Event Photography


What is Event Photography and Why Do I Need It?

Event photography captures special events, encasing unique moments into pictures that will last forever. Lancaster, PA is filled with exciting community events—from pop-up dinners, to festivals, to lectures and more—all brimming with memorable experiences attendees want to look back on or share with their friends. Event photography is also great for private events such as bridal showers and graduations. Whatever the event might be, having an experienced event photographer to capture the memories can make your celebration all the more meaningful.

Hiring an event photographer for your upcoming event is beneficial in several ways. First, it provides an archive for new and returning customers to see your business active in and around  the community. Event photography is especially useful in this vein if the event you’ve had photographed is an annual one. It also supplies you with more assets to advertise your business—from direct mail pieces to your website to social media, photography captured at a recent event provides great visuals for marketing pieces. Lastly, event photography creates a connection between business and consumers and builds brand loyalty. You work hard to create a stunning event; choose a photographer who can capture the time and resources you dedicated, as well as the enjoyment attendees will have.

Why Chris Corrao: Stories & Portraits?

As an event photographer in Central PA raised in Lancaster County, I’m committed to telling the story behind your event through photography. I take thoughtful care in planning the shoot; from lighting to framing to emotion, I come to your event prepared to create a visual journey through the pictures I capture. Chris Corrao: Stories & Portraits offers photography packages for a litany of events:

  • Fundraisers
  • Indoor/outdoor concerts
  • Corporate events
  • Conferences and networking events
  • Product launches
  • Food tastings
  • Bridal parties and baby showers
  • Birthdays
  • Family reunions
  • …and more!


I’m grateful to have worked with so many wonderful clients since 2016 and appreciate their reviews. As your event photographer, I’ll work with your wants and needs to craft a set of photos you’ll be happy to look back on for years to come. It’s my goal to make you and your event attendees comfortable while capturing the essence of the event you’ve worked so hard to create. Feel free to visit my testimonials page for a full list of endorsements from past clients.


In 2019, Chris Corrao: Stories & Portraits was voted among the Best of Lancaster artists, an honor I am deeply humbled and thankful to receive. When I photograph your event, my goal is to blend into the background so you and your attendees’ focuses are on the event itself. I strive to capture candid, organic moments that narrate the event through photographs. My job is to ensure that when someone who didn’t attend your event looks at the pictures, they not only want to attend the next one you hold, but perceive the sentiment of it and understand the meaning behind the event. 


I’ve always had a passion for creating art. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts and have comprehensive knowledge and experience from more than 15 years in the art world and 80+ public exhibitions. Along with my passion for photography, I bring nearly a decade of professional marketing experience to photographing your event. It’s a true honor to be trusted to capture life’s most important and special moments among the wonderful people of Lancaster. Being voted as a top photographer in Lancaster, PA is icing on the cake.

“Thank you so much, Chris! Working with you was so much fun, and the photos are awesome!” — Danielle C.

What You Get In Return

Photographs of your event are evergreen assets with an array of uses. After shooting your event, I’ll send you high-quality digital photo files. These can be used on marketing materials to promote future events, share the story on social media, raise awareness of the event or cause on your website, and much more.

Are We a Good Fit?

If you’re looking for event photography in Lancaster, PA, I invite you to explore my event photography portfolio or ask me a question to decide if you’d like to partner on your next event. With affordable rates, a diverse portfolio, a pet friendly approach, and being ranked among the Best of Lancaster, I’m confident I can exceed your event photography needs and create lasting memories for you, your business, and your customers.



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Images are provided as high quality JPG files. Clients may use these digital files to create prints and products. Chris Corrao: Stories & Portraits retains ownership of the images and may use them in promotional materials.

Voted among The Best by the Lancaster community in Lancaster County Magazine‘s Best of Lancaster Awards