Philadelphia Wedding Photographer | NJ Wedding Photographer

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Boudoir & Glamour

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My goal as a wedding photographer is to make this one aspect of the planning process simple. Wedding photography is more than just images, it’s the story of your day that will be told for generations to come. Not only do you deserve beautiful images, you also deserve an amazing photographic experience. I want you to have the BEST wedding day experience possible.

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This is what our past clients had to say!

  • I decided to hire Ralph for one of the most important days of my life because I saw the beautiful pictures on the Philadelphia Magazine he took of a couple and I knew from there that he had to be our wedding photographer .And then when my husband and I met him we were 100% sure that he was going to be our wedding photographer .We left with the sense that he was going to... read more

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    Vanessa Medvedovsky
    2/21/2020

    Aside from picking my husband to marry, Ralph was the best decision I made for my wedding. He was thorough, super kind, and took the time to understand exactly what we wanted. Our hair and makeup girls took much longer than anticipated and it unfortunately cut into photo time, but Ralph didn’t disappoint. He still managed to get plenty of beautiful photos and far exceeded my expectations with what he had to work with. I... read more

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    Samantha DeSignor
    2/21/2020

    From the minute Ralph and I had our first conversation, I knew that he was the one I was going to trust to photograph one of the most important days of my life. Yes he was professional, but most importantly he made me feel comfortable. He literally went above and beyond to try and get to know my husband and I as a couple, so he could truly understand our relationship in order to create... read more

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    Santina Alessandra
    2/10/2020

    From the engagement photos through our wedding day, we have only had positive experiences with Ralph and his team. Ralph made us feel so comfortable during our engagement session and on our wedding day. Pictures are so important to me, so booking Ralph was the easiest decision I made throughout the whole wedding process. Ralph always responded in a timely manner, was very professional, easy to talk to, and made us feel calm on our... read more

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    Brigid Klarich
    1/13/2020
  • We will forever be grateful to Ralph and his team for not only our beautiful wedding photos but also the memories they helped us create on our big day. You spend a lot of time with your photographer on your wedding day so it’s important to have someone who takes stunning photos and is also fun to be around. Ralph kept us calm, made us laugh, and supported us through the whole day while capturing... read more

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    Catherine H
    1/13/2020

    Ralph was the best photographer we could have possibly have imagined for our wedding. Ralph has an incredible eye, a deep sense of the range of human emotions, a talent for story telling, and the energy and instinct to realize all of his gifts amidst the chaos that often comes with all the moving parts of a wedding. But what really sets Ralph apart from other photographers is his ability to set his clients... read more

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    Alicia M
    1/13/2020

    From the engagement photos through our wedding day, we have only had positive experiences with Ralph and his team. Ralph made us feel so comfortable during our engagement session and on our wedding day. Pictures are so important to me, so booking Ralph was the easiest decision I made throughout the whole wedding process. Ralph always responded in a timely manner, was very professional, easy to talk to, and made us feel calm on our... read more

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    Brigid Marie
    12/26/2019

    We chose Ralph Deal Photography after seeing the amazing photos he took at our friends’ wedding. From the first call we had with Ralph, he was so personable and excited to meet us.

    Unfortunately, it kept raining on the day we scheduled for engagement pictures. Ralph kept telling us, “You can control the weather for your engagement pictures, but not your wedding day!” He was so helpful and accommodating in rescheduling our engagement pictures to...
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    Lauren Dayna
    12/15/2019
  • Where do I even start?! When I started my search for a wedding photographer I would look under different hashtags, and local venues to see if any photos stuck out to me. I ended up on Ralph’s page EVERY time I found a photo that I LOVED. From the second my husband Jim and I had our first phone call with Ralph we immediately knew we didn’t have to look any further. Ralph genuinely cares... read more

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    Brianna Colaianni Hertkorn
    10/30/2019

    Ralph Deal Photography is the only photographer you should trust to capture your wedding day. He is by far the absolute best. His photos are breathtaking! I posted 500 of his photos from our wedding day on my fb profile because I literally couldn't choose which ones to share since they were all so amazing. I honestly can't say enough great things about him. He kept me calm on the wedding day and kept us... read more

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    Mallory Green
    7/24/2019

    It has taken me a while to sit down and write this review. And it’s because I’m not able to find the words to describe how the pictures turned out, how Ralph made me feel while taking the pictures and how impressed I am with our album. I knew going into it that I would love his pictures since I loved what I had seen of his work but that was with other people in... read more

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    Nicole Cote
    7/13/2019

    My wife and I used Ralph for our wedding. We were so blown away by his work, that we elected to bring him to Mexico for our destination wedding, rather than just use the resort provided photographer and would not hesitate to do the same again given the chance. I can not emphasize enough how phenomenal our experience was with Ralph and how wonderful our photos came out. 13/10, would highly recommend.

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    Kyle Binder
    5/13/2019
  • I could go on all day long about how amazing our experience with Ralph and his team was, from our engagement photos to our wedding day we felt like he was part of the family. Booking Ralph Deal photography was one of the easiest and best decisions we made. People don’t realize how important a good and experienced photographer is! I recommend Ralph over and over and over again, but don’t wait to book... read more

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    Katie Joslin
    5/13/2019

    Ralph and his team were absolutely amazing to work with. They made my wedding day look like something out of a fairy tale. Ralph kept everyone on schedule and captured the most beautiful photos that we will cherish for the rest of our lives!!

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    Nicole Houck
    4/29/2019

    We had the best experience with Ralph on our wedding day! He brought our winter wedding to life, and the pictures are incredible! My sister and friends are getting married this year and booked him as well. I am so excited for them!!! He captured every detail, emotion, moment and not to mention is SO much fun to work with! He takes care of you!! The absolute best in the business.

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    Jackie Reilly
    4/13/2019

    Ralph and his team were phenomenal! They made me and my husband feel so comfortable throughout the experience. They took their time, listened to wants and needs, and truly LOVED their time doing it. Their responses were quick, and his work is BEAUTIFUL!

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    Samantha Mello
    4/13/2019
  • We could not have asked for a better photographer. I never felt uncomfortable in anyway which was super important to me since I am not exactly a model. The photos came out even better than we were hoping. Finding a good photographer for your wedding day is probably the most research intensive part of wedding planning. We knew we were making the right decision when we first talked with Ralph on the phone. I 1000%... read more

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    Danielle Faley
    4/13/2019

    Ralph Deal Photography is top notch. From our very first phone call, Ralph took the time to listen, ask questions, provide suggestions to make sure he really understood our vision and expectations. He put together a timeline for us with photos in several different locations around Avalon the morning of the wedding . He arrived on time and was incredibly professional and knowledgeable. The weather the morning of the wedding was... read more

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    Katie Fulk
    4/08/2019

    The proof is in the beautiful photographs with Ralph Deal Photography! Just take a look at his stunning pictures and you’ll know booking Ralph is the right choice, but if you need further assurance, take my word for it. My wife Elizabeth and I were married on November 10th, 2018. Ralph was our photographer, but he was so much more than that. His exceptional knowledge of the wedding day process made him a better wedding... read more

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    Robert Smith
    4/08/2019

    Ralph is an absolute gem and his photography is unique and amazing. His presence makes you feel as though you have known him for years, making the entire photo shoot a breeze and truly a blast! Ralph is quite the ninja doing whatever it takes to get the perfect shot- I'm talking jumping into a prickly bush in the middle of a field for the best photo! For any one who wants Vogue worthy, memorable... read more

    Melissa Ferrara Avatar
    Melissa Ferrara
    4/05/2019
  • We could not have asked for a better photographer. I never felt uncomfortable in any way which was super important to me since I am not exactly a model. The photos came out even better than we were hoping. Finding a good photographer for your wedding day is probably the most research intensive part of wedding planning. We knew we were making the right decision when we first talked with Ralph on the phone. I... read more

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    Dani Lynn
    3/15/2019

    My boudoir session was a fantastic experience. Ralph thank you so much, you are truly amazing. You have this wonderful ability to relax and make everyone feel at ease from the very beginning. It was so much fun to spend this experience with you.I cannot say enough good things about Ralph and his team. Everyone on the team, from makeup and hair to his assistant, were just incredible.I've always wanted to do a photo shoot,... read more

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    S Mosche
    3/13/2019

    Working with Ralph has been a dream come true over the past three years! Not only has he shot my wedding and engagement photos, but he also did my maternity session and a boudoir session! Working with Ralph is always a delight, he’s fun and professional all the time. He makes you truly feel relaxed and beautiful and knows how to get all your best angles. Choosing him as my photographer has been the best... read more

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    Hannah Graff
    3/13/2019

    Ralph and his team were absolutely amazing! From the beginning of the day taking detailed shots and shots of us getting ready, to the ceremony and reception, Ralph captured every single moment my husband and I wanted to cherish forever. He made my husband and I feel so at ease and relaxed throughout the whole day. He really has the ability to calm you down and remind you what the day is all about when... read more

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    Michelle Wisker
    3/13/2019
  • Where do I even start...everything was amazing with Ralph! We have such beautiful images from our special day because of Ralph! He took the time to get to know us and know what we wanted from our photos. We didn't have a videographer so it was important to us to have the day captured with photos and that is exactly what we got with Ralph. The images were amazing and working with Ralph and his... read more

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    Danielle King
    3/13/2019

    This man is a pro. Couldn't be happier with his services, or with him as a photographer, friend, and assistant during my wedding day. 10 / 10, would absolutely hire him again.

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    Ross Ericksen
    3/13/2019

    Ralph is photographing our upcoming wedding in October and we just shot our engagement session with him. We were nervous about being in front of the camera for so long and were worried about whether we would be awkward. However, Ralph made it incredibly fun. We had a blast the entire time. Ralph is also an incredibly talented photographer and we love the photos he took. Highly recommend!

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    Dan Bergvall
    7/20/2018

    Where do I even start...everything was amazing with Ralph! We have such beautiful images from our special day because of Ralph! He took the time to get to know us and know what we wanted from our photos. We didn't have a videographer so it was important to us to have the day captured with photos and that is exactly what we got with Ralph. The images were amazing and working with Ralph and his... read more

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    Danielle T A Ranto
    4/30/2018
  • Where do I begin?? Ralph was incredible from the moment I inquired about my wedding. He shot a friend’s wedding and I loved the photos, and meeting him made my decision even easier.
    He and his team are not only incredible photographers, but also super professional while keeping such positive, and fun attitudes!
    My wedding photos are pristine. There aren’t strong enough words to express how happy we are with them!
    I would recommend Ralph and his...
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    Nicole Auletto-Copeland
    11/30/2017

    VERY talented! We chose to work with Ralph because a) he had beautiful pictures and b) he seemed to have an eye for capturing those special candid moments that make for truly unique/interesting/personal pictures at the wedding. Our pictures have been just that. The wedding seemed to fly by the day of...but Ralph captured the moments that I would want to relive for the rest of our lives. Not an easy thing to do. What... read more

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    Sasha Podgorski
    10/01/2017

    Finding the perfect photographer was the most important part of our wedding day to me. I wanted a specific type of look from a photographer that I couldn't describe but knew that once I found it, it would be the one. My husband and I looked at countless photographers work before we came across Ralph. I called right away and he was so friendly, it was like talking to an old friend. He was thorough,... read more

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    Sami DeSignor
    1/02/2017

    I would ABSOLUTELY recommend Ralph Deal Photography to any and everyone! We felt so awkward doing photos and he made it so relaxed and comfortable. He gave us direction on what looks good and what doesn't. He instructed us every step of the way to make sure every photo was perfect. He made sure the lighting was perfect and found spots in the area to make sure there was diversity in backgrounds and settings. The... read more

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    Heather Bottino
    11/13/2016
  • When we started planning our wedding, people consistently talked about the photographer. Either how great they are or more so the horror stories...After all, pictures are the only thing you have to show for that day after it is all done and over with. So needless to say we did a lot of research when choosing our photographer. I am very uneasy in front of the camera so we were looking for more candid photos... read more

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    Lauren Evans
    10/31/2016

    Ralph was absolutely incredible to work with and is extremely talented! If you're anything like me (and probably most brides) and get a bit anxious on important days (i.e. your wedding day), you NEED to hire Ralph! He has the most calming personality and is constantly reassuring you that everything will be great and has the talent to back it up. Perfect example - We hired Ralph after a successful engagement shoot in NY. Not... read more

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    Lauren Porten
    10/13/2016

    Is there word limit on this?? I have too many good things to say. From the day I met Ralph I knew I wanted to work with him. While his work speaks for itself, its his personality and style that sealed the deal for me. He is the kind of guy that makes you want to find more reasons to work with him.

    Ralph and his team were stellar the day of our wedding....
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    Jenna Miller
    7/24/2016

    Ralph's personality coupled with his amazing talent was a great photo session experience and would definitely recommend him. Our engagement session was so much fun and can't wait for him to photograph our wedding day!!

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    Kimberly Blake
    6/05/2016
  • I could not have asked for a better photographer to work with me on the most important day of my life! Ralph is a total professional and perfectionist and his work shows it. He has an amazing attention to detail and creative eye. My new husband and I, as well as our family and friends, are absolutely enthralled with our photos! They could not be more beautiful and are absolutely one of a kind. I... read more

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    Caitlin Turner
    7/28/2015

Awards & Recognitions

2016 The Knot Best of Weddings
2017 The Knot Best of Weddings
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2018 The Knot Best of Weddings
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