Weddings By Ray
Weddings By Ray

Weddings By Ray

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Introduction: Orlando Wedding Photographer - Selecting and Hiring a wedding photographer is an important investment in making memories of your special day last forever. Planning takes so much time and your time is just as valuable to us, therefore we only allow a few bookings a year to justify time and attention to our clients and their products. Ray Alvarez and his team make: Weddings By Ray. The go to Wedding & Videography team in the Orlando & Central Florida Region. Some call us story tellers. Orlando is home and we cover many weddings here, but we also travel the the state in the name of love

Hired 56 times

Serves Orlando, FL

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4 employees

12 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, value, and punctuality.

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Maria E.
Jun 11, 2017

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Ray and Casey were amazing!!! Our wedding yesterday 6/10/17 ,was even better because they were the ones capturing it! Very funny, personable, and all around great guys :) from the beginning to end they made everything fun and stress free! Which is just what a bride needs. And throughout the day got to see little sneaks of photos making us super exciting for our copies once everything is done. Highly recommend booking for your event! Thank you so much im am beyond happy that i booked you to be my photographer!
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Rachel S.
Dec 8, 2018
We were so grateful to have Ray at our wedding!! We got married outdoors in July. We chose Ray for his creative shots and his affordable price, and we got both. He was professional, flexible, and fun to work with. It was easy to communicate with him before the wedding, and his website is very simple and clear with great packages. When we spoke on the phone, I appreciated the care he took to make sure my elderly relatives would be comfortable on the big day. On the day of, we loved his creative choices. He used all of the unique things about the venue (barn, fields, swing set) to create a collection of incredible photos. My husband and I didn’t have a traditional wedding - we didn’t have a first look, and were hanging out together with our family and friends before the ceremony. Ray managed to capture the open, loving feel of the event, snapping amazing photos of our friends and relatives while remaining unobtrusive. He also took charge during big family photos and gently but firmly wrangled them all into some great shots. We can’t thank you enough, Ray!!!! We look at our wedding photos ALL the time.
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Rashmi L.
Oct 21, 2018
Ray did a fantastic job for my daughter's wedding! He is just so creative. He made sure to capture every special moment, and truly captured the spirit of the event. Some of the photos are works of art. He is not only an artist and a consummate professional but he brings such a fun attitude to the job that it's infectious. The fun really comes through in the photos. Thanks, Ray!
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Ashley G.
Oct 10, 2018

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Hired on Thumbtack

Ray is not only an amazingly talented photographer, but also a really great person to work with. From beginning to end, Ray made the process SO EASY for my fiancé and I. He was extremely flexible in scheduling a date for our engagement shoot and traveled to Hoboken, NJ without hesitation. He did a stellar job in helping my fiancé and I feel really comfortable and relaxed during the entire shoot. We had so much fun and could just be ourselves the whole time without feeling like we were posing for pictures…and that’s exactly what we were going for. We didn’t want the “traditional” engagement photos and Ray listened and delivered! Ray’s eye for details and aesthetic are so unique that he really lends himself a cutting edge from the traditional wedding/engagement photography market. If you want to meet and work with an awesome person, have a seamless and fun photo shoot, and receive beautiful end results, Ray is your man!

Details: Candid style (captured in the moment) • Artistic style (focus on composition, lighting) • Natural / environmental style (photographed in an outdoor setting) • Outdoors • Two locations • As recommended by the professional • Online or digital proofs and prints • $$ (standard) • The engagement photographer travels to me

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Jackie P.
Sep 1, 2018

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It's so hard to put our experience with Ray into words...there are so many wonderful feelings that we have felt just since working with him. I guess I should explain a little bit more: My husband and I are not the 'typical' bride and groom or newly engaged, but already married with no children. Every year, to celebrate another year of marriage, we have a little photo session. Being that I am a photographer and my husband, my second, it's rare to get in front of a camera, let alone, to be COMFORTABLE in front of a camera. In the past, my husband has been so nervous, that it typically shows in the photos. This year was different. So different. This year we were completely comfortable with what we were doing and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Ray took a photo session and turned it into a story. Yes, a couple of photos were posed, but a majority of the photos were completely US doing, well, us! From a trip to the park with the girls (no....we typically don't dress up to do that, but hey, we have to clean up sometimes!!) to walking around Wegmans doing what we do all the time, and at home, just being us. I love that Ray took the time to ask us questions, make us do fun/crazy things, and just be so personable throughout the experience. Plus, he is so patient! We weren't sure what we wanted to do, but he helped guide us to the perfect place for us and it turned out so perfect for us as a couple. Not only that, but HE HAS SUCH A CREATIVE EYE! He saw so many moments that he could frame PERFECTLY! So, he gets all kinds of points for person-ability, creativity, motivational speaking, and just overall professionalism. Not to mention, we took the photos Thursday night and had them back the next day!! I mean, you CANNOT get better than that. He's ABSOLUTELY incredible and we will definitely use him again and again, as long as we are in NY. He truly loves what he does and it shows. I could not brag on him enough! Worth everything!

Details: Couples portrait • Natural / environmental (photographed in an outdoor setting) • Artistic (focus on composition, lighting) • Candid (captured in the moment) • Outdoors • As recommended by the professional • Digital or online download • Flash drive • $200 - $300 (Basic) • Conducting initial research • The portrait photographer travels to me • I travel to the portrait photographer

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