Southern Wedding Photographers

If you choose one of our WPJA Southern 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 Southern 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.

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.

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.

Aaron  Willcox
500/hr US Dollar

Aaron Willcox

Encinitas in California, United States

Aaron has been photographing weddings for over 14 years all over the world. Over the past decade, Aaron has been able to witness the trajectory of wedding photography, where it has been, where it is headed. He is based in Carlsbad, CA where he explores with his wife and two young boys.

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.

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.

Michael  Bezman
3500 US Dollar

Michael Bezman

Sherman Oaks in California, United States
Kristina  Cazares-Neri
2850 US Dollar

ANZA foto+film: Kristina Cazares-Neri

San Diego in California, United States
750 US Dollar

The Uncommon Image: Samara Manger-Weil

Los Angeles, United States

Samara Manger-Weil studied Cinematography & Photography at Ithaca College's Park School of Communications. She began shooting weddings alongside her father, himself an award winning WPJA photographer. At the age of sixteen she was the youngest member ever admitted to the WPJA.

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.

Jonathan  Moore
2800 US Dollar

Jonathan Moore

Los Angeles, United States

Hello! I am an award winning documentary wedding photographer based in Southern California. As of January 2017, I have photographed 43 weddings both locally and abroad. I have been fortunate to have worked for some very nice couples, many of whom I am still friends with today. Thank you for looking!

Jenna  Schoenefeld
2100 US Dollar

Jenna Eve Photography: Jenna Schoenefeld

Los Angeles, United States

Hello there! My name is Jenna Schoenefeld (Jenna Eve Schoenefeld), and I am a woman with a passion for pictures. Throughout my career as a photojournalist, I have always been drawn to document the true and candid.

Devon  Meyers
1500 US Dollar

Devon Meyers

Malibu, United States

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 numerous Colorado Press Association Awards. He currently splits his time between southern California and Aspen, Colorado with studios in both areas.

Ryan  Bethke
1650 US Dollar

Ryan Bethke

Hemet, United States

I am a wedding photographer whose work is influenced by the infinitely varied nuances of human expression and interaction. Everywhere I go I watch not only people, but also the light and the shadows, the textures and the shapes, making photographic images in my head when I don't have my camera with me.

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.

Gina  Clyne
925 US Dollar

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles, United States

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 invited guests is of equal priority.

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.

Client Letters

Booyeon and Aric

David--you truly made our wedding the most memorable experience of our lives. Your photos, which hang all over our home, continually prompt our guests to ask 'WHO took these photos?!'. They are breathtaking to say the...

Heather and Brian

We got the package last week and it was beautiful. The pictures are amazing - when we first got the link, I stayed up until 3am looking at them. They are perfect. You did an amazing job and you're an incredible talent....

Elias and Diane

I wanted to thank you again for the amazing job you did photographing our wedding. The photos came out better than I could ever imagine! It was a pleasure having you at the wedding. You made everyone feel comfortable, as if a...