Bernadette Cruz

I love capturing the fun, weird, and magical spirit of Santa Cruz through photography, and writing about art and culture. I dig whiskey, the moonlight, and being a big kid […]

Mara Milam

Mara Milam works locally as a photographer and videographer. Her clients include Patagonia, Discovery Digital Networks, and Motion Pacific. She graduated from University of California Santa Cruz with degrees in […]

Allison Garcia

Through her photos, Allison likes to capture spontaneity, interesting faces, and moments that tell a story. She photographs at a variety of events around town—She says that with all of […]

Crystal Birns

I love photographing people experiencing special moments, working unobtrusively in a photojournalistic style. To view my portfolio and learn more about my services: (blog)       […]

Ashton Miyako

Ashton Miyako is a self taught, independent photographer and dressmaker based in the Santa Cruz.   Her mission in life is to give people the opportunity to feel empowered by their bodies through […]

Bredette Dyer

Bredette is intensely moved and inspired by the many forms of life. She photographs anything from tiny mushrooms of the forest and farms in the area, to abandoned structures with […]

David Dennis

David Dennis is a freelance photographer (, co-founder of Ventana Surfboards & Supplies ( and a product management director at Microsoft. He has more than 25 years of experience shooting […]

Yvonne Falk

Yvonne Falk grew up in Santa Cruz. Following in her mother’s footsteps as a photographer. She shoots events, portraits, headshots, product and lifestyle shots. Nature is always draws her to […]

Carolyn (Cat) Klein Lagattuta

Carolyn (Cat) Klein Lagattuta has made a name for herself selling photos of her chalk drawings and many other subjects on Stocksy. Cat now has more than 8,000 photos on […]

Julie Forbes

Julie Forbes fled the cold winters of Pennsylvania nearly two decades ago for the warm California sun. Her passion is to shoot the people, places, and natural wonders of her […]

Salvador Ingram

A former photojournalism major at UCSC, Salvador worked as Photo Editor for City on a Hill Press and has done freelance photography for Good Times. He also was part of […]