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Welcome to Candid Studios Photography and Videography, the internationally acclaimed leader in wedding photography and videography. Our award-winning team serves clients in Fort Collins, Denver, and Colorado Springs, Colorado, and we've expanded our reach to include locations in Los Angeles, South Florida, and Miami, FL. With a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence, Candid Studios is your premier choice for capturing the essence of special moments and turning them into timeless memories.

Our Journey to Excellence

Candid Studios has a remarkable origin story that sets us apart. We initially started as a computer and cell phone repair company nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Our journey began in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and eventually led us to Fort Collins. It was during this transformative period that we acquired a professional camera for a YouTube channel, igniting our passion for photography. Our early endeavors led us to engagements and other events, and our reputation grew swiftly. Within our first year of business, we quadrupled in size, setting the stage for our continued expansion into new locations.

Unparalleled Expertise

At Candid Studios, our expertise spans a wide spectrum of photography and videography services. Whether you're exchanging vows, hosting a corporate event, or seeking captivating portraits, we guarantee exceptional quality and creativity that will exceed your expectations. Our specialized services encompass wedding photography, event photography, portrait sessions, commercial photography, and videography. We pride ourselves on customizing proposals to meet your unique needs, ensuring that every detail is tailored to your vision.

Our Vision, Your Dreams

Our founding mission is simple yet profound: to bring your dreams to life through our artistry. The Candid Studios team comprises talented storytellers who are wholeheartedly dedicated to crafting epic, emotionally resonant content that touches your heart and the hearts of your loved ones. From cinematic wedding films to cherished family portraits, we go above and beyond to comprehend your story, enabling us to capture it in the most authentic and moving manner possible.

Memories That Are Truly Yours

Ultimately, Candid Studios is about crafting memories that are undeniably yours, everlasting in their significance. We aim to evoke genuine emotions, leaving you with enduring memories that will bring joy for years to come. Your story is unique, and we're here to ensure it's told in the most heartfelt and captivating way imaginable.

At Candid Studios, our commitment to excellence goes above and beyond. We pride ourselves on the unique offerings that set us apart from the rest:

1. RAW Footage, Your Way Ever wanted to have access to the unedited, raw content we capture? At Candid Studios, we offer all of our RAW content entirely FREE of charge. Simply request the footage at the conclusion of your event, and we'll promptly send it your way. It's your content, and we believe you should have full access to it.

2. Lifetime Storage for Cherished Memories Your memories are precious, and we treat them as such. All our files are diligently backed up to cloud storage servers with unlimited space, ensuring that your cherished moments are preserved for years to come. With Candid Studios, your memories are never at risk of fading away.

3. Cutting-Edge AI Editing We don't stop at capturing moments; we enhance them using cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence editing programs. Our commitment to quality extends beyond the camera lens, ensuring that every image we capture is refined to perfection. With AI-powered editing, your visuals are guaranteed to shine.

4. Personalized Consultations Your vision is our priority. We conveniently schedule one-on-one consultations to understand your project in depth. By aligning our services with your unique vision, we guarantee results that exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal.

5. Confident Booking with Reliable Professionals We understand the importance of trust when it comes to your special moments. Candid Studios boasts some of the best professionals in the area. Unlike horror stories of scams or last-minute cancellations, our team is always reliable, ensuring your event is in safe hands. We're here to give you peace of mind and exceptional service.

6. Tailored Editing Styles We recognize that each project is unique, and your editing preferences matter. Candid Studios offers a selection of 15 curated editing styles to choose from. Alternatively, you can upload your own image to show us the editing style you prefer. We're dedicated to tailoring every aspect of our service to fit your vision, guaranteeing a truly customized experience.

Choose Candid Studios for an unparalleled photography and videography experience where your memories are honored, your vision is realized, and your satisfaction is paramount. Discover the difference with Candid Studios鈥攚here exceptional service is our promise.

Choose Candid Studios for a journey through the art of storytelling, where your dreams become reality. Memories that are truly yours. Forever.

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Michelle M. Married on 07/26/2023
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Crafting Timeless Memories

Candid Studios exceeded our wildest dreams when it came to capturing the magic of our wedding day. Their exceptional photography and videography skills, combined with their passion and dedication, resulted in a collection of memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.

From the very beginning, Candid Studios impressed us with their professionalism and warm, accommodating attitude. They took the time to understand our vision for our wedding and worked closely with us to ensure every moment was captured just the way we imagined it. Their genuine interest in getting to know us as a couple made us feel incredibly comfortable, and it's something we truly appreciated throughout the planning process.

On the big day itself, Candid Studios went above and beyond to document every precious moment. Their keen eye for detail and an uncanny ability to capture emotions at their purest form allowed us to relive the day in all its glory. The candid shots, in particular, were a true testament to their skill in capturing the essence of the moment, and these have become our most cherished mementos.

The videography was equally spectacular. The cinematic quality of the footage, along with the carefully selected music and seamless editing, created a wedding video that felt more like a feature film. Watching it brings tears to our eyes every time, as it encapsulates the love, joy, and happiness we felt on that special day.

One of the standout features of Candid Studios is their dedication to storytelling. They didn't just capture images and footage; they crafted a narrative that told the story of our love, from the anticipation and excitement of the morning preparations to the heartfelt vows and the exuberance of the reception. It's like they knew exactly which moments would mean the most to us.

What's more, the turnaround time for our photos and video was impressively quick, without compromising on quality. Their attention to detail in post-production ensured that every image and frame was flawless, ready to be framed or shared with friends and family.

Candid Studios is not just a photography and videography company; they are memory makers and storytellers. Their dedication, talent, and passion for their craft are unparalleled. Choosing them to document our wedding day was one of the best decisions we made, and we will forever be grateful for the priceless treasures they've given us.

If you're looking for photography and videography that goes beyond the ordinary, Candid Studios is the way to go. They will capture your love story in a way that you'll treasure for a lifetime. Thank you, Candid Studios, for making our wedding day truly unforgettable!
Erika T. Married on 09/02/2023
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Their team is top notch!

I recently had the pleasure of working with Candid Studios for both photography and videography services for a wedding, and I cannot speak highly enough of their exceptional work. From start to finish, their team demonstrated professionalism, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to capturing every precious moment.
Alison A. Married on 08/26/2023
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Absolutely astounding!

Candid Studios did an exceptional job with our wedding photography, and we couldn't be happier with the memories they captured. From the moment we met their team, it was clear that they were not just skilled photographers but also passionate storytellers. They took the time to understand our love story, our personalities, and the vision we had for our wedding day. Their photographers skillfully captured every detail, emotion, and candid moment throughout the day, ensuring that no precious memory was missed. They seamlessly blended into the background, allowing us to be ourselves and capturing the authentic moments of joy, laughter, and love. The composition, lighting, and angles in each photograph were carefully chosen, resulting in a collection of images that are both artistic and timeless. The final photographs were beautifully edited, enhancing the colors and emotions captured in each frame. Candid Studios has given us a visual treasure that transports us back to our wedding day, allowing us to relive the magic and emotions every time we look at the photographs.
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Chief Executive Officer

My name is Ryan, a visionary leader and passionate creative, dedicated to capturing life's most precious moments through the lens. As the Chief Executive Officer of Candid Studios Photography and Videography, I have spent the past 6 years elevating our brand to be synonymous with excellence, innovation, and a deep appreciation for the art of storytelling through imagery.

馃摲 Professional Journey

My journey in the world of photography and videography began 15 years ago when I picked up my first camera. What started as a personal hobby soon evolved into a lifelong passion and an illustrious career. I honed my skills through rigorous training and hands-on experience, continually pushing the boundaries of creativity.

In 2016, I co-founded Candid Studios with a simple yet profound vision: to provide our clients with an immersive visual experience that transcends the ordinary. Over the years, I have steered our studio towards greatness, combining cutting-edge technology with an unwavering commitment to authenticity.

馃帴 Our Commitment

At Candid Studios, we believe that every moment, big or small, has a story worth telling. Whether it's a wedding, corporate event, or a family portrait session, our team of highly skilled professionals is dedicated to capturing the essence of the moment, preserving it forever in stunning imagery and cinematic brilliance.

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the lens. We pride ourselves on fostering a culture of creativity, teamwork, and customer satisfaction. Every member of the Candid Studios family shares my passion for delivering unparalleled quality and exceptional service to our clients.

馃専 Our Achievements

Under my leadership, Candid Studios has achieved numerous accolades and milestones. We have been recognized by [list any awards or achievements], which underscores our dedication to pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling.

馃摎 Continuous Learning and Innovation

I firmly believe that innovation is the key to staying at the forefront of our industry. I am personally committed to staying updated with the latest trends and technologies in photography and videography, ensuring that Candid Studios remains a pioneer in the field.

馃實 Community Engagement

Beyond the studio, I am deeply involved in community initiatives and educational programs aimed at nurturing emerging talent in the photography and videography world. I am a firm believer in giving back to the community that has given us so much.

馃敭 Future Vision

As we look to the future, Candid Studios will continue to redefine the art of visual storytelling. We will expand our horizons, exploring new genres and pushing creative boundaries. Our commitment to capturing the authentic moments that make life beautiful will remain unwavering.

Thank you for joining us on this incredible journey. Together, we will continue to create memories that last a lifetime, one snapshot at a time.


Hello there! I'm Max, your friendly neighborhood videographer, and I'm passionate about capturing the world through the lens of my camera. Currently, I call the beautiful city of Boulder home, and it's a place that continues to inspire my creative journey in the world of cinematography.

About Me: As a student of cinematography at the University of Boulder, I'm constantly honing my skills and pushing the boundaries of what's possible in visual storytelling. I've always believed that every moment, no matter how big or small, has a story to tell, and I'm dedicated to bringing those stories to life through the art of videography.

My Approach: When I pick up my camera, it's not just a job; it's a passion. I approach every project with a deep sense of enthusiasm and a commitment to capturing the essence of the moment. Whether it's a wedding, a corporate event, a documentary, or a creative project, I thrive on turning raw footage into a captivating narrative that resonates with viewers.

Why Choose Me:

  1. Creativity Unleashed: With a background in cinematography and a thirst for innovative techniques, I'm always exploring new ways to make your videos unique and visually stunning.

  2. Attention to Detail: I believe that the magic often lies in the smallest of details. I meticulously craft each frame to ensure that your story is told with precision and artistry.

  3. Personalized Approach: Your vision is my priority. I take the time to understand your needs, style, and objectives, tailoring each video to exceed your expectations.

  4. Cutting-Edge Equipment: I stay up-to-date with the latest videography technology to ensure the highest quality production for your project.

  5. Local Expertise: Being based in Boulder, I have an intimate knowledge of the area's unique beauty and charm, which I can incorporate seamlessly into your videos.

Whether you're looking to document your special day, create a promotional video for your business, or embark on a creative storytelling project, I'm here to transform your vision into a visual masterpiece.

Let's Connect: I'd love to chat with you about your upcoming videography needs or creative ideas. Feel free to reach out, and let's embark on this visual journey together!

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