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I love my wife Jill, she is so hot.
I love my sons Brody and Emory
I love the Redskins
I love Chipotle
I love people who are in love
twitter is in all of us
I love portraits
I love t shirts
making people laugh makes my insides warm
I love to call my friend Jake, Jayhawk
I shoot videos of my clients... and my sons... a lot...
I love shooting weddings
I love music, I am obsessed with it
I love my family and my wife's family
i love my iPhone a bit much.

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Casie K. Married on 06/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Crushed It

Sam and his team were helpful from the jump. He was willing to meet with us one on one to review what pictures we wanted on the day of the wedding. On the day of he was collaborative and assertive to ensure we got great pictures of what we wanted and needed because of his experience.

We will definitely be hiring him again for any future photo needs.
Vanessa G. Married on 10/15/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing amazing amazing

Sam and RJ were an absolute delight to work with. I had done a lot of photographer research and Sam Stroud鈥檚 style really caught my eye, it was the easiest vendor decision for us to make. On our wedding day, my bridesmaids and I were running extremely behind on getting ready (which definitely made me anxious for our photo timeline), but Sam assured me we鈥檇 get all of the photos we wanted and surely delivered. We were even able to attend part of our cocktail hour, which we were not expecting at all, especially with losing an hour of pictures! Adding onto that, Sam and RJ made sure to capture all of our special moments throughout the day, all while allowing us to enjoy them, and that was really important and special to us. We are so excited to get all of our pictures back and relive the day. 11/10 recommend!!!
Haley F. Married on 09/26/2020
5 out of 5 rating

The dreamiest photos!

We are beyond impressed with Sam Stroud and his team, particularly RJ and Tyler. We hired them as our wedding photographers for our Sept 26 wedding and we would recommend them to anyone and everyone. We just got the photo album back and we are truly blown away. Sam really listened to what we wanted- traditional shots mixed with some dramatic shots (b & w film, cropped, candid) and wow did his team execute. RJ and Tyler were so much fun to work with and were giving off the best energy from the moment we stepped foot at the venue through our final farewell. You could tell that they were both eager to capture our special day perfectly, and their passion and talent really come out in the photos. They were so easy to work with and I wish we had the opportunity to do it again! The picture quality/ lighting/ angles in each and every picture are incredible, and we truly feel like we get to relive the day over and over again just looking at them. I really can鈥檛 express how amazing this team is and how in love we are with the wedding album. There are a ton of photographers out there but I鈥檓 telling you these guys are insanely talented and will exceed all of your expectations. Thank you for your kindness, professionalism, and for the beautiful photos that we will treasure for a lifetime. -Haley & Jeff
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Sam's the man! You will be thrilled with Sam Stroud Photography - absolutely beautiful work and a great guy on top of that. He has a way of capturing the moments that you will cherish for a lifetime and missed on your wedding day.


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