Rising Star Photography is a wedding photography team based in Strongsville, Ohio, servicing the Greater Cleveland area. Their passion lies within capturing your engagement session and wedding in a fun, natural and romantic way. They strive to create unforgettable experiences for their couples while photographing memories in a contemporary and photojournalistic style.
In 2002, Rising Star Photography was born. The company is lead by Darren Sinnett and provides two photographers for each session, offering a double dose of professional experience.
The photographer has a wide variety of creative services. These offerings include:
To enhance your photographic session, Rising Star Photography offers other services. Couples can choose from:
The company photographs weddings throughout Cleveland, Akron and Canton. There are no travel fees within a 60-mile radius.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Kaylee · Married on 03/02/2019
Darren and Erin are absolutely amazing!!
There really are no words to describe how absolutely amazing Darren and Erin are! When we first started looking for photographers for our wedding, we were so nervous that we wouldn’t find the right fit. After meeting with a few photographers initially, we didn’t really feel comfortable or excited about any of our options. Then we met Darren and Erin. We immediately clicked with them because of how down-to-earth and friendly they were. Not to mention, the examples of prior wedding photos they brought with them were nothing short of phenomenal.Sent on 03/16/2019
After making the no-brainer decision to hire Rising Star as our wedding photographer, Darren and Erin were amazing with their communication and flexibility. For our engagement photo shoot, there were a few specific styles of pictures we really liked, and Darren and Erin made it a priority of theirs to make sure we got those exact styles and were happy with them. During the engagement photo session, they both made us feel so at ease and we had an absolute blast with them! The engagement photos ended up being better than we could have ever imagined!
We met with them about two weeks before the wedding to finalize all details and get ready for the big day! They were so organized and helpful during that session, giving us some much needed advice about how to make the day go a little smoother (and they were absolutely right!).
We had a very early start to our wedding day, but that was no problem for them at all! They made our morning so special, and because we were so comfortable with them, it helped us feel calm on a very stressful day! We really did ask a lot of them, but not once did it ever feel like there was going to be a problem. Erin was so sweet and helpful with my bridesmaids and I, and Darren and my husband, Gavin (and his groomsmen), had a blast! We asked for a long day of pictures, but it honestly flew by because of how much fun we had! They both did an amazing job getting every picture we wanted, and had some very creative and fun ideas!
We seriously could go on and on about Darren and Erin! They made our day even more special than we could have ever imagined! Thank you both so much!!
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Julie · Getting married on 08/31/2019
We found the perfect photographers :)
Words cannot express how happy I am that we picked Rising Star Photography as our wedding photographer. Darren and Erin did a fantastic job of making everyone comfortable, which was huge as my husband is quite camera shy; they even got my grandparents to smile! To do this, both photographers meet with you to discuss the wedding day. They learn family names, help with the day-of timeline, discuss any “extra” events taking place (such as first-looks or in our case, a surprise ring for my husband during the ceremony), provide advice and options based on past weddings, and just take the time to make you feel comfortable about the entire day. Which takes me to the wedding day…Sent on 05/20/2019
We had a themed wedding, which both Erin and Darren dressed to! When they arrived at the house, they were calm and kept everyone on track, very subtly. I’ve been part of other weddings where we were and hour behind and while the photographer did who knows what on his phone. We had a last minute change of plans with our first look due to weather which meant our entire family was around. Since my husband is shy, Erin and Darren helped get them out of the room without offending them to allow us to have our private moment. With tensions being so high on wedding days, it is great that they are willing to step in when something needs to change. For the ceremony, Darren and Erin give a couple pieces of advice to remember when putting on rings and for the first kiss to make sure you get the photos you want. Along with this advice, they also give the perfect amount of direction where you are not spending 10 minutes getting into an awkward position, but are also not left with no direction and wondering if you look okay. I’ve been in both these positions at a wedding before and can ensure you that the photos do not look good and it is a miserable experience – that Darren and Erin will avoid at all costs. Throughout the reception, photos were taken of me that I had no idea took place, which is great because everyone was able to be themselves.
There is nothing worse than having a camera thrusted in your face while you are dancing, which I have had happen to me at other people’s weddings. Our photos are phenomenal and we found our photographer for life. Rising Star Photography is exactly what we wanted for our wedding day and I have provided their contact information to friends as a recommendation.
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Lauren Glinn · Married on 04/26/2019
I do not even know where to begin... I’ve never met someone new and had them feel like family 24 hours later. Darren and Erin are the most fun loving, easy going, on-the-ball people we have ever met. They helped my husband and I lay out our whole day and made sure it ran so smoothly. They were a complete BLAST to work with and make the whole day about US! Out of every detail of our wedding, our photographers were the thing people commented on most. How they stayed out of the way but still interacted effortlessly with guests. How they remembered everyone’s name after the first encounter. I cannot even begin to say enough wonderful things about Darren and Erin. STOP HERE IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A PHOTOGRAPHER!! I PROMISE YOU HAVE FOUND THE ONE!!!!Sent on 05/13/2019
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