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Best Portrait Photographers in Fremont, CA

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Livermore, CA 94551
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5.0 (25)
5.0 (15)

Why choose this provider?

Yin & Yang studios provide clients in the San Francisco Bay area with Event and Portrait photography. Portrait services are related to engagement, pre-wedding, and wedding events. The photographer utilizes the indoor and outdoor locations' colors and lighting to enhance the clients' details and personalities. Sessions may be formal as well as candid, depending on personal preferences. Zoom, Focus & Click Imagery offers a range of package options to accommodate the clients' budgets and needs

Mountain View, CA 94040 Rating

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5.0 (1)

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Craig Sherod Photography is a highly professional company, which effectively captures corporate, editorial, and advertising images for residents of Silicone Valley and the surrounding areas. Craig Sherod, owner and photographer, has a noticeable passion for his craft and truly enjoys allowing the camera to express his creative calling. He has hundreds of corporate clients and his images have been featured on the cover of several magazines and books. His business conveniently works with many hair and makeup stylists, which contributes to an ideal, lovely finished product. Craig remains readily available to communicate with via email or phone for present or future clients.

Menlo Park, CA 94025 Rating

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5.0 (6)
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5.0 (5)

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Etched in Pixels provides wedding and event photography services to clients in Menlo Park, the Peninsula, and the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Lead photographer Chris Alleyne-Levy, who also holds degrees in anthropology, biochemistry, and molecular biology, strives to connect with his clients for them to open up and see the beauty within them. Using a warm, intimate, and journalistic style, his photographs capture the essence of the moment and the personality of his subjects. Chris covers events such as release parties, sports matches, anniversaries, and company milestones. He also offers portrait and wall art photography services. His packages include pre-shoot and post-shoot consultations, image hand-tuning and enhancement, and an online gallery that can be shared with friends.

Mountain View, CA 94040

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Jay Tsai Photography is a Bay Area, California based photographic studio that works throughout the San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland areas and the surrounding communities. The company also frequently travel to destination wedding locations, such as Jamaica and Hawaii. Owner and head photographer, Jay Tsai, has had his work featured in Bridal Guide, Ceremony, and on NBC's Asian Pacific America with Robert Hanada. Jay specializes primarily in the fields of wedding and engagement photography and has additional experience in the family portrait and couture photography industries. Prospective clients can contact Jay Tsai Photography by phone or email to schedule an appointment or request a price quote.

Compare our Top Portrait Photographers

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Yin & Yang studios
Craig Sherod Photography
Etched in Pixels
JAY TSAI Photography


  • Introduction

    Portrait photography can be the perfect way to capture special moments for adults, children, couples, and families. It's a popular option for occasions, such as graduations, weddings, birthdays, and various milestones reached throughout childhood. However, you don't need a special reason to get a portrait professionally done, as there are many photographers eager to work with new clients at a reasonable rate.

    Professional portrait photography takes years of practice, and the right photographer can achieve results that go far beyond the typical selfie. A magnificent portrait can bring out the subject's inner qualities, allowing their unique personality to shine through for generations to cherish.
  • What is portrait photography?

    Portrait photography is the art of capturing a sitter's likeness with a camera. While this may sound as simple as snapping a quick shot with your mobile phone, the truth is that a truly good portrait photo is difficult to achieve. The goal of a high-quality photo is to capture the personality and emotions behind the subject.

  • What is the history of portrait photography?

    Since the invention of the first camera in 1839, portraits have been one of the most popular kinds of photos. However, way back when, photos needed an exposure time of 20 minutes or more, meaning you would need to sit completely still for that time or else end up with a blurry image.

  • Where can you learn portrait photography?

    Many art schools across the country offer degrees in photography, and some even have specialized classes in portraiture. This can be a good option for young photographers who want a well-rounded skill set. However, many dedicated portrait photographers are self-taught and rely on their portfolios to serve as their credentials.

  • How do you start a portrait photography business?

    Before starting a portrait studio, it's best to gain experience shooting your friends and family so you have a strong portfolio to show clients. Once you're confident in your work, try making a website where you can direct new businesses interested in having their pictures taken.

  • How to eliminate shadows in portrait photography?

    The secret behind many photographers' success is that photography is 50% editing. If you're working digitally, you can open up your pictures in editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop, and use its digital tools to manipulate shadows and highlights. If you prefer to work analog, the best way to mitigate shadows is proper lighting.

  • What are the four categories of portrait photography?

    The four categories of portrait photography are constructionist, candid, environmental, and creative.

    1. Constructionist photographs involve working with a photographer who will sit you in different poses and lighting to create the perfect shot from the ground up.
    2. Candid photos are taken with minimal setup, trying to capture their subject in the moment.
    3. Environmental photos try to capture subjects in their natural environment.
    4. Creative photography uses a variety of experimental techniques and elements to create an original image.

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