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Reviewed On 6/13/2021 by Christine J
Book Aaraon & Jillian early! They are in high demand and now I know why. They were the photographers for my daughters May 7, 2021 wedding. They were AMAZING and the photographs are spectacular.
Reviewed On 5/31/2021 by Lauren S
Aaron and Jillian are amazing photographers and even better people! I would recommend them to anyone. 10/10. The whole process with them was so organized and thoughtful. They are communicative, reliable, and have warm, outgoing personalities. T...
hey excel with both portraits and candids (very rare!) and are such a joy to be around. They captured our wedding day beautifully!! They genuinely care about each photo. It was so hard to pick our favorite photos from our wedding - Literally every photo is flattering, memorable, and captured the wedding even better than we remembered! Call and book them now - they are the best Charleston (and beyond) wedding photographers. Thank you Aaron and Jillian again!!!
Reviewed On 5/23/2021 by Kelly E
Where to begin!?!? I truly don’t think that words can adequately describe just how fantastic Aaron & Jillian are as photographers and as people. From our very first conversation, we knew we made the right choice, but little did we know just h...
ow awesome working with them would be. Our engagement session felt more like a double date than a photography session! They made us feel so comfortable and relaxed, and it felt like we were hanging out with two longtime friends the whole time. We are definitely NOT naturals in front of the camera but Aaron and Jillian made it so easy. They gave us such clear directions and would often model the poses for us which was SO incredibly helpful! We were absolutely blown away when we received our engagement photos. We loved every single image and they all had such a light and airy feel to them. We couldn't have been happier! When our wedding was postponed twice due to the pandemic, we absolutely knew they were the one vendor that we couldn't live without. In fact, we were prepared to change our wedding date if they hadn’t been available for our new one!! Our wedding celebration ended up being 13 months later than originally planned, but it was so worth the wait! Throughout the entire day Aarron and Jillian were professional, efficient, detail oriented and so much fun to be around. Multiple wedding guests commented on how Aaron & Jillian seemed to be everywhere, capturing absolutely everything, but without the paparazzi vibes (lol) and we totally agree!! We are still in awe of our wedding photos. Every single image is stunningly beautiful and they truly captured the genuine joy and love that we felt throughout the entire day. There is absolutely no way that we are ever going to be able to choose just 100 photos for our wedding album. Our photos are just that good y'all! We love them ALL! In conclusion, we hope it is clear by now that we are absolutely OBSESSED with Aaron and Jillian. Book them ASAP. It will be the very best wedding decision you make.
Reviewed On 5/05/2021 by Hayley G
To say Aaron & Jillian are incredible is an understatement. From our first email I knew they would be our wedding photographers. HIRE THEM and here's why. They are the type of people that you instantly connect with and feel comfortable to be a...
round - this makes for fantastic photos! Their romantic, light and bright photos are the type you're going to want to display in your home. We got married March 19th, 2021 and I have no idea how we are going to choose just 100 photos for our album - all of the photos are really THAT GREAT! They are 10000% worth the investment. My husband and I couldn't be happier with Aaron & Jillian - as wedding photographers that are now wonderful friends! You won't regret hiring them.
Reviewed On 4/08/2021 by Claire M
This review has taken us way too long to write simply because we’ve never felt like we had the words to do it justice. Simply put, hiring Aaron and Jill was the BEST decision we ever could have made for our wedding!
While Aaron and Jill are i...
ncredibly talented (I mean just look at their albums are you even kidding me?), they are far more than wedding photographers. From the minute we started working with them, we felt like we had made two new great friends! They genuinely want the very best for their couples, and do everything possible to make your special day incredible.
We would have been perfectly happy with great wedding shots to look back on and remember forever, but what we got with Aaron and Jill was so much more. From the minute they showed up to the bridal studio on the morning of my wedding, I was immediately relaxed. They have this infectious joy and lightheartedness that radiates throughout a room and makes everyone from the hair stylist to the MOB calm and excited. Jill made the getting ready process so much fun and gave amazing advice that made the rest of the day a breeze (and kept my hair from blowing in it!). They carried that calm and joyful attitude through the entire rest of our special day and were there at each turn to anticipate and capture every wonderful moment.
They bring so much joy to what they do and it shines through in their work - Our wedding photos are unbelievable! If you have the chance to work with Aaron and Jill, don’t even question it! Just call them and if you’re lucky enough to book them for your wedding, it’ll be the best decision you could possibly make as a newly engaged couple!
Reviewed On 3/16/2021 by Abigail L
They are simply the best!! They did such a great job with my engagement, bridal, and wedding pictures!! Stop your search and book them now! I loved working with them, and our pictures were amazing!!
Reviewed On 1/07/2021 by Jeffrey K
Aaron and Jillian shot our November wedding at Lowndes Grove in Charleston. It was truly a blessing to have found them – A&J are professional, extremely fun, and a dynamic duo and it’s amazing how seamlessly they work together. They seem to be ...
able to read each other’s minds when shooting and both have a strong knack for anticipating and capturing special moments. You really are hiring two “lead” photographers with A&J, so every image is exceptional. The fact that they’re a husband and wife team really works to their (and your) advantage and results in a fun, laid-back environment where they’re bouncing ideas off each other, demonstrating poses when necessary, and making subtle adjustments to make sure they don’t miss a thing. They had to deal with several challenging circumstances during our wedding, including rain, a wedding dress zipper malfunction during our first look, and a few unique subjects (namely our dog and our two year old nephew) and regardless managed to adapt flawlessly and capture exceptional shots. I’d imagine they have worked at nearly every venue in Charleston and know how to get all the right shots to make the venue / setting shine regardless of the conditions – that was certainly true at Lowndes Grove!
Beyond their skill as photographers, Aaron and Jillian are really great, down to earth people. Because of COVID, we never actually had a chance to meet in person before the wedding, but as soon as they arrived on wedding day it was like we’d been friends with them for years. They’re extremely easy to work with and make you feel very comfortable while being photographed. Given their great personalities, they blended right into our wedding and got every shot we could have asked for, from formal portraits to candid reception photos. We got compliments from almost every guest we talked to afterwards about how fun and professional our photographers were, which speaks volumes about them. A&J are very passionate about what they do and that clearly came through in their interactions with everybody at the wedding and in the photos they created. They also showed up extremely prepared, having worked with us to put together shot lists well before wedding day so that we didn’t need to think about anything on the day of – A&J managed it all and didn’t miss a thing.
Aaron and Jillian are kind and caring people that the Charleston wedding community is very lucky to have and we can’t recommend them more highly.
Reviewed On 10/18/2020 by Emily S
If you are reading this review, please stop and go and BOOK THEM IMMEDIATELY! Seriously, if you are a bride, groom, or parent and worried about how you are going to capture your wedding day, look no further - Aaron and Jillian will do just tha...
t! It poured, I mean poured lol, on our wedding day (our entire wedding was outside due to COVID) and while I knew we would get photos, I still had a little voice that was slightly nervous the weather did not cooperate enough for all the portraits. Aaron and Jillian delivered our album and I cried at how perfect every single photo was and how they captured EVERY PHOTO I could have wanted. All of our guests said they could not believe how you couldn’t even tell that it rained on our wedding day. They are not only the most down-to-earth couple, but they are true professionals. The two of them take the time to get to know you as a couple and they capture every single moment of the wedding day. My mother was so upset she could not have a cookie table and she had to put her homemade cookies into a box instead as a favor. Aaron and Jillian took the time to take every single cookie out of the box and take a photo of them, without us even asking. I cannot perfectly articulate how amazing they are as wedding photographers. They even defended my wedding dress from muddy sheep - not even kidding. Trust me, you would regret not hiring them because your wedding photos are a lifetime memory and we are so thankful our photos were with Aaron and Jillian. Now to just figure out how we can hire them again! ☺️❤️
Reviewed On 9/14/2020 by Darrah J
Aaron and Jillian are the best of the best. We did our engagement photos with them and they directed us through every single photo and made the experience relaxing, comfortable, and fun! They are so personable and make you feel like you've know...
n them for years. The turn around for our pictures was so quick and every single picture is amazing. We cannot wait for them to photograph our wedding day!! Please make the investment and choose them! They are amazing and you will not regret it!
Reviewed On 7/16/2020 by Hannah A
Please do yourself a favor and book these people ASAP! Aaron and Jillian were a dream to work with from start to finish. Jill was so sweet and timely in all communication leading up to our day. They are the perfect team to get every photo you c...
ould ever want on your wedding day. If I could give 100 stars I would! I can’t thank them enough for giving us such beautiful and timeless photos from our wedding day to cherish forever... not to mention you will just want to hang out as friends with them by the time your day is over. At dinner after our ceremony, our family and friends all mentions how sweet and awesome our photographers were. There isn’t a single photo we got back that I don’t completely love. Thank you guys!!
Reviewed On 7/09/2020 by Erica S
After we got engaged and chose our wedding venue, I spent a great deal of time saving wedding inspiration photos on Pinterest and Instagram to share with my wedding planner. When I noticed that all of the photos I LOVED were taken by Aaron and ...
Jillian, I knew I HAD to have them as our wedding photographers! I was absolutely overjoyed when they were available for our wedding and we immediately booked them. Since they weren’t available for our engagement photos the weekend we would be in Charleston (from Orlando), I was a little nervous that we would be meeting them for the first time on our wedding day. However, my planner (Samantha Anderson) assured me that it wouldn’t be an issue and she was right! Jillian kept in touch with me via email and social media in the months and weeks leading up to our wedding, to the point where I felt like I had already met them when our wedding day arrived. When we did finally meet in person, I knew instantly that if we lived in Charleston, we would be friends. Aaron and Jillian not only took amazing photos, but they fit in so well with our family and Guests and everyone loved them! They made taking our photos comfortable and easy and gave us plenty of direction to make us look our best! When we received our wedding album from them (in less than two weeks!), I honestly couldn’t believe it was us in the photos. Aaron and Jillian are hands down the best wedding photographers, but most importantly they are two of the best people you’ll definitely want to have with you on your wedding day!
Reviewed On 6/13/2020 by Carly M
Aaron and Jill are absolutely amazing! They are so easy to work with and make you feel so comfortable. So professional and so fun. They did such an amazing job capturing all of the special little moments on our wedding day. We just got our phot...
os back and absolutely love them. All of guests kept saying over and over again how impressed they were with Aaron and Jill. We cannot thank them enough for being a part of our special day. Thank you for capturing all the beautiful moments on June 1, 2020 for us! You guys are the best!
Reviewed On 3/02/2020 by Elizabeth C
I can’t rave about Aaron and Jillian enough! We loved them so much during our engagement shoot that we did another! They are amazing photographers and so much fun to be around! The entire wedding day we were so at ease with them and so many peo...
ple came up to us at the wedding to tell us how much they loved our photographers! Hiring Aaron and Jillian to document such special moments in our lives was hands down one of the best decisions we made. Trust me, you need them!!
Reviewed On 12/18/2019 by Danielle T
If you're reading this review, you're probably looking for a wedding photographer. Stop looking...your search is OVER! Aaron and Jillian are the absolute best photographers. I searched for a long time for the perfect photographer for my wedding...
day. One that had the right lighting to their photos, one that made their clients look the most natural, one that got all of the right shots throughout the day and most importantly, one that I vibed with. Aaron and Jillian hit all of those points, and then some! Even when I called other wedding vendors, they all said "Aaron and Jillian are the best." From the first phone call that I had with them, I knew I needed to book them immediately. We got off the phone and I instantly felt like I knew them my whole life and we were best friends. There was no doubt that I wanted to spend my whole wedding day with them. They were the first vendor we hired! Now skip ahead a couple of months to our wedding day and to say that they exceeded our expectations would be an understatement. They are the perfect duo- professional, kind, fun, efficient and genuinely great at what they do. We got our photos back super quick and they are stunning! They captured EVERY SINGLE MOMENT! Our family and friends are still telling us not only how much they loved our photos but how much they enjoyed being around our photographers...of all things to say about our wedding. We cannot say enough great things about Aaron and Jillian. I can't believe we have these amazing photos to look at for the rest of our lives. They are truly talented and we just love them. I promise you, you will not regret hiring them for the biggest day of your life!
Reviewed On 12/16/2019 by Emily S
Aaron and Jill are absolutely fabulous. We first met this duo when we came down to Charleston to do our tasting and design meetings. Being the sweet southern couple that they are, they invited us for drinks at their lovely home. We chatted with...
them for hours and knew then that we made the right choice in hiring them for our wedding day! We knew that we liked them, but we realized that we LOVED them after our wedding day experience with them. First of all, they are pros. They are absolute professionals and are super detail-oriented. Secondly, they are lovely to be around and bring an upbeat, positive, can-do attitude to your wedding day. My recommendation to any couple would be to consider your photographers' personalities when hiring them, in addition to their work. Your photographers will be with you, your spouse and your closest family and friends all day - so you want to make sure that you get along with them! I can't imagine anyone not getting along with these two. My bridesmaids wanted to be Jill's best friend immediately. Lastly, their pictures are amazing! I am a very tough photo critic and I loved every shot they sent us. They take beautiful portraits, lovely decor shots and plenty of candid photos for a perfect gallery blend. We'll be looking at these special images and sharing them with our family for years to come. Hire Aaron and Jill - you will be so happy you did! Plus, you get two amazing photographers bundled into one - it's a sweet, sweet deal!
Reviewed On 11/12/2019 by Hayley C
Aaron and Jillian are absolutely amazing!!!! From our initial contract over a year before our wedding they were beyond excited to be apart of our big day and made us feel so special. When reviewing photographers in the Charleston area, I knew I...
needed them as soon as I saw their work! They not only create the cutest photo memories for you, but they're the kindest people you could ever hope to meet and the cutest couple! We had our engagement photo session with them and had so much fun, we knew our wedding day would be no different! My entire bridal party and family LOVED them. I could not stop smiling and they captured every detail and moment I could want between my new hubby and I! They made our wedding dreams come true!!!!
Reviewed On 10/24/2019 by Kate P
Aaron & Jillian are an absolute MUST!!! My husband and I can't say enough glowing reviews. A tropical storm came through on our wedding day, and Aaron & Jill made us so at ease. They were willing to go outside in the rain with us to still captu...
re pictures at spots that we had requested. They are such amazing people that go above and beyond to make you feel like you have known them forever! They are very organized and professional. They completed our day! Seriously, look no further!!
Reviewed On 10/23/2019 by Stephanie and Greg G
Aaron and Jillian photographed our wedding at Middleton Place and they were both wonderful! We cannot imagine our wedding day without them!
A huge benefit of working with Aaron and Jillian is that you have the pleasure of working with two amaz...
ing photographers who are both true pros. They were able to tag-team our getting ready shots with Jillian photographing the bride and bridesmaids, and Aaron photographing the groom and groomsmen.
Throughout our wedding day, they made sure that we were comfortable and having fun in front of the camera, which resulted in so many beautiful and stunning photographs.
Middleton Place is a sprawling venue, and thankfully, we had Aaron and Jillian’s help to guide us to the best places to take photos during our first look and to keep us on schedule for getting all our special moments captured during the day.
Aaron and Jillian seem to have a sixth sense that puts them in the perfect position to take a great photo. Every time anything happened and I thought, I hope someone gets a picture of this, Aaron and Jillian were already there cameras at the ready.
We loved working with Aaron and Jillian and cannot praise, thank, and recommend them highly enough; they are true professionals and wonderful people to have around capturing memories on your wedding day.
Reviewed On 10/15/2019 by Chanel G
Aaron and Jillian are the best possible people you want following you around on your special day! We were lucky enough to meet Aaron and Jillian when they photographed my sister’s wedding and we just wish we had more siblings so that we could k...
eep working with them! My whole wedding adored them! They are the epitome of a “power couple” that you also want to be best friends with! They are a dream to work with and helped make us, as well as our friends feel comfortable in front of the camera! They are so loving and made us feel so special and beautiful before, day of, and after. We even noticed some of their tricks and tips really stuck as they snuck into some photos we took on our honeymoon! They are perfection!
Reviewed On 9/29/2019 by Stephanie P
Aaron and Jillian are the absolute best photographers to work with. Right when Ben and I met them for our engagement photos we felt like we had know them for years. They make you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera. The photos...
are absolutely beautiful. Everyone loved all of our photos, and we couldn't be happier that they were there to capture the most important day of our lives. I can't say enough good things about them. If you want to include your fur babies, they are great with animals too! We brought our family dog and cat! They are truly talented and we are so happy to have chosen them for our wedding. We can't wait to have more pictures taken by them in the future. They start as your vendor but become your friends!
Reviewed On 7/24/2019 by Jessica B
This review deserves way more than 5 stars! Aaron and Jillian were nothing short of amazing! They are a true dynamic duo! In fact, 2 months later and ALL of our wedding guests are still talking about how awesome our photographers were! From the...
moment we met them at their house in West Ashley, we immediately knew they were the perfect fit for us. Coming from New Jersey- we browsed photographers online and Aaron and Jillian's photos just stood out to us. They are vibrant and bright and just soak up every moment! I immediately sent them an email to meet with them on my next trip to Charleston. My husband was not able to come with me to this initial meeting so I brought my best friend/bridesmaid. Y'all- we spent TWO hours at their (beautiful, pinterest perfect) house ooing and awing over every single photo they showed us, mesmerized on their organization, sipping on coffee and treats, feeling like we knew them forever! My bridesmaid and I left that morning knowing exactly what my decision was going to be.
They are extremely responsive via email and answer all questions/concerns so promptly- even when they have their "out of office" email they still respond letting you know when they will be back!
They blended RIGHT in and took the most natural and candid pictures ever. Jillian gives the best tips on how to make the photo better - popping a leg or leaning in closer etc. - Our entire wedding party, family and friends had a blast with Aaron and Jillian. We had a pretty big wedding party, six kids in our wedding (yes, six- lots of nieces and nephews!) and our precious pup and they got the most amazing pictures of every single person and they did this with ease. They truly captured every moment. They take the most INCREDIBLE photos anyone has have ever seen and really take the time and effort to make all of the photos come to life! I am sad that the day has come and gone but am so grateful that we have these photos to relive the moment over and over again. We can not thank Aaron and Jillian enough! They made our wedding day 100x more special than it already was. They are beautiful people inside and out and we would highly recommend them to ANYONE getting married in the Charleston area!
Reviewed On 5/28/2019 by Kaitlyn W
Aaron and Jillian were the ABSOLUTE best all around. They were so fun, positive and upbeat- they literally light up a room... The bridesmaids and groomsman couldn't stop talking about how great they were and we received SO many compliments from...
the guests on their behalf. I'm not one who typically loves having her photo taken but they made me feel so comfortable and photos turned out AMAZING!! They didn't miss a detail and every moment was photographed!! Highly recommend for any shoot or event!!
Reviewed On 4/28/2019 by Megan R
Aaron and Jillian took our engagement and wedding pictures. They are truly talented and incredible at what they do. My husband and I tend to shy away from being the center of attention and wouldn't consider ourselves 'naturals' in front of the ...
camera. Both times, Aaron and Jillian put us at complete ease, to the point we almost forgot they were snapping away.
They are complete professionals. We had an army of a bridal party, a dog in our ceremony and some serious rain and they handled everything with ease. They bring such a positive energy to every situation. Plus they're organized and keep everyone on schedule, but with the kindest demeanor. The pictures they took are unreal. You would've thought there were ten photographers because they capture every moment so perfectly from all angles. We are thrilled that we'll have these memories documented, to share and reflect on for a lifetime. From helping me get dirt off the train of my dress, to intricately photoshopping the guests out the background of our bridal party images (we had to move to Plan B and take pics under the Lowndes Grove tent due to the rain) -- they truly go above and beyond for their clients.
Aside from being amazing photographers, they are also two of the most genuine people you'll meet. We are forever grateful they were a part of our special journey and would highly recommend them to anyone.
Reviewed On 1/06/2019 by Lacey V
Aaron & jillian nailed it!
We started our adventure with Aaron and Jillian a year ago when we booked them (upon recommendation from our epic wedding planner: S/O Brooke Southern/Miller @ Boutique Planning) for our December Wedding. We knew we ...
had picked the right people from day 1 when Jill asked for our love story and wanted to follow us on Instagram - it felt like they truly wanted to get to know us and understand our relationship.
Our engagement pictures were included with our package and they were able to squeeze us in (during what was likely a crazy wedding season! ) for an October afternoon while we were in town for some planning. For two people that get a little “awkward” in front of a camera, Aaron and Jillian made us feel so at ease. We thought it would be so weird being all lovey-Dovey in front of other people, but they made it so fun for us and we just so enjoyed spending time with each other, and them, perusing the streets of Charleston. Jill had even reached out beforehand to check what kind of vibes we were going for - I told her cute greenery/alleyways and historic charming homes (always enchanting) and they took us to the perfect spots! We were so happy with how our engagement pictures came out and how “easy” they made it, that any anxiety we had about our pictures for the big day fell to the waist side.
Fast forward to our wedding, these two really made our day so freaking special. They somehow perfectly managed to balance being completely invisible at times (capturing every image without ever interrupting or intruding), while also directing us and helping create a seamless flow for the entire day. (small side note, but I should also mention, that both Jason and my parents are divorced, so their direction during family pictures was invaluable and made our stress dissipate. ) So many guests came up to us exclaiming how wonderful our photographers were - and to think that was BEFORE they even saw the actual pictures! That was just based on their energy and personalities. Having Jillian and Aaron part of our big day was not only a joy, but sincerely a pleasure. And arguably most importantly, the pictures below speak for themselves, but between the poses, color, editing, and scenery... ABSOLUTELY FLAWLESS - these guys totally crushed it. The perfect mix of candid and classic shots. We are so thankful to have these pictures to relive the memories of that special day forever.
On a personal note: Aaron and Jillian, THANK YOU TWO! We know you see lots of clients, but you made us feel so special. From the small moments like chatting with Jill before the pictures of me getting into my dress with my mom/aunt, to the pictures all across Lowndes Grove plantation and downtown Charleston - we loved having you two be the ones to capture our love in hundreds of small snapshots. And seeing you two together enforces our belief in true love! You work so beautifully well together - between the small gestures: “love that shot” or “great catch”, to the just general amount of respect you have for each other - so special and cool to see (especially given that Jason and I worked together for 6 years!)
To anyone looking to book Aaron and Jillian: please don’t hesitate. You are in the most loving, trusted hands. They will make you look and feel beautiful and on top of the world on your big day!
Reviewed On 12/21/2018 by Katelyn P
I quite literally can not put into words how much I adore Aaron & Jillian. They not only produce the most jaw-dropping photos you will ever see, but they are also truly wonderful people. Our number one priority for our wedding day was high-qual...
ity photos we would be able to cherish for a lifetime, and finding Aaron and Jill made that possible. They shot both our engagement session and wedding day and were not only able to capture stunning photos that we are still getting compliments on, but were able to catch all of the emotions that accompanied such a special time, which I feel is truly unique. If you are looking for some fun-loving photographers who will let you be yourselves in front of the camera and who also make super fun friends, look no further than A&J!
Reviewed On 11/08/2018 by Blake B
Where do I even begin...there are no words to describe how INCREDIBLE Aaron and Jillian are! They are such a joy to be around and work with throughout the process, and make the wedding day stress-free and fun! All of our guests were raving abou...
t how amazing our photographers were, and they deserve all the credit! They released a sneak peek after our wedding, and I was crying happy tears as I looked through them. They are so energetic, organized, professional, and the photos are simply stunning and capture the true essence of the day! I was blown away! Hiring A&J as our photographers was the best (and easiest) decision we ever made! Thank you both so much for capturing photos that we will cherish for a lifetime <3
Reviewed On 10/22/2018 by Jazmin M
My wedding planner highly-recommended them! A team made up of husband and wife, we were very happy that we chose Aaron & Jillian. They made everyone feel at ease. My guests raved about them. We are very happy with the end product as well! The p...
ictures were absolutely stunning.
Reviewed On 10/04/2018 by Jenn G
We truly don’t even know where to begin with writing this review. It is such a bittersweet feeling because this review means the wedding is truly over but the sweetness lies in not only the amazing photos that last forever, but the people behin...
d the camera who captured those sweet moments. The very first impression we had from their online presence, we thought, “Wow, their photos are incredible, fresh and vibrant - AND they are husband and wife?! It can’t get better than that.” Aaron and Jill - from the MOMENT we spoke on the phone, we knew you’d be the ones taking our wedding photos! Jillian was super organized from the first conversation and explained how her and Aaron photograph a typical wedding day. She was so positive and upbeat about her passion for photography and weddings. Both my husband and I are the most indecisive people ever but we knew we were 100% certain on having them as our photographers the moment we hung up the phone! Since we are from out of state, we asked Aaron and Jillian if they’d be open to grabbing a coffee this past December while we were visiting town to get to know them before the big day. We were honored and truly humbled when they invited us over to their famous #homeonhickory for coffee rather than meeting us out (ONLY in the South would that type of hospitality happen, am I right?!) When we arrived, they greeted us with the warmest welcome, as if we’ve known them our entire life! We were so lucky to sit in their kitchen eating pastries and sipping coffee as we got to know the people who would be taking photos of our big day. They are the real life Barbie and Ken but even more beautiful and kind! I truly could chat with them for hours about all kinds of topics! As the wedding date got closer and closer, I ran a TON of silly questions past Jillian as I greatly valued her opinion. She was always super quick to respond to me, even when traveling! She always provided me with an honest answer, and her answers were never short, which just shows how much she cares for her clients. As the wedding day FINALLY arrived, I was so excited to see Aaron and Jill! They were extremely professional and calming during a very emotional day. Jill wore a dress similar to my bridesmaids dresses which I thought was so kind as it made her blend in more with the crowd - and many of my guests brought this up thinking the same thing! Aaron looked very professional as well! They truly are the definition of a power couple and work SO well together! They helped guide us in certain poses and you could tell they bounced their talents and ideas off of each other, in the most positive and professional way. They handled big groups of families of all ages very well and made everything feel so seamless. We’ve already received 2 “sneak peaks” of our photos and tears immediately filled our eyes. Aaron and Jillian know what they are doing and my advice for their future bride and grooms is to just trust them because they are the BEST! We couldn’t have asked for better photographers than Aaron and Jillian. They were the perfect duo to guide us on day one of marriage and for that I can’t thank them enough!
Reviewed On 8/20/2018 by Catelyn H
We could not have been any happier with how our wedding pictures turned out from Aaron and Jillian! They were absolutely stunning!!! These two know exactly what they are doing! They will make sure they get every shot and make sure you and your ...
husband look beautiful in each photo! I loved how many candids they got of not only us but also our family and guests at the wedding. They captured our wedding day perfectly and we love looking back on the memories they took for us!
Reviewed On 6/19/2018 by Whitney M
was unsure of how to start this review because everything from start to finish with Aaron & Jillian was a whirlwind romance. What first prompted me to choose A&J was there portfolio, but it only took being around them for 2 seconds to realize t...
hat I had made the not only the right choice, but the best choice. I am not photogenic, nor do I like being in front of a camera. Jillian made me feel so incredibly comfortable. My bridesmaids are still talking about how they want to invite her to photograph our whole lives... and when I say that I mean hang out with us every weekend. She has a way of becoming part of the group and all the while capturing EVERY SPECIAL MOMENT. Aaron was with the boys for the first part of the day and they had a blast laughing with him. My husband told me there were times he forgot that Aaron was the photographer, it felt like he was just one of the guys. Fast forward to getting all of my pictures.... LET ME JUST SAY.... I saw the album as a whole and it took my breath away. I am not sure how they managed to capture every single moment, but they did... and MORE. The pictures are something I will cherish forever and I, without a doubt, had the ABSOLUTE BEST, POWER COUPLE/PHOTOGRAPHERS. One thing that stuck out to me was how well they worked as a team. Not only are they one of the sweetest couples I have ever met, but also I consider them to be friends. They were one of the most integral parts of the most special day of my life. If you choose A&J you will not only be blown away, but rest assured that you will have the most amazing photographs and memories to last a lifetime. I know that one day my grandchildren will see these pictures, and I have Aaron and Jillian to think for that. Trust me when I say there is only ONE CHOICE when it comes to wedding photoraphers... and that is Aaron & Jillian. I would choose them again every time!
Reviewed On 6/01/2018 by Lyndsey G
Aaron and Jillian are all around amazing! We were planning our Charleston wedding from Atlanta so we did a lot of research on different photographers. Immediately after looking through their portfolio, blog and social media, we knew they were E...
XTREMELY talented! Not only were they extremely talented, they were so organized and professional throughout the entire process... Always so quick to respond to any questions, concerns, suggestions, and were always honest in their responses! We were able to fit in our engagement session at Middleton Place a month before our wedding and that turned out to be one of the best days! They truly helped us feel comfortable in front of the camera and we were able to be ourselves, laughing the whole time. It honestly felt like a bunch of friends just hanging out in an incredibly beautiful place! The pictures turned out phenomenally and they were able to truly capture who we are as a couple! Even though we knew that the wedding day would be just as fun, they still were able to exceed our expectations BY FAR! With organizational skills that, went above and beyond, they kept everything running smoothly and on-time so we were able to enjoy every aspect of our special day! We just got our wedding photos back and are completely blown away by them. They are absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Looking through our photos, we can easily relive our perfect day because they were able to capture so many special moments. It will be near impossible to pick favorites because we LOVE them all! Not a question in my mind, picking Aaron and Jillian as our wedding photographers was the best decision we made!
Reviewed On 5/17/2018 by Audrey P
As soon as we started planning our wedding we knew who our dream wedding photographers would be! My husband and I cannot say enough great things about Aaron and Jillian. They truly made me, Ryan, our bridal party, friends and guests all feel li...
ke family. Getting to know Aaron and Jillian over the past two years has been an absolute joy. We couldn’t have asked for a better pair to capture our engagement photos, rehearsal dinner, and wedding day. Aaron and Jillian work together as a perfect pair and create a seamless team. They helped set the tone for all of our wedding festivities- love was in the air! Their passion for capturing life’s greatest moments and their love for one another is something Ryan and I truly admire. We felt so fortunate to have Aaron and Jillian as part of our wedding day. Our guests had an instant connection with Aaron and Jillian and loved spending time with them. Ryan and I are so thankful we had such a great team to help execute our big day. We cannot wait to see the photos and relive the wonderful moments that made our wedding day so special.
Reviewed On 3/26/2018 by Jenny L
I cannot praise Aaron and Jillian enough! They are INCREDIBLE to work with. They are so sweet and kind and make you feel completely comfortable in front of the camera. They not only have the eye for capturing gorgeous moments outside with the p...
erfect lighting, but their detail shots are the best I've seen (and that was important to me). They posted a "sneak peek" on Facebook and I literally had TONS of people tell me my photos were the prettiest wedding photos they've ever seen and asked "who was your photographer?!??".
I highly recommend Aaron and Jillian photography. I can assure you, you will not be dissapointed!
Reviewed On 2/03/2018 by Jennifer S
I was already instagram stalking Aaron & Jillian’s work when our wedding planner also recommended them for our photography! Thankfully they were available!!! Absolutely the best and easiest decision was choosing them. They are so fun, energetic...
and of course extremely talented! You can instantly tell they are just genuine, great people. Prior to our wedding day, I knew they were organized which helped the day flow with ease and ensure I got all the shots we wanted. They helped us both feel comfortable and confident behind the camera, even the guests commented on how wonderful they both were! We already received our photos and we are blown away!!! They far exceeded our expectations! Our wedding is a day we will never forget and we couldn’t be happier we chose Aaron & Jillian to capture our special moments. We love you guys! THANK YOU!!! :)
Jennifer & Michael Hall
Reviewed On 12/28/2017 by Jessica B
Where do I even begin? From the first time I spoke with Jillian on the phone for an interview as a possible photographer for our Charleston wedding, she put me right at ease. Her excitement over our upcoming wedding was contagious. There was no...
question when I got off the phone with her that day that they would be our photographers! Aaron and Jillian shot our engagement photos, rehearsal dinner, and wedding day. Both my fiancé and I were nervous about being in front of the camera, but they both made us feel so comfortable and such a fun process. We got back our wedding pictures last weekend and were blown away with how they turned out. We will forever have such beautiful photos to remember our day by! I wish we could have a wedding every year, just so we could use Aaron and Jillian!! Choosing them was definitely one of best decisions in the whole wedding process!!
Reviewed On 12/03/2017 by Jenna G
If you’re looking at reviews, I’m
sure you’ve seen it before but Aaron and Jill are the best. They were able to make everyone so relaxed on such a long day. During our family photos, Jill somehow captured the only photos we have of both my husb...
and and I’s grandparents smiling! That is a gift you can’t put a price on that our whole families will be forever grateful for. I’m not a girl who does her hair and makeup most days but Jill took care to remind me to throw on some lipstick and fluff my hair “just right” to make my photos better than I could have ever dreamed. Lastly, they don’t often post “Dance Floor” photos so I was a little concerned that once the lights went down our A+J quality photos might be done for the day, but I can promise you that is not the case! One in particular is of me, my bridesmaids, and our dads... I remember thinking after we lined up and they snapped the shot that we should’ve gone off the completely dark dance floor to where there was more light. I have no clue how they did it, but the pic is awesome and one we will cherish! The other “dark” picture they got for me was of the full moon we had! They were so careful to fulfill every request we had. This is a day we will reminisce on forever, and I’m so grateful for the photos to remember it by.
Reviewed On 11/30/2017 by Elizabeth S
If you are looking for the sweetest and most genuine photographers to capture your special day, you found them! From the moment I first spoke to Jill on the phone I knew they were going to be the perfect match for our wedding day. We knew fro...
m our engagement photos (they are incredible) that we were in the best hands when it came to our big day. I am a bit of a ham in front of the camera so I knew I'd have no problems taking photos but my husband on the other hand takes a little more coaching. Crazy thing is we both felt so comfortable with them the photos were taken with ease. They captured everything we could have asked for and all of the small moments when you think no one is looking. If you are even considering Aaron and Jillian...hurry up and book them. When you get your photos back you will feel the same way we do and will be beyond happy. They far exceeded our expectations and we feel fortunate to have had them with us to capture our wedding day!
Reviewed On 11/28/2017 by Kimberly S
S-T-E-L-L-A-R and every other synonym sums up Aaron and Jillian ("A&J"). A&J are a true dream team! Our wedding photos are amazing! I wanted romantic, light shots and A&J over delivered. They made us very comfortable (most friendly couple ever)...
and gave terrific direction (made us look like we had been modeling as a couple for years). They knew all the good spots at our venue. I provided a list of special shots to A&J and they captured every single one perfectly as well as a few extra special ones that were not planned. They provided all of our photos three weeks after our wedding (give or take). I went over my budget to lock in A&J to shoot our wedding. They are worth thousands of dollar more than we paid them to shoot our wedding (seriously). Our dog was in our wedding. A&J are great at shooting dogs and rolling with whatever the dog does (and making it look great in pictures).
Quality: Exceptional - Most perfect photos
Responsiveness: Almost Immediately
Professionalism: They have it!
Value: Would have paid more
Flexibility: Yes! Our wedding was cold and windy but A&J were decked out in their winter gear and made our photos look like our wedding was on a 70 degree day
Please go to my Facebook Page at Kimberly Ann Schneider (Stapleton) to view my Wedding Album (10.29.17 at Magnolia Plantation). It's public. I highly recommend A&J!!!!!!
Reviewed On 10/31/2017 by Genevieve S
We were so lucky to have Aaron and Jillian as our photographers for our September wedding and our engagement session in March! Their ability to put their subjects at ease is invaluable. First, they made us forget about our nerves and our engage...
ment session turned out to be enjoyable! We were elated when we saw our photos a short time later and there was no evidence of our normally "awkward in photos"
selves! Then, on our wedding day, we became even more aware we hit the wedding photographer jackpot! They were at the house where the bridesmaids were getting ready bright and early. They were organized and calm and their attitudes helped make everyone less nervous. They helped keep us on schedule, had light hearted conversations that made everyone laugh and got photos of all of the moments I requested simultaneously. Then they REALLY worked their magic at the ceremony and reception. They are so comfortable with each other and the way they joke and interact with their subjects and each other makes the smiles in their photos look VERY natural and because they ARE natural! There are a good number of our family members who make it difficult to take their photos. Without naming names, a certain family member of ours who is known for being a huge pain in photos, told me on three different occasions how great our photographers were and, I'm quoting, "the fact that Jillian isn't bad to look at helps, too." It is true that she is very pretty, but I think it's her jovial attitude and infectious smile that won over our most difficult family members. The reason, I'm focusing on Jillian is because she took a majority of the posed family photos. I'm not actually positive which photos were taken by Aaron and which by Jillian because they are both super talented and all of the photos are equally exceptional! I think Jillian told me that day that Aaron was taking the detailed shots of the venue, which were also gorgeous! I've tried to take photos of decor details without a human subject and those are often just as difficult as getting a photo of one of my cranky family members! It's not like other photographers I've seen that have an assistant with them that you aren't sure if their work will be as good as the main photographer. You get two "main photographers," both of whom are great at what they do! Also, I have to mention, Aaron and Jillian send out a questionnaire before the wedding asking for specific photos that are "must haves." After my sister's wedding photographer got about 4 photos of my mom and 2 of me, my mom and I REALLY appreciated this thoughtful questionnaire! Then on the day, they had a copy of our answers and they checked off each photo as they got it! So they definitely got every possible combination of family members we had requested plus they got so many other photos that we hadn't even thought to request. Long story short, if you want two extra guests that make your wedding more fun for everyone and they happen to be the all around best photographers - book Aaron and Jillian! You might want to check their availability before you set your date and then choose based on the days they have- they are that good! Your wedding photos are so important and you can trust Aaron and Jillian to deliver everything you imagined and so much more!
Reviewed On 10/22/2017 by Nicole A
We LOVED Aaron & Jillian!
Choosing Aaron & Jillian was one the BEST decisions we made in our wedding. Not only are they great photographers, but they're really friendly and nice people that you want to be around, which is so important on your ...
We chose the package with 10 hours on our wedding day + an engagement picture session. I'm so glad we did - our engagement pictures were amazing. We wanted pictures downtown in Charleston, and they know the city so well, they took us to a bunch of cute spots. Our friends & family loved our engagement pictures.
Our wedding was last week, and we were blown away by their day of management. We know the pictures will be great, but we really appreciated how they managed both time & all of the people on the big day. We had some last minute schedule changes, and some oopsies (my dad went to the venue instead of coming to where I was getting ready, and I forgot the wedding bands and we had to go back and get them) and they were very calm and helpful in adjusting and letting us know what we did & did not have time for. Any time we had to make a decision because we were short on time, they let us know what our options were so we could make the choice for what photographs we wanted.
One thing that we never thought of but were extremely grateful for on the day of our wedding was Aaron & Jill's ability to communicate how to get the best poses. If we were posing, Jill would tell me exactly how to turn/tweak my arm and I felt like I was in great hands knowing my pictures would come out perfect. I would hate to get pictures back and think my arm looked weird or something, and with Jill giving direction, I had no worries that was going to happen.
We really can't say enough good things about Aaron & Jillian. They're photos are amazing, and just as important, they are wonderful to work with. They also travel for weddings - we would highly recommend booking them no matter where you're getting married!!
Reviewed On 10/02/2017 by Alex T
Aaron and Jill photographed our engagement session (Charleston) and dedtination wedding (Santorini, Greece). I have put off posting this review because I can't even begin to articulate how amazing these two are!!! My husband is all for camera p...
osing - I on the other hand am not yet they managed to make me feel comfortable and captured the most beautiful pictures I have EVER seen!!! They are so sweet and fun that it truly didn't feel like a photo shoot. Our pictures could not have turned out any better! We had over 700 pictures from pur wedding alone and LOVED every single one! We would choose them again and again! Easily one of the best decisions we made for our wedding!
Reviewed On 7/31/2017 by Lisa -
Aaron & Jillian are the best! They are the perfect mix - detailed, yet laid-back and fun, yet professional!
As soon as I saw their work I knew their pictures would represent exactly what I wanted my wedding to be – beautiful, romantic and Sou...
thern. And as soon as I met them I know they would be great to work with - but I didn't realize how great. They were always smiling, always excited for us - their energy is contagious. I am actually really going to miss working with them - something I never really expected when dealing with what I thought would be another service provider.
They took the time to go through all the important details beforehand and made sure they knew what was important to us specifically, but were flexible on the day to change it up when necessary. Jillian went above and beyond to make sure everything went smoothly. At one point on the morning of our wedding, Jillian even jumped into tackle coordinator-type tasks - keeping us all on schedule when the actual wedding planner was called away and taking the time to help one of my bridesmaids (who had a new baby) figure out her getting ready/baby feeding/being photographed timeline. That was certainly not her responsibility, but we were so grateful for her help!
After we got the photos back, I was so happy (I cried and I am not a big crier). I was instantly taken back to all of the best moments of our day – and many more that I hadn’t even been able to take in at the time, but could now enjoy. But… being the crazily detailed person that I am, there were a few photos that I wanted to tweak and Jillian completely understood, highlighted the little nuances that I wanted highlighted and got back to me with the edits so quickly.
I can't say enough wonderful things about Aaron and Jillian. They are truly wonderful people and amazingly talented photographers.
Reviewed On 7/28/2017 by Ilyssa F
Aaron & Jillian are BEYOND AMAZING!! I am from Philadelphia and I had a destination wedding down in Charleston at Boone Hall Plantation. I knew with such an amazing venue I needed an equally amazing photographer. I found Aaron & Jillian looking...
at pictures on Instagram and instantly feel in love with their gorgeous, light, airy pictures. They were my top choice for photographers and I would have been devastated if they wouldn't have been available! We did not get to meet each other until the day of my wedding and yet I felt like I knew them forever just from speaking over the phone and through email. Aaron & Jillian are so easy to work with, so knowledgeable, hard working and all around great people! Jillian put together an amazing day of timeline and was always super quick to respond to all my emails. We just got back our sneak peek pictures and I am blown away at how amazing they are! Your wedding day will seriously be the best day of your life and something you will want to do all over again. We will forever be able to relive that day thanks to these wonderful pictures. I am so thankful I found Aaron & Jillian and that they were available to capture such wonderful memories for us. It is a day we will never forget thanks to them!!
Aaron & Jillian- you two are such special people, we love you and are forever grateful to you!!
Reviewed On 6/28/2017 by Celia T
There almost aren't any words to describe how much we love Aaron and Jill! To me, one of the MOST important parts of planning was the photographer. I truly shopped around for over a year before we found Aaron and Jillian and instantly fell in ...
love with their photographs! They somehow captured every single moment of the day and every time we look at our photos, we are lucky enough to relive our perfect day. Not only was every single photo stunning, but we got them SO QUICK which was so so SO wonderful! And, the cherry on top, they are a BLAST to be around! I felt so comfortable around them both-like we had been friends for years but we had only met for the first time on our wedding day! I truly can't put into words what an incredible experience we had with them from start to finish--choose Aaron and Jillian! It will be the one of the best decisions you make!
Reviewed On 6/07/2017 by Abigail S
Hiring Aaron and Jillian may have been one of the easiest decisions I made while planning my wedding. From the second I saw their website, I knew their aesthetic direction was what I wanted. Hands down, they are the best. Not only do they feel ...
like friends during your engagement shoot and wedding day, they manage to capture everything absolutely perfectly. From the tiny details that you worked so hard to plan to the candid family pictures, all are wonderful. Simply put, they have a gift. So do yourself a huge favor and hire them!! The photographs from your wedding will be for a lifetime, so you deserve to have the BEST!
Reviewed On 5/30/2017 by Meghan O
I don't even know where to begin with Aaron and Jill...in short, if you can make only one hire for your wedding, you MUST hire them. Not only are their pictures amazing, incredible, and out of this world, Aaron and Jill themselves are amazing, ...
incredible, and out of this world!
I can't tell you how many people went out of their way to ask me where we found our photographers and how in awe they were of our photos--that's how much they make an impact. But most important, Aaron and Jill know how to capture EVERY perfect moment and make everyone look their best. I've seen many other photographers' galleries and those of my friends, and there is always that one moment just missed and taken a millisecond too late or that one person's eyes are closed in a group photo. Not with Aaron and Jill. Seriously. I cannot find a bad picture in either our engagement or wedding photos (and I am overly critical of every photo I'm in). EVERY SINGLE one of them could be framed. It's one thing to get a photographer that produces great and edited images, it's a whole other thing to be able to capture the perfect moment at the perfect time. That's what you need for your wedding photos and that's what you get with Aaron and Jill. They take it to the next level of wedding photography. I might be sounding too corny now but that's how much I love their work and how grateful and in awe I am of what they produced for us.
And ON TOP OF ALL THAT, Aaron and Jill are the sweetest and most down-to-earth people we've ever met. Multiple people came up to me at our wedding and said they wanted to be friends with our photographers (of which I said, stand in line, we found them first!). My husband who hates getting his photo taken was dreading our engagement photo session, but after we did it, he said he actually had a lot of fun--all because of Aaron and Jill. They make you feel so comfortable in front of the camera and get so excited about every shot that you also get excited and confident and can't help but smile!
I could go on and on about them, I am just so in love with our photos and of them. A big reason I'm sad our wedding is over is because I can't have Aaron and Jill take pictures of us anymore and will miss them! Maybe anniversary pictures--can we make that a thing?!
Reviewed On 5/09/2017 by Stephanie M
I didn't have a huge budget for this wedding; but the one thing I knew (and was told by several other brides) is not to skimp on the Photographers. I fell in love with Aaron & Jillian's style, but they were certainly at the top of our budget a...
long with requiring a wedding planner I was a bit hesitant, but again, THOSE PHOTOS! I can tell you that without a doubt, booking Aaron & Jillian was THE BEST DECISION OF OUR WEDDING (and the second best was having a planner! Seriously)
I'm straining to keep this as short as possible but I have so many incredible things to say!
From the beginning, Aaron and Jillian were responsive, sweet & EXCITED for us! I sent Jill my dress and she got me all excited and teary eyed all over again over it. Her excitement was contagious! When they showed up morning of I had forgotten everything they asked of me. whoops! They laughed, smiled and carried on. They had a schedule, a mission, an idea of what they wanted how they wanted it and kindly, politely, and sweetly managed the entire day to absolute perfection. They ask for photos you want, or inspiration you have and remember to take these while you're all caught up in the madness, the one photo I asked for turned out to be one of my favorites!
Their love respect and admiration for each other, their excitement over the photos, the light, your dress, your smiles, your love, their response to every shot they take, they made our wedding and made our photos. We still get compliments on how sweet they were, how kind they were, and how the seemed like family from the get go.
We (INSANELY QUICKLY) just received the final photos yesterday, when I say they are perfection, THEY ARE PERFECTION. I have sent them to EVERYONE & EVERYONE is freaking out over the perfection.
The photos exemplify us. They portray every emotion, every tear, every laugh, every smile. If I had to change everything about my wedding but one aspect, the one I wouldn't change would be booking Aaron & Jillian.
Reviewed On 5/03/2017 by Rachel H
Aaron and Jillian are hands down the BEST photographers in the Charleston area. Not only are they completely down to earth, and THE sweetest humans on the planet, they are genuine, kind, and amazing photographers. We had 22 in our bridal party ...
and Aaron and Jillian made each and everyone of them comfortable in front of the camera, even my brother who never smiles for pictures, cracked at least 3 smiles that day. My mother who hates being photographed raved about how great they made her look in the photos. :) I have followed/loved their instagram since before I was even engaged and looking for photographers. My sister has already begged that for her wedding (she's not engaged) we HAD to hire Aaron and Jillian because we as a family would never trust anyone else to take photos of such a special day in our lives. I can't say enough great things about them. We including, the bridal party, our families, and guests, can not stop raving about how great the pictures are!!! We love Aaron and Jillian!!!! Hire them!!!!
Reviewed On 5/02/2017 by Jess G
I don’t even know where to start other than saying that hiring Aaron and Jillian Photography was THE BEST decision we made for our entire wedding. They were INCREDIBLE from start to finish in every way, and I would hire them again and again in ...
I didn’t even know what questions to ask before hiring photographers, but Jill takes the time to talk through their process, style, and ask about what we are looking for (which I wasn’t even able to articulate well but somehow they got it spot on anyway!). She kept in touch throughout, even though we hired them a year and a half before the wedding, and made sure to touch base in depth a few weeks before the event to ensure they captured any particular moments we wanted.
They have such an artistic eye, were so creative and were always in the right place at the right time to capture the most incredible candid photos of us and our guests as well as more posed photos (which never looked fake!) and beautiful scenery shots of the venue and of décor. They were also so friendly, warm and likable that at one point I thanked them for coming because I had forgotten that weren’t there as my friend/guest! They made us feel so comfortable even though we were terrified of being in front of the camera, and were such fun to be around. They were also a calming presence throughout a hectic day which was much appreciated, were never intrusive even during more delicate moments (eg the ceremony), and were extremely professional at all times.
We have received non-stop compliments from guests and even people who weren’t there about how amazing our photographers were. My sister already reported that she would want to hire them for her wedding because they did such a mind-blowing job for ours -- Aaron and Jill, we’ll see you in a few years at the very least (but hopefully much sooner)! We love you guys!
Reviewed On 4/11/2017 by Laura J
Aaron and Jillian are INCREDIBLE!! I don't know if I have enough characters to write everything I want to say about them! Initially, when we started to look at photographers, I fell in love with their photography style and everyone's reviews of...
them were GLOWING. They were definitely a little over what we had initially budgeted for our photographers, but I could not be more THRILLED that we decided to splurge on them! They are a HUGE part of what made our day so incredible and I can't imagine it without them! We hired them about a year and a half before our wedding when we first got engaged and we fell in love the moment we contacted them to chat with them about the options and their style! Once we decided that we couldn't possibly go with any other photographers, we chatted back and forth via email with them about our story. Shortly after we chatted with them via email, they invited us to THEIR HOME for dinner so they could get to know us a little better as a couple! I haven't heard of any vendors ever doing this, and it was amazing. We went to their ADORABLE perfect home and Aaron made us drinks and they told us all of their amazing travel stories and introduced us to their adorable pups. They were so sweet and so welcoming and genuine, we left saying to each other, "we definitely picked right!" Not only are they extremely talented, they are just the sweetest and the cutest couple! They work so well together and clearly LOVE what they do! They stayed in close touch with us all along, and as our day was approaching, they sent us questionnaires so everything would be exactly as we hoped! The day came and Jillian came into the room where I was getting my hair and makeup done, told me how gorgeous I looked and gave me a huge hug. They were SUCH an important part of our day beyond just photographing our special day! They are both so easy to work with and be comfortable in front of, are adorable and work so hard to get just the right angles and lighting for every photograph. They made being photographed SO comfortable, and continuously made us feel like the most amazing and beautiful people in the world. My groom and I both commented to each other so many times, "they've done SO many incredible weddings and yet they're making us feel like every picture is the most amazing one they've ever taken and everything we do is the most beautiful and adorable thing ever!" They truly made us feel like our wedding was the most beautiful one they've ever photographed, and we know they've photographed at least hundreds of gorgeous Charleston weddings. They seemed so genuinely excited about everything and clearly LOVE what they do. I can't say enough incredible things about them, and could go on and on. They are worth the money and so much more, I literally couldn't imagine our day without them. Guests commented on how incredible our photographers were without even seeing the final products yet! Amazing, amazing, amazing! Book them now!
Reviewed On 12/28/2016 by Kathryn B
Aaron and Jillian were a DREAM to work with!! They were so professional, talented, and amazing people! They made the whole process so easy. My husband and I don't love taking pictures and were a little nervous to have to pose for a camera. Howe...
ver, both of them made it so easy and fun. We laughed the entire time. Our pictures turned out fabulously AND we received them only two-three weeks after our wedding (sneaky fast!). I honestly love every single picture and look at them weekly six months later. Our guests raved about them and how amazing they were. We have had several people comment about how great our pictures are and how they wish they had used them for their big day! Seriously, you will not regret using them! You want the best to capture your big day and they are the best! Thank you Aaron and Jillian for capturing such lovely pictures and helping us to relieve our special day in such an amazing way!
Reviewed On 11/10/2016 by Elizabeth W
The BEST! I don't even know where to begin in describing how much we loved having Aaron & Jill as our wedding photographers. They are the absolute sweetest couple you will come across! They convinced us to a do a first look the day of and I cou...
ld not be more happy that we chose to do that! Aaron & Jill have such awesome personalities - they not only make you feel so comfortable while taking pictures, but they also add so much encouragement and excitement to what is typically such a stressful day. I already want to take more pictures with them! If these reviews don't convince you enough to choose them, just talk to Jill on the phone for 5 minutes and that will make your decision even more :) Love you guys!
Reviewed On 10/06/2016 by Kenly U
My husband and I just returned from our honeymoon and writing this review was one of the first to-dos on my list! As I’m sure many Brides will agree, your wedding day flies by in what feels like a blink of an eye, but my husband and I feel so l...
ucky that we’re able to re-live the day through the breathtaking photographs Aaron and Jill captured.
This dynamic duo is truly the very best in the business. They have an incredible eye for beautiful backdrops, romantic lighting and sweet candid moments. They also have such a kind and playful demeanor that made us feel completely comfortable in front of the camera and instantly won over our wedding party and guests. I can’t tell you how many compliments we received on our photographers, which is no surprise once you’ve seen these two in action! They are awe-inspiring to watch - bounding through the heat, patiently handling all of the family logistics and weaving through the dance floor to ensure every special detail was captured. They also provided my husband and I such important moments of calm and togetherness amidst the chaos - I'll forever treasure the memory of us dancing and giggling while posing for our portraits.
It just doesn’t get any better than Aaron and Jill. Their talent is second to none and they’re just so fun and lovely to be around! We count our lucky stars to have found such a spectacular team to capture our big day. We adore you, Aaron and Jill!!!
Reviewed On 9/08/2016 by Heather S
The best of the best! You can't go wrong with these awesome photographers! They were worth every penny and we would hire them all over again!
Reviewed On 7/20/2016 by Samantha S
I don’t even know where to begin in describing how amazing our experience was working with Aaron and Jillian. Sooo I guess the most logical place to start is in the beginning!
Since photography at our wedding was so important to Chris and I, t...
hey were the first vendors we booked. After much research and deliberation, I knew Chris and I had found our photographers when A) their photos were amazing, and B) In our Skype date, Jillian and I both heavily included our fur babies in conversation. From there it only got better. Aaron and Jill are the perfect mix of relaxed and focused. From our emails back and forth prior to our wedding, to their vibe and professionalism on our big day, everything just seemed to be as it should.
Aaron and Jill just have an ease about them that makes getting photographed feel comfortable. Aaron meshed so well with the guys in our wedding party and Jill was just one of us girls. Even our families and guests kept raving about how incredible they were and how they felt like Aaron and Jillian could have easily been mistaken for a couple of our friends.
Their ability to catch the big fairy-tale moments and not lose sight of the importance of those detail shots still amazes me. I really can’t thank them enough for giving Chris and I such a wonderful collection of photos so that we can relive that magical day over and over again.
Honestly, if you want the best of the best, you got it in Aaron and Jill.
Reviewed On 7/14/2016 by Knottie25000462
Photography and videography were my top priorities for the wedding. My husband and I spent hours reviewing countless photographers' portfolios on their websites and reading the reviews. As soon as we saw Aaron and Jillian's beautiful website, I...
knew I had found a business whose style perfectly matched my own! We looked at their gallery and knew they were our top contender. I spoke to Jillian on the phone and was completely sold. Though we had not even officially booked them yet, she took the time to run through a full day mock-up itinerary for me, complete with the sunset time on the day of our wedding, which was more than a year away! I was blown away by her professionalism, knowledge, and she was super kind! When we traveled down to Charleston to meet with our vendors, my husband and I had the best time getting coffee with Aaron and Jill. If we hadn't hired them to come to our wedding as photographers, we would have wanted them to come as guests! They are seriously the nicest people. Throughout the planning process they were always very responsive about any questions through email. Their pre-wedding questionnaire was detailed and great to make sure they capture all the candid moments, family portraits, moments that are important, etc. It was great on the actual day that Aaron could go hang out with the guys as they got ready and Jillian could come with the ladies. My husband said that Aaron was so easy to be around, got along great with everyone, and make all the groomsmen feel at ease. They ran like clockwork on the day of the wedding, and kept everything on schedule in a way that felt organic (never felt rushed or pushed from place to place). During the ceremony they positioned themselves so that they get great shots but are never in the guests' way. During the reception they were so stealthy getting their shots. They got the photos back to us so quickly- less than a month post-wedding, and we were so pleased with their work.We couldn't be happier with them!
Reviewed On 3/28/2016 by Victoria D
LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! Aaron and Jillian did our engagement photos and they are going to photograph our wedding as well- and if you couldn't tell from my first sentence I LOVE THEM! They are so talented- go check out their work on their webs...
ite, it's insanely beautiful. Not only are they talented, they are so kind and so easy to work with. They guided us through the entire shoot and we had such an amazing experience! I was nervous before my engagement shoot because I've never had professional photos taken before, but they made me feel SO at ease and comfortable the entire time! I want to go take more photos now because they made me feel like a complete rockstar!! I can't wait to have them at our wedding, I am happy knowing that I have two professional, fun, and loving people with me my whole wedding day!!
Reviewed On 3/16/2016 by a member
Finding and selecting Aaron and Jillian to be our engagement and wedding photographers was the BEST and EASIEST decision we made regarding wedding planning. I’m actually a photographer myself so I knew I would be extremely picky when it came t...
o finding our photographer for our destination wedding at the Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, SC. I originally discovered and fell in love with their pictures on Pinterest, and after calling them to find out more info and if they were available for our date, I knew our search was over as we instantly connected, and I could tell right away that we would be beyond happy with them! They really are the best of the best, and I couldn’t have been more pleased with them!
They make the best husband and wife team ever, and it was fun seeing them work together as well and bounce ideas off of one another. They have such a wonderful positive energy about them too which makes the engagement session even more enjoyable! They are crazy talented, extremely personable, professional, and so much fun to be around! I’m pretty sure we’d all be the best of friends if we lived in Charleston too (and I’m pretty sure every bride that gets to know Jill and Aaron feels the same way too)!! :) They made us feel so comfortable and relaxed during the session, making it easy for us to be natural and show our fun quirky personalities, while still giving great direction as well when needed. They’re full of fun ideas and with their unique creativity and artistic eye, it made for so many gorgeous photos we will treasure for a lifetime. We’ve had tons of compliments on our pictures as people have told us that our photos look like they are straight out of a magazine. They truly are artists and can make anything look incredible (and magazine-worthy!). :)
If you want to make one of the easiest and best decisions regarding your wedding and are lucky enough to have them available for your wedding date, you will be forever grateful to choose Aaron and Jillian as they will document your special day in the most beautiful way possible. When the wedding is over and all you have left are the pictures and memories from your special day, you’ll be more than thankful knowing you will always have incredible photos that capture all the details and emotion of your special day, tell your beautiful story, can be relived time and time again, and will be cherished for a lifetime!
Thank you again Jill and Aaron for going ABOVE and BEYOND and EXCEEDING our expectations! Selecting y’all was the easiest choice I made (besides saying yes to Jeremiah!) :) Thank you a million times over!!
Reviewed On 11/29/2015 by Knottie1448834188
If you are looking for a wedding photographer look no further, you’ve found them! My now husband, Brandon and I knew we wanted to elope somewhere beautiful but we didn’t know where. One day we happen to stumble upon a blog post from Aaron and J...
illian Photography (thanks Google!). We had tossed Charleston around as a location before but their beautiful pictures sealed the deal! We loved their style and that they’re a couple photography team. We were thrilled when we found out they could squeeze us into their already busy schedule! We live in Texas so we didn’t get to meet Aaron and Jill until the day before our wedding, although it felt like we already knew each other! Our wedding day was prefect and Aaron and Jill where a big part of that. Not only did they do an amazing job capturing the most perfect day they were also a joy to be around. We really felt like we could relax and be our goofy selves! I had asked Jill if we could get just one photo sent to us early so we could share it with our family and friends, I had photos in my inbox before we returned home! Aaron and Jill were always quick to respond and quick to deliver. Once we received the photos I noticed the color of my hair extensions showed up a little more than I cared for, I tried to get over it but it was just all I could see. Once I told Jill she agreed and Aaron worked his magic and they turned out amazing! A few weeks later we received our photos and could not be more pleased. Aaron and Jill truly captured the magic of the day. Our wedding photos will be treasured for a lifetime and we are so thankful for them both!
Reviewed On 11/24/2015 by Bailey D
Aaron & Jillian were incredible. They're married so it made it more intimate when they were explaining how my husband and I should pose. They are the friendliest people and make you feel right at home with them. Being an out-of-town couple, we ...
weren't able to make it down for engagement photos with them (where they get to know you as a couple and get comfortable) but it didn't matter at all. Their shots were amazing. The editing on the photos was natural with elegance and charm, and a gorgeous touch of glow in outdoor shots. My husband kept going on and on afterward about how he felt like we're actually friends with them and he felt like they fit right in as guests at the wedding (not like they were dancing or anything haha, just that they were normal people we genuinely enjoyed being around).
I also loved that they didn't wear black on black like most photographers do because it made it more natural. They fit right into the mix.
Warm, friendly, lovely (and in love!) and incredibly talented. I'd recommend them to the moon. If you're getting married at Legare Waring, they're a must. They did a fabulous job.
Reviewed On 11/03/2015 by Kenly W
If you are looking for a second to none, amazingly professional and incredibly gracious photography team then you've come to the right place! Jill and Aaron are all of the above and more.
Similar to what I've read in a number of their review...
s, I had an initial call with Jill during our wedding photographer search and hung up the phone knowing I needed to search no further. Fast forward several weeks and my fiance and I spring it on them that we'll be making a last minute wedding planning trip to Charleston and would be so appreciative if we could squeeze in an engagement photo session. Now, it's important to note that our trip fell right in the heart of Charleston's busiest season & Jill and Aaron had back to back weddings and several engagement sessions already booked in that four-day period! They, however, went absolutely above and beyond to accommodate us and spent an afternoon running around Magnolia Plantation with us to make sure we got shots for our Save the Dates.
Despite the fact we were already over the moon with them before the engagement session, they sure sealed the deal in just an hour of shooting. They are such an incredible team! They worked together to find the perfect locales and lighting, exchanged playful banter to keep us comfortable and laughing and patiently helped us to look our best. We couldn't stop smiling throughout the shoot and had such a good time in what can otherwise feel like such an unnatural and forced setting
To add the final icing to the cake, we just received our photos and WOW. They are magical -- romantic, sweet, artistic and just truly beautiful. My fiance and I must have looked through them a million times we're so thrilled with how they turned out!
Aaron and Jill are the very best at what they do - their work is truly unparalleled - and, to set them even further apart from the competition, they'll win over you heart as some of the very best people you've ever had the pleasure of meeting!
Reviewed On 7/06/2015 by Jesse L
Hands down the best vendor we worked with in Charleston. Aaron and Jillian are not only relaxed and fun people to work with, but their pictures are beautiful!! We had so many friends and family members comment on how friendly they were too.
They made us feel so comfortable and relaxed and really helped to make the day an even more memorable experience!!
Reviewed On 3/11/2015 by Stephanie N
OH. MY GOD. OHHHHH MY GOODNESS.......SPEECHLESS......
If that's how you want to feel when you gaze at your wedding photos for the first time, then stop looking anywhere else. You found them. There's no other choice other than Aaron + Jillian...
, whether you're getting married in Charleston or not.
My husband and I got home late last night from living out our honeymoon dream and I knew the photo link was waiting for us. We ended up not getting home until after midnight, just long enough to do a load of laundry, sleep, and get my husband back to the airport the next morning for a work flight. Needless to say, reality slapped us hard in the face today. And after missing my husband all day, I finally had a chance to go through the link. I just laughed out load, cried, smiled the whole way through, and felt like I was right back in the moment...and it made missing my husband a little bit easier. I really don't know what to say. Each photo is stunningly beautiful on it's own. So much happiness was captured. Aaron and Jill's hearts, creative minds, and spirits of full intention is so easily recognized when looking through each photo. It's a rare gift they each have separately, but also as a pair. You can feel their love behind every photos, every line of communication, and every moment we spent with them.
AHHH!! I'm so happy. No, happy doesn't do it. Thrilled, ecstatic, in love, and full of joy. Thank you to Aaron + Jillian for playing such a HUGE role in our day. We will never forget our experience with you. Or the photos. It will be so DIFFICULT to choose which to hang...because of course putting 60 photos of your wedding up in your house....probably....isn't to normal. But I WOULD because they are sooo good! :)
If you're looking for a photography partner to help create the most unique, personal, and beautiful experience...by capturing your big day, then seriously consider these two love birds. Their joy will bring you joy.
All our love
Reviewed On 1/20/2015 by Areti C
This may sound like an exaggeration, but Aaron and Jillian were truly one of the best parts of our wedding. We had a huge wedding with a ton of family and family and friends, amazing, but also had the potential to be stressful. It wasn't. This ...
was largely in part to Aaron and Jillian. The photos speak for themselves, they came out beautiful. Aaron and Jillian were able to capture exactly what we wanted, photos that showed how truly happy we are and how excited we were for that day. What they also show is how much fun we had with Aaron and Jillian, they made us laugh, made us feel comfortable and relaxed and were even there to save the day with a stain on my dress before the ceremony. whoops!
I'm so happy to recommend their services, best decision we made!
Reviewed On 12/28/2014 by Lisa G
Aaron & Jillian are quite possibly the most incredible photographers in Charleston!! They came highly recommended from my wedding coordinator, Pure Luxe Bride, and after speaking with Jill the very first time, I knew she and Aaron were the per...
fect fit to shoot our wedding! We hit it off immediately and my husband and I had such a great time getting to know Aaron & Jill during our engagement pictures that by the time our wedding came around, we were beyond excited to have them as guests at our wedding! The fact that they also captured all of the details of our day and ABSOLUTELY blew us away with their attention to detail and the extraordinary shots they brought to life was just a breathtaking bonus!! Aaron & Jillan's pictures will without a doubt hang on our walls forever and I am forever grateful for the work they have done!!!
Reviewed On 11/02/2014 by Tara K
Hands down Aaron and Jillian were one of the best wedding vendors we worked with. Not only did they capture breathtaking photos...they were such a pleasure to work with throughout the whole wedding process. We love them!!!!