Laurels
Best Wedding
Photographers in
Milwaukee
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 Milwaukee, WI.

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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.

Aliza Rae Photography

Aliza Rae is a Milwaukee-based wedding photographer who uses fine art, editorial, and documentary styles to capture the most important moments of your wedding. The main photographer specializes in using natural light and also photographs engagement and boudoir sessions.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 531-0000

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Andrea Ryerson Weddings

Andrea Ryerson Photography serves the Lake Country area, as well as the Milwaukee, Sussex, Hartland, and Brookfield areas, but is willing to travel for an additional fee. She specializes in weddings, newborns, maternity, and family. Andrea Ryerson strives to create a unique and natural photography session using modern photographic techniques.

Waukesha, WI(262) 719-0250

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Ari Rosenthal Photography

A 2015 Best of Weddings pick by The Knot, Ari Rosenthal Photography specializes in wedding and portrait photography. They were also a 2015 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award Winner. Located in Shorewood, WI, the studio serves the greater Milwaukee area, and photographers are willing to travel for an additional charge.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 967-0540

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Brad Ryan Photography

Brad Ryan Photography serves the Milwaukee, Chicago, and Madison areas. A recipient of Wedding Wire’s Couple and Bride Choice Award three years in a row, the business has also been featured on Martha Stewart Weddings. They specialize in wedding photography and videography and are members of Wedding & Portrait Photographers International.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 202-4480

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Chelsea Matson Photography

Chelsea Matson Photography serves customers in Milwaukee, Chicago, and New York. The primary photographer has been in the business for nearly half a decade, and past customers rave about her creativity. She specializes in wedding, family, and child photography. The team is available to travel anywhere for destination weddings.

Milwaukee, WI(914) 960-2667

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Clark Creative Photography & Design

Founded in 2010, Clark Creative Photography and Design LLC specializes in wedding photography. Based in Waukesha, the studio serves the greater Milwaukee area and is available for travel for an additional fee. They have been featured in Style Me Pretty, Wisconsin Bride, Wedding Lovely, and Hi-Fi Weddings.

Waukesha, WI(262) 308-7609

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David Orndorf Photography

David Orndorf Photography serves Southeast Wisconsin and is willing to travel. He primarily photographs weddings and also does freelance photography for national magazines such as Time, Fortune, Forbes, and People Magazine. The photographer has won numerous awards for his freelance work.

Cedarburg, WI(414) 379-7691

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Dennis Felber Photography

Dennis Felber Photography will travel within 100 miles of Milwaukee free of charge, and is willing to travel further for a small fee. The studio was a 2012-2015 pick of The Knot Best of Weddings. They primarily specialize in wedding and engagement photography. The main photographer strives to have a unique photojournalistic style while capturing each client's unique emotions.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 961-0318

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Fotografy by Ricki

Fotografy by Ricki specializes in weddings, lifestyle, maternity, portraits, and home art photography. Owner Erica Hammernik prides herself on capturing the real person in her photos. She allows the photographs to be beautiful on their own, without a lot of editing. The studio is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and serves the greater Milwaukee area.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 499-0457

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Holen Photography

Holen Photography serves the greater Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago areas. Owner Cassandra Holen strives to make sessions fun. Customers love their laid back, personable photography style. They specialize in weddings, but also photograph seniors, family, maternity, newborn, and other special events. They also offer videography services.

Waterford, WI(414) 517-9830

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Jamie Gellings Media

Jamie Gellings Media opened in 2013 and serves the West Bend, Milwaukee, Port Washington, and surrounding areas. They are also willing to travel outside of this region. The studio specializes in wedding photography and videography as well as family, senior, maternity, and children photos.

West Bend, WI(407) 459-0172

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Jennifer Bastian Photography

Jennifer Bastian Photography serves Milwaukee, Madison, and the surrounding areas. In business for almost 20 years, the team specializes in wedding and engagement photography. They also provide family, child, maternity, and professional photography. Clients love working with the head photographer, who they describe as patient and personal.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 748-8127

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Joe Hang Photography

Joe Hang Photography serves Milwaukee, Madison, and surrounding areas. They focus exclusively on wedding photography, and wedding packages offer a complimentary engagement photo session. The photographer prides himself on capturing each moment of a couple's special day. Customers love his enthusiasm and attention to small details.

Milwaukee, WI(920) 242-3552

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John Ciciora Photography

John Ciciori Photography strives to capture the unique story of your wedding day. The business works exclusively on weddings and serves the greater Milwaukee area. Photographers utilize a unique blend of photojournalism and creative fun. They believe that finding the right photographer for a wedding is the most important decision that a couple will make.

Brown Deer, WI(414) 678-1591

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Karen Ann Photography

Karen Ann Photography is a wedding and family photographer in Milwaukee. The artist takes a candid, relaxed, and natural style, and she strives to capture and preserve the cherished emotions of the day. Karen Ann Photography serves clients from the city and the communities of Brown, Dane, and Door counties, and it also welcomes requests for out-of-state and international destination shoots.

Milwaukee, WI(920) 222-6944

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Kbattle Photography

Kbattle Photography serves the entire Southeast Wisconsin area. The studio specializes in weddings, portraits, families, newborns, and children. The business won The Knot Best of Weddings award in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Their goal is to use photographs to tell a unique story.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 405-9796

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Kelly Mottl Photography

Kelly Mottl Photography offers a variety of wedding day packages so that every client's needs are met. She also specializes in senior portraits, professional portraits, website design, and email marketing. The studio is located in Sussex, Wisconsin, and the photographers will travel upon request. Customers rave about the fast turnaround time of edited images, which is usually 3-4 weeks.

Sussex, WI(262) 442-5133

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love, katie photography, llc

love, katie photography, llc specializes in wedding, engagement, newborn, child, and family photographs. Located in Brookfield, Wisconsin, the studio serves the Greater Milwaukee area. Clients say her photojournalistic approach captures the personality of everyone she photographs.

Brookfield, WI(262) 527-2280

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Matt Mason Photography

Matt Mason Photography has been photographing weddings, families, and seniors for more than a decade. The studio offers several portrait, commercial, and video packages. Located in Lake Geneva, the team is willing to travel to Milwaukee, Chicago, and beyond. Former customers rave about the studio's high-quality images.

Lake Geneva, WI(262) 745-4000

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McNiel Photography

McNeil Photography believes that every client has a unique story to tell. The studio is located in Neosho, Wisconsin and serves the greater Milwaukee area. They specialize in wedding, engagement, portrait, family, and child photography. Their clients love that there are two photographers to capture multiple perspectives.

Neosho, WI(262) 293-9515

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Nakasato Photography

The photographers at Nakasato Photography pride themselves on their photojournalistic techniques. Establish in 2010, the business is owned and operated by a husband and wife duo and serves the greater Franklin and Milwaukee areas. They specialize in wedding, glamor, seniors, maternity, and newborn photography and also offer cinematography. They were a recipient of Wedding Wire 2015 Couple’s Choice Award.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 810-9889

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Nicholas Norbert Photography

Nicholas Norbert Photography serves the entire state of Wisconsin and the Northern part of Illinois. The studio focuses on wedding and engagement sessions. Nicholas believes that a photographer and his customers should get to know each other before an event to ensure they are a match. His customers love the personable touches to their photographs.

Milwaukee, WI(920) 251-1132

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Orphonic Multimedia

Orphonic Multimedia serves the greater Milwaukee area. Their team of photographers strives to provide the best possible experience for their clients. They specialize in wedding photography as well as family, commercial, newborn, and special events. The studio also offers videography services for your wedding or commercial needs. They were recipients of a Wedding Wire 2015 Couple’s Choice Award.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 939-3399

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Realife Photography

Milwaukee-based Realife Photography is a photography studio with an organic and modern style, focused on artfully capturing beautiful wedding moments. Realife is headed by the wife and husband team of Sarah and David whose home studio boasts easy access to beaches, dunes, forests, and meadows. The studio also offers engagement and highschool senior sessions. Past clients of Realife Photography love the friendly and funny dynamic of the husband and wife owners and praises their focus on the client while still maintaining excellent artist perspective.

Cedar Grove, WI(920) 912-4353

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Resler Photography LLC

Resler Photography opened its doors three years ago in Muskego, Wisconsin. The owner is described by her clients as a passionate photographer who uses natural light as much as possible. The studio specializes in wedding, family, and senior photo sessions.

Muskego, WI(262) 424-1434

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RJ Harris Photography

Milwaukee-based RJ Harris Photography is a first-class professional photography studio specializing in weddings and other special events. RJ Harris Photography's skilled team offers a broad range of packages and options so that happy couples can perfectly tailor the studio's services to fit the special day. Past clients review RJ Harris Photography very highly, praising the studio's photographers as being professional, flexible, and extremely talented. RJ Harris Photography has been featured on WeddingWire, rated by ThreeBestRated, and is a Top 10 Rated Wedding Photographer from Top 10 Wedding Vendors.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 939-5906

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Special Event Portraits

Owned by John Kleban, Special Event Portraits has 15 years of photography experience. The business mainly specializes in weddings. Their work has been featured in Wedding Planner & Guide and Veil magazine. The studio serves the Milwaukee and Madison areas and also photographs families, special occasions, and professional portraits. Wedding packages start at $1,699.

New Berlin, WI(414) 545-0550

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Studio 29 LLC

Studio 29 Photography and Design is available for local and destination weddings. Milwaukee wedding photographer Ren Davis' images have been featured in many newspapers and magazines, including The Huffington Post, Brides Magazine, and Wisconsin Veil magazine. She has extensive experience with wedding, lifestyle, and commercial shoots.

Milwaukee, WI(414) 335-4031

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Unico Studio Professional Photography

Unico Photography is located in Hartford, Wisconsin and is owned and operated by Carlos A. Barraza. Founded eight years ago, the studio specializes in weddings, families, seniors, and Quinceaneras. He travels to Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and elsewhere for an additional charge. Customers compliment his attention to detail while photographing special occasions.

Hartford, WI(262) 224-2884

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