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San Diego Wedding Photographer

Providing sophisticated couples with classic, timeless wedding photography and an unforgettable experience.

Classic Photography for the Contemporary Couple

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You've come to the just right place.

Instead of trendy editing that will look dated in a few years, you prefer true-to-life colors and classic black and whites. Images that will withstand the test of time.

Rather than a large studio lacking in personal connection, you want a photographer who puts your needs first.

But above all, you want a San Diego wedding photographer who makes you feel stress free on your wedding day.

You want timeless photos, a photographer dedicated to what's important to you, and a relaxed experience on the biggest day of your life.

San Diego Wedding Photographer



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Bowties straightened and dresses fluffed.

Years helping couples enjoy the journey.

Amazing weddings photographed.

Drinks spilled on me on the dance floor.


“Next level! John was everything we hoped for in a wedding photographer.”

Amanda + Jamie

How We're Different

As a wedding photographer in San Diego for over 20 years, I've combined an honest and empathetic approach to help hundreds of couples enjoy the entire journey.

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So your photos of every gorgeous detail, every candid moment, and every jaw-dropping romantic portrait will never go out of style.

For the perfect blend of free-flow and structure, knowing when to let a moment unfold and when to direct you.

Through open communication and an engagement shoot, so you'll feel confident in front of the camera on your wedding day.

Through active listening and empathy to deliver what's important to you on your wedding.

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"John provided an extremely professional yet down to earth experience from the initial consultation to the final print of our album. We couldn't be happier!!!”

Echo + Ryan

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Recent Work

“My job requires me to work with so many talented photographers, and so I will admit that finding the right photographer was a challenge for me. John’s work caught my eye as his images all feel so real.”


Ruth + Matt

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“Working with John is a collaborative and creative experience from start to finish and that sort of thing is only possible with a certain quality of artist.”


Taylor + Paul

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Rome wasn't built in a day, but someone had to lay the first brick. Let's take that first step, connect, and talk about what's important to you.

San Diego Wedding Photographer