Chi-Chi Ari is a wedding photography business based in Brooklyn, New York that believes each love story is special and unique in its own way. Their goal is to capture the mood of your wedding through thoughtful images so that you can bring back those same emotions even 10 years down the road.
Owner and photographer Chi-Chi is a hopeless romantic who started off in the fashion industry, studying Fashion Design at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York. After working as a fashion designer for many years, she fell in love with wedding photography. Using her background in fashion and the arts, she now has a passion for capturing those heartfelt moments that are the highlight of each event.
Chi-Chi Ari uses a photojournalistic style to capture the heart and soul while photographing those delicate details and special moments. The photographer especially likes to take candid shots that are artistic and show the whole story, also taking a selection of lightly posed photos. Services include:
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Karen Young · Married on 10/28/2018
ChiChi works magic
ChiChi worked magic at our wedding. We got our photos much quicker than expected and were awestruck at the moments she captured. There is something to be said for a photographer who was barely noticeable during the event, but yet was somehow everywhere at once. ChiChi says she's a "lover of love", and it was clear when we saw the photos that she has a unique & special way of looking through her lens.Sent on 01/27/2019
Oyinkansola Akintan · Married on 10/13/2018
A Dream Come True
I would like to start by saying: I am FLOORED by Chi Chi's work! When my now husband and I were were planning our wedding we kept a few themes in mind: intimacy, ethereal vibes, authenticity, and timelessness. We wanted this to be evident in every aspect from the venue we chose (a historic Mediterranean family-home in East Hampton), the time of year we wanted (Fall), the materials we were wearing, decor style chosen, to the family-style dinner serving of the reception. So when we got to the critical discussion of WHO was going to actually capture all of it, we embarked on what felt-like a never ending journey searching for a photographer that would allow us to look back at our wedding as a dream - that floating on a cloud, think and smile at it, get your heart racing again type of photos. My cousin knew we had reached a road block on this search and introduced me to Chi Chi by sharing her website with me; I remember clicking on the link and feeling tears come to my eyes as I journeyed through her portfolio of work, ooh-ing and aah-in each step of the way. From video chats and to cafe interviews to get to know us as a couple, her smooth sailing payment process, responsiveness and guidance in preparation for the day, Chi Chi is that kind of photographer you only pray for. She was timely on our wedding day, prepared above and beyond, and her calm and amicable nature really helped keep the nerves down throughout our day. She also never stopped working - despite some chaos on our wedding day due to weather issues, she was focused throughout, almost unnoticeable, melting into our crowd of guests and capturing all of our best memories, and was also quick in turning around our digital album delivery!!!!!! If you were looking for a photographer for your next event, look nowhere else.Sent on 11/16/2018
Courtney · Married on 08/04/2018
Chi-Chi did a spectacular job with our wedding photos, they truly have exceeded our expectations and we've only seen a handful! Chi-Chi came at the recommendation of a college friend but it was the first time that we FaceTimed with her that we knew she would be the perfect person to capture our day. She genuinely loves love and portrays it so beautifully in print.Sent on 08/16/2018
She took the time to find the right light and angles for the perfect shot but made sure that while taking the photos it was fun and organic. She followed the day and let it play out and also accommodated so many of the typical "must-have" photos Her eye is unmatched, we can't wait to get the rest of the photos from our day!
If you're looking for a photographer, know Chi-Chi comes highly recommended and without question, I'll continue to recommend her to any bride!