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So you're engaged, congratulations! But what's next? That is where Patrick Beare Photo comes in! We love our couples and telling their stories, and the relationships we form with our couples is evidenced in our reviews. We'll get to know you so you feel comfortable and natural in front of the camera, and we'll offer help and advice with your wedding from timeline/schedule planning to sunset photo location suggestions and everything in between. Exceeding your expectations is just what we do.
We're excited to be serving all of New Mexico and the entire Southwest.
Stunning Wedding photography, Inspired by the natural surroundings of New mexico
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Behind the Lens
Patrick Beare is an Albuquerque-based, award-winning and published Photographer specializing in Wedding Photography, Travel Photography, Landscape Photography, and Graduation (Senior) Photography. His approach to photography is a mix of photojournalistic, classic, and dramatic portraiture which tells your story in a way as unique as you.
Patrick Beare Photography, LLC is a proud inductee into The Knot's Hall of Fame, Winner of The Knot's 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 "Best of Weddings" and WeddingWire's "Couple's Choice Awards" 2020, 2022 2023.
When Patrick Beare is not capturing important moments for clients, he enjoys spending time with his wife Desiree and their dog Macy. He also enjoys Mountain Biking in the Bosque, Music, and has enjoyed travel photography in 26 countries.
Fun Facts About Us!
Dogs and Cats equally, Enjoying lots of Espresso and Loose-Leaf tea, Mountain Biking in the Bosque, Travel to far away lands, and Plants (especially cactus!)
We're huge music fans, and some of our favorite movies and shows are La La Land, Les Miserables, Spirited Away, Over The Garden Wall, Breaking Bad.
Our Favorite Wedding Vendors
We're not associated with these fine folks, we've just worked with them at weddings and know they do a great job!
Casa Perea Art Space - Corrales, NM - casapereaartspace.com
Why we love it there: Best Hidden Gem! Southwestern charm, a small vineyard, and lush grounds come together for a beautiful location for small-medium size weddings. Your wedding photos will be very green and floral during warmer months!
Hotel Eldorado - Santa Fe, NM - www.eldoradohotel.com
Hotel Andaluz - Albuquerque, NM - hotelandaluz.com
Why we love it there: These elegant hotels both feature a classic southwestern flair with lots of room for weddings of all sizes. Eldorado offers an elegant and stunning white chapel and a rooftop area, while Andaluz features many small rooms in the lobby each with their own special decor which adds variety to your wedding photo possibilities.
Log River Ranch - Chama, NM - www.logriverranch.com/weddings
Why we love it there: Log River Ranch is the PERFECT rustic, yet elegant, event venue. Situated right on the river, their 2000 sq. ft. reception Barn features gorgeous string lighting, a beautiful chandelier, and endless photo opportunities. There is the option to also book their large log cabin, and the reception area is in a shaded forest area. Their staff will be very attentive to your needs on your wedding day as well.
Casa Rodena Winery - Albuquerque, NM - casarondena.com
Why we love it there: Casa Rodena offers an Old World feel with it's Tuscan architecture. There are many opportunities for beautiful photos in their Barrel Aging Room or near their pond.
Memories To Remember - memoriestoremember.com
Why we recommend them: Daniel offers a complete DJ service which includes premium sound and an array of lighting options. His wireless microphones work consistently without static, which is something we see at weddings sometimes. The 'Uplighting' and 'Custom Monogram Light' are highly recommended add-ons that create for stunning reception photos!
DJ Sider- DJSider.com
Why we recommend them: If you need someone to really get the party started, Sider is your guy. Sider has an excellent ability to 'read the room' to know what to play next, and his setup uses a minimal footprint in your reception area.
Hair and Makeup
Why we recommend her: Kerbi brings 10 years of experience to the table, and we've seen firsthand how she can accentuate people's natural beauty! Her hair and makeup stays looking stunning from the getting-ready pictures until the sparkler send-off.
ABC Cake Shop - abccakeshop.com
Why we recommend them: Their cakes have a very professional presentation, and they are delicious!
Oti Ruiz, Harp - 505-480-4308, email@example.com
Why we recommend him: Truly amazing harpist! I experienced his beautiful playing at a wedding at UNM Alumni chapel and it made everything feel nothing short of heavenly. He even threw in a well-time glissando that coincided with the first kiss, which made everything feel like it was straight out of a fairy tale.
Floral Elegance - nmweddingflowers.com
Why we recommend them: Gorgeous floral arrangements, creative designs, and very thoughtful, easy to work with staff