Reviews & Testimonials

“Amanda has done several photo shoots for us including a two maternity shoots, a newborn, and 1st birthday/cake smash. Our most recent maternity shoot included our almost 2 year old toddler I was incredibly impressed with the little things Amanda did to get our little one involved. She also worked around his activity (he isn’t one to sit still for very long) to capture some amazing shots! I would highly recommend using her for any of your photography needs.”
-Sara R.

“Mandi has an amazing eye as a photographer. Her candids truly highlight the moment and the emotions of the people she captures. With her combined skills as a photographer and her vast experience in digital editing and design, she’s an all around artist who will deliver the quality you’re looking for to capture your most important moments.”
-Lala B.

“VarukaBlue took some beautiful photos of my son in Watkins Glen! She is amazing on location and truly has an eye for great photos. I would hire her for any occasion!”
-Chessa W.

“Excellent work, work ethic and artistic timely delivery!”
-Mike O.

Amanda did some photo shooting/editing for my band back in 2012, and the quality was simply fantastic. Not only did she drive over two hours (in a Buffalo blizzard I may add) she took such amazing pictures that we still use them to date, despite going through other photographers and amateur photo submissions. You will not be disappointed with her workmanship, I can personally guarantee it.
– Dave J.

I have received nothing but compliments and questions about where I got my invitations done at! Thank you so much for making our celebration even more special with these beautiful invitations!
– Nina M.

Amanda was amazing!!! She did a great job, she came and took our wedding pics they all turned out great. She was very professional and was able to capture every moment. She also was able to deal with some cranky kids and still get good pics of them smiling!! Thank you so much!!
– Amber H.

Mandi took some live shots for my band a few months ago and they turned out fantastic. She was also willing to make the drive to do so. I definitely recommend her for any sort of photo shooting/editing!
-Robby W.

I hired VarukaBlue to take homecoming photos for me when my husband returned from Afghanistan. I can’t even begin to express how well they turned out! Mandi was on-time, professional, and most importantly, creative. The pictures turned out better than I ever expected! Being a photographer myself, I know how tricky homecoming photos can be – subjects running towards each other, not being able to “stage” a shot, other people running in front of your lens and blocking your shot…Mandi handled it like the pro she is!
– Sarah M.

“I was so impressed with the professionalism and quality of work that Mandi produced for my invitations.  It was a last minute decision to get some friends and family together and Mandi was able to produce the most festive invitations with only a few days notice.  I’ll most definitely use Mandi, and recommend her services to anyone looking for an invitation, logo or graphic design need in the future.”
-Liz W.