People love Venice Paparazzi!

"Venice Paparazzi is simply amazing. It’s a week after the event and I can’t stop raving about them to anyone who will listen.


From our initial contact, to the planning process, to the event, and even the post event follow-up, the experience was nothing short of extraordinary. They were friendly, professional, fun, patient (with all of my back and forth requests) and very detailed which a planner like myself can really appreciate. Not to mention, they were an absolute HIT at the event. I HIGHLY recommend them to add a “wow” factor to any event.


Thank you Venice Paparazzi for a seamless and memorable experience. Everyone is still enjoying the event from the online photos you posted. I look forward to working with you again in the future!"


Naomi Bandison-Johnson

Transamerica Life & Protection


"Venice Paparazzi,  It's hard to find enough glowing words to tell you how happy we are with the work you did for us yesterday taking the photos, making the key-rings from them, and doing every bit of it so professionally and with such verve and creativity. You were, each of you, magnificent! I want you to know I will be talking about you and recommending you whole-heartedly whenever possible. You played a huge part in making the Kick-off the success it was and I thank you so very much - Venice Paparazzi is absolutely awesome."   

Kathryn Krietzman. 

City of West Hollywood


THANK YOU SO MUCH for everything last night.  Your team did a WONDERFUL job.  The event was a huge success. You guys are amazing.  


Cedars Sinai


"I have been dealing with Venice Paparazzi since it’s founding — so at least a decade. They have covered dozens of events I have attended, photographed my wedding, and Bill Rosendahl’s memorial service. They are awesome. Excellent photography, friendly and professional service, and exceptional people to boot!


They rock!"

11th District Councilman Mike Bonin

Councilmember, District 11, Los Angeles City Council


Great job at the event, thanks for your excellent photography services!"


Maria F. Zuloaga I Event Planner Sr

Wellpoint Blue Anthem  


"Just took a look at the photos, and all I can say is - ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Wow, I am so impressed.  You are, truly an amazing artist, Edizen! And a super pro one at that.  Thanks for your prompt, professional delivery of these fantastic photos!  See you soon. You will hear from me for the next one, for certain!"


Troi GeBorde

Event Production Site Lead

Google LAX 

Venice Beach, CA


"We have used Venice Paparazzi for numerous events and attest that they are simply spectacular at what they do!  Their attention to detail, their understanding of necessary shots, their poise at celebrity wrangling… all superb.  Then their website and delivery of the pictures is amazing!  We highly recommend using them."


​Steve Bellamy.  CEO & Chairman.

The Ski Channel​​




"Alex, Edizen, and the whole Venice Paparazzi team is always a pleasure to work with!  We hired them to photograph our advertising award show and as expected they did an amazing job. This wasn't the first year we've hired them and it definitely won't be our last. They captured our event perfectly and made sure everyone was having a good time with the photo booth area. They're always responsive, courteous, and accommodating and are extremely fast with their turnaround for photos. Highly recommended if you want photographers at your event. Thanks & see you at our next show!

Alison Daniel.   West Coast Associate Producer 

Michael Nadeau.   Managing Director One Club West

The One Club.



"I've had the pleasure of working with Venice Paparazzi for approximately nine years. They have always presented themselves at events with the utmost professionalism and flexibility. The end work product they produce surpasses expectation. I'm always amazed how they position themselves to make sure every shot stands out. I began working with them on the Abbot Kinney Festival, which sees over 100,000 people, and they capture the event, our attendees and the nuances of the day beautifully. I've since hired them to work on multiple projects and I can say without a doubt, they know how to capture the essence of an event whether it's 100 people or 100,000.


I wholeheartedly recommend Venice Paparazzi."


Kim Sharp.   

Abbot Kinney Festival


I have worked with Edison, Alex and the Venice Paparazzi team for at least 10 years. They have shot the Abbot Kinney Festival for years. This is a mile-long festival with 100,000+ attendees, 4 music stages, 350 artisan vendors, 3 beer gardens and an large kids zone. 


Venice Paparazzi is also the photographer for the Abbot Kinney Holiday stroll/snow day. Again a one mile footprint with 2 snow hills for sledding, shoppers, Santa and more. 


They were hired for dozens of events at the Runway Shopping Center in Playa Vista and many other events. 


There is no other event photographer I would ever use. Their talent, skill and professionalism are above and beyond. Not only are they the best team at capturing the unique look and feel of each event, their turn around time, communication and value are incredible. 


You will not regret hiring Venice Paparazzi. Please feel free to call me directly if you wish. 


Donna Humphrey

Abbot Kinney Festival - Abbot Kinney Stroll - Runway Playa Vista


THANK YOU SO MUCH for everything last night. Your team did a WONDERFUL job.   The event was a huge success. You guys are amazing! 

"You guys were FANtastic! Please consider yourself pre-booked for next year's event.  Your photos/vibe/personalities are awesome!   Thanks for everything!!!"


Wes Bailey

SirReel Studio Rentals



"Venice Paparazzi knows how to document a visual story – any event they cover is photographed with enthusiasm and perfection – I recommend them highly!" 

​Barbara Baumann barbarab/events & pr

Venice Garden and Home Tour



Alex and Edizen went WAY above and beyond for us on our wedding day!  Our friends and family had an amazing time, telling us every step of the way how awesome our photographers were. We expected them to kick ass like I've seen them do in the past and on their website, but wow!  The selection of pictures we got to go through the next day made my wife cry. From joy! They way they handled the crowd and directed groups, big and small, all while keeping a perfectly professional focus was more than we could have asked for. And the quality and crispness of our photos I couldn't say enough about!  So to you Venice Paparazzi...


Gerry and Erika Anderson

Seismic Films



“The Venice Paparazzi was instrumental in the success of our event. Alex, Edizen and their team were professional, courteous and fun plus they documented our event so well we have been able to use their work to generate outside/additional interest in our organization. I would recommend VP to anyone in need of top notch event/pr photography in Venice and elsewhere. Thank you VP. You were wonderful to have as part of our team!”


​Jennifer D. Co-founder

Surfers United Recovery Foundation




"Venice Paparazzi did an amazing job!!! We have had our portraits done about every 5 years and you were by FAR the most professional. You captured the team and the individual shots. Of course your fun attitude is contagious too. Thanks!"


Carl J. Lambert.  President Lambert Investments, Inc.


Wow! I’m speechless! These are spectacular!  Thank you for capturing the magic!!!!

Donna Humphrey.  

Runway Playa Vista




"Thanks Team Venice Paparazzi for going above and beyond pictures!   Your energy and creativity with the signs and magazine covers really made our open house a big hit with our guest and employees!   Thanks for telling our story and making me look good beyond the “Say Cheese”! "


​Karla .  VP Operations & Marketing

Economy Office Supply Co.




"Venice Paparazzi = Absolutely Awesome team!   Alex, Edizen, and their photography team are amazing! Highly recommend Venice Paparazzi to anyone interested in photography for any event.  They bring a unique and fun photography experience with spice. We had a photo booth with a red carpet and customized logo just for our wedding day. Everyone had a blast with the photo booth and the photos from the reception are wonderful! The team brings great positive energy and definitely know what they're doing. Not only were the photos great but there response to emails and phone calls were quick and professional. We received our photos less than a week after the event! Awesome job Venice Paparazzi! Many Thanks and Much love."


Eddie and Ashley Becerra

Newly Weds



"VP services have been a huge addition to events at all of our restaurants. The added excitement during the events make them much more successful and the after event publicity and excitement of having photos available to view for our guests extends the value of the event."

Daniel Samakow.

James' Beach , Canal Club and Danny's




"We hired Venice Paparazzi for our Industry Party at SirReel Studios in Burbank, Ca.  We were more than impressed with their customer service and quality photography. Prior to the event, Alex and Edizen promptly returned phone calls and emails hammering out all the fine details to make sure the event ran smoothly. They kept logistics and guest satisfaction at the top of their priority lists while planning for the event. During the event, they were friendly to all the guests and staff and made sure everyone felt like a VIP when they first arrived at the party.  We were pleasantly surprised at how quickly they produced professional quality printed photos for all the guests to take home and were even able to attached our company logo to the photo."


Kiersten Vance

SirReel Studio Rentals.




"We were so thrilled to have chosen Venice Paparazzi as our event photographers for our Harvest Party. They arrived with enthusiasm, were efficient in their setup, and continued this theme throughout our event. They even managed to capture our entire company in a group photo...our first, and not an easy feat! I f you walk around our office now,  you will see printed pictures proudly displayed on everyone's desk. Thank you Venice Paparazzi for contributing to our event! We look forward to hiring you for another one soon.  


Alia Rodriques

Topspin Media




A picture is worth a thousand words, but some of those knockouts left us speechless!  Thanks to Venice Paparazzi! 




You guys did amazing.  We will cherish forever.  Thank you so much for helping us tell the story of a special day in our son's life


Dave & Patti Reiss. REISS Company



Venice Paparazzi's co-founder Edizen receives Spirit of Venice Award and a City of L.A. Certificate of Recognition from City Councilman Mike Bonin. View photo to the right.

About Spirit of Venice Award:  Since 1989, the Abbot Kinney Festival Association has recognized exemplary stakeholders nominated by the community for their contributions to the spirit, creativity and uniqueness of Venice.  For more info, visit

City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition reads “The City of Los Angeles celebrates the Spirit of Venice Awardee Edizen Stowell and gratefully salutes her leadership and dedication to our neighborhoods. Edizen’s unwavering commitment to the community has impacted countless people while  improving and enhancing our quality of life. Through such steadfast dedication and caring deeds, Edizen has helped to make the City of Los Angeles a better place to which to live.”


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