Best Wedding Photographers in Santa Cruz

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Cruz 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

eyeCatchLight Photography

Located in Santa Cruz, California, and servicing its surrounding communities, eyeCatchLight Photography provides customized photo shoots for weddings, newborns, and families. Their principal photographer, Simone, has been practicing photography since 2008 and established eyeCatchLight Photography in 2010. She believes photography is not only about the pictures themselves, but the way those pictures look when displayed. She cares deeply about the memories the photos recall for the people they depict and prefers to take a personal approach to photography rather than a technical one. Clients praise Simone on her creative eye, her warm personality, and her ability to capture unique perspectives and difficult shots.

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


The Art of Emotion

The Art of Emotion studio is owned and operated by Bucky, Erica, and Joshua Burgin who have been working together for nearly two decades in the San Francisco area. They are award-winning photographers who offer wedding and portrait photography. The Art of Emotion was listed on 2014 Photography Masters of Wedding and Portrait Photography International. While they specialize in weddings, they also offer engagements sessions, maternity shoots, baby portraits, family photos, and other special event photography. They also received The Knot’s Best Of Wedding Photography Award in 2012. Their services also include a password-protected gallery for viewing images and a CD with high-resolution images.

Aptos, CA 95003


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