- CA - San Diego •
- CA - Los Angeles •
- CA - Orange County / Inland Empire
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I began my photography career in 1991 as a photojournalist for the North County Times, where I photographed everything from politicians to the San Diego Padres. The lessons I learned here—finding great light, creating compelling images out of nothing, and knowing I had only one chance to bring home the goods—are the foundation of my work today.
In 2002, I started John Schnack Photography and never looked back. In addition to weddings throughout California, I have photographed weddings across the U.S., as well as in Belize, Portugal, Spain, Italy, England and Mexico. My wedding photography is regularly published in the industry’s most respected magazines and blogs, including Martha Stewart Weddings and Style Me Pretty.
I also shoot commercial work for a select group of clients including Visa, New Era Caps, Louisville Slugger and Asics America. My creative library is represented by Getty Images.
I am based along San Diego's north coast, where I live with my wife and daughter.
- Martha Stewart Weddings
- Style Me Pretty