IVS Photography is a luxury wedding photographer based in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Now, Ian isn’t your typical run-of-the-mill photographer. We could have you come on here and read the same stuff you’re bound to find on every other photographer’s page. “Ian is passionate about photography because… I believe in being in the moment because…” the list goes on. We won’t pain you with that. IVS Photography fully embodies keeping it real and Ian represents that branding in his very upbringing. Growing up in a small blue collared get-r-done kind of community has given him the work ethic and drive to take your wedding and deliver something that he is going to take pride in. (Don’t worry folks, working as an event coordinator for Sea Pines Country Club has ensured that he has proper table manners.) The most important thing to IVS Photography is making sure that we connect with our client (you). When hiring a photographer you're also hiring a hype man to get your wedding party to have fun during their pictures, a director to make sure that the pictures are done in the allotted time (yes, Ian can deal with drunk groomsmen), but most importantly, you're hiring a third wheel to one of the most important days of your life. Ian appreciates that, and many couples agree that when you hire IVS Photography, you are making a new friend.
In addition to his ability to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera, Ian offers many services to give you those perfect wedding images you've been looking for. Some of the services offered are as follows.
29 Reviews for IVS Photography
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Kallie · Getting married on 08/27/2021
Working with Ian was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. We went into the photo shoot a little nervous (but still excited) and he made us feel so comfortable all the way through. He was so big on catching all of our “true” and “raw” moments, and boy did that come through in the pictures. We received our photos back in such a timely manner and we are blown away with how beautiful they were. Ian was absolutely professional and amazing to work with from beginning to end.Sent on 11/19/2018
Amanda Stout · Getting married on 06/05/2021
Perfect Engagement Photos!
My fiance and I LOVED working with Ian!
We vacation to HHI every summer and this trip we scheduled an engagement shoot. We scheduled the shoot for the Monday. As we were arriving to the location the weather took a turn for the worse. Ian snapped a few quick photos and we ran back to our cars. Ian was so accommodating and worked with us all week to reschedule the shoot around the weather. It was very clear that he wanted this to work out for us. Thankfully it did and we were able to have an hour and half session that Wednesday morning! We had so much fun and enjoyed the session. Ian was experimenting with new/different ideas and considered what we wanted as well. We LOVE the photos! They are beautiful and exactly what I had envisioned. Thank you again Ian!
*I want to clarify that Ian only serviced our engagement photos, NOT our wedding. But if we lived and were getting married in South Carolina I would definitely have booked him!*Sent on 07/27/2020
Deirdre Loftus · Getting married on 02/03/2021
Stop everything you're doing and book this man for your wedding! Ian was an absolute delight to work with. My husband and I wanted a fun and casual vibe throughout our wedding day. We were seeking someone who matched our energy and understood our priorities. Ian listened to our vision, asked really intentional questions, and then completely delivered on adapting to our vision. Not to mention, we were both slightly nervous about the cliches of some wedding photography and didn't know how comfortable we would feel doing "photo shoots." If you are like us then I highly recommend working with him.Sent on 04/15/2020
Throughout the planning process he gave really great suggestions while being completely open to our ideas and priorities. He was inclusive, open, fun, and present. By the time wedding day arrived we had 100% confidence in him. He blended so nicely into every moment and made everyone feel so comfortable. I hardly even noticed that someone was taking my picture all day. He was incredible shooting with kids and dogs. He had a great eye for noticing if someone looked uncomfortable in a pose or a moment and always, always stopped, acknowledged them, and gave them space to do something that felt more organic. I've been a bridesmaid in 10 weddings and never experienced a photographer who was as perceptive and created such a comfortable environment as Ian.
After the wedding we got so many compliments from friends and family about how much they enjoyed him. Even family members who begged us not to get a photographer raved about him to us after the wedding. Our experience was so positive that we almost left a review before even seeing the pictures. Then we received the pictures and were blown away. They are absolutely perfect. Prior to the wedding we talked a lot about editing; we had asked him to do minimal editing to keep the colors clean and natural and they were exactly what we hoped for. He captured moments that I didn't even notice that he was apart of. To match our vision he did a photo-journal style of shooting so the album feels like the vibe of the party. He got the photos back to us quickly and was super helpful in our printing / album making process.
We are Ian's biggest fans. I loved working with him so much and wish he could have stayed at our wedding after he clocked out and danced with us until 1am.