Denver, Colorado is known for its amazing views and scenery. With over 200 parks and the beautiful outdoors, Denver is the ultimate wedding location for your perfect day. We have compiled a list of the top 20 wedding photographers in the majestic city of Denver to help you find the perfect photographer for your big day. Please note that this list is not in any particular order and each of these photographers would be a fantastic choice for your wedding day.
1. The Photogenic Lab
Jason Bach from The Photogenic Lab has been in love with imagery and motion his whole life. He refers to his style as a mix of reportage candid photojournalism and fine art portraiture. Jason also provides a style of vintage 16mm/modern mash-up cinema. Jason captures the beautiful colors that many of us miss, and the beauty of happiness and surprise that occur during ceremonies and party moments of the night. His photography is elegant yet vibrant. Jason is a featured vendor in Lovesick Expo. Jason has been a full time wedding photographer for 5 years now. He has a simple one price package for photo & cinema with everything else available a la carte. It costs $2,500 for a photography base which includes 10 hours of coverage and full resolution copies of all final processed images with wedding albums available. He also has a new touch screen photo booth for rent for $600.
2. Gathering Light Photography
Meghan Hof of Gathering Light Photography believes wholeheartedly in the importance of capturing the perfect moment. She is there not just to document what the wedding looks like, but what the wedding couple, their family and friends felt on this special day. To do this, she offers packages with unlimited time and a second photographer so that no moment is missed. Gathering Light Photography was featured in the Denver A-List, Borrowed and Blue Wedding Vendor, MyWedding.com and has won awards from top online wedding resources. Meghan has 9 years of experience and her basic package starts at $2,950. This package includes a full day of coverage (unlimited hours), 2 photographers and digital files of the edited wedding shots.
3. Dreamtime Images
Nathan Welton of Dreamtime Images began his career in the newspaper industry in the early 2000’s, but transitioned into wedding photography full time in 2006. He’s been shooting throughout the mountains and cities of Colorado ever since. Nathan is drawn to weddings because of the deep human connections he documents, and his photos are heavily influenced by his love of nature, outdoor adventure and big mountains. Nathan’s work has picked up nearly 50 awards from organizations including the Wedding Photojournalist Association, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers and Fearless Photographers. Dreamtime’s coverage begins at $4,000, which includes 4 hours of photography and high resolution images. Most couples choose one of the studio’s more comprehensive packages, which begin at $5,000 and add more hours and heirloom wedding albums.
4. Kent Meireis Photography
Kent Meireis spent 20 years working as a newspaper photographer before becoming a wedding photographer. Kent is an award-winning photographer with awards from the Wedding Photojournalist Association and a multiple award-winner from Fearless Photographers. Kent began photographing weddings full time in 2000, and captures the most important moments so beautifully and elegantly and has shot weddings in all different types of settings. Kent has been a professional photographer for 35 years; 15 as a wedding and event photographer and 20 as a newspaper staff photographer. His base package for a wedding in Colorado is $3,400 for up to 8 hours of coverage. The base package is his time, therefore a la carte items such as extra time, days, wedding books, second photographer and digital files can be negotiated into a custom contract.
5. Red Shoes Photography
Alison Williams from Red Shoes Photography is fun and quirky. Her studio is called Red Shoes Photography because red shoes not only make her feel pretty but also help her prepare to take on the day ahead of her. Having lived on both the East and West coasts and traveling often, she knows her way around the outdoors. Denver is a perfect place for Alison to photograph. She creates vibrant, youthful, emotional and heartfelt photos of your big day! Alison has been photographing for a very long time, but has experience photographing weddings for four years. Her basic package starts at $2,900 and includes one photographer for 8 hours and a DVD along with an online viewing gallery.
6. Jason + Gina Photography
This ultimate couple photography team is madly in love. Jason + Gina love and appreciate the outdoor, and that shows right into their photography. With elegant, vibrant and emotional photographs, their undying love for one another and nature shines in their photographs. Jason + Gina are featured in Style Me Pretty, Destination Weddings, Couture Colorado, The Mountain Weddings, The Worlds Best Wedding Photographers in JuneBug and many other top online wedding resources. Jason and Gina have been in business for 6 years now. Their basic package costs $7,500 and includes 8 hours of coverage, 2 photographers (Jason and Gina) and high resolution images.
7. Daylene Wilson Photographic
Daylene Wilson captures the most beautiful and elegant photos of couples in the outdoors. As a fan of the outdoors herself, Daylene is an adventurer and a world traveler. From mountain biking, snowboarding to fish flying, Daylene has a good idea of what true natural beauty is. Daylene has won awards from Denver’s A List and has also been featured on Luxe Mountain Weddings, Paper Moon Weddings, Couture Colorado, Love Me On MyWedding and Sharing Love on Learn Love. Daylene has 4 years of experience as a wedding and engagement photographer. Her basic package costs $3,500 and includes 8 hours of wedding day coverage by 2 photographers and a personalized website with high resolution edited digital images for download.
8. Sara Lynn
Sara Lynn fell in love with art at a young age. As her childhood and teenage years were filled with photographs, negatives, darkrooms, and paintings, Sara fell in love with photography quickly. Her older sister’s wedding was a life changing moment for her. At the age of 8, she shot her first personal wedding with the first camera she received from her parents. Her influence for her photos are film, natural light, romance, creativity and fine art techniques. Sara Lynn started photographing when she was 19 and has almost ten years of experience. Her starting collection includes fine art photography coverage, complimentary engagement session and high resolution images displayed in an online gallery.
9. June Cochran Photography
June Cochran received her degree in photography in 2009. Since then, she has had the honor to photograph hundreds of weddings including working with magazines and the NFL. When she is not in Colorado, June spends her time in Hawaii. June has been featured on Style Me Pretty, Rock N’ Roll Bride, Ruffled, Munaluchi Bride, Della Terra Mountain Chateau, 2013 Hand Picks by Wedding Chicks, Borrowed and Blue and has won awards from the top online wedding resources. June has 6 years of professional photographer experience. Her basic package begins at $4,500 and it includes 8 hours of coverage by June and a second shooter.
10. Autumn Cutaia Photography
Autumn Cutaia knows the feeling a bride gets when she walks down the aisle. On her wedding day, she cried uncontrollably. She knows the excitement that occurs when the music beings to play. Autumn takes this emotion and inserts it directly into her photographs. She captures the little details of the ceremony, the dress, the first tear and the first smile to create unforgettable moments. Autumn has been exclusively photographing weddings for four years now. Her basic package costs $2,300 and includes 8 hours of wedding coverage and digital files with print rights. Because she believes that every couple is unique, Autumn has a custom package and a la carte options available for out of state weddings, engagement shots only or elopements.
11. Irving Photography
Mathew and Ariel Irving from Irving Photography fell in love quickly after they met. Because of their strong love connection, their passion for wedding photography is stronger than you can imagine. They find it extremely important to get to know the couple and their values and relationships with their friends and family. They love using black and white photography and will send you every photo in both black and white edits as well as colored for your choosing. With their modern approach to classic romance, they photograph wonderfully unique photos of your big day. Mathew and Ariel have been professional wedding photographers for 2 years. Their standard wedding package is $3,800. This package includes 8 hours coverage for event day with a primary photographer, 5 hours coverage for event day with a second photographer , pre-wedding consultation(s) to cover event details via phone or in person, a complimentary engagement session, 400 wedding day images, image rights to all images for personal use , online gallery hosted for friends and family and a USB drive delivered via post to archive your memories.
12. Ashley Kidder Photo
Ashley Kidder from Ashley Kidder Photo is a Denver wedding photographer who travels worldwide for destination weddings. Her photography style is referred to as vibrant and photojournalistic, as she captures both candid moments between the couple and their friends and family in full, vivid color. Ashley loves every detail about weddings, and promises to capture the hair and makeup, the first look, the décor and all the other details, both big and small. Ashley has been featured on COUTUREcolorado, Landlocked Bride, Aisle Perfect and Borrowed and Blue. Ashley Kidder Photo began in 2010, and over the course of four years Ashley has photographed more than sixty weddings. Ashley Kidder’s pricing system allows couples to customize their wedding collection as they see fit. Hi-res digital images are always included in all collections. Engagement sessions, second photographers and albums may be added on at a la carte pricing. For eight hours of coverage with Ashley and hi-res digital images, her collections begin at $2,800. There are also packages for elopements, as well as bigger and longer collections.
13. 11th Door Photography
11th Door Photography focuses heavily on capturing the moment. Founder Katherine Chick strives to encapsulate the personality and relationship of the newlyweds, and hopes you have fun doing it when in front of the camera. 11th Door Photography takes vibrant, detailed, and emotional photographs. They also specialize event photography, from office parties to wedding events. Katherine has been in business for 6 years, and her basic coverage starts at $2,350. It covers 6 hours of coverage, 2 photographers, online gallery, ownership of high resolution images with printing rights and #300.00 album credit or engagement session.
14. Sarah Roshan Photography
Sarah Roshan is an award-winning wedding photographer who specializes in romantic mountain weddings for carefree couples. She has been featured on 100 Layer Cake, Every Last Detail, Mountainside Bride among other magazines. Her wedding photography is elegant and soft, focusing on connection and encompassing the beautiful outdoors that she and her clients love. She has been photographing weddings worldwide since 2009. Packages with Sarah start at $4,200 and always include a getting to know you (engagement) session, two photographers, all day coverage and your digital images. Elopement photo sessions starting at $1,000 and engagement photo sessions starting at $500 are also available.
15. Shannon Gray Photography
Shannon Gray fell in love with photography at a very young age. Photography is her ultimate passion. Shannon’s photography style is a mix of journalistic and editorial. Her pictures are soft and beautiful, and capture each couple’s day beautifully. Shannon photographs in a variety of different locations, from cities to mountains and churches and is available for travel. Shannon has 4.5 years of professional experience and her basic package costs $3,300. This package includes 7 hours of shooting, 2 photographers, all the edited digital images with print release and one year online archival and an online gallery to share and purchase images.
16. Briony Hope Photography
Briony Hope is a Denver-based wedding photographer whose style is a mix of classical portraiture and romantic storytelling. Through her photography, she captures the beauty of all your hard work put into your wedding. Briony loves to capture it all, from mini-milestones, such as a first year anniversary, to the most important of milestones, such as your wedding day! From portraits to candid shots, Briony Hope Photography will capture it all. Briony has been in business for 5 years. Her basic package starts at $2,200. This package includes fully edited digital images on a USB and an engagement session.
17. Megan Newton Photography
Megan Newton loves to capture golden light and raw emotion. She works in a photojournalistic style, photographing all the heart-warming scenes and subtle details. She is sincere in her artwork, and is open to trying new things. She captures authentic images in Colorado’s beautiful landscape and strives to add beauty to every aspect of her photographs. Megan is an International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers member and her photography truly depicts her love for weddings and nature. Megan has 7 years of professional photography experience. Her basic package starts at $3,000. The basic package includes up to 8 hours of wedding day coverage, an online gallery of all edited images for viewing, sharing, ordering, a personal gallery app of all images for smart-phones and devices and all high-resolution files for personal use and printing.
18. Levi Tijerina Photography
Levi Tijerina believes that he tells his story correctly and beautifully through photographs. Levi is all about adventure, creativity and imagination. His fun spirit will capture all of your most wanted moments, creating a story through pictures alone. Levi has traveled from Iceland to Maryland and back. You can rest assured that Levi will come prepared and ready to work on your wedding day. Levi has been a professional wedding photographer for 3 years. His basic wedding photography package begins at $3,700. This package includes one photographer for eight hours on your wedding day and the choice between either a 2nd photographer or an engagement session. It also includes an online gallery and a download of the high-resolution copies of the final photos.
19. Lisa O’Dwyer Photography
Lisa O’Dwyer began her love for art when she studied Art History and Fine Arts in college. After continuing her studies and moving to Europe, she moved to Japan. She then met her husband Niall and began her photography career there. Lisa is a Once Wed Preferred Vendor and is featured on top online wedding resources. Lisa is also a destination wedding photographer with weddings shot in Italy and Ireland! Lisa began being a professional photographer in 2006, giving her 8 years of experience. Her 8 hour collection for Colorado weddings costs $4,325 which includes a disk of photographs in high-resolution, a second photographer, a private online gallery and a custom silk box of 100 prints and an engagement session.
20. Alison Rose Photography
Alison Rose started her photography career at a young age. During her sophomore year of high school, she was already winning statewide competitions. She prides herself on handling challenging situations flawlessly, and is connected and inspired by her clients daily. She’s been named one of the top 50 wedding photographers in the U.S. and has won many awards in international photography competitions through Fearless Photographers and the Wedding Photojournalist Association. Alison loves to travel for destination weddings and has a passion for civil unions. Alison has 8 years of professional photography experience, starting in April of 2006. Her basic package begins at $2,250 and includes 3 hours of coverage, digital files, online proofing and an online slideshow.