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Best Wedding
Photographers in
Virginia Beach
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding photographers in Virginia Beach, VA.

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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.

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Bill Murray Wedding Photographer

Bill Murray Wedding Photographer provides photography services for weddings and other occasions. Using an unobtrusive, candid photography style, the artist photographs couples, friends, portraits, graduations, as well as photos. When shooting weddings, Bill Murray Wedding Photographer specializes in taking unposed, natural-looking pictures.

Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 368-7800

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Bob Harper Photography

Bob Harper opened his Hampton photography studio in 2010 and specializes in capturing memorable portraits and timeless wedding images. Bob is accredited by Special Kids Photography of America and certified by Professional Photographers of America, and has the versatility to capture wedding photos, family and senior portraits, corporate portraits, or commercial photos that customers can cherish.

Hampton, VA 23669 (757) 785-9146

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Catherine Crane Photography

Catherine Crane Photography, based in Hampton Roads, performs photography work throughout the Virginia Beach Metro. Although specializing in equestrian photography, the artist is a formally trained photographer who takes engagement photos, couple pictures, and military homecoming pictures, as well as wedding photos.

Hampton Roads, VA 23320 (757) 296-0291

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Dmitry Gotkis Photography

Dmitry Gotkis Photography has been capturing precious, special life moments for couples for nearly a decade. The passionate, Virginia Beach-area artist specializes in creating timeless photographic keepsakes that couples can cherish for years to come. The experienced photographer brings a creative flair to documentary style wedding photography that appeals to the diverse needs, styles, and tastes of client couples. Dmitry Gotkis Photography has an outstanding reputation for delivering to clients a priceless collection of images that tell the story of a couple’s wedding day as it unfolds. Couples trust the dedicated professional’s extensive expertise and creative vision to perfectly capture a range of special events including engagements and family portraiture. A recent client says “I could not have asked for a better person to do my wedding pictures.”

Virginia Beach, VA 23456 (757) 301-1509

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Don Monteaux

Don Monteaux, a veteran Virginia Beach photographer, specializes in wedding and portrait photography. Destination wedding services are available upon request. The business has photographed weddings in the Bahamas, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and Richmond, among other cities near and far. Specializing in business photography and political event photography, the photographer lends a professional vibe to his photos. Notable past clients include Budweiser, Charles Barker Champions for Kids, and the Virginia Beach Convention Center Open House.

Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 681-2808

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Erika Mills

Erika Mills is a Virginia Beach located photographer specializing in travel photography and wedding photography. Specialty services include helping clients to select engagement outfits. Erika Mills’ style of wedding photography is sincere and candid, resulting in a natural-looking style. Customers who have hired Erika Mills praise her ability to make subjects feel comfortable during photo shoots. In preparation for every wedding, the artist collaborates with the couple to create a detailed timeline.

Virginia Beach, VA 23454 (757) 681-3504

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H Squared Photo and Video

The professionals at H Squared Photo and Video specialize in using burst cameras and professional image editing software to produce traditional and timeless photographs. The photographers use natural light as much as possible but can provide artificial light when necessary. The photographers at H Squared Photo and Video are formally trained in commercial arts, photo editing, videography, and video editing, and use Sony cameras that capture up to 10 frames per second at a full 16 megapixels. On average, they take more than 7,000 photos per wedding.

Hampton, VA 23664 (757) 759-2247

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Hayne Photographers

Hayne Photographers, located in Norfolk, is a team of photographers providing wedding photography services as well as other event photography services and promotional photography services. Led by an accredited Photographic Craftsman and a member of the Professional Photographers of America, the company provides destination photography, professional headshots, digital composites, graduation photos, pet photography, and engagement photos. Hayne Photographers is led by a veteran photographer who delivers seminars at national and international photography conventions, including Wedding & Portrait Photographers International. Professional Photographers of America has awarded the Hayne Photographers its Top New Artist, Senior Portrait Photographer of the Year, and Top Male / Female Photos awards.

Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 201-7973

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Keith Cephus Photography

Keith Cephus Photography is a photography studio in Virginia Beach that offers photography in any of a range of styles, customized to the customer’s needs. The photographer can perform portraiture services, photojournalism work, and promotional work for products and businesses. The artist’s wedding photography emphasizes well-lit shots with a bright, detailed appearance. Videography services are available.

Virginia Beach, VA 23456 (757) 430-2169

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Kinstler Photography

Kinstler Photography, based in Virginia Beach, provides portraiture services and wedding photography services. The artist’s style is photojournalistic, with inflections of a dreamy quality. This gives Kinstler Photography’s wedding photos a magical or hyperreal vibe. The studio provides a range of album and photo book options. Customers praise Kinstler Photography for the photographer’s friendly attitude and his well-executed photographs.

Virginia Beach, VA 23464 (757) 621-8635

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Leah Ariel Photography

Leah Ariel Photography, in Virginia Beach, is a photography business specializing in family photos, maternity photos, boudoir photography, professional headshots, and photos of couples and children. Leah Ariel Photography’s services are ideal for clients seeking a traditional look to their wedding photos. The artist uses professional lighting and backdrops to capture high-quality pictures of various subjects and events. Leah Ariel Photography’s work has been featured in such publications as The Virginian-Pilot, Inside Business, and Regent University Online. Detailed pricing information is available on the studio’s website. Past clients speak highly of Leah Ariel Photography, citing the artist’s fun attitude during sessions, and her detailed, artistic style.

Virginia Beach, VA 23462 (757) 202-7666

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Marie Violet Photography

Marie Violet Photography, a Chesapeake provider of photography services to the Virginia Beach Metro, is a wedding photographer using modern, romantic style. Available for destination weddings as well as local services, Marie Violet Photography provides upfront pricing for her wedding services package. Because of the company’s partnership with Pillow Talk Boudoir, Marie Violet Photography is an ideal choice for clients seeking boudoir photography services in addition to traditional wedding photos.

Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 214-1424

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Marshall Arts Studio Photography

Marshall Arts Studio Photography, a Chesapeake-based photography studio, specializes in outdoor, natural light photography. Photographing engagement ceremonies, senior graduations, as well as weddings and family events, Marshall Arts Studio Photography also partners with Gospel for Asia to provide clean water to villages in India and elsewhere in Southeast Asia. Clients gush about Marshall Arts Studio Photography’s high-quality work, with a style that is natural-looking and unposed. Pricing information is available on the business’s official website.

Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 630-0745

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Rachel Trautmann Photography

Rachel Trautmann Photography is a Norfolk photography services company that specializes in photographing real estate. The business’s photos of residential and commercial properties are ideal for realtors looking to impress potential buyers. Additionally, Rachel Trautmann Photography provides photography services to marrying couples. The artist’s style is traditional, with professional lighting, posed subjects, and striking backdrops. She is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers and Real Estate Photographers of America & International.

Norfolk, VA (850) 329-8189

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Will Hawkins Photography

Will Hawkins Photography is led by a Virgina Beach wedding photographer who photographs clients locally, across the country, and at international destination weddings. Will specializes in photographing beach weddings and engagements, and former customers rave about his talent, professionalism, poise, and easygoing nature.

Virginia Beach, VA 23455 (757) 470-1751

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