A picture is worth a thousand words but I think wedding photos are more than that; it consists of love, promise, memory, passion, and joy. That’s what makes them timeless and priceless at the same time.
Wedding photography has come a long way. Thanks to camera technology and powerful image editing tools, wedding photographers are able to create and manipulate photos, creating out of the box wedding photos like never before.
(Image Source: Adam Alex Photography)
When it comes to a session with your wedding photographer, every couple look forward to have something beautiful, something uniquely-us at the end of the day. Whether your big day is around the corner, or you’re merely looking for inspiration – this post is for you.
After some detailed research, I’ve filtered and compiled a list of some really professional wedding photographers with some samples of their masterpieces.
In no particular order, I present you 20 Top Wedding Photographers and Their Masterpieces. Full list after jump.
An Emmy award-winning team. Their bold artistic vision and photo-journalistic talent have won them national and international recognition.
Ben’s wedding photography is imaginative, intimate and authentic. He is currently ranked as the top wedding photographer in the world by the Wedding Photojournalist Association.
Jonas Peterson, a full-time photographer who knows how to capture the stories around him, the small things that happen every day.
Jason saw an opportunity to leverage his background in boutique wedding photography and "marry" it with his network of award-winning photographers.
Mark has worked as a photo journalist for major newspapers and magazines, with major advertising agencies on corporate accounts and on special assignment for corporate clients.
Kitty & Craig Fritz
Kitty and Clark worked six years as a staff photojournalist for The Albuquerque Journal and is currently a freelance editorial photographer. Craig Fritz began his career as a photojournalist at the Santa Fe New Mexica and was a finalist in William Randolph Hearst Foundation Journalism Awards.
Sean & Melanie McLellan
Sean and Melanie McLellan are the internationally acclaimed husband and wife photography team behind McLellan Style. They pride themselves on their ability to capture the beauty of a person’s essence and the style within.
CU Photography has a solitary goal which is to create fun, romantic and artistic wedding and engagement photographs, whether at an exotic beach front in Mexico, or a community hall in rural Alberta.
Adams’ reputation for taking intimate, passionate, and signature images is what he is highly recommended for. With the use of great lighting techniques and imaginative angles, Adam creates magnificent images that reflect beauty and fun.
Eric Laurits specializes in headshots for actors, musicians, and good people in general. He also known as the best head shot photographer in Boston.
Sofie & Paul
Sofie & Paul – who work together to create a distinctive & modern style of photography. With over 10 years of experience in the photographic industry, they both have a passion for shooting memorable & striking images using the highest quality professional Nikon cameras and lenses.
Anna started working as a wedding photographer and photojournalist straight out of art school in 1991. Her photographs have appeared in InStyle, People, and Martha Stewart Weddings.
Punam Bean Photography is a New York City-based photography studio, runs by Punam Bean, who specializes in photojournalism.
John Michael Cooper
John Michael Cooper, a 22 years photography veteran – first arrived into international attention because of his unconventional approach in conjunction with a "dress unfriendly" concept of art that inspired the current Trash the Dress craze that is consuming brides and changing their views of photography as they know it.
Greg Bumatay’s style of shooting is laid back and fun. He is very relaxed and believes in allowing the bride and groom to enjoy their special day without unnecessary obtrusions.
Pablo Lopez Ortiz
Pablo Lopez Ortiz started to approach the digital photography world by the year 1999 and hasn’t stop reading, watching and learning to live with the point of obsession to capture the moment which will not happen again.
Ed Pingol is a wedding photographer based in the San Francisco bay area, photographing events and sessions locally and destinations world-wide. He specializes in creating dramatic imagery and documenting the humor, joy, tears, and excitement of a bride & groom’s unique wedding day.
Chris & Katie
Founders of 6 of Four. They focus on capturing it as such, with family surrounding you as you begin your new journey as husband and wife. They desire to create heirlooms through the photographs for generations of storytelling.
Amanda & Nate Reynolds
Amanda & Nate Reynolds is a husband and wife team that loves getting to know their clients and capturing their love for each other. Not only do they give their clients great memories, they also cherish the memories lovers give them.
Matt & Angie Sloan
Matt + Angie Sloan are a husband and wife photography team who aim to shoot fine art and weddings portraits.