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Best Wedding
Photographers in
San Francisco
2020

Why These Wedding Photographers?

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

Amor in Motion Films FEATURED Expertise

Amor in Motion is a wedding film studio and passionate team of filmmakers, artists, and storytellers who are committed to pushing the boundaries of wedding cinematography. Amor in Motion was founded in 2011 and has filmed over 400 weddings. They approach each film with artistic intention and unique, individually-catered perspective. They aim to create not only a unique product but a unique experience. Past clients include: Barron Hilton II, Twins MLB Pitcher, Senior VP of Fox, and actress Carolyn Stotesbery. They have been featured in BRIDES, Martha Stewart, Style Me Pretty and a stream of others.

San Francisco, CA 64016

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Alvis Photography and Video FEATURED Expertise

Servicing clients in San Fransisco and across the country, Alvis Photography and Video provides high-quality media services. It creates timeless and elegant wedding documentation, shoots for distinguished corporate and special events, and crafts sensitive, emotional personal portfolios. The company brings over 25 years of industry expertise and has successfully documented hundreds of events. Alvis Photography and Video charges per event rather than per hour, ensuring complete cost transparency for clients. The company has a WPPI (Wedding Professional Photography International) Certification. They also have broad experience with events of Indian/Pakistan/Afghan traditions.

San Francisco, CA 94105

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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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Christine Glebov Photography

Christine Glebov Photography in San Francisco offers wedding photography for couples in the local area and surrounding communities. Photographer Christine Glebov has more than a decade of experience documenting couples' nuptials and events surrounding the wedding. In addition to wedding photography, the business also offers engagement photo sessions and lifestyle portraits featuring families, children, and expecting mothers. The business has been featured on Real Weddings, Storyboard Wedding, and Every Last Detail.

Drozian Photoworks

Drozian Photoworks is a San Francisco wedding and portrait studio. The studio also specializes in glamor photographs, videos, and family portraits. They work with clients throughout the Bay Area, and also travel for destination weddings. The company has received The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award for four consecutive years.

Jerry Maalihan Photography

Jerry Maalihan Photography uses an authentic, timeless style to capture weddings in the San Francisco Bay Area. The studio has over 20 years of experience taking photos of engagements, baby showers, anniversary parties, proms, LGBTQ weddings, and quinceañeras. The team behind Jerry Maalihan Photography is described as being friendly and professional, and does a wonderful job at capturing images without spending time choreographing poses.

South San Francisco, CA 94080

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Jonathan Massmann Photography

Jonathan Massmann Photography specializes in lifestyle and wedding photography in San Rafael and beyond. The team is also available to travel across the globe for special occasions and destination weddings. The studio has been featured in The Knot and Wedding Party, and has a history of delighted customers.

San Rafael, CA 94901

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Kat Ma Photography

Kat Ma Photography is a wedding and portrait studio in San Francisco, California. Their photography services also include special events, concerts, portraits, urban landscapes, films, maternity, children, engagement photos, and family portraitures. The studio uses high-resolution digital images and offers to produce a CD of photographs upon request.

Oakland, CA 94610

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Lemuel Costan Photography

Lemuel Costan Photography is a wedding and event photography studio. Their team travels all over the San Francisco area to capture memorable wedding images. They use a storytelling style to photograph and print wedding, engagement, and portrait images. Lemuel Costan Photography is a member of Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI).

Michael Loeb Photography

Michael Loeb Photography has been capturing wedding vows and celebrations in the San Francisco area since 1986. Mr. Loeb documents the details of the event with artistry and clarity, providing candid shots of the ceremony and reception as well as a full array of portrait options. Each plan includes a website for family and friends to view all the photos. Additional services include high-resolution files, custom-designed albums, photo retouching, and videography.

Sausalito, CA 94965

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Misti Layne Photography

Misti Layne Photography uses a storytelling style to document weddings throughout the Bay Area. The studio also photographs family and corporate portraits, musicians, and destination weddings. Former customers rave that the studio captures memorable photos of subtle moments that otherwise would have gone unnoticed.

San Francisco, CA 94107

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Plumberry Photography

Plumberry Photography specializes in capturing romantic wedding, loving engagement, and sensual boudoir images in the Bay Area. Additionally, in the past five years they have travelled across the world for destination weddings and other major events.

Robin Jolin Weddings

Robin Jolin Weddings specializes in wedding and lifestyle photography in San Francisco, CA. They have won awards such as the 2013 WeddingWire Brides’ Choice, 2014 Couples’ Choice, and 2013 The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award. They have been featured in Storyboard Wedding, Style Me Pretty, Melissa Hearts Weddings, Trendy Groom, One To Wed, Borrowed & Blue, Rustic Wedding Chic, San Francisco’s 7X7, and DIY Bride.

San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photographer

San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photography is a team with years of experience. The photographers offer a fine blend of portraits, candid shots and artistic San Francisco City Hall imagery.The team combines talent, experience and expertise to create a truly enjoyable, stress-free and memorable wedding experience.

3365 Sacramento St #435
San Francisco, CA 94118

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Tanja Nixx Photography

Tanja Nixx Photography boasts a classically creative and glamorous approach to photography. The studio specializes in San Francisco weddings, events, and outdoor portraitures. The Tanja Nixx Photography studio has a background in graphic design, which aids in creating precious moments through a photographic lens.

San Francisco, CA 94118

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Thaimage

Thaimage is a wedding photography company in San Leandro, California. The studio captures candid and emotional wedding, engagement, and portrait images. Past customers praise Thaimage for staying active throughout the wedding, and capturing every moment while seamlessly blending into the event.

The Day Entertainment

The Day Entertainment is a full-service wedding photography studio. They capture big and small details from the wedding day such as the rings, flowers, and décor. The company also provides photography services for company events, anniversaries, and baby showers. They are proud to have earned awards from Wedding Wire, MarthaStewart.com, and ProjectWedding.com.

Tim Halberg

Tim Halberg's work has been featured in Vogue Italy, The Tonight Show, The Knot, The Hollywood Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. The Napa-based photographer gives back to the community by hosting photography workshops, giving one-on-one mentoring, speaking at the WPPI, and guest lecturing for college photography classes. Clients have given positive feedback for Tim Halberg's responsiveness, professionalism, and quality work.

Napa, CA 94558

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