2 featured reviews
Member Since: 7/15/2009
I first came across Dave’s work when looking at my friend’s engagement pictures on Facebook. I was literally amazed at the photos. They were so unique than any other wedding/engagement photos I have ever seen. I immediately asked for his photographers contact information. When meeting with Dave he basically said “don’t hire me because of my albums, hire me because of my photography.” And he was correct. Upon walking out of his NYC office I knew I wanted to book him. He was the ONLY photographer I met with besides seeing the work of other photographers at wedding shows.
My husband (fiancé at the time) and I also booked an eight hour engagement shoot. We went to Central Park, SoHo and Brooklyn. Although eight hours seems like a long time to take pictures it was worth every minute. It was great to have an opportunity to work with Dave prior to our wedding. My husband who hates posing for photos surprisingly thoroughly enjoyed himself. Within a few days we had access to hundreds of photos that looked as if they were straight out of a magazine. Besides being amazing at what he does I loved that Dave gave us 100% access to all of our photos. From those photos I was able to create my own engagement book and whatever else I wanted to do with the photos.
The day of the wedding Dave arrived punctual as usual with his assistants and the videographer. My husband and I took our pictures before the ceremony, which was a great idea and allowed us to attend our cocktail hour. During the ceremony and the reception Dave and his assistants were able to capture every moment.
Within one month after our wedding we had our wedding photos approximately 1,200 to be exact. Again we had access to 100% to them. Because of Dave’s timely response I was able to create and send out my invites within two months. Instead of Dave making us the typical wedding album, since I knew how to make one from my engagement album he offered us a metallic gallery wrap, which consists of 48 pictures surrounding one large photo. I have yet to receive it but as always I know it will be AMAZING.
Just two days ago we received our wedding DVD and of course…AMAZING. Again it was not like every boring wedding DVD.
I cannot put into words how appreciative I am for Dave and his staff and the wonderful job they did capturing my special day. I am forever grateful and will recommend them to every other person that I know is getting married. Thank You Thank You Thank You…for everything!!!!
Member Since: 8/16/2010
When my (now) husband and I were planning our wedding we set out to find a photographer that wasn't going to give us the traditional, typical "cheek to cheek" shots. We wanted someone with an artistic eye and we got just that with Dave Kim.We loved Dave from the moment we met him. Sitting down in his office, he shared with us how he takes pictures and shared such excitement and passion for what he does. When we left his office and got in the elevator, my fiance and I looked at each other and said, well, obviously we're going with Dave. We booked Dave for our engagement photoshoot and our wedding day. The shoot was great. He made us both feel so comfortable and when we got the pictures... OMG! They were AMAZING. I mean, seriously, they were the best pictures I'd ever seen of us. They looked like they were straight out of a magazine. And there were hundreds of them. You can imagine how excited we were anticipating our wedding day photos. The day of the wedding, Dave and his team arrived right on time (after driving for 2 hours to get to our venue!) and got right to work. Let me tell you the brillance of Dave and his team. It never felt intrusive. You want your wedding day to be seamless and uninterrupted. With the exception of the few traditional shots we took of family and individual portraits, I never saw the photographers. This is a good thing. I remember Dave calling it sniper photography - you don't even know they are there. It wasn't until we got our wedding pictures back that we could tell where they were standing or climbing to get the right shot (yes, one guest told us they saw Dave in a tree). Needless to say, Dave will do everything to make sure he captures all of the moments of your day. Including ones you didn't know were happening.
And make sure you feed your photographers! They are with you all day long. We had seats for them at the wedding so they could eat when they weren't snapping photos. Though I really can't tell you when that was because they got pictures of everything!
So we are absolutely thrilled with our pictures. If you can be in love with pictures then you will be in love with what Dave and his team produce for you.
Award Winning Photography
Specialists in cinematic photojournalism and the use of dramatic light & composition. Our images project strong visual power and details of surroundings together with stories of your emotional event. The newest technologies and the latest artistic trends are utilized to create unique, original photo
- Starting Price Range: $2,000-$2,999
- Specialty: A Variety/Blend of Styles
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- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2012