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Photography in Santa Cruz, CA,
(831) 688-2428

About Us

The Art of Emotion is a wedding photography company based in Santa Cruz, California. The company is known for its spontaneous, natural and organic approaches in taking images. The Art of Emotion uses contemporary photography blended with both photojournalistic and illustrative styles in capturing the intimate moments of a couple’s wedding day. They photograph events in Carmel/Monterey, Santa Cruz, Aptos, Capitola, San Jose, Napa/Sonoma, and Central Valley.

The photographers behind the Art of Emotion are Becky and Joshua Burgin, who have been working together since 2000. Becky Burgin, the lead photographer and creative visionary, was listed on 2014 Photography Masters of Wedding and Portrait Photography International and received WPPI’s Accolade of Outstanding Photographic Achievement. The Art of Emotion has had featured weddings in wedding magazines and wedding websites.

Services Offered
Art of Emotion provides photographs in various formats such as albums, flush mounts, prints, digital files, and proofs. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, the company offers photography services for engagements, elopements, and portraits. Their services include:

  • Engagement shoot
  • Second photographer
  • High-resolution images
  • One event/day
  • Liability insurance


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  • We had a great experience working with Becky. They were very professional from start to finish. Their price is very reasonable and provided good value. We don't consider ourselves photogenic and usually don't like pictures of ourselves. Considering this, I enjoy looking back at our pictures and could do so for hours. I would recommend them.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Photography

    What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

    $ 2,000.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price?

    2nd Shooter, One Event / Day, Digital Files, Proofs

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

    2nd Shooter, Add'l Hours, High-Res Images, One Event / Day, Digital Files, Proofs

    What primary photographic style do you identify with?

    Contemporary, Photojournalism

    What photography services do you offer?

    Engagement Shoot, High-Res Images, Liability Insurance, One Event / Day, Second Shooter

    What photography items do you offer?

    Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Negatives, Prints, Proofs

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