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San Jose Outdoor Wedding Photographers

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  • 20 years in business
  • 742 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mayra M.
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Great experience with DeNoise! We will definitely use DeNoise for all our future events and highly recommend them to everyone. Our wedding video is beautiful and is everything we hoped for.

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Godoy Shots Studios
4.9
from 212 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 339 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carlos T.
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It was a pleasure having Nabor as our wedding photographer. Very creative and very patient! Amazing pictures! And very reasonable in his fees.

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Lawrence Gerald
4.8
from 168 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 274 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alida L.
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Lawrence did a fantastic job on my wedding photography and video. His stills and video are all beautiful and very creative. Everyone who's seen our wedding photos want to hire him for their next event! In addition to having a great eye and skills, he was also very professional, friendly and accommodating. He even drove us to the Golden Gate Bridge for pics after the wedding and then to our wedding dinner! I could not recommend Lawrence more highly. Great photographer and great guy!

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Brian Byllesby Photography
5.0
from 149 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 238 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Khushboo K.
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All the pictures came out to be BEAUTIFUL!!!!! We can't thank him enough. Our family and friends who have seen the pictures always say that it feels like the pictures tell a story. We are so glad and so lucky to have him do our wedding photography. Couldn't have been better! Thanks a lot Brian!!! We have already referred him to our soon to be married cousins and friends. :D

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Cindy Hegger Photography
4.9
from 124 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily H.
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Cindy's photos of our outdoor wedding were great! She was fun to have with us at our ceremony, was super helpful directing our guests to get the photos we wanted, and contentious of the time we had to get them. Thanks Cindy!

Sybex Booths
4.3
from 145 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 366 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen V.
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My husband and I are extremely happy that we picked Sybex Studios to do our photography and filming of our wedding day. Another added benefit of hiring Sybex Studios is that we got our first photo booth hiring from them. Killing 3 birds with one stone. Best decision From the first email up until our wedding day and even afterwards Reuben was very easy to communicate with and extremely knowledgeable about his craft. Quick to respond to any queries I had and offered suggestions. Especially helpful was being allowed to pay in instalments up until the wedding day. On our wedding day, Reuben and his team were professional and friendly and during the ceremony discreet. The pictures and video clip of our wedding day were absolutely amazing! Our guests had a fantastic day with the photobooth. I would recommend Reuben and his team at Sybex Studios to everyone!

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Sheila O'Keefe Photography
4.9
from 114 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 224 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yolanda A.
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Finding wedding photography and videography was so hard and not to mention expensive. A friend told me about thumbtack, so I figured I'll give it a try and am sure glad I did. Shelia was so helpful and very informative about everything. She is so professional at all times . I told her my budget and she stuck rite to it and threw in some extra things for me. She offers beautiful engagement photos which turned out beautiful. We went to the Japanese Tea Garden in Harward , CA, and it was absloutely beautiful. On the day Of our wedding Shelia and Pam Were there early. They got pictures of the wedding set up, tables , flowers, cake, etc.. Shelia got pictures of everything I asked for. From the beginning to the end. And the most important she got some great shots of all the kids before they got all dirty it was beautiful. After the wedding Shelia got back to me in a week with all the pictures we had to pick threw, once we made our choices she put them in a beautiful album and sent them rite out us. I would recommend Shelia services to anyone looking for a professional and hard working photographer who takes pride in her work and making sure your needs are met on your special day. Thanks Shelia It turly was a pleasure! Sincerely Mr. & Mrs. De'Monta & Yolanda Hichks

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  • 8 years in business
  • 155 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nishita B.
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The best photographer we have ever come across. His creativity and excitement to make your event memorable is unparalleled. Wedding photography and event photography is his forte.

  • 11 years in business
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Judi T.
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We needed a photographer to take pictures of our outdoor wedding at the Blackhawk Country Club. It was a small group of close friends and family and we wanted to capture the wedding and everyone that shared the day with us in a short period of time. Doug was wonderful to work with from start to finish. He was the perfect combination of working with us and making suggestions to capture the day. We loved receiving a few highlight photos within a few days of wedding then sharing all the beautiful photographs of us and all of our friends and family that attended.

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Jeff Rumans Photography
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sally P.
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Jeff is a very creative photographer who comes up with great ideas for photos! He is enjoyable to work with and easily goes with flow even when the unexpected comes up at a wedding. We have beautiful wedding photos and videos and we loved working with him! Thank You Jeff!

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Adam & Hanna Photography
5.0
from 74 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynne E.
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Where to begin with Adam and Hanna. Go ahead and hire them. Don't second guess yourself. I wish I could put into words how grateful I am to this couple for making our engagement shoot memorable and actually enjoyable for a reluctant photo shoot groom. Booking them was easy. And Adam was extremely patient with me as I changed the location the day of the shoot. We live in San Francisco,on the morning of the shoot I realized the fog was in for the day. After emailing Adam in a panic he suggested a beautiful park down in Los Gatos. It was everything I wanted for the pictures and more . Ada and Hannah were very calm,friendly and good fun to be around it actually was very enjoyable. If our wedding was not A destination wedding I would hire him and Hanna again for my wedding photography. We even received some unedited pics the night of the shoot.they were amazing. He is awesome with the camera. They took their time. Never glanced at the watch and actually went over the time frame we had booked them for. Excited to see the final pictures. Adam and Hanna....thank you both so so much. Lynne and Ken

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North Point Photography
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa T.
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Eric and his assistant, Claire were so professionally unobtrusive during my daughter’s wedding event, I did not even notice they were there. The proof of their presence is in the captivating candid photos and the beautiful artistic photos that recorded the entire day. Everyone looks amazing. Eric perfectly captured the unique personalities of the bride and groom throughput the day. I was not able to meet Eric until the day of the wedding because I live overseas. I chose based upon his portfolio and online communication. What could have been a series of pretty pictures of a cookie cutter country club wedding with another photographer is instead a perfect blend of photojournalism, fine art, and traditional styles, Eric’s and Claire’s work show the very present, palpable feelings between the bride and groom. Perfect.

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WOWza Photography
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
EA K.
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Chris is fantastic! We had a horrible experience with our wedding photographer, and so were a little hesitant to get some family photos taken. Chris was the perfect choice. He was patient, professional, and took the time to get the shots we wanted. Pictures are adorable, I am so glad I have some nice ones of our family and newborn. I would use him again.

Big Smile Videos
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
KRISTI W.
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Nick , the photographer did a wonderful job for my niece's outdoor wedding. Well organized , he managed to make it stress free . Nick made sure the lighting and positioning was " picture perfect". I highly recommend him for you special event .

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Allan Kuo Photography
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eileen C.
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I was in a real pinch to hire a photographer on short notice. I love Thumbtack! It was so easy to request Allan Kuo from the list of availability. He is an ultimate professional! He is so fun and confident and experienced! Very responsive and I learned so much about wedding photography because he knows how to energize and capture the moments! Look no further!!!!

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Nicholas Domaguing
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sophia A.
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Nick did such a beautiful video for my wedding I can’t stop watching it so nice to me and my family as well thank you nick for your hard work it made me so happy once I saw the video

Stefan A. Photography
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly L.
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We had the pleasure of having Stefan as our wedding photographer. Not only did we have beautiful photographs of ourselves (we swear we'll never look so young an beautiful ever again), our friends and family members, but within a couple moments of Stefan being at our wedding, it was as if he was a member of our family. He captured many moments that were special, including those that we weren't even apart of (since the bride and groom are often running around talking to many other guests). Stefan has a great eye for capturing a moment without it looking contrived. He edited and got our photos to us very quickly after our wedding so that we could include them in our Thank You cards to our guests. We'd happily have him at another memorable event and recommend him to our friends and family.

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Nico Garibay Photography
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
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Nico Garibay Photography is AMAZING. Nick makes sure to make everything perfect for you AND the shot. The pictures I have are the best I have ever taken, and as a dancer I have a lot already. I would not ever pass on an opportunity to work with him, and I will forever send my students to him for their personal and portfolio shoots. I'm convinced that he is capable of anything and everything, and I love love love the experience that I had.

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Meeta Ahlawat
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stavan S.
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Meeta is a very professional with her work. She not only has creative ideas but is also open to new ideas. She knows what she does and is very attentive. I would definitely recommend Meeta for all event and wedding photography needs.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Araceli B.
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My daughter was turning 18 and going to be a Senior in high school. We're from Virginia and traveled to San Francisco to visit family. I wanted to have my daughter's Senior portrait in the San Francisco area such as having the background of the Golden Gate Bridge and Baker Beach. Unfortunately, it's a hit or miss with the fog and wind in the city. I brought this up to Justin and he was able to recommend other places. Justin was prompt with responding with the many email exchanges. When we met at Central Park, he was there with his assistant. It was a beautiful day in San Mateo. He took pictures in the gazebo at the rose garden and the Japanese Garden. By the way it's the Japanese Garden's 50th anniversary this year. The second place for the photo shoot was the Pulgas Water Temple. The last time I was there was 26 years ago when my husband and I had our wedding pictures taken there. Justin took some great photos there too with the reflective pool. From there we drove to Moss Beach in Half Moon Bay. The trees surrounding the place were picturesque. Olivia changed into a different outfit. Her outfit was fitting for the color of the place. The slight breeze featured a wind blown flow with her hair and blouse. Justin also took a few headshot pictures of my other daughter and of us as a family. Early that evening he sent me a couple of pictures to see. They were magnificent. A few days later we were able to download the photos. Overall, we were very happy with the quality of the photos he took.

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Kavya Iyer Photography
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nitish S.
Verified review

Very high quality work! Kavya did a great job for our pre-wedding photoshoot. We shot at 2 locations in the golden hours (morning and evening). She helped us in choosing the locations and outfits, and brought some cool props as well! She was very prompt in replying to our queries, and gave us the final photographs in a timely way. The photos looked awesome. We used them at many places in our wedding (even had some put up poster-size at the venue!)

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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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