"Jaye was an outstanding photographer. She got some really great shots and was very creative. We literally loved every single photo she took! She listened to our wishes and was very professional. Arrived on time and delivered a stellar product!"
Rheana F., Upper Marlboro, MD
We booked Mrs. Smith through GigSalad for our wedding ceremony and reception, and we could not have been more pleased! She was responsive and professional leading up to and during the event. Her friendly presence was enjoyed by all, and when we got the pictures, we were blown away! She did an excellent job of capturing the characters of everyone at our events in both posed and candid shots. When I went to a bridal expo last year, a $5000 photographer laughed at my budget, but joke's on her because Bird's Eye Photography exceeded our (already high) expectations on less than I had set aside for the budget!
Erika B., Washington, D.C.
Donald R., Mitchellville MD
"Jaye really is amazing! From her photography skills, to her attention to the little details, to capturing unique, special moments, she truly is a master of her craft. What I like most about Jaye and the experience she brings is that she gets the job done effortlessly. She's on time so you don't have to worry about tardiness. She comes up with great, creative poses that aren't too much because I like for things to look spontaneous and natural. She knows how to handle and work with any family, TRUST ME. So if you're looking for a calm, cool, collected, and fun experience, choose Bird's Eye Photography."
Jemise S., Philadelphia PA
"Come with your ideas and Birds Eye Photography will bring it to it life. They are very personable and will make sure your photos/ video reflect the best part of your special day. They're great at capturing the grand and even subtle moments and making it beautiful. "
Bobbie V., Upper Marlboro, MD
"We hired Jaye Smith at Bird's Eye Photography for our wedding and engagement photos. Jaye did not disappoint for either task. Her work has been complemented by seasoned photographers as having an eye for shooting all sorts of couples, including LGBT couples. Her relaxed and calm demeanor make it easy to feel comfortable around her. She's very flexible and did her best to get every shot we requested. Check out her LGBT work by looking at our photos: Engagement - http://on.fb.me/1RnYIbZ; Wedding - http://on.fb.me/1FOJ45t"
Ja'Rel C., Washington, D.C.
"Jaye was wonderful! Jaye was on time, she was pleasant, she was willing to do whatever craziness we wanted to try...within reason. The photos are so amazing, people won't stop talking about them. We are awaiting the wedding album. I'm sure it will be more amazing. I can't say enough about how lucky we were to have her as our photographer. Would definitely recommend to all my friends."
Roy M., Washington, D.C.
"Jaye was fantastic!!! True professional. She made our day special!"
Robin C., Crofton, MD
"My husband and I had Bird's Eye Photography capture our wedding day with both pictures and video. We are more than pleased with the results! Ms. Tolbert is extremely professional and worked hard to capture all of the special moments we experienced that day. We feel she captured the love and support we felt that day from all of our family and friends perfectly! There were planned and unplanned shots and Mrs. Smith did not waste any time between shots and made sure to use her time wisely. She is a pleasure to work with and brought a very positive energy to our wedding day! We will highly recommend Bird's Eye Photography to our family and friends."
Stacy M., High Point, NC
"We can't thank Jaye enough for her invaluable attention, professionalism and quality of work. She is a team player whose generosity goes beyond the client - photographer relationship. We will continue to use her service for all of our photographic needs. "
Marci W., Temple Hills, MD
"I had a great experience with Jaye and Bird's Eye Photography. Jaye was patient and easy going and got pictures of everything at the wedding. We had a small wedding and she was so great to be patient with me while I took pictures with everyone in attendance. She was prompt and wonderful with all our guests. I would absolutely recommend her for your event and can't wait to work with her in the future."
Ashley F., Arlington, V.A.
"Birdseye Photography was very refreshing to work with. Jaye not only completed the mandatory photos that were previously discussed, but also caught all moments for the ages during my mom's party. She was prompt and professional during the inquiry, the party, as well as during the photo selection. I would definitely go with Birdseye Photography for future engagements."
Cherisse M., Fairfax, VA
"My experience with Bird's Eye Photography was great! No worries, the photos were sent two weeks later as she promised and we LOVED them. Jaye is easy to work with and very professional. I definitely recommend!!!"
Keesha S., College Park, MD
"Working with Jaye was absolutely a blessing. My husband and I both enjoyed working with her. She made us feel very comfortable and we had lots of fun taking our engagement pictures and wedding photos. ALLL of my photos came out great! My mother and mother in law loved them. Jaye even worked with me on my Thank You cards which were a absolute hit!. Professionalism is awesome she kept in touch not only with me but also my coordinators. She shocked me by being at my wedding rehearsal to see how things were going to go, where she could stand and where she would be able to get good pictures, in which I really appreciated! I plan on working with Ms. Jaye more within the future. Also my photo album is gorgeous and the video was clear and the editing was great!"
Jacquelyn S., Clinton, MD
"I would like to personally add that it was the best experience ever! Jaye was patient, she was understanding of my needs, she offered suggestions that I had not thought of, and together we worked well and in the end (and throughout) the results were perfect on my big day. I have referred several friends her way, as I'm sure they too will be very satisfied!"
Nia M., Washington, D.C.
"Simply put, Jaye is amazing! I hosted a reunion in Maryland and I am so glad my older sister recommended Bird’s Eye Photography. From the moment Jaye responded to my first email after reviewing her website, I knew she was the one! After a constant battle with traveling between New Jersey and Maryland, Jaye was patient with me and understood the moments I was trying to capture during the reunion event. Through numerous emails and mailings, the event finally came and Jaye showed her talents! She exemplified professionalism! She was on time and set up by the time I arrived at the venue and captured moments I didn’t even know she saw during the event. She and her assistant was able to set up a station for all the attendees to take personal portraits as well. By the next day, the albums were online for guest to view and order more photos! For those that ordered photos during the event, the photos were at their homes by the next week! The photos were well cropped and were beautiful: great quality and blemish free!! I love Jaye’s work and I look forward to working with her moving forward with any event I host!"
Nancy H., Irvington, NJ
"On time, Professional and most importantly great quality pictures and DVD. Jaye and her team captured all of our most precious moments at our wedding. We couldn't be happier. I highly recommend Bird's Eye Photography for your next special event!"
Tehila A., Fairfax, VA
"Jaye was awesome! She was very patient with us when we got off schedule and she had great poses for us to do. I will definitely hire her again if I need photos taken."
Aysha R., Gaithersburg, MD
"Jaye Tolbert is professional and friendly. She sees things with an excellent eye to detail. I love my wedding pictures and she gives you a good value for the price. I contacted her at the last minute and not only was she able to fit me in, she did an outstanding job. I can't thank her enough. Jaye was at the venue on time. Asked what special pictures I would have liked done beforehand and even accommodated pictures that some of my guests wanted. Jaye, I wanted to say thank you again for the wonderful photographs of my wedding and reception. You did a fantastic job! I love the professionalism and the care that you took with making everything so special."
Dorothea M., Washington, D.C.
"I love Bird's Eye Photography's phenomenal photo taking!!! Bird's Eye Photography does an outstanding job at capturing the true moments and the life within a photo. In taking any type of photo, such as family or graduation portraits I believe that Bird's Eye Photography provides excellent service, pictures given back in return in a timely fashion, and beautiful results! Creativity and care is always put into designing photo packages, invitations, etc. I think Bird's Eye Photography does an excellent job and I will continue to use their services in the future! Thanks!"
Jess J., Washington, D.C.
"Jaye epitomized professionalism! She arrived to my event early! Jaye captured every moment of the party, I had so many pictures to cherish. She caught the details of the decorations and food! Jaye posted the proofs the next day! Again I could not be more impressed with the photographer or the product!"
Tahra T., Washington, D.C.
"Jaye did photography for my intimate wedding for an hour. The amount and the quality of pictures she took in such a short time was impressive. She captured every moment. She was very nice, sweet, and very personable. I can't think of anything to make the service better. She went above and beyond for us!"
Chante J., Dover, PA
"Working with Ms. Jaye was a dream. She made everyone in my family feel really comfortable, that was especially nice seeing how my son was two months at the time of the photo-shoot. I was very pleased with the quality of the pictures. She is an amazing photographer! I would highly recommend her to my friends as I already have, & I will definitely be using her services again."
"My experience was very exciting. She made a great effort in trying to capture every character defining pose through her pictures. She was not limiting to her poses and welcomed new ideas and gave time for short breaks."
Kimberly G., Cheltenham, MD
"I really enjoyed the pictures that Jaye took at our wedding. They captured the feelings that we had at that very moment that we can relive again through the beautiful pictures. The quality and the experience were very rewarding and we are truly blessed. The professionalism and expertise were outstanding. Many people who have seen the pictures inquire about the photographer daily. Thank you Jaye you'll be hearing from us again in the near future!"
Shanda S., Waldorf, MD
"I just want to thank Miss Jaye for a wonderful experience all around. You can't ask for better quality in pictures and professionalism. I was so lucky to find such a talented photographer who was willing to work with our budget and ideas. Will definitely come back!! Thanks again Miss Jaye!"
Crystal T., Washington, D.C.
"I loved the pictures! It was such a calm, relaxing, warming session. It felt like I was around family. The directions given and options to choose my poses were great! I am ready to come back and take more = ) Keep up the good work."
Parris N., Baltimore, MD
"Bird's Eye Photography was very easy to work with and did a phenomenal job with getting my 7-month-old nephew to smile and relax for our family pictures. I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not an easy person to please, but Bird’s Eye Photography did a perfect job capturing the fun, smiles, and excitement in my nephew and daughter's eyes. I would definitely use the services again! Thank you for helping us capture our life stories!"
Michele A, Forrestville, MD
"Jaye provided an excellent service for my daughter's wedding. She was there for the wedding rehearsal and for every aspect of the wedding and reception. She even followed the limo heading towards the reception venue and took amazing evening scenery photos of the limo with the Washington, DC landscape as the background. The newly weds were very pleased with the photos. When we viewed the photos, it was as though we were back on that wonderful day of the wedding. She also video-graphed everything ensuring that very important and memorial shots were taken. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants detailed and professional photography, videography and service."
"Jaye took my maternity, baby shower, and 6 month photos of my daughter. I was impressed with her work! She is professional, and I had fun taking my pictures. The atmosphere is very down to earth and comforting. She is very creative with getting the attention of my daughter and finding great props for my pictures. My session with Jaye took about an hour with the different wardrobe changes, and she made sure to listen and accommodate any request I had for my pictures and came up with new ideas as well. I recommend her photography services to all my family and friends who want great professional, artistic pictures."
Caryn C., Glenarden, MD
"Jaye was extremely professional and was very helpful, when it came to our photo session. She was pleasant and personable, she knew exactly what we needed to make our family photos exquisite! She is affordable as well as accommodating! Thanks Jaye you're the best!"
Stephanie W., Washington, D.C.
"Jaye was very punctual, professional, and reasonably priced. The photos of the event that were taken were great and of high quality. I would definitely use her again."
Darryl A., Fairfax VA