BEHIND THE LENS

ABOUT 
tanarak

I'm a wedding photographer based in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Originally from Thailand, I’m an old-fashioned romantic, and have photographed over 400 weddings.

From intimate and simple ceremonies, to elegant and grand occasions, I am constantly inspired by different wedding cultures and traditions, and of course, the special couples.

lucky & minh

california

The quality of his work is phenomenal and we were happily surprised with how many candid moments he caught!

christina + jonathan

california

Tanarak took photos I didn't even think of! I highly recommend him if you live in the Bay Area!

sandy + kason

california

The pictures and video Tanarak took are even more perfect than we ever expected!

heidi + alex

hong kong

He captured all the moments and details of the place, vibe and people without even noticing he was there...

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

After photographing more than four hundred weddings over the past 14 years, I’ve found that I am not the perfect fit for every couple. That’s why this process begins with a conversation. I want to hear everything—how you met, funny first date stories, and how y’all got engaged.

I’ll get to know one another, talk about the details of your day, answer any questions you might have about working with me and figure out if we’re the best fit for each other.

LET's CONNECT

I am here as a resource beyond photography—whether you're looking for engagement session outfit recommendations, timeline advice, or vendor referrals.

Even if you're working with a wedding planner or you're planning a simple wedding, there are likely still a lot of moving pieces left leading up to your big day. I've photographed more than 400 weddings in the past few years and I'm happy to share everything I've learned along the way! 

Wedding Advice

I'm big fans of engagement sessions for a few reasons. Not only do they allow you to get comfortable in front of the camera, they also give you the opportunity to showcase your personalities in a more casual setting that is significant to the two of you. 

Engagement sessions can take place anywhere from immediately following a proposal to just a few days before the wedding. I’ve found that there isn’t a “good” or “bad” time to take your photos. I normally plan sessions based on a particular “look” a couple has in mind, spring flowers for example, or based on schedules. 

Engagement Session

I check-in about two months before the wedding to start chatting about timeline specifics, special details, family formal shot lists, special traditions and anything else I should know about your big day. 

While I normally don't send this questionnaire until closer to the wedding, please don't hesitate to let me know if you have questions during the planning process!

Wedding Day Prep

It's finally here! The day the two of you say "I Do" and dance the night away surrounded by your family and friends. 

Just know I'm excited to celebrate and capture your wedding day. It's going to be awesome.

The Big Day

You can expect your photos to be delivered via an online gallery within about four to six weeks of your wedding. At that time, I'll also send over details about preserving your images through prints and albums. 

I hope the relationship doesn't end after I deliver your photographs. I want to hear about the adventures of married life. And if you decide to have kids, I'd love to document your growing family.

Photo Delivery

WHAT TO EXPECT –

Additional wedding coverage - $700/hour
Additional portrait - $925

ADD-ONS

Custom packages are available upon request. 
***Travel fees may apply to locations outside of 60 miles.
Please ask for details.

8 hours of wedding coverage
1 hour for an engagement session
Second photographer
Online gallery for viewing and ordering your engagement & wedding photos
USB of final wedding images

$5850

SILVER COLLECTION

10 hours of wedding coverage
1 hour for an engagement session
Second photographer
Online gallery for viewing and ordering your engagement & wedding photos
USB of final wedding images
 40 pages 10″ x 10″ custom album

$7780

RUBY COLLECTION

12 hours of wedding coverage
2 hours for an engagement session
2 hours rehearsal dinner coverage
Second photographer
Online gallery for viewing and ordering your engagement & wedding photos
USB of final wedding images
60 pages 10″ x 10″ custom album

$9880

GOLD COLLECTION

custom collections available upon request

THE COLLECTIONS

MORE DETAILS

Ordering a wedding album is a wonderful way to make your wedding memories last. All albums are professionally designed and high quality, and available in a variety of linen and leather colors. 

Wedding albums typically take between 4 to 6 weeks to complete and include three rounds of revision. Albums are also available for engagement sessions.

ALBUMS

Every collection includes a complimentary engagement session. This is a relaxed and loved-up session that helps couples warm up to being photographed.

Engagement sessions are an opportunity to showcase your personalities in a more casual setting, and they can even include your pets. Some couples like to use these photos on their save-the-dates, but you can choose to have your engagement session a few days before your wedding, if you prefer.

Engagement Sessions

Fantastic! To secure your wedding date, I’ll need a completed contract and a 50% non-refundable deposit. If you don’t have a contract yet, just let me know and I’ll send one over. The remaining balance will be due 1 month before the wedding.

We love your work and we’re ready to book! What’s the next step?

Galleries typically include anywhere between 400 and 800 photos. The exact amount varies from wedding to wedding. Your online gallery will come loaded with fully edited high resolution images you can print anywhere. You’re also welcome to share your wedding photos on Facebook as long as you credit us and link to our website.

How many photos are typically included and can we print the photos ourselves?

We typically add travel fees on to any wedding outside of a
60 mile radius from San Francisco, California.
Fees vary depending on location so ask us for more details.

When do you charge travel fees?

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CONtACT tanarak

If you would like to learn more about my services or to have a casual chat to see if we're the right fit, you can reach me directly at hello@tanarakphotography.com

let's make it official

READY TO BEGIN?