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"When Andrew and I were planning our wedding, we knew we wanted to spend a big part of our budget on photography. Andrew is a photographer himself and I had a very specific vintage vision for the photos, so between the two of those things, we were very picky on style and artistry. Sarah knew exactly what we wanted, but also had her own vision that meshed well with ours. We knew she would make the photos tell the story of us.
We were so pleased with the whole process: the meeting beforehand, the actual shoot, and obviously, the finished product. The most important thing, however, was being able to have a photographer who knew us and loved us and wanted to capture our special day. Sarah did an amazing job of being a part of our wedding rather than just another thing on the to-do list. We love Sarah Shreves Photography!"
- Lindsey + Andrew
"If you would like cookie-cutter photos full of awkward smiles and unnatural moments, I would highly recommend looking elsewhere. Sarah's work is artistic and unique, while grounded and inviting. She does not take pictures; she tells stories.
When it came time to choose a wedding photographer, there was no question for me. Having observed Sarah's work over several years and watched her evolve through the diverse projects she has taken on, I knew I wanted the day's special moments to be captured through her eyes.
I made the right choice. The day of, Sarah was a pleasure to work with: she can adapt to any situation, getting the job done without ever letting an infectious smile leave her face. Not only did the images Sarah captured look beautiful, but they also managed to reflect the range of emotions a wedding can bring: some were soft and intimate; others were fun and energetic; and all demonstrated the technique and creative eye of a professional."
- Jenny + Austin
"My husband and I adored working with Miss Shreves! We felt instantly at ease with her warm demeanor and original artistic vision. We knew during our engagement photo shoot with her that we had picked the perfect photographer for our wedding. Looking back at our wedding hires, going with Sarah as our photographer was without a doubt the best investment and decision we made. She was so fun to work with and had a way of making us feel less shy in front of the camera.
She hopped fences, shot in the rain, and climbed atop various objects to insure we got the perfect shots. We were overwhelming pleased with the engagement and wedding photos we received from her, they exceeded our wildest expectations. Our wedding wouldn't be remembered the same way without Sarah's breathtaking photos hanging in our home as daily reminders of the best day of our life."
- Allison + Stephen
"It was such a pleasure working with Sarah for our engagement shoot and our wedding. She is incredibly talented. She has such a calming presense and was so patient with my family, all my guests, and with my husband and I. She makes you feel comfirtable and at ease. Everything she does is with a smile.
Sarah spent all day with us and brought an assistant. She took pictures before the ceremony, during, and after, until the end of the reception. She captured all the family and friend shots we wanted, and helped create a timeline with me so that we could achieve time for creative, artistic, intimate and romantic pictures. Sarah has an amazing eye for a beautiful shot, and I absolutely love her work. We were able to get some slightly more traditional wedding photos, and many creative photographs that are beautiful simply as pieces of art, above and beyond a "wedding photo." She knows how to capture the special moments and the little details that you want to remember forever.
I loved that the photos do not look staged or cliché - she created lovely pictures that capture the beauty of our location and the excitement, emotion and magic of the wedding day.
She was totally dedicated to getting great shots - even hiking through Torrey Pines and wading in the ocean in the evening for the perfect pictures. Her patience, professionalism, expertise, and imaginative eye were all greatly appreciated. Everyone who has seen our wedding album or our home loves the photos. Her work exceeded every expectation and I would certainly hire her again at any opportunity. Everything she does is magic."
- Jessica + Mark