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Reviews

2013
December 1, 2013

Sushmitha Sreenivasan

Only in India: Sushmitha + Abhinav = (The Longest) Destination Wedding in India by Zorz Studios (23)
We are so happy to have met Ed last year in India. Ever since then he has not just been our family photographer but a great family friend. He is a perfectionist and great person to work with. His pictures have the capability to make time stand still and for memories to last forever. I trust Ed to cover all the “big events” in my life. Thank you Ed for everything and also for being such a warm and caring person that you are.
November 24, 2013

Suzanne Ostrander

Ed is an amazing photographer and a wonderful human being. Last year, I asked him to do some photos that I could use in establishing my professional profile online. I expected that he would take 10-12 shots and call it “done”. Instead, he spent a couple of hours taking dozens of photos with multiple poses. In the end, he delivered a great variety of shots – all excellent – for me to choose from. His work is truly exceptional, and his professionalism is unmatched.

November 23, 2013

Meera Seshadri

Meera Seshadri

Ed is not only a brilliant artist, but has become a close personal friend. He has been there for us, supporting us, through every step of our journey. From hiding behind the pillars at The Met for a surprise proposal shoot to clambering over rocks at the Sutro Baths, to capturing an intimate moment in a sea of 300 people in the Taj West End gardens, Ed’s default is always “above and beyond.” He has an eye for the elegant, out of the ordinary, and glamorous. He will make even a relaxed, laid-back capture seem stunning. If you want your special occasion immortalized, talk to Ed. And that’s the best part – he’ll talk with you until you feel totally comfortable and excited about being photographed. We love Ed!

November 20, 2013

Anya Caliendo

Anya Caliendo

I have been working with Ed Hafizov since the establishment of my brand “Anya Caliendo. Couture Millinery Atelier” in 2008. He has been the exclusive photographer for every single Collection I created and the only photographer I would trust to photograph not only Collections but creative and promotional events. Countless editorials, numerous glossy publications and one groundbreaking Presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center for SS2014, I now strongly feel that Ed is more than a professional photographer, he is an amazingly talented photographer. I am looking forward to many more Collections and events with Ed.

November 20, 2013

Amit Chopra

Ed was an amazing photographer, I couldn’t possibly be happier.

November 16, 2013

Christine Lio Capilouto

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Ed Hafizov is the most talented photographer I’ve ever worked with. He ranks in the “artist” category and his ideas are always so daring and spectacularly breathtaking!… I had the pleasure to hire him for my boudoir, maternity and newborn pictures. I am so pleased with the results I wish I had known him at the time for my wedding pictures. I can’t wait for the next special occasion for him to be my photographer.

November 16, 2013

Arjun Rangarajan

Arjun Rangarajan

Ed is an incredible photographer. A true artist – he went above and beyond to incorporate our ideas along with his vision to produce some of the most stunning pictures of our wedding possible. We owe a deep debt of gratitude for all of Ed’s commitment, hard work and ultimately his superb photographic skills. You can not go wrong by hiring Ed. He is amazing. Period.

November 9, 2013

Veronica Leeds

Dark Light: A Daring Boudoir Session by Zorz Studios (22)

Last summer, my (now) husband and I had a costume party wedding and we feel exceedingly lucky to have worked with Zors Studios. Both of us are creative, and we wanted photography that would transcend the standard wedding shots and capture our love in all its messy uniqueness. The result was infinitely more than we’d hoped for – the photography captured us and our guests in a way that was both visually stunning and emotionally authentic. Moreover, the photos are true works of art, and we will cherish them forever. (Several of the shots processed at the Master level resemble exquisite oil paintings!) Ed is a genuine master as I feel truly lucky to have worked with him and received the benefit of his creative vision. I cannot recommend him more strongly.

October 12, 2013

Jennifer Zorza

Jennifer Zorza

Ed provided photography services for our engagement photos as well as our wedding. His work is amazingly creative and he truly seeks out unique and original images. Our photos and wedding album are a work of art. And it’s not that he just takes great photos — he was fantastic in the manner in which he learned about each of our personalities and incorporated this into the photo sessions. This makes the photos reflect who we are as people. And it wasn’t just my wife and I who noticed this — friends and family immediately recognized it as well. In addition, he’s able to work well with people who aren’t necessarily professional models. That said, he worked to capture our best angles and got us to pose in ways that at least made us LOOK like professional models! Finally, he’s very professional, responsive and prompt, which helps with all the chaos that comes with planning a wedding. We can’t recommend Ed enough!

August 10, 2013

Eugene Leeds

Dark Light: A Daring Boudoir Session by Zorz Studios (12)

What can I say? As a photographer I searched far and wide for someone who wasn’t simply another person with a DSLR but an actual artist. My wife and I got even more than we could have hoped for from Zorz. The level of professionalism and quality of work is beyond belief, especially for the price paid. We have prints of Ed’s photos throughout our house that we look upon fondly every day. Additionally I was so impressed that I took a full day photography lesson with Ed to enhance my photography skills and, happily, I haven’t shot the same since. Go with Zorz studios. There simply isn’t a better photography answer out there. -Gene and Veronica Leeds

August 4, 2013

Olga Chernomaz (Olya)

Zorz Studios…I do not have enough words to describe the talent of this photographer. Ed has a unique and rare imagination. He took a simple rock and transformed it into a runway for pictures and a rainforest for posing. He was extremely patient and pushed me to take the most incredible pictures. He was very respectful, kind, and warm hearted throughout the entire day. At the end of it all, the pictures and memories are all that we have left from our beautiful special day. Ed captured it for us in the most magnificent way. Thank you so much Mr. Ed Zorz! BEST PHOTOGRAPHER!!!!!!!!!!

July 8, 2013

Leah Silvestri

Leah Silvestri

You will appreciate the experience and professionalism that Zorz Studios offers. He will create beautiful imagery and one of a kind images. I have worked with Ed for years and have been completely happy and impressed with his work every single time.

April 23, 2013

Vitaly Brukhman

Having Ed Hafizov working with us on our marriage registration date helped making our modest event fun and memorable. It was more that just taking photos of us. Professional touch and imaginative gutsy art that we have seen earlier in his works happened for us there and then. We enjoy the resulting photos _and_ the memories of how Ed helped to create them.

March 16, 2013

Julia Niselson

Ed’s work is simply amazing: whimsical, sophisticated and at the same time full of life. His photos are more than just pictures – they are a true work of art. Highly recommend.

March 15, 2013

David R Reynolds II

Zorz studio creates magic. The photos taken are always stylish and unique. There are incredible locations and wonderful models. I have had the pleasure of doing an event for Ed. He makes everything he does top notch

2011
March 18, 2011

Yana Bogomolnik

Even Longer: Maternity Session for Another Epic Bride by Zorz Studios (20)

If you are looking for an amazing photographer here is one!!! When a friend showed me his site right away i knew that i had to have Ed. I told my husband (back then fiance) that we needed to hire Ed no matter what and he agreed we LOVED his style of photos and his amazing personality. We both feel that we not only had an amazing artist taking pictures of us on our amazing day but we had a friend. We got married in Mexico so we flew Ed in and he spend 4 days with us each day we talked about how he wanted to capture more and more and to us it was very important HE wanted this (when the tables should be turned since we are his clients) but he pushed us and i cannot regret it for one second. He is kind and genuine and very professional and know what a good picture is. So dont doubt yourself go with Zorz Studios!

2010
April 16, 2010

Rose Castaldo

If you have seen zorz website then need I say more he is amazing!!!!!! I am very picky with all my wedding vendors and when I saw zorz website I knew this photographer was the one! He did my engagement shoot and just shot my wedding this past Friday and I could not believe how on top of their game his entire team was. Their equipment was state of the art and their creativity was amazing and unique. I looooooooove their work and would recommend them to anyone that wants a amazing photographer! The were so great to work with and worked sooooo well with my other vendors! We could not have chosen a better photographer!!! We love u ED and your team! Love rose and joe!

March 3, 2010

Olga Sokolova

I would highly recommend Ed Hafizov/Zorz Studios as extremely talented and professional photographer and artist. The photos of me that were taken by him are just speechless! All my friends love them so much and ask me where did I find Ed. They really want to have such beautiful and gorgeous photos as mine. I got not only wonderful pictures , but also a new experience and pleasure of working with such an interesting and creative person!!! I wish Zorz Studios all the best with carrier and everything. Thank you so much, Ed!!! I will definitely hire you again in the nearest future!

2009
July 1, 2009

Maya Beynishes

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It was by chance that our paths crossed right before our wedding. The moment I saw Ed’s work, I knew that I would not want any other photographer. Ed is a master at what he does. His work is incredible, his personality charming, and his demeanor calm and supportive. Ed and his team are highly professional, incredibly creative and fully dedicated to you. It is amazing how fun it was to work with them, with light and ease and lots of humor. Ed has unlimited energy and a very special way of keeping everything rolling and everyone uplifted regardless of the circumstances. Ed also finds and works with amazing people and with him anything is possible.

Winning the Engaged Contest, we came to Ed with an idea for a 1930’s inspired Engagement photoshoot. Ed, being himself with his thirst for adventure, quickly took our idea and completely blew it out of proportion of what we could imagine. It was such a memorable experience to have our hair and makeup done at 3am in the home of Vesta, a professional makeup artist, who was so gracious to lend her apartment for preparations while her husband was sleeping in another room; to shoot under the Brooklyn Bridge at 5am when the air was crisp, temperature cold, and our bodies willingly following Ed’s directions; and to be in the company of great people who made us laugh and kept us warm 🙂

Our wedding took place in Jamaica and with Ed it was an adventure we will remember! From shooting underwater in the open ocean, to hikes to the waterfall and even climbing onto an abandoned boat with waves that engulfed us from head to toe. Ed is a master of posed photography and, at the same time, knows how to capture the right moment without any interruptions. He crafts each image instead of shooting thousands of bland photos. His photography is very artistic and expressive, simply unique! We highly recommend this company and would definitely work with them in the future!

March 20, 2009

Elkin Cabrera

★★★★★ When I first saw Ed’s work before he took off to new heights, I knew one day he would raise the bar amongst professional photographers. We flew him in to Palm Beach, FL to study the setting of the Bethesda Cathedral and The Breakers Hotel. As an Aficionado of architecture and photography, I saw Ed walking the grounds, studying the field, paying attention to detail and truly absorbing the emotion of our wedding… This is what great artists are made off and shortly enough he took us all by surprise and set a foot print off his own in the world of professional photography. To say Ed has reached new heights is a short cut to thinking because we will never know how he intends to impress his audience next… You could be Ed’s latest master piece. Thank you Ed for taking that memorable photo that today sits in a 100 year old historic home in Florida and previewed by several media outlets. Elkin & Erica

March 8, 2009

Alina Keyserman

Zorz Studios took amazing pictures of our wedding. We have many shots that are magazine worthy! I highly recommend Zorz Studios. Ed has a unique approach where he made us feels like models, not just a bride and a groon. Everything was discussed in advance and there were no “surprises” on the big day. But most importantly, pictures! Our pictures came out beautiful and stylish. I highly recommend !

January 10, 2009

Iwona Kiecka

Ed is an amazingly talented photographer. He is professional, well organized and very easy to work with. He made us feel very comfortable and relaxed (and it is very important on a wedding day). Ed captured breathtaking images, the excitement, beauty and essence of our wedding day. We�ve got so many compliments on our pictures. We would highly recommend Ed and Zorz Studios to anyone who needs high quality service, artistic images and polite photographer.

2008
December 14, 2008

Anya

It is an extremely rare occurrence that one comes upon talent that has no boundaries in it’s vision.I consider my collaboration with Ed Hafizov, Owner of Zorz Studios, as nothing short of a transcendent experience. Ed had come into my life at a time when I was readying my first collection “Je Ne Regrette Rien” for photography. I had something grander in mind than the “typical”: I wanted to capture, not only the collection itself, but create an enchanted illusion of spectacular characters with soul and beauty out of each of my hats.

Ed listened carefully, observed and expanded my vision to a divine level of photographic perfection that I thought unattainable previously. He possesses an astonishingly productive work ethic and a reliability, coupled with the more important fact that he is not solely a photographer in the technical sensibility; he is a true artist of vivid imagination and vision.

am looking forward to future artistic collaborations with Ed on my upcoming collection, “Russia Magical”.

November 1, 2008

Anya Caliendo

Anya Caliendo

I have been working with Ed Hafizov since the establishment of my brand “Anya Caliendo. Couture Millinery Atelier” in 2008. He has been the exclusive photographer for every single Collection I created and the only photographer I would trust to photograph not only Collections but creative and promotional events. Countless editorials, numerous glossy publications and one groundbreaking Presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center for SS2014, I now strongly feel that Ed is more than a professional photographer, he is an amazingly talented photographer. I am looking forward to many more Collections and events with Ed.

October 15, 2008

Zena Spektor

Ed did I really great job with our wedding photographs. He is an extremely talented and creative photographer. My husband and I had a very difficult time narrowing down the photographs for our wedding album because there were so many beautiful photographs to choose from. Ed is very reliable and very professional. We are very happy thus far.

August 29, 2008

Mary Clare

We hired Ed after having reviewed many, many photographers portfolios. We chose to go with Zorz Studios not only for his exceptional work but his obvious attention to detail and absolute commitment to being an accountable, responsible vendor and pleasing his clients in addition to the tremendous value. He travelled across the country for us and shot the wedding day non stop, absolutely full of positive energy and enthusiasm – it really did amaze me how hard he worked throughout that special day. He was directional when he needed to be and he was quiet and observational when we hoped he would be – it could not have gone better just wish it all lasted longer! We highly recommend him.

August 7, 2008

Alex Mazo

Ed has done a superb job on our boudoir photo session. He was able to capture the essence of our relationship which makes our marriage work so well. My kudos to Ed for his passion and his dedication to his work. I highly recommend him! Great job, Ed

2007
October 27, 2007

Diane Parisella

We were both really happy with our photographer Ed. We ended up having way more photos to choose from then we had originally thought we would have. His prices are really reasonable especially for someone who is a talented photographer. When you really compare his prices to the photographers in his price range you will really notice how he sticks out from the rest. It only took my husband and I a couple of days until we decided on him. One of the most important things for us was a photographer with an artistic edge. If you want someone who is reliable, artistic, and straightforward then I would highly recommend Zorz Studios.

October 21, 2007

Shannon Sweeney

Maria and I knew immediately after seeing Ed’s past work and meeting him in person that we wanted him to photograph our wedding. Ed is a true professional with a great personality to match. We are very grateful for the wonderful memories that he captured so well in our wedding photos. We highly recommend him for your wedding or any other event. Thanks again Ed.

June 30, 2007

Elena Larkin

Elena Larkin

Out of all things you consider for your wedding day, photography is the one you should take your time to pick the best. We were lucky to know who the best was in the photography world. Ed did a terrific job shooting our wedding and we have the best wedding pictures of anybody we’ve ever seen. The first question we get is “Who took these?” Not, “When did you get married?” or “Where did you get married?” It’ always “Who took these pictures!” The lodge we got married at wants to replace their existing marketing materials with our wedding pictures…. Ed is really an artist, not a business man. You can tell the difference by the amount of time he spends working to get the right shot and the amount of time he spends processing the photos. If he puts his name on it, it will be art gallery quality. He takes his profession very seriously. If you are planning a wedding, you will have a lot of decisions to make. Do yourself a favor and decide to use Ed, and then go about making all of your other decisions. The pictures will be fantastic. Just look at ours if you want to see an example of this!