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14 Shannon Giselle Photography Reviews
Married on 06/09/2018
Best photog for best day
Shannon shot our wedding this past Saturday (6/9) and to be honest, five stars doesn’t even cover how thrilled I was to have her and Charlie there. Shannon took the most beautiful, romantic, delicate ... Read more pictures of myself and my husband. She was also my extra set of hands, a coordinator, director, and my advocate making sure everything went off without a hitch. We have been married for half a year now and I still look at my wedding photos at least once a week (understatement). We are so grateful for Shannon and Charlie and the high quality photos they have given us to remember our wedding day with. Best decision!
Married on 06/15/2019
We hired Shannon to shoot our wedding in the Berkshires and were incredibly happy with the experience. We would definitely recommend her services! Shannon was a pleasure to work with from our first ... Read more call together up through the actual wedding day. She’s friendly, a truly skilled people person (she quickly learned all the names of our family members), and clearly sees herself as part of your team on your wedding day (I didn’t take her up on it, but she even gamely offered to help hold my train in the bathroom). She was an incredibly positive presence and really helped put us and our families at ease. Perhaps most importantly, Shannon captured truly beautiful candid and staged photos in both color and black-and-white. She also took lovely photos of the setting, including the ceremony site, reception tent, and other decor. For our couple photos, she shot us in several locations and permutations (standing still v. walking, looking at each other v. looking at the camera, etc). I found it difficult to know ahead of time which shots of us I would want, and I’m now happy to have so many different photos of us to choose from. We opted to add Shannon’s husband, Charlie -- who is also a photographer -- for a flat rate. While it’s tough to tell exactly what Shannon v. Charlie captured, it felt like great value. My sense is that together they were able to capture many more candid moments of the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception than Shannon could have captured just on her own (particularly because we went with only a 5.5-hour package, as opposed to an 8-hour package). I expect that adding Charlie would be even greater value if you want getting ready photos for each spouse. There are a few things I would recommend keeping in mind if you hire Shannon: She shoots a lot of weddings so it’s worth reminding her of the specific shots you want a few days before the wedding (e.g., we had emailed a month before and asked if she could take a photo of each table at the reception, but this ended up falling through the cracks). Also, don’t be afraid to speak up if you have preferences that deviate from how she typically shoots (e.g., we had reservations about doing traditional “first look” photos, but ultimately went along with Shannon’s suggestions. As a result, the “first look” photos look a bit forced -- but I’m sure that if we had spoken up ahead of time, Shannon would have adapted).
Married on 04/27/2019
The best around, hands down.
Words can't even describe home much we LOVE Shannon and her work. When we were looking for our wedding photographer, personality was extremely important to us and let me tell you, Shannon has an ... Read more amazing one. She is kind and sweet but knows how to take charge and always has your best interests at heart. From our first Skype meeting, Owen and I knew she was the one. Our engagement shoot was beyond amazing - she captured us perfectly and was able to use tons of natural light. I instantly felt comfortable with her. Shannon was there every step of the way as we planned our wedding (and I will be honest - i texted/emailed/frantically called a ton of times and she was always there to talk me through everything). On the day of, Shannon and Charlie seriously made the day run so so so smoothly while still making sure we got all of the shots we requested. The ones I have seen so far are INCREDIBLE and I am so excited to see more and relive the big day all over again. Do yourself a favor and snatch Shannon up to photograph any of your big life events - I can guarantee you will be happy you did. Not only is she incredibly talented, but she fit right in with our crazy family and one of my favorite memories of my wedding is taking a minute to dance with her - I truly feel she was a guest who happened to also have a camera. Shannon does great work and this is only the beginning for her!
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