Laurels

Best Wedding
Photographers in
Berkeley
2021

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Berkeley Wedding Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Ali Harvey Photo

Ali Harvey Photo features a down-to-earth, relaxed style of wedding day photography that appeals to a range of client tastes and desires. The exceptionally talented, Berkeley-area specialist brings creative vision and keen attention to detail that yields an outstanding finished result. Discerning couples with the highest standards for wedding day photography appreciate the carefully crafted, distinctive images that reflect the unique essence and personality of the day. Ali Harvey Photo focuses on capturing candid, authentic moments that perfectly capture the events of special life moments as they unfold. The dedicated professional enjoys an excellent reputation for recording hallmark moments and creating highly artistic images that families will cherish for years to come. The visual story teller commits to going above and beyond to deliver modern, romantic photos that consistently exceed client expectations.

Berkeley, CA 94702

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Alvis Photography and Video

Alvis Photography and Video provides photography and video services to clients around the country, including those in the Berkeley metro area. It creates timeless and elegant wedding documentation, shoots for distinguished corporate and special events, and crafts sensitive, emotional personal portfolios. It has provided memorable, high-quality media services for more than a quarter-century. Alvis Photography and Video has additional operations in multiple locations throughout the country and is willing to travel for events. The company has a WPPI (Wedding Professional Photography International) Certification.

Berkeley, CA 94704

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Anna Vela Photography

Anna Vela Photography is the studio of Anna Vela, a vivacious and passionate visual artist who loves working hand-in-hand with customers to make stunning, modern portraits that tell engaging stories of life, love, and inspiration. The photographer has a modern, creative style that uses brilliant framing, impeccable timing, and professional editing to make pictures that capture the eye and turn special moments into lasting memories. From weddings and beauty portraits to nature scenes and children, the sky is the limit when it comes to creativity. The photographer also crafts mini films that add even more magic, motion, and life, perfect for people who want to share special moments and events in unexpected ways.

Berkeley, CA 94702

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Brooke Porter Photography

Brooke Porter Photography is an Oakland studio dedicated to saving life's most precious and unforgettable moments in a warm, soft, and captivating style. The studio website has galleries of past work that feature beautiful maternity portraits, heartwarming newborn portraits, dramatic birth photos, and fun, joy-filled engagement portraits of couples of all types. The photographer also offers traditional and same-sex wedding services and has a talent for crafting romantic, artistic, eye-catching images using creative focus, unique angles, and expert editing to make photos overflow with genuine emotions and excitement. Customers can call, email, or send a message on the website to get more information and request a consultation.

Berkeley, CA 94703

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Carmen Alvarez Photography

Carmen Alvarez Photography is based in Berkeley, California, and Carmen Alvarez has been passionate about photography since a young age. Her priority is providing clients with high-quality work that capture all the emotions and feelings felt during engagements and weddings and reflecting special moments through photographs. Carmen Alvarez Photography provides a wedding package that includes eight-hour coverage, a second photographer, and high-resolution images. Smaller packages are available for elopements and quick ceremonies, and Carmen Alvarez commits herself to flexibility, which ensures the client personal and unique photos. Clients describe Carmen Alvarez as professional, talented, and creative, and appreciate her attention to detail.

Berkeley, CA 94703

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Chelsea Dier Photography

Chelsea Dier Photography is based in the Bay Area, in Oakland, California, but she loves to travel and ready for all sorts of destination weddings, too. Chelsea enjoys photographing weddings that represent the couple, their love for each other and for life itself. Connecting with couples on a professional and personal level allows Chelsea to capture their individual personalities. Chelsea offers an elopement package for two hours of coverage with less than 15 people attending. Her Peak Wedding Package provides up to six hours, and the All-In Package is up to ten hours of coverage with a second photographer added. Wedding packages include around 60 to 100 digital images.

Oakland, CA 94577

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Dianne Jones Photography

Dianne Jones Photography is an Oakland, California based photographic documentary company that has been working throughout the Bay Area since 1999. Owner and principal photographer Dianne Jones is a graduate of Mills College, Oakland where she earned her Masters of Fine Art and has also previously attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. Some of the areas of photography Dianne specializes in are weddings and engagements, childhood, family portraits, matrimony and newborn, and fine art photo sessions. Clients regularly assert that Dianne is a professional and experienced photographer who develops long term, genuine relationships with those she photographs. The prices charged by Dianne Jones Photography are also known by clients to be reasonable.

Berkeley, CA 94705

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e&b Photography

e&b Photography is an award winning Bay Area wedding photographer based in Oakland, CA with over a decade of photography experience. Photographers Chris and Christian have documented countless weddings in the Northern California area and have photographed families, local artists, high school seniors, and small business owners. They specialize in natural, photojournalistic, and candid wedding and portrait photography. A diverse photography portfolio is available on their website for review. e&b Photography currently holds a five-star rating on Yelp! with over 30 reviews where customers speak highly of their flexible schedule, ability to create a comfortable atmosphere, creative venue selections, and upbeat energy.

Oakland, CA 94618

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Laura Turbow Photography

Laura Turbow Photography is a professional photography service provider in California that is creative, comfortable, affordable and provides customer satisfaction. Laura Turbow's fascination for people is what drove her to make photography her profession. She offers various photo shoots such as babies, weddings, engagement, family portraits, and boudoir. As a wedding photographer, her photography style is to capture the moment that creates a story from beginning to end. Laura Turbow Photography has been in the industry since 1997.

Albany, CA 94706

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Simone Anne Photography

Simone Anne is a San Francisco-based wedding and portraits photographer with almost a decade of experience servicing the Bay Area and beyond. She is committed to focusing on capturing relaxed, happy, and fun images which tell a compelling and personal story of a client’s big day. All packages include high-resolution files, prints, and albums. Other services include commercial, engagement, headshots, and graduation photography. She is the recipient of the Couples’ Choice Award from WeddingWire for 2017 and 2016. Simone Anne currently holds a five-star rating on Yelp! with almost 70 reviews where clients speak highly of her charismatic personality, creativity, and ability to make a client feel comfortable.

Berkeley, CA 94703

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Stephen Hew Photography

Stephen Hew Photography is a wedding photography studio that is based in the San Francisco area. They specialize in wedding and engagement photography and are committed to working with clients to produce beautiful, memorable photographs. Stephen Hew Photography works in a photojournalistic style and can accommodate outdoor and destination weddings. They welcome clients’ creative ideas and focus on relaxed, spontaneous photos. Stephen Hew Photography offers a wide range of bridal packages and encourages clients to meet with them to discuss their options. They have received positive reviews on Yelp for their customer service. Stephen Hew Photography requests that clients contact them well in advance of their planned event date.

Berkeley, CA 94704

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