San Diego Photographers

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The Top San Diego Photographers, 2019

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

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Ali D.
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Ali Denney is an experienced and versatile photographer specializing in visual storytelling. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2002 and pursued education in photography for 3 years following graduation, with roots in black and white film photography. Since that time, she has participated in multiple in-depth documentary workshops in Guatemala and has taken a variety of technical courses hosted by local professionals all over the US. Over the past 10 years she has worked alongside non-profits documenting orphanage life, food distribution, sustainability projects, medical issues, malnutrition and many other pressing needs associated with poverty in Uganda, Haiti, Guatemala and Mexico. Currently, she frequently works on marketing shoots for start-up clothing and adventure businesses and family lifestyle sessions.

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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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Jerry R.
San Diego
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Rated as one of The 10 Best Event Photographers in San Diego by Peerspace, San Diego photographer and videographer services provider Fotility™ aka Jerry Roxas Photography & Videography is a boutique, full time, fully insured, full service photography studio offering his San Diego clients the very best experiences in capturing unique, creative, emotional, artistic and energized moments. We are a highly rated, published photographer on Google Business, and people LOVE us on Yelp! Jerry Roxas Photography has been hired over 770+ times in San Diego alone, and is a certified contract photographer for a variety of national organizations, including Classic Photographers, George Street Photo, Virtuance and Postmates.

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Eric L.
San Diego
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As a commercial photographer, Eric owns and operates www.SanDiegoBusinessPhotography.com. His clients have included small- and medium-sized businesses in the San Diego area. He began his career shooting sports and action, then found opportunities in marketing photography, with emphasis on architectural photography and small product photography and has grown to include event photography, portraits and headshots and now overhead aerial drone photography and videography.

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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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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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Kaleb S.
San Diego
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Kaleb Scott is an award winning 24 year veteran photographer. With vast expertise in multiple forms of photography. With a focus on People, Products and Places. He loves working with clients to create eye catching images. Whether it's to help sell or celebrate life and all it has to offer.

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Jim S.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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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David M.
San Diego
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David has been a professional photographer since 2013 and went to school at Southwestern College and took nearly every photography class they had to offer at the time. He's passionate about surfing and being around the water and he has taken that passion and incorporated it into his style of photography with the knowledge that only an avid waterman would know he has a few "tricks up his sleeves" when it comes to stunning locations to shoot at.

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Erik H.
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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 5 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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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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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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Joseph S.
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Joseph Gerard has over 5 years of professional photography experience and over 10 years of creative direction experience. He specializes in shooting portraits, head shots, travel, food, interiors, children and wedding photography. Joseph received a Bachelor's degree from Kent State University in 2006 and ever since he has a built a reputation for himself working for brands such as MTV, NBC Universal, David's Bridal and many more. Please feel free to visit his portfolio at www.josephgerard.com.

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Peter C.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EOS-1DS Mark II

I fell into photography 4 years ago as I was published while living abroad in Indonesia. I had 'semi-retired' after selling my ownership in a my family's restaurant.I got my start shooting our menu items and staff there. Including skills sets with staff and clients, styling food and people. I think because of my background in a high traffic/profile resatraunt dealing with dynamic public relations my photography career has had a faster arc than usual. I do come from a creative background and have worked rewriting scripts. New endeavors do not make me nervous and I take it as a personal growth method when I can put new clients or people at ease......the karma helps too

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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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Ariana R.
San Diego
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camera Sony Alpha A7 II, Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Ariana is an experienced professional photographer who has worked for major publications and has a BFA in interior design from the Design Institute of San Diego.

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Adam L.
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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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Angelique N.
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Angelique Nguyen is an 18 year old currently attending San Diego State University. She began her career as a self-taught photographer at the age of 14, photographing friends and family in her free time as an amateur. It wasn't until the age of 16 when she began taking her hobby to the next level. Over the years, Angelique has shot senior portraits, family and engagement photos, fashion shoots, and second shot at weddings behind seasoned photographers. Her photography skills and passion has grown as she now hopes to create a full time job in the industry.

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Vincent H.
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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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Rudy B.
San Diego
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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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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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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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