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Abby Wilcox Weddings

Oakland, CA 94607
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Abby Wilcox Weddings is an Oakland provider of event and portrait photography services. She captures pictures of families as well as genuine, intimate moments between couples. Abby Wilcox Weddings uses a photojournalistic style, lending an authentic vibe to wedding photos. Partners planning a destination wedding can contract Abby Wilcox Weddings.

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Alvis Photography and Video

Oakland, CA 94604
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In business for over 25 years, Alvis Photography and Video services clients in Oakland and in various locations throughout the country. The company goes beyond taking pictures and videos, aiming to create lasting memories and preserve raw emotions. It specializes in wedding services and also documents special and corporate events. It regularly services clients in Alameda, Albany, Danville, and San Jose, among a long list of other locations. Alvis Photography and Video also offers personal portfolios. The company has a WPPI (Wedding Professional Photography International) Certification.

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Anh Dang Studios

Union City, CA 94587
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Anh Dang Studios, in Union City, photographs events, people, landscapes, and groups for clients in the Bay Area. The artist offers photo and video services. His specialty is photographing events, including holidays, engagements, and weddings. However, the artist’s portfolio includes a broad range of work, including promotional photography, photojournalism, and landscape photography.

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ArtLook

Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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ArtLook is a Walnut Creek wedding photography studio, providing newlyweds with pictures and videos to act as reminders of their special day. The small team often provides its services to customers getting married at San Francisco’s City Hall. According to former clients, the ArtLook crew is technically skilled as well as creative, and they produce high-quality photos.

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Chris Arson Photography

Oakland, CA 94577

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Chris Arson is a Bay Area Native and San Francisco-based professional wedding photographer who enjoys the outdoors and is crazy about photographing people and places on the West Coast. Chris also works on Elopements & Micro Weddings. Offering several wedding packages, Arson starts at four hours of coverage resulting in professionally edited images available for download in an online gallery. Coverage can be increased up to eight hours, with options available for a two-hour engagement session and a second photographer. Lifestyle portrait photography is posted on Arson’s website, showing his exceptional talent for capturing people in their natural environments, and his nature photography is equally beautiful and timeless.

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e&b photography

Orinda, CA 94563
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e&b photography is a photography studio that serves Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area. With over a decade of professional experience, the team strives to capture wedding images in a timeless, documentary style, featuring natural light and vivid colors. The photographers shoot with both digital and film cameras. Each session includes an online gallery of high-resolution digital files and full printing rights. The studio also offers engagement, elopement, family, and professional portrait photo sessions.

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Gainza Photography

Oakland, CA 94607
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Gainza Photography is led by a West Oakland wedding and portrait photographer. Mary has nearly a decade of experience and specializes in both film and digital photography. Gainza Photography takes portrait and event photos for individuals, families, and businesses throughout the Bay Area.

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Hurricane Images

Oakland, CA 94602
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Hurricane Images is operated by a Bay Area photographer that serves families, couples, businesses, and local musicians and theater companies. Robin Walker's portfolio includes work for international and local businesses, as well as weddings and engagements, family portraits, and lifestyle photos. Robin has won the International Larry Corse Prize, the John Golden Prize, and the Outstanding Sound Design Dramalogue Award. He is also a member of Professional Photographers of America.

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Jenny Soi Fine Art Photography

Oakland, CA 94928
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Jenny Soi Fine Art Photography is an Oakland-based photography studio specializing in photos of couples. To celebrate engagements and weddings, clients can take advantage of the artist’s portraiture services. Although chiefly a wedding photographer, Jenny Soi Fine Art Photography also take portraits of children.

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Jerry Yoon Photographers

Oakland, CA 94611
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Jerry Yoon Photographers is a photography company that was founded in Oakland in 2006. The company has grown from a one-man operation to a small team of photographers and editors, all specializing in producing wedding photos. To all of its wedding photography gigs, the company sends a two-person team, an editor and a photographer who collaborate to capture the event. Jerry Yoon Photographers has been featured in print and online publications, including Wedding Party, Style Me Pretty, Brooklyn Bride, and Ruffled.

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Jim Stone Photography

Oakland, CA 94607
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Jim Stone Photography serves clients throughout the greater Oakland area. Although his specialty is portraiture, Jim Stone also provides event photography, ranging from concerts and sports matches to weddings. Recently, the photographer was hired to photograph the Oakland Jazz Festival, a boxing match at the Oracle Arena, and promotional shots for the brands Control4 and Interaxon.

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Marble Rye Photography

Oakland, CA 94609
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Marble Rye Photography, based in Oakland, provides a range of photography services to families and businesses in the Oakland Metro area. The team’s specialty is photographing chefs and bakers while they work in their kitchens. However, wedding and engagement photography packages are also available.

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Rasheed Photography

Oakland, CA 94609
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Rasheed Photography, in Oakland, photographs for clients in the city and the surrounding area. A 2016 winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards, Rasheed Photography specializes in capturing weddings, but also produces family portraits and landscape shots. Interested potential clients should browse through the sample pictures available on Rasheed Photography’s website to get a sense of the photographer’s range of styles and subjects.

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Shoey Sindel Photography

Berkeley, CA 94707
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Shoey Sindel Photography is a led by a Berkeley artist who serves businesses and families in the Bay Area. Her specialty is photographing milestone events such as mitzvahs, graduations, and weddings. She can also help professionals and performers who need a high-quality portrait for career purposes. According to past customers who have worked with Shoey Sindel, she is skillful at capturing candid, intimate portraits of her subjects.

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4.9 / 5 (7)

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Tiana Hunter Photography

Berkeley, CA 94708
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Tiana Hunter Photography is a Berkeley photography studio that works throughout the Bay Area. The artist takes portrait shots but specializes in taking photos at weddings and other milestone events. Tiana Hunter can adapt her photos to a range of styles, appropriate for event photography, promotional materials and commercials, journalism, fashion shoots, and boudoir portraits. The photographer specializes in photographing women, whom she seeks to empower with a sense of beauty that differs from cultural norms.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do wedding photographers make?

According to Salary.com, the median annual income of a wedding photographer is just under $50,000. Many wedding photographers are independent contractors and either have another part-time profession or take photos of other events, such as baby showers and engagements.

How do I become a great wedding photographer?

To develop your skills as a wedding photographer, you need to know your equipment and its capabilities. Seek training from a professional, take courses in photography, or find a mentor to assist — experience is key. Networking is important when you start out. Research, experiment, and practice with lighting and different styles to broaden your skills.

What do I need to get started as a wedding photographer?

In terms of physical equipment, all you need to shoot your first wedding is a couple of high-quality lenses, a camera body, a flash setup, and film or memory cards to store images, if you're shooting digital. You'll also want to bring backup equipment and make sure your gear is insured in case anything happens.

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