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Heather Ryan Photography

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Hi there!

I'd love for you to let me tell your story! Feel free to visit my website at www.heatherryanphotography.com or follow along on Instagram @heatherryan

Cheers,
Heather

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$4,200

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

High-Res Images
Digital Files

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$5,000

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Digital Files

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Natural
Photojournalism
Traditional

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Second Shooter
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Prints
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    Emily O. Married on 05/20/2023
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    Wonderful Photographer

    Heather photographed my daughter鈥檚 Rehearsal Dinner and Wedding 5/19-20/2023. She was very sweet, punctual, and took all the photos we requested while not drawing attention to herself. She sent us our first big set of pictures within the first week after the wedding. Excellent work! Highly recommend.
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    Mary G. Married on 10/08/2022
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    Best wedding photographer!

    Heather is not only a talented photographer, but she is so sweet to work with and very organized! It was such a joy to work with her, and our wedding photos turned out amazing. Everyone has commented about how much they love the photos. If you鈥檙e thinking about hiring Heather for a photo session or wedding, do it! You won鈥檛 regret it! She's the best!!
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    Meredith S. Married on 07/09/2022
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    Heather is AMAZING!

    If you are looking for a amazing wedding photographer to capture your big day, look no further and book Heather as soon as possible! Heather was hands down my favorite vendor for my wedding! She was my right hand making sure not only that she captured the day perfectly, but that we didn鈥檛 miss or forget any traditions that we wanted. She always made time to chat through any questions I had and efficiently responded to my emails too. Highly recommend the second photographer as well. Heather was such an amazing vendor and I鈥檓 so happy she was able to document my big day. I love looking at all my images and reliving the day, all thanks to her!
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    Molly M. Married on 06/04/2022
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    Heather Ryan Review - A +++++ !!!!

    Couldn't recommend Heather anymore!! She is simply the best. Went above and beyond leading up to the wedding, day of as well as post wedding. The photos are EXCEPTIONAL, not to mention she is so kind and made all our guests comfortable. We still get compliments on our photos and Heather herself at the event all the time! Best photographer ever!
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    Ashley N. Married on 05/28/2022
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    Beyond Our Expectations

    Couples look no further! Heather is an absolute dream come true. Not only is every frame stunning, but she is punctual, responsive, and one of the most easy going vendors I have had the pleasure of working with. We had an insanely large bridal party, that was not always the easiest to wrangle, and she handled it beautifully. She knows how to make you feel truly comfortable. 11/10 would recommend her services.
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    Elise Married on 05/21/2022
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    Highly recommend!

    If you're looking for a photographer who goes above and beyond, look no further. Heather was by far one of the best vendors we hired for our May 2022 wedding! My husband and I are both pretty shy when it comes to taking pictures and from the moment we met with Heather for our engagement photos, she made us feel very comfortable and gave us great direction for poses. Prior to both our engagement session and wedding, Heather was very communicative, flexible, and answered all of my questions (and I had a lot!) On our wedding day Heather was extremely professional and she worked well alongside our videographer despite never working with him before. We received our entire wedding album a week after our wedding and we loved them just as much as we loved our engagement photos. I would hire Heather again in a heartbeat and will continue to recommend her to anyone I know getting married!
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    Cristina S. Married on 04/30/2022
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    Look no further than Heather Ryan Photography

    When we started looking for wedding photographers I was scared we wouldn鈥檛 find someone who could capture the moments that were important to us. I had reached out to a few other photographers but the instant we spoke with Heather we knew this was the fit for us. Heather took the time to speak with us and really get a feel for what we wanted and get to know us. She took all of that and made our engagement session so fun, playful and romantic! She did everything to make sure she captured all different shots we wanted. We knew from there we had the best to capture our special day.

    On the day of our wedding, Heather was there on time and ready to go. Heather is so personable I honestly felt like I had another friend with me getting ready. Heather and our videographer worked SO well together and our whole day was captured with every photo she took.

    Heather had our final pictures back to us in the blink of an eye and we could not have been more thrilled. The photos were STUNNING and more than we could have ever dreamed. I鈥檓 so happy we have them to look back on to remember our wedding day.

    If you鈥檙e looking for a photographer, you can stop your search now because you just found perfection. Heather Ryan is the best!
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    Daniel G. Married on 12/18/2021
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    Simply the best

    Heather was an amazing photographer! We did both our engagement and wedding photos and wouldn't pick anyone else! her skill and knowledge of the USNA grounds were unmatched
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    Kelsie M. Married on 12/11/2021
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    Life Savor

    After having a terrible experience with another photographer Heather saved the day. She stepped up two weeks before our wedding to not only make sure we had a photographer but to take beautiful photos. She was personable, fun, and professional. She returned our gallery within a week! I could not recommend her more.
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    Amanda Married on 11/06/2021
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    Highly Recommend Heather!

    We are so happy we chose Heather to be our photographer at our wedding! There are so many great things to say about her it's hard to decide where to start! We were first introduced by a friend who had booked Heather for her wedding. When my fianc茅 and I got engaged we were excited that she was available for our wedding date. Heather was helpful from the moment we reached out to ask about her availability. She walked us through the planning process and was always responsive to any questions we had. The day of our wedding, Heather was extremely organized and professional. You can tell she knows what she is doing and does it well. Not only did she take BEAUTIFUL pictures, but she was so thoughtful and interacted with all of our family, friends, and guests in a friendly and professional manner. She captured our special day perfectly. She didn't miss a thing - not only did she capture our planned events for the day, but she even captured an unplanned moment when my fianc茅 surprised me and told me he had my wedding ring engraved without me knowing. My fianc茅 and I are far from being models, but Heather made us look and feel like ones on our wedding day. She expertly picked the best locations and poses for our photos. She also went out of her way to accommodate our requests, like taking photos out on the dock at our venue in the cold. Heather quickly produced a photo preview for us after our wedding. Since then we have gotten our full set of pictures and love how great they all turned out. We can't thank Heather enough for all of her hard work and dedication. Heather is thoughtful, considerate, and extremely talented. We would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a photographer!
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    Bailey Married on 10/29/2021
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    The Most Amazing Person Ever

    From our engagement session to our wedding day Heather was amazing. My husband and I are definitely ones to prefer being behind the camera rather than in front of one. However from the moment we met Heather at our engagement session location she made us feel so comfortable. Since we don鈥檛 usually pose for photos the direction she provided allowed for beautiful photos and even the candidness of others captured amazing moments in time. The turn around time was so fast I couldn鈥檛 even believe it. Our favorite photos from our day were our first look and our first dance. Heather is an amazing photographer and her personality allows for such a comfortable experience you feel like you are with a great friend! Thank you so much Heather!!
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    Lauren T. Married on 09/18/2021
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    Talented and Amazing To Work With

    Absolutely loved working with Heather Ryan for my wedding day. Emails were always prompt and responsive, and she was always able to provide extra insights that made the photoshoots extra special. As someone who isn't the most comfortable in front of camera, I was initially a bit apprehensive in choosing photographers, but Heather and her assistant provided such a relaxing and casual atmosphere during the shoots that the photos turned out beautifully. She captured both professionally staged and sincere candid moments that allowed us to truly relive our wedding day. I loved working with her, and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a well-experienced and talented photographer.
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    E. Trott Married on 09/18/2021
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    Wonderful Wedding Photographer

    Heather Ryan took the most beautiful pictures of my daughter's wedding at USNA in September 2021. I couldn't be more pleased. She has a keen eye on capturing special details and was so pleasant to work with - before and during the wedding weekend. I most highly recommend her for your wedding!
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    Audrey C. Married on 09/10/2021
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    Wonderful experience!

    We absolutely loved working with Heather during our wedding this September in Annapolis! Heather was the first vendor I choose after booking our venue and I am so glad I did!

    She was great during the whole process from our first initial phone call to helping me with the day-of photo timeline (we did a first look and photos with a large wedding party before the ceremony). I am very grateful for our planning phone calls and communication. We were on the same page about everything and she was a great listener!

    Our wedding day was actually the first time I met her in personaI and just from our calls and emails I felt like I knew her. I felt totally comfortable with her. She was professional, so sweet and a calming presence! She was awesome to work with and I was so so happy with everything.

    We received the preview and sneak peak so fast! We loved sharing the blog post with our friends and family. The quality of the photos were so amazing!

    We cannot be more happy that we chose Heather to capture our wedding celebration and the important people that have shaped us into who we are today.

    Heather is truly talented.
    Thank you 1 million times.
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    Liza Married on 09/05/2021
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    Best Decision

    Hiring Heather was the best decision we could have made for our wedding.
    We took engagement photos with her in May and had the best time. Heather is fun to work with and so talented. I told my bridesmaids I cannot wait for them to meet her at the wedding because I know she will add so much to the day! I am going to be much more relaxed at my wedding with Heather as my photography.

    Heather Ryan Photography's reply:

    Thank you so much Liza! I can't WAIT for your and Ian's day next year. Less than one year to go and yay for sparkler photos :) So excited!

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

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JKW Beauty JKW Beauty Wedding Hair & Makeup

Heather Ryan Photography captured the beauty of my clients wedding without us even knowing she had arrived. I kept hoping that I would run into her on the way out to grab her card, low and behold -she was already in the hallway snapping pictures. She was beyond sweet and I knew that she was going to rock it out all day for our clients 12 hour wedding day. I hope to work with Heather in the near future, I refer her to all my clients with a void of Photographer for their special events!

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Bowie, MD, 20715
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