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The Observatory

Reston , VA

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Reston, VA US 20190 (map)
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ABOUT US

Weddings for us are about documenting the unscripted moments. Our photographers discreetly capture the real life, real excitement, real joy of one of the most important days in your life... Read more
Weddings for us are about documenting the unscripted moments. Our photographers discreetly capture the real life, real excitement, real joy of one of the most important days in your life—telling the story of your day in pictures as only documentary photographers can.

Voted "Best of" in the Washingtonian Bride and Groom 2004-2014. Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Prints
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Leann
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
OMG...where do I begin! The documentary style of Andrea's images were so stunning that I had to order ALL 887 photographs! It took me hours and hours to get down to 200 images to put in an album. The funny thing is that I hardly remember them being at the wedding..that's how descrete they were:) AND, they are such nice people. Worth every dollar paid.
OMG...where do I begin! The documentary style of Andrea's images were so stunning that I had to order ALL 887 photographs! Read more...
OMG...where do I begin! The documentary style of Andrea's images were so stunning that I had to order ALL 887 photographs! It took me hours and hours to get down to 200 images to put in an album. The funny thing is that I hardly remember them being at the wedding..that's how descrete they were:) AND, they are such nice people. Worth every dollar paid. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
Photography was the vendor we had the hardest time choosing. After all the deliberating, we couldn't have been happier that we worked with Andrea Jacobson of the Observatory. First, Andrea made everything about taking pictures fun (a big plus if you're not comfortable with being in front of the camera for hours!). Our engagement session and portraits after the wedding were a breeze. At the reception, we didn't even know she was there, although she covered EVERYTHING. Second, she's incredibly responsive and helpful--she had great ideas about potential portrait sites and even scouted them in advance. (Note: definitely fill out her questionnaires and do a pre-wedding consultation, as she suggests--they make planning a breeze). Finally, Andrea herself is a joy to work with--we never worried about getting the shots we wanted and were absolutely thrilled with the results. This was our splurge, vendor-wise, and it was worth every penny. I can't recommend the Observatory highly enough!
Photography was the vendor we had the hardest time choosing. After all the deliberating, we couldn't have been happier Read more...
Photography was the vendor we had the hardest time choosing. After all the deliberating, we couldn't have been happier that we worked with Andrea Jacobson of the Observatory. First, Andrea made everything about taking pictures fun (a big plus if you're not comfortable with being in front of the camera for hours!). Our engagement session and portraits after the wedding were a breeze. At the reception, we didn't even know she was there, although she covered EVERYTHING. Second, she's incredibly responsive and helpful--she had great ideas about potential portrait sites and even scouted them in advance. (Note: definitely fill out her questionnaires and do a pre-wedding consultation, as she suggests--they make planning a breeze). Finally, Andrea herself is a joy to work with--we never worried about getting the shots we wanted and were absolutely thrilled with the results. This was our splurge, vendor-wise, and it was worth every penny. I can't recommend the Observatory highly enough! Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
10/9/2011
5.0/5.0
When advised to prioritize my wedding budget based on the items that were most important to me and my husband – photography was number one! I knew the wedding would last only a few hours, but the pictures would be forever. I went on the hunt for a vendor that had worked in my venue space before, so they would be familiar with the lighting, the angles, and best photo opportunities, but once I met with Andrea I knew that no matter where I decided to have my wedding she would be my photographer of choice. Andrea was excellent! Nothing short of the friendly professional every bride needs! We had worked with her for our engagement portraits just to get a feel for how things would work on our wedding day and seeing how those portraits came out, I had no doubt the wedding pictures would be just as beautiful. Andrea has tons of package and photo album options. Her online proofing gallery gave tons of options for settings, coloring, etc. I valued Andrea’s photographer eye, with regards to lighting and color choices. She has an excellent process for capturing the wedding day timeline, the wedding day portraits, or any particular details of our wedding day that we wanted captured. She did this all to make things very seamless on the day of. I loved that on my wedding day she worked so well in the background – there was no obstruction to anything that me and my husband or our guests were doing. Overall – EXCELLENT JOB! If photography is as important to you as it was to us… HIGHLY RECOMMEND! I would say at least schedule a meeting with Andrea and you would quickly see The Observatory difference!
When advised to prioritize my wedding budget based on the items that were most important to me and my husband – Read more...
When advised to prioritize my wedding budget based on the items that were most important to me and my husband – photography was number one! I knew the wedding would last only a few hours, but the pictures would be forever. I went on the hunt for a vendor that had worked in my venue space before, so they would be familiar with the lighting, the angles, and best photo opportunities, but once I met with Andrea I knew that no matter where I decided to have my wedding she would be my photographer of choice. Andrea was excellent! Nothing short of the friendly professional every bride needs! We had worked with her for our engagement portraits just to get a feel for how things would work on our wedding day and seeing how those portraits came out, I had no doubt the wedding pictures would be just as beautiful. Andrea has tons of package and photo album options. Her online proofing gallery gave tons of options for settings, coloring, etc. I valued Andrea’s photographer eye, with regards to lighting and color choices. She has an excellent process for capturing the wedding day timeline, the wedding day portraits, or any particular details of our wedding day that we wanted captured. She did this all to make things very seamless on the day of. I loved that on my wedding day she worked so well in the background – there was no obstruction to anything that me and my husband or our guests were doing. Overall – EXCELLENT JOB! If photography is as important to you as it was to us… HIGHLY RECOMMEND! I would say at least schedule a meeting with Andrea and you would quickly see The Observatory difference! Read less
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cristina
Wedding:
3/19/2011
5.0/5.0
Absolutely stunning! The pictures turned out wonderfully! Plus, Andrea Jacobson is a pleasure to work with. She made our lives easier with her flexibility, creativity and expertise. Creating the wedding album was easy, and Andrea was also available to help or assist with any questions. Are wedding pictures are incredible!
Absolutely stunning! The pictures turned out wonderfully! Plus, Andrea Jacobson is a pleasure to work with. She made our Read more...
Absolutely stunning! The pictures turned out wonderfully! Plus, Andrea Jacobson is a pleasure to work with. She made our lives easier with her flexibility, creativity and expertise. Creating the wedding album was easy, and Andrea was also available to help or assist with any questions. Are wedding pictures are incredible! Read less
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Ashulman
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Simply said.... AMAZING!!!! We had an uncoventional wedding which spanned over 2 days and 2 different locations. Andrea Jacobson was AMAZING!!!!!! Since we needed a unique package, she worked with us to develop one that worked for us. at one event we needed multiple photographers, and everyone she brought was professional and the photos speak for themselves. I have over 800 and I can't seem to decide ones that I don't like, since they are all so unique. They captured funny moments with the kids, emotional moements of mine and my family. They were everyone and you got to see every angle. She even showed me what the food looked like, since I didn't have time to see that location during the event itself! She also did our engagement photos and made my husband and myself feel comfortable and relaxed, which showed in the pictures. HIGHLY RECOMMNED!!!!
Simply said.... AMAZING!!!! We had an uncoventional wedding which spanned over 2 days and 2 different locations. Andrea Read more...
Simply said.... AMAZING!!!! We had an uncoventional wedding which spanned over 2 days and 2 different locations. Andrea Jacobson was AMAZING!!!!!! Since we needed a unique package, she worked with us to develop one that worked for us. at one event we needed multiple photographers, and everyone she brought was professional and the photos speak for themselves. I have over 800 and I can't seem to decide ones that I don't like, since they are all so unique. They captured funny moments with the kids, emotional moements of mine and my family. They were everyone and you got to see every angle. She even showed me what the food looked like, since I didn't have time to see that location during the event itself! She also did our engagement photos and made my husband and myself feel comfortable and relaxed, which showed in the pictures. HIGHLY RECOMMNED!!!! Read less
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Annie
Wedding:
9/4/2010
4.7/5.0
Andrea Jacobson from The Observatory is fantastic!! She is so nice and helpful! Our pictures are fantastic! We are having a hard time choosing which prints to use in our albums! She was incredibly helpful prior to our wedding, was inobtrusive and present the entire day-of, and just wonderful afterwards. She is a photo-journalist and captures moments as they happen!
Andrea Jacobson from The Observatory is fantastic!! She is so nice and helpful! Our pictures are fantastic! We are having Read more...
Andrea Jacobson from The Observatory is fantastic!! She is so nice and helpful! Our pictures are fantastic! We are having a hard time choosing which prints to use in our albums! She was incredibly helpful prior to our wedding, was inobtrusive and present the entire day-of, and just wonderful afterwards. She is a photo-journalist and captures moments as they happen! Read less
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bmmurray
Wedding:
7/10/2010
5.0/5.0
While I haven't received my photos from Andrea Jacobson yet, I didn't want to wait to write a review! It was an absolute joy to work with her over this past year - and I would highly recommend her to any future bride in the DC area. Her professionalism and personality are both so wonderful, and she was so helpful in guiding us through the photography process. We love The Observatory!!
While I haven't received my photos from Andrea Jacobson yet, I didn't want to wait to write a review! It was an absolute Read more...
While I haven't received my photos from Andrea Jacobson yet, I didn't want to wait to write a review! It was an absolute joy to work with her over this past year - and I would highly recommend her to any future bride in the DC area. Her professionalism and personality are both so wonderful, and she was so helpful in guiding us through the photography process. We love The Observatory!! Read less
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shrtitaliachik
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
ABSOULTELY AMAZING, STUNNING, BRILLIANT! Must use this photographing company, the pictures turn out perfect. I got so many compliments on our pictures, many people even saying these belong in Time Magazine or wedding magazines...that was how great they looked. Always prompt with emails and flexible to what you are looking for. You can always substitute things in your packages and use your credits however you'd like...such an amazing group of people! It is a bit pricey, but WELL WELL WELL worth it, wouldn't have changed a thing! You definitely get what you pay for, and it's pricey because it's THAT GOOD!
ABSOULTELY AMAZING, STUNNING, BRILLIANT! Must use this photographing company, the pictures turn out perfect. I got so many Read more...
ABSOULTELY AMAZING, STUNNING, BRILLIANT! Must use this photographing company, the pictures turn out perfect. I got so many compliments on our pictures, many people even saying these belong in Time Magazine or wedding magazines...that was how great they looked. Always prompt with emails and flexible to what you are looking for. You can always substitute things in your packages and use your credits however you'd like...such an amazing group of people! It is a bit pricey, but WELL WELL WELL worth it, wouldn't have changed a thing! You definitely get what you pay for, and it's pricey because it's THAT GOOD! Read less
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Hoya
Wedding:
2/21/2009
2.4/5.0
We used Barbara as our photographer and couldn't have been happier with the quality of the photos we received. She was absolutely fabulous. Friendly, flexible, unobtrusive and yet she totally captured the spirit of the day.

I was FAR less impressed with Andrea (the owner). Beware that her contract states that prices are subject to change without notice and she definitely did change her prices and terms repeatedly. We met with her about 6 months before our event when she laid out prices and details. However, 2 weeks before the wedding she tried to change the additional hourly rate of our photographer. Luckily we'd met with our photographer, Barbara, the day before who'd quoted us the original price. Andrea agreed to charge us the originally quoted hourly rate but she made up for her lost profits by charging several hundred dollars extra for our album and failing to meet the delivery terms of our contract. In our original meeting she mentioned that a matted album would cost a bit more but we didn't expect a full $350 on top of our total contract price. She also failed to provide the proof of our album within the time-frame guaranteed by our contract. When we called her on it, she claimed that because we'd selected a matted album instead of flush mount before the ceremony, she didn't want to start a layout until we contacted her to confirm our preference. The contract doesn't have a word about different delivery dates for proofs of matted vs flush mount albums and she never told us that she wouldn't even begin working on the layout until we contacted her. When we suggested that her failure to comply with the terms of her own contract warranted a discount on the album, she told us that she thought mailing us our images for free was more than enough compensation for receiving our 1st proof more than 30 days late. I hardly think that something I could have picked up for free from her office was compensation for the 30 day delay. Unfortunately, we're left with no recourse since we've already paid for the album as part of our contract price and I can't bear the thought of asking someone else to put one together for us since that would effectively be paying twice for one album.
We used Barbara as our photographer and couldn't have been happier with the quality of the photos we received. She was Read more...
We used Barbara as our photographer and couldn't have been happier with the quality of the photos we received. She was absolutely fabulous. Friendly, flexible, unobtrusive and yet she totally captured the spirit of the day.

I was FAR less impressed with Andrea (the owner). Beware that her contract states that prices are subject to change without notice and she definitely did change her prices and terms repeatedly. We met with her about 6 months before our event when she laid out prices and details. However, 2 weeks before the wedding she tried to change the additional hourly rate of our photographer. Luckily we'd met with our photographer, Barbara, the day before who'd quoted us the original price. Andrea agreed to charge us the originally quoted hourly rate but she made up for her lost profits by charging several hundred dollars extra for our album and failing to meet the delivery terms of our contract. In our original meeting she mentioned that a matted album would cost a bit more but we didn't expect a full $350 on top of our total contract price. She also failed to provide the proof of our album within the time-frame guaranteed by our contract. When we called her on it, she claimed that because we'd selected a matted album instead of flush mount before the ceremony, she didn't want to start a layout until we contacted her to confirm our preference. The contract doesn't have a word about different delivery dates for proofs of matted vs flush mount albums and she never told us that she wouldn't even begin working on the layout until we contacted her. When we suggested that her failure to comply with the terms of her own contract warranted a discount on the album, she told us that she thought mailing us our images for free was more than enough compensation for receiving our 1st proof more than 30 days late. I hardly think that something I could have picked up for free from her office was compensation for the 30 day delay. Unfortunately, we're left with no recourse since we've already paid for the album as part of our contract price and I can't bear the thought of asking someone else to put one together for us since that would effectively be paying twice for one album. Read less
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fancybride
Wedding:
10/26/2008
5.0/5.0
Andrea and Rachel photographed my wedding. The pictures were absolutely amazing, as is Andrea. She is super nice and was great to work with. The pictures exceeded my expectations and everyone is still talking about them 6 months after the wedding. They covered all of the great moments of my wedding. Andrea was always very responsive to all of my needs/emails and I would highly recommend using Observatory.
Andrea and Rachel photographed my wedding. The pictures were absolutely amazing, as is Andrea. She is super nice and was Read more...
Andrea and Rachel photographed my wedding. The pictures were absolutely amazing, as is Andrea. She is super nice and was great to work with. The pictures exceeded my expectations and everyone is still talking about them 6 months after the wedding. They covered all of the great moments of my wedding. Andrea was always very responsive to all of my needs/emails and I would highly recommend using Observatory. Read less
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meroro
Wedding:
8/31/2008
5.0/5.0
From our first meeting with Jana Curcio's director, Andrea Jacobson, we were sold. She was extremely professional and nice in our initial meeting - showing us all of her photographer's work and explaining details that we may have otherwise not know about to ask. The photographer we were assigned to, Kurstin Roe, was exceptionally nice and professional. During our meeting, he took the time to get to know my husband and I in a very natural way and on the day of the wedding, during our portrait shots, we were extremely comfortable with him. Both him and Andrea were non-intrusive and super friendly.
Administratively, Andrea was a delight to work with. Payments were easy to make, the contract was clear, and she had exceptional turn-around time whenever I had a question for her.
From our first meeting with Jana Curcio's director, Andrea Jacobson, we were sold. She was extremely professional and nice Read more...
From our first meeting with Jana Curcio's director, Andrea Jacobson, we were sold. She was extremely professional and nice in our initial meeting - showing us all of her photographer's work and explaining details that we may have otherwise not know about to ask. The photographer we were assigned to, Kurstin Roe, was exceptionally nice and professional. During our meeting, he took the time to get to know my husband and I in a very natural way and on the day of the wedding, during our portrait shots, we were extremely comfortable with him. Both him and Andrea were non-intrusive and super friendly.
Administratively, Andrea was a delight to work with. Payments were easy to make, the contract was clear, and she had exceptional turn-around time whenever I had a question for her. Read less
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MK
Wedding:
8/30/2008
5.0/5.0
We hired Kurstin Roe through Jana Curcio Photography and we were thrilled with our decision! He is professional but so much fun to work with. He did our engagement photos as well and everything turned out fantastic! I highly recommend him and the entire Jana Curcio team.
We hired Kurstin Roe through Jana Curcio Photography and we were thrilled with our decision! He is professional but so Read more...
We hired Kurstin Roe through Jana Curcio Photography and we were thrilled with our decision! He is professional but so much fun to work with. He did our engagement photos as well and everything turned out fantastic! I highly recommend him and the entire Jana Curcio team. Read less
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Debbie
Wedding:
5/24/2008
5.0/5.0
Our photographer was Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography. We loved working with her--we first met her at our engagement photo session about a year before the wedding, and we felt immediately at ease with her. We had a great time taking photos with her and were very happy with the way they turned out! Our friends and family were very impressed at her ability to capture the essence of the moment and our happiness! She was very easy to work with and accommodated our special requests for pictures. She posted our photos online in a timely fashion and was always available for any questions we had before, during, and after the wedding. She is an incredibly professional and warm person and I would definitely recommend her for anyone looking for a photographer!
Our photographer was Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography. We loved working with her--we first met her at our Read more...
Our photographer was Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography. We loved working with her--we first met her at our engagement photo session about a year before the wedding, and we felt immediately at ease with her. We had a great time taking photos with her and were very happy with the way they turned out! Our friends and family were very impressed at her ability to capture the essence of the moment and our happiness! She was very easy to work with and accommodated our special requests for pictures. She posted our photos online in a timely fashion and was always available for any questions we had before, during, and after the wedding. She is an incredibly professional and warm person and I would definitely recommend her for anyone looking for a photographer! Read less
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Kammy
Wedding:
12/15/2007
5.0/5.0
What can I say? Amazing!

When we finally decided on Jana Curcio Photography, we then needed to select the photographer. That was pretty difficult given how talented everyone is. We went with Andrea Jacobson, and even "tried her out" for the engagement photos. Those turned out fantastic, so we have high hopes for the wedding pictures.

Closer to the wedding, we decided to hire a second photographer, and chose Kurstin Roe from the Jana Curcio pool of talent. Kurstin was fantastic (and one of our earlier finalists, so bonus!). He spent the earlier part of the day with the men, but had me laughing and actually enjoying standing in the cold getting some night shots.

I'll update this once the photos come in, but going from how easy both were to work with, their amazing eyes for details (sometimes the same things, sometimes totally different) and just how personable they were - I have every confidence that we will be far from disappointed in the final results. I actually think we will have a hard time narrowing down pictures for the album(s).

The approximate amount spent is including the engagement session with Andrea, but not the albums (ours or our parents).
What can I say? Amazing!

When we finally decided on Jana Curcio Photography, we then needed to select the Read more...
What can I say? Amazing!

When we finally decided on Jana Curcio Photography, we then needed to select the photographer. That was pretty difficult given how talented everyone is. We went with Andrea Jacobson, and even "tried her out" for the engagement photos. Those turned out fantastic, so we have high hopes for the wedding pictures.

Closer to the wedding, we decided to hire a second photographer, and chose Kurstin Roe from the Jana Curcio pool of talent. Kurstin was fantastic (and one of our earlier finalists, so bonus!). He spent the earlier part of the day with the men, but had me laughing and actually enjoying standing in the cold getting some night shots.

I'll update this once the photos come in, but going from how easy both were to work with, their amazing eyes for details (sometimes the same things, sometimes totally different) and just how personable they were - I have every confidence that we will be far from disappointed in the final results. I actually think we will have a hard time narrowing down pictures for the album(s).

The approximate amount spent is including the engagement session with Andrea, but not the albums (ours or our parents). Read less
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Rory
Wedding:
10/27/2007
5.0/5.0
They were the best. Bottom line. Hire them.
They were the best. Bottom line. Hire them.
They were the best. Bottom line. Hire them. Read less
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sarahberger
Wedding:
6/30/2007
4.0/5.0
Marvin with Jana Curcio photography was wonderful. We had so much fun taking our pictures and he was a wonderful photographer to have. He was not stuffy and having someone who was "more carefree" but still took excellent pictures was great for the day-of. We needed someone to loosen the mood and he was perfect. Jana Curcio overall has been average to work with - we haven't been disappointed, but we haven't been particularly "wowed" weither.
Marvin with Jana Curcio photography was wonderful. We had so much fun taking our pictures and he was a wonderful Read more...
Marvin with Jana Curcio photography was wonderful. We had so much fun taking our pictures and he was a wonderful photographer to have. He was not stuffy and having someone who was "more carefree" but still took excellent pictures was great for the day-of. We needed someone to loosen the mood and he was perfect. Jana Curcio overall has been average to work with - we haven't been disappointed, but we haven't been particularly "wowed" weither. Read less
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Allison
Wedding:
10/14/2006
5.0/5.0
We could not possibly have been happier with Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography! From our very first meeting, she was warm, friendly and professional, and we felt very confident that she would do an excellent job with our wedding photos. On our wedding day, she was a pleasure to have around and work with, and she managed to capture so much without ever being in the least bit intrusive. We've gotten nothing but compliments on our photos, with many people saying that they're the nicest wedding photos they've ever seen. I have to agree. I can't say enough about what a great experience we had with Andrea.
We could not possibly have been happier with Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography! From our very first meeting, Read more...
We could not possibly have been happier with Andrea Jacobson from Jana Curcio Photography! From our very first meeting, she was warm, friendly and professional, and we felt very confident that she would do an excellent job with our wedding photos. On our wedding day, she was a pleasure to have around and work with, and she managed to capture so much without ever being in the least bit intrusive. We've gotten nothing but compliments on our photos, with many people saying that they're the nicest wedding photos they've ever seen. I have to agree. I can't say enough about what a great experience we had with Andrea. Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
9/9/2006
5.0/5.0
It was a pleasure working with Jana Curcio. Mary Katherine was very responsive and easy to work with. All of their photographers shoot documentary-style photos. Our photographer was Deb Lindsey. We enjoyed working with Deb and were very happy with our pictures. She took all the pictures we wanted and many we hadn't thought of. Deb is leaving Jana Curcio to start her own wedding photography business. The website for her company is www.deblindsey.com
It was a pleasure working with Jana Curcio. Mary Katherine was very responsive and easy to work with. All of their Read more...
It was a pleasure working with Jana Curcio. Mary Katherine was very responsive and easy to work with. All of their photographers shoot documentary-style photos. Our photographer was Deb Lindsey. We enjoyed working with Deb and were very happy with our pictures. She took all the pictures we wanted and many we hadn't thought of. Deb is leaving Jana Curcio to start her own wedding photography business. The website for her company is www.deblindsey.com Read less
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DC
Wedding:
4/1/2006
0.0/5.0
My husband and I had horrible pics taken by Jana's company. Not only did they send us rough first pics that needed to be touched up, they were not willing to work with us to make the situation right. The best pics of my wedding were of my dog! DO NOT USE!
My husband and I had horrible pics taken by Jana's company. Not only did they send us rough first pics that needed to be Read more...
My husband and I had horrible pics taken by Jana's company. Not only did they send us rough first pics that needed to be touched up, they were not willing to work with us to make the situation right. The best pics of my wedding were of my dog! DO NOT USE! Read less
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Mariah
Wedding:
10/9/2005
4.0/5.0
Photograher: Barbara Salisbury of Jana Curcio Photography. I first heard of Jana Curcio in the Washingtonian annual wedding issue. I checked out her website and loved her Photojournalist work - exactly what we wanted. We had a meeting with Jana and there was only one photographer available for our date. We reviewed her portfolio and decided to go for it. We really liked Jana's packages and felt the price was worth it. We met with Barbara a month before the wedding and loved her immediately. She was very thorough and so sweet. After our first meeting I wasn't sure if we'd gotten across our ?must take? list well, and without prompting, she emailed us again to see if we wanted to meet again and discuss further - I so appreciated that she sensed this and cared enough to make sure we were all clear on what we wanted. For the actual wedding, Barbara brought along a second photographer who was just starting out - that was amazing! We go two for the price of one! They were so awesome, all over the place, yet unobtrusive. The entire bridal party loved them and they really created a fun environment for taking pictures. Everyone said it was like being at a photo shoot - you can definitely see this in the pictures. The final products are awesome. There are so many great shots and I have so many favorites. There are a few things that got missed, but I think that's to be expected. Overall they are wonderful and I have no idea how I'll decide which ones to order! Grade: A
Photograher: Barbara Salisbury of Jana Curcio Photography. I first heard of Jana Curcio in the Washingtonian annual Read more...
Photograher: Barbara Salisbury of Jana Curcio Photography. I first heard of Jana Curcio in the Washingtonian annual wedding issue. I checked out her website and loved her Photojournalist work - exactly what we wanted. We had a meeting with Jana and there was only one photographer available for our date. We reviewed her portfolio and decided to go for it. We really liked Jana's packages and felt the price was worth it. We met with Barbara a month before the wedding and loved her immediately. She was very thorough and so sweet. After our first meeting I wasn't sure if we'd gotten across our ?must take? list well, and without prompting, she emailed us again to see if we wanted to meet again and discuss further - I so appreciated that she sensed this and cared enough to make sure we were all clear on what we wanted. For the actual wedding, Barbara brought along a second photographer who was just starting out - that was amazing! We go two for the price of one! They were so awesome, all over the place, yet unobtrusive. The entire bridal party loved them and they really created a fun environment for taking pictures. Everyone said it was like being at a photo shoot - you can definitely see this in the pictures. The final products are awesome. There are so many great shots and I have so many favorites. There are a few things that got missed, but I think that's to be expected. Overall they are wonderful and I have no idea how I'll decide which ones to order! Grade: A Read less
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