Joel Dames Photography has provided photography services at GoGreen Seattle for the past two years. At our most recent event, they added a photo booth with fun props and a a huge monitor so attendees could view their photo’s on-site. Joel and Hitomi are always a pleasure to work with. They are professional, have a quick turn around and always deliver a solid product.

Monica C. Portland, OR 6/1/2012


Everyone loved the photo booth!!! The photos were a fantastic wedding favor for people to take home and everyone had so much fun with all of the props. We promptly received a DVD in the mail with all of the pictures and we are going to print them all off to use in our guest book. The pictures were fantastic and definitely made the whole night more fun. THANK YOU for adding so much to our wedding day!

Libby W. Seattle, WA 10/3/2012


Joel Dames photography set up a photobooth at our daughter’s wedding in July 2012. It was definitly a highlight of the wedding. It was informal, encouraged spontanaity, and greatly increased the “fun” factor of the wedding. The professional photos were more staged and more about the family. Most of our guests won’t even see them. The photobooth was for everyone. Anyone could go in the photobooth with friends or family, in any combination, have as many photos taken as they wanted, and come out with great photos to take home – special memories from the wedding. It was very popular for all ages, from the littlest children to the old folks and everyone in between. The photobooth was set up before the wedding ceremony and through the reception that followed, so people could go to the booth at any time. People quickly got into doing silly photos with hats and funny glasses and everyone had a blast. The booth had open sides so people could see how much fun others were having and get ideas for poses – and feel comfortable being silly. Joel and Hitomi provided a copy of each photo during the event, and afterwards, all the photos were posted so anyone could access them online. Plus they sent us a disk of all of the photos. Many of my friends are using the photos as their profiles on their facebook pages (I am using one of me with a cool mask on). Joel and Hitomi were very easy to work with and prompt with posting the photos and giving us the disk. They were also very sweet, sending our daughter some beautiful photograph giftcards Hitomi had made. Very nice people and a great photobooth! I highly recommend this photobooth!

Shana A. Bellevue, WA 9/20/2012



Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with the Washington Athletic Club. It’s impossible to fully explain the emotion, joy, and magic of a moment to someone who couldn’t be there, but your care, insight and creative eye bring special moments back to life!

Melissa Borders, Vice President Club Programs Washington Athletic Club


Joel and Hitomi Dames photographed the Seattle Hebrew Academy Gala Dinner and Auction last January. Their work was of the highest quality and they were a true pleasure to work with, always willing to go above and beyond to meet our needs. We recommend Joel and Hitomi without reservation.

Connie R. Kanter, Director of Development Seattle Hebrew Academy


These are just amazing. You really captured all the fun everyone was having. Thanks again so much for providing this service. It is much appreciated!

Jan Steadman, GALA Coordinator Shoreline- Lake Forest Park Arts Council


Hitomi and Joel put over 100% effort into our event, capturing the essence of our daughter, the event, and the joy of our simcha. All our friends are so impressed with both the photo album and the slide show they put together. For some photographers, a simcha is just one more job – for Joel and Hitomi, we felt we were the only event they were concentrating on. It was a pleasure to work with Joel and Hitomi!

Joyce Block, Seattle


Joel & Hitomi are exceptional photographers who work tirelessly to ensure that their clients are pleased with their work. We were impressed by the quality of their pictures and by their commitment and dedication to capturing each moment of Megan’s Bat Mitzvah from the service itself to the evening dinner & dance. Joel and Hitomi captured our memories in photographs that will last a lifetime.

Janice & Marshall Brumer, Bellevue


Joel and Hitomi Dames are two of the most hard working, wonderful people I know. They went above and beyond the call of duty to make sure the photos of my son’s Bar Mitzvah were perfect and that there would be a large number to chose from. Some of the guests even commented how dedicated the photographers were.

Hitomi put together a beautiful book. Everyone photographed looked very natural and attractive.

My sister-in-law spent more than twice as much on a photographer, whose pictures she did not like as much as ours.

Kathy Roth, Seattle


Joel and Hitomi were our photographers for our daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. Of all of the people that we hired to provide support during this special occasion, they were by far the most conscientious and professional. They were so easy to work with, thoughtful in their approach, and on the spot to ensure that photos were taken from a variety of angles, thus ensuring that we would have our memories captured in the best of light. Their photo quality is exceptional, and the packages that they offer are creative, meeting a variety of needs.
Thank you Joel and Hitomi, for your wonderful support.


Craig and Tammy Owens, Issaquah