Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
New Orleans
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 New Orleans, LA.

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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.

1216 Studio

1216 Studio offers wedding, engagement, and bridal photography in the New Orleans area. The company’s photographers love to capture personal and romantic moments with images. Wedding packages start at $2,200 and include up to two photographers and an assistant, up to 10 hours of coverage, digital albums, and an online photo gallery. The photography team will travel to any location within 50 miles for no extra charge. Other services include elopement packages and family portraits. The company's website has a downloadable price list.

New Orleans, LA(504) 338-0782

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Ardent Studio

Ardent Studio is a New Orleans wedding, engagement, and fashion photography studio. The company offers high-quality photography with a dramatic, editorial style that is tailored to the client’s specific needs. Ardent Studio also offers maternity sessions, baby photography, and family portraits, as well as high-end fashion and event photography. Price quotes and package details are available on the company's website.

New Orleans, LA(504) 236-3205

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David Paul Studio

David Paul Studio specializes in boutique-style weddings and has over 30 years of experience in wedding photography and videography throughout Southern Louisiana. He offers pre-set and custom photography packages starting at $2,695. David Paul specializes in using lighting and dramatic settings to create artistic, editorial-quality images of weddings, engagements, and beautiful brides. Customers can contact the photographer online for a custom price quote.

Metairie, LA(504) 453-8987

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Diaz Nola Photography

Diaz Nola Photography is a wedding and portrait photography studio in New Orleans. The company’s photographers enjoy capturing the fun and excitement of weddings with a clean, creative style, and will travel throughout New Orleans and surrounding areas. Wedding photography sessions start at $1,900, and portrait sessions start at $350. Commercial and event photography is also available, and customers can contact the company online for details and prices.

Mandeville, LA(504) 451-5070

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Dream Catcher Photography and Video

Dream Catcher Photography and Video is a wedding photography studio in New Orleans. The photographers have a clean style and tailor their photography to any venue. The company’s wedding packages start at $1,195 and include four hours of coverage and a complimentary 30-minute outdoor “mini-engagement” session. A second photographer can be added to the wedding package for $300, and extra hours of coverage are available for $200 per hour. Wedding video services start at $895 for four hours of coverage.

New Orleans, LA(504) 390-0949

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Erika Parker Photography

Erika Parker Photography is a New Orleans wedding photographer who specializes in creating light, soft, ethereal images. Prices for wedding photography sessions start at $3,200, and Erika Parker will happily travel anywhere in the world for destination weddings. All wedding packages include either a custom-made book or photo album. Portrait sessions are also available, and customers can contact Erika on her website for price quotes and details.

New Orleans, LA(504) 252-9146

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G. Chaip Studios

G. Chapin Studios has been offering wedding photography in New Orleans and surrounding areas since 2009 and was recently awarded the Couple’s Choice Award on Wedding Wire. The photographer’s style is spontaneous and fun, and she loves capturing once-in-a-lifetime moments. G. Chapin Studios has wedding packages starting at $2,500 and portrait packages starting at $250. Elopement and other event photography are also available. Customers can contact the photographer online for a consultation.

New Orleans, LA(410) 409-7173

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GK Photography

GK Photography offers twenty years of wedding, engagement, and bridal photography experience. The company also photographs baby, family, and senior portraits. The company’s photographers specialize in capturing special events and people with a clean, magazine-quality style. GK Photography also offers editorial photography services for events and advertising. Customers can contact the company on its website for a custom price quote.

River Ridge, LA(504) 737-5557

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ibay Photography

Ibay Photography is New Orleans wedding photography studio that specializes in elopement photography. The company offers many photography packages such as their signature French Quarter Elopement Package, which includes a private French Quarter venue, an officiant, bridal bouquet, and three hours of photography coverage, for $2,250. Ibay Photography offers high-quality digital and printed photographs with a fun and candid style, and can help customers obtain marriage licenses and find the perfect venue.

New Orleans, LA(504) 292-4856

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Marc Pagani Photography

Marc Pagani Photography has almost 20 years of experience as a wedding and engagement photographer. The company offers both custom and pre-set photography packages. Engagement packages include an hour of shooting and 40-80 professionally edited digital images. High-quality giclee’ prints are also available, and customers can have their photographs presented in a beautiful album by Finao and Cypress. Marc Pagani Photography was named one of the 2009 Top-Ten Artistic Wedding Photojournalists of the Year Worldwide by the AGWPJA.

New Orleans, LA(504) 343-5364

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Mark Eric Photography

Mark Eric Photography is a wedding photography studio in New Orleans. Mark Eric and his trained assistants specialize in taking romantic, dramatic photographs, and basic sessions offer six full hours of coverage. An additional photographer can be requested to focus on the groom. The company’s photography packages provide 600 to 1,000 photographs. Mark Eric Photography will also shoot engagement, anniversary, and bridal portrait photos. Customers can contact Mark Eric on the website for price quotes.

New Orleans, LA(318) 641-1008

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Michael Caswell Photography

Michael Caswell Photography specializes in documentary-style wedding and elopement photography. The photographer offers services in Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and will travel to other locations for a fee. Basic wedding packages start at $1,675 and include up to six hours of coverage and photographs in a digital format. Customers can purchase additional time for $300 per hour. Michael Caswell is comfortable photographing all traditional and non-traditional weddings and engagements.

Slidell, LA(504) 453-8029

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Pamela Reed Photography

Pamela Reed Photography has over a decade of experience with photography and fine art in the New Orleans area. Pamela Reed loves to capture the romantic and fun moments of special events and specializes in striking, artistic photography and editing. She covers wedding, engagement, and family portraits and specializes in fine art wedding portraits, which include editing, high-resolution digital files, and a 20”x30” gallery wrap canvas. Pamela Reed Photography has been given excellent ratings by her clients, The Knot, and Wedding Wire.

New Orleans, LA(504) 920-8703

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Photo 225

Photo 225 is a full service wedding photography and videography studio in Baton Rouge. The company photographs weddings, engagements, and portraits with a bright, fun, candid style. Wedding packages start at $1,595 and include two photographers, five hours of coverage, online proofing, digital negatives, and an 11x14 flush mount photo album. Other wedding packages for both photography and video are available, and customers can find additional information about options and pricing on the company’s website.

Baton Rouge, LA(225) 267-7636

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Sal Zanco Photography

Sal Zanco Photography has over 25 years of experience taking wedding and portrait photographs throughout Southeast Louisiana, Southern Mississippi, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Sal Zanco Photography specializes in capturing candid, fun images and offers hourly wedding packages starting at $300 for the first hour and $200 for each additional hour. All of the company’s wedding packages include limited editing and a full digital album. Details and prices are available on the company's website.

Covington, LA(985) 276-4856

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Sam Gregory Photography

Sam Gregory Photography is a New Orleans wedding photographer. The photographer uses lighting, angles, and a skilled eye to create soft, classically romantic images. All of the company’s wedding packages include the option of two photographers, full-resolution digital images, and an online gallery. Sam Gregory Photography also offers engagement and bridal sessions. Customers can contact the company online for price quotes.

New Orleans, LA(504) 616-8160

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Studiotran Photography

Studiotran Photography takes wedding, engagement, and bridal photographs in the New Orleans area. The company also offers senior portraits, new baby, maternity, and fashion photography. Wedding sessions start at $3,200 and include two photographers, up to seven hours of coverage, high resolution edited digital images, and an online gallery. The Studiotran team carefully considers every aspect of the photography process, from lighting to final cropping. Customers can contact the company through its website for photography package prices and details.

Metairie, LA(504) 352-0225

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The Red M Studio

The Red M Studio is a wedding and portrait photography studio serving the Greater New Orleans metro area. Owners Marianne and Steve capture moments that matter with a clean, simple, bold style. The company offers wedding, portrait, and engagement packages. Custom glamour and headshot sessions are also available. Customers can choose from one of three wedding packages starting at $2,500. By-the-hour packages for elopements and smaller weddings are also available. Glamour photography sessions start at $225 and include hair styling and professional makeup application. The Red M Studio is also a full service studio offering a wide array of fine art print products suitable to pass on as family heirlooms to generations to come.

Metairie, LA(504) 450-0065

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Tres Bien Photo + Video

Tres Bien Photo + Video takes high-quality wedding, engagement, bridal, and boudoir photographs. The company’s skilled team of photographers specializes in creating memorable and artistic photographs and videos of special events. Additional options include extra hours of coverage, parent photo albums, and custom thank you cards. Tres Bien Photo + Video is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and was voted The Knot Best of Weddings four years in a row.

New Orleans, LA(504) 534-8737

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Vanessa Rachel Photography

Vanessa Rachel Photography is a wedding and engagement photographer with over a decade of photography experience. Vanessa Rachel's photography has a candid and intimate style, and she offers digital negatives, online hosting for proofs, and a second shooter for larger packages. She also photographs events, babies, and children. Wedding packages are customizable and start at $2,150. Bridal portrait sessions start at $350, and engagement sessions start at $250. Vanessa Rachel will travel to the Baton Rouge. Covington, and Houma areas for no extra charge.

Metairie, LA(504) 858-8408

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