Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Santa Maria
2017

We Looked at 37 Wedding Photographers serving Santa Maria and Picked the Top 6

Here are the Picks:

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 Maria, 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.

Amy Wellenkamp Photographers

Amy Wellenkamp Photographers is a Central Coast studio specializing in wedding photography that captures each couple's individual style. Wellenkamp has been in the industry for more than 20 years and has a degree in Graphic Communication: Design from Cal Poly State University. She is affiliated with Central Coast Wedding Professionals and Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. Her work has been featured in California Weds and Central Coast Bride Magazine. Standard wedding packages start at $4,000 and include an engagement session, coffee table guest book, eight hours of coverage by two photographers, reception slideshow, and custom USB with professionally edited print-ready images.

Nipomo, CA(805) 709-7273

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Andrea de Anda Photography

Serving California's Central Coast, Andrea de Anda Photography specializes in natural, relationship-oriented wedding photography with romantic, timeless appeal. She strives to tell love stories through beautiful candid images with a vintage, rustic feel inspired by the beauty of the wineries and beaches of her hometown. This business has earned five-star overall customer ratings on Google, Yelp, Facebook, and Wedding Wire. De Anda's work has also been highlighted on local wedding blog Central Coast Bride. Clients say this photographer is professional, talented, and kind, with an ability to capture the bride and groom's personalities in her images.

Orcutt, CA(805) 598-1353

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applemoon photography

applemoon photography has been crafting timeless engagement and wedding imagery for clients in Oceano and surrounding areas for more than ten years. The studio is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Maren and Michael Brajkovich, who are noted for their classy, yet fun approach to capturing images. Maren and Michael’s style is a mix of traditional/posed, vintage and photojournalistic. In addition to standard wedding packages, Maren and Michael can customize packages to suit the client’s needs and budget. Past clients have praised the couple for their enthusiasm, positive attitude, and incredible photos. Maren and Michael met in college, lived in 12 countries and are parents to three cute kids.

Oceano, CA(805) 727-3686

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Kay Mitchell Photography

Kay Mitchell Photography is a San Luis Obispo, California based photographer specializing in lifestyle and wedding shoots. Kay also offers additional services, such as engagement and boudoir shoots, and has an assortment of packages available to fit every client’s needs. Using a style that combines traditional and journalistic, Kay creates clean and natural images. She gets to know her clients before the wedding and learns about their proposal, wedding planning process, and any important details so that she can offer guidance, advice, and a great photography experience. Kay’s clients praise her for her promptness, professionalism, and ability to accommodate special requests.

Oceano, CA(805) 242-8685

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Mirelle Carmichael

Mirelle Carmichael is a San Diego based wedding photographer who specializes in turning special days into heirlooms. Her photos are light-filled and honest; they capture the joy in the big, little and forgotten moments. She describes her style as “journalistic and editorial”, which translates into a curated and romantic collection of photographs families can cherish and relive special moments with for years to come. Mirelle’s work has been featured extensively in many publications including Style Me Pretty, 100 Layer Cake, The Knot, June Bug, and more. Her numerous rave reviews refer consistently to her organization and professionalism, as well as her bubbly and vivacious personality.

Santa Maria, CA(858) 733-2113

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Ramon Campoamor Photography

Ramon Campoamor Photography offers wedding photography along the Central Coast. The photographer first started taking photos in high school and loves to tell the love story of each couple on their big day. Brides and grooms can read all about the team's organization and process for a smooth, relaxed wedding day along with perfect memories to cherish forever and can ask about wedding videos as well. The studio also handles photography for engagement shoots, family sessions, maternity photos, and other portrait sessions, and galleries from all categories can be viewed on Ramon Campoamor Photography's site. Other samples, as well as videos, can be seen on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, and interested parties should submit an online form for exact service details, pricing, and availability.

Santa Maria, CA(805) 709-0167

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