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Hands down the best photographer I've ever worked with! Rachel is so cute and so relatable! She made our session so easy by telling us exactly how to pose. She also pulled off the best surprise of my boyfriend proposing during the photoshoot and captured it on video for us too! We paid for a one hour session, but she played music and took photos until the sun went down, which ended up taking 2 hours. She took us to several different locations, truly putting her clients first!

HANDS DOWN THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHER
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Rachel made us feel involved and like a friend or family member and not just a client! We felt so taken care of. Before even meeting us,she offered to move our mid-afternoon session to the very first one she'd do (at noon) because we wanted to include our dogs and mentioned they'd probably be a bit nervous. Rachel is a joy to work with! She's so fun and genuinely is a lovely person. She is knowledge with her locations and her craft. <3

A JOY TO WORK WITH

We can’t stop looking at our photos, they’re sooo good! This was an unreal, transformative experience. Rachel went above and beyond to help us feel comfortable, confident and enjoy every moment!

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Love Notes From My Clients

Rachel K.

From the beginning everything was perfect. You arrived early & we got right to taking pictures. You coached us perfectly along the way & played music to make it a relaxing and comfortable shoot. We had so many varieties of backgrounds when it came to our final pictures & the editing you did was amazing. You even made it extra special for us by playing our wedding song and having us dance together at the very end, which resulted in even more amazing pictures.

BOOK HER, just do it!!


The music!! Absolutely loved that personal touch. I also appreciated how you brought an umbrella in case we got poured on and let me use your brand new hat for some of our photos. The attention to detail on her end was out of this world and very appreciated! BOOK HER, just do it!!! She's willing to go on any type of adventure and she'll make it fun for you too. :) We had our two dogs with us and she handled them phenomenally. She made sure it wasn't all about the pets, but that "mom and dad" had their own special time to get pictures together as well. That really meant a lot to us! We really appreciate how at ease you made us feel as well as our boys. At no point did we feel stressed or awkward taking pictures. The time flew by so quickly because we were having fun! Thank you for making our last family photos in Germany such an amazing and memorable experience! I only wish we had known you for longer!


Ashley

AMAZING! DO IIITTTT!!!


Her photos and editing style are what drew me in, but her quick responses, clear communication and easy to navigate website were what sold me! Rachel made me feel so comfortable!


 I always have a million questions and requests, and she was so receptive to ideas and great with giving quick and clear answers to my questions. I loved working with Rachel!!! She was so sweet and personable. Instantly felt like she was someone I could be friends with. The patience she had with my rambunctious toddler, the music played, and conversation made what could have been frustrating and stressful, so calm and fun.


 The quick return of the gallery was AMAZING! DO IIIIIITTTTT!!! She's so easy to work with and the kind of person whose business you want to support. She'll capture precious moments that you can't get back in quality you can't beat. THANK YOU RACHEL!!! The Jinks fam will be back for more🥰


Maddie

We will treasure these pictures forever


From the beginning everything was perfect. You arrived early & we got right to taking pictures. You coached us perfectly along the way & played music to make it a relaxing and comfortable shoot. We had so many varieties of backgrounds when it came to our final pictures & the editing you did was amazing. You even made it extra special for us by playing our wedding song and having us dance together at the very end, which resulted in even more amazing pictures. This has been one of my favorite Okinawa experiences thus far & I know when we look back on these pictures 50 years from now, we will get teary eyed thinking about it, just like I do now. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, you did an amazing job & we will treasure these pictures forever!!

XOXOXOXO


Rachel K.

My son who HATES doing things like photos was asking when we would see her again beside he had so much fun!


I chose Rachel because her offer of mini sessions looked super easy to book and the photos on her Facebook looked awesome. Rachel made me feel excited, and well informed for the upcoming session. She reached out to offer accommodations when she thought the location may not be ready but she had options for me to choose from. Luckily the original date worked out and she secured a location that met the intent of the shoot.

During the session she was very sweet, and friendly. My son who HATES doing things like photos was asking when we would see her again beside he has so much fun. She did a great job of making us feel confident during the shoot and reducing our worries.

She kept her word when she gave an estimate on when to expect the photos back. This meant a lot to me as the last time I hired someone they did not keep their word and left us waiting an extreme amount of time for our photos. She was very professional the entire time.

I would say Rachel was a great photographer, she's great with my kid and my dogs. She was very efficient and was so positive that it felt like I was hanging out with a friend. I think she's a talented photographer and does business well. She was a joy to work with, I will keep an eye out for future opportunities like the mini sessions we did together.

Thanks Rachel!


Heather M.

Overall a great experience with her!


We chose Rachel as our photographer because she had a great range of photo shoots we had seen on her post on social media and other had really great comments about her. From the start she was awesome. Very organized and on top of everything we needed and did She responded quickly and was organized all the time. Photos were sent quick and were beautifully done. During the session She was great. Picked great location and made us feel relaxed and we enjoyed the time. Made us smile and laugh and look more natural photos. The photos really showed it. Just overall a great experience with her. From beginning to end.

Definitely will have her do some more photos when we need them in the future. Excellent photographer and experience with her!


Garry N.

Rachel made me feel like a QUEEN


I've followed Rachel for a few years and have always loved her work. I reached out to a couple photographers and she seemed very welcoming and willing to work with me and my husband despite not ever having professional photos done. From the first message She was incredible! Her energy from the very beginning was unmatched, she was excited to take our photos and was fantastic during our sessions. We got our photos back within a week for both sessions and was not disappointed with the results!


During the session, I was having maternity photos done and was feeling uncomfortable at times, but Rachel made me feel like a queen! She guided me (and my husband) through our sessions and it all felt very natural!

Once the baby was born I had decided last minute to take newborn photos and reached out to Rachel and although she had multiple other sessions, she squeezed us so we wouldn't have to wait much longer (and we still got the photos back in about a week!)


The style guide was very helpful especially since it was my first time getting photos done! She made me feel like a queen and was so helpful with posing! Nothing felt unnatural or uncomfortable in posing with myself and my husband! I can’t recommend her enough, she was amazing to work with from beginning to end and so incredibly talented!


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I loved her style and the way she was able to capture natural and heartfelt moments.She made us feel important and heard, and responded quickly to all of the questions I had via Facebook messenger.Rachel made us feel super comfortable and even confident andwas kind enough to reschedule with us when a family emergency came up, even though we booked a specific date for fall minis. She also chose a different location that she thought would give us better fall colors!

Ivy w.
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I chose Rachel as my photographer because I loved the quality and ambience in all her photos.She was super responsive and worked with our vision each step of the way. She was kind and encouraging all the way through and was super fast to edit! She was kind and encouraging and had great ideas throughout the entire session. We had so much fun and love our photos. She was super fast to respond and after sharing my vision and concerns she made everything look perfect.

Amanda P.
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We chose Rachel because I loved her editing and style. From the very first inquiry she was warm and very welcoming all the way to the end and delivered big time. During the session she made us feel completely at ease and was attentive and capturing our story.
Thank you for an awesome experience and easy photo shoot Rachel. We will cherish these for a lifetime.

Ecky A.

The absolute BEST to work with


We were recommended by a friend who took family pictures with Rachel, we loved her beautiful work and vibrant images! From the first time I messaged her Rachel was welcoming, excited, helpful and very informative! During the session she made us feel very comfortable and relaxed! Rachel let us use our own blanket in some poses and made sure to get the best angle but also have a variety of suggested poses as well!

The style guide was SO HELPFUL! If I was talking to a friend I would say that you should book your next photos with Rachel! She's the absolute best to work with! Thank you for our amazing photos! Can't thank you enough we love them so much!


Samantha C.

Works great with our 4 year old!


We chose Rachel as our photographer because we have used her multiple times in the past in different countries...she patient, kind, I love the pictures and ideas she has. Rachel gave great details, helpful information, very positive, and patient from the first message. During the session she was great, very laid back and easy going and able to accomplish beautiful photos. She always works great with our 4 tear old daughter and made the process easy. Thanks again Rachel for doing our photos over the years.


Kimberly B.

Do not hesitate, the best decision we've made!!


After seeing the candid pictures that Rachel has taken on Instagram and Facebook as well as the way she edits the pictures, we knew she was the perfect photographer for us. Amazing, contact with Rachel was a breeze. She was very accommodating for us, especially considering that me and my husband first picked our 15 photos, then decided to get five more, and then decided on them all. The entire time Rachel was quick to respond and help us in any way possible.


Rachel truly made us feel like we were having our wedding pictures taken. She was so relatable when meeting and through the shoot. She also complemented us and hyped us up the entire time. The music being played was also an amazing touch. The biggest thing, before having the pictures taken, I explained to Rachel what we were looking for. We were specifically looking for someone to take wedding pictures of us... three years after we got married since we never had them. Rachel completely surpassed any expectations we had. We feel that Rachel took extremely great care of us by hearing what we wanted and providing us with something better than we expected.


Oh my gosh, where to start?! The entire experience with Rachel was amazing. Before the shoot, communicating with Rachel was so easy and she was so accommodating to help us figure out the perfect place for our special pictures. During the photo shoot, she made it a breeze.. even for my husband who hates having his picture taken. She played music, posed us, and hyped us up the entire time. Then the pictures, oh my gosh. They turned out absolutely beautiful. I was speechless. There was no way we could only pick 15 pictures, we ended up purchasing the entire gallery. Rachel provided us with something we truly never thought was possible. We greatly appreciate what she did for us and we could not recommend her enough.


Austin & Danielle

It just felt effortless!


I chose Rachel because I love the way she captures moments! Rachel was amazing! She found a dress for me to wear! Helped me make sure what my fiancé was wearing would match! she even did my makeup! That may just be a best friend bonus! Amazing! We had so much fun the entire time! I'm not a fan of getting my pictures taken and neither is my fiancé! But he was laughing and smiling the whole time with me! it just felt effortless! Oh she hyped us up the whole time! that girl will do anything to get the perfect pictures even squat in a field filled with stickers! If I was talking to a friend I would tell them that it was effortless! Rachel makes the whole thing feel natural! There was not an awkward moment! The photos turned out amazing!!!! And working with her was so much fun and they should totally do it!


Ashley M.

I just want to say do not hesitate on the price guys. You get what you paid for, which is amazing photos.

10/10 would recommend!


I chose Rachel as my photographer because I feel in love with the filters and colors she use. She responded quick too so she had me there as well. AMAZING!!! I felt like I was an actual model. HAHA

It was our first family photos ever and she was very helpful throughout the whole process. I included our dog in our photos and she did not hesitate to say no. She was all in for it and was the sweetest to my dog. He loved her and even smiled for the camera which is rare.

With COVID going on, we really haven't gotten ready for anything so it was probably the first of the year we got dressed up. She really did make us feel like models, no joke!! She let us know the plan during the photoshoot, asked if we wanted any specific poses and took so many photos! She made it so hard to pick only a certain amount.

It being our photoshoot, I am glad we picked Rachel. She was great! She was so helpful, loved our dog and let us do some poses we wanted. She really loved the outfits we picked and made sure to tell the social media world. lol

I just want to say do not hesitate on the price guys. You get what you paid for, which is amazing photos.

10/10 would recommend! Thank you so much again Rachel! Sorry for being late on this review! (:


Natalie C.

The photos in the gallery were beyond our wildest dreams! 😍


Rachel did a shoot for one of my friends and I fell in love with her style! After reviewing her other shoots I knew she was the photographer I wanted. Her candid shots and unique locations absolutely sold me. From the very beginning Rachel was amazing. She was so flexible and supportive! She helped us choose outfits and the location. Even via messenger she made me forget we haven't been friends forever 😂

She beat us the the location and was ready to go from the start. She gave us advice on changing outfits and once we were ready she set some music and we were off. She was phenomenal with her suggestions on how to get the perfect shot. She encouraged us to do so many things that may have seemed odd at the time but the shots came out perfect! There were points in the shoot that I honestly forgot she was there as we were dancing, it felt like a truly intimate date. She really makes you feel like a long lost friend. She has this wonderful personality that instantly makes you feel comfortable.

She is the absolute best and you HAVE to book a shoot with her! It was so dang hard to choose the photos in the gallery they all were beyond our wildest dreams! 😍


Antigany T.

If I was talking to a friend I would say,  just do the f*cking shoot.


Rachel took my friend Jess's pictures and I LOVED how they looked. So I knew that when I needed pictures done, I would reach out to Rachel. Easiest decision ever. Rachel made even the most mundane questions feel SO important. Every detail was calculated. Every conversation we had was meaningful. There were never times we didnt feel informed. She talked to us like long-lost friends. In ways during this process, I had forgotten we didnt know eachother well.

Rachel brought out the best in us and our marriage. She captured our love the way I imagine it would look to a fly on the wall. Laughing, smiling and soaking up every last second we have together. With Dan being gone for work basically half of the year, these pictures are something I will stare at when I miss him. I can look at them and it brings me back to the exact moment. They look so natural. All because Rachel let us just be in love and do what felt true and right to us during our shoot. It was just so special to feel like we had choices and input in our session and it wasn't just one pose to the next, it was a true experience.

Her husband let us sit on his jacket, it was freezing. He saw we needed something to sit on and he put his jacket facedown in the mud for us. Rachel packed different items to help stage the shoot, she talked about non shoot related things. Her and Devin ( spelling might be off) were just the nicest human beings.

If I was talking to a friend I would say,  just do the fucking shoot.

There isn't enough words to adequately thank you or to express how extremely talented you are. You honestly have left us dumbfounded. 


Maya S.

Her pictures are FIRE 🔥


I chose Rachel because her pictures are fire🔥 She's been a sweetheart start to finish. She was great and very accommodating. She made me feel so beautiful. The day we scheduled our pictures, it was super foggy. She was willing to reschedule for the next day, and I'm so glad we did because it was beautiful that day. It was great. I've been recommending her to people, and everyone loves our pictures. Book her today.


Aleesha A.

If you're thinking about a session, do it!


Rachel was a perfect pick for my boudoir session! She had a playlist ready to set a fun comfortable mood and plenty of poses planned for me! She also was super down for any ideas I brought to the table! She was so flexible coordinating around my crazy schedule and so easy to work with and down to earth. I loved all of my pics so much and she has a beautiful editing style! my album turned out gorgeous and I’m so happy I went with that option. Girls if you’re thinking about a session, do it! ❤️


Jesi J.

She is freaking amazing!


Omg where do I even start?! First off, I LOVE LOVE LOVE our photos! Rachel makes it so easy and comfortable during your session. It was so fun and I wish we could do another shoot before I leave! If you have not gotten photos from Rachel yet, you NEED to! She is freaking amazing!


Sara V.

Smooth and easy


Rachel captured a lot of sweet perfect moments by the beach - which also sums up our Okinawa adventure for three years! I'm glad that she already knew where the good spots are and told us what to do, hence, the session went very smooth and easy! I sent her some of the poses that I also wanted and we were also able to do it! Thank you so much again for these amazing photos!!!!


Maryfaith E.

Effortless, calm, and comfortable



Rachel was so accommodating. I tried to schedule a session before hubby left for a deployment, but couldn’t work out dates at that time. So, as soon as he came back, she squeezed us in. She trekked up a river/mountainside to make it to the waterfall that I had my heart set on for our photos.

She was kind and sweet. When we got up there, she directed us in every pose and shot she was looking for. She let us be us and captured our love story exactly how we see it. Despite the FREEZING water and some unforeseen situations, she adapted and made the shots all look effortless, calm, and comfortable.

When I got the gallery, I loved them all but hubby was adamant about sticking to the budget. Next time I’ll plan on buying the album ahead of time ;)

She even fixed a photo where my bum was showing a bit through my dress so we didn’t have to scrap the shot of hubby’s genuine laugh/smile.

I can’t wait to work with her again. Thank you, Rachel!


Amanda O.

We're absolutely obsessed



I’d love you thank you Rachel so much for capturing these memories for my husband and I. These photos came out so amazing and mesmerizing! You did an incredible job at capturing the natural beauty in the background while still managing to focus on the whole meaning of the session. Thank you so much again! We’re absolutely obsessed over these and will have these to look back on of our time in Okinawa!


Yesenia C.

Worth every penny.


Rachel made us feel so comfortable and the pictures turned out even better than I imagined! I will never get over how beautiful they are! Rachel D Photography is worth every penny, and even my husband agreed when he told me to purchase the entire gallery of over 100 photos! I seriously am obsessed with the photos we got from Rachel!


Kendall L.

The pictures came out SO amazing that my husband (THE MAN!!) suggested that we buy the whole gallery.


Rachel did an amazing job at making us feel comfortable and not awkward! The music was a nice romantic touch to our beautiful beach sunset, and all the first date feelings came back and we fell in love all over again! The pictures came out SO amazing that my husband (THE MAN!!) suggested that we buy the whole gallery. We will forever cherish these beautiful photos we now have!


Aisha T.

I cannot wait to work with you again!


As a person who has a hard time talking to people or meeting people, you made things feel so easy. As soon as we first started talking I felt at ease. You were so kind and calming and had this positive energy vibrating off of you that made me feel so sure of what was about to happen. My shoot was so fun and I laughed so much and felt so good. Being in such a beautiful area and having you hype me up behind the camera just made me feel like I was right where I belonged and like I was beautiful too! I absolutely love all my pictures (which is why in the first two minutes of you sending I was like “OKAY I WANT THEM ALL RACHEL” 😭❤️). I cannot wait to work with you again, at this point I want to find any excuse to book you again because you were just so great to be around! Thank you for everything.


Lexi B.

Every single photo is unbelievable


Hands down the best photographer I've ever worked with! Rachel is so cute and so relatable! She made our session so easy by telling us exactly how to pose. She also pulled off the best surprise of my boyfriend proposing during the photoshoot and captured it on video for us too! We paid for a one hour session, but she played music and took photos until the sun went down, which ended up taking 2 hours. She took us to several different locations, truly putting her clients first! Every single photo is unbelievable. I couldn't choose just 15, so I bought all of them -- all 183! How could I not when she offered 96% off!? She got our gallery done so quickly too and even responded to me during her vacation which was very sweet of her!! I would 110% work with her again : )


Skylar A.

You found a perfect one!


Let me just tell you ! Rachel is AMAZING ! She made us feel so comfortable and completely understood the vision for our photo shoot ! She knew all the perfect poses and made them feel so natural ! We are in love with our photos! I would highly recommend her to do your photos ! If you’re looking for a photographer, look no more ! You found a perfect one ! ❤️


Tiera A.

We LOVE them



Rachel was so wonderful and warm! She created a custom elopement package for us that met our needs and desires which was AWESOME as she was the only one who even offered to customize out of the few photographers we contacted. Although she does not usually do meetings before the shoot (which made me a bit anxious), we instantly felt comfortable and relaxed with her when we met at our first location. Rachel is easy to relate to and good at gently guiding you through poses. She was incredibly accommodating of our ideas and fed off whatever energy we were giving her. The music was a great touch, though maybe using songs/genres that were special to us would have made it even more. She processed our pictures right on schedule (actually a day earlier than promised), and accommodated a couple of editing requests we had after seeing our proofing gallery. We had a great time and would recommend her services to anyone, especially couples. Our photographs capture us as a couple, have epic lighting, are soft and romantic, had a variety of backgrounds and poses, and we LOVE them.


Christi M.

That it was my favorite photo session yet! Rachel is extremely talented and took us seriously as customers. She had a great personality and I felt like she was a friend and a photographer!


Rachel offered mini sessions which was perfect for our busy family! Being able to have a session in under 2 hours was absolutely ideal. I'm also a big Christmas card person and loved how she had Christmas card sessions. Rachel made me feel amazing and valued! Her optimism and enthusiasm was contagious. She has great customer service skills. She made us feel really great and beautiful. I loved how she showed us her favorite photos along the way. The style section was quite helpful for the planning process! That it was my favorite photo session yet! Rachel is extremely talented and took us seriously as customers. She had a great personality and I felt like she was a friend and a photographer!


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