Laurels

Best Portrait
Photographers in
San Francisco
2021

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Portrait 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

Avery Wong Photography

Avery Wong Photography is a professional wedding photographer working in California and throughout the region. Avery is a graduate of the Art Institute of California who has been shooting portraits and weddings professionally for the past decade. He specializes in modern, photojournalistic, and conceptual wedding images and loves consulting with clients to help create a unique vision for their special day. Avery's wedding collections begin at about $3,600 and include full coverage, high-resolution images, digital files, toning, proofs, negatives, a slideshow, an album, printing rights, and an engagement session. He also offers special engagement, city hall, and weekday packages starting at only $600. Avery Wong Photography has perfect 5 out of 5-star ratings on Google, WeddingWire, and The Knot.

San Francisco, CA 94501

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Corinne McCombs Photography

Corinne McCombs is a portrait creator in San Francisco, who focuses her lenses on maternity and newborn photography. Ms. McCombs prefers to capture human emotions in the raw, without the use of too many props and embellishments, and she knows how to make her subjects feel relaxed during the shoot. Ms. McCombs holds the infant sessions indoors to keep them safe and comfortable, and she can recommend outdoor venues for anticipating mothers and fathers. Corinne McCombs Photography offers a simple pricing scheme for mini and full arrangements, and all packages come with a digital gallery of high-resolution images and a print release. Corinne McCombs Photography also photographs older kids, whole families, and even pets, and it features some of Ms. McCombs’ recent works on Facebook.

Castro Valley, CA 94546

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Emily Pillon Photography

Emily Pillon Photography offers portraiture services in San Francisco. As a photography professional, Emily seeks to capture memories and preserve them through her works of art. A fine arts graduate, she strives to satisfy clients' needs while providing quality images. In addition, she has administrative experience in museums and art galleries. She also aims to be as creative as possible. Having been in the industry since 2013, Emily Pillon Photography also offers newborn, engagement, and maternity sessions and covers weddings.

1572 1/2 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA 94501

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Hagop's Photography

Hagop's Photography offers portrait, and event photography services to clients throughout the San Fransisco Bay area. Established in 1993, Hagop's Photography is a husband-and-wife team of photographers based out of Palo Alto, California. The pair, Hagop and Ano, have photographed hundreds of weddings together and are available to shoot school and family photographs, engagement parties, professional headshots, and provide photo retouching services.

Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Halbright Photography

Halbright Photography is a professional lifestyle and event photography studio that serves a diverse client base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Based out of Berkeley, California, Halbright Photography specializes in photojournalistic engagement, wedding, and B'nai mitzvah photography, but is also equipped to shoot family portraits and corporate headshots. Halbright Photography is also available to document destination weddings, family reunions, and other special events throughout the United States and across the globe.

Berkeley, CA 94705

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HeadShots Inc

San Francisco-based HeadShots Inc. takes magazine-quality photographs of professionals, students, teams, and others who need an image that projects their personal brand. Founded by experienced professional photographer Dan St. Louis, the company's headshots and group shots are suitable for social media, printed business cards, company brochures, and other promotions where the right image is crucial. Individual outdoor sessions are retained within the city limits, while group sessions can be conducted throughout the Bay Area.

580 California St Fl 12
San Francisco, CA 94104

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Kaare Iverson Photography

Kaare Iverson Photography is a lifestyle photographer and videographer that serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Vancouver, Canada, and beyond. Based out of San Rafael, California, owner Kaare Iverson infuses his love of nature, open spaces, and the outdoor lifestyle by capturing candid actions and raw emotions of people and their products out in the world. Kaare Iverson Photography aims to tell the unique story of each subject, be it a person, product, or business.

San Rafael, CA 94901

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Rebecca Wilkowski Photography

Rebecca Wilkowski Photography captures portraits of residents of the San Francisco area. Over the past two decades, Ms. Wilkowski has created a diverse body of work that includes corporate headshots, house tours, dog portraits, and live music photos. She has worked with Google, Apple, and Time Magazine. Her clients also include PR firms and Fortune 500 corporations. Rebecca is licensed as a photographer by the City of Oakland. All photoshoots are fully insured and include high-quality camera equipment.

139 Stillman
San Francisco, CA 94107

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Vero Suh Photography

Vero Suh Photography is a professional wedding and life event photography studio that serves clients throughout the Bay area. Owner Vero Suh offers degrees in business and fashion design as well as more than 10 years of experience developing her visual sense. Her work has been featured in The Knot, Banana Republic, Huffington Post Weddings, and BRIDES. Based out of San Francisco, California, Vero Suh Photography also offers photo art direction services.

San Francisco, CA 94123

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