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Jade Turgel Photography

Wedding Photographer
Main Office Location:
6761 Sebastopol Ave.
Sebastopol, California 95472

Contact: Jade Turgel
Phone: 415/690-3561
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Service Area:

California, will travel.

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Company Founded { 2008 }
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Services Offered

Jade Turgel is a storyteller by trade. A writer of children’s books and scripts for short films, she uses her storytelling sensibility to create visually captivating, photojournalistic wedding imagery. She has a keen sense for capturing candid moments, a strong artistic eye, and an “eclectic view of life” which manifests itself in her creative photography. Jade is a great talent and produces the highest quality of work, but she is also very down to earth and easy to talk to. She says, “I will never ‘should’ you, I will never judge you. I will go with whatever your flow, your vision, your desire is.” She will listen to your personal vision for your wedding photography, add in her own expert ideas, and deliver a beautiful and detail-oriented documentation of your day.

Packages start at $2600. Customizable packages, a la carte services, and hourly rates are available. Jade will post your images to a private online gallery for ordering and also offers custom albums.

Questions and Answers

What 3 words best describe your work?

Story-oriented, colorful, intimate.

Why should someone hire you?

I am punctual, I care about each client, and because I am creative, easy to work with, very flexible and supportive.

What drew you to this field/how did you get started?

I am a storyteller by trade. I used to work in the film industry. I have written 2 children's books. I look at life through light and images, and photography has been my passion since high school. It became a career when I got married and had a family.

What are some sources of inspiration or influences on your work?

Fashion. Art. People. I love human beings and their different faces and smiles.

What makes a wedding memorable for you?

The genuine love between bride and groom—you can feel it.

What have weddings taught you?

To notice the tiny details that make each one unique.

What is the best advice you give a couple when planning their wedding?

Pick vendors based on skill and rapport, not price. It pays in the long run. And always hand off all the duties on your wedding day to someone else.

What are 3 words that describe your personality?

Friendly. Approachable. Invested.

Extracurricular activities:

Dance. Travel. Write.

If you weren't in your current profession, what would you do instead?

Journalist and filmmaker.

What's your favorite way to wind down after a hard day?

A hot bath, watch a good film, and snuggle with my husband.

Tell us about your pets, if you have any.

A cat named Sunshine.

Jade Turgel Photography Covers These Areas:

Northern California
  - East Bay
  - Napa and Sonoma Wine Country
  - North Bay / Marin
  - North Coast / Mendocino
  - San Francisco
  - And other areas by special arrangement.

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Verified Reviews from Real Brides & Grooms

“Jade Turgel is professional, extremely talented, resourceful, flexible and above all else, a lovely human being who genuinely wants to ensure that whomever she is working with is happy, taken care of and content.”

“I was very happy with her photography. It was better than I could have imagined—the whole story was there.”

“I don’t think anyone else could have gotten the perfect candid shots she did.”

“She captured moments of our wedding day as perfectly as I could have hoped for and provided exquisite care and consideration in every conversation we had afterwards in dealing with the process of ordering our prints.”

“She was able to capture moments that I can still feel when I look at the photographs today.”

“She really got to know my husband and me and took the time to learn our story so she knew just how to capture us.”

“She has a very artistic eye and a fun spirit.”

“Jade combines the quality and professionalism of the super expensive fancy photographers but is also willing to work with people with smaller budgets and that is what I really appreciated.”

“Jade is very talented in her abilities to catch moments on film that no one else could. She is able to be places without disturbing the environment around her at all. This gives her the abilities to capture true moments in time.”

“She can be a ‘fly on the wall’ when needed or take charge when necessary.”

“Jade is a very creative photographer. She has great passion for her work and shoots in an artistic as well as photojournalistic style.”

“Jade Turgel is an amazing photographer and has a wonderful sense of style and grace. She is a person that you instantly like and respect.”

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