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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Alameda, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

BJ Martin Photography

BJ Martin Photography is a San Francisco business that has been serving clients in the Bay Area, Sonoma, Napa, and Northern California for more than 20 years. The company provides wedding photography, portrait photography, engagement sessions, and commercial photography. BJ Martin Photography also sells custom prints. BJ has a background in art and advertising. Clients include Holiday Inn, MHI Home Builders, Williams-Sonoma, Bank of America, Southwest Airlines, Lakewood Church, Modern Bride, Evander Holyfield, Stanford Financial Group, Vogue, Sysco Corporation, Life Magazine, British Petroleum, and Ford Motor Company. Clients appreciate their prices, skills, quality of service, professionalism, flexibility, punctuality, responsiveness, and friendliness.

San Francisco, CA(415) 489-8077


Christie Chen Photography

Christie Chen Photography is a San Francisco business that focuses on wedding photography. Specific services include San Francisco Bay area wedding photography, San Francisco City Hall wedding photography, destination wedding photography, pre-wedding photography, professional bridal makeup and hair styling, and bridal dress rental. Ms. Chen combines the techniques of photojournalism and fine art to record candid wedding moments and artistic portraits. Consultations are free, and the general charge is based on the number of work hours during the wedding day. For a destination wedding, there are travel charges for venues beyond a 250-mile round-trip of San Jose. Past clients appreciate Ms. Chen’s accommodating work schedule, professional demeanor, and creative photos.

San Jose, CA(408) 242-5183


Irina Bourova Photography

Irina Bourova Photography is an onsite freelance photography company based in San Francisco, California. They are willing to travel locally to areas around San Francisco. Bourova has an extensive background in both photojournalism and artistic photography techniques and has worked as a photographer for several years. Types of portraits they provide include family pictures and professional business headshots among other general portraiture services. They are also available to photograph special events such as weddings, public ceremonies, and a variety of other unique occasions. Their style is artistic and candid, and they promise to provide beautiful photos for their clients to cherish.

San Francisco, CA(510) 932-0114


JCasas Photography

JCasas Photography is a portrait photography studio based in San Francisco. Owner, JJ Casas is a freelance photographer, a graduate of the University of San Francisco, and the creative director for 8:45a, a cinematography company helping startups in the Bay area. His services include portraiture for individuals, artists, entrepreneurs, commercial clients, and creative, themed projects. JJ's impressive collection of work is available for viewing on his business's website, Twitter page, Instagram account, and Medium online creative portfolio. One of JJ's photography projects, Inspire Girls To features everyday girls as prominent women from diverse backgrounds, including Oprah Winfrey, Amelia Earhart, and Malala.

Daly City, CA(650) 255-0218


Kreate Photography

Kreate Photography is a fine art photography studio located in the San Francisco Bay, California area. Photographer Katie Rummel has years of experience and development in the industry with a key focus on building relationships with clients to create the personalized photography she is known for. She offers her talent for those seeking portraits for engagements, business, fashion, lifestyle, fitness & health, and more. Best known for her wedding photography, she has been awarded as a 2017 top pick for The Knot Best of Weddings and has been featured in multiple publications such as Modern Luxury Brides, Junebug Weddings, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Clients say she is professional, passionate, and extremely talented at what she does

Oakland, CA(707) 326-0639


Leila Seppa Photography

Leila Seppa Photography, based in San Francisco, California, serves individual and commercial clients both locally and nationwide. Leila Seppa graduated California College of the Arts in 2007 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Photography and has over ten years of industry experience. She specializes in fine art, portrait, corporate, architectural, lifestyle, branding, fitness, and real estate photography. Utilizing refined composition skills and unique perspectives, she delivers bold and captivating images to treasure forever. Leila Seppa Photography has received hundreds of likes on Facebook, and distinguished clients include Kashi, Aloha, Blue Sky Hearing, Yelp, Buena Vista Winery, Climb Real Estate, and East Bay Modern.

Richmond, CA(707) 235-5968


Scott Buschman Photography

Scott Buschman Photography specializes in portraits, group shots, events, and architectural photos. Scott's work appears in newsletters, in-house publications, annual reports, and on clients’ websites. Scott strives to give the best customer service possible, and he is a versatile photographer who can meet all of a client's photography needs whether professional or personal. Scott Buschman Photography works within each client's time constraints and budget to deliver the best photos possible on every project. Scott prides himself on turning around jobs quickly to meet clients' deadlines. Previous customers praise Scott's eye for detail and the outstanding quality of his finished photographs.

San Bruno, CA(650) 872-3207


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