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Reviewed On 6/13/2022 by Christina C
The photos speak for themselves and his team is also so kind. We are obsessed and plan to use Sean for all important occasions going forward
Reviewed On 11/30/2021 by Liz B
My husband and I hired Sean as our wedding and engagement shoot photographer and we could not be happier with all of our pictures and our experience with Sean!! He was so amazing to work with - he made us feel comfortable posing for pictures an...
d he was always responsive and flexible in our COVID postponement planning. He made sure our on our wedding day to capture all of our special moments without distracting us from enjoying the day, which I think every couple would really appreciate. Thank you so so much Sean!! We look forward to working with you again in the future!
Reviewed On 11/26/2021 by Jackie R
Sean was an amazing photographer, so easy to work with and his work speaks for itself! The team he brought along the day of were great as well and really helpful. We are so happy with our photos and would definitely recommend Sean for a wedding...
or special occasion!
Reviewed On 10/25/2021 by Lisa Marie I
We recently used Sean as the photographer for our wedding at the Harold Pratt House and we could not have made a better decision. We booked Sean for both our engagement shoot and the wedding day (photography and cinematography). Sean was prof...
essional, quick to respond and had amazing ideas about how to capture the essence of the day. On our wedding day he and his team blended in with the crowd but captured all of the essential moments. We would highly recommend Sean and team for either your wedding or any other event you can think of
Reviewed On 3/06/2020 by bridget b
As a wedding coordinator myself, I have worked with Sean for many years. I have always admired his beautiful work and organization on wedding days so it was fitting for me to choose him for my special day!
I could not be happier about the expe...
rience and how my photos came out. He made us look like we were pros at having our picture taken....which we are far from!
I couldn't recommend Sean and his team enough!!
Reviewed On 12/19/2019 by Becky C
Sean Kim is the BEST of the best. I first him at my cousin's wedding, where I was blown away by his ability to somehow be in 100 places at once, capturing every moment so naturally but never feeling like he was getting in the way to capture the...
shot. He had the best energy and we were instantly blown away. So when it came time to plan my wedding, we looked no further than Sean. And man, did he top every expectation. The photos from our wedding day are true perfection. Not only does he capture such genuine expressions, but he has such a vision for artful, interesting shots that make our wedding photos so much more. The really are like pieces of art! On top of that, he is seriously just one of the kindest, most professional and endearing people. We LOVED him and his team!! Book Sean Now!
Reviewed On 11/01/2019 by Alexandra R
Sean is an incredibly talented photographer. We received our wedding photographs this week and our hearts are just bursting. Sean captured such a wide array or intimate, fun and beautiful moments from our wedding perfectly. His lighting for nig...
ht photography is stunning, and the day time pictures are flawless. Aside from his skill, Sean is a pleasure to work with. Sean is punctual, very friendly and extremely professional. I have been recommending Sean to my friends and family and truly think he's the best.
Reviewed On 2/14/2019 by Laura C
Sean Kim is absolutely amazing. I don't even know where to begin because I cannot say enough good things about Sean Kim and Sean Gallery Photography. We got married on 11/30/18 and at first, had a difficult time finding a photographer we loved...
. We felt that many photographers did not have the talent and aesthetic we were looking for. We were even told by numerous companies that they would "concerned" doing our wedding because we were getting married later in the day and there would not be enough "natural light" for photos (can you believe that!?). In the end, we were so beyond grateful that we continued our search because it led us to the best wedding photographers, Sean Kim and Lenny. After looking at Sean's portfolio, we knew he was the right fit. After meeting him, it only confirmed that we were in the BEST hands. He is a highly experienced, artistic, and talented photographer that is hands down amazing at what he does. Our wedding pictures are absolutely breathtaking, truly the kind of wedding pictures you can only dream of. Sean and Lenny mastered the perfect mix of formal and natural shots, while using their creative eye to ensure they were incredible. Besides the fact that Sean and Lenny are crazy talented, they have such a calm presence that you want (need) on your wedding day. Sean and Lenny were incredible throughout the entire day! Highly recommend Sean Gallery!
Reviewed On 1/06/2019 by Jenn B
Sean took amazing and creative photos. We couldn't be happier!
Reviewed On 11/21/2018 by Silvia P
Most amazing photographer we could have asked for. close to a year ago i had my photographer booked for wedding , but they didn't do engagements. One day when meeting with our wedding music team, we saw some amazing photos on the wall, they wer...
e of Sean's. I was beyond mesmerized by the beautiful work. WE got Sean's contact and asked him to do an engagement shoot. WE fell in love with those photos and hired him as a wedding photographer! His work is truly magical and we plan to keep in as our family photographer for moments to come :) Silvia -
Reviewed On 11/12/2018 by Chelsea M
Sean photographed our wedding last year and we cannot recommend him enough. He was a calm presence to be around in the scramble of a wedding day and the shots he got speak for themselves. Every time we go through our photos, we find a NEW fav...
orite. He truly is an artist and we are so thankful we found him to capture our wedding day. Book him ASAP!
Reviewed On 10/03/2018 by Virginia L
My fiancée (now husband!) and I looked all over for months to find the perfect venue for our wedding. We wanted a mix of something traditional, however also knew we wanted to have the NYC skyline. When we finally found our venue, we knew we had...
to look extra hard to find the PERFECT photographer to help us with our vision and who also had experience in capturing beautiful day and night shots, as the lighting can be trickier.
After meeting with several photographers and meticulously looking into their portfolios, reading reviews, we never had that feeling that we found the photographer right for us. Luckily we stumbled upon Sean’s portfolio on Fearless Photographers. We were amazed with how gorgeous the pictures were (with plenty of night shots) and we knew we had to meet with him right away. During our meeting with Sean, he gave us insight on what the best possible timing was to fit the pictures we wanted based on his experience and also listened to any concerns we had.
We quickly booked Sean (before anyone else did!) and originally only intended to have photography coverage for ceremony and reception. However we decided near our wedding date to include additional hours for getting ready and post-reception night shots or else we would regret it. It was the BEST DECISION ever made.
During the day of the wedding, I was extremely nervous that we would not have enough time to capture everything as it was a bit of a time crunch, (due to a late addition of a Tea Ceremony) but Sean was extremely supportive and reassuring. Sean and his associate Jeffrey came in with bright smiles and immediately went to work in taking pictures of wedding details and of the bridesmaids while I was getting ready. He was friendly and with humor brought out everyone’s genuine smiles.
Throughout the course of the day, Sean took us to different locations near the venue and we followed whichever direction he gave to capture the pictures. He was extremely professional and had the most authentic personality that you could tell he really loved what he was doing. Did I already mention that he was really funny? The night flew by extremely fast and by the next morning I was so anxious to see pictures but knew that it would take a while to see any. Little did I know that TWO days later, Sean would send numerous teaser photos that looked absolutely AMAZING!!! The sparkler exit, the night shots, the first look, candid shots, everything was BEAUTIFUL.
Note, my husband and I did not have Sean take our engagement photos due to budget reasons so we never worked with him prior AND also had him as a single photographer so we REALLY put our trust in him, and he definitely delivered. We are SO APPRECIATIVE and extend our biggest thanks and cannot recommend him highly enough. We can’t wait to see the rest of the photos!
Reviewed On 9/27/2018 by Stephanie Y
We were concerned about many factors when it came to our wedding - it was intimate (about 30 people), at a smaller venue, and mostly everything was DIY. Up to the morning of the big day, we were working double time to ensure everything was set ...
up, as we were doing everything by hand.
None of these things mattered when it came to Sean. He arrived and promptly began working around us. He was caring and attentive, and he immediately put everyone at ease. Throughout the night, he captured the most beautiful shots - both directed and candid. I don't even know how but he was everywhere at once, and barely took a break. Everyone who attended commented at least once about how wonderful Sean was, and we could not agree more. He managed to take the most genuine and heartwarming shots of everyone and everything that was important to us, from the small handmade decorations to each individual member of our family. He even managed to send us an album of preview pictures two days after our wedding, letting us look through the cherished moments of that special day (which felt like it flew by) with our close ones.
We are so grateful to Sean for helping make our wedding day even more special. We thank him for respecting our family, for having fun with us while shooting, and for all the memories he captured. Sean is highly recommended not only for his impeccable skill but for his authentic personality. Thank you, Sean!!
Reviewed On 9/17/2018 by Aria S
We had so much fun with Sean at our wedding and for our engagement shoot! He is professional, easy going, and extremely creative. Our photos are so beautiful! And we had a great night!
Reviewed On 6/18/2018 by Janette M
Absolutely thrilled with the Photography Services provided by Sean Gallery Photography! Sean helped organize and manage all services and billing with exceptional customer service. He ensured us that we would receive quality service and that's ...
exactly what we got! Lenny was our photographer for the day with Leah as his assistant. Lenny is extremely talented! He had an eye for capturing unique aesthetic compositions and lighting. His demeanor was so pleasant and professional which allowed us to feel at ease in front of the camera. Leah was so attentive and dedicated, she even offered me some bug spray when we noticed mosquitos amidst the garden. We recently received our teasers and my jaw dropped to the floor when I saw them, I felt like I was looking at an editorial in a wedding magazine. We highly recommend Sean Gallery Photography!
Reviewed On 3/13/2018 by Victoria C
Choosing Sean Gallery was one of the best decisions my husband and I made for our wedding. We had the fortune of having Sean and Lenny as our photographers on our special day and they were able to capture every single moment perfectly. Sean was...
wonderful to work with, responsive to our many questions, professional, and kind. Sean and his team made us feel comfortable and relaxed during our shoot and most importantly, they made us laugh and have fun. We highly recommend having two photographers to capture all the moments throughout your day in order to get shots from different angles (i.e. both you and your partner's faces during your first look moment!) What sets Sean Gallery's portfolio apart from the many, many others we considered is that their photography look and feel like artwork, each one a contender for framing, and evoke the same feelings we felt in those very moments when they were captured. Thank you so much, Sean and Lenny!
Reviewed On 2/11/2018 by Nicole S
After I saw Sean's work on my venue's Facebook page and other wedding pictures he's shot at my venue, I knew I had to book him. He was very response to all emails and we "met" during a Skype call. We booked him a few minutes after that!
an engagement shoot during the summer and my husband and I had a blast! Sean made the photo shoot very comfortable and easy going, and gave us a few good laughs too! Overall, he is true artistic professional.
We got married in the fall and received so many compliments about how beautiful our wedding photos turned out and how they've never seen photos like the ones he took for us.
If you value unique and beautiful photography, then would highly recommend Sean for your wedding or event!
Reviewed On 1/11/2018 by Leslie T
SEAN KIM IS AMAZING. I found him through my friend - he photographed her wedding and it was phenomenal! I immediately knew Sean would be the perfect photographer for my wedding. He takes beautiful photos and gives direct on how to pose and m...
ost importantly, relax. His style and attention to detail is also excellent. My husband and I are extremely happy and thankful to have Sean capture our wedding day, and we highly recommend him to do the same for you too!
Reviewed On 11/30/2017 by Jenny E
I don’t have enough good things to say about Sean Gallery! I booked him for my large wedding (210 people) and with a big wedding party (13 groomsmen and 11 bridesmaids). Leading up to the wedding, he was easy to communicate with and answered an...
y questions I had quickly and efficiently. I booked him and Lenny as the second shooter for the wedding, which also included an assistant. The day of the wedding, they arrived early to search the area. They were professional and personable. Sean had so many great ideas, but also let me say during the reception “take this picture!” without any hesitation. We made a schedule ahead of time and Sean was able to keep on schedule and we were never running behind or feeling rushed. He was able to control the big wedding party and get the shots he needed. He was also pretty funny and enjoyable to be around. We got a sneak peak of the pictures a few days and to say they are stunning is an understatement. They are absolutely beautiful and I cannot wait to see all of them in a couple of weeks. I found he was reasonably priced for all that he offers and I would recommend him to anybody!
Reviewed On 10/29/2017 by Alissa C
Sean was incredible. Not only are the photos amazing, but he was a calming presence throughout the whole day with a fantastic demeanor! He was so accommodating and we knew immediately that he had unique vision and had planned shots and location...
s that were completely original. Couldn’t say more - he was incredible!!
Reviewed On 8/21/2017 by angela s
Where do I begin? Sean is an amazing photographer. So responsive, professional, and talented. I am so glad I did an extend research looking for a photographer and ended up choosing him. From the engagement session I trusted him completely and t...
hat's the best feeling in the world. Believe me I had been to many weddings where the brides have to tell the photographer what to do because they ended up taking the same picture over and over. With Sean I knew I will love the result after, and in fact I did, more that I was expecting. Sean will capture your big day in a way that you don't even see it. He will find beauty in simple things and the result is just amazing. Please do not save money in photos and video, it ended up being the most beautiful memory you will have after a night that pass so fast. I am in love with my wedding pictures and the beautiful memories they represent to us thanks to the wonderful work Sean does.
Reviewed On 7/19/2017 by Andrea C
My husband and I totally lucked out with Sean! Finding a photographer (or any vendor) online is a chore, and add in the fact that we were pulling off a wedding in less than six months! Just seeing Sean’s work online, and corresponding with him...
only via email made me go with my gut instinct and book him. Out of all the vendors that we had to choose, a photographer was the most important to us…after all, a picture is worth a thousand words. My husband and I are very laid back, and didn’t want any dramatic or overly staged photos. Also, both of us are a bit camera shy, but Sean put us at ease, and before long, Sean was able to really capture us at our best. Not only was Sean talented and unobtrusive, he was patient, kind and a calming presence throughout a long and busy day. We just received all of our photos, and I am speechless. They are gorgeous, professional and honestly look like they belong in a magazine! Book Sean ASAP…you won’t be disappointed.
Reviewed On 7/17/2017 by Meghan F
Hiring Sean to be your wedding photographer is a decision you will not regret! From the moment my husband and I stumbled across Sean's work online, we just knew we had to have him capture our special day this past June. It was one of the best d...
ecisions we made for our wedding! From the engagement shoot with Sean, to our wedding day, Sean was a calm, cool and collected professional the whole time. His calming presence made my husband and I feel absolutely at ease and comfortable. He turned our wedding teasers around super quick, and it was so fun to relive the wedding before leaving for our honeymoon. We just received our full take and we cannot stop raving about how beautiful the photos turned out. Hire Sean to capture your wedding, you will not regret it! Thanks, Sean!
Reviewed On 3/07/2017 by Meaghan B
Sean and Lenny are amazing photographers! Our photos came out so beautiful and we get nothing but compliments every time we show them to someone. It was pouring the day of the wedding, but they used the rain to their advantage and were able to ...
find beautiful places in the venue to take photos. We did not make their job easy, we had six children ages 5 and younger in the wedding party and Sean & Lenny worked with them so well. They got so many photos of ALL six children looking at the camera, something I thought was impossible. I highly recommend Sean Gallery for your wedding. Every time you look at the photos they take you will be transported back to the happiest day of your life. I look forward to using them again in the future for our other photography needs!
Reviewed On 1/12/2017 by Alisa G
We became interested in Sean after looking at his website that has photos from past weddings. The shots were beautiful and the style was more editorial, like a magazine. You could tell that the pictures would come out more artistic and creative...
rather than ordinary portraits.
Less than 48 hours after the wedding ended, Sean posted over 50 photos on his website as a preview for us and anyone else who wanted to. We loved them! We were so impressed and so were our families.
As for the day of, Sean worked quickly and efficiently. My bride and I felt comfortable, and so did our wedding party and family. Our venue provided a lot of good backdrops and Sean used them all.
We definitely recommend Sean as a wedding photographer.
Reviewed On 11/13/2016 by Diana S
Sean is amazing! Our wedding photos were extremely important to us and we did a ton of research to find the perfect photographer, and Sean was definitely it! Once we came across his work we were so blown away with his ability to capture such na...
tural emotion while also playing off of the light and surroundings to give an artistic quality to the photos. We chose to do an engagement photo shoot which was our first time meeting with Sean and he made us feel so comfortable and at ease, nothing was too posed or forced, and the photos came out amazing with so many different shots and so much to choose from. From that moment we could not wait for our wedding on 9/17/16. Throughout the planning process Sean was so accommodating with my requests for certain family shots and adding a separate location for more photos. On the wedding day he captured such beautiful shots without us even noticing he was there. We even had preview photos ready within two days of the wedding (not just 1 or 2, there were like 70 preview photos) and every single photo is so special and breathtaking, its actually unbelievable. I honestly cannot say enough great things about Sean and his entire team, and I am so happy we chose them to capture our special day. I would highly recommend Sean Gallery, you will not be disappointed!!
Reviewed On 8/25/2016 by Claudia Z
We absolutely LOVED working with Sean. After seeing some of his work, we knew we wanted him to shoot our wedding. Because of our busy schedules we weren't able to meet in person and he was very accommodating with a phone meeting (he even sugg...
ested face time if we wanted). He was organized leading up to the big day and listened to what we were looking for. The day of the wedding he worked with us making sure we were running on time and took beautiful portraits and candid shots! He even remembered I mentioned that I loved his nighttime photography and pulled us aside for a beautiful outdoor photo after the cake cutting. He was kind and a pleasure to work with and shared his "teaser" photos within one day! We loved them so much and can't wait to see the final product. I HIGHLY recommend working with Sean...his talent speaks for itself, but he is also a joy to work with.
Reviewed On 7/25/2016 by OLGA M
Sean is the absolute best. Words can’t adequately describe how happy we are that we chose Sean to shoot our wedding. Not only is he an incredibly talented photographer, but he’s also just the nicest person and a pleasure to be around.
As a des...
igner, it was difficult for me at first to find a photographer whose photos I really loved. It was the thing I cared about the most for our wedding. As soon as I saw Sean’s work, though, I couldn’t even look at anyone else’s. I loved the fact that he retouches every photo separately, and doesn’t apply a batch filter to every photo like most wedding photographers do.
We did an engagement shoot with Sean a few months after we got engaged and immediately knew we had to have him at our wedding. He has the most amazing eye for light and detail. You might think you’re standing in front of a simple field of tall grass and then you see the photo and realize that Sean has captured the light in such a magical way that every photo is a work of art. He also captures just the right moments to make everything look very natural and not posed at all.
It’s so evident that he truly loves what he does. It really shows in his work.
On the day of the wedding, Sean arrived with his assistant Will early and ready to go. It was one of the hottest days of the year and he did a wonderful job trying to keep us in the shade while taking pictures in the park before the wedding. Will was great and made us laugh so much. He carried my flowers and helped me with my long dress train, he was awesome. They had the best spirits all day and were always there to capture the right moments without ever even being noticeable. So many of our guests told us how much they loved our photographer.
We were able to see many teaser photos the morning right after our wedding! I have no idea how Sean managed to do so many photos so quickly but we were absolutely ecstatic to see them and loved every one of them.
He is very responsive to emails and was so helpful in planning our day, providing ideas for photo locations and schedules. He makes everything completely stress-free.
If you are looking for a photographer for your wedding, working with Sean will be the best decision you’ve ever made, I promise you.
Reviewed On 7/14/2016 by a a
Sean and Lenny are our dream photographers! They are so artistic, and so good with the people they're working with, putting everyone at ease and capturing natural, beautiful shots. Sean photographed our friends wedding and we fell in love with ...
his work. We were late in the planning process and when we contacted Sean, he had already been booked. He immediately recommended Lenny, a member of his team, and ensured that they had similar styles and that he would still be editing the photographs. We me with Lenny for our engagement photoshoot at the Highline in NYC, and he immediately made us feel at ease, and his photographs were absolutely amazing! Lenny and his assistant photographed our wedding (which had 3 different locations from the ceremony, to the bridal party photos, to the reception). His photos brought us to tears! He captures emotions in the moment so well, and produced amazing photographs. We are so grateful and would absolutely recommend both Sean and Lenny! We couldn't be more satisfied, 5/5 stars!
Reviewed On 6/06/2016 by Knottie1427766355
Sean is simply the best!! He was the photographer at a friend's wedding (in which my husband was a groomsman), and we were so thrilled with his work and style that we knew we had to hire him to capture ours too! We hired Sean for 9 hours starti...
ng with some "getting ready" photos with my girls. We were all a bit nervous, but Sean put us all at ease with his sense of humor and professionalism. His assist Will was also very helpful, and assisted me with carrying my dress and making sure I didn't get it dirty while we took photos outside.
Sean is a true artist. We did our first look photos outside, and he quickly analyzed the landscape and took some really amazing shots. It was also a rainy/overcast day and we had bought a bunch of different umbrellas for our wedding party, and Sean was able to incorporate them for some really creative ones!
Although I'm still waiting on getting all of the photos back, Sean already sent us 40 "teaser" photos which came out so amazing!! Our families cannot wait to see them, and neither can I! During our reception, we asked Sean if he wouldn't mind going outside (in the rain, no less) to a bridge that goes over the highway outside of our venue. He was ecstatic, and took us out to take a time lapse shot, which was included as one of his teasers and is absolutely incredible!
All in all, we 100% recommend hiring Sean to be your wedding photographer. He's been a pleasure to work with from the start, and has always been very responsive with emails. He was so much fun to work with and the shots he has sent us so far are incredible. So glad we hired him to capture our big day!!
Reviewed On 3/20/2016 by Knottie16907293
Sean was a photographer at my destination wedding in Mexico. He did an amazing job, the pictures are absolutely breath-taking and we’re extremely happy with the lifetime memory he provided to us. He worked really hard, and went out of his way...
to make sure he could capture all the moments. My guests even commented on how great and hardworking Sean was. He is very easy going, professional, makes you feel comfortable (not like a paparazzi with a camera in your face, which is what I usually see at weddings). I have been to over 30 weddings and no other photographer even came close to Sean.
Reviewed On 2/07/2016 by Anonymous A
Sean's aesthetic is exactly what we were going for. We are very happy with the results. While we would have loved some more of the detailed shots he gets with other people (the rings, the invitation, the menus, etc.), we got the important pho...
tos - and they are stunning. We've received so many compliments on the photos - and many people asking for Sean's information. Sean was so accommodating to all of our anxieties/requests regarding how we wanted him to shoot the ceremony (not be intrusive). He was also a joy to have around that day, as he is funny and easy-going while professional and responsible. Sean is also just a really nice guy. He brought a level of professionalism to our wedding which was lacking in other areas - it made a difference! The photos arrived a little late, which is the main reason we're not giving 5 stars. FYI, Sean doesn't give out the .RAW files, so just be aware of that. Otherwise, the entire process with Sean was terrific. 100% recommended!
Reviewed On 10/23/2015 by Knottie1445660748
Sean is outstanding. He shot us at The Grove. My wife and I had booked another photographer and left a deposit, afterwards we attended a friends wedding where we first met Sean - as he was the photographer. We loved him and his work so much tha...
t we cancelled our first photographer, lost the deposit and hired Sean. We do not regret this as it was the best decision we had made in the planning of our wedding. Sean is a true professional and artist, he loves his craft and this shows in his work - He is not only a great photographer but a kind person to meet and work with during your planning - The memories he captured for us will be a special treasure for the rest of our lives. I would recommend Sean to anyone who wants to feel comfort in knowing you are in good hands (and eyes). Amazing.
Reviewed On 10/03/2015 by Mara a
Sean was such a pleasure to work with! We first met him for our engagement photos- my fiancé warmed up to sean immediately and we had a great time! Not to mention we received all of the pictures 2 days later!! Then before the wedding, Sean w...
as patient as I reviewed the day of schedule several times . Throughout the day, he was prom
T and assured me and kept us in time:). Sean is kind, patient,but also gets the job done. Our teaser pictures are amazing we can't wait for the final product!!
Reviewed On 9/22/2015 by Tatiana A
Sean is amazing! If you are looking for someone to creatively capture the most important day of your life and make you laugh and feel comfortable the entire time, then he is your guy! Our photos are amazing and somehow Sean managed to capture e...
very single moment of the day, without ever being in the way or feeling intrusive. He always has a smile on his face and really has an eye for wedding photography. We loved working with Sean and will be using him again for other family photos. Thank you Sean!
Reviewed On 7/07/2015 by Jackie J
Sean was recommended to us by a fellow photographer who was unavailable to photograph our wedding date. Upon visiting his website I was awestruck by the stunningly beautiful images he captured. His style fit the image I envisioned perfectly. I ...
immediately emailed him expecting him to be booked for the date, but surprisingly he said he was available for our date. So we set up a meet and greet with him at his offices. Sean is so warm and inviting I immediately felt at ease with him. His packages definitely aren’t cheap but my fiance and I were okay with splurging on a good photographer so that we could capture everything. We chose the package that included 10 hours with Sean and a second photographer in addition to the photo-booth which has an actual photographer take photos. I loved that Sean was not imposing and never pressured us to get anything that we didn’t want. When he told us that another couple was considering booking him for the date, I immediately took out my checkbook to make a deposit. There was no way I was letting Sean go! Sean shot our engagement photos which I highly recommend because it definitely helped us get a feel for his style and made us more comfortable in front of the cameras when the big day came. All of our friends and family told us that those were the best engagement photos they have ever seen. On the day of, Sean arrived with a crew of about four all sharply dressed and ready to get to work. We originally planned to get married outdoors but it started raining and the ceremony had to be moved to the indoors. I was visibly heartbroken because I really wanted to have photos taken outdoors. With the use of umbrellas and about 3 handlers Sean made my desire come true and found a way to shoot our reveal and family photos outdoors. He is such a focused and talented visionary. We have only seen the sneak peak photos and they turned out exceptionally beautiful. Through his magic he made a cloudy day look bright and sunny. My fiance cannot wait to see the rest of the photos. He made our day so special and memorable and he will make yours just as remarkable too!
Reviewed On 3/01/2015 by Isabelle D
Sean was one of the best parts of my wedding planning experience. From our engagement photos to the wedding, Sean makes you feel like the most special couple he has ever worked with. He goes the extra mile to make sure he gets the best shots-...
-even laying down on a Brooklyn sidewalk to get the right perspective. He is professional, INSANELY talented, kind and calming--everything you need on the big day. I can't wait to have another moment in my life I can hire him to capture through his lens.
Reviewed On 2/28/2015 by Knottie73960773
Sean Kim was the absolute dream photographer. Not only is he insanely talented as an artist (go see his website immediately; his work speaks volumes on its own), he was a calming presence for what was a [beautiful, but] long and hectic day. He ...
was patient with friends and family (who all could be quite demanding at times), as well as with me. He always had a smile and a kind word.
Sean also took charge in quiet, but decisive ways that made my life so much easier on the day of the wedding. For one, he took the initiative to get the number of the taxi driver we were using to drive us around NYC for the pre-ceremony photos and he arranged with the driver when and where we would be picked up and dropped off.
I was not even aware that he had done it until I had been bundled up into the taxi by my maid of honour and off we went for the photos. At the venue, he spoke with the event manager, again without my prompting, on his own to discuss where would be best to stage certain family portrait photos (which were very important to my mother!). He captured so many beautiful moments with my friends and family and of details of the entire wedding that allowed me and my husband to relive the entire day in its wonderfulness. It was so wonderful to see moments as well that we ourselves missed because we were hosting the event.
Organizing the actual day with him was also very smooth. He’s very open and is very knowledgeable about the New York City area, so he was able to make very good suggestions on where to go for both the engagement session and for the pre-ceremony photos.
In our engagement session, he also took his time to make us feel comfortable to “prime” us for the wedding day. This was particularly helpful for my husband, as he is very camera shy and dislikes taking photos in general. By the day of the wedding, Sean knew how to get the best out of the both of us for those perfect photos we were after.
His rates are very reasonable, especially for the high quality and artistic nature of his work.
I cannot recommend Sean Kim enough. He is extraordinarily talented and an absolute gentleman. He helped to make the day for me and my husband one of the happiest days of our lives and gave us photos we will always treasure.
Reviewed On 2/08/2015 by mary t
Sean is an artist with the camera. His work is truly beautiful. We did engagement photos first, and they turned out stunning. I can't wait to see the final wedding photos. When Sean and his assistant came to my home on the wedding day, he was f...
riendly and engaging. He made me feel at complete ease. He went to great lengths to make my pictures unique and capture the happiness of the day. I would highly recommend working with Sean.
Reviewed On 1/26/2015 by Nikki A
I'm not big on writing reviews but when you see your wedding photos and people can't stop talking about them and some random wedding blog using one of your photos for their wedding list, you know that this person has a gift and you should share...
it with the world.
The photographer I booked cancelled a month before my wedding and when I thought all hope was lost, I found Sean and it was really the biggest blessing for our big day. When we viewed his work, we fall in LOVE and he was able to work with us so we were truly thankful.
We had the most beautiful day in the world and he got some of the most gorgeous shots of me getting ready, our bridal party, the church, our families and all the other little details that you want to capture.
Sean is very kind and very creative. He made us feel relaxed which is important to getting your best photos. We had fun and his clear direction helped us to get our best shoots. We have SO many photos that choosing just a 100 seem like a major task. We have it down to 150 and that wasn't easy. We had tons of wonderful photos that we spent days debating which will make our album. This is the kind of problem every couple should have!
It was an honor having Sean capture the best night and I hope another wonderful couple has this honor as well.
Reviewed On 1/26/2015 by kelsey d
Sean is easy to work with, energetic, and makes the day fun. We did both engagement and wedding day photographs. They are just stunning - I've received tons of compliments. After interviewing about 5 other photographers we settled on Sean f...
or his value, his flexibility and for his all around vibe. His work is high quality and provides lasting memories.
Reviewed On 1/25/2015 by a member
I highly recommend Sean Kim to anyone who is looking for an extremely talented photographer! Sean was the photographer at our wedding in September, and we loved working with him. We were 100% satisfied. His turn around time for our engagement s...
hoot was so fast! Also, anytime you send him an email, he responds back in a very timely manner. Our wedding photos were incredible and he really knows how to capture special moments. Working with Sean was seamless and you can tell his passion for his work. I highly recommend Sean to anyone!
Reviewed On 1/08/2015 by Angela A
Sean was awesome from start to finish during our entire wedding process! Our engagement shoot went extremely well (even though the poor guy had to take photos outside dead of winter) and felt completely seamless. We had a lot of images that we ...
were able to use for our engagement announcements and printed a bunch to have in an album as well.
As for the wedding, he was even more incredible! He took great shots in such a seamless and timely manner that even our guests noticed! He captured great moments throughout the entire day and one of our guests ended up hiring him for their wedding! I can't say enough good things about Sean! You'd regret not hiring him to capture one of the most important events in your life.
Reviewed On 1/08/2015 by Knottie46587166
First and foremost, Sean is an amazing photographer. He has a great eye for creative pictures and makes it so personal and different for each couple. You can tell just by looking at his website. Sean was such a pleasure to work with. My husband...
and I are not photogenic people in the slightest but Sean was able to capture so much of our happiness and made us look beautiful. Sean was very responsive and incredibly patient with all of my questions and concerns - I had a lot. He always had a smile on his face and is such a genuinely nice person. I felt so comfortable in front of the camera with him. My family and friends are obsessed with our engagement pictures and the teasers from our wedding. I have no doubt the wedding photos will be just as brilliant and I can not wait to see them. I can not say enough good things about working with Sean and would highly recommend him.
Reviewed On 1/08/2015 by Kristen Z
Of all the decisions that go into planning a wedding, choosing Sean as our photographer was the best one, by far. His photos are beyond incredible, and so many people have expressed that they look like they came right out of a bridal magazine. ...
His rate is also extremely affordable compared to everything else in NYC. Besides the quality of his work, he was also a joy to work with. He kept everyone on schedule, knew how to make everyone smile, and his calming influence really rubbed off on everyone else.
Reviewed On 4/05/2013 by Hammy M
My wife and I could not be more satisfied with our decision to hire Sean Kim. He was incredibly accommodating, responsive and patient with my not so beautiful bridezilla moments. Our photos look like they cost 10x more than the actual cost. Sea...
n's style is raw and photojournalistic without compromising the romanticism of your big day. My only regret is that we didn't have him around longer.
Reviewed On 9/04/2012 by Shamafa A
Sean is professional yet laid back; he's accomodating yet able to get the shots he wants; he's got a great eye and a great personality as well. He's an honest guy, and I found him to be of excellent value. Despite how busy wedding season is (...
I got married in July), he was able to get me my pictures back in a timely manner. My only regret is that things were running late on my wedding day so I didn't get enough time for photos, but he was flexible and tried his hardest to work quickly - and in the end, he was still able to get some really beautiful portraits of us (the bride&groom). He has an eye for lighting and really did a great job with our 'getting ready/candid' pictures. He took the time to learn about the couple, key members of the family, and the particulars about our wedding so that he could make sure to capture everything. He also took my engagement pictures and took the time to get some really beautiful shots around NYC - I'd highly recommend doing an e-shoot with him. He did a wonderful job and I'm so happy he was there for our special day! I hope to be able to work with him again down the line & for other events.
Reviewed On 6/05/2012 by Andrea H
I had the ultimate nightmare search for a wedding photographer, but once I meet Sean and his team, my worries were over. Since I studied photography in college, I knew what to look for with lighting, focus and overall composition of photographs...
. After looking through numerous full albums from photographers(not just what is on their website) a friend showed me her full album from her wedding with Sean andI fell in love. Once we took our engagement photos and Mark and Sean got my husband to smile, I was provided with the best photographs I have of him in over 6 years we've been together. They were awesome with talking us through the outcome of beautiful photos and making us feel as if the camera wasn't even there. My parents said they were so polite and well mannered with everyone throuhout the entire wedding, and my bridal party put them through the ringer, since we are all a bit crazy and boozers. Now that I have seen many of my photos I can't help but looking at them over and over and the compliments haven't stopped either.