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Photography in South Thomaston,
(207) 542-0093
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  • 27 Reviews


    Brianne

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  • James is one of the best vendor choices we made. He was highly recommended to us by the venue coordinator when we booked our wedding. As soon as we saw his work, I immediately said "I NEED him to shoot our wedding!". We instantly clicked on our first call with him. His vision and style of photography fit exactly what we were looking for. We booked him after that very first call! we actually didn't speak to or consider any other photographers! That's how much we loved him and his work from the start. James was always very professional and easy to get in touch with. Early on, we had absolutely no idea what were were doing, but James walked us through everything from start to finish. We first had James take our engagement photos a few months before the wedding and he did an absolutely stunning job! Having photos professionally taken can be really awkward, but James is super laid back and fun and immediately helps take those nerves away. We had our engagement photos taken in Camden Maine... Read more

    Kathleen

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  • We are absolutely thrilled with our wedding pictures from James! There are so many wonderful pictures to choose from (and I honestly can’t believe how good he made me look!). The pictures are artful, creative, playful, and I believe he truly captured our love story. I could tell there was something distinctive about James’ work when I was doing my research – his work is special. I am so very glad he was available for our wedding. He was such fun to work with, and he gave us the most beautiful photos to remember such a remarkable day. Thank you, James!

    Audrey

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  • Flax studios is the only photography company you need to consider for your wedding day. My wife and I had the pleasure of working with James for our August nuptials, and we were set at ease with his approach and overall care that he took to make our day special. He was able to communicate with us effectively his style of photography, and how the order of events was going to play out, and he made it seamless. There are so many photos of candid moments from our family and friends and we still continue to look at to this day, and we are continually elated with the results. He was able to make use of our venue to create moments that we may not have otherwise thought of, and those areas we did have in mind, he blew our expectations out of the water, and was able to capture those scenes better than we could imagine. He has a laid back but professional approach, confident in his ability to take pictures. James makes his subjects look and feel a level of comfort, we don’t think that an... Read more

    Danielle May

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  • We can't possibly say enough about how wonderful James was to work with, both leading up to our wedding and on the big day. We had some sensitive family situations to work through, but James had the perfect solution to everything. He made everyone feel so comfortable and really listened to the things we were most excited about to make sure he captured those moments. We will cherish our wedding photos forever and feel so fortunate to have had the chance to work with him. Thanks James!

    Abigail

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  • James was the perfect person to photograph our wedding. All of his photographs were beautiful, and he never pulled us away from our party. He was able to capture us enjoying every moment of the day. James always listened to what we wanted and had recommendations to make things run smoothly.

    Heather Quintal

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  • James was EXCELLENT from start to finish he produced pictures that were authentic and real - from candids to formals and his eye for lighting is impeccable! His standards are high so his quality is incomparable. His photos are stunning. We chose James because we loved his work (specifically his night sky photos - so cool - granted you can’t always get them especially if it’s a full moon!) and he wasn’t like every other wedding photographer!! He didn’t have the cheesy, staged wedding photos he had real, timeless photos that you’ll hang on your wall for a lifetime because they won’t go out of style. In our opinion, photos were the only thing you would have to really remember the day - and it’s a day that flys by so fast! We are so grateful to have worked with James and that we chose him to capture the Day!

    Hannah F

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  • If you need any significant event photographed in Maine, hire James with Flax Studios. He is the best you will find anywhere. James photographed my wedding in August of 2017 and I am still getting compliments on our photos to this day. James has an incredible eye for photography and the pictures you get from him are breathtaking. James has a talent for capturing the setting just as beautifully as the people, and that for us, was what set him apart from other photographers. We loved seeing the photos of our guests throughout the wedding, which he captured perfectly. If you want the best pictures, you have to hire the best people to do the photography. Flax studios is the best.

    Laura

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  • We are so thrilled to have had James take our engagement photos and photograph our wedding day! We are absolutely in love with the photos! He did a beautiful job capturing the natural emotion and spirit of our special day. He made the planning process easy and rolled with our ideas. He is attentive to detail, timely and very responsive. His printing services are also top notch. The prints we ordered from him are of the best quality we have ever had printed. James is a true professional! We are so lucky to have found him. Thank you for everything, James!

    David

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  • We hired James to photograph our wedding and it was one of the best decisions we made! James was incredibly professional, took amazing photos and above all was a pleasure to work with. James went above and beyond the call of duty when we arranged for him to photograph my soon-to-be wife and I on her father’s sail boat in Camden harbor. We marooned James, with all of his camera gear, on a boat dock floating in the harbor and cruised past him. Not only did James get some amazing shots, but one of them was featured in Real Maine Weddings magazine! The rest of the time we spent working with James was also a pleasure. James specializes in flash, nighttime and celestial photography with a photo journalist style. He captured a ton of incredible shots that showcased our wedding and all the the fun had by our guests. However, James also highlighted his skill as the artist that he is working with shallow depth of field, extreme wide angles, lens flares and composite shots that make for ... Read more

    Matthew

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  • I can't say enough good things about James and Flax Studios! Seriously, from the initial meetings, to the engagement shoot, to making sure all our ducks were in a row and everything was scheduled/planned out for the wedding day, to the final product of the actual finished photos, EVERYTHING was amazing. We were planning our wedding in Boothbay Harbor remotely from Philly/CA. We decided to do the Engagement shoot with James so we could get a feel for him and his work. We were trying to schedule it so we could do it the same trip as the tasting, so we didn't have to make a 2nd trip to Maine. It was all last minute and frantic on our end, and he was very accommodating and nice about it. The pics were so good! He's really great at capturing some epic sky/outdoors/backdrops. He's really easy to work with, always nice and easy going, but also professional and making sure the job is getting done at the same time. He really helped guide us through the process and made sure we were all... Read more

    Ashley Spears

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  • James is hands-down the best wedding day photographer. My husband and I had a blast shooting with him and are more than pleased with our photos. James made us feel comfortable to be ourselves, which resulted in pictures that captured our personalities and love for one another perfectly. Going through the shots captured at our wedding and at blogs he has shared of other weddings he's done, it is clear that he puts great effort into creating breathtaking photos that are unique to each couple he works with.

    Nathan

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  • James was, in a word, fantastic! As a hobby photographer myself, I appreciated the PROFESSIONAL level of work that was delivered! James HAS the camera equipment and knowledge to use it! He provides such a high level of service that some may not even know how to appreciate it!

    Rosalie

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  • It's hard to sum up just how terrific our experience was with James as our wedding photographer! Right from the start we could tell how organized James was by taking the time to walk through what the day might look like. This helped put us at ease, it also was very helpful that we met James ahead of time for our engagement photos! We can't say enough about how happy we are with the end results! The photos are incredible and we were SO lucky to work with someone as professional, fun, reliable, punctual, and down to earth as James! You can not go wrong booking with him, however you will go wrong if you don't book him! We would highly recommend him to anyone we know looking for a photographer to capture once in a lifetime memories.

    Krista

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  • My husband and I cannot say enough about our wedding photographer James of Flax Studios! I had researched many photographers in the state and was immediately drawn to his style of photography, knowing I had to book him. Throughout planning our wedding, James was very organized and detail-oriented. He made time to talk over the phone to go over what visions I had, throw out ideas that I hadn't thought of, and help organize the formal pictures beforehand which was a big time saver. When our wedding day came, James was extremely professional, showing up on time and even capturing some of our last minute decorating moments before guests began to arrive. He was so much fun to work with and when our night ended, both my husband and I could not wait to see some of our photos! James took the time to capture not only the big moments of our day, but also the small, intimate moments. In looking through our photos, I was able to see many moments throughout our day that I wasn't able to witness whi... Read more

    Emi

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  • James was absolutely incredible to work with for our wedding. He was very flexible as far as the schedule for the day and really went above and beyond to get some amazing shots for our formals and bridal party. He also had a very laid back attitude that put both my husband and I at ease and I think really helped us to look comfortable in all of our photos! I would highly recommend him to anyone!

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