Best Portrait Photographers in San Rafael

Why These Portrait Photographers?

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

Read more about our selection process

Cris Gebhardt Photography

Cris Gebhardt Photography features a commercial photographer who specializes in professional headshots, construction photographs and commercial and residential architectural photos. He is also a FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot who provided commercial drone photos and video. Mr. Gebhardt is the chief employee and owner of the company. He spent 14 years as an engineer before deciding to become a full-time photographer in 2015. The company currently serves residents of Marin County and all Bay Area communities through his quality images and is also available for custom-curated landscape photo art installations. Previous and recurring customers recommend Cris Gebhardt Photography to other people because of its professionalism, quality, dedication to its clients, quick turnaround times for finished work, and Mr. Gebhardt’s willingness to take his time during photo shoots, so people can receive pictures they like.

San Rafael, CA 94901


Laurie B Studio

Laurie B Studio is a San Rafael professional photography business that exclusively produces images to promote its clients' personal brands. The studio has particular experience working with female entrepreneurs. Laurie Bell Bishop is a successful businesswoman who has turned her passion into a business. With her team of assistants, makeup artists, and designers, she helps her clients reveal themselves in photographs suitable for all purposes, including social media, print, and online.

San Rafael, CA 94901


Natural Portraits & Events

Serving the residents of the San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma, as well as the East Bay, Natural Portraits & Events is the professional photography business of Norm Levin, who for over 12 years has provided "photography with spirit” to his many clients. His works capture the essence of a subject, event, or moment, resulting in lasting vivid memories of not just what the event looked like but what it felt like to be there. Norm specializes in weddings, engagements, bar/bat mitzvahs, family and children portraits, corporate events, and headshots; he has photographed local youth sports for more than a decade. His background in photojournalism informs his work with precision timing, anticipation, and vision. As a father of three, Norm is deeply committed to treating everyone kindly calmly and with respect, and clients commend him for his ability to work well with children and put everyone at ease in front of his camera. His work wins top awards at the Marin County Fair, has been published in regional newspapers such as the Marin Independent Journal and the J. Weekly of Northern California.

San Rafael, CA 94903


Ray Raisedana Photography

Ray Raisedana Photography handles portrait photography in the San Francisco Bay Area and is backed by over 25 years of professional experience in the field. Individuals hire the studio for headshots for business, real estate, and actors/actresses, and photo services are also available for dance, fashion and beauty, families and children, and high school seniors. Clients can ask about special photo services for schools as well, and the group is known for capturing authentic, genuine images every time. The photographer's past clients have included modeling and talent agencies as well as models who have worked in advertising campaigns for the likes of Nascar, Coca-Cola, Ford, Calvin Klein, and Target.

San Rafael, CA 94903


Susanna Frohman

Susanna Frohman offers various photography services and is based out of San Francisco, California. Services include portrait and headshot work, as well as on-location photography for special events. Clients can visit Susanna Frohman's website to view a gallery of previous photo shoots and sessions. Susanna Frohman, owner and operator, has a Master's Degree in Visual Communication from Ohio University and a BA in Broadcast Journalism and Film from Indiana University. Previous Clients include UCSF, AVIS BUDGET Group, Marin General Hospital Foundation, The San Francisco Foundation, a myriad of other publications and businesses. Susanna Frohman has also received numerous awards for her work from the National Press Photographer's Association and others.

San Rafael, CA 94901


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