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Founded by a former European fashion photographer, Ivan Djikaev, Mind On Photography is a high end photography boutique, specializing in stylish portrait and wedding imagery. Photography is art. Be a part of the results!

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Vitali Vinokour

25 August 2019

Ivan is an extremely perceptive artist. He does not just get your best smile and pose and capture them in a setting with perfect background and lighting, whether natural or installed quickly and expertly. These are just the tools of the craft. Ivan does much more. He elicits the better selves out of you that you hoped existed but wasn’t sure. Are you really that smart, confident, sophisticated, that magnificent? Ivan demonstrates that in fact you are, if only sometimes. The techniques that he uses are various and not always perceptible to an untrained eye: he might engage you in a clever conversation such that you forget to maintain your fake “picture-perfect” expression, or casually divert your attention, changing your aspect momentarily. All the while he is clicking away, to later cull from the hundreds or thousands of images the few that betray your actual admirable self, and then brings them to perfection. He literally makes a better person out of you. Ultimately, the proof is in the pudding. Ivan’s shots stand out: they are unmistakably professional but also plausible and authentic; flattering but realistic. They tell a story which is, remarkably, not his but yours. More...

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Vitali Vinokour

25 August 2019

Ivan is an extremely perceptive artist. He does not just get your best smile and position and capture them in a setting with perfect background and lighting, whether natural or installed quickly and expertly. Ivan does much more. He elicits the better selves out of you that you hoped existed but wasn’t sure. Are you really that smart, confident, sophisticated, that magnificent? Apparently, I am, if only sometimes. I am not exactly sure how Ivan achieves this remarkable effect; perhaps he got me to drop my fake “picture-perfect” expression when he engaged me in a clever conversation such that I forgot whatever I came to him for, even though he would be clicking away all the while. Later, he culled from the hundreds of images the few magic ones and brought them to perfection. Ivan’s shots stand out: they are unmistakably professional but also plausible and authentic; flattering but realistic. They tell a story which is, remarkably, not his but mine. Thank you so much Ivan! More...

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Vitali Vinokour

24 August 2019

Ivan is an extremely perceptive artist. He does not just get your best smile and capture it in a setting with perfect background and lighting, whether natural or installed quickly and expertly. These are just the tools of the craft. Ivan does much more. He elicits a better self out of you that you hoped existed but wasn’t sure. Are you really that smart, confident, sophisticated, that magnificent? Apparently I am, if only sometimes. Ivan uses various techniques to achieve this effect: he might engage you in a clever conversation such that you forget to maintain your fake “picture-perfect” expression, or casually divert your attention, changing your aspect momentarily. All the while he is clicking away, to later cull from the hundreds or thousands of images the few that betray your actual admirable self, and then brings them to perfection. I never expected my headshots to look so cool; I actually feel better about myself looking at them. Thank you Ivan! More...

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Agnes cavanagh

23 August 2019

Ivan was very professional.He was great to work with and made the photoshoot incredibly comfortable and enjoyable. The pictures came out fantastic!!! I would definitely hire Ivan again.” More...

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Kathryn Jordan

9 August 2019

Ivan with Mind On Photography was absolutely amazing for many reasons! First off, we needed a photographer for a holiday weekend for my wedding and reached out with not much time to spare and he answered right away and took our event which gave us such relief! It was also a hot and extremely humid day and he did what he had to do to get all the photos we needed outside and inside no matter the obstacles (including our crazy families!)! He was so sweet and so easy to work with! He got our photos back to us faster that we expected and they were absolutely breath taking! If we ever have another event with the need for a photographer, we will certainly be reaching out to him, no question! I would most certainly recommend him and his company to anyone for any event! More...

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Sarah Hodroj

27 July 2019

First shoot ever with Ivan and had a really great time. Easy to talk to and very understanding. Came out with some very beautiful and inventive photos. :)

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Leona Boyd Doughty

11 July 2019

Ivan with Mind on Photography was amazing with my family. We have several young ones that were hard to keep focused and he did a great job with them. Photo’s were edited and completed in a very timely manor. As a fellow photography I would not hesitate to work with him again! Thanks again, Leona More...

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Mikaela Feroli

9 July 2019

Ivan was an amazing photographer!! He had a clear vision and wasn't afraid to try new things to capture unique and gorgeous moments of my partner and I. He wasn't pushy and was able to be involved without being overbearing. He was also open to any ideas and suggestions that my partner and I asked for. He was prompt with the photo edits which we greatly appreciated and loved. They came out more stunning than we could have imagined. I would absolutely recommend Ivan Djikaev's Mind on Photography for any event that you want photographed!! More...

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Mikaela Feroli

2 July 2019

Ivan was awesome!! He had a clear vision and wasn't afraid to try new things to capture unique and gorgeous moments of my partner and I. He wasn't pushy and was able to be involved without being overbearing. He was also open to any ideas and suggestions that my partner and I asked for. He was also prompt with the photo edits which we greatly appreciated. I would absolutely recommend Ivan Djikaev's for any event that you want photographed!! More...

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Daniel Hana

30 June 2019

My experience with Ivan was awesome! He was documenting my daughter's graduation and I was glad I hired him because the official photographs we received from school were not good at all. Ivan took family photos with larger group of people as well as photos during the ceremony. He was able to make people relax and everyone looked great including people who are typically hard to capture - I was surprised we did not need to edit any pictures - that did not happened to me before and we had photographers for important family events many times. He was flexible moving to different locations and dealing with all the commotion surrounding events that involve many people. It was definitely worth to have our own photographer. More...

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Cole Mathewson

30 June 2019

Ivan and his wife Julia were great to work with! I made last minute arrangements for photos to be taken during my proposal. Ivan captured amazing photographs of our special moment. I would highly recommend Mind on Photography to anyone in the area. More...

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Hana F.

29 June 2019

My experience with Ivan was awesome! He was documenting my daughter's graduation and I am so glad I hired him because the official photographs we received from school were not good at all. Ivan took family photos with larger group of people as well as photos during the ceremony. He was able to make people relax and everyone looked great including people who are typically hard to capture - I was surprised we did not need to edit any pictures - that did not happened to me before and we had photographers for important family events many times. He was flexible moving to different locations and good in dealing with all the commotion surrounding events that involve many people. It was definitely worth having our own photographer. More...

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Kathryn

17 June 2019

My event has not yet happened, but Ivan does beautiful work based on his portfolio. He has been wonderful at getting back to me right away and helping me out with my event when I needed him last minute. I would certainly recommend Mind on Photography for your event! More...

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Cassandra Lozandieu

27 April 2019

Very professional. Ivan has amazing communication skills and makes you feel completely comfortable when shooting with him, all while still providing great quality with every image. If you need fashion, editorial or any type of photography in general definitely recommend More...

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Deanna Gould

27 April 2019

I had my first photoshoot with Ivan when I was 15 and my mom went with me to the shoot. I got great images, and still used my headshot from that shoot for a long time. I noticed that in my few years of modeling, my photos with Ivan were the sharpest, best photos of me. He is capable of high fashion photography, professional photography, wedding photography, and quite possibly anything. What is second to none is how much fun I have had every time I shoot with Ivan. Thank you Ivan! More...

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Deanna Gould

27 April 2019

I had my first photo shoot ever with Ivan and used the images for my modeling portfolio. I used the headshot from the shoot for many years as my best headshot. I have since worked with Ivan again and have gotten incredible images back. I decided to work with Ivan again because I believed that my best shoot was actually my first shoot, and I needed more quality work. More...

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Tricia Esparza

27 January 2019

Picking Mind on Photography was the best decision when it came to my wedding photos. Ivan went above and beyond. He was professional and personable. After scheduling my wedding day, due to circumstances, I had to have my wedding ceremony and reception on two separate days. Ivan made sure to come to both events. The pictures of the wedding ceremony were gorgeous. During the reception he caught perfect moments on camera. I would recommend Ivan to anyone and everyone. We will definitely be calling him for future events. Thank you again Ivan for the great memories! More...

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Franz Maier

27 January 2019

I had the pleasure to work with Ivan on a professional portrait project. I was impressed by his creativity and the ease with which he arranged various setups, making it an enjoyable process for both parties.Stunned by the outcome, I can highly recommend Mind On Photography for any professional photographic services. More...

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Max and Julia

27 January 2019

Ivan was truly amazing to work with. We live in Montreal, QC and met Ivan on our wedding day on Cape Cod. He is such an easy going and fun person to be around and the most important thing is that his photos stend out. We basically didn’t consider other photographers when we saw his portfolio. Recommended! More...

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Trish Ahern

29 December 2018

Picking Mind on Photography was the best decision when it came to my wedding photos. Ivan went above and beyond. He was professional and personable. After scheduling my wedding day, due to circumstances, I had to have my wedding ceremony and reception on two separate days. Ivan made sure to come to both events. The pictures of the wedding ceremony were gorgeous. During the reception he caught perfect moments on camera. I would recommend Ivan to anyone and everyone. We will definitely be calling him for future events. Thank you again Ivan for the great memories! More...

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Nannette Nolan

28 December 2018

Ivan was fabulous. He was flexible, easy-to-work with, and had a great eye. We've hosted small events before and it can be difficult to capture smaller events but he gave us a wide variety of images. We'd highly recommend Ivan to anyone looking for B2B event photos! More...

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jessica ferreira

28 December 2018

Ivan is the absolute best!! He did such a great job capturing all the little details and moments from our wedding. He was prompt, professional, patient, extremely creative and fun to work with. Photography was the least stressful part of our wedding planning because he assured us all our concerns would be addressed and he delivered! He managed to capture all the important moments without overcrowding or distracting like some wedding photographers tend to do. Pictures are extremely clear and the colors are so vibrant. I can't say enough good things about him and his business. Highly recommend for ANY occasion!! More...

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Nastya Ross

28 December 2018

I had lots of fun working with Ivan! The photos came out great. Very professional and aesthetic.

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Александра Александра

14 December 2018

Великолепный фотограф с огромным стажем! Мастер фотографии! Свет, цвет, композиция вдохновляют! Рекомендую!

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Erik Rasch

10 December 2018

Flawless job guys, recommended!

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Anastasiya Sakharava

5 December 2018

Did a senior photoshoot with Ivan. Definitely recommend!! Changed many outfits and got tons of amazing photographs. Each one is different from another and incredibly detailed.

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Jess Mancini

4 December 2018

Ivan is the absolute best!! He did such a great job capturing all the little details and moments from our wedding. He was prompt, professional, patient, extremely creative and fun to work with. Photography was the least stressful part of our wedding planning because he assured us all our concerns would be addressed and he delivered! He managed to capture all the important moments without overcrowding or distracting like some wedding photographers tend to do. Pictures are extremely clear and the colors are so vibrant. I can't say enough good things about him and his business. Highly recommend for ANY occasion!! More...

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Alicia Provenzano

28 November 2018

Ivan is an amazing person to work with. He has a unique vision so you get one of a kind beautiful photos. He’s patient and very friendly. He takes the time to get the perfect photo. I highly recommend working with him and I can’t wait to again. More...

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Natalie Rumberg

28 November 2018

We used the photography services for our wedding. Ivan was very pleasant, could easily connect to us and guests. The terms were also very good with getting the photos within 30 days after the wedding. I loved the pictures! The price is also very reasonable. Highly recommend. More...

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Victor Warren

28 November 2018

Ivan did an amazing job with my new head-shots. I look forward to working with him again. His professionalism and attention to detail really made the difference! https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1197546/?ref_=pro_nm_visitcons More...

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Tatsiana Sakharava

19 November 2018

Иван потрясающий! Не могу не поделиться своими впечатлениями от работы этого замечательного ФОТОГРАФА!!! Да! Именно большими буквами! Это просто волшебство!!! Иван не тот фотограф, который штампует стандартные фотографии, он действительно подходит к делу с душой, полон идей и все это непременно отражается в фотографиях. Прекрасные фотосессии ( у нас их было две), отличное настроение и приятно проведенное время в компании хорошего человека)). А фотографии превзошли все наши ожидания и восторги! Всем рекомендую Ивана и спасибо вам большое за работу! More...

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Wei He

29 October 2018

I am so happy that I found Ivan to be my wedding photographer. He is very professional. He identified good spots in our venue to take pictures and captured many beautiful moments of my wedding. Thanks for help us keeping the sweet memory of our life, Ivan! More...

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Iris P.

29 October 2018

Ivan was a total gem to work with and a real find! He was incredibly affordable compared to the other photographers we were looking at and there was no real compromise in the quality. My family has all commented on how focused he was during the wedding, and we've gotten nothing but compliments on our engagement and wedding photos. I can't recommend Ivan enough! More...

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Arti Luhadia

29 October 2018

Ivan was a pleasure to work with! We hired him to take family portraits on our recent trip to Chatham. Not only is Ivan professional, he is super easy to work with and was very accommodating with all of our requests. We are so happy with how our photographs came out. Thank you again Ivan!! More...

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Sarah Morgan

4 October 2018

Ivan from Mind On Photography was wonderful to work with, he did our wedding pictures and was able to fit us in at the last minute after a bit of a planning snafu left us without a photographer. Our ceremony and reception were a few days apart and he had no problem fitting both events in. The pictures were wonderful and he was so easy to work with. Ivan has a great artistic eye, I would absolutely book him in the future for any photography needs. More...

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Sarah Morgan

29 September 2018

Ivan was wonderful to work with, he did our wedding pictures and was able to fit us in at the last minute after a bit of a planning snafu left us without a photographer. Our ceremony and reception were a few days apart and he had no problem fitting both events in. The pictures were wonderful and he was so easy to work with. Ivan has a great artistic eye, I would absolutely book him in the future for any photography needs. More...

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Илья Бойцов

23 July 2018

Нереально крутой фотограф и мега человек ! Когда нибудь я буду таким же. Но сейчас если вы хотите крутых фоток - просто пишите ему. Рекомендую. Инфа 100% More...

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Alisa Matern

23 July 2018

Ivan ist mein Inspirierter, mein Lehrer, Professional von allen Seiten und einfach gute Mensch! Ich mag arbeiten mit ihm, ich mag es, mit ihm fotografiert zu werden. Ich empfehle für alle! Lasst ihr euch gute Fotos machen und viel Spaß haben! More...

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Deanna Gould

23 July 2018

I had a fantastic time with Ivan getting my photos done for a modeling portfolio. The pictures came out amazing and I am more than pleased.

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Brie Monis

23 July 2018

Ivan was absolutely incredible! He exceeded my expectations immensely, he can do any style/look you want to achieve and nail it spot on. Very easy and comfortable to work with. It was an all around great and fun experience. Book Ivan! You will not regret it. More...

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Lee Briggs Macleod

23 July 2018

I am extremely pleased with my photographs from Mind on Photography. I have had family portraits and a professional headshot photographed by Ivan. He is professional and has a creative vision for each photography project. Highly recommended! More...

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Liz Kidder

23 July 2018

Ivan is AMAZING! I am a professional hair stylist out of Amesbury, MA and was lucky and honored to have been able to work with him on several photo shoots. I'm thrilled with the flawless photos that I was able to add to my portfolio. He is by far one of the best photographers that I have gotten the chance to work with! More...

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Daniel Rivette

23 July 2018

It was great to work with Ivan on a brewery and beer product shoot a little outside of Boston. He delivered exactly what we were looking for, was super flexible, turned around the digital assets right away so that our business could integrate them into a marketing campaign. Happy to recommend Mind on Photography to others that need a professional photographer that's great to work with! More...

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LaToya Royal Braham

23 July 2018

There are no words for Ivan. He has a talent that surpasses your average photographer. I am an entrepreneur living out in New York and I have needed Ivan for a few personal shoots. I have been in love ever since and will always be a fan. He is always first on my mind when considering projects. Trust me you will get your your payment worth booking with this man. Do not think about it any further. More...

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Keith Priemer

23 July 2018

Ivan was absolutely wonderful to work with! His background as a fashion photographer really made his point of view exactly what we were looking for... not the same old boring stiff poses everyone else takes. He knew the shots to get and got it done! He was an absolute pleasure to work with and captured our special day perfectly! Patrick and I cannot recommend a more professional qualified photographer than Ivan! More...

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Nicole Dempsey

23 July 2018

Ivan did an excellent job with our engagement shoot. We had scheduled this a few months in advance and he was super flexible because the weather was not looking in our favor. We were able to shoot on our scheduled day and Ivan was incredibly professional and got the shoots quickly (on a freezing cold day in July mind you). The pictures he took came out beautifully! His eye for photography and editing are stellar and our photos will bring us happy memories for years to come! Thank you so much Ivan for your patience and talent to get us great pictures to celebrate our engagement! More...

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Kate Corkum

23 July 2018

Great to work with and flexible to suit the client. Ivan's photos for a family gathering produced a number of good group and individual shots.

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Chandra Briggman

23 July 2018

Ivan is an exceptional photographer and visual artist. In my personal and professional work, I have hired many photographers and he is the most personable I have ever worked with - bar none. He is now my go-to photographer and I recommend him to anyone looking for professional headshots, portraits, wedding shots and more. More...

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Heather Fischer

23 July 2018

Ivan did an excellent job on our recent photo shoot and I would highly recommend using him. My husband and I hired Ivan to capture fun and dramatic images of us, and were incredibly pleased at how flexible and accommodating he was, and how quickly he caught and understood our vision. We wanted unique photos rather than traditional, overly posed images, and he delivered on exactly that! He was incredibly open to our input and requests for specific styles of editing and was willing to work with us to produce exactly what we were looking for. To us, that was worth every penny! More...

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Fran Collazo

23 July 2018

Excellent! Very detailed and talented photographer.

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Ecaterina Liubenco

23 July 2018

Ivan is a great photographer, very attentive and creative. He agreed to take our wedding pictures even though we asked about this just a week ahead of our event. 5 stars definitely !!! I would totally recommend Mind on Photography to everybody who is looking for a great service and quality!!!
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Christopher Majocha

27 June 2018

My wife and I hired Ivan to photograph our wedding last month and we're so happy with the results! He was quick to turn the photos around, and they look amazing. When we were searching for a photographer, we looked through many professional portfolios until we stumbled across Ivan's. What sold us on Ivan was his unique artistic style and rare ability to really capture the essence of special moment in a still photo. My wife and I felt Ivan's work is different and stands out from the standard/generic shots you see from most weddings. We would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a photographer that will not just take a picture, but who will actually capture the memory that you will be able to relive time and time again. More...

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Argentina Lost

22 June 2018

Great experience, pictures are impeccable, five stars well deserved, recommended!

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Erik Rasch

22 June 2018

Ivan made my professional headshot taken effortless for me, he came to my apartment bulding with all his equipment, set up fast and took my headshot photos even faster. And the edited photos that I received within a couple days were easily the best photos of me ever taken. Thank you Ivan! More...

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Neil St. Clair

27 May 2018

Ivan and Mind on Photography have been photographing my family for several years now. We always appreciate his professionalism and ingenuity to give us excellent results. Highly recommend!

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Grace Russell

27 May 2018

Wonderful experience with fantastic results!! Ivan is not only a unique photographer, but easy to work with and incredibly kind. He captured exactly what I wanted and the results surely topped the photos I had envisioned. I was beyond pleased with the shoot and would most definitely recommend!!! More...

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Chandra Briggman

27 May 2018

Ivan is an exceptional photographer because for him shooting his images is about producing art. He is not only creative and works well with people, his work is some of the best I have encountered in my personal and professional experience. I turned to Ivan for both personal and professional photography. I highly recommend his services. More...

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Ngan Nguyen

27 May 2018

An amazing photographer and I'm grateful I found him! I hired Ivan to help take some pictures that I could use for my business and they are stunning. It was a great experience working with him and I've gotten so many compliments on the pictures. A very talented and gifted photographer! More...

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Pat J.

23 May 2018

We hired Mind On Photography to take photos of our office staff. Everything went flawless from the very start, was done promptly and the headshots came out even better then expected. Will surely use Mind On Photography again, as a matter of fact one of my colleagues asked Ivan to photograph his family. More...

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Noxema Jackson

18 April 2017

Excellent! Very detailed and talented photographer.

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Please take a look at our portfolio on our website. We specialize in: · Wedding and Engagement photography, destination weddings. · Portraits. · Professional headshots and corporate photography. · Actors and models headshots. · Children, family and senior photography.