45 Trending Wedding Photographer Businesses [2024]

Updated: July 24th, 2023
Become A Wedding Photographer

Wedding photography is a highly sought-after service that involves capturing the special moments and memories of a couple’s big day. As a wedding photographer, you will be responsible for capturing the emotions and beauty of the wedding ceremony and reception through your camera's lens.

To start a successful wedding photography business, you must have a strong eye for detail, excellent customer service skills, and a passion for photography. You will also need to invest in high-quality camera equipment and editing software to produce professional-grade images.

In addition to having technical skills, it is important to have a strong marketing strategy to reach potential clients. This can include creating a professional website, utilizing social media, and networking with wedding coordinators and venues.

According to a recent survey, the average cost of a wedding photographer in the United States is $2,500. With the wedding industry expected to generate over $72 billion in revenue in 2021, there is a significant demand for wedding photographers.

To succeed in this business, having a strong portfolio and continuously improving your skills through education and training is essential. By offering top-notch service and beautiful images, you can establish a successful wedding photography business that captures the special moments of couples’ big day.

Looking for some examples of a wedding photographer?

Interested in case studies of a successful wedding photographer? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Barbara O Photography

Baltimore, Washington DC, NYC and Worldwide Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer

Where they're located: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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2. San Diego Wedding Photographer

San Diego Wedding Photographer capturing your legacy in California, Hawaii and worldwide! If you are a lover of Disneyland and/or The Office, you found your girl!

Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA

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Learn more about starting a wedding photographer:

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-> How much does it cost to start a wedding photographer?
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4. Pixan Photography

Cancun Wedding Photographer, Pixan Photography, wants you to love your photos and your photographer! See why…

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5. Voir Photography

AFFORDABLE wedding photographer in Seattle. 5-STAR Reviews, ELEGANT Portfolio, AWESOME Prices! CLAIM your DATE! VoirPhotography

Where they're located: Seattle, Washington, USA

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6. Sarasota Wedding Photography

Sarasota Wedding Photographer, Sarasota Beach Photography, Sarasota Siesta Key Beach Portraits Photography, Family Portraits. Asheville NC, Imely, Tampa, Florida, Sarasota wedding video, videographer, Siesta Key, Longboat, Lido, Anna Maria Island

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7. Jennifer Van Elk Photography

We're Indianapolis photographers capturing local and destination weddings world-wide.

Where they're located: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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8. Gaby J Photography

Gaby J is a top rated wedding, elopement, & polaroid photographer based in Las Vegas capturing timeless & candid photography since 2011. Fotógrafo de bodas.

Where they're located: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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9. ny1minute

NYC elopement ideas become reality with NY1 Minute Elopement photographers. Experienced and fun, ready to take breathtaking elopement photography.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA

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10. Daniel West Photography

11. Kanayo Adibe Photographer

Kanayo Adibe is a Washington DC and Destination Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer.

Where they're located: Washington D.C., Washington, D.C., USA

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12. Dorset Wedding Photographer-Robin Goodlad Photography

'Your wedding story, beautifully told' - Dorset Wedding Photographer Robin Goodlad specialises in stunning creative documentary wedding photography throughout Dorset, Hampshire, all UK, and internationally.

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13. Jill Person Photography

Jill & Lauren are boston wedding photographers named Best of Boston 2012 by Boston Magazine. Locations in Boston, MA and Newport, RI.

Where they're located: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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14. SvenStudios

Amazing Wedding photography Adelaide. SvenStudios is an award winning wedding photographer based in Adelaide. Providing personable, natural photography to let you have fun, while capturing each precious moment so that you remember your wedding day as the best day of your life. Explore epic destination wedding venues and browse through our portfolio of wedding photography.

How much they make: $72K/year
Where they're located: Morphett Vale, South Australia
How much did it cost to start: $60K
Current team size: 1

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15. Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Alicia Lacey is a Washington, DC wedding photographer for couples who value timeless and refined imagery that is full life's most joyful moments.

Where they're located: Washington D.C., Washington, D.C., USA

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16. Candid Wedding Photography, Wedding Photography, Pre Wedding Photography, Wedding Photographers In Delhi

CANDID WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY. If You Are Looking For The Best Wedding Photography In Delhi, Then You Are On the Right Place. Rajesh Arya Photography Is The Best Candid Wedding Photographers Providing Wedding Photography,Pre Wedding & Cinematography All Over India.Contact Us For Best Wedding Photography

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17. Boston Wedding Photographer

Luxury Boston wedding photographer with a chic and romantic edge throughout Boston, NYC and around the world. Stephanie has been a Boston Wedding Photographer for over a decade and your experience while working with her will be unparalelled.

Where they're located: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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18. Nirav Patel

San Francisco Wedding Photographer || Nirav Patel specializes in documenting moments in an intentional, artful, and cinematic way.

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19. Jeckyl Photo

Jeckyl Photo is an award winning photography studio based in the Dallas, Fort Worth area specializing in wedding, maternity, newborn, children, families and seniors. Jeckyl Photo is also available for destination weddings.

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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20. Rachel brookstein photography

Portland Wedding Photographer, Rachel Brookstein Photography captures weddings and elopements all over the PNW and worldwide.

Where they're located: Portland, Oregon, USA

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21. Austin Wedding Photographers

Non-cheesy Photography for Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio. A husband + wife photo team traveling all over Texas + the world for our awesome couples!

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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22. J + J Studio

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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23. Drake & Eliza Photography

husband + wife photographers focused on telling wedding day stories through authentic + emotional photographs of genuine moments, serving KY. and beyond . . .

Where they're located: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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24. Joelle Lee Photography

Joelle Lee Photography is a affordable Wedding Photographer in Lancaster PA, Harrisburg, PA, York, PA specializing in Storybook Wedding Photography

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25. Fine Art Wedding Photographer Portland Oregon

Top Fine Art Wedding Photographer Portland Oregon. Wedding Photography. Portland Oregon Wedding Photography. My work is Natural, Real & Elegant. Abby Rae

Where they're located: Portland, Oregon, USA

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26. Seattle Wedding Photographer

IJ Photo specializes in contemporary Wedding Photography by capturing your real moments to cherish. Based in Lake Stevens & serving the Seattle, WA area.

Where they're located: Seattle, Washington, USA

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27. Award Winning San Francisco Bay Area Wedding Photographer

Professional wedding and event photography

Where they're located: San Francisco, California, USA

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28. Documentary Wedding Photography in Cheshire

Cheshire wedding photographer travelling the UK + Europe capturing unique wedding stories. Documentary wedding photography without interference.

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29. Tony Gallagher Photography

Looking for a Denver wedding photographer? Tony Gallagher specializes in Denver wedding photography, professional head shots, portraits, and more.

Where they're located: Denver, Colorado, USA

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30. Rob Dodsworth Photography

Norfolk wedding photographer capturing the REAL moments of your wedding. Known for a fun, vibrant approach to weddings. Check availability for your date now.

Where they're located: Norfolk, Virginia, USA

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31. DALLAS FORT WORTH EVENT PORTRAIT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Dallas Fort Worth DFW photographers for corporate event portrait headshot photobooth photo booth green screen print-on-site santa photos photography

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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32. bluespark photography

New York Wedding Photographer. Documentary style, images that express your unique love story. Based in New York and South Florida. Call BlueSpark Photography now!

33. Wedding Photographers Galway

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34. Gatlinburg Wedding Photographer

 Gatlinburg Wedding and Portrait photographer, Rick King / RIK photography specializes in Creative/Artistic Wedding Photography, Family Portraits and Lifestyle Photography.Please look through our links to see the different styles and artistic vision we offer.  Our goal is to capture…

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35. D2

Damiano Salvadori & Donatella Barbera are professional wedding photographers based in Tuscany, Italy and available worldwide.

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36. Shannon Wucherer Photography

Where they're located: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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37. morninglory-photo

Morninglory Photography specializes in families and weddings. We strive to make your expereince fun, affordable and treasured forever.

Where they're located: Jacksonville, Florida, USA

38. Dennis Hellwig Photography

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39. Michelle Laird

If you’re looking for bright & relaxed wedding photography with a focus on capturing fun candid moments, we're the photographers for you! Philadelphia & beyond

Where they're located: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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40. VCH Photography Texas Wedding Photographer

Texas Wedding Photographer and Engagement Photographer in San Antonio, Austin, and Southeast Texas.

Where they're located: San Antonio, Texas, USA

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41. Celi Photography

Celi Photography, a professional San Diego photographer. Specializes in portrait and event photography. Celi's goal is to provide you with high-quality photos that you can display in your home at a fair price. She knows the most beautiful photo locations in San Diego.

Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA

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42. Stephan & Adriana

We're Stephan and Adriana, husband and wife Yosemite Elopement Photographers, working all over Northern and Central California!

How much they make: $168K/year
Where they're located: Oakhurst
How much did it cost to start: $30K
Current team size: 2

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43. Cactus Collective Weddings

Intimate Las Vegas desert weddings for adventurous couples. Elope from $1,870. Stress-free ceremony planning: venue, photography, florals included.

Where they're located: Henderson, Nevada, USA

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45. PEWDOC

Learn all things related to photography with some real photography blogs,and also find most accurate reviews on photography gedgets and more on photographywith.com.

How much they make: $14.4K/year
Where they're located: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 1

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How I Solo Built A $1.2K/Month Blog Site For Indian Photographers

Founder Manthan Gajjar built his photography blogging platform, pewdoc, as a side hustle project and now generates $1.2K per month by publishing trending photography content for newbies. He shares his process of building a blog on a low budget, gaining traffic through consistency and SEO knowledge, and using social media advertising to attract customers and retain readers through newsletters.

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