Brett Buchanan

Brett Buchanan is a lifelong Austinite who holds an MA in Photojournalism through the London College of Communication. His photography has taken him around the world and has been exhibited and published locally, nationally, and internationally. Recent commercial clients include The Hilton Austin, BlueCross BlueShield, Austin Monthly, Wells Fargo, The Austin Chronicle, Southwestern University, and others. But some of his most rewarding work is documenting the weddings of couples in Austin and beyond.

Photographer Brett Buchanan 
Location Austin in Central Texas, United States
Starting Rates $2800+ (USD)  View Packages
Photos 9 Contest Winning Photos
Client Letters 3 Client Letters

The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Brett Buchanan. The following awards have been earned by Brett from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.

2014 Q4 10th Place - Food & Drinks
2013 Q1 19th Place - Full Frame (Black and White)
2010 Q4 2nd Place - Full Frame (Black and White)
2008 Q4 3rd Place - Emotion
Q3 6th Place - Groom Getting Ready
6th Place - Dancing
Q1 12th Place - Details (Found)
2007 Q3 7th Place - Ceremony Rehearsal
Q2 8th Place - Weather

All wedding packages include:

+ pre-wedding consultation
+ at least 300-600 final images (depending on plan)
+ all final images personally processed in color and black & white
+ high-resolution of all final images in color and b&w on DVD with
signed printing release (for unlimited personal printing)
+ unique online gallery with all final images available for viewing and ordering
+ $300 online gallery credit for ordering prints and enlargements
+ 15% of deposit goes towards loans at, empowering entrepreneurs
in the developing world to lift themselves out of poverty,

Package Details.

Brett Buchanan offers the following wedding coverage packages.

$2800 - Plan 1
+ 6 hours of continuous coverage by Brett on wedding day

$3200 - Plan 2
+ 8 hours of continuous coverage by Brett on wedding day

$3880 - Plan 3
+ 8 hours of continuous coverage by Brett on wedding day
+ 2nd photojournalist for 5 hours

$3880 - Plan 4
+ unlimited hours of coverage by Brett on wedding day
+ 2nd photographer for 6 hours

$[] - Additions
[ ] destination location [single inclusive price quoted]
[ ] engagement shoot [$400] 90 min location shoot + $50 print credit
[ ] bridal shoot [$450] 90 min location shoot with assistant+ $50 print credit
[ ] rehearsal coverage [$600] 4 hours shooting day before wedding
[ ] photo booth [$400] dedicated camera, flash, props, and remote during reception
(can be controlled by guests or photographers)
[ ] custom designed fine-art album [contact for pricing]

The following letters are from the clients of Brett Buchanan. Click an image to view a larger version.

Melissa  &  Ryan

Melissa & Ryan
Married August 8th, 2009
"We only wish there were 10 stars to give Brett! From the first meeting, Brett was professional, informative and extremely responsive to questions or concerns. In the craziness of the week before the wedding, he initiated contact, which was greatly appreciated. With so many details...more "

Arati  &  Anu

Arati & Anu
Married April 25th, 2009
"Brett is an excellent photographer and one that every bride should consider having by her side on her special day. We were extremely picky about our photography choice and Brett's images are exactly what we were looking for. We had a traditional Indian wedding and at first were slightly...more "

Alex  &  Jeremy

Alex & Jeremy
Married August 24th, 2008
"Brett was simply fantastic. We felt immediately at ease with him as soon as we met. On the day of the wedding, he arrived before me to the ceremony site, and captured all the moments from chair-set up up through after our departure, but at no point did either he or his assistant ever feel...more "