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Shado of a Rose Photography is a photography business based in Portland, Maine, that provides services to couples celebrating their wedding day. This experienced team of photographers prides themselves on their customer focus and attention to detail. They promise to work closely with each couple to make their wedding vision a reality.

Services Offered

Shado of a Rose Photography is owned and operated by Shado and Isabelle. This dedicated duo is passionate about their work and loves working with couples on such a momentous occasion. They aim to create a seamless and enjoyable wedding experience for their clients. They offer a range of services that can be customized to the needs of each couple. They are available to travel and can use additional photographers to cover multiple locations. They give each client their undivided attention and have a strict one-wedding-per-day policy. They can provide additional hours if required and are available for boudoir, engagement, and trash-the-dress photoshoots. They provide each client’s images as high-definition digital files or matted prints and can create photo albums if requested. They also offer a range of save-the-date and thank-you cards.

  • Woman-owned

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Which of the following are included in the starting price?

2nd Shooter
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Digital Files

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?


Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

2nd Shooter
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day
Digital Files

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What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Boudoir Shoot
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Digital Files
Flush Mount
Matted Prints
Save the Date
Thank You Cards
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Mary K. Married on 04/30/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The MOST thoughtful & intentional Photographers OF ALL TIME!!!

Shado & Isabelle are an absolute pleasure to work with. They are incredibly professional, passionate, exuberant, and thoughtful. They are SO intentional about their work & they were an absolute BLAST to work with.

From our engagement photo session to our wedding, they made us feel so comfortable and relaxed. They honestly fit right in with our family & friends and they were an integral part of our special day.

From the start, I spoke with Isabelle on what our vision of the day would be & we decided that we would be a great fit to work together! I really appreciated that small step. It was the start of what turned out to be a beautiful process.

Isa and Shado don’t just capture photos, they capture the beautiful, personal, and emotional moments. They make it a point to understand you and your partner and what your intentions are for your day & your special moments together. After the first phone call, we had a few more leading up to the day, Isa and Shado even reached out to us to ask my then future husband and I what our favorite qualities of each other & what we were most looking forward to for the day. I cannot even begin to put into words how much that meant to us. From those ideas, Isa and Shado captured everything we wished and more.

I highly HIGHLY recommend this dynamic duo. We will definitely be working with them in the future! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you SO much to Shado of a Rose Photography!
Nicole K. Getting married on 08/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely amazing people and photographers :)

I don’t even know where to begin in describing just how fantastic Shado of a Rose photography was throughout the entire process!! Right from our first inquiry interaction with Isabelle and Shado we knew they were true professionals. They got back to us so quickly and set up a phone call to begin discussing our day and answered all our questions. Throughout the entire process they were prompt and available.
We had our complimentary engagement session that came with our package, and they blew us away with those photos. We loved meeting them and get comfortable with the posing process. We were a bit nervous going into the engagement session, but they made it so much fun!!
On our big day they were prompt and had a perfect back up plan ready for us when the rain was heavier than expected. They learned our bridal party names very quickly (so impressive!), and addressed people by name during photos. They made sure to capture all the shots that we requested, and then so many more. They blended right into our intimate wedding group and had fun right along with us.
We received a sneak peak just four days after the wedding that included so many photos. Our vision was to have fun, happy, and natural photos from
our day, they have exceeded our expectations!!
We can’t wait for the final album in a few weeks.
It would be a mistake not to choose these two to capture your wedding day!
Thank you Isabelle and Shado, we will be forever grateful! :)
Kendra M. Married on 10/14/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Hire them! Do it.

Shado and Isabelle were the best decision we made for our wedding day! They made us feel super comfortable, which clearly showed in the photographs they captured. We were floored eith the quality of their work. They made it an enjoyable experience from our engagement session through the wedding day. Even when the bridal party was running late, they helped us with logistics, and even secured us a ride on a golf cart to make sure the bride made it to the ceremony without getting wet in the rain! True professionals and the sweetest humans. We highly recommend them to any couples looking for beautiful photography from beautiful humans. Thank you so much Shado and Isabelle!
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Shado & Isabelle
Shado & Isabelle

Hello Friends!

Shado and Isabelle here. Nomads currently residing in Portland, but longing for adventerous days overseas. If you get to know us a bit, you'll find we love to travel. We crave experiences in unknown places and look for opporuntiites to be creative everyday. We've fallen in love with photography and each other. It's been a journey of building our business as well as our relationship. Making them both incredibly strong, foundational and reliable. We bring that dedication to our work each and every day, whether an engagement session, a wedding or merely a catch up call, we are invested and engaged.

Good luck along this journey of partnership and creating this union. We know that it's a true gift to share your life with your best friend.

Sending so much love!

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