Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Hollywood
2017

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding photographers in Hollywood, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Adrienne Gunde Photography

Serving Orange County and surrounding areas, Adrienne Gunde Photography offers cutting-edge, vintage-inspired wedding photography that's been featured on industry blogs like Style Me Pretty, Ruffled, and the Wedding Chicks. Wedding packages start at $4,000 and are tailored to each individual couple. Gunde will also travel to weddings both nationally and internationally. Adrienne Gunde Photography has earned five-star overall customer ratings on Yelp and Wedding Wire. Clients say Gunde is a fantastic, unbelievably talented photographer who is able to capture thousands of candid photographs without being obtrusive. They also note her warm, friendly personality and ease with guests.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 489-2624

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Arka Photography

Based in Los Angeles, Arka Photography is a locally-owned and operated photography studio with the goal of perpetuating Shahe and Sahag Melelian’s family legacy by capturing special experiences for their loyal customers in Hollywood and the surrounding California areas. Shooting with a creative journalistic manner and storytelling style, Arka Photography offers portrait and wedding photography that includes packages for individuals, engagements, christenings, and more, with an emphasis on the details. Their online photo book and galleries allow prospective clients to view their work, as well link to their social media pages, which boasts a 4.7 star rating, has multiple glowing reviews, and showcases numerous samples of their previous work.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 660-7573

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Ashley Kelemen

Ashley Kelemen Photography is a mainly one-woman business fronted by Ashley Kelemen herself. Ashley Kelemen Photography provides wedding photography services to Southern California but is also a well-traveled business. Originating in the New York fashion industry, Ashley Kelemen Photography packed up and went on an adventure backpacking around Southeast Asia. This adventurous spirit is what gives Ashley Kelemen Photography it's unique approach to wedding artistry. Capturing the story and progression of this important moment in clients' lives is what drives Ashley Kelemen Photography to create such special and vivid work. Couples appreciate Ashley Kelemen Photography's creative use of natural light, color depth, and dedication to custom photographic storytelling.

Los Angeles, CA(908) 500-8193

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Blue 22 Photography

In 2000 Haeng-il Nam founded Blue 22 Photography in Los Angeles, California and has since been offering customers throughout California wedding photography for local and destination weddings. In addition to weddings, photography services include bridal sessions, family portraits, maternity, and children's photography. With a background in fine arts and documentary photography, Haeng-il Nam's work captures and documents clients experience while also creating a unique expression of the event. Blue 22 Photography offers black and white as well as color photography. Former client's of Blue 22 Photography enthusiastically compliment their artistic vision, rapport with couples, and flexibility in meeting their requests.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 384-0058

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Cactus Flower Photographs

Based in South Pasadena, California, Cactus Flower Photographs is a wedding photography studio run by the husband and wife team of Gregory and Elizabeth Brouillette. The couple started the company in 2015 because of their love of the special quality of weddings. Their professionalism comes through in what reviewers mention, including the photography team’s ability to put people at ease as they are posing or are found in candid shots, as well as their way of doing more than documenting the event by showing the beauty in small things. The company also handles engagement sessions, maternity sessions, baby portraits, and more.

South Pasadena, CA(323) 363-5045

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Chocolate Photography

The staff with Chocolate Photography strives to capture the beauty, life, and goodness of every moment which makes a couple’s wedding unique and creative. The photographers enjoy playing with light and forms and work to meet each of their customer’s goals. Chocolate Photography is based in Los Angeles and works with residents of the surrounding region. Potential clients can peruse the company’s diverse portfolios to determine if they like the quality and style of the photographers. The company encourages couples to contact them in advance to reserve a wedding date and schedule several pre-wedding meetings to determine what type of pictures the couple would like. Interested people can also contact Chocolate Photography to take family and senior portraits, engagement sessions, and fashion photography.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 739-1137

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Donlee Studio

With a social media presence on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram, Donlee Studio is a professional photography company located in Los Angeles, California that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area and beyond. Owner and principal photographer Don Lee has been in the professional photography industry for more than fourteen years and founded Donlee Studio in 2004. A specialist in wedding photography coverage, Donlee Studio also provides clients with engagement photo shoots and maternity portraiture sessions. The business is partnered with numerous companies, including Cityflowers, Blush Events, Glamour and Grace, Beyond the Wanderlust, Valentine Entertainment, JK Entertainment, Brit + Company, and others.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 271-5101

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Eric Vizents Photography

Eric Vizents is a photographer that specializes in fine art photography, wedding photography, and portraits. Based in Los Angeles, Eric Vizents has been providing photographic services throughout Southern California since 2007. His style of photography is based on creative photojournalism, and he aims to capture events as they truly happened candidly. However, he does provide services for family photographs and formal portraiture for corporate portraits and actors. Eric Vizents offers flexible service packages that can be customized to fit budget needs, as well as honor individual requests as he believes trust and confidence in a photographer will ensure better photographs.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 840-6644

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Handlebar Studios

Handlebar Studios is a wedding photography and videography studio that serves the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara areas. It is managed by lead photographer Stephanie Williams and her husband, Nick, supported by two experienced photographers. Handlebar Studios started in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area in 2006, and since moving to Southern California, it expanded to offering video services. The studio’s style of wedding photography is soft and fine-art with influences of traditional film photography, resulting in images that are romantic, whimsical, and emotional. At its studio located in the "Fashion District" of downtown Los Angeles, Handlebar Studios offers boudoir, glamour/magazine, maternity, children, pet and baby photography services. The studio is also available for destination weddings.

Los Angeles, CA(626) 639-8933

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Images by Abbi

Images by Abbi is the photography business of Abbi Cooley, located in Orange County, CA and serving Los Angeles. Abbi is a traveling wedding photographer with many stunning and high-quality photographs to share on her website, so potential clients can become familiar with her work before hiring her. Her photographic artistry includes weddings, engagement, and studio work. Images by Abbi has a 5-star review on Facebook and customers praise Abbi for being well organized and capturing special events exactly how the client imagined it. Her photographs have received many positive reviews for being beautiful and amazing. Images by Abbi also provides video of special events.

Los Angeles, CA(319) 231-0508

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Jonathan Moore Photography

Jonathan Moore Photography is a professional photography studio in the Los Angeles, California area that has almost a decade of experience. Jonathan specializes in wedding, elopement, and portrait photography, and he offers several package options and add-ons to accommodate all of his clients’ needs. He is also willing to travel for destination weddings around the world. Major publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, and Sports Illustrated, have featured Jonathan’s images. His clients appreciate his promptness, professionalism, flexibility, and creativity, and they also praise him for his attention to detail, ability to capture the perfect image under any condition, and journalistic style.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 874-7321

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Kathy DeNinno Photography

Kathy DeNinno Photography is a Los Angeles-based wedding photography business that opened in 2011. Owner Kathy DeNinno searches out moments during a couple’s wedding day when they look and act their authentic selves, capturing real moments and creating emotion-filled natural images. Her clients consistently praise DeNinno for her professionalism during each shoot and the quality of her work. The Knot honored the company on its Best of Weddings list in 2016 and 2017, and Kathy DeNinno Photography also has won a WedAward International Wedding Photography contest award. Wedding photography packages start at $3,200, and lifestyle portrait sessions start at $450.

Los Angeles, CA(714) 642-6910

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Katie Chavarin Photography

Katie Chavarin is a wedding, portrait and lifestyle photographer, serving Los Angeles, CA, and the nearby suburbs. Clients will love the products and the fun, unforgettable experience of shooting with Katie. She specializes in engagements, wedding, and portraits. Katie Chavarin is a one-of-a-kind person and artist. If she's not taking photographs, she takes care of her fur babies Tiger, a red-nose pitbull and Bella, a terrier mix. She also loves to collect cute mugs. Katie creates mementos that are works of art to be cherished for years to come for her customers. Katie Chavarin is guaranteed to provide exceptional craftsmanship with her lens, making her a choice photographer in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, CA(818) 437-9894

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Lauren de Gracia

Lauren de Gracia is a wedding and romance photographer based in Los Angeles, CA, with a passion for the outdoors, who enjoys retelling love stories with genuine emotion and intimate connection. Lauren has been working in the wedding photography business for nearly a decade, and values hospitality, quality, honesty, and commitment while helping couples to celebrate their journey and inspire others. Lauren advocates less posing and more motion. Her photographic style involves candid captures, raw emotions, action stills, and movement-driven images designed to communicate love as infectious, passionate, and genuine. In addition to weddings, Lauren de Gracia photographs couples, families, seniors, mothers and newborns, and more.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 282-7704

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Loie Photography

Located in Southern California, Loie Photography is a professional photography business that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area as well as around the world. The company's work has been featured in such publications as The Knot and 100 Layer Cake. Owner and principal photographer Brett Loie is a fashion-inspired photographer, and her company's goal is to create candid, romantic, and stylish wedding photography images for her clients. Loie Photography has a social media presence on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram and can be contacted for booking purposes by phone or email. Wedding collections by the company start at $3000.

Los Angeles, CA(248) 408-0186

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Love Lit Photography

Love Lit Photography is a studio providing wedding and engagement photography services to the community of Los Angeles, California and surrounding areas and has operated for more than 15 years. The studio has a distinct style building combining the principles of photojournalism, classic portraiture, fashion photography, and landscape photography. Love Lit Photography is featured on online publication The Knot, WeddingWire, and is a SnapKnot Pro Member. Every client receives a personally tailored package that meets their particular needs and desires, including unique photo albums. Digital proofs are provided to clients and videography is available upon request. Clients commend Love Lit Photography’s friendly demeanor and unique talent for capturing photographs.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 633-9812

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Nancy Orozco Photography

Nancy Orozco Photography delivers inspiring, refreshing images that reflect the unique personalities of couples celebrating engagements and weddings. The talented, Los Angeles-area photographer has an outstanding reputation for producing vibrant, authentic imagery that captures couples celebrating life’s special moments in a truly unforgettable way. Couples appreciate the artists’ candid approach to photography that departs from the traditional boring or stiffly posed photos. Nancy Orozco Photography features a fun, creative style that appeals to a broad range of client tastes and desires for special event imagery. The exceptionally talented photographic specialist commits to the finest attention to detail and preserving once-in-a-lifetime moments through finely crafted photography. Client couples can trust the passionate professional to go above and beyond to perfectly capture one-of-a-kind imagery that families will cherish for generations to come.

Los Angeles, CA(714) 390-5472

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Paul Houston Photography

Paul Houston Photography is a wedding photography company located in Hollywood. The company also offers video services, engagement sessions, bridal sessions, and rehearsal dinner coverage. The company website provides information on wedding photography packages, including base pricing. Other service options include requesting more than one photographer on the day of the event, additional coverage per hour, love story or engagement short film, USB flash drive, and coffee table book. Paul has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 2010. He travels world wide for bookings, and has had his first short documentary film, McKenzie, screened at numerous film festivals in cities such as San Francisco, New York, and much more.

Los Angeles, CA(424) 302-7700

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Photography by Paulina

Photography by Paulina offers the professional services of Paulina, a fine art wedding photographer. Paulina is based out of Los Angeles and is a graduate of the University of California. She has an eye for the small details and focuses on telling a story through beautiful photos. Paulina is available to travel to different locations for destination weddings and the packages she offers include two photographers, high-resolution digital images, and an online photo gallery. Previous clients praise Paulina’s professionalism and talents in capturing beautiful pictures. Her work has previously appeared on Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty, and Bridal Guide.

Los Angeles, CA(424) 259-3460

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Photography by Regina Marie

Photography by Regina Marie is a professional wedding photographer in Palmdale, CA and the surrounding area. Regina’s photography skills focus on capturing candid moments and creating a story with her photos. Photography by Regina Marie offers a variety of wedding packages with a la carte pricing to cover every aspect of what the clients need on their wedding day. In addition to photographing weddings, Regina also does portraits of individuals, families, and newborns; all of which include similar a la carte pricing options. Regina’s clients speak highly of her friendly personality, as well as her high-quality work and being able to capture their special moments.

Palmdale, CA(661) 236-3320

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Project-Z Exceptional Wedding Photography

Project-Z Exceptional Wedding Photography received the 2016 Los Angeles Small Business Excellence Award. They strive to create unique, artistic, high-quality images that capture the clients as they step into the future. Packages start at $999 and include both a wedding photographer and a videographer. Project-Z Exceptional Wedding Photography has a five-star overall customer rating on Yelp. Clients say that business owner Donald Whitman is extremely professional, easy to communicate with, and a talented photographer who produces amazing images. They also note that all photos and albums were delivered on time as promised. Makeup and hair styling services are also available.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 714-5530

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Steph Ponce Photography

Steph Ponce Photography is a photography studio that serves the residents of Texas and California with a variety of photography products and services including wedding-style photography. The studio has the sole desire to supply its customers with exceptional photography products that professionally unique and reliably long-lasting. The owner of Steph Ponce Photography has years of training and hands-on experience that make them experts in the field of photography. Steph Ponce Photography offers services such as prints, digital files, and albums. By demonstrating consistently successful results throughout the years, Steph Ponce Photography has established itself as a leading photography service provider to customers in the community.

Los Angeles, CA(951) 741-5686

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Studio Karo

Ryan Cho is a Los Angeles based photographer with over twenty years of experience in fashion and advertisement photography. Studio Karo aspires to be a leader in their industry by taking striking photographs tailored to their clients' desires and specifications. Ryan and his team of photographers aim to capture each moment of the wedding day and the sentiment behind it. They provide services in engagement, wedding, and family and maternity photography. Customers are very pleased with Ryan's photos and were impressed with Ryan's dedication and ability to help them feel at ease in front of the camera.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 435-7800

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Watch the Stars Photography

Watch the Stars Photography serves the Los Angeles area with services for weddings and other special events and occasions. Veteran photographer Gennan Shippen runs the studio with more than ten years of commercial photography and professional retouching experience. She earned her BFA at the Art Center College of Design, a rigorous specialty school in Pasadena. Shippen uses a storytelling approach to her work, claiming each job starts with learning about the customers' interests and influences. Shippen refers to it as lifestyle photography. To see pricing and portfolio, customers should visit the website where they can also schedule Watch the Stars for an event. While the studio is in L.A., photographers are open for travel dates.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 621-0996

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