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So often, we don't get to hear all the positive feedback you have. All the time, we have brides looking for reviews from real clients. Since we don't want to give them your phone number, we thought of a few great ways to show your appreciation:
Hailey and Kyle were married on 9-9-17. They wrote on The Knot on 10-4-17. Thank you both!! We love and appreciate your comments.
Natalie (With Studio One) was AMAZING!!! I was so hesitant about having a photographer that I didn't know following me and my family around on my wedding day, but Natalie was so kind and got along with everyone. She not only took beautiful pictures, she also helped out a bunch! She also handled things that were not part of her job description, including entertaining grandma! (Thanks again Natalie! Our grandma still talks about you!) After seeing the pictures, there were things that she (Natalie) captured that I would have never thought of, and those candid moments ended up being some of my favorite photographs. Studio One was the only wedding vendor that I did not have one single issue with. Communication was great, and everyone that we dealt with was wonderful. Pictures were also delivered in a very timely manner, much faster than the original projected date. All in all, it was a fabulous experience, and you will not be disappointed if you choose Natalie to shoot your special day!!!!
Hailey and Kyle Thomas
Hailey also wrote me a personal email:
I just left a review, it said it should be posted within 15 minutes. You were totally right about Natalie, she ROCKS! You guys are doing things right, and it was worth every single penny. Thanks for making our special day even more special. After seeing the pictures, it took us right back to that day. I've never had professional photo's taken before, and after seeing the aftermath, it is definitely an art, and Natalie has true talent.
Kelly and Kyle were married on 9-3-17, They wrote on The Knot 10-2-17!
For our recent wedding we visited Studio One Photography in Naperville, IL and we could not have been more pleased. With our package for a full day worth of photography for our wedding we also received a complimentary engagement photo shoot at the beautiful river walk in downtown Naperville. Joe performed the shoot himself and even was able to get our puppy to pay attention for some wonderful photos. Furthermore, I can not say enough good things about our wedding day photographer Jason! He was energetic throughout the entire day and night. He knew what photos he wanted before he even arrived to the venue. My wife and I chose not to do a first look, so after the ceremony we had to take all of our pictures together and he not only got amazing photos but also did it so quickly that we did not miss our whole cocktail hour! He was on the ball the entire night making sure we got all the various pictures we wanted with our guests, we just waived him down and he was there immediately. We just received our pictures and not only are they beautiful, but there are what seems like millions to choose from! I would highly recommend Studio One and Jason for anyone who has their wedding in the future!
Nicole and Matt were married on 9-22-17, They wrote on The Wedding Wire 9-23-17!
"Studio one did both our photos and our video and we would recommend them to anyone. They were extremely professional and always quick to respond. Our wedding party was very difficult to deal with at times and they put up with them. They took some amazing shots and overall it was a pleasant experience working with them!"
Mayra and Mike wrote this on The Wedding Wire on 9-21-17 just a few days after their wedding: "Booked studio one for our wedding and since day 2 they have been nothing short of amazing! Our initial appointment was with Joe and he was so helpful! He walked us through every step and shot our engagement photos! We were booked with Natalie and she was amazing the day of our wedding! We heard nothing but great compliments from our guest about how great and attentive she was. She checked in constantly and made sure we had all of our photos before she left for the night. Highly recommended!!"
Tori and Nick wrote on The Knot on 9-13-17: "We just got back our engagement photos after only a few days of waiting and we LOVE them. We were initially a little nervous to take the photos because we had never done portraits before, but Joe was so great at making sure that we were relaxed and natural. We had so much fun and the photos turned out great!" Seeing these photos, we are even more excited to see what Jason is going to do for our big day next year. We are so happy that we decided to go with Studio One!
I wanted to send a big thank you to Joe at Studio One for taking time out of his Saturday to take engagement pictures for us! We had a great morning on the Naperville Riverwalk and love our portraits! Can't wait for our big day with Natalie!
Angela and Matt were married on 7-22-17, They wrote this on Wedding Wire and The Knot on 8-2-17
"We are so happy that we chose Studio One to photograph our wedding day. We loved the family feel from our first meeting with Joe. He set us up with Jason to capture the moments of our special day. The match was perfect. I spoke with Jason the week of my event to just be sure he had all of the information necessary. He arrived on time and work extremely hard the entire night. He had an easy going personality and tons of energy throughout the night. Additionally, the online planning was easy to complete and we were provided with reminders when things needed to be filled out. I would recommend this studio and Jason in particular to anyone in need of photography services. We will definitely be using this studio in our future too!"
Colleen and Jason wrote on The Knot 8-2-17
"We hired Jason from Studio One as our photographer for our wedding last month and he was absolutely AMAZING! He is high energy and gets super excited when he gets a good shot which then makes you and everyone else excited. He makes taking pictures fun and he gets great pictures in the process. This man is also extremely dedicated to getting the perfect shot. He was literally crawling around on the ground in a suit outside in 90 degree weather at times to make sure he got the right angle for the shot. Our bridal party loved his energy, our parents loved his dedication and hard work, and even my husband, who hates taking pictures, loved him and said he had fun doing our pictures! We had multiple family members come up to us and ask us where we found him because he was doing such a great job :)
Due to my not realizing how quickly your wedding day flies by (seriously people soak it in!), I realized on the day of the wedding that I felt I had not really planned enough time to do all the bridal party photos I thought I wanted and this was my biggest concern after the wedding. Well we just got our pictures and I should've know that with Jason I had nothing to worry about! We received over 2500 pictures from our day! We didn't have a videographer at our wedding, but we really didn't need one. Looking through all the photos was like watching a video of the day and it was so cool to see pictures from parts of the day I wasn't there for (my husband getting ready, candid shots on the dance floor, etc.). I had a lot of DIY projects at my wedding and Jason made sure to capture all the hard work I had put into the decorations/details that I didn't really get to see on the day of the actual wedding. It was awesome to see that my vision for our day really came through. And, as one of my bridesmaids pointed out when I was stressed that we maybe didn't get enough bridal party pictures, you really don't want 100 pictures of the same bridal party pose. One perfect picture is all you're going to hang up in your house anyway and Jason definitely gave us that and more!!
I should also mention that Studio One was the most affordable photography studio I found and they got us all of our pictures in less than a month! One another note two things I would recommend: 1. My husband and I knew that we wouldn't get a lot of time just the two of us so we made sure to take 20 minutes after the ceremony to take a walk together and have Jason come with to take some photos. This was one of the best decisions we made. It let us take a break from the craziness of the day and focus on the two of us and we got some great pictures!
2. I asked him to take large group family photos right after the ceremony and these turned out great! Somehow everyone looks great in all of them and we have big families! It's nice to have those large family photos because it's a rare occasion where everyone you love will be in one place so take advantage of that!
Definitely hire Studio One and Jason for your wedding day! You will not be disappointed! Thank you so much Jason for giving us so many beautiful pictures to help us remember the best day!"
Taylor and Brandon wrote on The Knot on 7-27-17 about their engagement portrait.
"They have been great so far. The price can't be beat. My fiancé and I were unsure on poses for engagement photos but Joe was so great at knowing exactly what would work for us. Can't wait to see how the wedding goes, but they are so easy to work with."
posted 7/19/2017 on The Knot
Nicole and Brock were married on 6-16-17, Jason - Photographer, Ken - Video
"After our first meeting with Joe, my husband and I knew that Studio One was who we wanted to photograph our wedding. Joe wasn't pushy (unlike many other companies we spoke with), the photos/video he showed us were beautiful and prices were great. Our photographer was Jason and our videographer was Ken. Both were great at communicating before the wedding. Jason was so much fun to work with. He has so much energy and our photos turned out gorgeous! We haven't gotten our video back yet, but are excited to see it. I highly recommend using Studio One and Jason for your wedding!"
posted 07/11/2017 on The Knot, Lauren and Jake are getting married 4-28-18
We loved working with Joe for our engagement photos and are extremely happy with how beautiful they turned out! We can't wait for Studio One to photograph our wedding!
Cori and Chris had this to say on The Knot 7-5-17
"Joe did such an amazing job on our engagement pictures and we had so much fun shooting with him!"
Jennifer and Jeffrey had this to say on The Knot 6-30-17
"Joe did a wonderful job with our engagement photos. The weather had been rainy the past few days but we decided to keep our appointment. Though it was cloudy and did eventually rain, Joe had a great attitude and we had a lot of fun with him. He was incredibly easy to work with and did a great job of listening to what we wanted. He took beautiful pictures of my fiance and I and I am so happy we chose them as our wedding photographer."
Happy you liked the photos! Thank you!!
From Samantha and Ben, married on 6-11-17 posted on The Knot 6-27-17
"I can't say enough good things about Studio One and Brian. They were extremely easy to work with, good prices, and they had all the options we wanted. The photographer took great photos, he was very engaging and fun to work with. It was great working with Studio One, I would highly recommend them.
From Jackie and Pete, married 6-17-17, posted on The Knot 6-27-17
"We could not have been happier with Jason; he truly exceeded our expectations as a wedding photographer. We are still receiving compliments from our guests about how great of a job that he did.
Throughout the day, he had such a high level of energy that kept the wedding party and guests in the best mood; his positivity was contagious. There was a period of time during the day that it rained pretty hard, and we were worried about being able to have the ceremony outside. However, Jason waited patiently for the rain to pass, and he then went above and beyond to ensure that he could get the best pictures possible. Jason did not mind standing in the rain to appease the bride and groom and ensure they could have pictures of their dream outdoor ceremony.
I can not praise Jason enough; he is so professional yet personable, and he knows exactly how to work with the bride and groom as well as the wedding party to make the sometimes tedious process of taking pictures entertaining and enjoyable. He is also a very talented photographer, and he has a natural eye for taking the most authentic, beautiful photos. Overall, we were so fortunate to have had him as our wedding photographer because he was so willing to go above and beyond to get the best pictures possible. We will be sure to recommend him to other couples as well as hire him for our vow renewals in the future.
From Linda and Ryan, married 5-28-17 emialed us on 6-20-17 just after their photos were posted
"I just wanted to take the time to let you know how much we appreciated Bill as our photographer. The pictures look great, and Bill was by far the most helpful and fun to be around vendor at the wedding. His skill and patience cannot be understated. He took candid shots just as requested, and everything turned out beautiful. He is a real asset to studio one and we are thankful that we ended up with him at our wedding. Bill carried a ton of photo gear around like a picture taking ninja, and did anything necessary to get the shot. We just cannot say enough good things about him and his work. Thank you, and thanks to Bill as we are very pleased with the results!
From Heather and Griffin about their Engagement Portrait on 5-27-17, Posted on The Knot 6-14-17
"Joe met us at the Naperville Riverwalk over Memorial Day weekend to take our engagement photos for our wedding on 8/4/17. My fiance was less than thrilled to have to take engagement photos, but we had so much fun. Joe has years of experience with what poses look best so all he really had to do was tell Griffin what to do, and the pictures turned out great. Joe's personality made me feel right at home - a lot like my dad (sorry Joe - not referencing your age but your humor). We goofed off, told jokes, and he was so patient with my mom and sister - our entourage for the session. We also brought our dog for photos - he may have captured her a little too beautifully/perfectly as most of our friends have more to say about her in the pictures than poor 'ole me and Griffin. We cannot wait to have Jason capture our wedding day, though Joe did such a beautiful job capturing photos, that I wouldn't be upset if he was our photographer for the day instead!"
From Julene and Brian, married on 5-28-17, Posted on The Knot 6-13-17
"Without a doubt, the hardest working person at our wedding was our photographer, Jason! From the moment he arrived, he was professional, helpful, and amazingly efficient! We had small children who had previously been uncooperative with having their pictures taken; those small children quickly became Jason's best friends, and were actually demanding to be in different shots! He graciously honored all of our requests for combinations of photos with assorted family members, friends, and coworkers, and he did not leave until he was sure he had gotten every shot on our wish list. We are so excited to see the pictures, and we know he capured some of the best moments of the evening. Thank you, Jason, for being so easy to work with, and for working so hard to get what we know will be amazing pictures!"
From Mary and Kevin, married on 6-11-17, Emailed to us on 6-13-17
"Kevin and I wanted to thank you and Jason so much for everything you did this last year to help to make our day special. Jason was absolutely phenomenal and we are amazed at how great he was to work with. He made the day so fun and was unbelievably helpful! We can't wait to see the pictures, we know Jason did a great job! We are so happy and would recommend him in a heartbeat to others. His energy was contagious and his kind words meant so much to us. We received many compliments on how great he was. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
From Andrea and Michael, married on 5-13-17, Posted on The Knot 6-12-17
"We are extremely happy with the way our wedding photos came out. Joe did our engagements photos, he also took photos for our rehearsal, and the photos and the grooms house the morning of the wedding.
Brian took the bulk of our wedding photos and the was fun to work and kept us laughing.Our wedding photos are absolutely breathtaking and our having difficult time selecting our favorite. We are so happy we chose Studio One to capture our Wedding and to give us lasting memories. Thank you!"
From Melissa, Sister of the groom, wedding was on 6-3-17, Posted on our web page on 6-5-17
"This weekend Jason photographed my brother and sister-in-laws wedding (KateLyn & Chris), and I thought he was fabulous. I haven't even seen any of his pictures, but he was extremely professional, and just the energy that he brought was so positive. I absolutely wish I had known about you guys, and him, when I got married. I will definitely be contacting you when I talk my husband into a vow renewal. Thank you, and Jason, for providing such a wonderful experience for two people whom I love very much! "
From Laura and Eric, married 5-20-17, Posted on The Knot 5-31-17
"We found Studio One through the Knot. They were very helpful through the whole process. Brian was our photographer and took some stunning shots. He was also fun to be around making the photo session fun and laid back. We do not like cliche shots, and Brian did a great job of avoiding them. He also has great ideas on the spot and a wonderful eye for what will make a great picture. We received our photos quickly and we were very pleased with the results!"
From the Bride, just3 days after her wedding on 5-27-17
"Jason was amazing my whole wedding party loved him!!! Holy energy on this guy!!! He had to put up with a bunch of crazys and he worked with it!! Thanks Again Jason!!
From the Mother of the Bride, he children Kelly and Colin were married on 1-14-2017, Posted on "The Knot" 5-30-17
This professional studio did a FANTASTIC job on my daughter and son-in-laws wedding in January 2017. From the initial consultation with owner Joe to the Photographer Natalie being the last one to leave the reception! EVERY photo was outstanding and everything they said they would do, they did - on a timely basis. Now if I can just figure out my 200 favorites for an album... Thanks again Joe and Natalie!
From Jackie and James, married 3-25-17, Posted on The Knot 3-31-17
"Studio one did an amazing job with both our engagement and wedding photos. We had both to us well before we expected them. Maria was such an amazing photogher to work with. She has such creative ideas and made everyone so relaxed. I love all of my photos."
From Doreen and Heather, married 8-21-16, Posted on Wedding Wire 3-24-17
"The absolute best experience with a photographer.
Joe the owner was quick to respond to our email about our wedding date. He scheduled our appointment quickly, and when we arrived at his studio he showed us albums, videos, and slideshows of the work from the different photographers. We quickly fell in love with the style of Jason. The communication throughout the months leading to our wedding was always within 24 hours if not within hours. They have this down to a science asking you which photos you would like, and have many photo recommendations. Jason called us a few weeks before the wedding and went over the details from the online site (you can make changes throughout the months leading to your wedding) and was really excited to work with us. While this was the first time Jason was at the ceremony location (Anderson japanese Gardens) he truly felt like he knew where he was. The excitement he provided from the moment we got back from our hair appointment Jason was snapping away at us capturing every moment. We had many photos taken with our pets (2 dogs and 2 cats). Trust me that says this guy is good if he can get the cats to look at him, and the dogs appear to smile looking at the camera. The photos came out so beautiful. Look at their work online and in their studio-the outcome is even better!!!!!!! Thank you Joe and Jason! You captured the most important day of our lives!"
From Rebecca and Adam, Photographed their Engagement portrait Saturday 2-18-17. They wrote this on The Knot "Our engagement shoot was great! The day was perfect. I was so worried because it is the middle of winter and I thought the pictures would turn out poor because of the branches and bare trees. Joe did a FANTASTIC job with the photos. The background is perfect and he had great poses for us.
From Jessica and Adam, married 11-26-16, Posted on The Knot 1-24-17
We were very happy with our decision to use Studio One Photography. From the beginning, they were very easy to work with, and helped us handle everything over the phone as we lived out of town. We were married over Thanksgiving weekend and received our photos by Christmas!
I would highly recommend Jason. Everyone fell in love with his high energy and fun, genuine attitude. He got some amazing shots and was willing to go above and beyond for anyone that asked. He even made sure to take my husband and I outside for some more artsy and fun shots during the reception. We have so many great photos and the day was perfectly captured.
From Suzy and Kevin, married 11-11-16, Posted on The Knot 12-12-16
"We are so glad that we went with Studio One. Our wedding pictures turned out amazing. Our photographer was Brian and he did an outstanding job getting people together for pictures and keeping everyone on time. He was definitely a Yes-Man when it came to his work, Brian made sure to fulfill whatever ideas I or anyone had for photo ops."
From Sara and Jeremy, married 11-19-16, Posted on The Knot 11-22-16
"Jason was our photographer for our wedding on Saturday 11.19.16 and he did an amazing job! He had creative ideas of different poses and was very knowledgeable with the different places we could go check out for places to take pictures. He was very energetic and maintained this energy throughout the whole 12 hour day. Our family kept complimenting him on an amazing job and I am looking forward to seeing the pictures that will come in the next few weeks."
From Stacy and Brian, married 10-08-2016, Posted on The knot 11-19-16: "We loved Studio One and our photographer Jason! We will definitely recommend Studio One to future couples getting married :)"
From Laura and Rich, getting married August of 2017, Posted on The Knot 11-15-16
"Joe was great for our engagement photos! He made us feel so comfortable and we had a lot of fun taking them! He also had so many great ideas for great shots. We are so excited that we chose Studio One and can't wait to see the outcome of our wedding pictures next year! Thanks Joe!
From Amanda and Jason, married 10-08-16, Posted on The Knot 11-13-16
Joe and his company were amazing to work with. All of our pictures came out beautifully. I was able to talk to both my photographers right before my wedding to tell them exactly what i wanted if there were any types of pictures we needed to have. But with me and my husband we didn't want to tell them how to do their jobs so we let Bill and Natalie do their things and get the best photos they could and we both couldn't be more happy with how things came out. And it was definitely worth every penny. So if you are looking for an amazing company and wonderful photographers and the best pictures ever. Then definitely book with Studio One!
From Carli and Zach, married 9-30-16, Posted on The Knot 11-8-16
"Jason from studio one was absolutely amazing! So many of our guests complimented us on our choice of photographer. Studio One is very affordable and I have full rights to ALL of my photos! I have no complaints and would recommend them to anyone not looking to spend an arm and a leg on photography!
From Laura and Zach, married 10-29-16, Posted on The Knot 11-2-16
"Loved this company. We just had our wedding this past weekend. Brian was amazing. He was goofy and fun. He took some cool shots and added to the fun. I can't wait to see the final photos. Joe was amazing for our engagement photos. So nice those were included. They turned out amazing!!!! Used them for our wedding invitations! Totally recommend this Naperville studio!
From Nikki and Tom, getting married on June 24, 2017, Posted on The Knot 11-2-16
"My fiance and I were recently photographed by Joe at the Naperville River Walk, for our engagement photo shoot. Joe was the absolute best!!! This was our first time taking professional pictures, and were a little nervous,but Joe made this experience wonderful!! He was very professional and knew just the right spots and poses in order to make our pictures the best! We received the final pictures exactly one week after our photo shoot, which was great! All of the pictures were beautiful and I am so happy with how everything turned out! Our engagement photos were amazing, and I cannot wait until Studio One takes our wedding photos! Thank you Joe!!!
From Stephanie and George, getting married 7-8-2017, Posted on The Knot 10-28-16
"Joe was a wonderful photographer for our Engagement photos! He has so many ideas and very open to any ideas we had as well. The photos came out great! We would recommend Studio One to our friends and family for sure!!!"
From Stephanie and Nick, married 4-8-16, Posted on The Knot 10-1-16
"We chose Studio One for our wedding April 8th and are SO happy we did! They are perfect price wise and so professional! Joe did our engagement photos and made us feel comfortable and make sure we we having fun instead of feeling nervous. He was prompt and thorough with any questions or concerns, and professional and personable. Each meeting we had was easy! Maria was our photographer and we loved her!!! She was so sweet and no problem getting to know our wedding party and guests, and other vendors. She worked so well with our videographer, and they worked side by side. She made being in front of the camera SO easy. Maria also knew when to take the reigns and get things moving, which we loved. Both our engagement photos and wedding photos were beautiful! I LOVE everything Maria did! We really believe this is a great vendor and everyone would be happy to have them as their photographer! Thank you Studio One for helping us capture our day!!"
Thank you both! We appreciate hearing from you!!
From JoAnna and Tom, married 8-12-16, Posted on The Knot 9-9-16
"Studio One Photography was an inspired choice for our wedding! Joe was fantastic at communicating with us every step of the way and shot some beautiful engagement photos even though it was only 20 degrees on the morning of the shoot. Brian was our wedding day photographer and he was so much fun to be around all day. He kept the wedding party laughing. The most amazing part though was when we received our final images. They are truly breathtaking and we can not possibly choose a favorite! We are so happy we chose Studio One to play an important part in our big day and to give us lasting memories. Thank you"
From Katie and Jud, married 8-6-16, Posted on The Knot 9-8-16
Joe, Jason, and the whole team did an amazing job from start to finish!! We would HIGHLY recommend Studio One to anyone looking for a personalized experience, competitive pricing, and high quality photos!
-Katie & Jud
From Krista and Phillip, married 7-9-16, Posted on The Knot 9-3-16
"Studio One Photography and Video was absolutely wonderful to work with for our July 2016 wedding. They are professional, communicative, and most importantly, they have amazing photographers! We were lucky enough to have Brian for our wedding reception, and he was phenomenal. His attention to detail was excellent. His personality, professionalism and wonderful photos made our wedding experience wonderful. We truly couldn't have asked for a better wedding photography experience. Also, Joe Bruch, was outstanding with setting us up and explaining all the details of Studio One Photography. Thank you so much to Brain and Joe for helping to make our wedding day so perfect!"
From Suzanne and Andrew, married 6-25-16, Posted on The Knot on 8-12-16
"Studio one photography and video was easy and great to work with! Photographer, Brian, and videographer, Josh, were fun, professional, and did great work! We loved reliving our wonderful day from their work!"
From Kelly and Bobby married 7-2-16 Posted on The Knot 8-10-16
"Studio One Naperville was amazing! From our first visit all the way through the wedding day, we had nothing but great experiences with Joe & Natalie and Brian whom we chose as our photographer on our wedding day. We felt so comfortable with everyone from the first day we stopped by the studio. We also had beautiful engagement photos taken at the Naperville Riverwalk which was included in our photography package. It was such a nice unexpected add-on and our photos turned out great. Joe was amazing to work with for the engagement photos and couldn't thank him enough for everything. Brian (our wedding photographer) was amazing as well. Everyone at our wedding loved him and he quickly felt like he was part of the family. Our wedding pictures came back so fast and were absolutely beautiful. We have been getting so many compliments on the beautiful photography. We cannot say thank you enough to everyone at studio one for making our wedding day truly unforgettable!!"
From Mary and Brian 8-8-16 Posted on The Knot
"Thank you SO much to Brian for being our photographer for our special day! From the moment he walked into our home, he was professional and made us comfortable. He is truly passionate about what he does, and he made us all laugh and smile throughout the entire day! He was creative and thoughtful, always focusing on every detail of each shot. We chose Brian after reading such amazing reviews about him on The Knot and Wedding Wire, and I am so happy that we did! I would recommend him to anyone for their wedding! We cannot wait to see our pictures!! Also, Joe took our engagement photos last fall/winter. We were worried that we waited too long to take them and would not have a great scenery. It was in the middle of fall and winter, so no pretty trees and no snow yet. However, Joe did an amazing job, and I could not have been happier with our engagement photos!! Thank you so much to Joe, Brian, and Studio One!! ?? Mary & Brian "
From Theresa and Scott 5-20-16 Posted on The Knot
First and foremost: What we got for what we spent was amazing! We are SO glad we went with Studio One!!!
Joe from the get go was professional, prompt and courteous. When I met him to tell him what we were looking for in photo and video he asked a lot of questions I hadn't even thought of! And when he showed me example pieces from past weddings, the fact that I could tell that he is touched by other people's marriages after so many years of being in the business won me over completely. He has heart and I respected that. Thank you Joe...
Jason, our photographer was so candid! Just what we needed with our guests! And the kids? psh... they LOVED his antics :) Jason had SO MANY great ideas too! For example: I thought it would be a great idea to get pictures of my guests on the red carpet but he made the red carpet photo opp SO MUCH BETTER when he asked all the guests (unbeknownst to us) to gather along the carpet outside at The Paramount, and as we walked out of the doors together Jason was there flashing his camera while everyone else around was doing the same- paparazzi style! Oh my... it turned out AMAZING! We felt so Hollywood! And when my husband dipped me... it was just picture perfect! Jason, THANK YOU.
And Ken our videographer amazed us with how many great angles he had for the ceremony! As we watched the video my family said 'You had only one videographer, right?' He did a wonderful job as well and was always very cordial over the phone and in person. Ken, thank you kindly.
To the consumer- don't scramble your brain looking through hundreds of websites to find the right company to capture the most special moments of your most special day. When you get to Studio One Photography and Videography, just stop there. You won't regret it. And you're wallet will thank you too!
From Rebecca and Doug 7-19-16 Posted on The Knot
Studio One Photography was PHENOMENAL!!!!!! Oh my goodness!!! The friendly professionalism of the entire company is fabulous, and the quality of their pictures is OUTSTANDING!!!! We are so pleased with Brian Geen, our photographer! He was wonderful and just a TON of fun!!!! Everyone in our bridal party and in our family enjoyed the day with him. You could not possibly go wrong with Studio One Photography!!!! CHOOSE THEM!!!! You will be SOOO happy that you did!!!!! :D
From Becky and Bill 6-11-16, Posted on The Knot 7-15-16
"Studio One is AWESOME!! I cannot say enough good things about them. They made the process EXTREMELY easy, and their prices you cannot beat. Bill was our photographer and I am beyond thrilled with the results. And the editing by Joe was perfect!
Our ceremony was in the suburbs and reception an hour and a half away. I had a very hard time finding someone that would travel for both. But Studio One had no issues! They're the BEST!!"
From Angie and Rick 5-21-16 Posted on The Knot:
"Very happy with Studio One. Competitive pricing and great people to work with. They say what they will do and do what they say.
Lou was a great photographer for us on our wedding day. Very flexible and personable. We did not have a solid plan for taking photos, but Lou was able to go with the flow and also helped to direct us if/when needed.
Thank you for helping to make memories of our day!"
From Kristina and David married 10-3-15
"I seriously cannot give enough positive feedback about Studio One Photography and Video. From start to end, this company is exceptionally professional and passionate about making sure you have a wonderful memories to last a lifetime. We had Jason as our photographer and Scott as our videographer and they were absolutely excellent. These guys work extremely hard and really know how to make you feel like the star of the day. I honestly don't know how they have so much energy, it's incredible. The photos and video were all edited and sent to us in the time they promised. Both Jason and Scott are truly artists. Their work leaves an immediate impression with you. We know that every time we look at our album and video in the years to come, we will instantly be transported back to the best day of our life. Joe, the owner, was a also delight to work with through the entire process. Always eager to answer questions, he went far above and beyond to make sure we had an excellent experience. You can not go wrong with Studio One. They are the real deal. "
From "The Knot ,
wedding date 10-16-15 Julia and Matt wrote:
"Our experience with Studio One, and particularly our photographer, Jason, was outstanding. I don’t think we could be any happier than we are with how everything turned out. Jason was amazing; he brought with him an energy like no one we’d seen before, even making a few of our guests compare him to the “Energizer Bunny”. He spent the day zipping about, taking candid photos, and a few posed (per our request), and the entire time, seemed to always find ways to get us and our guests to crack a grin and laugh. He stayed with our reception the entire night, until midnight! He loved our suggestions and our Pinterest board, and took shots from it, as well as using it for inspiration for other photos, and we were blown away when they arrived, a few weeks later. They all turned out brilliantly. We would definitely recommend Studio One and Jason in particular! "
From the Wedding Wire 7-18-15
Studio One is a great choice to hire for your wedding! Joe, the owner, is excellent at communicating quickly and easily if you have any questions. The photographer we chose was Brian. He had great energy and knowledge of what he was doing. I could definitely tell he's been doing it for a while! The turnaround time on our pictures was FAST and they couldn't have been more beautiful! Thank you, Studio One! We are so glad to have beautiful pictures to remember our special day.
From the Wedding Wire 8-2-15:
We used Brian - which was great since he was amazing. Brian has a great eye and warm, fun personality. Everyone who attended our ceremony and reception commented on how much they enjoyed him. The process for taking posed pictures was creative, exciting, and easy - and didn't keep us from our guests. Our candids came out wonderfully too. Brian worked magic with the little kids that were asked to pose and smile and those are some of my favorite pictures as they are so precious.
Joe is a great owner and wants to provide his clients with the confidence and assurance that each and every special detail will be captured beautifully. It most certainly was. He offers competitive pricing, which was wonderful for our budget. Moreover, we live and work in Naperville, so it was great that we could use a local business.
We are looking forward to using Studio One again for professional photography. They were a pleasure to work with.
From the Wedding Wire by Kara and Brian 9-18-15
The owner Joe was great to work with in regards to getting all of the information needed to make this decision and answered all of my questions. Excellent value for the services provided. Haven't gotten the pictures back yet or my album, but the whole experience up to the wedding and including the wedding was fantastic!!! Maria was our photographer and she was amazing, fun and quick!!! Her assistant photographer Natalie was also fun, fast and energetic!!! My guests kept commenting that we were going to have SO MANY GREAT PHOTOS because they were both everywhere all night so as not to miss a shot!! Thank you for the wonderful service!!
"Excellent photographer and price!
Was thrilled to find Studio One and their photographer Natalie! The prices were hundreds less than what other photographers wanted, and the photos turned out excellent. Natalie was friendly and fun, had great suggestions and was very good with helping people adjust in their poses. All original photos are included in the price, (if you want to buy an album from them it's extra), and I had the originals within three weeks of the event. Really cannot be more pleased with Studio One and Natalie-highly recommend!
Received 10-4-15 on the knot:
Studio One Photography was such a pleasure to work with. Joe did our engagement pictures at RT 66 Raceway and wow were they awesome! He was a blast to work with and he had just as much fun as we did!
Our photographer for the wedding was Jason. Jason was so fun and energetic. He kept everyone smiling. He has ALOT of energy and my husband and I could not of picked a better photographer. Jason was EXTREMLY detailed orientated the entire day! He NEVER got lazy! Not once did he seem annoyed or in a hurry to get a shot. As someone who has been in a lot of weddings prior to my own I can tell you that there is nothing worse then a photographer who gets annoyed with the wedding party. Jason was always smiling and laughing right there with us and was a constant pleasure to every one of our guests.
My husband and I hoped for an outdoor ceremony but it rained. I was bummed a tad on the day of the wedding because I would not have "pretty pictures outside"... but when I saw our wedding pictures I was so happy because he managed to capture the entire day beautifully. I am very very happy with all our pictures! He has an amazing eye for an amazing photo shot! Jason, We can not thank you enough for all our awesome wedding pictures! We will be recommending you to everyone we know! You truly captured our day from start to finish! Thank you Studio One! Received on the knot 9-22-15 from Becki and Bryan, wedding date 8-29-15
Studio One was amazing!! They are extremely nice and easy to work with. We went with Maria and she is fantastic! It rained on the wedding but the pictures are even better that way! She is fun and very professional at the same time!"
We just received this from Darryl and Shalee wedding date 8-8-15
Studio One really came through! posted 9/1/2015 (updated 9/1/2015)
This is only the second time I have ever used a professional photography service and I am so glad I chose Studio One. Their service was top notch and completely professional from start to finish! Their online technology really helped to make everything flow without a hiccup.
Joe was absolutely awesome, and was very accommodating in answering all of our questions and concerns.
While I don't plan to get married again.....I would definitely not hesitate to use Studio One for any other event where I need/want it professionally photographed. I especially loved the post editing they did on our photos, very cool stuff.
But I have to say most of all, we had the absolute most creative, fun, hard working and personable photographer in Marie! She made it all come together and did anything and everything to "Get the shot". She was a constant ball of energy the entire day and she will be my choice again next time we use Studio One.
Thank you Joe, Marie and everyone at Studio One for documenting my wedding day in pictures. It was perfect!
Meredith and Chris was married 8-2-15 They just left us this note on "The Knot"
We used Brian from Studio One. Brian has a great eye and an even better personality. Everyone who attended our ceremony and reception said how much they enjoyed him. The process for taking posed pics was fun and didn't keep us from our guests. Our candids came out so wonderfully too - there are some pics of the kids that are completely precious.
Joe is a great owner and wants to provide his clients with the confidence and assurance that each and every special minute and detail will be captured - which it was. He offers competitive pricing which was wonderful for our budget. Moreover, we live and work in Naperville, so it was great that we could support a local business.
We are looking forward to using Studio One again for professional photography. They were a pleasure to work with.
Katie and Jordan just wrote us on "The Knot" about their wedding on 7-18-15
"Studio One was fantastic! They communicated very well prior to the wedding, whether it was answering questions via phone or email. The photographer we chose was Brian. He was AWESOME! He had very high energy (but not too much) and we could tell he had done this many times before. We couldn't be any more pleased than we are with our pictures. Our friends and family love them, too! Thank you! "
Nicole and Niko just wrote us about their wedding August 1, 2015:
My name is Nicole and my wedding day was August 1st 2015. I was really nervous about having to take a lot of pictures since I do pretty bad at fake smiling. Our photographer was Jason, who was absolutely amazing! I could not ask for a better photographer. He was hilarious and was a huge hit with everyone, their wasn't one person that he didn't make smile. He also went with the flow of things very easily. My bridal party had suggested an idea about a photo and he took it and ran with it. He was also very accommodating- even squeezing in a picture with one of my dogs. I would recommend him to anyone- he definitely contributed to my special day in a wonderful way. Thank you!
Leslie and Jason wrote:
My name is Leslie and my wedding day was May 24, 2015. My photographer was Jason. I also had Scott, but he is a ninja and I only saw him once or twice throughout the night. Jason is amazing. If you want to continue to smile throughout the entire night, Jason is your guy. He is so full of energy and he had me laughing non-stop. I feel I connected with him pretty well and was super comfortable with him constantly around… even when I was getting dressed. He is not one of those photographers who is right up in your face 24/7, but he does maneuver around you to get every shot that he wants that would be perfect for your big day. He is ALWAYS watching, too. Be careful. I made some goofy faces and he had snapped his camera too many times. He is quick. If you want to be stress free on your wedding day and not have to worry about your photographer pissing you off, then you need to hire Jason. I love this guy!
Elizabeth and Michael wrote this note on The Knot:
"From meeting with Studio One that hire then for our special day to receiving our beautiful photos after, we are so happy we went with Studio One. My husband and I just received a Happy One Year Anniversary from the company, and I had to write a review. Our wedding was May 24, 2014. Our photographer was Jason and he was amazing! He had so much energy and creative ideas it made taking pictures actually enjoyable! So happy we went with Studio One and Jason!! "
Liz and Jim, married 5-15-15 said:
"We just got married last weekend and the wedding was amazing. Jason was awesome and was so lively the whole time. We were so happy for his energy and experience! We would not have chosen a different company to do our wedding photography. Thank you! "
Jessica and Ray said:
What a GREAT company posted on the Knot 2/17/2015
From start to finish you guys have been great!!! Ben was AMAZING!!!! He got every single picture I wanted!!! He had so much patience with the little kids that were apart of the wedding!!! I will be telling all my friends who are getting married to use your company!! 5 stars rating for sure!!!
Victoria and Bernard said: Posted on The Knot 11-7-14 Easy to deal with, excellent selection of photographers. We used Brian and he was great! funny and creative. We got our pictures back quickly after the wedding (less than 2 weeks) and we loved them all. The wedding albums were also fantastic, high quality and well arranged.
Liz said: September 25th, 2014 2:20 pm Our wedding photographer was Jason on 9/12/2014. He was wonderful. jason knew exactly what we wanted and we didn't have to tell him anything on the wedding day. He was right where we needed him at all times. He was high energy and even improvised when we weren't able to take pictures outside due to the rain. I can not wait to see our photos. I will come back with another review as soon as I see the final product. I will say that the experience alone with ... helped make our day great.
Justin and Erin said: September 24th, 2014 2:10 pm Thank You so much for doing such a great job capturing our wedding day! The video was great and it was a pleasure working with you-
Gus and Patti said: September 15th, 2014 7:59 amThank you so much for all you did! We had a blast, we hope you had the same. Thank you we hope you enjoyed dinner and God bless you. Mr & Mrs Gus and Patti Pedrazað
Kayla and Drew said: September 9th, 2014 7:42 am Joe did our engagement session at the Naperville River Walk. The pictures turned out great and we are more than happy with them! We also got our pictures emailed to us only a day after our session! We are very happy with his work! Thank you so much!
Amy & Jareth said: September 9th, 2014 12:42 am For over a year now me and my husband have been dreaming and planning our wedding. I can not even begin to explain all the stress that happened within a week of the wedding. But Scott did an excellent job consulting and helping us coordinate our pictures. As a bride i was beyond nervous. My bridesmaids loved the free champagne while we all got ready so I'm sure Scott saw the crazy side of us. But he was very respectful and went along with all the jokes and managed to catch everyone in the moment of this special day. He captured so many pictures i saw on Pinterest and even added his own fun taste to it. Again i can't even express to you how wonderful it was to have a photographer that was so professional but such a joy to be around. He was one of us, he made us all laugh as we all made fools out of ourselves. I highly recommend Scott. And I will always recommend him. Thank you so much Scott!! We can not wait to see the pictures you captured of our dream wedding!!!
Alison said: September 2nd, 2014 Brian was amazing Saturday! We had many guests comment on his way with the crowd. He certainly had a knack for calming me, the bride on a day filled with anxieties on the front end and beautiful surprises throughout the day! I can't wait to see the fruit of Brian's labors. He was awesome to work with, and if the end product is anything like the experience we will be thrilled. Thank you Brian for being part of our day!
Katelyn said: August 11th, 2014 10:13 pm Jason was nothing short of AMAZING!!!! He's so wonderful at what he does and has so much energy! Everyone raved about how great he was. I'm so happy we went through studio one and had the pleasure of having him photograph our wedding! More photographer need to be like him and being his type of enthusiasm and energy with them!!! Thank you again from the bottem of our heart for helping to capture our special day !!!
Kristina and Kyle said: July 15th, 2014 11:43 am We just received this review on the Wedding Wire: We had Jason as our photographer, and he was absolutely amazing. I would almost have to say, he made our day the amazing day it was. He was fun, sweet, flexible, upbeat, and energetic. He got everyone in a great mood, and his style was amazing. I am writing the review before getting the proofs of the wedding day back, but I have enough faith in his ability and personality on our wedding day, that the pictures will have just the same lasting memory. Thanks, Studio One, and Jason! You are amazing! =)
Deanna & Dustin said: June 24th, 2014 1:09 pm Mike Adams was great to work with for our wedding day! My family noticed his professionalism throughout the day and were very impressed at how he captured all the action. They kept saying, if something fun was happening, he was all over it. We all can't wait to see the pictures! Thank you so much and keep up the great work!!!
Bill May 27th, 2014 10:20 am Hey Joe, I just wanted to drop you a quick note and say Jason was freaking amazing! I'm sure being a photographer yourself, whenever you attend a wedding, you can't help but critique the photographer. It' shard not to. But Jason was better than I could have ever anticipated! His energy and personality meshed so well with Mike and Lizzie! Most everyone knew I had helped Mike and Lizzie research photographers, and I can't even tell you how many people came up to me complimenting Jason! He was really friendly to me the entire night (which I find many wedding photogs feel uncomfortable talking to me at weddings.) Plus it was nice to talk "shop" with someone who actually knew and understood photography. Anywho, I digress, Jason was incredible, and better believe I will be recommending your company when I have gigs I can't shoot. I didn't know if it was a conflict of interest or inappropriate for me to leave a Yelp review since I wasn't the one who actually hired your company. If not, I would love to leave feedback in any public forum.
William said: May 20th, 2014 10:16 am Studio One Did such an amazing job on our wedding pictures - Our photographers did an awesome job. They were extremely attentive to the bride and groom. And took hundreds of amazing pictures throughout the night. Our pictures were all online by the time we were back from our honeymoon and my wife could not be happier. The hardest think is picking her favorites from all the great pictures. Thank you Studio one for capturing our day, and for everything. Shannon & Dave said: April 7th, 2014 4:51 pmJust a little note to say thank you! Brian was absolutely wonderful to work with! He kept us smiling all day long! He really did an amazing job and we got so many compliments on how fun he was! Thank you again! Cant wait to see our pictures!