Jay Cassario is a wedding and portrait photographer who built an extremely successful multiple photographer studio in less than 4 years of shooting his first wedding. He took a very unconventional route to wedding photography, and used his techniques to make a name for himself as an educator in the industry. Based in South Jersey, Jay shoots alongside of his wife Sandi, who also plays a vital part in the business. Along with their 2 year old son Luke, they are the parents to 4 large full-breed Mainecoon cats. In addition to writing for SLR Lounge and Shotkit, he created and runs The Twisted Society, a growing educational site. Jay is an ambassador for ONA Bags, B&H Photo, and on the Leica Professional team.
Bud Johnson is a hybrid wedding and portrait photographer based in Virginia. He enjoys traveling and often finds himself packing his bags for his next adventure. Most recently, he traveled to Iceland to teach a workshop which was one of the most memorable trips in a while. On Sundays you'll find him playing guitar for his local church, and throughout the week he preaches and teaches. His beautiful wife Sarah is an integral part of his business, and they have 3 adorable children that keep them busy (and happy). In addition to being a killer photographer, Bud created an amazing leather working company offering personalized products to photographers. He's also the nicest guy you will ever meet... unless in the same room as Jay.
Douglas Polle is a New Jersey based photographer who has made a name for himself in the wedding photography industry because of his artistic approach. Doug has spent the last few years traveling the world, experiencing life, and getting lost in his adventures which is what ultimately gives him his drive as a photographer. He gets his satisfaction from the art he creates and not so much his awards or publications. Each time he picks up his camera, a new adventure begins, and his wedding clients know that there's no telling what he will create on their wedding day... they are just excited to see the end result.