Houlgrave Gray Photography is a New York City based "boutique" style photo studio that specializes in shooting weddings, portraits and events. First of all, let us tell you what "boutique" style means. It means you get very individualized attention from your photographer from start to finish and that you are never passed off to an associate.
We pride ourselves on the details and are happy to that many of our clients feel that we were like having friends with cameras at their weddings.
We offer an unlimited shoot day as well as other price/time options in an effort to accommodate most budgets.
The fee includes digital photography, large adjusted jpeg files and a password protected gallery for you to share with friends and family. Guests can order prints from this gallery or they can order through you. You have the option to allow guests to download images from this gallery or limit that by giving only specific guests a download password. Our print prices are very reasonable to encourage you to order the majority of your reprints through us so that we can be sure your photos are printed at their very best and we sometimes make further adjustments to the files. Custom retouching is also available and often at no fee.
The number of images you receive will depend on the size and scope of your event but typically our clients receive between 800 and 1500 images.
For an additional fee, you have the option of receiving 4 x 6 prints arranged chronologically in a leather bound album (or albums) of all the digital files.
Photographing every detail and capturing all the love at your event is just the beginning for us. We carefully and painstakingly edit and adjust every image before you receive them . Once we finish with the editing process we organize the files n groups and send you DVDs or a clip drive of the images.
If you chose to order leather bound proof albums you will receive these when along with the digital files.
*We offer a $1500.00 discount for rehearsal dinners, engagement parties,bridal showers,luncheons or any other event celebrating one of our couples. (our regular fee for photographing a party is $3500.00).
OUR CLIENTS SAY:
"Katie and Lisa were by far our favorite wedding vendor. Our pictures are beautifully rich and dynamic and successfully captured the essence of who we are as individuals and a couple. At no time during the ceremony or reception were they in any way intrusive but rather blended well to quietly capture special moments and emotions. Most importantly, they were so much fun to be around and brought the perfect combination of professionalism, talent and kindness to make our day truly incredible."
~ Shelly Wall-Lanning New York City
"The word superlative comes to mind when I think of the photographs taken at my daughters wedding on Harbour Island. Lisa and Katie beautifully recorded one of the most important events in our lives, and during the few days we spent together they blended seamlessly into our family. Their combined wit and professionalism was a huge comfort to us, and we all treasure the resulting images. I can't wait to invite HoulgraveGray back for an encore photographic performance."
~ Dr Laura Justice Lexington, Kentucky
" Spectacular!!! Seriously, we gave them very little direction and they did such a fabulous job shooting our Valima. I highly, highly recommend!! Their background with magazine work is apparent. The portraits of us, the candid shots, the still-life shots, we loved the proofs...our only regret is that we wished they had shot our wedding also. Katie's experience with kids is obvious... she took unbelievable shots of my 4 yr old nephew. LOL Can you tell I loved these guys?"
~ Nadia Kathwari from the message board on The Knot