Bill has the uncanny ability to put you at ease and capture images of reality without intrusion. As a true photojournalist, he never prompts or stages photographs, choosing instead to emphasize the authenticity of moments as they naturally unfold.
Waldorf's signature images are classic and timeless; companies such as SAKS Fifth Avenue, Vera Bradley, and Marc Nelson Denim consistently turn to Bill for fashion and architectural photography that illustrates these qualities. Bill and his photographers don’t follow trends that are here today and gone tomorrow, which would ultimately date your photographs and your album, but focus on the genuine, personal events that make each wedding unique. Bill continues to refine his style by training with some of the top photographers in the world including Denis Reggie whose clients have included members of the Kennedy family and celebrity photographer, Cliff Mautner.
In addition, his talented design studio creates each album individually, relating the narrative of your wedding in a handcrafted, custom-made book. Whether in color or black and white, each image is closely detailed in order to bring out its best qualities. Waldorf’s one-of-a-kind albums are printed using Gicleé inks on professional-grade archival paper, which is the highest quality printing method available today.
If you have high standards for your wedding, call or email for a stress free consultation!
Award Winning Photos
The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Bill. The following awards have been earned by Bill 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 Bill Waldorf. Click an image to view a larger version.
Courtney and Josh
Married 2 years ago
You and your team are by far a cut above the rest when it comes to photography. As a bridesmaid in several weddings before my own, I hated all the posed, fake photos that took forever to photograph where you are only able to get 2 to 3 good pictures out of each session. In contrast to that experience, you and your team were able to capture real life moments of our wedding. Due to your expertise and professionalism, I barely noticed at all that you were present. My proofs from my wedding were already uploaded while I was on my honeymoon. I was overjoyed with the quality and number of photos that I loved from my wedding and reception. You take your work seriously and truly produced our photos as true art. It was worth every penny to hire you.
Eleanor and Eric
Married 3 years ago
The quality, professionalism, and joy you bring to your job is unsurpassed. I shopped around- a lot- when looking for a photographer. You and your team were worth every penny. Your style is timeless, and I'm still not sure how you get such high quality photos but I can always spot a "Waldorf" in any line-up. I am grateful and thankful we enlisted you to make sure the big moments we'll always remember, and the little ones we might otherwise have overlooked, will never be forgotten
Bethany and Ricky
Married 2 years ago
You are the best photographer in Knoxville, and as far as I am concerned in the United States! As a wedding planner and most recently a bride, I wouldn't have had any one else capture the moments of my day. You and your team genuinely cared about our day, our family and how you can make memories to last a lifetime. You put heart, creativity, talent and love into every event you do. You captured those moments I didn’t even realize were happening. The other great thing about you and your team is that you captured those moments, but I didn’t even know you were there! You and your team are EXCEPTIONAL and worth every penny. As far as I see it, I wanted a photographer to be genuine, professional, talented and efficient, you and your team were all that and more!
Michelle and Scott
Married 2 years ago
One of the best decisions Scott and I made during the wedding planning process was choosing you for photography and cinematography of our special day. You and your associates were beyond professional and so easy to get along with. You made Scott and I feel at ease upon our first meeting and you were so careful to listen to and deliver on all of our preferences. You were even willing to meet us at the crack of dawn to make my dreams of a sunrise engagement session a reality! You and your team are great people with incredible talent. Our photographs and video are more than I could ever have imagined and am so thankful to have such wonderful memories preserved in such an artistic way.
Elizabeth and Rick
Married 2 years ago
First of all, it almost goes without saying that your photography (and your team's) is amazing. Your reputation precedes you and does not disappoint. In addition to the artistry of the photos from the engagement shoot and the wedding, I cannot say enough about the professionalism and the friendliness of you and your team. You maintained a very comfortable balance between providing guidance to those of us who have seen many fewer weddings and photo shoots than you have, and taking into account our varying preferences--my own, Rick’s, my mother's, my best friends the list goes on! Rick is relatively shy and an engagement shoot is a pretty intimate experience. You put both of us at ease throughout the day, which was no easy task and the photos came out wonderfully. And not to mention we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! The planning process with you was a pleasure--I was a somewhat slow/scattered bride but you were patient and at the same time very quick to respond to any email or question I might have. After the wedding you had our photos to us just 10 days after, which is incredible considering the volume of shots you took and the quality of what we saw. The wedding album is a work of art--stunning.