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Best wedding photographer ever! Jody was amazing--her photography brilliantly and beautifully captured the intimacy, the joy and the magic of our special day. She understood what we wanted and hoped for, and she exceeded our wildest expectations. Given the quality of her work, I was amazed at modest her pricing was. And her turnaround time was unbelievable! Truly, we can't imagine any other photographer doing a better job. We highly, highly, highly recommend Jody!
The photos are amazing!!!!! We loved everyone, in fact I was crying looking at them. We were both blown away. You really captured their personalities and their relationship. We will cherish them forever. ~ Babs
Jody's work has been seen in The Knot, Engaged! Magazine, The Art of Capturing Love, 7x7 Magazine, Borrowed & Blue, Equally Wed, and more. And many of her clients use her shots for their dating profiles.
Best of Zola 2023
SF Weekly Readers' Poll Best Photographer, 2021
Expertise.com Best Wedding Photographer SF, 2021, 2022
Expertise.com Best Wedding Photographer, Daly City, 2020
Best of Pacifica, 2012, 2014, 2018
Bride’s Choice Award, Wedding Wire 2012
Couples' Choice Awards, WeddingWire, 2015
"Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies. "
- Diane Arbus
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I have been shooting weddings, lifestyle and travel photographs for over 20 years. I love what I do- it is not just a job but a vocation, and I hope it shows in my work. My style is laid-back and unobtrusive, embracing natural light wherever possible to capture the honest and raw moments of the day as it unfolds, producing clean, beautiful and emotive images. My goal is to create some joy in this world by adding beauty and happiness to it; it fills my heart to make people happy through my work.
Your wedding or portrait shoot should be fun, and as stress-free and comfortable as possible for your moment or special adventure. As such, in order to spend as much time as possible on each client, I limit my wedding clients to one per month. All of my portrait shoots are on location, at a spot we pick together, and my production work is done in-house. My deliverables and pricing are straight-forward and transparent. I want you to be comfortable with me, especially in front of my lens.
Jody Holman, portrait and wedding photographer
My clients say it best:
“If weddings weren’t ‘once in a lifetime’, we’d want her there for every one!”
“She is practically invisible...”
“.. a spectacular lady with great professionalism”
“She has a natural way with people...”
A little about me- I was raised in Colorado, hiking and skiing, went to school on the East Coast and landed in California by a wonderful stroke of luck. I love hiking and exploring, shooting these beautiful land- and cityscapes of ours in my down time. I adore kids (and have two of my own) and teach art at a local school when I can. I am sentimental and love the happy moments that weddings bring (you may catch me with occasional tears in my eyes behind the camera). Same sex weddings are my forté- I am proud to support marriage equality through my art (please ask about same sex discounts). In addition, once or twice a year I donate my services to a charitable cause, ranging from professional foundations and non-profits to couples who are suffering from unexpected life consequences. Please give me a shout should you know of a good cause to which I can contribute my services. Or reach out just to say "hi".
Jody Holman (she/her)
Based in Pacifica, CA -
available for travel worldwide.
I would love to hear about your photography wishes and answer any questions you may have. If forms are not your thing, call, text or shoot me an email.
I will treat you with professionalism and kindness and will do my best to make your experience special.
Please don't hesitate to reach out!
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