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.

344 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

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 had several exhibitions including shows at...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
James Nix has a passion for finding the story in his NC wedding photography

Twice honored as the North Carolina Photographer of the Year for community newspapers by The North Carolina Press Association (2010 and 2012.) A photojournalist and multimedia producer for the Independent Tribune, a Concord, NC-based newspaper.

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Chandler, Arizona photojournalist turned wedding photographer, Laura Segall.

I am an East Coast transplant who loves the desert, Boston Terriers and has a serious addiction to bright colorful sneakers. I am married to a fellow photojournalist who shares my passion for photography and adventure. I think about my own wedding as I...

Starting Price:
2300 (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 approach to wedding photography. I love to...

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 industries. In his personal work Neil...

Starting Price:
3000 (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 one of Julie, tangled hair, one sock...

Starting Price:
3450 (USD)
Colorado Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie

During college, Trent worked in a photography lab gutting film canisters, chopping negatives and making prints. Thousands of frames later, it became time to transition from the development side of photography into the production of it. After graduating...

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, play board games and laugh 'till...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Philip Thomas is a British wedding photographer based out of San Antonio, Texas

British photographer Philip is based out of San Antonio, Texas and is available for local and destination weddings. Philip has been married to Marcie since 2006 and have two beautiful little girls. Photography is Philip's passion and part of his...

Starting Price:
4000 (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 and fashion photography and I worked for...

Starting Price:
3550 (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 contemporary portraiture; stylish and...

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. The reason for the request? Her 10-year...

Starting Price:
2395 (USD)
 Wedding Photography by David Clumpner of Missoula, Montana

Hi, I'm David! I'm a documentary wedding photographer who believes in real, raw, emotional photography. I have traveled and lived in many countries and states, always pursuing adventure and good stories. This is how I came to be a photographer...

Starting Price:
3950 (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 back since. She feels most alive...

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 place/Spot News in the POYi. He has...

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. Whether your wedding is traditional or...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Colorado wedding photographer Stacy Gillespie

After just moving to Colorado, Stacy met Trent and a few dates later, he introduced her to a camera. It didn’t take long for her to fall in love with photography and the guy that handed it to her. Having studied marketing and playing volleyball in...

Starting Price:
4800 (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 I continue to explore and expand upon to...

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 husband and their six-year-old son...

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Avant Garde Studio owner Adeline Leonti is a Montreal wedding photographer.

My career as a working photographer began when I was a journalist. It often occurred that I would abandon the pen in favour of the camera, in order to adequately express my need to tell stories through images. In fact, this approach led me to focus on...

Starting Price:
3000 (CAD)
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 journalism and two feature Pulitzer...

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 Lincoln Square neighborhood with his wife and...

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-telling”. My photography background has...

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 me to rewind the film. For me it was all...

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, live music, commercial and editorial...

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 started taking portraits of people and...

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.

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Toronto wedding photographer Christophe Viseux for Ontario, Canada

As a well-traveled events photographer, I have a special interest in multicultural and destination weddings. My work has taken me around the world to cover celebrations in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia as well as South of France. My promise, as...

Starting Price:
4000 (CAD)
Nicky Byrnes wedding photography for Lake Tahoe and Northern CA

I’ve had a camera in my hand since I can remember. On family vacations each of us had a camera and would come back with several rolls of film. It was great to see different perspectives of the same place. My photos became more refined throughout my...

Starting Price:
500 (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 how much I loved it and how my view of...

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
Photography of Weddings in Nebraska by Andrea Bibeault

My talented husband Ed, and I are Omaha wedding photographers. We met when we got paired up to work on a project in one of our art classes in college. He asked me on a date (to the free movie on campus) and the rest is history! We are visual storytellers...

Starting Price:
2600 (USD)
Denver Wedding Photographer Carl Bower

I am a photojournalist and Pulitzer finalist who approaches weddings with a quiet presence and an eye for authenticity. I work with a calm demeanor and a desire to remain unnoticed, finding small moments of intimacy in the midst of public celebrations...

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 in the White House Photo Office during...

Starting Price:
5000 (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)
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 every culture. Your photographer...

Starting Price:
3000 (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 in Marin County, or at the amazing San...

Starting Price:
3800 (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)
Melissa Mercado shoots destination weddings in Playa del Carmen Mexico

A "Playense" from California, I am a global lover of images and beautiful places. I love love, people and the quirky side of life. I believe in bringing emotion to life through images and having an absolutely awesome time in the process! Be...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Wedding Photographer Alison Williams works mostly in Colorado.

As a little girl, I was surrounded by artists in my family, so it was a natural step for me to find a love of photography very early. I tried my hand at a course as a Sophomore in High School and immediately found myself winning state-wide competitions,...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Ben Chrisman is a WPJA destination wedding photographer from Charleston, South Carolina

Ben Chrisman, WPJA's Photographer of the Year in 2007 and first runner up in 2015, is a destination wedding photographer based in Charleston, South Carolina. Ben has consistently been ranked among the very best wedding photographers in the world for...

Starting Price:
9500 (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:
3250 (USD)
Greenville Wedding Photographer Matthew Pautz of South Carolina

Passion is a word that is sometimes thrown around and overused. Everyone is passionate about something, the trick is finding out what. Wedding photography isn’t a path covered by high school guidance counselors so like most photographers, I had to...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Katherine Birkbeck of TN, loves wedding photography and was a newspaper photographer.

"Everybody, everybody wants to love. Everybody, everybody wants to be loved. Everybody knows the love, everybody holds the love, everybody folds for love. Everybody feels the love, everybody steals the love, everybody heals with love." - Ingrid...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Nick Otto is a San Francisco based wedding photographer with 13 years of experience as a photojournalist.

Nick is a photojournalist with 13 years of experience. His work has appeared regularly in publications around the world. A few include The Washington Post (USA), The Telegraph (UK), The Australian (AUS) and The South China Morning Post (HK). He has also...

Starting Price:
1350 (USD)
Ben Schaefer is a Wedding Photographer in Boston, MA

I may be a little bit geeky, and my wife describes me as an "infuriatingly positive person". I am smitten with rock climbing, science fiction, surfing, travel, and being invited into the inner circle of a family on a wedding day. I am one of...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Megan Resch mastered photojournalism at Western Kentucky University and now photographs weddings in KY.

I studied photojournalism at Western Kentucky University & that's where I developed the passion for story telling with a camera. Art has always been in my life & I think it gives me a unique edge to how I photograph people's lives. I...

Starting Price:
3600 (USD)
Ben Benvie is a Tononto, Canada Wedding Photojournalist

I live in Ontario, my heart is in Maui and photography takes me everywhere. I love strong coffee, pale beer and live music. I’m happiest when sharing any or all of those things with a good friend. If I had it my way, I’d sleep in a hammock and swim in...

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
Baltimore wedding photography by Kathleen Ricker, of Maryland

Hello! I’m Kathy and I am a Photographer & Adventurer. Walt Disney said... 'If you can dream it... you can do it...' I try to live by this mantra everyday of my life. As a photographer my career is based upon dreaming and creating. My goal...

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Ventura, Los Angeles and Oxnard are home to wedding photographer Carsten Schertzer

Hello! My name is Carsten. I am a wedding and engagement photographer based in Ventura County. Weddings and Engagements are my passion and I've been lucky enough to call this my career for the last 5 years...

Starting Price:
2300 (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 father invited me and my camera to his...

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 makes sure no moment goes unnoticed on...

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/ partner in crime Adriano begin an adventure...

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
Documentary wedding photographer, Miguel Onieva of Spain

As a teenager I enjoyed creating memories in a different, natural and original way. My dream and my hope was to become one of the best wedding photographers in the world. I still did not know how to get it, but I was very clear that I did not want to be...

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Puglia and Bari Wedding Photographer Matteo Lomonte of Italia

Matteo Lomonte was born in 1983 in Gioia del Colle, a little town in the south of Italy. In 2001 he started to develop his passion for photography and after a self-taught training, he worked with professional photographers all over Italy. His passion...

Starting Price:
2500 (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 I am after my BAC towards film studies...

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 frame. For me a photograph should always...

Starting Price:
2500 (GBP)
Erkin Agsaran is a wedding photographer in Turkey - Istanbul photography.

I believe that, your wedding photographs should show more than how beautiful you look at your wedding. They should remind you what you live and feel on that day. My mission on each wedding is; - to produce meaningful, evocative photographs that focus on...

Starting Price:
950 (EUR)
India wedding photographer Amarnath Rameshbabu

Amar quit his job an engineer to pursue his passion for photography. What began as a photo journey of the temples of India, by happenstance became wedding photography. Studio A, Amar's brainchild, is now a sought after wedding photography studio. He...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)

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WPJA Communiqué: Features
Wedding Photographer Louise Querin of , France
The first time you envisioned your wedding, you probably didn’t see a long list of details to attend to, decisions to be made or negotiations to be undertaken. Surely, your vision involved you and... Read more
Wedding Photographer Emily Liang of New Jersey, United States
To document the best moments of a wedding day, a photographer shouldn’t only focus on the bride and groom, or even on the main event. "Reaction shots," which record the reactions of guests observing... Read more

Client Letters

Julie & Jeffrey

Photographed by John Lee

You are a talented and accommodating photographer. Booking you and your team was very simple and throughout the lead-up to our wedding...

Laura & Bryan

Photographed by Heather Hughes Ostermaier

Hi Heather! Thank you!! We are so excited to see the pictures. Thanks you so much for being a part of our day and capturing all our...

Jennifer & Chase

Photographed by Mark Black

I can't thank you enough for your hard work! So many happy tears when I saw the photos. You captured the emotion behind the...