Custom Wedding Photography Styles in San Francisco

Weddings seem to have a language of their own, and there isn’t one wedding photography style that’s right for everyone. Ultimately the most important person is YOU, and you deserve to get what you want for your photos. With a style that's molded to your personal preferences, our commitment is to immortalize your day, your way. Experience the magic of tailored wedding photography, where your dreams are our commitment.

Discover your perfect wedding photography style with 4Karma Studio in San Francisco. From traditional to fine art, we tailor our approach to your vision. Learn more!

Our Signature Edits are shot from the start with a signature edit in mind, and will go through a process of taking an image from excellent, to exceptional. These images require significantly more time than our color correction and creative edits. Our Signature Edits are designed for wall art, album covers, or full-page spreads and are intended to tell the story of your wedding day
in a single image, much like a poster used to advertise a movie. These images are designed to be impactful and unique.

Signature Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Non traditional weddings, Elopements, Quinceañeras, Engagements

This style is perfect for:  Traditional weddings, Traditional Elopements, Quinceañeras, Engagements, Family

Embrace a timeless approach to wedding photography with our clean and classic composition. We specialize in straightforward color correction that enhances without altering, and our focus on posed subjects ensures that every moment is captured with grace and elegance. Trust in our precision and artistry to immortalize your special day in a style that is both sophisticated and true to you. 

Classic or Traditional Wedding Photography

This style is perfect for: Romantic and outdoor weddings, Outdoor Elopements, Engagements

Fine art wedding photography starts with the our unique artistic vision. A modern fine art approach is commonly taken with a specific narrative in mind, with careful attention paid to lighting, background, and composition. Wondering, "Why opt for fine art wedding photography?" The answer is simple: if your wedding emphasizes design, décor, and aesthetics, then the expressive elegance of fine art is the perfect choice for you.

Fine Art Wedding Photography Style

This is not a photoshoot, it’s part of a timeline in the heritage of your family’s history. Documentary,  reportage, and photojournalistic  wedding photography style are more than simply snapshots from a day. It’s about having an instinct for what may happen, a grounded experience of the day itself. We love mix this style with some formal group and couple photography session for fully cover the entire story of your big day.

Photojournalistic  Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: raw emotions and candid moments, ideal for shy couples who appreciate authenticity during their wedding, elopement, and engagement.

Are you captivated by the stunning visuals in magazines like Vogue, GQ, and Harper's Bazaar? If so, an editorial style of wedding photography might be your calling. This approach is more than just a trend; it's an art form, allowing us to unleash creativity in dramatic and bold ways. Embracing an editorial look means choosing something edgy, sexy, and filled with flair, turning your wedding into a visual masterpiece.

Editorial or Fashion Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Sophisticated and creative weddings, elopements or engagements, pre-wedding session or pre-quinceañera session, newborns session, portraits

The Dark and Moody aesthetic is a captivating choice for those seeking a profound visual narrative. This style's consistent lighting and editing transform images into perfect pieces for both albums and wall art. Often associated with themes of adventure, wanderlust, or elopement, Dark and Moody photography brings an unparalleled intimacy to every shot. Our goal is to delve deep, creating images that resonate with emotion and connection, giving life to the subtle and profound moments of your special day.

Dark and Moody Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: artistic, alternative and dark theme weddings, elopements and engagements.

Cinematic photography is a style of photography that emulates stills or frames from movie scenes. It is a highly effective storytelling technique that can create images with depth and feeling. So let us know your favorite movie and we can create your collection with that style!

Cinematic Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Traditional and Ethnic weddings, Elopements, Engagements, Quinceañeras

Natural light photography uses the sun as a light source. The available light from the sun varies with the time of day. So, natural light photography is simply to record an image using the light that exists all around us. By using the light already naturally occurring around us, we can create and sculpt images that lend a natural feel to what our eyes are used to seeing every day, whether we are aware of it or not.

Natural Light Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Outdoor weddings, Outdoor Elopements, Engagements, Outdoor Quinceañeras

The Light and Airy style of wedding photography offers a delicate and ethereal touch, often presenting images that are less colorful and vibrant than other approaches. Emphasizing softer tones, and pastel colors. We have mastered this look, refining and perfecting it across thousands of photos, crafting an aesthetic that captures the grace and subtlety of your special day. If you're drawn to a serene and gentle visual experience, the Light and Airy style may be the perfect choice for you.

Light and Airy Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Romantic and outdoor weddings, Outdoor Elopements, Engagements

From the well-loved rustic theme emerges a fresh and spirited style: the Bohemian Wedding Photography Style! Characterized by an outdoor, laid-back ambiance blended with artistic and mismatched elements, this approach sings of lightness, flow, and freedom. Embracing the Boho look means embracing a chic and effortless aesthetic that transcends trends. It's not just a theme; it's an expression of timeless individuality and free-spirited grace, turning your wedding into a celebration of unconventional beauty.

Signature Wedding Photography Style

This style is perfect for: Artistic, Vintage, alternative weddings,
Elopements, Engagements

"Whispers of Love" embodies a modern, creamy wedding aesthetic, blending fine art with a touch of editorial charm. We focus meticulously on light and skin tones to create a visually stunning narrative. This contemporary style marries our distinctive artistic perspective with the surroundings, harnessing advanced technology to turn your dreamiest photo visions into reality.

Whispers of Love
2024 New Style

This style is perfect for: Outdoor weddings and Elopements, Artistic and elegant Engagements, Quinceañeras, Family and Newborn Sessions. 

"Dreamy Art" wedding photography have an artistic eye for composition and detail, framing shots to evoke a sense of whimsy and imagination.  It's characterized by its dynamic use of color, light, and composition to create images that are more than just photographs, they're individual works of art. This style is perfect for couples who are looking for something beyond traditional wedding photos.

Dreamy Art
2024 New Style

This style is perfect for: Weddings and Elopements, Engagements, and Quinceañeras,