If you are looking for a photographer that will capture the drama and grandeur of your wedding day, then the husband and wife team at Julian Ribinik Photography should undoubtedly make your shortlist. These two photographers initially met on a photoshoot, so understand that it is the little, unplanned moments that can turn into some of life’s most significant milestones. They aim to capture your most precious moments by showcasing the beauty that is uniquely you and the stories that can be developed from each and every picture. After booking with Julian Ribinik Photography, they will create a detailed timeline of your wedding day to ensure that nothing missed out and make helpful suggestions about capturing every important detail.

Style: Photojournalism

Pricing: $5900+

Address: 330 E 46th St, New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 256-1646

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Steven Young is the artistic master behind STAK Studios. Inspired by fine art photographers of old, Steven can elevate the photography of micro-weddings and elopements to the same artistic standard of grand celebrations. He understands that every wedding day is a magical experience and aims to beautifully capture all of the shots you would expect and more. Speak to his couples, and they will reiterate that Steven always goes above and beyond to capture every detail in a dramatic, artistic way. His work has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar Bride, The New York Times, Style me Pretty, Esquire Magazine, and CBS This Morning.

Style: Cinematic and Photojournalism

Pricing: $4200+

Address: 32 Union Square E, New York, NY 10003

Phone: (718) 908-6753

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Since 2009, Emma Cleary has been providing New Yorkers with superb and timeless wedding photographs. Now encompassing a team of proficient photographers, they all embrace the beauty and realism in the process of documentary-style wedding photography. Their stunning pictures have been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, Society Magazine, and Premier Weddings. Providing both photography and videography services, Emma Cleary also offers expert photo retouching and the option of having a second shooter. Their distinctive, contemporary approach is inherent in all of their artistic endeavors.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Pricing: $3800+

Address: 245 E 35th St, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (646) 662-7241

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Multi-award winning, New York City and Long Island-based photographer Sergey Lapkovsky is a master and capturing the drama at the moment. Serge can showcase the special moments that knit together into a treasured photographic timeline, from grand celebrations to intimate elopements and micro-weddings. He always comes equipped with a detailed shot list to ensure that every detail is thought of, and nothing is lost in the whirlwind of excitement on your big day.

Style: Modern and Creative

Pricing: $3000+

Address: 240 Central Park S, New York, NY 10019

Phone: (917) 442-9447

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Not unlike back when you were dating, finding the perfect match with a wedding photographer doesn’t always happen on the first try. Denise Chastain from Modern Wedding Photography understands that it is best to do your research and ensure that you have a spark with a wedding photographer. This will ensure you can relax and enjoy your big day while your photographer takes over the creative process. After all, her motto is that ‘You’ll be too busy having fun to know we were even there.’ The myriad of awards and magazine editorials speak volumes about Denise’s artistry, and her extensive reviews showcase her professionalism and affection for her clients.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Pricing: $3500+

Address: 175 Varick St, New York, NY 10014

Phone: (212) 332-9695

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Cynthia Chung brings fun to photos and has a unique way of balancing tradition and modern technology for a wedding album stuffed with emotion and precious moments. She is well-known for her love-in-motion gifs that just might be our favorite current wedding trend. Her work has been featured in loads of publications, including Brides, Style Me Pretty, and the New York Times. If you want to collaborate with a photographer keen to bring a creative flair to your wedding photos and keep the mood light-hearted and filled with joy, then certainly reach out to Cynthia Chung.

Style: Traditional and Contemporary

Pricing: $4000+

Address: 373 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Phone: (646) 678-0777

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Terry Gruber and his team of photographers bring their decades of professional training and artistic talent to capturing all of the grand and quiet moments on your wedding day. There is a reason that their work has been showcased in the likes of Vanity Fair, the New York Times, and Martha Stewart Weddings, amongst others. Gruber Photographers is a go-to wedding vendor for A-list celebrities and discerning New York City couples. They are known for capturing natural emotion and exquisite candid shots while offering their couples a commitment that their vision can become a reality. From your engagement to your rehearsal dinner and onto your grand celebration, Gruber Photographers can capture it all.

Style: Photojournalism

Pricing: Upon request

Address: 15 W 26th St, New York, NY 10010

Phone: (212) 262-9777

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Jon Lemon, the creative powerhouse behind JC Lemon Photography, has been capturing New York weddings’ special moments for over a decade. He has had the privilege to witness and be entrusted with photographing over 350 weddings to date, each with their own unique love story and personality. If you ask any couple that he has worked with, their comments tend to resonate around Jon’s creativity and ability to make the whole experience relaxing and fun, even for nervous, camera-shy couples. His services go beyond photography to offering wedding albums, wall art, and fine art prints of your big day.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Pricing: $1000+ (elopements) and $3200+ (weddings)

Address: 325 W 38th St Suite 1101X, New York, NY 10018

Phone: (917) 336-9672

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The husband and wife team behind Unveiled Weddings are passionate storytellers that aim to create timeless memories. Offering both photography and videography packages, they have developed special discounts and payment plans for their exclusive couples for bookings made over the coming year. Lauren and Alberto Lama, along with their extended team, provide service-driven and flexible photography experiences centered around your unique needs. Their modern take on candid wedding photography creates enduring classics that you will look upon fondly for decades to come.

Style: Photojournalism and Contemporary

Pricing: $3500+

Address: New York, NY 10023

Phone: (347) 927-2468

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EXO Photography & Cinema only takes a few weddings per year to ensure clients receive a personalized experience. They provide a variety of wedding packages that often include options for one or two photographers, photo booths, high-resolution edited photographs, and personalized wedding package options. The EXO Photography & Cinema team focuses on quality photographs that allow you to feel the emotions you felt on your special day. They also offer same-day edits, wedding portraits, slideshows, and photography drones to capture unique perspectives.

Style: Contemporary and Natural

Price: Contact For A Quote

Address: 140 New York Ave, Halesite, NY

Phone:  (516) 229-1555

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Ein means ‘one’ in German, and Joseph and Tim from Ein Photography and Design aim to capture all of the moments that will only happen once on your wedding day. They understand that a wedding goes by quickly and can be a dashing blur of friends, family, and emotions. This is why they aim to freeze time and ensure your happy tears and loving looks are available to look back on forever. Ein offers a variety of wedding packages, some with a second shooter or specially designed albums. They have an eye for observation and will ensure timeless classic storytelling, combined with their creativity.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Pricing: $3000+

Address: 325 W 38th St #202, New York, NY 10018

Phone: (646) 629-8736

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Sasha Chou Photography Studio has a team of three photographers that each bring over ten years of experience. Sasha Chou, the lead photographer, believes in collaborating with you from the beginning by walking through the process and getting to know you a bit better. They want to ensure that your unique personality and characteristics are celebrated. Expect authentically timeless, romantic photos filled with fun that capture the love you share for each other. They aim to make the whole experience fun and comfortable so that you can concentrate on enjoying your day while trusting them to capture all of the special moments.

Style: Traditional and Photojournalism

Pricing: $3400+

Address: 477 FDR Dr m902, New York, NY 10002

Phone: (347) 788-2392

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Andreas & Nico are renowned for their editorial style and sophisticated storytelling. Though based in New York, they are often on the move and specialize in destination weddings worldwide. They aim to create authentic moments in photographs that capture all of the love and drama in that instant. Besides being artistic masters, Andreas & Nico New York understand that planning and collaboration are necessary elements to producing high-end imagery. They will work with you from the planning stages to make the whole experience more comfortable and trusting and ensuring that your expectations are met and exceeded.

Style: Photojournalism

Pricing: Upon request

Address: 23 W 68th St, New York, NY 10023

Phone: (646) 741-2867

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If you seek a wedding photographer that will be game to work with you to bring your unique and creative ideas to life, then look no further than Danila and Lana Photography. They will capture your special day just how you want it, regardless of how quirky, laid back, or glamourous you prefer. They get excited about creating something new while always ensuring both the grand and subtle moments are captured. Wedding packages include photography or videography or a combination of both. Their team comprises Danila, Lana, and Kate, and prices correspond to the chosen crew. Expect candid, relaxed pictures filled with joy and overflowing with love.

Style: Cinematic, Creative and Modern

Pricing: $1200+

Address: 186 Prince St, New York, NY 10012

Phone: (646) 541-7938

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Alton Martin is New York City Hall’s favored wedding photographer. If you plan to run off and elope at city hall, then don’t forget to capture those precious moments with their elopement packages that start at an astounding $300. Extended wedding packages are available, as well as trash-the-dress and engagement sessions. Martin City Hall Wedding Photography believes in being unobtrusive and letting the day naturally unfold while capturing the stories creatively. This husband and wife team are adept at capturing the day’s spontaneity, unique details, and moments of genuine emotion. Check out their photos and be lured into the love and glamour they can portray.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Pricing: $300+

Address: 141 Worth St #4313, New York, NY 10013

Phone: (347) 357-5385

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Leyre Cañizares was born and raised in Madrid and now calls NYC home. Her photography style is artistic and natural while tuned into the sincere and candid moments that develop on your big day. She aims to capture the timeless moments that you will be able to look back on and remember the emotion of your day for years to come. Leyre specializes in outdoor photography and prefers to capture candid moments, ensuring that her couples feel at ease in front of the camera by not being obtrusive. Rather than setting up fake poses and artificial smiles, Leyre will concentrate on your love with subtle glances immortalized forever. She is also available for trash-the-dress, anniversary, and maternity shoots for years to come.

Style: Contemporary

Pricing: $650+

Address: New York City, NY

Phone: (646) 515 5413

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Anée Atelier is owned and operated by Gina Esposito and Sheena Meekins. Gina is an award-winning photographer with over 17 years of experience in the industry. Sheena had a career in publishing for magazines such as Vogue and People, before following her passion for photography. These women are passionate about capturing every moment of your wedding day. Gina and Sheena believe in the importance of getting to know their clients to ensure authentic photography that encompasses who you are as a couple. The women of Anée Atelier will help you feel comfortable with the photography process and never ask for staged photographs. Capturing raw moments is their specialty.

Style: Natural and Traditional

Price: Prices Start At $10,000

Address: 55 Broadway, 3rd Fl, New York, NY

Phone:  (212) 203-4519

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George Street Photo & Video is a wedding photography company with offices all over the country. They have ten years of experience in matching couples with amazing photographers. The George Street team offers personalized photography options to ensure proper coverage of your wedding. Your wedding day will be filled with love, laughter, and tears. The George Street team hopes to provide photographs that allow you to feel those emotions all over again. Your photographer will help you every step of giving you a stress-free and memorable wedding day.

Style: Modern

Price: Contact For A Quote

Address: 1120 6th Ave, Theater District, Manhattan

Phone:  (866) 831-4103

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The team at Susan Shek Photography offer exceptional service and have a passion for helping people tell their story through photography. Susan has 15 years of experience as a wedding photographer. She’s detail-oriented, driven, and passionate about her work. Susan will work with your budget to give you an incredible photography experience on your wedding day. Clients often praise her for her ability to make everyone feel comfortable in front of the camera. Susan Shek Photo + Video also offers videography and aerial drone services for your wedding day.

Style: Modern Photographer & Cinematographer

Price: Contact For A Quote

Address: 555 Madison Avenue 5FL, New York, NY

Phone:  (347) 635-5577

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If you’re searching for a photographer with experience in cultural weddings, Dreamlife Wedding Photo & Video is an excellent option. The team at Dreamlife has extensive experience in capturing every raw and candid moment of your wedding. Dreamlife Wedding Photo + Video will help choose the best location for your photographs to reflect your personality and style. Every love story is unique, and the Dreamlife team is available every step of the way to ensure a fun and memorable photography experience. There are four photography packages to choose from that are sure to please every bride and groom.

Style: Natural and Contemporary

Price: Prices Start At $1,590

Address: 216 East 39th Street, New York, NY

Phone:  (917) 388-2835

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Heartfelt Studio Photo & Film has a team of seven professional photographers and cinematographers that aim to give you a stress-free experience. These photographers combine your wedding vision with their expertise to provide you with exquisite photographs that last a lifetime. The Heartfelt Studio photographers help you feel relaxed in front of the camera. They are praised for their creativity, professionalism, and ability to create breathtaking photographs. This studio also offers videography services. The most popular wedding package includes high-resolution pictures, digital files, engagement photoshoot, wedding photography, save the dates, and multiple locations.

Style: Natural and Contemporary

Price: Contact For A Quote

Address: 215 Middle Neck Road Store 2, Great Neck, NY

Phone:  (516) 216-9239

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Simon and Anna Salwa of Salwa Photography are a husband and wife team with 20 years of experience in the industry. They enjoy capturing every beautiful moment of your wedding day that showcases the love you share. Salwa Photography has customizable wedding packages to suit every style and budget. Clients praise Simon and Anna for their professionalism, friendly nature, and ability to make you feel comfortable. This husband and wife team edits every photograph and has high standards to ensure a polished finished product.

Style: Contemporary and Photojournalism

Price: Prices Start At $6,500

Address: 54 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

Phone:  (347) 744-8683

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My Wedding Way is a family-owned small business with extensive photography and cinematography experience. The Team at My Wedding Way realizes the importance of individuality and aims to showcase your unique love story. They have three photography packages to choose from. The third package is the most extensive and includes 12 hours of photography, engagement photo session, two photographers, a disc of all images, an online gallery, professional editing, a 14×11 album, and two 8×10 albums. This business would be an excellent choice for couples searching for a photographer and cinematographer.

Style: Natural and Cinematic

Price: Prices Start At $1,499

Address: 231 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY

Phone:  (347) 404-3944

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Gleb Freeman Photography is a superb choice if you’re searching for a wedding photographer that’s willing to travel. Gleb Freeman loves to travel for weddings. He specializes in outdoor photoshoots, surrounded by breathtaking views. Gleb strives to capture all the raw and special moments of your wedding day. Your wedding package will include high-resolution images, multiple locations, exclusivity, and additional hours. Clients praise Gleb Freeman for his artistic ability, easy-going nature, and ability to make them feel comfortable.

Style: Natural and Photojournalism

Price: Contact For A Quote

Address: Brooklyn, NY 11207

Phone:  (347) 659-2536

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The True Love Wedding team has over 20 years of experience in the industry. They offer a personal and professional service that has resulted in quality photographs that last a lifetime. Wedding packages through True Love Wedding include proofs, negatives, digital files, albums, canvas prints, and up to two photographers. This company also offers cinematography services with budget-friendly pricing options. True Love Wedding aims to help you feel comfortable on your wedding day with their professional and easy-going photographers.

Style: Photojournalism and Natural

Price: Prices Start At $2,500

Address: 5008 Broadway, New York, NY

Phone:  (212) 567-0123

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Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You’ll want a professional photographer to capture every unique moment. It’s vital to research photographers in your area to find one that works with your style and budget. Each of these photographers has exceptional service, customizable wedding packages, spectacular reviews, and stunning work. New York has fantastic views that create opportunities for incredible wedding photographs. Whether you’re looking for a photographer specializing in natural light, traditional pictures, or photojournalism, there are astounding options in the New York area.


Top 5 Wedding Photography LOCATIONS in New York City

The Big Apple is one of those cities that has millions of photography locations in all of the iconic boroughs and the surrounding areas. An island metropolis surrounded by skyrises, waterways, historic sites, luxury boutiques, and plenty of art, there is no wonder why millions of people flock to New York for a glimpse of the city that never sleeps.

For couples looking to find the perfect New York City spots for their wedding photos, a good place to start is one of these famous five:


1. Coney Island

Coney Island

A great place to feel like a kid again, Coney Island is the ultimate playground for fun wedding photos filled with bold colors and fun rides. Perfect for sunlit beach photos, romantic blazing sunsets, and colorful light-filled photos at night, this is a versatile location that has a little of everything. No matter where you explore, the backdrop is sure to look incredible.


2. Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

One of the most iconic bridges in the world, this is a popular location for movies, TV shows, and haute couture photoshoots, which is why this is a great place for stylish wedding photos that encompass the true heart of NYC. A wonderful location that combines the modern city skyline, classic stonework of the bridge, and the surrounding waters around the island, this area looks great with blue skies during the day and warm sunsets in the evening.


3. Central Park

Central Park

A unique park in the middle of a bustling city, Central Park is the ultimate nature hideaway that looks beautiful in every season. Designed with something to discover at every turn, there are plenty of interesting spots for stunning wedding portraits. From vintage horse-drawn carriage rides and winding paths through the gardens to gondola boat rides and romantic picnics for two, there truly is something for everyone.


4. Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station

Featured in hundreds of movies, novels, TV shows, and photoshoots, Grand Central Station is one of the most beautiful examples of Beaux-Arts architecture that has been preserved to look as stunning as the time it was built. Filled with a rich history and known for being a busy transportation hub, every corner of the station has incredible details, warm lighting, and luxury design that create the perfect backdrop for vintage-inspired portraits. A gorgeous location in any season, the interior and exterior look immaculate all year round.


5. West Village

A neighborhood full of culture and history, this is an upscale location with those famous colonial brownstones, trendy boutiques, energetic nightlife, and classic tree-lined streets that are perfect for romantic strolls. This area exudes a relaxed bohemian while surrounded by historical landmarks and modern entertainment. A great place for a wide variety of stylish wedding photos.


New York is a vibrant city that so many people love, and it’s a place full of hope where anything can happen. This is perhaps the perfect setting for a wedding photo session that has life, vivacity, and a true reflection of a connection between two people.

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