John Heymann, Wedding Photography — Joining the spontaneity of photojournalism and the aesthetics of fine art

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Skills I have and will use to meet your wedding photography needs and expectations


  • A photo journalistic approach joined with the aesthetics of fine art
  • Sophisticated flash photography using double lighting for optimum detail in foreground and background
  • Photography from different angles (assistant is also a photographer)

"Beautiful, intriguing and wonderful hardly begin to do justice to describing the photos!"
— Ninian Stein


  • 20 years as a wedding photographer and a fine art photographer
  • 750 weddings of all kinds in a variety of venues: churches, synagogues, mansions, function halls, private homes, gardens, parks, and beaches
  • Photographer for newspapers, magazines, wedding photo studios

"Your pleasant and professional manner was refreshing and wonderful to work with
especially for such a special occasion. Also your calming presence
amid our pre-wedding chaos was most helpful."
— Susan & Richard Ward


  • Color and/or black and white photographs
  • Film or digital
  • Reprints, proof books, and/or images on CDs
  • A variety of traditional and contemporary albums for bride and groom and their families
  • A web site with your wedding photography

"An excellent job, from the initial consultation to the delivery of the pictures."
— Jonathan Bassett & Anya Bernstein

More . . .

  • Published photographs
    New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Down Beat, The Scientist, Radcliffe Quarterly
  • Exhibitions of wedding and fine art photographs
    Showa University (Tokyo), Boston Public Library, Boston City Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge Arts Council, Somerville Museum, Brickbottom Gallery (Somerville)
  • Special achievements
    • Quoted extensively in Modern Bride article about photo journalistic approach to weddings
    • Artist-in-residence grants: US Office of Education, Polaroid Foundation, Somerville Arts Council
    • Permanent photo-mural at MBTA Ashmont Station (Dorchester), part of Arts On The Line
    • Photograph featured in Channel 2 Collection 2001 and 2004
    • Channel 5, Channel 68, and Boston Globe profiles as a photographer and photo instructor

photojournalism (also photo journalism): capturing your wedding as it happens without interfering with the natural spontaneity of your celebration — the results, often called photojournalistic (also photo journalistic) show a more natural view of your wedding

phone 617 628-4791, fax 617 628-1043,