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Bridal Portraits, Day After Session, Engagement, Trash The Dress
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Steve Stanton Photography Reviews
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Reviewed On 11/20/2020 by Rae M
Steve captured more than we ever thought an image could capture! Steve has a God-given talent when it comes to photography and he has a truly inspiring personality! Steve was kind, thoughtful, and knew how to make everyone laugh. There was neve...
r an uncomfortable moment. Every picture felt so natural and easy. His candid shots put me to tears. I wouldn't waste any time trying to find anyone else. I couldn't be more thankful for the work he has done for my family.
Reviewed On 9/11/2020 by Kathleen L
Steve was a phenomenal photographer. We are both not overly comfortable being photographed, but he made it feel natural and easy. He listened to our direction on what photos we wanted and what we wanted to skip. And he checked in several times ...
throughout the day to make sure that we were getting the photos we wanted of ourselves and others. He did our engagement shoot as well and we loved the final shots. He was great and i would recommend him to anyone.
Reviewed On 2/20/2020 by Arielle A
Steve Stanton is an incredible photographer. He was able to capture all aspects of love from little candid moments to the silly ones. We got our photos today and I got to relive the day from the tiny details of our friends and family arriving a...
nd hugging each other to actually hiking up a mountain to get amazing nature shots. Steve did the traditional posed family photos as requested by family members and we really wanted artsy/unique/nontraditional/nature photography and he did so amazing! Even when we were eating there was an amazing sunset and he got more of us outside.
I am so incredibly happy with our photographs! You won't be disappointed.
Reviewed On 1/28/2020 by Marcel D
We hired Steve for my daughter's winter wedding in Vail. The wedding was beautiful, his images couldn't have been more disappointing. I don't think he has any idea how to compose or focus. Many photos looked like snapshots at best. A lot of the...
action photos are out of focus. He pays no attention to what is in the foreground or background in many of his posed photos. We asked him to get 4-5 specific photos that meant a lot to us, and he did one of them and none of the others. He didn't do any of our family photos during the time we had to get photos done, and after the ceremony we had to rush to do them and he didn't get all of them. I don't think he understands depth of field, how to focus when it's not a posed shot, details of the composition, lighting, or how to get thru a basic photo list.
Reviewed On 10/28/2019 by Sonya Q
You want Steve at your wedding! It's so important to have a photographer you feel comfortable and relaxed around, and Steve is one of the kindest, most genuine forces you could ask for to follow you around on your wedding day. His work is artf...
ul and beautifully captures the emotion, details, and sweet little moments that make your wedding day so special. He has a true passion for what he does, and he's professional and easy to work with from start to finish. He's shot most of my friends' weddings as well, and we're collectively trying to recruit him into our group of friends... he's that awesome.
Reviewed On 10/13/2019 by Brennan F
Steve was incredible! From our initial phone call with him all the way through our wedding, he was amazing to work with! We had an adventurous photo shoot for our engagement pictures up in the Colorado mountains and they were absolutely stunn...
ing. On our wedding day, he captured every single moment and it has been so amazing to relive our special day through his pictures! I would definitely recommend Steve to anyone - best photographer my wife and I could have asked for!
Reviewed On 9/30/2019 by Rachel S
My husband and I wish that we could give Steve more than 5 stars! He was truly the absolute best photographer and we highly highly recommend him!!! We worked with Steve on both our engagement shoot and for our wedding and it was the best choice...
we made, hands down. As the bride I wanted to make sure that the photographer we chose wasn't someone who would be in my face and making me feel crowded. Steve was fantastic! He never made me or my friends feel crowded or uncomfortable. In fact, he added a very calming and fun vibe to every room he was in. Every single person in our wedding party and friends/ family outside of our wedding party complimented us on how great Steve was. Not only is Steve's personality great to work with, but his photos are incredible. He truly makes the bride and groom the center of his art. We recently received our photographs from our wedding and we cannot stop looking at them. We love them! Steve was very good to work with, he was always responsive, and followed up with us in a timely manner. He made sure that we were happy and was great to our parents as well. I could write all day about how awesome Steve is. If I were to give any brides/ grooms one piece of advice it is to hire Steve!
Reviewed On 8/02/2019 by Mackenzie L
If I could give Steve 100 stars I would.
Just look at his work!!! Beyond that though, Steve is the kind of person you want at your wedding. I never thought we'd become friends with our wedding photographer, but you can't not become buddies wi...
th someone who is so warm and makes you feel like a million bucks!
All the laughs and smiles and tears that show up in his photos are 100% genuine. He has this ability to let you be yourself, which as you will learn when getting married, that is very hard to do in front of a camera!
When he found out my (now) husband was into motorcycles, he offered to take a separate photoshoot with us on his very own vintage Ural sidecar moto! It was incredible. We even got to bring our dog and let him ride in the sidecar!
Basically, I want Steve to follow us around for the rest of our lives because the moments he (and his amazing wife!) capture are magical.
Steve is extremely professional but also extremely friendly, he was prompt and spent more time than we had paid for with us, and his costs are very reasonable (including travel costs!).
When you hire him, tell him Mackenzie and Dalton say hi :) Love that guy.
Reviewed On 7/20/2019 by Brian M
We love Steve! We had Steve do our engagement and wedding photos last year (which means that prompt reviews are not my forte). He was great, especially guiding my wife with poses and looks that felt natural and captured our relationship. Plus h...
e brought whiskey to our engagement shoot, so a huge bonus for that too. We love our album too - truly the product of a professional and an artist. Hire Steve! You won’t regret it.
Reviewed On 6/10/2019 by Arielle S
Working with Steve was such a great piece of our engagement and wedding. Not only does he do a magnificent job portraying emotions and telling a story through his images, but he is just a stand-up guy. Throughout the process, we felt as though ...
we became friends with Steve. His personality and joy for life are contagious, and he made it extremely easy for us to feel comfortable. Steve was the perfect addition to our team and helped make our dreams come true. We absolutely recommend Steve Stanton Photography!
Reviewed On 4/04/2019 by Alyssa S
Steve is amazing! We both really connected with him and felt like we made a good friend through the wedding process. What we liked most about Steve is he doesn’t force photos to happen, he works off your natural chemistry together as a couple. ...
Steve was very accommodating for both our engagement session and wedding. We were from Califirnia so he worked hard to find the best photo spot that showed Colorado’s true beauty for our engagements. He even faced some rainy weather since we were unable to reschedule! Steve is also so personable. He makes it easy to be yourself and have a good time while taking pictures. We really enjoyed his calming and humorous company for the engagement shoot and the day of our wedding! Steve ensures all photos that are important to you are captured! I really appreciated this as I had several key photos I wanted the day of! Steve is also great at managing chaos with large wedding parties! We had 17 people total! We would give Steve 10 stars if we could! He’s the best at what he does!
Reviewed On 1/08/2019 by Tammi B
Steve is an awesome photographer. He knows how to capture the moments that create the great memories. He takes pictures that I have never seen captured before. He uses his surrounding to make awesome pictures. He is great to work with. Dur...
ing the entire day I could say I saw Steve taking the pictures but never felt awkward or that he was invading our space. He is great capture those raw moments and he LOVES taking pictures of little ones who try to hide from him.
Reviewed On 11/05/2018 by Kellie B
The memories that Steve captured from our engagement and wedding day are jaw dropping! We have had so many compliments on our photographs. Not only is he crazy talented but he is one of the kindest people I’ve met. He was able to calm my nerves...
during the engagement shoot and the wedding, and that’s a feat in itself! Even our wedding guests mentioned how kind Steve was. He loves his job and you can tell. He continued taking photographs beyond the 8 hours that we had paid for! We will definitely be driving to Colorado every couple of years for him to take our family photos. He was more than our photographer, he became our friend. Thank you Steve! You are worth all the money in the world!!
Reviewed On 10/28/2018 by Jamie B
Steve does an incredible job of making you feel so comfortable and relaxed on what could be an overwhelming day. My now husband and I, along with all of our wedding party/family couldn’t have had nicer things to say about him and his work! Whil...
e we’d love to keep him a secret, it’d be wrong not to gush about how thankful we were to have him as a photographer for our wedding and more life events in the future :)
Reviewed On 7/26/2018 by Rachel C
If you’re looking for someone who can capture REAL moments and create REAL laughter and love then this is your guy. From the moment we met him for our engagement shoot we loved him and his vibrant personality. He and his assistant photographer,...
Drew, were a great team for our wedding day. I would 110% recommend Steve.
Reviewed On 6/10/2018 by Nikki D
What can I say about Steve?
We found Steve through our brother and sister -in law. He photographed their Colorado wedding and the photos were absolutely stunning. THEN, through a recommendation, he photographed another friend's wedding. When ...
it came down to deciding who would photograph our Brooklyn wedding, we couldn't think of anyone else.
He's probably the most positive, friendly guy you will ever meet. On a day that can be super stressful, Steve kept everything positive. The entire bridal party and our families were constantly commenting on how nice, friendly and positive Steve was - and that really really helped.
He's a true artist. The photographs are unique and truly to our taste. Well edited and just absolutely beautiful. He has a real eye for great locations to take shots and just WOW.
I can't recommend Steve enough times. Not only do we have amazing photos from such a special day, but I truly feel that we have a new friend in Steve. WE LOVE YOU STEVE!!!
Reviewed On 2/15/2018 by Grace C
Steve is one of a kind. Not only does he take unique and spectacular photos, but he made me and my husband feel so comfortable. He did such a fantastic job with our wedding and engagement photos. Everyone loved him at the wedding.
Reviewed On 12/11/2017 by Nick F
Wow, speechless! Our wedding photos are absolutely beyond what I could have imagined. I had seen Steve's work before and was enamored so had to call him when our time came. An absolute true artist he is! I just love his style. He also sure know...
s how to make his clients feel comfortable in front of the camera as well. Book him you will love the experience and the photos!
Reviewed On 11/12/2017 by Olivia W
All anyone wanted to talk about at the wedding was how amazing our photographer was. Steve was the best. So fun and easy and professional. I want to get married again just to hang out with Steve.
Reviewed On 10/30/2017 by Steven A
Could not recommend Steve Stanton enough! He was warm, engaging, creative and collaborative. He truly made himself a welcome addition to our wedding day. He was unobtrusive and had a fantastically organic and natural approach to photography! A...
Reviewed On 10/20/2017 by Kelsey V
Steve, it was truly a pleasure to have you capture our special day. He makes you feel so special and his eye for capturing every moment can not be matched. His energy is contagious and he can make anyone feel comfortable. I am so glad we choose...
Reviewed On 10/02/2017 by Zoe Z
Steve! Easily one of the best wedding decisions we made was hiring Steve. Not only is he wildly talented (we are so completely amazed by our photos!) but he also has great energy that allows the photography to feel very natural and fun, not for...
ced or posed. He is constantly scanning the environment to find the best shots and his ability to capture beauty & emotion is like magic. We've received so many compliments from our friends and family (both on our photos and about Steve in general because he's that cool) - could not recommend him more!
Reviewed On 9/26/2017 by Lexci R
Steve was fantastic to work with, top to bottom. Our engagement shoot was easy because Steve was genuinely fun to be around.
The photos are beautiful. Steve created an atmosphere where we felt comfortable being ourselves, and that’s evident in...
the photos. The artistic element is not missing either – the photos have a great variety of framing and focus choices and his processing is clean without being heavy-handed. He also included some landscape touches, which give the album a sense of place.
Booking was straightforward and helpful. He secured a permit for the Botanic Gardens and had fun thoughts on how to incorporate our stranger-shy dogs into our shoot. He was spot on in his week turnaround for the engagement shoot. I can’t recommend Steve highly enough.
Reviewed On 8/15/2017 by Amanda G
Steve is absolutely fantastic and the best choice we ever made for our wedding. Not only is he incredibly talented and creative, but he is so personable and his genuine love for the human experience is so evident in his work. We have gotten so...
many compliments on our photos! We can't recommend Steve enough. Fantastic.
Reviewed On 8/06/2017 by Lexi A
There is no one better than Steve. He truly makes the best day of your life a true adventure. He makes you you feel at ease when you are the one in front of the camera. Hire Steve, you won't be disappointed!!
Reviewed On 4/26/2017 by Stuart H
Steve did such an amazing job. His personality helped to make our wedding day stress free and that much more enjoyable for my wife and I. We spoke with Steve via FaceTime and phone calls before our wedding and could tell from the beginning he w...
ould do and amazing job, and he did. His photojournalistic style mixed with classical photography was just the right mix for us. Our winter wedding was set in the snowy mountains of Colorado and we lucked out and got a beautiful sunny day. His use of light and contrast was just awesome and the photos speak for themselves. We would highly recommend Steve to everyone. Thank you again Steve! We couldn't be happier!
Reviewed On 3/29/2017 by Dana
Steve was the best. My husband and I were referred to him by a friend and decided to work with him on our engagement and wedding photos. We were absolutely thrilled with his work and the cost is extremely reasonable. He is also a lovely person ...
to work with. He always made us feel very comfortable. I highly recommend Steve to anyone in need of a wedding photographer!
Reviewed On 2/04/2017 by Abby B
Steve is a rockstar. We could not be any happier with the photos he took for both our engagement and our wedding. They perfectly captured our big day. On top of the amazing images, Steve is just a great guy and made everything fun and easy. ...
If I could give him even more stars I would! Thanks Steve!!
Reviewed On 12/12/2016 by Lauren G
Steve couldn't have made our special day any more memorable! He traveled all the way to Mexico ( oh darn) to capture priceless moments. I have gotten several compliments on how amazing our photos are. He is very, very personable and easy to fee...
l comfortable with! I would, and have, recommend him for all your photo needs. Thanks Steve!
Reviewed On 12/05/2016 by Matt G
The moment we saw Steve’s work on his website and Instagram, we were blown away. It wasn’t just the stunning beauty of his photographs, but his unique yet-still-classic style – more photojournalism than conventional wedding photography – which ...
was exactly what we had always wanted but assumed didn’t exist in today’s wedding industry. Until we discovered Steve.
We couldn’t be happier with the photographs he produced for our wedding. It’s been about a month since he finished putting together our online albums, and like most newlyweds, we have looked through all the photos countless times. Yet every time we find something new to admire. Steve didn’t just produce gorgeous photographs – he brought to life the story of our wedding weekend, chronicling the most meaningful moments, large and small, and capturing all of the love and emotion of everyone involved.
But here’s what’s so special about Steve: he’s more than just a brilliant photographer – he’s an exceptional human being. He is kind and genuine, charming and witty, joyful and full of life. For him, photography isn’t a job, it’s a passion. He loves it because he loves people. And you learn all of this pretty much the moment you meet him.
For us, that moment came during a phone call before we had even asked him to photograph our wedding. We figured that we would ask the questions and he would provide the answers (about his pricing, availability, style, etc.), but we were surprised and impressed when he started asking questions of us – about our relationship history and families, our jobs and interests. It was clear that he didn’t think of us as just potential clients, but as two human beings who he wanted to get to know on a personal level.
The human connection that Steve forms with the people he photographs is what makes him so good at his job. Marta and I usually don’t like posing for photographs, but with Steve behind the camera, we always felt comfortable and relaxed, even from the beginning of our engagement photo session. All of our friends and family members at the wedding said the exact same thing. Even before they had seen the photographs, everyone was raving about what a pleasure it was to be around – and to be photographed – by Steve.
Whenever we think about our wedding weekend, we think of Steve – his calming presence that put everyone at ease and his exuberant personality that put a smile on everyone’s face, his uncanny ability to seemingly be everywhere and nowhere all at once, and the ease with which he adapted to the sometimes unpredictable flow of the ceremony and reception, always managing to be at the right place at the right time.
Steve Stanton is a rare talent – a true master of his craft. And we feel incredibly blessed that he chose to share his prodigious gifts with us and our family.
Reviewed On 10/01/2016 by Mary Rose L
If I could give Steve ten stars I would! He was a joy to work with!
Believe it or not my husband was not at all excited about wedding pictures. He agreed to meet Steve, mostly to make me happy, and they hit it off great! They started t...
alking about Moab and Jeeping and we ended up having our engagement pictures in Moab! And I must say that I have not seen any engagement pictures better than ours, but I may be biased.
Steve did not disappoint on the actual wedding day either. My make up artist was an hour and half late and it was raining, but i had no fears about how our photos were going to turn out. I knew that Steve would love the lighting and the pictures turned out amazing! My husband and I are from Ohio so all the relatives that were not able to come still felt like they were there through Steve's pictures!
We will be using him again for future photo needs and I recommend him to everyone. Seriously there is no one better.
Reviewed On 8/24/2016 by Tara C
We could not be happier with the choice we made to have Steve and his team capture our special day. Not only does Steve have an incredible eye and is so talented, but he happens to be a beautiful human being as well! He brings such a great ener...
gy, joy, and love to what he does and it shows!
Reviewed On 7/03/2016 by Alyssa M
We cannot express how grateful we are for Steve! Not only did he indulge in some adventure with us but also made the entire shoot fun and relaxed. We shared so many laughs and he captures amazing photos-a true artist and professional.
Reviewed On 10/28/2015 by Anna C
We adore Steve Stanton Photography! Steve has a phenomenal reputation and we knew immediately he was the only photographer we wanted to work with – he truly is unsurpassed! Right away he makes you feel like you are family. So kind and thoughtf...
ul, he really cares about you and did a wonderful job of making us feel relaxed.
The wedding day was like a well-oiled machine! He made it look effortless with all the maneuvering and organizing of all of the family and parents. He was so enthusiastic, sweet, innovative and respectful and went to the ends of the earth for us - it was jaw-dropping magic.
To say our pictures are amazing would be the understatement of a lifetime. He captured every moment, every detail, every emotion and candidly caught every person’s love and support that day. Our only regret is that my husband and I didn’t have an endless amount of time to take photos with him – but we had the rest of our wedding to get back to!
We got all our pictures from the wedding less than a MONTH after! We LOVE Steve and would absolutely without hesitation recommend him to everyone! His work is worth every penny and then some. He truly captured the emotion and fun of our day. We were able to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience and now have all the award-worthy memories to view!
Reviewed On 10/03/2011 by Teresa M
If I could give Steve six stars I would. He is not only a wonderful person who made my wedding day so much easier, but he also took the most beautiful photos! He really captured the moments of the day, which was exactly what we wanted. He ch...
arged a bit more than the other photographers we interviewed, but you get what you pay for and he was worth it and more.
Reviewed On 8/07/2011 by Amanda W
Steve is such a great photographer. He likes to capture the moment and character of people rather than quick traditional poses that anyone can capture. He explained to us that he likes to tell a story with his photography and captures the great...
love, happiness and excitement of the day. Just viewing his portfolio will wow you. The best part about Steve is that you are certain that you'll be treated with a great service that will reflect you and yours special day; just as you'd like it remembered. He is all about you!
Also, Steve has begun working with his friend Tim Twinem who does amazing videography. You don't get the old-fashioned wedding video with this guy. Tim will make you a movie (not video) of your wedding day! I, my husband, and family could not have been happier working with these two fun, laid back, professionals.