Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Santa Ana
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 Santa Ana, 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.

Ambar Image

Specializing in capturing spontaneous moments, Ambar Image is a Costa Mesa photography studio. They photograph weddings, concerts, live theater, family portraits, and professional headshots. Past clients have described their experience as relaxed and professional, and their photographs as creative, unique, and fresh.

Costa Mesa, CA(949) 793-1795

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Beautiful Wedding Photography

Beautiful Wedding Photography, based in Westminster, California, is a professional photography service company. Started in 1999, they are one of the most established photo studios in California. Their primary goal is to provide only the best quality photos for their customers. In every photo shoot, they allow their creativity to come into play to bring out the natural beauty and expression of the subject. From candid to formal shots, they strive to ensure that their clients are happy and satisfied with their work. Each photo tells a beautiful story worth cherishing. Customers looking for a professional wedding photographer can contact them via Facebook.

Santa Ana, CA(714) 631-7984

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Dana Grant Photography

Dana Grant Photography promises creative lifestyle and wedding photography in the Santa Ana area. Owner and photographer Dana Grant works alongside her fiance, Evan, and has been a photographer for over 11 years. Her previous clients have described her as professional, communicative, talented, and unique, and her work has been featured in Real Simple, Target, Rock n Roll Bride, Bridal Guide, and more.

Costa Mesa, CA(951) 283-2002

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Dove Weddings

Specializing in videography and photography for Santa Ana weddings, proposals, and engagements, Dove Weddings has offered their expertise to local couples for 15 years. The owner and operator has a background in commercial films and uses top of the line equipment. The Dove Wedding team is a group of experienced photographers, cinematographers, and editors. They are a WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award winner, and past clients describe them as compassionate, enthusiastic, and talented.

Mission Viejo, CA(949) 689-3683

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Eli Murray Photography

Eli Murray Photography is a husband-and-wife team available for local California weddings, destination weddings, and engagement photo sessions. They work closely with many local wedding vendors, including venues, hair and makeup, planners, and florists. Their past clients praise the couple for their energy, enthusiasm, and skill.

Mission Viejo, CA(949) 829-2293

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Eva Lempert

Eva Lempert is a lifestyle and portrait photographer in Southern California who is available for weddings and engagements, as well as family portraits, infants, boudoir, maternity, and special events. She describes her style as simple, creative, and fun, and enjoys capturing the unique personalities of everyone she photographs. Each wedding package comes with an assistant photographer and high-resolution digital images. Eva also provides custom quotes for smaller ceremonies and celebrations.

Santa Ana, CA(949) 923-0644

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Gamma Photography Studio

Gamma Photography Studio works to provide Orange County clients with timeless, high-quality, and artistic photos and videos. The studio specializes in wedding photography, and were nominated for Best Wedding Photographer in Orange County. They also provide engagement sessions, family and individual portraits, event photography, and model lookbooks. Gamma Photography Studio is part of the Professional Photographers Association and committed to supporting local artists in the community.

Santa Ana, CA(714) 203-5111

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Gilmore Studios

Gilmore Studios began in 2003 as a husband and wife photography team. Having expanded in 2012, the Santa Ana studio specializes in wedding photography, offering a complimentary engagement session, two photographers, digital and print images, and a photo reveal party at the studio. They have won the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice and Couple’s Choice Awards two years in a row. In addition to wedding ceremonies and engagements, Gilmore is available for infant portraits, family portraits, commercial photography, and event photography throughout Southern California. The couple is involved in several area charities, including March of Dimes.

Newport Beach, CA(949) 698-3968

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Isaac and Rebecca Photography

Isaac and Rebecca are a husband and wife team of photographers who specialize in Orange County weddings and engagements. They have experience in photojournalism and work in documentary, modern, and traditional styles to capture wedding ceremonies, celebrations, details, emotional moments, and engagements. They are members of the Wedding Photography Association and provide clients with high-resolution photographs and a personal copyright.

Irvine, CA(800) 933-1512

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Jeff Plus Amber Photography

Since 2002, Jeff Plus Amber Photography has provided wedding photography and videography to couples in Southern California and Arizona. Their goal is to artistically capture honest moments and provide unique, creative images to their clients. They specialize in destination weddings and engagement photo sessions. Every wedding package comes with at least two photographers, 7.5 hours of wedding day coverage, an engagement session, and discounts on custom albums and printing. Their clients have raved about their flexibility and commitment to doing good work.

Mission Viejo, CA(310) 272-6753

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Jenne Vasquez Photography

A graduate of the New York Institute of Photography and member of the Professional Photographers of America, Southern California native Jenne Vazquez has been photographing since 2011. She focuses on visual storytelling, providing her clients photography and video services for their weddings, engagements, births, and portraits. Jenne offers a range of wedding packages and an a la carte menu that includes a second photographer, extra time, engagement session, online gallery, wall canvas prints, and more. She is available to travel and offers a significant military discount.

Huntington Beach, CA(949) 891-1536

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Jessica Bodas

Jessica Bodas shoots both digital and film photography for clients throughout California. She is primarily a Southern California wedding photographer who is also available for engagement sessions and family portraits. She works in a classic, traditional style, and is available for destination weddings. Past clients praise her creative eye and family-focus, as well as her promptness and professionalism.

Costa Mesa, CA(714) 608-6341

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Jonatan Saine Photography

Orange County photographer Jonatan Saine specializes in portraits and weddings, including destination sessions for ceremonies and engagements. He offers boutique photography services and a range of custom packages that include hours of coverage, premium albums, slideshows, archival photos, and more. Jonatan is a lighting expert and promises clients a mix of candid photography, traditional poses, and artwork. Past clients describe him as fun and professional. He is also available for maternity sessions, professional headshots, and family portraits.

Aliso Viejo, CA(949) 292-0185

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Luis Godinez Photography

Luis Godinez Photography is a provider of wedding coverage and portraiture in Santa Ana that welcomes bookings in other parts of the United States and the globe. The owner, Mr. Luis Godinez, has been part of the industry for many years, and he combines talent, skill, and the passion for adventure to deliver awesome visual stories. Luis is a retired video gamer who now focuses his energy on making his subjects smile, and he uses some of the latest tools to capture blissful moments and turn these into family treasures. Luis treats each occasion with respect and professionalism, and he offers a variety of packages and à la carte options to fit the couple’s needs and budget. Luis Godinez Photography also shoots engagements and elopements.

Santa Ana, CA(714) 599-0520

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Miss Robot Photography

Southern California photography studio Miss Robot Photography offers affordable fine art and photojournalistic wedding sessions. The team focuses on telling a story with each image, using a fine art style for candid moments and a magazine photography style for portraits. Miss Robot Photography offers a range of wedding packages that include extra time, professional editing, online galleries, custom albums, and more. Past clients describe the owner and operator as passionate, talented, fun, and energetic.

Santa Ana, CA(714) 653-2779

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Photography By Ricardo

Photography By Ricardo is a professional photography business based out of Seattle, Washington. Stephanie Jarstad Photography specializes in wedding, engagement, portrait, family, and commercial style photography; the company has a full profile of previous work samples located on the studio’s website for potential clients to view. The studio has had its images featured in major media sources such as Cosmopolitan, Good Morning America, the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Mashable, Paper Magazine, and other similar media platforms. To get to know Stephanie or her photography style, clients can visit her blog which tells the stories of previous clients through their own words and through Stephanie’s camera lens. Her background will prove to be a successful foundation to place confident trust in her services, and Stephanie’s clients will not fail to be impressed.

Santa Ana, CA(657) 266-0000

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Shelby Danielle Photography

Shelby Danielle is an Orange County lifestyle and wedding photographer. She specializes in weddings, newborns, family and child portraits, boudoir, engagements, and maternity photo sessions. Shelby works throughout Southern California but is also available for destination weddings. Her wedding packages are affordable, and former clients describe her as passionate and patient. Shelby has worked as a professional photographer since 2011.

Orange, CA(714) 684-1492

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Smetona Photo

Focusing on candid emotions, the husband and wife photography team of Smetona Photo has participated in over 100 weddings. They have been in business for five years, using photojournalistic and fine art styles to capture wedding, portrait, boudoir, and engagement photos in Southern California. They offer a range of wedding packages that include reprinting rights, up to 10 hours of coverage, online images, custom albums, and more. They offer military discounts and are available to travel for destination weddings.

Santa Ana, CA(949) 529-0305

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This Modern Romance

This Modern Romance is led by an experienced fashion and wedding photographer in Southern California. Her work has been featured on the covers of Pacific Weddings, California Wedding Day, and Destination Weddings. Her past clients describe her as an elite photographer with incredible artistic vision and a positive attitude, and she has been ranked as one of the top destination wedding photographers by Destination Weddings and Honeymoons. This Modern Romance is available for engagements, day after sessions, destination weddings, as well as fashion shoots and portraits. The studio can make recommendations for local wedding vendors, including hair and makeup, DJ’s, venues, videographers, letterpress, and more.

Orange, CA(714) 717-4573

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Todd Avery Photo

Specializing in local Newport Beach weddings and destination weddings in Hawaii, London, and New York, Todd Avery is a professional, experienced Orange County photographer. Available seven days a week, Todd is client focused and dedicated to capturing his client’s vision, offering customizable wedding packages. He is also available for engagements, family portraits, and senior portraits, using top of the line photography and lighting equipment. Past clients have described their photo shoots with Todd as relaxing, fun, and memorable.

Irvine, CA(888) 687-5801

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