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Doug Gifford Photography

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About Doug Gifford Photography

Your wedding, your way!

Photographs that speak for themselves!

Natural and unobtrusive wedding photography which complements your style!

Doug is an internationally-acclaimed, highly-skilled visual artist and master storyteller who handcrafts memorable photographic images for your wedding day. He is a consummate professional with an easy-going personality who loves life and does business with integrity and a smile.

Doug does all the photography himself. His talent, years of training, experience and his ability to stay on top of the current trends in wedding coverage because of his honored position as an international photographic image judge, make him unique in today’s market and allows him to adapt to the photographic style that fits who you are and what you want. It could be classic or contemporary portraiture or use of direction, candid, details, fashion, photojournalistic or any combination of these. Doug's passion and easy-going personality fit in anywhere - and in harmony with the other event services and facilities. His attitude is about working for you and what you want done supported by his quick, creative, decision-making and efficient style, make it fun. Since his goal is to create a long-term relationship - because he can do many types of people or event photography for your personal or business use, Doug is driven to perform at his very best for you, as he has for over 1500 couples around the world.

Doug uses only the finest quality cameras and equipment, labs, albums and frame companies. Because he takes his responsibility seriously of capturing every memory of this important day, he is very well trained, carries plenty of back-up equipment and is fully insured. His lab can produce any style of finished product: color, black and white, sepia tone prints on any surface. He offers you a choice between square or vertical professionally made album in many different sizes and colors, laid out just the way you want. You can be confident that you will get only the very best with Doug.

Because Doug is also driven to be the very best artisan, he runs a simple, quality of service business keeping the photography his first priority. His approach is set up to give you the information you need to make good decisions. You are given a choice of Custom Coverage’s as pricing choices – all intended to provide optimal value for the simple to most elaborate wedding. By talking over a "game plan" with you at the complimentary pre-wedding consultation and casual portrait session, Doug will be able to determine just how much time will be needed to cover the day’s activities. During this time, you will experience what it is like to be in front of the camera as well as learn about who needs to be where and when on your special day in order to capture the best possible images. This approach allows all of you to feel as if you are working together as friends and have great fun on your wedding day!

Contact us today so we can talk over how we can help you with your wedding day photography needs.


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2 Reviews for Doug Gifford Photography

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2 Doug Gifford Photography Reviews


Married on 08/15/2003

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Provided very professional service. The pictures he took were perfect, exactly what we wanted. He was very easy to work with and our end results were wonderful. I look forward to hopefully working ... Read more with him again one day.


Married on 02/24/2006

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 3.0
  • Professionalism 4.0
  • Responsiveness 3.5
  • Flexibility 5.0

I was a little unsure of using Doug for our photos because he can be a pushy salesman when he's trying to get you to sign with him, but I was very glad I did! We had an evening wedding and our ... Read more pictures turned out beautifully. Everyone looks so good, even those who tend to look awkward in photos, he was able to capture them very well. He uses REAL film, so he only took about 300 pictures (and I had a hard time choosing between those, I can't imagine how my other friends who had over 3,000 could choose theirs!). Doug is a little expensive, but I would definitely recommend him to a friend.

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