As the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States, Texas is home to a thriving and diverse culture. Naturally with such a dense population, there are some of the best wedding photographers in the world who are proud to call The Lone Star State their home. Our compilation of the top 20 wedding photographers in Texas is not listed in any particular order and each of these photographers would be an excellent choice to shoot your big day.
1. Morgan Lynn Photography – Houston, TX
Morgan Lynn Razi has been shooting weddings since she was 18 years old, and since then she has become one of the most sought after wedding photographers in the world. She and her husband Amir work seamlessly together to produce gorgeous, stunning images wedding after wedding. Morgan is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers, International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photojournalist Association, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International and was selected as one of American Photo’s 10 Best Wedding Photographers of 2013.
Morgan has been shooting professionally for 15 years. Packages start at $5,900 for 8 hours of coverage and 2 photographers and are a la carte.
2. Kathryn Krueger Photography – Waco, TX
Kathryn Krueger is drawn to romance and rejoices in finding the beauty in unexpected places. She loves the art of storytelling through a lens and finds joy in meeting new people and hearing each unique tale of love. Kathryn is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers and her work is regularly featured in the top online wedding resources.
Kathryn has shot professionally for over 8 years and has had her business since 2008. Her basic coverage includes 8 hours of photography by herself and an associate, web ready files, an online gallery and shopping cart and travel within Texas. On top of basic coverage, her studio also offers various collections that include products such as high resolution files, albums, a photobooth for the wedding day, product credit (for purchase of prints / canvases) and a slideshow. Collections start at around $2,000.
3. Hiram Trillo Photography – Fort Worth, TX
Hiram Trillo views himself as a collector of memories, a follower of dreams and a keeper of time. His passion for photography is reflected in his beautiful portfolio and aims to collect seconds in time for each couple to enjoy for the rest of their lives. Hiram is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International and was selected as one of Rangefinder Magazine’s 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography in 2013.
Hiram has five years of experience in the wedding photography industry. His basic collection starts at $3,500 which includes wedding coverage, an engagement session and digital images for both.
4. Olivia Vale Photography – Austin, TX
Olivia Vale has been taking photographs since childhood and loves that her career is her passion. Her goal is to make her clients’ lives happier by providing photographs that are not only gorgeous, but purely joyful. Olivia is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers.
Olivia has been a professional wedding photographer for 7 years, and is totally in love with her job. Her basic package is $3,700 and includes unlimited shooting hours, travel within 2 hours of Austin, 600 fully edited full-size files and an online gallery.
5. Studio Uma – Austin, TX
Uma Sanghvi began her career as a photojournalist, traveling the globe documenting remote villages in countries like Papua New Guina, Sri Lanka and Haiti. It was during her year on a Fulbright Scholarship in Africa shooting traditional marriage rituals as part of a “Rites of Passage” photo documentary project that she fell in love with the pure emotion and beauty of weddings. Uma is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and was recently named one of the “Top 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography” by Rangefinder Magazine. Uma is an Austin wedding photographer and loves documenting people on one of the most joyous days of their life.
Uma started in 2001 as a photojournalist and shifted her focus to weddings in 2005. Her photography coverage starts at $4,200 for Austin weddings.
6. Pedro Damian Photography – Dallas, TX
Pedro Damian’s passion for the art of photography is evident in his extensive portfolio. His goal is to create portraits focused on light and shadows, while capturing the fun in real moments in beautiful colors. Pedro is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers and his work is regular featured in the top online wedding resources.
Pedro has more than 7 years of experience in the wedding photography industry. His packages start at $4,000 and include all the images in a custom handmade box with a high performance USB and online proofs.
7. Caroline + Ben – Austin, TX
Caroline and Ben Godkin are a husband-and-wife photography team that met each other when they were in photography school. Their unobtrusive style allows for capturing all moments, big and small, that show each couple’s individuality. Caroline and Ben are both award-winning members of Fearless Photographers and International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers.
Caroline and Ben have been working as full time professional photographers since February 2009. Packages with Caroline or Ben start at $3,900 and include 2 photographers for up to 8 hours of event coverage. You can customize your package with high-resolution files, albums and portrait sessions.
8. Philip Thomas Photography – San Antonio, TX
Philip Thomas has been a traveling photographer his entire life. He began as a portrait and photojournalist photographer covering local news and sports, then moved into the wedding and lifestyle photography world. His aim is to avoid clichés and anticipate peak moments using light, shadow, geometry, relationship and love. Philip is an award-winning member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association, International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers and Fearless Photographers and his work has been published in many of the top wedding resources, including Brides Magazine. Philip had the pleasure of shooting Darcy Hanson’s wedding, at which the photo below was taken. Darcy is one of the famous San Antonio quintuplets.
Philip has been a professional photographer for 21 years, and has 8 years of experience as a professional wedding photographer. His basic package is $5,500 and includes a wedding album, digital files and a second shooter.
9. inTandem – Austin, TX
Adam Kealing of inTandem uses his camera lens to see drama, scale and perspective, transforming a real life moment into art in an instant. Together with his wife Sarah, inTandem creates beautiful images that combine tenderness with humor. Adam is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and inTandem is regularly featured in the top online wedding resources.
Adam and Sarah both started photography as a hobby and turned their hobby into their careers in 2009. inTandem has been providing wedding photography services for five years.
10. Debra Gulbas Photography – Austin, TX
Debra Gulbas began her career in photography as a photojournalist, and shot her first wedding after a bride saw her work in a newspaper. Since then, she has been shooting weddings full-time with a sentimental, distinctive, sweet and quirky style. Debra is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and the Wedding Photojournalist Association.
Debra has been shooting professionally since 2004. She has been photographing weddings full time since 2009, and she was a newspaper photographer before she photographed weddings. Her most popular packages range from $3,000 to $4,200 and include includes 7 hours of wedding coverage, 2 photographers and a portrait session. All of her packages can be customized to fit your needs.
11. Cory Ryan Photography – Austin, TX
Cory Ryan’s background is in fashion and editorial photography, bringing a distinctive stylized take on modern wedding photography. Her work is vibrant, unique, creative and exciting, as exemplified in her stunning portfolio. Cory is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and her work has been featured in the top online wedding resources.
Cory Ryan has been shooting professionally for 9 years, having started her business in 2005. Her introductory package is $3,500 and includes 6 hours of coverage, a second shooter, 9 months of hosting on your own personal online gallery to share with friends and family, an archival thumb drive of selectively curated and edited high resolution images, a license for unlimited personal printing and sharing to social media and a $100 print credit. Cory’s packages can be customized to fit your needs.
12. Inked Fingers – Austin, TX
Carli Kiene of Inked Fingers believes that every great creative endeavor is about love, and her goal is to uphold and preserve it via photography. Carli is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and has been featured in many publications, including CNN, MSN and San Antonio Weddings Magazine.
Carli started Inked Fingers in 2006 and her basic package starts at $3,400. This basic package includes 6 hours of coverage, engagement or bridal art session with digital files, a DVD of high resolution wedding day images, a second shooter, a 10×10 album and an online gallery available for one year.
13. Photography by Janine – Houston, TX
Janine Garner approaches each wedding with a photojournalistic style, with an added emphasis on the amazing details of each unique wedding. She loves capturing the emotions of the day and her goal is to artistically retell the story of the day with her photographs. Janine is an award-winning member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association and the Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.
Janine has been a professional wedding photographer for 10 years. Her basic package costs $2,800 and includes coverage for 6 hours, a second shooter, unlimited journalistic, detailed and candid-style shooting, artistic editing and black & white conversions, high resolution files, reprint copyright and an online gallery to view and order prints.
14. Songbird Weddings – Austin, TX
John Pesina began his career as a commercial photographer, which allowed him to develop his craft and become an esteemed wedding photographer. He understands that weddings are dynamic events that progress at their own pace and require a photographer who is able to quickly adapt to a unique and constantly evolving occasion. John is an award-winning member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association and is an active member of Fearless Photographers.
John started out as a commercial photographer in 2007 and launched Songbird Weddings in 2010. His basic package is $2,500 and includes two photographers, photo development, custom printed DVDs with cases, online ordering and a print credit to the online store. All packages can be customized to suit each client’s specific needs.
15. Jeremy Minnerick Photography – Dallas, TX
Jeremy Minnerick understands that some of the most important photographs possible in your life and the lives of those you love will happen on your wedding day. His aim is to create a collection of images that will increase in value over time and he finds beauty and curiosity around every corner of life. Jeremy is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers and Wedding Photojournalist Association and is regularly featured in the top online wedding resources.
Jeremy has been professionally documenting life and its connections for 8 years. His basic wedding package is $3,900 and includes 8 hours of coverage, a custom box of 100 bordered 4×6″ prints and a full set of the final digital files.
16. Bill McCullough Photography – Austin, TX
Bill McCullough is a self-taught photographer, yet his impressive portfolio hosts many published works in publications such as the New York Times, Photonews (Germany), Iskusstvo magazine (Russia), PDN, and Rangefinder Magazine. Some of the wedding photos from the series Technicolor Life were purchased for the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and Portland Art Museum. Bill is an award-winning member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association and his work has been featured in many renowned photography exhibitions worldwide.
Bill has been a professional photographer for 12 years. His basic wedding package starts at $2,500 and includes 6 hours of coverage, approximately 300 unique proofs and 10 custom archival 8×12″ prints.
17. Khanh Nguyen Photography – Houston, TX
Khanh Nguyen is a self-described hopeless romantic, stating that there is nothing more special to him than seeing two people madly in love and about to embark on a journey to spend the rest of their lives together. He takes pride in being able to document this event through photographs, capturing moments and emotion on everyone’s faces. Khanh is an award-winning member of Fearless Photographers.
Khanh has been shooting professionally for 3 years. His wedding starter package includes 8 hours of coverage and an engagement session.
18. Jenny DeMarco Photography – Austin, TX
Jenny DeMarco’s passion lies within creating stylish portraits and telling people’s stories through her photographs. Her career as a wedding photographer has taken her all over the world and her aim is to capture moments in rich and unique images that both heartwarming and beautifully breath-taking. Jenny’s images have been featured in numerous magazines, books and blogs worldwide. Her friendly and warm personality along with her award-winning work has made her one of Texas’ most highly sought after wedding photographers.
Jenny has been photographing weddings for 5 years and offers many different wedding packages to suit your needs.
19. Jake Holt Photography – Austin, TX
Jake Holt is a firm believer that a photo can’t be fully appreciated until it’s printed into a tangible, permanent photographic print. His portfolio is filled with vibrant, timeless images of people enjoying one of the biggest days of their entire lives. Jake is an award-winning member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association and his work has been featured in such publications as Brides Magazine and Elle Weddings.
20. Mike Tseng Studios – Dallas, TX
Mike Tseng artfully combines the classic rules of photography with a modern edge, creating images that are not only unique and real but pieces of art as well. His laidback and honest personality makes his clients feel at ease, allowing him to capture the candid and special moments at each wedding. Mike is an active member of Fearless Photographers and the Wedding Photojournalist Association.
Mike has been photographing weddings since 2009. Rates for their basic wedding package start at $2,900 and includes 8 hours of wedding day coverage, 2 photographers, online gallery and edited files on USB.