Michael Schaffer Photography

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About Michael Schaffer Photography

Michael Schaffer is a professional fine art wedding photographer based in Austin, Texas and available for travel worldwide. He specializes in crafting compelling, elegant images that capture the authentic moments and real connections of the day. Michael is in love with the romantic, vibrant and beautiful look of color film, and uses a collection of film and digital cameras to achieve a classic, cinematic quality in his pictures.

Michael aims to create a shared sense of trust and collaboration with his couples, so that each image can be given room to embody whatever is unique and beautiful about whatever happens to be in front of his lens.

Services Offered

Michael's wedding photography collections are custom tailored to the needs of each couple. He'd love to hear more about your vision so he can help you to build a collection that works for your day.

All collections include:

  • Film and digital wedding photography coverage from Michael
  • An in-person consultation in advance of the wedding
  • A full set of edited, print-ready digital files
  • An online image gallery for you and your guests

Collections may also include:

  • Engagement session
  • Bridal session
  • Second photographer
  • Heirloom photo albums
  • Parent albums
  • Archival photographic prints collections.

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Stephanie Cohen · Getting married on 11/03/2020

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    Wonderful!

    When we started out looking for a wedding photographer, we knew we wanted someone who shared our passion for the arts and showed good fundamentals. We wanted someone who was both technical and creative. And we needed someone to handle our lively bunch! Michael checked all of these boxes! He was laid back, kind, and courteous. He helped us make a plan for photography and was very professional in his communication and responsiveness. He rolled with the punches when we got behind schedule and gracefully adjusted his timeline. Michael did a fantastic job capturing photos of so many of our wedding guests. We also really appreciate that Michael shoots primarily on film, which gives the photos a soft, rich quality. He perfectly captured the beauty and joy of our wedding day. We are very pleased with the result and would highly recommend him to anyone. Thank you, Michael!

    Sent on 05/12/2019
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    Jeanette Jones · Getting married on 07/01/2020

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    Calm and professional wedding photographer

    It felt like my husband and I scoured through so many wedding photographers with the same poses, same images, same type of couples until we found Michael. Once we found him, we recognized that we had found an artist and wanted him to be there on our big day. He is extremely personable, kind, and knowledgeable. He was able to capture the moments that we never wanted to forget and made both of us feel very at ease the entire time we worked together. He took the time to meet with us twice before the wedding day to go over what we were hoping to have captured. He communicated openly and was very quick to respond to email and text. The images he took of us are unique and beautiful. We loved that he shot everything on film; it gave the images more depth and tells the story of our day. We can not recommend Michael Schaffer highly enough. If you are looking for a calm, wonderful, and professional photographer, he is the one!

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    Sean · Married on 03/15/2019

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    We hired Mike as our wedding photographer for next year. To get a feel for his style, we also hired him for an engagement session. After the session, we can't wait to work with him again on our wedding day! He was courteous, professional, engaged, responsive, and everything you could want in a photographer. Above all else, his pictures turned out great!

    We highly recommend Mike, and should we need a photographer for future events, he will be the first person we call.

    Sent on 06/20/2018
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Michael Schaffer Photography FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding photography services? $ 2,900.00
  • 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? $ 3,900.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package? Add'l Hours, 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, Hand-Coloring, High-Res Images, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Second Shooter, Slideshow, Wedding Portraits
  • What photography items do you offer? Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proofs

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