Illinois Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of Illinois, United States

Aurora, Joliet, Rockford, Naperville, Springfield, Peoria, Elgin, Bloomington, Champaign, Chicago

Find the top Illinois wedding photographers in the industry. Compare their rates, read letters clients (reviews), learn some details from their bios and contact our photographers directly. Below are the accredited wedding photographers and members of the IL Wedding Photojournalist Association – WPJA:

37 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

Victoria Sprung is a Chicago Wedding Photographer - IL

I’m Victoria, and I dislike 3rd person bio pages. I’m a Photographer, Filmmaker, and Educator based in Chicago, traveling worldwide. I specialize in low light, high contrast, bold color, and in-camera effects. I love documenting real moments (at weddings...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Jason Brown is a Chicago, IL based wedding photographer

Hello! I'm a Chicago-based wedding and commercial photographer, available for assignments both locally and abroad. I help my clients relive their day, share their story, and keep a piece of the experience. Whether your wedding is traditional or...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Chicago documentary wedding photography by Allison  Williams

Chicago-based photographer Allison Williams specializes in modern, documentary wedding photography. Allison worked as a staff photojournalist for Sun-Times Media before starting her own company in 2010. She continues to photograph news and events and...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Chicago wedding photojournalist John Zich and his wife Anne, are both WPJA members in Illinois

John Zich and his wife, WPJA award-winner Anne Ryan, photograph news events for the world's leading publications. We also shoot a select few weddings a year. Working as a team, we use our story-telling approach to produce award-winning wedding...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Illinois wedding photography by Candice C. Cusic, of Chicago.

I’m Candice C. Cusic, a Chicago wedding photographer and family photographer. I am a photojournalist by training and visual storyteller at heart. I believe that the best images are moment-driven, and that you don’t need a hundred photographs of you and...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Mark Black has 25 years of photojournalistic work history to capture the fleeting moments of your Chicago wedding day.

Mark Black uses his over 25 years of photojournalistic experience to capture the precious and sometimes fleeting moments of your wedding day. Mark's fascination with photography began with the discovery of an old camera in his grandmother's...

Starting Price:
1950 (USD)
Elena Bazini photographs weddings in Chicago.

When I’m not photographing weddings, you are most likely to find me traveling the world or straight up relaxing with my husband in Logan Square. My favorite recent trips include Thailand, France, and the Northwest Territories of Canada. When my bags aren...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Chicago based wedding photographer Anne Ryan

Anne Ryan has more than 30 years of professional photojournalism experience, including 10 years as a staff photographer for USA Today and several years of freelance for national and international magazines. Anne photographs weddings with her husband...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
William Nunnally serves couples in and around Illinois and Chicago with his wedding photography

I have shot everything from weddings in the cornfields of rural Illinois to a World Series at Fenway Park, all in search of the perfect moment. I started my award-winning photojournalism career in Boston shooting for The Boston Herald, Red Sox and...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
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I am a Chicago-based photographer living in the Bucktown neighborhood in Chicago with my husband, and closest friend, Shawn. When I was thirteen I picked up my mother's camera and started documenting our lives. The one hour photo lab down the street...

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Noelle Adams is a Chicago wedding photographer - WPJA of IL

Raw emotion is what drives my photography. As a visual storyteller my goal is to capture the raw, spontaneous moments that make up a wedding day and to show your unique love story through photos. My goal is not just to make incredible photographs, but to...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Chicago, IL is home to wedding photojournalist Steve Koo.

Steve is a WPJA and AG-WPJA award winning wedding photographer. Before discovering his love for wedding photojournalism, Steve pursued fine art photography with a passion, and it influences his work even today. Steve wants to capture all the fun and...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Illinois is home to WPJA wedding photographer of the year - Steve Matteo

WPJA 2012 Photographer of the Year. The importance of having a professional photographer at your wedding can’t be understated – a seasoned pro captures all of the emotions of your big day naturally, unobtrusively, and beautifully. I bring my unique style...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)

Brad spends his weekdays as an Art Director for a major advertising agency in Chicago and his weekends photographing every kind of wedding imaginable. With a decade's worth of storytelling experience, his favorite part about being a wedding...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Heather DeCamp calls Illinois and Chicago home for her business of wedding photography

Heather DeCamp is a Chicago based photographer who specializes in lifestyle photography. She started her career as an architectural designer but was quickly drawn to photography through her love of design and art. Heather has over 10 years of experience...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Working exclusively on weddings, Peter Pawinski, from Chicago, has a background in newspaper photojournalism

I am a photojournalist with over 13 years experience (250+ weddings), and now I nearly exclusively work on weddings because I love the work and my clients. It is an honor and privilege to memorialize the events of a couple’s most important day. I am a...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Lane Christiansen shot photos at multiple newspapers as a photojournalist before turing her camera toward weddings in IL.

I have been documenting weddings for eight years. In-between weddings, I worked at multiple award-winning newspapers including The Herald in Jasper, Indiana, and the Chicago Tribune. In the past I have been awarded third place overall in the...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Chicago wedding photojournalist Steven Rosenberg

Photography has been a passion of mine throughout my entire life. As an inquisitive child, my grandfather instilled in me the basics of photography. When I turned 12, he put a camera in my hands and encouraged my creativity by taking me on expeditions to...

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
Chicago wedding photography by Chad Husar, of Illinois.

Your wedding day truly is a one-shot deal. With over a decade of experience photographing weddings, Husar Photography founder Chad Husar knows how to anticipate and capture the special moments of your wedding, come rain or shine.

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Chicago wedding photographs by Jacenty Karczmarczyk

Jacenty Karczmarczyk - Director of music videos and fashion clips. He has collaborated with many well-known brands: Avon, Volvo, and many more. He worked with top models like Zuzanna Bijoch, and celebrities like Ella Eyre and Edyta Górniak. Jacenty does...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Bradley Hanson is a Minnesota wedding photographer from Minneapolis

Since 1999, I have been a professional photographer serving in Minneapolis, MN, Seattle, WA and international destinations. While weddings are my first love, I also apply my style to portraits, promotional images, live music, commercial and editorial...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Raymond Iavasile works in Michigan photographing weddings.

Ray Anthony Photography is now better than ever! As a husband and wife team, combined, we will offer you Ray's love and passion for his documentary style of photographing weddings, and Beth's own creative talents as well! She has spent years...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
Madison, Wisconsin photojournalist, turned wedding photographer,  Ruthie Hauge

Ruthie’s roots are in photojournalism and art. She received a scholarship to attend Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, where she majored in photography and minored in drawing. She interned at the Irish Times Newspaper in Dublin, Ireland. Upon...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Leah Moyers is a traveling photographer with a fine arts background from Knoxville, TN.

Leah Moyers is a traveling wedding photographer with a fine arts background located in East Tennessee. Her style is unobtrusive, candid, and thoughtfully captured. She creates relationships with clients that allow her to capture them authentically and...

Starting Price:
3600 (USD)
Maria Shalaeva is a documentary wedding photographer from Moscow, Russia.
Starting Price:
1800 (EUR)
Mantas Kubilinskas is a D.C.-based wedding photographer.

I’m Mantas Kubilinskas. I am a Lithuania-born, D.C.-based photographer. Photography is more than my job. It is my hobby and my passion. As a photographer, every day is like Christmas for me. I get just as excited for each session as a kid admiring his...

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Madison, WI based wedding photojournalist Steve Daubs

I love stories. They make us, they explain the world to us, and they are the road we travel through in life. I've always loved telling them, whether it was short stories and poems I wrote in high school or photographs of people on the streets of...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
NC wedding photographer Michelle Robinson has worked at newspapers as a photographer.

Michelle Robinson worked for a newspaper as reporter/photographer. While there she earned a North Carolina Press Association award for her photography. She has since taken her love of photojournalism and has been a full time photographer for several...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Denver, Colorado wedding photography by Sebastian Rotarski

Photography is a compulsive reaction for me. I simply love the craft. ​Always having been told I can't sit still, I thrive on the unexpected, which for me comes with the ultimate sense of freedom. I'm definitely a vagabond at heart. Trained as...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
VA Wedding Photojournalism by Eva Russo with a background in newspaper journalism

Three time Pulitzer Prize nominee Eva Russo is the owner and main photographer for Photo Lady Love, Inc. She was born in Chicago, raised in Italy, moved to France and then settled back in the United States. A graduate in photojournalism from the...

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Nathan Welton has had his wedding imagery appear in The Knot, Brides, Town and Country, Style Me Pretty,

Nathan Welton has been shooting weddings full time since 2006. From 2008 to 2012, he was an Our World Photographer for Sigma Photo, one of the world's largest camera and lens companies. His wedding imagery has appeared in The Knot, Brides, Town and...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Kathleen Hinkel is a documentary-style wedding photographer in BC Canada

I'm a photojournalist with over a decade of experience as a professional photographer. I offer documentary-style wedding photography packages for those of you looking for a wedding photographer that takes more of a candid approach to capturing your...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Theresa Scarbrough is a photojournalist and wedding photographer in Minneapolis, MN.

Theresa Scarbrough has earned photography awards from the National Press Photographers Association Regional Clip Contest, Society of Professional Journalists, Illinois College Press Association, and Hearst Honors.

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Sharon Gutowski is a Missouri and St. Louis based wedding photographer.

If you’re anything like me, you believe in the power of little things. The smile on your sister’s face as she zips you into your dress. The tear in your father’s eye before you turn the corner and walk down the aisle. A giggle from a child or a belly...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Courtney Larson photographs weddings for brides in Arizona, Phoenix

Courtney Larson: Storyteller, Documentarian, Boss-lady, Creme Brulee lover, Googling Expert, Golden Girl Courtney has always been telling stories, ever since she can remember. Whether it be crayola doodles, painting on a canvas, traveling the country...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Minneapolis Wedding Photography by Laura Alpizar - Minnesota WPJA.

I have been a wedding photographer for over 9 years, inspired by my father's photography career in photojournalism. I grew up in the tropical lands of Costa Rica, where I met the love of my life, and we started our lives in Minneapolis after years...

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)

Wedding Photojournalists from Illinois

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2 more photographers available for your wedding...

3500 US Dollar

Olujr: Olu Akintorin

Willowbrook in Illinois, United States
1500 US Dollar

Melissa Schaefer Photography: Melissa Schaefer

Zimmerman in Minnesota, United States

My very first camera was a little point and shoot that took 110 speed film. I knew nothing other than I wanted to capture what my eyes were seeing. Whether it was the split second interaction between two people who truly loved each other or the...

WPJA Communiqué: Features
Wedding Photographer Luca Panvini of Roma, Italy
How do you find the ideal person to document your wedding? Just as there is a skill to taking memorable pictures, there is also a know-how to choosing the person you want to take them. How you conduct your search for a wedding photojournalist can make a big difference in ensuring that you’re more... Read more

Client Letters

Amanda & Jeff

Photographed by Mark Black

You truly are an artist! You did an amazing job and were so easy to work with. We couldn't be happier!...

Jessica & Christiaan

Photographed by Steve Koo

You were absolutely wonderful! You were everything we were looking for in photgrapher- professional, creative, talented, hard worker...

Devin and Joy

Photographed by William Nunnally

The photos we received were absolutely gorgeous. My wife and I could not have been happier with them, which is saying something...