San Jose Bay Area Portrait Photographer

Capturing a moment in your life and making it a treasured memory, Creations by Sam stands ready with a camera and the confidence to bring out the best in your photos.
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There is no lack of great backdrops for your special moment anywhere that your heart may take you. Sam and his team have experience in what times of day, in which seasons, and in which locations can help add that unique detail to your image. Not sure where to choose or looking for some feedback on locations? Reach out to us for ideas on natural landmarks, beaches, scenic viewpoints, and notable architecture that will add dramatic and local flair to your photos. here in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, and all points in between.


Family, Teen & Graduation Portraits

Family portraits are a necessity for anyone wanting to treasure the memories. We hope these photos and the memories they recall will adorn the walls and desks of homes and offices of loving family members.

Many grads will opt for a photoshoot the day of the graduation festivities or just immediately prior to or after the commencement activities. We are happy to accommodate different locations, and the inclusion of multiple family members and teachers and classmates.

Personal Photoshoot

If you are interested in building a portfolio for the entertainment industry, for example theater or modeling or screen work, we can work with you to build a visual resume that highlights your physical and emotional acting and presenting ability. We have indoor studio space, as well as lighting equipment for outdoor or offsite locations to most fully and accurately represent your stage presence.


Engagement Portraits

Partner with us, to tell the story of your love and relationship, and create some magic and touching photos to share with your family and friends. We have a rich history and experience in the Bay Area making portraits of happy brides and grooms who are now husband and wife! Our speciality is in Indian and South Asian wedding photography traditions, but be assured we have also shot many couples from different cultures and backgrounds as well.

Primary Service Area : San Jose, CA