We're not your average photo studio.

We are experienced photojournalists and documentarians who believe that the content we produce should serve as a reminder of rich, real memories. We believe that your story should be out in front, that it should drive the nature of the content we create. Our work isn't limited to jpeg's on a jump drive–we create comprehensive documentary products that are designed to preserve the true essence of your story as you experience it. Our philosophy is born of the idea that your relationship with your partner is unique, valuable, and worthy of celebrating. Oh yeah... and we love to party.

Always Attentive

At weddings, we prefer to be hands-off, to fade into the background. We are there to observe, to soak it in, to understand and appreciate every nuance of your day so that when you return to your photos in the future, they aren't only pretty, they're real.

Never Obtrusive

We understand that the relationship between photographer and subject requires a great deal of trust. We also understand that the exchange goes two ways: we offer you our best photos, you offer us the opportunity to share in extremely special moments. The resulting relationships are ones we sincerely treasure.

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Totally Real

We believe that great stories and great relationships are worth celebrating, and that this is what a great wedding is—a celebration of meaningful relationships. As storytellers of multiple mediums, we believe that our job is to see, feel, and save these celebratory feelings, not to manufacture them.

Your story deserves a big toolbox.

We believe that any content–photos, video, etc.–works best as one part of a larger storyteller's toolbox. We create comprehensive documentary products that are designed to tell your story from every angle, and from your own words.

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Photography

We started as a photography business, and this is still our bread and butter. We believe that your photos should be defined not by the tastes of your photographer, but rather by the flavor of your story. At weddings, we prefer to be hands-off, to fade into the background. We are there to observe, to soak it in, to understand and appreciate every nuance of your wedding day so that when you return to your photos in the future, they aren't only pretty, they're real. Our portraits reflect the same attention to the individuals we work with. No two weddings or portrait sessions are exactly alike; we work to make sure the images we create reflect the uniqueness of the persons in them.

Documentary Audio

Stories are nuanced. They are full of details, inside jokes, little pieces that don't always come across in photographs. At every phase of the process, we offer you the opportunity to share these nuances in your own words. From interviews to wedding day sound-gathering to post-wedding story sharing events, adding voices and sound to your story ensures that every element of it is preserved.

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Photo Booth

Anybody who's ever taken a selfie knows that photos can be an active part of the party! Invite your guests to pose for a shot (or five) in our fully-lit, staffed photo booth, then watch as the photos are beamed live to a 50-inch LED tv screen in the middle of the party. We'll provide a ton of fun props and a dry-erase board to write messages. Think of it as a dynamic, real-time guestbook. Our photo booth is unfailingly a highlight of any party. Afterwards, all the photos are uploaded to a gallery where you and your guests can order downloads and prints. New profile picture, anyone?

Documenatry Video

When combined with other storytelling tools, video can add a dynamic dimension to your story. Our video work is done documentary style. It is designed to work with the other elements of your story. We believe while moving images can be engrossing, they deserve to be created with great care and sensitivity. We bring the eyes of visual journalists to our video work and craft a theater-quality documentary.

StoryTelling Events

Really, what's the point of preserving a great story if you don't get together with your favorite people and relive it? In an era where photos and videos are dumped onto Facebook and forgotten forever, we think that this element–reliving your story with actual people deserves a nod. Whether after your wedding or simply when all your family/friends are in town, bring your favorite people and memories–photos, home videos, etc.– to our studio (we'll provide drinks/snacks) and we'll host a sharing party. If you choose, we'll record the conversations and include them in the final documentary products we produce.

 

Way more than jpegs on a jump drive.

We offer a variety of highly customized products, suitable for every coffee table, wall, or screen. And if you want something that's not listed here, we're happy to make it happen.

Custom Books & Albums

We work with you to design a book or album that is unique to your story. Combine photos, captions, quotes, and long-form writing with a huge selection of  materials and styles to create a product that saves every detail of your story in a unique and long-lasting way.

Documentary Multimedia

We believe that individual mediums (photography, video, writing, etc.) are only as valuable as the story they tell. From photos to video to audio, we let the nature of the story dictate the tools that are best for telling it. Schedule a consultation to discuss how best we can tell your story.

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Professional Prints

We offer a wide variety of photographic prints,  including canvas wraps, framed prints, and good old-fashioned glossy paper prints. Whether displayed above the mantle or on the fridge next to the report cards, we can print it for you.