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John Schnack



John began his photography career in 1991 as a photojournalist for the North County Times (formerly the Blade-Citizen), where he photographed everything from Ross Perot to the San Diego Padres.

In 2001, John started John Schnack Photography and never looked back. In addition to weddings throughout San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles, John has been commissioned to photograph weddings in Hawaii, Vermont, Belize, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Mexico. His photographs are regularly published in the industry's most respected magazines and blogs, including Martha Stewart Weddings and Style Me Pretty.

John also shoots commercial work for a select group of clients including Visa and Asics America.

A lifelong coastal North County resident, John is based in Carlsbad, California, where he lives with his wife and daughter. Read More...

Photographer John Schnack 
Location Encinitas in California, United States
Starting Rates $4900+ (USD) 
Photos 13 contest winning photos
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The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of John Schnack. The following awards have been earned by John from the AG|WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2011 Q2 5th Place - Getting Ready
8th Place - Getting Ready
2009 Q4 19th Place - Getting Ready
Q3 17th Place - Off Camera Flash / Strobe
20th Place - Dancing
Q1 8th Place - Ceremony
13th Place - Ceremony
19th Place - Getting Ready
19th Place - Wedding or Engagement Portrait
2008 Q1 4th Place - Getting Ready
7th Place - Off-Camera Lighting
18th Place - Off-Camera Lighting
19th Place - Ceremony

Schnack Studios offers a wide range of comprehensive packages. All weddings are shot on film by John Schnack.

Package Details

John Schnack offers the following wedding coverage packages.

$4900 - Level One Coverage
*6 hours of wedding coverage
*One photographer
*CD of low-resolution files

$6500 - Level Two Coverage
*8 hours of wedding day coverage
*2 photographers
*Engagement session
*DVD of high-res files
*20-side 8x12 album

$8500 - Level Three Coverage
*10 hours of wedding day coverage
*2 photographers
*Engagement session
*Custom guestbook
*DVD of high-resolution files
*40-side 11x14 album