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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
I’m a moment junkie. I studied Journalism in college and I once was an international journalist based in Seoul.
Hi! I’m Teresa K, an awarding winning professional wedding photographer from Folsom, California.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 numerbu ref="ers