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Welcome to Localgrapher, your local photographer in California, United States, and other 1000+ destinations around the globe. This is your gateway to stunning memories captured in every frame! Read more

Dive into professional portfolios of handpicked photographers and book the one that matches your style the best for a solo photoshoot in California, a proposal photoshoot in California, a family photoshoot in California, or any other special occasion! Here, we transform your vision into reality.

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Style: I am using natural lighting and my photographs are a mixture of creative, artsy and candid shots. Likes: I love traveling, piano and tea. Recommended places: What do you expect in California? Beaches for sure! Along the Southern California coast, we have the best beaches in Los Angeles, Orange… Read more
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Style: Candid and natural. Likes: I love to meet new people and take candid, natural pictures. I love to travel and explore new places. And more then anything else I like coffee! Recommended places: The Palace Of Fine Arts Viewpoint Golden Gate Bridge Sutro Baths Downtown Alamo Square Park and… Read more

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Style: Film, natural. Likes: I like traveling, playing basketball, playing video games. Recommended places: Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco City Hall, Baker Beach, Ocean Beach, Sutro Baths, Legion of Honor, etc. Languages spoken: English, Chinese. Read more
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Style: Lifestyle Photography. Likes: Travel, Music, Coffee. Recommended places: Downtown Sacramento, Boulder Ridge Park in Rocklin, Folsom City. Languages spoken: English, Ukrainian, Russian. Read more
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Style: I am a natural light, classic and candid portrait photographer. Likes: I like to be outdoors, sunrise and sunset are my favorite time of the day. I love hiking, discovering new natural places without going far, far away, but once in awhile I like to travel to different places… Read more
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Style: Boutique, Natural Light, Lifestyle, Portraits. Likes: I love to print my photography onto canvas and oil paint over the image creating a unique art print. I love spending time with my 4 yr old son who everyday teaches me how to be a better person. I love making people… Read more
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Style: Natural, minimal, candid, colorful Likes: Details, portraits, film Recommended places: Point Dume, Vasquez Rocks, Laguna Beach Languages spoken: English Read more
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Style: I am a lifestyle photographer with an editorial approach. I believe your images should be a reflection of you and your loved ones when the moments matter most. Likes: I like capturing adventures with my camera, Cuddling with my three fluffy Alaskan Malamutes, and date nights with my hubby!… Read more
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Style: Candid, lifestyle Likes: I enjoy hiking, imaging the light and a story for my photo shoots. Also reading fulfill me with energy and positive thinking Recommended places: Pasadena, Point Dume Malibu, Palisades Park Santa Monica, Palos Verdes Languages spoken: English, Russian Read more
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Style: My photography style is rooted in my love for storytelling. The joy of new life on an expecting mother’s face. The excitement of a graduate getting ready to cross the stage after years of hard work. The love of a family who may be a little nervous in front… Read more
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Style: My photographs are natural and candid. I am highly creative and I am always aware of composition and light. I love to create a connection with the people I am photographing in order to make them feel comfortable in front of my camera. Likes: I like to photograph strangers… Read more
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Style: Candid and natural. Likes: Apart from traveling, I love skiing, I go to the Alps every Christmas to have a blast on ski slopes. Scuba diving is another passion of mine, I plan on diving in Indonesia this summer. Recommended places: As a foreigner, I was excited to explore… Read more
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Style: Emotion pulling portraiture. Likes: 1.My love for people is my greatest interest (like) and is my main drawl to photography. Photography has opened doors to to meet some of the most amazing people and has lead to the most amazing experiences. 2.Art has always been more than just a… Read more
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Style: The best thing about my style of photography is that I can create any mood/vibe. I love making candid shots look professional, all about capturing whats in that exact moment. Likes: I love meeting new people from around the world and being able to create with them, vibe with… Read more
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Style: Natural, artistic, simple, powerful, beautiful. Likes: I enjoy reading and writing in my spare time. I have a huge family I spend a lot of time with. I was born and raised in Laguna Beach. Recommended places: There are so many beautiful beaches in Laguna and I know all… Read more
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Style: My style is a mix of candid, portrait and lifestyle. Likes: Three random things that I like: I love discovering new restaurants and cool spots to hangout with my friends. I’m obsessed with rooftops and lounges, and I love visiting wineries in different parts of California; my favorite are… Read more
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Style: Photo journalistic, life style, traditional. Likes: I’m a huge champaign lover, may that’s why I love shooting weddings. I lived in Japan for 12 years,; and since then I’m a sushi fan. I like long walks on the beach when I can relax and listen the waves. Recommended places:… Read more
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Style: Photojournalistic, portraits, lifestyle. Likes: Explore new locations, meet new people, self-developing. Recommended places: Sacramento is a such beautiful city in US and have a lot amazing places for photo session. Languages spoken: Russian, Ukrainian, English. Read more
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Style: Bright and colorful. Likes: I love dogs, traveling the world and photography. Recommended places: Desert Botanical Garden, Camelback Mountain, Papago Park, Tempe Town lake, Heritage square, downtown Phoenix, Cavecreek Town, north Scottsdale, Old Town Scottsdale, Saguaro ranch park. Languages spoken: English. Read more
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Style: Lifestyle, natural, warm, bright. Likes: WATER. Think Micheal Phelps meets Moana! FOOD. From 5 star restaurants to your favorite homemade dish. No drivethrus! PLANES. One minute I’m home and the next Nigeria! Recommended places: The best part about LA is the scenery, nearly every block is photo worthy, If… Read more
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Style: Candid, glamorous, vibrants. Likes: Yoga to stay strong and flexible, travel to countries the are untravelled, off the beaten path, even the Middle East and Africa. Road trips with my dog, I love to explore weird places, ghost towns, and the desert. Recommended places: Sutro Bath: they are old… Read more
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Style: Photojournalistic, light and airy Likes: Coffee, painting, nature Recommended places: San Francisco: Ina Coolbirth Park Legion of Honor Coit Tower Lover’s Lane in the Presidio Palace of Fine Arts Battery Spencer Elk Glen Picnic area in Golden Gate Park Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park Marshall’s Beach City Hall… Read more
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Style: My style of photography includes fun, great outdoor locations and genuine smiles. Likes: I like to enjoy nature with my dogs, play golf and spending time with my family. Recommended places: You have to see Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf, Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Languages spoken: English. Read more
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Style: Hi There! Nice To Meet You.My name is Eduard, I’m a professional photographer based in Los Angeles, CA.Throughout the years, I’ve been specializing in capturing the beauty of people, connections, and happy moments that last a lifetime. I have a wide portfolio of wedding, lifestyle, family, fashion and event… Read more
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Style: Natural, vibrant, sensitive, and playful. Likes: I like street photography: seeing and capturing those fleeting artistic life moments that simply can change every second. Being present in the moment and being able to notice all the shadows, reflections, contrasts, shapes, etc. All of this I bring to my photoshoots… Read more
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Style: I am a lifestyle photographer professionally capturing candid moments using natural lighting and scenery. Likes: I love to explore, to cook and music. Recommended places: The San Bernardino area provides so many unique backdrops from the mountains, forest and desert. I highly recommend the mountain top of Big Bear… Read more
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Style: Realistic Likes: Sense of humor Spontaneity Persistence   Recommended places: Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Burbank, Culver City, Silver Lake, Marina del Rey, Calabasas, Malibu, Venice Beach, Torrance, Los Feliz, San Clemente, Carlsbad, La Jolla, Encinitas, and Dana Point Languages spoken:… Read more
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Photo Tour Guide Explore the best photo spots and learn how to make the most out of your smartphone or camera snapshots.
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Special Arrangement Hero This Localgrapher goes beyond standard requests! Ask for something special.
Style: I believe in photos & videos that tell real stories and evoke genuine emotions. Likes: Light and shadows are my playground, and I thrive on creating candid moments. I get it, not everyone’s comfortable in front of the camera, but don’t worry—I’ve got the knack for making even the… Read more
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Style: Impromptu, Flow, and Contemporary Likes: I love to be spontaneous and to help people expand their comfort zones. I love anything to do with yoga, meditation, and spiritual exploration. I love to solo travel, backpack, and get lost in nature whenever possible. Recommended places: TOPANGA CANYON is a fun… Read more
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Style: Portrait & Fashion Photography Likes: A favorite quote of mine comes from Alfred Eisenstadt, one of the most prolific photojournalists of the twentieth century: “It is more important to click with the person than to click with the shutter.” More than anything, this speaks to why I succeed as… Read more
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Style: I would say my style is clean and fresh. Natural light in a beautiful environment. I love to work one on one with clients, helping them realize their personal visions. I have a passion for telling stories through photography and I feel that lends itself to capturing my clients… Read more
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Style: Perry is a master of photographing people with available light. No matter the location or time of day he is able to find the perfect light for his subjects. Perry is very likeable, putting people instantly at ease allowing the client to relax and be themselves. Perry’s quick wit… Read more

Our Clients’ Reviews of California Photographers

Don’t miss out on firsthand accounts and testimonials from clients who have entrusted us with capturing their most cherished moments in California. We believe that the best way to understand the quality of our service is through the experiences of those we've had the privilege to serve. From solo traveler and surprise proposal photoshoots to group portraits and corporate events, our clients' stories offer valuable insights into what sets our photography apart. Take a moment to explore their reviews and discover why so many have chosen us to document their special occasions with professionalism, creativity, and care.

  • Kami T.
    Family photoshoot
    I LOVE this site! Cannot believe how easy it was to find a GREAT photographer (Thanks so much Anna) and get some amazing shots while on holiday! This is a MUST do!
  • Aniruddha D.
    Proposal photoshoot
    I was looking for a photographer who can capture the beautiful moments and emotions of me and my girlfriend, while proposing. When I was searching on the net for the best and affordable option, a Localgrapher site popped up. Even though I was using such a service for the first time, starting from finding the right photographers at a specific date to getting the photos all are being excellently managed by Localgrapher. Overall, we enjoyed our entire session.
  • Jason E.
    Proposal photoshoot
    Very easy to navigate. Communication was organised and done in a professional manner. Amazing photos!
  • Helene C.
    Couple’s photoshoot
    I have nothing but excellent experiences with Localgrapher. Every photographer that I have used has been professional and delivered superb photos.

Top Photo Spots in California

Are you ready to discover the most enchanting and Instagram-worthy photo spots in Los Angeles with the personalized touch of a private photographer? Los Angeles is a city brimming with iconic locations waiting to be captured, and our expert photographers are here to transform your moments into stunning memories. From the world-famous Griffith Observatory with its sweeping views of the city to the sun-drenched beaches of Santa Monica, we’ll tailor your private photography experience to showcase your unique style and vision.

Whether it’s a romantic couples’ shoot, a family portrait session, or a solo adventure, let us guide you through the top photo spots in Los Angeles while preserving the moments you’ll cherish forever. Let’s embark on this photographic journey together!

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We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we decided to offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. If you don’t like your online gallery once we deliver it, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back. Find more details in our Terms.

How Much Do California Photographers Charge?

Here, you’ll find our comprehensive guide on California photography services and pricing. Whether you're seeking stunning portraits, captivating event coverage, or any other photographic need, we've got you covered. Below, you'll see a breakdown of typical rates for our photography services in California.

Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Baby-Smooth Skin
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  • Photoshop wrinkles/zits out
  • Get a beauty upgrade
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
One Size Up/Down
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  • Photoshop body shape/size
  • Look your best
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$15 USD
Make Them Disappear
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  • Photoshop people/objects out
  • Get the desired result
  • Any RAW pic
  • Done by professionals
  • Price per 1 photo
$30 USD
Bronze Package
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  • best for solo travelers
  • 30 minutes
  • 20 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$250 USD
Silver Package
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  • best for couples
  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$350 USD
Gold Package
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  • best for groups
  • 100 minutes
  • 60 edited hi-res photos
  • 2 years backup
  • 4 work days delivery
$500 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Custom Package
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  • build your own package
  • photo, video or both
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Video Package
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  • 60 min of filming
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$450 USD
Photo + Video Package
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  • 60 minutes
  • 35 edited hi-res photos
  • 60 sec Full-HD video
  • 2 years backup
$750 USD
Instagram Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 90 minutes
  • trendy photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use smartphone/camera
$220 USD
Pro Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • 180 minutes
  • top photo spots
  • local photographer’s tips
  • private tour
  • use camera
$390 USD
Niche Photo Tour & Workshop
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  • request your own tour
  • great for teambuilding
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California Photographer FAQs

Welcome to our California photographer FAQs! If you're considering booking a private photographer for your special occasion or event in San Francisco, you've come to the right place. Whether it's a wedding, engagement, family portrait session, corporate event, or any other memorable moment you want to capture, we're here to provide you with all the information you need to make your photography experience seamless and unforgettable. In this guide, we'll address commonly asked questions to ensure that you feel confident and informed as you embark on this exciting journey of preserving your precious memories. Let's dive in!

What do I need to do before the trip?

Simply choose your photographer, date and time and any other relevant information for us to create the best photos. We’ll organise everything else. Once we have everything set up we will contact you to confirm the final details. Done.

What if the photographer is unavailable?

This rarely happens, but if it does you we will be able to select from our other professional photographers that have a similar style.

When will you confirm my reservation?

We’ll confirm your reservation as soon as possible, not later than in 48 hours.

 

How do I pay?

Payments are made through payment gateway provided by Braintree (a PayPal service). You can pay with your credit/debit card. You can also use Google pay.

What currency is used for the payment?

The payment is made in US dollars.

 

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