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Best Wedding
Photographers in
San Marcos

Why These Wedding Photographers?

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

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An Vu Photography

An Vu Photography is a freelance photography service that specializes in wedding, prom, family portraits, newborns, and events photography. An Vu services the greater San Diego County region and has shot on location in a variety of locales in LA County, Orange County, and San Diego County. An Vu Photography offers a variety of tiered packages for all their services. Many of these involve multiple locations, multiple photographers, and a selection of edited images. In addition, An Vu Photography also offers combo packages that can help in regards to client budgets. For interested clients, An Vu Photography provides a full portfolio of their past work available to be viewed online their website.

San Diego, CA 92081

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Bella Diva Photography

Since 2010 in San Diego, Southern California and beyond, Bella Diva Photography has been a studio devoted to making its customers’ events such as weddings, family affairs, or lifestyle photo sessions shine with all the joy or unique emphasis the occasion demands. Images capturing special moments from clients’ photo shoots are quickly available for preview on social media immediately after the shoot. Online, BDP displays many types of backdrops--including beach or natural--which are some of the favored venues for clients to choose from. Melissa Coetzee, the photographer at Bella Diva, offers photo or video packages along with special circumstance photography including the cooperation with animals. Melissa specializes in the technique of fusion storytelling through her images or film, a unique service guaranteeing added special qualities.

Escondido, CA 92026

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Derek Chad Photography

Derek Chad Photography is an artist based out of Southern California. His philosophy is to take a modern and informal approach to photography. Derek Chad creates a collection of special moments in a relaxed and artistic way. He has photographed gay, lesbian, straight, and destination weddings. In addition to wedding photography, Derek Chad Photography is available for engagement photos, portraits, travel photos, video and kids and family photography. Derek Chad Photography has been featured on GayWeddings.com, Cosmopolitan, Brides, and Gay Bride Guide. He has multiple awards including The Knot Best of Weddings, 2015 and Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award, 2015. He is willing to travel domestically and internationally for the opportunity to photograph his clients in their chosen location.

San Marcos, CA 92078

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Julie Elizabeth Photography

Julie Elizabeth Photography brings over 20 years of industry experience to clients in San Diego and the surrounding communities. Services cover engagement and weddings, couples, expecting moms and newborns, children and families, high school seniors, anniversaries and other special events, and headshots/events for business purposes as well. Packages and pricing can be customized depending on a client's exact needs and always include an online gallery with downloadable high-res images, and add-on services include special products such as prints, gallery wraps, albums, and books. Julie is known for capturing those stunning moments, precious candid shots, and beautiful portraits and won Thumbtack's Best of 2016.

Escondido, CA 92026


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Pine & Pebble Photography

Pine & Pebble Photography is a photography studio located in San Diego, CA that provides quality services and sessions. They perform photo sessions of up to 2 hours in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Committed to capturing images in stunning details, their professional photographers go out of their way to deliver what the clients want. Pine & Pebble Photography’s standard sessions cover families, portraits, children, seniors, engagement, and maternity. They also specialize in newborn photography, headshot photography, and special event photography, delivering customer satisfaction, great service, and excellent picture quality every time.

San Diego, CA 92130

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Serrato Studios

Located in Escondido, California, Serrato Studios is a photography business that specializes in candid photography with natural lighting. Chief photographer, Nathan Serrato began his passion as a child before completing formal courses in Digital Photography and Advanced Photography and Film. Serrato previously earned certification from the New York Institute of Photography and was also an intern for the commercial photographer, Bil Zelman. Now as a professional freelancer, Serrato typically offers services for weddings, portraits, and entertainment needs. Serrato is willing to set up consultations via email, phone, or in person and is available to travel throughout the San Diego County area for location shooting.

Escondido, CA 92025


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Timber and Twine Photography

Timber and Twine Photography offers wedding, elopement, engagement, and family photography in and around San Diego, California. Getting to know clients is one of the main focuses at Timber and Twine, so they will often invite potential clients to have dinner or coffee in a casual setting. The wedding photography offered at this studio also includes photographs of individuals items that capture the essence of the wedding as well as pre-wedding photographs of the wedding preparation process, the guests, and the couple being married as well. Capturing unique moments in unique places around San Diego, especially outdoors, is a major stylistic aspect of the work done at Timber and Twine.

San Diego, CA 92129


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