Having always gravitated towards photographing people since her high school days with a trusty old 4x5 SuperGraflex in hand, Tara naturally leaned towards wedding photography. The combination of interacting with people, making them happy, and providing a photographic time capsule of an important event is what sparked her passion for wedding photojournalism. Tara takes the time to get to know each and every couple before the big day, always including an Engagement Session to get on a personal level and make sure everyone is comfortable on the actual wedding day. Her approach is simple: get to know the couple, find out what they want, and deliver photographs that will timelessly capture the moment while keeping the bride and groom relaxed. This simple philosophy has led Tara to photograph hundreds of weddings over 12 years, and has taken her everywhere from her Bay Area-based backyard—the vineyards of Napa to the fog-filled hills of San Francisco and many tropical destinations. Read More...
|Location||San Francisco in Northern California, United States|
|Starting Rates||$3300+ (USD) View Packages|
|Photos||10 Contest Winning Photos|
The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Tara Arrowood. The following awards have been earned by Tara from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.
|2014||Q2||20th Place - Creative Portrait|
|2011||Q3||7th Place - Kids (being kids)|
16th Place - Food & Drinks
18th Place - Getting Ready
9th Place - Emotion
13th Place - Silhouettes, Shadows & Good Light
|2005||Winter||17th Place - Getting Ready|
|Spring||2nd Place - Getting Ready|
5th Place - Portrait of Bridal Party
10th Place - Emotion
Our prices begin at $3000 for a full day of wedding coverage with TWO photographers! We have a flexible pricing structure, allowing you to build your desired photography plan. We will host your images in a private on-line gallery, print 4x6 prints, and to make your wedding day photography more enjoyable, we include an engagement session so we can all get to know one another better before your wedding day.,,,