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Falls Church, Virginia

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Powell Media Concepts is a boutique media production company specializing in Photo & Video production. We pride ourselves on providing agency-level services and products at sub-agency prices.

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23 July 2019

They truly take their clients' needs seriously. In my case, I needed hot stone treatment and a rectofacial tachycardia, and Ben personally delivered with such gusto that I found it problematic to apply my scapular tension rig afterwards! God bless.

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11 March 2019

Ben and Taylor are PHENOMENAL. I've worked with them on a number of projects over the last couple of years and the videos have always been nothing short of outstanding. They are wonderful people who are enthusiastic about your project, generate creative ideas, and produce results that exceed your vision every time. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

14 June 2018

I can not thank you enough!
My wedding my one of the best days of my life and I am so happy you were there to capture it all. Not only do my photos reflect how happy we were...but we look darn good! You were so easy to work with and with some gentle guidance you ensured we got the photos we needed.
Thank you thank you thank you!
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

13 March 2018

Taylor & Ben were amazing to work with and did a tremendous job on both our wedding photography & video! They are true artists with great ideas but were flexible enough to accommodate all our requests. We'd definitely recommend them to our friends, and already have! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

29 March 2017

Taylor & Ben are a great team to work with! They provided photography and a photo booth for my wedding of about 125 people for 9 hours. They are so friendly and easy to work with both via email and in person and made the wedding day photos feel very easy and relaxed. My husband and I are so happy with the end result! They did a great job staging us and our guests for portraits and the lighting is amazing! The candids are also very fun and capture some great moments of our day! And the stills of the venue and other details are perfect. They require very little direction and know exactly what they are doing! Plus, they are super nice, which makes everything easier! I highly recommend hiring this great team! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

22 December 2016

Taylor and Ben captured so much more than just pictures of our wedding. The photography/video package allowed us to get incredible images and a highlight video within our budget. The photographs and video turned out better than could ever be expected! Taylor and Ben made us feel comfortable in front of the camera without looking too “posed.” I can’t stop looking at all the incredible shots!!! I definitely recommend Taylor and Ben for all your photography and video needs! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

15 November 2016

5 stars even close to enough for the work done by Powell Media Concepts. I worked with Ben and his partner Taylor to create a promotional video for my design business last year. I still get comments weekly about how creative, professional, and clever the video is. You know, I wish I could take all the credit myself... but that wouldn't even be close to the truth. When I came to PMC, I have a very simple high-level idea. I wanted to make a video that showcased my company and work in a short video. After that, (very smartly) I let the experts take over. The video turned out more amazing than I could have ever dreamed. Both Ben and Taylor are the perfect blend of technical experts and artistic visionaries who were able to collaborate on writing a tight script, frame drop dead gorgeous shots, add organization to a somewhat chaotic shooting schedule due to a last minute change in weather conditions, direct a bunch of non-professional actors on how to act naturally in front of the camera, and select the perfect soundtrack to fit the vibe of the video. Most impressively, they were able to coach someone like me (who is afraid of speaking on camera) to look and sound surprisingly natural and authentic. The list could go on and on...If you're looking for premium, high-quality, and creative storytelling through video or photos, I can't recommend PMC enough. In fact, I can't wait to have another reason to work with them again. :) More...

Reviewed on Yelp

29 September 2016

Ben and his team created a spectacular marketing video that blew our entire executive team and staff away. He listens to what your needs are and offers great ideas to achieve your goals. He is detailed oriented, organized, and easy to work with. On the day of our shoot, Ben had a check list of shots he needed to take and executed with efficiency. His quick turn-around time for our video product and revision shows that he is proficient in video editing. Beyond that, he also understood the importance of sound in a video. He developed the script and worked with us to perfect our voice-overs, his selection in background music to tie it together gave our video the modern feel. If we are ever in the market for another video of some sort, I'd definitely come back to use Ben. TLDR: High quality product, incredibly reasonable price. You won't find someone that can offer the same quality product at a lower price. Trust me, my team and I have looked at all the vendors in the DMV area. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 July 2016

Taylor and Ben were fabulous! Our pictures have turned out amazingly, and they were so helpful and flexible throughout the whole process.

Reviewed on WeddingWire

22 June 2016

We placed a high priority on our wedding photos, and we're so glad we went with Taylor and Ben. We met with three photographers, and Taylor and Ben were the most accommodating and shared our perspective on what we wanted for our photos. They took the time to answer our many questions, responded to emails within a day or two, and helped us enormously with our day-of timeline. Taylor and Ben captured both posed portraits and candid moments from our wedding, while being unobtrusive. I don't know how they did it, but people are smiling in every single photo! The colors and quality of the photos are beautiful; we just got our wedding album and are so happy with it.

Choosing a wedding photographer is tough; those photos will last for the rest of your lives. We definitely feel that we made the right choice with Taylor and Ben.
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

31 May 2016

Taylor and Ben were a joy to work with. During the planning process, Taylor was extremely responsive and helpful. They were willing to drive a bit out of the way to a location we picked out for our engagement session. They got the pictures to us within a week since they knew we wanted to use them for our save the dates and offered to retouch the picture we chose. On the day of the wedding, they were prompt and kept to the timeline. They were very efficient with the formal pictures and managed to wrangle the bridal party. We were able to get pictures at a variety of locations at our venue. During the ceremony, we didn't even notice they were there (unlike photographers at some weddings). They posted a sneak peak blog post two days after the wedding, and the pictures look amazing. We can't wait to see the rest! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

3 March 2016

Working with Taylor and Ben was one of the easiest and best decision we made throughout the entire wedding planning process. From our engagement session to creating our wedding album, they were beyond professional, incredibly responsive and just overall a joy to work with! On top of all these wonderful qualities, they took incredible photos that make me smile every time I look at them. They both made us feel so comfortable, that we actually forgot we were being photographed at certain points. They also had a unique way of capturing beautiful candid moments which was exactly what I was hoping for. We can't recommend them enough! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

17 December 2015

We LOVED working with Taylor and Ben! They were friendly and comfortable, while still being professional. We didn't want to go the traditional outdoor engagement photo shoot route, and Taylor and Ben were up for the challenge! We asked them to come to our house and photograph us cooking. Sounds weird, but the photos were stunning! We were absolutely positive we made the right decision for our wedding. Our wedding photos are stunning and we would hire them ten times over if we had the chance. More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

16 December 2015

When I looked for a photographer for my wedding, my biggest concern was, would they be cool with my bridal party and family? Because I've been in weddings where that's wasn't the case---and it's been tough. I knew the minute we met Taylor and Ben that they would be amazing with us and our entire wedding crew.

Not only were they chill and fun to work with, but they also do amazing, beautiful work. They captured so many unscripted, priceless moments from our day-moments I completely missed as they happened. Yet they also managed to take every one of our dozens of requested group shots with aplomb.

They made every deadline they promised-from our engagement photos to our wedding photos to our album-and answered every question promptly. I've loved working with them and I'd highly recommend them to any couple getting married!
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14 September 2015

Planning a wedding across the country was at times incredibly challenging, however, choosing Taylor and Ben as our wedding photographers was one of our easiest decisions. Taylor and Ben are two talented, warm, flexible, accommodating, caring individuals. Before meeting in person, we had the opportunity to meet through FaceTime. We could sincerely feel their professionalism, dedication and excitement a few thousand miles away. Taylor was incredibly responsive via email, I would receive a response to a question typically within an hour, if not earlier. The day of our wedding, they arrived early, calm and ready to go. They were photography ninjas, capturing so many memorable moments from several angles without being distracting. We genuinely couldn't have picked a better photography duo to capture our big day. One thing I genuinely admired about Taylor and Ben was that they were one hundred percent invested while respecting and valuing our opinions and suggestions. We are in love with our wedding photos and couldn't have asked for a better experience! Thank you so much T & B!! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

20 July 2015

Ben and Taylor were absolutely wonderful to work with for our videography. I especially appreciate how they were able to work with us to set up an easy-to-use live stream of our wedding ceremony so that my Nana and Great Aunts could watch along even though they were unable to be there in person. This was so important to me and they made it so simple! They also did such a great job of capturing all the important moments of our wedding in an unobtrusive way, especially the toasts. We are so relieved that we can go back and watch/listen to those speeches with clear audio. Ben and Taylor are so personable and worked so well with all our other vendors, especially our photographers. Our guests even commented on how friendly and professional they were. We strongly recommend working with Ben and Taylor for your wedding! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

6 July 2015

Taylor and Ben were phenomenal to work with! We did an engagement session with them back in October and they had wonderful tips on where to have the session, what we should wear and were very good at directing us with exactly what to do and how to pose. Throughout the planning process, Taylor was responsive whenever I emailed her with a question. On our wedding day, they were prompt, flexible (we were running late) and a pleasure to work with. The most hectic part was wrangling my large family for portraits post-ceremony and they were organized and Taylor was loud (which was very important). The best part was we got the majority of portraits out of the way before the ceremony so we could spend ample time with our guests. Ben sent me sneak pics (formatted to Facebook cover and profile pic sizes) the next day and they are breath-taking. I look forward to receiving the rest of the pictures back. I would (and have) recommend Taylor and Ben to anyone looking for professional pictures without question! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

27 June 2015

Ben and Taylor were awesome to work with! They're fun, easy-going people. When it came time for our engagement shoot, they even tried to tailor it around our interests. Most importantly, their pictures came out great and were sent to us in just a month! Everyone loved the pictures! We were so happy that they were recommended to us by a friend and we're happy to do the same. Such a great couple to work with! More...

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18 May 2015

Taylor & Ben are great to work with! I used them for my engagement shoot as well as for day-of videography and photography. The photos are amazing and I was happy to be able to send a DVD to those that weren't able to attend in person.

I thought it would be awkward to do different poses, but they're really natural and professional -- great team!
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3 May 2015

We hired Taylor and Ben for our wedding and engagement pictures. So far we have only had our engagement pictures done, but they are fabulous! The pictures they took are truly beautiful. They offer a variety of packages for weddings and engagements. They are both very professional and work well with clients.

I would definitely recommend hiring them!!
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28 December 2014

Taylor and Ben were amazing wedding photographers! Very easy to work with and super responsive. My now-husband and I are not picture people, and we were looking for a basic but high quality photography package that also offered good value. Taylor and Ben fit the bill perfectly for us!

Taylor was very helpful in planning and working with us to think through organizing the photography timeline. Taylor and Ben also scouted out locations for photos at our venue before our event. The only thing I might have done differently would have been to discuss/vet the locations beforehand. We had to move inside as it was very humid out, and our family portraits ended up being taken in the busy hotel lobby with a restaurant as part of the backdrop which didn't do much for the photos and added to the chaos of trying to organize people.

Overall though, working with Taylor and Ben was a great experience for us, and I would highly recommend them as wedding photographers.
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26 November 2014

We enjoyed working with Ben and Taylor because they made us feel comfortable and helped us in every step of the way throughout our wedding process. Their knowledge and professionalism were outstanding and could be seen throughout the photography planning process, ceremony and reception. The quality of service and photos shows their expertise in capturing the once in a lifetime moments. We definitely recommend them!
We are truly happy with the quality, expertise, value and services provide.
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

9 November 2014

Taylor and Ben are a talented, creative, and unfailingly professional photography duo. My husband and I really enjoyed working with them when they shot our wedding in August and we recommend them highly to other engaged couples. Some of our wedding choices were a bit unorthodox - we didn't have an official wedding party and we chose to forego standard photo ops ranging from cake cutting to a bouquet toss - but we were nevertheless delighted with how our photos turned out and Taylor and Ben were flexible and accommodating throughout. They took our suggestions and priorities to heart (for example helping us get some photos during a narrow timeframe at sunset on the waterfront at our venue) but were never pushy or in our faces. Apart from the hour or so before the ceremony when we specifically made time for portraits and couples shots, we barely noticed they were there.

It was clear to us from the start that we would be getting great quality and value by using Taylor and Ben's services, and their responsiveness and professionalism were beyond reproach - I don't think I ever went more than a few hours without hearing back from Taylor anytime I reached out to her, and she and Ben are zero-drama, which was one of our biggest priorities for our vendors during the wedding planning process. As they're a fairly new husband and wife photography team in the DC area, I have no doubt theirs will be among the most highly sought out local businesses for wedding photos before too long - book them while you can!
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9 November 2014

Ben and Taylor are excellent photographers and provide wonderful service to their clients. We were thrilled with how our pictures and album turned out.

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8 November 2014

Ben and Taylor were absolutely wonderful to work with. I couldn't have picked a better team of photographers! Their vibe made me and my husband feel very comfortable and at ease. It's not always easy to find a team of photographers that work well together and create wonderful photographs. Our engagement and wedding photos (and wedding album) came out stunningly! I highly recommend these two to anyone. :) More...

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6 November 2014

Ben & Taylor are the most fantastic wedding photographers. From our first meeting with them, we just felt so at ease and it really showed in our photos. We took our pictures outside in crazy, humid, DC summer heat and we (and our whole wedding party) look downright comfortable in all of them. I've told all of my friends that they're not just photographers, they're magicians too! We were so happy to have Ben & Taylor be a part of our wedding. They're so easy to work with that it was the one part of our wedding that was literally zero stress. We couldn't recommend them enough! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

5 November 2014

Photography was a very important part of our wedding planning and budget. Having Ben and Taylor as our photographers was the best decision we made! The quality and work of their pictures is amazing. They really worked with us, were flexible and are incredibly talented photographers. We appreciated how responsive they were through email. They gave us our pictures and wedding video to us a lot sooner than we expected too, which was a nice surprise. We highly recommend Ben Powell Photography for both pictures and video! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

5 November 2014

My wife and I got married on May 31, 2014. Hiring Ben and Taylor as our photographers was one of the best decisions we made in the entire wedding planning process. They were courteous, upfront about everything, and reachable whenever we needed them. They even walked through our venue with us so we could show them some of our favorite places ahead of time. And on the actual day of our wedding, Ben and Taylor were flexible to our needs, letting us know they understood that the schedule might change at the last minute. They even helped us come up with backup plans in case rain interfered with our pictures. (Thankfully, it didn't!)

They are recent newlyweds themselves, so they related to where we were coming from and helped capture the best day of our lives. We did a ton of research to find the best photographer out there and we found Ben and Taylor's prices to be extremely competitive. We were very satisfied with the finished product. We would (and will!) absolutely recommend them to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.
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18 September 2014

Ben and Taylor were so wonderful! They have an engagement session included in their packages so when the wedding day rolled around my husband and I were more comfortable being in front of their cameras. I just got back a few sneak peek pictures from our wedding and they look AMAZING! We couldn't have picked a better team of photographers :) More...

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13 August 2014

We loved working with Ben and Taylor. They were eager to share ideas and make sure our video turned out exactly how we wanted. We just received the highlight reel and love every second of it! More...

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23 April 2014

Taylor & Ben are wonderful. They were very professional, outgoing, and patient. Our photos are beautiful, and the pricing was very reasonable. The only negative I can think of is that one of them is in the video of our wedding taking photos in front of us while we are saying our vows.

They were so kind to us, particularly on the day of our wedding, and helped orchestrate everything so that it would be picture perfect, like the cake cutting. We are so grateful and would definitely recommend them!
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19 April 2014

Ben Powell Photography lived up to their hype. When they were able to shoot our engagement photos based on my husband's very tight Army leave schedule, we were hooked. For the wedding, Ben and Taylor not only studied my Pinterest account to get a feel for the style of photographs I wanted, but they arrived with an organized agenda, and executed it with perfect professionalism while still being personable. They knew the photos were my top priority that day and, even when the schedule turned unexpectedly cramped, they never lost their cool. Bonus: Taylor even carried my shoes for me when the walk down to our first-look photo shoot proved to be a particularly muddy one. More...

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19 April 2014

Ben and Taylor did a phenomenal job photographing and taking video of our wedding. From the initial meeting through the delivery of the photos they were a pleasure to work with. They worked with us to customize a package that fit our needs and our price range. The day of the wedding they were extremely professional and did a great job of keeping us on a timeline and keeping the wedding party in order. The results were fantastic. We had a lengthy list of shots that we wanted and they managed to get every single one. As their time with us was winding down, they interrupted their meal to come get shots with the grandparents before they left, and didn't bat an eye at it. We now have unbelievable photos and an awesome video to relive the big day. Of all the vendors you deal with at a wedding, Ben and Taylor stood out as the best. They get my highest recommendation; we couldn't have been happier with their service. More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

18 April 2014

Ben and Taylor are an awesome team! We loved working with them, and we got so many compliments on out photos. Great choice!

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18 April 2014

Ben and Taylor were the videographers for our October 2013 wedding in Washington, DC. We decided to hire videographers after initially thinking we did not need our wedding recorded. Man, we are so happy that we changed our minds! The wedding videos (short and long versions) were breathtaking. They were awe-inspiring in quality. The wedding looked beautiful and it was obvious that everyone was having a good time. People who have seen the videos have commented how they look like movies, and we couldn't agree more. We are glad that we made this investment so that we can forever watch our video and be reminded of the day that we were united as one.

Ben and Taylor were flexible in creating a package that met our budget and were kind enough to welcome us into their home to discuss options and view their past work. After meeting them in person, there was no doubt that we would hire Ben and Taylor. We loved their professionalism and their chemistry was a plus! (You really can't beat having a husband and wife pair shoot your wedding!)

In light of the above, we highly recommend Ben Powell Photography!

-Shameka & Charlemayne
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3 February 2014

As the father of the bride for our 3rd & final child's wedding, I can only echo & endorse the many positive comments expressed by others regarding Ben Powell Photography. Ben & Taylor & Gretchen were terrific ... excellent, highly professional, creative, artistic, cooperative, and hard working … the engagement photographs, wedding photographs & wedding video they produced are a treasure chest of priceless memories for us! More...

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29 October 2013

I love Ben and Taylor! Not only are their services amazing, but they are a delight to work with! During our last consultation, I mentioned a slow-motion video booth idea and Ben took it and ran. It was a hit at our wedding- all our friends and family had so much fun playing around and watching the slow-mo playback...and then we go the video back-- AMAZING. Ben had sorted through all the clips, picked the best ones, and put it all to sound..the result was unbelievable. I still watch it on a weekly basis ;) As for the photos- I'm still trying to pick and choose which ones to enlarge and frame. I love every.single.picture. Thanks again Ben & Taylor! More...

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6 October 2013

Ben, Taylor, and Gretchen were awesome!! They were all cooperative and so pleasant to work with. They have great ideas, and are very reliable! ! We loved working with them for our engagement photos and wedding!! More...

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12 September 2013

It's a no-brainer when choosing Ben Powell Photography for your wedding photos. Ben and Taylor are extremely professional, timely and very easy to work with. We felt the hometown connection and my husband and I couldn't have had a better experience. The proof is in our pictures! More...

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7 September 2013

By far and hands down, Ben and Taylor were our favorite wedding vendor. My wife and I wanted photographers who were down to earth, relatable, talented, communicative, and open minded, and Ben and Taylor excelled in every manner. We are thrilled with their work and will without a doubt recommend them to all of our friends and do business with them again. Ben and Taylor, we will be in touch! More...

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10 August 2013

We're very happy we chose Ben and his associates as our photography/videography team!

The quality of their work (especially their editing) impressed us, and their ability to shoot from multiple cameras ensured we'd get a lot of perspectives in our video. They were attentive, prompt, friendly, and genuinely easy to work with. Most importantly, they took our preferences and concerns about lighting/positioning/etc. very seriously, and the final product reflects that.

We highly recommend Ben and his team, and are thankful for all of their hard work!
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7 August 2013

We highly recommend Ben Powell Photography! They were incredibly professional but also made the process fun at the same time. I appreciate the time they took to come and visit our venues ahead of time and look for the best places to take photos. The extra time they took to do this ensured we had beautiful photos and that the time we spent on photos on our wedding day was organized and efficient. The quality of their photos are absolutely wonderful and their price is very reasonable. They made sure to ask our opinions on the style we liked and we love the finished product. Book Ben and Taylor - you won't be disappointed!! More...

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7 May 2013

Ben Powell Photography was absolutely fantastic. Ben and Taylor put everyone at ease and were efficient, flexible, and professional. At most weddings I've been to people are grumpy and exhausted by the end of pictures, but not with these guys. It was quick, relaxed, but they still got all the pictures we were looking for. The value can't be beat and I would easily recommend Ben Powell Photography to anyone looking for high-quality, professional wedding photography at a more than reasonable rate. More...

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1 April 2013

If you're thinking about hiring Ben Powell Photography for your wedding or special event, do it! Ben and Taylor served as photographers and videographers at our wedding and I have nothing but amazing things to say about them. The photos were stunning and creative, and the videos blew us and our family and friends away - they obviously put a LOT of hard work into everything and we will treasure it always. In addition, they're really nice to work with, very responsive on email, and their services are well priced. Highly recommend them! More...

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31 March 2013

We loved working with Ben and Taylor. They were really nice from the first meeting and were easy going, so easy to work with during our wedding day/night. The photos turned out gorgeous. The only thing I would have done differently was picked out the location of where we were to take photos with our families. Not having designated that, we ended up in a small conference room that didn't do much for our pictures. So that's just a tip for other brides to think of. In terms of Ben Powell's services, I thought they were really great and very happy that we chose them. We would definitely recommend them to others. More...

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