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Best Wedding Photographers in Long Beach, CA

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Long Beach Wedding Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Long Beach, CA 90814

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5.0 (114)

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Janice Owen Photography is a husband-and-wife Long Beach photography team that specializes in candid, relaxed lifestyle photography. The professional wedding photographers work throughout Southern California and offer wedding day detail photography and complimentary engagement sessions, as well as family, child, and maternity portraits. Past clients have described Janice as fun, patient, enthusiastic, receptive, and professional.

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

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5.0 (1)

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Sara Cozolino is a versatile, professional photographer offering custom wedding photography packages in Southern California. She specializes in wedding photography, portraits, and pet photography, and is experienced with photojournalism, food and travel photography, and fashion and celebrity sessions. Her work has been featured in Elle: Decor, People Magazine, US Weekly, Marie Claire, and more. Sara is an active advocate for animal shelters, pet rescue, and clean water efforts. Past clients praise her professionalism, demeanor, and talent for photographing animals.

Long Beach, CA 90815

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3.8 (411)
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5.0 (29)

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Beach City Photo is a full-service Southern California photography studio available to capture proposals, engagements, weddings, portraits, and corporate events. Owner and head photographer Jeff has a BFA in photography, is equipped with high-end gear, and is an expert image editor. He offers flexible options for weddings and engagements, including multiple locations and outfits, as well as an option post-wedding trash the dress session. Clients praise his positive attitude and ability to capture light and personality.

Long Beach, CA 90807

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5.0 (3)

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Founded in 2006, Christine Lee Smith Photography is a Southern California wedding photography specialist. The studio has expanded beyond a one-woman wedding and portrait studio, and now offers an experienced, well-trained team of lead, assistant, and apprentice photographers. Past customers have praised owner Christine and her team as kind, unobtrusive, patient, and punctual. The studio is professionally affiliated with area wedding planners, cosmetologists, DJ’s, and videographers, and are available for wedding day coverage and engagement sessions.

Long Beach, CA 90802

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5.0 (10)

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A husband and wife team of experienced photographers own and operate Vadym Vasylenko Photography, a Southern California wedding photography studio. Vadym and Helena combine art photography and photojournalism to document wedding ceremonies, receptions, proposals, wedding day preparation, wedding details, and other special events. They also specialize in engagement sessions, bride and groom portraits, maternity and newborn sessions, and family photography. They offer a range of photography packages that include custom albums, high-resolution images, and multiple locations, promising customers and fun and relaxed experience.

Torrance, CA 90501

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5.0 (6)

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Southern California photographer Yessenia has owned and operated YOsnaps since 2008. She is a wedding photographer who also specializes in capturing life events, including births, engagements, quinceaneras, birthdays, and more. Her wedding photography and portrait packages include a range of services like photo albums, editing, multiple locations, and high-resolution printable digital images. She takes a casual and relaxed approach to photography to capture simple, natural, and unposed images. Yessenia takes pride in returning images to clients quickly, and they have praised her unique eye, ability to choose settings, and photographic skill.

Long Beach, CA 90277

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5.0 (1)

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Brandi Barr Photography is based in Long Beach and works throughout Southern California. The studio is owned and operated by Brandi Barr, a professional photographer since 2003. She specializes in candid, artistic, unobtrusive photography for weddings, maternity portraits, engagements, families, and newborns. She offers a range of wedding photography packages and is available for wedding plan consultation. Her previous clients describe her as fun and sophisticated, and her photographs as beautiful and magazine-quality. Brandi is a Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice award winner.

Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92663

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4.6 (56)
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4.5 (22)
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5.0 (3)

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Jodi B Photography is a Newport Beach studio that specializes in lifestyle and wedding photography. Jodi has won awards and has been featured in online publications, newspapers, magazines, and prints. Clients remark on her creativity and professionalism.

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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5.0 (21)
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5.0 (1)

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Koman Photography is an award-winning studio offering dreamy, documentary and portrait-style photographs for Long Beach weddings and engagements. Husband-and-wife team John and Marlene are the experienced photographers and artists behind Koman Photography. The studio has been named Best Wedding Photographers in California by ModWedding and CBS Los Angeles, and past clients have praised their skill, professionalism, availability, and easy-going manner. Koman Photography offers high-quality digital collections and customizable photo albums made from imported Italian leathers, fabrics, and paper.

Compton, CA 90221

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5.0 (53)
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5.0 (1)

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Hugo Huitron is a trained, professional photographer and the owner and operator of Photography by Hugo, serving the Long Beach area. He is fluent in Spanish and English, and specializes in weddings, engagement sessions, quinceaneras, and creating custom flush photo albums. His clients praise his editing skill, particularly with different skin tones, as well as his artistic eye, punctuality, and professionalism. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and offers custom pricing.

Torrance, CA 90504

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5.0 (63)

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Love to the Moon Photography is owned and operated by Andrea Moore, a Long Beach wedding photographer who has been a professional photographer since 2010. Andrea also offers engagement photo sessions, wedding day coverage, rehearsal coverage, bridal showers, trash the dress sessions, anniversaries, and more. Her services are customizable and a la carte, with fine art albums, online galleries, digital discs of high-resolution, edited images available to every customer. Andrea also photographs military deployments and homecomings, births, maternity, children, families, and high school seniors.

Long Beach, CA

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (1)

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Jordan Ramay Photography is a Southern California-based studio that caters to people in Long Beach and nearby areas. Owner Jordan Ramay has been handling wedding and event photography projects for more than five years. He focuses on making sure that the bride and groom stay mindful and enjoy every second of what can be a very stressful day. He strives to produce evocative, vibrant, and timeless images that can be passed down to future generations.

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Compare our Top Wedding Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Janice Owen Photography
Sara Cozolino Photography
Beach City Photo
Christine Lee Smith Photography
Vadym Vasylenko Photography
yosnaps Photography
Brandi Barr Photography
Jodi B Photography
Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Koman Photography
Photography By Hugo
Love To the Moon Photography
Jordan Ramay Photography

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Because of the sheer number of weddings that happen each year, wedding photography is a booming industry. Couples engaged to be married should take great care in finding a wedding photographer before their big day that suits their style.

    Many people think all wedding photographers are virtually the same, but this is incorrect. Some photographers prefer unusual arrangements, angles, and uses of light in their images. They may also have unique styles and filters when editing wedding photos. This makes it very important if you're planning on getting married and looking for a photographer to take the time to find one whose style aligns with what you're looking for.
  • What does a wedding photographer do?

    Wedding photographers take pictures of the wedding ceremony, the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and the families of the bride and groom. They also often photograph the major events of the reception and the guests to help preserve memories of the entire affair.

  • What makes a good wedding photographer?

    A good wedding photographer can faithfully recreate special memories, taking care to capture the most important moments of the wedding and reception. They're able to fulfill the requests of the couple getting married and help them choose the best images from the event.

  • How do I pick a wedding photographer?

    Couples can find their wedding photographer by asking friends and family for recommendations or checking out local listings. It's important to review portfolios, pricing, and availability. When you've picked a few that pique your interest, speak to them in person to make sure they're a good fit.

  • What should I ask a wedding photographer?

    Before you make a final decision about your wedding photographer, you'll want to ask several important questions, such as:

    • Can we see your portfolio?
    • How many weddings have you shot?
    • How much do require for a deposit?
    • What packages are available in our price range?
    • What is your editing style?

  • How much does a wedding photographer cost?

    The cost of a wedding photographer depends on various factors, including their experience, photo packages, and the length of time you need them. According to Brides.com, a wedding photographer can charge anywhere between $1,000 and $10,000 for their services.

  • Why are wedding photographers so expensive?

    A wedding photographer's fee reflects their experience, training, and ability to fulfill your vision and requests. The time needed to complete the process for a single wedding makes a difference as well. For a standard eight to 10 hour wedding, a photographer may spend as much as double that culling and editing photos.

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