My name is John, a photographer based in Rochester Hills, Michigan. We love to photograph beautiful-souled people having the time of their lives. I have been blessed to capture some incredible moments with countless couples, families, and tiny little humans.
Trust in my experience, I have been a full time photographer for the last 19 years and about to photograph my 900th wedding this summer.
We kinda hate cookie cutter stuff. Of course we’re gonna get the “must have” photos of you and your family, and we’re sure your parents will love us, BUT you can bet we’re gonna put on our creative thinking caps and surprise you because life’s too short for boring. I love thinking outside the box to get stunning creative images that your friends dont have.
In case you haven't been warned yet, wedding planning can be a bit overwhelming, sometimes down right scarry.
From day one, we’ll be learning what makes you YOU, what your priorities are, and how we can best serve you. We will discover and bring to life a creative vision for telling your story. We will make being in front of a camera actually fun. We will help you create a detailed timeline that will allow you to enjoy your wedding day.
Like everything in life, you get what you pay for. Since your photos are basically the only investment you actually get to keep from your wedding day aside from video, we take it really seriously from start to finish. And by seriously we totally mean in a fun way...I am not as affordable as your old friend from high school, but we are so worth it.
We love John! He is so easy to work with and most importantly, he takes stunning images. We knew we’d hired the best photographer when all (literally all) of our other vendors knew John and highly recommend him. John’s dedication to making sure you look great in your images is truly above and beyond. He proved his dedication at our August wedding that was in a room without air-conditioning when it was extremely hot and humid. John literally laid on the floor more than a handful of times to get the perfect shot. We were also amazed that he sent us about a dozen preview images the day after our wedding. When he sent us the rest of our images, they were so beautiful that it took us almost a year to decide which images we wanted in our album. John is truly the best wedding photographer.
John is an absolute blast to work with. From the engagement session to the wedding day all the way to the thank you notes, we didn’t have to worry about a single thing. He made all of the planning and meet-ups beforehand so easy.
When it came to the big day, he kept the mood and tone light but professional. If he snapped an awesome shot, he would show you immediately on his camera, and that made it even more exciting. He would find the coolest angles and wouldn’t stop trying until he got the best possible shot. Even walking away from prior photo locations, he found unconventional shots that made for memorable photos.
Our experience with John Richmond Photography couldn't have been better. From the moment I met him, he felt like one of the family and made everyone feel so comfortable. He didn't feel like just a photographer, he was a part of the party! He knew exactly what I wanted when it came to pictures and he always checked in with me to show me a few. When you're looking for a photographer for your big day, you want someone who doesn't only take good photos but has the characteristics of a friend; someone you can trust. John portrayed that and exceeded my expectations in all aspects. John Richmond Photography is INCREDIBLE and I would recommend him everyone.
You’ll want John as your photographer!! He is the best in the business! He has an eye for detail like you wouldn’t believe. Both our engagement photos and our wedding photos turned out absolutely amazing!!!.
It was an absolute pleasure working with John Richmond Photography for our wedding. John was very professional, thorough and captured all the moments we wanted to remember. He is very easy going and relaxed which we really appreciated leading up to our big day. His photos are nothing less than stunning and we couldn’t be happier. Would highly recommend him for any of your photography needs.
Randy and I cannot thank you enough for everything you did for us regarding our wedding! We really appreciate it all!
When the photographers my husband and I booked for our wedding were unfortunately no longer able to provide photography, we were in a panic. However, that’s when John Richmond Photography stepped in and helped ease that panic. John, is very personable and truly a professional in the field. He was able to put everyone at ease and captured some captivating photographs from our special day! John arrived on time and followed through with everything he said he would. There aren’t enough words to describe how amazing John was to work with, do not pass up the chance to work with him!