66 total reviews
Sharaya Mauck is a young, inventive photographer, in the Kansas City area, that is such a beautiful person both inside and out. The minute Cody and I got engaged, I knew I wanted to schedule a consultation with her, in hopes that she would be available, for our April wedding date. I knew of Sharaya because we not only went to high school together but she was the photographer for my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding just two years prior. She did an amazing job capturing their wedding! I truly loved nearly every photo! She not only captured beautifully posed photographs but fun, candid shots that often go unnoticed or are quickly forgotten. Following their wedding, I continued to follow Sharaya’s work on social media including Facebook and her photography blog. She has continued to grow in her artistic ability to capture special events including engagements and weddings. Once we met with Sharaya during our consultation I was hooked and couldn’t wait for our fall engagement session. Sharaya asked for details about our relationship in order to research meaningful sites to shoot our engagement photos. We could not have hand picked better locations ourselves. Cody and I had a blast working with her during our engagement session. Cody had never met Sharaya prior to our consultation and after our engagement session he was very impressed with her work. We, along with our family and friends, were thrilled about our engagement photos and couldn’t wait to see how our wedding photos would turn out. During our engagement, Sharaya continued to stay in contact with us, which was very reassuring. Not only did I want to work with Sharaya because of her artistic ability but also because of her professionalism and reliability. Just prior to our engagement, a good friend got married and her wedding photographer backed out on her at the last minute. This left my friend scrambling at the last minute to book a new photographer and also required yet another deposit fee. That was not a gamble I was willing to take when it came to capturing precious moments from a once in a lifetime occasion. On our wedding day, Sharaya and her second photographer were so fun to work with and made sure to capture every last detail. Our wedding party also had a blast working with Sharaya and you can tell by several of the group shots. Sharaya does a good job balancing her physical presence as a photographer. She takes charge when needed, in order to keep up with the wedding day timeline, yet she blends into the woodwork during necessary times. For example, she is very efficient during family and wedding party photos. Yet, I wasn’t even aware of her presence during the ceremony or the reception. In addition, Cody and I could be totally relaxed in front of the camera during our private photos, which allowed our emotions from the day to really come to life. I believe that is a big part of why she is able to capture such timeless photographs. We just received our wedding photographs and it is going to be so hard to choose which ones to put in our wedding album but what a fun task! Cody and I were blessed to work with such a caring and creative photographer during this special time in our lives. Without hesitation, we would recommend Sharaya Mauck to anyone in need of a photographer!
My wife Angela and I chose Sharaya after looking at several photographers online. Sharaya's work speaks for itself on her website, and we could not be happier with our choice to use her as our wedding photographer. She has an amazing talent, was exceedingly professional and organized, and most importantly showed a strong desire to make our whole experience personalized just for us. Our wedding party could not stop commenting on how easy and fun she was to work with. We are thrilled with our pictures, and will proudly show them to anyone who is willing to look. I would gladly recommend her to anyone who is looking for similar services. Thank you, Sharaya!
Sharaya is a very professional photographer who takes unique and contemporary photos. This was my family's second wedding with Sharaya Mauck behind the lens and we were beyond thrilled both times. There are some typical group/family pictures as well as many candid, fun pictures that capture the personality of the bride/groom and both families as well. During the ceremony you don't even know that she and her 2nd shooter are there. They are very discreet and manage to get amazing and creative memories captured. I told both of my kids that the one thing you don't want to skimp on is your photographer. Those pictures can never be retaken…there is no do-over on that day when it comes to the memories the camera/photographer captures. If you are looking for a professional, fun, creative, and amazing photographer to capture your day or event, Sharaya Mauck Photography is an excellent choice!
Sharaya did an amazing job capturing our special day. She was easy to work with, flexible on the day of and gave great direction on the photos!
Our pictures are beautiful!
Sharaya was wonderful to work with! Our family and friends had nothing but great things to say about her professionalism and creativity. We couldn't have asked for a better wedding photographer and are so happy we chose her to capture our wedding day.
I currently live in Chicago but got married in Lee's Summit, MO at Longview Mansion. Planning a wedding from another city definitely posed some challenge, however Sharaya was more than accommodating for the whole process. From the very first time we FaceTimed to talk about wedding packages, I knew that she was going to be amazing at what she delivers.
Sharaya is extremely organized, creative, and is willing to do anything to get a great shot! It can be awkward to be in front of a camera, however she finds a way to make her clients feel extremely comfortable and special at the same time. She shoots multiple weddings in a year, and even in a month, yet the time we had with her, she was focused and it was all about us. We felt important.
Money aside, I don't think you can put a price on the work that this amazing woman does! I haven't even gotten my wedding pictures back yet, but I'm confident that they will be just as amazing as the engagement photos/albums/canvas' we received.
She's the best. Hands down.
Sharaya was a joy to work with both for engagement photos and during our wedding day. She brought a bright energy to the day and made taking pictures a ton of fun. She was full of creative ideas while also making sure we got the pictures we wanted. Having seen the outcome I would say she does beautiful work! We have so many lovely, unique photos that make looking back on the day even better.
Sharaya is simply amazing. Her photographs are out of this world! She was an absolute pleasure to work with. She brings a great energy and creative eye. The personal touches and business savvy is impressive. This girl is a Pro! Highly recommend.
For those of you out there looking into who you want to capture you wedding or any other special ocassion, i would highly recommend Sharaya. She absolutely loves what she does and makes your photography sessions fun. Her work speaks for itself. She knows what she is doing for sure. We will definately use her again for future photo events.
Loved working with Sharaya so much and am so happy she is who we went with. Definitely recommend her services as she was fun and so positive throughout the whole process. Great work!
Sharaya provided absolutely incredible photographs of my daughters wedding. There's so many that are breathtaking, they bring tears to my eyes! We will have a difficult time choosing. She is so professional, along with being as sweet as she can be!
Sharaya was very professional and outgoing and fit in well with the bridal party. She has a great personality that Beau and I immediately knew we wanted her to shoot our wedding. The photos we received from the engagement session and our wedding are stunning. Sharaya captured the most important day of our lives and with the quality of the photos we will be able to share them for many years to come!
I can not speak highly enough of Sharaya Mauck! She was a joy to work with, and made my husband and I feel so comfortable! She is an absolute sweetheart and a true professional. She really tries to get to know you as a couple before the big day. We were also able to customize our package to include exactly what we wanted. I just got our pictures back and they are to die for! The images are stunning and truly captured just how special our day was. Watching the slideshow she put together was like reliving the entire day. I have received so many compliments on my pictures from friends and family. Your wedding pictures are such an important part of your big day, and not something that you can go back and re do. Do yourself a favor and pick Sharaya Mauck. Your wedding day may be stressful, but you will be stress free about your photos!!
Sharaya made our wedding day fun and relaxing. Our photos are priceless. We would choose her over and over and over again! Thanks, Sharaya!
As the groom I can say that she is an awesome photographer that took some beautiful pictures for us. My fiance is super happy with the outcome and put such a huge smile on her face (and if you don't believe me, read the review below mine! That's her) Sharaya is amazing at what she does and it really shows throughout her work. She managed to make me smile (which I never do in pictures) and the photos turned out wonderful. I cannot stop looking at the pictures. My fiance also loves the little gift you gave us today! Thank you for making her so happy. I will definitely recommend Sharaya to my friends and family for engagement and wedding photography. Thank you again!
What can I say that hasn't already been said? Sharaya is the best photographer I've ever seen! I've been engaged for over 3 years and it's taken me about that long to find a photographer with a specific style in mind to take our pictures. I found her on theknot.com and the second I saw her work I knew I had to book her that very instant. She was so quick to respond back and was super flexible. I booked her October 2013 for a May 2014 photo shoot because I knew she was going to be busy during May because of the wedding season. I was so nervous before the photo shoot because I didn't know what to expect but she literally has this amazing presence about her that made me feel like I've known her for years. She's the most beautiful person (both inside and out) that has this creative, artistic style I rarely see with most photographers. Her photo style is so timeless, modern and romantic! It was EXACTLY what I was looking for! The time went by so fast during our shoot, I wish I could do it all over again! She gave us a sneak peek about two weeks after our shoot and had all of our photos done in less than a month! When she sent over the all the photos, my jaw dropped to the floor! I knew her work was amazing but WOW! I fell in love with ALL of the pics! Of course, I opted for the USB with all of the photos because I had to have them all! Hopefully we'll have the privilege of working with her again in the future. I definitely recommend Sharaya for all your engagement/wedding photography if you really want unforgettable photos! The only regret you'll have is not booking her sooner!
Sharaya is a true professional, and besides that she is absolutely a pleasure to work with. She has a real gift for design and lighting and placement that leads to wonderful results. She shot our wedding a month and a half ago and we just received our photos, and they are BEAUTIFUL. Literally the best wedding photos I've ever seen. I would recommend her to anyone, anywhere.
Sharaya is amazing. Everything about her business is excellent. Most importantly, she takes AMAZING photos. She has such a great eye for what is going to translate to a phenomenal picture from the lighting, the pose to the backdrop. She is absolutely wonderful to work with - very kind, upbeat and fun but also stays on schedule and directs everyone really well. Sharaya tells you exactly how to pose but it looks extremely natural and like she just snuck up on you being perfectly positioned. She also really knows how to run a great business - she is thoughtful and sincerely cares about her clients, their personalities and what they are looking for in their photos. I literally have never seen a better portfolio of wedding pictures and when we got ours back we absolutely loved them. She is great! By far our favorite vendor and best decision we made in wedding planning.
Sharaya Mauck Photography is AMAZING!! I am so HAPPY with my wedding photographs! They are beautiful! Not only does Sharaya take beautiful photographs, she is an absolute pleasure to work with!
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Sharaya made the process of planning for our wedding so fun! With surprises when she returned the photos to you and with cheerful email messages, she reflected the joy of the occasion. Most importantly, Sharaya and her assistant Jen captured the day beautifully. I love photography and was quite picky when making my choice and I couldn't be more pleased. Additionally, it was very important to my family that the photographers capture everything without being intrusive-- a difficult feat. The two of them more than met this criteria! I would highly recommend Sharaya Mauck!
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