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Best Wedding Photographers in San Clemente

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Clemente 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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San Clemente, CA 92672

Why choose this provider?

For over 15 years, Michael Morse has been providing photography services across the world. He works diligently to understand each clients’ unique and specific vision. His primary goal is to tell the story of the event through compelling and authentic photos. He is experienced in photographing a wide variety of events including, but not limited to weddings, portraits, engagements, bat mitzvahs, bar mitzvahs, social causes, and landscapes. Destinations shoots for weddings or other events are also available, and Michael Morse has no issue with traveling or working outdoors in extreme environments. A diverse portfolio of a variety of events is available to be viewed on his website.

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (13)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Website
San Clemente, CA 92673

Why choose this provider?

Jamie B. Photography is a San Clemente business that has been serving clients for more than six years. The business specializes in engagement and wedding photography and shoots weddings of all sizes. Jamie B. Photography has photographed more than 250 weddings. The wedding photography package includes two photographers, two meetings, email, text, and phone support, coverage on the wedding day, edited high-resolution images on a flash drive, an eight-week turnaround, an online ordering gallery, additional retouching, and a wedding print/album consultation. Jamie B. Photography also offers on-location lifestyle sessions. Clients appreciate her professionalism, passion, talent, quick service, patience, friendliness, punctuality, attention to detail, and creativity.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (50)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (34)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Website
San Clemente, CA 92672

Why choose this provider?

Melanie Osorio Photography is a husband and wife photography team based out of San Clemente, California. They offer a variety of services to their clients including engagement, boudoir, wedding, and travel photography sessions. While Melanie and her husband Manuel are based in California, they happily travel worldwide and have been working together for over thirteen years. They believe in creating a customized, boutique experience for each individual couple and are happy to arrange preliminary meetings to discuss timelines or package pricing. The photography duo is extremely seasoned in providing their customers with high-quality, timeless images. Melanie and Manuel are a hybrid wedding photography team, shooting both digital and medium format film.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (23)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
Responsiveness
Friendliness
Helpfulness
Detail

Website
San Clemente, CA 92672

Why choose this provider?

Jessica Miriam Photography is a premier portrait studio for customers who want a professional, and creative artist to create portraits of their most precious loved ones. From newborns and expectant mothers to engagements and weddings, the photographer has a passion for using modern techniques and an artistic eye to craft dramatic and heartwarming images that customers will cherish and share for years to come. Whether customers are planning a gala wedding with hundreds of guests or a small, intimate ceremony at the beach, the photographer uses light, focus, color, and skill to make each image come alive with joy, emotion, and creative charm. Customers can check the photographer’s website to see amazing wedding, engagement, maternity, and newborn portraits and send a message on the contact page to get more information.

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San Clemente, CA 92672

Why choose this provider?

Maya Lora Photo is a photography business in San Clemente, California that specializes in creating beautiful images with a sense of adventure for weddings and engagements. Chief photographer Maya Lora emphasizes capturing unplanned moments, and her work has been featured on Junebug weddings, green wedding shoes, and vogue. She offers such options as weddings, elopements, proposals, engagements, portrait sessions, and maternity sessions. Wedding package pricing varies on location and amount of coverage requested and includes a free hour-long engagement session. Appointments can be scheduled online, she replies to requests within 24 hours, and clients can view samples of her work on the website gallery.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (9)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (5)

Professionalism:

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
Responsiveness
Friendliness
Helpfulness
Detail

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Introduction

    Because of the sheer number of weddings that happen each year, wedding photography is a booming industry. Couples engaged to be married should take great care in finding a wedding photographer before their big day that suits their style.

    Many people think all wedding photographers are virtually the same, but this is incorrect. Some photographers prefer unusual arrangements, angles, and uses of light in their images. They may also have unique styles and filters when editing wedding photos. This makes it very important if you're planning on getting married and looking for a photographer to take the time to find one whose style aligns with what you're looking for.
  • What does a wedding photographer do?

    Wedding photographers take pictures of the wedding ceremony, the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and the families of the bride and groom. They also often photograph the major events of the reception and the guests to help preserve memories of the entire affair.

  • What makes a good wedding photographer?

    A good wedding photographer can faithfully recreate special memories, taking care to capture the most important moments of the wedding and reception. They're able to fulfill the requests of the couple getting married and help them choose the best images from the event.

  • How do I pick a wedding photographer?

    Couples can find their wedding photographer by asking friends and family for recommendations or checking out local listings. It's important to review portfolios, pricing, and availability. When you've picked a few that pique your interest, speak to them in person to make sure they're a good fit.

  • What should I ask a wedding photographer?

    Before you make a final decision about your wedding photographer, you'll want to ask several important questions, such as:

    • Can we see your portfolio?
    • How many weddings have you shot?
    • How much do require for a deposit?
    • What packages are available in our price range?
    • What is your editing style?

  • How much does a wedding photographer cost?

    The cost of a wedding photographer depends on various factors, including their experience, photo packages, and the length of time you need them. According to Brides.com, a wedding photographer can charge anywhere between $1,000 and $10,000 for their services.

  • Why are wedding photographers so expensive?

    A wedding photographer's fee reflects their experience, training, and ability to fulfill your vision and requests. The time needed to complete the process for a single wedding makes a difference as well. For a standard eight to 10 hour wedding, a photographer may spend as much as double that culling and editing photos.

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