TriCoast Photography LLC

Lake Jackson , TX


119 Southern Oaks Drive
Lake Jackson, TX US 77566 (map)




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Kodak’s World Wide Photographers to Watch for 2008, Artists, Authors and all around crazy internationally award winning photographers, Mike Fulton, Cody Clinton and others of TriCoast... Read more
Kodak’s World Wide Photographers to Watch for 2008, Artists, Authors and all around crazy internationally award winning photographers, Mike Fulton, Cody Clinton and others of TriCoast Photography have gained world-wide popularity by creating one of a kind images.

We truly hope to share your special day and create portraits and art pieces which will last a lifetime of positive memories.

Wedding Night...

Mission Something or Other... (Yes that is Cody and Mike of TriCoast in the video)

Leaders in the professional photography community, teachers and speakers at for the Professional Photography Association as well as other Profession Conventions, TriCoast has articles in many magazine each month, such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, Studio Photography and Shutterbug. Specializing in unique portrait lighting, especially in the outdoor setting, TriCoast has captured weddings all over the United States and the world including for the Vice President of Uganda. TriCoast Photography has shown that teamwork, passion for the arts, and a sense of humor is the key to success and we pass these qualities on to our clients.

"Wedding Story on Tyra Banks Show" One of TriCoast’s Favorite Weddings!

As one of the top photography eductors in the world, TriCoast Photography had the honor of being selected as one of only 10 artists world wide to take part in educating 1000's of other photographers by being on PhotoVision 2010. A DVD Educational series which only has the "Best of the Best" in photography. TriCoast was selected due to their expertise in outdoor portrait lighting using a lighting technique which TriCoast is considered to be the foremost expert in the world.
For more information on these videos check out - www.PhotoVision2010.com

A few portraits from various weddings we have captured recently

A few images from a wedding in Savannah Georgia. While it rained the entire time before, during and after the wedding we made the most of it and had a blast in the process. Read less




What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
We are experts in post processing of images and offer just about anything out in the art world. We are teachers and instructors to other professional photographers around the world on many techniques including our outdoor portrait lighting techniques.
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
When it comes to light, well this is what TriCoast became world famous for. We teach almost monthly on the subject to other photographers and have several books written about TriCoast and our style of lighting.
Is your media preference film or digital?
TriCoast is 100% digital professional Canon camera gear company.
How many photographers do you work with?
TriCoast has 5 professional photographers in the company all with talent unique and special. We were just named Kodak's world wide photographers to watch for 2008 due to our team work of talent.
Do you guarantee your presence at the actual event?
Yes we do, a contract is always signed for each event guaranteeing both parties to certain things. TriCoast Photography will guarantee your wedding day - but NOT your wedding night :)
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
No TriCoast Photography only books one wedding for 2 photographers so you as a client can relax and know we are there for you and only you on your special day.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
We have many photographers not only within the TriCoast family but also around the world which assist us if needed.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We have the state of the art Canon professional Equipment. We feel they are tools of the trade and to build the best photograph you sometimes need the best tools, well we have them!
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
We have backups to our backups, again its part of being called a professional.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We charge for a 4 hour min. up to 10 hours and anything in between. Other situations can be arranged upon request.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
$300.00 USD per hour
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
None, we work all day long, minus the dinner time.
Do you charge for travel?
We charge basic travel expenses (airfare, hotel, transportation, food, etc) We do not make money on travel but we do not loose money either.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
4 to 6 weeks to have a proof album, sooner for online proofing and viewing.
In what format are the initial proofs offered?
We offer many versions and products for proofs, from hard copy, proof albums of many sizes, CD's/DVD's, and online digital versions.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
The proofs are the clients to keep, its part of the package when they choose TriCoast.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
TriCoast always retains the copyright of the photographs, however if a version of the digital negatives are purchased by the client, a partial personal copyright release can be given to the client in order to print out copies of the portraits and artwork pieces.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, TriCoast is published almost monthly in magazines all over the world, every event we capture we retain the right to publish the photographs due to this. Also being world wide leaders in the teaching field of photographs the photographs can be used to teach the future of photography as well.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes we do offer our clients to purchase a version of digital negatives.
Will images be available for viewing online?
We are sponsored by Collages.net, the leader in the professional industry in online hosting of images as well as many other products our clients, so yes our images are online.
What kind of albums do you offer?
We offer a wide range of cutting edge albums from traditional to edgy and everything in between.
When will the client get the final album?
The final book timeline depends on the amount of changes and detail which we create for our clients. All one of a kind custom products we work closely one on one with our clients to produce a final book/album which they are proud of. We refuse to just "design and give" an album. To us this is the key to the wedding day and we treat it so.


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This guy obviously has an "A" game if you go in his studio and look on the walls, however we did not get it. We got his "D" game at best.The owner is a GREAT salesman, he promises the world and delivers next to nothing. I am on the board of the Lake Jackson Soccer Club...we hired his company to take the pictures of our Fall teams and players. Not only did it take 2 months for him to get back with us, and he promised to call us when they were done...this never happened. Some of his staff is very young, rude and has a lot to learn about customer service. The quality of the pictures we received was horrible. I could have done better with my I-phone and would had if I would had known this is what we were going to get. This guy talks out of both sides of his mouth and is not trust worthy. You can take a chance but when he does not return your calls and makes promises he does not intend to keep you too will be sorry you ever heard of this place.
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My dear friend Stephanie recommended TriCoast to me, and I AM SO THANKFUL! Everyone at Tricoast is amazing to work with: Mike, Jordan, Cody, Suzy- great people. Not only is their work amazing (they made me feel like a model), but they're so fun to be around. I am self-conscious and camera-shy, and yet I couldn't believe how comfortable they made me and how much fun we were having. I recommend Tricoast to anyone who wants top-quality photos with a photog company that they can trust.
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I got Jordan to do pictures for my wedding and reception and he is a very very good photographer. He also did my before wedding pictures and it's like he's known me forever because he knew that I didn't want the traditional kind of pictures but rather grungy ones. They came out absolutely beautiful! A little on the expensive side but definitely worth it!
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Great pictures! Lots of fun.
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I can't say enough about TriCoast! Photography was one of our top priorities so I spent a ton of time researching a studio that would provide me with photojournalistic, fun, and beautiful images. I got their highest package which provided four photographers and have so many images that I love. For my Philadelphia wedding, I covered their travel costs which were minimal in my mind compared to the incredible service and product that I received. In addition to their talent, the team at TriCoast was so professional. I never felt like they were obtrusive in any way, yet they captured every moment - from the happiness my husband and I felt as we walked down the aisle to the my husband's emotional reaction to his brother's best man toast. I loved planning my wedding, and it was truly the happiest day of my life. Post wedding, the images are really the only thing you have to remember that incredible day.
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I hate to rate these guys so low. Their photographs were amazing, but more than 2 years after our wedding we have yet to receive our wedding album or parent albums that were included int he price of our package. We managed to brow-beat them into giving us the digital negatives about a year ago, so I've been able to have my own prints made. I was so pleased with the quality of the pictures, its unfortunate that I cannot reccomend them. The guys have even taken to avoiding and not returning my husbands calls. If they hadn't given us the digital negs I would have taken legal action long ago.
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