Client Reviews

"So, I had seen Brooke's work various times through a close friend of mine and was always impressed by her photos! A family session had been FAR over due for us, so I finally decided to just go for it! Brooke was always quick to respond to my inquiries, and once we got together, things just flowed... We knew some of the same people, but she was just so easy to talk to!! Now mind you, we are a family of 5, which mind you, is NOT easy to photograph!! But Brooke was so easy going and got all the amazing shots we wanted and needed!! She also got us our photos in record time!! It's SO nice to be able to receive your photos before you forgot you took them! We can't wait to use her again! Thanks so much Brooke."

-Maddie Kirk

"Brooke is the best of the best!! My husband and I were wanting to get maternity photos done to capture our sweet journey into parenthood for the first time. I kept putting it off my search, until I saw Brooke's beautiful work. I then knew she had to be the one to do my maternity photos. She did, and let me tell you she is absolutely amazing and we couldn't be happier!! Thank you Brooke, we will definitely be using you again for future picture needs!"

-Jessica Box

I cannot recommend Brooke Kohl Photography enough! She photographed our wedding and every time I look at the photos, I get to relive that amazing day. The photos came out stunning and better than I could have hoped for. She took over the wedding party (even all 7 groomsmen) along with family and friends to come together and made the whole experience fun and carefree.  We didn’t have to think about a thing! She captured all the precious candid moments, arrived early and was so professional. Thank you Brooke for capturing my wedding day perfectly!

-Nikki Wyatt

Brooke is amazing! I had been wanting to get pictures taken for a while and was recommended to Brooke by a mutual friend. We scheduled a day to get our pictures taken and it ended up raining! Brooke was so understanding about rescheduling. We had never taken family pictures before so I was a little nervous about how they would come out. I am so happy with the results and would recommend her to family and friends! Thanks Brooke! 

-Cassandra Kolerich

"Brooke captured our secluded forrest ceremony perfectly. She worked hard to gather our friends and family for memories the whole party could share in. She was very attentive to our needs and shared in my vision of simplicity. Our edits were stunning and not overly done. The end result was timeless. We will forever cherish these photos, thanks to Brooke who did such a beautiful job capturing our love."

- Chantianna Terassi-Zelm

"I LOVE Brooke, she is an amazing photographer. She has done my maternity photos and my first family Christmas photos! My husband and I had never done a photo shoot but she guided us in every way so that we could get the perfect pictures and she made us feel very comfortable. She also listened to our ideas and added life to them! Brooke has worked so patiently with my crazy growing family from the beginning! Her skills, energy, and heart for photography are a few of the many reasons I will go to her for my future photo shoots, She has captured memories I will cherish for a lifetime! If you're looking for a photographer, she's your woman! She can accomplish any type of photo shoot you're looking for, trust me, you won't be disappointed. You're the best Brooke, cant wait to see you next time!"

- The Rusinowicz Family 

"Brooke is an amazing professional! She arrived super early to the photo session site and was ready to go right on time. She is so personable and made us feel so comfortable to photograph. We had never taken photos before with a photographer, but you couldn't tell in the pictures because she gave us simple ideas and suggestions we could do. We were all laughing and just having fun. We walked around Balboa Park and was free to make suggestions on photo ops. She took a ton of photos and worked so well with our pup Brodie. Brooke was able to capture us in a beautiful way and I am forever happy with our engagement pictures. Thank you Brooke!"

-Francis Pizarro

"My husband and I  got married at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla. Brooke was reccomended to us. She is a really  great gal. She made everything go smoothly, she took over and we did not have to think about anything but us and the love we were sharing on this beautifil day together.  It was like having a friend of the family take and capture your emotions and feelings in a picture. We will forever be grateful to Brooke for our experience and time with spent with her on our wedding day. She Has left us with an amazing amount of photos that we could not be more pleased with. WE COULD NOT recommend her enough. If you're looking for wonderful pictures on any occasion don't hesitate to hire her. You will be happy with your photos and memories. Thank you Brooke."

-Madalyn and Evan Busch

"Our family had never done photos together before and I flew solo on my first set of maternity photos so needless to say I was nervous about how they would turn out. Weighing extra than usual and incorporating two other people I was nervous. I had so many photographers recommended to me and then I saw Brooke's website! All of her photos were good! There were no awkward ones in the bunch. She photographed like I'd envisioned ours turning out! I messaged her and she got back to me right away with all the information I needed. I picked the place and she nor I had been there before! She got there early the day of to check it out and I didn't even ask her! She was so encouraging and knowledgable about how we should be positioned. She was quick but efficient and made sure we got the most out of the time we had with her! She was kind, easy to talk to and patient! I was THRILLED with the end result and all of our family and friends asked for printed copies of the photos once they saw them! She captured our family beautifully and we will absolutely be taking more family photos and she will be our go to for everything! Thank you so much Brooke!"

-Shannon Munsey

"Brooke did an absolutely amazing job with our engagement photos. She was fun, creative, and was able to captivate our deep love for one another through our photos. We were so pleased with our experience that we booked her to do our wedding in October. We would highly recommended her to anyone."

- Christen Freeman

"One word, AMAZING!!! Only way to explain Brooke’s work and patience!!! I always hire Brooke to my family photos each year and she is always professional, kind, and allows my two crazy boys to be themselves. She captures the sweetest moments that I never saw. The locations that Brooke chooses are always colorful and have amazing backgrounds. I have tried other photographers in the past and I have been disappointed, but I have never been disappointed with Brooke! I will not have anyone else photograph my family as long as Brooke is around! Thank you for making my memories of my family so special through the years!"

-Nyky Gilley

"Getting our family photographed is sometimes difficult, with little kids and the attention span that goes along with taking family portraits it can seem impossible. Fortunately, we found Brooke and she made taking pictures possible. She was comfortable to work with, I was at ease and so were my kids. The product that I got from her was natural looking smiles and a true representation of my family. She is professional, friendly and patient! All needed when working with families!"

- Makenzy Yeats

"I've had the pleasure of working with Brooke a number of times for many different styles of shoots. She's a family oriented person who loves kids so the family shoots are a breeze. She's done some shoots for my old modeling portfolio and I can't tell you enough how many compliments I would get on those pictures. Beyond making you look amazing, you get to witness her do something she is truly passionate about. When you have someone who loves what they are doing you know that you will get amazing results. She has taken pictures of my family, pictures after I gave birth to my son, at my grandmothers viewing, the day I got married, my sons newborn shoot, fitness shoots.... needless to say she can do it all. I'm so blessed to have her in my life to capture all these special moments. You will not be disappointed in choosing her, in fact, I know you'll book her again."

-Michelle Walker

"When I first caught eye of Brooke's photography, I wanted to make an appointment as soon as I could. The pictures turn out beautiful and every photo makes you feel like there is so much warmth in the moment she captures. Brooke herself is very sweet and had amazing patience with my son and I. The mini session was perfect for his attention span (and keeping me sane!) and I look forward to more sessions with her!"

-Danielle Sullivan

I love the style and creativity Brooke incorporates into her work. Capturing the most treasuring and genuine moments that last a lifetime. I can't wait for her to work with our family in bigger and more exciting milestones to come!

-Analea Claire

"Brooke had taken some pictures of me and my family, and she was wonderful! Brooke let us choose the place we wanted to take them, and use any props in the photos we wanted. She came up with many good ideas and tried many angles to get the perfect photo. She made the environment very light, fun, and comfortable. Me and my family are so happy with the turn out of the pictures we will definitely be using her again in the upcoming holidays."

-Jessica Ball

"Brooke creates an inviting and welcoming experience for collaboration and spontaneous pictures. I hired her for the family holiday pictures, and our wedding, and both times was rewarded with amazing photos that were hard to pick my favorites from! She goes above and beyond to deliver what you envision, even fulfilling a last minute request as a surprise for my husband and his groomsmen. Every aspect of our special day was captured early before the ceremony when it was still in pristine condition, and all the fun was captured in memorable candids."

-Rachel Hart

"Brooke recommended a beautiful beach location for my maternity photos. When we first arrived I was a little embarrassed to be doing a photo shoot while other people were at the beach as well but Brooke ended up making me feel very beautiful and comfortable with myself. The pictures came out amazing! Now that my daughter has been born we are ready to have some more photos taken by Brooke. I know that she will be able to get some photos of my daughter with a smile on her face even though it is hard to capture that at her age. I have recommended Brooke to family and friends!"

-Bernadette Trujillo

"Brooke is an amazing photographer who was so versatile on such short notice. I wanted to get a few family pictures in before the birth of my daughter and Brooke did such a good job with my unamused two year old. She set up a shoot on short notice and chased my son around the park on his bike to get pictures. She was patient and did a great job getting awesome pictures of our family. They came out amazing and we cannot wait to schedule another shoot now that our family has grown by one more."

-Erica Schadegg

"Brooke did an amazing job. My kids were not in the mood to take pictures but she took her time and gave us gorgeous pictures of our family. Every time we changed or moved she brought ideas and variety to the shoot that allowed us different pictures to choose from. I will be using her again soon!"

-Erik Lerma

"Brooke is absolutely AMAZING!! She has done my maternity pictures, and my sons newborn and six months pictures as well. They all turned out amazing! She is so easy to work with and is so awesome at finding the right spot, lighting, ect. to find the perfect picture! The thing that is awesome is that she gets the photos to you in a timely manner- within a week or so, unlike a majority of the photographers out there!!! She also gives you a great variety of photos to choose from as well as the photos in black and white which I LOVE!!! I highly recommend her for your photography needs!!! I can't wait to use her for future photos of my family!!"

-Jennifer Watson

"After the birth of my daughter, I was on the hunt for a great photographer to capture some beautiful newborn moments.  I remembered I had always loved the family photos that my cousin had up in her home and decided to look up the photographer.  That is how I found Brooke.  I instantly loved the other shoots that she had done and contacted her right away.  Right from the start she was courteous and professional.  She got back to me right away and had booked a session later that very same week.  The session went great!  Brooke brought some props that worked perfectly with the theme I had discussed with her and she picked out the best spots at the location and had them set up and ready before I even arrived.  Working with a fussy newborn can be difficult at times, but Brooke was really patient and was quick to capture shots in between the pacifier!  Not to mention the photographs turned out beautiful!!  It was exactly what I wanted and I can't wait to book her again for a family session once my daughter is older!"

-Rachel Buck-Wagner

"Brooke has now shot our family pictures for three years, and I can’t imagine using anyone else! She’s patient with our kiddo (no small task) and gets amazing shots of our feisty and impatient toddler. We were recommended to her by a friend and I’ve been thrilled to pass along her information to others looking for a great photographer. Brooke is always open to my ideas, but when I’m brain dead, she’s got some amazing ideas to share. We’ve used her pictures for our family holiday card every year and get a ton of compliments on them each time. Every time I look at the pictures, I smile, which to me, is the whole point of taking family photos. Can’t wait to see what next year’s session brings!!"

-Miranda Staples

"Brooke was able to accommodate not only my dog and toddler, but my camera shy husband. In a matter of minutes we had plenty of photos to choose from."

-Julia Smith

Brooke is nothing short of amazing! She was able to fit us into her schedule and made my dream pictures come true, literally! I had never taken professional pictures before and she made my husband and I so comfortable. We will cherish our photos forever! Thanks Brooke!

-Cristina Martinez

"Brooke was fantastic through the whole process of getting family pictures done. She picked some beautiful locations in and around Balboa Park and made my wife's family photo ideas come to life. From scheduling the shoot, to the prompt delivery of our very professional photos she made this entire family photo experience fun and rewarded us with memories that will last a lifetime. If you are looking for simple, professional photography, Brooke Kohl is whom you should call. Thank you Brooke!

-Craig Cole