An affordable wedding photographer in Modesto, CA

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Top 10 Affordable Wedding Photographers near Modesto, CA

4. Michael Keel Photography
4.9
from 170 reviews
4.9
(170)
4.9 (170)
In High Demand
In High Demand
  • 14 years in business
  • 367 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Modesto, CA
"Michael was the first vendor that we hired for our wedding- choosing a photographer was the most important vendor for me. Michael was quick to respond to my initial email and we wrote back and forth for a couple of days- he answered all of my questions and was extremely helpful. Michael let me know that he had another inquiry about our same date, and made sure that I knew I had priority to book him since I had inquired first. He gave us a few days to decide if we wanted to move forward with him which I appreciated his honesty and being upfront. My husband and I looked through the other three photographers portfolios that we had been deciding between and Michael's photos were hands down the best quality and most original. We knew we had to have him document our wedding for us! The day of the wedding went very smooth. Michael came to the hotel and worked alongside our videographer (they had never met, but worked seamlessly the entire evening!) and made sure to capture all of the before shots that I had requested. At the ceremony he was taking shots from all angles but was in no way intrusive to our ceremony. Reception was great- he was attentive to me and kept checking in to see that I was getting all the shots I wanted. My family and friends loved his humor and personality- he seemed to fit right in with all of us! My husband and I cannot wait to see our photos, we had a wonderful experience with Michael and would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a personal experience. Thank you Michael for capturing such a special day for our family, we cannot wait to work with you again!"

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How much does it cost for a photographer for a wedding?

Finding the right wedding photographer can make a big difference for your ceremony. Nationally, the average wedding photographer’s price ranges from $800 to $1,000, but costs can be much higher in areas like Chicago, New York or Los Angeles where some couples spend $2,000 to $5,000 or more for the photographer they want. Factors that can affect your wedding photographer prices include the photographer’s reputation and experience. Heavy hitters can command top rates, especially during wedding-season weekends. Day of the week also affects your cost. You may get a $200 discount on wedding photographer prices if you get married on a Friday in November rather than a Saturday in June. Time onsite is also an important cost factor. Hiring a photographer to snap photos from the moment you wake up until after last call at the reception is going to cost more than five hours of pictures during the day. Multiple photographers, special lighting, and videography will also increase your costs. Ultimately you want to find someone who has a style you love and can provide the number of edited shots you want for a price you can handle. Learn more about hiring a wedding photographer.

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