Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers
in Ventura
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 Ventura, 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.

Antonio and Paula Crutchley Photography

Antonio and Paula Crutchley Photography are a husband and wife photography team specializing in wedding photography in Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Ventura. Wedding photography packages include engagement photo sessions, enhanced files, printing privileges, and a private online gallery. Antonio and Paula Crutchley Photography also offer destination packages. Wedding Wire awarded Antonio and Paula Crutchley Photography its Couples' Choice Award in 2015.

Ventura, CA(805) 620-7617

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Chris Schmitt Photography

Since 2001, husband and wife photographers, Andrea and Chris Schmitt have been photographing weddings from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara County. In addition to weddings, Chris Schmitt Photography's services include engagement, boudoir, and trash the dress photos. They also specialize in shooting destination weddings worldwide. Chris Schmitt Photography is known for its photojournalistic style and has won Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Award for six years in a row.

Moorpark, CA(805) 222-5064

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Craig Reynolds Wedding Photography

Craig Reynolds is a professional photographer in Ventura and primarily provides wedding photography in the Santa Barbara and Los Angeles areas. Craig Reynolds style is classic, dramatic, and modern and tells each couple's unique story. Craig Reynolds also offers engagement photography and is available for destination weddings. Additional service offerings include a combination floral and photography package. Reviewers on The Knot rate Craig Reynolds Photography with five stars.

Oxnard, CA(805) 504-6928

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Deana Michell Photography

Deana Michell Photography has been photographing in and around Los Angeles and Ventura County for more than 15 years. Deana Michell Photography's services include photography for engagements, weddings, family portraits, and headshots as well as maternity shoots and newborns. Deana Michell specializes in breathtaking romantics, edgy photojournalism, and storybook wedding albums. Wedding Wire reviews award Deana Michell Photography five stars for its professionalism, customer service, and beautiful photographs.

Simi Valley, CA(805) 908-2090

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Donya J Photography

Donya J Photography offers wedding photography in Ventura County including Ventura, Camarillo, Santa Barbara, and the surrounding areas as well as Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Her portfolio includes weddings, engagements, portraits, family, maternity, and high school seniors. Clients describe Donya J Photography's style as sleek, stylish, and sophisticated. Customers also give Donya J Photography high praise for her creativity and talent and prompt turnaround.

Port Hueneme, CA(805) 616-8136

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Global Photography

Los Angeles-based Global Photography provides photography services around the world. Global Photography specializes in weddings, including destination weddings, engagement portraits, family portraits, children's photography, senior portraits, arangetram photography, charity events, and photo restoration. Global Photography has photographed more than 900 weddings in churches, temples, gurdwara, jamat kahan, and five-star hotels. Yogi Patel of Global Photography is a Master of Photography and is a CIPP Photographer of the Year award winner.

Moorpark, CA(805) 529-7557

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Gloria Mesa Photography

Gloria Mesa is a Los Angeles wedding photographer serving customers from Ventura County to Santa Barbara. While Gloria Mesa is best known for her wedding photography, she also does engagement shoots, family portraits, birthday parties, and commercial photography. Gloria Mesa specializes in candid shots with uncomplicated poses and natural lighting, when possible. Her services also include handmade custom flush-mount wedding albums.

Simi Valley, CA(805) 297-5728

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J. Merino Photography

J. Merino Photography has more than ten years of experience in wedding photography in the Ventura and Santa Barbara area. In addition to weddings, J. Merino Photography also provides engagement photography, wedding albums, family portraits, and maternity and newborn photography. Prints are lab quality and sizes range from 4x6 to 30x40 canvas art.

Ventura, CA(805) 794-3935

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Jennifer Carillo Photography

Jennifer Carillo has been a Simi Valley photographer since 1999. Her portfolio includes weddings, births, maternity, children, and families as well as commercial clients. Jennifer Carillo Photography also photographs seascapes, moonscapes, flowers and plant life, and jellyfish. Jennifer Carillo uses natural light as much as possible with a simple, fun, and artistic flair. She is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, and her photos have appeared in PEOPLE Magazine, The New York Daily News, and The Knot Magazine.

Simi Valley, CA(310) 710-6678

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Kevin Wynn Photography

Kevin Wynn is a wedding photographer serving Ojai, Santa Barbara, and the greater Los Angeles area. Kevin Wynn's background as a filmmaker influences his photography, which has timeless, romantic, and cinematic qualities. He uses a combination of equipment selection, light and shadow, and knowledge of cinematography to create dynamic and engaging images. Kevin Wynn Photography also offers destination wedding services.

Ojai, CA(818) 530-3148

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Kimberly Bayer Photography

Kimberly Bayer is a Ventura County photographer specializing in lifestyle photography since 2009. Her photography services include weddings, engagements, boudoir, family, maternity, and newborns. Kimberly Bayer Photography's candid shots accurately capture special moments in time, and clients rave about her skill, professionalism, attention to detail, and ability to set them at ease.

Simi Valley, CA(805) 279-1832

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Kristin Noel Photography

Kristin Noel is a professional family lifestyle, portrait, and wedding photographer in Ventura County and serving Santa Barbara County, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, and surrounding areas since 2010. She photographs families, children, moms-to-be, seniors, special events, and weddings. Kristin Noel Photography's style is full of playfulness, energy, and beauty.

Ventura, CA(805) 258-8703

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Marianne Wilson Photography

Marianne Wilson Photography in Southern Oaks is a husband and wife photography team serving Southern California since 2007. Photo services include engagements, weddings, bridal portraits, and destination weddings. Marianne Wilson Photography has photographed more than 250 weddings and strives to create the best and most relaxed experience possible for clients by giving them the personal service they deserve. Marianne Wilson Photography consistently receives five-star ratings on Yelp, The Knot, and Wedding Wire.

Ventura, CA(805) 323-6763

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Michelle Ramirez Photography

Based in the Los Angeles area, Michelle Ramirez Photography specializes in wedding and lifestyle photos. Ramirez has been a professional in the industry for more than six years. All-day wedding packages start at $2,800, while family, portrait, and lifestyle sessions are priced at $400 for one hour of photography plus digital downloads. Clients can request a consultation through the convenient online form. Michelle Ramirez Photography has earned perfect five-star overall customer ratings on both Yelp and Wedding Wire. Reviews say that Ramirez is easy to work with, affordable, professional, fun, and punctual. They also note that she takes outstanding photographs.

Oxnard, CA(805) 890-4642

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Nicole Henshaw Photography

Nicole Henshaw is a Ventura County photographer specializing in weddings, engagements, and portraits. Nicole Henshaw's wedding photography includes destination weddings, elopements, and hourly rates for intimate weddings. Portrait photography includes family, senior, maternity, or lifestyle sessions. Clients praise Nicole Henshaw Photography's ability to capture the moments and emotions as well as produce beautiful, quality photographs.

Simi Valley, CA(805) 433-4439

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Open Iris Photography

With a studio in Camarillo, Open Iris Photography is a creative, professional wedding photographer and videographer. In addition to weddings, Open Iris Photography's services include maternity portraits, engagement photo shoots, and high school senior portraits. Open Iris Photography also works with commercial and fashion clients. The company prides itself on highlighting unique details and capturing everything in a creative and thoughtful way.

Ventura, CA(805) 620-0814

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Silva & Silva Wedding Photography

Silva & Silva Wedding Photography is a husband and wife photography team in Ventura and Santa Barbara. Silva & Silva wedding packages include photo albums, online albums, story books, and custom print enlargements. Silva & Silva also does engagement, boudoir, and trash the dress photo sessions customized to their clients' creative vision. Silva & Silva won the Best of the Knot 2014, and their customers award the team five stars with every rating.

Ventura, CA(805) 320-8897

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Sun-Dance Photography

Sun-Dance Photography in Ventura has been photographing weddings for 16 years. Services include weddings, engagements, and family, pregnancy, and newborn portraits. The Sun-Dance Photography style is passionate, beautiful, and emotional. Sun-Dance Photography received Wedding Wire's Bride's Choice Award in 2012 and 2013, and the company's photographs frequently appear in national publications, including Borrowed and Blue, Fabulously Wed, and Elegant Wedding.

Ventura, CA(805) 644-7566

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Trinity Wheeler Photography

Trinity Wheeler Photography is a Ventura photographer whose services include weddings, engagements, family portraits, maternity pictures, babies and children's portraits, head shots, and mini sessions. Her style is informal and friendly, and she specializes in candid, relaxed photos. Wedding Wire awarded Trinity Wheeler Photography its Bride's Choice Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Ventura, CA(661) 886-2321

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William Innes Photography

William Innes is a Los Angeles wedding photographer with more than ten years of experience. He creates artful, classical, and elegant images, photographing weddings in a variety of venues, including mansions, ranches, and barns. William Innes also photographs Indian weddings and is available for destination weddings. William Innes is a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). Reviewers on Wedding Wire give William Innes Photography five stars for his professionalism and beautiful photographs.

Valencia, CA(323) 639-3686

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