It's no secret that you can always find just what you're looking for in New York — especially when it comes to your wedding. Whether it's an amazing pizza joint that will deliver late-night slices to your reception or a florist with those coveted, not to mention out-of-season, peonies, there's no shortage of incredible vendors in and around the Big Apple. If you're on the hunt for a photographer serving the greater New York City area, then look no further! We founded up some of our favorite NYC photographers that will capture memories you'll love for a lifetime.
Christian Oth Studio (Above)
There's a good reason the founder and principal photographer of Christian Oth Studio was named one of the world's ten best wedding photographers by American Photo: Oth, who has been shooting weddings since 2002 and opened his studio in 2005, is a master at both capturing the love between the bride and groom and the overall atmosphere of their big day.
Photo: Levi Stolove Photography
Levi Stolove's mantra says it best: "Love is cool." With an eye for the unique, emotional, and genuine, Stolove will deliver works of art that tell your wedding story in a seriously cool way. On top of his countless years of experience and great attitude, the photographer's resume boasts some big accolades. He's been named one of the top 20 wedding photographers in New York, received several awards from the International Wedding Photojournalist Association, and has been featured everywhere from New York Magazine and Style Me Pretty to Brides New York and Ruffled.
Photo: Brian Dorsey Studios
How's this for impressive? Founder Brian Dorsey and principal photographer Ron Antonelli were both named American Photo's "Top 10 Wedding Photographers," making this the only studio in New York to receive the double honor. While the big awards are certainly a bonus, it's not all that makes this studio standout: The team prides itself on capturing photos that feel alive, fun, and providing one-on-one, personal attention.
Photo: Belathée Photography
Founded by Dorothee Brand and Annabel Braithwaite in 2003, this boutique wedding photography studio shoots with a mixed aesthetic — it's the perfect combination of fine art, photojournalism, and portraiture that leaves couples with a stunning collection of images. Together, this photography duo has captured weddings in over 14 countries and their photos consistently impress.
Photo: Tory Williams
To say Tory Williams is a natural is an understatement. She's been toying with cameras since childhood and dove headfirst into professional photography after college. With a documentary-style approach, Williams will deliver images that highlight your personality and each unique wedding moment.
Photo: Brklyn View Photography
Jaine M. Kershner is the woman behind the lens at Brklyn View Photography. She shoots only on film with a fine art aesthetic and will capture soft, natural, and oh-so-romantic memories of your day. Kershner takes on only a limited number of weddings per year in order to give each couple her full attention, so you can feel confident that your big day is her priority.
Photo: Rebecca Yale Photography
Rebecca Yale has been holding a camera since she was 10-years-old, and it clearly shows in her work! Her career began as a fashion photographer, so her ability to direct when needed blends seamlessly into her fine art and photojournalistic style. As a bonus, the pro shoots both on film and digitally, so you'll have an extensive collection of wedding photos to enjoy for years to come.
Photo: Lev Kuperman Photography
Details are important, but as Lev Kuperman says best, capturing how your entire day really feels is crucial to great photography. He lets your day unfold naturally and uses a mixed approach of photojournalism and fine art portraiture to bring your wedding to life in timeless photos.
Photo: Trent Bailey Studio
If timeless, high-quality photographs are of the utmost important to you, look no further than Trent Bailey. He's inspired by his grandparent's own wedding photos, and works to capture every moment of your day in a way that will stand the test of time.
Photo: Ira Lippke Studios
Ira Lippke Studios and their team of award-winning photographers have over 20 years of professional experience. The team captures weddings using a contemporary documentary style, creating a record of your ceremony and vows that feels authentic, romantic, and entirely natural.
Photo: Jen Huang
Shooting both digitally and on film, Jen Huang will capture your wedding day with a romantic, fine art approach. She's prided for her fresh, clean, and bright imagery and with studios on both the east and west coasts, she's the perfect photographer for your city bash or destination wedding.