We had an absolutely perfect experience with Mi Belle from start to finish. Our first meeting with Michelle was so helpful. Going in, we were just two guys who had never really thought much about a wedding before. Michelle was warm and friendly...
and professional and answered all of our questions. She had many examples and albums for us to look at and really put us at ease.
There was plenty of communication leading up to our wedding and we always felt like we were in good hands. We really felt like Michelle understood our wants and needs. She had no problem adapting to our untraditional wedding program.
The "getting ready" session was wonderful. She was so fun and genuinely excited for us. She was also a terrific director so we got amazing posed shots as well as candids and action shots. She had a knack for telling us just what to do or where to look-- but she also was able to capture spontaneous moments and really go with the flow.
The posed shots with family went off without a hitch and she and her assistant swiftly went through the whole big list of all the shots we needed.
Then we moved on to the fun stuff-- the cocktail hour, the toasts, the dinner, the dancing... and I have to tell you I know Michelle was around and taking pictures, but I barely remember her. She flitted around the background, perfectly unobtrusive while still beautifully capturing every single moment.
She was obviously incredibly familiar with our venue and knew just the spots to get unforgettable images. Michelle whisked us away from dinner right at sunset and got a series of gorgeous and romantic photos, just the two of us, and did it in about 15 minutes flat. People barely knew we were gone. It was a blast.
And then the proof really is in the images. We had almost a thousand pictures to choose from, both color and black and white, and they all looked amazing. She captured the beauty of our location, made us look great, captured the fun, the excitement, and the love, and didn't miss a single moment.
Creating the album was fun and easy and Michelle and Josh offered different levels of involvement to help the process. They are willing to help you choose pictures to go in the album, or you can do it all yourself. The digital proof process was very easy. Josh answered a bunch of questions about color and lettering and gilding quickly and clearly.
Mi Belle isn't the cheapest option out there, but it was worth every penny, and we're extremely glad we budgeted to make sure our photography was in the best hands. We ended up with a beautiful album and a flash drive filled with 900+ gorgeous images that we will have forever.