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Sherri · Married on 07/14/2018
I can't tell you enough HOW happy we are with our photos. Ryan is so easy to work with, quick, responsive, and has a great eye which truly shows in his portfolio. We absolutely love our wedding photos! I actually found Ryan on Instagram while looking for other wedding photos that were taken at our wedding venue (Blue Mountain Lodge, Linden, VA). He had shared beautiful photos of another wedding that took place there and knew we had to reach out to him. Ryan was very quick to reply back on Instagram as well as e-mail. His pricing is very fair and we selected him for 8 hours of full coverage. We had a peace of mind because we loved his style and how he used natural lighting/landscaping. This was important to us as we wanted everything captured to be as true and authentic to our wedding day as possible. In addition, he already knew the layout and location of our venue and even gave us details about it before we even visited it in person. From start to finish, he was very professional, straight forward, and accommodating. We booked him within 2 weeks before even meeting in person solely based on our e-mails and his patience in answering all our questions. We met him about 3 weeks before our wedding and that meeting was easy as pie. We filled out a questionnaire and told him briefly about what shots we wanted and he delivered. On the day of our wedding, he showed up early and nailed it working solo. My bridal party and I were running so behind on schedule with make-up/hair appointments that I was worried we wouldn't have ANY photos of us getting ready... and to my surprise, Ryan got a ton. There were so many things I missed/thought I missed and rest assured, Ryan got them. There were posed, candids, and many shots he got that really captured all the emotions throughout the day. He sent us sneak peek photos, updates on his editing progress, and turn around for getting our photos was quick. Everyone loves our photo gallery and we have our dream wedding photos. Thank you!
Hillary · Married on 11/17/2018
Just Book Ryan, he’s the best!
RW photography is the best investment you will make for your wedding. So easy to work with and professional.
Anna · Married on 11/03/2018
Gorgeous pictures, wonderful photographer!
My husband and I could not be happier with Ryan as our wedding photographer. He delivered on absolutely stunning wedding pictures. In addition, he did our engagement photos which were equally fantastic. Ryan was a calm presence and captured natural moments throughout the day. We are incredibly pleased with our pictures and would hire him again in a heartbeat. Thank you for beautifully capturing our day, Ryan!Sent on 03/09/2019
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Barb · Married on 10/20/2018
Absolutely gorgeous photos - great value
We can’t say enough good things about Ryan and RW Photography. I was floored at the prices of photographers in the DMV, but he had a package that worked for us that was reasonably priced, so I decided to meet with him. I knew a few minutes in that he was it, He’s very professional but laid back at the same time. This is the sort of personality you need on a super stressful day!!
He knew exactly what shots to set up and he was very quick .. just snapping a few of each “pose” and moving on. It was totally painless ( fun even!). We were able to join our guests at cocktail hour.
Most importantly, our pictures are amazing!!! There are SO MANY great shots!!
Also, he emailed us two photos the night of the wedding as a sneak peak which I thought was super thoughtful and awesome - and it gave me something to post to social media the same day we were
It also took less than a month to get
all the digital photos. We appreciated the option to just have those and not have to purchase a bunch of albums that we didn’t want or need.
Can’t say enough god things!!
Alicia · Married on 09/08/2018
Friendly and knowledgeable photographer! Great natural photos!
Ryan was amazing! He was very helpful prior to the start of the ceremony, by offering suggestions to help make the preparations of the day run smoother and more relaxed. He was able maximize the little time we had and get a lot of beautiful and creative shots. He knows exactly what he wants and is able to clearly communicate his vision to the bride and groom. He is very experienced and was able to navigate our wedding in a calm and confident manner. Great natural photos that don’t look too fake or airbrushed!
james · Married on 08/11/2018
We recently used Ryan Wolfkiel of RW Photography for our wedding in Linden, Virginia. Ryan made our special day absolutely seamless. Ryan's talent and professionalism absolutely exceeded our expectations. With his talent and eye for details our pictures came out unbelievably perfect. Ryan was patient, punctual, courteous, and a complete joy to work with from start to finish. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who expects quality.
Edward · Married on 07/27/2018
Ryan was fantastic! He took fantastic photos and was extremely professional, and a very nice person to hang out with. We couldn't be happier!
Brooke · Married on 06/22/2018
Most importantly, we are thrilled with the photos that Ryan captured during our wedding day. Working with Ryan throughout the process was easy from start to finish. He made sure to listen, and also to tell us what was needed or what he recommended. On the day of our wedding, Ryan was flexible, but assertive enough to make recommendations that helped capture the day and ensure we got every photo we wanted without compromising time with our guests. As the day wore on, we almost forgot Ryan was there, and the results speak for themselves.
Tara · Married on 06/02/2018
Ryan was exactly what we were looking for in a photographer for our wedding day. We also had an engagement shoot which I would highly recommend as our photos turned out amazing!! Ryan is professional, friendly and has a great eye for capturing amazing photos! All of our photos came back so quickly and we are so happy with them. I would highly recommend RW Photography!
Shannon · Married on 05/26/2018
We had a great experience with RW photography. They were quick, efficient and the photos looked great. We also received our photos back in record time. I would defiantly recommend them.Sent on 06/06/2018
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C&C · Married on 05/25/2018
Ryan was the perfect photographer for our wedding day! He was professional, friendly, and easy going throughout our engagement shoot and on our wedding day. We love the pictures and thought he did amazing work capturing so many beautiful moments from our day. We would definitely recommend working with Ryan!
Maria · Married on 05/12/2018
RW Photography's photos were fantastic. He captured the major events as well as the tiny details of my wedding. His photos were very artistic and he was very easy to work with. I have pictures of every aspect of the wedding I wanted.
Jen · Married on 03/08/2018
Ryan was great! He’s the cool, calm and collected type. I loved our pictures and we were very happy overall.
Mary · Married on 10/27/2017
We were so pleased with Ryan's great work in capturing our wedding! His creativity and flexibility were highlighted when he photographed our ceremony and reception split over two days. He is professional, approachable, and easy to work with. We are so happy with the finished product and would recommend him for all special events, big or small.
Neha · Married on 10/08/2017
We were married on a beautiful October day in the forest and Ryan captured so many lovely moments for us. While the day was beautiful it was also extremely humid and warm and Ryan happily trudged with us through the woods quite a ways to get the shots we wanted by the water, which he had scouted out beforehand. He was very accommodating in taking shots of guests who asked him to do so up until the last moment and even beyond. Ryan’s services were very reasonably priced and he remains quickly responsive to emails and questions even after the wedding. We are happy to recommend him to anyone who would like some unforgettable pics of their own day!Sent on 01/24/2018
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Caitlin · Married on 09/16/2017
RW Photography was awesome! Ryan did such a great job capturing our special day!
Kelsey · Married on 09/09/2017
Had such a wonderful experience with RW Photography, I recommend Ryan to everyone I know!
Danielle · Married on 09/03/2017
Ryan was amazing to work with! All of his pictures were better then I ever could have imagined. Would definitely recommend!
Julianne · Married on 09/02/2017
My sister and I both hired RW Photography to shoot our weddings, one year apart. We are both so happy with the quantity AND quality of our photos. Ryan is truly the best of the best - he is easy to work with and has incredible talent. As a bonus, I had my photos less than two weeks after my wedding. Brides have enough to worry about. If Ryan is behind the camera, you'll have one less worry on your mind. :)
Dawn · Married on 08/05/2017
Ryan was absolutely wonderful to work with. He took all of the pictures we requested and many more candid throughout the evening. I have only seen my sneak peak at this point but they were absolutely wonderful! He even gave us a suggestion about asking the winery if they wanted us to leave up our Chinese lanterns which saved us so much cleanup time! I would rethink to anyone!Sent on 08/19/2017
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Amy · Married on 05/27/2017
I am so happy with my choice in RW Photography for my wedding photos. I can't even count the number of people who have told me how great our photos were. Ryan took both our engagement photos and our wedding photos. It was such a pleasure to work with Ryan. For our engagement photos, he traveled a long distance to the Greenbier Resort in southern WV. My husband and I had walked around the resort the day prior to find places that we would want our photos done. Ryan was accommodating but also had so many great ideas himself. He was able to direct us and guide us through the photos (which was probably very difficult - we are no where close to a career in modeling!). He took photos in places we didn't know about and places where we never would have thought would be good. And all within 2 hours. Additionally, he was willing to meet us again the next day for a 30 min casual photo session.
For our wedding, we chose the package with two photographers. Miguel was amazing and took some of my favorite photos from the wedding, which was a special moment in which my husband's mother and father gave my husband his wedding gift from me (cuff links that were lockets with photos of his grandparents). It was an emotional moment that was captured beautifully. Again, Ryan was able to guide us around the venue to various places to capture so many beautiful photos - places I never would have guessed would have made great photos. We had so many great photos that I had a very difficult time choosing photos to print.
Two other wonderful things about RW photography. First, all of the photos are yours. You can print whatever you want, where you want, and as many as you want. You can share them. You have the rights to your photos. Additionally, he uses a very professional website. You receive a login and password to access your photos.
I can't say enough about RW Photography. This was the BEST choice I made.
Elaine · Married on 05/20/2017
Wonderful photographer. He was very personable, flexible and professional. We love our wedding photos and could not have asked for a better experience!!!
Brittany · Married on 05/20/2017
Ryan was such a great photographer choice for my wedding! He was very professional and was always willing to answer my questions by email, even if they may have been a repeat of a previous question. My husband and I live in Pittsburgh which was 3 hours away from our wedding ceremony/reception site and Ryan was willing to do everything by skype to make it easier for us and was willing to travel to Pittsburgh to take our engagement photos. The day of our wedding he arrived early and I didn't need to worry about him needing anything. Throughout the day he was very calm and organized with taking pictures and didn't get stressed out by anything. It was nice to see that the day of the wedding when everything starts to get down to the wire and people started to become stressed. Having him be so calm allowed me to be much calmer and know that I didn't need to worry about getting all the pictures I wanted for my wedding day. Ryan also got our pictures back to us much, much sooner than I anticipated, granted I got married in late April and not in the middle of wedding season but we got our pictures back while we were still on our honeymoon. It was so wonderful to be able to look at them while on our honeymoon and relive the day. My husband and I are not very good at taking photos together but Ryan was able to provide lots of tips on how to pose and what would look best. He was very patient with us and never seemed to get annoyed or agitated. I would definitely recommend Ryan for your wedding!
Amanda · Married on 05/06/2017
Ryan is a professional, calm, and easy to work with photographer. His work is absolutely beautiful and natural. I was extremely pleased by the photos I received from him for my engagement and wedding. My fiancé, who doesn't normally like to get his picture taken, was extremely comfortable with Ryan. It made the photos turn out wonderful, as I could tell we could easily relax and listen to Ryan's direction as to what we needed to do.
Ryan works quick but efficient. There was never I time I was wasn't sure "what to be doing." He helps not only pose you, but also manages to capture wonderful candid moments throughout your wedding day.
Ryan took my wedding photos on a rainy day on May 6, 2017 at Stone Mill Inn. We decided to take the pictures in the light rain, as my venue was outside and I really wanted to have natural light photos. Wow! My photos turned out beyond beautiful! I am so glad it actually rained on my wedding day. Haha. (Believe it or not, I am telling the truth!) Regardless of the weather, however, my engagement pictures were taken in the sun and they still turned out just as wonderful! Ryan knows how to capture the right lighting with his camera, no matter what the weather may be. This is proof to me that I hired the right photographer!
If I was planning my wedding all over again, I would go with Ryan in a heartbeat. I booked him an entire year ahead of my wedding day, as he books up fast! I cannot stop looking at all my wedding photos. I have printed 16x20 and 11x14 prints already, and the resolution is so clear! I couldn't be more pleased!
Thank you Ryan for everything, my photos are a dream come true.
User6196565 · 2+ years ago
Ryan was able to find the perfect locations for pictures at our wedding venue. I was worried about finding an outside area that would look great. I trusted Ryan to find a garden or what he thought was the best option for pictures and he delivered! I am very happy how my pictures came out.Sent on 02/16/2017
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