California Wedding Photographers

If you choose one of our WPJA California wedding photojournalists as your wedding photographer, please let them know you found them through the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

The WPJA at a glance: The Wedding Photojournalist Association puts the best California wedding photographers at your fingertips, by granting membership only to the most talented professional wedding photographers in the world--photographers who focus solely on using their documentary photography skills to capture ‘the moments’ of your wedding day.

4200 US Dollar

Shaunte Dittmar

Solana Beach in California, United States

I fell into my passion for photography at a younger age and used it as a means to document the world around me. I look to create photos with movement, color and real emotion.

Andre  Maier
4000 US Dollar

Andre Maier

Santa Monica in California, United States

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 English, André also speaks German, French and Spanish fluently.

Brett  Butterstein
5500 US Dollar

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, United States

Named one of the top ten wedding photographers by American Photo Magazine, Brett Butterstein is a San Diego based wedding photographer who wants to create pictures you can brag about. My approach to wedding photography is making vibrant, non-traditional photos that tell a story and give a sense of atmosphere.

3200 US Dollar

John Decker

Sacramento, United States

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.

Matt  Theilen
5500 US Dollar

Matt Theilen

South Lake Tahoe in California, United States
3800 US Dollar

Joyce Perlman

San Francisco in California, United States

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.

3800 US Dollar

Sarah Kang

San Francisco in California, United States

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.

Brian  Wedge
4000 US Dollar

Boathouse Studios: Brian Wedge

San Francisco, United States

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.

5500 US Dollar

Tara Arrowood

San Francisco, United States

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.

Stephanie  Secrest
3400 US Dollar

Stephanie Secrest

Alameda in California, United States

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 photojournalists.

Annie  Bang
1900 US Dollar

Annie Bang

Los Angeles in California, United States

I’m a moment junkie. I studied Journalism in college and I once was an international journalist based in Seoul.

Teresa  Klostermann
3400 US Dollar

Teresa K Photography: Teresa Klostermann

Sacramento, United States

Hi! I’m Teresa K, an awarding winning professional wedding photographer from Folsom, California.

3500 US Dollar

Viera Photographics: Dennis Viera

Encinitas, United States

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 and traveling nationwide, and abroad.

Chris  Shum
4500 US Dollar

Chris Shum

Sunnyvale, United States

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 profession in 2007. Wedding is one of the events Chris loves to shoot.

3500 US Dollar

Viera Photographics: Jaime Viera

Encinitas in California, United States

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 - capturing the spirit of the world, it's people, and their cultures.

1800 US Dollar

Chris Howard

Roseville in California, United States
Scott  MacDonald
2900 US Dollar

Scott MacDonald

San Jose in California, United States

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 through pictures.

4000 US Dollar

Loic Nicolas

San Francisco, United States

Photographing people is at the crossroads of two early interests of mine: people watching and technology. In my teens I began taking pictures with whatever camera I could put my hands on.

Mark  Toung
4100 US Dollar

Memoire Studio: Mark Toung

Santa Clara in California, United States

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 shark infested waters.

4800 US Dollar

David Crane

Santa Clarita, United States

David Crane is an editorial photographer who has documented news stories as a photojournalist for more than 25 years. His images of celebrities, politicians, musicians, and sports figures have appeared in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and LIFE.

Jon  Sun
3000 US Dollar

Studio Kibo: Jon Sun

Mountain View in California, United States

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.

4300 US Dollar

Maya Myers

Los Angeles, United States

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.

1600 US Dollar

Siliang Wang

Milpitas, United States
Devon  Meyers
1500 US Dollar

Devon Meyers

Malibu, United States

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