Southern Wedding Photographers

If you choose one of our WPJA Southern wedding photojournalists as your wedding photographer, please let them know you found them through the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

The WPJA at a glance: The Wedding Photojournalist Association puts the best Southern wedding photographers at your fingertips, by granting membership only to the most talented professional wedding photographers in the world--photographers who focus solely on using their documentary photography skills to capture ‘the moments’ of your wedding day.

5500 US Dollar

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, United States

Named one of the top ten wedding photographers by American Photo Magazine, Brett Butterstein is a San Diego based wedding photographer who wants to create pictures you can brag about. My approach to wedding photography is making vibrant, non-traditional photos that tell a story and give a sense of atmosphere.

1900 US Dollar

Annie Bang

Los Angeles, United States

I’m a moment junkie. Born in Chicago, IL and raised in Seoul, South Korea, I studied Journalism in college and I once was an international journalist based in Seoul.

3500 US Dollar

Viera Photographics: Jaime Viera

Encinitas, United States

Jaime Viera is an international, award-winning wedding photographer based in Sonoma, California. Jaime discovered a love for photography while pursuing her passion for traveling the world. On each trip she returned with an impressive collection of images - capturing the spirit of the world, it's people, and their cultures.

2850 US Dollar

ANZA foto+film: Kristina Cazares-Neri

San Diego, United States
800 US Dollar

The Uncommon Image: Samara Manger-Weil

Los Angeles, United States

Samara Manger-Weil studied Cinematography & Photography at Ithaca College's Park School of Communications. She began shooting weddings alongside her father, himself an award winning WPJA photographer. At the age of sixteen she was the youngest member ever admitted to the WPJA.

2300 US Dollar

Sun Diego Photo: Ce Conner

San Diego, United States

I love what I capture the right moment is special. San Diego is my main home, but I also am in Lake Havasu and Boulder Colorado often and service those areas as well. My attitude is to be spontaneous and capture those difficult moments, but I have the fine art training and background as well.

2000 US Dollar

David Crane

Santa Clarita, United States

David Crane is an editorial photographer who has documented news stories as a photojournalist for more than 25 years. His images of celebrities, politicians, musicians, and sports figures have appeared in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and LIFE.

3000 US Dollar

Jonathan Moore

Los Angeles, United States

I am an award winning documentary wedding photographer based in Southern California. As of October 2015, I have photographed 48 weddings both domestically and abroad. I have been fortunate to have worked for some great clients, many of whom I am still friends with today. Thank you for looking!

2100 US Dollar

Jenna Eve Photography: Jenna Schoenefeld

Los Angeles, United States

Hello there! My name is Jenna Schoenefeld (Jenna Eve Schoenefeld), and I am a woman with a passion for pictures. Throughout my career as a photojournalist, I have always been drawn to document the true and candid.

1500 US Dollar

Devon Meyers

Malibu, United States

Devon is a photojournalist with years of experience working for newspapers such as The Aspen Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Malibu Times. He has won numerous Colorado Press Association Awards. He currently splits his time between southern California and Aspen, Colorado with studios in both areas.

2000 US Dollar

Ryan Bethke

Hemet, United States

I am a wedding photographer whose work is influenced by the infinitely varied nuances of human expression and interaction. Everywhere I go I watch not only people, but also the light and the shadows, the textures and the shapes, making photographic images in my head when I don't have my camera with me.

2000 US Dollar

Linh Rom Photography: Hai Linh Truong

Fountain Valley in California, United States

Sydney - Australia based multimedia designer who now spends most of my time in Southern California where my wife works. Graduated from University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia Design). I’ve been working as a graphic designer and photographer, spending most of my time producing beautiful images.

4300 US Dollar

Maya Myers

Los Angeles, United States

As a photojournalist, it is Maya’s job to be an observer and storyteller. It is her passion however for the human condition, emotions, relationships, LOVE, that draws her to photographing weddings.

925 US Dollar

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles, United States

I would describe my style of wedding photography as photojournalistic. While capturing formal portraits of the Bride and Groom are important, I also believe that catching the ambiance of your day and the life-force of your invited guests is of equal priority.

1700 US Dollar

Karen L. Barnes

Los Angeles, United States

I was born and raised in Los Angeles, where I currently reside. I graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, and promptly left the country to spend a year photographing the people and sights of West and Central Africa.

3000 US Dollar

Michael Andrews

Woodland Hills, United States

My background as a photographer is based in photojournalism and documentary photography. In keeping with my photojournalism roots, when I shoot I'm going for real moments that authentically reflect your wedding.

3000 US Dollar

Aaron Willcox

Encinitas in California, United States

Aaron has been photographing weddings for over 10 years all over the world. Over the past decade, Aaron has been able to witness the trajectory of wedding photography, where it has been, where it is headed. He is based in Carlsbad, CA where he explores with his wife and two young boys.

3400 US Dollar

Michael Bezman

Sherman Oaks in California, United States
3500 US Dollar

Benjamin Kohen

Monsey in New York, United States

"I capture what I feel. For me the power of sight is more important than artistic vision. Style becomes secondary and sometimes can even be constricting when what you're after is the inherent beauty of the moment itself. Close your eyes and take a minute to remember your life's first significant event.

4000 US Dollar

Helios Images: Douglas Despres

Alameda, United States

Doug is an award-winning photographer based out of San Francisco Bay. His style is documentary with drops of lifestyle. He is best known for his peaceful and positive demeanor, and ability to easily connect with all of the guests.

2000 Euro

Cameramirage: Darek Gontarski

Berlin in Berlin, Germany

The photographer Darek Gontarski studied for several years at the Academy of Arts - his profound Knowledge can be seen today in his elaborately staged images of Cameramirage Wedding Photography. He is one of the most creative wedding photographers in Germany. Darek Gontarski photographed next to weddings also actor and staged

3500 US Dollar

Juniper Spring Photography: Liza Head

San Jose, United States

I've always been a creative and adventurous person, and have wanted to pursue the arts ever since I can remember. I majored in fine art at the University of California, Santa Cruz, but it wasn't until I met my now-husband, Sean, and he introduced me to the DSLR, that I really found my calling.