I believe wedding photography is an incredibly important investment. It is something you can keep after the wedding is over that becomes more valuable year after year. It creates a story for you and your family to show the connection and love you felt for that special someone. It is a stamp in time that does not devalue because the feeling it brings cannot be replaced.


That is why i have committed to capture and create a unique story for your special day that shows how it truly felt and allows you to relive the day no matter the time passed. Below you will find the different collections to choose from.




Feel like having a solo session or just want some unique pictures as a couple?  This is a great option for portraits, couple sessions or family gatherings.

San Francisco Engagement Photographer



Want to get intimate with you and your person?Celebrate your engagement or anniversary at the top of a mountain, in the middle of the forest or out looking into coast. Perfect for engagements, Elopements or anniversaries.

Big Bear Wedding



Wedding day! It's here! Celebrate this new adventure with your friends and family. I will capture and depict a unique story for your special day. From the nervous butterflies in your stomach while getting ready to goin' hard on the dance floor. 



How do we book you for our wedding?

First we have to get in touch! You can contact me directly at From there we will discuss the next steps.


How many images will we receive?

It depends on the collection. . On an average wedding day, I will take about 5000 images. Depending on the collection, you will receive anywhere between 200-600 processed, retouched photographs. 

Engagements- 30-60

Lifestyle portraits- 20-70 images 


Why should I have a second shooter?

First off, the second shooter captures a different angle. This is most valuable during the first look, ceremony, & reception.  The second shooter also provides another perspective and artistic approach during the entirety of the day. This captures your story at different levels. I do recommend a second shooter but it is not essential. 


Do we get the personal rights to our photos?

Yes, after all it is your wedding! I will provide you with  an online gallery and/or a USB containing all the images for printing, sharing, downloading.. really for any personal use! With that being said we do always appreciate when you give credit to Armin Avila photography while online blogging and publications. 


What forms of payment do you accept?

All credit card, debit card and bank transfer payments are accepted. Deposit payment is required at the time of signing the contract.

What is your turnaround time for my final set of images?

Wedding Photographs: 5-8 weeks

Wedding Video: 9 weeks 

Engagement: 1-3 weeks

Portraits: 1-3 weeks


How do we receive our final set of images?

The images are delivered through and online hosting link of galleries from the day along with a usb of the final gallery



Where do you live and do you travel?

I mainly provide service in the San Francisco and the rest of the bay area but I love to travel.  As soon as we get in touch we can discuss the procedure for a destination based wedding.


Why do you love wedding photography?

Wedding photography is a luxury service, for a once in a lifetime occasion. It is important to have a photographer who puts their whole soul into capturing your very special day, at the absolute top-notch quality. While working with Armin Avila Photography you won't have to worry about a single thing. We handle the liability, pressure, and expertise it requires for documenting such an important event.



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