San Diego Photographers

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The Top San Diego Photographers, 2020

Browse these top-rated photographers from San Diego, CA.

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Sheena S.
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Sheena is an experienced photographer who has worked with many clients all over the United States. She's served in the United States Navy for 10 years. There, she discovered a love for the art of photography and developed superb skill in digital photography. She took a leap of faith by getting out of the US Navy to start a career as a professional photographer. Now, she's doing what she loves by building lasting friendships with clients and creating astonishing images that could not be recreated by no one.

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Adam L.
San Diego
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Adam Lanser has been a professional photographer/videographer for 5 years. Based in San Diego he has worked both with corporate clients shooting commercials and product photography to real estate and weddings. Adam has also developed a photo/video program for young adults with special needs. Teaching them the skills of photography and videography so they too can become freelance photographers and videographers.

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Jenny M.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon EOS 60D, Canon EOS-1D X MARK II

Jenny Mann is an experienced professional photographer who has worked in San Diego for over 10 years. She is a well rounded artist, specializing in product & lifestyle images to help business promote themselves on their websites and social media platforms along with (on location or in studio) portraiture, headshots and family photography as well. Jenny enjoys working in her community to support local business and wants to bring their creative vision to life.

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Lucas F.
San Diego
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Lucas Fonseca is an experienced photographer who has worked with many clients around the world for over 5 years. He specializes in wedding and event photography, having completed dozens of shoots all over USA. He also has extensive experience in portraiture.

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Alex C.
San Diego
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Alex has been a professional photographer for over four years. He has a passion for all genres of photography, but specializes in wedding, real estate, and senior portrait work. His unique approach to his shoots include thoroughly understanding what the client wants to accomplish, and then uses his expertise in composition, lighting, posing, and post-processing to deliver images that surpass his clients' expectations. Alex's engaging personality, true professionalism, and superior customer service skills are attributes that his customers find unique.

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Merrissa H.
San Diego
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Merrissa Humble is an experienced photographer of two years who specializes in portraits, engagement and family shoots. She was a stylist for five years in southern California before becoming a photographer and also has experience in merchandising and recently photographing product. She resides in Washington, DC but travels out of the state and country frequently to photograph for families and weddings.

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Bridget F.
San Diego
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Bridget is a passionate photographer who is always seeking to tell a story in some way, shape or form. She loves photography because, not only is it her creative expression, but also her clients. She helps clients share their story and their brand with the world while creating beautiful, unique content. She believes that photos are storytellers that can invoke changing thought and new perspectives to the viewers.

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Jamie H.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 6D, Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Jamie Hall is a Virginia-born photographer based in San Diego. After a stint in the business world, he moved to California and began pursuing photography. He began working with individuals, couples, and business to help them clarify their stories through photos. While getting himself off the ground he worked as a Brand Manager, which helped excel his understanding of storytelling and the impact it has. Understanding the full scope of projects and where photography fall within the storytelling has made him invaluable. He likes to be organized and well-structured with a laid back atmosphere while creating smiles along the way.

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Michaela J.
San Diego
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Michaela is a San Diego based photographer with 10 years of photography experience. She specializes in commercial photography and portraits, having photographed many families and supporting small businesses around San Diego.

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Rudy B.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 700D (Rebel T5i), Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s)

Rudy Bonifaz is a fashion and commercial photographer. He's been in the industry for 7 years now and working alongside many talented people and agency models. He's been trained by industry top leaders and is driven by the experience, learning and the end result of creating amazing images.

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Vincent H.
San Diego
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Vincent Herrera is an experienced portrait and real estate photographer, learning new methods to create unique images every day! With a degree in Art, creativity is what drives him to produce stunning and quality images to capture the client's eye.

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Michael S.
San Diego
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camera Sony Alpha 7 II, Canon EOS 5D

Since the beginning of Michael's photographic experience, he's had a passion to create interesting images combining old photographic techniques with new technology. His ten years of experience in post-production has led him to create a unique color palate and style within his work. He exerts a strong technical understanding in both people and product photography, and is an efficient worker who's very punctual. He is a very hands-on individual who works well in a team to provide the greatest products.

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Erik H.
San Diego
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camera Nikon D600, Nikon D610

Erik Herrera is an experienced photographer who has worked both domestically and Internationally with clients mainly in SoCal and Mexico City. He has 10 years under his belt as a photographer and stepped into it professionally 3 years ago. Erik has worked under many rigorous and difficult conditions from high temperature festivals in Mexican deserts, low light in large scale performance arts pieces, or intense photojournalism following protesters that nearly riot, Erik tries everything he can to obtain the needed images. His love for the medium comes from a desire to give a memorable image you can always look back on and remember the details outside of the frame.

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Frankllin L.
San Diego
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You have a photographic need, I have the creative solution. My approach is unique and cinematic, combining influences from the world of fashion, photojournalism and traditional schools of art photography. Whether it's faces, places and spaces, I provide my clients with a personalized and visionary final product.

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Destiny M.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Destiny Moniz is a Lifestyle and Portrait Photographer based out of San Diego. She serves Southern California as well Las Vegas. Her forte includes couples, engagements, and weddings, as well as influencer and blogger shoots. Destiny prefers to shoot mainly with natural light. Her style of photography is candid, in the moment shots vs the typical stiff posed look.

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Jim S.
San Diego
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Jim Shick is a very experienced commercial photographer with over 30 years professional experience serving Southern California. He has a Bachelors degree from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. He specializes in Product, Food, Real Estate, Portraits, Fashion, and Video, having completed over 3,500 shoots all over the world. Jim clients include Disney, Walmart, K-Mart, Costco, Spencer's and Spirit Stores just to name a few.

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Kevin K.
San Diego
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Kevin Key has been shooting real estate for Airbnb for 8 years and also shoots real estate for Rancho Photos - including both twilight and daytime shoots. Available to do short-notice and weekend shoots. Kevin has many years of experience shooting shooting the Milky Way and star trails in the night skies over the Anza-Borrego Desert, Mount Laguna, and other locations in San Diego County.

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David S.
San Diego
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David was initially trained by Picture Perfect (a corporation based out of AZ) in the basic classical fundamentals of Architectural Photography and has continued honing his skills shooting properties all over San Diego County. He has always been passionate about landscape photography. Living in such a beautiful city you can often find him in the mountains or out at the coast capturing San Diego's natural beauty.

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Matt W.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Matt is an experienced and highly creative photographer in the Southern California area. His motivation for creating stunning images comes directly from the people he works with, the stories they tell, and the reward of being able help make memories. Matt has experience mainly in natural light portraits, but has done extensive work with studio lighting as well. He is an expert in post-processing and creating images for print/web formats. He has also recently earned his Commerical Drone Pilot license from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Dominique L.
San Diego
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I was trained my very talented brother in Seattle Washington. I started out second shooting weddings with him for a whole Summer season in 2007. Since then I have worked with many other photographers, and I have shot over 100 weddings on my own.

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Arnold T.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS-1DS Mark II, Canon EOS 5D

Arnold loves the genuine aspect of photography. He tries his best to understand the story and perspective behind every brand and client he works with. With a background in entrepreneurship and being part of 2 startup incubators at USC and UC Davis, Arnold understands how to incorporate photos that help a business succeed!

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How did you get started with photography

I started when I was only 8 years old. I loved capturing moments from people and things around. I enjoyed it so much that I decided to make my passion a career. I attended universities in Europe to prepare for a life of Photography.

What do you love about your job?

I love saving moments and making people feel beautiful. With photography, I am able to show my way of seeing the world.

What are some of your favorite places in San Diego to take photographs?

In San Diego, my favorite areas to photograph are The Gaslamp, Solana Beach and Balboa Park. Downtown, the city is alive, the architecture is inspiring and the ocean near by looks great in the shots. At the beach, the rocks and the waves provide a unique environment that makes shots looks magical.

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San Diego Photography Statistics

Average job star rating4.9
San Diego photography jobs per day1,203
Average length of photography job (hours)3.8
Photos taken per hour in San Diego11,430

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