Leah Dorr photographed our November wedding. I found her through instagram searching for local #ormondbeachwedding photographers. It was a breezy fall day and I have to say her service was above excellent! From the first day we had our consultation, she was organized, to the point, and delivered exactly what she offered! We met about 3 times prior to the wedding and with most of her guidance ironed out the timeline of our entire wedding day, which is integral in the planning process. She was keen on what itinerary would work and what would not, gave advice on how to have a seemless wedding day within her allotted time. I really enjoyed that she asked for me a list of family members for formal photos, before the day of our wedding, it allowed us to get them done quickly so that we could enjoy our cocktail hour. The day of our wedding, Leah was integral in our timeline. She ensured that we left for the church on time and guided the timeline throughout the reception. She even made sure that me and my now husband had some time together during sunset, when the lighting was perfect, for a nice romantic photo shoot. All in all, Leah made us feel relaxed, laughed with us, and was such a delight. And her photos! Gorgeous! And returned so quick, even before we returned from our honeymoon! Her likeable personality combined with such a passion for photography really shows through the service she provides. Her photographs tell it all, I could not recommend Leah Dorr Photography any more!
– Kathleen Jenkins
My fiance cancelled our wedding four days before the ceremony. Leah was scheduled to fly to New Orleans to capture all the events of the weekend we planned. When i told her it was cancelled, having never been to NOLA, she said she wanted to come anyway. I didn’t think she would still take any pictures but she suggested a “mess the dress” session and that inspired me to consider having a family portrait session since my entire family decided to travel anyway to support me through the damage.she was absolutely willing to adjust our entire original plan with just 48 hours notice. She was beyond sensitive and compassionate and respected my wishes for capturing the emotions i wanted to remember. I told her I didn’t want pictures that suggested I was feeling defiant and carelessly untouched by what happened. I wanted the truth of my new journey to be honest. above all, I wanted to capture my source of strength, my family. Leah also bolstered me up, going the extra mile to capture a few other special details i made personally for the wedding in stunning ways.
Ultimately, Leah took my hopes and ran with them, using her incredible eye for beauty and natural light and began suggesting so many wonderful ideas. by the time she arrived in town, Leah had reinvented her original wedding coverage plan, dedicating all the hours to helping me capture the beauty, happiness, and loving solidarity that still remained all around me.
Of course, I was heartbroken and devastated and there were times when there was no holding back the pain and tears. Leah’s professionalism and reverence, while witnessing very personal and intimate moments shared between my family and me, was unparrelled… she never attempts to make stiff, false, contrived images. she lets natural movement and emotion shine through, and she catches it like no one else. Leah made every picture, smiles or tears, absolutely gorgeous.
There are no words to describe the portraits Leah created. she helped to turn a devastating moment in time into a beautiful gallery of memories my family and I will remember forever. Her pictures are not just beautiful, they are transformative.
If you have to fly her, drive her, or carry her…. don’t allow anyone else to capture your memories. she is the very best.
I found Leah through a google search. I loved the photos she had posted and contacted her immediately! She was awesome and quick in getting back to me. I knew after talking to her she was exactly what i was looking for. She made my entire family feel as if she had known us forever. Our session was generational and Leah had so many great ideas. She was very willing to take all the ideas we had as well and out them into our collection to make great memories. Leah will never know how much these pictures mean to me and my family! She kept us laughing and was very fun-loving, energetic, and all around wonderful! If you are ever in the Ormond Beach area and want a great photographer…call Leah Dorr photography. I would use her again in the future and I honestly hope I get that chance! Thanks Leah, words are not enough to express how HAPPY we are with your service and sincerity!
From the very first contact with Leah you could tell she was thoughtful, professional and easy going. We were scheduling for a vacation shoot while my family was in the Ormond Beach area. She offered options for time and location. On the day of the shoot she was returning from her vacation, but her plane was cancelled, but she was communicative about the situation and super flexible about rescheduling…she even showed up for the shoot that night when she had flown in super early that morning. Then she had teasers ready an hour after the shoot and the edited images the NEXT morning! We have worked with many photographers for family photos but have NEVER had our pictures so quickly. The quality and beauty of the photos are amazing! I can’t recommend Leah Dorr Photography highly enough! She is AWESOME!!!!
– Jennifer Hall
I LOVE the engagement photos that Leah took of my future son-in-law proposing to my daughter!! Knowing he wanted to surprise her, I helped locate Leah online and she was excited about “secretly” documenting the moment for them. Leah was easy to work with from the start and transitioned from dealing with me to my future son-in-law quickly, easily and efficiently. The photos capture my daughter’s surprise (and then delight) perfectly! Afterward, Leah worked with the two of them to get some wonderful and unique photos that will be enjoyed forever. They loved how comfortable Leah made them feel as well as how fun she made the whole experience. They also loved the fact that Leah had some ideas of her own, but asked them for input as well. Leah’s turnaround time was amazing and I especially love her sense of lighting and perspective. I highly recommend Leah if you want to catch a special person, group or moment on camera!!
Leah did a two hour shoot at our vacation house in Palm Coast on the beach. From the first time I spoke with her thru email, I was sure that she was who we wanted, especially after looking at her work on her facebook page. Now… we had a four generation family shoot, including 6 children ranging from ten months to ten years and ten adults including someone in a wheelchair!… And she took every combination of pictures she could have possibly taken! Leah was extremely patient the entire time and was willing to take as many as we wanted and even suggested other shots we hadn’t thought of (which was a lot)! She was super easygoing and fun to work with! Anyway, she’s amazing… I would definitely use her again and would definitely recommend her to anyone in the FL area looking for pictures… especially involving children! Also, her turnaround time on pictures was ridiculously fast and the pictures are great! Thanks so much Leah!
Leah was wonderful to work with! She helped capture some great pictures of our two kids…who don’t always sit still and are quite active! All of our pictures turned out amazing! We were looking to do some updated family pictures and Leah made the experience great for all of us! Our kids were surprised at how fast the shoot went! Thank you Leah!
Leah is an absolutely wonderful photographer,! I got really lucky when I contacted her last minute to do my elopement (I do not recommend this lol,, I just got lucky she was available!) She captured the most beautiful photos! this was very important to me because none of our families could be with us, so we wanted to still be able to share our special day with everyone. from the moment we met her she made us feel comfortable. I do not consider myself the most photogenic person, and I have never had professional photos taken, but she made it the best experience ever! I would recommend her for any and all of your photography needs! thank you, leah!
Leah did an incredible job capturing our daughters little features as memories for us to cherish forever. i love them, and loved working with her. thank you!!
I reached out to Leah, after finding out that my husbands entire immediate family would be together for Christmas this year. It was the first time in over two years that we would all be together. Our group consisted of eight adults and five kids, ages four and younger. Leah immediately agreed to do a photo session with us. I warned her that we’d be crazy and it was a big group, but she never hesitated. She was flexible on her schedule and was an absolute pleasure to work with! It was the funnest photo session I’ve ever participated in. The pictures turned out absolutely amazing and will be treasured for years to come! Leah, thank you so much!!! Please don’t move away from Florida, because we’ll be coming back to you for more pictures in the future!
thank you for capturing a very special time in my family”s life! Our pictures will always be a precious memory of our time together. It is no easy task to photograph a group of 14 people, but Leah did it with ease and professionalism. She made it a very enjoyable experience for all, even the guys who often dread taking pictures. You are always anxious about how your pictures will turn out, but Leah didn’t leave us wondering for long. We took our photos in the Morning and by that evening were able to sit down as a family and view not just proofs, but our entire edited photoshoot.! leah, you were wonderful to work with and We will Treasure our photos for years to come!
Leah did such an amazing job taking pictures of our family! Anyone who can still get amazing pictures with 8 adults and 5 kids 4 and under is beyond impressive! Thank you so much for capturing amazing memories of us.
Leah did such an amazing job! Don’t tell my husband, but he loved how quick it went
he is not into photo taking all day like i could be, ha-ha! so that 30-40 min was awesome!! Our sweet pup loved her too, and she got such sweet pictures of her that i’ll cherish. thank you again, leah! We had a blast!
-Nikki & Danny Stein
Leah is wonderful, Fun and creative.. great to work with, made Thomas have a smile every time and hes 15 months that’s hard & to top it off it was really windy and gloomy..some rain..lol I love everything about my photos and can’t wait for future photo shoots throughout my families life with you. Thank you
Leah is amazing!! Not only did she come with fresh & fun ideas for our family, but she also made time to capture some couple shots that I wouldn’t have even thought to ask for. I love every pic she took & my kids actually paid attention to her lol. All around wonderful experience
Leah is such a fun, generous, loving, and talented photographer. between the choice in location, the eye for beautiful and natural; light, and the passion that she possesses–every single photo is gorgeous, and truly captures the essence of the family. oh, and an added bonus: the turn around time is almost non-existent,. which is such a treat and showcases her love for her work!!
leah, thank you so much for your kindness, and for this timeless gift. we will treasure these photos and snapshots of this time in our lives forever.
Thank you so much for the lovely images that you captured of our family. Ben and I just ohhed and ahhed over them. You made everything feel so easy and our little ones felt so relaxed. These are such treasures to us. We so appreciate you! xoxo
We couldn’t be happier with the time spent together as a family, the laughter and fun of working with a friend, and of course, the end result of beautiful photographs. Leah’s easy-going spirit helps everyone relax and enjoy the experience.
oh my goodness!! I simply adore the pictures that leah took of my family today!! She really captured some amazing photos of us. these are Pictures I will treasure for the rest of my life. Thank you leah for doing such an amazing job!!
I cannot say enough about the amazing photos Leah takes! At first she was hesitant to take on my project due to a different situation but after some reconsideration we were able to work it out. Leah was the perfect photographer and knew the exact style I was looking for in my photos. They will be something that my husband and I will cherish forever. I am truly grateful for that. Hire Leah!!!!
-Georgia Bride: Artman Wedding
Thank you so much for taking beautiful pictures of my children!! You were so flexible and accommodating with my last minute appointment! I haven’t had professional photos taken in so many years ——- and now I can’t wait to have them taken again in the summer. You have a great eye. For color and background and most of all you really understood my kids personalities.
We love the wedding photo’s that leah did for us. They were really creative! I was especially impressed that the day after the wedding the pictures were already uploaded to the website, and we got to see a sneak preview of a couple of the photo’s on facebook. .The best part was receiving the disks in the mail within 5 days of the wedding!
This was our second family shoot with Leah. she was very patient with our 7-month old and took awesome pictures. thank you leah!
-The Bizan family
Leah was an absolute pleasure to work with! She made us feel so comfortable and worked with our active 2-year old like a pro! We had a great time with her, and loved the final photos! Thanks so much Leah!
Leah is the greatest! She is so refreshing and up to-date in her photography, and working with her is a pleasure. Leah was always there planning the move and keeping me on my toes.. My wedding pictures are a treasure and will be forever! Thank you Leah and God bless you!
-Jean and Jack Salisbury
Leah is a family friend and we were so grateful to have her photograph our family! She was efficient and patient with us which was great because we have a 6 month old and 3 year old! She got some beautiful shots of us which we will treasure!! Thank you Leah! We got so many compliments from friends!
Leah was amazing! We had the best time together ~~ She was so patient with the kids. We had a lot of laughs and I was so thankful that she was able to get some great fall shots of all of my cuties. These photos turned out so beautifully ~ brought tears to my eyes. I hope she will make the trip up to NY again so we can get some more photos next year! Thanks, Leah!! You’re the best!!
Leah was great to work with! If my two year old wasn’t her most difficult client ever, he certainly is in the top five because he screamed the ENTIRE session! Leah was so patient though and still got great pictures! We will definitely use her again the next time we are visiting Florida!
i spoke with a lot of photographers when looking for someone to do our family pictures on vacation in florida,. leah dorr photography was quick to respond, professional, and a great value. and I’m so glad we went with leah. this was the best family photo session we have ever had! i’m usually stressed out and so are the kids, but not this time! We had fun, it went fast, and we love the images that leah captured.
Our family photos turned out better than we could have imagined! We will treasure the images that Leah captured of our family forever! Leah was so wonderful- easy to work with, fun, professional, and the kids warmed right up to her! She captured such special pictures of my husband and I, as well as our whole family. We are so impressed and will definitely be using Leah Dorr Photography again. We highly recommend her!
Leah was great at making everything just feel effortless. We all just relaxed and enjoyed our time together and so she got some great shots! I love the pictures and her family!
My family came to daytona beach and wanted family pictures done.. leah dorr responded quickly to an online site ad I had placed..she met us at a great site on the Beach and made our whole family comfortable with the photo session : )