California - Northern Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of California - Northern, United States

Oakland, Shasta Lake, Napa

Bay Area and Northern California wedding photographers of the WPJA are well prepared to create images that capture your wedding day as it naturally happens. Meet the accredited documentary-style photographers of the NorCal Wedding Photojournalist Association, serving Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland.

59 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

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 finally turned this passion into his...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Lauren Lindley is a South Lake Tahoe wedding photographer in CA

I am a Texas Longhorn at heart and a transplant to the South Lake Tahoe area, which I have called home since 2006. Today, I am a destination wedding photographer available for event, portrait and wedding photography in the Reno Tahoe Area and beyond. I...

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 South China Morning Post (HK). He has also...

Family Photojournalist
Starting Price:
1350 (USD)
Lake Tahoe, CA based wedding photographer Shaunte Dittmar

I fell into my passion for photography at a younger age and used it as a means to document the world around me. Fascinated by human expression and interaction, I began photographing weddings and haven't looked back since. My goal is to create a...

Starting Price:
4200 (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...

Family Photojournalist
Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Matt Theilen is photographing Northern CA weddings and building an amazing business with his wife.

We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending winters rock climbing in Joshua Tree while Tara was finishing up graduate school in Tucson. Over...

Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
San Francisco based wedding photographer Stephanie Secrest has a masters degree in photojournalism.

Stephanie received her Master's degree in photojournalism from top ranked, Ohio University and has studied under Arnold Gassan, a colleague of Ansel Adams. She was invited to attend the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop, a national forum for top...

Starting Price:
3400 (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)
San Francisco wedding photojournalist Tanarak Visessonchoke

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 traditions. He aims to make photos fresh and...

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
5600 (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 Sonoma County, Dennis and his wife Jaime split their time shooting weddings close to home in beautiful Northern California...

Starting Price:
4500 (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 with an impressive collection of images...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographer, Siliang Wang.

I use a documentary approach with a fine art style to my wedding photography capturing real & raw emotional moments. I don’t see photographs as just a job. I have the desire to create beautiful images that tell love stories through photos, I can help...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Mark Toung mixes his passion for CA wedding photography with exciting activities.

An avid climber and a certified rescue diver, Mark has always mixed his passion for photography with his other activities. For the last decade, Mark has taken pictures in the oddest of places ranging from the side of an ice cliff to diving 100 feet in...

Starting Price:
4100 (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 beautifully honest and emotional photographs...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Jon Sun is from the Mountain View and San Francisco areas of CA and photographs weddings for couples everywhere

My goal in wedding photography is to tell your story with captivating images that will take your breath away. With so many images oversaturating our eyes these days, it's easy to become numb to what we see. I want my photos to be more than just...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
San Jose, CA photojournalist Scott MacDonald is now shooting weddings

Scott MacDonald is a wedding photographer based in San Jose, Calif. with a strong background in photojournalism. Scott worked for a dozen years as a daily newspaper photojournalist in three different states, observing his community and telling stories...

Starting Price:
3600 (USD)
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 and guests. Doug has shot near 450...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
3750 (USD)
Brian Wedge brings 15 years of photojournalistic experiences to his Bay Area and San Francisco weddings

National Geographic, VOGUE, Outside Magazine, Patagonia, The New York Times... Brian's 15 years of photojournalistic experiences are impressive. Hundreds of weddings photographed all around the world, for celebrity and not-so-celebrity clients. Big...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
San Francisco wedding photographer Erin Beach spent a decade in the newspaper industry as a photojournalist / video producer

Erin Beach became a wedding photographer after working for almost a decade in the news industry as a photojournalist and video producer. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Erin consistently captures the uniqueness of each couple’s event, from Raleigh,...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
San Francisco's Edeelin Labra photographs weddings on most weekends

Aside from being a photographer, I am also a wife, a friend, but most of all a mother. Being blessed with four wonderful children, I am privileged to share some of the most important moments in their lives. From their first steps, to their high school...

Starting Price:
1500 (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:
3200 (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)
Sacramento, CA wedding photographer Chris Howard.

Chris Howard is a lifelong artist. His favorite medium is painting (oil or acrylic), but he also loves photography and drawing. He graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Art Studio and a minor in Art History.

Starting Price:
1800 (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)
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:
3000 (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:
2800 (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)
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)
Oakland based documentary family, birth and wedding photographer - Cherlyn Wagner

Hello! My name is Cherlyn (rhymes with Berlin) and I am an Oakland based documentary birth & wedding photographer. But, I am by no means tethered to only the Oakland - San Francisco Bay area and photograph destinations worldwide. My family and I (my...

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Mike Milne is creating dynamic wedding images all around San Francisco, CA.

Inspired by the landscape and people of California, Mike has spent the last 10 years exploring and photographing this region. Formally trained as a biologist at Stanford University, his passion for photography grew out of a desire to share his vision of...

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
San Francisco wedding photographer Christian Ericksen, for Northern California weddings.

I'm a Natural Light Wedding and Portrait photographer located in the San Francisco Bay Area. I have over a decade of professional experience shooting weddings, family portraits, and headshots. I co-own and operate a small photography studio called e...

Starting Price:
2250 (USD)
San Diego, CA based wedding photographer Shaun Baker

Shaun grew up studying film and television with the dream of becoming a director. He graduated college with six production certificates and his bachelor’s degree in communications. Shortly after his college graduation, Shaun put the video camera down and...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)

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

Starting Price:
3500 (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)
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...

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
12500 (USD)
Jerome Pollos - wedding phototgraphy in Idaho

Let me let you in on a secret. I never thought I'd become a photographer. To say I came into photography in an unorthodox manner is an understatement. I wasn’t a photography nerd in high school. I didn’t have some revelation about being artistic at...

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
2799 (USD)
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)
Kristina Cazares-Neri passion for great wedding photographs continued into a professional career as a San Diego, CA wedding photojournalist

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. Luckily for you, her passion for photography...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Californian Gingi Freeman photographs weddings all over the state, including San Francisco.

My name is Gingi Freeman. I am a photographer, artist, storyteller and mother of two adorable toddlers in Visalia, California. I often shoot alongside my husband Jonathan, where we love to capture real moments and raw emotions. My non-intrusive approach...

Starting Price:
1400 (USD)
portrait

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...

Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Dallas, Texas wedding photojournalist Robert Walker will capture your wedding moments.

With more than 17 years behind the camera, Robert approaches each and every wedding he photographs with a distinctive, fine art, photo-journalistic style. Fun, Relaxed, Discreet, and Professional are how client's describe their experience working...

Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Bangkok is home to Thailand destination wedding photojournalist Natasha Gillett.

I am a half British half Thai destination wedding photographer currently residing in Bangkok. I started photography whilst studying for my Bachelor of Arts at UC Berkeley in California and opened my studio in 2014 in San Francisco. Since then I have...

Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Hudson Valley, NY wedding photography by Ian Warren

As a photojournalist, I believe in the purity of photography, becoming close to your subject, and representing things honestly. As a sucker for romance, these same skills create beautiful wedding photos. To me, it is important that we get to know each...

Starting Price:
800 (USD)
Your NC wedding won’t be traditional with photographer Courtney Potter

Your wedding is an expression of who you are as a couple, and chances are you’re planning a celebration that’s a little unconventional. Your wedding won’t be traditional – why should your wedding photography? My passion is to help you break free from the...

Starting Price:
2800 (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 wonderful friend, Neesie, for nearly the...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
2400 (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)
Jonathan Moore is an award winning documentary wedding photojournalist from Southern California

Hello! I am an award winning documentary wedding photographer based in Southern California. As of April 2018, I have photographed 54 weddings both locally and abroad. I have been fortunate to have worked for some very nice couples, many of whom I am...

Starting Price:
3500 (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)
Portland, OR wedding photojournalist Heidi Kramer

Hello! I'm Heidi and I have been photographing weddings, love and life in the Pacific Northwest since 2009. I make pictures everyday. When I'm not working to document a client's love and life, I document my own. I live with my husband and...

Starting Price:
2100 (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)
David Royal is a Monterey Bay, CA wedding photojournalist.

David Royal is a freelance photographer based on the Monterey Bay in California. A photojournalist with a base in art photography, he loves using his camera as a tool to meet people and discover new worlds around him. A former staff photographer with the...

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
California - Southern and San Diego are home to wedding photojournalist  John Schnack

I began my photography career in 1991 as a photojournalist for the North County Times, where I photographed everything from politicians to the San Diego Padres. The lessons I learned there—finding great light, creating compelling images out of nothing,...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
Florida and Orlando are destination wedding locations served by Gian Carlo Brand

I used to think I was an introvert. However, through photography, I have learned that I am quite social and incredibly intuitive with people's feeling and personalities. This comes in handy when working with couples, brides, grooms, families and...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Korri Crowley is a Boston, MA wedding photographer.

I'm a photographer because I'm a storyteller. As a trained journalist my goal is always to capture joyful stories honestly. I'm a photographer because I love people. I'm outgoing, enthusiastic, and silly. I love connecting with my...

Family Photojournalist Lifestyle Photojournalist
Starting Price:
4795 (USD)
Portland, Oregon Documentary Wedding Photographer

Many photographers will tell you that they felt something the first time they held a camera. This is also true for me, but I didn't pursue photography in a real way until after college. I was visiting Argentina and I saw a photograph—black and white...

Starting Price:
2100 (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)

Wedding Photojournalists from California - Northern

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2 more photographers available for your wedding...

4000 US Dollar

Heidi Sandoval

San Leandro in California, United States
5000 US Dollar

Joseph Kohn

Daly City in California, United States

IQphoto was founded in 2002. We have photographed hundreds of weddings in Northern California and in many other states and countries such as United Kingdom, Canada, Greece, Honduras, Mexico, Italy, Dominican Republic, Thailand, and more. We have...

Client Letters

Kendra & Chris

Photographed by Ben Chrisman

Ben, Chris and I don't even know where to begin. You are truly the best! Not only was your photography the most incredible...

Whitney & Terry

Photographed by Dennis Viera

Using you guys was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. From our first conversation, we could tell you were friendly,...

Charmaine & Jim

Photographed by Tanarak Visessonchoke

Thank you my dream photographer Tanarak! and your team for capturing our dream wedding on one of the happiest days of our lives It is...