Northern California Wedding Photographers

Certified By The Guide wedding professionalsCouples love the wedding photographers below, serving the San Francisco Bay Area, Wine Country, and all parts of Northern California. How do we know? We ask—and if we don't hear raves, we don't consider them Certified By The Guide

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Grier Cooper Photography - Richmond, California

Grier Cooper Photography Richmond

Category: Photographer

The special beauty of every individual. The magic connection between two people. Those precious, fleeting moments that make up the most beautiful day of your life. These are the things Grier Cooper…

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David Lai Photographer - Oakland, California

David Lai Photographer Oakland

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

We adore this sentiment from David Lai: “We see images scattered amidst the everyday that we may become numb to them. I hope you’re not numb to what’s here. You see, it’s more than just images, it’s…

Abel Soria Photography - San Jose, California

Abel Soria Photography San Jose

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

While working swiftly and unobtrusively, Abel Soria is known for his fresh and spontaneous style—using creative photojournalism while never neglecting the traditional portraits. He arranges the…

Ashley Wexler Photography - Sonoma, California

Ashley Wexler Photography Sonoma

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Ashley Wexler’s images are a little rustic, a little romantic, consistently creative, and always genuine. Her “secret sauce” is that she befriends her couples—getting to know their story, style…

The Lees Photography - San Luis Obispo, California

The Lees Photography San Luis Obispo

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Instead of being the strangers following you around on your wedding day, Tatyana and Steven Lee would rather be the friends that happen to have cameras! The Lees Photography is a husband-and-wife…

Todd Rafalovich Photography - San Mateo, California

Todd Rafalovich Photography San Mateo

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Wedding vendors work with LOTS of photographers—and know which ones are truly great. So who do they call when they need someone to shoot their own wedding? Many of them turn to wedding…

Stephanie Secrest Photography - Alameda, California

Stephanie Secrest Photography Alameda

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Stephanie Secrest says, "You know those pictures you've seen of a co-worker's wedding, and she looks really stiff and all the emotions look fake and forced? Almost painful? Yea—that's not me at…

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Gavin Farrington Photography - Alameda, California

Gavin Farrington Photography Alameda

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

It’s official: Brides love Gavin Farrington. They tell us he’s the type of guy you want beside you on your wedding day because he’s so relaxed, engaging and professional. But even more importantly,…

Octavia Hunter Photography - San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR,

Octavia Hunter Photography San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

San Francisco fine art wedding photographer Octavia Hunter says, “Each time I photograph a wedding I form life long connections to my clients. My work is a combination of honest art, inspired…

Joey Kennedy Photography - Nationwide,

Joey Kennedy Photography Nationwide

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Joey Kennedy describes his photographic style as Fine Art. His work is more cinematic than journalistic, and he shoots in both digital and film to create a timeless look. He lets moments unfold…

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Emily Scannell Photography - San Francisco, California

Emily Scannell Photography San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Emily Scannell is “a firm believer in keeping things simple.” And to put it quite simply, her passion is photographing weddings. Her brides tell us she captures all the sweet details and moments of…

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Junshien International Photographers - San Francisco, California

Junshien International Photographers San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

We heard over and over that Junshien International Photographers are both super-talented and a wonderful, easy team to work with. Fellow wedding vendors had incredibly high praise for Junshien and…

Laurie Ann Martin Photography - San Francisco / Wine Country, California

Laurie Ann Martin Photography San Francisco / Wine Country

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Laurie Ann Martin will capture the moments that will live in your heart forever. She brings a romantic style and artistic sensibility to each wedding she shoots, and really focuses on telling your…

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Shanti DuPrez Photography - , California

Shanti DuPrez Photography

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Shanti DuPrez’ work is both cutting-edge and classic, offering her clients the best of both worlds in wedding photography. Using a combination of true film and digital, she captures the uniquely…

Renée Allen Photography - San Francisco, California

Renée Allen Photography San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Renée Allen’s brides tell us she has the “perfect personality” for a wedding photographer—calming, professional and personable, and simply a breeze to work with. With her discreet and…

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Apollo Fotografie - San Francisco, California

Apollo Fotografie San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

High-quality fine art wedding imagery meets a light-hearted, comfortable and entertaining experience with Apollo Fotografie. They’re a team of photographic artists with unforgettable personalities…

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Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema - San Francisco, California

Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema is a full service portrait and wedding studio located in the SOMA district of San Francisco. With over 20 years of professional experience, Kevin wins the confidence…

Sasha Photography - San Francisco, California

Sasha Photography San Francisco

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Always trying to push his camera to new limits, Sasha’s bold and vibrant images make it clear: this is wedding photography for rockstar couples. Sasha’s images are modern, bright, artistic and…

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Juniper Spring Photography - San Jose, California

Juniper Spring Photography San Jose

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Liza Head of Juniper Spring Photography believes, “the most beautiful photos are unscripted.” With a great sense of humor and adventurous spirit, Liza puts her clients at ease and captures organic,…

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Clane Gessel Photography - West Coast,

Clane Gessel Photography West Coast

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Editorial, energetic, luminous images are the hallmark of Clane Gessel Photography. In building relationships with his couples and paying close attention to their personalities and style, he is able…