“I want to take this opportunity to say thank you! Your vision, passion and self-motivation is clearly demonstrated in our wedding pictures. Your experience and professionalism went above and beyond our expectations. We would highly recommend you to anyone who is looking. . . . Brilliant photographer!” -- Alban and Kelly Carson.

“Our wedding day was the most special day of our lives and we couldn't be more pleased with the photos we received from our wonderful photographer Stephen Thorne. Stephen is a true professional in the business and I was so thrilled when I found out that he was starting to do wedding photography. He did a great job taking tons of beautiful pictures during our ceremony and doing it all without distracting us or our guests. Taking our 'just married' couples shots was very romantic and a perfect escape from everybody for a couple of minutes and finally our wedding party shots were a blast! The whole group had so much fun and the results are amazing. When we received our CD of photos we were completely blown away! Thank you so much Stephen. These pictures will be shared and cherished for years to come.” -- Angela & Hunter Little

“You are a true artist and your work shows it. That is what separates you from the rest. When I look at your work, I feel you actually capture a moment in time... not something from the past, not something in the future, I feel like I am there for that moment. And that is a gift you have. And as an artist we surely believe in living for the moment, at least we try and that is what it is all about.” -- Jon Paul, photographer and the world's leading romance novel cover artist, NYC.

"Your work is a book of poetry." -- Mona Innominata, model, NYC.

"There are photographers, and there are photographic artists. You sir are without exception among the very finest of the latter." -- JQuest, photographer, Syracuse NY.

"I've met this great professional in person and worked with him and very proud to say so!" -- Amanda Swan, model, London UK.

"I come back to your portfolio and pause, ponder, and think. Your work is so inspirational, so meditative, and so elegant. You are the best of the best, sir. Thank you for all you are." -- Melanieana, model, Salisbury Md.

"Your work is absolutely awe-inspiring, heart stopping and truly magical in its intensity. WoW!" -- Isabella Jay, model, Basildon UK

"What amazing work you do. The use of lighting, composition, posing, directing, sensitivity, attention to detail, photo finishing and rapport with the (subject), is pure genius." -- Stuart Allen, photographer, Maplewood NJ.

"Cannot find the right words. . . . Your work is inspirational." -- Sally Bauer, photographer, Sacramento Ca.

"Stephen it's always a great joy to browse your portfolio. You are such an inspiration to me and also my husband who has shot for almost thirty years. Keep shooting because you are truly gifted." -- Jenny, model, Hong Kong CH.

"Getting married? Book Ottawa Wedding Photography By Stephen J. Thorne if you want beautiful, personalized photos from someone with decades of photography experience!!" -- Yelena Perunov, makeup artist, Ottawa ON.

"Thank you for sharing such a wonderful lifetime of your visions. You have made your portfolio into a portrait within itself. It has meaning and purpose, life beyond the actual images themselves. Truly inspiring not just as a photographer but as a philanthropist as well." -- Letitia Roberts, photographer, Craigsville WV.

"The diversity of what you shoot always amazes me, Stephen. You are so good with so many genres. Do you know how truly unusual that is? You have a gift." -- Nina Pak, photographer, Vancouver BC.

"You have the most inspiring port that I've ever come across, and I so admire all of your work. A true photographic artist." -- David Marotta, Mission Photography, Mission Viejo CA.

"Talent is one thing, though when it's combined with the spirit we attach ourselves with the divine, and you do that so well. " -- Jon Paul.