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Documenting life's moments... Honoring the stories they tell

We created Narrative Images 10 years ago after studying photography and sociology in college.  Since then we have had the privilege to document hundreds of weddings across the U.S. and abroad. Narrative Images was born from the desire to produce photos that are real, authentic, and honest. We work to achieve this by tailoring our photojournalistic approach to each of our unique clients. Our photography has won awards and has been published in magazines, wedding blogs, as well as two books. After photographing hundreds of weddings and working with so many great people, our appreciation for weddings as a tradition and the beautiful moments they produce has only grown.  

Our Story

Narrative Images Photography is an award winning San Diego based photography studio led by professional photographers Richard Unis and Bernadette Johnston. We specialize in fine art photojournalism wedding photography, portraiture and event photography. As a  San Diego based company, we are available for national and international travel. Narrative Images has been voted one of San Diego's best photography studios. Narrative Images is available for wedding photography - engagement shoots - corporate event photography - conventions - portraits - baby, newborn, child and family photography - lifestyle photography - conferences - photo studio shoots - product photography - photo booth rentals - photojournalism. Our photographic style is rooted in the traditions of documentary and photojournalism. 

Our style is natural, authentic, creative, candid, honest, and photojournalistic. 

We photograph across San Diego, CA - Southern California. Places we have photographed are San Diego, La Jolla, Del Mar, Coronado, Kensington, Mission Hills, North Park, South Park, University Heights, Downtown, Torrey Pines, Old Town, Little Italy, Poway, Carlsbad, La Mesa, Sunset Cliffs, Santee, Alpine, Temecula, Escondido, Encinitas, Clairemont, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara, Laguna Beach, Malibu, Oceanside, Rancho San Diego, Irvine, Glendale, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Berkeley, Anaheim, Vail CO, Breckenridge CO, Portland OR. Our photography studio is based in beautiful San Diego CA. As Destination Wedding Photographers - We have shot destination weddings in many locations including the Bahamas Harbour Island, Istanbul, Turkey, New York City, Oahu, Hawaii.

Some popular wedding Venues for which we taken photos include - Scripps Seaside Forum, Martin Johnson House, La Jolla Women's Club, Torrey Pines Lodge, L'auberge, Manchester Hyatt, Rancho Valencia, Us Grant, Andaz Hotel, La Valencia, The Grand Del Mar, Estancia, Darlington House, MOMA, MOPA, The Prado, Japanese Friendship Gardens, The Powerhouse, The Ultimate Skybox At Diamond View Tower, Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club, The Darlington House, Darlington House, Orfila Vineyards and Winery, The Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Coronado Community Center, Temecula Creek Inn, Ponte Family Estate, Mt. Woodson Castle, Paradise Point, Bali Hai, Kona Kai, Twin Oaks, Green Gables. Temecula Area Wineries, Wiens Family Cellars, The Thursday Club, The San Diego Zoo, Los Willows Family Estate, El Cortez Don Room & Terrace, Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant in Old Town, Maderas Golf Course, The Ranch at Bandy Canyon, The Natural History Museum, The University Club Atop Symphony Towers, Levyland Estates, San Diego Museum of Art, The Rock House, HI. We also often work at the San Diego Convention center 

Choose a gallery from above and enter our site to view our portfolios. We also enjoy editorial projects with non-profits and celebrations. In addition to coverage of your event, we also offer Snapshot Studios - our San Diego based photo booth company. 

Our photos have been recognized and exhibited nationally. Bernadette Johnston also teaches photography classes for the Museum of Photographic Arts or MOPA. Narrative Images has won awards for their wedding photography from PDN, 10 News A-List, The knot, Wedding Wire, and has been published in numerous magazines 

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