Reviews by Real Couples

All my couples are very important to me and how they feel after their wedding is just as important. Read here what my couples are saying about me and how I made their wedding day that much better!


Randall and I could not have asked for a better fit for our special day. From day one, Clay and Krystal were responsive, patient, understanding and flexible in dealing with my anxious, indecisive bridal-ness! They are professional and reliable, thoughtful and real…. And damn they photograph amazing memories! Ultimately, Clay Benedict Photography, made our big day stress free! And captured unforgettable moments! A special thanks to Krystal who was my “‘wedding day god-fairy”

~ Kelleen Maynard

Wedding couple standing in front of Rolls Royce


He is very professional and when he wants to get the perfect picture he isn't afraid of directing people to get in the perfect spot. He is such a wonderful photographer he has and always will have my business going forward! Please let him take photos of all the memories you want to capture. You won't regret it!

~ Allison Tittle

Bride with bouquet smiling at groom

Clay and his wife were awesome!

Communication was key during the planning and execution phases of our wedding. My wife and I were in different locations during planning and our schedules were always changing because of our jobs. Resulting in us relying heavily on zoom calls and e-mails, Clay made every single accommodation to make sure that we were both included and on the same page. He and his wife traveled for our wedding and made sure to take part in the rehearsal (which was the day before) to have an idea of the venue layout and the location of the sun so he could determine where the best photos would be taken. On game day, they were ready to go! We got ready in two different locations and Clay went back and forth to make sure to capture quality photos of us and the families getting dressed up. Following that, my wife and I did our first look and we are so happy that Clay was able to capture exactly what we wanted! For the ceremony and reception he took the most amazing photos of us, and we are truly grateful that he and his wife were able to mingle so well with both families. The next day he had already sent us sneak peaks which was the best unexpected gift. Within a couple weeks, we had the final product! Overall, Clay Benedict Photography is hands down the best. We would absolutely book him again if we were to do the whole thing all over. His creativity along with his professionalism and character easily make him one of the best wedding photographers in NM.

~Breann & Michelle

Married couple taking their sparkler exit

More Couples!

I would hire him again with no question at all!

My husband hired Clay for a surprise photo shoot during an anniversary trip and he did not disappoint. He was very professional and friendly and his wife who assisted him was the sweetest! Unfortunately it rained during our shoot but you would have never known by the quality of the pictures that the weather was less than ideal as the pictures were still so clear and the lighting perfect. He really has a gift and special eye for this!

~Nikaele M.

Incredible attentiveness to detail.

He helped us make our wedding unforgettable!

~ Seth Richey

When we hired Clay we had panned our ceremony for before COVID, then everything got cancelled!!!

Clay held our booking until a year and a half later, came to the site two days before to help us set up the perfect shots, and delivered the best photos of our day we could have hoped for. We could not have done this without Clay's help and expertise, he is the consummate professional, completely dependable, and has a true photographers eye!

~ Leah Jones

Clay is a phenomenally talented, professional and wonderful photographer!

We met him initially to have our engagement photos done (they were gorgeous, personalized shots in the Bosque). Based on the high quality of these photos and his profesional, warm personality, we asked him to do our wedding photography as well. Gratefully, he agreed and did an awesome job of capturing our special day! Clay was very skilled, flexible and attentive day of and throughout the whole process. 

~ Kat Shaw

Clay was super professional.

 He was on time for everything, he even came to take pictures of me and my bridesmaids getting ready before the ceremony. My family also complimented me on how nice our photographer was. His pictures are gorgeous. Will definitely pick him for future events!

~ Jessica Garcia


He has done some work for me including re-taking some photos my fiancé did not like that were taken by someone else and he made them fantastic! He was punctual, gave wonderful advice during the shoot and detailed pricing very well. Definitely will be at my wedding since we rescheduled because of Covid Restrictions.

~ Jorge Garcia

Clay was an exceptional photographer.

He captures photos where they look so beautiful and natural. He made us look amazing on our day! 10/10 recommend. I will always use Clay for our photography needs.

~ Jordan Fehrenbach

Clay Benedict went above and beyond to create the perfect pictures

perfect experience and good laughs. He made sure to check the weather, scope out the area and send pictures of the location to see if it was what the paying customer wanted. He was beyond professional: he replied back to his email on Veteran's day (a holiday) within 20 minutes after 7pm, he never gave the run around or went back on his word.

~ Khyris Davis

Very professional! 

Listened to my ideas, and built on them! All in all a very friendly experience!

~ Syd Lockwood