Hello, I’m Kyle.

I am a freelance photographer based on the beautiful Central Coast of California, serving California, Oregon, and Washington!
I am also available for destination shoots!

I thrive off of passionate, loving people who are down for an adventure and love going above and beyond. My goal is to capture your love in its truest form, freezing beautiful moments that will last with you for a lifetime.

I could go on to tell you how much I love photography and how meaningful it is to me blah blah blah, but if that wasn’t the case, this site wouldn’t exist, and you wouldn’t be reading this right now. So instead, here’s some random facts about me. Feel free to scroll past if you don’t care, I promise I won’t be offended. ;D

Things I Dig

  • Sipping a good cup of coffee in the morning, or at anytime really.
    You can never have too much coffee, am I right, or am I right?

  • Anything that involves outdoors, especially nature.
    I’m always down for a long hike in the mountains, or a slow walk on the beach.

  • Big music fan, but who isn’t right? Before photography, my dream was
    to be a famous musician, I even went to school for it, but that obviously didn’t work out.
    Now I just pick up the acoustic guitar a couple times a month and try and act like I know what I’m doing.

  • Meaningful conversation. I love analyzing and talking about TV, films, and music,
    or talking about mental and physical health. As much as I love sports and good weather,
    I can only handle small talk for so long.

  • Having fun and not taking life too seriously.
    I’m passionate and carefree, and if you are too, we’ll be a great match!

So, Who are YOU?

  • You are adventurous and down to get a little dirty to get the perfect shot.

  • You are willing to give up some sleep to wake up at sunrise for that perfect morning light.
    (I’m not a morning person though so sunsets get equal love)

  • You are madly in love and want to show it off to the world with beautiful, adventurous imagery.

  • You are willing to build a meaningful relationship, not just a business owner to client relationship,
    where is the fun in that? I’m here to make lifelong friendships while capturing and documentating
    your lives, and I hope you are too! :)


If you’ve made it this far, I assume you are here because you have a story to tell and need help capturing it. You've come to the right place.

I'd absolutely love to connect with you! Whether you're ready to work together, or if you have cold feet, don't be shy to contact me! Lets get to know each other over a cup of coffee and bring your vision to life!

What are people saying about Kyle Cottrell Photography? Click    HERE        to read some reviews!

What are people saying about Kyle Cottrell Photography? Click HERE to read some reviews!

Services Offered

  • Weddings

  • Engagements/ Couples

  • Portraits

  • Commercial/ Lifestyle

  • Events

  • and more!

Previous/ Current Clients