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Best Wedding Photographers in Apple Valley, MN

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Apple Valley 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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Minneapolis, MN 55417

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Specializing in weddings, engagements and senior photos, Justina Louise Photography is based in Minneapolis, MN but available for travel worldwide. Justina works to capture the events, details, and moments that clients will be able to look back upon and remember the day for decades to come. Wedding collections include an engagement session for couples, while senior photo sessions include a pre-shoot meeting, unlimited clothing changes, and a viewing meeting. Her work has been featured in Minnesota Bride, Wisconsin Bride, Ruffled, Carats and Cake, and Dainty Obsessions. Clients say Justina is easy to work with, professional and fun to be around.

Lakeville, MN 55044

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5.0 (23)

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Catering to clients in Apple Valley, Poppy Seed Photography specializes in wedding and engagement photography. Its wedding package is inclusive of flexible scheduling, two professional photographers, consultations, post-production editing, and an online gallery. Clients may customize their packages to ensure that all precious moments of their day are captured. Poppy Seed photographers utilize professional lighting equipment to ensure that photographs come out perfect every time. They are also willing to travel for destination weddings. The company has been featured in The Knot and Minnesota Bride.

Lakeville, MN 55044

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5.0 (18)
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5.0 (13)
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5.0 (3)

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Since 1993, Sue Lund Photography has operated in the Lakeville, Minnesota area, offering event, wedding, and portrait photography. Lund has practiced photography for over 20 years and draws on her expertise and her clients' vision to create memorable images. She offers a free consultation for wedding photography and provides a list of recommended vendors including banquet facilities, florists, caterers, and event coordinators. Packages include edited photos clients can view online, in print, or via a DVD or flash drive. She also offers complimentary juggling lessons as part of portrait packages. Lund was selected as the #1 photographer in the Sun Current Newspapers' Readers' Choice Awards for 2016 and 2017.

Compare our Top Wedding Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Justina Louise Photography
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Poppy Seed Photography
Lakeville, MN 55044
Sue Lund Photography
Lakeville, MN 55044

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Because of the sheer number of weddings that happen each year, wedding photography is a booming industry. Couples engaged to be married should take great care in finding a wedding photographer before their big day that suits their style.

    Many people think all wedding photographers are virtually the same, but this is incorrect. Some photographers prefer unusual arrangements, angles, and uses of light in their images. They may also have unique styles and filters when editing wedding photos. This makes it very important if you're planning on getting married and looking for a photographer to take the time to find one whose style aligns with what you're looking for.
  • What does a wedding photographer do?

    Wedding photographers take pictures of the wedding ceremony, the bridesmaids and groomsmen, and the families of the bride and groom. They also often photograph the major events of the reception and the guests to help preserve memories of the entire affair.

  • What makes a good wedding photographer?

    A good wedding photographer can faithfully recreate special memories, taking care to capture the most important moments of the wedding and reception. They're able to fulfill the requests of the couple getting married and help them choose the best images from the event.

  • How do I pick a wedding photographer?

    Couples can find their wedding photographer by asking friends and family for recommendations or checking out local listings. It's important to review portfolios, pricing, and availability. When you've picked a few that pique your interest, speak to them in person to make sure they're a good fit.

  • What should I ask a wedding photographer?

    Before you make a final decision about your wedding photographer, you'll want to ask several important questions, such as:

    • Can we see your portfolio?
    • How many weddings have you shot?
    • How much do require for a deposit?
    • What packages are available in our price range?
    • What is your editing style?

  • How much does a wedding photographer cost?

    The cost of a wedding photographer depends on various factors, including their experience, photo packages, and the length of time you need them. According to Brides.com, a wedding photographer can charge anywhere between $1,000 and $10,000 for their services.

  • Why are wedding photographers so expensive?

    A wedding photographer's fee reflects their experience, training, and ability to fulfill your vision and requests. The time needed to complete the process for a single wedding makes a difference as well. For a standard eight to 10 hour wedding, a photographer may spend as much as double that culling and editing photos.