Hi, my name is Josh Gruetzmacher and it's nice to meet you. My last name is pronounced Gritz-mocker. Growing up, I learned half the alphabet just figuring out how to spell my name. Thanks dad. Anyway, thank you for taking time to check out my work. I love photographing weddings. It is an honor to be a part of such a special day in people's lives. My goal is to provide couples with images from their wedding that are full of life. I shoot in an unobtrusive documentary style, but will step in to direct when it's appropriate. I want the experience of being photographed to be easy and light. Your wedding should be full of love, family, friends, and fun; so should your photos. 

I live in San Francisco with my wife, Alexis, our son, Levi (5) and daughter, Rosie (3). 


  • I shoot with analog memory cards called FILM.

  • Reading Harry Potter was one of the best adventures of my life.

  • Puns are the wittiest (and best) jokes.

  • Check out my calligraphy 

  • If the TV is on, we are watching Law and Order SVU. 

  • I am on a quest to fill the pages of my passport.

  • Our son Levi was born on Christmas day.

  • I never stopped listening to 90s alternative rock and wearing flannels. I heard flannels are coming back into style though? 

  • My high school G.P.A. was 4.2. I guess you could say I was pretty popular...

  • Black and white Polaroids are my favorite.

  • Coffee.

  • I've got old film cameras on display at my house because I'm super artsy like that.

  • There is a nectar fit for kings coming from the island of Islay

  • I am obsessed with good design.

  • I could live on In-n-Out Burgers. I used to work there too.

  • I might have gone to New Zealand with some friends after watching the LOTR trilogy.

  • Podcasts all day.

  • Some music I like: Ryan Adams, Counting Crows, Third Eye Blind, Bob Dylan, Taylor Swift, Bright Eyes, Jimmy Eat World, Lagwagon, Strung Out, ...

  • Are we friends yet?

  • Whiskey and ginger ale. Do it.

  • 90s raps

  • The best burrito in SF is at El Burrito Express.

  • I can tie a bow tie.

  • Donna Hay cookbooks- you should look into that.

  • Without Jesus in my life, I would be nothing. 

Let's be friends: @joshgruetz