United States Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of United States, North America

Find the best wedding photographer for your United States wedding through the International Wedding Photojournalist Association - WPJA of the USA.

293 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

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...

Starting Price:
2500 (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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:
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 like most photographers, I had to...

Starting Price:
3000 (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)
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)
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 also received awards in one of...

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...

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)
Wedding photojournalist Cindy Brown is from Atlanta, Georgia

An overeducated wedding photojournalist and Atlanta native, Cindy is a recovering chocoholic, adventurous traveler and all around nerd. She loves to hike with her wife and photo partner, Sharon and their beagle/cattle dog Roux, the valedictorian of his...

Starting Price:
2700 (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)
Maryland and Baltimore are home to wedding photographer Kathleen Ricker

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)
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)
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 backgrounds, sideways glances, goofy expressions...

Starting Price:
6500 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography studio of Graham Scobey

Ashley taught Graham that, when you really like someone, you intertwine your fingers. We’ve been holding hands that way ever since. Between then and now, we have dreamed our way from Los Angeles to Connecticut to Atlanta to Colorado. We’ve had the...

Starting Price:
3900 (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)
Nantucket Wedding Photographer Katie Kaizer, of Massachusetts

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 when I was younger, chasing sunsets at...

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Nevada is home to wedding photographer Kevin Sawyer

Hey! I am Kevin Sawyer. I am an international award winning destination wedding photographer and am based in the Lake Tahoe area. I strive at making a photojournalism type approach to your wedding day and at the same time making those "moments...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Omaha Wedding Photography by Janine Cooper in Nebraska.

Janine has been photographing weddings in the Omaha area for 15 years! She is inspired by silly people, endearing mothers, and adorable grandpas. She is skilled in photographing people in their element and getting a good laugh out of just about anyone...

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
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)
Massachusetts is home to wedding photographer Simi Rabinowitz

Knowing that a split second of time I capture with my camera can turn into an image cherished by generations. This is what excites me about being a wedding photographer and motivates me to continuously hone my skills and my vision. I love stunning...

Starting Price:
2700 (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 photographer for several press agencies and a...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Boston wedding photographer Morgan O'Neil, from Massachusetts and  New England

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. Born and raised in the coastal New...

Starting Price:
2300 (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 weddings. Their business was born over...

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Top Denver Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Working as a photojournalist for the past 11 years for clients like Getty Images, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball, NASCAR and The Denver Post, to name a few, I've had the opportunity to document stories, events and...

Starting Price:
3900 (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 continues to photograph news and events and...

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

I started shooting weddings while living for two years on the island of Grenada in the West Indies. Living there has certainly had a profound effect on me as a photographer and on my life in general. The richness in the color of the sky, the ocean, and...

Starting Price:
3400 (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, but as time goes on, I find myself...

Starting Price:
3700 (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)
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 such as Grace Ormonde, Bride Magazine and...

Starting Price:
3550 (USD)
Baltimore Wedding Photographer Katie Merkle, of Maryland

I want to cover your day in a way that highlights the joy and sincerity that surrounds you and the people you love. Some emotions are unbridled, but most are nuanced and fleeting. When you look back at your set of images, I want you to be transported...

Starting Price:
3500 (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 for rom-com's like The Wedding...

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Mississippi Wedding Photographer Danny Klimetz

I love photographing people's stories! We are all so special and unique, with so much to offer the world in our own little ways. The camera is this magical tool that allows me access into these intimate moments in people's lives. So that's...

Starting Price:
2900 (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)
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...

Starting Price:
3800 (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 approach to produce award-winning wedding...

Starting Price:
4200 (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 they work with. Mixing fine-art...

Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Kenneth Clapp, of Maryland, has a passion for bold wedding photojournalism

A visual storyteller, Kenny, is a talent unlike any other. Its his love for his wife and photography partner, Mia, that inspires his passion for bold wedding photojournalism and allows him to consistently tell the beautiful story of his wedding clients...

Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Brian Hatton, a contemporary wedding photojournalist in NYC.

Brian Hatton is a contemporary wedding photojournalist with a vibrant sense of timing and creativity. His work represents a refreshing take on wedding photography - spirited, clean, and intimate. Brian has been published by the New York Times, Well Wed...

Starting Price:
4000 (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 school I studied Photography. I went on...

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 wonderful friend, Neesie, for nearly the...

Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Masao Okano is a MA wedding photographer and self-taught photo student of light and love

Shortly after entering the world of photography, Masao quickly realized that human moments were the most inspiring, unique, multi-faceted and challenging things to capture. This set him out on a life-long journey to document such moments in his own life...

Starting Price:
4200 (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 creativity by taking me on expeditions to...

Starting Price:
3995 (USD)
New Jersey is home to WPJA member and wedding photographer JD Land

I've been photographing weddings professionally since 2011. I am lucky enough to be able to do what I love for a living and I am forever grateful for that. My style is photojournalistic storytelling with some epic portraiture mixed in!...

Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
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 capture your wedding day with creative...

Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
David Butler, wedding photographer in Connecticut.

David works as a documentary style wedding photographer in Connecticut and specializes in photojournalistic wedding photography.

Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
andrew morrell, dc wedding photographer

Mine is a love story, the marriage of art and technology, fused by curiosity and an abiding love of music, and consummated by the giddy discovery of shooting weddings. My professional career began far from cameras, powered by a love of music, as I worked...

Starting Price:
2800 (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)
Mumbai Wedding Photographer Anupa Shah, of Maharashtra, India

Happy, vibrant, emotional, family-oriented, fun, are some of the words my clients use to describe my work. I was always creatively inclined, but after an MBA from the USA and a few years in marketing, is when I stumbled upon my passion to freeze stories...

Starting Price:
800 (USD)
Maria Shalaeva is a documentary wedding photographer from Moscow, Russia.
Starting Price:
1800 (EUR)
Croatia Wedding Photographer - Damir Plavotić

With music, art and almost everything else in my life, some things speak to me, while others don’t. I learned how to avoid overthinking the reasons behind my decisions, and instead, just follow my instincts. Sometimes in life, you have to brainstorm...

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
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 first Black and white photography lessons,...

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Netherlands and Overijssel Wedding Photography by Jola Mulder

Together with my husband, our two children, horses and dogs I live in beautiful Twente! I love people, walking, a good book by the fireplace and my heart beat faster! In 2011 I completed my education at the Fotovakschool. I still follow workshops and...

Starting Price:
1069 (EUR)

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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 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

Tim + Kristin

Photographed by Jared Lindsay

“Holy cow Jared! I want to cry I love them so much! Our trust was very well founded. Thank you. You captured our moments and more...

Eve & Daniel

Photographed by Edward Dye

Hi Edward, You are great to work with. You captured really amazing moments throughout the wedding, and one of the best qualities of...

Jennifer & Steve

Photographed by Noelle Adams

I finally saw the video today and, I have to admit, I cried my eyes out when I finally watched it at home! You captured the day so...