San Francisco photographer, AJ Patell

Your Life is Beautiful to Me
Creating Art Is My Passion

"I believe every life has a glimmering beauty within that deserves to be brought to light. In our everyday lives, we might not notice our hidden strength, courage, confidence; it can shine on our face but go unnoticed and pass in a blur. Moments lost, with only a wavering thought to make you smile.

Throughout our years, we fondly think back to the good times and want to relive those moments, to feel that joy and power, one more time. This, is why I chose to become a photographer. I wanted people I care about to see themselves as truly beautiful in living their lives. When I capture all your glorious moments, I see the pure emotion of your life's journey and it truly makes me smile.

Knowing that you will always be able to look back at that amazing moment on your wall and remember vividly, cherish, and most importantly, share that time in your life with those you care about, is just priceless. Thank you for considering me to photograph your life's journey. I look forward to meeting you." -AJ Patell

A Warm Bay Area Welcome!

Please feel free to browse our website: Take a look around using the navigation menu at the top of this site, to learn more about us and what photography services we offer. There are a variety of limited-time specials, packages and promotions we offer from time to time, and occasionally add new photographic products and prints to further give you a wider selection to preserve your memories to. We happily provide professional photography and video services for personal, event and commercial requirements to the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, surrounding communities, and even abroad with further considerations.

Ready to Shine? Let's Smile Together!

We would love to help commemorate your journey through life. Your moments matter! In our world, memories may fade, but a photograph can last forever. When you're ready to preserve the most precious things in life: love, family, friends, the good times...simply give us a call to discuss in person! 415-HITS-AJP

Exclusive Wedding Packages

Complete one-stop service packages for your upcoming wedding. We can include full coordination, make-up, photo, video, DJ, bands, more.

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Portraits & Prints Packages

Our exclusive studio portraits, retouching and processing, and large-format prints are a special way to celebrate lives and show your love.

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AJ Patell Modeling Workshops

Professional Modeling Workshops

If you are starting out in the modeling industry as a new face, you must apply for a seat on our amazing, total modeling career training workshop series.

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Professional Photo Albums
Available with Photography

Available with your photography packages. Beautifully and elegantly hand-made, professional photo albums available in many formats including Square, Portrait and Landscape, in mini sizes from 5" all the way to full large 14" sizes!

Come in to the Studios to see the incredible Crystal Photo Covers, Leather Covers, Hard Photo Covers and simple mini black books. Many colors available for leather. You will fall in love with the think, hard, gorgeous quality of premium photographic paper used in our albums. We hand produce each layout.

San Francisco Bay Bridge and Pier at Night by AJ Patell
The Online Gallery

We are currently updating all our images into our new full-featured portfolio gallery! You will be able to easily share photos to your favorite social networks including Facebook, Google and Twitter, and even your blog. You can order a full range of professional prints right from the site!

Bay Area Models
Modeling Portfolios

Models looking to refresh or start off on the right foot will get an amazing collection to use for look books, posters and more to further your professional modeling career. We will be starting modeling career workshops soon. Go to our AJ Patell Modeling section to learn more.

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