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  • Best of '15

    RDT - Studio

    (13 reviews)

    I specialize in both photography and design, continually strive for excellence in a field of photography. My greatest reward, though, and what truly matters to me, is happiness of families that I have had the honor of photographing. Creating images and albums that will be cherished by you and for generations to come is the greatest award of all. I love what I do, and I hope that that love is reflected in every image I take.

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    D. Tarver Photography

    (8 reviews)

    For more than a decade, I have been extremely passionate about delivering quality images, at an affordable price, and within a reasonable timeframe. My pricing is simple and affordable, even to those on a tight budget, with no hidden fees or upgrade charges. I do that while still providing exceptional images. Working with different people to meet their individual needs. In my 10+ years of being a professional photographer, I have had the opportunity to shoot many different things. From Professional sporting events, to family portraits, to headshots, to weddings. I have done it all and have learned how to do the little things that take average photos to exceptional photos.

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  • Godoy Shots Photography Studio

    (156 reviews)

    I'm a portrait photographer based in Berkeley and I provide in studio and on location photography sessions. My specialty is Headshots and my clients range from top ranked universities and startups to corporate executives and emerging artists. Usually, my individual clients come to my studio where they have the opportunity to be photographed on many indoors and outdoors backgrounds. I also provide on location studio for small and big clients where I usually do headshots, group and lifestyle sessions to their leaders and staff. Having mastered the technicals, thanks to over a decade of experience, and by using top of the line equipment, coaching people has become my main focus. Depending on the industry and purpose of the project, I guide in detail in order to bring the best expression. Over the years, my clients have praised me for making the process easy, comfortable and fun. The quote includes consultation previous and during the session, approximately 60+ images per look, full retouching of selected images, and all rights of reproduction. The usable images will be delivered in high resolution within 24 hours. The retouched images will be delivered within 48 hours after the best photos are picked. I look forward to being your personal branding coach and photographer and please visit my website and check my work, reviews, and story. Some clients include: - UC Berkeley - San Francisco State University - Stanford University - Santa Clara University - Willis Lease Finance Corporation - ADP - Acerta Pharma - Mixpanel - VigLink - McCarthy Cook - Brilliant Group - California State Coastal Conservancy - Customer Marketing Group - American Century Investments - Rudolph & Sletten - State Compensation Insurance Fund - RepairPal - San Francisco Estuary Partnership - Bluesource - Lime Light - Darkstore - Sikka Software Corporation. - ProfHire - Nearmap Ltd. - Objectivity Inc. - FirstLine Medical Inc. - MIRI Machine Intelligence Research Institute. - Total Wine & More - H5. - Laurel Fertility Care That I'm making a living out of my passion in life, photography!

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  • Cindy Hegger Photography

    (119 reviews)

    my images are created as an art form and they reflect a creative style that sets my work apart from other photographers. meeting new clients and creating an organic session customized to your needs.

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  • Michael Keel Photography

    (118 reviews)

    First and foremost - I love what I do. I feel privileged to be able to make art every day and to share it with my clients. My goal is to make images speak, exposing "how it feels". I try to achieve in my work: balance, beauty, consistency and continual growth. I think my photography stands out from others as I have shot on film my entire life. I focus on "real moments", a more journalistic style of wedding photography. I switched to digital about five years ago. But when I make my photos I strive to get the shot right the first time "in camera" - not in Photoshop! A lot of photographers overly utilize Photoshop and manipulate their photos far beyond what they originally shot. With my work, I only use Lightroom as a "digital darkroom" to develop my colors of what I saw and try my best to make that shot perfect in my eyes to begin with. Photoshop is only used in my work if something major needs to be done, mistake, or a client has a special request for that magazine look of brushing, for example a fashion shoot, modeling ad and so on. No one should "rely" on Photoshop. You should rely on your "photography skills" - while on the job. Rates: Contact me (varying rate depending on event) Cancellation: $50 cancellation fee for (engagement shoots) I get the freedom to express how I see the world through my lens. These images are seen through my eyes with the help of my camera. My intention has always been to put the viewer in the moment, of actually feeling like they are in the photo, standing at the viewpoint, gazing, and leaving it up to the viewer to interpret their own feelings. I want to find the camera angle from which this feeling can be the most that they can be whatever that is. If it is the grace of the clouds, then I want the angle from which that grace becomes the absolute most it can be at that moment. And so it leads me on, to explore angles, space, reflections, and light. I strive to make "moments" make sense visually, and trust that the metaphor, meaning, will follow.

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  • Kuks Singh Photography "Top Pro and Best of 2015 & 2016"

    (112 reviews)

    I am a highly experienced photographer who has been published in many magazines. I have won awards for my photography and I have traveled worldwide on shoot projects and high-end weddings. I am super passionate about photography and always want to achieve the amazing imagery that I can. I am always looking to be better than I was last week.

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  • Sybex Booths

    (86 reviews)

    We deliver quality at a competitive price. Why? Because we are a family owned business with a background in graphic design and photography. Meeting with new people and telling/capturing their stories through images or video.

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  • Sheila O'Keefe Photography

    (84 reviews)

    I listen to my client and help them capture the images they want and will spend the time needed to ensure the image is edited to perfection. I love every minute I'm working with my clients. I find the best angles, best lighting, and thrive from that challenge. I enjoy making my clients happy!!

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  • Douglas Fairbairn Photography

    (79 reviews)

    Serving San Francisco Bay Area, I focus on Wedding, Portrait and Event photography. In other words, I focus on people and their emotions. For weddings, I combine a photojournalistic style with traditional bridal and family portraiture. In all my photography, my ultimate goal is to capture the real emotion of the moment and allow my photos to stir those emotions forever. My clients appreciate the superb photography, along with an easy and fun working relationship, combined with a dedication to complete dependability and a commitment to full customer satisfaction. Most of all, I enjoy the people I get to know through my photography. I love to hear their stories, how couples meet, how families relate, and just who they are as people. I do my best work when I have an easy and relaxed relationship with my clients. I can capture the best and most natural images when the client is comfortable and feeling good about themselves.

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  • Jeff Rumans Photography

    (70 reviews)

    I am a Marine Corps Veteran, KU Film and Media Studies graduate and seasoned Freelance Photographer residing in the San Francisco bay. Originally from the Kansas City area, I picked up a camera shortly after being honorably discharged from the Marines back in 2008 and through hard work and dedication I figured out a way to make a living doing something I love. I am open-minded and can adapt to any situation you put me in. It is my mission to create awesome photos no matter what the circumstances are. Each request that I take on tends to be unique, from being inches away from the stage at a rock show to being deep in a cave in the middle of nowhere with deafening silence, the thrill of not knowing what I will photograph next is what keeps me clicking. I am not your average "turn and burn" photographer that just wants to get in, collect a paycheck, then get out. I pride myself in producing images that stand out. Ones that my clients are proud to showcase for years to come. What I like most about my job is meeting new people and being able to express my creativity while helping their businesses grow. It is very rewarding to see my clients proudly showcase the photos I helped them produce.

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D. Tarver Photography

(8 reviews)

Damon Tarvers first love is sports photography. While fans remember games, he remembers moments that the athletes can only remember. These moments fly by so fast, and he loves the challenge of capturing them.

I have been blessed with a number of success over the years. Being published was a major goal of mine, and to date I have been published in magazines such as Sports Illustrated, TV Guide, ESPN the Magazine, The NY Post, and many websites. I even had images used for baseball cards. One of my favorite projects was a series I called the I Am Projects though they were made into videos. They are essentially slideshows of environmental portraits I took of people at work.

Damon later branched out to other forms of photography like portrait, wedding, product, and headshot photography. He often works with a lot of families, young children, couples, models, and actors.

For sure quality images, take it from Damons experience, rate, and superior customer care!

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    Boaz Meiri Photography

    (69 reviews)

    Boaz was a pleasure to work with. He was very thorough, professional, independent and the quality of his photos were exceptional. I highly recommend Boaz for any of your commercial photography needs.

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    KRA ImageDesigns Photography

    (54 reviews)

    We are Anna and Jonathon a husband and wife photography team based. We are deaf and our are amazing photographers in beautiful Bay area, California. We are Northern California based wedding photographers who love people, and we are passionate about marriage and photography. We are inviting you, the customer, to take advantage of the opportunity to get beautiful photography coverage of your special day or event! We love photographing weddings, as well as capturing moments with newborn babies, children, engagements, modeling, fashion, portraits, and other special events. We are accomplished photographers who will help and service you every step of the way with our distinctive style. Our special approach is natural, spontaneous, and artistic. Our images are different, exciting, and of the highest quality, created in a very relaxed and enjoyable environment. Bottom line, our photography team is focused on providing you with a full Jonathon and Anna experience. If you need a personal, family, or even a pet portrait, we can create the perfect images just for you. Please check out our website to review our work and for more information. We are looking forward to booking your sessions. Our services include: - Weddings and engagements - Head shots - Senior Portraits - Graduation - Portraits - Modeling - Special events - Commercial photography

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  • Engagement Photography Services

    Nick Otto Photography

    (47 reviews)

    Nick Otto was our photographer for our wedding at the Four Seasons in San Fransisco. He worked with us from 10AM-11PM. Everything went extremely well with the photography. Nick got great shots using reflections and different angles that most photographers wouldn't necessarily think about. Nick had the daunting task of working with a bride and groom that were not particularly interested or comfortable with doing posed shots and we only set aside 1 hour for photos. He made us feel comfortable and got wonderful pictures in such a short time. For the rest of the day he was taking candid photographs, in which he had a very unobtrusive presence. Photography never interrupted the ceremony, first dance, or speeches and he still got great shots of everything. He also was present when the bridle party was getting ready, as well as the groom and groomsmen getting dressed. All the photos he took will help us remember the whole wonderful day. In addition, he went above and beyond by setting up the first look so it took place in a special way. Nick is such a great person and easily makes friendly connections. We ended up wanting him at the wedding as a guest!!! If you are getting married in the Bay Area we strongly recommend Nick Otto as your photographer!!!

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  • Local Photography Services

    Jen Vazquez Photography

    (46 reviews)

    Jen is absolutely AMAZING!!! She is so nice and does a great job getting all of the right angles and what makes you look the best. She makes what seems like an uncomfortable situation completely comfortable and fun! I had so much fun with this shoot and look forward to using her professional photography in the future! Thanks again Jen..... You Rock!!

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    Shew Design Studio

    (44 reviews)

    I have used Dennis Shew on projects in the Amazon basin with photography and video work. Dennis is detail minded and very professional and what is a plus he keeps things fun and relaxed. The quality of his work is outstanding. We plan to use Dennis's service in the near future. Great guy to work with.

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  • Event & Family Photography Services

    Tawnya Marie Photography

    (24 reviews)

    Where do I start when describing my experiences with Tawnya Marie Photography?!? Ms Tawnya has captured our family's love, out going, silly and sporty personalities for the past 3 years. I have used Ms Tawnya's photography services for family holiday outdoor photos, my daughters 8th birthday "photo shoot" party, and my cheer teams summer photos for our website. Ms Tawnya is very creative, professional, fairly priced, natural and works extremely well with children. I have a very out going 3 year old which Ms Tawnya was able to capture her outgoing ness as well has her shyness with such gentleness. Above all the best thing I honestly love and appreciate about Ma Tawnya and her photography services is she LISTENS to your vision and is able to capture exactly what you see in your mind and brings it to life naturally. No FAKE poses or smiles will ever be captured!!! I highly recommend you use Tawnya Marie Photography for your next event, wedding, family photos , new beginnings and journeys.

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    Mary Anne FitzPatrick Photography

    (12 reviews)

    Photography is my true passion, from real estate to aerial, weddings, and architecture. Everyone who wants good pictures should get them when they hire a photographer -- it's guaranteed! I graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York, studied at the Edinburgh college of Art in Scotland and SCAD Atlanta. I have been published in several magazines including Fiber Arts, SVA Journal and New American Painters. My goal is to make great images for my clients every time, in a gentle style with clear communication and quick turnaround!

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