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RAE + DAVID
“The FIRST best decision that I made regarding our wedding day was booking Courtney as our photographer. The SECOND best decision I made in the entire wedding process was choosing to do the first look!!! And I say that I made the decision because my fiance didn’t really like the idea…he felt that the first look took away from the tradition of not seeing the bride until she walks down the aisle. If you ask him now, he is so happy that we did it!! At no other point in the entire day were we alone to have a special moment together. And for anyone who is super nervous like I was, I REALLY REALLY recommend it!! It took so much stress off of walking down the aisle! And some of my favorite pictures came from that priceless moment!
Courtney and Dierdre go above and beyond to make things as easy as possible. They went FAR beyond their photography duties on our wedding day to make it special and stress-free. Many things did not go as planned on our wedding day and had I not had Courtney and Deirdre there, I would’ve been an absolute mess. But instead, I had the best day of my life!! I HIGHLY recommend Courtney to anyone planning their big day!! I am forever grateful!!! xoxo – Rae”

See more of Rae and David’s wedding here.

COURTNEY + JUSTIN
“If I had to give one word that described Courtney Dellafiora I wouldn’t be able to…one word doesn’t cover how talented, awesome, personable, patient, compassionate, and optimistic she is! Did I mention talented?! Courtney rocks! She cares about her work and her clients more than any photographer I have worked with. She is so helpful and patient and wants nothing more than for you to be stress free and LOVE your pictures. She has taken the time to get to know me and my fiance so that we don’t look at her as merely our photographer. Courtney’s passion for her job shows in every picture. No matter where you are located in this world, if you are looking for a wedding photographer, look no further…Courtney Dellafiora is your girl! What are you waiting for? Go to dellafiora.com! Now! Stop reading and go! I promise you won’t regret having her as your wedding photographer! You can thank me later! -Courtney

See more of Courtney and Justin’s engagement here.

LAUREN + JOE
“Courtney is an amazingly talented photographer! She is so passionate about her work and it shows in the end. I love her romantic, artistic style. I had no doubt when I booked her that I would have beautiful photography in the end. What I didn’t know is that she would be a joy to work with through my wedding planning. She was my only vendor to check in with me through planning. She was my only vendor I didn’t have to call and ask “what do I need to do now?” Her photography for my event exceeded my expectations. I am so thankful to have found her and thankful I was able to book her for my event. I was ecstatic when I found out Courtney offered Gigglybooth. Gigglybooth added such a fun element to our wedding. It was such a great way to get pictures of all our guests, and it served as another form of entertainment for our guests. Our guests really enjoyed Gigglybooth, and love being able to view and order photos after the event! The backdrop Courtney put together was stunning, and the props she provided were so much fun! – Lauren Smith VanZandt”

See more of Lauren and Joe’s wedding here.

PAM + ANTHONY
“So I am actually starting to get teary eyed thinking of how to thank you! I don’t remember exactly how I found your site, but when I did, I said to myself, this chic is truly a hidden treasure!! Probably not hidden, I just didn’t know about you! From the first time seeing our engagement photos on the blog, I have been singing your praises to everyone I know. Thank you for setting your blog up so that every can see everything you do because I never would have known about a boudoir shoot! The first look was truly amazing! I was initially on the fence about it, so I let Anthony read everything other grooms had written about it, and he made the final decision. I asked him this morning how he felt about it, and he said “I would recommend it to everyone”. I never had much time alone with him the rest of the night, so that intimate moment was amazing! And to be able to see the look on his face opening is gift,, that was truly priceless! If we would not have done the first look, I would never have seen him and known truly how excited he was! And we also have that moment captured now in awesome photos! So kudos to you for stressing this to brides! Also, thanks for making me feel so comfortable in my boudoir shoot!! I was nervous, as I’m sure everyone is, but i warmed up! I felt great bc hair and makeup was awesome! You really know how to capture not only what the girl wants, but what the guy might like. I let Anthony see all the photos online today, and his words were “oh baby, we gonna order some more of these… I’m gonna have a book of just ass shots!” lol!! Thanks to you and Dierdre for being patient with me, i do realize I can be indecisive and change my mind often. It is just so amazing to have vendors you can just put trust in and relax, and you were one of the people who I just trusted and I know everything will be great! I hope God continues to bless you to be so amazing at what you do, and to remain such an humble and beautiful person, inside and out! I think you and Deirdre truly compliment each other as a team! She actually made Anthony feel very comfortable also, (maybe it was the Hennessy, lol). I cant thank you enough… The only sad part is that you don’t do children photos and things like that so we can have you as our lifelong photographer for everything. But you have found your niche!!! May God forever bless and keep you!!! -Pam”

See more of Pam and Anthony’s wedding here.

TIFFANY + MICHAEL
“My pictures are stunning and I get compliments daily. Courtney made Michael and myself feel so comfortable in front of the camera. She truly loves what she does and you can tell. Our experience with her was extremely positive. I had a rather small wedding and I felt that Courtney captured great moments throughout the wedding day. I think every bride anxiously awaits her wedding images and album, and I couldn’t have been more pleased with the outcome. We chose to do a First Look. I 100% would tell future brides to do a first look. Overall I consider myself to be a very traditional person, but once looking at Courtney’s blog and reading all the comments about doing a first look I was swayed to the direction of pro-first look. I won’t even lie I did get some funny looks from friends and family who thought it was extremely non-traditional to see the groom before the wedding. But it was honestly one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. I got married on a Friday night and therefore my wedding started later than normal. In doing the first look, Courtney was able to capture photos that time may not have allowed immediately following my Catholic church ceremony. I loved how Courtney makes your first look completely private. No family or friends were there. Just Michael and I. I loved the intimacy she created to put Michael and myself at ease. I could probably go on and on about the positive aspects to the first look. If you do show this to anyone, just let them read this last sentence. DO THE FIRST LOOK; You won’t regret it!!! – Tiffany”

See more of Tiffany and Michael’s wedding here.

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JACLYN + MARTIN
“Thank you so much for traveling to New York to shoot our engagement session and our wedding. We really appreciate you. Our engagement and wedding photos are spectacular and turned out even better than we ever imagined. We had an amazing time at our wedding and you captured that in our photos. – Jaclyn”

See more of Jaclyn and Martin’s New York wedding here.

ARISA + JUDAH
“As with many of you, I’ve had the privilege of knowing Courtney personally over the years. I cannot begin to express all she means to me and all she’s done for me – things in life she’s helped me through and times she’s simply been there. She has definitely been a gift from God for certain times in my life.

Only if you know Courtney can you fully understand and appreciate her photography. It expresses her… who she is – the awesome heart she has – her passion for life – her outlook: how she sees the world we all live in. Her pictures demonstrate her happiness and positive attitude in everything.

When Arisa and I began planning our wedding, there was no question who our photographer would be, and there’s NO WAY we could have made a better choice. She coached us through everything – even told me how to smile. The pictures Courtney authors are obviously amazing. She’s so artistic in a beautiful way. On the day of our wedding I was given a “sneak peek” as a gift from my soon-to-be wife – a boudoir book! Needless to say, I was thrilled.

Courtney definitely offers the “entire” package and is lacking for nothing. Her work attests to her skill and God-given talent. Thank you Courtney for all you’ve done for me – you mean the world to me – and we cannot thank you enough for capturing the most beautiful moments of our lives! – Judah”

See more of Judah and Arisa’s wedding here.