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Daniel D. · Married on 08/29/2020
Top-notch quality, from the perspective of a photography family.
My wife Jaime and I were blown away at the level of service, detail, and professionalism offered by Joey and his team for our August 2020 wedding at Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, MD.
Challenging would be an understatement, and Joey never missed a beat. Despite everything going on and all of our requests, concerns and worries, Joey was always super helpful and responsive. He was always a phone call, video chat, or text away. He truly felt like an extension of our planning and I cannot thank him enough.
The quality of his photography is absolutely top-notch. My father has been a photojournalist for over 50 years, and I was determined to find a wedding photographer that my dad would be impressed by. I did NOT want my dad taking the photo's at our wedding, so finding someone who knew their stuff was very important. Both during the wedding and also when we got the photos, my dad reached out to tell me how impressed he was by the quality of the images. Success!
We found Joey's wedding packages to be very reasonably priced given the level of quality we received. Your search for a wedding photographer in Annapolis or Baltimore stops and ends here.
I should also add that his assistant, Samantha, was an absolute pleasure to work with and gave us the consistency that you would hope for in having a second photographer at the event.
I hope to cross paths with Joey again in the future and will be recommending him to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.Sent on 09/08/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Dan (and Jaime), I am so humbled by your kind and undeserving words. It is couples like you and Jaime that I enjoy working with - couples sophisticated, yet down-to-earth, easy-going, and have winsome and attractive personalities. Indeed, it was MY pleasure to work with you!
Casey G. · Getting married on 12/02/2021
An amazing experience with Joey!
Working with Joey for our engagement shoot was a dream come true! From the moment we met him, we felt connected to him and the recent shoot we did proved just that. He made us feel incredibly comfortable and able to be ourselves while taking photos of us that will hang in our home for many years to come! I can't say enough good things about Joey's talent behind the camera and his ability to bring out the best in his clients in the photos he takes!Sent on 08/31/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Casey, thank you so much for you sweet compliments! It really was MY pleasure working with you and Kevin! Couples like you both make my job easy and a true joy. I can't wait to serve you both, along with your families and friends on your wedding day! For those potential clients reading this review/reply, here is the link to the blog with your photos: https://trans4mationphotography.com/casey-and-kevin-engagement-photo-session-patterson-park-pagoda-annapolis-wedding-photographer/
Ashley T. · Married on 12/05/2020
Best Day Ever
I had my first interaction with Joey right before the pandemic hit and shut the world down. From the first time I met him I knew we were making the right decision to have him and his team capture our day. Joey is very detailed oriented and takes the time to provide a planning checklist to make sure all your expectations and things that are important to you are documented and captured. Communication lines were always open when we needed to talk, especially through all of the COVID restrictions. I could not recommend Joey and his team any more. The day was a dream come true and I will forever have all the beautiful photos him and his team captured to look back on.Sent on 02/19/2021
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Ashley, thank you so much for you kind words of support. Indeed, it was a pleasure to serve you and Justin and pull off a stunning wedding right in the middle of the coronavirus. I am grateful that you both asked me to be your wedding photographer and appreciate your highest recommendation! Blessings to you and your soon to be new addition! :)
Christa K. · Married on 10/31/2020
Easy, enjoyable, flexible, responsive
Joey is a delight. Very organized and responsive and follows up. Excited to have hired him to photograph our big day.Sent on 11/22/2019
Kelsey M. · Married on 10/29/2020
You found your Wedding Photographer!
Joey and the group at Trans4Mation photography were amazing from our first meeting, to now! The amount of time Joey spends with his clients, and getting to know his clients is an extremely special experience. Joey pays special attention to the small details, and to the big details as well. He was always on time, and professional! Joey and his second photographer, Desirae, were amazing the day of our wedding- Desirae even helped fix my hair when it was falling out! Trans4mation goes above and beyond, and we are SO happy we chose them. Even through the pandemic, and the hassle of rescheduling, Joey made it work, at no extra cost. We thank Joey and Trans4Mation photography for our BEAUTIFUL wedding pictures!Sent on 12/07/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Kelsey and Chris, first of all, congratulations once again on your wedding! Kelsey, you looked stunning and have this incredible ability to put a smile on everyone you meet! Love it! From the moment we met, through the engagement session, and again through a pandemic, it was always delightful and a joy to interact with you and serve you. I know I've said this before and I will keep saying it.... thank you both so much for serving our communities in the professions you both have selected. If that doesn't say much about your amazing character, I don't know what else I can say ;-)
Emma R. · Married on 09/26/2020
From our first interaction with Joey, we had such a smooth process! He is so organized down to his planning checklist. He makes sure that each step from engagement pictures down to the first look is exactly what you are looking for! He is very helpful in providing direction for those of us who aren't models for posed and non-posed pictures to make sure he captures the perfect moments. He was also very communicative throughout the entire COVID process to make sure each of his clients was not in the dark! Our day would not have been complete without Joey! Book him now!!Sent on 10/04/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Corey and Emma, thank you so much for your very sweet compliments. It was particularly delightful to walk along side of you during this difficult 2020 and I am so glad everything came together and you all had such a beautiful wedding. Congratulations and thanks again for asking me to capture your very special day! Blessing!
Natalie C. · Married on 08/22/2020
Flexibility, friendliness, professionalism, and great service are how I would describe Joey. The passion Joey has for photography was evident from our first consultation meeting with him. Everything he brought to the meeting was professionally organized and my husband and I felt very happy with every option we selected for our contract.
We had originally planned to marry in Annapolis on May 1st, but COVID19 restrictions made us put the brakes on for a spring wedding. Four rounds of letters and three date changes later, we finally celebrated our wedding at the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) on August 22nd. Joey was fantastic to work with through it all. We were extremely appreciative for the flexibility and care he showed us as we navigated through each date and venue change. He even went above and beyond to help us with the zoom call so our virtual guests could participate. We had just planned on tech support for guests if they needed it, but he and Samantha went above and beyond by moving the iPad with the zoom call throughout the venue. Our virtual guests told us that it felt like being there! We recently received our pictures from the wedding and they're perfect. We highly recommend Joey and Trans4mation Photography for any event!
Sent on 09/23/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Natalie (and Shawn), thank you so much for your generous and gracious words! It feels like you're talking about someone other than me ;-)
Jayme B. · Married on 08/01/2020
We are so thankful we chose Joey to be our photographer. We have spent some time with Joey now since COVID impacted our original date, but he personally canceled his vacation to participate in our wedding. If that doesn't show you how committed he is I don’t know what does. We had a large bridal party and he was able to keep everyone focused!!! He directed everyone and it made the day so easy. The photos are jaw dropping. There are so many to choose from that we love! He even capture a bunch of our guests, which was a nice touch. Highly recommend! He's worth the price. If i have learned anything, don’t go cheap on photography look at their artistic ability.Sent on 08/19/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Jayme, Jayme, Jayme... wow. Your words are so kind, so generous and I feel unworthy of the compliments, but I am grateful for the opportunity you and Michael gave me to serve you, your friends and families. I am so happy that you enjoyed the experience and the photos. It is always my privilege to serve the great men and women in the military - and so I am grateful for YOU! Maybe you be blessed and find all the desires of your heart as you start this new journey! :)
Leah K. · Married on 04/26/2020
Joey Saved the Day!!
Joey literally saved my husband and mine's wedding. 2 months before our wedding our photographer had to pull out due to health reasons. We frantically started searching for another photographer and within minutes of sending an inquiry email to him, we received a response. Later that day we had a video meeting with him where he took the time to talk us through his whole process and answer any questions we may have. The day of the wedding Joey was fantastic, keeping everyone laughing, moving quickly, and keeping us in the loop with everything. He was punctual and very professional. We got our photos in a really good amount of time and we were blown away by them!! They are heartbreakingly beautiful and delivered on everything! Everyone was amazed and impressed with Joey capturing all the great moments of the day. Book Joey as soon as you can!! It will be the best decision you make!!Sent on 12/07/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Leah and Justin, thank you so much for your kind words! I was so glad that I was able to step in and help you both out and create beautiful memories of your very special day! Congratulations and thanks again for asking me to be your wedding photographer! Blessings!
Emily V. · Married on 03/09/2020
Joey and his assistant exceeded our expectations and were able to provide the level of expertise we didn't know we needed. They were very friendly and captured some great memories for us.Sent on 11/20/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Emily (and James), thank you so much for selecting me to be your wedding photographer. I am always aware that couples like you have many options when it comes to photographers, so I am always grateful whenever brides and grooms enjoy my work and approach to my art, then ask me to capture their very special day in photographs!
Allie H. · Married on 11/09/2019
AMAZING response time!
Deciding to go with Joey as our photographer was the easiest decision in our wedding planning! We chose Joey because he goes the extra mile by providing helpful wedding resources, vendor recommendations, and AMAZING response time. He provides multiple ways to get in contact with him, and he never took longer than 10 minutes to answer an email or text. This is something I really appreciated. He truly helped make wedding planning feel less stressful, especially on the day of. He did a great job helping us keep our timeline for our first look photos, and the order of events after the ceremony. We felt so comfortable with Joey, which produced genuine happiness and laughter in our photos.
Another reason why he chose Joey was that we had a 5:30 pm wedding in November, so most of our wedding would be in the dark! Joey was prepared with years of experience to capture our happy moments with or without natural light!
After the wedding, Joey posts a wedding blog with a 'sneak-peak' of your photos, and it was so lovely having these while we waited for the rest of our photos. He did a beautiful job organizing our favorite photos into a leather photo album.
Joey did an incredible job with our wedding and my husband and I highly recommend him to anyone!!Sent on 01/05/2020
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Allie and Daniel, thank you both so much for trusting and asking me to photography your very special day! It was such a delightful experience for Ursula and I to join you at the South River Golf Club. So glad the weather cooperated enough to see your dad do a fist pump when he first saw you in the dress, and then again when Daniel reacted with joyous tears during the first look. It's these moments that make my joy so rewarding. Thanks again and many blessings to both of you!
Allison · Married on 10/26/2019
The most amazing photos!
So this is a story! I went to a bridal expo Feb 2018. and I was not engaged just yet, but my now husband and I went ring shopping already so my mom, sister and I decided just to go look at an expo for ideas of vendors. This is where I met Joey. Instantly we had a connection because his personality was just so out there ( in a good way) compared to all the other photographers who we had met that were just so....well dull. Joey sat us right now and showed us all of his work and it was all so beautiful. Fast forward to July 2018, we finally got engaged! I was not sure of our wedding date yet BUT the day after we got engaged I emailed Joey saying that I remembered him from the expo and I had to have him as my photographer! As soon as we had our date, I told him and he was luckily available! My husband and I had a meeting with him, and my husband is a little reserved at times, but he could NOT stop talking about how much he loved Joeys work and how professional he was. Joey was so easy to work with and very flexible. I cancelled our engagement photos last minute and had to change them and Joey was very accommodating for that. Our engagement photos turned out beautifully! Leading up to the wedding, Joey and I had many phone calls just to get a timeline down and it just put my mind at ease. The day of was a breeze! Him and his partner were so much fun to work with and listened to every photo that I had asked for. I received some of our sneak peaks and they are stunning! I cannot wait to see the rest of them!Sent on 11/06/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Wow, wow! Allison, you are incredibly sweet with your compliments, and they are consistent with the person you are: someone who is beautiful inside-out, appreciates beautiful expressions (like your Stella York dress and good photographers ;-), and is very considerate of others. Not surprising considering that you are a very much loved and respected trauma nurse! Your bridal party was sweet, a hoot, and gorgeous all at the same time, making my time all the more fun.
Lisa K. · Married on 10/12/2019
You end up spending a lot of time with your photographer on your wedding day, you want to make sure they are someone you really enjoy being around. Joey is fun when he needs to be, calm when you're ready to be stressed and firm enough to ensure you get the pictures you want. My husband and I are not used to being the center of attention and Joey made us feel comfortable enough to get the intimate pictures I didn't think were possible. I can't recommend his services highly enough - you can't go wrong with Joey!Sent on 11/18/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Lisa (and Daniel), thank you both so much for your sweet and complimentary words! I was so excited to join you both for your unique approach to your ceremony and then celebrate it at the historic, textured, and beautiful open-air Patapsco Female Institute! Everything turned out gorgeous, right down to the beautiful weather we had. Thank you for asking me to join you and capture your photos on this special day. Here's to many years of blessings, health, joy, and success! :)
Kris G. · Married on 10/11/2019
Nothing but Praise
I highly recommend Joey and his team for your event. He is dedicated to giving you the most top notch service, and I felt in great hands on my wedding day. I was incredibly pleased with the special moments he captured and the speediness of his responses and follow up.Sent on 11/15/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Kris and Chris - you both were such an amazing couple to work with. The praise is really toward your sweet and winsome personalities! Desirae and I had so much fun working with you, your family and friends at the always stunning Antrim 1844 venue. What a gorgeous day and wedding it was. Blessings, health, joy, and success to both of you!
Kim R. · Married on 09/07/2019
Our engagement session was a lot of fun to shoot and the results were amazing! Wedding days are always crazy and Joey was able to roll with the punches and still produces great results! His flexibility and responsiveness was very helpful with the planning process. Highly recommend! Thanks to Joey we have amazing pictures that will last a lifetime!Sent on 11/10/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Kim (and John), your review and compliments are very sweet! 😄 despite the compressed schedule between the engagement photo session and the wedding, we made it all work perfect! It was my pleasure to serve you, John, and your sweet families (say hi to Mikaela and Ginny!) and grateful that you asked me to captured your very special day 🥂 at Mountain Branch Country Club. All the best!
Kabria · Married on 09/01/2019
Best Wedding Photography
Joey deserves beyond 5 stars. My mom and I met Joey at a wedding convention and instantly from his personality and his beautiful display of photographs I knew I wanted him to be my wedding photographer. Hiring Joey was the best decision my husband and I have made. He is so easy to work with and goes beyond the call of duty to make your vision come true. Joey is super personable and professional and really gives his clients the individual attention they need. On our wedding day Joey brought such a great energy and made sure he got every shot we truly wanted. I can’t even begin to talk about the pictures. I thought our engagement photos taken by Joey were beautiful but when we received just the sneak peak of our wedding photos I was absolutely blown away. The pictures were stunning. Not only were the pictures stunning but Joey caught so many special moments that truly captured the feeling and love of our wedding day. I am so pleased with Joey’s work and I would recommend him to anyone looking for an amazing photographer for their wedding.Sent on 12/03/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Kabria and James, what can I say? Your comments and review is incredibly sweet and super appreciated. In truth, you both made my job super easy and it was a pleasure to serve you. You wedding was truly a grand and stunning event. Epic! So thanks again for asking Trans4mation Photography to be your Annapolis wedding photographer. Here's to you both - to many blessings, joy, health, and success! ~ Joey
Nikki S. · Married on 07/27/2019
He was great at capturing all the different parts of the day!!Sent on 09/25/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Nikki (and Jonathan), thank you so much for asking Desirae and me to be your wedding photographers! It was a pleasure to serve you, your families and friends at the historic church and gorgeous Liberty Mountain Resort. We captured some amazing photos on the golf course! :)
Sidney C. · Married on 07/13/2019
Responsive, Friendly, and Professional Wedding Photographer
Joey from Trans4mation Photography was a great wedding photographer. He was very friendly throughout our entire experience, from the very first meeting all the way through the actual day of the wedding. Joey was always ready to answer our emails or text messages about any of the logistics behind our 7-hour booking.Sent on 11/21/2019
We were very happy with the photos we received! Both my wife and I felt that Joey went the extra mile for his clients and would highly recommend his vibrant energy to anyone looking for an event photographer.
Married July 2019 in Baltimore, MD.
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Sidney and Stella, thank you both so much for asking me (Trans4mation Photography) to take part in your very special day at Belvedere Hotel! What a beautiful event it was. Thank you for your sweet words supporting this Annapolis Wedding Photographer! 😀
Chelsea W. · Married on 07/05/2019
Joey was amazing to work with! He is incredibly knowledgeable in his area of expertise. His main goal was to make sure we had a fantastic time, and he was able to capture these moments perfectly!Sent on 08/13/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Chelsea and Alan, congratulations once again on a beautiful wedding day at Wisteria Cottage and Barn. Great venue, great bride and groom, great guests, and what a way to celebrate. I am both humbled and honored that you would ask me to capture this very important day, knowing full well that you had many photographers to choose from. Without the referral from a prior wedding, I would have never known the amazing Chelsea from South Dakota! :)
Abby · Married on 06/29/2019
Joey was great! He was professional and very reliable. At our first meeting, he took the time to not only discuss all our photo options, but to get a real feel for what my husband and I were looking for. With his wide range of packages, we were able to pick what fit our needs/wants best (and even customize it!) On the day of our wedding, Joey & Ursula were on time, very efficient and we’re able to capture all of our special moments. They truly did an amazing job!! 10/10 would recommend them!Sent on 10/06/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Abby and Josh, thank you so much for you sweet compliments!
Bryson D. · Married on 06/22/2019
We can’t say enough about how amazing our experience with Trans4mation photography was. Joey was efficient and FUN! We had our sneak peak three days after our wedding and all of our photos within three weeks. Everything went like clockwork and the photos are stunning! Our day day was so perfect and we have so many amazing photographs to admire and revisit it forever! We would recommend Joey and Trans4mation Photography for anyone getting married!Sent on 07/14/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Marissa and Bryson, it was absolutely a pleasure for me and Desirae to serve you, your families and friends! Marissa was a stunner of a bride (and Bryson didn't look so bad himself ;-) It was delightful to captured your day in creative and artistic ways - ways your can treasure forever! Thanks again for asking Trans4mation Photography to be there. Congratulations again and many blessings! :)
Marissa B. · Married on 06/22/2019
A Type A’s Dream
We had the best time working with Joey and Desirae. He was so organized, accommodating and FUN!! He kept our rowdy group in check and captured some amazing pictures. He was quick to get us a sneak preview (within 2 days of the wedding!) and the rest of our photos were available not long after. His pre-wedding form was super helpful in keeping me organized and figuring out what pictures we wanted for the day of. We’d recommend Trans4mation over and over again!!Sent on 08/22/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Marissa, it was such a pleasure to serve you both on what turned out to be an amazing day! (of course, what else would it be!). Forget your "Type A" reference... you were an A+ bride, gorgeous inside and out, which made serving you, your friends and families all the more enjoyable. Congratulations once again!
Shelby D. · Married on 06/08/2019
Wonderful Wedding Photography!
We enjoyed having Joey and Desirae capture our beautiful day! They were so professional and gave us a day we would never forget!!Sent on 08/10/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Shelby, indeed it was a privilege to join you and Matt on your very special day! You looked absolutely stunning and the camera loved you! Matt didn't look so bad either ;-)
Lauren · Married on 05/25/2019
Oh my goodness! Where do I even begin? Joey is absolutely amazing!!!! I stumbled upon him at a wedding expo and just fell in love with his personality and style. Joey is able to capture stunning pictures with ease and his personality just fit right in with my new hubby, myself, and my friends and family. He felt like he was a part of the festivities, rather than a vendor.
During the our wedding ceremony and reception, he truly was a "fly on the wall," we didn't notice him and his wonderful second photographer, but knew they were there capturing every bit. He and his second photographer had such an eye and were able to capture truly spectacular pictures. I still can't stop looking at them- and we only have our "sneak peek" pictures so far!!
I really cannot sing Joey's praises enough! I even told my husband how I was a little sad after the wedding was all over because Joey's job was complete.
https://trans4mationphotography.com/sneak-peek-lauren-and-devin-belmont-manor-annapolis-wedding-photographer/?fbclid=IwAR2NNqJTBlkhgqZqo8jPB4la28r2MVNX5MI3j37XtVWqM_-RpLhtNk8KXJgSent on 05/28/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Lauren and Devin, it was absolutely a pleasure for Ursula and I to serve you, your friends and families. As I've said all along, this wedding could not have been any better. Beautiful couple who are other-centered, caring, sweet, and so much more combined with beautiful weather, a stunning venue, great food, and so much fun. What more could a photographer ask for?!? I hope to remain good friends with both of you and am grateful that you selected me to be your wedding photographer! Congratulations once again and many blessings to both of you!
Chris W. · Married on 12/29/2018
Fantastic photographer and a pleasure to have at our wedding!
Joey was a great photographer, we couldn't have asked for a better experience with him! Everyone had a great time and he made sure to get us all the pictures we wanted and helped us get a lot of great pictures we would have never thought of. He stayed active during the entire ceremony and reception without ever seeming like he was in the way. Joey quickly provided "teaser photos" within days of the wedding and they were beautiful. We can't wait to see the amazing work he has done with the rest of our pictures. We couldn't have been happier with choosing him as our photographer! Thank you Joey!Sent on 01/17/2019
Trans4mation Photography's reply:Lisa and Chris, Thank you so much for selecting me to be your photographer. It was my honor to serve you, your families, and friends. What a beautiful ceremony and reception it was at Vandiver Inn! I was very pleased to hear that you loved the photos and albums! All the best to you both (and the little one on the way)!