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Best Quinceanera Photographers in Los Angeles

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Los Angeles Quinceanera 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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Simi Valley, CA 93063

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5.0 (2)
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5.0 (2)

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Roy Photographer provides professional, experienced photography to California quinceañeras and weddings. Lead photographer and owner, Roy Hernandez, has over eight years of experience photographing special events. He focuses on capturing every special moment without intruding on the special day. Roy's style is classical and journalistic and his photography emphasis vibrant colors, bright smiles, and appealing backgrounds to create lasting memories.

Anaheim, CA 92801

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5.0 (8)

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Serving the Los Angeles, Orange County, and state of California, Alfred’s Photography and Designs is owned by Alfredo Hernandez and is based in Anaheim. The studio offers photography services for weddings, Quinceaneras, high school senior photo shoots, maternity portraits, and fashion portraits.

Northridge, CA 91325

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5.0 (5)

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A Los Angeles-area quinceanera, engagement, and wedding photography company, Imagine Photography & Design has been based in Northridge since being founded in 2004. They offer photography services for quinceaneras, weddings, maternity, debutante, bar and bat mitzvahs, engagement, modeling, and other special occasions. They hold the Best of Decidio award in 2016 by Northridge California Wedding Photography as well as the 2017 Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award.

Downey, CA 90241

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5.0 (6)

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Founded in 2011, Karla’s Storyteller Photography is based in Los Angeles and the Orange County area. The company’s style reflects each client and each couple, and sessions are done in-studio, at outdoor locations, or at clients’ houses. The studio offers photography services for Quinceaneras, portraits and lifestyle, cake smash sessions, kid’s portraits, newborn sessions, maternity, family portraits, weddings, destination weddings, and engagements.

Downey, CA 90241

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4.5 (8)

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Owned by a husband and wife team, Dan Yeniz Photography serves the Downey and surrounding areas with over ten years of experience in video and photography services. The studio offers photography services for Quinceaneras, portraits, corporate events, engagements, and weddings.

Long Beach, CA 90802

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4.8 (31)
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4.5 (19)

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Specializing in photography and event planning, Cateraoke Weddings + Events is based in Long Beach and run by Alex Diaz and Josh Ponder since being founded in 2012. The studio offers Quinceanera photography, wedding photography, engagement photography, family photography, anniversaries, private parties, screenings, corporate photography, graduation photography, bridal shower photography, Bar and Bat Mitzvah photography, Sweet 16 photography, birthday photography, event photography, newborn baby photography, maternity photography, and more. They also provide services that include event planning and styling, wedding day-of coordination, scrapbook stations, VIP prop tables, photo booth rentals, karaoke DJ hosting, event DJ, wedding DJ and MC services, and more.

North Hollywood, CA 91606

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Based in North Hollywood, Luna Bella Photos serves the surrounding areas with over five years of experience and specializes in Quinceanera and wedding photography. The studio also offers photography services for portraits, family photo shoots, maternity photo shoots, and engagement photo shoots.

Pasadena, CA 91105

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5.0 (7)

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A premier wedding photography boutique, Enchanted Bliss is located in Old Town Pasadena and focuses on visual storytelling. The studio also offers photography services for Quinceaneras, Sweet 16, birthdays, engagements, wedding parties, and special occasions and events.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

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5.0 (2)

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Serving the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle areas, 15 Studios specializes in Quinceanera and wedding photography and videos. Owned by Hugo Fernandez, a Seattle native that has relocated to Los Angeles, the company focuses on providing quality photography that makes each client feel beautiful and like a king or queen.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

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5.0 (15)
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4.9 (9)

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A full-service photography company founded in 2002, GV Photography serves the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. The studio offers photography services for Quinceaneras, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, headshots, portraits, corporate events, business events, sports, charity events, private parties, and other special occasions.

Burbank, CA 91506

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5.0 (4)

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Owned by portrait and wedding photographer Susy, Susy Shearer Photography is a Burbank-based studio that serves the entire Los Angeles area. The company also offers photography services for Quinceaneras, baby and maternity photo shoots, vintage, venues, seniors, siblings, children portraits, headshots, family, bridal shower, events, engagements, studio sessions, and more.

FAQs

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    A quinceañera is one of the most important milestones in a young girl’s life, for which some parents spend 15 years preparing. Because it's a once in a lifetime event with so much time and money invested, documenting every moment of the day becomes very important. It's also an emotional experience for the whole family, and the majority will want to focus all their attention on the daughter while being immersed in the sentimentality of the day.

    Hiring a professional quinceañera photographer ensures you'll have every moment of this special ceremony beautifully captured through images you can cherish for a lifetime. Family members can put down their smartphones and enjoy the festivities while a professional quinceañera photographer documents every significant detail.

  • What does a quinceañera photographer do?

    A quinceañera photographer documents the entire day of a young girl's coming-of-age ceremony when she turns 15. Parts of the process include:

    • Images of her room
    • Photographing her getting ready for the event
    • A photoshoot of her, her court, and her family
    • Photos of the ceremony
    • Photos of the reception
    • Taking portraits of family members

  • What makes a good quinceañera photographer?

    Beyond what would make any photographer talented, a good quinceañera photographer should have an adequate understanding of the tradition of the quinceañera and what it means to the girl and her family. As a coming-of-age event, the photos should tell the story of her transformation and should include many images of her family.

  • How do I pick a quinceañera photographer?

    Each photographer has their own technique. Determine the style you want, and look for a photographer who takes photos in that style. Find examples of great quinceañera photos, and show them to the photographer. You also want a photographer who offers a written contract and has good reviews.

  • What should I ask a quinceañera photographer?

    Important questions to ask before hiring a quinceañera photographer include:

    • Do you work with assistants?
    • How many total photos can I expect?
    • Is a pre-event portrait photoshoot included?
    • What is the timeframe for image delivery?
    • Will the photos be edited?
    • Is editing included?
    • Do you have a shot list?
    • Do you have reviews?

  • How much does a quinceañera photographer cost?

    The median price varies by location, but most packages start as low as $400 and run up to $3,000 or more. Many photographers have lower rates on packages that include standard photos but charge separately for portraits of family members. Some charge a higher flat rate with unlimited images.

  • What are must-have shots for your quinceañera?

    Many photographers present a list of detailed shots to choose from, so they know which ones they should take. Some of these include:

    • Quinceañera dress, shoes, and other items alone
    • Putting on tiara and jewelry
    • Ceremony space, without guests
    • Father-daughter dance