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    Benjamin Young III Photography Review(s)

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    21 February 2017 | Groom at Ceazar & Lalyn Wedding

    Our Special Wedding Photographer

    We had our wedding last December 2011. My wife and I are from davao but are working in Norway. Me and my wife started planning on our wedding since 2010. We decided to go for a real good quality for our photographer because it is one of those things that will document the whole wedding. We wanted to have photos that we can enjoy looking at again and again for the rest of our lives. I have heard about Benjamin Young Photography because I am an enthusiast about photography but I have never met him in person. Not before we traveled back in davao a month before wedding day. Yes, I only contacted Ben through email/Facebook months ahead before our wedding . He was very accommodating even through email and replies as soon as he has the time. When we met- we met at his studio. If you are considering him as your photographer and meeting him in person, be sure you have ample time because I will guarantee you, you will have a good quality time talking and planning with him for your wedding day. We also had him during our prenuptial shoot. It was our first photography session with him and we were worried about how we should pose, what we will wear and where will our location be. He provided our location which we were really satisfied with. He knew the area very well and knew people working at the location. Poses - hmmm this was the very first thing we noticed with Ben- he is an expert on how he let his subjects pose. This man is so amazing on how he places his subject's hands, head, feet, where to look at, eyes open or close, everything, you'll be a supermodel in one day. Be it as awkward as it seems sometimes, just follow what he says and by the time you go and check that LCD screen at the back of his DSLR, prepare your hands to catch your jaw from falling to the ground. Wedding day - it was here I saw that this photographer is serious about his work. It was this time that I noticed that some of the appointed persons for our wedding like who does the makeup, people at the reception, and people at church are aware of his presence. Everyone was working really efficiently because the photographer says so. Ben is really meticulous both on time and small details. If something goes wrong with your dress, expect him to notice it first. His crew is really good too. Expect Ben to crack some jokes to make your wedding special and to lift up the mood as it is really stressful during wedding day. This man is down to earth, he will be like your best friend during wedding day and you can really trust this guy to do his work. We went back to Norway the day after our wedding. Ben managed to provide us digital copies of the videos and some edited and unedited pictures. Totally impressed by this and feeling very satisfied during our flight back to Norway. By the time the hard copies are ready, he managed which courier to use and packed the albums and pictures securely. The pictures we received are really so impressive to see specially once you frame it. The albums are so well built you can really say it will last for a lifetime. We've hung up some picture frames in our hallway at our house and everytime we pass by that hallway, we see the pictures, we see how much work was put into it, we see that even if the price is kind of steep, it is really WORTH it. Every Norwegian who has seen our wedding pictures are really impressed by Ben's work, all they say is like this : You guys really have a PRO photographer. Amongst all gifts and souvenirs during our wedding day, it is the pictures that stand mostly seen and observed. Not everyone you know will be in your wedding day but you can at least show them what was it like during your wedding. Every visitor who visits our home here in Norway are always impressed by the pictures they see at the hallway. So I urge you to splurge with Ben - make those memories like trophies and display them at your home. You'll be very proud of it everytime.
    16 February 2017 | Bride at Toni & Ojing Wedding

    Connoisseur of photography

    When we were preparing for our wedding, my then fiance, now my husband, decided to go to a Wedding Expo in Manila. As we were looking around, we happen to pass by Ben's booth, we both fell in love with his work. Right there and then we booked Ben. During the prenup pictorial and wedding, we saw Ben's professionalism, how well he knows his craft, how he sees beauty even in the simplest location. He is really good! I can say we made the right choice, the best actually☺
    25 January 2017 | Groom at Ian and Hazel Wedding

    Best Photographer

    Definitely world class wedding photographer. We got married last 2011. We search for a great photographer all over the city because for me, Wedding just occur once and I would like to have a memorable token of our event. Definitely love our pictures from him. You will really get the quality you paid for.
    12 January 2017 | Bride at Nicel and Rex Wedding

    Two thumbs up!

    We had our wedding in Aug 2012 and it was Ben and his team who took our photos on that memorable day. And true enough the memory of that day still lives on every time I look at our photos and those glorious pages of our album. Ben has a natural gift of dealing with people with his endless stories and humour that instantly you feel at ease with him. My husband is not a camera person but Ben was able to bring out the best of him on our photos. Ben takes pride in his craft and makes sure that he delivers what he promises his clients- perfection to every detail!!!
    11 January 2017 | Bride at Jeff and Vivien Wedding

    Eye for Detail and Perfection

    Jeff and I were married January of 2008. We met Mr. Ben Young a year before that for our prenup photoshoot here in NY. We were amazed at how good he was at his craft especially for someone so young. He has an uncanny gift of making you feel at ease in front of the camera so your pictures will come out relaxed, natural, spontaneous, and uninhibited. We've been following his "works of art" through the years and Ben has, without a doubt, mastered and has reached excellence in his photography skills.
    10 January 2017 | Groom at George & Roselyn Wedding

    Chef d'oeuvre of Happiness

    Photographs are one of the few means to seal immortality of special moments; thus, it is only natural and proper that such task be entrusted upon a virtuoso. Benjamin is that genius! The first day my wife and I met Ben we knew he was the one and only one who could capture our momentous occasion the way we wanted it to be remembered. He was such a pleasure to work with, a feat simply rare among artists of his caliber. He was very accommodating to our ideas, whims and jocosities yet masterful in conveying his vision, disposition and critique. Furthermore, his team of videographers and photographers were attuned to his skillful direction. Our wonderful engagement and wedding pictures would attest to the fact that our faith in him was never in danger of being misplaced. With Ben, we were never reminded of the limitations of our contract or his schedule. For him, creating a photographic magnum opus was foremost; anything other than that was the rest. Yet in spite of such marvelous work ethic, he never once made any outrageous demand for his services. True, my wife and I could have had a set of beautiful pictures with another impressive wedding photographer but it could only be with Benjamin Young III that we could have that chef d'oeuvre of a joy in our lifetime.


    What is included in your photoshoot package?
    Albums,  Digital files,  Flush mount,  Hi-Res image,  Matted prints,  Prints,  Custom album design
    What photography styles do you usually offer?
    Portraiture,  Artistic,  Destinations
    What do your services cover?
    Prewedding shoot,  Wedding day coverage,  Family shoot,  Beauty shoot
    What is your speciality?
    Prewedding shoot,  Wedding day coverage,  Beauty shoot
    Does a client need to schedule an appointment?
    Yes Please call to set up an appointment with us. Thank You
    Do you provide your services in other cities or countries?
    Yes We are available to shoot locally and destinations
    Will you provide all the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
    Yes all digital files are stored in a usb with customized box
    Are you available to shoot after hours?
    How do you usually direct the couple during a photoshoot?
    Each photographer has its own strength and weaknesses, I prefer the word "prompting" my clients by placing them at the right light, background and angle making them look at their best!
    What is included in your photoshoot package?
    Albums,  Digital files,  Flush mount,  Hi-Res image,  Matted prints,  Prints,  Custom album design,  Proof CD of all images
    What rate do you usually charge at?
    My wedding photography package starts at P135,000.00
    When was your business established?
    Our business started way back in 2005 in Davao City, Philippines.
    What is your payment terms?
    P10,000 upon date reservation. Please contact us for payment terms and plans.
    What payment systems are available for your business?
    Bank transfer, Cash
    How far in advance should your client contact you?
    6-12 months should be enough time to check if we are still available or not.
    What makes your services unique?
    Our work speaks for itself, you can easily compare our work with other photographers and can easily spot the difference in technique applied from shooting, off camera flash, the control of light, the timing of when the shutter was pressed to capture that moment, all the way to the finishing product, e.i. albums and print quality.
    What photography styles do you specialize in? (max.3)
    Portraiture,  Artistic,  Destinations
    Do you employ any special technologies, equipments, or techniques?
    Yes My CREATIVE MIND :). Theres no amount of gear that will replace your creativity and passion to make your craft stand out!
    Do you have replacement on the D-Day in the off chance you become unavailable?
    Yes Yes (please give details if any)
    How soon after the event will the proof be ready for review?
    Usb proof will be ready a week after your wedding together with some images that they can post online
    Mezzanine Floor, Metro Lifestyle Corp Bldg F. torres st. cor Jacinto ext Davao City Iris Tower, Tivoli Garden Residences, Mandaluyong 1550

    Benjamin Young III Photography is a fine art wedding photographer whose company is based in Davao City, Philippines and has a booking office in Metro Manila as well for his Luzon clients; Ben together with his team of creative professional photographers and videographers will work on your wedding day as creative and unique as possible making sure that they capture everything that makes your wedding story unique and different.

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