California - Northern Wedding Photographers

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Wedding Photojournalists of California - Northern

For the best photography on your big day, you’ll want a wedding photojournalist to take artful, beautiful pictures reflecting real emotions and moments, not contrived situations or posed performances. You also need a professional who can make your family and guests feel at ease. Meet the accredited member photographers of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.

58 Featured Photographers available for your wedding...

Jon Sun is from the Mountain View and San Francisco areas of CA and photographs weddings for couples everywhere

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. I want my photos...

Jon Sun

Studio Kibo

Mountain View in California, US
Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Chris Shum most beautiful and joyful event in life = weddings

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...

Chris Shum

Sunnyvale in California, US
Starting Price:
4500 (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...

Shaunte Dittmar

Lake Tahoe in California, US
Starting Price:
4200 (USD)
San Jose, CA photojournalist Scott MacDonald is now shooting weddings

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...

Scott MacDonald

San Jose in California, US
Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
San Francisco is where you will find Edeelin Labra shooting weddings on most weekends

Aside from being a photographer, I am also a wife, a friend, but most of all a mother. Being blessed with four wonderful children, I am privileged to share some of the most important moments in their lives. From their first...

Edeelin Labra

Vallejo in California, US
Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
 John Decker is a photojournalist with experience as a newspaper staff photographer

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...

John Decker

Sacramento in California, US
Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Matt Theilen is photographing weddings and building an amazing business with his wife.

We are Matt and Tara Theilen–just two people in love with life and passionate about what we do. We met in 1998 when Matt was living in his VW van, spending winters rock climbing in Joshua Tree while Tara was finishing up graduate...

Matt Theilen

South Lake Tahoe in California, US
Starting Price:
5500 (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...

Sarah Kang

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Brian Wedge brings 15 years of photojournalistic experiences to 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-...

Brian Wedge

Boathouse Studios

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
San Francisco is home to Tara Arrowood, CA wedding photojournalist

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. I...

Tara Arrowood

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
San Francisco based photographer Stephanie Secrest is available for weddings

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...

Stephanie Secrest

Alameda in California, US
Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Sacramento, CA wedding photographer Chris Howard.

Chris Howard

Roseville in California, US
Starting Price:
1800 (USD)
Mark Toung mixes his passion for photography with exciting activities.

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...

Mark Toung

Memoire Studio

Santa Clara in California, US
Starting Price:
4100 (USD)
Loic Nicolas has a passion for photography. It reignited with shooting portraits and small weddings

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. Though my parents did not appreciate the...

Loic Nicolas

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
San Francisco Bay Area wedding photographer, Siliang Wang.

My name is Siliang Wang, born in China and now living in Bay Area, California. I have been taking professional photos for over 10 years, specializing in wedding photography. I enjoy telling love stories through the beautiful...

Siliang Wang

Milpitas in California, US
Starting Price:
1600 (USD)
 Erin Beach spent camef from the news industry as a photojournalist / video producer

Erin Beach became a wedding photographer after working for almost a decade in the news industry as a photojournalist and video producer. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Erin consistently captures the uniqueness of each...

Erin Beach

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Heidi Sandoval is based in Northern CA for her wedding photography business.

I am an introvert, the rare white tiger of Myers Briggs, an INFJ. I'm usually a bit reserved, but once I get to know you, I open up quickly! I love animals and the relationships they have with their owners, I love...

Heidi Sandoval

San Leandro in California, US
Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Deborah Coleman 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...

Deborah Coleman

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
5000 (USD)
Lauren Lindley is a Lake Tahoe based wedding photographer

I am a Texas Longhorn at heart and a transplant to the South Lake Tahoe area, which I have called home since 2006. Today, I am a destination wedding photographer available for event, portrait and wedding photography in the Reno...

Lauren Lindley

South Lake Tahoe in California, US
Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Steven Branstetter is transported to the moment in photography

I loved my wedding. When I got my photos back, I was transported to the exact moment they were taken and felt the same emotions I felt that wonderful day I married my amazing wife, Rebecca. Now, as a photographer, being able to...

Steven Branstetter

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
Jean-Philippe Dobrin has been working, living and breathing photography for 15 years

I fell in love with photography when I was 14. The process of developing film; cracking open a film canister in total darkness and then unwinding it out of cold stainless steel holders with wet hands, examining negatives through...

Jean-Philippe Dobrin

Tiburon in California, US
Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Douglas Zimmerman is a photographer that unobtrusively captures all the moments

Douglas Zimmerman understands the huge responsibility of documenting a couple’s wedding. Drawing on his decade and a half experience working as a photojournalist, he specializes his photography in capturing the important moments...

Douglas Zimmerman

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
1795 (USD)

I love to tell stories, both written and visual, so wedding photojournalism was a natural fit when I turned my passion into my profession in 2002. But, even though my focus is on the moment, I strive to make those moments full of...

Rhee Bevere

Campbell in California, US
Starting Price:
5800 (USD)
Christine Zona is very passionate about photographing weddings.

My grandmother is the biggest advocate for love. She loves love. After 60+ years of marriage she still looks at my grandfather with hearts in her eyes. I adore that about her and it’s why I’m so passionate about photographing...

Christine Zona

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Drew Burdick approaches a wedding as a photojournalist would

Drew approaches a wedding as a photojournalist - aiming to tell a story about people, place, and experience. In addition to candid images your photo story will also include creative portraits and artistic photos of details...

Drew Burdick

Drew Bird Photography

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
3500 (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...

Nick Otto

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
1350 (USD)
Douglas Despres is an award winning 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...

Douglas Despres

Helios Images

Alameda in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Liza Head is based in San Jose and is a photographer of weddings.

I've always been a creative and adventurous person, and have wanted to pursue the arts ever since I can remember. I majored in fine art at the University of California, Santa Cruz, but it wasn't until I met my now-...

Liza Head

Juniper Spring Photography

San Jose in California, US
Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Debra Zeller uses her spontaneous ability to capture the personalities of her subjects

Debra currently divides her time between San Francisco and Florence, Italy. Debra's photography is characterized by its spontaneous ability to capture the personalities of its subjects in their most revealing moments. She...

Debra Zeller

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
3000 (USD)
Wedding Photojournalism by Chris Werner

Although born in the United States, I spent the first 7 years of my life in the Sultanate of Oman. California was “abroad” and my accent at that age was so thick that I could have passed as British. After moving to California...

Chris Werner

Truckee in California, US
Starting Price:
3850 (USD)
Cliff Brunk serves his wedding clients in California and mostly San Francisco

Cliff is a documentary style photographer with an editorial aesthetic based in San Francisco California. In addition to his WPJA awards, he has placed numerous images in the WedComp image competition including their Best Overall...

Cliff Brunk

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
San Francisco and Oakland photojournalist Alison Yin has turned her attention to wedding photos.

Alison is a wedding photographer whose background is in photojournalism. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with degrees in Journalism and English. Before launching her wedding photography business...

Alison Yin

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Oakland, California based photojournalist turned wedding photographer, Adm Golub.

Adm Golub is a documentary wedding photographer with Alison Yin Photography in Oakland, CA. He has a degree in journalism from San Francisco State University, and before joining Alison Yin Photography in 2011, he worked for the...

Adm Golub

Alison Yin Weddings

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Oakland based documentary birth & wedding photographer  Cherlyn Wagner

Hello! My name is Cherlyn (rhymes with Berlin) and I am an Oakland based documentary birth & wedding photographer. But, I am by no means tethered to only the Oakland - San Francisco Bay area and photograph destinations...

Cherlyn Wagner

Oakland in California, US
Starting Price:
3800 (USD)
Beck Diefenbach has background originally in newspaper photojournalism.

I'm a San Francisco native and a Bay Area lover. My background is originally in newspaper photojournalism. Most recently, I was honored to receive an Award of Excellence in the 68th annual Pictures of the Year International...

Beck Diefenbach

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
2900 (USD)
Northern CA wedding photo journalist, Thor Swift.

I work on weddings with my wife, Anastasia. She is really great at styling and helping you with poses and making you comfortable and laugh as we make photos. I have been a professional photographer for over 20 years and have...

Thor Swift

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Norbert von der Groeben of Northern California, is availble as a photojournalist to cover weddings.

Norbert von der Groeben's photographs have appeared in Vanity Fair, People magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, and the L.A. Times. He holds a bachelor's degree in visual communications from Cal State...

Norbert von der Groeben

Palo Alto in California, US
Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Todd Parsons is based in San Francisco and shoots weddings in northern california

I'm Todd. I take pictures for my living, and for that I am very grateful. If I wasn't a photographer, I would be a farmer. I tend 30 bee colonies to help the earth in what little way I can. I'm married to an...

Todd Parsons

Redwood City in California, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)
Mike Milne is creating dynamic images all around San Francisco, CA weddings.

Inspired by the landscape and people of California, Mike has spent the last 10 years exploring and photographing this region. Formally trained as a biologist at Stanford University, his passion for photography grew out of a...

Mike Milne

San Francisco in California, US
Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Nino Lombardo, has a career in wedding photography...reportage and landscape

Enjoy your wedding day, Nino will photograph your most beautiful moments, the most exciting moments, the location and the colors that surround you, you and your friends and family will be the protagonists of an unforgettable...

Nino Lombardo

Taormina in Trapani, IT
Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
award-winning wedding photojournalist - Dennis Viera

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...

Dennis Viera

Viera Photographics

Encinitas in California, US
Starting Price:
5500 (USD)
San Diego 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...

Shaun Baker

San Diego in California, US
Starting Price:
3200 (USD)
Calling Dallas, Texas home, Robert Walker will capture all of 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...

Robert Walker

Dallas in Texas, US
Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Asia, SAR and Hong Kong wedding photojournalist Tanarak Visessonchoke

I'm Tanarak, a Hong Kong 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...

Tanarak Visessonchoke

Tanarak Photography

, HK
Starting Price:
5600 (USD)
wedding won’t be traditional with Courtney Potter

Your wedding is an expression of who you are as a couple, and chances are you’re planning a celebration that’s a little unconventional. Your wedding won’t be traditional – why should your wedding photography? My passion is to...

Courtney Potter

Raleigh in North Carolina, US
Starting Price:
2800 (USD)
Ron Storer has won many Winning Photojournalist awards from the WPJA. He is from Seattle, WA

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...

Ron Storer

Auburn in Washington, US
Starting Price:
2400 (USD)
Los Angeles based wedding photo shooter/journalist 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...

Michael Bezman

Silver Lake in California, US
Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Kristina Cazares-Neri passion for great photographs continued into a professional career

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...

Kristina Cazares-Neri

ANZA foto+film

San Diego in California, US
Starting Price:
3500 (USD)
Jennifer Jackson is at ease when photographing people

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...

Jennifer Jackson

Jennography

Chicago in Illinois, US
Starting Price:
3400 (USD)
Gina Clyne captures candids in addition to formal portraits of the Bride and Groom

I would describe my style of wedding photography as photojournalistic. While capturing formal portraits of the Bride and Groom are important, I also believe that catching the ambiance of your day and the life-force of your...

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles in California, US
Starting Price:
1125 (USD)

David Royal is a freelance photographer based on the Monterey Bay in California. A photojournalist with a base in art photography, he loves using his camera as a tool to meet people and discover new worlds around him. A...

David Royal

Monterey Bay in California, US
Starting Price:
2300 (USD)
Bangkok is home to Thailand destination wedding photojournalist Natasha Gillett.

I am a half British half Thai destination wedding photographer currently residing in Bangkok. I started photography whilst studying for my Bachelor of Arts at UC Berkeley in California and opened my studio in 2014 in San...

Natasha Gillett

Bangkok in Bangkok, TH
Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Florida and Orlando are destination wedding locations served by Gian Carlo Brand

I used to think I was a introvert. However, through photography I have learned that I am quite social and incredibly intuitive with people's feeling and personalities. This comes in handy when working with couples, brides,...

Gian Carlo Brand

Gian Carlo Photography

Clermont in Florida, US
Starting Price:
4000 (USD)

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...

Gingi Freeman

Visalia in California, US
Starting Price:
1400 (USD)

As a photojournalist, I believe in the purity of photography, becoming close to your subject, and representing things honestly. As a sucker for romance, these same skills create beautiful wedding photos. To me, it is...

Ian Warren

Chappaqua in New York, US
Starting Price:
800 (USD)
Oregon and Portland are locations served by Andrea Garrity for wedding photography

I have always loved stories. As a little girl, I adored the characters in my books and favorite movies, and as I got to be older, I wanted to know the stories of the actual people I met. I read anything I could get my hands on,...

Andrea Garrity

Sentiero Photography

Portland in Oregon, US
Starting Price:
2100 (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...

Courtney Larson

Inloveness Photography

Phoenix in Arizona, US
Starting Price:
3200 (USD)

Amar Ramesh City: Chennai Quote: Photography is not just about taking beautiful pictures. It's about allowing your passion to consume you. You get on an adventure of discovering yourself, inspiring your tribe, and...

Amarnath Rameshbabu

Studio A

Chennai in Tamil Nadu, IN
Starting Price:
4500 (USD)

Wedding Photojournalists from California - Northern

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4200 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; stylish and...

5000 US Dollar

Joseph Kohn

Daly City in California, United States

Client Letters

Whitney & Terry

Photographed by Dennis Viera

Using you guys was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. From our first conversation, we could tell you were friendly,...

Ariel & Jason

Photographed by Tanarak Visessonchoke

Dear Tanarak, A heartfelt thanks for being our photographer on our wedding day. We enjoy it a lot every single time going through...

Charmaine & Jim

Photographed by Tanarak Visessonchoke

Thank you my dream photographer Tanarak! and your team for capturing our dream wedding on one of the happiest days of our lives It is...