Stephanie is truly incredible. We were nervous about doing engagement photos for several reasons, including being generally camera-shy, and being worried about ending up with stilted, posed photos. Not only did Stephanie make us feel totally comfortable, but we had so much fun just being ourselves. The photos came out great, and they really capture our relationship in a genuine, natural way. Stephanie communicated well throughout the whole process, and was very accommodating when we wanted to postpone the shoot so we could get more autumn leaves in the photos. She also charged a very reasonable price, and had a quick turnaround time of 2 weeks for a full gallery of edited photos. Highly, highly recommended. Stephanie is fabulous. We have gotten great feedback on the photos too!
- Sophie G
We used Stephanie as the photographer (and witness) for our NYC elopement. I contacted Stephanie on very short notice (2 days) and not only was she available, she was accommodating, professional and just plain fun to be around. The process of getting married at the marriage bureau is long, and somewhat unpredictable with wait-times, but Stephanie stayed with us for the entire time, never making us feel that we needed to rush or that she had somewhere else to be. We genuinely enjoyed having her be part of this experience, and the photos she created for us as such a beautiful treasure. Stephanie is talented, professional, warm and extremely kind. I could not have asked for a better photographer to share this experience with. I whole-heartedly recommend her to anyone and everyone looking for a photographer in the NYC area, she is a gem!!!!
- Carrie F.
Stephanie did a newborn photoshoot for our new little family to capture and cherish this special time in our lives. Stephanie was very professional and personable. She listened to our ideas and what we wanted and incorporated her own style and expertise to create the most beautiful photos. I am beyond thrilled with all of the photos that Stephanie took of our new family. They exceeded my expectations; they were beautiful, unique, professional and captured the love, joy and happiness we felt. I highly recommend Stephanie to anyone for any occasion. She is an absolute pleasure to work with and I will definitely be using her again in the future!
- Chelsea M.
I highly recommend Stephanie as a photographer! She photographed my rehearsal dinner and I am so happy with the photos. The space was somewhat dark, but the photos she took are bright, vibrant, and perfectly capture the people and the space. She did a great job at capturing the energy of the room. She is also a pleasure to work with. In the short hour she was there, she made sure to get photos of everyone. She was very proactive in asking me (without being a bother) if there were any people in particular I wanted photos with. I'm so happy she was there to capture such a special evening!
- Danielle K.
We had such a great time working with Stephanie for our engagement shoot! She made us feel very comfortable. She gave us excellent directions but also allowed us the room for our own input and to be ourselves. And the photos are stunning!
- Puja K.
Stephanie is truly a wizard. I am going to have a VERY hard time picking which headshots I want to get printed. I was nervous going into the session (there's a lot riding on headshots for actors!!) and Stephanie was extraordinarily warm and encouraging. You will get unique pictures that capture YOU. Thank you Stephanie! I am so excited!!!!!
- Sarah K.
We absolutely loved working with Stephanie for our engagement pictures! She was so easy to work with, professional, flexible, and fun. Our pictures came out beautifully!!!
- Janelle A.
Stephanie is a rock star family photographer! We had the best time together laughing in the freezing cold, down by the Hudson River in Beacon with my 2 boys and my husband. She took incredibly memorable photos of us. We are extremely pleased. I HIGHLY recommend using Stephanie as a photographer. She was responsible, reliable, a great communicator and clearly creative! She even created a Pinterest page for us so we could share ideas about wardrobe and shots. 5 stars!
- Hana R.
As an actor, your head shot is the first introduction to casting , producers and a director. It has to represent who you are in a second. Stephanie captured who I am, my personality and my character. Taking still shots can be uncomfortable, and Stephanie was able to make the experience very relaxing. She chose a spot in New York with great light, interesting backgrounds and very relaxing. Stephanie is technically very sound, and I am thrilled with her work and the final outcome of the shots.
- Stephen B.
Stephanie was so wonderful to work with! She gave great direction, knew just how to get the right light, picked the perfect spot, was creative, and gave so much variety in such a small amount of space and time. She kept my hair and makeup in check the whole time, made me feel at ease, and most importantly, she left me with beautiful photos! Will be calling her again for sure. Thanks, Steph!
- Nicole T.
My daughters gave me a family photo shoot as a birthday present. We hadn’t had professional family photos done in way too many years so we had high hopes of finally having some fabulous family shots. Stephanie delivered big time! My short list is still 40 photos! She suggested perfect color schemes based on our setting. She was very open and amenable to taking group and solo shots. Even my husband, who is impatient about posing for photos, said “why don’t we do that every year?”. I will definitely use Stephanie again and would highly recommend her to friends.
- Rosamaria C.
Stephanie is phenomenal!!! She made me feel so comfortable and at ease. She gave me insightful suggestions for poses and was genuinely receptive to my wants for this shoot. She is also very funny which led to several spontaneous gag shots that I cherish as much as the headshots. I recommend her 1,000%.
- Rudy B.
It was my first NYC headshot session, realistically first headshot session ever. Stephanie helped me explore different intentions and how to work with the camera. She has a great language to speak with an actor and it was awesome. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking to look good.
- Tyler D.
Working with Stephanie was one of the most rewarding, empowering experiences I have ever had. I was a little nervous due to the nature of my project, but Stephanie's professionalism and poise made me feel so comfortable and safe. I was able to truly be myself which made taking pictures so easy! And the finished product was amazing! Brought tears to my eyes, I would absolutely love to book Stephanie again and recommend her to all of my friends for their photo needs!
- Amanda J.
I had never had a session with a photographer before so I was a little nervous. Stephanie made the experience so enjoyable! She is very warm, relaxed and professional. Stephanie knows instinctively how to choose the best settings and light for the pictures. Her photos are amazing and showed me at my best! I would highly recommend Stephanie for her ability to make a photo shoot fun and relaxed!
- Cathy E.
Stephanie is so meticulous with her craft. I immediately felt I was in good hands. She created such a warm environment during the shoot that I was able to be myself infront of the camera. Thank you Stephanie!
- Jose D.
This girl is eveeryything!! She is so very personable and silly and also professional and very talented. I absolutely LOVE my headshots taken by her and they aren't even retouched yet! I would recommend Stephanie Naru to anyone who is looking for high quality photos and a great evening! : )
- Imani W.
My session with Stephanie was without doubt the best photo shoot I've ever experienced! The experience was fun from start to finish while she also kept things moving and focused toward an amazing product. I couldn't be more happy with the quality of the pictures and with how easily she made it seem working with me to get the best shots. She really knows her stuff and will capture incredible pictures at a price that can't be beat!
- Brenden G.
Stephanie took the best photos I've ever had done. Her session was super comfortable, relaxed and professional. She knows her craft. She's the first person I would recommend to anyone looking to have photos taken. She was a total pro and her work is exactly what I was hoping for - excellent photos.
- Andrew B.
Stephanie took my new Headshots in the dead of winter. We were both freezing but she wouldn't stop until she felt she had the shot. Her professionalism, encouragement, and peaceful demeanor made me very relaxed and comfortable. The ending result of my session was lots of versitle shots that I'm sure will help me get more work. I will contect her for my next photoshoot as well as happily recommend her to friends.
- Crystin G.
Professional, talented and easy to work with. You won't be disappointed!
- Gavin H.
I absolutely loved my session with Stephanie. It was fun and totally relaxing. Stephanie has a good eye for exposure, location, and natural light. With Stephanie, I had such a difficult time choosing the best headshot, because they were all so wonderful. And she's the first person I recommend to all of my acting students, as well as any friends who need updated headshots.
- NJ A.
Stephanie is honestly one of the sweetest people I have ever met in my life! Her talent and passion for photography is evident during the session. I highly recommend shooting with her!
- Megan B.
Stephanie creates an environment that makes getting head shots, fun and energetic. She works with you to make sure that you get the best shots possible. I highly recommend her to all of my friends and to anyone i meet on the street. Thank you Stephanie.
- Jon M.
It was an absolute pleasure working with Stephanie earlier this year. Her fun and loving personality combined with her passion for photography made the experience extremely enjoyable. I have personally recommended her and would do it again!
- Kyle R.
Stephanie rocks! How will I ever choose?! Looking forward to working with her again.
- Vernae T.