We’re a small team here, and that’s so we can focus on what’s important: making you feel loved, and helping you have the most incredible wedding experience imaginable!
We understand: choosing your photographer is a BIG decision, and you want to make sure you’re choosing not only a photographic style you love, but someone who will go the extra mile for you. You want a photographer who notices the little things, and above all, someone who you’re comfortable around – someone who you want to be friends with!
weddings & sessions
An experience: more than just photos. It's being excited together, and guiding you through the journey of wedding planning & your wedding day itself
Designer & perpetual optimist: Michelle goes above and beyond, bringing her keen eye and love for editorial with cheer and enthusiasm
from our couples:
SAMANTHA & PETER
"Alex is just the best. There are no other wedding photographers in Philly as far as I'm concerned! Our photos turned out even better than I had imagined (and I had the bar in my mind set pretty high), and his photojournalistic style will conjure all those wonderful memories and truly capture you, your family and friends, and the joy of the day.
After it was all over, I regretted not having a videographer UNTIL I got my pictures back from Alex! I took one look and I was right back in the middle of those moments that I never want to forget. His specialty is definitely capturing candids, but we also have some stunning "serious face" photos that we wanted.
Also, he is extremely detail-oriented and his coordination efforts among all of your vendors will end up basically providing you a second wedding planner ;)
When my aunt and grandmother (both seamstresses!) were getting lost in the folds of my gown's long train, there was Alex to the rescue, down on one knee getting me bustled so that we could party on! He is worth every penny."
KIM & AARON
"Hiring Alex was hands down the best decision we made in terms of wedding planning. In addition to being professional and reliable, he has an unbelievable eye and really took the time to get to know us and understand what was important to us. He went the extra step every time to find beautiful places to take pictures, make us feel comfortable, and ensure that the shots were perfect.
Alex also went out of his way to help make our wedding day go smoothly, from organizing schedules for other vendors to sewing my bustle when it fell during the reception (seriously). You can tell that Alex loves what he does and we loved working with him. We have no clue how we are going to narrow down favorite pictures for our wedding album because they are all so good! You want to work with Alex - trust me."
LAUREN & SEAN
"I cannot say enough nice things about Alex Schon Photography. Alex was AMAZING throughout the whole process. He was so much more than a photographer and offered advice in all areas. He goes above and beyond with his details and his relationship with his couples.
AND THE PICTURES. I have received SO many compliments that my engagement and wedding pictures look straight out of a magazine. They are soooo beautiful. Alex was my favorite vendor to work with, I honestly can not say enough positive things about his work and who he is as a person."
STEPHANIE & MARC
"One of the best decisions we made in all of wedding planning was choosing Alex. Alex far exceeded any exceptions we had for our photographer. He is a true professional with an attention to detail that is much appreciated.
From planning a beautiful engagement shoot, to developing a flawless wedding day timeline, to helping me tie my belt on my wedding day, he really can do it all. To top it off he delivered the most breathtaking wedding photos that we have ever seen!! We would recommend Alex to any one we know who is getting married, he will not disappoint!!"
Jackie & Alex
"Alex is fantastic. It’s just him and an equally talented second shooter. He shoots just a few weddings a year with couples whose vision for their big day align with his photography style. He takes the classic portraits that are necessary, but he really focuses on the natural environment of the day. He catches the small moments that you want to remember in a completely candid way.
If you hire Alex please be prepared because he will become full invested in the details of your wedding. Alex helped me choose my engagement photo outfit. Alex gave my husband advice on shoes and bow ties. Alex coordinated with all of my other vendors and sent around a day-of itinerary. Alex was personally invested in making sure we had nice locations to take photographs between the ceremony and reception.
He was, without a doubt, our favorite vendor and he sent us 800-1000 stunning photographs that memorialized the best day of our lives. Book him you will not regret it."
EMILY & PENN
"My #mcm: the Amazing Alex!! He traveled to Dublin, got us dressed, talked me off a ledge (a few times), entertained with hidden piano skills, and finally, took the most gorgeous wedding photos!! I cannot stop reliving our wedding weekend through his amazing photos! We can’t thank him enough."
PROCESS & EXCLUSIVITY
We take on a very limited number of weddings a year so we can give your our undivided attention.
We always shoot wedding days with at least two photographers. This should be as non-negotiable to you as it is for us, as no moment should be overlooked. We take pride in bringing excitement and energy and a 100% commitment to your happiness from every member of your wedding day team.
FILM & DIGITAL
You want photos that will look as stunning fifteen year years from now as they do today, which is why we do not limit ourselves to one medium.
Using the right tool for the job - both for aesthetics and workflow - gives you better images and the best experience.
DESTINATIONS & TRAVEL
From just down the road to across the globe, we're always available, ready, and excited to travel with you.
Our destinations have included New England Gilded Age mansions to Irish castles, world-famous botanical gardens to Southwest canyons. While Philly will always be our home town, your wedding anywhere in the world is just a plane ticket away.
ALBUMS & PRINTS
Your photos are your memories, and just like that 8-month-old unread email in your inbox, they shouldn't be buried on a computer.
We work with the best album company in the world (that's not hyperbole!) who is exclusive to fewer than 100 photographers worldwide, to ensure your photos are preserved in the best possible way. From archival-quality papers to proprietary stain-proof linen and scratch-resistant leather covers, your album will be a treasure passed through generations.