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Reviewed On 2/01/2018 by Amanda C
If you are looking for a traditional photographer who know St. Augustine look no further! Kelly and her team did a great job on both our wedding and engagement photos. She was really responsive and helpful in the whole process not just the phot...
os. If she is avilable I suggest on grabbing her!
Reviewed On 1/22/2017 by Ali R
We loved working with Kelly! She did both our engagement and our wedding and her quirky personality really helped lighten the mood (especially during awkward poses). Our bridesmaids and groomsman loved her and her assistant because she made us...
laugh the entire time and was so organized. She kept photographs moving and captured each shot I asked for and made sure to capture the right group shots too. I was so happy that she was able to round up people for certain shots because now I can look at my pictures and remember everything from my wedding day. She's also a true photography genius - there was one time where my maid of honor and I saw her climbing on a chair outside of our balcony and we were thinking "what is she doing?!" But when I got the pictures back, we were both so in awe at how amazing the shots were. I am so happy to have these memories and thank you Kelly for preserving them for me!
Reviewed On 12/08/2016 by Samantha C
Kelly was our favorite vendor at our wedding! She was fun and outgoing and we felt like we had known her forever! She kept everyone on track for pictures and kept the chaos to a minimum. Her vision is truly unique and her suggestions on how to ...
"think outside of the box" were spot on... I can't wait to see our pictures! Her assistant Ashley was awesome as well and we appreciated their teamwork to get pictures done in a timely manner. I chose Pure Sugar based on the reviews and her work I looked at from previous weddings and I am so happy with our decision because she really was the best photographer we could have asked for. They are just so down to earth and realistic, and their talent is unlike no other. Thank you ladies for making our wedding day so special and giving us some great memories. I recommend 100%!!
Reviewed On 11/04/2016 by Nicole W
Kelly Hite, is the epitome of PUREfection. During our first conversation about 11 months prior to our wedding, we instantly hit it off with her upbeat personality and her love for photography and weddings shined through! Kelly even went as far ...
as helping throughout the planning process in regards to colors and lighting for the venue to make sure we would get the most perfect pictures! And when I say she got the most perfect pictures, I am not kidding. We also did our engagement pictures with her and she did not disappoint! She makes sure to capture the raw emotion in every shoot she does, and for that I love her. I would 100% recommend Kelly with Pure Sugar Studios! Kelly is not just a vendor to me anymore, she has become a great friend!
Reviewed On 5/15/2016 by Ann
We had the privilege of working with Kelly at our wedding in St Augustine. She was so much fun and captured really amazing photos. She was available for any questions, even via text, throughout the planning process. We will absolutely cherish t...
hese photos forever. Thank you Kelly!!
Reviewed On 5/14/2016 by Natalie L
Kelly is absolutely amazing! She is full of energy and passion. She always went out of her way to make our wedding experience exactly what we wanted but was full of ideas when we needed them. From the first time we spoke with her she made my hu...
sband and I feel comfortable. And the best part is both our engagement and wedding pictures turned out beautifully.
Reviewed On 7/10/2015 by Lisa Q
Kelly and her assistant were amazing! We couldn't have asked for a better photographer. From our first meeting in her studio, I knew she was the photographer I wanted. Her personality and photo quality were exactly what we wanted. Fun and creat...
ive. Her photos from before and during the wedding and reception, then the formal shots with family and couples formals, were amazing. Everyone who we've shown have loved them. She even got my father to laugh, and that isn't easy to do!
Reviewed On 7/09/2015 by Zenna B
Kelly with Pure Sugar Studios was absolutely fantastic to work with! We were both nervous about being on camera all day but she was so fun and energetic that we ended up having a great time! Very professional; makes you feel like a movie star...
. So glad we chose Pure Sugar Studios...Would definitely do it again!
Reviewed On 7/08/2015 by Tiffany H
Kelli is probably the best person we had be a part of our wedding. I had the opportunity to work with her on a photo shoot and had seen her work with friends weddings, engagement photos, and family photos and knew as soon as I got engaged, I ha...
d to get her!!!! Kelli is very professional and has a lot of experience. She is definitely one of the best, if not the best at what she does. From prep to final product, everything was perfect. Her timeline and photography recommendations, fun and positive attitude, willingness to do what it takes to get the perfect shot, time efficiency are just a few of her amazing qualities that make her wonderful. Having Kelli as our photographer allowed me to relax and not stress AT ALL about that aspect of our day as I COMPLETELY trusted her and that she was capturing everything perfectly. The result exceeding my expectations. Not only did she capture everything wonderfully, she even captured those moments and things I didn't get to see or notice. When the big day is over, all you have are the memories and the photos to relive those memories. I had such peace of mind knowing that Kelli was capturing it. Also, my husband does not love having his photo taken and Kelli not only put up with him, but managed to relax him and get him to take some pretty amazing photos. We will be forever thankful for her traveling to our destination, hard work, wonderful photography and memories. I couldn't have had that day with out Kelli!!! Kelli will meet and exceed all your wants and needs and expectations for a photographer!!! :)
Reviewed On 6/09/2015 by a member
Kelly (owner) was simply amazing. She was very professional (before the wedding-discussing her photography, recommending a make-up artist, and having a website through which to purchase her services-and during) but also definitely knew how to ...
laugh along with us and roll with some of the more silly things my father-in-law and husband did (which I really appreciated). She set up the pictures really well and offered a lot of guidance. You could really tell she knew what she was doing and was doing it well! She was attentive, ensured we had all of the shots we wanted, and honored our choices and time constraints. I have nothing but great things to say about Pure Sugar Studios and would highly recommend it for your photography needs.
Reviewed On 1/18/2015 by Amelia D
Kelly is a true professional and so easy to work with! She has a very creative eye and such a unique way she can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary! She kept us smiling and at ease on our Wedding day and we will cherish these pictures for...
Reviewed On 12/23/2014 by Tracy M
I used Kelly for my wedding in October and she was amazing!!!! Her personality is wonderful!! She takes charge and made everyone feel comfortable. I just received my proofs and they are absolutely beautiful!!! I would highly recommend her!!...
Reviewed On 11/09/2014 by Rachel S
I was initially drawn to Kelly because of her photography style- it's clean and simple and bright... I really wanted bright! Its just classic and I know her photos will never look dated. After shopping around, loving her style and talking to Ke...
lly, I was amazed at how reasonable her pricing was as well! It was a no-brainer for me at that point. She had the trifecta- style, price and personality!
We did our engagement photos with Kelly as well as our wedding photos. I planned my St. Augustine wedding from Ohio and Kelly was a gem at making time to see me when I was in town and even fitting in our engagement session on Valentines Day in a very slim timeframe. Her personality is great, she's equal parts fabulous and laid back. Trust me in that you want both of those qualities around when planning a wedding! I could really ask her opinion on anything wedding related and she would give me an honest and helpful answer, but she kept things real and calm to on the wedding day.
I love our wedding and engagement pictures! Our outdoor wedding ceremony was rained out and while it could have been a disaster it, Kelly kept me calm and actually made me love our indoor ceremony space even more than our original plans. I just can't say enough good things about her and her team :) She wants to make your pictures exactly what YOU want, so she's open to all kinds of ideas and tries to incorporate every kind of picture/shot you want.
I honestly think she can't take a bad picture so you are in safe, funny and fabulous hands with Pure Sugar Studios!!
Reviewed On 10/06/2014 by Lindsey D
Where do I even begin with Pure Sugar and all that is Kelly Hite!?
In my eyes she is super woman and one heck of a pro!
Within first meeting Kelly over coffee with my then fiancé her passion and organization was undeniable, and through almos...
t a year and a half working together towards the big day it was her passion and organization that continued to shine through!
She offers more to a bride than a face behind a camera on just one day. She was a friend, support system and creative genius in many ways. I highly recommend starting your wedding adventure with her through the engagement photo sesh and you will never look back!
With photos now in hand and at print the proof really is in the pudding! Her hard work and attention to detail are written all over her work.
Thank you Pure Sugar!!
Reviewed On 9/20/2014 by Shabnam A
Kelly was the best decision we made for our wedding. She is a sweetheart and very professional. She had our best interest in mind and went above and beyond to make us happy. She always responds within minutes to all the email communications whi...
ch was very important for me. Kelly and her assistant were on point with everything from fixing my husband's boutonniere to carrying a lip gloss in hand for me touch up my make up for pictures. Having Kelly there was like having a family member who wanted to make sure everything is going smooth for us and she made sure we both look our best at all times. On our wedding day she arrived on time and made sure she captured everything from the details to all the candid moments between our families and us. I was able to live my wedding day again through all the pictures that she captured.
If you can only indulge in one thing for your wedding, let that be Pure Sugar Studios because you will not regret it and I am sure Kelly will make it worthwhile. All you have to do is have one conversation with this amazing talented woman to realize how passionate she is about her job and her commitment to make her clients happy.
Reviewed On 8/01/2014 by Hilaree B
I began looking for photographers as soon as my husband proposed to me. I found a handful of photographers that I was interested in, but I stopped searching as soon as I saw Kelly's website. Her photography style is exactly what I was looking f...
or and I immediately contacted her for more information. She walked me through my entire engagement and helped me prepare for my wedding, going above and beyond her role as photographer. The photos were stunning and she made me feel so comfortable in the midst of everything going on. I couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Reviewed On 7/23/2014 by a member
I’m so glad we hired Kelly Hite with Pure Sugar for our wedding. My husband and I hired Kelly to shoot our wedding and also to shoot bridal portraits for me the week before the wedding. We couldn’t be more pleased with how the photos turned ou...
t. They are gorgeous!
Kelly went out of her way to make my bridal portraits very special, and to assure me that we had reliable back-up options if it rained on our wedding day (which thankfully, it did not). I’ve never experienced a “photo shoot” before, like the bridal portraits that Kelly did for me, so I was nervous. She gave me LOTS of very helpful direction during the shoot, for which I was very thankful, because I didn’t know the best way to position myself, where to direct my gaze, etc.
For both the portraits and the wedding day, Kelly was just an endless source of positive energy! Of course, my husband and I were running on adrenaline all day, but Kelly has an amazing amount of energy considering how many hours she has to be on her feet shooting and directing people. I was thankful for this because she kept everyone moving all day long, and also helped to keep everyone in the right place and at the right time. She kept me laughing and relaxed all day long! She gave us lots of useful guidance on how to schedule our family photos before and after the wedding.
A word to potential clients: It will serve you well if you are organized and fully participate in the planning for the photography of your wedding – it will pay you back in dividends. No photographer will ever be able to know who everyone in your family is and be able to herd dozens of people everywhere. My mother and I spent a lot of time making lists and setting up the order and timeline for our photos, then checking and editing those lists with Kelly according to her guidance, and then assigning family members to “stage direct” people for photos after our ceremony. This made the entire process much smoother than if we had just left everything to chance.
On the same token, I’ll say that we also threw Kelly a couple of “curve balls” on the wedding day – she handled them with humor and grace!
The last thing I’d like to say is that Kelly is a wonderful person. Of course, she is super-talented, she is very responsive to questions and emails (which was especially helpful to me since I was planning my wedding from the West Coast), and attentive to her promised deadlines. But she is just great fun to be around! I’m so glad I got to know her through the process of planning my wedding. Thank you, Pure Sugar, for taking such good care of me and my family!
Reviewed On 6/20/2014 by Danielle S
This first wedding planning advice I received once we were engaged was to make sure to pick a photographer we loved. "You will spend most of your wedding day with this person so make sure you really like him/her". I knew from my ridiculous am...
ount of wedding vendor research that Kelly's incredible pictures were exactly the style I was looking for but, once we meet her, Kelly's charming personality sealed the deal for us right away. I loved her studio and loved that she had albums and pictures displayed for us to view.
Our engagement shoot had some weather threats but Kelly was flexible and made it all work out. Despite the less-than-perfect weather I was very happy with the photos and the chance to "practice" for the big day. It made me feel much more relaxed when taking the wedding day photos. Kelly also worked with us on a time crunch and got us a photo to use for our Save-the-date within days of the shoot.
On our wedding day Kelly was amazing. We had a large wedding party and large families. Kelly was patient and professional. I don't know how she does it.
We were incredibly happy with how the pictures turned out. She has an amazing talent for finding creative shots. I will and already have recommended her to anyone I know looking for a photographer.
I have received so many compliments on our photos and I owe all of that to Kelly.
Hire her you won't be disappointed :)
Reviewed On 5/19/2014 by Candice M
Kelly was great! She was able to accommodate requests for additional formal photos from my family members and still kept us on schedule to get all of the pictures we wanted around St. Augustine. The pictures are beautiful! I usually don't like ...
photos of myself and was worried that I would be left with no photos that I would actually want to frame but she took so many great shots that now I have the opposite issue of having a hard time narrowing it down. Kelly and her assistant were easy to work with. I felt like she really listenend to what we liked and gave us exactly what we wanted and more. I would not have changed a thing!
Reviewed On 2/23/2014 by lbhead
We were so very lucky to have found Kelly and Pure Sugar Studios. My daughter had a destination wedding in Ponte Vedra so I depended heavily on recommendations from others. And this one was a gem. I can't say enough nice things about our exp...
erience - she was professional, creative, accomodating, funny and so personable. She made great suggestions, remembered things we never even thought about and we have some fantastic pictures as memories of this very special occasion. Do everything you can to book Pure Sugar Studios.
Reviewed On 12/18/2013 by Jennifer B
Well, for starters, I should preface this by saying that your photographer is your most important wedding vendor. IT'S SO TURE! If your photographer isn't great, well then you better have a memory of steel because how else will you remember you...
r beautiful day, for the next 20,000 you spend married?? That being said, I could not be happier with Kelly from Pure Sugar Studios! Our pictures are just as perfect as our day! She captured all the details, the little moments that are sometimes overlooked, our expressions, and of course all of the posed family ones that your mom wants- and they are all beautiful! I remember looking through all 2500 images and straining myself to narrow it down to a somewhat socially acceptable number of 300 to post on facebook. I have actually had one of my friends hire her because they loved my picture so much! She is not only an amazing photographer, but she is also great to work with! She is so professional, thoughtful, and experienced! Besides all of this, I am by nature an extremely anxious (but nice lol) person and I can't tell you how nice it was to have someone who knew what they were doing, and could keep me calm- calm is good. I would recommend her a thousand times over to anyone and although this review is long overdue (I got married December of 2012), better late than never!
Reviewed On 10/23/2013 by Kaitlin W
From the first time we spoke with Kelly on the phone we had no doubts of who our photographer was going to be. She has such and amazing energy and excitement about her and it is quite contagious. We couldn't have had more fun during all our pic...
tures and they came out even better than expected. She was such a great help and supporter though all our planning that we actually wished she was our wedding planner before we had selected one. We would definitely recommend her to anyone and will use her in the future.
Reviewed On 10/20/2013 by Shannon F
she was great, fantastic pictures!! so many to choose!!
Reviewed On 10/03/2013 by Kristen S
If you are looking for someone who is professional, fun, and takes amazing photos then Pure Sugar Studios is the way to go for your wedding! I recently did my engagement photos with Kelly, and I was AMAZED at how well they turned out! More impr...
essively, I loved how comfortable Kelly made both me and my fiancé feel during the shoot! She knew exactly how to put us both at ease and help us enjoy it!
Kelly also helped with other areas of my wedding planning! She has made herself available to answer any questions throughout my entire wedding planning process. I got my photos two weeks after my shoot, and I was in love with all of them! It made it so hard to choose photos for my save the dates! I am so excited to have Kelly on my wedding day! She is truly amazing and talented at what she does and I would highly recommend her!!
Reviewed On 10/02/2013 by mandamoo425
Kelly Hite did an amazing job with my wedding photos!! They turn out perfect!!
Reviewed On 10/01/2013 by Whitney M
Okay, this glowing review really is warranted! Kelly was a God send for our big day.
Leading up to the wedding Kelly was super quick with communication and following up (sometimes within minutes of an email or a call!) She is so friendly, I ...
knew after our first phone call she was the perfect match for us. To complicate things I was in Tallahassee & my guy was in Texas. Because of the distance our communication was through email & phone calls, but Kelly never missed a beat. She answered every question I had & more. She is professional, but not cool & detached; she is warm & friendly - you can't help but to trust her.
I remember things being crazy & hectic on my wedding day-then Kelly walked in. It just seemed like everything calmed down when she got there. Kelly has an ease about her; she has the perfect energy for those hours before the big event. Kelly is so funny & sweet, it really is like having another girlfriend get ready with you (a girlfriend with crazy talent, top of the line equipment & an eye for making you look gorgeous) She captures those moments like your sisters helping you into your dress or your mom putting on your veil so organically. She knows how to translate those moments into images you'll cherish for a lifetime.
During the ceremony I honestly don't remember seeing or hearing Kelly, yet I have so many pictures of it (like hundreds-from a lot of different angles and distances) it's like she's a wedding ninja!
Kelly's biggest challenge for our wedding had to be our formal pictures due to some crazy family dynamics due to a nasty divorce. Kelly handled this like a BOSS! She had a list of all the shots & had planned this part of the event perfectly. By moving rapidly & keeping everything upbeat, my husbands biggest wedding day dream came true. He has not had a picture of him & both his parents together since 4th grade, but Kelly by her sheer professionalism & poise made this happen for him. My inlaws are actually smiling. together. in the same picture. I honestly don't think it would have possible with another photographer.
When it came to bridal party & couples shots, Kelly's innovation was incredible. Even when we only had one lighter to light 13 sparklers we have the most fun pictures from that time. For our couple pics Kelly had so many ideas. She truly captured the sweet intimacy in our first moments as husband & wife. I want to cry when I look at some of them; I swear to you I’ve never looked more beautiful in pictures in my entire life.
We have a wild assortment of pictures from our reception. Our wedding was on NYE & you can feel excitement from the night in the images. Our Sugar Shack was a hit & by 12:05 it was like everyone was dancing in it & Kelly just kept clicking away.
At the end of the night Kelly got some shots of our last dance. At her suggestion we did it in the empty ballroom that was covered in confetti. The relief & joy on our faces is palpable. It was the perfect way to end the day and start our lives together.
So those are my thoughts on Kelly. My only regret is that we only had her for 8 hours and not 11. Don't trust someone who promises you the stars for little or nothing. If you think her prices are too high you're wrong. Kelly's website allows you to pay over time leading up to your big day; $100 here, $500 there; you get what you pay for and Kelly is worth every.single.penny.
If you're looking for a sign about who to call this is it- call Kelly!
Reviewed On 9/30/2013 by Jennifer L
By far the best decision I made for our Wedding. I can't begin to tell you how amazing Kelly was from the moment I inquired about her services to helping me through last minute details four months after our big day! She was the one and only re...
ason our day ran so smoothly. She made sure to capture everything we wanted plus more! I still can't stop looking at our pictures and everyone who sees them is just in awe over how good they are. Again, I can't put into words how professional and fun Kelly is and what a joy she is to have there on your big day. She doesn't seem like someone you just hired to take your photos, but a friend who is there to help guide you. Kelly goes above and beyond and the service is worth every penny.
Reviewed On 8/14/2013 by Lauren W
Hiring Pure Sugar Studios was the best decision I could have made for our big day. After looking at some of photographer Kelly Hite's work I knew I would end up having great pictures but I had NO idea how helpful and vital she would end up bei...
ng the day of the wedding. The hours leading up to the event were as hectic as can be but Kelly kept me (and my extensive bridal party) on schedule and most importantly, kept me calm. I really can't imagine the day without her. And boy, was I right about the great pictures! She is a magician behind that camera - I loved every one and will treasure them forever.
I also have to mention the sweet (literally) gifts she sent me both prior & post the wedding. Before the wedding she sent a little introductory package with helpful hints and... CANDY! Then, after the wedding, she sent a USB with all of my photos and... MORE CANDY! All packaged up in the cutest way. I actually don't have the biggest sweet tooth in the world but the packages were so pretty and thoughtful I just ate them up! (Also literally)...
Moral of the story is - hire Pure Sugar. You won't be disappointed!
Reviewed On 5/23/2013 by Mallory G
I did my engagement photos and wedding photos with Kelly from Pure Sugar Studios. She was so easy to work with and my photos are wonderful, very romantic looking.
Reviewed On 4/30/2013 by Stephanie D
Kelly was wonderful. She was with us the whole day. She even stayed after the wedding to take more pictures of us. She has creative ideas and also listened to mine. I couldn't be happier with our choice to have her at our wedding!
Reviewed On 2/20/2013 by elizabeth k
Best decision I made (besides the groom! ) Kelly is so talented and creative, and also an amazing sounding board throughout the wedding planning process! She's the best!
Reviewed On 1/16/2013 by Alex K
Kelly was a wonderful photographer! She is very flexible, energetic and ready for action. She is also extremely organized which is the most helpful element on the day of your wedding. She always remained calm, and let me know everything was goi...
ng to work out. She takes beautiful, well crafted shots, and is able to capture the subtle details of the day. I am VERY happy with my choice!
Reviewed On 1/12/2013 by Maggie E
My mom found Pure Sugar studios from Stylemepretty.com, and I am so happy she did! We were planning an out of town wedding and had no idea who to hire as our wedding photographer. From talking to Kelly on the phone the first time, she immedia...
tely had me so calm and comfortable with her that I knew I had to book her. My fiancé and I were not interested in doing an engagement session but decided we should so meet her and get a feel for what its going to be like on our wedding day. In about 100 degree weather, she even had us laughing and having tons of fun. The photos turned out great and we were so happy we did them! At the wedding, Kelly and her colleague had everyone so impressed with them, obviously they knew what they were doing. She recommended us to do a first look before our ceremony, and the pictures turned out perfect! This made us more comfortable seeing each other for the first time and not in front of EVERYONE. Pictures seemed to go by so quickly, they had us laughing and smiling the entire time. When she posted the “sneak peak” of some of our wedding photos online, everyone said how amazing they turned out, and they really did. On the night of our wedding, we had a full harvest moon. My husband had had enough of pictures by that time and they had the help of two of the groomsmen to get him to go outside on the beach and take a few more pictures. We were probably out there for thirty seconds, and its one of our favorite photos. I couldn’t thank you enough for having the boys get him to go out there. But Kelly does an AMAZING job, so professional and I would recommend her to anyone getting married in the Ponte Vedra area. Eventually when its time for babies, we will give you a call for more great photos! Thanks again Kelly!
Reviewed On 1/11/2013 by Tima H
Pure Sugar Studios - Kelly is amazing! We got married in St. Augustine on 9/30/2012 and Pure Sugar Studios, Kelly was our photographer. She also did our engagement pictures which were beautiful, too! We loved her from the first phone interview...
that we had with her. We were a little nervous about planning a wedding in another city, but Kelly made us feel so comfortable and happy! She is very professional and good at what she does! Her quality of work is breathtaking. We know that we chose the best company to photograph our wedding because of the photos that we can now share with our family and friends. Her knowledge and heart for her job really shows and it makes you feel very comfortable and relaxed on your big day. I would recommend Pure Sugar Studios a million times over. A MUST!
Reviewed On 1/10/2013 by Elena B
I knew exactly what I wanted from a wedding photographer; the perfect photos taken by an experienced fun loving photographer. It was very important to me to obtain the rights to my photos as well. I was really worried that I would never be a...
ble to find all that for a reasonable price! When I stumbled upon Kelly's website www.PureSugarStudios.com, I was delighted but heartbroken, becuase I thought there was no way I would be able to afford this! Once I finally looked over all of the ADORABLE albums on her site, I decided to call and take a chance! Just talking to her over the phone filled me with confidence that Kelly was "the one". She was everything I wanted and she was able to do it all for a great value!
When my Big Day finally arrived I was so happy that I had choosen Kelly. She and her assistant found the most amazing spots to take pictures. She captured everything I could have hoped for. I absolutley love my wedding photos! If you are getting married -- cal Kelly first -- you will be glad you did!!
Reviewed On 9/30/2012 by Audrey C
I am so glad I chose Pure Sugar Studios! Kelly was absolutely wonderful. She is professional but also warm and caring. She gave us expert advise on what kinds of pictures to take and was able to shoot a wide variety of pictures on our weddin...
g day quickly and efficiently. It was a great experience for both of us and our families. Two thumbs up for Pure Sugar Studios - I highly recommend Kelly and her team! :)
Reviewed On 9/27/2012 by Meera P
We had a traditional Indian wedding in Jacksonville, FL. I was nervous and very meticulous in picking our photographer because I wanted to make sure they were going to be able to capture certain traditions and special moments during our wedding...
. Kelly and her staff meet out expectations and beyond. She inquired in advance about certain things that we wanted captured. She engaged with my entire family and made everyone feel so comfortable. She calmed me down when I became 'a little' high strung. She essentially stayed with us the whole weekend to be there for every event. And mostly, our pictures are gorgeous!! We placed a few of the pictures on our thank you cards and our guests loved them. My husband and I are very thankful to have met Kelly and to use Pure Sugar Studios for our wedding!! Working with her wonderful!!!
Reviewed On 8/17/2012 by Margo A
My husband and I were getting close to the date and had still not picked a photographer. We searched local photographers portfolios online and Kelly's completely stood out above the rest. She not only has cute ideas but she executes them perfec...
tly. Once we contacted her she was fast to respond and always there to contact. I was planning from the west coast of Florida and Kelly was great about staying in touch through phone calls and skype. When we finally met in person I was completely at ease with our choice. She knew what works and what doesn't but defiantly heard our ideas and worked them all in. She thinks of everything!! Never for a moment did we have to worry...which is a saving grace on your wedding day! Our pictures turned out amazing! It is obvious that she not only puts in the time the day of, but also in the editing. She went through the day with a smile on her face and fit right in with our group. She even busted her camera back out when she was leaving to take a few last shots we had forgot to do. I highly recommend her! Our guest list was around 75 people but I am sure Kelly could easily tackle a wedding of 300+. She knows what she is doing and our pictures prove it!
Reviewed On 8/07/2012 by Jessica P
Finding and booking a photographer was at the very top of my wedding vendor list! After my initial phone call with Kelly I knew she would be the one to capture every last detail of our big day, and that she did! Kelly shot our engagement photos...
, bridal photos and our wedding day. She was easy to contact and schedule, always available for any questions/advice. She is passoinate, professional, and super fun! So is her team! They made my husband and I feel very comforatble along with our entire bridal party and our families, she gave great direction, and had great unique ideas. We had a blast and the photos speak for themselves! They are beautiful I am contsantly asked "who shot these?!" when showing them off. Also Kelly and her team set up a photo booth at our wedding, it was a hit! Before I even returned from our honeymoon she had mailed me pop out business cards with a photo of my husband and I with a link to the photo booth gallery to throw in our thank yous for all of our guests to see! She just goes the extra mile. Kelly and her team showed up hours before the wedding just to shoot the decor and every last detail. They love what they do and the proof is in the pictures. I can't express how much I love these people and how thankful I am for all they put into our day and leading up to it and even after! We didn't have to wait long before veiwing our blog and personal website she created with all of the edited photos. Just amazing! Can't wait for her to shoot our maternity and newborn photos in 4 months! :)
Reviewed On 3/13/2012 by Janice P
After meeting with many different photographers, it was Kelly's great portfolio, personality, and price that sold us. From our very first meeting with her, we knew we had found the perfect photographer! She is a pleasure to work with, very pers...
onable, and professional. Her photos are beautiful and I would highly recommend her to all brides!
Reviewed On 3/02/2012 by Lindsay D
My experience with Pure Sugar Studios was fantastic! Kelly and her team are so much fun to work with, and they go the extra mile to make sure they capture every single important detail of your special day - all while making sure everyone is hav...
ing a great time. They made it so easy and I was truly amazed when I saw all of the beautiful pictures they had taken. They honestly did not miss a single moment or detail of our wedding. I would 100% recommend Pure Sugar Studios to any and everyone who is looking for a photographer. Prior to working with Kelly, we had hired another photographer to shoot our wedding and, when our arrangement with him fell apart at the last minute, Kelly came through two weeks before the wedding and saved the day! Now, Im so thankful that happened because I KNOW no one could have done a better job!!!
Reviewed On 1/26/2012 by Jennifer P
We chose Pure Sugar Studios as our wedding photographer and it was one of the best decisions I made! Our pictures are gorgeous! Kelly does such an amazing job capturing our most important moments. I can't wait until we can use Kelly again for f...
amily portraits. Thank you Kelly for doing such and amazing job!
Reviewed On 11/03/2011 by Jillian R
Kelly is absolutely wonderful! Her creativity is amazing and her work is beautiful. She is fun and energetic. She not only does her job but also helps make sure the day goes smoothly. She is very well organized.
Reviewed On 10/18/2010 by Kristen C
I decided to book Kelly after my sister has had many sessions with her children and they've turned out wonderfully. My experience was no different...She was on top of things, and the photos I have seen thus far are gorgeous. Great experience an...
d I would highly recommend her!
Contact Info for Pure Sugar Studios | St. Augustine and Jacksonville
St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Orlando, & Amelia