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“Brandon impacted our lives in a way we can’t describe.”

“Brandon was so amazing and I can’t imagine a better person to photograph our wedding. When we first started looking at vendors, we reached out to one we found on a different website. The photographer very politely replied back that he didn’t photograph LGBTQ weddings. From that point on, I knew my wife and I needed to try and only look at LGBGQ “friendly” websites to find our photographer. Although this was only two years ago, it was before websites had little buttons next to vendors that specified whether they supported LGBTQ weddings or not. We stumbled on a website, found Brandon, and the rest is history. Brandon impacted our lives in a way we can’t describe. His energy never stops, his smile is contagious, and he has a heart of gold. He was definitely one of our favorite parts of our wedding. He truly is a beautiful person and our pictures are so gorgeous. Thank you again for everything Brandon and we love you!!!!”

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“Xistence Photography was our number one favorite vendor.”

“Let me cut right to the chase. Of the 10+ vendors that were hired for our destination wedding in New Orleans, Xistence Photography was our number one favorite vendor. From our first meeting in a coffee shop right up to this very day, our dealings with Brandon have been super professional, timely and friendly. Brandon has a great personality, the moment we met with him there was a complete sense of ease. And as one other reviewers mentioned, you can practically hear him smile over the phone. On top of his amazing personality, he is wonderfully skilled at photography and a great business owner. He showed up early for the wedding, and was there right until we wrapped up the reception. He does not get in anybody's way, you can barely tell he is around taking pictures! Even the guests mentioned he was like a ninja just appeared and disappeared out of nowhere to snap beautifully candid shots, and for formal photos he was always coaching us on how to get the great shots. And the pictures ... ohhhh the pictures. OUT OF THIS WORLD. He could easily charge more for the quality of his pictures and we received so many! Ummm, and did I mention that he sent the final photos less than a month after the wedding! We were floored at the speed of his work. I would choose Brandon over and over again for his services. The hubby and I joke around that we are trying to create other special occasions just as an excuse to use Brandon's services again. More than a photographer, we now consider Brandon a friend. Hiring Xistence Photography for our wedding is one of the best choices we made. Great value for money and the wonderful personal care that we all want in a photographer. Do not hesitate to hire Brandon!”

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“Brandon is the hands down, G.O.A.T. "Greatest of All Time"

“Brandon is the hands down, G.O.A.T. "Greatest of All Time" when it comes to the world of photography! After being turned down by 2 photographers, and having one bail on us just a week before our scheduled shoot date, Brandon literally came in and saved the day for us. I was referred to him through another photographer, and I'm so happy we were referred. Being an LGBTQ couple can be difficult when hunting for any wedding vendors, and Brandon was so open to us! Brandon was super sweet during our initial book consultation and truly listened to all of our requests. What I considered to be wild and out of this world for a photo theme, Brandon considered it to be pure magic. He truly wanted to make sure all of our dreams came to life and we would leave our shoot knowing we'd love our photos. On the day of our shoot, we knew automatically felt like family with Brandon. He was early, doing some test shots and greeted us from across the street as he saw us walk up. We immediately began to shoot and make magic happen. Brandon is THE KING of finding the most perfect locations to shoot across the city and has an eye for what works, and what doesn't. Brandon took the nervous ease away from the both of us by making jokes and having great conversation! We walked around the city taking photos in front of anything that looked magical, and we discovered many hidden treasures in the city. Brandon was kind, punctual, warm-hearted, and so much more. By the end of our shoot, I felt that Brandon was more than just a photographer, I honestly felt like I gained a friend out of the entire experience. For ANY photography that I'll need in the future, Brandon will surely be my guy. I want to once again THANK YOU BRANDON for being such an amazing kind hearted individual. You are a rockstar at your craft, and I'm so happy that I got the opportunity to work with you!”

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“By far, one of the best decisions I made was hiring him!””

“Brandon is the best. I wanted to find someone who could really capture candid moments and interesting perspectives, not just posed portraits. Brandon delivered and the photos came out better than I could have ever expected. We ended up having to move the wedding a day earlier due to a hurricane, and Brandon didn't even hesitate when we called him. "Of course, I wouldn't miss it," was his reply and I was SO happy because his work is so special and I was going to be heartbroken if he couldn't shoot our special day. He showed up early and was such a joy to have with us all day. He was flexible with all of the last minute changes and just rolled with the punches. He even jumped in to help with a few last minute tasks. All of my guests kept remarking on how he was able to be all over the party and we never felt like he missed a single moment. We will cherish these photos for the rest of our lives. Brandon was a complete professional - always responded to emails and sent us our photos earlier than I expected. Brandon's work is top notch, with a personality to match. By far, one of the best decisions I made was hiring him!”

“The reviews are true... he’s a ninja!”

“I fell in love with Brandon’s photography and instantly knew that I wanted him to take our engagement photos and shoot our wedding. When we met him for the first time, we found out that he’s not just an amazing photographer, but also the nicest guy ever! He made us feel so comfortable and like we were hanging out with a friend all day. The reviews are true... he’s a ninja! We were so surprised to see how many beautiful moments he captured throughout our wedding day. He definitely has an eye for storytelling and our photos flowed together so perfectly. Our friends and family couldn’t stop talking about how friendly he was and they still can’t get over how stunning our photos are!”


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“When we found Brandon we knew immediately that he was the photographer we wanted by our sides on our special day.”

“Over the moon...that's how I feel about our experience with Brandon. My husband and I booked Xistence Photography almost two years ahead of our wedding and we are so glad that we did. We knew from the start that photo and video would be our most important vendors, as my husband and I are both in the film and design industries and we were very fastidious when it came to looking for vendors. When we found Brandon we knew immediately that he was the photographer we wanted by our sides on our special day. Not only were we beyond impressed with his skills present in his portfolio, but I'd also (like most brides) been compiling a wedding photography Pinterest since before I was even engaged. While speaking with Brandon I realized that one of my FAVORITE photos in my Pinterest was actually one of his, and that really sealed the deal for me. Not only are Brandon's skills as a photographer out of this world, he is also one of the most sincere, caring human beings I've had the pleasure of working with. Brandon was with us from day one and went above his duties as our photographer by checking in, making sure everything was going to plan along the way. We spoke on the phone and via Skype a few times prior to the wedding and met in person a year out and then again a few days before the big day. We are from New York and were planning from afar so the phone calls, Skype sessions and (when we were in NOLA, the in-person meetings) really made us feel comfortable, and prepared for our big day. On the day of our wedding, he arrived early and got to work immediately. He was so quiet and quick I barely noticed he was taking some of the photos (I was surprised when we got the photos back because I hadn't realized Brandon was even near me for certain moments.) His assistant for the day Trevor was really something else, he captured my Husband and his groomsmen as if they were part of a GQ campaign while Brandon captured my bridal party and I as if we were going to be in a wedding spread in Vogue. Brandon also suggested a first look, something I never thought I wanted, but I am SO glad he suggested it because the photos he captured during our first look were some of my favorite photos from the day, he really managed to capture our love and friendship. I am so thankful to Brandon and his team for making our wedding photography dreams come true. Also, Brandon...I know you're reading this...Thank you SO much for the coffee....we just finished it off this past weekend. Best. Coffee. Ever. Next time you come home to NY, let us know, we need to get together! Thank you SO much for everything. I'll stop writing now, but in all honesty, I could write a book on how much I loved working with Xistence photography and the photos we now have for life. Please don't hesitate to hire Xistence photography, Brandon is a truly genuine person and extraordinarily talented photographer. I am so thankful for him and his team and I am proud to now be able to call him a friend.”