Best Portrait
Photographers in
Santa Clara

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 Santa Clara, 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.

James Garcia Photography

James Garcia Photography is located in San Jose, CA and specializes in quality lifestyle portraiture and photographic services to clients throughout the San Jose metropolitan area. James Garcia Photography also offers video, illustration and commercial logo work and James Garcia's clients include Cukui Clothing, Kava Clothing, Arrow Surfboards, AD Autowerks, The Bangerz, Brain Clothing, Chomoroboy671 Clothing and much more. James Garcia Photography offers affordable pricing and customized packages for just about any photoshoot, and all sessions can be conveniently booked online or by telephone. James Garcia's website includes various portfolios from recent photo engagements for maximum customer convenience, and James Garcia provides free estimates and consultations on all prospective reservations.

San Jose, CA(408) 761-7899


Jill Johnson Photography

Jill Johnson began her San Jose-based photography business in 2000. She offers packages for families, children, high school seniors, boudoir sessions, elopements, weddings, and couples. Session times range from 20 minutes to three hours long. All packages include an online gallery that is active for 30 days. Every session requires a non-refundable booking fee, and travel fees may be applied based on location. She is available to travel worldwide. Johnson has 20 years of experience in portrait and editorial photos and holds a Fine Arts degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. Clients remark on Johnson’s quick turnaround, relaxing personality, and creative vision.

San Jose, CA(408) 482-0166


Kohl Photography

Kohl Photography has been serving the families, businesses, and educational institutions of Santa Clara, CA since 1975. As one of Silicon Valley’s most respected photographers, Michael Kohl and his team are long-standing assets to families and the local business community. The studio is known for its high-quality graduation pictorial essays for high schools, junior colleges and world famous universities such as Stanford, Santa Clara, and San Jose State. Kohl Photography also provides family portraits, wedding collections, corporate portraits, and small business marketing portfolios. As a leading-edge studio in this high-tech community, Kohl also supports current digital technology and traditional photographic services.

Santa Clara, CA(408) 985-7676


Kristine Michelsen Photography

Kristine Michelsen Photography is based out of the Bay Area in California and has been in business since 2012. The company provides the professional services of photographer Kristine Michelsen. She focuses on creating pictures that are bright, beautiful, and capture the everyday moments in life. She has experience photographing families, babies, engagements, weddings, and lifestyle shoots. Kristine has a passion for working with people and capturing beautiful photos that are as unique and artistic. She offers exclusive discounts on her social media sites and is available to travel for on-location photography. Her previous clients highlight her professionalism, natural talent, and the high-quality images she produces.

San Jose, CA(408) 504-7422


Mauricio Palomar

Mauricio Palomar takes pride in helping regular people have celebrity style photo shoots which demonstrate their personalities. He serves residents throughout the San Francisco Bay area and has worked for clients ranging in age from young children to seniors. He specializes in portrait photographer and encourages people to check him out if they are interested in celebrating milestone birthdays, mother and daughter photo sessions, would like a makeover, or are getting married. Mr. Palomar’s main categories of portraiture are contemporary, modern, and glamour. Interested individuals can look at before and after snapshots of previous customers to see what they would look like on camera compared to their everyday appearance. People can also look at his diverse portfolios to find a style which works for them.

Santa Clara, CA(650) 636-3397


Rob Sirota Photography

Rob Sirota Photography offers portraits, headshots, sports, real estate, pet, and aerial/drone photography. He provides a studio in San Jose, California, and he is willing to travel to homes, offices, or other outside settings in his 100 percent mobile studio. For more than 25 years, Rob has used his skills and talents to provide people with lasting images that allow them to sell themselves in today's world. Clients on Yelp rated him five stars, and others on Google+ gave him 4.8 stars. Customers said Rob was professional, talented, personable, knowledgeable. His jokes put them at ease, and he listened to their preferences and feedback.

San Jose, CA(408) 465-9749


Rosenberg Photography

Rosenberg Photography is the photography business of Alan Rosenberg and Christopher Dunklee. Alan comes from a long line of photographers and started Rosenberg Photography shortly after graduating from Brooks Institute of Photography in the heart of Silicon Valley. He has photographed everything from cars to food, and he is committed to exploring and working with the newest technology in the photo industry. Christopher is proud of his ability to blend his natural artistic vision and attention to detail with the needs of each client. Together, they form a complementary team with a comfortable, large studio space that features a separate lobby in which clients can work and relax.

Santa Clara, CA(408) 986-8484


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