San Francisco, Napa Valley & Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer

Catherine Hall, Lake Tahoe wedding photographer

With a relaxed, refined approach to wedding photography, Catherine Hall is a sought-after San Francisco, Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe wedding photographer known for her elegant, editorial style. Capturing beauty in the world around her, she brings out the best in the people who trust her to document their weddings and special celebrations. Catherine’s extraordinary level of artistic sophistication attracts discerning couples, while today’s leading magazines like Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, InStyle Weddings, and The Knot (which has named her Best Wedding Photographer), frequently publish her work. Her assignments have included coverage of high-profile celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Nelly, Kenny Loggins, Jason Derulo, Journey and Andy Garcia, along with numerous stars in sports and entertainment.

In addition to Catherine’s wedding photography, her fine-art photos have been exhibited widely throughout Europe and the United States, and her editorial-photography assignments have taken her to over thirty countries for publications like The New York Times and National Geographic Traveler. Trained at Oxford, Catherine is an in-demand instructor and judge at international photography events with professional sponsors including Apple, Epson, and Adobe. And her commercial work is sought-after by leading commercial brands including Sephora, News Corp, Reuters, and John Deere.

Dive into Catherine Hall’s portfolio full of gorgeous portraits and memorable moments, then read what her clients have to say about her seamless customer service, comforting personality, and extraordinary final results.


“The best find of my life. Catherine is incredible in every way. Kind, loving, talented, energetic, encouraging, and brave are just a few words that come to mind when I think of her. Catherine is a dream come true”

Calvin W

“Catherine has an elegant and sophisticated perspective of the world and her photos show it. She is a true artist and her team's professionalism and experience is unparalleled”

Nicole A

“Words cannot express how much we loved working with Catherine. My husband and I looked through countless photographers for our Lake Tahoe wedding and chose Catherine who knows the area like the back of her hand and made sure we got the best results.”

Grace W

“Hiring Catherine as our wedding photographer was the best decision we made during wedding planning. Being able to trust her and her team on our wedding day was priceless.”

Ryan T

“It is incredibly difficult to accurately describe just how great Catherine is. In short, not only is Catherine a true pleasure to work with but her photos alone make you have no doubt in your investment in her. Her photos enabled us to get published in two national publications and we still get a kick out of that”

Lawrence T

"Catherine made taking our pictures fun and exciting. Her encouraging words and energy with casual direction and artistic talent all worked to create an exhilarating and wonderful experience."

Thom P

"This is truly "white glove" service from the first meeting all the way through the entire process into post-production and delivery of the photos/albums. If you are looking for a world-class photographer, an exceptional business experience, and an unmatched personal touch, then you would be lucky to work with Catherine!"

Anita I

"Catherine Hall is truly unbelievable and her images after weddings are always spectacular! I know of 3 wedding coordinators that chose Catherine Hall to be their photographer, as we in the industry know a real gem! By the way she is also a total doll and fun to be around!"

Bryce M

"We had a destination wedding, and Catherine's extensive experience and unparalleled preparation eased a lot of concerns and worries. She is on top of everything. Her pictures are so natural and full of life and nothing compares to them. Just take a look at her work. It definitely speaks for itself."

Bianca K

"Catherine instantly felt like a member of the family and a comforting companion for all the day's events. We are grateful for her hard work ethic, creative energy and positive attitude. The photos were perfect and beyond what we could hope to have as a record of our wedding."

Cara C

"Catherine Hall Studios made planning our Napa wine country wedding from NJ much easier. After speaking with Catherine she immediately knew exactly what we were looking for in a photographer. Her pictures exceeded all expectations; we treasure the wonderful gift she has given us."

Annie Y

“Catherine Hall photography has excellent customer service and her photos are amazing, beautiful and fabulous! She has such great taste and totally understood our vision. We can’t thank her enough”

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Catherine Hall Studios is referred by today’s leading wedding planners and is a preferred professional at the most prestigious venues in S.F., Napa, and Lake Tahoe including The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, The Fairmont San Francisco, and Martis Camp Lake Tahoe, to name a few.