Watch CBS News

Best Wedding Photographers In Los Angeles

wedding 610
(credit: irbis pictures/shutterstock)

With springtime just around the corner, the site of couples walking down the aisle will, of course, increase. Whether you are planning a simple wedding and reception or one for the ages, having the right wedding photographer in tow is of utmost importance. When you stop and think about it, your wedding pictures should be something to cherish for the remainder of your lives together, so getting the right photographer for your big day is not something one takes for granted. Not only do you need to find a wedding photographer who will bang out the best pictures for that special day, but also one who has a personality to mesh with you and your bridal party.

In order to find the right photographer, be sure to check their photography background, get references, and be up front about what their expenses will be for the big day. Among some of those to check out around the greater Los Angeles area:

blue 22 photography wedding
(credit: Blue 22)

Blue 22 Photography
3871 West 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 384-0058

When searching for the best wedding photographer, you might be okay with being left feeling blue. Founded in 2000 by Haeng-il Nam, Blue 22 Photography incorporates a mix of black and white photography and color photography. The company offers ceremony and reception photography as well as a fun engagement session prior to the day of nuptials. Although Blue 22 Photography spends a fair amount of its time zeroing in on being a" wedding photographer," they also specialize in bridal sessions family portraits, maternity and kids photography. They do also travel, whether you're looking for a Los Angeles, Orange County, Bay Area or a destination wedding photographer.

wedding photography - Kevin Le Vu Photography)
(credit: Kevin Le Vu Photography)

Kevin Le Vu Photography
221 North Harbor Blvd., Suite K
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 261-0397

With Kevin Le Vu Photography, couples get the duo of Kevin and Megan to help capture memories from that special day for couples. As Kevin and Megan note in their company description, "Anyone can shoot a picture. But no one can reproduce the foundation we have created. The inner workings of a business has become a lifestyle for us, has pushed and pulled us to become the best people we can be. Every day is an opportunity to be more creative, more effective and tell the stories we want to tell. Our company allows us to do what we do best."

One satisfied couple noted, "A week after our big day, we're still in awe of Kevin, his team, and of course their beyond spectacular work product. With a simple request, the company can provide interested couples with more details on wedding packages, availability and scheduling a consultation at their studio in Downtown Fullerton.

wedding photography
(credit: Greg Wyatt Photo/shutterstock)

Steven Lam Photography
8800 Venice Blvd., Suite 211
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(323) 388-3078

If you are looking for that individual to capture what your special day truly means to both of you, look no further than Steven Lam Photography. Lam focuses on celebrity portraiture, advertising, editorial and weddings shot on locale better known as destination weddings. He has worked in such exciting and unique destinations as Jamaica and Kauai, and carries years of experience in wedding photography in a variety of locations. So no matter the location, theme or atmosphere of your wedding, you can trust that Lam will encapsulate it just right with every click of his camera, creating memories that you will be able to cherish for a lifetime.

With limited bookings per year, the business is open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday.

(Credit: deineka/shutterstock)

The "I Do" Wedding Photography
6103 Pickford St.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(323) 423-3147

For the best in wedding photography, there is nothing like saying "I Do" to the world. "I Do" is a boutique family-owned business for wedding photos and videography led by a brother (Alex) and sister (Lydia) duo, surrounded by a team of wedding photographers and videographers. The brother and sister team and their photographers shoot couples in the illustrative style of wedding photography, a mix of photojournalism and traditional or classical approach. When it comes to editing, they enjoy bright colors and tons of light with the occasional look of vintage and black and white wedding imagery.

You can contact the team 24 hours a day with your questions and wedding photography suggestions.

wedding san-ysidro-ranch-wedding
(Credit: Karen D Photography)

Karen D Photography
Serving Santa Barbara and the greater Los Angeles area
(805) 400-3289

If you've been searching for a destination wedding and boudoir photographer based out of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, you have arrived at the right destination. Karen D specializes in all things love, from engagements to weddings. Her aim is to "capture the present for your future, in a vivid, artistic and realistic manner." As she is quick to note, being in front of a camera can be intimidating, but "once you feel comfortable with who's behind it, you'll feel comfortable being yourself."

Dave Thomas has been covering the sports world since his first job as a sports editor for a weekly newspaper in Pennsylvania back in 1989. He has covered a Super Bowl, college bowl games, MLB, NBA and more. His work can be found on



View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.