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Applemoon Photography is an experienced husband + wife super duo specializing in fun and timeless wedding photography. Your wedding imagery should be enjoyed throughout your lifetime and beyond, and deserves to be handled by professionals. Maren and Michael have been shooting weddings together for over a decade, use high-end professional equipment, and have tons of past-client raves and testimonies. We are thrilled to be a part of capturing your heartfelt love, fun and joy during your big day!

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$2,200

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

Hand-Coloring
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
Toning
Digital Files

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$3,100

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

2nd Shooter
Engagement Shoot
Hand-Coloring
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
Toning
Digital Files

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Natural
Photojournalism
Traditional

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Boudoir Shoot
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital Files
Flush Mount
Matted Prints
Prints
Proofs
Save the Date
Thank You Cards
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5.0 out of 5 rating
30 Reviews
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100% Recommended by couples
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Chelsea Sent on 06/23/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Photographers!

I had such a great experience with Applemoon. We decided to go with Applemoon because they provide high quality photography at a reasonable price. They were able to take a bunch of great photos without taking up a lot of our time during the wedding. We didn't do getting ready photos but we did take bridal party and first look pictures before the ceremony. We were able to get all of the pictures we wanted before the ceremony. After the ceremony we were able to get family pictures. We were even able to attend our cocktail hour. Also, we got our pictures back in 1 week! They were amazing! I would use them again for professional photos.
Brittney
Brittney Sent on 07/07/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Best Photographer I've Worked With

Applemoon Photography did not just meet my expectations but exceeded them, and at such a reasonable price! My husband and I have a huge and segregated family, but Applemoon took hundreds of pictures of many variations in just half an hour after the ceremony! By the end of the whole wedding, thousands of both posed and candid pictures were taken. Even my family members were telling me how impressed they were. If that is not awesome enough, the pictures from our engagement AND our wedding were edited and available to us in around 7 days or less. The photographer made us feel so comfortable and had a clear vision while also frequently checking in with our wants and needs. She was clearly experienced and showed great enthusiasm, professionalism and kindness on the job. Communication was never an issue as she was always quick to respond and proactive about any potential miscommunications. I would absolutely recommend Applemoon Photography to anyone and everyone in need of photography services on the central coast! I really cannot be more grateful and happy with the outcome of my choice to hire them.
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Kelly Sent on 06/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Overall fantastic, start to finish

Maren was fantastic for our tiny wedding!

She was professional and worked with us closely in every step of the process, even when we had a last minute change of locations. Everything about the experience was organized, professional, and we felt comfortable working with her. The photos were amazing, and perfectly matched our casual-but-classy wedding vibe.

They made us a fantastic online gallery to share around. They also provided a full photo set, and we love having access to download all the high resolution pictures whenever we want.

We recommend AppleMoon to all our friends thinking about getting hitched, and would love to work with Maren again.
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner

Real Weddings

Chelsea & Will
28 photos 路 06/11/2022
Austin & Katie
18 photos 路 10/24/2016

Deals

Pricing

Team

maren & michael brajkovich
maren & michael brajkovich
head honcho's

We met in a photography darkroom in college - cliche, we know. Our first perceptions of each other were totally wrong! But we were curious, so hung out as friends for a year before our first kiss in Yosemite. It's been a smitten romance since then. 3 kids, 3 SUP boards, 2 pickleball paddles, 1 dog, 10+ countries, and countless photo-love-stories later and we still are deciding to make more memories for couples in love.

Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
Flowers by Kim Flowers by Kim Wedding Florists

Applemoon Photography is always a pleasure to work with! Michael and Maren have the best personalities and incredible creativity, something that's essential for capturing the most intricate and important details of your special day. You will not be disappointed! -Kim ~ Flowers by Kim

Le Festin Events Le Festin Events Wedding Planners

Applemoon Photography is brilliant! They are a perfect combination of art, fun and professionalism. Having Maren and Michael photograph your special moments and day(s) is not only a wonderful decision, but an excellent investment. You will fall in love with these lovely photographers as soon as you meet them! Kudos to wonderful photographs and such awesome attitudes!

LaBarbera Sound LaBarbera Sound Wedding DJs

AppleMoon is a pleasure to work with. They do not over take the party and make it about them. You will love there shots and what they capture. You can not go wrong when booking them for your date.

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AppleMoon Photography frequently asked questions

AppleMoon Photography includes the following photography services in the starting price:
  • Hand-Coloring
  • High-Res Images
  • Multi. Locations
  • Toning
  • Digital Files
AppleMoon Photography includes the following photography services in their most popular wedding package:
  • 2nd Shooter
  • Engagement Shoot
  • Hand-Coloring
  • High-Res Images
  • Multi. Locations
  • Toning
  • Digital Files
AppleMoon Photography offers the following photography styles:
  • Contemporary
  • Natural
  • Photojournalism
  • Traditional
AppleMoon Photography offers the following photography services for weddings:
  • Additional Hours
  • Boudoir Shoot
  • Destination / Travel
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • One Event / Day
  • Second Shooter
  • Wedding Portraits
AppleMoon Photography offers the following photography materials for weddings:
  • Albums
  • Canvas
  • Digital Files
  • Flush Mount
  • Matted Prints
  • Prints
  • Proofs
  • Save the Date
  • Thank You Cards
AppleMoon Photography is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.
AppleMoon Photography currently offers 1 offer promotion for wedding services.

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