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Orange County EVENT Photographer

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Positive Punctual & Professional

Orange County Event Photographer

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Hi, I'm Christopher Todd An Orange County Event Photographer

I have been an event photographer in Orange County and Los Angeles for over 18 years. I specialize in corporate events, with expertise in posed or candid styles in natural or artificial lighting conditions, day or evening.

If you seek an event photographer or team to capture your event seamlessly. We are probably a good fit.  I am confident you will be pleased with our communication, professionalism, courtesy, and business ethics. 

A couple of quick things about me personally. I was born and raised in Orange County. I currently live with my family near Huntington Beach where I love to surf. I am passionate about art, traveling, and of course photography.

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EVENT PHOTOS

EVENT PHOTOS

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY Behind The Scenes 

CLIENT REVIEWS

Real GOOGLE reviews

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Travis Hoechlin | Rizeup Media

"Chris is simply the best. He does amazing work and is awesome to work with. He has exceeded expectations at every opportunity. I would highly recommend him to anyone who asked."

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Laura Berman | Bloomberg Media

"Christopher has been a great photographer for our last two events in Los Angeles. His pictures are great, and the turnaround time is incredibly fast. All pictures were sent the day after the event! It is always a pleasure working with Christopher."

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Thuy-Xuan Nguyen-Chao

"Our company held our Anniversary Event for 200 people. Chris was very responsive to my questions and had great suggestions. He was very professional and considerate and he placed everyone perfectly for the photo. We look forward to doing business with him again.."

TYPICAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY REQUESTS

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Group photography

We have the required insurance and equipment such as ladders, and lighting to create your group photo quickly without the headache.

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Candid photography

Event planners often request candids photos for social media & outreach for their years next event.

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STEP & REPEAT

Attendees want awesome photos to share with your keynote speaker, or their team leaders.

Why Hire Christopher Todd Studios for Event Photography?

Your in good hands with Christopher Todd Studios.

EASY

Planning will be easy 
I have a streamlined process from our first contact through logistics/ pre-production, execution, and delivery of images to help you dedicate less resources to photography planning freeing you up to work on more challenging aspects of your event.

PRO

Professional attire and behavior 
Ever have a photographer arrive wearing blue jeans and tennis shoes to photograph your CEO giving out a special award?
Or worse...not show up, or not follow your agenda. I'll stop short, but this list could go on and on. My team and I will always return calls, arrive on time, dress appropriately, listen to you, and put in 110% to get the images you want.

TEAM

Client-focused 
My number one goal is to exceed my client's expectations. Great images are a given, however, we really think it's the little things that make a difference, like being prepared, flexible, learning people's names, and generally being friendly to all clients, guests, and vendors at an event.

QUALITY

Image is everything
We are experts at our craft and take pride in our work. Our commitment to you begins with excellent photography.  Great photography is a byproduct of a well-conceived plan and always ends with happy clients.

ROI

Better photography yields higher ROI
You want to get the maximum ROI from your event. You want donations to be higher than last year. Generating more impressions, or hits, or likes begins with amazing images.

FEELING OVERWHELMED?

Our 3 Step Process Makes Planning Easy!

Always begin with the end in mind. Understanding how you want to use your photographs will help me build you an excellent plan. My job is not only to take your photos but to help you create a plan that accomplishes your goals. I want every company I work with to be armed with the images they need to move their business forward.

 

#1. PLANNING CALL

  • We learn pertinent details like locations, dates, and times.
  • An in-depth quote based on our communications will be sent to you within 24 hours. To secure our services we require a signed contract and 50% nonrefundable retainer.
  • How-to strategy discussed to turn your images into reality.

#2. EVENT DAY

  • We begin your event by arriving early so there no stress as to our whereabouts.
  • Our professionals will be focused on your list of goals set forth during pre-production. They will be dressed appropriately, extremely professional, and easy to work with.
  • Positive attitude always.

 

#3. IMAGE DELIVERY

  • Delivery will be preplanned so we are prepared to deliver images on schedule.
  • Work with your team to make content handoff seamless.
  • We keep you in the loop with our post-production schedule to deliver amazing images on time.

FAQ's

General Questions

Some of our most frequently asked questions from our families.

PRICES FOR EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

Most events we photograph are unique and have different requirements for photography, such as the number of photographers, or types of lighting needed.  Therefore our listed pricing below should be considered as a general guideline and is subject to change based on the particular needs of your event.

1/2 DAY EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

$750

  • One (1) event photographer.
  • Up to four (4) hours continuous photographic coverage.
  • Talent, skill & experience.
  • Planning your photography.
  • Travel & photography.
  • Image postproduction work.
  • Online image gallery & delivery platform.

FULL DAY EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

$1400

  • One (1) event photographer.
  • Up to Eight (8) hours continuous photographic coverage.
  • Talent, skill & experience.
  • Planning your photography.
  • Travel & photography.
  • Image postproduction work.
  • Online image gallery & delivery platform.

Common Types Of Event Photography

Conference & Convention Photography

We often photograph Conferences and conventions at the Long Beach Convention Center or the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County.  Most event planners want us to document important parts of their event so they can use the images for newsletters, social media with the purpose of marketing the event for the following year.  Candid images with attendees interacting are always highly requested by our clients.

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Award Ceremonies

Awards ceremonies are popular events to photograph.  We have captured awards presentations at venues across Orange County and Los Angeles.  Oftentimes our clients need a fast turnaround for our images of award recipients so they can send them a digital copy.  The best awards photos happen when the winner is truly surprised to win, and the emotion is visible on their face.  

Awards presentations are usually highlighted events of multi-day conferences or conventions when attendees are excited.

Themed & Holiday Parties

We have much experience photographing holiday parties at hotels and resorts in Orange County. Office Holiday parties are popular from November to January when the year starts to wind down and people get into a festive spirit.  

Most clients want images of guests enjoying themselves, couples' formal portraits, gift exchanges, or awards presentations.  The best holiday party images are candids of guests having fun.

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Grand Opening Events

Grand opening photography usually involves a large party with live music, DJ, bars, and dancing. Some grand openings have a  ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off their event.  The best grand opening events spare no expense and throw a huge party.  

Large grand opening events create many chances for great photos of people mingling, socializing, and interacting with VIPs or executives involved in the event. We typically get requests for candid photos of important people such as political officials or business leaders interacting with guests and having fun.

Galas Non-Profit & Charity Events

Our event photographers can capture your party, auction, or fundraiser.  We focus on your needs whether it be journalistic coverage, detail/ decor, or amazing portraits of your executive team, largest donors, or invited celebrities. 

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Why Companies Hire Event Photographers

Companies use event photographers for award ceremonies, banquets, company picnics, team-building exercises, galas, social events, corporate parties, annual conferences, meetings, and fundraisers. We come out to your event and document it through candid photos, of employees, speeches, guests, entertainment, red carpet photography, and keynote speakers.

What Are Corporate Photos Used For?

All these vibrant photos we take at your event can be used for company brochures, blogs, company websites, social media, and marketing material. Having professional photos taken is a way of telling the world about your organization. We capture all the important details of the event. From the people to the decor.

Areas Served

Christopher Todd Studios is located in Orange County. Servicing Los Angeles and Orange County. Also available for travel within the United States and outside destinations.

Choosing The Right Orange County Event Photographer

We know how important it is to choose the right photographer. Therefore, we are confident that you will be in good hands when you hire Christopher Todd Studios for your next event. We will deliver a great finished product to your company. Provide you with quality service from our first conversation to the delivery of your photos. We will give you a custom quote to make sure all your needs are being met. After you have looked at the quote and would like to move forward we will send out a contract.

Call Us Creative

Photography is very important to keep company websites current as well as relevant. I often find myself brainstorming with companies, to create images that raise the bar for their social media, client appreciation, or annual report collateral.

Location Is Key

We are centrally located in Orange County to photograph events in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, and San Diego. However, we are available to travel for multi day events.

Why We Are Liked

  • We answer the phone
  • 24 hour in depth written quotes for projects
  • Easy online contract process
  • Single point of service, One Stop Shop
  • Fast Digital delivery of images
  • Same day edits, or gift prints
  • We smile often

Group Photographer

I am always ready to capture any group photo from 2 to 1000 of your associates, clients, or employees. Your large scale convention, or conference imaging needs can be met effectively with my team of professionals.

Business Meeting Or Corporate Team Building

Doesn't matter if we're documenting a team building retreat in Huntington Beach, or a small executive meeting. We help solve any logistic problems to get you amazing images, with minimal distraction to you, and your client.

Event Photography Services & Capabilities

  • Scalable team of photographers, and digital techs available to make your plan work.
  • Guests: small posed groups, Grip and Grin, large groups of 10 to 1000 people.
  • Step & Repeat/ Red carpet, Celebrity appearance.
  • Photo Booths, onsite printing, and guest take-aways with your branding or messaging.
  • Onsite Mobile Studio with live photographer
  • Awards ceremony and Speaker, stage shots
  • Detail, decor, and entertainment
  • Convention or conference documentary coverage, and guest experience documentation
  • Celebrity/ private events, media control, secure photo asset management
  • Executive portraits
  • Annual report imagery
  • Fam Trips

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