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.

287 Documentary Wedding Photographers available for your wedding...

Colorado Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie

During college, Trent worked in a photography lab gutting film canisters, chopping negatives and making prints. Thousands of frames later, it became time to transition from the development side of photography into the production of it. After graduating...

Starting Price:
4800 (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)
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)
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)
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 a simple affair at City Hall because...

Starting Price:
4200 (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)
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)
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)
Nicky Byrnes wedding photography for Lake Tahoe and Northern CA

I’ve had a camera in my hand since I can remember. On family vacations each of us had a camera and would come back with several rolls of film. It was great to see different perspectives of the same place. My photos became more refined throughout my...

Starting Price:
500 (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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...

Starting Price:
2799 (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 photographer....

Starting Price:
4800 (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)
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)
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)
Jason Brown is a Chicago, IL based wedding photographer

Hello! I'm a Chicago-based wedding and commercial photographer, available for assignments both locally and abroad. I help my clients relive their day, share their story, and keep a piece of the experience. Whether your wedding is traditional or...

Starting Price:
3500 (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Photography of Weddings in Nebraska by Andrea Bibeault

My talented husband Ed, and I are Omaha wedding photographers. We met when we got paired up to work on a project in one of our art classes in college. He asked me on a date (to the free movie on campus) and the rest is history! We are visual storytellers...

Starting Price:
2600 (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)
Dennis Crider is a documentary-styled wedding photographer in Cleveland Ohio

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)
Manhattan Wedding Photography by Tim D. Yun - serving all of New York City.

When Tim had his first encounter with a DSLR camera he was so fascinated he couldn’t put it away. He soon understood it was so much more than a toy. Not long after, he decided to make his new passion his profession. During the next few years, he received...

Starting Price:
4000 (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 traditions. He aims to make photos fresh and...

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 Portugal and Sonoma County, Dennis and his wife Jaime travel worldwide documenting weddings. Their business was born over...

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)
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)
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:
12500 (USD)
Charleston, South Carolina is home to wedding photojournalist Erin Chrisman

Erin Chrisman, named one of the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo magazine, worked for daily newspapers in Georgia and South Carolina for six years before starting a wedding photography company in Atlanta with three partners...

Starting Price:
8500 (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)
Chicago documentary wedding photography by Allison  Williams

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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 clients feel as comfortable as possible...

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.

Starting Price:
3250 (USD)
Andrea Mabry is a wedding photographer from Birmingham, Alabama

As a wedding photojournalist, I create vibrant, playful, engaging imagery that evokes the emotion of your wedding day. Based in Birmingham with a second home base in New Orleans, I especially love photographing weddings that have a little flair, be that...

Starting Price:
2500 (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)
Bryan Surgener of Ohio captures images of real moments at weddings.

My love for photography was born out of a love for storytelling. I studied English and creative writing in college with the hope of becoming a writer. Then I picked up a camera and found I was more interested in the stories coming from my photographs...

Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Tres Jolie Photography of Weddings in WI by Laetitia Patezour

FRENCH FINE ART WEDDING...Photojournalistic memories, raw emotions, and artistic flair. Get your wedding images unique and beautiful. Born and raised in the city of Versailles, I moved to Milwaukee, USA 8 years ago. I clicked with photography a long time...

Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Boston wedding photographer and fine art program graduate Brett Steiner

Brett attended Bennington College in Vermont for their fine art photography program. Four years later, in 2001, she left with a B.A. in photography. She has been in business since 2005 and has photographed over 300 weddings!

Starting Price:
2200 (USD)
Mark Black has 25 years of photojournalistic work history to capture the fleeting moments of your Chicago wedding day.

Mark Black uses his over 25 years of photojournalistic experience to capture the precious and sometimes fleeting moments of your wedding day. Mark's fascination with photography began with the discovery of an old camera in his grandmother's...

Starting Price:
1950 (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)
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 background is well developed. And I...

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 people and places with an eye towards...

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 publications, including The Courier-Post...

Starting Price:
3000 (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 first Black and white photography lessons,...

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Esther Gibbons - wedding photographer in Montreal, Quebec

Esther Gibbons is a wedding, event and portrait photographer based in Montreal, Quebec. Her photography is natural and authentic, with a focus on documenting real moments between people. She works tirelessly and has terrific timing to catch people at...

Starting Price:
2500 (CAD)
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)
Maria Shalaeva is a documentary wedding photographer from Moscow, Russia.
Starting Price:
1800 (EUR)

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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...

Devin and Joy

Photographed by William Nunnally

The photos we received were absolutely gorgeous. My wife and I could not have been happier with them, which is saying something...

Christine & Bryan

Photographed by Douglas Despres

"Doug these are amazing!! I can't even tell you how much I'm in love with them! You did such an incredible job and I...