The 9 Best Commercial Photographers in Bakersfield, CA

The best Bakersfield commercial photographers have the expertise to spanning different professional needs. From headshots to product photography to real estate photography, these commercial photography pros draw from many genres. It takes both technical expertise for lighting and staging as well as knowledge of marketing. And some even have niches in which they excel, including food photography and aerial shots. No matter what your commercial photography needs are, you will find someone in the area to fill them below!

1. Nicole Bolinger

If you are looking for a Bakersfield commercial photographer with the ability to help you market your business, look no further. Nicole Bolinger is an absolute standout in her field. Combining her fifteen years as a photographer with her marketing degree has given her valuable perspective on what sells and how best to photograph your brand to make marketing almost effortless. Whatever your commercial needs, you can rely on her. She is truly multi-talented — her portraits are crisp and professional, her product staging is thoughtfully composed. Also, her architectural work is high-definition, fully showcasing the space you’ve put so much effort into. 

2. InMotion Pro

The talented and diverse team at InMotion Pro ensures that no matter what you are looking for in a Bakersfield commercial photographer, you’re covered. Ranging from drone pilots to videographers to photographers, you can truly have it all under one roof when you work with them. They have worked with many big-name clients, including Chevron and Sierra View Medical Center. They are also one of our favorites for real estate photography. Their high-dynamic-range aerial photos enhance the property’s beauty and allow for a fuller sense of the architecture. 

3. Suyen Torres

As a confessed food lover and published cookbook author, you imagine Suyen Torres’s food photography portfolio is going to be good. And trust us, she doesn’t disappoint! Her photos are detailed and carefully styled — with light and shadow highlighting the texture of the dish. She also uses compositional props to enhance the flow of the photograph and excite the taste buds. As a Bakersfield commercial photographer, she photographs food and the people behind the delicious dishes to highlight the beauty of their kitchens. If you are a chef or a restaurant in the area and want an editorial shoot, Suyen is our top pick!

4. April Co Photos

April Massirio has over twelve years of experience and a degree in commercial and advertising photography. So it’s no wonder she makes this list! The other photographers in this studio (the Co.) are also talented. And since every photographer has their specialty, they work mainly as portrait and event artists. April is the lead commercial photographer, and her professionalism and eye for detail have garnered the attention and praise of editors of Bakersfield Lifestyle Magazine and Marie Claire, among others. If you’re looking for a carefully crafted editorial shoot or stunning commercial portraits, she’s a great pick. We also love her philosophy about giving back to the community and her compassionate projects. It’s something special when you know you’re supporting a business that loves the community as much as they love their art.  

5. Blastbeat Visuals

Kyle Chidgey is the founder and lead artist behind this Bakersfield commercial photography and videography studio. He’s a storyteller of the highest order — a testament to his versatility and talents. He helps you craft a narrative for your business in photos or, conversely, capturing the story unfolding in front of his lens. With the ability to work alongside his clients and distill what they really want to say into a photo, he caught our eye and the eyes of clients across Kern county. He has a particular flair for portrait photography, both professional headshots and edgy artistic shots. His style can’t be confined to just one genre, and that’s why we love his work. 

6. Alicja and Scout

Well known for their area wedding photography, Alicja and Scout also turn heads with their real estate, commercial, and event work. Their work is thoughtful—taking care that each shot tells exactly the story it needs to tell—perfect for branding photography. Years of experience with events have honed their expertise and turned them into masters of storytelling. Look no further if you run a local business and want finely crafted photos for your promotional materials.

7. Selling Image

Serving both Paso Robles and Bakersfield and the surrounding area, this team stands out with its real estate photography. Over twenty years of combined experience has taught them what sells. And really, anyone selling a house is sure to benefit from their lighting and staging experience. They also spend a considerable amount of time editing to make sure each photo showcases your property to its best advantage. Their high dynamic range work is closer to how the human eye sees, ensuring that your property doesn’t look flat or lifeless, and sharp focus throughout ensures that all the details are captured.  

8. Illuminate Photography

Jamie Black has been photographing landscapes for as long as he can remember. He has the skills especially pertinent in property and real estate photography. For example, he understands that the play of light on surfaces and a large depth of field are essential to both genres. Shooting hundreds of properties a year has given him the experience necessary to take stunning photos. Jamies also offers add-on services of video tours, aerial drone photography, and specific website listings ensure you are getting both excellence and incredible value. 

9. Sarah Roberts

Sarah Roberts is an incredibly talented portrait photographer and photo retoucher—the ideal combination if you are looking for perfect headshots. She works closely with her clients to create the shoot that best reflects what they want to say with their images. For some, it’s glamour. For others, it’s professionalism. For others still, it’s a story they want to tell about who they are. Whatever you are looking for in your commercial headshot and whomever they are for, Sarah’s eye for detail and editing work will make you look beautiful, guaranteed. 

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