Eivan's Photography

★★★★☆
  • 4949 W 95th St

    Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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  • 708-424-0186

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I would like to post my experience with this studio. Let me first make it clear, I am not a new bride. I was a guest at a recent wedding and have just recently received the pictures on line. I realize that every picture does not turn out perfect, but I have never seen so many repeat pictures. It seems like a waste of film and mainly my time to look at 6 pictures of the Bridesmaids walking down the lane, or 5 pictures of the groom getting a flower pinned on!
Okay let me just get to my experience at the wedding with Eivan's photographer. I was there with my husband and son and wanted a family portrait. I had to search for photographer to ask him if it was at all possible. I have been to a lot of wedding in my life, and I had my own photographer for my wedding 35 years ago, and I have never been to a wedding that they did not take pictures of guest at the table. I would have loved to have a picture of all of my friends at the table. And I think this should have happened without having to ask for it. Looking at the wedding pictures the bride sent me she has no idea from the pictures who attended her wedding. This will be really sad years from now. You may think that since he (Bill?) didn't take pictures of individuals he took pictures of everyone having fun. Think again. Once again it was the same pictures over and over again. Guess he didn't feel the need to take pictures from a different angle. I have no idea what this couple paid for this but from what I see on their web site it was way too much for the quality they received! I hope this review makes someone think before losing out on memories of a lifetime!

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I would like to post my experience with this studio. Let me first make it clear, I am not a new bride. I was a guest at a recent wedding and have just recently received the pictures on line. I realize that every picture does not turn out perfect, but I have never seen so many repeat pictures. It seems like a waste of film and mainly my time to look at 6 pictures of the Bridesmaids walking down the lane, or 5 pictures of the groom getting a flower pinned on!
Okay let me just get to my experience at the wedding with Eivan's photographer. I was there with my husband and son and wanted a family portrait. I had to search for photographer to ask him if it was at all possible. I have been to a lot of wedding in my life, and I had my own photographer for my wedding 35 years ago, and I have never been to a wedding that they did not take pictures of guest at the table. I would have loved to have a picture of all of my friends at the table. And I think this should have happened without having to ask for it. Looking at the wedding pictures the bride sent me she has no idea from the pictures who attended her wedding. This will be really sad years from now. You may think that since he (Bill?) didn't take pictures of individuals he took pictures of everyone having fun. Think again. Once again it was the same pictures over and over again. Guess he didn't feel the need to take pictures from a different angle. I have no idea what this couple paid for this but from what I see on their web site it was way too much for the quality they received! I hope this review makes someone think before losing out on memories of a lifetime!

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First let me start by saying that I have never had an experience with a vendor as I have with Eivan's. I filed a complaint with the BBB. The purpose of my review is to share and enlighten. The moments captured at your wedding is priceless. To contract with someone and they fail to deliver products that is clearly written in their brochure and included in the contract is deplorable. I would not recommend Eivan's to anyone (friend or foe). It was not a positive experience and I should have run from the very beginning. I should have taken heed to the warning signs but they were recommended to me; however, the recommender didn't share their issues until after I contracted with them. I contracted with Eivan's photgraphy for my photography/videography for my vowel renewal wedding ceremony. They provided the worst customer service out of all of my vendors. Several times I was told that statements in writing did not mean what they meant not realizing they were breaching their contract and it was a struggle getting them to honor the terms of the contract and all were not met and fulfilled. I want to be rid of them so desperately that I am not going to pursue any legal claims, I will just use the power of the pen and make sure I tell EVERYONE to PLEASE choose another vendor. Even if Eivan's is more within your budget the photography/videography is so critical in capturing your once in a lifetime event. I waited 15 years to celebrate that moment and they made it sour, sour, sour. Final straw: we contracted for a low resolution CD of all images captured. When we received the CD all of the images were copyrighted. That is not what the contract stated; however, Sam (the owner) told me that is what they do. I explained to him that is not what is stated within the contract and he told me well that is what we mean too bad you didn't understand. I understood just fine then he asked me what did I want and I told him that I wanted him to honor the contract and provide me with a low res CD of the images that are not copyrighted and he told me that he couldn't do that. I will be reporting them to the BBB. It seems that they have had this same issue with other customers. I wish that I had read the reviews before contracting with them and I hope somebody reads mine. I don't want anyone to experience what I have.

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First let me start by saying that I have never had an experience with a vendor as I have with Eivan's. I filed a complaint with the BBB. The purpose of my review is to share and enlighten. The moments captured at your wedding is priceless. To contract with someone and they fail to deliver products that is clearly written in their brochure and included in the contract is deplorable. I would not recommend Eivan's to anyone (friend or foe). It was not a positive experience and I should have run from the very beginning. I should have taken heed to the warning signs but they were recommended to me; however, the recommender didn't share their issues until after I contracted with them. I contracted with Eivan's photgraphy for my photography/videography for my vowel renewal wedding ceremony. They provided the worst customer service out of all of my vendors. Several times I was told that statements in writing did not mean what they meant not realizing they were breaching their contract and it was a struggle getting them to honor the terms of the contract and all were not met and fulfilled. I want to be rid of them so desperately that I am not going to pursue any legal claims, I will just use the power of the pen and make sure I tell EVERYONE to PLEASE choose another vendor. Even if Eivan's is more within your budget the photography/videography is so critical in capturing your once in a lifetime event. I waited 15 years to celebrate that moment and they made it sour, sour, sour. Final straw: we contracted for a low resolution CD of all images captured. When we received the CD all of the images were copyrighted. That is not what the contract stated; however, Sam (the owner) told me that is what they do. I explained to him that is not what is stated within the contract and he told me well that is what we mean too bad you didn't understand. I understood just fine then he asked me what did I want and I told him that I wanted him to honor the contract and provide me with a low res CD of the images that are not copyrighted and he told me that he couldn't do that. I will be reporting them to the BBB. It seems that they have had this same issue with other customers. I wish that I had read the reviews before contracting with them and I hope somebody reads mine. I don't want anyone to experience what I have.

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The Absolute Best - Hands Down!

When it comes to the professionalism, and quality of work by Eivan's Photography, I hardly know where to begin. From the moment I met Sam (the owner), I knew I was in the presence of an experienced businessman who knew what he was doing, and took great pride in giving superb service to his customers.

On my wedding day our photographer, Steve, was exceptionally patient with me. I was extremely emotional, but he helped me find a way to laugh so there were less tears and more smiles for his camera. "Think of your favorite funny story," he said. Sounds silly, but this really was the key to taming my emotions - way to go Steve! Our videographer was pretty awesome, too.

When I picked up my wedding album, I was moved to tears at the sheer beauty of its design and my pictures. My wedding day was incredibly special, the weather was perfect and every important moment was captured without fail.

Without question, I HIGHLY recommend Eivan's Photography to anyone looking to get the VERY BEST service from a company who is able to flawlessly capture and/or record a special moment in time.

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★★★★★

The Absolute Best - Hands Down!

When it comes to the professionalism, and quality of work by Eivan's Photography, I hardly know where to begin. From the moment I met Sam (the owner), I knew I was in the presence of an experienced businessman who knew what he was doing, and took great pride in giving superb service to his customers.

On my wedding day our photographer, Steve, was exceptionally patient with me. I was extremely emotional, but he helped me find a way to laugh so there were less tears and more smiles for his camera. "Think of your favorite funny story," he said. Sounds silly, but this really was the key to taming my emotions - way to go Steve! Our videographer was pretty awesome, too.

When I picked up my wedding album, I was moved to tears at the sheer beauty of its design and my pictures. My wedding day was incredibly special, the weather was perfect and every important moment was captured without fail.

Without question, I HIGHLY recommend Eivan's Photography to anyone looking to get the VERY BEST service from a company who is able to flawlessly capture and/or record a special moment in time.

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I am very disapointed in the low level of customer service with this company. My fiancee and I had a meeting in Naperville. The girl who typically works in Naperville was sick so we had our meeting with a gentleman from the Schaumburg office. We had a wonderful meeting with him and we enjoyed his company very much. We were discussing pricing and I had stated I recieved an email from the company with prices for a deal on video and photo. When the representative discussed this deal, he presented it with alterations and subtractions from packages that were not at all alluded to within the email, it simply presented a photo and a video package at a phenomenal price. The representative seemed genuinely interested in figuring out what he could do and assured us without any request of a timely response, that he would call or email by the next evening. Two weeks went by without any word, not even to tell us he needed more time to figure things out.

This presents two key problems: One, if a company advertises packages and prices in an email to customers, those prices as stated should be honored; and two, if a representative makes a big point of assuring customers of contact within a time frame, they should honor that and follow through as best they can. Had my fiancee and I either been told he would need a greater amount of time, or had he called to let us know he was still working on it and would get back to us soon, this review would not have the tone that it does. This was a rather unfortunate turn of events as they seem to have good products and services but without the follow through of customer service I can't feel comfortable working with this company. The gentleman in response to reviews and a customer service complaint has since responded and offered a generous consolation for these difficulties, but again, I couldn't feel comfortable at this point. Use your own discretion and look to reviews like this when seeking out vendors.

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I am very disapointed in the low level of customer service with this company. My fiancee and I had a meeting in Naperville. The girl who typically works in Naperville was sick so we had our meeting with a gentleman from the Schaumburg office. We had a wonderful meeting with him and we enjoyed his company very much. We were discussing pricing and I had stated I recieved an email from the company with prices for a deal on video and photo. When the representative discussed this deal, he presented it with alterations and subtractions from packages that were not at all alluded to within the email, it simply presented a photo and a video package at a phenomenal price. The representative seemed genuinely interested in figuring out what he could do and assured us without any request of a timely response, that he would call or email by the next evening. Two weeks went by without any word, not even to tell us he needed more time to figure things out.

This presents two key problems: One, if a company advertises packages and prices in an email to customers, those prices as stated should be honored; and two, if a representative makes a big point of assuring customers of contact within a time frame, they should honor that and follow through as best they can. Had my fiancee and I either been told he would need a greater amount of time, or had he called to let us know he was still working on it and would get back to us soon, this review would not have the tone that it does. This was a rather unfortunate turn of events as they seem to have good products and services but without the follow through of customer service I can't feel comfortable working with this company. The gentleman in response to reviews and a customer service complaint has since responded and offered a generous consolation for these difficulties, but again, I couldn't feel comfortable at this point. Use your own discretion and look to reviews like this when seeking out vendors.

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Our wedding was on April 15, 2011. Eivan's did a wonderful job with scheduling our photographer's arrival to my home for pictures, to the church and to the reception site. The pictures were polished and beautiful. Eivan's retouched photos that needed it and also worked with us regarding pricing for our package. We also got a free album album upgrade! If you are looking for photo/video services in the Chicago area, you should consider Eivan's. Their photography staff is professional, experienced and considerate of the bride and groom. They are also very fun to work with!

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Our wedding was on April 15, 2011. Eivan's did a wonderful job with scheduling our photographer's arrival to my home for pictures, to the church and to the reception site. The pictures were polished and beautiful. Eivan's retouched photos that needed it and also worked with us regarding pricing for our package. We also got a free album album upgrade! If you are looking for photo/video services in the Chicago area, you should consider Eivan's. Their photography staff is professional, experienced and considerate of the bride and groom. They are also very fun to work with!

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Consider getting married twice!!! Yes that's correct. This company was hired to video my wedding and reception and they did such a poor job that the owner offered to redue the video of the wedding again. So I dressed up again, went to the

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Consider getting married twice!!! Yes that's correct. This company was hired to video my wedding and reception and they did such a poor job that the owner offered to redue the video of the wedding again. So I dressed up again, went to the

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My husband and I first utilized Eivan??s photography services three years ago for our wedding on July 6, 2008. We were provided with professional high quality work and they even went above and beyond on our actual wedding. Our limo driver was extremely late, but the photographer stepped in and helped drive the bridesmaids to the church so the ceremony could proceed on time.

We were so pleased with the photographer??s fine eye for detail and the creative talent that went into designing our wedding album that we eagerly returned this year for maternity pictures to celebrate our first baby. Since we had such a good experience with our wedding photographer, we requested him again. We had yet another wonderful experience with Eivan??s.

As a result of the outstanding service we received in both of our experiences, Eivan??s has become our preferred photographer for capturing treasured moments. We are excited about the birth of our new baby and looking forward to returning to Eivan??s for birth announcement photos and our first family portrait. We were so delighted with the personalized service we received that we??ve shared our experience with family and friends. As a result, Eivan??s will be photographing two additional weddings this year. Thank you Eivan??s for your expert photography and superb customer service!

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★★★★★

My husband and I first utilized Eivan??s photography services three years ago for our wedding on July 6, 2008. We were provided with professional high quality work and they even went above and beyond on our actual wedding. Our limo driver was extremely late, but the photographer stepped in and helped drive the bridesmaids to the church so the ceremony could proceed on time.

We were so pleased with the photographer??s fine eye for detail and the creative talent that went into designing our wedding album that we eagerly returned this year for maternity pictures to celebrate our first baby. Since we had such a good experience with our wedding photographer, we requested him again. We had yet another wonderful experience with Eivan??s.

As a result of the outstanding service we received in both of our experiences, Eivan??s has become our preferred photographer for capturing treasured moments. We are excited about the birth of our new baby and looking forward to returning to Eivan??s for birth announcement photos and our first family portrait. We were so delighted with the personalized service we received that we??ve shared our experience with family and friends. As a result, Eivan??s will be photographing two additional weddings this year. Thank you Eivan??s for your expert photography and superb customer service!

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If you are looking for excellent videography, professional and reliable service, Eivan's is the best in the business. They did an excellent capturing all our special moments that my husband and I can look at over and over.

Thanks Eivan's
Vanicia & Ricky

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If you are looking for excellent videography, professional and reliable service, Eivan's is the best in the business. They did an excellent capturing all our special moments that my husband and I can look at over and over.

Thanks Eivan's
Vanicia & Ricky

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I was looking for a photographer and videographer for an affordable price and great quality and i found it at Eivans. Great customer service, very professional. Anytime i had a question i emailed or called and they were very quick on getting back to me. Loved their work. Pictures turned out amazing along with my video. I spent 2000 and received so much from them it was worth every dollar.

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I was looking for a photographer and videographer for an affordable price and great quality and i found it at Eivans. Great customer service, very professional. Anytime i had a question i emailed or called and they were very quick on getting back to me. Loved their work. Pictures turned out amazing along with my video. I spent 2000 and received so much from them it was worth every dollar.

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I am very happy with my experience with Eivan's. The staff, especially Sam/ president, always treated us with respect and wanted to make sure we were happy with the results. We really liked our photographer, Roberto, because he made us feel comfortable and relaxed when taking the pictures. The shots turned out so beautiful- it was hard to chose favorites! The albums are just gorgeous- professional and artistically done. Thank you to everyone at Eivan's for such a wonderful job!

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I am very happy with my experience with Eivan's. The staff, especially Sam/ president, always treated us with respect and wanted to make sure we were happy with the results. We really liked our photographer, Roberto, because he made us feel comfortable and relaxed when taking the pictures. The shots turned out so beautiful- it was hard to chose favorites! The albums are just gorgeous- professional and artistically done. Thank you to everyone at Eivan's for such a wonderful job!

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Eivan's did our wedding photos in Oct,2010 and what a great experience it was. Our photographer was awesome we had no clue on what kind of poses we should take and he was a natural and made us look great! The photos came out fantastic I especially love our albulm! I will definitely recommend Eivan's to my friends & family. The price is right, the service is great & the quality is Fantastic!

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Eivan's did our wedding photos in Oct,2010 and what a great experience it was. Our photographer was awesome we had no clue on what kind of poses we should take and he was a natural and made us look great! The photos came out fantastic I especially love our albulm! I will definitely recommend Eivan's to my friends & family. The price is right, the service is great & the quality is Fantastic!

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I called today to ask a couple of questions about the packages listed. Very simple questions. The man on the other line would give me no details and kept saying come in....come in. This is odd. When doing research with the company I found complaints on the Better Business Bureau and a lawsuit. I am not bashing the company but as a consumer if someone cannot answer your questions somethings not right! Has anyone else out there come across this?

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I called today to ask a couple of questions about the packages listed. Very simple questions. The man on the other line would give me no details and kept saying come in....come in. This is odd. When doing research with the company I found complaints on the Better Business Bureau and a lawsuit. I am not bashing the company but as a consumer if someone cannot answer your questions somethings not right! Has anyone else out there come across this?

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The service that my husband and I recieved for our Sept. 2010 wedding was remarkable. Sam was kind and patient as he created a package that fit our needs and budget. The photographer Bill actually took our engagement pictures as well and he was extremely helpfull. Overall the service was excellent and i would definately refer anyone to them!!!

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The service that my husband and I recieved for our Sept. 2010 wedding was remarkable. Sam was kind and patient as he created a package that fit our needs and budget. The photographer Bill actually took our engagement pictures as well and he was extremely helpfull. Overall the service was excellent and i would definately refer anyone to them!!!

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Eivans photography did my wedding last year(July 2010). Eivans provided me with exceptional service. Sam (president) went up and beyond with exceeding my expections. I highly recommend Eivans photography to everyone their customer service and quality of their work is OUTSTANDING!

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Eivans photography did my wedding last year(July 2010). Eivans provided me with exceptional service. Sam (president) went up and beyond with exceeding my expections. I highly recommend Eivans photography to everyone their customer service and quality of their work is OUTSTANDING!

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Eivan's was the best choice I made for my wedding pictures and video. These people are professional and caring and they will go above and beyond for their clients because that is exactly what they did for our wedding. I honestly think that for what we spent at Eivan's, it was totally worth it. No regret at all. Not one mistake did they make during our wedding date and I have recommended them to a lot of my friends and family, and even couples we meet at events. Check them out and you will fall in love with their work, I guarantee it.

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Eivan's was the best choice I made for my wedding pictures and video. These people are professional and caring and they will go above and beyond for their clients because that is exactly what they did for our wedding. I honestly think that for what we spent at Eivan's, it was totally worth it. No regret at all. Not one mistake did they make during our wedding date and I have recommended them to a lot of my friends and family, and even couples we meet at events. Check them out and you will fall in love with their work, I guarantee it.

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Eivan's provides a very personalized experience from the initial contract visit all the way through to picking up the final products. On the day of my wedding, our photographer was on time very helpful in catching exactly the candid moments My husband and I were looking for. Our experience was great and well worth the investment. I would recommend Eivan's to all of my friends, family and even complete strangers. ;-)

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Eivan's provides a very personalized experience from the initial contract visit all the way through to picking up the final products. On the day of my wedding, our photographer was on time very helpful in catching exactly the candid moments My husband and I were looking for. Our experience was great and well worth the investment. I would recommend Eivan's to all of my friends, family and even complete strangers. ;-)

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We chose Eivan's for their skill in photography, as evidenced by the photos on their studio. We were not disappointed. The pictures were beautiful. The only thing - and this is cautionary - we were expecting all the pictures on the disk, which we are receiving. But, we did not read carefully, and they are low resolution! We would have negiated otherwise....we would have liked "proofs" of all the pictures. But our photographers were wonderful, pleasant and skilled! I would recommend them.

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★★★★★

We chose Eivan's for their skill in photography, as evidenced by the photos on their studio. We were not disappointed. The pictures were beautiful. The only thing - and this is cautionary - we were expecting all the pictures on the disk, which we are receiving. But, we did not read carefully, and they are low resolution! We would have negiated otherwise....we would have liked "proofs" of all the pictures. But our photographers were wonderful, pleasant and skilled! I would recommend them.

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To future customers: Beware of the negative reviews...Like my title says....

To the lady who sued Eivan's...Well duh! If you ever do business with someone you need to have things clear and in writing. The advice you give about having everything in writing is obvious. If you didn't, then it was YOU who messed up. I can't believe you were even awarded anything in court!

To Mike and Leah--you can't say lies about the photographers that IS slander. You can state your opinion about your experience but when you flat out lie that is unacceptable. I hope they win the court battle! As a caterer I see similar things- They don't order enough food, even after the caterer suggests it, then when they run out it's the caterers fault not their own! I can just imagine a Bridezilla being late to her own wedding and then blaming it on the photographer. LOL, you are ridiculous!!

As for me -I met with AJ and he was awesome. I forgot about my first meeting and he was so nice and forgiving about it & immediately rescheduled with me the next day. The prices are unbeatable-I know, I've looked. Many places start their services at $595 but give you nothing for it. Here, their basic package provides you with an album! A+ so far, guys.

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To future customers: Beware of the negative reviews...Like my title says....

To the lady who sued Eivan's...Well duh! If you ever do business with someone you need to have things clear and in writing. The advice you give about having everything in writing is obvious. If you didn't, then it was YOU who messed up. I can't believe you were even awarded anything in court!

To Mike and Leah--you can't say lies about the photographers that IS slander. You can state your opinion about your experience but when you flat out lie that is unacceptable. I hope they win the court battle! As a caterer I see similar things- They don't order enough food, even after the caterer suggests it, then when they run out it's the caterers fault not their own! I can just imagine a Bridezilla being late to her own wedding and then blaming it on the photographer. LOL, you are ridiculous!!

As for me -I met with AJ and he was awesome. I forgot about my first meeting and he was so nice and forgiving about it & immediately rescheduled with me the next day. The prices are unbeatable-I know, I've looked. Many places start their services at $595 but give you nothing for it. Here, their basic package provides you with an album! A+ so far, guys.

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I was recently married in June and I used the services of Eivans Photography. I looked at about 10 other places and no one could provide me with a better package deal and quality of pictures. Sam was there to help me with all of my concerns and made this process as seamless as possible. Not only would I use his services again but I will recommend them to other friends and families.

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I was recently married in June and I used the services of Eivans Photography. I looked at about 10 other places and no one could provide me with a better package deal and quality of pictures. Sam was there to help me with all of my concerns and made this process as seamless as possible. Not only would I use his services again but I will recommend them to other friends and families.

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I just returned from my initial consultation with Eivan's and I feel compelled to clear the air about this company. A.J. not only opened the office an hour early to accommodate me, but he sat with me for over two hours and answered every question I had. During no point during the consultation did I feel that I was being pressured or that is was all a sales pitch. A.J. was friendly and personable yet very professional. I told him what I wanted in my package and he was able to assess my needs and match me up properly. I was pleasantly surprised at how much you get with the package for the cost.

Now before I went into Eivan's I read all the reviews and still went in for my consultation. I brought the negative reviews up with A.J. (because there are always two sides to a story) and he explained the situations to me very clearly. It's obvious that people tend to flip the story around when the outcome isn't in their favor. Typical.

Please DO NOT let the nay-sayers below give you an ill impression of this company. I had sat with over five different photography companies but after my thorough consultation with Eivan's, I immediately booked because of how comfortable and happy I felt with A.J. and Eivan's. A.J. went over the contract with me over three times so I fully understood it. (I have a degree in English, not Law)...Give Eivan's a chance and you will NOT be disappointed. I look forward to my upcoming engagement session with Eivan's and will update again.

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★★★★★

I just returned from my initial consultation with Eivan's and I feel compelled to clear the air about this company. A.J. not only opened the office an hour early to accommodate me, but he sat with me for over two hours and answered every question I had. During no point during the consultation did I feel that I was being pressured or that is was all a sales pitch. A.J. was friendly and personable yet very professional. I told him what I wanted in my package and he was able to assess my needs and match me up properly. I was pleasantly surprised at how much you get with the package for the cost.

Now before I went into Eivan's I read all the reviews and still went in for my consultation. I brought the negative reviews up with A.J. (because there are always two sides to a story) and he explained the situations to me very clearly. It's obvious that people tend to flip the story around when the outcome isn't in their favor. Typical.

Please DO NOT let the nay-sayers below give you an ill impression of this company. I had sat with over five different photography companies but after my thorough consultation with Eivan's, I immediately booked because of how comfortable and happy I felt with A.J. and Eivan's. A.J. went over the contract with me over three times so I fully understood it. (I have a degree in English, not Law)...Give Eivan's a chance and you will NOT be disappointed. I look forward to my upcoming engagement session with Eivan's and will update again.

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It is coming up to my first year anniversary and I made a promise to Sam that I would continue to proclaim my love for their services and dedication to my needs as their client. Sam was initially very professional when we first met him. The details and specifics of the contract were his number one priority. It was his intent to make sure we understood all that was included in our package and I greatly appreciated his attention to detail. Once the business aspect was concluded and we made our decision to hire Eivan's to document the most important day of our life, the relationship quickly turned into a partnership. The engagement session was set up and we were blessed to have worked with one of their photographers, Bill. Bill is not only an incredible addition to the Evian's team, he was exactly the personality that we were looking for. His humor and ability to connect with us almost instantly was comforting. The wedding consisted of 300 people from all walks of life and the last thing I wanted was someone with NO personality. Sam was able to schedule Bill to capture not only our engagement session but also our wedding day. Sam was always available when I started getting nervous about the details of planning a large wedding. When it came down to just one week before the wedding, I requested for a second photographer to be added. I was concerned that with the amount of people that responded I would not have all the pictures I wanted. At this point in the game, the extra money was worth it. Sam was able to schedule a second photographer, Matt, to meet at the church. My trust in Eivan's is clear when I contracted not only two photographers but their videographer, Vic. The Evian's family was able to capture 2000 pictures of our wedding day that we continue to get compliments about one year later. Our video was absolutely amazing! Their dedication to the photography profession and the professional yet personal manner in which they run their business is hands down what we signed up for. I continue to spread the word of Eivan's with nothing but sincerest satisfaction. I will be contacting them when it is time to capture the second most important part of my life, my children. Thank you Eivan's family! I continue to spread your name! Best Wishes! Sincerely, Justin and TiffanyThis review was copied from yelp.com

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It is coming up to my first year anniversary and I made a promise to Sam that I would continue to proclaim my love for their services and dedication to my needs as their client. Sam was initially very professional when we first met him. The details and specifics of the contract were his number one priority. It was his intent to make sure we understood all that was included in our package and I greatly appreciated his attention to detail. Once the business aspect was concluded and we made our decision to hire Eivan's to document the most important day of our life, the relationship quickly turned into a partnership. The engagement session was set up and we were blessed to have worked with one of their photographers, Bill. Bill is not only an incredible addition to the Evian's team, he was exactly the personality that we were looking for. His humor and ability to connect with us almost instantly was comforting. The wedding consisted of 300 people from all walks of life and the last thing I wanted was someone with NO personality. Sam was able to schedule Bill to capture not only our engagement session but also our wedding day. Sam was always available when I started getting nervous about the details of planning a large wedding. When it came down to just one week before the wedding, I requested for a second photographer to be added. I was concerned that with the amount of people that responded I would not have all the pictures I wanted. At this point in the game, the extra money was worth it. Sam was able to schedule a second photographer, Matt, to meet at the church. My trust in Eivan's is clear when I contracted not only two photographers but their videographer, Vic. The Evian's family was able to capture 2000 pictures of our wedding day that we continue to get compliments about one year later. Our video was absolutely amazing! Their dedication to the photography profession and the professional yet personal manner in which they run their business is hands down what we signed up for. I continue to spread the word of Eivan's with nothing but sincerest satisfaction. I will be contacting them when it is time to capture the second most important part of my life, my children. Thank you Eivan's family! I continue to spread your name! Best Wishes! Sincerely, Justin and TiffanyThis review was copied from yelp.com

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Dear Jennifer & John,

We wish you had agreed to our offers prior to going to court. You would be $3750.00 richer today and would have avoided all the costs and anguish associated with it.

We apologize for your trouble and you may still order your edited images from our website with your previous password.
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Dear Jennifer & John,

We wish you had agreed to our offers prior to going to court. You would be $3750.00 richer today and would have avoided all the costs and anguish associated with it.

We apologize for your trouble and you may still order your edited images from our website with your previous password.
Thank you for your feedback, we greatly appreciate it.

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My husband and I just finished a lawsuit lasting 5 months, against Sam Jalouga of Eivan??s Photography. After pre-paying for out package a year in advance and exhausting all additional resources, we ended up ??settling? for a partial refund and 143 unedited photos that my seven yr. old could have taken! It is our opinions, we ultimately ended up being the victims of a classic ??bait and switch? scam. If you do not heed our warning and still consider doing business with Siad Jalouga, AKA Sam, make sure you exhaust all resources when completing your contract! You Have To Make Sure Everything Is In Writing! Do not rely on any type of verbal assurances promising delivery of anything not clearly defined in writing. Have everything in writing, no matter how important or unimportant it may seem. It may also be in any consumer??s best interest to check with the Better Business Bureau and other review and review sites before making any decisions. There is a lot of very valuable information out there on this individual and how he conducts business! After looking up Eivan??s Photography on the BBB, under the contract section it states, ??As with any business transaction, be sure to read all agreements, guarantees, and instructions before signing. Do not be pressured into signing an agreement before you are ready and you understand all terms and conditions. Make sure all oral promises are put in writing. Be wary of vaguely worded provisions, exclusions or limitations which could pose a problem later.? My husband and I wish you the best of luck in your photographer search! Good Luck!

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My husband and I just finished a lawsuit lasting 5 months, against Sam Jalouga of Eivan??s Photography. After pre-paying for out package a year in advance and exhausting all additional resources, we ended up ??settling? for a partial refund and 143 unedited photos that my seven yr. old could have taken! It is our opinions, we ultimately ended up being the victims of a classic ??bait and switch? scam. If you do not heed our warning and still consider doing business with Siad Jalouga, AKA Sam, make sure you exhaust all resources when completing your contract! You Have To Make Sure Everything Is In Writing! Do not rely on any type of verbal assurances promising delivery of anything not clearly defined in writing. Have everything in writing, no matter how important or unimportant it may seem. It may also be in any consumer??s best interest to check with the Better Business Bureau and other review and review sites before making any decisions. There is a lot of very valuable information out there on this individual and how he conducts business! After looking up Eivan??s Photography on the BBB, under the contract section it states, ??As with any business transaction, be sure to read all agreements, guarantees, and instructions before signing. Do not be pressured into signing an agreement before you are ready and you understand all terms and conditions. Make sure all oral promises are put in writing. Be wary of vaguely worded provisions, exclusions or limitations which could pose a problem later.? My husband and I wish you the best of luck in your photographer search! Good Luck!

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I know my review is long, but it??s honest and worth the reading! When my husband & I first set out to search for a photographer and videographer, we knew they had to be someone fantastic! The way we looked at it is, our wedding day comes once, and all you have left from that day (that seems to go by in an instant), is your photos and video. That??s all, just wonderful memories to cherish forever and pass on for generations to come. So when we met with Eivan??s, the choice was clear that they would be perfect to capturing the most important day in our lives. What a smart choice we made! Not one disappointment came from us, because they went above and beyond then what we expected. Leading all the way up to the day of our wedding, Eivan??s staff met with us on numerous occasions and was open to helping us create a package that suited our needs. We don??t know what we would have done without Sam (Eivan??s President), responding to all our emails so promptly and answering all of our questions. He is truly a considerate, caring and accommodating person to work with, that constantly focused on our needs and wants and making us happy. Such wonderful customer service!
We were extremely impressed with how amazing our photos for our wedding turned out, and we had so many to choose from! There were pictures that were taken from our wedding day, that to us, are priceless! Not to mention how lovely our wedding video turned out and anyone that has viewed it got a little teary eyed, because the moments were captured so perfectly. Our photographers & videographers (AJ, Bill and Victor), really set out to capture the beauty and magic of our special day and succeeded beyond all expectations! They were all truly exceptional to work with. What a fun group of people to have by your side, capturing your wedding day. They were more than just professionals, but extremely talented and gifted people. Our special day was made magical because of their friendliness and professionalism that is so hard to come by in the world of photography and video. They made it so easy and comfortable for us, especially knowing how stressful planning and having a wedding can be! They really made this event in our lives spectacular and unforgettable!
We know that in the future we will not only continue to refer people to Eivan??s, but we will continue to be a customer!

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I know my review is long, but it??s honest and worth the reading! When my husband & I first set out to search for a photographer and videographer, we knew they had to be someone fantastic! The way we looked at it is, our wedding day comes once, and all you have left from that day (that seems to go by in an instant), is your photos and video. That??s all, just wonderful memories to cherish forever and pass on for generations to come. So when we met with Eivan??s, the choice was clear that they would be perfect to capturing the most important day in our lives. What a smart choice we made! Not one disappointment came from us, because they went above and beyond then what we expected. Leading all the way up to the day of our wedding, Eivan??s staff met with us on numerous occasions and was open to helping us create a package that suited our needs. We don??t know what we would have done without Sam (Eivan??s President), responding to all our emails so promptly and answering all of our questions. He is truly a considerate, caring and accommodating person to work with, that constantly focused on our needs and wants and making us happy. Such wonderful customer service!
We were extremely impressed with how amazing our photos for our wedding turned out, and we had so many to choose from! There were pictures that were taken from our wedding day, that to us, are priceless! Not to mention how lovely our wedding video turned out and anyone that has viewed it got a little teary eyed, because the moments were captured so perfectly. Our photographers & videographers (AJ, Bill and Victor), really set out to capture the beauty and magic of our special day and succeeded beyond all expectations! They were all truly exceptional to work with. What a fun group of people to have by your side, capturing your wedding day. They were more than just professionals, but extremely talented and gifted people. Our special day was made magical because of their friendliness and professionalism that is so hard to come by in the world of photography and video. They made it so easy and comfortable for us, especially knowing how stressful planning and having a wedding can be! They really made this event in our lives spectacular and unforgettable!
We know that in the future we will not only continue to refer people to Eivan??s, but we will continue to be a customer!

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Eivan's Photography did my wedding this past July and the pictures from my wedding turned out GREAT!! My photographer was so patient and professional the entire day. After I selected my final pictures for my wedding album Sam J. (the owner)walked me through putting my album together and made sure I didn't have any difficulties. They've definately won my trust and business for a very long time. - Kim B.

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Eivan's Photography did my wedding this past July and the pictures from my wedding turned out GREAT!! My photographer was so patient and professional the entire day. After I selected my final pictures for my wedding album Sam J. (the owner)walked me through putting my album together and made sure I didn't have any difficulties. They've definately won my trust and business for a very long time. - Kim B.

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My name is Matt, I was the photographer for Leah??s wedding. Let me start off by saying congratulations to both the bride and the groom on your marriage and pregnancy.
It has been my pleasure to work with Sam and the rest of his employees at Eivan??s. He is a man with pride and passion for his work and demands excellence for his clients. I have on several occasions seen Sam go above and beyond for his clients to ensure their happiness.
I photograph weddings because it is what I love to do? I am dedicated to capturing all of the right moments and preserving these precious memories forever. I have shot over 30 weddings this season alone and all of the Brides have been thrilled with their images, as well as my character during the event. I would have thought Leah??s wedding to be no different. Before I left the event for the day; Leah gave me a hug and Mike thanked me for being such a great guy. When I read this post, I was simply shocked.
Thank God we live in a country that allows us freedom of speech, giving us the right to share our opinions in forums such as this. However, there is a difference between an opinion, a statement of fact, and a lie. If you were unhappy with the images taken at your wedding, you have that right to say that? that is your opinion. If you did not think I was nice, or did a good job as a general statement, you have the right to say that? that is your opinion.
You cannot say I didn??t call you? that is a lie? I did call you. You cannot say that it is only because you called me that I knew where to be and at what time. I knew exactly where to be and at what time. I called you to confirm this, and I was early to the event. I was scheduled to start at 9:45am and my first picture was taken at 9:41am. You cannot say that I didn??t take pictures of you with your bridesmaids, or your groom with his groomsmen? I did. All of the ??simple shots? you said I missed were captured, they are sharp and well exposed. Stating that I missed these shots is a complete lie. If you remember correctly Leah, it was you that arrived late to the banquet hall, it was you that was having a panic attack and didn??t want your pictures taken when you arrived. Yet, I still took pictures of you with your bridesmaids around you trying to calm you down. Was I supposed to interrupt you and pose your bridesmaids around you in the middle of that? I think not.
Leah and Mike, I want you both to know that I really do wish you the best, but I am deeply frustrated that you would make such lies about my work for some unknown reason, personal gain or otherwise? it doesn??t matter? these are slanderous remarks.
Mike, your remarks about Eivan??s ??squeezing blood from this turnip? is unwarranted. You are willing to make slanderous remarks about a man that has spent most of his life to build his business, attack my work, and yet you are the victim? It is clear that your purpose in this post is to steer business away from Eivan??s. You mention your struggling family, do you think the people at Eivan??s don??t have a families? Do you think that I don??t? What did you think would be result of your slanderous remarks?
To everyone reading this post, please believe me I wish Mike and Leah only the best? I simply want all of facts to be known.

Thanks,
Matt

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My name is Matt, I was the photographer for Leah??s wedding. Let me start off by saying congratulations to both the bride and the groom on your marriage and pregnancy.
It has been my pleasure to work with Sam and the rest of his employees at Eivan??s. He is a man with pride and passion for his work and demands excellence for his clients. I have on several occasions seen Sam go above and beyond for his clients to ensure their happiness.
I photograph weddings because it is what I love to do? I am dedicated to capturing all of the right moments and preserving these precious memories forever. I have shot over 30 weddings this season alone and all of the Brides have been thrilled with their images, as well as my character during the event. I would have thought Leah??s wedding to be no different. Before I left the event for the day; Leah gave me a hug and Mike thanked me for being such a great guy. When I read this post, I was simply shocked.
Thank God we live in a country that allows us freedom of speech, giving us the right to share our opinions in forums such as this. However, there is a difference between an opinion, a statement of fact, and a lie. If you were unhappy with the images taken at your wedding, you have that right to say that? that is your opinion. If you did not think I was nice, or did a good job as a general statement, you have the right to say that? that is your opinion.
You cannot say I didn??t call you? that is a lie? I did call you. You cannot say that it is only because you called me that I knew where to be and at what time. I knew exactly where to be and at what time. I called you to confirm this, and I was early to the event. I was scheduled to start at 9:45am and my first picture was taken at 9:41am. You cannot say that I didn??t take pictures of you with your bridesmaids, or your groom with his groomsmen? I did. All of the ??simple shots? you said I missed were captured, they are sharp and well exposed. Stating that I missed these shots is a complete lie. If you remember correctly Leah, it was you that arrived late to the banquet hall, it was you that was having a panic attack and didn??t want your pictures taken when you arrived. Yet, I still took pictures of you with your bridesmaids around you trying to calm you down. Was I supposed to interrupt you and pose your bridesmaids around you in the middle of that? I think not.
Leah and Mike, I want you both to know that I really do wish you the best, but I am deeply frustrated that you would make such lies about my work for some unknown reason, personal gain or otherwise? it doesn??t matter? these are slanderous remarks.
Mike, your remarks about Eivan??s ??squeezing blood from this turnip? is unwarranted. You are willing to make slanderous remarks about a man that has spent most of his life to build his business, attack my work, and yet you are the victim? It is clear that your purpose in this post is to steer business away from Eivan??s. You mention your struggling family, do you think the people at Eivan??s don??t have a families? Do you think that I don??t? What did you think would be result of your slanderous remarks?
To everyone reading this post, please believe me I wish Mike and Leah only the best? I simply want all of facts to be known.

Thanks,
Matt

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Eivan's photography has informed my wife and I that they are suing us for slander because my wife posted her dissatisfaction with them on yelp.com. I have taken it upon myself to inform the public of this, because I do not want other married couples to be threatened as we have. I thought that we were free to be dissatisfied; I also thought this was a free country where people are allowed to state their opinions in open forums without fear of reprisal. The decision they have made to sue us has pushed me to write this review. I would not recommend this company to ANYONE.

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Eivan's photography has informed my wife and I that they are suing us for slander because my wife posted her dissatisfaction with them on yelp.com. I have taken it upon myself to inform the public of this, because I do not want other married couples to be threatened as we have. I thought that we were free to be dissatisfied; I also thought this was a free country where people are allowed to state their opinions in open forums without fear of reprisal. The decision they have made to sue us has pushed me to write this review. I would not recommend this company to ANYONE.

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Very Friendly Staff, quality work with your pics for any occasion! Best of all affordable. I was able to see his work at a recent wedding, and I loved the work he di. I would definately recommend them again!

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Very Friendly Staff, quality work with your pics for any occasion! Best of all affordable. I was able to see his work at a recent wedding, and I loved the work he di. I would definately recommend them again!

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