We had the pleasure of having Sam and Dave photograph our wedding, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. They were extremely friendly, easy to work with, knowledgable, and professional. They put us and our bridal party at ease, and they were able to capture so many great moments throughout the day. They were communicative throughout the planning process, and they were both easily accessible if we had any questions or thoughts. They were flexible and wanted to hear our ideas, and were more than willing to accommodate. Their work was professional, and their images reflected their creative vision. The images themselves were excellent quality, beautiful, and accurately reflected the excitement and emotion of the day from beginning to end. We would highly recommend Sam and Dave to anyone who is seeking a wedding photographer who is creative, down to earth, talented, and fun to work with. We’d be happy to serve as references for anyone who has questions about working with Arius!
— De + Connor

Pleased, satisfied, over the moon happy! Those words don’t even do justice to how happy I am with my wedding photographers. Sam and Dave were one of the first vendors I booked and it was the best decision we made. From the beginning, Sam was like talking to an old girlfriend, she made me feel comfortable and at ease about the whole process. She answered every question I threw her way during the whole process and even suggested some tips that made our day even better. I knew the whole time that we weren’t just clients to them, that they really cared about us and about capturing our day in the best possible way. They never tried to up-sell us, they totally worked with our budget and customized our package to fit US. There wasn’t “one size fits all” options with them. Even though we opted to not do engagement photos because it wasn’t what we wanted, they insisted that we meet beforehand to make sure the day of we were comfortable. We met them for drinks and had the best time! They instantly make you feel at ease because they are genuinely awesome people to be around. The day of the wedding, I was so happy to see Sam because I felt like one of my friends had just arrived. Not to mention, I knew she was going to capture some amazing moments. They went above and beyond on our wedding day. It poured all day, didn’t stop once, and they still got some of the most amazing shots outside. They drove us all around the property and turned the rain into something to be desired, because they created magical images, using it to our advantage. They captured shots and moments that your standard photographer doesn’t catch. They shoot from angles that aren’t generic and the finished product is breathtaking. Also, the whole time you are having fun with them! At one point Sam and I were dancing together while waiting for our group to get together for a picture. Feeling at ease with your wedding photographer is so important because it really shows in the pictures. Nothing is forced and the results are so natural and beautiful. I have gotten so many compliments on my wedding photographs, not just from family and girlfriends, but from so many of my male friends! Lets be honest, men usually don’t have an opinion on wedding photographs, but so many have asked for Sam and Dave’s contact info for their own weddings! Their work is enough to hire them, but if you want a truly wonderful process, they will make it so special for you. Sam and Dave, if you read this, THANK YOU again. I get to relive my wedding day time and time again with the most beautiful photos I could have asked for!
— Tina + Chris

Truth be told, I had a pretty good idea walking into our first meeting with Sam and Dave that they would be our wedding photographers. I was already in love with the images from their website and meeting them only sealed the deal.  They are perfect together and their happiness shows in their work.  Sam and Dave have an amazing way of capturing the emotion of a moment and their ability to find light is like nothing I’ve ever seen before - it makes every photo magical. Each of our pictures is better than the last and we feel so much joy reliving our day as we look at them.  They surpassed every expectation I may have had. After our wedding we received so many compliments from our guests about Sam and Dave; their fun personalities (my mom called them adorable), professional nature and stunning photos.  I was very thankful to have Sam with me as I got ready to walk down the aisle. My husband and I agree that hiring Sam and Dave was our best wedding decision (other than marrying each other) - it was like having two good friends who happen to be amazing photographers.

Kim & Ken


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Sam and Dave are amazing!! Not only do the take great pictures with a refreshing and unique eye, but they are both wonderful to work with. They are very professional, are willing to chat as many times as needed to make sure everything goes as planned, and provide way more than just photography services. Sam basically acted as a mini wedding planner, helping me figure out things like how much time is needed for hair and makeup, provided names of great musicians, gave us pros and cons of a first look, and so forth. They also went completely above and beyond what was simply stated in the contract. Not many other photographers would hike 3 miles uphill with all their equipment just so the bride could get the picture that she wanted. Overall, one of the best parts about hiring them was they didn't just show up to take pictures, they become memorable participants in our wedding day, who we will always be thankful for and happy we met!

Tonya & Steve


Wow. Wow. Wow! We just went through all of the images. I can't even express to you how beautiful I think they turned out, especially considering the light we had left and the sometimes cloudiness.  Truly incredible.  We are so grateful you two were a part of our tiny, intimate wedding! My parents and brother live far away and it's our first Christmas that we won't be together.  I was tearing up from the beginning of viewing these images, but coming upon a few of me and my brother i just totally lost it. In the best way, of course :) These photographs will be with us for a life time and we just couldn't be more thrilled. A million thank you’s. And Happy Holidays!!!

Love,  Erica and Griffin

 

 


Hi Sam + Dave,

Mike and I were just talking, and we realized that in all of the fun of the last month, we never sent you a note to properly thank you for the amazing day you spent with us at our wedding. We knew you were fun, and we knew you were talented -- but we couldn't have imagined how wonderful you would really be. You were encouraging and helpful (thanks for bustling my dress, Sam), with limitless energy and enthusiasm. Not to mention how you were always exactly where I hoped you would be, but it was like you were barely there at all. Our friends and family still haven't stopped raving about you both. Thank you a million times for the beautiful photos. I'm not sure I can adequately explain how happy I am and just how amazing they are. All I've heard, a million times over, is how we couldn't have chosen better photographers. You captured everything perfectly.

Very best,
Laura & Mike

 


Dear Sam + Dave,

First off, we would like to thank you for suggesting the mesmerizing photo session location. You made us feel surprisingly comfortable in our shy, intimate moments. BIG thank you for capturing us while we were smiling, laughing, hugging, kissing and whispering to each other the most unforgettable and meaningful words of love. Your receptiveness to our questions before, during and after the session was fast and caring. Not once did you make me feel brushed off. Spending more than 3 hours with you was a lot of fun and our conversations never ended. The end product was even greater; our pictures looked precisely how I envisioned them with more than several outstanding shots. THANK YOU!
-xoxo Ewa & Wojtek