chance to work with her...take it! I hope that in the future we can work with her again for family or anniversary photos. Thank you again Susie!!!
Susie photographed my wedding on June 29, 2014. She came highly recommended to us and we had a wonderful experience with Read more...
Susie photographed my wedding on June 29, 2014. She came highly recommended to us and we had a wonderful experience with her from the beginning. She showed us several albums of her work in our first meeting and I knew we had to have her. Her photos do more than depict an event...she manages to capture the emotion of the people behind the lens. This was important to me as I wanted the majority of our photos to be candid and in the moment.

The day of the wedding she arrived on time and got right to work. Things were crazy in our room as we were getting ready because we had four flower girls between ages 1 1/2 and 4! Susie was not phased by the chaos, and was able to get some beautiful photos anyway. During the ceremony, I honestly did not even know she was there because she blended in so well. After the ceremony we did our formal portraits which were quick yet thorough. I had a few posed shots I wanted and Susie made sure we got those. Other than that, I let her do her thing!

We got our photos exactly three weeks after our wedding. We were thrilled by the quick turn around and they are just amazing! She captured both the events and the emotion of our day perfectly. The photos bring me back to the moment...for example, when I first saw the pictures of me with my parents about to walk down the aisle, my heart began to race just like it did the day of!

I am so happy that we had the opportunity to work with Susie. I would recommend her to anyone in a heartbeat. If you have the chance to work with her...take it! I hope that in the future we can work with her again for family or anniversary photos. Thank you again Susie!!! Read less
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Kevin & Valerie
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
I always admired Susie Forrester's work and was over the moon when I had the opportunity to have her as our photographer at our wedding. Susie and her assistant was so much fun to work with and their extensive experience and professionalism shows through. Her unique photographs are breath taking, she makes the simplest things that no one notices spectacular. Her photographs are truly beautiful and will brings tears to your eyes every time you look through them. She actually captures the emotions of her subjects through her lens. If you have the opportunity to have her at your special event, you will not be disappointed, she is truly gifted.
I always admired Susie Forrester's work and was over the moon when I had the opportunity to have her as our photographer Read more...
I always admired Susie Forrester's work and was over the moon when I had the opportunity to have her as our photographer at our wedding. Susie and her assistant was so much fun to work with and their extensive experience and professionalism shows through. Her unique photographs are breath taking, she makes the simplest things that no one notices spectacular. Her photographs are truly beautiful and will brings tears to your eyes every time you look through them. She actually captures the emotions of her subjects through her lens. If you have the opportunity to have her at your special event, you will not be disappointed, she is truly gifted. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
4/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Susie was a wonderful photographer to work with. She was incredibly accommodating, working with us on our budget and photography needs. Her work is stunning - her ability to capture emotion in an artistic and cinematic way surprises me every time I see our pictures. She and her second photographer were true professionals, arriving on time, taking care of our specific requests, and remaining unobtrusive - just an occasional "Hey look here and smile," and quickly getting the shot. We received our photos within a few weeks as promised, and couldn't be happier with them.
Susie was a wonderful photographer to work with. She was incredibly accommodating, working with us on our budget and Read more...
Susie was a wonderful photographer to work with. She was incredibly accommodating, working with us on our budget and photography needs. Her work is stunning - her ability to capture emotion in an artistic and cinematic way surprises me every time I see our pictures. She and her second photographer were true professionals, arriving on time, taking care of our specific requests, and remaining unobtrusive - just an occasional "Hey look here and smile," and quickly getting the shot. We received our photos within a few weeks as promised, and couldn't be happier with them. Read less
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