People often marvel at the evolution of Patken’s unique style and the creation of unforgettable images that have distinguished us for over 39 years in the realm of photography and video. At Patken, we transcend traditional photography; we are storytellers who infuse fine art into the lively, dynamic essence of celebrations. Our emphasis is on crafting beauty, producing vibrant and distinctive images that capture the spirit of each individual. This goes beyond craftsmanship; it's about curating a relationship with each and every client.
We take immense pride in having our work showcased in esteemed publications globally, including Martha Stewart Weddings, Wedding Wire, The Knot, Instyle Weddings, Inside Weddings, NY Times, Imagemaker Magazine, BRIDES, Rangefinder, PDN, American Photo, and many more.
Adding to our accolades, our esteemed owner, Doug Gordon, is widely recognized as one of the leading Wedding and Event Photographers globally. Honored with the United Nations Leadership award, Doug boasts over 20 years of lecturing and consulting for some of the largest and most influential companies worldwide. Notably, Doug stands as one of the select few photographers in the world ever named a Nikon Ambassador. Our journey extends beyond capturing moments; it's about creating a legacy of fine art that transcends time and resonates with the hearts of those who experience it.