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Photography and Videography in Madison, NJ,
(973) 377-0761

About Us


Dean Michaels Studio is New Jersey’s premier wedding photography and cinematography studio, located in Madison, NJ for over 35 years. We are a family owned Studio that takes pride in our beautiful wedding and portrait photography, candid photo-journalistic style imagery and cinematic video productions.

Dean Michaels has been published in more than 100 national and international magazines, including People, Life and Star Magazines. Arguably one of our most unique weddings ever, Dean Michaels photographed the underwater wedding of Hollywood Superagent Jay Bernstein. The couple, wearing a scuba tuxedo and a custom-made scuba wedding dress, were married 50 feet underwater in the Caribbean!


The Knot Best of Weddings (2006-2021)

Wedding Couples Choice (2009-2021)

New Jersey Bride Love It (2012-2021)

Daily Record (Best of Morris & Essex County)

Too many more to mention

We are experts in the art of making people look good! Capturing the excitement of your wedding day is our number one goal. Our unobtrusive approach has brides wondering how we manage to capture all of those special moments while staying behind the scenes. Our style is always thorough but never intrusive! Every one of our photographers takes pride in capturing the essence of each bride and groom, as no two weddings are alike and the style for each wedding is determined on the personality and tastes of each wedding couple.

Dean Michaels Studio has a lot more to offer now than ever before, with a full staff of professional post production specialists handling all of your wedding images and making sure your videos become true works of art. We have a full line of luxurious wedding albums and coffee table books designed by our professional staff to help you forever tell the story of your special day.

We pride ourselves on building a package based on your individual wants and needs. Our most popular packages includes two photographers, providing the best of the traditional, photo-journalistic and candid styles of photography and video to capture the uniqueness of your wedding story.

Let us help tell YOUR story. Schedule a time to meet at one of our convenient New Jersey locations. We would love to show you our beautiful photographs, albums, captivating wedding films and all that we have to offer to make your wedding the special day it is meant to be!

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  • Amazing ! We had Richard do our engagement pictures. Great energy and got our pictures back so quick! We got so many options and all were exactly what we wanted!

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    Hi Adam! Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time with Rich. Your photos are amazing and it truly shows how much fun you all had. We are super excited for you big day and can't wait to celebrate with your family and friends. Best, DMS

    Frequently Asked Questions about Photography

    What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

    $ 2,495.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price?

    Hand-Coloring, High-Res Images, Multi. Locations, Toning, Digital Files, Proofs

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 4,395.00

    Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

    2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, Hand-Coloring, High-Res Images, Multi. Locations, Toning, Albums, Digital Files, Prints, Proofs, Thank You Cards

    What primary photographic style do you identify with?

    Contemporary, Natural, Photojournalism, Traditional, Vintage

    What photography services do you offer?

    Additional Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Custom Graphics, Destination / Travel, Engagement Shoot, Hand-Coloring, High-Res Images, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, Second Shooter, Slideshow, Toning, Trash The Dress, Video, Wedding Portraits

    What photography items do you offer?

    Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards

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