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Orange County wedding photographers capture coastal celebrations on the West Coast. If you’re getting married in the O.C., then definitely hire one of these Orange County wedding photographers. Browse through these Orange County wedding photographers and book your wedding professional today.

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48 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Here at CineStory, we stay far away from cheesy. Instead, we do just as our name suggests; we tell stories in a cinematic way. If you’re looking for run of the mill wedding photos, we are probably not a good fit. If you want to look back on your wedding photos and video to see candid, natural, and... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

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Gin and July
15 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · San Clemente, CA

What's up eveyone! We're The Buchanan's, or just Maxx + Bre. We live in San Clemente, CA and we point cameras at people, places, and things for a living. We started Gin and July with the intention of offering our own take on wedding photography. Dedicated to keeping a relaxed atmosphere, our focus... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $3,700
Spotlight Mood Photo & Video
Mood Photo & Video
68 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Costa Mesa, CA

Mood Photo & Video is a wedding photography & videography company in Costa Mesa, California, servicing Los Angeles and the surrounding counties, as well as destination weddings. The company boasts a team of expert photographers, allowing couples to choose the photographer that best matches their... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Spotlight Antonio Burruel Weddings
Antonio Burruel Weddings
45 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Costa Mesa, CA

First off! Check my instagram for my latest work, updating websites take alot of time and i wish it was as easy as uploading to instagram. You can find me at @antoinoprophoto (It is private, but just add the request and I'll accept) Hey! So Wedding Wire usually writes these bios for us in the third... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,399
Featured byDesign Films
byDesign Films
34 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Studio City, California is home to byDesign Photo & Films, a business specializing in professional wedding photography and cinematography. Each member of this professional team is committed to delivering high-quality photo galleries and inspired wedding films. Using the most advanced industry... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Featured We Fall In
We Fall In
73 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · San Juan Capistrano, CA

Jonathan Nimerfroh is the founder of We Fall In, a boutique wedding photography studio specializing in the documentation of weddings in Southern California, Nantucket and Destinations Worldwide. Jonathan is the recipient of the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award and has been awarded this... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $4,500
Featured Stephen Cheng Photography
Stephen Cheng Photography
34 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Stephen Cheng Photography is a wedding photographer based in Irvine, CA. Owned and operated by Stephen Cheng, this photographer appreciates the beauty of imagery, and will work to provide couples with timeless memories. Stephen is available for destination weddings. Services Offered Couples who work... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,500
Featured Duane Peck
Duane Peck
169 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Duane Peck is a photographer based in Orange County, California who specializes in weddings. This seasoned and outgoing professional is driven to capture the authentic emotions of couples and their loved ones. The images that he records give couples the opportunity to relive the magic and romance of... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $3,100
Featured Sun and Peak Photos
Sun and Peak Photos
4 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Huntington Beach, CA

Located in Orange County, CA, Sun and Peak Photos is a wedding photography company. Their images exude warmth and personality, favoring honest emotion over perfectly posed photos. They want to capture how something felt, and not just how it looked. Ultimately, they hope they can provide couples with... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $3,090
Featured Sheryl Bale Photography
Sheryl Bale Photography
88 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Brea, CA

Sheryl Bale Photography is a Brea, California-based wedding photographer that wants to capture your perfect moment in the perfect light. They believe that love happens in-between moments and that everyone’s moments are unique. Photography is their way of sharing the memories of your important day.... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,000
Featured Kazuya Kimura Photography
Kazuya Kimura Photography
5 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Kazuya Kimura Photography is a wedding photography company based in Orange County, California. Their goal is to capture every moment of happiness, joy and love on your wedding day to give you memories that you can cherish for a lifetime. ExperienceKazuya Kimura Photography has over 40 years of... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,500
Featured Dearly Beloved Photography
Dearly Beloved Photography
22 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Irvine, CA

Dearly Beloved Photography is a professional, dedicated and fun-loving wedding photographer based in Irvine, California. Professional photographer Jenn Kostich aims to capture all of the real, spontaneous, emotional and unique wedding-day moments. Dearly Beloved Photography will document everything... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,599
Featured The "I Do" Wedding Photography & Videography
The "I Do" Wedding Photography & Videography
93 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

The “I Do” Wedding Photography & Videography is a Los Angeles-based award-winning wedding photographer and videographer. This top-rated Los Angeles creative team avoids over-posing and focuses on capturing natural and emotional wedding images and film. Whether you’re looking for vibrant, beautiful... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,750
Featured Eivan's Photo & Video
Eivan's Photo & Video
653 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Eivan's Photo & Video Inc. is a full-service wedding photography and videography company based in Mokena, Illinois. This talented team serves each client with effortless professionalism, capturing their wedding nuptials with precision and care. They have been telling people’s stories through artful... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,299
Featured Leniel V. Photography
Leniel V. Photography
84 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Leniel V. Photography is a husband and wife team of wedding photographers based in the Southern California area. The couple absolutely loves capturing moments that only happen once in a lifetime. To them, sharing that ability with you is an incredible gift. The dynamic duo won't just... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,499
Featured George Street Photo & Video
George Street Photo & Video
2,656 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

George Street Photo & Video is a professional wedding photography studio, and this network of professional photographers and filmmakers has been in business since 2004. They continue to deliver a higher standard of excellence and ensure every couple receives the photos they want from their wedding... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,295
Featured Lily & Lime
Lily & Lime
415 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

Based out of Phoenix, Arizona, Lily & Lime provides professional wedding photography services for engaged couples. Laura Evans, the manager of the company, will go the extra mile for each soon-to-be-wed, matching them with a photographer that reflects their specific needs. The experienced... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,195
Featured Art Taylor photography
Art Taylor photography
45 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Orange County, CA

You fell in love with your soul mate, now it's time to fall in love with your wedding photography. When the cake has been eaten and the flowers have wilted, your photography is how you will relive your wedding over and over again. We can't wait to capture and tell your story! the power of... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $3,000
Pro N & G Photography
N & G Photography
Wedding Photographers · Fullerton, CA

We Are Nadia & Gunnar We love being outside. We met during our early years in college on our school swim team and had a few photography classes together. It was through our mutual love of photography that we started dating. Fast forward 9 years we are now married!!! We are both passionate with two... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $3,000
Pro Shot by "G"
Shot by "G"
2 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Irvine, CA

Serving Orange County, Shot by “G” is a wedding photography company based out of Irvine, California. Owner Guramrit Singh Malhotra, also known as G, is an art and film student at the University of California Irvine. He is excited to work with couples to capture their love story and share in the... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,700
Pro Playful Soul Photography
Playful Soul Photography
20 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Irvine, CA

Playful Soul Photography, based in Irvine, California, offers couples a talented and versatile photographer for their wedding day. Lead artist Lauren has over a decade of experience, working with clients to create a timeless series of snapshots of their special day. Her focused, accommodating... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $4,000
Pro Em Ross Photo
Em Ross Photo
Wedding Photographers · Dana Point, CA

Em Ross Photo is a wedding photography service based in Dana Point, California. Lead artist Emily Ross is a passionate photographer who loves capturing the joy and excitement of special occasions. She takes the time to ensure you’re completely at ease in front of the lens, allowing her to preserve... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,500
Pro Emily Rammelsberg Photo
Emily Rammelsberg Photo
Wedding Photographers · Ladera Ranch, CA

Emily Rammelsberg Photo is a professional photographer serving weddings in Ladera Ranch, California and the greater Orange County Area. Emily has an easy-going personality and is always open to trying, and photographing, new things. She has been capturing weddings for over half a decade, and boasts... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $2,050
Pro Noble Canon Photo & Video
Noble Canon Photo & Video
5 reviews
· Wedding Photographers · Irvine, CA

Noble Canon Photo & Video specializes in capturing the most important moments of your wedding. We deliver digital galleries and gorgeous photo albums tailored to your wedding theme. As far as video we develop highly edited short films and other amazing services. Please continue to look through the... (Wedding Photographers Orange County)

Most Popular Price $1,280
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Shot by "G"
Shot by "G"
2 reviews
If you are looking for a photographer with a great eye for creative photos, someone who captures your personality exceptionally well through ...
Maria A.
Jesse and his wife were punctual, professional, understanding and over all a great pair to have around my family and my husbands family. ...
Michael L.
I am still processing how beautiful the photos Alaina took for my fiancé and I are. Talking sit Alaina prior to the shoot, she was warm and ...
Charli C.
We had the best time ever working with Sun and Peak! You can really tell they have a passion for what they do. It comes through from the ...
Sharon M.
I worked with Josh and his team. They did an outstanding job! The photos I received could not have been better and the video was well ...
Tolman Media
Tolman Media
12 reviews
I loved Tolman Media. I have never liked getting my picture taken and have always dreaded it. But I cannot even begin to tell you how ...
Blanca M.
Absolutely love how Sheryl captured their personalities and made them shine. Every picture is beautiful. We couldn't be happier with the way ...
Gin and July
Gin and July
15 reviews
Brittany W.
WOW! Where do I begin? Maxx & Bre are not only incredible photographers but they are also great people! They are so fun and make your life ...
Hannah G.
Lorin has been the most lovely and kind person from the very beginning. When we had our first phone call with her she made everything clear ...
Stephanie F.
We used Jake and Tasha for our engagement session and wedding videography. We had the BEST experience and our photos AND wedding video came ...
Katie P.
Stephanie is the BEST!!! I am very uncomfortable in front of the lens but she did our engagement pics and totally helped me loosen up and ...
Carly M.
We used Danielle Nicole Photography to photograph our destination elopement wedding. We picked her because right away she was so friendly ...

Orange County Wedding Photographers: How to Find the Right Wedding Photographer in Orange County to Capture Your Special Day

Along the Pacific Coast sits the sun-soaked area of Orange County. Long before it was known for reality shows and designer boutiques, Orange County drew in couples looking to tie the knot with its temperate weather and proximity to the ocean. Whether you’re itching to get hitched in Dana Point, Newport Beach or Irvine, there’s a photographer out there who will make your day look picture perfect.

How to Find the Best Wedding Photographers in Orange County

Begin your hunt for the perfect picture-taker by asking friends and family for referrals. Chances are, if a loved one can recommend a photographer they adored, you might like them, too. Stylistically, you want to look for someone with a portfolio that aligns with your vision of the day. Wedding portraits tell a love story, and you want yours to be displayed in print how it looks in your head. Are you looking for a photographer who plays with natural light, or enhances colors to look surreal and whimsical? Do you want a cameraperson who’s well-versed in beach pictures, or do you dream of something more urban? Once you can answer these stylistic questions, have a look at your wedding budget. On average, wedding photography in Orange County should account for about 10 percent of your total budget. The minimum you should plan on spending is around $2,000. This cost will account for the photographer being there day of (and potentially their assistant or another cameraperson), the time it takes to edit your photos, and the agreed upon prints and/or video that you requested.

Best Settings for Wedding Photography in Orange County

Anyone who’s been to California would tell you that the beach is a no brainer if you’re looking for photo shoot locations. From Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach with its soft sand and blue waters, to Huntington Beach with its picturesque pier and penchant for surfers, you have to take a moment on your wedding day to stick your toes in the sand. Orange County wedding photographers should be able to capture the light off the water as you smooch in the surf. For lovebirds planning on spending their wedding date away from the water, consider meandering through the Old Towne District in Orange. Brick-lined roundabouts and quaint cafes make for swoon-worthy retro images of you and your special someone.

Best Time of Year for Wedding Photography in Orange County

Truth be told, Southern California is beautiful year round. Days are longer in the summer, which makes for sunny late night receptions and spontaneous romps to the ocean for night swims. However, even if you’re to be wed in the fall or winter, your guests should need no more than a light jacket. Any time of year is a good time to get married in Orange County, and if you choose a photographer who’s familiar with the area, you should be able to lock in some pictures with a stunning California sunset.

Don’t leave your wedding planning until the last minute. Instead, use WeddingWire for help planning your special day. From organizing your wedding guest list to hunting for bridal party dresses, you’ll find everything you need to help you say “I do.”