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

345 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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... [Chicago 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)
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... [Playa del Carmen Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (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... [Greenville Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
San Francisco Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie received her Master's degree in photojournalism from top-ranked, Ohio University. She was invited to attend the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop, a national forum for top photojournalists. She has... [Santa Barbara Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3400 (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... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1350 (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 storytelling. I never lost the childhood dream of being an artist & I think it gives me a unique edge... [Louisville Wedding Photographer]

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... [Toronto Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
Pittsburgh wedding photographer Erica Dietz for all of Pennsylvania

I am a wedding photojournalist. This means that I specialize in candid (also called documentary style or simply unposed) photography. I enrolled in college as a young artist where I learned how to create and... [Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Photography at Destination Weddings by Frederic Rejaudry, of Caribbean

I was born in 1977 in Martinique. I've graduated from a software engineer school in 2000 in Valenciennes, France. And I worked as a software engineer from 2000 to 2008 in Paris. In 2006, I started to study... [Martinique Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (EUR)
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... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
United Kingdom Reportage Photographer Darren Hendry is from Newcastle upon Tyne. The Hendrys Photography.

Howdy, I'm Darren, one half of The Hendrys! I am not a typical wedding photographer, that is for certain! You could say my style is very non-traditional and pretty offbeat. My approach to shooting is simple; I... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (GBP)
Kate McElwee is a Massachusetts based wedding photographer serving New England couples

I’m a Boston wedding photographer with a photojournalistic approach. My style is fresh, modern, and emotional, with a little bit of goofball thrown in. My specialties? Decisive moments, big hugs, dramatic... [Boston Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
6500 (USD)
Nantucket Wedding Photographer Katie Kaizer

Hello, I'm Katie! I was born and raised on the island of Nantucket, and for as long as I can remember I've been immersed in and inspired by the natural beauty of my home. I always had a camera in my hand... [Nantucket Wedding Photographer]

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Douglas Despres is an award winning wedding photographer from San Francisco Bay

Doug is an award-winning photographer based out of San Francisco Bay. His style is documentary with drops of lifestyle. He is known for his peaceful and positive demeanor, and ability to easily connect with family... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3750 (USD)
New York City is home to wedding photographer Blazej Sendzielski

I remember my dad taking pictures with a Russian Zenith ET which was later passed on to me becoming my first camera. I got into serious photography as early as in 1998. Since then I have been working as a... [Manhattan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Socal award-winning wedding photojournalist - Dennis Viera, from San Diego, CA

Dennis Viera is half of the internationally recognized, award-winning wedding photojournalism team of Viera Photographics. Based in Portugal and Sonoma County, Dennis and his wife Jaime travel worldwide documenting... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Chicago Wedding Photographer Allison Williams, of Illinois

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... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Denver wedding photography by Matt Wilson, of Colorado.

Matt Wilson of MSW Photos based in Denver, Colorado, likes to bring the richness of the environment into his wedding photographs. Inspired by his clients and surroundings, he focuses on capturing connections... [Denver Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Lifestyle Portrait of Boston Wedding Photographer Morgan O'Neil

Photographer, sailor, ocean lover, pug person, Game of Thrones addict, enjoyer of raw oysters, New England patriots fan, drinker of iced coffee year round, ramblin’ wreck from Georgia Tech and a helluva engineer... [Boston Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Earl McCoy is a wedding photojournalist based in Minneapolis, MN.

My shooting style, compliments my wife's as I am her second shooter. I will typically focus on alternative views or angles. Initially my interest in wedding photography was more about running a small business... [Minneapolis Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3700 (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... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
San Francisco, CA based wedding photojournalist Sarah Kang

Sarah Kang is a professional photographer whose love of photography began decades ago with her first course in darkroom development. She has a unique eye and sense of anticipation that translate into her... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Los Angeles Wedding Photography by Angelica Virgen, of S California

Since I can remember, I've always been fascinated by old photographs. Photographs are the only thing that allows us to travel back in time and relive moments that will never be repeated. That and my obsession... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
North Carolina Wedding Photographer Brooke Mayo

In addition to a fine arts degree in photography, I have trained with world-renowned portrait and dance photographers from Australia to New York City. I have recently been featured in international publications... [Outer Banks Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3550 (USD)
Washington DC is where you will find Mari Harsan photographing weddings

“Sought after in Washington DC. and abroad for their artistic, cinematic wedding photography, Mari Harsan and George Bucur capture the very essence of what’s beautiful and authentic about the couples and families... [Washington DC Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Cancun wedding photography by Gisselle Gonzalez, for Quintana Roo, Mexico

I am a Graphic designer, Photographer, Mom of 2 kids and Wife , that have found in the photography a different way to see life, to enjoy it and to passionate for it!! I was in college when I get involve with my... [Cancun Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Denise Chastain developed her Long Island, NY wedding photography skills at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

Here is a little bit about me, Denise Chastain. I sold my first photograph when I was fifteen years old to my music teacher. That same year, my first published photograph appeared in 16 magazine. Four years in high... [New York - Long Island Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
Ron Storer is a wedding Photojournalist from the Seattle, WA WPJA.

Ron Storer is an Award Winning Photojournalist with the WPJA and the AG|WPJA. Ron is based out of the Northwest area and is available for local as well as destination weddings. Ron Storer has been married to his... [Seattle Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Emma Rose began photographing weddings in 1999 in Vancouver, Canada

Emma Rose has had a life-long desire to capture the beauty in people, their surroundings and their emotions. What started as an exploration of all different types of artistic medium, including watercolour, acrylics... [Nova Scotia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (CAD)
Arizona wedding photographer Rebekah Sampson shoots in a documentary style.

I am dedicated to delivering my clients timeless portraits and emotion-filled documentation of their truest selves. I work with two incredible women and together we climb and run and wait and work together to... [Arizona Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Jessica Weiser has a degree in Photojournalism and photographs weddings in Maine.

...In 1999 I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Photojournalism from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Over the years I gained experience working for the college newspaper and other publications as a... [Portland-ME Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4800 (USD)
Kristy May photographs both New York and New Jersey weddings.

I’m a wedding and elopement photographer based in the NYC and NJ metro area specializing in capturing real candid moments and making custom black and white prints. I love classic black tie weddings and equally love... [Hoboken Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
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... [Washington DC Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Atlanta Wedding Photographer Orlando Suarez - Georgia WPJA

From the Latin term viridis, meaning “green”, Viridian is a medium blue-green shade that resembles a rich teal. It was also the name of a green design movement in the late 90’s. For us it’s simply a play on... [Atlanta Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3100 (USD)
San Francisco Wedding Photographer Tanarak Visessonchoke, of California

I'm Tanarak, a San Francisco, California wedding photographer. Originally from Thailand, Tanarak has lived and worked in Singapore, Paris, and Hong Kong and is inspired by different wedding cultures and... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5800 (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... [Chicago Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
David Butler, wedding photographer in Connecticut.

David works as a documentary style wedding photographer in Connecticut and specializes in photojournalistic wedding photography. [Hartford Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
Jaime Viera is an award-winning wedding photojournalist in Southern California.

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... [San Francisco Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Photographing NY weddings and events for over fifteen years, Casey Fatchett loves a good, fun NYC wedding.

I don't like having my picture taken. So, if you feel a bit awkward having your photo taken, I feel your pain. I have been photographing weddings and events for over fifteen years, and I always aim to make my... [Manhattan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3900 (USD)
Olya Vysotskaya has a lifelong involvement with fine art, wedding and documentary photography in CT and NY.

Olya is involved in curating film programs for several international festivals and is constantly working on her personal film and photography projects. [Brooklyn Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Andrea Mabry is a wedding photographer from Birmingham, Alabama

As an Alabama wedding photographer, I am interested in creating beautiful images, particularly images involving people. I consider myself a highly empathetic person, so while beautiful pictures are part of the deal... [Birmingham Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Andre Maier is a professional wedding photojournalist in CA

André Maier has been a professional wedding photojournalist since moving to New York City in 1992. Andre studied Chemistry and Molecular Biology in Berlin and London, before studying photography, which has been his... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Karri North of Toronto, Canada photographs weddings with a photojournalistic, candid style.

Karri North grew up in the rural routes of the Niagara Region, and now resides with her two children in downtown Toronto. As most of her family still dwells in Niagara, she has the pleasure of being able to work in... [Toronto Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3200 (CAD)
Mitch Wojnarowicz is an Upstate New York Wedding Photographer

Decades as a full time photojournalist and hundreds of weddings covered for happy clients. My deep experience is used to help you plan, and have, a smooth day. As a little brother, my skill in disappearing into the... [New York - Upstate Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2195 (USD)
Peter Doyle has been taking photos for over 20 years and focuses on PA wedding photography.

Peter Doyle has been photographing the world around him ever since his oldest brother passed down a dented and fire damaged Pentax camera. In the 20 years since that time, Peter has pursued his desire to photograph... [Philadelphia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Joseph Gidjunis is a PA wedding photojournalist.

Joseph Gidjunis is an independent photojournalist who specializes in editorial and event photography, as well as video production and directing. He served as a reporter and photojournalist for 10 years at multiple... [Philadelphia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Canada photographer Scott Williams, loves Ontario wedding couples.

I sometimes joke that I'm a full time stay at home dad and a part time photographer, but that's actually probably pretty accurate. My world revolves around my wife and our 4 kids. Family is everything to... [Toronto Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (CAD)
Los Angeles is the base for California wedding photographer Maya Myers.

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. Based in Los... [Los Angeles Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4300 (USD)
Inbal Sivan is an Israel-born wedding photographer based in Brooklyn, New York

Inbal Sivan is an Israel-born photographer currently based in New York. Her photography has been published internationally and widely exhibited nationally, in such venues as The Norton Museum, Michael Mazzeo... [Brooklyn Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2600 (USD)
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)
Marta Buso is an Italian wedding photographer from Venice
.

Marta is an Italian professional wedding photographer. Born in 1978, she lives in Venice
. Specialized in reportage, portrait, wedding. She graduated from the University of Venice in Philosophy and she worked in... [Venice Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1600 (EUR)
Jacqueline Dersjant is an award winning wedding photojournalist. She is known for her reportage-style approach.

Jacqueline Dersjant (PHTGRPHR) is an international award-winning wedding photojournalist known for her candid, documentary approach. Jacqueline’s expressive photography is about capturing special moments and... [Amsterdam Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1750 (EUR)
La Spezia artistic wedding photgraphy by Matteo Originale, of Liguria, Italy

Born in a small village near Cinque Terre, Italy in 1977, I was interested in photography since my youth. I spent a lot of hours in the darkroom viewing my father's pictures. With the passage of time... [La Spezia Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1700 (EUR)
Italian Wedding Photos by Francesco Armocida

When I was a child, my father, Francesco Armocida, used to bring me to his little dark-room in our home in Brooklyn, where I was born. He was working as an artist and re-toucher for a large advertising agency in... [Reggio Calabria Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1400 (EUR)

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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

Katie & Tom

Wedding Photographer: William West

Will... I am dying over the pics! They are stunning! Thank you, thank you for everything and being so easy to work with!

Samantha and Marc

Wedding Photographer: Kevin Quinlan

We all love the photos! You worked your magic and caught some really great moments. -From the Mother of The Bride,...

Kiley & Josh

Wedding Photographer: Douglas Despres

Dear Doug, Thank you so much for sending these images, and for the images themselves which are outstanding. We love so many of them, the hard part is going to be selecting the ones that go in the album! We'll have more...

Cathy and Wes

Wedding Photographer: Sarah Kang

Thank you so very much for taking such beautiful photos on our wedding day! From the first phone call we made, to the day of our wedding, and months after, you have been such a pleasure to work with. Based on your portfolio and...

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Linda + Brian

Wedding Photographer: Ruthie Hauge

THANK YOU for the most beautiful wedding photos. Brian and I just finished looking at them and they are absolutely stunning! You captured our day perfectly and we couldn't have asked for anything more. We loved working with you...

Dawn & Man

Wedding Photographer: John Lee

Thank you for creating such a precious memory for our wedding. It was when I searched on the internet for just the perfect photographer for our wedding that I came upon your website. Your work is truly inspiring, your pictures...