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About Ryan

I am a story teller who has this crazy passion to get to know people and capture the beauty of their life and personality through the eye of the camera. To me, it isn’t just about taking properly exposed images, rather it is about knowing couples as friends so your pictures truly capture you…bringing you back to the flood of emotions and memories from your wedding day. After all, your wedding is unique, and that is best captured through the lens of someone who knows you. So here is to your big day and to the start of a friendship. Cheers.

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“From the very second we met him, we felt at ease. He was warm, listened to us, and went out of his way to make himself available…”

- Erin

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Ryan, you are a frickin photographical genius! These pictures are truly incredible…Jessica & I are speechless.

- Michael

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WeddingWire is proud to announce Ryan O’Dowd Photography as the recipient of the WW Couples’ Choice Award. This award is given to the top 5% of wedding professionals who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Congratulations Ryan!

- Wedding Wire

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“He found the fun and laughter in his lens and I can now re-live the magic of that night forever and ever. Ryan was, hands down, the best decision we made.”

- Kelly

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“I can’t stop looking at our wedding album…you sir, are an amazing photographer.”

- Jake


Jacob & Hayley’s winter wedding in McKinney

Being a Dallas wedding photographer allows me to travel all over the metroplex & even to some…

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Megan & Cody’s beautiful Dallas Wedding

After very gloomy weather so far this winter wedding season (just part of what comes with the ter…

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Matt & Rachael’s Winter Wedding at The Plano Courtyard Theatre

After a busy end of the year, some time off with family, and a fast start to 2015, there are seve…

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