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Laurels

Best Portrait
Photographers in
San Leandro
2019

We Looked at 33 Portrait Photographers serving San Leandro and Picked the Top 4

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Here are the Picks:

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 Leandro, CA.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 33 21 4

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.

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Francis Baker Photography

Francis Baker Photography is a studio that specializes in photographing people and their elements. Owner/photographer Francis Baker has made visual art from a broad range of subjects and situations, from a chef preparing a meal to a bride planning her wedding day to a business executive taking an important phone call. Clients have commented that Baker has a knack for making art from the mundane. Baker’s unique style uses a 19th Century process referred to as gum bichromate, which makes use of contact negatives to produce a final image. Baker primarily serves businesses and individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area, though travel and location-based photography is also an option.

Oakland, CA 94577 (415) 994-3776

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Light Illusions Photography

Light Illusions Photography has specialized in portrait photos for clients in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2002. The studio can cater to sessions for maternity, children, headshots, models, weddings, sports, pinups, commercial products, boudoir and nude shoots, fine art, events, fashion/fitness, and performance/dance. A photobooth is also available, and people can review the photographer's equipment and past work on the group's site. Photographer Tiffany Davis studied photography with Professor David Kerr at Skyline College and has been published in CCSF's Magazine and in City College of San Francisco’s newspaper, has photographed the San Francisco Giants, and was a freelance photographer for Tesla Motors as well.

Oakland, CA 94601 (650) 937-9314

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Manalo Cinematic LLC

Based in Oakland, CA, Manalo Pictures has been serving the surrounding Bay Area since 2010 with creative and compelling portrait photography and cinematic video from its boutique studio. Principal photographer and owner Gregory Manalo takes a hands-on approach to his craft. Fashion photography is one of his specialties, where he has worked with stylists and designers like Michael Gregory Allen and The Neo Dandy Fashion Collective. Gregory Manalo is also an expert in promotional and film content, as he shoots, edits, writes, and directs all projects that he undertakes. In addition to fashion and film, Manalo also uses his cinematic and photographic skill to capture individual and group dance. His many commercial clients include the San Francisco Chronicle, Travel Channel, eBay, Sephora, PC World, and Discovery Digital Networks.

Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 612-9867

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Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography

Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography is a photography company in Alameda, California, serving clients for more than 25 years. They have successfully served editorial, commercial, and non-profit clients throughout the years. Their photo services include corporate: executive head shot portraits, corporate: event and conference photography, healthcare, and non-profit. Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography offers portraits, healthcare photography, corporate photography, education photography, photography for non-profits, lifestyle photography, and more. They have worked for the gay prom, Portrait of the AIDS Generation, documentary projects, and iPhoneography. Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography is a proud member of the American Society of Media Photographers, Advertising Photographers of America, International Association of Business Communicators, and San Francisco Chapter of AIGA.

Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 522-1495

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