OutstandingReviewed on 8/09/2015 Brittney A
Alicia is an outstanding photographer. All the pictures she took throughout our engagement/wedding were gorgeous. Alicia was incredible to work with throughout engagement, bridal, and wedding day pictures. She is very organized, listened to every idea I had, and provide suggestions when I asked. I will probably use her again for future life events.
The best!Reviewed on 7/23/2015 Kim S
My husband and I agreed that the wedding service we cared about the most was photography, since it's the only thing that persists after the wedding date. We decided we would rather hire a truly excellent photographer than split the photography budget between a photographer and a videographer. The one drawback of this plan was that we weren't sure that photos would capture the movement and the excitement of the day in the way that a video can. When I saw Alicia's photos online, I knew instantly that I wanted her to shoot the wedding, and my husband agreed. We spent months researching photographers and her photos were the first ones that really stuck out. Remember the worry about photos not capturing moments the way that videos do? Alicia's photos do. I don't know how, but they do. She's amazing. She's also a lovely person and is very attentive to email and all of the other qualities that you hope for in a wedding vendor. Last week we received our wedding photos (in addition to bridal portraits and rehearsal dinner photos) and we are totally blown away by them. We are so happy!! All of the happiness and excitement of the day beams out of them. If I were to go back and redo the whole wedding, the first thing I would do is hire Alicia again.
A wedding photographer, for photographers!Reviewed on 7/03/2015 Chris D
Alicia was so great to work with! My husband and I are both professional editorial photographers - and many of our guests are as well - so we knew our wedding photographer had to be both great and confident. Alicia totally fit the bill. She made us comfortable during our Skype consultation, and was so quick to respond to emails. We were so impressed by her during our engagement photo session. As photographers, we felt awkward being on the other side of the camera, but it was so easy to relax with Alicia, who did a great job directing us. We encountered hornets' nests and the heat and humidity were awful - but she kept up a great attitude, made us feel fabulous and produced beautiful photos. On our wedding day, she arrived early and helped keep us on track with our pre-ceremony timeline, which included our first look, wedding party photos and family formals. (I HIGHLY recommend doing your family formals before your ceremony, if you're having a first look!) She never stopped moving the entire afternoon and evening, kept a smile on her face and impressed all of our photographer guests. Alicia did an amazing job documenting our day, and everybody loves the work that she did. I'd definitely recommend her for your wedding or portrait shoot!
Where do I start? In a word: incredible! Alicia is so amazing to work with and is such a joy to be around. She made the photography part of our wedding day so easy and so fun. Posing for the photos felt natural and she made it incredibly easy to feel comfortable in front of the camera. And the candid shots? Amazing! She was there to capture everything from our wedding weekend and I was so happy to see all the moments that I wasn't able to see first-hand. The photos themselves were spectacular and even better than I had envisioned! We will definitely be using Alicia in the future when we have kids and for other events (I know my wife agrees). I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to have high-quality, professional photos from someone who is so thoughtful, personable, and genuine. I can't say enough great things about her!
Alicia Pyne is AMAZING and immensely talented! She photographs everything for us! She did our engagement photos and photographed our entire wedding weekend and will be our photographer for life! She is so incredibly kind and thoughtful that she just makes every event so special! Her personality is so calming yet so professional. You know she is going to photograph every little details and do the best job possible but some how she makes it all look effortless and calms you through the thing! She is worth every penny and by far the best decision we could have made for our wedding day! She just went way above and beyond for us and we are so incredibly grateful for her! It was like having a best friend next to me during our whole wedding day and the photos are so perfect, light and beautiful and just capture everything so wonderfully! I could go on and on and on about her! WE LOVE HER! The search is over y'all!
Alicia was great, one of the best decisions I made for the wedding was to go with her for the photographer. I did my bridals with her as well. I felt very comfortable with her the whole time, she is very experienced and knows how to handle awkward posers and rushed situations with lots of crazy family. The style of the pictures and the eye she has for spotting great shots is insane. Our pictures turned out spectacular! I was so happy that there was no moment left not captured. The wedding was 5 months ago and my family is still talking about them. They will be something we cherish for the rest of our lives. :)
Best Decision of Our Wedding!Reviewed on 11/10/2014 Andrea H
I can't say enough about Alicia! Other than us getting married, she was the best decision and part of the wedding! We did a Gatsby-themed wedding so had a series of photo sessions to capture our story. She saw the vision from the beginning and went above and beyond to make sure it happened. Her style was perfectly elegant and we will be able to enjoy forever. For someone that rarely likes any photo of myself, I loved all of them! I can't wait until I can book her again for another shoot!
Excellent Photographer!Reviewed on 9/15/2014 kristen h
I don't normally write reviews, however, not taking the time to comment and brag about Alicia Pyne's talent & services would be a huge disservice to all brides. Alicia captured my engagement, bridal session, & wedding day. I highly recommend Alicia!!! To keep it short and sweet, Alicia is an experienced, professional, creative, & organized photographer. And to top it off, her prices are very reasonable for the kind of quality service provided. Words really can not describe how overjoyed we are with the moments she was able to capture...and now we have them forever thanks to Alicia! My husband and I plan on using her again! Please keep in mind Alicia was able to make my husband feel comfortable and take all the "girly" photos I wanted! She is also very inventive, and helped me with where to place what hand where, etc. Also, Alicia graciously helped me work on my VERY long picture list! She even helped me with my outfits for the engagement session! So it goes without saying, Alicia cares, works with you, always responds to emails promptly, and always arrives early! It does not get any more stress-free than that! Alicia was truly a blessing throughout this whole process. She is super talented and we can't wait to use her again in the future! Beyond emotional & happy with our memories. Thanks again, Alicia! -Kristen C.
Amazing!Reviewed on 7/24/2014 Jennifer A
Absolutely the best! Alicia Pyne Photography photographed our rehearsal dinner and our wedding and did an outstanding job. Choosing a photographer for your wedding is a HUGE decision - after all these are the pictures that you will show your families for the rest of your lives! Also, as a bride you will end up spending more time with your photographer on your wedding day than with your new husband. Because of that, you really want someone who not only takes beautiful pictures but someone who you feel comfortable with and at ease around during the whole day. Alicia is all of that and more! She is unbelievably sweet and such a calming presence on an eventful and busy day and she is a wonderful photographer. She uses a lot of natural light and has a wonderful eye and takes breathtaking pictures. Every time I look at the pictures from our wedding and rehearsal dinner I love them more and more (if that is even possible) – she did SUCH an amazing job capturing all of our special moments. Alicia was a wonderful fit for us – she was always on time, organized, was easy to get a hold of, fun to be around, and takes phenomenal pictures. If you are looking for a photographer in the Houston area – I cannot recommend Alicia more!
Best Experience Possible!!!Reviewed on 7/23/2014 Jessica C
I absolutely love Alicia Pyne Photography! Alicia shot my bridal portraits in Brenham, Tx for me which is several hours from her..and the experience was delightful. She was so sweet, and made me comfortable and was great at telling me how to pose (which I was kind of nervous about..it's a whole other ball game posing in a wedding gown by yourself in a picture) She made sure to ask me a lot of questions about the kind of photos I wanted. She also is very creative and uses the environment and lighting to her advantage. Her formal education, natural talent, and years of experience are very apparent! My portraits are wonderful, I'm so happy I did them. Alicia also shot my wedding at Pecan Springs in Brookshire, Tx on 6-7-14. I couldn't be happier!!!! She was so organized and helpful bc I had "bride brain" to the max and I didn't know which way was up! She was calm and got every shot I had asked for and then some. I have gotten tons and tons of compliments! I seriously have never looked better in a photograph than I did on my wedding day. I was blown away at all the different angled shots she got during our short ceremony! My husband says she must be a ninja! :) Alicia offers several photography packages and she really had the best quality and quantity for her prices. I was on a budget and she was worth every cent. I researched and set up multiple meetings with different Houston based photographers and her education, experience, prices/packages, and genuine personality outshined them all by far! I hadn't personally known anyone that had used her services before, but I followed her on Instagram, viewed her blog and website, and after my fiancé and I met with her I knew she would be the perfect fit for capturing the happiest day of our lives. :) I'm so glad I trusted my gut and met with her. It's so easy to listen to other peoples opinions for so many aspects of a wedding, and I got plenty of recommendations for photography from friends and family, but I knew exactly what I wanted and needed out of a photographer and did my own searching. It was welllll worth the effort. It's so easy and tempting to get caught up in video and photography bundle packages for the price that you see at all the bridal shows, but I think you sacrifice style and quality that way. Your pictures are for a lifetime. Some of my single friends have already asked me for her info. Seriously, if you want GORGEOUS photos, you can stop searching. By far, the best vendor choice at my wedding. I can't wait to shoot maternity pics with her! :) Be ready Alicia! Lol..Thank You!
Only The Best!!Reviewed on 7/21/2014 Kathryn
When looking for photographers, I was immediately drawn to Alicia's style because of her natural, vibrant, and beautiful pictures! She loves to do outdoor pictures which really showcase her talent!! Alicia has such a great eye for details which was so important to me! From my flowers, invitation, centerpieces, rings, etc, she captured it all! She was willing to do whatever it takes to get the perfect shot during my engagement shoot, bridals, and wedding. Her organization, quick responses, awesome personality, and amazing talent made Alicia Pyne the perfect fit for my wedding day!
Alicia Pyne AMAZING Wedding Photographer!!Reviewed on 7/15/2014 Leslie B
I do not have enough time or space to brag on Alicia Pyne Photography! She is worth every single penny. My husband and I absolutely loved every image, every idea, and every piece of input she made in our wedding. Alicia took our engagement, bridal, and our wedding pictures. The price listed included all three sessions, the most beautiful leather-bound wedding album I have ever laid eyes on, 10 hours of coverage on the wedding day, a 16x20 print of one of my bridals, and getting to work with an amazing photographer who goes above and beyond what we could have ever asked for. Alicia was prepared and always on time. She was an absolute pleasure to work with. We will definitely use Alicia in the future and if you're in the Houston area and looking for an amazing photographer, I highly suggest Alicia. She is absolutely wonderful and loves what she does.
Fabulous Engagement and Wedding PhotosReviewed on 3/25/2014 Justine O
Alicia is such a pleasure to work with. She is incredibly passionate about her work and it shows in the photos! It rained on our wedding day (and of course our wedding was outdoors!), but the photos still came out gorgeous! She captured some really great moments and took charge after the wedding to make sure we got all the family portraits we wanted. I always hear from girlfriends about how incredibly long it takes to get wedding photos, but we had our entire digital album just a little over a week after our wedding! I would recommend Alicia to any bride!
Alicia PyneReviewed on 3/05/2014 Meghan S
Not only is Alicia simply the best photographer she is also one of the kindest people I have met. She was so fun to work with and made my husband and I feel very comfortable. Our pictures for our engagement session, bridals and the wedding day came back better than I could have dreamed of. Her photos are beautifull. I would absolutely recommend her.
Amazing Photographer!Reviewed on 1/31/2014 Melissa K
Alicia did an AMAZING job on my bridals and as our wedding photographer. She has an amazing attention to detail, and put an outstanding amount of effort into making sure we got all of the shots that we wanted at the wedding. She's extremely organized, and I appreciated the fast turnarounds on all of my photos. She was wonderful during our reception. While there were plenty of planned posed photos, she let most things happen naturally instead of interrupting sweet moments to force us into poses. As a result, all of our photos really capture the joy and true feelings during the wedding and reception. I highly reccommend her to all future brides! Thank you Alicia!
Best Vendor from our ENTIRE wedding!Reviewed on 1/15/2014 Heather
Alicia was so amazing to work with, and really went out of her way to make sure everything was perfect for our wedding! My husband and I are from different countries, and for the year prior to our wedding were back and forth between the US and UK. This made wedding planning a bit difficult, but the first thing Alicia did was Skype us, get to know us, and answer all of our questions (before we ever signed a contract)! She made us feel so comfortable and helped with work with our budget and photograph needs. Alicia kept in touch with us up until the wedding, and was very organized. She had a list of all of the photos that we wanted, which made it SO easy on the day of the wedding!! The day of, Alicia showed up early and started getting pictures out of the way (which meant she could capture more moments and get everything perfect). She made me feel very comfortable while taking "getting ready" pictures, and it helped me to relax. Her attention to detail was phenomenal! I remember her stopping during the pictures to have someone move a cord or remove a hair tie from a wrist, these moments are what made the pictures absolutely perfect! We did a first look (thanks to her input), and it was the best decision we made. We chose to have our first look just for ourselves, and although many people tried to peek, Alicia really helped us keep this as our private moment. We chose to do our wedding party pictures and first look in a bit of forest behind our venue, this means hills and heels sinking in the grass, top that off with extremely hot weather and a lot of Brits, and you have a lot to handle. Alicia took control, kicked her shoes off, and got our pictures done with the sun setting perfectly! She even stood in a pile of ants to make sure she got the right picture, that's dedication. When it came to the reception, Alicia allowed all of our friends to have fun, and even came out and danced with us! She still captured every crazy moment, and did it all on her own! We received ALL of our pictures less than 2 weeks after the wedding, and that was one of the best things ever! Overall, Alicia is extremely professional, prompt, organized, and really takes a full-hearted interest in making your wedding pictures perfect. I will use her for all of our photography needs in the future, even if it means flying back to the States!!
Amazing PhotographerReviewed on 11/05/2013 Anna P
We contacted Alicia Pyne to take our engagement and wedding photos. Alicia is so great to work with and made us feel at ease, especially since it was our first time have professional photos taken. She did a fantastic job and we would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for a great photographer!!!
We love Alicia!Reviewed on 10/30/2013 Gina G
Alicia was the perfect photographer for us. First of all, she is such a sweet person, and it was so enjoyable to work with her. We found her to be very professional and experienced as well. She was always early and prepared to all of our meetings and our wedding day. She was very helpful with figuring out our photography timeline for the wedding, and managed to get in everything we wanted even on our very tight schedule. She is more than willing to help you with anything you might need and has some great ideas. Most importantly, we absolutely love how our photos turned out! She shot in shady, super bright, and dim lighting and did an excellent job in each setting. So many people have asked me who my photographer was once they saw the pictures! My husband and I highly recommend her, but you better hurry, she books up fast!
Love Alicia!Reviewed on 8/08/2013 Alisa M
Alicia was amazing. Her work product is spectacular. She is the utmost professional, flexible and so friendly. I can't speak highly enough about her and am trying to come up with excuses to hire her again.
Excellent Photographer!Reviewed on 8/07/2013 Stacey L
We couldn't have picked a better person to capture our beautiful wedding! Throughout the planning process, bridal portraits and details, Alicia was so helpful and always prompt with her responses. When the wedding day arrived, I knew she would capture every moment and detail of the day. Alicia's joy and dedication for photography showed through her hard work and the beautiful pictures that we received. Her easy-going, friendly and genuine personality brought so much ease to our wedding experience. We are so glad that we had the opportunity to work with Alicia and that we have amazing photos to last a lifetime! Alicia is truly a talented photographer and one that I would recommend to anyone!
Alicia Pyne PhotographyReviewed on 6/16/2013
I would recommend Alicia to anyone who wants photos that capture the essence of their event. The photos from our wedding are simply elegant and classic. Alicia is a very easy going and fun person to be around. She was encouraging through the entire planning process, and helped me feel at ease in all of our photo sessions. From our first meeting down to the beautiful and professional packaging our photos came in, our experience with Alicia was truly top notch. Alicia Pyne photography is a great choice.
A Wonderful Woodlands WeddingReviewed on 5/02/2013 Katy W
Alicia Pyne photographed me and my husband for our engagement pictures, and our wedding!! Everyone was blow away by her talent! She went to college for photography! I really appreciated that about her, she really knows how to work the camera. She is very professional and responds to my emails quickly! Her website, blog, and gallery are beautiful and easy to use! Alicia will capture not just the people in the photo, but the essence of the moment! Every single one of our picture from our wedding day are beautiful! I could not have asked for a better photographer! I don't think our pictures could have been any better!! She was an absolute joy to have at the reception. She helped us out a lot, like with cutting the cake! She even put up with our crazy groomsmen like a champ!! I will for sure call her next time I need professional pics taken!
Alicia is simply wonderful!Reviewed on 4/23/2013 Erin S
It was a great pleasure working with such a friendly, talented, caring photographer! She really takes the time to make you feel like you're the most important bride in the world and that all her time is devoted to you. She made me feel 100% confident that my pictures were going to turn out great- and they did! She knows just how to place you for every type of photo (we did engagements, bridal portraits, and of course the wedding pictures) and she's very trustworthy. Even if you think the poses she's telling you to do look weird at the time, they will look good in photos- she knows what she's talking about! I loved working with her so much that I've booked her again for a family shoot in a couple months! I recommend Alicia to anyone who wants professional, beautiful pictures of all the right things from their wedding or special occasion.
Excellent Photographer!Reviewed on 4/23/2013 charly d
From the first meeting with Alicia I knew she was going to be excellent. She is very attentive to your every need as a soon to be bride. She makes you feel comfortable in the shoots and knows the right feedback to give you that perfect shot. I would ABSOLUTELY recommend her.
THE BEST!!!Reviewed on 3/27/2013 Emily A
When we went looking for a photographer I really thought I was going to have to spend way more than I wanted to for pictures... and then we met Alicia! Her photos are unique and classic! When we met we clicked right away! I really felt like we were friends! She is always on time for shoots (Or early), returns phone calls or texts quickly, and gets all our photos too us really fast as well. She posts sneak peaks to facebook and also does a blog! She is SO affordable for the kind of quality photos you get with her! I could not have asked for a better photographer!!!!