About Steve Kurtz

Steve Kurtz

Steve Kurtz (photo credit: Glen Clark)

Steve’s photography has been featured in many publications including The New York Times, TV Guide, The San Jose Business Journal and Monterey Life Magazine. He has a BA degree from San Francisco State University in photojournalism.

Steve’s commitment to excellence has placed him as a leader in the corporate photography industry. His easy-going manner, artistic vision, his natural approach to portraiture, and his professionalism have made him a much in-demand corporate portrait and event photographer for the Central California coast.

Steve is also noted for his fine art landscape and nature photography. Many of his images have been published in annual reports, magazines and calendars.


Steve Kurtz has photographed events at

  • The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay
  • Pebble Beach Tennis Club
  • The Holman Ranch
  • The Monterey Plaza Hotel
  • The Doubletree Hotel in Monterey
  • Quail Lodge, Quail Meadows
  • San Francisco Yacht Club
  • The Awahanee Hotel in Yosemite
  • Carmel Valley Country Club
  • The Carmel Mission
  • Mission Ranch in Carmel
  • Ralston Hall in Belmont
  • The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco
  • The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose
  • Saint Josephís Cathedral in San Jose
  • Hakone Gardens in Saratoga
  • The Opera House in Los Gatos
  • Chateau La Cresta
  • Seascape Resort in Aptos
  • Shadowbrook in Soquel
  • Hollins House in Santa Cruz
  • Coconut Grove in Santa Cruz
  • The Sunroom in Santa Cruz
  • Peachwoods at Pasatiempo
  • Villa Montalvo
  • Cinnabar Hills Country Club
  • Palo Alto Country Club
  • Claremont Hotel in Berkeley
  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • The Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay
  • Crow Canyon Country Club
  • Castlewood Country Club
  • Moraga Country Club
  • Saratoga Country Club
  • Peninsula Country Club
  • Round Hill Country Club
  • Sunol Valley Country Club
  • Hornblower Cruises
  • Hyatt Regency San Francisco
  • Villa Lagusa in Campbell
  • The Palace Hotel San Francisco
  • Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley
  • Monterey Marriott, Highlands Inn
  • La Playa Hotel Carmel
  • Seascape Golf Club
  • Ainsley House and Gardens in Campbell
  • Decathlon Club in Santa Clara
  • Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Gilroy
  • Guglielmo Winery by Panettaís Catering
  • Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose
  • Willow Heights in Morgan Hill
  • Lovers Point in Pacific Grove
  • Tehama Golf Club in Carmel
  • The Holly Farm in Carmel Valley
  • The Ventana Inn in Big Sur
  • Stanford Chapel in Palo Alto
  • Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey
  • Maison du Lac
  • Monarch Cove Inn Capitola
  • The Mountain Winery in Saratoga
  • Saratoga Foothill Club
  • Hilltop Hacienda
  • Kennolyn in Soquel
  • Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University
  • Mission Santa Clara
  • Old Whaling Station
  • Rancho Canada
  • Asilomar Conference Grounds
  • Clos LaChance Winery
  • Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards
  • Fogarty Winery
  • Pan Pacific Hotel San Francisco

and many other beautiful venues.

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