Photographer in Watsonville

75% Off Studio Photography

Santa Cruz

$375 $94

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

87% Off Photo Shoot with Print

Downtown Santa Cruz

$591 $79

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An unlimited number of subjects pose during hour-long shoots held either in the studio or on location

jcp portraits – Up to 83% Off Photo Shoots

Northridge Mall

$125 $25

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and variety of poses

82% Off Photo-Shoot Package

Scotts Valley

$335 $59

Jesse Gabriel shoots up to six clients outdoors or in-studio and prints their favorite photograph

91% Off Photo Shoot from Portrait Scene

Berwick Park

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

75% Off Engagement Photography

Pacific Grove

$400 $100

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Up to 70% Off Photography Workshop

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

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Hands-on workshop introduces camera controls and artistic methods; evening classes work with sunsets, silhouettes, and dusk-lit images

89% Off Photo Shoot & Pictures

Multiple Locations

$144 $16

Expert shutterbugs get to know photographees before snapping in front of colorful backdrops, with chosen portraits ready in about an hour

55% Off Studio Photography

Baton Rouge

$250 $112

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45% Off Studio Photography

Winchester

$140 $77

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

87% Off Boudoir-Photography Package

Multiple Locations

$750 $99

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Photographer Jeffery Warren, who specializes in boudoir and wedding photography, snaps sensual pics immortalized on disks and as prints

Up to 80% Off an On-Location Photo-Shoot

San Jose

$300 $59.01

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Photographer with more than 20 years of experience snaps shots of up to 30 people during shoots; package comes with CD of 100 proof images

Up to 51% Off Portrait Session at Envy Studio

San Jose

$50 $25

Subjects pose in front of decorative backdrops as photographer snaps shots and then produces prints in a range of sizes

90% Off a Modeling-Portfolio Package

Milpitas

$687 $69

Before auditioning for a commercial, aspiring models strike poses during 30-minute photo shoots whose images are retouched

Up to 80% Off Pet Portrait Shoot

North Los Altos

$250 $49

Accomplished photographer Heather Lussier maintains a calm, welcoming demeanor to put pets at ease in a boutique studio

Up to 85% Off at Heather Lussier Photography

North Los Altos

$299 $49

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Babies attend photo shoots at newborn, 6, and 12 months old; certified professional photographer with more than 20 years of experience

85% Off Boudoir Photo Session

Livermore

$675 $99

Photographers set up props in-studio to capture sensuality through sultry poses and seductive accessories in magazine-quality images

93% Off Boudoir Photo-Shoot Package

Downtown Hayward

$550 $39

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Inside a sunlit loft, clients pose on beds and furniture for a sultry boudoir shoot, which yields proofs on the same day

Up to 79% Off Engagement or Family Photo Packages

Millbrae

$399 $99

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Skilled shutterbugs spend an hour photographing families or newly betrothed couples before producing 4"x6" prints

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When she graduated with a degree in photojournalism nearly two decades ago, Kendra Stone-Hinds wanted her pictures to tell a story—not in newspapers, but in family photo albums and frames. For her, it’s a gift to snap wedding photos, chronicle pregnancy’s curves, capture a family’s growth, and beyond—she gets to be a part of the journey and help her subjects to remember each step.

Kendra’s images capture energetic moments, unique viewpoints, and striking contrasts. A versatile shutter snapper, she fills her portfolio with vibrant shots of weddings, expectant moms, and babies.

71 Alta Drive
La Selva Beach,
CA
US

A lot of photographers mimic a candid photo-journalistic style, but Kati Greaney is a true photojournalist. She strives to capture authentic scenes and situations from around the globe, whether she's composing a portrait of a smiling family or snapping a shot of a group of kids hanging out in the street in Cuba. She acknowledges that seeing a photo of a moment is different than actually being there, but she thinks that's a good thing. "Viewing things through a lens changes the way we look at the world," she says. "It ... encourages us to become a mediator."

Mobile
Capitola,
CA
US

Like all great duos, Blake and Katherine Weber of Open Arms Photography take advantage of each other's strengths. Blake relies on 15 years of experience behind the camera when capturing the spirit of newborns, couples, and families. With a degree in studio art, Katherine is also onsite for each shoot to design backgrounds, find a flattering light, pose the models, and edit the final product. They describe their style as lifestyle photography, as they aim to take photos that convey their subjects at their most natural.

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Soquel,
CA
US

Kristie lives behind her camera. She has many passions—baseball and food among them—but photography remains steadfastly in first place. Self-taught, she works with natural light during on-location shoots for families, newborns, and high-school seniors.

510 Baltusrol Drive
Aptos,
CA
US

Professional photographer Portia Shao's artistic intuition imbues everything she captures on film, from her evocative portraiture to her impressionistic Polaroid SX-70 snap shots. Dividing her time between watercolor painting and photography, Portia seamlessly melds the two disciplines and exercises her skills across a wide range of subjects. Her landscapes portray the vastness of natural sites around the world, stitching multiple photos together to create panoramic scenes of the Himalayas at sunrise, and her portraiture draws out the essence of each subject she shoots, which makes for pictures more personal than a monogrammed set of headgear.

Beyond her own artistic vision, Portia strives to craft images that please her clients. Before each shoot, she leads visitors around her studio, leafing through samples, discussing clothing ideas, and devising lighting schemes. After each pop of the flash bulb, images show up directly on a high-definition TV, allowing for instantaneous feedback. Even with these fail-safe client-satisfaction measures in place, Portia stands by her work with a Be Thrilled or Bust guarantee, which promises a complimentary re-shoot or reprint if clients are unsatisfied with their shots.

303 Potrero St, Ste 45-201
Santa Cruz,
CA
US

Lisa Brighton baked her first treat—a peach cobbler—when she was just 4 years old. She had some help, of course, from her great-grandmother, Hazel, who taught her which spices to use and which spices to throw over her shoulder. Hazel also handed down several generations of family recipes and a passion for baking that’s been in the family genes for more than 100 years. Lisa puts it to good use at Starz Cupcakes, which she co-owns with her daughter Connie.

Lisa and Connie estimate that they make 220 different kinds of cupcakes, including 17 velvets—a new take on the classic red velvet—in ultra-bright colors such as coral, teal, and purple. They also bake gluten-free cupcakes for customers with gluten allergies, and sugar-free versions for sweets lovers on low-sugar diets. And the tiny cakes are as beautiful as they are delicious; each one is topped with a dollop of frosting and decorative trimmings such as sprinkles, chocolate chips, or coconut flakes.

1010 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz,
CA
US