Why You Should Choose Susan Shek as your NYC Wedding Photography Company:
New York City is the mecca of culture, inspiration, creatives, and hustle.
I was born and raised in New York and evoke all of these characteristics in my life, especially when I’m working.
With over a decade of experience with my NYC Wedding Photography Company, I have traveled all over the globe, capturing images of weddings of all sizes, cultures, and settings.
The thing that differentiates Susan Shek Photography from the rest is our team’s creative direction, attention to detail, our passion for the craft, our artistic sense, and our love for our couples.
Our signature aesthetic is evoking a story behind the wedding day, almost like a documentary for your wedding from start to finish.
Below are key reasons as to why you should hire Susan Shek Photography as your NYC Wedding Photography company your wedding.
1. We’re Focused on You:
We want your wedding day to be a beautiful one, focused on capturing the essence from getting ready, to winding down the night.
It is our goal to share your love through imagery and the rich aesthetic of photography. Whether your wedding party consists of two people or 1,500 people, we value all parties in the same manner.
2. We Celebrate Diversity:
We believe in celebrating diversity with the inclusion of all races, religions, ethnicities, cultures, and groups of people. Our motto is “Everybody Matters!” Susan Shek Photography captures beautiful photos for real people.
3. We Don’t Believe in Artificial Settings:
The wedding is your day to celebrate the love between you and your partner. Wherever the ceremonies are held, we are focused on taking photos that are authentic, captivating, and emotional. Of course, we love taking stylized shots of other elements involved, but the key focus is you and your love.
No matter the location, our team will make it adherent to capture the raw beauty, generic emotions, and everlasting love.
4. We Know Our Role:
On your wedding day, we understand what we are there for. While we do enjoy the wedding, we are there to intuitively to take images of the key points…the points you may not be able to witness. These points could be things such as your friends dancing, your parents emoting when you exchange your vows, and of course, the reactions of a bouquet toss.
5. We Get to Know You:
We take the time to understand you and your partner as we become emotionally invested in both of you. We want to make your dreams come true by providing the absolute best images. In order to do that, we strive to learn as much about you. This allows us to have a better sense of how to capture your special wedding day moments.
6. We Stay Active and Attentive to Detail:
While many NYC Wedding photographers stand around and take pictures when convenient, we make it of vital importance to capture every important moment on your wedding day. You will never see our team taking a break, for we are always concentrating on one goal or another.
We have learned over time that one’s emotional journey manifests and is told through one’s eyes. Our team focuses on this specific form of communication so that all emotional language on your wedding day is captured and preserved. From the joy in the bride’s eyes when she says “I do!”, to the tears being held back by the bride’s father when he walks his precious daughter down the aisle, all the way to the celebratory expressions manifested by the wedding guests during the wedding party – we make sure that every moment is captured.
7. We Go Above and Beyond:
Susan Shek Photography is way more than just an NYC Wedding Photography company. We go above and beyond from the moment you set up a consultation. My team believes that a happy and relaxed bride equals stunning and immaculate photography. So that’s exactly what we strive for throughout your wedding planning process. Need vendor recommendations? How about advice on how to prepare for your wedding day? Need a good pep talk? Susan Shek Photography is here for any and all needs.
Besides providing recommendations and advice before your wedding day, we go above and beyond on the day of your wedding too. From pinning your boutonniere, to making sure your hair looks stunning, to last-minute dress fixes, all the way to moral support – we want you to have the utmost relaxed and joyous time.
8. We Know New York City:
Looking for the perfect hotel for you and your guests to stay at? Looking for the best of the best restaurants to eat at? Our team is here to help. I personally have lived in New York City for my entire life. Thus, I can provide you as much information or recommendations about the city that never sleeps.
My experience with my NYC Wedding Photography company has introduced me to the most beautiful locations and venues around. Some of the places I’ve shot at and admire include: Battery Gardens, the Plaza Hotel, Guastavino’s, Chelsea Piers, Tribeca Rooftops, Top of the Rock, various locations in Westchester, the Loeb Boathouse, the Surf Club on the Sound, Central Park, Pier Sixty, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Saint Francis Xavier Church, and various locations throughout Brooklyn.
9. We Build Relationships with our couples:
As an NYC Wedding Photographer, it is my goal to build long-lasting relationships with all of my couples, for years to come after the wedding. I have built long-lasting friendships with several of my couples over time.
After your wedding, we want to make sure you are 100% satisfied with all of your pictures. Susan Shek Photography carefully reviews every single image to make sure they are edited professionally and properly, thus manifesting the true ambiance of that specific moment. Even when we are designing Wedding Albums, we communicate thoroughly with our couples so that the album is exactly as you imagined.
I have built some of my closest friendships with past couples who had weddings that I photographed. This is a goal that I will continue to pursue!
Our innate artistic and creative aesthetic along with our keen work ethic will excite you once you receive the images. The greatest reward for me is to see the couple’s reaction after they receive their photos. You’ll get to relive and witness moments from the wedding day for the rest of your life. Nothing makes us happier than to see these reactions; we can’t wait to celebrate with you on your wedding day.