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Jesse Rinka Photography is a wedding photography studio based out of Briarcliff Manor, New York. Owned and operated by Jesse and Maria Rinka, we offer a high-end client experience for couples who truly value great photography and even better service. We are way more than just photographers, we are passionate artists who know how to navigate all of the challenges that can be present throughout the course of a wedding day with the skillset to react and adapt to any lighting conditions. Couples looking to invest in our services do so because what we offer is truly unique. It's the number one compliment that we consistently receive in addition to our easy-going nature as well as calming and positive presence throughout the entire process. Our ability to craft a timeline that allows you to both enjoy the real moments and embrace the directed ones will have you looking back on your wedding day the way that you should, with pure happiness and love. Timeless and Modern are what we are after, so if photography is important to you, let's schedule an appointment to chat about your story and your vision for your wedding day and let's see if we are a great fit for each other.

P.S. We love to engage with if you ever find yourself in the area, I urge you to stop by the studio to have a look around the studio and to say hello. We are conveniently located on 1253 Pleasantville Rd in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

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Reviews of Jesse Rinka Photography

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Ernest L. Sent on 11/04/2022
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A Fantastic Day

Jesse and his team were great to work with. He took the time to get to know us and what we wanted from the day. The photos are amazing and he was easy to talk to get in touch with through the wedding process. Highly recommend.
Katie B. Sent on 09/20/2022
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Amazing amazing amazing!

I cannot say enough good things about Jesse Rinka Photography! I saw his work at a friend's wedding years ago & knew at that moment I wanted to use him for my wedding. I think it's important to note that at that time, I was not engaged or planning a wedding. Once my fiance and I set the date & had the venue confirmed, Jesse was my first call!

Our wedding day was truly amazing in every sense of the word and Jesse & his team do everything they can to make you feel well taken care of...scratch that, they make you feel like you're a celebrity! We had Jesse as our lead photographer, Francis as our second photographer & Ryan as our lead videographer (plus two helpers). They're creative and thoughtful in each of their shots and you can tell they honestly care about doing a killer job.

We've worked with a few other members of their team this year that also deserve a shout out! Maria, the studio manager, is a great communicator and made the entire process so seamless & easy. And Mark shot at our engagement party and was just as professional, knowledgeable & great as the rest of the photographers.

If you can book Jesse Rink Photography, BOOK THEM!
Michelle B. Sent on 02/26/2023
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Jesse Rinka

Jesse Rinka and Team, Thank you from the bottom of Joe and I’s hearts. As we are looking through our wedding pictures we are in awe of how happy we are that we choose you to be part of our special day. Jesse and Maria went above and beyond from the day we first met to game plan our wedding day till the very last second of our day. Their attention to detail was impeccable and you can see it in every single one of our pictures and video. Our wedding day pictures capture more than just a day, it captured the love that Joe and I have for one another and the love that our friends and family had for us. Jesse and his team will forever hold a special place in our hearts and we consider them family. Words cannot even describe how highly we recommend Jesse and his team!
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Jesse Rinka
Jesse Rinka
Owner & Lead Photographer

My name is Jesse Rinka and I am the owner and lead photographer here at Jesse Rinka Photography. Opened since 2015, we put our client experience as our top priority and truly enjoy making life-long connections with our clients in addition to providing absolutely beautiful and timeless photos as well as stunning cinematic films. We look forward to connecting with you!

Maria Rinka
Maria Rinka
Owner & Studio Manager

Hi everyone! I'm Maria, co-owner and Studio Manager here at Jesse Rinka Photography. My husband Jesse and I work hard to create the most amazing wedding experience for you and your partner. We love to develop relationships with our couples. Getting to know you is an important part of our process and we truly believe it makes a major difference in your comfortability with the team on your wedding day. As Studio Manager, I will guide you through each and every step until your big day arrives...then you're in the hands of Jesse and our team :).

I look forward to connecting with you!

Ryan Moynihan
Ryan Moynihan
Lead Cinematographer

Hi there! I'm Ryan Moynihan, lead cinematographer for Jesse Rinka Photography since 2016. When it comes to your wedding day, we are dedicated to covering every moment and detail. Known for my Cinematic style of filmmaking, I strive to deliver a final product that will not only tell your beautiful wedding day love story but do so in a way that classifies as both timeless and as something both you and your loved ones will truly enjoy rewatching over and over again. On your wedding day, I promise we will have a blast together! As Jesse has always preached, the experience is everything and we take great pride in the fact that we love what we do and hope that it shows with each and every wedding we are privileged to take part in. So go ahead and check out some of our samples and feel free to reach out for more info!

Professional Network & Endorsements

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Jesse Rinka is the guy who you can trust to deliver whenever you have a photographic need. He loves what he does and being able to share that joy through the experience that he strives to provide is everything to him.

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