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Best Wedding Photographers in San Rafael, CA

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Mill Valley, CA 94941 Rating

Why choose this provider?

Emily Scannell Photography is based in San Francisco, California and Emily Scannell is available to clients for weddings, engagements, and other special moments and events. Her priority is providing high-quality photos to her clients while remaining unobtrusive and discreet during the ceremony and reception. Building a relationship with the subject is Emily Scannell’s first concern, which ensures clients receive photos that are personal and unique. Her work has been featured in The Knot, California Brides, and Dream Wedding Bali Style. Clients describe Emily Scannell as professional, experienced, and friendly, and appreciate her artistic style and attention to detail.

San Rafael, CA 94903 Rating

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4.5 (1)
5.0 (1)

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Bibiel is a photographer who has photographed weddings and portraits throughout the United States and Brazil and is currently based out of San Francisco. Her range of services cover weddings, trash the dress, engagements, maternity, kids, newborns, portraits, and families. Bibiel provides eight to ten hours of photography services during the day of the wedding and can provide an additional photographer. Wedding albums of all shapes and sizes are available, and digital proofs of all photos are uploaded online. Bibiel’s pricing and availability are offered upon request via email or phone. Clients note Bibiel’s professionalism, approachable and easy-going personality, and her ability to get the best out of her subjects.

Mill Valley, CA 94941

Why choose this provider?

Mitch + Megs Photography is a Mill Valley business that has been serving customers for more than nine years. Mitch and Meg are a couple who provide portrait photography, children photography, baby photography, family portraits, senior portraits, other lifestyle portraits, engagement sessions, and wedding photography. The business provides packages that include the digital images on a CD that clients can share with friends and print 5x7 images. Areas Mitch + Megs Photography serves include Ross, Tiburon, Nicasio, Novato, Dogtown, Marin City, Corte Madera, San Anselmo, Belvedere, San Rafael, Marshall, Sleepy Hollow, and other areas. Mitch + Megs Photography also offers print services.

Mill Valley, CA 94941 Rating

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5.0 (24)

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Andi Hatch Photography was founded in 2005 to provide wedding photography services to the San Francisco Bay Area community. Lead photographer and owner Andi Hatch is more than happy to travel to destinations worldwide, however, and has served clients in such places as Spain, Yosemite National Park, and Costa Rica. Andi Hatch Photography shoots in digital formats primarily and offers a broad array of packages for clients from which to choose. Discounts are offered for elopements, intimate weddings, and weddings in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. Andi Hatch Photography also shoots editorials, food and restaurant reviews, products, and travelogues. Family photos and engagements are other areas where Andi has extensive experience.

Compare our Top Wedding Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Emily Scannell Photography
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Bibiel Photography
San Rafael, CA 94903
Mitch and Megs Photography
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Andi Hatch Photography
Mill Valley, CA 94941


  • 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, 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.