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If I had three words to describe my experience with Ruben Photography it would be flexible, creative, and talented. I reached out to Ruben after a previous photograph had to cancel with only 2 weeks left before the wedding. I was worried because of the short time frame and I thought it would be hard to find a photograph familiar with civil ceremony experience. That is when I found Ruben.From the start he was very responsive and since we didn't have the time to meet up we hashed out all of the details via email. Ruben was very open to all of my ideas and gave his creative feedback based on what I had in mind. He was very flexible as I made countless changes in the 2 week period that we had been working together. On the day off Ruben was fantastic. He was capturing moments that I would never have thought of and at every location he would see opportunities that would create magical photos. Simply put, if you are reading this review and thinking of working with Ruben just do it.

5.0/5.0
Ken, Event Date: 08/12/2016

About

Ruben Photography is a professional photography company in Reston, Virginia serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Owner and photographer Ruben Gamarra has over 20 years of experience in the wedding photography industry. Ruben stays completely alert during his photography sessions in order to capture the little, unexpected moments that couples hope to remember for a lifetime. Ruben combines up-to-date and high-end equipment with careful attention to lighting. Ruben Photography has photographed U.S. Presidents and other high-profile government officials as well.

Services Offered
Ruben Gamarra has traveled to places like Latin America, Europe and Canada. He’s more than willing to do the same for your wedding day. He offers couples engagement, boudoir and trash the dress shoots, alongside wedding portraits and wedding-day photography. Ruben Photography captures moments in a wide variety of photographic styles and will turn your images into momentos like canvas, matted prints, save the dates or thank you cards. Services and items include:
Additional hours Custom graphics Liability insurance One event per day High-resolution Second shooter Albums Digital files Flush mount Negatives Proofs Prints

Details

Photography - Frequently Asked Questions
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Traditional
What photography services do you offer?
2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Custom Graphics, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Trash The Dress
What photography items do you offer?
Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards
Business Info
What types of events do you service?
Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Christenings, Corporate Events, Debutante Balls, Eco-Friendly / Green Weddings, Engagement Parties, Graduations, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Memorials, Proms, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s

54 Reviews

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0.1/5.0
User3316564, Event Date: 2+ years ago
Quality of Service: 0.0 Responsiveness: 0.0 Professionalism: 0.0 Value: 0.0 Flexibility: 0.5

This is the worst photographer you can ever hire for a simple engagement photoshoot. I worked with him on engagement pictures to test and see whether his work online on his website really matches up to what he does in reality.
He is so fake, please girls I would ask you to beware of vendors like him, he is so fake. He literally showed me model pictures online and asked me and my fiance to model like that. So unoriginal.
When you first visit his website you will blown by his work, I now wonder whether what he posted was really his work or not. He did not even edit the pictures he took, he only says that he will edit six or seven out of 200 pictures he clicks. and when he edits he only adds some blackish tinges to the image and emails it back to you.
The fellow will barely talk and is pure trash. I was not upset at his work but furious, he is the first photographer who will do his best to click your most unflattering angles- closed eyes, fake postures, awkward smiles and double chin and other other disastrous photographs.

I RECOMMEND THAT YOU FIND ANOTHER PHOTOGRAPHER AND NOT RUBEN, I DOUBT HE EVEN UNDERSTANDS ENGLISH TO REPRESENT WHAT YOU AS A CLIENT ARE EXPECTING IN A PROFESSIONAL PHOTO-SHOOT.

Services Used: Photography
Ruben Photography responded with the following comments:
This is NOT a valid review because I never worked for this couple. I have no idea who they are, simply, because they are NOT mentioning any names or the date if they ever use a photographer. "fake review".

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