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2017 Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award Best Videography and Photography

I just found out that I won this award! Thank you to all the brides and grooms for your loving support. It’s a pleasure to work with you and to photograph and film your weddings in Santa Barbara and beyond.

Erika and Gene video

What a great surprise, my video work featured in Carats and Cake, together with Merryl Brown Events and Jose Villa photography. Below is a highlight reel of the video delivered to the bride and groom. Romantic Montecito Wedding by Merryl Brown Events from Isaac Art on Vimeo.

Best Wedding Photographer in Santa Barbara

Expertise looked at 270 wedding photographers in Santa Barbara and picked the Top 18. I’m honored to be one of them. Thank you all the brides, grooms, wedding planners, etc who made this possible. I have loved working with you and look forward to working with many more happy couples.

Best of Santa Barbara, Wedding Industry Experts Honor Roll and Merit Award

My mother told me to share about my awards, hence this post. I was pleasantly surprised Santa Barbara Magazine included me in the Best of Santa Barbara 2014 issue, as Best Wedding Photographer, right in between wedding photography greats Elizabeth Messina and José Villa. I’m deeply honored to be in such great company, recognized on the pages of one of the […]

Dream Ojai Wedding

Kendall and Hagen Dream Wedding from Isaac Hernandez on Vimeo. I had the pleasure to again work alongside the magnificent team assembled by Merryl Brown Events for this romantic wedding in the intimate Ojai Valley Inn Herb Garden, complete with the couple’s baby in her antique, flower-draped pram. After the cutting of the cake, the guests […]

Winner of “Best California Photographer” and “Best Santa Barbara Photographer”

  I’m happy to announce that Photography by Isaac has been awarded three different Best of prizes by Wedding Industry Experts: Best California Photographer, Best Santa Barbara Photographer and Best San Francisco Photographer. Thank you to all the brides, grooms, MOBs, MOGs, event organizers, caterers… for your support and your votes. How lucky I am […]

Thank you, Brides!

I’m very grateful to the brides and grooms that gave me their trust to photograph their wedding, and then honored me with this award, given to the top 5% of wedding photographers in the US. This is really our award, thank you! I will continue doing my part. I’m grateful to have been given the […]

State of the Unions

As I listened to President Barack Obama give the State of the Union Address, I thought about the state of all the unions I’ve been hired to photograph through the years. I’m happy to report that all of them are still blissfully married… Well, one of them actually ended their marriage amiably, but the groom […]

Michelle and David: Summer Ojai Destination Wedding

The beauty of photographing weddings is that I get to relive them every time I sit down to edit photos, whether for an online slideshow or a wedding photography coffee table book. The wedding of Michelle and David in Ojai, California, is one of those weddings worth remembering for the rest of your life. Everybody […]

Santa Barbara Summer Wedding: Karstyn and Jesse

Please enjoy this selection of photos that may serve as inspiration for your Santa Barbara wedding. Thank you, Karstyn and Jesse, for inviting me to be your wedding photographer. It’s an honor that I don’t take lightly. Summertime and the winning is easy. While Santa Barbara was resting after the amazing Solstice Parade, Karstyn was […]