Best Wedding Photographers in Rockford

Why These Wedding Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Rockford 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

B. Adams Photography

B. Adams Photography's wedding coverage includes eight or more hours of coverage, multiple photographers, edited images in an online gallery, and discounts on prints. The business offers add-on items such as hardcover books, albums, and gallery wraps. The photography studio also shoots engagement portraits, newborn photos, maternity portraits, family portraits, and high school seniors. Clients have praised B. Adams Photography for its friendly, talented, and fun photographer.

Rockton, IL 61072


C. Tyson Photography

C. Tyson Photography has been serving Rockford clients since 2008. The studio's work has been featured by Wedding Vibe, HuffPost Weddings, Trendy Bride, Style Me Pretty, Bridal Guide, The Knot, Brideside, Quarterly Northwest, and other publications. The business' wedding package includes all-day coverage, a second photographer, edited photos in an online gallery, an engagement photo session, and a 30-page album.

Rockford, IL 61108


Catalyst Design & Photography

Catalyst Design and Photography is a professional photography business co-owned by photographers Jesse and Jen. Located in Rockford, Illinois, Catalyst Design & Photography specializes in weddings, but also offers portraits (families, children, or maternity), baby’s first year packages, senior photos, and commercial photography. Clients praise Jesse and Jen’s relaxed style, natural photos, photogenic results, and fun-to-work-with personalities.

Rockford, IL 61108


ellAdele Photography

Located near Rockford, ellAdele Photography was established by Elizabeth, a wedding photographer who emphasizes building relationships with the couples she photographs. Elizabeth offers engagement photography, wedding photography, and The White Label boudoir photoshoot sessions. ellAdele Photography coverage packages can be customized to fit couples' needs. Elizabeth provides true all-day coverage, from the wedding preparation to final exit. Alternatively, couples can choose 4, 6, or even 8 hours of wedding coverage.

211 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104

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Forest City Photographs

Forest City Photographs is a photography company that offers wedding photography packages in Rockford. The company comprises three professional photographers who specialize in providing their clients with creative and timeless image outputs. The trio believes that delivering real and honest photographs is the best way to connect with people and capture moments that actually matter. Their services include packages for couples, weddings, and elopement. Lastly, they flatter themselves in getting featured on SLR Lounge, Steel & Flint, and Lookslikefilm.

651 amphitheater
Rockford, IL 61107

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Hillside Studio

Hillside Studio provides a mix of photojournalistic, artistic, formal, and detailed shots in its wedding coverage. The business also shoots high school seniors, fashion shots, family portraits, and baby photos. The studio is a member of Professional Photographers of America, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, Association of Professional Photographers of Illinois, and Professional Photographers of Northern Illinois. Clients have given positive feedback for Hillside Studio's thorough, creative, professional, and knowledgeable photographer.

Freeport, IL 61032


Indigo Photography

Indigo Photography is made of a husband and wife team based in Rockford. The photography studio has been serving clients for more than 10 years. The business has been featured on Bride Meets Wedding, Wisconsin Bride, and The Knot. The studio takes 10 weddings a year and will travel for destination weddings. Indigo Photography also shoots senior portraits, engagement photos, and headshots. Clients have praised the business for its professional, outgoing, and flexible photographers.

Rockford, IL 61114


Janderson Photography

Janderson Photography has been serving the Rockford area for more than 10 years. Based in DeKalb, the studio is a member of Professional Photographers of America and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. The business photographs weddings as well as business headshots, school photos, and lifestyle portraits. Clients have praised the studio for its quality work.

Dekalb, IL 60115


Jay Bryant

Jay Bryant is an award-winning photographer with more than 30 years of photography experience. The photographer has worked for the White House, the Associated Press, Gannett Newspapers, and The Orange County Register. The studio captures weddings, portraits, and family photos. Clients have given positive feedback for Jay Bryant's beautiful, timeless photos.

Rockford, IL 61107


Jen Sacia Photography

The photographer behind Jen Sacia Photography has been capturing photos since she was a child. The studio, based in Pecatonica, photographs weddings and engagements as well as family portraits, high school senior portraits, newborn portraits, and kids' portraits. The business also offers mini sessions at discounted prices. Clients have given positive feedback for Jen Sacia's open communication, patience, and fast work.

Pecatonica, IL 61063


Leif and Christine Photography

Leif and Christine Photography is a husband and wife duo of wedding photographers servicing the Rockford metro and other surrounding areas. Passionate about capturing moments from their clients' lives, Leif and Christine cater to weddings, senior photos, family portraits, and other special occasions. Aiming to capture the beauty and essence of every life event, the duo aims to retell their clients' stories using the photos and images they take during their shoots.

207 West Winnebago Street
Winnebago, IL 61088

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Luis Hermosillo

Luis Hermosillo captures elopements, local Rockford weddings, and destination weddings. The business' wedding packages include all-day coverage, an engagement session, an online gallery, an assistant photographer, print release, and photos on a flash drive. The photography studio also captures family, senior, and couples' portraits. Clients have praised the photographer for his organization and classic, timeless photos.

Rockford, IL 61107


Meg Dunn Photography

The owner of Meg Dunn Photography has been working in the field for more than 10 years. The Rockford studio photographs weddings, engagements, baby photos, home interior photos, and family portraits. Clients have praised Meg Dunn Photography for its passionate, professional, fun, and organized photographer.

Rockford, IL 61114


Melissa’s Photography

Melissa's Photography is a Rockford-based studio offering wedding photography services and prints. Its photography sessions typically include six to eight hours of shooting and a personal gallery of digital images. Wedding photography sessions can be customized by adding a second photographer or booking sessions by the hour. The wedding photographer also captures newborns, kids, senior graduations, families, engagements, and other life events. The studio also offers headshots and sports photography. Its print services include large print and canvas print packages.

126 Birch Drive Southwest
Poplar Grove, IL 61065

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Stephanie Hulthen Photography

Stephanie Hulthen Photography is an award-winning business that has been seen in Evoking You, Senior Style Guide, The Knot, Sweet Violet Bride, Wedding Guide Chicago, and Chicago Style Weddings. The photography studio photographs weddings, engagements, high school senior portraits, commercial photos, and family portraits. Stephanie Hulthen provides photography mentoring and holds workshops for aspiring photographers.

Lee, IL 60530


Vanessa Yoss Photography

Vanessa Yoss Photography serves clients in and around the Rockford area. The studio shoots weddings, engagements, and boudoir photos. The business also captures maternity portraits, newborn photos, classic portraits, and high school senior portraits. The studio gives discounts to active military members. Vanessa Yoss Photography prints gift sizes, wall portraits, and fine art canvases, and offers albums and keepsake photo boxes. Clients have praised the business for its attentive, professional photographer who communicates well.

Rockford, IL 61072


White Shutter Photography

White Shutter Photography is made of a husband and wife team of photographers. The Rockford studio captures weddings, family portraits, high school senior portraits, and corporate photos. Clients have praised the business for its helpful, creative, pleasant, and energetic photographers.

Rockford, IL 61104


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