North America Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of North America

Be sure to hire a North American wedding photographer with a documentary-style to make authentic photos on your big day. A trusted and respected pro to make your family and guests feel relaxed is a must. Meet the accredited members of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

Map of WPJA Wedding Photographers Serving North America

348 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

Michelle Arlotta is a New Jersey wedding photographer of the WPJA

Michelle has been photographing weddings since 2004. Couples call her a 'wedding ninja' for her ability to capture raw emotion while telling their story in a beautiful, yet comprehensive manner and always... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Sacramento Wedding Photographer Raymond Nguyen - CA

I have had a passion for photography for as long as I can remember. Since a child, I was delighted in how a moment can be captured through the lens of a camera, and how time stands still within the frame of a... [Sacramento Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
Nevada is home to wedding photographer Kevin Sawyer

Hey! I am Kevin Sawyer. I am an international award winning destination wedding photographer and am based in the Lake Tahoe area. I strive at making a photojournalism type approach to your wedding day and at the... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Johnny Shryock, Arlington VA Wedding Photographer

My love of photography was sparked when my brother was getting married. It wasn't until his wedding (ten years ago!) that I decided to purchase my first "real camera" and I haven't turned back... [Arlington Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4250 (USD)
San Francisco Photographer Chris Shum's most beautiful and joyful events in life are weddings

Chris has had a great love for art since he was a young boy. At age of 15, he earned his first second-hand camera from his father. Since then, he was always “the photographer” among his friends and family. He... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Maine is home to the wedding photography business of Kate Crabtree

...I have been published in Real Maine Weddings, Maine Magazine, Seacoast Weddings, Style Me Pretty, Junebug Weddings, amongst others.... [Maine Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4400 (USD)
Key West Wedding Photography by Michael Freas, of Florida

Michael describes himself as “a real-moments photographer”. He strives to create bold, artistic portraits that are worthy of celebration. His unique perspective and down to earth personality translates well with... [Key West Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Cleveland, OH Wedding Photographer Dennis Crider

Hello there! Welcome to Dennis Crider Photography. I am a wedding documentary-styled photographer in Cleveland Ohio but open to destination weddings around the world. Weddings have been a tradition for centuries in... [Cleveland Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Brenda Bergreen: Colorado Adventure Wedding Photographer

Brenda Bergeeen, a wedding photographer with her husband based in Denver, CO, combines art, adventure, and creativity in every photo. They specialize in documenting the stories of adventurous couples in nature. [Denver Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Massachusetts is home to wedding photographer Simi Rabinowitz

Knowing that a split second of time I capture with my camera can turn into an image cherished by generations. This is what excites me about being a wedding photographer and motivates me to continuously hone my... [Boston Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
Kristina Cazares Neri, San Diego wedding photographer of Anza Foto + Film

Kristina knew she wanted to be a photographer since before she knew how a camera works. She ruined countless rolls of film as a child because she wanted to take photos but had no idea how to operate a camera... [San Diego Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Alessandro Banchelli is a Mexico Destination Wedding Photographer in Playa del Carmen

Alessandro Banchelli is an award-winning, professional Destination Wedding Photographer located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. He is in love with photography and his passion is to capture the emotions and tell the... [Playa del Carmen Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1250 (USD)
Julie Ambos has devoted herself to moment driven photojournalistic wedding photography in Key West, Florida.

Julie's fascination with photography started early. Hanging in her family home were two side-by-side portraits: one of her sister, perfectly coiffed and surrounded by carefully arranged stuffed animals; and... [Key West Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3450 (USD)
Wedding photojournalist Cindy Brown is from Atlanta, Georgia

An overeducated wedding photojournalist and Atlanta native, Cindy is a recovering chocoholic, adventurous traveler and all around nerd. She loves to hike with her wife and photo partner, Sharon and their beagle/... [Atlanta Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2700 (USD)
A documentary approach to NJ weddings by Adena Stevens

I love working with couples who are authentic, fun, down-to-earth, and want to celebrate their individuality. For over 10 years, I’ve been providing couples with dedicated caring service as they’ve trusted me to... [Hoboken Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
A traveling wedding photographer from Minnesota -  Penny McCoy

My name is Penny! I am a traveling wedding photographer living in Minnesota. I was born and raised in the south so you will hear me say the word y'all along with other combination made up words. I love to... [Minneapolis Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3700 (USD)
Canada and Ottawa based wedding photographer Kathi Robertson.

A fashion and commercial photographer by profession, Kathi brings a unique and modern approach to wedding photography. Her fresh, original style perfectly captures the beauty of the day, the individual personality... [Ottawa Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Emin Kuliyev multi-time, top award-winning wedding photojournalist from NY

2008 - Photographer of the year in the AGWPJA. 2009 - Top 5 WPJA Photographer for 2009 2011 - Photographer of the Year in the WPJA. 2012 - WPJA POY First Runner Up 2014 - Photographer of the Year in... [Bronx Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Wedding Photojournalism in Lake Tahoe, California by Chris Werner

Although born in the United States, I spent the first 7 years of my life in the Sultanate of Oman. California was “abroad” and my accent at that age was so thick that I could have passed as British. After moving to... [Lake Tahoe Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3850 (USD)
Capture the Moment Studio - California, Los Angeles Wedding Photographer, Leo Do

Being more confident standing behind the camera and creating the stories than writing, I could only help you to understand more about my philosophy about photography. Since I was a kid, I have always believed... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Manhattan wedding photography by Tim D. Yun, from New York City

When Tim had his first encounter with a DSLR camera he was so fascinated he couldn’t put it away. He soon understood it was so much more than a toy. Not long after, he decided to make his new passion his profession... [Manhattan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
andrew morrell, dc wedding photographer

Mine is a love story, the marriage of art and technology, fused by curiosity and an abiding love of music, and consummated by the giddy discovery of shooting weddings. My professional career began far from cameras... [Virginia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
Omaha Wedding Photography by Janine Cooper in Nebraska.

Janine has been photographing weddings in the Omaha area for 15 years! She is inspired by silly people, endearing mothers, and adorable grandpas. She is skilled in photographing people in their element and getting... [Omaha Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Mississippi Wedding Photographer Danny Klimetz

I love photographing people's stories! We are all so special and unique, with so much to offer the world in our own little ways. The camera is this magical tool that allows me access into these intimate... [Mississippi Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Los Angeles wedding photographer Tanya Parada for CA

Hi, I'm Tanya! I'm a Los Angeles and destination wedding photographer based out of Santa Monica. I live for documenting real moments and real couples. I have nearly a decade of experience photographing... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Green Bay, WI wedding photography by Kara Counard

With my camera in hand, I gravitate toward the simple and subtle, the quiet moments. I love the things that feel like nothing is happening, but everything is. I love things that are real. I would rather disappear... [Green Bay Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2250 (USD)
New York City based wedding photographer, Wenjie Han

Will (Wenjie) Han, photographer and painter, received his B.F.A at China Academy of Art, M.F.A at Zhejiang Normal University, and later earned his M.F.A at SUNY University at Albany in the United States. Han has... [New York City - Metro Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
San Jose Wedding Photography by Thanh Vo, of California

My name is Thanh and I am the owner of Ineffable Studios. I first fell in love with Hollywood movies and the art of films before transitioning to photography. I believe that's how I develop my style and my... [San Jose Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
NC wedding photographer Neil Thurston spent several years in the action sports industry as a photographer

After studying photography at NESOP in Boston Massachusetts, Neil spent several years in the action sports industry as a photographer working with nationally recognized athletes in the snowboard, ski and motocross... [Outer Banks Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Colorado Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie

Trent Gillespie is a primary wedding photographer of Gillespie Photography with his wife Stacy in Silverthorne, CO. With a passion for nature and adventure, this team enjoys their travels documenting weddings. [Colorado Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4800 (USD)
Nicole Chan is a Boston MA based wedding photographer.

My name is Nicole. I'm a Boston wedding photographer and I: can eat more chocolate than you can (Dark and milk. We all know that white doesn't really count), speak quickly (so keep up!) and live to travel... [Boston Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
San Francisco wedding reportage photographer, Joyce Perlman

Joyce Perlman lives in San Francisco and Mendocino, California, where she is best known for her images of fine art wedding photography. Her particular style utilizes a blend of documentary photography with... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Jerome Pollos - wedding phototgraphy in Idaho

I found my way into being a photojournalist in the Navy, but I never had any interest in photography. Everything changed for me when a tearful mom unfolded an old newspaper and said she wanted to get a better copy... [Coeur d'Alene Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2395 (USD)
Adrian Bonet is a Wedding Photographer for Quintana Roo, Riviera Maya and Playa del Carmen

I was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1980. I started working as a photographer in 2006 when I founded in my hometown a company dedicated to advertising photography. At that time, I was especially focused on portrait... [Playa del Carmen Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3550 (USD)
Danette Pascarella has been documenting weddings in NJ for over 7 years

Danette has been documenting weddings in New Jersey since 2010, but before that she had a long career as a biologist. Since photography was essential to her happiness, she boldly switched careers and has not looked... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
David Murray is an Atlanta wedding photojournalist with a GA studio serving discerning clientele

David Murray Weddings is a boutique wedding photojournalism studio serving a sophisticated, discerning clientele. David is a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award runner-up, as well as 1st... [Atlanta Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (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... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
New Jersey wedding photographer Todd Laffler.

After high school I went on to earn my BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the nation’s top ranked Art Schools. College laid down the foundation for my path in photography, a path... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4950 (USD)
New York based documentary wedding photographer Danielle Gardner.

Danielle spent six years as a photojournalist and multimedia photographer for Sun-Times Media in Chicago. When not photographing weddings, she's in her Upstate New York home documenting the daily life of her... [Schenectady Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Kent Meireis formed his Colorado wedding photography company specializing in wedding photojournalism for Denver.

After working as a staff photographer for news papers such as The Denver Post for more than 20-years, I started my own wedding photography business in 1997, specializing in wedding photojournalism. Having a BA in... [Montana Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Chicago Wedding Photographer Travis Haughton for Illinois

Travis began shooting weddings while working as a newspaper photojournalist in the Chicago suburbs. Travis continues to shoot news and sports throughout the Chicago area. He currently lives in Chicago's... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Rhode Island wedding photography by Kevin Trimmer

I enjoy capturing the moments and emotion throughout your wedding day. My work has been described as "fun", "artistic", “unique”, “candid”, “emotional”, "spontaneous" and “story-... [Providence Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Madison, Wisconsin based wedding photojournalist - Romulo Morishita

My experience with photography starts with a six-year-old boy holding up lights for his dad at a party. When we arrive home, my dad gives me his state-of-the-art Hasseblad camera's detachable back and teaches... [Madison Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (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,... [Minneapolis Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Lukas Guillaume of France discovered wedding photography in Australia

I discovered photography when I was living in Australia. I wanted to show my family and friends the beautiful landscapes of this very singular country and to share my new life and adventure with them. Later on I... [Miami Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Vermont wedding photography by Sarah Priestap

Freelance photographer for local and national publications including the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Seven Days Vermont, and The Valley News. [Tunbridge Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
New Jersey Wedding Photography by Kelly Giardina

My photography story did not exactly start as early as Nick’s. I started by joining Nick on a few jobs and assisting him because I simply missed him on weekends. As I worked with Nick on a few weddings I realized... [New Jersey Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3995 (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... [Knoxville Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3600 (USD)
Denver Wedding Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower, a wedding photojournalist based in Denver, CO, keeps a low profile, documenting connections and emotional moments naturally and authentically to create a highly personal and meaningful book. [Denver Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Deborah Coleman is an Okland California wedding photojournalist with newspaper experience

As a young child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I knew I wanted to be an artist. Eventually, I realized that if I did what I loved, the rest would follow. While I was in college, I was selected to work... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Drew Burdick approaches a San Francisco wedding as a photojournalist would

Drew is a visual storyteller, based in San Francisco, California and he is available travel - everywhere on Earth. Whether you are getting married on a beach in Nicaragua, on a rooftop in New York City, in a forest... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Franck Petit is a French wedding photographer in Lot-et-Garonne

I'm French wedding photographer. I do it since 2012. I'm married and I have one daughter, they are the inspiration in my life and they push my limits to be a better person and a better photographer. If I... [Lot-et-Garonne Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Nam Le, Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer from Vietnam

Graduated from one of the most renowned universities in Australia, University of Melbourne, Nam Le didn’t follow the career of business as his chosen major but changed the direction to photography because he... [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Vosges destination wedding photographer Julien Maria, Grand Est, France

Ten years in computer science and one burn-out later...I decided to travel for one year around the world. We are in 2012 and I buy my first camera. Ma passion for photography is born. In 2014, the best friend of my... [Vosges Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
Sunny Pariani, Maharashtra and Mumbai wedding photographer

Sunny is a seasoned professional, holding an experience of covering over 200+ destination weddings in and around the country. Being trained under the best international wedding photographer’s in the world, Sunny... [Mumbai Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1200 (USD)
Siracusa Wedding Photogarphy by Simona Cancelli, of Sicilia, Italy

Always curious and creative. I was born in a small town near Rome and graduated in Oriental languages. I love to travel and good food. A wedding by chance in Malta, one in Sicily in 2011, let me and my husband/... [Syracuse Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
PACA and Alpes-Maritimes Wedding Photographer Lonata Montulé Engrand

Since my childhood, it was the audiovisual or nothing else! So I had already decided on the direction to take for my professional future. Very stubborn and Breton girl (it does not help the stubborn side ;-)), here... [Alpes-Maritimes Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1900 (EUR)
London wedding reportage photojournalist, Panayis Chrysovergis

My photographs have always been defined by my love of geometry, composition and available light. I’ve spent my life seeking those decisive moments where the interplay of angles and lines come together within the... [London Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (GBP)

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WPJA Communiqué: Features
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Dragging the shutter is a basic photographic technique that is often put to highly creative use by the best wedding photojournalists. Whether depicting the bride mid-whir during a dance, or...Read more
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Reviews and Client Letters

Alina & William

Wedding Photographer: Edward Dye

Hi Ed, From start to finish, our experience with you for our wedding photography was incredibly pleasant and easy! You are so great to work; you have great professionalism and skills. We are so pleased we chose you as the...

Ravi & Todd

Wedding Photographer: Romulo Morishita

We were beyond thrilled to have you document our special day. In addition to your amazing eye for detail and capturing precious moments in such a unique artistic and incredible way, you were professional, thorough and a pleasure...

Erin & Jeff

Wedding Photographer: Deborah Coleman

You did a great job at our wedding! I looked through the proofs with my family last weekend, and everyone commented how perfectly you caught every moment, and how unobtrusive you were.

Lacy & Tommy

Wedding Photographer: Justin Edmonds

Omg we absolutely love these and yes you made me cry!! Thank you for making our day one we will never forget :)

Yana & Aleksey

Wedding Photographer: Edward Dye

Dear Ed, Your photos are incredible!! Thank You so much for turning our special day into a beautiful memory! As we are looking at your shots, we are reliving all the nuances of our Wedding Day as if we are still present at...

Kate & Dom

Wedding Photographer: John Lee

To John and his wonderful team, Thank you so much for your amazing work. I can’t thank you enough for doing such a great job at capturing the memories on our special day, just the way we liked. Thanks for being so...