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Wedding photography for creatives in love.

My style is distinct, a result of both my unrelenting commitment to my craft and complete trust from clients who commission me. You’re not going to read about any awards, badges, or “top 10 lists” because what matters is you’re in love with the work that you see and are ready to trust me entirely to do what I do. This trust drives me to find the perfect balance between creative experimentation and honest documentation. I mostly showcase portraits; my direction and vision come through strongest in these shots. Of course, weddings are about more than just pictures of yourselves, and I’m happy to share full galleries with you upon inquiry. My approach isn’t for everybody, but for those that feel it is I hope to talk to you soon.

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Mark O. Married on 04/15/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Experience with Sam Hurd

My wife and I hired Sam to be our wedding photographer and couldn’t have been more delighted with him. We got engaged in September 2022 and didn’t end up doing our engagement shoot til a month before our wedding because we wanted some nicer spring weather. Sam couldn’t have been more flexible as we postponed it a few times trying to get some warmer weather.

From the moment we met Sam for the engagement shoot we were quite pleased. Sam has a very easy way about him and makes you comfortable even if you’ve never done a photo shoot in your life. He makes it all seem so effortless.

Once we got the full gallery of our wedding pics we were just as thrilled. Amazing photos! Sam is a true artist; he not only knows how to capture your facial expressions for wonderful photos but knows how to capture the moment by adding in that artistic flair. Some of our photos are simply mesmerizing with his use of light and color.

I highly recommend looking up Sam to photograph your wedding!
Rebekah B. Married on 09/24/2022
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Hire sam!

HIRE SAM. HIRE SAM. HIRE SAM. Please – if you’re considering it, do it!! It was hands-down the best vendor decision made for my wedding. You will not regret it.

Need reasons? Here:

- The photos themselves. They’re gorgeous. He captured all of these little moments that are gone in a blink of an eye. His use of color is absolutely stunning and his editing is pure magic. He made everyone at the wedding look their absolute best – but also look like them. Everyone that I’ve shared the photos with is blown away by them. They are truly one-of-a-kind.
- His professionalism. Sam is a master. He is so calm, so caring, and so kind when interacting with my family, friends and other vendors -- it was truly so wonderful. My husband and I felt so comfortable being ourselves and never felts pressured or uncomfortable when we aren’t the most camera-ready two. He also got these amazing shots on the dance floor and there were times I had no idea he was there. It was incredible.
- His vision. We had a large open space venue and he would find these beautiful pockets to frame us – even in a Jenga set, which is one of my favorite photos! – and they turned out amazing. Everything has the potential to be beautiful and I love that.

Your photos are really one of the only things – or the only thing you take from your wedding. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS. Hire Sam and you’ll be set.
Rowail K. Married on 07/14/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Magical memories

Having Sam Hurd photograph our three day long wedding was hands down THE BEST decision we made!! It was truly a pleasure having Sam with us during the week, he made us feel so comfortable and it was as if we already knew him from before! It was good vibes all around. I’m amazed at how dedicated and active he is, his work is incredible! We got about 2,000+ pictures back within less than 2 months and every single shot was magic ✨ Sam’s work really made us fall in love all over again and relive the magic of our wedding. HIGHLY recommend!
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Sam Hurd is absolutely one of the best photographers on the east coast when it comes to photojournalism and wedding photography.


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