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WEDDING

Artistic, classy, FUN, and professional are all words we can use to describe our wedding photographs. If you're looking for someone who can capture your wedding day at it's best, look no further:) We had Josie as our photographer and truly could not believe we found the photographer we had hoped for after search after search. We wanted someone who was easy going, artistic, affordable and NOT your average photographer, which there are TOO many of. We had no "posed" shots; all the pictures showed how incredibly special our day was. What we liked most about working with Josie was how natural everything was. Looking at our pictures, you would think we knew Josie for years. She has an amazing way of making your beautiful day, even more beautiful. We just received our album and everyone who has seen it has been in awe with her work. We can not say enough about how great our day was and how special Josie made it for us. Knowing you had your most memorable images captured in the way you wanted them to be captured without doing it yourself, says something about your photographer. She is truly a rare find and if you're lucky enough to find her, SNATCH HER UP!

Jaci Sutton

NON PROFIT

Josie is a rare photographer who can capture the essence of not just people, but of events. She took the most beautiful photographs of Partnership with Children's wine & food tasting; not only did our guests look beautiful, but she captured them in candid moments of tasting, laughing, and chatting that really shows the joy and upbeat flavor of our event. Her shots of the guest chefs and their offerings were amazing too. We'll use these photos again and again in our materials.

Tamara Ehlin -

Director of Special Events and Major Gifts

CORPORATE

"I have been working with Capturedevent for several years now, and I can attest that their results are superb! Digital technology makes it easier for even the amateur to catch a great shot now and then, but Capturedevent's team has an eye for the Corporate setting and produces professional images both in quantity and quality."

 Dean Cannarozzi

VP Training and Talent Development

Sika Corp

ACTOR

"Sometimes it's obvious when a person has just the right eye and talent to elevate something to be truly beautiful. Josephine absolutely does this, and exquisitely so. Her work stands out in such a way one MUST take notice."

Lawrence Lowe

 

CORPORATE

I have had the pleasure to work with Josie on multiple occasions. She is a professional with high standards. You can see this clearly in the quality of work she delivers. 

Josie recently took the photos at the Grand Opening of our New Factory in Philadelphia. Besides the great shots of the plant, she captured the true spirit of the event. 

She delivered the first set of pictures that evening with an expedited deadline so that we could release them to the press the next day. 

Knowing Josie’s work, I hired her to photograph my daughters for a special family occasion. She was creative and energetic, working hard to achieve the perfect shots and indeed she did. We have her large canvas prints on various walls. 

Captured Event is a great name for what Josie does. I sincerely recommend her if you're looking for a professional photographer. She’s a great person to work with. 

Herbert Zwartkruis 

EVP Operations at Sika Corporation

COMMERCIAL

Josie brings a sense of professionalism and expertise to every project. She did an incredible job photographing a guitar of mine for a major publisher. Both the author and publisher of the book are thrilled with her images. They used her shots on the first page.

Josie brings an artistic prospective and a hard work ethic to every project she's involved in.
Don't trust your special project or event with someone who will just "take pictures." A joy to work with; she listens to her client's need's and suggestions, while offering fantastic ideas herself. Highly recommended! A+++++

Richard Ry

OPERA SINGER

Josie is an artist par excellence. She chooses the venues, poses and recommended clothing. She put me at ease during a very intensive process. Then came the editing, touching and selection of the final product. Josie manged the process efficiently from start to finish and gave me a superior final product. I am happy to write this recommendation as we prepare to take more shots for my portfolio.

Mark Cotton

BAR MITZVAH

Creative, talented, professional, kind, charismatic, dedicated and awesome are all words that describe you, Josie. Thank you for all your hard work at our son's Bar Mitzvah and during his portrait sessions. The album came out fabulous. We were very happy with EVERYTHING that you did. Thank you for making everything go so smoothly. It was a pleasure to work with you.
Caryn and Floyd Fox

WEDDING

"AMAZING!! You made our experience so enjoyable! We could not be any happier with our engagement session and PICTURES! Wow! Love them so much! You really have an eye for capturing the perfect moment. We look forward to a wonderful wedding experience!! Thank you ♥"

Kara and Brandon Wood

 

2 Mitzvahs and Family Portraits

"After seeing photos from a shoot that Josie had done I immediately looked her up knowing that I was going to hire her for my son's Bar Mitzvah. Her photos were beautiful and evoked emotion. After speaking with and meeting Josie I know I had made the right choice. She is extremely creative, thoughtful, attentive and willing to try new things. We did two family shoots and Josie covered my son's Bar Mitzvah. She is a lovely, caring, unobtrusive person who caught all the most incredible shots without you even knowing she was there. I am a bit of a photo bug myself so it was difficult for me to not be in control and hold a camera but Josie did not miss one trick and was right there to capture all the special moments. She is an incredible photographer who has an eye for just the right angle, shadow, lighting, facial expression and emotion. She is easy to work with, responsible, reliable and just a pleasure. I highly recommend her and we have already hired her for my daughter's upcoming bat mitzvah. I highly recommend her with no reservations!"

Lori Kadish Wirth

WEDDING

"Josephine is not just a photographer, she is a person who brings a great mood and inspiration to your day. Her photographs tell a story by themselves, without any words, we are absolutely amazed such a great person and photographer she is. We came from Moscow to NY to get married. All time while we were preparing for our day, Josephine was a real friend to us because every time we needed something, we didn't hesitate to ask her about all the organization process and every time she gave us a piece of advice. It was so great to feel her support!"

Evgeny and Irwina

WEDDING

Captured Event was amazing! We absolutely loved working with Josie and we were incredibly impressed with how beautiful the photos were. Josie was professional and personable -- we couldn't have wished for a better wedding photographer!!! We highly recommend Captured Event!

Melissa Rudolf Chu

BAT MITZVAH

"We have had an absolutely tremendous experience. Our pictures were fun and meaningful and really captured the event. 

We will see you at the next one!"

Marc Plawker

WEDDING

Josie is a truly brilliant photographer! Josie probably wouldn't want me commenting on her age, but I believe photography is one of those things that only get better with age. Josie is an "old-school" photographer that relies on her instincts rather than high-tech gadgets. To excel in Event Photography, the photographer needs to "see the future". Especially for Weddings where everything is fast paced and "moments" constantly come and go, the photographer needs to see the moment before it actually happens. If a "moment" is occurring and the photographer is not ready, by the time the camera is lifted to the face, the moment is gone. Josie is one of those gifted people who just "knows" when something special is going to happen. She already has the camera focused and ready to shoot half a second before that amazing smile, laughter, and precious moment. Sure, having a state-of-the-art camera with blazing fast auto-focus is cool, but it is no substitute for a pre-focused shot done by a good eye. Josie is also amazingly flexible and will go that "extra mile" to make you happy. Talk to her and explain to her what you exactly want/need and she will make it happen. I was so inspired by Josie that after seeing my Wedding Photos, I went and bought myself a Nikon DSLR and now photography is my favorite hobby! Highly Recommended!

Masanori Kamiyama

 

FATHER OF THE BRIDE

Captured Event lives up to it's name in the fullest. They captured the wedding so beautifully and so completely and made us very comfortable throughout the whole process. So seemless, so completely user friendly and so pleasant to work with and Josie has real talent behind the lens. I would recommend them to everyone who wants to capture their own event for wonderful memories to come!

Nick Romano

BAR MITZVAH

Josie just gets it -- she knows what's special and why. We could not have found a kinder, more professional and more sensitive photographer anywhere. Thanks Josie!

Sharon Artz

WEDDING

We are so happy we chose Captured Event to photograph our wedding! Josephine is absolutely incredible and was a pleasure to work with from beginning to end. Not only did she get all the photos that we wanted, she got photos that we didn't even think of (and we are so very happy that she did)! She worked with us and our ideas from the get go and her photographs of our wedding are absolutely beautiful. Josephine has a great photographic eye and she captured our NYC wedding brilliantly - her photos are gorgeous and they are the perfect memory of our perfect day. We cannot recommend Captured Event highly enough - we were ecstatic with our photos and will definitely be calling Josephine for future events!

Olana and Ruth

WEDDING

Josie is a talented photographer who is passionate about what she does. My husband and I still receive countless compliments on our engagement and wedding photos. Josie creates a fun and light environment which makes the session a positive one. Her responsiveness and professional work ethic was impressive. We enjoyed having her as our photographer!

Cristy Filarsky-Molnar

 

BAT MITZVAH

Dear Josie - Just a note to say thanks.  The photographs are truly spectacular and I am so happy to have them!  You captured the entire day...all of the people, all of the events, everything that was special, and made it all look so, darn good!  You really brought out the best in everything, making people and places look almost better than they do in actuality.  I thank you as well for your incredible customer service, going above and beyond every step of the way and for making me feel so at ease. 

Sincerely,

Lauren R

WEDDING

"Josie, I just wanted to thank you for your the incredible job you did photographing our wedding. My husband Nick and I feel so lucky that we found you, and we absolutely love our engagement and wedding pictures (we can't stop staring at them!) You are so much fun to work with, and you are so talented and have such a special way in making every picture look fun, creative, artistic, and beautiful. The pictures encompass Nick and I so well, and you have captured our wedding in such a way that describes us perfectly. Nick and I will be enjoying and sharing these photographs with our friends and family for years to come. Thank you for capturing these amazing memories for us so beautifully!"

Sincerely, Jess Georgiou

WEDDING

Josie has been our official family photographer since before we were a family! From the engagement to the wedding, through pregnancies and babies, Josie is who we trust to "capture" our special milestones. She's simply wonderful!

Alba and Debra Hochman

BAT MITZVAH

"I knew from the minute I met Josie that she would produce the most beautiful pictures. It was evident immediately when she began the photo shoot with my daughter that she knew just how to make her feel at ease to get the best results. They were so beautiful. When I received the photography from the bat-mitzvah she captured every moment. It was like I was re-living the party. She caught the most amazing moment of my daughter hugging my mother on the dance floor. If you don't use Captured Event for your next event you are missing out. Not only is her photography amazing but she is a creative, kind person who just gets "it"!"

Nicole Christopher

WEDDING

Josephine and her crew at Captured Event did a fabulous job capturing our wedding. She was extremely flexible with times and location. Our wedding album truly tells the story of our day. We LOVE how the photos came out and were edited to perfection!

Dana Triano

BAT MITZVAH

"You are in for a real treat with Josephine Donatelli by your side when your special day comes. I worked for a caterer in a former life and I've worked with a ton of photographers. She is unique, gifted and will capture every moment of the day that goes with the blink of an eye!"

Abra Lee

BAT MITZVAH

Josie, I don't even know what to say...you were the perfect choice of photographer for Allie's Bat Mitzvah! I knew from the style and quality of the pictures that I had seen on friends' Facebook pages, but what I didn't realize was how very wonderful it would be to work with you! Okay, I'm putting this out there - I was late getting Allie to the venue where we were going to take pictures before the party - you were so gracious about it, and somehow still managed to get all the photos that we wanted! And you were awesome working the room during the party, too - you've got a great eye, and you make it seem so easy! Thank you so much!

Lisa Weisser

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