Testimonials

Steph and Matt i could not be happier that i chose you both to be our photographers.
Thank you so much for capturing our day…we are in love with the wedding photos, you made us
feel special on the day, you both were so friendly, patient and professional. My family loved your style of taking pictures.
You have captured every beautiful moment on our wedding day.
We would definitely recommend PVH Wedding Photography to anyone.
Thank you
Maria & Paulo

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We are so thrilled to have been able to share our big day with Stephanie. Her and her assistant Yacine captured our day in the most perfect way. We cannot sing her praises or recommend her highly enough. They were both so lovely and relaxed to be around and we couldn’t be happier with the photos we received. Her work is absolutely beautiful, stylish, modern + considered.
We really hoped for a laid back and non fussy style wedding but of course wanted to be sure we had all the moments captured. Being overseas in France it was difficult to find someone who had similar style to our wishes. Stephs’ look was exactly what we were after but she went above and beyond our expectations in being an amazing person to have around and get on with absolutely everyone at the wedding and also in being so discreet. We were pleasantly surprised with so many intimate shots we had no recollection of Steph taking, thankfully as both of us feel very uncomfortable in front of the camera especially on such a big day.

Stephanie’s delivery of the final images were beautifully retouched and easily accessible adding to the overall professional service she provided to our special day. She absolutely nailed it getting images of everyone there, special moments and captured all the love throughout the ceremony and  all the fun amongst the party too. She was a huge addition to making our day perfect.

Leone & Nat

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Steph is an amazing photographer/artist and a wonderfully passionate, talented and generous person. She truly captured the journey of our wedding day from start to finish and her story of our day made it all the more special. Steph became more then just our photographer, going above and beyond her call of duty, she was our guest and caring friend. Looking through our photos over and over again, Steph has been able to capture beautiful moments in time without us even knowing she was there and we cant thank her enough.  Everyone that has seen our wedding photos absolutely loves them and we couldn’t possibly recommend Steph highly enough.

Kayelene & Matt

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Working with Steph and Ebony was an absolute delight! They were both really friendly, very professional, with a calm and relaxed energy. They captured all of our special moments throughout the day and the style of photos were just what we were after. We would recommend Steph and Ebony without any hesitation.

Ange & Steve

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To my very talented photographers Stephanie & Ebony!

Words cannot even begin to describe how honoured and privileged we were to have you both photographer our special day. Not only did you capture the day beautifully, you also captured our entire love story, from our engagement, to my bridal lunch and some very special moments in between. You have filled our hearts with so much joy as we look back at all these photos and we truly can’t thank you BOTH enough! You are both incredibly talented, professional and loving. You supported Dom and I through the entire wedding process and were always prompt with emails, messages and phone calls ( even when I was annoying). Your photos speak for themselves and I couldn’t have chosen two more fun, creative and passionate photographers to work with. To say we LOVE the photos just isn’t enough. You took the time to get to know us as a couple and made us feel so incredibly comfortable. Our photos reflect who we are and how we felt on the day and I honestly will treasure them forever. You both did an AMAZING JOB!

Thank you dearly, FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS

Samantha & Domenic
xxxxxoo

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Thank you so much for photographing our wedding day. We couldn’t be happier with the way the photos turned out – they are amazing! You guys did such an awesome job and were friendly, professional so laidback that on the day you were actually calming influences on such a hectic day for us. Thanks agan!

Rebecca and Ajmal

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The most wonderful photographers in Melbourne, hands down. J’adore Stephanie and her magnificent talent behind the lens! Memories that we will keep forever captured perfectly. Amour et bisous xx

Claire Tum

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Stephanie and Philip, thank you for photographing our wedding. You have captured such beautiful moments and we love that we now have such a stunning collection of memories to keep forever! A big applause for your work leading up to the day, on the day and in the weeks following- we will be recommending you to anyone who asks!

Shakira and Michael

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I love these- how beautiful to remember those amazing first weeks! Thanks again for a terrific shoot – looking forward to her next big day with PVH! Xoxox

Carla & Jesse

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what beautiful images! I was recommended to you by a friend for my wedding and after seeing the pictures I am so excited to have found the perfect wedding photographer!!!!

Ciara

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Hi Stef and Phil,
Thanks for taking some awesome photos on the day for us. They look amazing! Thanks for a great day, it was full of fun travelling around all those locations together. Couldn’t have asked for a better day!

Aaron & Jia

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So impressed Stephanie and Phil with your work on the day….from the beginning to end. And all the work you did after as well. We are so happy with what you have given us . The Abbotsford Covent gave such a nice backdrop for your pictures. You managed to capture individuals so true to form. It was great to have you part of our celebrations as well. Your work is so subtle, artistic, and the pictures are put together to tell such a nice story. A day to remember. And thanks for including little Allan our dog in your collection. Best wishes Martin and Michelle

Martin Kim

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Dear Steph & Phil,
Such beautiful storytelling you really did an amazing job capturing our special day! We loved working with you & had a blast roaming around in the Kombi getting lost with all sorts of photos along the way~a very big thank you!!!

Denise & Billy

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Stephanie is so great to work with – a natural talent who clearly loves what she does and who has such a beautiful and natural eye. I just wish I’d known her sooner so she could have shot more of my life’s occasions!

Briony

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Stephanie, the photos are amazing!
Philip and yourself did such a fantastic job capturing every little moment and really getting the atmosphere of the day on film. It was really such a pleasure having you there, you helped us feel so comfortable on our special day and it was nice to see your smiling faces here and there.
We can’t emphasize enough how professional you are and the quality of your work.
We know it’s a way off yet, but we can’t wait to see the wedding photos!

James & Phuong

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Steph, you did an amazing job capturing the true spirit of our friends and family. Such special moments we can now have forever. You worked so hard for the whole day and were a true professional.
Indi & Josh x

Indianna Foord

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These are really fantastic Stephanie. You and Phil were absolutely fantastic on the day – you had so many really exciting, fun ideas and understood exactly how we wanted to remember our wedding. Thanks again so much, I’m recommending you to everyone!

Carla

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Thank you so much Stef! We couldn’t be more happy with the pictures of the wedding. You are an amazing and talented photographer.
All our love,
Julia & Nick xxx

Julia deVille

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Amazing shots- of a beautiful couple, and an awesome day

Brietta

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Hi Steph, can I just say how happy Shane and I are with the photos – you guys did an amazing job! We had something very specific in mind and you got it completely right. Thanks again – Sianan

Sianan Healy

wedding photography melbourneWhat people ask us “What to Look for In a Photographer”. We would like to try and answer this question.

The world of photography has evolved tremendously in the past few years. Just like any other field, photography has also benefited greatly from the recent innovations in technology. Professional photographers now use the latest HD cameras, powerful lenses, modern light equipment, as well as the latest software and other computer composing programs to produce results that can make anyone spell-bound. However, with all these technological innovations, the field of photography has also become very competitive and clients have become more demanding. Same way, the criterion for choosing a professional photographer to shoot your event has also changed in the ever-evolving photography world. Here is our advice on what to look for in a photographer in today’s technology-driven world:

What to Look for In a Photographer

The right answer to the question “what to look for in a photographer” will eventually depend on the photography niche you are interested in. If you are interested in hiring a photographer to shoot some pet photographs, you should prefer someone who knows how to properly connect and interact with animals, similarly for shooting a sports event; you need to look for someone who has expertise in motion photography, and so on. Keep in mind some of these qualities will overlap in some niches. That said; let us look at some top qualities that all top photographers share:

 

  • An Actual Business

 

what to look for in a photographerWhile anyone can shoot an event with the help of an auto-focus camera and display the pictures on their Facebook page, it does not mean that he/she is a professional photographer. If you are looking for quality professional work, you need to look for an experienced photographer with an actual business. This will not only reflect that the photographer is serious about his/her business, it will also put a certain level of accountability on his/her shoulders. Here is what to look for to find out whether the photographer has an actual business:

  • a legitimate physical location – like a studio or storefront
  • a professional website – displaying all the relevant information and portfolio of work as well as comments/feedback from the past clients
  • credentials – relevant degrees, diploma certifications, memberships, rewards, achievements

Missing any one of these indicators does not reflect that the photographer does not have a legitimate business, missing all of them sure does.

 

  • A Strong Portfolio

 

Before you make your final pick, you should look at the work done by the photographer in the past, and the only way to can do that is to check their portfolio. Most of the time, you will be able to find it on their website, however, if it is not there you can always ask the photographer to show his past relevant work in print form. Make sure to also read the comments shared by his/her past clients. Looking at the portfolio will definitely give you a good idea of his/her creative skills, originality, depth, diversity, and quality of finished work.

 

  • Latest Gear

 

While it may not seem important from a client’s point of view to know exactly what photography equipment and gear the photographer is going to use, it is important for you to make sure the equipment he/she is using is up-to-date and will produce the results you are aiming for. Latest photography gears and programs have given the photographers the power and freedom to do things and achieve results that were impossible to achieve a few years back. In today’s technology-driven world, the abilities of photography equipment are as important as the skills and abilities of the photographer.

 

  • Passion

 

Passion is what that sets apart a good photographer from the rest. If you are passionate about what you do, it will surely reflect in your work. Going the extra mile and thinking outside the box to achieve extraordinary results is the main difference that separates a highly successful photographer from the average. A passionate photographer is able to find beauty everywhere and is able to channel it in the right direction. Passion is the driving force behind creating something unique and original.

 

  • People Skills

 

The field of photography is all about working with people, whether it’s your assistant, clients, model, or a vendor. Photographers with good people skills are able to not only make a good name in the market; they are also able to attract more business. The ability to put people at ease while doing a photo shoot is key to the success of many top photographers. This is especially true when you are working as a wedding photographer or covering a corporate event, or even shooting a kids birthday party. If you are not able to connect and communicate well with your clients before, during, and after the shoot, you won’t be able to achieve the desired results.

There you have it, the answer to the typical question ‘what to look for in a photographer’, keep these points in mind next time you go out looking for a photographer to shoot your event.

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