05/07/2021:"Having joined a new company recently, I needed to get an updated headshot photo. Rick Barber was very responsive and accommodating, and he made the entire process go smoothly with constant communication and support. He was very focused on providing outstanding customer service, and the pictures turned out great too! I would recommend him without hesitation for anyone needing a professional photo. Thank you, Rick”!----Ross Mesquita, Recruiter
1/11/2021-We got our Family Portraits taken with Rick.
He was very nice and energetic, made my shy kid feel more comfortable!
He brings a lot of life to the photos and the experience!
"Rick recently did headshots for me. He was very easy to work with. Rick helped me smile because of his positive and joyous attitude. We really enjoyed the end product. Thanks Rick!"
RE: My Portraits-"Rick was very Professional in his dealings with me. His creative energy was very impressive; he is very considerate of your time and always focuses on doing the best of his ability for your project to ensure you are pleased. I am very pleased with the way mine turned out".
AF Vet, Tony Swanson.
10/21/2019-From Jennifer Akins, Senior Director of Counseling/McKinney ISD regarding an Event I shot for them a week ago Saturday which reads:
"Mr. Barber is so gracious and approaches his work with a Servant’s heart. He did a great job capturing the key moments of our event with candid photos that show rather than tell the story!"
~~~From Fred Mahusay, Professional Headshot Photographer- A Testimonial Fred shared on LinkedIn-8/28/2018
"Rick Barber genuinely cares about each client he photographs. His unique approach to photography is so that he can capture your story. Rick offers a variety of products including framed art, canvas, and prints on stone. Rick continually pursues his passion and holds FinestFotos to the highest standards of the PPA".
From Joia Govan, Mgr. of Stein Mart-McKinney, TX., said about the Grand Opening Photos I shot on March 15, 2018.
"Beautiful photos!! Thanks again for coming ;-)".
7/1/17-"Rick has a keen eye for catching the right mood at the right time. His attention to fine Details and Creativity shows through in his Finished products. When you are in the market for an Artistic and Professional Photographer in the McKinney area, give Rick a call, he will work hard to earn your Business"!!
Many Thanks to Ruth, from Trinity Massage on Eldorado Parkway.
4/27/2017 Julio Garcia, CPA, in Plano, TX., RE: Headshot/Portrait Session with him and his Support Staff---:
"Thanks for your attention today. I was nervous about the whole project, but you made it very pleasant and smooth".
Subject: Texas Legends-Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber “Hispanic Heritage Night”
"Mr. Rick Barber,Thank you for the outstanding photos that you presented to me highlighting our annual signature event - Texas Legends and Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber “Hispanic Heritage Night"- on March 3, 2017 at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco Texas. "The impressive photos will help keep this memorial event alive in our minds for years to come. Thank you for the great photos. Respectfully, Herb Moncibais"
Chairman of www.AmericasChamber.org
5/1/2017-Craig Callon, Ameriprise Financial Advisor said of his Experience with FinestFotos:
"Rick is a fine Professional Photographer who works hard to meet expectations. He went out of his way to help me on short notice and was excellent to work with.”
Subject: Texas Legends-Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber “Hispanic Heritage Night”
My wife and I picked Rick to do our business card photos and our family shot because of his reputation. We found that to be not only a good decision but a GREAT decision. His professional ability, along with his business acumen and expertise served us well. In addition his professional fees were great compared to others we investigated. And, the finished product? WOW! We could not be happier. Fantastic job!
-------Jerry Castelberry/Owner of Isogenics
"Our business has had the pleasure of working with Rick and Finest Fotos over the past two years and have been delighted with his Professionalism and the quality of his work. He has truly become a part of our team and contributes as such. We would highly recommend him to any business needing Photography services!”
Tommy Benezio, CEO
Texas Revolution Arena Football Team\
7/27/2016-"RIck cares so much about people! He is passionate about what he does, and his photos of a residential listing I had were fantastic! We had tremendous showing activity immediately, and the property was under contract in just a couple days"!
"Thank you FinestFotos"! Ron Hunt, The Hunt Team | Keller Williams Realty.
6/12/2016-"Finestfotos was absolutely great. Rick swooped in and saved the day when we needed a photographer for a Swim Clinic taught by Olympians here at Cooper Fitness Center in McKinney. He was super Professional and was a pleasure to work with. His photographs were great and really captured all of the special moments throughout the event. Cooper Fitness endorses FinestFotos and I would definitely recommend their services to others".
Director of Membership
Cooper Athletic Center-McKinney, TX.
4/2/2016-We had wanted professional pictures of our pets for a long time; were so happy to find FinestFotos! Rick included pictures of us, the pets, and the home in a lovely photobook which we will treasure forever.----
March 26, 2016,
Thank for the outstanding photos you presented to me highlighting our annual signature
event-Texas Legends & Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber "Hispanic Heritage Night" on March 3rd, 2017 at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, TX. The impressive Photos will help keep this memorial event alive in our minds for years to come! thank you for the great Photos.
Respectfully, Herb Moncibais
Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
McKINNEY – Rick Barber, Owner/Photographer of FinestFotos LLC, became a Corporate Sponsor of the Texas Revolution, the Allen-based Indoor Football Team, for undisclosed terms.
RE: Texas Revs-Season 2016-“We are proud to be partnering with Rick and FinestFotos,” Charlie Hildbold said, (President of the TexasRevs) “We specialize in helping small Businesses reach a very targeted audience, and we felt that FinestFotos would be a great company to work with....Each of our games is an experience, and something that you have to see to completely understand, and Rick’s Photographic ability will help us tell the story we’re trying to tell the community here in Collin County.”
RE: 1/17/2016 Campaign Shoot:
"Rick and I met at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce and MasterNetworks meetings and I appreciated his enthusiasm as a Photographer from our first conversation. Rick is Professional and provided flexibility with his time due to my calendar of events with the campaign and 3 children. Rick had great suggestions that captured the shots needed for my campaign. He is a natural with children which allowed us to get the right family pictures. I look forward to working with Rick in the near future at upcoming events.
Atty. Lynne Chupp Finley/Candidate for Collin County District Clerk
11/1/2015-"Hello! What a great website! It was a pleasure to meet both You last evening. I wanted to say hello and connect via LinkedIn. Will talk to you soon".
8/29/15-"I appreciated your input if I needed it! Would definitely recommend Rick">>"I really enjoyed working with Rick to take some amazing photos! I was having so much fun, the morning seemed to fly by! Rick is fantastic when it comes to knowing when to give directions/specific poses. He let me do what I wanted to do or we collaborated on different backgrounds/poses. He always knew when/how to offer directions; I would definitely recommend Rick"!!!
---Abby Glantz, Dance Instructor
8/29/15 "Great Photographer"! -Debra Gantz-(FaceBook)
Build Your Kingdom @BYKevent.-StGabriel's Parish-h! "Check out his work if you ever need a photographer"!
Aug. 8th, 2015
We appreciate Rick Barber @FinestFotos for shooting/promoting the BYK event @ St Gabriel's Catholic Church Customer Testimonials:
My wife and I picked Rick to do our business card photos and our family shot because
of his reputation. We found that to be not only a good decision but a GREAT decision.
His professional ability, along with his business acumen and expertise served us well. In addition his professional fees were great compared to others we investigated. And, the finished product? WOW! We could not be happier. Fantastic job!7/23/2015-"We are proud to be partnering with Rick & FinestFotos, LLC. We specialize in helping small Businesses reach a very Targeted audience, and we felt that FinestFotos would be a Great Company to work with. Each of our Games is an experience, & something you have to see to completely understand, and Rick's Photogenic ability will help us tell the Story we're trying to tell the Community here in Collin County"---
Charlie Hildbold, President of the Texas Revolution,
The IFL, Indoor Football League/ www.TexRevs.com
7/23/2015- "You want someone that’s really 'good' rates A+ ! Look to Rick Barber-His Photos of me for my website were simply outstanding! He get’s it right…thanks for the work Rick".:)
---Dominique Sims, the Law Firm that has many strengths, one mission - taking down the Goliaths.
5/18/2015-I want to Publicly thank the McKinney Morning Pride Lions Club for allowing me to Shoot their Team Photos for their Golf Tournament today! A Good time was had by all!
---Rick Barber, Photographer
5/9/2105-"Thank you Rick for shooting pictures for our Grand Opening event at Grateful Yoga. We all enjoyed having you take the beautiful photos and would recommend you to anyone who's looking to hire a photographer for their special event. Thanks again". ----Maya Crockett, Acupuncturist & Owner of Grateful Yoga.
In reference to a Headshot Canvas I Provided for Ryan Powell, Acupuncturist, to give to his Mother, Ryan said:
"Thanks again for the picture, Rick. Mom loves it"!
---Ryan Powell, Acupuncturist-Allen, TX
Submitted by: Lindsey Forson
Email Address: [email protected]
Job Title: Copyright & Gov't Affairs Coord.
Name of Business: Professional Photographers of America
Testimonial: "Rick, thank you for your participation in Copyright Awareness Month at PPA! We appreciate your proactive steps in protecting your images and those of other Photographers! Your initiative is very important! Thanks again"!
Submitted by: Ryan Powell
Email Address: [email protected]
Company Maya Crocket Acupuncture
Testimonial: "I want to thank Rick Barber for providing Excellent Photography for my Acupuncture business. He is Professional and very Creative in his approach to his work. I am very impressed with both his level of skill as a Photographer and also his Creative Inspiration during the Photo shoot. I had Head Shots taken for Marketing materials, and could not be more satisfied with the Portraits! I would recommend Rick to my closest of Friends and Colleagues. If you are in the market for a World-class Photographer, call Rick today".
Dec. 2014---"My Photo-shoot experiences with Rick have been so Distinctive. His Professional work & Artistic talent are so unique, which blends with gusto. I felt very comfortable & safe with Rick.
At the same time he allowed me to be myself & bring the
best of my Persona. Furthermore, he instinctively knows
the perfect style which matches with the individuality of
I highly recommend his Skillful Artistic Talents"
-----Isabel Hay, Fashion Consultant, Infinite Couteur
May 2014-"Rick did a Wonderful job at the Photo-shoot with my Family.
I was very impressed with both his Professionalism and his Talent. He was Great with my children, catching many unforgettable Candid shots, and the Family portrait he Photographed that day will always be one of my Favorites!
Overall, I would say Rick does Excellent work and made us all feel very Comfortable".---- Cindy B., Mom, Parent, Former Co-Worker