California - Southern Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of California - Southern, United States

Los Angeles, San Diego, Long Beach, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Chula Vista, San Bernardino, Orange County, Irvine, Riverside, Bakersfield, Simi Valley

Find a top Southern California wedding photographer for your west coast wedding day. Research, check rates, read actual client letters and contact our wedding photographers directly. Meet the accredited member photographers of the S CA Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA:

38 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

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)
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)
Annie Bang is an LA based documentary, photojournalistic wedding photographer in CA.

I’m a moment junkie. I studied Journalism in college and I once was an international journalist based in Seoul. I strongly believe that the absolute best way to re-live the most special day is looking at your photos of the real moments and emotions. Both...

Starting Price:
2125 (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)
Brett Butterstein is a Southern California based wedding photographer.

2017 - Speaker - The Rural Workshop - Barcelona, Spain 2016 - Photographer of the Year (POY) Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA) 2015 - Speaker -FDF - Córdoba, Argentina 2014 - Speaker - FDF - Seville, Spain 2013 - Junebug Weddings Best of the...

Starting Price:
2400 (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 true passion all along. Apart from...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
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 Angeles, Maya balances her days between...

Starting Price:
4300 (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Los Angeles Wedding Photographer James Juarez, of Southern California

I'm a photographer, editor, and writer based in Los Angeles (in the lovely enclave of Atwater Village). I’m not a traditional photographer by any means—I document experiences and tell stories for artists, musicians, and mindful couples that want to...

Starting Price:
2000 (USD)
Washington State Wedding Photographer, Logan Westom

I'm a documentary wedding photographer located in the Seattle area of Washington. I live on the rocky beaches of Bremerton Washington and love riding the ferry to Seattle as often as possible. I started my professional photography career shooting...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
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)
Sacramento Wedding Photographer Raymond Nguyen for N. California

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 photograph. I approach every project with...

Starting Price:
2800 (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)
Miami, FL documentary wedding photographer David Zaoui has said that at his own wedding, he discovered the art of wedding photography

A self-learned photographer, David Zaoui was born in 1982 of Eurasian and Franco-Algerian parents. Growing up, his diverse background provided an ideal environment where artistic sense, open-mindedness and multiculturalism were omnipresent. Through both...

Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Nikhol Esteras is a weddings photographer with her husband in Mexico and the San Francisco, Bay Area.

I am a documentary wedding photographer, based out of Oaxaca (Winter) and the Bay Area in California (Summer), and I also offer my services in international destination wedding photography. My approach focuses on making unique and real images that...

Starting Price:
3500 (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’ll keep it mostly documentary (you can’...

Starting Price:
1500 (GBP)
Ruby Valls is a wedding photographer for Buenos Aires, Argentina

In love with life and its movement. Dancer. Dancing feeds the soul. Food lover. Food is fuel. Free spirited girl born in Hawaii and raised in Mexico by a wonderful crazy Argentinian artistic family. Kind. A fun, sarcastic sense of humor. 24/7 smile (ok...

Starting Price:
2000 (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)

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:
4000 (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)
Maria Shalaeva is a documentary wedding photographer from Moscow, Russia.
Starting Price:
1800 (EUR)
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)
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...

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...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
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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...

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)
Robert Carlo is a NYC wedding photographer of the New York WPJA

Robert Carlo Is A Published x Award Winning American Photographer Who Lives And Works In New York City. Specializing in Wedding. Event. Portrait. And Commercial Photography. Modern. Elegant. Classic. Real. Real Couples. Real Love. Real Moments. Inquire...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
New Jersey wedding photographer, with a journalistic-style, William West.

William began his career as a professional photographer in 2006, and has photographed more than 350 weddings throughout the United States and around the world. William's unique style is a natural result of his interest in art, design, and culture...

Starting Price:
1800 (USD)
Dan Harris has a true love of Flordia wedding photography with a background in newspaper photojournalism.

Dan started his photography career at the age of eight, encouraged by his mother's instructions on the workings of the Kodak Brownie II camera. He spent the whole afternoon lying on the grass in the late California summer sun taking pictures of his...

Starting Price:
300/hr (USD)
Sharon Gutowski is a Missouri and St. Louis based wedding photographer.

If you’re anything like me, you believe in the power of little things. The smile on your sister’s face as she zips you into your dress. The tear in your father’s eye before you turn the corner and walk down the aisle. A giggle from a child or a belly...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Boston, MA wedding photographer Ricardo da Costa.

Photography is the most beautiful profession and I live it intensely every day. I left a career in multinational telecommunications and marketing to live experiences that will never be able to be explained in words, I can only show you them through my...

Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Las Vegas wedding photographer Tomasz Rossa - Nevada

I have started photography in grade school. My father introduced me to a film DSLR and some dark room techniques. After high school I have not pursued photography for quite few years instead I have concentrated on my athletic career. I represented Poland...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)

Wedding Photojournalists from California - Southern

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WPJA Communiqué: Features
Wedding Photographer Ben Benvie of Ontario, Canada
For one day, the two of you are the focus of attention. The concerns of the world slip away as you and your sweetheart take center stage for the moment you’ve long anticipated. Your guests’ thoughts... 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

Eleanor & Dave

Photographed by Douglas Despres

Doug you did the most FANTASTIC job! The photos are all so beautiful I can't even make a favorites list because they're all...

Kiley & Josh

Photographed by 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...

Lauren & Jason

Photographed by Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer...