among the top 10 wedding
photographers in the world.”
– Grace Ormonde, Wedding Style Magazine
Bénédicte Verley is renowned for her timeless and iconic images that grace the pages of many national magazines such as Wedding Style, Inside Weddings, BRIDE, The Knot and Martha Stewart Living. Forever on the cutting edge of contemporary wedding photography, incorporating her background in fashion and editorial work, it is no surprise that she was named one of the top ten wedding photographers by Grace Ormonde of Wedding Style Magazine.
Bénédicte Verley has an authentic and evocative approach to photography, refining the discipline into an art form. She has a gift of effortlessly capturing the genuine love and sincere emotion of each wedding celebration, as well as bringing out the most beautiful side of each client sitting before her.
Born to french parents and into a family of artists and designers, she received a BFA in painting and printmaking from Syracuse University. She received her first real camera at age 10 and always had a natural talent and love for the medium. She decided to pursue a degree in photography by enrolling in a two year masters program. After graduating, Bénédicte moved to Amsterdam, Holland and Paris, France, working as a fashion photographer. Upon her return to the U.S. she founded her own studio in Providence, Rhode Island, where she continues to be the creative director, principal photographer and book binder.
Bénédicte Verley is first and foremost an artist. Aside from her professional photography, she is involved in collaborations with other artists in theatre, mixed media installations and movement, all of which serve as a source to rejuvenate her creative vision.
The second pillar of Bénédicte Verley Photography is her husband Anurag Spatzenegger. He is the Studio Manager and Technical Director who handles all things electronic.
There is a crew of multiple photographers at each event who have been with the studio for many years. Each, a talented photographer in his/her own right, specializes in a certain aspect of the event. There are typically three to five photographers covering from different angles: one capturing guests, a second shooting the formals, a third capturing the details, and a fourth for candids.
Working with Bénédicte Verley Photography you can rely on 20 years of professional expertise in event, portrait and editorial photography. The team aims to make the entire experience, from the first meeting to the final production of the hand bound albums, a flawless and inspiring one.
David and I absolutely love the photos from our wedding back in January. We couldn't have dreamed of more beautiful photos to capture the magical day!
Megan & David
“What can I say. Bénédicte is tops! She brings so much spirit and a soothing nature to any shoot. She even made my shy fiance come out of his shell and of course energized me throughout the day. She really went above and beyond...”
Heather & Mark
“Working with Bénédicte was even better than we could have imagined! She finds a way to seamlessly blend into the backdrop of the wedding day so that you hardly even notice the camera. We received countless compliments on her fun and professional style. We highly recommend her!!”
Susan & Ted
“Working with Bénédicte is one of the opportunities I always look forward to. She has an art of capturing moments without ever feeling her presence. She gives my clients the sense of pure relaxation through the entire experience. She has an artistic eye that captures the moment making you feel like you are right there in the photo. You feel like you hear their laughter and emotions in every image. When planning an event I feel at ease knowing I have Bénédicte on my team.“
Kathy Nosek, Wedding and Event Planner
A Divine Occasion, Huntington Beach CA