"John Heredia captured our special day in the style of photojournalism. Months after the wedding - life took on a fast pace with going on our honeymoon, moving across the country, starting new jobs, and building our first new home. Then we get a special email from John telling us our pictures are ready and it was looking through the pages of a beautiful documentary. The whirr of present time froze as we watched the photos reveal each moment of our wedding day - he was spot on and sealed our most precious smiles, tears, hugs, and laughs in stunning photos. Bravo. He was decisive and corralled the family very well for portraits. His talent, professionalism and artistry completed the entire package. If he were out West near us we would sign him on to do our maternity photos!" ~ Lynda & Viet


"John Heredia is one of the finest and most dependable wedding photographers in the greater Baltimore/DC/Virginia area. Don't bother reading any further. If you're considering John, go ahead and book him. You won't be disappointed. I'm a photographer myself and was very selective when it came to choosing my own wedding photographer. John's artistic style is far superior to most other photographers you will likely encounter. To my surprise and delight, his price is extremely reasonable and he delivers exceptional results. Don't be fooled by other wedding photographers who offer low base costs and then nickel and dime you for basic things everyone expects. You may end up paying more in the end and get inferior results. With John, there are no gimmicks and no hidden fee's. He is honest and up front because he is a genuine person and the quality his work commands a fair price in the first place. John has a wonderful personality. My wife and I were extremely impressed by how he handled the posing of the formals. He made everyone laugh and feel at ease. His candid shots are absolutely outstanding as well. It felt really good to know that everything photographer related was under control and one less thing we didn't need to be worried about. Bottom line, go ahead and contact him. John is an outstanding photographer and a gentleman." ~ Brian & Ana


"I cannot even begin to describe how amazing it was to work with John and his team for our wedding. From our first interaction with John, it was clear that our photography was going to be about us and the story of our life. We chose to work with John for our engagement photos first and that gave us a glimpse into the kind of work that John did. He captured exactly what we wanted in all of our favorite places in Baltimore and the photos turned out AMAZING! And best of all- they were totally us and not what you would find everyone else having. John's charisma and personality is awesome to work with and he just made us excited about our photos! That can be helpful when you might feel a little shy! As for our wedding day, John and his team was so accommodating and met us at different locations and captured different moments I thought were super important- first look, first look with my dad, traditional wedding photos. BUT, John also worked in our dog (who is like our furry child!) and did so without any hesitation. I mean to find a photographer who will willingly work with a dog AND a 2 year old flower girl on the same day is truly amazing! And John did it all knowing that it was a part of our "story". Throughout our wedding day, I never felt posed or fake for the sake of pictures. We were able to capture those traditional moments and also those with our own flare. It was amazing to work with John and I hope that this will not be the last time!" ~ Amanda & Eric


"We absolutely loved the work John and his team did for our engagement session and our wedding! John was overall flexible, professional, and a joy to work with. He is reasonably priced and produces excellent work. John is also very flexible - he was willing to come to DC and walk around our neighborhood to find the best spots for our engagement shoot. And he was willing to drive out to Lovettsville, Virginia on the weekend of a horrible storm for our wedding day. John and his team went above and beyond to capture these important and special moments for us. During our engagement session, John made my husband and me feel comfortable, made us laugh, and helped us forget all about our nerves. John asked us for feedback after our engagement shoot, to see what worked and didn't work, so that he and his team could make adjustments for the wedding day. I really appreciated this because it showed me John's professionalism and showed how much he cared about producing the best product for us. Our wedding was on the same weekend that a major storm made its way through the DC/VA area, which made my husband and me very nervous about whether we would be able to get quality shots of our wedding day (which took place outside!). But John and his team were on top of it! John has a great artistic eye and was able to take advantage of the weather and the venue. John and his team were amazing the entire day. They got amazing shots of everything we wanted and did so without blocking anyone's view or getting in the way. My husband and I also purchased the wedding video package. This, too, was reasonably priced, excellent quality, and the final product brought me to tears the first time I watched it (and continues to do so every time I re-watch it). Unlike most wedding videos that tend to be long and drawn out, John and his team gave us a wonderful snapshot of the important moments from our wedding without making it too long. My husband and I are extremely pleased with John and his team. We are so thankful to John and his team for doing such an excellent job during our engagement session and in capturing our wedding day. John is fun to work with and we would recommend him in a heartbeat!" ~ Adi & Eric


"John worked with my new fiancé to capture the special moment of our proposal. A destination proposal can be a difficult moment to capture professionally on camera because of the planning that goes into it ahead of time [I live in NC, my fiancé lives in WA, and we got engaged in DC], but John was the perfect photographer for the job! The communication, responsiveness, and professionalism that John displayed from my fiancé’s initial contact with him all the way through the quick delivery of his amazing photos following the proposal, was impeccable. We were very pleased with the quality and quantity of time we spent with John and his wife, as well as the quality of the photos that John produced. I would highly recommend John Heredia Photography to anyone looking for a phenomenal photographer who is very passionate about his work, personable with the people he works with, and is truly great at what he does! Thank you John!" ~ Nicolette & Tanner


"Like most brides, I was very nervous about finding a great photographer for my wedding. John really exceeded all of our expectations. He's truly a pleasure to work with because not only is he extremely talented but he is so organized and responsive! I really appreciated the fact that John was so accessible to talk on the phone or email about details before and after the wedding. John did an amazing job with our engagement and wedding photos. He has very high attention to details and manages to capture such special moments. John makes everyone feel relaxed because he has a great personality and makes what could be a painful process a lot of fun for you and your family! Everytime I look at my wedding pictures, I feel like I'm reliving the day because of what a great job he and his team did that day!" ~Anita & John


“Thank you so much for not only being an amazing photographer, but for becoming part of the family on our trip to Italy! I cannot tell you enough how many compliments we have received on our wedding photos. I would tell anyone that if they were looking for photographs taken by someone with a true eye for beauty, that you are the man for the job. I still cannot believe some of the moments you were able to capture. I simply cannot put into words how much I love my pictures. Thank you, thank you!” ~ Liz & Matt


"John and his team were amazing to work with. We chose one of the photo and video packages and are so happy we did! Both the photos and video we received afterwards were phenomenal. Fortunately my husband and I did a first look, because by the time the ceremony started, we had torrential downpours and had to quickly move everyone inside. John and the videographers moved seamlessly and were inside, set up, and ready to capture the ceremony. There was a quick break in the storm and John and the team got everything setup within about 30 minutes in two separate locations outside to make sure we got all of our remaining formal photos. Then, just to add more fun and keep John on his toes, there was a tornado warning! What's amazing is when you look at all the photos, you wouldn't have any idea there were any weather issues, everything looks stunning. We received a USB of our photos, and even the USB is a keepsake! It's wrapped in one of the photos from our first look - love it! We're beyond happy with everything we received and would definitely recommend you get both photo and video!!" ~ Katie & Pablo


"I got married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in 2011 and John was my wedding photographer. He traveled to Mexico with us for the weekend and was so flexible when it came to all of the arrangements. He went above and beyond to capture photographs at all of our weekend wedding events but without being intrusive. He is very professional yet makes you feel comfortable and at ease when taking the formal shots. His wife accompanied him as his assistant and by the end of the weekend they were really a part of the family. Everyone absolutely loved them and the pictures from our wedding are truly amazing. He captured everything so beautifully and there wasn't a moment that was missed. I highly recommend him and will be using him for all of our future photography needs!" ~ Tyler & Tim


"Hiring John Heredia as our photographer was one of the best choices we made for our wedding, and he was one of our favorite vendors to work with. His prices were reasonable and he always responded quickly to our questions. Our photos are beautiful -- a good mix of formal portraits and "action shots." John and his assistants were easy to work with, and he has such a fun personality and good sense of humor that were appreciated on the wedding day. Highly recommend John for your wedding -- our engagement pictures and our wedding pictures are just lovely and his professional attitude and kind disposition are a winning combination." ~ Katie & Nathan


"I used John Heredia this past June, and I later received 1300 edited photos in a custom photo wooden Zip drive. I would reccomend booking him early, but he is oh so worth the wait. He was incredibly professional and was always right where he needed to be to capture every special moment. He used the natural light to create beautiful romantic photos of me and my husband. All of my guests were so impressed with him. He was the only one there other than my husband that actually reduced the stress and busy feel of the day. His photos tell an incredible story, and he is an astonishingly talented photographer. Just go with whatever he reccomend, but gave me plenty of opportunities for my random spur of the moment ideas. FIVE STARS!!!" ~ Rebecca & Jon


"During the two years I planned my wedding, I spent at least 6 months researching photographers. Once I stumbled upon John, I stopped. I immediately fell in love with the quiet, unobtrusive way he captured emotion in his photography. I am incredibly picky when it comes to art in all its forms, photography being prized amongst the mediums. John's unique style brought to mind one of my favorite artists, Edward Hopper. Although the mediums are different, the two share the uncanny ability to capture and explore exact human emotion in a single moment. I am beyond pleased that we hired John as our wedding photographer. He was a pleasure to work with and his photos exceeded my high expectations. Looking back through our wedding gallery I was able to relive the moment I married the love of my life, overwhelmed with the emotions I had felt that day. My husband and I are so grateful for John and his incredible artistry. Do not look any further than John Heredia!! Book him today!" ~ Jenna & Joe


"John was amazing from the beginning. I'm from PA and he's in MD, but he came up to PA for our engagement photos and he did an amazing job at those. My fiance is a bit apprehensive about PDA's, but John made him feel so comfortable and we got great photos. We just had our wedding and John worked over time, he was always flashing photos and got everyone I asked for. His artistic point of view creates beautiful photos!" ~ Ryan & Bill


"John was one of my first vendors that I picked. He was recommended to me by a co-worker at work. His website communicated how artistic and talented he was, so I contacted him immediately to inquire about his availability. I was lucky he was available! His prices were very competitive to other vendors that I researched - but he provided higher quality service (2 photographers as an option) and also higher quality final products (his pictures are simply better quality.) Not only are his photos very high class and artistic - but also his customer service is excellent. He was always available immediately whenever I called him (no waiting forever for a return phone call or email.) He was very personable and very professional. I loved our engagement photos - the session was wonderful. And he was very flexible and accommodating to our changing schedule and questions - he seemed to understand our exact needs. John is very easy going and a talented photographer. I know that he gets recruited by lots of brides all around the country (and even travels outside the country to some weddings) - so I feel very fortunate that I was able to book him for my wedding. I researched several other local photographers - and they simply were not the same quality as John Heredia Photography. I definitely feel that his hard work and dedication deserves all the "stars" available - made my day a wonderful experience - and now I have the wonderful memories through all of my pictures to look back on the entire day/weekend/and experience. Book John early!!!" ~ Wendy & Bobby


"My husband and I got married in December 2012 in Ouray, Colorado. From meeting the photographer himself back in 2003, I have been a fan and have kept eyes on his work since. There wasn't even a question in my mind who I was going to have shoot our wedding. The photos came out amazing. He traveled halfway across the United States to below 30 degrees and had not one complaint about it (well not to us)! He captured every "dream" shot I could think of and stayed at the reception even longer than expected. He worked well with the craziness that comes with the family on the wedding day and actually impressed quite a few of our guests with the amount of shots he captured. My personal favorite is that he captures the "little" things that you spend all your time planning for. The candids that were captured were definitely my second favorite! Ok... I think I've said enough... words don't do John Heredia Photography justice... just go check out his work and you'll fall in love!" ~ Cassi & Bryan


"So I hired John Heredia to be on location at my proposal and snap some shots of me actually proposing as well as some engagement shots afterwards. Without asking he scoped out the location I had in mind and sent me pictures of specific places he thought would be cool. We spoke numerous times on the phone and he was always a delight to speak with. He addressed every concern I had. My now fiancé had no idea that the couple (John and his wife) walking around the gardens would secretly take pictures while I proposed. We both loved John and his wife. Then after, they gave my fiancé and I a lift back into town as to not have to get a cab. He really went above and beyond. The pictures are stunning!!!! And the man behind the camera made the whole thing go smooth! You'd be silly not to hire him. Truly!!!! He did way more than I even asked and the pictures are more beautiful than I could have imagined. Thank you John!" ~ Kenneth & Ashley


"Wooooooow! The wedding narrative and photos are absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!! We are both so VERY pleased with the work you and your team did to capture the wonderful memories of our wedding day. Each and every picture tells a great story which makes it fun to reminisce over so many special moments. The conceptual shots are my absolute favorite! The shots of fine details of my dress and Kenny's tux are stunning too and the images of the programs and arrangements. But most of all we loved the candid images of the guests and our family. It's amazing the work you do. We will treasure the pictures always." ~ Nikki & Kenneth


"As a photo editor for a magazine and judge for an international photography competition, the top priority for me was finding a fantastic photographer to shoot our wedding. Once we found John Heredia, I knew I could relax, tuck the photo critic away and be what most girls always dream of being for one day: a blushing bride. John absorbed our ideas, collaborated and shared his vision with my husband and me and really captured the essence of a magical day. Most importantly, he put us at ease and pulled through with some amazing wedding photos!" ~ Jillian & Jeff


"John and his Assistant did a wonderful job at my daughter's wedding in Cashiers, NC. They were helpful, thorough without being the center of attention, and there was a candid, wistful style about his photographs that captured special moments at the wedding and the reception. He was very prompt in getting the pictures on the website for everyone to view and order after the wedding. John was reasonable and offered a variety of packages and payment plans. We had a good experience and I would definitely use him again!" ~ Susan (mother of the bride)


"John captured our special day beautifully. We absolutely love his photography, his style, and ultimately, our wedding photos. John and his second photographer managed to accomplish the near impossible--unobtrusively photographing every detail, every guest, our emotions (absolute joy), and somehow, their photos captured the ambiance of the event as well. We couldn't be more pleased with the final result. In addition, John was a pleasure to work with--incredibly responsive (even though I am not always!), easy-going, and understanding that we were having a rather low-key wedding. In all, we were thrilled with both his service and the photos. I would recommend him to any friend getting married in the DC area, and in fact, already have!" ~ Susan & Christopher


"My husband and I used John Heredia Photography for our wedding in Woodbridge, VA. John was A-mazing! We couldn't be happier with his services and the final product! He was very professional throughout the entire process and made me feel like I had known he and his wife my whole life. I am not one for having my picture taken, but John made me feel so comfortable that I didn't even realize he was snapping shots! You can tell that John has a special appreciation for love and marriage, it is evident in his relationship with his wife and it shines through in the beauty of his work. He was able to capture all of the moments of the day in such a way that you could experience the feelings that were felt behind each of his shots and were able to truely "re-live" each of those moments over again. He is such a talented artist and this comes to life in each of his pictures. If you are looking for a more modern, creative, story to be told in your wedding photos--then, I highly recommend John and his team!" ~ Sam & Mo


"My husband and I chose John as our wedding photographer after reviewing his website. We both liked his work and after we met with him it was a done deal! John was great to work with in the planning process and on the day of our wedding! When we received the photos we were very happy with the results and the amount of photos we received! John and his second photographer captured so many wonderful moments between my new husband and I and between our friends and family! Our guests loved him and so did the other vendors! You will not be disappointed with John Heredia! Great Photographer!" ~ Hannah & Richard

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