San Francisco Bay Area Wedding Photographers - Affordable Prices

Welcome to our San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographers website with affordable pricing. Mike Dubnoff has been a top professional wedding photographer in the Northern California area since 2002 with over 1,800 marriages covered. We offer discount packages and inexpensive prices for engaged couples on a budget. Click Contact Us to check our availability for your SF Bay Area wedding. We are happy to discuss your wedding plans and create an affordable photography package to fit your needs.

Our Custom Quote form allows you to state your preferred budget and the type of photography coverage you are looking for. In addition, we are one of the leading San Francisco city hall wedding photographers. SF City Hall weddings can also be a great way to save money on your low-cost marriage. Let us create a reasonably priced custom package for your amazing San Francisco Bay Area Wedding by booking today! We offer some of the best wedding photography packages for the price anywhere!

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Experienced SF Bay Area Wedding Photography at Low Prices

We offer all levels of affordable wedding photography packages to our San Francisco Bay Area clients and have been doing it for over 20 years with 1,800 weddings creatively photographed. We encourage you to compare our prices and packages to other top SF Bay Area wedding photographers to fully understand what we are offering. From large weekend weddings to smaller San Francisco City Hall Civil ceremonies, we have the photography packages to fit your budget. We want to hear about your budget requirements so we can provide you with a cheaper price quote that is cost-effective. We do everything possible to create a package that will work for you financially and provide amazing wedding pictures. Our vast experience in the Northern California area has made us wedding photography experts and we would love to show you how beautiful your photos can be.

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What Makes Us Different as Your Wedding Photographer?

The key difference with Dubnoff Wedding Photography is that we listen to you! We won't waste your time telling you that we are the best SF Bay Area wedding photographer ever. Instead, we focus on YOUR needs and discover the specific requirements for your local event. During your personal photography consultation, we ask what you are looking for in a photographer and then explain how our many years of experience fits in to your desires. Of course, the price is always an important consideration and we will listen to your budget concerns and provide an appropriate package. Another attribute of our photography studio is that we really focus on providing helpful information to our clients about how plan a SF Bay Area wedding. We will provide you expert advice on all aspects of wedding planning and also photography. This assistance is provided at no charge. Compare these attributes to other local wedding photographers and you will see what we mean.

I have always felt that it is important to carefully listen to what prospective clients are looking for in a wedding photographer. If our experience and pricing fits their needs and budget, then we can have a great conversation about how we can help them achieve their goals. In fact, the first question I often ask our future couples is: "What are the most important attributes you would love to have in your wedding photographer?" Quite honestly, some engaged couples answer this question by telling us that affordability and price is most important. Others, focus more on our wedding photography style and our substantial SF Bay Area experience. The important thing is that we openly communicate to find out what is most important to our brides and grooms and then work together to provide it within their budget. We are here to help you with all of your Wedding Photography needs in the SF Bay Area and beyond.

Beautiful wedding pictures at San Francisco's Baker Beach

How To Book Us to be Your Bay Area Wedding Photographer

We have a very simple process to book our photography studio to cover your San Francisco Bay Area wedding. Once you decide to hire us as your wedding photographer, just send us an email or text to let us know that you are ready to book. By that time, we will have already discussed our affordable packages and will prepare an easy to read contract that reflects the type of photography coverage you desire. Our contracts are not full of legal ease and unpronounceable words. Instead, we present our couples with a one page contract that covers all the important things they need to know about our SF Bay Area wedding photography service. This includes details about the package, pricing and an easy payment plan.

Depending upon the cost of your package, your deposit will range from $350 to $700. This deposit can be paid by Zelle, Paypal or Venmo. If you choose Paypal, we will send you a convenient invoice for the amount due. Our contract will spell out all of the appropriate codes to use for each payment method. Once you have signed and sent back the contract with your deposit, you are officially booked! In most cases, the next payment will be due 1 week before the wedding with the remaining balance due 2 weeks after. We are one of the few SF Bay Area wedding photographers that spread out your payments to make it easier for you to handle financially. We also offer cash payment options, please email us for details regarding potential discounts.

Local experience with San Francisco Bay Area Venues

Over the years, we have photographed most of the popular wedding venues in the San Francisco Bay Area including San Francisco City Hall multiple times. Northern California cities where we have covered many weddings include San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Concord, Clayton, Livermore, Danville, Pleasanton, Fremont, Pleasant Hill, Oakland, Berkeley, San Mateo and other parts of the East Bay. In addition, we have photographed multiple weddings in the great city of San Francisco!

These are just a few of the many locations we have photographed extensively throughout the SF Bay Area and East Bay. Our approach to Bay Area wedding photography now includes the desire to offer our services at the lowest price possible. If you want a better idea about our inexpensive pricing, give us your event details when you contact us and let us know how much money you would like to spend on wedding photography. Compare our pricing to other professional wedding photographers and you will be happily surprised. We will custom build an affordable quote for your Northern California marriage. Yes, we will travel down the South Bay at no additional charge.

Inexpensive SF Bay Area Wedding Photography Packages

If you have read this far, you probably heard us talk quite a bit about our affordable prices and packages for our wedding photography services. You might also be wondering how do we can offer such high quality wedding pictures at discount prices. The answer is simple. We do not push pre-determined and rigid packages on our clients. We understand that every San Francisco Bay Area wedding is unique and different. This is why we provide perspective clients with our Quote Request Form. This online request allows you to TELL US what you want in your wedding photography package and also lets us know your budget constraints. This helps keep our coverage flexible and custom built for your wedding needs. Why pay for things you do not want or need?

We understand that everyone has different financial limits for how much they want to spend on their wedding. Wedding photography should be an appropriate portion of this budget, but the exact percentage is up to you. Letting us know how much you want to spend up front helps us design the perfect photography package. Our goal is to provide you with a reasonably priced photography package that helps you comes the closest to what you need for your SF Bay Area Wedding.

San Francisco Bay Area Bride with her attendants

Customization of Your Package is Key to Lower Costs

The ability to customize your wedding coverage is a key factor in keeping your wedding photography low-cost. We do this by allowing our future clients to pick and choose the products that they may or may not want. The best news is that we are a full service SF Bay Area wedding photographer. This means we offer a full array of these products including, wedding albums, engagement sessions, prints and wall mounted portraits. Any of these items can be included in your custom discount package or added on later as an option. This negotiable wedding package structure helps provide our clients exactly what they want at a price they can afford. I have also included this excellent article on how to save money on your wedding photographer. This article has some great advice and money saving tips related to wedding photography. We incorporate many of the suggestions in this article into our own pricing structure.

We service the East Bay, North Bay and South Bay and will travel throughout Northern California with no extra charge. Even as far away as Sacramento! We have extensive experience in Walnut Creek, Concord, Danville, Martinez and the San Ramon Valley corridor. We love photographing weddings in the Pleasanton and Livermore wine countries. Beautiful grape vineyards are the perfect background for your wedding pictures. We have also covered many weddings in the Napa and Sonoma wine countries.

Free Wedding Venue Site Visits in Northern California!

We are also happy to join you on a wedding venue site visit to share our thoughts and ideas to make your marriage experience perfect. We feel like the best San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographers should not charge for site visits and we never do! If we somehow have not photographed a wedding at your chosen venue, we are happy to check it out. As mentioned, this can be done with the engaged couple or we can go on our own. It is up to you! We offer this service at no additional cost to you. In addition to learning more about your wedding and venue, we also use these visits to provide you with helpful information to assist you. Our couples always tell us that we provided them with great ideas and insights during these visits!

We have extensive experience at many SF Bay Area wedding venues, including the Livermore Valley Wine Country. Contra Costa County, Alameda County and San Mateo County are also places we have provided affordable wedding photography over the years. We do not charge for travel to any Northern California wedding venue! This also includes Sacramento and as far south as Santa Cruz. We also will work with you on your destination wedding no matter where that may be. Just let us know your proposed wedding destination and we can work out the pricing and coverage details. Getting married in Italy? We speak some Italian so consider us as your top destination wedding photographer choice for Italian marriages!

Discount Bay Area Wedding Photographer with Many Cultures

To be a highly-rated San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographer means that you are constantly exposed to a very diverse client base. We love the experience we have had with so many different cultures and religions. This experience has allowed us to work with couples from many cultures, including Catholic, Filipino, Greek, Italian, Jewish, and Asian to name a few! Many of these ceremonies require previous knowledge of the customs of each religion or culture in order to make sure important photos are not missed during the ceremony. We can provide you with all this experience and still offer great discounts. One other cultural type of photography we offer is QuinceaƱeras. Bianca, our stylist and assistant photographer is fluent in Spanish. If you interested in learning more, please click SF Bay Area QuinceaƱera Photographer. We are happy to cover the Quince ceremony and reception party as well.

Proper camera positioning could be vital in some of these cultural ceremonies to make sure we do not miss an important moment. We are always ready with our cameras no matter what occurs, but it does help to have some prior knowledge of the process. With the diverse clientele that is present in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is vital to have experience in these areas while keeping the prices reasonable. To find about more about what all the fuss is about, click the link to see our top Yelp wedding photography Reviews. We average 5 stars throughout all of our Northern California Yelp reviews. In addition, our Dubnoff Wedding Photography Yelp Page ranks consistently at the top of the site because of our relevant and positive reviews.

Wedding Party picture with reflective pond in the Bay Area

San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photography Specialty

One of our specialties at Dubnoff Wedding Photography is San Francisco city hall weddings. Yes, San Francisco city hall is an amazing place to have your wedding photographed. A professional wedding photographer can escort you to any of the 4 floors (preferably all of them!) and capture some amazing images at bargain pricing. Please check out our page that provide details on all of our low-cost San Francisco city hall prices and packages for wedding photography.
Other photographic attributes of this amazing building include huge windows that let in natural light to make your photos even more memorable. There are a number of top San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photographers who understand this and will do an excellent job for you. Before choosing one, be sure to check out their web pages to make sure they have lots of examples of photography in the interior of the building. It takes some experience to capture the beauty here without being fooled by the lighting. The building is laced with natural frames for great photo composition, which makes it the perfect place for you to hire a professional. We also cover your weddings at other City Halls throughout Northern California. Examples of some of these other civil ceremony locations include: San Ramon, Alameda, Martinez, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Jose, and Sonoma to name a few.

Save Money With a SF City Hall Wedding

A great way to save money on your wedding is to have it at San Francisco city hall. The cost for a civil ceremony is a very cheap $103. Your marriage license will only cost $120. City Hall offers an elegant wedding venue with old world charm for pennies on the dollar. This allows you to spend money on other important things like your honeymoon! The most amazing thing about the price for the civil ceremony is that it includes an officiant for free! Of course, we encourage you to also hire a reasonably priced professional wedding photographer to capture all of this beauty. Don't trust your precious memories to a friend or relative, hire a pro! We have highly-rated reviews throughout the Internet to back this up.
More importantly, the most experienced city hall wedding photographers understand that the Grand Staircase is not the only place to obtain great images in the building. We will take you there, but also to the many other great places available for beautiful photos. Each of the 4 floors offer something different in terms of unique wedding pictures. Our City Hall Main Menu will lead you to SF City Hall discount pricing, packages, galleries and helpful information about how to get married there. Our Wedding Photography packages for city hall are especially affordable.

General Thoughts on Wedding Photography in Northern California

I wanted to share some general thoughts about photographing weddings in the Northern California area. I have been one of the leading Bay Area wedding photographers for over 20 years and feel that this is a premier region of the country to have your wedding. I say this because the weather here is so beautiful and predictable, but also there are so many amazing places and venues available to a bride and groom. I have only recently made the decision to offer my wedding photography services at lower prices to help serve the community. Please read our reviews which you will find on Yelp, Google and Wedding Wire to understand how we work with our couples.

If you go through this website, you will find many examples of full Weddings that we photographed at some of these Northern California venues. This also includes weddings that were photographed specifically in the city of San Francisco, but also Concord, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Berkeley, Oakland, Danville, Pleasanton, Livermore to name a few. In fact, another specialty of ours is Livermore Winery weddings. We have photographed dozens of weddings in the Livermore and Pleasanton wine country area. Our economical pricing and packages are designed to allow our clients to customize them to fit their needs and budget. We also offer special discounts including Military, Cash, and Off-Season.

Advantages of SF Bay Area Wedding Venues

  • Predictable weather 8 months per year
  • Beautiful and affordable wedding venues with many options
  • Huge selection of some of the best Wedding Vendors in the Country
  • Transportation convenience for you and your guests since this is a major hub
  • Less Expensive choices for the budget conscious
  • High End options as well at Fancy Country Clubs
  • Large variety of Venue options, from beach locations to Napa Vineyards
  • Cheap Civil Marriages at beautiful San Francisco city hall

Wine Country Weddings in Napa, Sonoma, and Livermore

We have a page dedicated to these Wine Country weddings so feel free to click the link above for more information and a list of all of the wineries where we have photographed weddings. You can view some recent weddings by checking out our Gallery Pages from our main menu. Some of our favorite winery venues include Wente Vineyards, Ruby Hill, Garre, Del Valle, Murrieta's Well, and the Palm Event Center. We will take you and your new spouse out into the vineyards for great wedding pictures. Many of these inexpensive winery venues will allow the newlyweds to head out deep into the vineyard around sunset for some amazing photos. Ruby Hill, in particular has some great vineyard locations that look amazing at sunset!

2 Professional Photographers for Each Wedding

All weddings booked through Dubnoff Wedding Photography will have 2 experienced professional photographers present to serve you and your guests. I always shoot each wedding personally assisted by one of my exceptional photographers. I use the same assistant wedding photographers that have been on our team for many years. In addition, our Stylist and posing expert, Bianca is available for most weddings at no additional charge. I never use outside photography contractors like so many others do. Would you hire a Temp Agency to photograph your Northern California wedding? We never would!

Wedding Ceremony at the Palm Event Center in Livermore

San Francisco Bay Area Wedding Photography at Discount Prices