Want to Win at Your Wedding Photography? Hire This Team.


With free travel nationwide

by Najva Sol, Brand Manager

pink-haired bride and groom in front of green building

Every once in a blue moon, a wedding photographer comes along whose work is so good, it makes you consider framing photos of strangers’ weddings to hang on your walls. (That would be weird right? Ugh.) Shaw Photography Co. is one of those photography teams, so today is the day you hit the jackpot.

Husband and wife team Brian and Christina, offer free travel throughout the US and an array of coverage options to accommodate all kinds of weddings and budgets (with full wedding coverage starting at $3500). The Shaws hit the road in a vintage RV last fall, and they haven’t looked back since, which means no matter where you’re getting married, you can hire them to create artistic images from your wedding to frame. The only bad news? With images this good, rates this reasonable, and free travel, we wouldn’t be surprised if the Shaws were booked solid in a hot minute.

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Christina and Brian are the kind of photographers you hire when you want to sit back and let artists create amazing work, trusting that they are going to work their magic to deliver uniquely beautiful photos. As they say about their approach to shooting weddings:

At the core of all we do is the belief that we are brought together with you to create something magical. We work alongside soul-filled clients who have a deep appreciation for photography and honest storytelling. We don’t work from shot lists, we work from our hearts, with the finest attention given to the important moments that make life so full. We recognize every wedding is unique and work hard to capture natural images that reflect your day as beautiful as it is. We know when to direct and be up close and personal, and when to stand back and photograph from a place of observation and documentation.

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In addition to all that incredible artistry, the Shaws are downright awesome people. Above all else, they value authentic connections and working alongside kindhearted and adventurous spirits, and it shows in the reviews from happy clients:

The Shaws are wonderful, kind, loving, insanely talented people! Their work is aesthetically ethereal and full of storytelling. They treated me and my (now) husband as close friends and yet remained professional throughout our engagement photo session and wedding day. The end results were beautiful! I’m constantly stunned at how great our photos turned out—no matter how many times I’ve looked at them (and I promise you, it’s a lot). Christina and Brian are a dream to work with, and I would definitely recommend these two to anyone who is looking to capture a special occasion in their life!

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Over the last one hundred weddings, Shaw Photography Co. has developed a soft spot for small weddings and celebrations, and they’ve created a flexible pricing structure in order to work with weddings and budgets of all sizes. Here are some examples of pricing and the options they offer:

  • $1850—Elopement Coverage (limited to couple only, no guests)
  • $3850—Includes up to 6 hours of coverage with one photographer
  • $4950—Includes full coverage from getting dressed to dancing with one photographer and an 8×10 fine art album

Plus the Shaws make it super easy to adjust any of the above into exactly what you need with a la carte options:

  • Want another point of view at your wedding? No problem. Add on a second photographer for $500.
  • Need 7 hours instead of 6? Add on an extra hour of coverage for $500.
  • Add on an engagement session for $500.
  • Or a fine art album for $1000 (8×10) or $1500 (10×13).

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Incredibly artistic photos? Check. Kind people? Check. Flexible pricing? Check. Free travel? Check! 

While Shaw Photography Co. is based out of Buffalo, New York, their heart and home is on the road—so reach out here to snap them up before they’re booked solid. And please, please share the photos with us after you do. We can’t wait to see the magic you make together. (And we might frame your photos for our walls, who knows?)

APW Exclusive: SHAW PHOTOGRAPHY CO. is offering free travel within the continental US for all of 2016 and 2017 or $250 off collections and $250 off A second shooter FOR any wedding within a six-hour drive of Buffalo, New York.

Najva Sol

Najva Sol is a queer Iranian-American writer, photographer, branding consultant, artist, and ex-poet.  She’s the token staff Slytherin and—while formally based in Brooklyn—tends to travel as much as possible. Storytelling is her life, but making chicken broth is a close second.
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