Testimonials-old - RKO Photography


Weddings

• Stunningly beautiful pictures!

• Personal, professional attention to every detail.

• Great attitude!

That is what RKO PHOTOGRAPHY provided for our daughter’s wedding. Roger and Kay Owens gave us reassuringly dependable service and friendly, caring advice before, during and after the wedding. This was our first daughter’s wedding, and trying to plan the perfect event was stressing us out. We felt so much better after our first meeting with Roger and Kay! They are good people. They listened carefully and asked really good questions to find out what we were looking for from a photographer. After they listened, they offered great suggestions. Their knowledge, experience and the professional way they worked made the entire wedding day a wonderful experience! Thank you, Roger and Kay, for adding so much to our family’s once-in-a-lifetime event. We recommend Roger and Kay of RKO Photography to anyone who wants THE BEST photographers! It would be my pleasure to correspond with anyone seeking more information about their superb work.

- Dale Brakhage

Indian Springs, AL

dale@dalebrakhage.com


Kay and Roger are AMAZING!

I was entered in a drawing at a bridal show and won a free engagement shoot with RKO Photography. My husband and I were so excited to win because we all know how expensive wedding pictures are. Since day one, I loved their personalities. I knew right off that they loved what they were doing. As soon as we saw the photos from the engagement shoot, we knew we had to have RKO Photography for our wedding. I was so happy to find a photographer that would do different pictures that didn't look so posed. On our wedding day, Kay and Roger made us both feel so comfortable. After they put our pictures up on their website, every person I showed the pictures to almost fell off their seats. They could not believe all of the amazing photos they took. I will recommend RKO Photography to every bride I know. They are so incredibly talented and such awesome people, as well. They are so relaxed, easy to work with and you can see that they love what they do. Jadriene and I are so happy that we had Kay and Roger as our photographers. Everything was truly amazing. We will have a lifetime of beautiful memories that are so unique and incredible. We will see you all for our one year anniversary shoot. WE CAN'T WAIT!!!!

Thank you, Roger, Kay, and RKO Photography!!!

- TaKesha Townsend


In the beginning we hired RKO for the value of their services, but by time for the wedding we loved them because of their quality and personalities.

They're an amazingly talented couple to work with and captured our special day perfectly.

I'd recommend them to anyone!.

- Michelle Harbin


RKO was the ABSOLUTE BEST choice for photography, videography and photo booth for my son’s wedding. Roger, Kay, Julie and Andrew were INCREDIBLE. They were great to work with and the photos and video are FIRST CLASS. The mix of good clear family photos and creative artsy shots was perfect. The video is the perfect way to remember a beautiful day. It was like having a part of the family taking care of my family. I highly recommend them for your wedding or any other event.

- Maleah Barton Owner/Manager

YourOffice USA - Birmingham/Eagle Point

4000 Eagle Point Corporate Drive Birmingham, AL 35242


SCHOOLS & REUNIONS

Mr. Roger Owens and Mrs. Kay Owens:

On behalf of the Residential Life Staff at the Alabama School of Fine Arts, I would like to extend our sincerest appreciation for the excellent job that your company provided last week. From bright LCD screens in the lobby, to the photographers that always seemed to be in the right place at the right time, it was perfectly clear that you knew exactly what you were doing. As a staff, we were thoroughly impressed as we watched you meet, and then exceed our wildest expectations. The level of your skill and professionalism is on par with the best that we've encountered and we look forward to working with you in the future!

Thank you for making our event special,

- Paul Rogers Residential Life Staff

Alabama School of Fine Arts


On behalf of the Banks High School Reunion of the Decade 2006, I just want to say “Bravo!!!”

Your ideas and enthusiasm for a reunion for a school you did not attend went above and beyond what we anticipated and expected of a photography team. The reunion pictorial and directory, with the unusual candid shots, brought laughter to us all. We were totally blown away by the CD with not only our pictures but the historical pictures and the music that made the ‘60s the greatest musical era ever.

Kay, your voluntary attendance at our planning meetings prior to the reunion and your bubbly personality quickly made you an honorary member of the class of ’66. Everyone on the reunion team came to know and love you. If you had gone to Banks, I’m sure you would have been my little sorority sister.

We couldn’t have had such a successful reunion without the two of you. This is evidenced by the additional photography opportunities that have already been scheduled by individuals and/or groups from the school. I know that you will dedicate yourselves to giving more time and effort for these folk than is required and the outcome will be even more fans of RKO Photography.

The reunion team has been asked to stay intact for planning the Reunion of the Decade 2016. Rest assured we would not and could not do it without you. We wish you well; see you in 2016 if not before!!

Sincerely, Elaine Turner

205.965.8900

E-mail: eh.turner@hotmail.com


Dear Roger,

Thank you for the fantastic work you did shooting the BBQ at the Zoo!

Our participants loved receiving their team photos as a memento and I truly appreciate the time and effort that you put into documenting the the day for us. Your artistic vision for composing good photos paired with your technical skill resulted in terrific images that truly captured the spirit and flavor of the event! We look forward to working with you for years to come.

Sincerely,

Scott J. Denton

VP for Advancement Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School


EVENTS

RE: Dr Audie Woolley's 50th Birthdat Bash

Thank you Roger.

RKO did an excellent job and helped in ways we did not expect. It was a pleasure working with you, Kay and Meagan. Thank you for helping to make our party special and memorable. Looking forward to seeing the video.

Thank you,

Ally Woolley


Name: Scott Hults

Email: oldnavycapt@aol.com

Phone Number: (205) 901-8520

Interest: Photos for the NGA Alabama site flash package Message:

Wow...outstanding work. You and your staff are awesome shooters. After everything is posted, I would like to go through all of the shots you have up and choose the ones I would like to post for the NGA Alabama web site flash package. (NGA Alabama Open)


Roger and Kay

Superb people to work with.

They know their business and are great. From the very first meeting until the end of the party, they had ideas and great shots of the mingling and party festivites. Very professional. I could not have asked for any thing more to make the party complete. I feel that they went above what was asked and expected. The photos are fabulous.

Sincerely,

Juanita Culler


BUSINESS

It is with great pleasure that I recommend Roger Owens with rko Photography for your events.

We have enjoyed getting to know Roger and appreciate his exceptional photography talent. I admire Roger's ability to relate to people in various settings. He is extremely creative, and is certainly professional as well. I am confident that you will be pleased to have Roger and the folks from rko Photography documenting your event. Please let me know if I may be of further assistance to you.

Sincerely,

Jennifer Trammell

President & CEO Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce


To whom it may concern:

RKO Photography has been a perfect partner from the beginning. They have been involved with many projects along side Texas Roadhouse on a weekly basis. Some of the projects RKO have been involved with include Drive Thru Dinner Fundraiser at a different local school every Tuesday, Humanitarian projects with Home Depot, a Mock Interview with Shelby County Schools special needs children, and football camp put on at Pelham High School.

Roger is a reliable individual, when he commits to doing something he is a man of his word. He values my opinion of their work and is always eager to get the next video in my hands. I have been more than pleased with all of the photographs and videos he has edited and produced.

I would highly recommend RKO Photography to everyone I know and I will continue to work with Roger and Kay for all of my future projects with Texas Roadhouse.

Kristina Young

Store Marketer

Texas Roadhouse


Dear Roger and Kay,

On behalf of the Local Arrangements Committee for the 7th National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL), we want to thank you for your support. Our local team of library professionals welcomed more than 360 registered guests to our conference.

During their stay in Birmingham, they had the opportunity to experience the very best our city had to offer. This was due in large part to your contribution to the effort. Your "take home" photographs were a highlight of our Welcome Reception on Friday, August 6.

Pam Lyons & Janice Granger

Co-Chair Local Arrangements Committee Local Arrangements Committee

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