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Best Wedding Photographers in Madison

Our Recommended Top 15

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Madison 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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Madison, WI 53719

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5.0 (34)

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Caynay Photo, LLC is a wedding and engagement photography company in Madison that has been serving couples since 2011. The photographer utilizes natural light to create modern, vibrant, and radiant portraiture. The business has featured in The Knot, Wisconsin Bride, The Black Tie Bride, and Midwest Bride.

Madison, WI 53704

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4.9 (77)
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5.0 (2)

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Maureen Cassidy Photography is a professional photography studio in Madison. The founder is highly-trained in her field and prides herself on authentic, emotional, and natural images. The photographer shoots for weddings, engagements, family portraits, newborns, maternity, and boudoir both locally and internationally. The company is a recipient of Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison Award.

Waunakee, WI 53527

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Anna Alethia Photography is a Cottage Grove wedding photography studio. The style is modern, creative, vibrant, and romantic, with emphasis on candids and motion shots. Videography and video fusion options are also available. Engagement session photography is also provided. The photographers take time to get to know each client, and will travel up to 300 miles round trip at no cost.

Madison, WI 53719

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5.0 (24)
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5.0 (1)

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Abbots Lane is a Madison-based photography boutique. It takes editorial wedding and engagement images, working closely with clients to allow their relationships and personalities to be reflected on camera. Options range from a five-hour wedding collection to all-day coverage, depending on narrative depth. Some packages come with 10’x10’ or 12’x12’ wedding albums, with 14’x14’ collections available on request. Fully edited digital images with personal printing rights are also included. The photographer, Josh, has shot more than 250 weddings in the past nine years.

Madison, WI 53703

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5.0 (7)

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Katie Ricard Photography is a Madison wedding photography studio. The company has featured in Trendy Bride, On The Go Bride, Bridal Musings, Swooned, and Rustic Wedding Chic. Wedding collections include six-ten hours of coverage, digital files, online gallery, custom 8x8 album, 5x5 duplicate gift albums, and printing rights. The photographer has been shooting professionally for nearly a decade and has her own wedding magazine. Engagement sessions are included in packages.

Oregon, WI 53575

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5.0 (21)
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5.0 (9)

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Denise Arkola Photography is an Oregon wedding photography company that has been serving the community since 2009. The company is Wedding Wire Rated. The photographer specializes in photo-journalistic style to capture the wedding day story. Clients praise Denise Arkola for her attentive, professional, friendly, passionate, relaxed, and flexible work ethic. The company also takes engagement, newborn, maternity, children, family, and boudoir shots.

100 S Baldwin St, Madison, WI 53703

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Paulius Musteikis Photography is an award-winning documentary wedding photography studio that has served clients in Madison, Wisconsin, since 2012. The photographer provides highly customizable wedding journalism packages with an organic, honest style. The company is a recipient of Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison Award and Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award.

100 S Baldwin St, Ste 100, Madison, WI 53703

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5.0 (107)
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4.8 (64)
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5.0 (6)

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Ueda Photography is a wedding photography company in Madison, Wisconsin, run by owner Romulo Ueda. The company was founded by Mr. Ueda's father over 50 years ago, and now handles family portraits, commercial photography, product photography, and engagement photos. Romulo's specialty is wedding photojournalism, shooting his photos from an invisible perspective instead of creating portraits with unnatural poses. Romulo has been hired by major companies, such as Toyota, Fujifilm, and Nestle.

Madison, WI 53704

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5.0 (5)

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Dutcher Photography is a wedding photography company in Madison. Photographers Rob and Samantha Dutcher specialize in quirky and colorful work and guarantee personable, friendly, and attentive service. Wedding packages include two photographers for up to eight hours, professional editing for all images, flash drive containing all photos in high resolution, a 12x11 hardcover wedding album, and a complimentary engagement session. Portraits of child, family, senior, and pet are also available.

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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5.0 (8)
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5.0 (8)
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5.0 (1)

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Founded in 2010, Zelora Images Photography is a photography business serving the Madison area. It is owned and operated by Angie Stroud, who captures heartfelt moments at weddings and engagements and is willing to travel for photo shoots. The business also offers family, senior, children, and newborn photo sessions, with special packages for elopements as well as dog-friendly sessions. Zelora Images Photography provides clients with high-resolution digital files of their photos.

Beloit, WI 53511

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5.0 (24)
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5.0 (1)

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Peer Canvas is a couple-owned wedding photography and videography company in Beloit. The photographers guarantee clients gorgeous, quality, and innovative photo and video that tells a story of the engagement and wedding day. Photo style is artistic, romantic, emotional, dramatic, heartwarming, and cinematic. Peer Canvas was also the recipient of the WeddingWire Couples Choice Award for 2016.

Madison, WI 53704

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4.7 (2)
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5.0 (1)

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Angelic Angles is the photography studio of Jennifer Anderson, based in Madison, Wisconsin. Angelic Angles specializes in weddings, senior pictures, engagements, and newborn and family portraits. The studio offers customized albums, metal prints, holiday cards, storyboards, and collages. Jennifer Anderson has been a professional photographer for more than 17 years. She mainly serves Dane and Jefferson counties, but she is happy to work with clients for events that are outside this area. Customers of Angelic Angles say that Jennifer is great with newborns and kids. They appreciate her willingness to create custom packages as needed and are happy to recommend her to family and friends.

Madison, WI

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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (6)
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5.0 (6)

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Ruthie Hauge Photography provides photojournalistic wedding and engagement photography services. The firm is owned and operated by Ruthie Hauge, who has a background in news photography both in Ireland and in Chicago. Her background in fine arts and press photography helps her create more in-depth and dynamic photographs in all types of situations. Ruthie’s goal is to create images that will tell vivid stories for years to come. In addition to wedding photography, she also offers portraits of families, high school seniors, professionals, and a series called year-one photos. She also provides photography for events and does corporate work for a variety of clients including food photography, talent and bands, real estate, small businesses, and more.

Madison, WI 53718

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5.0 (15)
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5.0 (3)

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Azena Photography has been serving the Madison community since 2008. Photographer Hillary Schave uses photojournalism and creative portraiture to capture intimate and major moments of the day in a natural style. Wedding collections come complete with black and white and color photography, unlimited captures, unlimited locations, one year of online proofing, high-resolution images on a flash drive with printing permissions, and pre-wedding consultations. Ala carte options include an engagement session, boudoir beauty session, a second photographer, wedding albums, and DVD slideshow.

Madison, WI 53704

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Anda Marie is a Madison wedding photographer that shoots locally and throughout the country. Anda has been taking photos professionally since 2010 and specializes in nontraditional and candid photography. She guarantees clients authentic and engaging images that tell a complete story. The company has featured on and in Green Wedding Shoes, Style Me Pretty, 100 Layer Cake, VSCO Journal, Wedding Cabaret, Landlocked Bride, Magnet Magazine, Brava Magazine, and more.

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.