San Francisco Photographers

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The Top San Francisco Photographers, 2020

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

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Michael K.
San Francisco
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Michael is a commercial and product photographer with extensive experience shooting and editing still photography for retail applications for brands such as Apple, Target, and The North Face. Successful in collaborating with clients and creative teams on art direction to create professional images. Leadership and teamwork ability to collaborate in creative direction and execution of photographs for online, retail, and packaging.

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Chrissie K.
San Francisco
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Chrissie has been shooting weddings professionally for the past two years. Clients not only love her warm, moody photos but her kind and warm presence on their wedding day as well.

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Wiseley F.
San Francisco
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camera Nikon D750, Sony A6500

Wiseley is a Bay Area portrait photographer that has dabbled in the art for over 6 years. His journey started after completing the 100 day Instagram challenge where he explored different genres such as landscapes, portraits, products, astro, and many more. Since then, he has spent countless hours outside of his normal 9-5 job to work with various clients and deliver them high quality pictures.

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Brenton C.
San Francisco
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Brenton's path to being a photographer started before he was born; his father was a professional photographer his entire life. When growing up, Brenton's ABC's were aperture, bulb timer, and circles of confusion. Though Brenton has been mostly self taught, his father has always been there to offer an opinion, critique, or words of encouragement to help further his studies. Today, the passion Brenton has for photography is greater than it was yesterday, and continues to grow with every sunrise.

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James B.
San Francisco
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Started as a hobby but has become a passion. I specialize in shooting people, the outdoors, and products in use. I love working with people and capturing real moments that translate into beautiful imagery.

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Alon r.
San Francisco
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West-coast based Fashion Photographer and Photo Art Director for 12+ years. Moved to San Fransisco recently from Tel-Aviv where he has been working with industry leading brands on fashion photoshoots, online catalogs, e-commerce, campaigns and social media. He has a bachelors degree in photography and art from “Minshar"-school of high arts. Specializes in fashion and new media shooting, having completed thousands of shooting days, he also has extensive experience in portrait, families and advertising photography.

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Jin H.
San Francisco
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camera Sony Alpha SLT-A99V, Sony Alpha 7, Sony Alpha 7R II

Jin Han started taking photo as a hobby, find out that he love doing it

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Justin R.
San Francisco
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Justin is an experienced photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His photography journey began in 2012 after taking his first trip to Yosemite National Park. Justin excels in landscape, real estate, and food photography and his work has been featured in local newspapers, magazines, Expedia.com and DoorDash.com. Justin has a genuine passion for the craft and looks forward to connecting with you in achieving your photographic goals.

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Felicia K.
San Francisco
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Felicia is a full time professional photographer with a photo studio in Emeryville. She specializes in weddings and food photography but enjoys shooting any subject. She loves capturing authentic moments between people as well as paying attention to tiny details and symmetry while shooting products. She has an MFA and a BA in Photography.

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Rachel R.
San Francisco
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I create unique experiences for my subject, with a focus on fashion flair. My shooting style uses glamour techniques that make your images stand out from any you've had before. Your shape, size and age — none of that matters, as this will be your day to be pampered and feel amazing. The pre-planning is just as important to me as the actual shoot day. We’ll build a mood board together and go over all the details so that we both have a clear idea of what to expect. I will be my own goofy happy self on the day of our shoot and will guide you through various poses to help you get the most natural "you" look.

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Brie'Ana B.
San Francisco
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Brie'Ana Breeze is a skillful professional photographer who has been shooting in the field for over 5 years. She picked up a camera when she discovered her curiosity to tell stories with images. From capturing people and events from all around the globe her photojournalist style makes you feel as if you were there (or wishing you were). From event photography, to engagements and weddings. Brie'Ana loves to be the one to orchestrate the fun experience that is the shoot itself.

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Vincent W.
San Francisco
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Vincent Wu is a photographer based in the San Francisco bay area. Vincent has been photographing professionally since 2008 where he got started as night club photographer, which quickly grew his passion to the next level. He now specializes in Events, Automotive, Portraits and Real Estate photography consisting of colorful and energetic vision. Running a client-friendly, service-oriented business he believes that great creativity is often the results of team effort and values working closely with his clients.

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Chris G.
San Francisco
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Chris Gaede has been working professionally for well over 12 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from the Academy of Art University with a BFA degree in fine art. He was classically trained in film photography and still enjoys shooting film for personal projects, but currently shoots with the latest in digital camera systems and lighting. He is well experience with portrait, fashion and product photography and has a great eye for lighting and composition.

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Manny P.
San Francisco
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon EOS 6D

I have been taking photos for 4 years now, began with landscape photography, and then lead me onto automotive photography. I have since then been doing automotive professionally, I have earned a decent amount from that. I also photographed for schools prom 2018 and 2019, I successfully completed well over 100 photoshoots for people. I have had no training or no classes that have to do with photography. Everything I know now, I have learned through trial and error, or through other photographers that I have met. I hope that photography gives me something more in life and I can say that I am a photographer and I do it for a living.

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Sofi P.
San Francisco
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Bay Area born and raised, Sofi has always been surrounded by inspiring landscapes and an environment that fuels her creativity. Photography is her passion and enables her to visit far off places and capture moments close to the heart.  Sofi is a natural chef, trained at the Bauman College Natural Chef culinary program in Berkeley. She is always thinking about how to put her own spin on the next meal, and how she can turn it into a mouth-watering photo. Sofi knows that storytelling through food photography can be powerful. Being behind her camera excites her, and she's eager to create something special with you!

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Killian P.
San Francisco
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Born in Boston, Massachusetts to an Irish craftsman and an American nurse, Killian Page formed his love for photography at a young age. In pursuit of adventures in a new land, he hopped a plane to San Francisco at the age of 18. Chasing light in a haven for beatniks, music, culture, art, and the general odd-ball, he reignited a love for photography and continues to find himself enamored with it all.

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Lance Y.
San Francisco
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Lance is a self driven person with an unwavering passion for photography and Visual Art. He values the connections he creates with his clients and strives to showcase their authenticity.

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Samantha N.
San Francisco
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Sam Newton is a trained photographer with a Certificate in Photography from UCLA. Sam specializes in lifestyle, family photographer and is best with families that have smaller children and may need someone with a little more patience while your littles get their wiggles out!. Whether it's a yearly family portrait, engagements session or the first time you're introducing your newest family member, count on Sam Newton Photography to be there to document all of the love and connection in your special moment. Even while your memory fades, these photos will last your family a lifetime.

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KEVIN M.
San Francisco
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Kevin Marino is an professional photographer who has shot travel photography around the world over the last 10 years. He is technically trained as an architect and specializes in real estate and event photography locally as well as small group portraiture and lifestyle shoots. His passion is to create visual memories for others and share their experiences through its capture in a unique way as he explores new ways of shooting. Kevin is available for any style of shoot noted above as well as drone and aerial photography.

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Elliott A.
San Francisco
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My photography approach is simple. Understand the client and their goal. With my expertise in light, composition, and technical knowledge the work we create together will be flawless.

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Nadia A.
San Francisco
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I have been obsessed with photography since my first elective class in middle school. My parents got me a point and shoot and I would take pictures of everything. I went through countless disposables on all of my childhood vacations. However, I never had any formal training. I worked with a few different photographers and learned their workflows and absorbed some technical skillsets. I'm also an avid learner with youtube following challenges and practicing as much as possible.

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How did you get started with photography

I began my photographic journey while studying abroad in Amsterdam in 2008. I had purchased my first dSLR for the trip and found myself behind the viewfinder most of the time instead of practicing music (the reason I was there).

What do you love about your job?

I love meeting new people and forming a bond between me and my subjects, even if it's only for a brief time. It's challenging to photograph people you don't know in a way that makes your subject look honest and true. There's a level of trust that must be achieved before this can happen, and I enjoy creating that relationship. That's what I strive to do with my portraits and whenever photographing people.

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

There are so many great places in San Francisco to photograph. Some of my favorites include: Marshall's Beach, Crissy Field, Land's End, Golden Gate Park, North Beach, Fort Mason, and many other parks and neighborhoods that dot the SF landscape.

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San Francisco Photography Statistics

Average job star rating4.9
San Francisco photography jobs per day1,704
Average length of photography job (hours)3.8
Photos taken per hour in San Francisco16,190

As well as being the world's tech capital, San Francisco is also known as a hub for the arts, and photography is a key part of the artistic and cultural scene of the city. SF has a bustling community of talented professional photographers, both fulltime and parttime. Whether it is for a headshot, a family birthday party or a corporate event, there's dozens of SF-based photographers who specialise in your needs. The challenging part is finding the right one. Snappr steps in for you at that point by pre-vetting and curating a community of top-notch professional photographer in the SF Bay Area, with only the top 5% of photographer applicants accepted onto the platform. If you're looking to save time searching and get instantly matched with a talented pro photographer in San Francisco, then Snappr is the place to do it.

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