27 total reviews
My fiancé and I are so happy with our engagement photos. Our family and friends love them as well. I had been following Alex for a few years, and she was the first vendor I booked for a reason; she is AWESOME! Alex was absolutely wonderful to work with. She made us feel comfortable and the shoot was so much fun! It was important to me to find a photographer that matched my style and budget, and provided the level of professionalism I expected. I am happy to say that we had such a great experience working with her before the wedding. I am SO excited to have her as our wedding photographer!
Alex is the best wedding photographer you can hire! We got married in Charleston, SC on 5-10-14. You will NOT regret hiring her. She is so talented and gifted. A plus is she is super cool and easy to work with and is very flexible. You can really let her run with it, she has great ideas! She will do any shots you want but also will suggest / pose you. She also catches a lot of details and things that you may have forgotten or not seen - trust me the day goes by in a flash! 3 of my girlfriends have used Alex for our weddings - she is THAT good! She is worth every penny! We are so happy with our photos and have had a ton of compliments from others. I am going to use her in the future again for kids photos, family photos, etc. I won't use anyone else! She will travel too, just ask her to quote it for you. It's worth it!!!
Alex is such a talented photographer! We just received our wedding photos and everyone is absolutely obsessed over all of the photos. I have seen Alex's work before and that is the one thing in our wedding that I put my foot down for, I had to have her as my photographer. It has been over a month since we have been married and I am still looking through the photos. We took her advice and did a "First look" and choose to get the bridesmaids and groomsmen photos done before the ceremony. Everything went so smoothly and we did not feel so rushed through the day. We even got time to just sit down and eat appetizers by ourselves during the cocktail hour. She caught every moment and more during the entire event. What we LOVED the most was that she got plenty of pictures of our friends and family, she even got pictures of our 1 month niece! My brother and wife now want to use Alex for family/baby photos. So, to sum everything up for you...SHE IS AMAZING, takes STUNNING photos and you will not regret hiring her.
WOW. When Alex sent me our engagement session pictures, I was speechless. I have to admit, I had HIGH expectations since I constantly gawk at engagement pictures on FB photography blogs and pinterest. During the shoot, I felt like it was just a "normal" session, nothing special about it....but boy was I WRONG! The pictures were incredible and truly captured the love my fiance and I share together. Alex knew EXACTLY what to have us do during the shoot in order to capture OUR love. She was so professional, encouraging, and super positive.
Furthermore, I had a vision of what I wanted our session to be like and include. One of the props we planned to use fell though last minute. I was a bummed bride knowing that my "vision" was crushed. Well, Alex OFFERED to close the shoot after the several dozen pictures we had already captured, and meet again for a part 2 session when our prop was available to use. SERIOUSLY?! That made my day and let me know that I was a valued client, not just a paycheck.
Overall, my experience working with Alex was nothing short of wonderful. She is SO kind, passionate, creative, and willing to connect. That's what I wanted. I wanted someone to know us, not just take our picture. She made the entire session really comfortable and it clearly shows with the finished product.
Alex shot our engagement session, and it was just amazing. So much more than we expected! The photographs were just beautiful. The angles and the shots she was able to capture were truly breathtaking. On top of that, she worked tirelessly to have our photos edited and back to us within a week. We couldn't wait to see how the wedding would turn out.
Once again, every picture was so beautiful. Alex takes hundreds, even thousands of photos to make sure she doesn't miss a moment. And this time, at the wedding, she even had an assistant who was also extremely talented adding hundreds more photos and moments that would be captured forever. And again, we got to see teaser photos within days and had our photos back in hand within weeks following our honeymoon. (I wish we could have brought her there too!)
And now, 9 months and some odd days later, we turned to none other than Alex to shoot our newborn session. I think these are the best yet.
We have our family photographer for life. Even if you're not local to Alex, it's worth flying her wherever you are to have her shoot your wedding, engagement session or anything else.
I have been following Alex's work for about a year a half now. Each new session that she would post on her website would get me more and more excited for the day that I was going to be the bride in her beautiful pictures! Alex flew all the way from Florida to Nebraska to shoot our wedding!
Alex totally exceeded all expectations I had! Nick and I had not had many professional pictures taken of us before the wedding but we felt so comfortable with Alex. Sometimes it can be uncomfortable to take pictures with someone you've never met before but we felt like we had just reunited with an old friend when meeting her. She was so energetic and bubbly, but also very professional when shooting our wedding. Everyone at the wedding just loved her and were jealous that we had her as our photographer! :)
Alex makes every step of the planning process so fun and exciting! She is so genuine and really makes you feel like you are the most important bride. She has an in depth questionnaire which really helped in the planning process so that we were both on the same page come wedding day. She is enthusiastic and informative and loves to help you with any questions (photography based or not) that you may have about your wedding day.
After the wedding is the most fun part about hiring Alex as your photographer! The sneak peeks, the blog, facebook! My whole family was on facebook 24/7 waiting for those sneak peeks and they were so worth it! She had a couple pictures up the day after our wedding! Alex finished editing all of our wedding pictures in 10 DAYS and we had tons of pictures to choose from. She writes such a sweet blog and posts pictures in timeline so that you can relive your wedding day step by step whenever you want to visit it. I am still so in awe of how amazing our pictures are and am so glad that we chose Alex as our photographer. She captures each and every moment and emotion like no other photographer can and I can still feel each emotion as I look through my pictures.
What I love the most about Alex's work is that each session is unique to each couple. No session looks the same because she gets to know the couple that she is photographing and lets each unique personality shine through her pictures. Even though I had met Alex for the first time on my wedding day I felt like I had known her for along time and I hope to continue to know her for a long time! I very much recommend Alex and I hope to be able to work with her again someday!
My fiance and I were referred to Alex by a dear friend so we knew that she had to be good. But when choosing a photographer for my big day nothing spoke to me more than her overall personality and passion. From the wonderful feeling that I got from Alex after the conversation we had, I knew I had to book with her right away. Because of the connection I felt I even sent her pictures of a wedding dress I was interested in to see her opinion- and received a overwhelming reply. :-) She is there every step of the way of your wedding planning. Then .... our engagement session just blew me away!!!! To be able to capture the moments so perfectly takes a truly special person....and Alex's love for what she does shines through every snapshot. I am simply thrilled to have Alex be the photographer of my wedding day this upcoming May!!!!
I have always known that I loved Alex's work and respected her business. I myself am a photographer based out of Minneapolis, MN and have been following Alex ever since the beginning. When My husband and I first got engaged I decided to shoot Alex an email based off of hopes and dreams expecting her prices to be through the roof. I received an extremely fast response that made my night! Alex was willing to travel and helped find a package that worked for perfectly for us. I was beyond excited to share the news with all of our friends and family about our wedding photographer but nobody was as excited as I was. Well, it didnt take long for everyone to understand my excitement once they met her. Alex is bubbly, fun, professional and strait to the point when it comes to her profession. She knows exactly what she is doing and gets it done in a timely matter. She is serious while shooting and then will giggle with you afterwards. I received my images in less than a week after my wedding date, yes you heard me right LESS than a week! Not to mention they were GORGEOUS! I believe we received 700 "likes" on her FB page from one of our images. I still to this day have people bring up my wedding photos out of the blue. I couldn't imagine using anyone else and I also believe I made a life long friend out of the relationship! I will personally fly Alex back to MN for every other big event in our lives just so we can receive beautiful photos(:
Brides, I don't normally ever right reviews for things/people, so for me to go out of my way for this is truly something from my heart. AMP was referred to me from a friend, when I was engaged. My first encounter with Alex, was one much less ordinary.. I was one of the brides that lost their wedding venue a few months into wedding planning due to a venue being shut down by the county. As I was also very new to Jacksonville at the time, I reached out to Alex to get her ideas on wedding venues that would be "pretty to shoot". I hadn't retained Alex at all yet, but was desperate for help as many of the venues I had visited where already full. Alex was so helpful and nice (even though she did not know me or even have to be) and helped me land my wedding venue.
From then on, it was a no brainer that she would be shooting our wedding. She shot our engagement photos (2 times, thanks to FL weather, and her being so professional to not have bad photos) and got my now husband to have fun.. the guy that HATES pictures. They turned out amazing.
Alex takes the time to find out what you want, guides you if you just need help or advice (yes I DID text her my engagement photo outfit from the dressing room.. that is the kind of girl she is.. she was honest and actually gave me great advice!)and takes beautiful pictures. She captured all the great moments at our wedding and made me not worry one bit. She is truly worth every penny and more as my photos are with me for life, and remind me of every detail of my day.
Thank you so much Alex for being so special and being awesome at what you do!!!
I stumbled upon the work of AMP years ago and before marriage was even in the picture, I knew that she would be "the one!" When the time came, I contacted her in high hopes for her to be my wedding photographer!
She responded promptly and in a way that seemed just as excited as I was!
She was a pleasure to work with through out the whole process. Alex was very informative and even suggested some things to help make my day run more smoothly photography wise, as well as other schedule aspects.
Alex's fun attitude and spunk helps to lighten mood and make you feel more comfortable. From the engagement sessions to wedding photography, she is the best of the best!! Very professional and genuine. I would and have recommended her to many friends. A++++
Thank you so much Alex Michele Photography!!
Alex and I went to the same high school and ten years later I saw her work on Facebook and knew I wanted her to shoot my engagement session. We had a great time and the pictures were amazing. She then agreed to come to our Bahamas cruise wedding and I could not be happier with the pictures! Alex is extremely talented and her work speaks for itself. Love, love love my wedding pics!
I had no doubt that my wedding photos would be beautiful after seeing past work from Alex Michele photography, but the photos exceeded my expectations! I can't stop looking at the photos and have gotten so many compliments on the photography.
The day of the wedding Alex was so professional and made everything easy for me. I was definitely a laid back bride and didn't really have any ideas on poses or specific shots I wanted. Alex was a real pro and made me feel completely comfortable and made the whole experience wonderful.
Thank you, Alex!
Alex is a wonderful photographer and a truly amazing person! She was a joy to work with and exceeded all expectations. Her photography is unique, of the highest quality, and allows for the client's personality to shine. We are so thankful for all the time and effort she put in to capturing the most important day of our lives!
Before I was engaged, I knew I wanted to use Alex as my photographer. Her photos are truly one-of-a-kind beautiful and unique.
She takes time to discuss every detail of your wedding to make sure that everyone is on the same page-knowing what to expect during your special day.
I love that most of my photos were not traditional and boring-my photos show our personalities and the style/theme of my wedding. I truly consider my wedding photos gorgeous art.
If you're looking for a talented and experienced artist, she is the kind of photographer to deliver these expectations.
I followed Alex's photography page on facebook a few years before I was even engaged. I knew right away that when my day came, whenever it may have been, she was the photographer I had to have! I fell in love with her natural and chic, creative style. She has an eye for capturing moments and details that a lot of other wedding photographers fail to capture.
The day my now husband proposed to me, the first vendor I contacted was Alex. She was prompt in her response and she was just as excited to shoot my wedding as I was to have her. She is out of Jacksonville and I live in Gainesville. She made a visit to Gainesville, just so we could meet in person and go over all the details that were important for me to have her shoot. Alex was so personable and made me feel comfortable right away. On the day of my wedding, Alex was 7-8 months pregnant and still managed to shoot it flawlessly. It was even a treat to have a complimentary second shooter.
Even though it rained on my wedding day, Though I was panicked, Alex assured me that I had nothing to worry about. Most brides pray it doesn't rain on their wedding day, but I was glad it did, because my pictures wouldn't have turned out as green and gleaming as they did.
My experience with Alex was just as I imagined it would be, and my pictures were even better. I plan on hiring Alex to shoot other mile stones in my life (new born and family photos) when the time comes.
I HIGHLY recommend Alex to anyone who needs a wedding photographer, or photographer for any other life event. Disappointment doesn't exist with Alex.
Alex was simply amazing! So easy going, even when details were changed last minute, she never missed a beat (or a picture for that matter!). My husband and I had such a great time, and he is not a picture taker! Being a photographer myself, I am very picky about my photos. Alex not only met my expectations, as I knew she would, but she exceeded them and will forever be my go to photographer even if I have to fly her up to Wisconsin! We got sneak peeks very shortly after our wedding, which held us over until we got our flash drive in the mail with all of our photos. Quick turn around time, great quality, great personality, I seriously don't know what else to ask for in a photographer Alex is the best!
I received my photographs from AMP. It was like I was reliving my wedding day. All the tiny details that were flying by 9-1-2012 all came back to me. AMP captured moments and expressions that would have been missed by any normal photographer. I remember emailing Alex a week before my wedding in tears of stress. I couldnt even think of what I wanted anymore. Alex, always calm and rational, went through every detail with me again. She is understanding and patient and then shocks you with the final result, knowing you more than you knew yourself. I could not have been happier with my photographer. Her imagination and sensitivity to your big day is something you will never regret choosing. I only hope she is available for yours :)
Alex Michele Photography was the best vendor I had out of everyone! From the second she meets you she wants to know every detail of your wedding & the cool thing is SHE ACTUALLY CARES! She loves finding out all of the things you are doing to make your big day unique and then she takes it a step further to make sure those things show up on film. Two words to best describe her are PEOPLE PLEASER. She truly wants you to LOVE your film and goes to great lengths to active that. Still to this day I have people that I don't even know messaging me and asking who my photographer was bc they had seen my photos. Pretty amazing. We spent very little money on our wedding, but with her natural eye for creativity she made it look like we had taken out a second mortgage on our house, haha. I would sacrifice ANY vendor to make sure I had Alex in my budget. Let's be honest... Food is all about preference & taste, so is entertainment. However years from now NO ONE will remember what you served, how it tasted or what songs were played but everyone will still be complimenting your gorgeous photos... that is, IF Alex was your photographer :) HAPPY PLANNING!
Alex captured my wedding on 8/11/12. I discovered her on facebook and immediately fell in love with her work. Her detailed and raw pictures and personalized care to her clients drew me in from the start. She was me dream photographer and I had to have her. We discussed every detail leading up to the wedding and she was very organized and informative about what to expect, which was very calming and helped ease my mind. When the big day arrived, we had already worked out a schedule for my photo shoot and that made it easier to keep everything on time in the midst of the chaos. She was super friendly, creative and professional. She was such a nice and outgoing photographer and she really cared to capture the moments that were important to me as well as offer her professional opinion. After the wedding, she remained in contact with me keeping me up to date on my pictures' progress and when I picked them up, they were on an adorable personalized USB for me to take home. Not only were the pictures breathtaking, but they were very clear and high quality. The moments she captured easily bring tears of joy to my eyes knowing I have them forever. The details were impeccable and I plan on using her again in the future for all of my important moments!!
My elopement was very off the cuff. I snagged Alex after looking through photos with my local photog as we were going to be getting married in an unfamiliar town. We were just in love with how she captured a moment and the light in her photos. She did not disappoint. With no meeting beforehand or plan from us, we got some amazing photos that I will treasure always.
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- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2014
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013