Kivalo Photography

2 Main St. #18-209, Biddeford, ME 04005 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Kivalo Photography

Based in Biddeford, Maine, Kivalo Photography is a professional photography company that specializes in weddings and other celebratory events. Kivalo, meaning ‘excellent’ in Hungarian, perfectly reflects the quality of service this company provides. This team’s main goal is to capture candid moments throughout each couple’s wedding, creating stunning imagery that transports couples back to their special day.

Experience

Patricia Takacs is the business owner and main photographer. A documenter of all of life’s big occasions, Patricia has captured over 100 weddings since starting her business. From Italy to the Carribean island of Aruba, Patricia has traveled the world and captured endless precious moments. Patricia is excited to work with couples from all over the globe and help transport them back to their special day for years to come.

Services Offered

Kivalo photography provides couples with an array of wedding packages and services. All packages offered include a varied collection of digital images from the festivities. Their most popular wedding packages includes an engagement session, high-resolution images, and a second photographer. Additional services and final format items include the following:

  • Boudoir sessions
  • Trash-the-dress sessions
  • Toning
  • Albums
  • Matted prints
  • Prints
  • Proofs
  • Canvases
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74 Reviews for Kivalo Photography

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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9
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  • IB Miller

    Ib Miller · Married on 06/08/2019

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    Wondeful Experience

    Patty was an excellent photographer that we would highly recommend. She is polite, professional, no-nonsense, and will make sure that you get every photo you want at your big day. We weren't able to meet before the day due to our being located so far away, but she touched base frequently to check in on progress and planning, get to know each other before we spent the actual day together, and ask for our insight on what was most important to us day of so she could be sure to get those images. She was also helpful in making recommendations regarding sequencing of photo events to ensure the best amount of photo time and time enjoying our event. Seperately, Patty suggested some great other vendors based on her experience at other weddings, which was so helpful. We highly recommend Patty / Kivalo!

    Sent on 06/11/2019
  • Jessica

    Jessica · Married on 10/20/2018

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    Best person to spend your whole wedding day with!

    I booked Kivalo Photography because Patty had done my brother's wedding a few years prior, and I had loved her work. (In fact I said, "someday when I get married, I want a photographer to make me look this good on my wedding day!"). It was the best choice ever - Patty is fun and thoughtful and creative, and just a pleasure to work with.
    She gave us this amazing magazine about what to expect from wedding photography (I have never done this before, so "here's what I do for rain, here's what I worry about and not you, here's what you can think about and plan for" was SO helpful). Then, the day of, she came early and got all the details shots and scouted out photo locations on the property that I never even knew were there. Throughout the staged shots and ceremony, Patty rolled with our challenges (we are goofy and we talk a lot; we made a last-minute decision to move our October ceremony outside, literally as I was putting my dress on). You don't realize how much time you spend with your photographer on your wedding day, but they are there ALL DAY, and Patty was smart and professional but also just so fun to be around, it was like having another friend supporting us who just happened to also be making us look good in pictures. She also got ALL the shots - my husband kissing my hand as we waited to be announced at the reception, my flowergirl kissing the ring bearer's cheek after he tripped during bridal party shots, my ailing father kissing me on the forehead on the dancefloor. Our photos are amazing, it looks like something out of a magazine, I almost can't believe it was really our wedding, and Patty is 100% to credit for that :-) (Also, she had our shots back to us in just under two weeks, which I hear is exceptional turnaround time!) Can't recommend her enough!

    Sent on 12/05/2018

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Kivalo Photography Pricing

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Kivalo Photography FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?
    $ 4000.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price?
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Digital Files
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 4200
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    2nd Shooter
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Digital Files
  • What primary photographic style do you identify with?
    Contemporary
    Film
    Natural
    Photojournalism
    Vintage
  • What photography services do you offer?
    Additional Hours
    Boudoir Shoot
    Destination / Travel
    Engagement Shoot
    High-Res Images
    Liability Insurance
    Second Shooter
    Toning
    Trash The Dress
  • What photography items do you offer?
    Albums
    Canvas
    Digital Files
    Flush Mount
    Matted Prints
    Negatives
    Prints
    Proofs

Real Weddings

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7 Endorsements

  • Hardy Farm Historic Weddings

    Kivalo has shot at Hardy Farm a number of times and always represents the epitome of both professionalism and artistry.

  • SHE Luxe Weddings & Design Wedding Planners

    Kivalo Photography is one of Maine's hidden gems (maybe not so hidden anymore). Incredible photography + cinematography results every time and every wedding. We have worked side by side with them on weddings and styled shoots, and they have always exceeded expectations.

  • Lindsey L. Green Wedding Hair & Makeup

    Kivalo Photography is one of the best in New England. Polite, professional and a joy to work with. And beautiful photos, always!!!

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