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.

333 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

Canadian wedding photographer Jessica Schlamp - for British Columbia and Kelowna couples.

Hi! I am a wedding photographer based in Kelowna, in the gorgeous Okanagan Valley of Canada. I've been photographing weddings professionally since 2010. I love learning about people - their personalities, relationships, values, dreams and unique...

Starting Price:
4200 (CAD)
Maine, Portland and Vermont wedding photographer Corey Butler.

...I only take on a couple of weddings a month. To genuinely tell such an intimate story, I aim to be more than just another vendor at your wedding...

Starting Price:
310/hr (USD)
Devon Meyers is a photojournalist that has many years of experience working for newspapers. He now photographs weddings in California.

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...

Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Carrie Pratt is the owner/photographer of Simply Blue Studios in Tampa, Florida.

Hey there, I'm Carrie Pratt, the owner and principal photographer of Simply Blue Studios. I work out of both Tampa Bay, Florida, as well as Bowling Green, Kentucky. My specialty is creative documentary photography, weaving moments into my images...

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Aaron Willcox is a Socal based, non-traditional wedding photographer

Aaron has been photographing weddings for over 14 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...

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)

Trained in documentary photography for weddings via the Wirkshop Series by Tyler Wirken and the Foundation Workshop. Additionally, I have been on staff for the Foundation First Workshop for 2 years and the Foundation Workshop for 1 year. These...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
San Francisco's Edeelin Labra photographs weddings on most weekends

My love for photography had long since began. For me, photography was simply a hobby that transformed into a passion. For several years, I would take a lot of pictures of my relatives and friends. It was more then just a snap of the shutter; it was...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Kevin Quinlan is a MD based unobtrusive wedding photojournalist with a background in fine arts.

Kevin holds a Bachelors of Fine Art degree in Fine Art/Photography from the University of Delaware and has also worked as a commercial photographer with clients such as The University of Delaware, Philadelphia Magazine, and Delaware Today.

Starting Price:
2250 (USD)
Blair Gable Wedding Photography is based in Ottawa, Canada.

Ottawa photographer Blair Gable works with some of the most demanding newspaper and magazine editors in North America to create compelling images for their websites and publications. On a wedding day, he uses that same passion to capture beautiful...

Starting Price:
3000 (CAD)

Devyn Elizabeth Drufke got her start in documenting tornadoes and storms in the northern plains. In 2007, while researching wedding photography after being asked to shoot a wedding, she discovered that wedding photography didn't have to be clichéd...

Starting Price:
2095 (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)
John Decker is a Sacramento, CA wedding photojournalist with experience as a newspaper staff photographer

John is an award winning photojournalist with years of experience as a staff photographer with the Sacramento Bee, Bergen Record and others. He was also the official photographer for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver. John also...

Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Arizona, Phoenix based award winning wedding photographer Tina Wright

Tina studied photography at the Southeast Center for Photographic Technologies in Florida and is now focusing all of her attention on weddings.

Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
DC Wedding and travel photography by Abram Eric Landes

Hi! I am Abe, and I am an event photographer lucky enough to be working in the Washington, D.C. area. Cityscapes, rolling mountains, wineries, riversides, history, Capitol Hill... Everything is here! I find photographing weddings immensely rewarding and...

Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
Michelle M. Peters, a WPJA wedding photographer from PA, was focusing on her creative side at a young age.

Michelle Peters began focusing on her multiple creativities at a young age, but did not get involved in the photography area until a pro photojournalist offered her a mentorship, after she finished her education at the Pennsylvania State University. She...

Starting Price:
1350 (USD)
San Francisco is home to Tara Arrowood, CA wedding photojournalist

It is my sheer pleasure to capture life’s celebrations and it’s precious, unscripted moments. The images are proof that life happens, time passes and memories are sweet. I’ve been photographing weddings for over 15 years. I strive to deliver photographs...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
DFW Wedding Photographer Jared Lindsay

Born and raised in Texas but addicted to travel and shooting small-ish, untraditional weddings all over. Husband. Father. Coffee snob. And I dig all things Seinfield related. I started working as a freelance photographer in 2002 for 2 local news papers...

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
International documentary wedding photographer Jennifer Tai - Seattle, Washington

My big foray into professional photography began with moving to the US from Malaysia with my husband in 2006 and our two kids. Having worked as a reporter and eventually an editor for 12 years in the business and tech industry, I didn't want to go...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Telling an honest story with creative and interesting wedding photography in Seattle - Della Chen

Della Chen is all about telling an honest story with creative and interesting images. As a wedding photojournalist, she creates timeless photo essays of authentic and genuine moments and her behind-the-scenes approach is reflected in discerning and...

Starting Price:
3000 (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)
Wedding photographer Larry Stanley of Montana picked up his first camera at the age of 5. Shooting mostly weddings these days.

I think that the bio of a photographer can be read in his images. His history, education, life experiences and passions are all evident within the images he creates. So my words here, although brief, will tell you something about who I am and what has...

Starting Price:
3600 (USD)
New York - Upstate wedding photography by Rachel Philipson

Over 25 years as a professional photographer, Rachel began her career in the Boston area after graduating from Montserrat College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. As a wedding photojournalist, she moves beyond traditional photographs...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Los Angeles based wedding photojournalist Michael Bezman

I believe in art that reinforces the emotions, as much as I believe in emotions that reinforce the art. This philosophy is what drives me to create emotionally infused art. I document weddings as a guest, observing people and emotions they share. I wish...

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Yuri Kriventsoff of Massachusetts will photograph your New Enland wedding

I grew up in Eastern Europe — technically Moldova. I have always had a natural eye for photography. In my youth, I often looked out at the landscape and thought of ways to capture its uniqueness and beauty. Eight years ago, I began taking wedding photos...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Manhattan wedding photographer Maria Hunter in New York City

I studied photography at the University of California - Santa Cruz and received a degree in art with a concentration in photography. In 2000 I moved to New York City and began an internship with portrait photographer Joyce Tenneson. Under her tutelage I...

Starting Price:
4195 (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)
Shayne Bampton is a wedding photographer from Kingston, Ontario Canada

I wandered in to photography while travelling with a few different bands playing drums after I graduated from college. With so much time during the day I found myself wandering the streets of whatever city i was in looking for something to do. I picked...

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
New Rochelle wedding photographer Kesha Lambert of New York

It brings me great joy to capture people, relationships beautiful things and places. I believe every individual's story is an original and their images should reflect that. When a couple entrusts me with capturing them on one of the most important...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Douglas Zimmerman is a CA wedding photographer that unobtrusively captures all the moments

Douglas Zimmerman understands the huge responsibility of documenting a couple’s wedding. Drawing on his decade and a half experience working as a photojournalist, he specializes his photography in capturing the important moments of the day. Doug is an...

Starting Price:
1995 (USD)
Diane Stredicke, Hudson River Wedding Photographer, NY

Diane Stredicke is a modern wedding photojournalist with a keen sense of design and storytelling. Her work blends a background in documentary filmmaking, screenwriting, and graphic design giving her work a unique perspective of your wedding day. Diane’s...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Lincoln Lehmann wedding photographer from Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

My passion for photography started as a child, sitting in the closet and taking pictures of myself with my dad's manual flash. Fast forward to 2008, I made the full time "leap of faith"and moved to Playa del Carmen Mexico to start my own...

Starting Price:
1500 (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)
Los Angeles, CA is home to wedding photographer Samara Manger-Weil

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...

Starting Price:
750 (USD)
Seattle, WA is home to wedding photojournalist Siang Loo

Professional documentary wedding photography based out of Seattle, specializing in photography that blends in an acute sense of the moment. In addition to providing local and destination wedding photography; Lightphoria also offers lifestyle, senior,...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Bill Xie photographs weddings from Brooklyn, NY

• Over 15 years of self-driven experience in photography and cinematography • Four years of experience in producing commercial advertisements • Specialize in filming weddings, events, fashion shoots, food, products, and documentaries • Great at capture-...

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
District Of Columbia wedding photography by Edward Underwood

I am a Washington DC-based photographer living in Northwest with my wife, and two boys, Preston and Chase. My parents have a photo of me at two wearing my dad’s boots and holding his Polaroid Land Camera. I bought my first camera with some Christmas...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Jorge Garcia has been capturing wedding day photography memories in NJ for years

Jorge Garcia Photography has been capturing wedding day memories for over 9 years. His assignments have taken him from local venues to cross country events. His approach to each and every wedding is fun and relaxed, yet still professional which results...

Starting Price:
1800 (USD)
Edward Dye came from a performing arts photographer family and now focuses on NYC weddings.

Edward Dye Photography is a wedding photography company based in New York, New York. Owner and photographer Edward has over 12 years of professional photography experience. With a background in photojournalism, he is skilled in capturing the best...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Wedding and lifestyle photographer from Frederick, Maryland -  Mary Kate McKenna

I am a full-time wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Frederick, Maryland but I travel to whatever is needed to get the shot. I get to photograph amazing people, traditions and locations every week. One of the most rewarding parts of my job is...

Starting Price:
4700 (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)
Worcester, Massachusetts wedding photography by Joe Brier

Joe Brier earned an MS degree in Photojournalism from Syracuse University in 2004. Since that time, Joe has worked as a staff photographer for a daily newspaper in Northern Virginia and produced content for various publications throughout the country.

Starting Price:
4800 (USD)
Connie Miller is a documentary wedding photographer in MA.

Connie is an artist that possesses a passion for storytelling and a ceaseless adoration for observing people in love. In 2002, Connie graduated from Wheaton College (IL) with a BA in studio art and began her career in wedding photography. She has...

Starting Price:
6600 (USD)
Wedding Photojournalism in Boston MA by Hugue-Robert Marsan

I'm an Haitian wedding photographer who currently resides in Boston, MA. I've been in this branch since 2003. I have been enjoying and challenging myself ever since. I capture the essence of the elements in my environment and with a click of my...

Starting Price:
1800 (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)
Gina Clyne captures candid photographs at Los Angeles weddings in addition to formal portraits of the Bride and Groom

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

Starting Price:
1250 (USD)
Connecticut Wedding Photographer Rob Shook

Rob studied photojournalism and sociology at RIT and started photographing weddings during his sophomore year.

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Gagan Dhiman is a N. California wedding photographer.

My interest in photography grew in 2008 after loosing my mother to leukemia. I wanted to capture moments that I could cherish for a life time, since I couldn't find any photos of just me and my mother. My goal is to capture moments that can be...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
China Jorrin is a New York wedding photographer

China was born and raised into a photographic family in New York City. She got her first camera at six, which she used to photograph the kids on the block where she grew up in Chelsea. She studied filmmaking at Bard College. After graduating college and...

Starting Price:
3250 (USD)
Spotsylvania, Virginia wedding photographer - Josef Sullivan

I was born and raised in New York, but I now reside in Spotsylvania, Virginia. I've lived in 4 out of 5 boroughs, and somehow we've landed here in Spotsylvania. I'm a husband, and a father of two boys. My wife and I were married in our...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Debra Zeller uses her spontaneous ability to capture the personalities of her San Francisco wedding couples.

Debra currently divides her time between San Francisco and Florence, Italy. Debra's photography is characterized by its spontaneous ability to capture the personalities of its subjects in their most revealing moments. She cultivates such a style...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
David Loi is a Dallas TX based wedding and portrait photographer

I am a Dallas based photographer that has been trusted by grooms and brides across the United States, flying me to unique and exotic locations to shoot around the world including Scotland, Thailand and the Virgin Islands. I look forward to doing more of...

Starting Price:
3000 (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 California, my older brother and I...

Starting Price:
3850 (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)
Heather Hughes Ostermaier was a newspaper staff photographer and has a passion for great wedding photography in VA.

After eight years as a newspaper staff photographer and a lifetime passion for photography, Heather moved into weddings full time in 2008. Her husband Rob (still a staff photographer) is often a second shooter and photographs a few on his own each year...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Linda Wang is a Maryland based wedding photojournalist with a newspaper journalism background

As a journalist for the past 12 years, I’m always thinking about the best way to tell a story. In 2006, I immersed myself in wedding photojournalism, and it completely changed my view of the world. With camera in hand, I now tell stories through a series...

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Yuliya Skya works for brides in and around New York - City photographing weddings

Simplicity. Beauty. Contours of passion. Reality of Love. I embrace the art of photography - of freezing what is meant to pass in a millisecond. As a wedding and a fine art photographer I have received such compliments as AGWPJA's top 10 awards and...

Starting Price:
1400 (USD)
Michelle Varela of New York, is a photographer focused on weddings.

Michelle Varela is a New York based photographer with a main focus on weddings. Her work displays a spectrum ranging from documentary to intimate, stylized portraiture. Her interest in photography began at the age of 16 when she was in high school and...

Starting Price:
1400 (USD)
Osaka-City, Higashimikuni, Japan wedding photographer Megumu Kohagura

Since 2006 he has been engaged in full-scale wedding photography in Japan. Since 2010, mainly focusing on landscape photos that are conscious of light and shadows. Currently, he also works as a commercial photo and photo retoucher.

Starting Price:
600 (USD)
John Lee specializes in Hong Kong wedding photography with a photojournalistic style.

Johnleegraphy is found in 2009, and over the past 9 years I specialize in wedding photography with a distinctive photojournalistic style in Hong Kong. My many satisfied clients testify that my style is all about capturing the right moment with the right...

Starting Price:
9800 (HKD)
Erik Shenko, wedding photographer for Costa Rica and Playa del Carmen, Mexico

I'm a destination wedding photographer passionate about art. Photography and music are the ways to express myself and share with the world my joy of living. I'm married to a great woman with who is a photographer too and we both are part of...

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Firas Chehabeddine is a wedding photographer from Lebanon.

Through creativity, the story of your day can be told differently, more spontaneously and organically, emphasizing moments and emotions with all the excitement and beauty. This is where I like to show you my way of narrating your story: along with all...

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
UK wedding photographer Dylan McBurney is an award-winning wedding reportage photographer covering Ireland from Carrickfergus

Dylan McBurney is an international award-winning wedding photographer covering the whole of Ireland from his base in Carrickfergus, County Antrim just north of Belfast in Northern Ireland. Dylan discovered wedding photojournalism after his own wedding in...

Starting Price:
2000 (GBP)

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WPJA Communiqué: Features
Wedding Photographer Alison Williams of Colorado, United States
The bride steps into her wedding gown. Her mother and a coterie of bridesmaids assist her with the final touches on her hair and makeup. They primp and preen at her gown, perhaps contributing... Read more
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

Client Letters

Marcela & Rishi

Photographed by Philip Thomas

What can we say...thank you so very much for sharing your art and your passion with us during our wedding weekend! Your photos capture...

Jamie & Eric

Photographed by Jesse La Plante

You two are just so incredibly talented! Thank you so so much for all of the hard work you put in to capture these amazing photos. We...

Erin & Jeff

Photographed by 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...