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Nakamura's Photography

San Luis Obispo , CA
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LOCATION

1365 Woodside Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 US (map)

PHONE

805-503-9776

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Mark Nakamura of Nakamura's Photography has been photographing weddings on the Central Coast of California since 1993. He has photographed over 800 weddings, from small backyard weddings... Read more
Mark Nakamura of Nakamura's Photography has been photographing weddings on the Central Coast of California since 1993. He has photographed over 800 weddings, from small backyard weddings to elaborate affairs. With Nakamura's Photography, you get all the digital files. You may view my most recent weddings on my blog. Please call or e-mail me to discuss your wedding plans.

Blessings,

Mark Nakamura

Nakamura's Photography

(805) 503-9776

Nakamuraphotography@gmail.com Read less
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INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional
What photography services do you offer?
Add'l Hours, Engagement Shoot, High-Res, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event/Day, Slideshow/Montage
What photography items do you offer?
Digital Files, Save the Date

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Christina
Wedding:
9/19/2015
5.0/5.0
Mark photographed our wedding day at the Ventana Grill in Pismo. Mark was awesome! He took the time to find out what we were looking for, made recommendations and did an amazing job. He took us down the street to a beach since we wanted some pre-ceremony photos on the beach. He did a great job of keeping things moving quickly, which we really appreciated. He moved quick, and the photos came out fantastic! We were in a hurry to get to our cocktail our to be with our guests from out of town, and Mark made this happen, without feeling like we missed any photo opportunities. I was so impressed when I got the digital files of our pictures and saw the slideshow/video Mark put together. These will make some amazing additions to the walls in our home, and Mark captured our special day perfectly. I couldn't have asked for a better photographer!
Mark photographed our wedding day at the Ventana Grill in Pismo. Mark was awesome! He took the time to find out what we Read more...
Mark photographed our wedding day at the Ventana Grill in Pismo. Mark was awesome! He took the time to find out what we were looking for, made recommendations and did an amazing job. He took us down the street to a beach since we wanted some pre-ceremony photos on the beach. He did a great job of keeping things moving quickly, which we really appreciated. He moved quick, and the photos came out fantastic! We were in a hurry to get to our cocktail our to be with our guests from out of town, and Mark made this happen, without feeling like we missed any photo opportunities. I was so impressed when I got the digital files of our pictures and saw the slideshow/video Mark put together. These will make some amazing additions to the walls in our home, and Mark captured our special day perfectly. I couldn't have asked for a better photographer! Read less
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Jim
Wedding:
6/20/2015
5.0/5.0
Mark does and excellent job, I would recommend him to anyone.
Mark does and excellent job, I would recommend him to anyone.
Mark does and excellent job, I would recommend him to anyone. Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
6/13/2015
5.0/5.0
Mark was awesome... Both my family and my groom's family are quite large and Mark made sure that we got pictures with everyone.
Mark was awesome... Both my family and my groom's family are quite large and Mark made sure that we got pictures with Read more...
Mark was awesome... Both my family and my groom's family are quite large and Mark made sure that we got pictures with everyone. Read less
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Nakamura's Photography responded with the following comments:

Thank you, Jenny, for the compliment. I enjoyed working with you and Josh and your families.

Best wishes,
Mark
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Amanda
Wedding:
8/2/2014
5.0/5.0
Mark was a pleasure to work with and his photos were stunning. He was quick and professional and seemed to capture every moment. He also provided nice video slideshows of the ceremony and reception that we could quickly share with friends and family within a day or two of the wedding!
Mark was a pleasure to work with and his photos were stunning. He was quick and professional and seemed to capture every Read more...
Mark was a pleasure to work with and his photos were stunning. He was quick and professional and seemed to capture every moment. He also provided nice video slideshows of the ceremony and reception that we could quickly share with friends and family within a day or two of the wedding! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
8/2/2014
5.0/5.0
Mark did an excellent job photographing our outdoor wedding- he is very easy to work with and has a nice, calming presence. My husband and I both come from divorced families and Mark did a great job shuffling around people and making sure all combinations of family were photographed without making things feel awkward or rushed. Our photos came out wonderfully- Mark seemed to capture every moment throughout the day! He also provided us with a beautiful book of large photos, which was a lovely keepsake.
Mark did an excellent job photographing our outdoor wedding- he is very easy to work with and has a nice, calming Read more...
Mark did an excellent job photographing our outdoor wedding- he is very easy to work with and has a nice, calming presence. My husband and I both come from divorced families and Mark did a great job shuffling around people and making sure all combinations of family were photographed without making things feel awkward or rushed. Our photos came out wonderfully- Mark seemed to capture every moment throughout the day! He also provided us with a beautiful book of large photos, which was a lovely keepsake. Read less
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Sharie
Wedding:
7/5/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were married July 5th and Mark was our photographer. The absolute best part of hiring him was the quick turn around on receiving our pictures. Both our engagement and wedding pictures were complete within a week of the event.

The quality of the work is absolutely stunning! He edited when needed and offered pictures in black and white as well as color. He took so many pictures I had so many to choose from for both our engagement and wedding pictures. I feel like every part of the wedding day was captured in photographs. There was nothing that was missed.

Mark is so personable, he asked everyone's name in the bridal party and actually remembered them. It was so nice to hear names called out instead of hey you. I was very impressed with his ability to memorize everyone's name. Especially because we had a bridal party of 20.

I would 100% hire him again if I had to do it all over again. He was remarkable! Thank you Mark for a spectacular job!!!!
My husband and I were married July 5th and Mark was our photographer. The absolute best part of hiring him was the quick Read more...
My husband and I were married July 5th and Mark was our photographer. The absolute best part of hiring him was the quick turn around on receiving our pictures. Both our engagement and wedding pictures were complete within a week of the event.

The quality of the work is absolutely stunning! He edited when needed and offered pictures in black and white as well as color. He took so many pictures I had so many to choose from for both our engagement and wedding pictures. I feel like every part of the wedding day was captured in photographs. There was nothing that was missed.

Mark is so personable, he asked everyone's name in the bridal party and actually remembered them. It was so nice to hear names called out instead of hey you. I was very impressed with his ability to memorize everyone's name. Especially because we had a bridal party of 20.

I would 100% hire him again if I had to do it all over again. He was remarkable! Thank you Mark for a spectacular job!!!! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
We picked Mark Nakamura to photograph our wedding because our venue, Avila Beach Golf Resort, recommended him and he did many of the photographs there. We are so happy we went with Mark. He was great the day of our wedding, getting all the shots we wanted. When my husband and I took our photos after the ceremony he was very quick and efficient so we could get to the party! He gave direction well and was very easy to talk to. He was also very unobtrusive. He got a ton of great shots but you didn't feel like a photographer was breathing down your neck. Before our photos were ready he sent us a video of some of the shots and it was a great little added bonus to tide us over. When I told people we got our pictures less than two weeks after our wedding they were shocked, so quick! Highly recommend Mark, great photos and a great value!
We picked Mark Nakamura to photograph our wedding because our venue, Avila Beach Golf Resort, recommended him and he did Read more...
We picked Mark Nakamura to photograph our wedding because our venue, Avila Beach Golf Resort, recommended him and he did many of the photographs there. We are so happy we went with Mark. He was great the day of our wedding, getting all the shots we wanted. When my husband and I took our photos after the ceremony he was very quick and efficient so we could get to the party! He gave direction well and was very easy to talk to. He was also very unobtrusive. He got a ton of great shots but you didn't feel like a photographer was breathing down your neck. Before our photos were ready he sent us a video of some of the shots and it was a great little added bonus to tide us over. When I told people we got our pictures less than two weeks after our wedding they were shocked, so quick! Highly recommend Mark, great photos and a great value! Read less
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Hilary
Wedding:
6/10/2014
4.9/5.0
My wedding in Pismo Beach was a destination wedding. I was a bit nervous picking a photographer without meeting face to face but I had nothing to worry about with Mark. He was quick with his responses and very organized. He took every photo we asked for and got us our picture files within a week. He was at the venue early and I believe even stayed late. We instantly loved the photos. The only thing I would have liked more of were the candid photos, but we had him so busy with us that he couldn't be everywhere at once.
My wedding in Pismo Beach was a destination wedding. I was a bit nervous picking a photographer without meeting face to Read more...
My wedding in Pismo Beach was a destination wedding. I was a bit nervous picking a photographer without meeting face to face but I had nothing to worry about with Mark. He was quick with his responses and very organized. He took every photo we asked for and got us our picture files within a week. He was at the venue early and I believe even stayed late. We instantly loved the photos. The only thing I would have liked more of were the candid photos, but we had him so busy with us that he couldn't be everywhere at once. Read less
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Eric
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Mark did a great job with our wedding pictures. He was very knowledge of the location and knew how to group us when taking group pictures. He was very friendly with us, wedding party, and our friends and family. He was very patient and was not too assertive. I would highly recommend Mark for any event. His pictures were crisp and clean with vivid colors. My wife and I was very pleased with work.
Mark did a great job with our wedding pictures. He was very knowledge of the location and knew how to group us when taking Read more...
Mark did a great job with our wedding pictures. He was very knowledge of the location and knew how to group us when taking group pictures. He was very friendly with us, wedding party, and our friends and family. He was very patient and was not too assertive. I would highly recommend Mark for any event. His pictures were crisp and clean with vivid colors. My wife and I was very pleased with work. Read less
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Judy
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
I didn't have the opportunity to meet Mark until the day of my daughters Wedding. Mark arrived on schedule early in the day to capture the dressing festivities and stayed until the very end of the night. During his many hours with us he was constantly moving capturing all kinds of journalistic natural shots as well as the posed ones. His work exceeded my expectations and he forwarded us over 1000 stunning pictures within a few days of the wedding. I've been in the wedding business for 13 years from a different region and hadn't heard of him but was completely thrilled with the results!
I didn't have the opportunity to meet Mark until the day of my daughters Wedding. Mark arrived on schedule early in the Read more...
I didn't have the opportunity to meet Mark until the day of my daughters Wedding. Mark arrived on schedule early in the day to capture the dressing festivities and stayed until the very end of the night. During his many hours with us he was constantly moving capturing all kinds of journalistic natural shots as well as the posed ones. His work exceeded my expectations and he forwarded us over 1000 stunning pictures within a few days of the wedding. I've been in the wedding business for 13 years from a different region and hadn't heard of him but was completely thrilled with the results! Read less
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