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Benjamin Gross · Getting married on 02/10/2021
Amazing Photographer/ Wonderful Person / Great Experience
Ryan is the best! Hands down one of the best vendors/ partners I have ever worked with. Ryan was the photographer for my Wife and I's wedding in San Francisco. He was wonderful to work with. He made a huge effort to get to know both of us before the wedding, offering great advice and being a wonderful sounding board as the day approached. The final photos and day of experience were top notch and everything we could have hoped for. Ryan's sincerity, compassion and professionalism really made our wedding day even more special than we had hoped and it was an honor to have Ryan join us as part of our journey.Sent on 03/14/2020
Sarah Fleming · Married on 05/05/2020
Amazing photographer and a joy to have around on your wedding day
Ryan is an amazing photographer and truly a joy to have around on your wedding day.
My husband and I planned a small wedding in Big Sur and I found Ryan via Google search for photographers in the area. Every bit of communication with him was flawless from the beginning. He was extremely professional and also personable.
About 6 months before the wedding our plans changed and we decided to get married at San Francisco City Hall instead with only our immediate families. Ryan was so understanding and even encouraged us to do exactly what we wanted and not stress. It was clear he wanted us to do the wedding that was right for us and he was there to support us.
Ryan met me and my sisters at my apartment in San Francisco and then rode with us to City Hall for the ceremony. After, we then hopped on a bus and stopped around our favorite places in and outside of the city. It was a rather mobile wedding and Ryan totally embraced that it was non traditional :)
There were 16 people in attendance including us. When you have such a small wedding, it’s important that any additional person gets along with the whole group. Ryan was so nice to everyone and had such a good attitude that he wasn’t just an additional person, he was really a welcomed part of the group. We were honestly so excited to have him there.
Not to mention our photos are AMAZING! They are so artistic and honest and personal. They don’t just feel like wedding photos, they feel like the perfect summary of our unique day.Sent on 05/05/2020
Amanda Bronesky · Married on 12/10/2019
Seamless experience & beautiful photos!
Ryan and another photographer (I requested two shooters) shot our Oct 2019 wedding in Saint Helena. Given we live abroad, Ryan was really flexible and did some video calls to get to know us and to help prep us for our day. On the day, he made us feel really comfortable and had us do poses that felt a little weird, but looked AMAZING in the actual photos. He's super nice and accommodating with requests. Our preview came promptly and our full photo set took less than 3 months. Would definitely work with Ryan again!Sent on 02/03/2020