Southern California Wedding Photographers

Certified By The Guide wedding professionalsBrides, grooms and other wedding professionals love the Southern California wedding photographers listed below. How do we know? We ask them ourselves—and if we don’t hear raves, we don’t consider them Certified By The Guide. Here Comes The Guide lists wedding photographers who aren’t only talented, but also ethical, reliable and easy to work with—i.e., professional in every sense.

Whether you want candid and photojournalistic wedding images, a totally traditional wedding album, or fun and emotional photos that are completely out-of-the-box, we bet you’ll find your wedding photo style below. But before you make your final choice, make sure all your questions are answered—in writing! We’ve created a list of important questions to ask your wedding photographer and have other wedding photography tips to get you started.

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Joey Kennedy Photography - Nationwide,

Joey Kennedy Photography Nationwide

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Joey Kennedy describes his photographic style as Fine Art. His work is more cinematic than journalistic, and he shoots in both digital and film to create a timeless look. He lets moments unfold...

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Allyson Magda Photography - Santa Barbara, California

Allyson Magda Photography Santa Barbara

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Allyson Magda loves to work with clients who have an appreciation for art and desire a photographer with an artistic eye and a creative and fresh approach. Services to all bride and grooms include a...

Cate Batchelor Photography - San Diego, California

Cate Batchelor Photography San Diego

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Cate is the perfect hybrid of fly on the wall, meets supportive friend, meets camera-wielding ice breaker! She strives to give her couples not just pretty pictures, but photos that truly capture the...

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The Lees Photography - San Luis Obispo, California

The Lees Photography San Luis Obispo

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Instead of being the strangers following you around on your wedding day, Tatyana and Steven Lee would rather be the friends that happen to have cameras! The Lees Photography is a husband-and-wife...

Corbin Gurkin Photography - Santa Barbara, California

Corbin Gurkin Photography Santa Barbara

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Corbin Gurkin’s passport is at the ready and her suitcase is perpetually packed. Known for her destination weddings, Corbin has ventured as far away as India, Vietnam, Kenya and Ukraine, but also has...

Nicole Wasko Photography - Portland + SoCal,

Nicole Wasko Photography Portland + SoCal

Category: Photographer

Nicole Wasko is based in Portland, but admits she’s a California girl at heart. Working alongside her husband, they photograph weddings all over the Pacific Northwest and California. They have an...

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Elizabeth Burgi Photography - Los Angeles, California

Elizabeth Burgi Photography Los Angeles

Category: Photographer

Photos are among the only tangible takeaways from your wedding day, and Elizabeth Burgi captures every moment to give you tactile reminders of memories that may fade with time. Elizabeth views each...

James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer - Venice, California

James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer Venice

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

James Johnson offers you the ease of mind that comes with placing your wedding photography in the hands of a seasoned professional—one who has worked with all types of clients in every...

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John and Colette photography & beauty - Los Angeles, CA, California

John and Colette photography & beauty Los Angeles, CA

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

John and Colette are a married photography team—and Colette is also a professional makeup artist. Though incredibly experienced in all forms of photography, ranging from advertising to...

B&G Photography - Los Angeles, California

B&G Photography Los Angeles

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

B&G Photography practices the 90/10 rule when it comes to wedding photography. Jen says, “We are there to tell the story of your day and do that 90% of the time by being discrete, not attracting...

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Aevitas Weddings - Los Angeles, California

Aevitas Weddings Los Angeles

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Aevitas: The time through which a person lives or a thing lasts; the time of existence. Aevitas Weddings believes their role as your wedding photographer isn't just about taking pretty pictures. True...

Kerem Hanci Photography - Los Angeles, California

Kerem Hanci Photography Los Angeles

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Kerem Hanci brings a global perspective and masterful eye for detail to wedding photography. Born in Istanbul and based in LA, he is well traveled, greatly experienced, and enjoys photographing...

Reminisce Photo + Film - Los Angeles, California

Reminisce Photo + Film Los Angeles

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Natalie and her crew of destination wedding photographers and cinematographers capture the love, moments, hidden glances connections, and soul of your wedding day. They firmly believe that taking...

Epic Imagery - Porter Ranch, California

Epic Imagery Porter Ranch

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Epic Imagery’s mission is to fuse their creative abilities with your incredible story. Danny Baker and his team provide more than just a few snapshots—they chronicle the most important...

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Willmus Weddings - San Diego, California

Willmus Weddings San Diego

Category: Photographer

Originally from Paris, Christophe is a San Diego-based wedding photographer and videographer. He began his career in France as a travel photographer, learning a range of photo and film techniques. His...

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Red Trolley Studio - San Diego, California

Red Trolley Studio San Diego

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Red Trolley Studio aims to capture your memories. Their photos are a return ticket to the moments and emotions you experienced on your wedding day. With an unobtrusive, photojournalistic approach,...

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Full Spectrum Photography - Irvine, California

Full Spectrum Photography Irvine

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

David and Christina are high school sweethearts committed to providing their couples with not only incredible photographs, but also an unforgettable experience. David and his team of photographers...

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Hoffmann Photographer - Huntington Beach, California

Hoffmann Photographer Huntington Beach

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Steve Hoffmann is a full-time professional photographer specializing in weddings. He states, “It’s what I do! I actually get an adrenaline rush (no kidding) documenting an entire wedding day...

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Lin & Jirsa Photography - Tustin, California

Lin & Jirsa Photography Tustin

Category: Photographer
Real Weddings:

Made up of three lead photographers and a group of talented associate photographers, Lin & Jirsa prides themselves on making wedding photography an art form. They love using creative lighting and...

Willa Kveta Photography - Santa Barbara, California

Willa Kveta Photography Santa Barbara

Category: Photographer

Above all else, Willa Kveta is a storyteller. She takes a photojournalist’s approach to documenting moments as they happen, capturing genuine human connection. She is passionate about getting to know...

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