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I recently did a photo shoot with Cedric. Cedric's use and knowledge of lighting and lenses is impressive. I've never been comfortable in front of the camera, but Cedrics professionalism and easy going personality made me feel at ease. I am beyond happy with the portfolio for my fire dance promotional shots that I've received from Cedric. And, his turn around time for editing and sending your shots was quick. I highly recommend Cedric for all of your photography needs.
It was a lot of fun working with such a good photographer. I felt very comfortable in front of his camera although I usually don't like my picture taken.
I am looking forward to hopefully work with him again if I make it back to the States.
It was a pleasure to work with a great photographer like Cedric Sims. We've worked together on a few shoots so far and I've been more than impressed with his work and his professionalism. I look forward to working with him on future shoots.
Cedric is such a talented photographer! He has such great creativity skills to be able to get the perfect photos! Always does a great job making me feel comfortable through the photo session. He is very professional through the photo session and he does a great job providing me with many high quality photos from the photo sessions! I definitely will want to to work with Cedric again in the future!
I have had the pleasure of working with Cedric on shoots for 3 very different businesses. One was a project portfolio shoot for landscape design, another for a handbag and accessory website and most recently for all promotional materials for massage therapy. In every case, Cedric brought his A game, his thoughtfulness, and of course his technical skills! I love that he is 100% focused on getting the desired outcome. Even working through severe allergies to my curious and mischievous cats. Lol. I will gratefully work with him as long as he'll have me! Plus, he's just a cool dude.
Remarkable job! What an amazing job you did on my photos! Your professionalism, wit and expertise is exactly what's needed in a photo shoot. Thank you Cedric for capturing a million words in each and every picture! I look forward to working with you again!
Cedric, Thank you so much for coming to our gig and taking these amazing pictures. You did an excellent job capturing the moments. We are all grateful for your great work!
Truly Amazing Photography! Your composition is stunning! Beautiful angles! it was a pleasure meeting you Cedric and I look forward to shooting with you and Al!
Hey Cedric Man Nice Job on the SF shoot nice composition especially the background of Golden Gate Bridge with Angie. My Friend i am honored to have you as a friend and as much as a awesome photographer. Always have a great time shooting with you can't wait till next year big fun and lots to Capture. Keep Clicking you tell many Stories with that Camera in your Hand.
Big Al Heard
Cedric is a fabulous photographer, down to earth, and wonderful to work with. He has provided photos for Sacred Fire Dance fire entertainment company, and our fire festival the Fire Spectacular. We love the photos he created of our events.
Cedric is an amazing photographer! He is easy going, and really sweet. He wants the best for your photos, and does what he can to achieve the best! The photos he took were JAWdroppingly beautiful! I loved them very much! And he finished all the pictures the very next day which is very impressive! I'm so impressed by his work, and how he's comfortable to shoot with and very professional! Thankyou Cedric for the AMAZING photos! I Loved them!
Cedric did a great job. The pictures came out beautifully. I recommend him highly. Footnote because of pictures from my corporate office wall, everybody at corporate love them.
Cedric took my retirement pictures for my corporate office wall. They came out beautifully. I would recommend him highly. He was great to work with. If I need any more pictures you know who I will call .
I would really like to thank you Cederic for taking my photos. I love them very much. I had a blast taking them. It was an experience to remember. I have had some people already asking me about the photo shoot. I've had lots of comments regarding them. I can't wait to do some more Im really looking forward to my next shoot. I would also like to thank Annette for helping me/us out as well. The both of u are fabulous and I thank her for hooking me up with you very much. Thank you again.
I had a wonderful experience shooting with Cedric for my pregnancy photos, he offered a comfortable atmosphere to complete a amazing photo shoot in.
One word to describe your work: AMAZING!!!!
You and Al did a great job of selecting the perfect location to do this photoshoot. You both work wonderfully as a team. KUDOS to you both. You did a fantastic job of capturing the beauty of ALL of the models involved in this photoshoot.
Your photos are BEAUTIFUL!
Great lighting, great clarity, nice composition (on ones that apply)! Truly a wonderful work product. Your talent as a photographer really shines through!!! You did a fabulous job. I hope that you will select me, again, to work with you in the future.
Thank you so much Cedric! The photos turned out beautiful and I enjoyed working with you. You are a real professional with a powerful eye and heart for capturing the "right moment"! I hope we get to work together again in the future.
Al Heard Hey Cedric your images are stunning love the special effects with the Fog. Cedric is a true Professional Photographer and really knows how to capture the moment and interact with models and has such creative ideas. Keep up the good work my friend that's why I am honored to working with you. If you need a great photographer and does awesome work then Cedric Simms Photography is a awesome choice.
Calvin R. Ball
The photo gallery are beautiful and what a great job you have done to create this gallery. Just keep doing what you aere doing!
Hi ... you are so creative .I like your works so much....I am an artist from Udaipur , India.i paint on canvas, paper etc .. I hope we can be good friends ....
what more can i say .. except keep-smiling ..
Thanks for the visit. As far as the smoke photos, they're pretty simple: I used a macro lens to get up close; shot at a small aperture to increase the DOF, and black out the background; and off camera flash to freeze the action; and something that throws off a lot of smoke. Take a lot of pictures since on only sort of know what you are about to get and it all moves quickly, sort of like smoke :-) Good luck.
A very impressive variety of work Cedric. I enjoyed my visit and will visit again.
Greetings Cedric ~
I just wanted to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and the Happiest and Healthiest of New Years!
We are hosting a TOWER SHOW in the spring at Beatnik Studios. It will be various artists, and multi-mudia. I have seen some of your shots of the Tower in Sacramento. Please feel free to participate in the show. submissions may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 3/15/2012.
These sights are nice but I do not see Louisiana anywhere. LOL
Picture was taken at Cataract Creek in Marin County. I think there's a total of 9 different waterfalls just in that spot. Go check it out. BTW your Bay Area pictures are awesome.
Thank you for the pictures from Paria Rim Rocks!!
The pictures you took were awesome!!
Thank you for your kind comment !! You have many beautiful galleries . Best regards.
hello cedric.... i was searching for a photo of the bay bridge in the fog....your photo is exactly what i have in mind....do you sell prints?? it is for a very special gift; please e-mail me at email@example.com ...thankx...pamela
Nikon Mama - Birgitte Ott
What a beautiful gallery you have! Brilliant work - you know how to capture the mood!!! I enjoyed viewing so much, that I could hardly get out again, when visiting! I will come back again very soon - best wishes and happy shooting! Regards, Birgitte :o)
Very nice work! I have a few family pictures on my Facebook page: Russell Gregorie
ICP is International Center of Photography in Manhattan. I am taking a 2 weekend course there called Lighting for the Portrait:
very pleased to have found your photographic home. There is some very good photography here. Keep it up. I will surely be back. Best wishes for 2009!
I really like your galleries, especially the Golden Gate bridge photos.
Thanks for visiting my site and for your nice comments.
Just blown away.
wow. you have got talent! your photos are fantastic! love them! greatings from sweden
beautiful work and what a Great Eye You have ......... I will definately be back to take a longer look around! peace, kt
Hello Cedric, I just wanted to say what wonderful galleries you have, so very nicely set out. A quick look this time.but I will be back to explore more soon. Keep up the excellent work..and greetings from New Zealand.
Thank you for the kind words, It is very inspiring hearing good things from a fellow/more experienced photographer!
Your photos are AWESOME to say the least.
Barry S Moore
Wow, Great work on the animations. Looking forward to your 40D images aswell.
Thanks for visiting my galleries. Your galleries make me miss California sooo much! The sunflower fields are amazing there, and the pumpkin patches. So much to take pictures of!
Barry S Moore
Enjoyed the visit to your galleries, but will have to return to see more as its too late now (1am).
Best wishes Barry
Hi thanks for checking out my galleries. The photo you asked about
was taken at the first or second turnout on Grizzly Peak Road after turning right from Fish Ranch Rd. It is one of my favorite places to shot the Bay Bridge. Your galleries are awesome and I will be back time and again to check them out. Cheers!
You have so beautifuly photos in yours portfolio...Excellent work my friend...Greetings from Montenegro, old/new country in Europa and i will come back with pleasure...I want you visit Montenegro...
You got great stuff. Looking forward to more of your work.
Some great photos you have in your galleries..
Thanks for sharing..
Great work Cedric! I'm keeping your galleries bookmarked.
I enjoyed browsing your galleries. I especially like Bodie, Waterfalls and Natural Light Portraits. Thanks for visiting mine... and good luck!
Hi Cedric, thanks for visiting my galleries and your comment! You have outstanding work here and lots of very beautiful images!
We were stranded waiting for a tow truck and I decided to experiment. It is zooming. :-)
thanks so much for visiting my galleries. your work is stunning! :)
Enjoyed visiting. It's been a while since I've been to California.
yo cedric you got some real nice stuff next time i'm in cali i'd like to look you up i'd like to shot frisco at night loved your landscapes if u r every in the ATL. look me up we got some nice stuff her on the east side also if u have time check out my attemp at making pictures
so in my southern slang i'll holla.
I love your night photos. Your "night "sky" is very nice.
Cedric, came across these photos in a search. Beautiful stuff.
I have a question about your San Fran skyline shot from Yerba Buena island:
The last time I was there (it's not easy to navigate that island!) I managed to find a spot almost directly over the bridge. But the view from your angle, more of the classic shot, where the bridge is angled a little more across the skyline is what I'm trying to get when I come to teh city in August.
Is there any advice you could pass on to me on finding that spot? My email is DeHBeaver0@aol.com and my website is
I really like your sunset and night shorts. Keep on shooting.
Hi Cedric, This is Rene'in Washington, Mike's wife. Thought I would google you and found your website. I will save this as on my favorites and come back often. It was great seeing your pictures.
Your gallery trully inspired me...
I have more than one favorite...
cheers my friend
Great Galleries and Photos...
Wow..what a beautiful gallery. Stunning work. Thanks for commenting on my windmills.
Hi Cedric, I have been enjoying your work, I made you a favorite and will be back many times to see what you have been up to. I noticed we also have the same camera. Great camera isn't it? Although, I do plan on upgrading to the 30D hopefully by Christmas. I will keep my Rebel as a backup. Thanks also for your comment on my self portrait. I seldom shoot myself, but I am attempting to learn studio lighting now. Your portraits are great, I left you comments on several pictures. Happy Shooting Cedric. :-)
Great work. I see why your "Favorites" are your favorites. Interested in seeing your take on Austin.
cedric my family wants to take some pictures and was thinking you can hook us up.you probably don't know me.but i know you from trish and rene.i'm wanting to take a family potrait.renee also wants to take pictures of her grandchildren.my name is rhonda you can reach me at this e-mail add.
Thanks for your nice comments about my photos :)
I have enjoyed watching your superb shots :)
Hi Cedric. Thanks for your comment on my San Francisco photo
and sorry for the late response. You are right, I took it from a boat. Thanks again,
Thank you Cedric for your kind comments on my Australia gallery! I really like your professional style, the san fransisco gallery is awesome!!
Hmmm... I keep looking for the one of me on my bike with no helmet ... you took it is my favorite picture, maybe I will send it to you !
seriously though you are a Bad Mutha shut my mouth when it comes to taking great pictures
Hi Cedric, Thanks for your message. I love California though living in London it's not a weekender for me (though I do manage NYC in a long weekend! haha). I've looked through your galleries and love your photos (was surprised to see the one of two UK phone boxes now living in CA!) Best wishes. Gail
Hey Cedric, you have a lot of great shots of California. Can't say I've explored it much, and I've lived here all my life. :) I think I have some motivation to get out there and start seeing more now. Vinh
Firstly, thank you for touring through my galleries and leaving such a nice comment. And secondly, thank you for reminding me how beautiful California is. I thoroughly enjoyed revisiting her through your photos....so many images represent those special places I had visited myself over the last few years. My traveling days are done for now, but you've kept the wonder of Big Sur, Yosemite, and Shasta as fresh as when I saw them the first time.
Some great galleries you have. we have been to many of the same places. You must live in Northern California.
I really like your pictures. Wow. Thanks for sending me the link. I especially liked the misc. catagory, with it's artistic license. I'll cruise by and by to check updates. Very nice work, Ced.
Hello and you can thank your wife for sharing your website - we work together. I especially like the SF bridge photos - as I grew up in the city. How the heck did I end up in Sac? Hmmmmm. Hope to meet you soon. Suzie
Great views of downtown Sacramento. They really catch the eye, each one is like a beautiful postcard. Hope you plan on taking some of our great American River and Folsom Lake....
Thanks for sharing!
Excellent pictures, dang.
I'm looking for some photos of the Sacramento area to post on my website. I'm curious if I could use one of your photos and what the cost would be.
I enjoyed my visit to your galleries. Many very nice shots. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for all the nice comments that you left me on my pictures. I'm very flattered because you are much more of an accomplished photographer than I am! I have enjoyed all of your galleries....you do some excellent work :)
Your Pictures would look alot better if you had the one of me riding my bike !
No I am just kidding ...But honestly you should take some of some bikes!! the Frog Jumps are coming up this weekend!! there will be thousands of bikes, including yours truly.
Love your Sister in Law Cindy