Ruth & Heath
“Deanna, with A Day to Adore was absolutely the best photographer, ever. She was very flexible throughout my entire planning process, she returned emails, texts and phone calls right away. She also had my photos back to me sooner than I have ever heard of someone getting wedding pictures back, just incredible. I can’t say enough of how happy we are with her. I look forward to using her in the future!”
Emily & Peter
“My new husband and I chose Deanna as the photographer for our December wedding and if I could do it all over again, I would choose her 100 more times. She is absolutely wonderful, so much fun to work with, vibrant, creative, kind, flexible, professional, so incredibly talented, and absolutely worth the money. Photography was a really important decision to us when planning our wedding and to be honest it was difficult to sort through all of the different vendors online. A friend told me about A Day to Adore and we loved her online work so we set up a coffee meeting. It took less than 30 minutes for us to be 100% sure that she was it – the photographer we had been looking for. We had been told to find someone that you are comfortable with because you practically spend your wedding day with this person. I not only felt comfortable with Deanna on my wedding day, I felt as if she was a close friend. Not only is she a wonderful person and so fun to work with, her work is GORGEOUS. Deanna and our second photographer, Mike (who is also awesome!), depicted our day perfectly. Our wedding day was one of the best days of my life and our pictures definitely show it. My friends and family cannot stop talking about how beautiful they are and how perfectly they reflect the day.
If you are looking for a fun photographer who you can laugh and cry with (we were both tearing up before I saw my groom that day), one who will capture your day exactly how it happens, and one who will listen to what you want and your pictures will show it, you must talk to Deanna. I’m proud to say that she will be our go-to photographer for life. I’ve seen some rather adorable newborn sessions on her blog. I will be calling her in the future….just not too soon. ;)”
Ali & Greg
“I interviewed several wedding photographers before making my choice – when I first met Deanna it was clear that she was self-assured and professional, as well as a good listener who was really interested in the personal story of her subjects. She also LOVES weddings, or “adores” them, more like! Her enthusiasm is real, and she doesn’t mind a challenge (indoor reception, green lighting)!
Deanna has NO trouble posing her subjects for the wedding portraits, and she uses her considerable experience to direct everyone on where to stand to make for good pictures. At the ceremony she captured every major event, which is truly a challenge sometimes, and we have good pictures of the processional, vow exchange, sand ceremony, kiss, etc. At the reception I was pleased at how dedicated she was, and how she stayed taking fun pictures and actually used up every bit of her memory cards before she left! Also, I had no trouble contacting her or getting timely responses to questions, both before and after the wedding. One of the best parts of her service is that her packages include an album, designed, personalized and delivered, so that our favorite shots aren’t doomed to die on a laptop (or exist only on our FaceBook page)!
A word on style: Deanna’s style is contemporary, photojournalistic, and honest. She doesn’t glamorize her shots or take an overly artistic approach. The images she captures are of interactions, emotions, reactions, expressions…in short, she will help you preserve the feel of your wedding day, not make you the subject of a stylized magazine photo shoot. When reviewing the hundreds of pictures she shared with me which were taken both by her and her assistant, I noticed that her “eye” is really quite artistic and creative, and when she focuses on details (she prefers people, leaving details to her assistants) she uses great angles and focuses. I sent the pictures she took of wedding elements (cake, veil, rings, aisle runner) to my vendors and everyone thought they were amazing shots and thanked me for sharing them (even wanted to use them in their own marketing)!
Deanna is wonderful to work with, a photographer who has balanced personality with professionalism, romance with realism, and magic with meaning. I highly recommend her services to any bride who needs to know that her wedding photographs, like her memories, will be uniquely and perfectly unforgettable.“
Allie & Jacob
“Deanna did such an amazing job! We loved her right away and knew she was the perfect photographer for our wedding. From the beginning, she cared about getting to know us as a couple and figuring out what our style and personalities were. Deanna was always readily available to answer questions I had and did a wonderful job communicating with me about everything. Our photos look absolutely gorgeous! She also did an amazing job designing our album. I would recommend A Day to Adore to any bride trying to decide on a photographer.“
Ashley & Brett
“After reviewing dozens of photography websites, my husband and I decided to use A Day to Adore. We knew after reviewing Deanna’s portfolio that no other site we looked at compared to the work we viewed on her site. When we met her in person we fell in love with her great attitude and personality. We decided to have her take our engagement photos and they were FANTASTIC! I also did a boudoir session with her as a gift for my husband and she guided me gracefully through the shoot, the pictures were amazing! Finally, the day of our wedding came and I had so much going on, but one thing I was not concerned about was our pictures being fantastic. She took so many wonderful photos of our ceremony and reception. The lighting and editing were impeccable. I am still amazed at her professionalism and attention to detail. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a photographer, trust me, you will not be disappointed!!!”
Ashley & Mason
“If you want the best pictures then you must go with Deanna. Not only is she the easiest and most fun to work with but she has an eye for great photo ops. You can really tell she loves what she does and it showed all day as she was running around trying to get the perfect shot. You will regret not having her as your photographer!”
Caitlyn & Josh
“I met Deanna only a few days after our engagement at a bridal fair. I knew after meeting her and seeing her work that she was exactly what we were looking for. She has helped us every step of the way from doing our engagement photos, helping make our save the dates, doing our wedding photos and now making us thank you notes and designing our wedding album. We couldn’t have asked for a more creative and fun person to work with during this process. Many brides have to wait countless weeks to see their wedding photos and in only a few days Deanna provided us with a preview of photos and a couple weeks later we had all of our photos in hand. During both of our sessions with Deanna (engagement & wedding) she gave us so much guidance and really took the time to get to know us so that she was able to capture our personalities as individuals and as a couple. As we looked through all of our photos we couldn’t help but smile because Deanna did such an amazing job capturing every moment of the day, from the little things to special moments that we will now always be able to remember over the years. Deanna goes above and beyond as a photographer and her attention to detail is amazing! We are so grateful we had the opportunity to work with her.”
Maureen & Dallas
“We struggled trying to find a photographer who was affordable AND as talented as Deanna. She fit perfectly. She listened to what we wanted, we were very picky about not feeling “posed,” and made the day so easy. We planned a few hours to take pictures before our ceremony and both were worried about it feeling like a long day but it didn’t. All went smoothly and our entire wedding party had a wonderful time! The pictures were wonderful and I have already recommended her several times!”
Mollie & Kelly
“Finding A Day To Adore was one of the best things that happened during my planning process. She was great to work with and her pictures are amazing!! I also had her design our save the dates, thank you cards, and even our Christmas cards this year! I am also ordering parent books and our wedding album from her. I can’t wait to use her more in the future as I start to build my family!”
Brittney & Mike
“A Day To Adore Photography is absolutely amazing! We love Deanna Johnson! If you are looking for an extremely talented photographer who is energetic, professional, and fun to be around, this is your photographer! A Day To Adore Photography did both my wife’s bridal shoot as well as our entire wedding day and the photos are absolutely incredible! Most beautiful photos we have ever seen. Deanna and her team were amazing to work with and made everything so much fun. They have a very unique way of capturing photos which blow your mind! She is so much more than a photographer as well. She helped the guys with their pocket squares, helped with boutonnieres, helped to plan the flow of our wedding day and was just awesome! She was incredible with the children involved in our wedding and every one of our guests absolutely loved her. We could not have asked for a better photographer and friend! Robbie & Mike were also involved in our wedding day and photos and they were awesome as well! We can not thank each of them enough for making our day so incredibly special! If you are looking for an amazing photographer and person to be involved in your wedding, look no further!”
Aubri & Lance
“Deanna did my engagements, bridals, and wedding photos. I couldn’t have been more pleased! Everything from the packaging of my photos, the professionalism, the price, and the finished product- they were amazing and better than I could have imagined! She has a great knack for making someone even as plain as myself, look amazing! She was even wonderful enough to travel with us to Las Vegas for our ceremony while she was pregnant! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVED this photographer and my finished product!”
Mandy & Keith
“Deanna was wonderful to work with and I was beyond happy with the photos! Of all the vendors I worked with I was most happy with A Day to Adore Photography. She is super creative and brings a lot of photo ideas but also listen to my own ideas too. She was fun to work with but professional too. I got all the photos on a flash drive and even asked for a few to be edited after the fact with she gladly did. We also ordered a photo album after the wedding which turned out amazing! I would recommend A Day to Adore to anyone looking for wedding photography! It was well worth the money because now we have beautiful lasting memories!!”
Diana & John
“I didn’t meet with many photographers before choosing one, but I’m a firm believer in going with your gut. From the start, Deanna made us feel important by asking about who we were and not just technical details of how much we could spend. A lot of photographers will confuse the pricing issue by requiring package purchases which skews their actual cost per hour. Deanna’s pricing is very simple and clear.
I could tell she loves what she does. She was wonderful the day of the wedding especially with getting the kids to smile! I also chose her because I felt her photos were retouched just enough to make the people look their best. I dislike photos that are obviously retouched beyond reality. I am very happy with the photos we received from Deanna and I would definitely recommend her.”