Dustin Finkelstein is professional photographer with over 16 years of experience. He studied and received his bachelor's degree in Photojournalism at The Ohio University. After school he worked in local news capturing small towns and high fashion magazines working under photographers with decades of experience. He now lives in Austin where he is able to take what he learned and capture everything under the sun. He loves that photography challenges him, brings something new every day, and there is always more to learn.
Satisfied customers. I love all parts of photography and getting to capture the world is one of my favorite parts of it. But when it comes to my job as a professional photographer satisfied customers are the best part. I love their reactions when they get back their wedding photos and say they were tearing up looking at them. Nothing makes me happier when I've someone's portrait that they never thought they could look as good as the did.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
The shoots I do the most are probably engagement sessions for couples that getting married soon. I love getting to know these couples and how their personalities meld together. I always encourage them to bring their pets or some props that are unique to them as a couple (bikes, board games, hobbies, books). It always instantly relaxes them when they can do something together that they've done a hundred times before.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
The Knot Best of Weddings winner 6 years in a row.
A fun fact about this photographer
I was a contestant on the Price is Right. Even though I didn't win, it was still one of the most amazing experiences of my life.