Laurels
Best Portrait
Photographers in
San Jose
2017

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

2 Be Photogenic

2 Be Photogenic was established in 2004 and is a photography company based in Los Gatos, California. 2 Be Photogenic provides headshots, events, weddings, and fashion photography. Rich Greenwood is the owner and photographer for 2 Be Photogenic and has a background in marketing, giving him a unique style he describes as “sell and tells” for his clients to use. For more than twenty years, Rich Greenwood has been in the marketing and photography industry, doing his best to tell a story with each photo he takes. Pricing is based on a basic package, with add-ons available at a customer’s request.

San Jose, CA(408) 329-0452

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Craig Scoffone Photography Studios

Located in San Jose, California, Craig Scoffone Photography Studios is a professional photography studio that serves throughout the heart of Silicon Valley. Owner and namesake, Craig Scoffone is an experienced photographer with over 30 years of experience and has produced product photography for many tech companies in the Silicon Valley area. His work has been published in a variety of lifestyle magazines, and he has been garnered international recognition for both his fine-art photography and his landscape/figurative art photography. Scoffone typically offers services for fashion, headshots, products, and landscapes, but is capable of most requested portraiture, portfolio development, or other photographic services.

San Jose, CA(408) 295-0519

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Goodside Photography

Goodside Photography is a Northern California-based company that serves the greater San Jose area. The business is owned and operated by photographer duo Miguel Antonio Nuestro and Dominick Echiverri. Miguel and Dominick have more than ten years of combined experience in the photography industry. They specialize in capturing images at weddings and special events within their service area. Goodside Photography also provides photography services for graduations, proposals, birthdays, corporate events, baby showers, and engagements. Family and maternity portrait sessions are also available upon client request. Previous customers have praised Goodside Photography for being friendly, accommodating, and easy to work with.

San Jose, CA(408) 966-4122

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Jason Janes Photography

Jason Janes Photography brings a lifetime of experience to portrait photography in the Los Gatos area. Available services cover weddings, engagements, maternity, family, children, and fantasy as well as photography for corporate needs and special events. Jason Janes studied 3-D animation and previously worked as a production assistant, an animator, video editor, and video producer before settling on his current love for photography. Past clients have praised Mr. Janes for his thoughtful approach to capturing the perfect memories, making clients feel comfortable and natural in front of the camera, and his creativity during sessions. Individuals can also peruse a selection of landscape works for sale on the studio's site.

San Jose, CA(408) 666-0693

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Luis Pedro Castillo Pictures

Luis Pedro Castillo Pictures is a company based in the San Francisco Bay area that specializes in photography and filmmaking services. Owned and operated by Luis Pedro Castillo Torres de Guadalajara Jalisco México, Castillo provides a variety of film and photo services for portraiture, weddings, families, corporate events, and special projects. Castillo has shot in a variety of locations across the world including Canada, Zapopan, Puerto Vallarta, Thailand, and Laos. He is a knowledgeable camera operator and experienced with traditional SLRs, DSLRs, phones, and video cameras and uses various tools including filters, light modifiers, and hyper sync. In addition, he is a member of the Santa Clara Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce & Convention-Visitors Bureau, as well as the Rainbow Chamber of Silicon Valley.

Los Gatos, CA(408) 466-1253

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Mamarazzi Photos

Located in San Jose, California, Mamarazzi Photos provides photography services for the entertainment industry and specializes in headshots, dance recitals, theatrical production, and live concerts. The company also offers services for corporate clients, providing photography for websites, merchandising, business cards, and much more. Photographer Patricia is a native of Argentina with a background in portrait photography and graphic design. As a mom of two, she is proud to offer her talents in photography to the performing arts and understands what will resonate with her clients. She strives to bring quality service and results to each of her customers, and provides competitive pricing. Patricia is a winner of ViewBug Photography Community’s Staff Winter Selection for 2015.

San Jose, CA(408) 406-0104

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P Squared Studios

P Squared Studios is a professional portrait photography studio opened in 2007 and located in the California Bay area. Owner and natural light photographer, Pam Parisi is a graduate of Texas Tech University, self-taught graphic designer, and former employee of a national apartment rental magazine. Her work includes children & family photography, senior portraiture, videography, and unique fine-art school photography, a more candid and artistic approach to school pictures. Pam's visually breathtaking portfolio is available for viewing on her Facebook page, Instagram, professional blog, and company website. Clients provide glowing reviews of the work they've received, noting Pam's breathtaking photography, friendliness, talent, and ability to work well with children.

San Jose, CA(817) 296-5454

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San Jose Headshots

San Jose Headshots is a portrait photography studio located in San Jose. The company offers two headshot packages, Simple and Professional, with the option to customize either upon request. The company has a convenient 4-step process for ordering services. Clients just choose a package type, book a session immediately through the company website, arrive for an appointment, and then receive their gently edited photos 48 hours later. The images reach the client via a link with both print resolution and web resolution versions of the headshots. For further inquiries, the studio is available by phone or email, and customers can subscribe to their email list through the website.

San Jose, CA(408) 320-5169

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Silicon Photography

Silicon Photography is a professional photography and videography company located in San Jose, CA. They specialize in expert photographic services in the Bay Area with event, business, wedding, advertisement, and portrait photography being their specialty. In his gallery, Siva Dhanasekaran has an impressive display of his striking and colorful photography. His unique style is authentic and refreshing, as he can genuinely capture the honest and intimate moments only an expert photographer could catch. His work ranges from portraits, party, family, nature, media, and travel photography plus more. He also has commercial prints that are available for purchase online. Clients may view his captivating gallery and contact Silicon Photography via the website.

San Jose, CA(408) 579-9135

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