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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Peter C.
San Diego
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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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Sheena S.
San Diego
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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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Alex C.
San Diego
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camera Nikon D750; Nikon D4; Nikon D3S

Alex has been a professional photographer for over three 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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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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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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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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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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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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Joseph S.
San Diego
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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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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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Dariela C.
San Diego
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Dariela is a well-trained photographer who has a great eye for color, composition, and space. She has worked with different types of customers, from a stationary brand creating product photos to a City website creating lifestyle outdoor images, her experience is wide but her images explore the same style.

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Kome P.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS-1D Mark IV; Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Sony Alpha 7R II

Kome is an experience professional photographer working with clients in New York and LA for over 10 years. She specializes in portrait and wedding photography. She also has extensive experience in editorial portraiture having freelanced with a few modeling agencies.

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Mariola H.
San Diego
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I obtained my diploma at Art Photography School in Sopot, Poland graduating with honors, Earned PHD at Gdansk University in Poland. A few notable companies I have worked with are Royal Canon, Emanuel Berg, Rocawear, Maskulin, Riviera Gdynia, Women's basketball team, Breast cancer association in Poland and "Wenusjanki" women association.

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Kodyak T.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS-1DS Mark II; Olympus OM-D E-M5

Kodyak Tisch is a talented photographer who has been working for San Diego clients since 2012. Being a self-taught photographer, Kodyak has had to start from scratch. Kodyak has earned jobs through friends and family, because they love the work that he puts out. He has shot everything from food to surfing to homes to weddings. He is a well diversified photographer and has a distinct eye for beauty.

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Heena J.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Canon EOS 60D

I am an experienced professional photographer based in San Diego California. I specialize in creative photography as well as Newborn, Maternity, Kids, Events and Wedding. I love art. My passion is to create each image a piece of art.

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Brandon H.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Canon EOS 70D

I have been into photography since I was a young kid. As a kid, I was once in the wal mart circulers and J.C.Penny catalogs. I was more into the process of making a photo rather being the model. I came into photography in the digital age so I was able to teach myself.

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Vishaka K.
San Diego
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camera Nikon D3; Nikon D750

Vishaka is an experienced professional photographer based in San Diego California. She pours her heart into every session that's made uniquely just for you. She is extremely creative and make efforts to be as flexible as possible with customizing your session to what best suits your needs and desires. She specializer in creative photography as well as newborn, maternity, kids, events and wedding.

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Miriam M.
San Diego
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camera Canon EOS 6D; Canon EOS 7D

It has been 8 years since I picked up the camera and I don't plan on stopping any time soon! I have worked with professionals all over San Diego to learn anything I can from editing to shadowing, setting up studios or second shooting weddings. I also attended college here in San Diego and achieved Professional photography certification. Just when you think you have seen it all, there is always those special teary eye moments that always gets me in a wedding, or the way a little kid smiles, or the joyful tears of brand new parents- when this happens, the emotion reminds me of why I photograph and it keeps me photographing every day.

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Preeya M.
San Diego
camera Sony Alpha 7

Preeya has always had a camera, since she can remember. She has always been passionate about capturing the natural essence of her subjects. Her first official training began when she was 15, when she had an internship at Creative Images Photography Studio. She continued her education in at San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts and then at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.

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Valentene Q.
San Diego
camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Valentene Quijas is a talented photographer based out of San Diego. Tina specializes in weddings and family sessions. She has had nothing but great reviews from her clients. She has shoot over 200 family sessions and has done over 100 events as well. She has a very laid back easy to work with demeanor and works very well under all circumstances. Tina does an amazing job creating and capturing the connection between people and her photos are very vibrant and full of happiness.

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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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