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Ryan is a fantastic photographer! With 3 young children, I was nervous on how our session would go. Ryan was incredibly professional, friendly, and most importantly, patient! We were blown away with the shots that he got and will use one of them for our Christmas card photo this year. We are so thankful to have captured such happy times at the beach with our young family. We are Ryan's biggest fans!! 5 stars all the way!
Ryan did an amazing job with our crew! He was professional and fun. Pictures can be a task when you have 4 littles, but he made it a breeze! It was hard to choose our favorites as we loved them all!
We are so glad we had Ryan take more pictures for us! We used him to take our surprise engagement pictures 6 years ago and came back this year for maternity photos. He was again great to work with, made us feel comfortable during the shoot, took fantastic photos, and returned them very quickly. I highly recommend Ryan and cannot wait to go back to him to take family photos!
Ryan was great to work with! Very accommodating and picked a great location! We love our family photos and were pleasantly surprised how quickly we got them back.
Ryan Smith Photography was great!! It was easy to set up the appointment and he spent a lot of time capturing the perfect family pictures. We will be using him yearly.
July 2023, destination wedding bride: We absolutely LOVED our experience with Ryan Smith. He is incredibly helpful, detail oriented, and patient. While I was living in Tennessee and planning a Myrtle Beach wedding, Ryan helped answer any questions I had and gave wonderful timeline suggestions, allowing us to take advantage of the time we had with him. I am typically camera shy, and he made portraits painless! We can already tell the photos are amazing, and he even put together social media posts for us to enjoy the next day! 10/10 would book with him again, and strongly recommend!!
My fiancé and I recently had our engagement photoshoot with Ryan and the session was wonderful. He is a true professional with so much knowledge to capture the absolute best photos. We are not the most comfortable couple in front of a camera but Ryan made the whole process fun and easy. I’m even more excited now for him to be our photographer on our wedding day! Could not recommend him more!!
From Bride: Wonderful photographer! Very professional, kind and calm during our chaotic wedding. Highly recommend!
From Mother: Ryan was very professional and extremely helpful as our wedding location changed last minute. He had great suggestions and need no direction from us. He got some amazing shots and we got our pictures earlier than expected. I would highly recommend him to anyone and would use him again if the opportunity arose. I could not have chosen a better photographer for my daughter's wedding
Just book it. Ryan is awesome to work with. We had requested a split of the time allotted and he checked all of out boxes. We will book again! The photos turned out better than I imagined. Thanks so much!
My family has been scattered across the country for the past several years. We finally have everyone back together for a vacation. I found Ryan Smith simply from a random Google search for photographers in the Myrtle Beach area and I am beyond thankful to have found him. To say I am extremely happy with our photos would be an understatement. They are simply beautiful. I dreamed of something a little "different" than just a beach photo and Ryan delivered. If you are visiting the area or if you are searching for great photographer, you can't go wrong with Ryan Smith.
Ryan is a genuine person that captures beautiful photos! He made my fiancé feel comfortable during our session and took his time to personalize our photo shoot to capture photos we get to cherish for a lifetime. I can not express the gratitude nor the admiration I have with the photos he has taken. He has left us even more excited for the wedding.
We used Ryan for a family photo shoot during our vacation to Pawley's Island. He was super easy to work with both before, during and after process. Very responsive to emails and questions that I had before and after our photo shoot. Made teen/tween and grandparents feel at ease and accommodated for physical limitations in the grandparents. Photos turned out GREAT despite a cloudy day. The photolab he uses is very comparably priced to other online photolabs and the products we purchased turned out great. Would highly recommend. I wish we lived closer so we could use him for senior pictures in a couple of years!
Ryan was an absolute pleasure to work with and helped capture my dream wedding perfectly. He responded quickly to my questions and requests, accommodated my desires and provided his expertise. Ryan seemed well connected locally which also creates a smoothness as he knows what to do and how to do it before he even arrives at the location. The pictures he captured will be forever cherished. Thank you, Ryan!
Ryan is a fantastic professional photographer! He captured some beautiful engagement photos for my fiance and I, and we enjoyed working with him. I cannot wait to see the wedding pictures!
Ryan captured such wonderful moments of our family! I am so happy that we chose him. He knew the best area to get greater shots in dealing with windy conditions. We are thrilled with the memories he created. Ryan is so easy and informative to work with! We highly recommend!
Of all the choices I’ve made for my wedding, choosing Ryan Smith Photography was likely the best one. Ryan showed up early on the day of and checked in with me immediately upon arrival and went straight to work. He was so much fun, personable, and professional. He turned the photos around quickly and responded to all of my emails immediately. Everyone loved him. My family and friends are still talking about him! I have a condition that makes my eyes look a bit strange in pictures sometimes and I was concerned about my wedding photos looking distorted. I had spoken with Ryan and he was very respectful of this. I was sure that there would be a number of pictures that I would not love because of my eye. Imagine my surprise when every single photo was perfect! The effort he put in to us and the time he spent perfecting every little shot was unreal. The pictures he took have given me a knew confidence that I didn’t have before my wedding. If you’re looking for the right photographer, look no further. Ryan is the best of the best!
Ryan did such an amazing job with our very wiggly and wild family. We got so many combinations of places, family shots, couples and solo kid shots. Thank you so much for making our uncomfortable in front of the lens family look photogenic.
We chose Ryan to photograph our destination wedding after doing quite a bit of online research of photographers in the area and are absolutely thrilled that we did! We met with Ryan once at his office about 2 months before our wedding to go over everything we envisioned for our big day and we knew even then we had made the right choice. The day of the wedding he was tremendous with trying to catch all of the right moments and angles without even being noticed. He sent us a few preview photos a couple of days later and then in less than 3 weeks we had the entire gallery emailed to us. The pictures are absolutely fantastic and we could not be more thrilled. He caught every big moment of our day yet somehow I can't recall him being around during the ceremony or during the reception (in my opinion that is a huge compliment!). If you are reading this and considering hiring Ryan for your event, take my advice and do it, you will not be disappointed.