17 total reviews
From day one, Aaron and his team were some of the most professional, caring, attentive, and fun people to work with. With all the stresses that come with planning an Italian wedding, Aaron stepped right up ensuring us that he was in full control of the picture situation and that he was going to do his best to not just take pictures of our day but to instead capture memories. He allowed us to be natural, playing to our strengths and avoiding our weaknesses and never forced us into a certain type of picture if we felt awkward or uncomfortable doing so. Aaron is extremely imaginative and with each idea he had, he continued to blow us away. He has this uncanny ability to fly below the radar at an event to ultimately capture the candid moments and bring the pictures and our album to life. We really do re-live the wedding and reception every time we look at the final result. I don't think we can truly express how amazed we are with the Aaron's results. Everyone who saw our pictures absolutely loved them and had nothing but good things to say. Not only do we give our highest recommendation for Aaron Varga Photography, but we also look forward to using him again in the future.
Aaron is the absolute BEST!! I am so glad I found him. After researching photographers for our engagement pictures I knew he would be the most perfect photographer. His portfolio is amazing and his website is also great!! He is extremely responsive and his photography skills are amazing!!! If you are debating on whether or not to book him for your wedding... BOOK Him!!! You will NOT regret it :)
If you're getting married in the Pittsburgh area, go book Aaron Varga right now. If you're getting married in Hawaii or Europe or Timbuktu...then go book Aaron Varga right now and pay whatever it takes to get him there. The man's a magician behind the lens and does things I didn't even know you could do without massive amounts of Photoshop. If you want the wedding photos your parents have with boring, static, and mundane everyone-look-at-the-camera-and-smile pictures then by all means hire some other schmuck. Or better yet, just give a point-and-shoot to your grandma and have her take the pictures. But if you want the photos that wow strangers and make the people who turned down your invitation jealous for not making it, hire Aaron Varga. He won't just help you remember your special day, he'll make it more special.
Verbal reviews from random friends who saw our pictures:
"You've got the best engagement and wedding photos I've ever seen."
"You're photographer was so nice."
"Did you see your photographer laying down in the middle of the street to get that shot? It came out so good."
"How did he make the sky look so pretty?"
The list goes on. He excelled in the other stuff that matters too. His communication was superb - responding to emails and checking up better than any other vendor we had. And while he may have looked like a creeper while he was taking pictures of us behind shrubs, he couldn't have been nicer, funnier, or make us feel more comfortable. Seriously...you're wasting time. Contact him right now and if he's already booked on your wedding date...change your wedding date.
Aaron was phenomenal to work with. Our pictures turned out beautiful and he was amazing to work with. He went above and beyond to provide good service.
I would highly recommend Aaron Varga Photography. Not only are they professional and kind to work with, but their unique and artistic vision produces stunning photographs. They will capture each special moment and you will hardly realize they are there. They are great at guiding you through the poised photos and bringing the family together for those sometimes hard to capture moments. We now have wonderful mementos from both our engagement session and wedding to cherish forever thanks to Aaron Varga Photography.
Aaron is a great photographer, and an all around fun guy to work with! We hired him after looking through his website and after one phone call, because his vision and ours (as well as personalities) meshed.
The whole time during the wedding, he kept us laughing and had great ideas for photos. And the turnaround time from wedding until we got the proofs was two weeks, which is really quick! He put together an album for us to look at just to give us a layout and was really easy to work with through the picture choosing and production. As funny as this is to say, I can't wait to have kids just to use his services again!
Aaron was a pleasure to work with. We hired Aaron for both our engagement photos and wedding. He paid particular attention to what we wanted, what we liked and didn't like. He was very flexible, and proactive about getting in touch with us to ensure we were communicating our wishes and plans. I am extremely happy with the resulting photo and have recommended him to friends planning weddings and looking for a photographer.
My husband and I had the pleasure of hiring Aaron Varga Photography to photograph our wedding. He is truly a talented individual and take some of the most amazing pictures I have ever seen!!! In addition to his awesome work, he is also a joy to work with and I am so very thankful that he was a part of our big day. Totally worth it, my pictures are PRICELESS!!!!
I’m going to keep this short but sweet…
Choosing Aaron as my photographer was one of the best decisions I made. From the beginning he was there to answer any and all questions I had. He is an amazing photographer with a personality to match. My pictures were stunning and I had a blast.
Aaron Varga was our photographer for our wedding in April 2012. We could not have been more pleased with him. Not only are his pictures amazing but he is also a really great guy. He is always prompt in his correspondence. We also thought his pricing was extremely reasonable for the quality and service received. He really is great! We highly recommend Aaron!
Aaron (with the help of his wife Amanda) shot our wedding and engagement sessions and my wife and I could not be happier. He was professional, attentive, punctual, positive, imaginative, organized, thoughtful, artistic, etc., etc., etc. We could go on and on. He doesn't take stagnant pictures. He's open to suggestions and never runs out of ideas. His photos are pure, in-the-moment, and capture you in your essense.
He had the pictures ready within the month and we were absolutely floored with how beautiful they were. Just when we thought he couldn't one-up himself, we would flip to the next picture and just say "Wow!" all over again. Our suggestion is that you stop reading this review and contact him. He will not disappoint you.
Aaron is an incredible photographer who did our engagement and wedding photos. He was very flexible and was excited to take pictures at two new locations-- Frick Park in Pittsburgh as well as our wedding in Ohio. He is extremely professional and always was on time for everything-- usually being early. One thing I really liked about Aaron was that he had our photos done around a week after each session. Not only is the work top notch, but his service is as well. I would fully recommend him to anyone who is engaged, having a wedding, or would like family or baby pictures!
Aaron was a true professional. His pictures are beautiful. We were very satisfied with our engagement and wedding pictures. Aaron has a great eye and knows how to take awesome pictures.
I will try to keep this short, but what I really want to do is write a whole essay to let eveyone know how great Aaron is. Aaron is absolutely great! He is easy to work with, very fun and absolutely an amazing photographer.
Wedding photography can be a very personal thing. Many may possess technical shooting skills but one can only hope to find a wedding photographer to deliver that special something on your big day. I found that something special in Aaron.
Aaron was super fun to work with. He has a great sense of humor, provides quick, clear direction and has a creative eye. I can also appreciate that he is a true professional who has done this many times before. He was always calm and cool in the middle of chaos and I was very confident that I'd have many great shots to choose from!
We were thrilled to book Aaron for our July wedding after having our engagement photo session shot by him in February. The engagement pictures were amazing...I've never had so many complitments before on my photos, so naturally we didn't hesitate to ask him to photograph our wedding. I myself am not very photogenic and have worried for years about something as important as wedding photos. The pictures he took of us that evening were absolutely GORGEOUS. I was thrilled with the results as well as my husband. Aaron (and his wife Amanda) were so much fun to work with, and made it so easy...I hate gettig my photo taken, but they made it fun and efforteless! The variety of shots they got gave us so much to view and choose from. Aaron even got a few photos posted to his blog that evening! We were blown away! Since then I've gotten so many compliments on our photos. I reccomend Aaron to everyone I talk with. We can't wait for the next big event that call for photos so we can hire Aaron again!
I was completely impressed with Aaron's work and knew I wanted him as my photographer. When I looked at how much he charged, I was shocked - he is so reasonably priced for how talented he is and I booked him immediately. He always answered my questions quickly and he was a joy to work with.
I loved my engagement photos - they turned out better than I imagined. He is so prompt with the photos too; you won't be waiting months to see them! The wedding photos are great & exceeded my expectations. I recommend Aaron to any future brides-to-be!
Everyone loves my photos and I still get compliments on them.
Aaron did an amazing job with our wedding pictures. His style was exactly what I was looking for. He was very responsive to all of my questions and took all of my suggestions to heart. He is so nice and just great to work with which made it easy to talk him about any questions.
Our pictures were just amazing. We are constantly getting compliments on our photos. He was able to have our retouched pictures back to us within a few weeks.
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- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013