“Simply the best wedding photographer on the West  Coast.”
-Rusty M, The Seattle Times


Dynamic, luminous and distinctively gorgeous, Seattle and San Francisco wedding photographer creatively captures each couple’s love stories in a unique way that set him apart as one of the best West Coast and destination wedding photographers.

Clane looks at each wedding as an opportunity to provide an unforgettable wedding photography experience for each of his couples, their family and friends.

Clane Gessel is an award-winning wedding photographer from Seattle, and in 2014 opened a second office in San Francisco. He has shot hundreds of weddings across the globe from Bora Bora to New York and his images have been featured in dozens of magazines including PDN, National Geographic, and Smithsonian. His extensive knowledge of the Seattle wedding photography industry has earned him appearances on TV and radio programs, and is “Washington’s top wedding photographer” according to New Day Northwest.

Since 2003, Clane Gessel has been setting the standard of wedding photography by combining the very best in creative wedding photography with the highest level of service.  Since then, Clane has expanded to shoot across the country and world by providing each couple an unparalleled wedding day experience along with amazing wedding photos.  With the expansion into San Francisco, Clane is also taking San Francisco wedding photography to a new level through an unparalleled level of service and amazing images.  The level of dedication can be seen in each wedding photo, as Clane strives to bring out each couple’s individual personality.  Clane understands that the wedding photos will be the most important part of the day and will appreciate over time, and he is committed to each couple’s love story by creating unforgettable images representative of a lifetime of love.


Clane Gessel Photography

The West Coast’s most celebrated and creative visual artist

Clane’s artistic and unique styles have attracted audiences worldwide. He has shot more than 250 weddings across the globe and has won numerous awards for his photography. His images have been featured in print and online in prestigious magazines such as National Geographic, PDN, Smithsonian, The Knot and more. He has appeared on several television shows and has a gallery in Naples, FL
Clane Gessel Wedding Photography

I’m honored to be a part of your wedding; the day you’ve looked forward to your whole life and will cherish forever. My passion is effortlessly telling the story of your wedding day using a rich editorial style with artistic attention to detail. Whether your wedding showcases the opulence of an urban location or embraces the intimacy of a sandy beach far away, I’m honored to be by your side capturing your emotion and personalities and translating them into timeless images of love.

Clane Gessel, Photographer



Honored to be featured in all four of these magazines on newsstands now. Pick yourself up a copy!

We would love to be a part of your story. Please contact us today to see how you can have amazing wedding photos just like this.

Clane is loved by Grace Ormonde, Huffington Post, The Knot, Style Me Pretty and more.