Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Sarasota
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 Sarasota, FL.

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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.

AJ Mills Photography

A.J. Mills Photography is owned and operated by Joe and Susanne Mills and has been in business for around 25 years. They specialize in wedding photography, but also offer beach portrait services, commercial photography, and portraiture. A.J. Mills also offers wide-angle panoramic, aerial, and air-to-air photography. A.J. Mills is located in Sarasota and serves communities up and down the Florida west coast.

Sarasota, FL(941) 362-0321

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Alexi Shields Photography

Alexi Shields Photography is owned by Alexi and Shane Shields. Alexi has won numerous photography awards, including the Knot Best of Weddings for 2011 and 2013. Alexi and Shane primarily handle wedding photography in the documentary style throughout the state of Florida, but they are also available to do destination weddings worldwide. Alexi Shields Photography is located in Sarasota, Florida.

Sarasota, FL(941) 720-4220

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Brian C Idocks Photographics LLC

Brian C. Idocks Photographics specializes in wedding photos and is owned by Brian and Derica Idocks. Brian has won several Photographer of the Year awards in both Tampa and Sarasota from the Professional Photographers Association. He was awarded “Top 10 Photographers in Florida” three times by the Florida Professional Photographers. Brian C. Idocks Photographics is located in St. Petersburg, Florida and offers photography in Tampa, Clearwater, St Petersburg, and surrounding areas.

Saint Petersburg, FL(813) 885-8855

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Carlla Juffo photography

Carlla Juffo, the owner of Carlla Juffo Photography, specializes in wedding and engagement photography. She is located in Sarasota, Florida. Besides Sarasota, she serves Orlando, Atlanta, Georgia, and the cities of Asheville, Dillsboro, and Waynesville in North Carolina.

Sarasota, FL(941) 894-9262

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Castorina Photography & Films

Castorina Photography and Films, owned by Marilyn and Micha Castorina, offers not only wedding photography but also cinematography of the special event. They are located in St. Petersburg, Florida, and serve the Tampa Bay area. Marilyn and Micha specialize in destination weddings and will travel as far as Mexico and the Caribbean. They describe their style as artsy and emotional and feel that their work will tell a story. Their photography packages start at $1800 and cinematography packages start at $2000.

Saint Petersburg, FL(727) 348-2008

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CAT PENNENGA PHOTOGRAPHY

Cat Pennenga is the owner of Cat Pennenga Photography. Cat specializes in wedding and engagement photography, which includes portraits as well as photos of the day. In addition to wedding and engagement packages, she offers standalone engagement, bridal, boudoir & day after sessions. Cat is located in Sarasota, Florida and services Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota and surrounding areas.

Sarasota, FL(941) 806-8680

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Eleven Weddings

Eleven Weddings Photography is run by Chip Litherland, who has worked for magazines such as Time and Sports Illustrated and has won numerous awards. Chip started shooting wedding photos as a side business for friends and family, but it quickly became a successful enterprise. Eleven Weddings is located in Sarasota, Florida, but Chip is willing to travel almost anywhere to cover a wedding. His packages include 700 edited, high-resolution photos, 12 hours of photography, and a 24-hour turnaround for social media previews.

Sarasota, FL(941) 321-7167

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FallBrook Photography

Fallbrook Studios, owned by husband and wife team Vince and Tara, specialize in engagement and wedding photography. They also offer family and senior portraits. They have a studio in Sarasota, Florida, and Yuma, Arizona. In Florida, Fallbrook serves the Sarasota area as well as Siesta Key Beach. Customers have praised their professionalism and ability to make even the most camera-shy brides and grooms feel comfortable in front of the camera.

Sarasota, FL(928) 373-8057

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Imely Photography & Video LLC

Imely Photography is owned and operated by Tibor Imely along with his wife, Gabrielle. Imely Photography has been in operation since 1997. In addition to weddings and engagements, they provide both photography and videography services for a wide variety of events, including anniversaries, baby showers, bridal showers, corporate events, engagement parties, graduations, memorials, and proms. Imely Photography is located in Sarasota, Florida and serves the surrounding area.

Sarasota, FL(941) 927-7032

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Jacquelyn Marie

Jacquelyn Marie Photography is run by Jacquelyn Marie, who specializes in engagement, wedding, high school senior portraits, and beach portraits of families and children. She has been in operation since the year 2000. Jacquelyn Marie is located in Sarasota, Florida and provides services in Sarasota and the surrounding areas. Customers have been blown away by her creativity, artistic eye, and natural photography talent. She has all five-star reviews on The Knot.

Sarasota, FL(941) 350-8192

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Jason Scott Photography

Jason Scott, the owner of Jason Scott Photography, specializes in wedding photography and beach photographs in the Florida area. His wife, Allyson, works as a secondary shooter at wedding ceremonies in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto County and as a photographer’s assistant for receptions and beach portraits. Jason Scott Photography is located in North Port, Florida.

North Port, FL(941) 320-8978

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Jonathan Fanning Studio & Gallery

Jonathan Fanning is the owner of Jonathan Fanning Photographic Artist. Jonathan took first prize for both regional and state at the 2008 Skills USA photography competition and took fifth place in the national competition in that year. Along with wedding and engagement photography, Jonathan offers various portraiture and passport photo services. Jonathan Fanning is located in Pinellas Park, Florida.

Pinellas Park, FL(727) 270-9352

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Katie Beyer Photography

Katie Beyer worked in New York as a fashion photographer before moving back to Florida late in 2003 to open Katie Beyer Photography. She specializes in wedding and engagement photography and also offers portraits of families, children, and seniors. Katie is located in Sarasota and works along Florida’s west coast from Venice to Tampa.

Sarasota, FL(941) 209-0080

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Kimberly Dyer Photography

Kimberly Dyer Photography, owned by Kimberly Dyer, does wedding photography and family portraits in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. She will also travel to destination weddings. Kimberly was awarded the Knot Best of Weddings award for 2013. Kimberly is a member of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). She is located in Sarasota, Florida.

Sarasota, FL(941) 228-3120

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Photography by Larson

Photography by Larson is owned by Verlyn and Kathleen Larson, who have been working together since 1986. Verlyn and Kathleen offer engagement and wedding photography services along with family and senior portraits. They have won the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Awards in both 2015 and 2016. Photography by Larson is located in Sarasota, Florida, and serves the city and the surrounding area.

Sarasota, FL(941) 780-2140

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PixelArt Photography

PixelArt Photography, owned by Anna Lythgoe, has been in business since 2004. Along with her fellow photographer, Catie Sweeney, a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design, Anna offers engagement and wedding photography services throughout the southwest coast of Florida. Anna has won Wedding Wire’s Bride’s Choice Award for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 and Best of Wedding Photography by World’s Best Photographers. PixelArt Photography works at venues such as Marie Selby Gardens, the Longboat Key Club & Resort, the Powel Crosley Estate, and the Ritz Carlton Resort. PixelArt is located in Sarasota, Florida.

Sarasota, FL(855) 557-4686

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Tara Tomlinson Photography

Tara Tomlinson Photography, owned by Tara Tomlinson, specializes in engagement and wedding photography, as well as boudoir (male, female and couples), baby, child, and family portraits. She also handles other event photography, and corporate/business headshots. Tara is located in Sarasota, Florida and works in that city and the surrounding area. Her wedding packages start at $2800 and include digital files. Custom packages are available.

Sarasota, FL(941) 302-4364

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Villetto Photography

Villetto Photography, owned and operated by Rob and Kelly Villetto, performs wedding photography services in Sarasota, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Bradenton, Florida. Villetto photography was the Knot Best of Weddings for 2012, 2013, and 2014. Rob started photography while in high school and is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design. Before opening Villetto Photography, Rob worked as a documentary photographer, a style he incorporates into his wedding work. Villetto Photography is located in Bradenton, Florida.

Bradenton, FL(941) 465-6009

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