Best Wedding Photographers in Oakland

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Oakland 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.

Read more about our selection process

Alvis Photography and Video FEATURED

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.

Oakland, CA 94604


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


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



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


Chris Arson Photography

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.

Oakland, CA 94577


e&b photography

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.

Orinda, CA 94563


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.

Oakland, CA 94607


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


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


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


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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