No event is too big or too small to document, whether it’s portraits of your baby during their one-year “cake smash” session or a room full of hundreds of people at an international convention. Event photographers are skilled at capturing all of the action and atmosphere so you can share it on your website or social media channels.

If you’re planning an event in San Jose, look no further than the following event photographers who are among the city’s best.

Harry Who Photography

A row of speakers at a convention [Harry Who Photography]

Harry Haryanto is the man behind the camera at Harry Who Photography and has been capturing events in San Jose for more than 10 years. He serves corporate and private clients throughout San Jose and the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as being available to document destination weddings and international events. He has built his reputation based on a keen eye for detail and his professionalism, whether he is shooting corporate parties, family gatherings, or birthdays.

Steven Cotton Photography

A couple in love [Steven Cotton Photography]

Steven Cotton’s journey in photography began in 2009 when his girlfriend purchased him his first camera. Originally he gravitated towards sports photography before transitioning into portraiture, eventually launching his full-time business in 2016. Steven enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life through his photography and loves that it allows him to spend lots of time with his wife and daughter. When he’s not working as a photographer, Steven is busy coaching girl’s varsity basketball at Valley Christian High School.

Toanven Photography

A candid shot of a Hindu wedding tradition [Toanven Photography]

Led by the award-winning photographer Toan, Toanven Photography is a team of photographers who work with clients throughout the Bay Area. In Vietnamese, Toanven means “completely perfect”, with the business’s philosophy centered around capturing completely perfect moments for all of their clients.

Whether they are shooting weddings or private events, Toanven Photography is renowned for its beautiful use of scenery and lighting, with a commitment to offering impeccable customer service while delivering heirloom-quality images.

Photo Uncle

An adorable girl during her “cake smash” session [Photo Uncle]

Photo Uncle is the brainchild of Vish, a family lifestyle photographer who also regularly documents events in the San Jose area. He works alongside his partner, who is in charge of the creative side of the business and takes care of the sets, lighting, and editing. In addition to cake smash sessions and social portraits, Vish offers maternity shoots, newborn photography, and headshots. He’s adept at changing his style depending on his client’s wishes, whether it’s a documentary-inspired shoot or a fine art portrait session.

Twin Dragonflies Photography Studio

A portrait celebrating a one-year birthday [Twin Dragonflies Photography Studio]

Ozlem is the lead photographer at Twin Dragonflies, a San Jose-based studio that specializes in documenting all of the special moments of life. Whether it’s welcoming a newborn baby into the family, celebrating a one-year “cake smash” or a portrait of your swelling belly during a maternity shoot, Ozlem’s style is fun, fresh, and photojournalistic. Her journey with photography began around a decade ago and she considers herself fortunate to work with so many wonderful people on a daily basis.

Bay Area Event Photography

An awards night documented by Bay Area Event Photography [Bay Area Event Photography]

Bay Area Event Photography has been in the industry for more than 12 years, during which time they have documented huge events across the West Coast and beyond. Its team of professional photographers shoots everything from conventions and conferences to press assignments and social events, as well as live music concerts and shows. As a professional agency, Bay Area Event Photography can easily connect you with one photographer or many, depending on the size and scale of your event. Previous clients include Cisco Live, Google, and JavaOne.

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