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King Street Photo Weddings is a boutique wedding photography company, that specializes in engagement, bridal portrait, weddings photography, family portrait, giving you the clients amazing service and imagery.

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Clayton B

15 September 2019

Michel made our wedding experience very fun! He made all of us feel comfortable and at ease during the ceremony and the photography before and after. He was very affordable and provided excellent photos for us to remember our special day. We appreciate his communication in preparation for the big day and with how quickly he sent our pictures to us. More...

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Kelly Dyches

9 September 2019

Hiring Michel was a rest decision. He was very professional and made sure he took photos of everyone and every shot we requested. He was fun to work with and got along great with our guests and wedding party. He had a great attitude and was focused on providing us the best photos, capturing intimate moments and unique shots that only a professional could capture. We highly recommend Michel! More...

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Nickolas Peters

18 August 2019

Michel of King Street Photo Weddings was efficient and created exactly the kind of artistic and family-style photos we were wanting. He arrived super early (my wife’s dad spotted him setting up at the venue around noon for a 5pm wedding) and he stayed late. He also didn’t charge a fee for traveling several hours. Due to the fact that our reception fell behind schedule, he gladly stayed even longer than expected to capture photos of every memorable event. He even brought rose petals for us to use for a special photo op after the ceremony. With 3 cameras on hand at all times, Michel was like an entire team of photographers in one person! And he also helped us stay on budget by cutting out things we didn’t need, such as an engagement shoot, and by using a single shooter approach rather than charging for multiple photographers. That being said, he wasn’t afraid to enlist our very helpful best man and bridesmaids for some small tasks during photo taking - which made everything go so smoothly. We feel that we got so much more than we paid for. Thank you, Michel. More...

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Geralynn Mckinney

25 July 2019

Michel Berda is a very artistic photographer. He really knows how to perfectly capture the day. He had taken many pictures that I wasn't aware of. My husband stated how he loved the fact that you didn't even know he was there. He did not take away from the ceremony, but I had seen pictures from all around the room. I never noticed him moving around. He contacted my daughter before the wedding and told her to give him a list of pictures that they wanted so the memories of the day will be what they wanted. He showed up that day with so much equipment. He wears a vest and we called the Rambo Photographer. He had everything he needed to make sure the lighting was right for each picture. He created a timeline and stuck to it making the day go smoothly. We got the pictures back in less than 2 weeks and they are amazing. I told my daughter that the photographer is the most important part of all the people hired because that is the person who will capture the day. The day goes so fast and its like a blur. Michel did an fabulous job with the important task he had to capture the day. Thank you Michel for the job you did for my daughter and son in law. You are more than a photographer, you are a true artist. If you want a perfect day, hire Michel! More...

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Emily

22 July 2019

Months ahead of the wedding, we worked with Michel to develop the perfect timeline that we ended up sharing with our planner and other vendors. He had great advice and had great suggestions for some shots. On the wedding day, he was super early, scouting out spots for our family photos and bridal shots. He joked with all of us and made the day comfortable. He kept us on schedule and made sure we got all of the shots we wanted. As a type A person, I had a list of pics I wanted and Michel worked hard to make sure all of them were achieved. He was helpful in other way too - the few weeks before the wedding when I was stressed about finding rose petals for a certain picture, Michel offered to pick them up for me so I didn't have to stress. He was able to capture the most amazing pictures- they were everything we could have hoped for! There are so many pictures that I love and want to frame. He was efficient in everything and made sure we got everything we wanted. We would definitely recommend Michel to any couple looking to get exactly what they want out of their wedding photos. More...

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Baylie Fry

27 April 2019

Michel Berda with King Street Photo Weddings was absolutely fantastic! He took his time to capture all of the precious moments — he does not rush you through at all. He takes pride in his work, and it shows through in the final product. We had a sunset session, and Michel had all the lighting and camera equipment to take photos in the day and night. Not only was his work product superb, but he is also very kind and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Michel for any photoshoot! More...

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Michael Griffin

22 March 2019

Recently I won a free Engagement Session with Michel. After speaking to Michel, I knew this would be the perfect opportunity to surprise my fiance by proposing to him, and letting Michel capture the moment and take other engagement photos for us.

Michel was immediately on-board and began helping me plan the location, time, and surprise proposal. On the day of, he arrived early for set up and discretely prepared to capture the moment. We have tons of beautiful pictures to hold on to and because of him, this is a day we will always remember and have great pictures to look back on.
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Delainey Tart

21 March 2019

Michel is a dream to work with! My Fiance and I had our engagement photoshoot planned with a different photographer originally but they had canceled our session for another couple two hours before we had originally scheduled (right after getting my hair done too). My Fiance called photographers all around the area to find someone to take our photos at the last second and Michel stepped up to the plate! within an hour, we were down at Hampton Park ready to go! He practically brought his entire studio with him (huge bags with several lenses, professional lighting, etc..) and gave us whatever we wanted! He made it so easy to pose for photos and gave us our full edited photos TWO DAYS later! What more could you want in a photographer? HIGHLY suggest going with Michel and his team :) More...

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Andy Schmidt

15 December 2018

Michel is a true professional who takes beautiful photos. The staged photographs were exactly what we wanted and Michel executed them wonderfully. Michel also has a gift for capturing candid moments. Highly recommend! More...

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Steven Cordina

28 November 2018

great to work with and captured every moment! Couldn't be anymore satisfied

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Lindsey

25 November 2018

When I first met Michel I knew he was the photographer I would book for our wedding! I met him at a bridal show where there were many other vendors booths, especially photographers. What stood out about Michel was that he was very personal, outgoing, and honest. He is very upfront with his services and pricing which stood out among others. After deciding to go with Michel he checked in with me several times before my bridal portraits and the wedding. He asked to see my idea board and was very open with my own visions. My bridal portraits were breathtaking and made me even more excited for our wedding day! Michel was more organized than I can even put into words! He runs a tight ship and you should not expect less from a professional! His work is out of this world! All of the family and wedding party loved his presence and were so blown away at our beautiful photos. On top of his amazing work- we got ALL of our photos (hundreds!!) within 18 days of our wedding! His talent, passion and expertise were evident in every single shot! I cannot emphasize how much of a disservice you are doing yourself if you do not choose King Street Photo Weddings to shoot your big day! He is highly recommended! More...

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Taylor

18 November 2018

Michel is very passionate about what he does and it shows from all of his creativity, effort, and positive energy while capturing all special moments throughout an entire day! We are so happy that we chose him to spend the day with us for our wedding at Legare Waring House. He is very professional and timely leading up to the big day in communication about timelines and specific moments that we wanted to remember forever. Michel does a great job of capturing the whole story from getting ready early morning, to guest group pictures at the reception, to send off at the end of the night. Our pictures are stunning and we were so excited to see them before we even got back from our honeymoon! We highly recommend Michel and thank him for his time and all of the sweet memories that we have to look back on because of him! More...

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Deanna Weilbacher

29 October 2018

Michel Berda is very reliable, regimented, and passionate. He was easily available to discuss details and returned emails within the day. He took the stress off of us by organizing a timeline and followed it closely. He took great shots and we were able to review our photos within a reasonable time; some within a couple weeks and almost all within 3 weeks. My husband and I highly recommend him. A++ More...

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Emily Baumstark

29 September 2018

I could not be happier with my experience with Michel. My fiancé and I went to a bridal show in Charleston and listened to Michel’s seminar of what to look for in a wedding photographer. Not only was the seminar useful, we won a Free Bridal Portrait session with him. Durning the preparation of the session, Michel was prompt in returning my emails and informative in his responses. He advised me on what to bring for the session and assured me that he would take care of the rest. We met him downtown Charleston and he was there with all of his equipment ready to photograph me. He came equipt with multiple cameras and lighting, and his advice to me to bring people was definitely helpful. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed and made sure that he got the right shots. He took his time with the 2 hour shoot and even continued taking photos after the sun went down and got stunning dramatic shots of me! I cannot day enough about his enthusiasm and dedication to get the perfect shot! More...

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Jake Friedman

29 September 2018

I hired Michele and King Street Photo Weddings to shoot my proposal in Charleston. I talked to many photographers about doing the shoot but none were nearly as passionate about it as Michele. Not only was he passionate but also extremely professional, making sure to stay in constant communication and being just sneaky enough about it not to ruin the surprise! His photos were awesome and he got some amazing shots of us, our families, and of course the big question! More...

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Jackb

7 September 2018

I hired Michele and King Street Photo Weddings to shoot my proposal in Charleston. I talked to many photographers about doing the shoot but none were nearly as passionate about it as Michele. Not only was he passionate but also extremely professional, making sure to stay in constant communication and being just sneaky enough about it not to ruin the surprise! His photos were awesome and he got some amazing shots of us, our families, and of course the big question! More...

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Scott Wexler

1 July 2018

We have had a wonderful experience using Michel and King Street Photo for our destination wedding on May 2018 in Hilton Head Island. We had a great phone interview with Michel before deciding to hire him. He probably spent close to 60 minutes answering all our questions from the photography side of it to the nuts and bolts of what we wanted and would be getting from him. We also picked his brain about venues and vendors. He had a ton of information regarding the area that he was willing to share and even helped us develop the wedding day time line in conjunction with our venue coordinator (The Dunes House which we loved!). He gave us as much control about decisions as we wanted and we felt very comfortable allowing him to have a lot of freedom. I truly feel this allowed him to capture the very artistic side of our beach wedding while meeting our very high expectations. We are over the moon happy with his very professional manner, wedding day execution, and the photos are amazing. Many of our friends and family commented on how our photographer was everywhere during our big day and the hardest working person there. I think he had three professional sized cameras on him at all times. We received images within a day or two to share with our family and friends who couldn't make it which was a nice touch. Without any hesitation I highly recommend King Street Photo for your wedding day photography. You won't be disappointed. More...

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Andrew Schmidt

1 July 2018

Michel Berda from King Street Photo was incredibly efficient and professional when photographing our wedding. He captured all of the important moments of our wedding, even moments we did not notice at the time. His use of space and light to capture beautiful images truly told the amazing story of our wedding! More...

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Christina Hunt

19 June 2018

Wow! I don't usually write reviews but I feel our experience with Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings deserves one. First off, my husband was the one that found Michel as he was researching photographers in the Charleston area for his families reunion. He had a choice of two photographers but the Marriott where we would be staying recommended Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings. After speaking with Michel on the phone my husband had a good feeling and went with him. I'm so glad he did, not only was Michel prompt but he brought almost his entire studio of photographic and lighting gear with him. The session was only supposed to last about 45 minutes and Michel went above and beyond and stayed until we captured every family which was well over 2+ hours. The shoot was this past Saturday night and we were not supposed to receive the pictures for at least 2 -3 weeks to allow for processing. However Michel once again blew us away and delivered the pictures today, Tuesday morning. I have worked with A LOT of family photographers and let's just say this has to be the BEST experience I have had with a photographer. Seriously, the pictures came out AMAZING and we will cherish them for years to come. If you are even considering Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings for your photos just book him now, you will not be disappointed!!! More...

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Christina

30 May 2018

Michel from King Street Photo Weddings WOWED me from my initial interaction with him. I reached out to 10-15 different photographers in Charleston. I was not impressed by any of them until I reached out to Michel.
He IMMEDIATELY responded to my emails and was VERY quick to get back to me with excellent attention to detail, understanding of what I would need on the day of my wedding, and offering to support me as I had not even chosen my venue/even visited Charleston. NO other photographer displayed the level of professionalism that Michel displayed.
He thoughtfully provided feedback that supported planning the day of!
Michel already gave me immense confidence and trust that he would provide photos to cherish for life. He consistently confirmed this over and over during the process (which helped my anxiety). He understood the importance of having him on our day.
We were supposed to get rain and even before our wedding he helped us to plan an alternative plan with promises of excellent photos if needed. Luckily the weather held out! Michel was early, so kind, positive, and confident and helped organize everyone before I arrived.
Michel captured our wedding with utmost professionalism! He kept us laughing, providing a plan for our photo session throughout Magnolia Plantations, and he crawled on the ground with Fire Ants, squatted in the bushes to get more artistic shots and was SO patient!! He also carried around his supportive photography lights throughout the Park and worked his butt off to make sure we were getting captivating pictures!
Michel also was flexible to split our time and even worked longer than we hired him for so that we could capture some sunset shots!!! I would love love love to do more photoshoot sessions with Michel in the future as he is not just an EXCELLENT AND TALENTED photographer, which he is. Michel is incredibly kind, so funny, so very professional, and takes his work extremely serious. Scott and I feel incredibly blessed!!!
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Christina M.

30 May 2018

Michel from King Street Photo Weddings WOWED me from my initial interaction with him. I began to research for the photographer we wanted to capture for the day I married my husband. My mother had already chosen the photographer she wanted me to use but I was not sold. So I started reaching out to 10-15 different photographers in Charleston. I was not impressed by any of them until I reached out to Michel.He IMMEDIATELY responded to my emails and was VERY quick to get back to me with excellent attention to detail, understanding of what I would need on the day of my wedding, and offering to support me as I had not even chosen my venue/even visited Charleston. NO other photographer displayed the level of professionalism that Michel displayed.I am usually on top of most details and to find someone that understood the urgency of how I work and to exceed my expectation is also VERY hard to find.Michel consulted me every step of the way. Scott and I decided to visit Charleston to scope out the area and Michel provided a list of places to visit and then we had a consultation to discuss where we wanted to get married and what shots we wanted to have the day of. I sent over an Itinerary and PowerPoint and he thoughtfully provided feedback that supported my organization and planning on the day off. Like for Real!!!!! !! Amazing!Michel already gave me immense confidence and trust that he would provide photos to cherish for life. He consistently confirmed this over and over during the process (which helped my anxiety). He understood the importance of having him on our day.We were supposed to get rain and even before our wedding he helped us to plan an alternative plan with promises of excellent photos if needed. Luckily the weather held out! Michel was early, so kind, positive, and confident and helped organize everyone before I arrived.Michel captured our wedding with utmost professionalism! He kept us laughing, providing a plan for our photo session throughout Magnolia Plantations, and encouraged me to relax to get better shots.He crawled on the ground with Fire Ants, squatted in the bushes to get more artistic shots and was SO patient!! He also carried around his supportive photography lights throughout the Park and worked his butt off to make sure we were getting captivating pictures!Michel also was flexible to split our time and even worked longer than we hired him for so that we could capture some sunset shots!!! Again, Michel was early, carried his supportive photography lights throughout downtown and laid on the ground many times to get the PERFECT SHOT!We have ALREADY seen some of his pictures prior to him even editing them and OHHHHHH MMYYYY GOSH!!I would love love love to do more photoshoot sessions with Michel in the future as he is not just an EXCELLENT AND TALENTED photographer...which he is. Michel is incredibly kind, soooo funny, so very professional, and takes his work extremely serious. Scott and I feel incredibly blessed to have met Michel and to have had him capture our Wedding.I would ABSOLUTELY recommend having him as your photographer for ANY event...you will be so so grateful you hired him!! More...

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Robert Russo

27 May 2018

For the second year in a row, Independent Advisor Alliance has hired Michel Berda to photograph our annual advisor conference. It was noticed in 2016 that Michel has a knack for capturing amazing candid photos. At a corporate event, this skill plays a key role as guests aren’t posing for pictures as they may for a wedding or other social event. Michel, an award-winning wedding photographer for the past several years, has proven successful in the corporate arena. He has been very dependable, eager to please, easy to work with and appreciative of our business. He takes his commitment to provide a photographic journal of each event seriously and does what it takes to get the best shots; sitting on the floor, standing behind the stage draping, etc. More...

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Julie Powell

27 May 2018

We hired Michel for our wedding in Charleston, SC. His passion and love for what he does shines bright from the very first encounter you have with him. He is very detail oriented and meticulous about how he does things. The goal he has for your wedding day is perfection and his work is reflective of that. His energy and drive for a great final product is shown as he captures every possible picture. I truly feel by looking through my pictures I am reliving my storybook day again. Thank you Michel for your hard work and wonderful product. If you like a hard working and meticulous photographer you need to get this guy! More...

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Josh & Annie Fawley

27 May 2018

Josh and I first met Michel at the Wedding Festivals event in February 2018. He had some beautiful wedding pictures on display at his booth that caught our eye. We were lucky enough to be one of the prize winners and won a free engagement session. At our photo shoot in historic Charleston, he was extremely prepared with multiple cameras and equipment. This was our first time taking pictures together but Michel was extremely friendly and knowledgeable telling us how to pose and put us at ease. He also had some cool places in mind for the backdrop. By the next day, he had already sent us a teaser picture and we loved how it turned out. He has a creative style and we are excited to see the rest of our pictures, which we’re sure will be great! More...

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Cindy Lucchese

25 May 2018

I could not be happier with the service and quality Michel provided. Thanks for making my wedding day perfect!

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Jo Harding

22 March 2018

I first met Michel in September of 2017 while planning my company’s holiday party. I have to admit that I am a Type A personality when it comes to planning any event. I want everything organized, perfect and on time no exceptions. When meeting Michel it was immediately clear that he had a passion for his work, wanted everything organized and was not afraid to let you know if there was a better way of getting what you wanted for a perfect outcome. Our photos for that event for fabulous and people are still talking about how great the photos were.
When I was asked to get headshots and team photos for everyone at our site we again hired Michel. His passion for quality and pride in his work again was very evident. His professionalism and flexibility to help get the job done is amazing. Michel came the afternoon before the scheduled two day shoot and set-up his equipment and then arrived at 4:45AM so he would be ready before the start time of 5:30AM. Yes, it was 4:45AM!!
Not everyone likes to have their photo taken especially at 5:30 in the morning after working all night. Michel’s ability to put everyone at ease while still getting them to do what he wanted had people smiling before they even got in the door for their photo. People who hated getting their photo taken or said I never take a good picture left the room feeling that they had just taken the best photo ever.
Two days for 12 hours he took headshots and team photos. Giving direction for the perfect photo while making people smile and laugh. That is dedication you don’t see every day. I can’t wait for the next session… 2018 Holiday party!!
Thank you Michel for always making me look like a superstar.
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Melissa

10 January 2018

Working with Michel was a good choice as we are not from the South Carolina area. He was flexible, responsive and made lasting images of our wedding.

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Matt Sorrell

26 December 2017

Michel was very professional and arrived to the ceremony before I even did! Being an outdoor wedding, we really wanted to capture sunset pictures, and Michel was efficient with his time and made sure to understand what was needed done to capture the sunset's Magic Hour. Our pictures came out amazing and really showed Michel's passion and knowledge of his craft. I would recommend him! More...

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Joshua Hornig

23 November 2017

Michel Berda was absolutely fantastic. I had him shoot a mini family portrait session and he was very professional, put my children at ease and took absolutely amazing pictures. He then edited them and sent them to me within days. The images are fantastic. More...

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Erin

23 October 2017

My husband and I had our dream wedding in Hilton Head Island, SC and we hired Michel as our photographer. We spoke several times before the wedding and he really took the time to speak with us and learn about our big day. He created an incredible timeline that I used as a basis for all of my vendors - extremely helpful! He arrived on the day very prepared and on time. Michel also had some great ideas for photos that were really unique. For example, we did a "first look" with my dad. It was really special and my dad loved being a part of the moment. Thanks to Michel for being so organized and capturing our special day. More...

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Benita

20 October 2017

Ryan and I had to reschedule our wedding in less than 3 weeks after a hurricane destroyed our venue in Puerto Rico. We were fortunate enough to have Michel photograph our wedding (after he had a lucky cancellation). Within minutes of speaking to him for the first time, his passion for photography was evident. He took the time to call us and had a one hour plus planning session to find out what was important to us and how to best personalize our experience. What was most impressive was that his attention to detail carried through until the minute the reception was over. I must say that our guests absolutely loved him and Michel went above and beyond to get the best shots possible (standing on chairs, crouching down, standing behind curtains, using leaves for added effects, etc). I would highly recommend him to anybody. He is an incredibly talented man, and a true artist!

Just to give you an idea of what his work looks like, here is the teaser photo we received 2 days after our wedding. We are beyond excited to see the rest!
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Benita Patel

20 October 2017

Ryan and I had to reschedule our wedding in less than 3 weeks after a hurricane destroyed our venue in Puerto Rico. We were fortunate enough to have Michel photograph our wedding (after he had a lucky cancellation). Within minutes of speaking to him for the first time, his passion for photography was evident. He took the time to call us and had a one hour plus planning session to find out what was important to us and how to best personalize our experience. What was most impressive was that his attention to detail carried through until the minute the reception was over. I must say that our guests absolutely loved him and Michel went above and beyond to get the best shots possible (standing on chairs, crouching down, standing behind curtains, using leaves for added effects, etc). I would highly recommend him to anybody. He is an incredibly talented man, and a true artist! More...

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Jeannette DeLuca

27 August 2017

We hired Michel for our July 3, Hilton Head wedding, a year in advance. Being from out of state, We were a little nervous to hire someone we had never
met; but boy were we happy! From day 1, Michel created a timeline (which we revised 4 times before the wedding) in order to capture every moment of our weddinnf. The amount of photos taken was unbelievable. Michel took some of the best sunset photos I have ever seen! We could not be happier with the results. More...

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Lindsay Gutta

27 July 2017

Michel Berda of King Street Wedding Photos was a pleasure to work with at my wedding! He was so active and captured every moment. He folllowed his thorough timeline and made sure to capture one of a kind creative images for us. I would recommend him to everyone in the Charleston/ Hilton Head/ Savannah Area! More...

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Shawn

7 July 2017

Michel Berda photographed our May 20th wedding at the Sonesta Resort in HHI, and as someone who does not often leave online reviews I feel our experience with Michel deserves one! We had several calls with Michel prior to the wedding to discuss the day and the schedule of events. From the first phone call, we could tell that he was going to be fantastic. We knew he would capture every moment of our big day in the best way possible, and that's exactly what he did. We're blown away by the images, and forever get to relive our wedding day with our amazing photos. If you want the best, this is the photographer to choose. You will not be let down by Michel! More...

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Michelle Clagg

8 June 2017

Michel is not only an amazing photographer but a genuinely caring person. He spent so much time getting to know us and what pictures we wanted as well as designing a perfect timeline. We never even had the opportunity to meet him face to face due to the distance involved in planning a destination wedding for my daughter. Myself and my husband in Canton, OH my daughter and fiancé in Sarasota FL, the venue in Hilton Head , SC and Michel in Carleston, SC. I interviewed him initially over the phone (asking many many questions). Of which he had the answers for everything. I called other photographers as well and gave my daughter the choice. After researching and looking at his photos on his website, there was no doubt that he was more than just your ordinary photographer. You could tell his photos told a story and he was a true artistic photographer. So far he has not disappointed in the delivery of some amazing photos for just a sneak peak. I know the rest of the photos will be absolutely gorgeous and am anxiously waiting to see the others. Michel along with his second shooter and videographer will give you 110 percent for the entire length of your wedding. He will not disappoint! More...

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Ethan Millsaps

4 June 2017

Working with Michel was an absolutely perfect experience. As a customer oriented business person, Michel's work is impeccable. He is exceptionally detail oriented and organized, making sure every aspect of our wedding photos were executed perfectly and precisely. And yet he was still very flexible, and made sure my wife and I were getting exactly what we wanted out of our day. His focus on customer satisfaction is rivaled by none. Now as a photographer, Michel is hands down the best in town. His spontaneity and creativity as a photographer was a wonderful compliment to his sheer professionalism, and as someone who does not like getting their picture taken I can honestly say that I had a great time being photographed by him. He has a great way of making you feel relaxed and comfortable in front of his lens, which is something my wife and I certainly appreciated. All in all, the day was picture perfect (pun intended). Michel could not have been ay more superb to work with and we are ecstatic with how well he has captured our wedding day in full. I simply can not recommend Michel and his services enough! More...

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Christine O

26 May 2017

We had the Pleasure of Michel photographing our Daughter's Wedding in Hilton Head a few weeks ago. My Daughter wanted "first look" photos and she wanted it to be by the Lighthouse in Harbor Town. Michel accommodated her wishes even though we were dealing with intense wind that day! He was able to capture some incredible shots in Harbor Town, then we went back to the Sonesta Resort on Shipyard, where the ceremony was held on the Beach and the reception at the Beach Pavilion. Michel captured some incredible shots. He has wonderful photos of the ceremony, the guests on the beach, photos of the bridal party after the ceremony and many awesome pictures from the reception. If I had to change one thing, I would have had Michel meet up with the girls first though instead of the groom and groomsmen. It would have been better to have more photos of the girls prior to meeting up for first look, but that was how my Daughter arranged it. That would be my only suggestion that would have improved our experience, other than that, it was everything we could have expected. Michel was very prompt with his responses to our emails and questions. Prompt with reserving the date and providing our contract. We received the link to our photos within 3 weeks of the Wedding Day and he also provided a few "teaser" pictures to us. We appreciate all that you have done, Michel, to make this day memorable. Thank you!! More...

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Madeleine Hirsch

12 May 2017

5 stars for Michel! We recently hired Michel as our wedding and engagement picture photographer. We could not have made a better choice! Prior to hiring Michel, we researched wedding photographers and after reading over many 5-star reviews for his studio we knew Michel was our top choice. After visiting Michel's booth at The Southern Bridal Show, we hired Michel based on his years of experience as a professional photographer, his detailed and organized approach to capturing the wedding timeline, and of course his awesome personality! We had fun meeting with Michel for our engagement session and he took time to get to know us and our hopes for our wedding photos in advance of the wedding. Michel also made awesome recommendations for wedding photos that we would not have thought of and did a great job capturing the moments at our wedding in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Francis Marion Hotel. Michel truly went above and beyond for our wedding - we loved him and so did our bridal party, our families, and our guests! He is so great with kids and we got some amazing family portraits after the wedding that we will treasure forever. Michel really knows Charleston, and he did an amazing job capturing our bridal party at the Cistern at The College of Charleston and The Battery (where we had an amazing sunset). Michel, thank you for capturing our wedding day so beautifully!! We are so appreciative for your time and your talent!! More...

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Brittany Hozik

21 April 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting Michel Berda at the Charleston Bridal show in April or May of 2016. I won a free engagement photoshoot, which was stunning! So, I decided to book him for a two hour bridal portraits session. The week of my wedding--April 2017-- I brought my mom, my mother in law, sister in law, and two of my best friends and we all met downtown. We had a fabulous time!! Michel knew all of these wonderful places in Charleston to take gorgeous pictures. My entire "party" also had a complete blast with him. He definitely kept us entertained and knew what he was doing. His creative eye is a rarity and I am so happy to have had the chance to take these photos with him. I highly recommend him to any bride; especially in Charleston (because he knows where all of these fabulous spots are). Thank you Michel for capturing these beautiful portraits for me to have for a lifetime (and for letting us have so much fun doing so)! Xx -Brittany More...

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Jana Herman

15 April 2017

Michel and I met at one of the Charleston bridal shows and I entered for a free bridal portrait. I am not getting married here in Charleston, although I live here, and I thought it would be so nice to have some photos in my dress in the lowcountry. Michel emailed me the next day to say I had won and I was so excited! I believe this was in august of 2016 and my dress wouldn't be ready (it still needed to come in, get altered, etc) until at least March 2017..Michel said no problem and to let him know when was a good time for me. We decided for a date in early April. As that date approached, I saw heavy rain and 40 mph winds in the forecast! I couldn't stand the thought of damaging my dress before my wedding.. and I emailed Michel in a panic to change the date. We decided to change them to the next day, which had no rain in the forecast. Both days ended up being dry (although windy!) but Michel didn't give me any grief about changing the date. We went to the outskirts of Boone Hall for an hour and then met downtown to take a few more photos as the sun set. We even went into a hotel lobby to take some last shots once the sun was gone. I have only seen two teaser photos so far(which are unedited and completely stunning in quality!) but I'm so looking forward to getting to share my bridal portraits with my friends, family, husband, and anyone else who cares to see them after our June 24 wedding! Thanks for everything, Michel! You dealt with me and all of my craziness quite well and we had such a fun time! I look forward to hopefully getting the chance to work with you again! More...

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Helen Hirsch

22 March 2017

I can't say enough good things about Michel! He is a true professional with an excellent eye, and an ability to capture moments in an impeccable manner while remaining invisible and non-intrusive! It was an extra bonus in our case that he relates beautifully with children, and invited cooperation with humor and charm! More...

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MaryBeth Kirkpatrick

2 February 2017

Michel Berda, wow! The photographs of our Charleston corporate event are absolutely stunning. You are amazing. Not only is the quality fabulous, but you have also captured all the joy and fun this group had. These 130 folks rarely see each other -- you can see the camaraderie and affection that they share in each photo. You did a spectacular job. Thank you Michel. More...

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Debbie

30 December 2016

What can possibly be said about Michel Berda that hasn't already been said!? Michel "took my hand" from the first moment we spoke on the phone and made the process of getting ready for the big day wonderful. He listened and advised and listened more. We are an older couple whose photography needs were not that of a younger couple. Michel worked with us to until he came up with the perfect package and then he really delivered! Michel made having your picture made a natural event. He lead us through each picture making it enjoyable and looking forward to the next one. Our guests could not have been more complementary of Michel. The photography was incredible as is Michel! We both feel blessed to have had Michel record our wedding day in such a spectacular way! More...

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Carla

19 December 2016

Reviewer: Carla Crews-McGirt
Wedding Location: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
Wedding Date: Monday, December 12, 2016

I don't event know where to begin. The second I saw Michel Berda's photos I knew he was the one! I booked Michel without seeing another photographer and it was the #1 best decision I made planning my wedding this December. Just when I thought he could not surpass our expectations, hopes and dreams for a wedding photographer any further; he continued to surprise and delight with his professionalism, creativity, thoughtfulness, and knowledge. I talked to Michel more than any other wedding vendor throughout the process and he really knows how to make you feel comfortable about the process and the day. I have to say Michel actually makes taking photos fun! He had lots of competition from amateur wedding guest taking photos as well. I consider myself not photogenic until I started working with Michel; he really works his magic and can give just the right direction to make all the difference. I highly recommend hiring Michel and his team for any engagement, I guarantee he will impress. You must take a look at his site- his works speaks for itself!
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Michelle

4 December 2016

We had our wedding at the Westin Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island, who recommended Michel Berda as a photographer. Upon sending a message, he immediately reached out to us and explained his services. He sells himself big and aims to please. Michel genuinely wants to get to know you and what you want for your special occasion so that he can make it perfect for you. I gave him 5 stars for each category - quality of service, responsiveness, professionalism, value and flexibility. Michel was really willing to go the extra mile for us. He is professional, charismatic, energetic and has a sense of humor which we needed since we aren't a photo-loving couple! Thank you Michel for working with us. More...

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Lizzy

21 November 2016

We chose Michel as our wedding photographer for 2 reasons; 1, the photos on his website looked amazing, and 2, he offered an amazing value-for-money special price for booking him for a Sunday wedding. Our venue had told us that for the price, you could not get a better photographer. This was 100% true. Michel is an extremely talented photographer and we were very happy with our wedding photos. I would highly recommend him as a Charleston photographer. My only additional suggestion would be for people considering Michel, to note that he has a very classic and formal style of photography. He can come across a little eccentric and cocky via email, so I strongly suggest people call him on the phone and/or meet him in person to ensure he is the right fit for you as his email style does not reflect how friendly he is in person. Michel will tell you when you over and over again that he will go above and beyond for your wedding day - that is very true! Not only did he arrive early, but our guests even named him "Rambo photographer" as he never seemed to stop and put 10000% effort into making sure he captured every moment of our day. Because Michel tries to capture as much as possible during your day, be prepared to feel a little rushed at times - but it will be worth it in the end when you see your photos! More...

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Jeni

10 October 2016

Michel is truly a unique photographer, and he did a lovely job capturing our special day! One of the best things about Michel is that he created a detailed timeline for the wedding day to ensure that nothing was left out. He arrived earlier than scheduled to guarantee that everything was in order. He is flexible, persistent, and talented. If you tell him that something is important to you, he will make sure that it is captured. He delivered our wedding pictures to us 28 days after our wedding. You will not be disappointed with your wedding photography if you select Michel as your photographer! More...

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Mark

7 July 2016

Michel was one of the best decisions we made during our pre-wedding planning. Of the many photography inquires made, he was the first and most enthusiastic response. He was extremely professional from our first meeting all the way through the end of our big day. Based on his photos, he seems to have been everywhere even though we rarely saw him at work. We were also pleased with the unique “rose” and “Love” shots and appreciated the creativity he brought to our ceremony and reception. You will not be disappointed having Michel memorialize your event which passes much too quickly. Thankfully we have some amazing photos that give us a perspective outside of the wedding day blur. More...

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Emily

4 July 2016

Any couple who gets the pleasure of having Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings as their wedding photographer will have the most amazing experience imaginable. From the initial planning of the day where Michel was extremely organized and provided helpful suggestions that only a professional like him can provide, to the actual day of the wedding capturing all the special moments in such a fun and creative manor. He looks like Sylvester Stalone, but treats you like your a member of his inner circle. The care Michel puts into the entire process reflects in the stunning photographs he produces and he makes it a fun experience, even if you're not a fan of being in front of the lens. We will be forever grateful for the memories he created for us and the top notch professionalism he exhibited from day one. More...

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Lindsie

26 June 2016

We booked Michel over a year in advance and our wedding was just this past week, on 6/18/2016. We had an amazing experience from start to finish. He was always available for our random questions, provided us with endless helpful recommendations, and did so much more than I ever would have expected a photographer to do. He helped us make a precise schedule for the day of the wedding and ensured us that he would take care of all of the little details (and the crazy personalities in our bridal party!). We have only seen sneak peaks of our photos but I am sure that they will be amazing. Big thanks again Michel! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a professional (and FUN!) photographer who clearly has his profession down to a science. More...

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Shelley

6 June 2016

Michel Berda of www.kingstreeetphotoweddings.com exceeded our expectations as our wedding photographer! Our wedding was just three days ago and I have already had the opportunity to see a couple of "sneak peak" photos. With only two photos, I am confident in writing this review that I will absolutely love the rest. They were that amazing! There were quite a few things that went wrong on our wedding day with our venue, but Michel worked through everything and went above and beyond to capture wonderful photos. He literally traveled all through Palmetto Dunes to make sure we had the photos we wanted. I thought that having very large wedding party (9 bridesmaids, 9 groomsmen, 5 kids) would scare photographers away, but when I first talked to Michel, he was excited to work with such a large group. He was very friendly, personable, and made wedding photos fun (even for all of those guys!). I would highly recommend King Street Photography to anyone.

Michel, you helped make our wedding day special and will give us photos that will never let us forget that. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for everything you did that day! We look forward to seeing the rest of our day! :)

Shelley and Kevin Kustes
6/3/16 Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head
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Daniel

29 May 2016

Finding the right photographer is both intimidating and challenging. I am so grateful that we followed our intuitions after seeing the work and speaking with Michel Berda, Of kingstreetphotoweddings.com. I still remember the first conversation with him and the professionalism and passion he has wedding photography. He is professional by setting expectations for the event to help his capture as many wonderful moments as possible. He helped my wife create a wedding timeline and set any expectations for photos beforehand. He stayed in contact with us which helped ease our stress level before the big day. He showed up to the venue nearly 2 hours ahead of schedule to Capture all the priceless moments from our big day. My family all enjoyed his presence at the venue and love his work and professionalism. They all can't stop raving about how wonderful he was. We can't speak enough great words about Michel Berda and his passion for wedding photography. He went above and beyond when the weather wasn't cooperating and exceeded our expectations! He even provided us with a teaser photo within 24hours! I would strongly encourage you to check out his work if you are looking to capture beautiful pictures of your special day! Michel is a caring, trustworthy, professional, enthusiastic artist that will provide you with an above and beyond experience!! More...

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Rozi

13 May 2016

We were looking for a photographer in Charleston and came across Michel Berda's. We visited his website to see his work and it was AMAZING. We chose Michel Breda for our engagement photo shoot and without a doubt the best decision we could've made. He arrived early and had many great ideas for pictures that we couldn't have thought of. He was friendly and professional. We showed him Pinterest ideas we had and we got to shoot each one of them along with his creative ideas. His attention to detail was extraordinary. He showed that he truly loves what he's doing and puts his heart into his work. Michel Berda showed much energy and enthusiasm through out the day. He made us feel comfortable. Michel is the best and we had a great time working with him. I would highly recommend Michel Berda- Kings Street Photo Weddings. More...

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Karean

11 May 2016

Michel Berda of www.kingstreetphotoweddings.com was exactly what we were looking for and exactly what we needed for our wedding. Having a destination wedding isn't as easy as it seems; worrying about how the day is going to go, the weather, not being able to meet any of the vendors (including Michel) ahead of time! Michel went above & beyond to help and make sure our day went as smooth as possible. He put together a timeline of the day (& arrived 2 hours early!) which was impeccable! I would not have known what to do without the timeline! While on your wedding day you try not to stress but want every little thing to go off perfect, Michel does an excellent job at keeping it as stress free as possible while making sure you stay on time. He isn't pushy & doesn't make you feel rushed at all! He is amazing at taking charge & telling people what needs to be done. I'm sure it can be difficult to photograph a large wedding party (such as ours) especially when you get to the grooms room & have rowdy groomsmen waiting to take pictures! He handled everything that day very professionally & with respect. Within 24hours he had already posted a "teaser" photo from the wedding, making us want all the pictures right then!!! We can't wait to see what an amazing job Michel did with our pictures!
If you are in need of a wedding photographer who has a great deal of professionalism, compassion, creative photography, reliable, friendly and who is very prompt we would STRONGLY STRONGLY recommend Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings. We promise you will not be disappointed!
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Julia

8 May 2016

Master wedding photography INDEED! Michel Berda is fantastic and I would recommend him to anyone looking for artistic photography, professionalism and timeliness! I have worked with many photographers in my career and Michel is top notch. He understands the importance of a wedding day timeline unlike many others I have worked with. He does not deviate from the schedule unless the couple wants to do so and then of course he does whatever is asked. We were only married 8 days ago, but within 24 hours, he already had posted the teaser photo and within 36 hours, he had posted a few more! This is so important because we wanted to be able to show our friends and family who could not be with us a few images from our special day.

Our guests are raving at his professionalism as well. We chose only to take posed pictures with our immediate families and our wedding party, but yet we wanted to pictures of all of our wedding guests. During the reception, we walked around to each table to say hello to all of our guests but also to get a picture with everyone there. Michel was so helpful in making sure even these candid photos turn out beautifully. Some of our guests had sunglasses on their heads or a hair out of place, but Michel made sure all these things were corrected so that the photos turn out well and he did so with the respect and professionalism.

I have only seen a few of his images from our wedding (it's only been a week), but the ones I have seen are SPECTACULAR and i know the rest will be too. We can't wait to see the rest of the pictures and I am confident they will be amazing!
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Alexis

23 March 2016

Michel and Donovan are hands down the best in the business. When guest talk about the photographer as much as they talk about the bride you know he must be a special person. Michel is a true artist and I was lucky to have found him to capture my special day. Choosing King Street Wedding Photos was the best investment of my wedding and I’m glad I splurged to have the best. More...

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15 February 2016

Michel photographed my sister’s wedding 13 years and some months ago at Lowndes Grove in Charleston, SC and captured beautiful photos full of emotion with the subtle aspects that make a photographer stand out. We kept up over the years and it was natural for me to gravitate towards someone my family and I knew when it was time for me to choose a photographer for my own wedding, also in Charleston. I knew that I could trust him with the memories I wanted to create and knew firsthand of his talent. Foremost, he is extremely caring about a bride as well as his work. He is detail oriented and very organized, which made me comfortable and confident throughout the process. He holds himself to a very high level of quality, artistry, and professionalism. He will not let you down! More...

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Krystal

31 December 2015

met Michele at the Southern Bridal Show in North Charleston in August. He was very professional. My husband is in the Navy so when I met Michele and told him I wanted his services for our wedding, he understood that I had to wait for him to get out of work. Michele met us after to sign the contract.
We chose the engagement photos package with Mchele. We ended up losing light (it was a sunset shoot) and he came out the next morning at 5:30 am to finish the shoot.
Day of our wedding it poured out. We couldn't get our couple shot so he suggested we come back and do the couple shots later on.
Michele was absolutely amazing. I would suggest him to anyone here I know.
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29 December 2015

Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings was fantastic to work with. As a bride trying to plan a destination wedding from afar his prompt and professional communication and attention to detail was notice right from the start. He made us both comfortable to work with and the photo part of our wedding day was fun and went by so quickly. He was in constant communication with our event planner at the hotel (Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa) and was so organized. We have gotten a few sneak peaks of our pictures and can't wait to see the rest. We would highly recommend Michel to anyone looking for a photographer who puts their clients first. More...

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Marcie

27 December 2015

He was great to work with, very creative in his shots and open to suggestions! I would highly recommend his services, he is great.

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8 November 2015

We contracted with King Street Photo last March for my daughter's Halloween wedding. As the wedding approached, Michele initiated contact with me and kept me informed of how he would work with the wedding timeline. He called the bride & groom for their input and made adjustments accordingly.
He came to the rehearsal (we had not contracted for that) and scoped out the venue and took photos.
On the day of the wedding, Michele was on time and on task. He had multiple cameras and photographed the venue decor and scene before the guests arrived. The wedding itself was small (104 guests), so he took a group photo of all who attended. He was hard at work through the entire wedding/ reception.
We have seen one of his photos so far and it is beautiful.
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Nancy

5 November 2015

If you are looking for a photographer, Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings is your man. Michel photographed my daughter's wedding approximately 3 weeks ago, and based on the 'teaser' photos he has sent, his work is phenomenal. I found him to be professional, responsive, pleasant to work with, and willing to go beyond the call of duty. He is extremely organized, and the schedule he made for the day of the wedding was so helpful in keeping us on track. I would rate him a ten out of ten . . . he is that good! More...

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Jennifer

7 October 2015

This story starts 7 years ago. At the time, my fiancé and I were engaged and were visiting the Bahamas for vacation. We knew we wanted to get married there, but hadn't started any of the planning. As we were looking through a brochure in one of the hotel lobbies, I saw an amazing picture of a wedding party about knee deep in ocean water. It just took me seeing that one picture, and Michel Berda was hired. Fast forward to 10/17/2009. Michel shot my wedding at Old Bahama Bay in Grand Bahama Island. The pictures were incredible, beyond incredible. He was amazing to working with and everyone loved him. 6 years later I still look at the pictures and see something different each time that he captured through the lens. Earlier in the year my sister got engaged and she knew after looking at my photos and life long memories, there was no way she could have anyone else capture her special day. Michel came all the way to Helena, MT to shoot at Lakeside Ranch. The flight times were horrendous, he was pretty much on a plane for 2 full days straight! He was so flexible and professional about it. As he was shooting her bridal pictures in downtown Helena a group of little kids walked by and said " look its a real princess!" I looked at my mom standing next to me and there were tears in her eye as Michel was photographing her "little princess" I cannot say enough great things about Michel's work and work ethic. This guy goes non-stop! He doesn't miss a thing, every tiny detail is captured. His photos are absolutely breathtaking. I cannot even keep track of the number of people at the wedding that were commenting on how impressed they were with him. Michel also took a few hours out of his incredibly hectic schedule to do a maternity shoot for me. The photos were incredible and my husband and I are so thankful! Wedding, maternity, it doesn't matter, his work is top notch. I wouldn't even consider hiring anyone else for my photography needs. More...

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Laura and Bob

4 October 2015

Michel Berda with King Street Photo Weddings is absolutely amazing. When I became engaged in January of 2015 I knew I had to find a way to hire Michel as our photographer (although I knew he was literally across the country). He photographed my sisters wedding on Grand Bahama Island in 2009 and I was beyond amazed at her photos and Michel's professionalism and expertise. I quickly messaged Michel and he remembered exactly who I was and thankfully agreed to fly from Charleston to Helena, Montana for my wedding on September 26, 2015 at Lakeside Ranch. I talked with Michel many times before the wedding and he was very kind, helpful, and willing to listen to my ideas (or lack thereof)! Michel arrived with energy and enthusiasm after a long entire day of traveling. He shot many bridal portrait photos and he was very respectful and creative. He had so much enthusiasm for our city of Helena. On our wedding way, Michel was wonderful. He took an unbelievable amount of photos and he was great with the wedding party. Everybody loved his personality. He has an eye for tiny detail and is really an expert in what he does. He spent so much time photographing every single part of the wedding. Michel was amazingly flexible, as I am not the most organized person. Many different guests commented positively on Michel, saying things like "Wow! He really knows what he is doing. I don't think he stopped taking photos for even a second!" Every single thing about our experience was positive and amazing. He spent two entire days traveling and took countless photos without a single complaint. We can not begin to thank Michel enough for his time, energy, and unbelievable amount of work that he put in to creating his special photo memories for us! More...

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17 August 2015

Finding the right photographer is both intimidating and challenging. I am so grateful that my husband and I followed our intuitions after seeing the work of Michel Berda, Of kingstreetphotoweddings.com. I still remember the first conversation with him and the professionalism and passion he has wedding photography. He helps create a wedding timeline and sets expectations for pictures beforehand. He showed up to the venue nearly 2 hours ahead of schedule to Capture all the priceless moments from our big day. My family all enjoyed his presence at the venue and love his work and professionalism. I can't speak enough great words about Michel Berda and his passion for wedding photography. He went above and beyond when the weather wasn't cooperating and exceeded our expectations! He even provided us with a teaser photo within 24hours! I would strongly encourage you to check out his work if you are looking to capture beautiful pictures of your special day! Michel is a trustworthy, professional, enthusiastic artist that will provide you with an above and beyond experience!! More...

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8 June 2015

I highly recommend King Street Photo Weddings and Michel Berda! Our wedding was last Saturday and we could not be happier with our decision to use Michel! He did an outstanding job of taking all the photos we requested (and many many more) while making the entire process fun. Even our guests have been giving us compliments on how well Michel blended in during the ceremony and was great to be around. We already received a "sneak peak" photo from Michel that was absolutely unbelievable. My wife and I loved our experience with Michel and can't wait to see the rest of the pictures. Michel is the definition of a PRO and anyone fortunate enough to hire him is in for an AMAZING experience. Thank you for exceeding our high expectations!!!

Ben and Stacey
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Jerome

2 June 2015

Michel is an artist in every sense of his craft. He doesn't stop short of perfection and therefore is all over the details to make sure that every memory is captured. He is a true professional!

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Brittany

29 May 2015

Michel was great to work with. He takes his work very seriously and it shows in the outcome. Very fast at responding and great answers. He made myself, husband and our bridal party feel very comfortable. He knew what poses would work best for us and there was no hesitation in between shots. Working with him was great and I would definitely recommend him as a photographer for any occasion. More...

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Crystal

16 May 2015

Michel is a fabulous photographer, artist and professional. He was able to not only capture all the special moments on our wedding day perfectly, but assisted with coordination of services for the day. He is very passionate and meticulous in his work, following the timelines and exacting the pictures that we had previous to the wedding specified. Additionally, he was super responsive as we were in the initial wedding planning process, and willing to work with us as we were planning a destination wedding all the way from Europe, which wedding planning is stressful enough as is and he helped make is easier through his prompt and direct responses. He was extremely flexible in allowing us to modify the bridal portraits session, as I was not wanting this portion of the package, and instead allowing my fiancee and I to instead have an "Engagement photo session" to get used to being photographed before the big day- which is great for a slightly photo adverse individual such as myself. And all of his pictures, posed or otherwise were fantastic! He has an eye for beauty and an ease of direction. Michel is kind, sincere, straightforward, and does an absolutely awesome job as a photographer. He definitely helped make our day special and less stressed. I would recommend Michel and his skilled talent to anyone else in the Charleston area looking for an exceptional photographer. More...

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Maggie C.

14 May 2015

Michel Berda was amazing! He is a true professional and really knows his craft. He was so easy to work with before, during, and after the ceremony. We could not have picked a more perfect photographer for our recent beach wedding at the Westin HHI. Having a destination wedding does not allow you to always meet your vendors in person, which can be a little nerve racking. Michel far exceeded our wildest expectations. He took everything we discussed prior to wedding and made some professional recommendations that made our wedding day truly special. He made us and the rest of our families feel comfortable which allowed us to have a blast while having our pictures taken. Many of the married couples attending commented throughout the night on how great Michel was. I highly recommend Michel Berda with King Street Photo. More...

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Alex

30 April 2015

Michel is a professional at his craft and loves the work he does. He is very friendly, very organized, followed up regularly, took charge of coordinating with vendors, and most importantly guided & led us to stay on schedule. THIS IS SO, SO, SO, IMPORTANT. We did not realize how much minutes matter, especially in a late afternoon wedding (when the entire wedding only lasts a few hours...). You are pulled in every direction, and trying to greet both family and close friends, and the time simply disappears. Michel prepped us for this, prepared a meticulous schedule & list for photos, and stuck to it. I think that if we had a photographer who was more casual, we would not have gotten half the great photos we did (with the sun setting so fast). Also, on the wedding day, we received countless compliments about how Michel 'obviously knew what he was doing,' guiding the wedding party into poses that were both creative and memorable. We learned (through prior experience) that everyone 'can be a photographer," so be careful. Just b/c they have a camera Doesn't make them a photographer - especially for your special event. Photography really is Mr. Berda's passion, and his quality product reflects that. He is also fairly structured, so if you want loosey goosey, make sure to discuss that on the front end. For us, that structure gave us fantastic results. Would use him again, and would recommend to friends/family. More...

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26 February 2015

Michel was great to work with. He arrived early and had great ideas for our daughter's wedding photos. He really enjoys what he does and it shows in the pictures.

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Tiffany

29 January 2015

MIchel Berda is a great photographer! He went above and beyond his duties on numerous occasions during our special event. He gave us great quality photos in which my husband and I were very happy with and were very happy to have him to capture our special day in such a unique way. We greatly appreciated his patience and willingness to deal with the craziness of the eventful day. If you are looking for someone to give you great quality photos and intensive detail to you and your special event, Michel is your guy and I highly recommend his services. Thanks Michel for all that you did! More...

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Peter

27 January 2015

We were extremely fortunate to experience Michel Berda premier photographer and Donovan Snypes videographer for King Street Photo Weddings. When we met Michel at our home he was professional and personable with limitless positive energy. We are "over the moon" with the results! Michel and Donovan are truly gifted; coupled with talent, imagination and artistry.
A wedding is one of the most treasured experiences in life, place yours' in the hands of Kings Street Photo Weddings for an amazing experience.
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26 January 2015

Michel Berda was amazing!

When planning for my wedding, I knew that one of the most important thing would be the photographer. I did a lot of research looking at photographers all over the low country. As soon as I spoke to Michel it was clear that he has been doing this for years! He was great to work with before and on the day of the wedding!

On the day of the wedding if we we're not ready on time, he moved onto the next photos and came back to us when we were ready. HE HAS AN EYE FOR DETAIL which I really appreciate! He would notice if something was out of place like my dress, or somebody was standing awkward and he would make sure it was fixed before snapping the shot!

We would definitely recommend Michel to everyone and would use him all over again!
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Gwen

15 December 2014

Michel Berda arrived early to capture our wedding and got some great shots. Great value. Great service. Very professional and very helpful. Thank you so much for contributing to such a magical day and fabulous celebration! We appreciate it more than words can say.
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Gwen & Matt
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Jayme

2 November 2014

Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings did an amazing job capturing our wedding day. Prior to the wedding, Michel was a great resource and extremely accommodating. He helped us draft a timeline and made himself available for conference calls when my mom or fiancé and I had and questions. Michel was extremely organized, prompt, and professional the day of the wedding. He has years of experience and that was clearly evident to us. We made a fantastic choice and would highly recommend Michel. More...

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29 October 2014

I love most of the wedding shots we received from our big day. Overall, Michel did a great job but I have a few small complaints. It seemed like Michel was in a hurry the entire day, and made our guests/wedding party feel the same way. Our contract was signed that he would have an assistant but come wedding day there wasn't one. I believe if he would have had one it would have been much better and maybe we would have recieved better shots. More...

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Alexandra

24 October 2014

Michel was great to work with for our wedding photography. He was very prompt, (even when we were not!) and followed the timeline perfectly. We were really concerned about not being able to spend time with our guests at the reception and off taking photos so we were thrilled to be able to get all the important pictures in and still have time with our guests. More...

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Priscilla

13 August 2014

We truly enjoyed working with Michel, leading up to and throughout our wedding. From the beginning, Michel was quick to respond to emails and inquiries. He took time to talk to us on the phone before our wedding about our vision and preferences for the photos and created a day-of timeline to help ensure that we would be able to capture the moments most important to us. He arrived early the day of and began working right away, without charging us extra. He displayed passion and enthusiasm throughout the day. We appreciated his feedback and flexibility as it was a very hot day and getting all the outdoor photos we wanted was challenging. During the ceremony and reception, Michel was able to capture every moment without being intrusive or overbearing. It was such a joy to receive our photos (and SO quickly) and to relive the day through them. He truly captured the love, laughter, and experience of our wedding. We are eternally grateful. More...

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Aimee

10 August 2014

Michel was informative, flexible and understanding from the moment I inquired about his services to this day. In the planning stages, he answered all my questions and provided a timeline which proved to be dead on accurate. The day of the wedding he was there without being in the way and found great indoor locations due to rain. The proofs we have seen captured the essence of our day, and I am excited to see the final photo album. More...

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Beth

3 August 2014

Michel recently photographed our vow renewal, which was really our wedding day ten years in the making. When I first spoke with Michel, I felt his sincerity in wanting to capture the joy, the emotion, the relationships, and the love in our vow renewal ceremony. I knew after that first conversation that Michel was the photographer that we could trust to help us capture the sentiment of this day, and he did exactly that! The beautiful photos that Michel captured are evidence of his passion, creativity, professionalism and experience. We feel so fortunate to have had Michel there to photograph our vow renewal, and we’ll be eternally grateful as we now have wedding pictures to remember a beautiful day with our friends and family … and that will forever make me smile! Thank you, Michel Berda!!! More...

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Becky

1 August 2014

Michel was fabulous! He arrived an hour early and had many great ideas for pictures that I would never have thought of. He was an absolute professional but still cracked jokes with my family and friends. The finished product was exactly what I wanted and I would definitely hire him again! More...

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19 May 2014

We (my husband and I) would like to share our great appreciation to Michel Berda and his team who were sympathetic to our situation and agreed to work with us after our previously hired photographer disappeared (e-mails were not delivered, voice mail full and the house that my future in-laws went to in an attempt to locate her looked abandoned). We thought something tragic has happened, found Michel Berda on Angie’s list, read reviews and decided to contact him. As I said Michel was very sympathetic to our situation and gave us a discount. Completely on his own, Michel successfully tracked down our previously contracted photographer and offered his services as a mediator, but we all decided it was best to work with Michel and his team. Michel offered us two photographers, one of which he had to pay himself but it was free for us. Michel’s services turned out to be phenomenal and we couldn’t have been happier as Donovan and Harold were very nice and amazing people who shared the joy of our wedding day, were on time, very understanding, with sense of humor, patient and flexible with changes that came during the day. More...

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Whitney

12 May 2014

Michel was a great photographer to use. We met him once before our wedding to go over the process and what he would provide. I really liked that I was able to meet him in advance of the wedding since I was an out of town bride. He showed up early, photographed the groom/groomsmen and then myself and bridesmaids. We look lots of fun pictures throughout Charleston, and then headed to the venue where Michel captured some fantastic pictures. I would highly recommend him, and if we are ever back in Charleston and needing another photographer, I will be calling him for sure. More...

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Jared B.

12 May 2014

This was one of the few times that i didn't check yelp before I ate somewhere or bought a service. However, while I usually find myself regretting that decision, in this case I am very glad we didn't look on here beforehand. I have read all the reviews now and to be completely honest, most of them sound 31 flavors of crazy.Here is the criteria that we based our rating on when deciding between 4 or 5 stars. We looked for beautiful pictures, responsiveness (email and by phone as well as pre and post wedding), meet promises, cost, and overall attitude at the wedding. We did not judge his handwriting or grammar. Overall Michel was very easy to deal with. Yes he is going to demand stuff from you like, who you want in photos. He also is going to set a time schedule for you and where and when he needs everyone at which place. Trust us, you will need/want that on your wedding day because you only have him for so long, it's in your best interest. Michel does an amazing job of keeping things on schedule and gathering up even your rowdy groomsman.Everyone seemed to complain about how long it takes to get the photos back on here. He set expectations from before we even cut him the first check. We knew what time frame to expect everything and thus far he has met or exceeded his original estimates. I have a feeling the friendlier you are with him, the more willing he is to get your beautiful photos to you quicker.In the end, ultimately it is all about the photos and he truly takes some gorgeous shots. We looked at a lot of different photographers and to be honest, his looked 10 times better than anyone else's and we would absolutely book him again. More...

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Nicole

5 May 2014

Working with Michel was great! He was very professional and attentive to what we wanted captured!! Our pictures came out more beautiful then we ever expected and we were very satisfied on how quickly we got to view them. We would defiantly love to work with Michel again in the future! More...

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Tyler

5 March 2014

Michel was our photographer at our wedding in Charleston, SC in February. My wife and I can't believe how great the pictures turned out. He was very organized and professional, and you can tell that he really loves his job. We are currently in the process of trying to pick out our favorite photos for our wedding album, but it is very hard to do when there are so many great photos. Michel always seemed to be in the right place at the right time to capture pictures. It seems like every little detail from our rehearsal dinner to the ceremony and reception were captured with Michel's camera. We highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a great photographer for their wedding. More...

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Alexandria

26 December 2013

WOW!! We were thoroughly impressed with Michel and the quality of his work. He has a keen eye and a solid work ethic. Michel was easy to work with and responsive with our many requests. When we received the final product (engagement photos and the wedding photos) my wife and I were blown away. We were very impressed with the quality of the photos, the set-up of each shot, and the thoroughness of the various aspects of our big day. We did a lot of research before choosing a wedding photographer and when we met Michel for the first time, we both felt and instant connection...not to mention he was reasonable with the price. We would definitely recommend Michel for any photography work. Michel will definitely be our photographer for any big events our family has in the future. More...

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Nikki

19 November 2013

For our wedding, I decided to play wedding planner myself to cut down on costs. With this being my first wedding, I had no idea where to start. Fortunately there was a bridal show in Bluffton last winter. My mother-in-law took me to the show in hopes to find some perfect vendors for our big day. There were all sorts of florists, photographers, caterers, and everything else I didn’t even know I needed. To me though, the photographer was the most important part of the wedding I needed to get taken care of. This was the sole thing that would document and help us remember one of the most important days in our lives. We knew we need to find a photographer who had an artistic touch and stood out over the others. Although there were many great photographers at the bridal show, it was clear that one photographer stood out above the rest. Michel’s pictures were stunning to say the least! The second I saw his photographs, I knew he was a different type of photographer. He had a way of putting a different spin on an ordinary picture to make it even more special and extraordinary. After conversing with many vendors, my mother-in-law and I both agreed that Michel Berda was the one we HAD TO HAVE document our big day. Now that the wedding is over, it is clear that we made the best choice for our photographer. Michel was not only professional, but he was beyond organized. He kept me on track with planning out our day, and was very easy to communicate with. He always got back to us in a very timely manner and was happy to answer any questions we had…which were many! We are SO happy with our choice. Michel’s pictures bought out the greatness in our wedding day and we will forever be thankful that we chose him to document it. More...

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Anna

15 November 2013

Working with Michel was a pleasure to work with from the beginning. I had dealt with many photographers in the area, but they were very unprofessional. I really just did not feel like I could trust them like I did Michel. He was very organized throughout the process and made me feel at ease for my wedding day. He also went overboard to work with my budget and also ensure that I have a great day with photos to show without cutting corners. The photos are beautiful, and overall I would definitely recommend him. More...

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Elizabeth

5 November 2013

Dear Michel –

I wanted to take a moment and thank you for the years of fantastic service you have given my family and me. Thanks to your love of photography, uniquely artistic eye, and impeccable training I have my most amazing keepsake moments captured in time, as beautiful works of art.

I want to emphasize, that your willingness to be flexible and work with me to bring my visions to life is the primary reason that I continue coming back to you! You have been the historian for our biggest moments; capturing the essence of our wedding, documenting the lives of my family and precious babies, and most recently allowing me to give my brother and sister in law the gift of permanent memories through your amazing work “behind the lens”. You photograph from the heart; and your love for people and what you do is evident in the product you consistently produce!

I thank you for your service and look forward to many more times shared together!

Fondly –
Elizabeth Burwell
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Donna

29 October 2013

Everything projected from Michel Berda, in regards to work ethic, execution and artistic abilities was fulfilled. He was straight forward and honest about what was to be expected and offered insight for making our time with him the most productive. When I envisioned our wedding, great pictures were high on my list of importance. We definitely lucked out by having Michel Berda as our photographer! More...

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11 October 2013

Michel Berda was the photographer at my wedding in Hilton Head Island and he was wonderful. Leading up to the wedding I was able to meet with him and felt very comfortable with his personality and knew that he would do a great job, and he did.
He sent me a very specific contract of what he would supply for the cost and he actually showed up early and did not charge for the extra hours.
He was fun and used his creativity to make our photos unique and beautiful.
It was very nice to have a reliable vendor especially when planning a wedding from so far away, it was such a relief knowing that I did not have to worry about him. He took great interest in our wedding and he truly cared about the entire wedding day and wanted to make sure that everything turned out great, not just the photography.
I would definitely recommend him to any bride. Our photographs were available within a month of the wedding and dvds/cds were mailed the same week they were available online. It was great not having to wait months to see our pictures!
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Lawson

22 August 2013

Michel photographed my daughter’s wedding on the beach at Hilton Head. It was a special moment and he captured the essence of the event. He was unobtrusive, but from the pictures he took he managed to be everywhere. Only a photographer with experience shooting beach events would be able to carry the beach theme throughout the entire sequence of the afternoon. Michel was easy to work with, constantly in contact leading up to the wedding and responsive afterwards. I would highly recommend Michel for any event where you want to get the pictures just right. More...

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Allison

1 August 2013

If you want a photographer that will make sure you get what you want as a bride you must go with Michel Burda. He was so detailed in what he was going to do on June 29th it made everybody involved in the day very relaxed. He wanted to know what I wanted as a bride, things I liked and disliked. I shared with him my love of black and white photographs and not only did he delivered on that, it was beyond what I expected. He is mailing me a cd and dvd of the pictures so I can have all of the memories of the day, not just the ones selected for the album. If you want your day to go smoothly you must hire Michel Burda as your photographer! More...

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30 July 2013

If you want a photographer that will make sure you get what you want as a bride you must go with Michel Burda. He was so detailed in what he was going to do on June 29th it made everybody involved in the day very relaxed. He wanted to know what I wanted as a bride, things I liked and disliked. I shared with him my love of black and white photographs and not only did he delivered on that, it was beyond what I expected. He is mailing me a cd and dvd of the pictures so I can have all of the memories of the day, not just the ones selected for the album. If you want your day to go smoothly you must hire Michel Burda as your photographer! More...

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JoAnn

29 July 2013

If you want a photographer that is professional, organized, caring, trustworthy and takes amazing pictures, then Michel Berda should be your choice. Do not let his determination about following the timeline that he sets up frighten you. When the day arrives, he truly "gets" that not everything goes exactly as planned and is very flexible to make sure the bride, groom and entire wedding party are comfortable and calm.
His photographs are beautiful. It is very difficult to choose from the 100's of pictures that he takes throughout the day.
As the Mother of the Bride, it was a pleasure working with Michel.
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15 July 2013

Michel is a true professional. His images are artistic and fun. He is creative and thorough and has a great sense of humor. He integrated himself into the wedding festivities to become part of the event. He posted the final 400+ images in just a few days. Michel's work was a gift to us because he was able to capture family and friends in candid poses that we missed because we were unable to be everywhere during the festivities. If it wasn't for Michel's images we would have missed 80% of our own wedding! More...

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Cindy

7 July 2013

Michele Berda photographed my daughter's wedding in Hilton Head this past June. He did an excellent job. He was punctual, stayed on schedule and had many ideas for creative ways of capturing the special day. The whole night came together beautifully and Michele stayed with us till the very end. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a professional photographer. More...

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Jaime

1 July 2013

Michel provided excellent photography service on our wedding day and we are ecstatic about the quality Of the images he provided!

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Gretchen

3 May 2013

Michele was recommended to us by our wedding planner at Palmetto Dunes Resort in Hilton Head Island on 3/29/2013. We wanted to have a small and intimate wedding (family only) and Michele was able to capture every moment with expert precision. We got married on the beach, and Michele was able to set up some truly unique picture settings to allow the stunning beach setting to be emphasized. The photographs were developed and edited promptly, and they truly turned out better than we could have imagined. Each shot is unique, and more importantly none of the pictures look "staged" or fake. We were very happy with our experience and would recommend Michele to anyone for wedding photography services. More...

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Donica

2 May 2013

My husband and I were truly blessed to have such a professional and talented photographer. We are both Active Duty military stationed overseas, however, Michel remained patient with us and the huge time difference. From the beginning to the end, Michel was able to capture so many creative and beautiful photos of our wedding. I highly recommend Michel Berda's services for brides that wish to capture every moment of their special day.

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Tara

28 January 2013

We enjoyed having Michel as our photographer. He was very professional and responsive, and most importantly, he took some great photographs of our wedding. During the reception, he noticed that we were having a great sunset and made sure that he got a few extra photos before he left. More...

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John

21 January 2013

Michel was the first vendor we booked and loved him back then and love him even more now! Michel has been a joy to work

with leading up to our wedding day and was fantastic throughout the whole wedding experience.

Michel showed up early the morning of our wedding day and immediately started shooting. Because of timing, sunlight, etc, we began shooting right away. Professional throughout the whole experience Michel directed us to the best locations to capture the moment. My husband and I were able to spend a full hour alone taking pictures right after the ceremony and are still amazed at how great these photos turned out. Michel is truly a motivated photographer who will do anything to capture that prefect shot for his clients.

Michel had a few teasers wedding photos in my within 24 hours after our wedding, and they were amazing photos!!! www.kingstreetphotoweddings.com

I thought it would take a few months to get all of the photos online and to start building and album but Michel had everything online within 5 weeks, we built our album and had a sample album sent over within a week. Having spoken with many friends who have recently gotten married they are all jealous of the superb quality and responsiveness that my photographer provided, he isn't just a
wedding photographer but a true master of his craft. I'd definitely book Michel Berda of King Street Photo Weddings in a heartbeat. I am glad Michel was able to take part in our wedding experience!!

Thanks Michel,
John and Megan Burke
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Jaclyn

7 January 2013

King Street Photo Weddings photographed our wedding. Michel was very personable over the phone which made planning a destination wedding much easier. His associate, Darrell Johnson, was our photographer during the wedding. We absolutely loved him. He was so easy to get along with and made us feel so special.
Michel took the photos and did the editing, which were very good. He was very easy to get in touch with when I had questions about some of the shots. I was pleased with his response time in his communications and with his editing. We received the pictures online in about a month and ordered the special DVD package, which we received in 5 days. I love having access to all of our pictures so I can print, collage, and even stick on a mug or blanket if I want (but I didn’t). The photographs were amazing and something we will cherish forever.
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S.A.

26 December 2012

Michel offered us amazing service. We felt as though we were on a magazine shoot, as Michel only insisted upon securing the best photos of our wedding day. Without question, I highly recommend Michel for photos if you wish to capture your day in a way that will bring you a lifetime of smiles and joy when you revisit your wedding album. 5 years later, we are still utilizing Michel for his services. We flew in from NYC and were directed to Michel and instantly secured him for our destination wedding in Charleston. He's gifted and talented and truly will give you amazing client service! More...

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Valerie

18 December 2012

Michel Is the best photographer that I have ever seen. He is very professional. The best thing that I liked that really stood out to me was the lenghts that he took to take a picture. Just making sure that people were positioned correctly and their dress details were appropiate. I love all of my pictures and I would tell anyone who is looking for a photographer, stop here. Michel Berda is the best. Thank you Michel for the complete package from the engagement photo shoot, through the wedding reception. We could never stop thanking you. More...

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Ellen

28 November 2012

Look no further...Michel is THE choice for your special day. The results are AMAZING! He and his associate, Chrissy, are professional, creative and extremely flexible. Michel is so responsive and customer service oriented. He truly captures all of the emotion of the special day. I highly recommend him! More...

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Chelsea

14 October 2012

I met Michel Berda at a wedding convention In Hilton Head Island, SC ( where my wedding took place) and I fell in love not only with his photography style but also because of his love and passion for it as well; his upbeat personality  also reeled me in too. He has different packages to met any individuals needs, and he worked with my now husband and I to find the right package for us. As promised, before the wedding he reached out to my event coordinator to help plan out an itinerary to make the wedding day go smoothly. Michel, my husband and I had a phone conference (we are in MI and he is in SC) and he helped us put together an itinerary that best fit our needs for the wedding day. That alone was such a lifesaver! It gave everyone involved with the wedding have an idea of when and where they were supposed to be and at what times (mainly specifics about the pictures, such as what to bring and any specific locations for the pictures before the wedding). Michel was great with helping us stick with our itinerary, if it wasn't for that, my bridesmaids and I would have probably been late for my own wedding!
 Michel had us do some fun and different poses for the pictures, he even had us dancing on the beach and did something really fun with it! We even had people walking by at the beach to tell us what great photo ideas Michel had for us. He was also so kind to stay a little after than he was "contracted" too for the reception.  And as promised, Michel posted some great pictures of my wedding day 3 days after my wedding! I  highly recommend Michel to photograph your special day as well as helping you create special memories!
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Nicole

8 October 2012

I am completely amazed at how Michel Berda responds to an email or phone call, super fast! He takes time to explain every detai to you, and make you feel comfortable in the process. He is very talented and takes the most captivating pictures using natural surroundings. When I viewed my pictures only 22 days after our wedding this past September I was brought to tears! They were so beautiful. Michel is an exceptional person, a true professional, and is a great Historian to anyone's special day. His passion for his photography as well as making his clients happy is very evident the minute you speak to him! I would love to be able to have him work with me again in the future! GOD Bless. More...

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Jenny

13 September 2012

I am so happy that I chose Michel to be my photographer. We had a sunrise ceremony on the beach. Michel was wonderful! He has a very energetic personality that made it all so much fun. He was great with my 3 year old as well. The pictures are amazing. He provided me with the proofs. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting a great photographer with a lot of talent. More...

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Amanda

31 August 2012

Without a doubt, the best possible experience we could imagine. If you are looking to have your special day captured perfectly, Michel is the guy. His ability to see an image and how to arrange the subjects is incredible! He is passionate, professional and extremely dedicated. Threre is no one we would have trusted our day to other that Michel!! More...

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Karly

5 August 2012

Michel did a phenomenal job photographing our wedding. He is truly amazing at what he does. We got our album recently and love it! It is absolutely perfect! We are so thankful that we found King Street Photography. More...

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24 July 2012

Michel Berda did an excellent job of photographing our wedding. He was easy to work with and helped us show the fun and excitement of our wedding day. The photographs were unbelievable.

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Rachael

26 June 2012

We hired Michel Berda's King Street Photo Weddings for our April Wedding. Michel's professionalism during the entire process was amazing. He was always available to answer questions and responded within a timely manner when contacted. Michel was able to photograph our engagement & bridal sessions. He was so much fun to work with. Our contract allowed us to have an apprentice of Michel's to photograph our wedding. They were just as fun and professional as Michel is! They all make us feel comfortable and made sure we enjoyed ourselves during the entire wedding. The pictures are LOVELY! They were well worth the wait. I would definitely recommend Michel as your photographer for an upcoming wedding (or any event). He always makes you feel as if your number one - purely professional! More...

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Johnnie

26 June 2012

I would recommend King Street Photography to any engaged couple! Michel made our wedding day truly unforgettable. He took pictures of the girls getting ready in the bridal suite as well as the groom and groomsmen. Michel did not miss anything! We were photographed before, during and after the ceremony. We chose King Street for the professional and artistic photographs they produce and inturn we have memorable, true to life pictures that will serve as a legacy to our grandchildren. King Street photography truly takes memories, not pictures. When we received our pictures we were very impressed at the quality and most importantly the artistry. Anyone can take pictures, Michel provides lasting memories. King Street provided service that went well beyond average. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to capture the essence of their wedding day! More...

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Dorty

16 June 2012

We hired Michel Berda to photograph our April 7, 2012 wedding. We were not disappointed. Michel was wonderful! Our pictures were so beautiful that I cried when reviewing my prints. I re-lived my wedding day all over again. He captured candid moments of the celebration that gave me a glimpse of how much fun everyone was having.
I would highly recommend Michel to future brides and my friends anytime. Choosing Michel was the best decision and investment we made. Thank you Michel!
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Megan

11 June 2012

We had Michel photograph our engagement session in downtown Charleston and our wedding at Magnolia Plantation on April 14, 2012. I couldn't wait for the wedding pictures to come back because the engagement pictures were so amazing! Michel is professional, patient, and completely open and willing to tailor to your style. We had a few unique requests (engagement pictures in bathing suits by a pool, groomsmen pictures in superhero shirts, etc) and Michel was more than willing to incorporate our requests. He has experience and it shows. He is also very quick to reply to emails and calls. Other than being an overall great guy, Michel's pictures are absolutely breathtaking! Definitely recommended! More...

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Michael and Mackenzie

29 April 2012

Michel did a wonderful job with our wedding. We are thrilled with the results and would recommend him to anyone wishing to capture each special moment in their wedding. He is a true artist and takes great pride in his work. More...

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Sarah

26 March 2012

I contacted Michel 8 years after our wedding to see if he still had our original shots, and he not only located the high quality DVD collection of our many hundreds of original photos on that very same day, but he sent them to me overnight in time to surprise my husband for our anniversary. We had an excellent experience with Michel, and his photos were perfect. More...

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Lindsay

27 December 2011

Michel Berda is a talented photographer that is sure to capture all the special moments for your day. Michel is on time, professional and does a fantastic job. Coming from a bride that just finished planning a wedding, dependability and responsiveness are qualities that are a necessity when hiring a vendor and Michel exceeded my expectations. He was also very flexible and treated us as if we were the only wedding he had all year (even though he had many many clients...he photographed 3 weddings the weekend we got married!) We hired him a year before our wedding and he did not 1 but 2 engagement sessions, a bridal portrait and even volunteered to come to the bridal store to photograph me trying on my gown for the first time with my mom. All the picture were edited and put up on his website in a timely manner. He just put up our wedding photos and we are more than pleased with the results! The day goes by so so fast that it is so important to not only capture the big moments but also the small details as well. Michel did just that. I highly recommend them to any bride! More...

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Melissa

27 December 2011

Definitely a Star in my book! Michel was a joy to work with!! I am pleased to be his first Bahamian bride...I am from the beautiful island of Grand Bahama in the Bahamas and Michel flew down to capture all the great moments of my day which he did splendidly! We had no videographer so it was important to capture all the details of my wedding day. This is why I selected Michel....I became very familiar with his work from the destination weddings he did by the hotel where I work. I love how he captures all the happy moments with candid shots, which also tells a story. Michel is flexible and wonderful to work with. His client's satisfaction is of utmost importance and he ensures that he accomplishes what you want! I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants quality work and first class customer service. Thank you for making my dream day a reality! Mrs. Melissa Carroll-Forbes More...

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Kristen

19 December 2011

Best photographer in Charleston!!! Michel was wonderful to work with from the start of planning through our wedding day. He was on time, organized, efficient and made everyone very comfortable. He was never frazzled and maintained a friendly, positive attitude even in the most stressful moments! In fact, he was so much fun, my guests are still raving about him! As for his talent, the photos speak for themselves. He captured every precious moment and was able to put his artistic spin on even the most traditional pictures! I cannot wait to have him take our family photos in the future. Michel is fabulous in every way, and I would recommend him to anyone looking for a brilliant wedding photographer! ~ Ms. Kristen N. Nichols Cooper More...

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Jaclyn

7 December 2011

Michel did an amazing job capturing my November 5th wedding. Choosing a photographer was one of the most important decisions for our wedding. When we met Michel, we just knew that he would be perfect for the job. He was very professional and organized during the bridal portraits and wedding. He was very open to any suggestions for photos. He also went above and beyond to work with us in any way.
We just received our wedding photos back and they are wonderful! They brought me to tears while reliving our wedding day. He really captured “our story” with his photos. We are so thankful that he was part of our special day and would recommend him to anyone!
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Brittany

31 October 2011

Michel was wonderful in every aspect. His photography was art work and he worked really hard with my fiancé and me. He spent a lot of time getting to know us, which made it easier for me since I was a bit camera shy. We were married on Sullivan's Island in September and thanks to Michel the most important moments in my life were captured in a spectacular way. He worked with the entire wedding party and by the end of the wedding, he was once of us. His passion for photography really shows in his work. He also photographed my bridal portrait and engagement session and worked very hard to get the perfect shot. His work speaks for itself. More...

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Sam

23 October 2011

We were so lucky that we met Michel Berda and had him photograph our wedding. We got married at Wild Dunes and the list of approved photographers to choose from was specific. After meeting with most of the photographers on the list it was an easy decision to hire Michel.

The other photographers’ portfolios had very nice pictures. In Michel's portfolio you can see that he captures the moment. Anyone can take a picture; it takes a special artist touch to be able to capture the moment. Michel has that artistic touch.
When we first met with Michel we discussed what we were looking for. His packages seemed much more reasonable than the other photographers we met. He was able to work within our budget.

The collection that we chose included a bridal portrait that we were able to substitute for an engagement shoot. Michel took us throughout downtown Charleston and took pictures everywhere. This was a great way to get to know Michel better and be more comfortable in front of the camera. The pictures turned out amazing and we have them throughout our house, we love them!

For the wedding day Michel started early and stayed late. Michel was able to get all of the shots we wanted without making it a long ordeal and guests could get off to the party on time. Michel lined up some really creative shots and everyone had a good time with the process. The pictures were up on Kingstreetphotowedding.com on time as promised. Michel was able to capture the moments, feelings, and love throughout our wedding. We were so happy we ended up getting the printing rights for every picture taken.

Thank you so much Michel! We are really happy and lucky we had you there with us!
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Jennifer

2 October 2011

We had a great experience working with Michel. From the beginning, Michel was very flexible about every aspect of his services. Since having copies of the photos was important to us, we worked with Michel to modify his contract so that we would get a high resolution CD with copies of all of our photos. Michel was also very generous with his time. He spent an extra half hour on our engagement session the first day, and even offered to take some additional photos the next day because we didn't get to all the places we had in mind. Michel was instrumental in developing the timeline for our wedding day, too.

Michel did a fantastic job the day of the wedding. He kept everything moving smoothly and on time. The pictures are beautiful, and Michel captured all of our guests and important moments. He was also very unobtrusive, which was important to us. Michel was recommended to us by our venue, which also speaks well of him. Overall, we highly recommend Michel.
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Jenna

27 September 2011

Overall we had a very positive experience with Michel Berda. He is creative, fun, intense and very thorough. He is extremely passionate about what he does and takes amazing photos. Give him an idea and he will run with it, although sometimes you need to know when to pull back the reigns and make sure your getting what you want. We were very happy with the amount of pictures he captured. I would recommend him to anyone planning a wedding in the South Carolina area, he is very detail oriented and does a great job from start to finish. More...

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Kathy

22 September 2011

Michel Berda did a wonderful job with the photography for our wedding. From the very beginning he was very flexible and understanding of our needs. The passion he has for his work is honestly inspiring and you can see his passion in the pictures.
Kathy & Jared
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Cecily

31 August 2011

Michel Berda is a photographer like no other. His photographs are just exquisite. Our wedding photos are just stunning. I find myself looking at them over and over again. He was so professional and produces just beautiful work. I can not say enough wonderful things about him. My husband is active duty military and we were married over 7 years ago. We have move about 5 times since getting married and I have just gotten around to selecting my album. Michel was kind enough to work with me and put together our beautiful wedding album 7 years and 2 children later. I am so thankful he took the time out of his schedule to help me select my album. The album is so pretty and the children love looking at it. Thank you so much Michel for giving us such wonderful memories we will keep forever. More...

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Nick

30 August 2011

Having Michel Berda photograph our wedding was a fantastic experience from start to finish. The first time we spoke on the phone during the initial search for a photographer, Michel made us feel even more excited about the wedding. It is clear that Michel has a passion for photography, and he takes extreme pride in his work. When Michel agrees to photograph a wedding he puts his whole heart into it, and works tirelessly to make the photographs of your wedding day perfect. Each time we talked his excitement and enthusiasm were contagious and only made us more excited about the upcoming wedding.
Michel works with you through the entire process leading up to the wedding to make sure that you will get the pictures that you need, in a timetable that works for you on the day. The day of the wedding is truly impressive. Michel shows up on time, ready to work. From the moment he arrives to the moment he leaves he is working to capture every aspect of the wedding. Michel does this in a way that is in no way disruptive, but rather he blends in when he needs to, and helps you relax when necessary. After the wedding he is able to set the photographs in such a way that they come out artistic and creative. He takes time to make each one perfect and through the photographs captures the feeling of the day. I would recommend Michel to anyone having a wedding or big event!

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Corinne

30 August 2011

We had Michel Berda and King Street Photos shoot our wedding at Sea Pines in Hilton Head on July 22, 2011. We were thoroughly impressed with Michel’s professionalism. The pictures are amazing! Michel was friendly and worked very hard. It was extremely hot and he was running all over Sea Pines getting the pictures. My family, friends and I felt comfortable during the group photos. Michel provided a relaxed atmosphere that allowed us to take some really great pictures.

If I had to do it again, there is one little thing I would change. Although I was aware of the time that Michel was leaving, I had no idea what time it was during the reception. So, when he told me it was time for him to go, I didn’t have a chance to get a few more pictures in. I wish I had asked for a 20-30 minute warning so that I could make sure I had photos with specific people. However, the pictures that Michel did get were wonderful.

A week before the wedding, Michel arranged a bridal shoot in Charleston. The weather was not cooperating with us, but Michel was determined to get it done. I was impressed with his diligence. In the end, after changing locations, but eventually ending at our original spot, we successfully completed the bridal shoot. We had a good time, and you cannot tell at all that the weather was dull and overcast. The pictures are beautiful!

We are very happy with our experience with Michel, and we would not hesitate to use King Street Photos again in the future.
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Lily

1 August 2011

Michel Berda and his associates were fantastic to work with. As soon as I emailed him, he picked-up the phone and gave me a call. As someone who works in event planning and management, I was impressed by his responsiveness and his desire to make our wedding special. The florist he recommended for my bridal portrait session was amazing! The bouquet was truly beautiful and he even had some recommendations for my fiancé as to what bar he should hang out at for a few hours while I was at the photo shoot. One of the other amazing things Michel did was he came-up with an idea to do a group shot with all of our guests throwing rose petals into the air. He even went to Costco the day before the wedding to buy them in bulk so we could save some money. Imagine that, a vendor trying to SAVE you money. After we took this photo, my fiancé and I had several photos taken in the area where all of these beautiful, different colored rose petals lay strewn about on the ground. These are some of our favorite shots. I can't even describe how lovely this colorful array was on the green grass of the golf course next to my white dress and my fiancé’s tux. Thank you Michel, Darrell and Harold for your artistic eye and professionalism! More...

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Virginia

9 March 2010

Michel is a wonderful artiste and takes his photos very seriously. Quality is top notch. With good communication he met all our expectations and we have a beautiful album to remember this special event in our lives. He was our wedding "Rambo" and went above and beyond to capture the moments of our wedding weekend. More...

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Heather

8 March 2010

Congratulations! You’re engaged. Now it is time to find a photographer. Don’t even bother with doing the research, please let us share a few accolades about Michel Berda with King Street Photography.

In December 2008, my husband and I decided to wed in Spring Island, South Carolina. Since neither one of us are from this area we didn’t know where to begin to look for a photographer for our wedding. To make a long story short, I had my husband do all research on the photographers.

After a couple of days of calling on photographers, we felt like Michel was the only one that would work with us on our budget. He went above and beyond his call of duty and met with us an additional day five months before our wedding to help us layout the pre and post wedding photos. He also sent me an agenda on how the day would fall into place. For a bride that likes to be on a schedule this helped me plan our special day.

On the day of the wedding he took more photos and spent more hours at our wedding than was allotted under contract. Our wedding photos are proof that he is a true expert in his field of work. I hope you will find our story to be a heart-warming referral for this artiste. Best wishes with your wedding!
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Sarah

8 March 2010

Michel was very willing to work with us on putting together a package that suited our wedding's needs. We were doing a multi-ceremony, multi-cultural wedding, and we needed someone who would go beyond the traditional photographer's work. He did so. Also, we were very impressed as his interest in understanding the different cultures and what each family wanted to capture on this special day. More...

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Emily

8 March 2010

Michel Berda captured the beauty and joy of our wedding in Isle of Palms, SC. Working with him was very easy, he was very responsive, he had a lot of great ideas and completely understood our vision and style. Our wedding photos are amazing and I couldn't be happier with the quality and artistic beauty of our photos! More...

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Colleen

7 March 2010

Michel Berda is everything you could ever ask for in a wedding photographer. He worked closely with us prior to our special day to be certain he captured every moment. Michel joined us at our rehearsal dinner to meet and get to know our family and friends. Michel is professional on all accounts and was great on our wedding day. He was able to capture every incredibly special moment while remaining inconspicuous. You would never know he was there! Michel has worked extremely hard to make certain our wedding album is absolutely perfect. The photographs are gorgeous! With Michel's incredible talent and artistic ability, he was able to tell the most beautiful story of our entire wedding weekend on Bray's Island. Our wedding day would not have been the same without him. Our family and friends loved him and by the end of the weekend, he was like one of us...family! We cannot say enough about Michel's talent. You would be remiss to not choose him as your wedding photographer. You will not be disappointed! More...

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Laura

7 March 2010

Michel did a wonderful job making me feel beautiful and comfortable on my wedding day. He blended in perfectly with my family and wedding party and took excellent photots - we ordered them all! He was always responsive via email and phone on the days leading up to my wedding and was prompt at answering any questions - he even made some great recommendations for pictures and locations. I would highly recomment using this vendor. More...

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Laramie

6 March 2010

Michel the owner of King Street Photo photographed our wedding at Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms South Carolina. Not only did he do a fantastic job with our pictures but he also organized our group to get our pictures taken on our wedding day in a timely manner. The pictures that were taken will forever be very special to us. We also loved that he came to our rehearsal to meet our family and friends to get to know them prior to our wedding day. I would highly recommend King Street Photo to anyone getting married in and around the Charleston, South Carolina area. Without Michel our day would not have been the same. He does his job with professionalism and took pictures with such care that you would've thought he was taking pictures for his own family memeber. King Street Photo was a great choice for our wedding day photos.
Laramie Poole
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Silvia

5 March 2010

I was married in the Bahamas a little over a year ago and Michel Berda was my photographer. I couldn't have been luckier with that decision. First, I wanted a modern photographer with that photo journalist eye/style. I wanted somone experienced and not new at the game. Michel captured those perfect moments as well as moments that I was unaware of, those two combined made for the best album. My album is the most beautiful album I have ever seen, to the point that I had to stop showing it around because I could tell other brides felt theirs were not as good. His work is AMAZING. He worked with me for about a year after the wedding because I was picky and selective of what I wanted to see. I felt that I had so much input and he really values what you and the groom want. I haven't stopped recommending him.

Silvia Garcia - Swaun
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Amy

5 March 2010

I can't enough great things about Michel Berda and King Street Photo Weddings. From the beginning, Michel knew exactly how I wanted our wedding to be captured. Not only is his quality of work far superior to anyone else, his professionalism is unmatched. Since I've received my album and pictures, everyone has commented on how amazing they turned out. I would highly recommend Michel to anyone who is looking for classy and sophisticated wedding photography. More...

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Tom

4 March 2010

My wife and I were so lucky to have come into contact with Michel Berda. We were planning our dream getaway wedding and wanted to capture the memories. We arranged to fly him to the Bahamas for the special day. When we arrived he had already researched the location and knew precisely where to get the best photos. He was a consumate professional and now a friend. He then "wowed" us again with delivery of our album and the copyrights to our photos. We would recommend his work to anyone who wants only the best for their event. More...

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jessica

2 March 2010

Michel Berda is very easy to work with, fun and flexible. He did an excellent job making sure that there were photos of all the important moments and ALL of the guests. He is very detail oriented and very responsive. More...

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Hannah

2 March 2010

Michel is a WONDERFUL photographer and artist. He is so flexible to work with the brides schedule and makes taking wedding photos a fun experience. My wedding pictures were one of the top things that I wanted to invest money in for my wedding and I am so glad that I invested in King Street Photo Weddings. Weddings can be stressful enough, but our photographer was so easy going and made our day even more fun and special than we could have ever thought! He was also very flexible when it came to deciding what pictures to take the day of the wedding. I wanted him to take some pictures that he thought would be good, but I also had some that I wanted specifically and he did a great job catering to that.

The our wedding album was absolutely STUNNING! Everyone, and I mean everyone, who has looked at our album has said they have never seen anything like it and that it is amazing. I am so proud to show it off and love looking at it myself. It really captures what happened that day (fun, joy, and happiness)! What a wonderful remember an such a special day! Michel is wonderful and you are definetly missing out if you don't have him as a photographer!
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Jennifer

1 March 2010

Michel Berda is absolutely amazing! I cannot say enough positive things about him as a great person and an amazing artist. Our photographs are simply stunning and I could not have asked for a more professional, wonderful photographer to work with. He was so much fun to work with and my husband and I are so very, very thankful we chose Michel to capture our special day. Our friends and family continue to be amazed at the quality of our photos and we love sharing the special moments he captured with others. I feel so lucky to have been able to have such an amazing photographer capture the best day of my life. More...

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Carson

17 July 2009

Michel was very professional. We are very excited to see the final results. He was responsive and open to ideas and also had several great ideas of his own. I would highly recommend his services to anyone getting married in the Charleston/Hilton Head/low country area. He will travel to hilton head for free which was a great bonus. More...

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Being a great storyteller. Understanding light and how to use strobes also known as flashes. Making compelling images for every wedding clients. Knowing how to photograph a wedding perfectly by being a master wedding photographer for over 17 years in our holy city of Charleston, Sc. Making sure your clients come first, and that their wedding is different than all others. helping your clients in making a seamless wedding timeline that fits their needs and request. last getting your clients to love your passion for the art of wedding photography and getting amazing praised reviews for the memories you created for them.

What can I do to make your day perfect. How can I give you the best service. What would you like for me to capture so that you can remember your wedding images.

That I have this amazing talent, and I love every client and that they in return love everything I do for them.

Knowing that I was born and learned this amazing talent in wedding photography and that my clients have always told me that I have a great eye and capture the perfect memories for them.

Simply go to my website and see my art, see my amazing reviews with now over 345 plus, see that I am the winner of Wedding Wire Black Badge for having 105 amazing reviews, an accomplishment I am very proud of receiving. I want my clients to have a seamless and perfect magical wedding and I want them to love the wedding images I create for them,

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