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Joel Thomas Photography

Mechanicsburg, PA View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
34 reviews
$3,750 Most Popular Price

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$3,750 Most Popular Price

Joel Thomas Photography is a wedding and portrait photography service located in Central Pennsylvania. Joel loves bringing out genuine expression and emotion in his photographs and believes that if you don't have fun taking the photo then you won't like the photo (no matter how good of a photo it is). He strives to make all of his clients feel comfortable and natural while he captures your day. His style is expressive, fun, and timeless. Although based in Central PA, Joel Thomas Photography is more than willing to travel to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, DC, Baltimore, New York, and beyond to photograph weddings.

Experience
Joel has been involved in photography since 2000 when he joined the yearbook staff at his middle school. He explored the world of photography as a hobby until 2012 when he photographed his first wedding as a second shooter. After a full year of training as a second shooter, he ventured out on his own and photographed weddings part-time. In 2015 he left his corporate job and became a full-time wedding photographer. His wife Kristin joined him part-time as his second shooter in 2016.

Services Offered
Joel Thomas Photography wedding packages all include 2 professional photographers (it's always Joel and usually his wife Kristin... if Kristin is unavailable for your day then it will be another professional wedding photographer), an engagement session, an engagement guestbook, a minimum of 8 hours of coverage, high-resolution files downloadable from an online gallery, prints and more! You and your loved ones will be able to enjoy your high-resolution photos as:

  • Albums
  • Mounted Prints (Canvas, Metal, Wood, etc)
  • Digital files (can share on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Printing rights (personal use)
  • Prints
  • Guestbooks

Joel Thomas Photography carries liability insurance to give you peace of mind and will travel to multiple locations throughout your wedding day to get every gorgeous shot.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$2,950

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

2nd Shooter
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Digital Files
Prints

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$3,750

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

2nd Shooter
Add'l Hours
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
Albums
Digital Files
Prints

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Photojournalism

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Liability Insurance
Multi. Locations
Second Shooter
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Matted Prints
Prints

34 Reviews

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Recommended by 100% of couples
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    Kristen Married on 08/06/2021
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    Awesome Photographer

    Amazing to work with! He is friendly and easy going and captures great moments.
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    Raafiah Married on 06/06/2021
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    So happy we worked with Joel!

    Joel was awesome to work with! Super glad we went with home for our wedding photos! Would totally recommend. He is so professional and plans ahead!
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    Maddie G. Married on 06/04/2021
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    Best decision!


    Joel was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding day! He was absolutely amazing to work with. From start to finish Joel made us feel comfortable. When selecting wedding vendors it isn’t an easy task (so many options) but one thing my husband and I constantly went back to was who we thought was a good vibe / fit for us, after all you spend the whole day with them on one of the most important days of your life. His goofy, honest, down to earth personality was one of the many reasons we booked him. Our engagement shoot was so much fun! Joel had us laughing the whole time, he showed us all the tricks to be prepared for posing on our wedding day, and made us feel comfortable. Leading up to our wedding day, Joel was very responsive and great with communication, willing to answer any questions we might have. He was very organized and knew all the tricks to help make our day run smoothly. The day of our wedding him and his wife(kristin) were an absolute joy to work with. They made us all feel so comfortable. Our guest are still raving about how awesome they were! Now on to his TALENT! He truly is so talented, his photos are incredible! Our engagement and wedding photos are absolutely beautiful and memories we will treasure forever. We have received so many complements and we can’t thank him enough for capturing the special moments. You can feel like emotion through ever candid photo and we love them. We can not say enough great things about him and would recommend him to anyone looking for an incredible wedding photographer!

Awards

  • 34
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Dragonfly Alpacas, LLC Dragonfly Alpacas, LLC Barn & Farm Weddings

Joel and his wife are exceptionally creative artists with a vision that produce results guaranteed to amaze. They are kind, patient and partner with their clients for a wonderful and imaginative experience. We would love for them to return to our venue to capture even more outstanding moments.

Titus Touch Music Professional DJ Services Titus Touch Music Professional DJ Services Wedding DJs

Had the great pleasure of working with Joel at a wedding and I can't express how awesome it was! Being a DJ, it's imperative that all the vendors work cohesively together to make the special day run smoothly. Joel always was courteous and flexible to provide feedback on how he could get his photos, while still keeping within the timeline of events. I can't wait to work with this exceptional vendor again! Titus Touch Music

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Mechanicsburg, PA, 17050
7179029675
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Joel Thomas Photography frequently asked questions

What photography services does Joel Thomas Photography include in the starting price?

Joel Thomas Photography includes the following photography services in the starting price:
  • 2nd Shooter
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • Digital Files
  • Prints

What photography services does Joel Thomas Photography include in their most popular wedding package?

Joel Thomas Photography includes the following photography services in their most popular wedding package:
  • 2nd Shooter
  • Add'l Hours
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • Multi. Locations
  • Albums
  • Digital Files
  • Prints

What photography styles does Joel Thomas Photography offer?

Joel Thomas Photography offers the following photography styles:
  • Contemporary
  • Photojournalism

What photography services does Joel Thomas Photography offer?

Joel Thomas Photography offers the following photography services for weddings:
  • Additional Hours
  • Destination / Travel
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • Liability Insurance
  • Multi. Locations
  • Second Shooter
  • Wedding Portraits

What photography materials does Joel Thomas Photography offer for wedding events?

Joel Thomas Photography offers the following photography materials for weddings:
  • Albums
  • Canvas
  • Digital Files
  • Matted Prints
  • Prints

What percentage of users recommend Joel Thomas Photography and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Joel Thomas Photography is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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