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Best Wedding Photographers in San Leandro

Our Recommended Top 4

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored San Leandro 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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Website
Oakland, CA 94605

Why choose this provider?

Divine Order Photography is a photography company in Oakland, California, specializing in wedding and family photography. They are available to photograph both national and international weddings and takes great pride in their distinct style. They focus on capturing exciting, fun, and most importantly, real images. Divine Order Photography believes that moments are best captured through a number of images that work together to tell a story that is uniquely their customer’s. Their wedding coverage packages begin at $3,000 and the family portrait sessions begin at $400. Divine Order Photography is looking forward to telling the story of their customers. Divine Order Photography can be found on Facebook and Instagram.

Website
Hayward, CA 94541

Why choose this provider?

Located in Hayward, California, Vid Studio is a professional photography and videography service that serves the surrounding areas. Vid studio offers numerous services that cater to weddings, special events, families, engagements, maternity, lifestyle, children, and makeup. Having been founded in 2012, Vid Studio has gone to document numerous weddings, many of which are available to view online their website's blog and Pinterest pages. In addition, Vid Studio is willing to travel for destination weddings. In tandem with their full service videography services, Vid Studio is capable of capturing every moment in a customized package that works best for the client and their budget.

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5.0 / 5 (5)

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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
Oakland, CA 94619

Why choose this provider?

Nightingale Photography has been providing wedding photography services in the San Francisco Bay Area and Napa Valley for over 20 years. The company also offers services for engagement, family, and business portrait sessions. Christina and her husband, Richard, added Nightingale Wedding Films, providing wedding video services to their clients. A former photojournalist at the San Francisco Chronicle, Christina combines her photojournalistic skills with her ability to capture genuine moments to produce quality work. Nightingale Photography has appeared in publications such as Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Diablo Magazine, and much more. Past clients rave about Christina’s ability to make them feel at ease and the creativity she brings to each session.

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.
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Yelp
5.0 / 5 (149)
Google
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
Oakland, CA 94577

Why choose this provider?

555 Photography is a portrait studio located in San Francisco, California that specializes in wedding and family photography. Photographers Hui and Wen is a husband and wife duo who have been shooting portraits for over a decade. They strive to capture the individual styles of couples and offer customizable packages. The studio also offers sessions for engagements, maternity, family, children, couples, and more. Every package includes original resolution files on DVD for easy archival and eco-friendly printing. The team is recommended by past clients for their professionalism, talent, organization, and dedication to getting the best shots.

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
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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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