Westport Massachusetts based Merri Cyr has been working as a professional photographer since 1990.
Primarily focused on portraiture of musicians and artists, her clients include Apple, Columbia Records, Sony, Warner Brothers, Verve, Polygram, Rolling Stone, People, Spin and New York Times among many others. Other works include documenting the Lilith Fair concert series for Rolling Stone, consigned video works for Sony and Maverick and her book, “A Wished-for Song, Portrait of Jeff Buckley”, which includes 360 photos and interviews conducted by Merri. Currently Merri is working on “25 Years of Grace”, a project commissioned by Backbeat Books, to be completed spring 2017. She created the photos and is working on the graphic design as well.
In the past 10 years Merri has had one-man photo exhibits with galleries in London, Sydney, Milan and New York City featuring her photography of musicians. She is represented by Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York. She has also worked as an in house photographer for Apple events in NYC since 2010 as well as taught photography courses at International Center of Photography over the last seven years.
She continues her work photographing artists and feels that her focus in documenting weddings is an extension of her editorial work - looking to authentically capture the moments as they happen and be as unobtrusive as possible.
Award Winning Photos
The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Merri. The following awards have been earned by Merri from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.
The following letters are from the clients of Merri Cyr. Click an image to view a larger version.
Wedding Photography Packages
Merri Cyr Photography wedding packages start at $1,800 for a four hour day, $2,700 for 6 hours, 3,600 for eight and $4,500 for ten. All packages include a second photographer and an online gallery with high resolutions files of all of your images which you can download for no additional fees. You can also easily order prints from site and share link with friends and family so that they can view and order prints as well. An hour and a half engagement session is included with the eight and ten hour packages or you may purchase separately for $495 . Please contact Merri and she will be happy to e-mail you a pdf list of options.