Weddings are filled with magical moments meant to be cherished, which makes finding the best wedding photographer one of the most important tasks in wedding planning. You want a wedding photographer whose work encapsulates the very mood you want to recreate as a frozen moment in time. You also want someone who is punctual, professional and has the flexibility to accommodate your needs. Whether you want your special day to be portrayed as elegant and sophisticated, fun and glamorous, or beautiful and artistic, the best wedding photographers to work with are ones whose reputation precedes them through the recommendation and referrals of their clients. Here are five recommendations for the best wedding photographers in Los Angeles.
Jay Jay Productions
1540 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Suite 105
Glendale, CA 91201
Jay Jay Productions is comprised of the work of Jay Jay Akopyan, whose artistic style portrays his subjects in the most poetic of ways. He blends fashion with modern art with such intricacy, creating a classic Renaissance feel. As a leading photographer in California, his specialty is in the art of capturing the depth of emotions experienced by each person on one of the most important days of their lives. His work is beautiful, elegantly classy and timeless pieces of treasured art.
Carissa Woo Photography
201 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Torrance, CA 90503
The work of Carissa Woo is fun, lively and usually filled with such vibrant colors beautifully portraying genuine love and emotion. She has really great command of focus and contrast capturing the purest of moments in such a fun and classy way. Her style is very natural and playful with weddings, bringing out the best of her, especially with every new venue serving as her playground. Her favorite shooting locations include the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, the Griffith Observatory and the Art District.
10359 1/2 Ashton Ave.
Beverly Hills, CA 90024
Based in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, Cherie Steinberg and Hedley Jones of Cheriefoto specialize in high fashion wedding photography. They are innovative photographers who like to experiment and shoot crazy and novel ideas. Their style is very glamorous, chic, provocative and seductive. They also do high fashion editorials and boudoir photo shoots in addition to weddings.
Next Exit Photography
3216 Greenfield Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90034
The husband and wife duo of Cat and Adi Benner comprises Next Exit Photographer, an award-winning wedding photography company featured as Best of the Knot. Known for an editorial-style approach to wedding photography, Next Exit photos and images have been featured in more than a dozen magazines across the globe. The photographers really have a way with making their subjects feel at ease without being intrusive when capturing the beauty of emotions displayed on such a joyous day. Next Exit uses a documentary-style to bring out the uniqueness of subjects to create authenticity.
Best Coast Photo
1411 Innes Place Apt. 1
Venice, CA 90291
As a wedding photographer based in Venice Beach, David Zentz of Best Coast Photo is committed to creating memorable images that will bring nostalgia to the hearts of his subjects for years to come. He specializes in documentary-style wedding photography and is a member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association. With reasonable rates and three wedding packages to start from, Zentz is more than willing to customize a package that’s right for your wedding, however big or small it may be. His clients all rave about how wonderful it is to re-experience their special day through the moments he captures on film.
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