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Hi. I'm Michael Costa, a photographer who loves connecting with people to create amazing photography.

I truly adore my clients because I tend to attract like-minded individuals who I bond with throughout the creative process. This makes the time we spend together fun and relaxing.

My photographic vision is to keep it dreamy, daring, and real. Which means, I want to capture you in the most beautiful way with a level of artfulness and ease that will make the images we create together truly meaningful.

I'm attracted to art, design and have an appreciation for the finite details that often go unnoticed by others. I care about the technical aspects of my job and am a total closet geek when it comes to any photography-related technology… well, technology in general. My side passions include finding new artists and music, thumbing through graphic design magazines, rock climbing and most importantly, spending time with my family.

Well, enough about me. let’s talk about you! I look forward to hearing about what you love and what you're planning!


Here Are Some Publications My Work Has Been Featured In

Martha Stewart Weddings

Harper’s Bazaar

The Huffington Post

Professional Photographer

Style Me Pretty

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style


Destination iDo


Grey Likes Weddings

Edible Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Magazine

C Magazine

WPPI Wedding Photographers Association {Multiple Awards}

The Knot Magazine Editor’s Choice Award for Best Wedding of the Year


Las Vegas Bride

Pacific Weddings

Southern Weddings

Borrowed & Blue

The Wedding Photojournalist Association {Award}

Artistic Guild [AG]WPJA {Multiple Awards}




Books My Work Has Been Published In

Grace Ormonde: Being in Love Never Goes Out of Style

Visual Poetry by Chris Orwig

Master Lighting Guide for Wedding Photographers by bill hurter

The Best of Photographic Lighting volume II by bill hurter

100 Techniques For Professional Wedding Photographers by bill hurter

Adobe Photoshop's best selling “Lynda” series

Eating Well: In Season

L is for Love by Nico Cervantes

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