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Best Wedding
Photographers
in Oakland
2019

Why These Wedding Photographers?

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

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Abby Wilcox Weddings

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.

Oakland, CA 94607

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American Photobank

Founded in 1989, American Photobank is a Union City-based photography company that offers wedding photography packages. Service options are available for destination weddings. The staff at American Photobank includes members of professional photography organizations, including Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, and Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area.

Union City, CA 94587

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Anh Dang Studios

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.

Union City, CA 94587

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Anna Marks Photography

Anna Marks Photography is a wedding and lifestyle photography studio based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Anna Marks aims to reduce stress for the bride and groom and ensure they enjoy their special day. She has four years of experience in professional photography, having studied under some of the industry's most respected names, and her work has been featured in notable wedding blogs like Wedding Chicks and Elizabeth Anne Designs. Anna can also perform maternity, newborn, proposal, engagement, or anniversary shoots, as well as family sessions, headshots, or creative branding. Past clients have praised her talent, personability, professionalism, and sense of fun. Anna is available to discuss creative projects and corporate inquiries.

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ArtLook

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.

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

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Gainza Photography

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

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

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.

Oakland, CA 94928

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Jerry Yoon Photographers

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

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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Malik Photography

Malik Photography is a studio based out of Washington, D.C. The business offers wedding photography, model portfolios, and headshots for a diverse range of clients. The packages run on a sliding pricing scale to cater to all types of budgets and include some additional services unique to other studios. Such services include makeup artists on-site during shoots, digital negatives in CD or DVD format, and professional prints for clients to show to different agencies. Malik has operated the studio for over seven years, and practices a relaxed style of shooting that captures spontaneous, real images of clients or events; the photographer's images are not over-processed so that they retain the raw and emotional feel of the original shot.

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Marble Rye Photography

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.

Oakland, CA 94609

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Rasheed Photography

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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Share-A-Vision Productions

Share-A-Vision Productions is a photography company in San Ramon offering still image, live streaming, and videography services to customers in the Oakland Metro. In addition to weddings, the team of experienced photographers captures pictures of reunions, business events, parties, and anniversaries. Potential customers can visit Share-A-Vision Productions’ website for detailed information about pricing. Each of the business’s services is customizable according to the client’s needs.

San Ramon, CA 94583

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Sheila O’Keefe Photography

Sheila O’Keefe Photography is a Castro Valley photographer that operates throughout the Bay Area. In addition to portrait photos of individuals and families, she takes event photos at engagements, weddings, and quinceañeras. The experienced photographer also offers commercial services such as photographing a product for marketing purposes. According to past clients, Sheila O’Keefe is great at fine-tuning her photos, and she has a friendly and patient attitude when working with subjects for a photograph.

Castro Valley, CA 94546

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Shoey Sindel Photography

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.

Berkeley, CA 94707

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Tiana Hunter Photography

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.

Berkeley, CA 94708

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