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  • Picturesque Photography

    Picturesque Photography is a wedding photography business based in Des Moines, IA. Owner Katie Maynes feels that...Read more photographing couples in dreamy, colorful and natural light is the coolest job ever. Her work is a celebration of the moments and emotions that bring people together, and she can’t wait...

  • Liv Frueh

    Based out of Des Moines, Iowa, Liv Frueh is a wedding photography business that takes great passion in providing its...Read more clients with gorgeous still images from one of their most important days. The professional behind the lens, Olivia has a strong eye for taking beautiful snapshots of special moments...

  • Jade Song Photography

    Jade Song Photography is run by a talented and adventurous wedding photographer extraordinaire, working from the...Read more heartland of Waukee, Iowa. Jade brings her unique vision to clients not only locally but also around the world. From the vibrant city of Des Moines to the charming Iowa City/Cedar Rapids...

  • Extreme Photo

    Extreme Photo is a wedding photography company based in West Des Moines, Iowa, also serving the rest of the Central Iowa...Read more area. Owner William McVicker holds a degree in photography from the University of Northern Iowa and specializes in using contemporary, natural, photojournalistic, and traditional...

  • Flynn Photography Company

    Des Moines, Iowa, is home to the wedding and special occasion photography company of Flynn Photography Company. This...Read more business strives to preserve life’s most precious moments, encapsulating the love, joy, and happiness of the occasion within beautiful images. Owner and professional photographer Lexi...

  • Corah B Photography

    I'm Corah! My passion is making my clients feel confident in their photography experience. I believe the best way to...Read more achieve that is through getting to know you & your vision so that your photos best reflect you and your love. Planning a wedding that feels like your love can be rough, and you...

  • Yvette's Photography

    Yvette's Photography is a wedding photographer based in Waukee, Iowa. Professional photographer Yvette specializes in...Read more creating fun and adventurous photos using a mix of candid, documentary, and posed styles. Yvette's approach best suits couples looking for posed shots with a fresh and spontaneous...

  • Laura Nichole

    Laura Nichole LLC is a photography company in Johnston, Iowa, that specializes in couples and weddings. Owner Laura...Read more Nichole has been photographing couples in love for over nine years, and enjoys capturing years worth of romance in visual art. Her goal is to make each romantic duo feel comfortable in...

  • Lisa Lytton Photography

    Based right here in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa, Lisa Lytton is not just a photographer – she's your love story's...Read more storyteller! Passionate about weaving natural and candid moments, Lisa thrives on helping couples showcase their one-of-a-kind narratives. With her keen eye for detail and love of...

  • Kara And A Camera

    Based out of Pella, Iowa, Kara And A Camera is a wedding photography business. Named after the talented Kara, this...Read more professional strives to capture your big day in a timeless and authentic way. Kara first found her passion for the craft in high school and continued her study at University, where she...

  • BeebePhotos

    BeebePhotos is a wedding photography company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. A skilled photographer with a passion for...Read more documenting life's milestone moments, owner Kallie Beebe is known for her upbeat personality and love for all things marriage. She has adored the art of photography since borrowing...

  • Everlasting Photo

    Operating out of Waukee, Iowa, Everlasting Studios is a professional wedding photography company. Owned and operated by...Read more the talented Mary-Kaitlin Steffes, or MK as she prefers to be called. She is a down-to-earth individual who is all about having fun with her clients while striving to document them...

  • Bailey J. Photography

    Bailey J. Photography is a Des Moines, Iowa-based business specializing in the art of preserving your most precious...Read more wedding day memories. Bailey is a bright and vibrant professional that loves connecting with the individuals that she works with. She is a talented storyteller that incorporates...

  • Leslie Cook Photography

    Leslie Cook Photography is a company based in Ottumwa, Iowa that provides wedding photography. Owner and photographer...Read more Leslie is happy to travel in Iowa and beyond to capture a couple's special day. She loves documenting weddings and has been doing so for over 12 years. Leslie strives to create...

  • Logan Kahler Photo | Video

    Located in Boone Iowa, I have been a Full-time Wedding Photographer and Wedding Filmmaker for the past 5 years. I work...Read more with couples of all colors/ethnicities, budgets, and sexual preferences capturing YOUR day with passion and detail. I strive to capture the moments that will last a lifetime with...

  • Speicher Photography

    Speicher Photography takes stunning wedding photographs in Des Moines, Iowa. This artistic image-maker focuses her lens...Read more on the pure moments of joy that define big days. Owner Brooke helps couples tell the most joyous chapter in their tale of love, preserving its memories to be cherished for decades...

  • Chimaera Photography

    Hi! My name is Katie Clark. I'd like to photograph your wedding. I feel that for couples on a budget, I'm a very...Read more reasonable and value-conscious choice -- my introductory rates while I establish a wedding work-history are very reasonable. I'm new to wedding work but not to photography. I do have a...

  • Anna Moser Photography

    I have been a photographer for over 20 years. focusing on family “adventures”, event photography and weddings for the...Read more past ten years. I love capturing those specials moments that will Put you back in that moment every-time you look at your pictures! . I am very creative with my poses and am always...

  • Katie Lindgren Photography

    Hi, I'm Katie! I am a wedding photographer located in Des Moines, IA (and LOVE to travel!). I am a natural light...Read more photographer and there is nothing I love more than an adorable couple and beautiful light! If you would like to see my most recent sessions and hear about me, check out my blog/website...

  • Austen Photography

    We all heard “do what you love,” as we grew up. I am lucky enough to get to do just that. Photography is not my job,...Read more but my passion. And I bring that love for what I do into pouring over the details and moments of your special day. I have a bit of a more photojournalist style, focusing more on the...

  • Kyndal Elise Photography

    Kyndal Elise is an Iowa-based, world-travelling photographer focuses on intimate weddings, elopements, destinations, and...Read more couples that just really friggin' love each other effortlessly. Photography for capturing the big and little love-fueled adventures in life. If you constantly find yourself...

  • A Plus Photography LLC

    A Plus Photography LLC is a wedding photography business based in West Des Moines, Iowa. This team is passionate about...Read more capturing your intimate and romantic moments on your special day. With open communication and transparency, they strive to work closely with you to create your dream wedding...

  • Aundrea Eilers Photography

    Wedding and portrait photographer based in Des Moines, IA. I also photograph destination weddings. My focus is weddings,...Read more engagements, couples, anniversaries, and maternity photos.

  • Rush Street Photography

    Rush Street Photography is a full-service wedding and lifestyle photography company based out of West Des Moines, Iowa....Read more Ali Schultz, the owner and lead photographer behind this passionate business, is also a graphic designer who can custom design your wedding invitations. She loves to travel and is...

Des Moines Wedding Photographers: How to Find the Right Wedding Photographer in Des Moines, IA to Capture Your Special Day

Des Moines is famous for more than being the capital city of Iowa. It hosts one of the best state fairs in the nation and is experiencing a cultural revitalization that’s attracting more and more visitors and residents. Bisected by its eponymous river, Des Moines is a fun city to host your wedding. And with your location chosen, you can start on the next priority: finding a wedding photographer.

What to Look For with Des Moines Wedding Photographers

There are three main things you should assess when looking at the wedding photographers in Des Moines: style, compatibility and cost. From the get-go, you may be able to rule some people out based on your wedding budget. The typical cost of wedding photography in Des Moines ranges from $1,500 to $3,000 (or roughly ten percent of your overall budget) but this will vary based on your specific requests and the package you choose.

Next, head to each photographer’s website to do some research. Look at their portfolio, bio and testimonials from other couples. What’s their personality like? Do you like their photography style? Being compatible, both with visual aesthetics and personalities is very important. It’s also highly recommended you set up a phone call or in-person interview so you can all get to know each other better before making a final decision. Plus, make sure you and your wedding photographer click. After all, you and your partner will share some intimate moments with the cameraperson you chose.

Most Popular Wedding Photography Locations in Des Moines

When considering where to stage your wedding photos in Des Moines, you’ve got several options. One of the most popular is the Salisbury House and Gardens. This gorgeous historic house is surrounded by 42 acres of greenspace, making it easy to get some memorable wedding day shots. Downtown Des Moines is also a great location, with its lovely brick buildings, gold-domed capital and picturesque riverfront, it’s attractive to couples who want to capture their special history in Des Moines. The city’s arts centers and museums each offer a unique setting and vibe and appeal to the eclectic couple.

Best Times of Year to Capture Wedding Photos

Des Moines experiences a wide variety of weather throughout the year. September and October are traditionally the best months for Des Moines wedding photographers to get incredible outdoor shots, making it pleasant to be outdoors with warm temperatures and low humidity. Winters are cold, but it snows only occasionally – if you book your wedding date during these months, just be sure to choose an indoor photo location. Summers are the least popular time of year for weddings, with the hot, humid and wet weather that almost guarantees you’ll need an indoor setting for your photos.

We’re betting there’s more on your wedding checklist. Use WeddingWire’s easy tools to help you with all the planning before the Big Day!

Wedding Photographers in Des Moines with Real Weddings published

Liv Frueh

5.0 out of 5 rating, 4 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Ames, IA

Laura Nichole

5.0 out of 5 rating, 7 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Ankeny, IA

Bailey J. Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 3 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . West Des Moines, IA

Lisa Lytton Photography

4.6 out of 5 rating, 11 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Des Moines, IA

Corah B Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 6 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Ankeny, IA

Amelia Renee Photography

4.7 out of 5 rating, 37 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Des Moines, IA

Makayla Beth Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 10 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Pella, IA

Kate Karwan Burgess Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 22 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Ottumwa, IA

Carol Selvy Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 3 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Urbandale, IA

Danielle Ann Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 8 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Sioux Center, IA

Brian Davis Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 17 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Dexter, IA

Two Hoyles Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 50 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Des Moines, IA

Alexander Michl Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 16 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Clive, IA

Yeisha Lee Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 5 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Perry, IA

Haverlee Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 8 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Des Moines, IA

Siryss Photography

4.8 out of 5 rating, 5 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Ottumwa, IA

Hal Masover Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 2 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Fairfield, IA

Amaranth Creative Co.

Wedding Photographers . Cantril, IA

Kyndal Elise Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 1 Review
 · Wedding Photographers . Ames, IA

Jason Thomas Crocker Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 99 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Waukee, IA

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