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  • Picturesque Photography

    Picturesque Photography is a wedding photography business based in Des Moines, IA. Owner Katie Maynes feels that photographing couples in dreamy,...Read more 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...

  • Heather Ferreria Photography

    Heather Ferreria Photography is based in Des Moines, Iowa, and specializes in intimate and large weddings, and couples sessions. Photographer Heather...Read more Ferreria cannot get enough of capturing love stories and unique individuality. Together with her talented team, she believes in documenting the candid...

  • Complete Weddings + Events Des Moines

    Based in Clive, Iowa, Complete Weddings + Events provides photography, videography, and DJ services to weddings throughout the Des Moines area. This...Read more company offers comprehensive packages to cover many of the most important aspects of your celebration. The team is adept at helping couples to make all...

  • MEG Photography & Design

    MEG Photography & Design is a wedding photographer based in Des Moines, Iowa. Owned and operated by the talented Meghan Bradley, she'll work hard to...Read more ensure that she captures each event and couple in vivid detail. Services Offered MEG Photography & Design offers custom wedding photography services...

  • Liv Frueh

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

  • Yvette's Photography

    Yvette's Photography is a wedding photographer based in Waukee, Iowa. Professional photographer Yvette specializes in creating fun and adventurous...Read more 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...

  • Lisa Lytton Photography

    Lisa Lytton Photography is a wedding photography business based in Des Moines, Iowa. Owner Lisa is passionate about natural and candid storytelling...Read more and loves helping couples showcase their unique narratives. With her eye for detail and creative flair, she aims to highlight their once-in-a-lifetime...

  • Corah B Photography

    Based in Akeny, Iowa, Corah B Photography provides high-quality photo coverage for weddings and events. When I started photographing weddings I was...Read more engaged and planning my own. My personal wedding and planning experience was far from enjoyable. There was little support for us to do what we wanted,...

  • Laura Nichole

    Laura Nichole LLC is a photography company in Johnston, Iowa, that specializes in couples and weddings. Owner Laura Nichole has been photographing...Read more 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...

  • Extreme Photo

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

  • Siryss Photography

    Siryss Photography is a wedding photography business based in Ottumwa, Iowa. Owner Siryss has years of experience in the industry and has developed...Read more his cinematic style throughout his career. He works to make sure each couple's photo album has a cinematic, meaningful aesthetic. With his talent in...

  • Photos by EDENN

    Photos by EDENN is a wedding and special event photography company in Ottumwa, Iowa. Owner and operator Erin aims to tell stories and make art, all...Read more while capturing clients' wedding celebrations. Her style is laid back, candid, and creative, allowing couples to become the star of their wedding...

  • Bailey J. Photography

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

  • BeebePhotos

    BeebePhotos is a wedding photography company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. A skilled photographer with a passion for documenting life's milestone...Read more 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...

  • Kara And A Camera

    Based out of Pella, Iowa, Kara And A Camera is a wedding photography business. Named after the talented Kara, this professional strives to capture...Read more 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...

  • Everlasting Photo

    Operating out of Waukee, Iowa, Everlasting Studios is a professional wedding photography company. Owned and operated by the talented Mary-Kaitlin...Read more 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...

  • Leslie Cook Photography

    Hello! I'm Leslie and I love weddings! I've been shooting weddings for 13 years. My goal is to provide beautiful wedding photos and to help ensure...Read more your day goes as smoothly as possible. Let's chat! I'd love to help tell your story.

  • Jillian Kristine Photography

    Located in Des Moines, Iowa, Jillian Kristine Photography is a passionate wedding photographer. With experience documenting a range of gatherings and...Read more events, this dedicated professional loves placing herself behind the lens of every special moment. She has captured weddings of various scales and...

  • Doug McBride PhotoCinema

    PhotoCinema specializes in capturing the emotion of your special day. We are there to document the day, but more than that, we make your wedding day...Read more fun. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Photography & Motion Picture Film from the University of Iowa. This is not a “weekend hobby” for me, this...

  • Kirstin Burrows Photography

    IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHY, DON’T LOOK ANY FURTHER. WELCOME TO KIRSTIN BURROWS PHOTOGRAPHY. I am based out of Ankeny IA, though I...Read more travel wherever my clients need me (which I love doing). I am a mother to a wonderful little girl and wife to an amazing husband. I love people and am...

  • Jennifer Weinman Photography

    I offer gorgeous wedding photography featuring a timeless and joyful style, focusing in on the romance of your day and capturing all of your moments...Read more with the utmost attention to detail. Couples praise our friendly and professional service, and LOVE the editorial-inspired photography. I am committed...

  • Ivory+Bliss

    At Ivory+Bliss, we focus on on love. We specialize in engagements and wedding and strive to photograph images that are simple, fresh, natural and most...Read more of all you. We focus on taking images that are timeless straight out of the camera, instead of made beautiful later on. Our goal is to have you look...

  • GG Photography

    GG Photography will capture all the fleeting moments that make your day truly special. This natural light photography company promises to show your...Read more real beauty and the true emotions of your day in images you’ll keep forever. GG Photography’s photojournalistic approach will allow you to feel in the...

  • Kristina Lynn Photography & Design

    WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE SPIRITED, GRACIOUS AND STYLISH COUPLE. Minneapolis | Denver | Des Moines | Chicago | Worldwide Congratulations on your...Read more engagement and thank you for your interest in Kristina Lynn Photography & Design! My number one focus with each wedding is to create beautiful images...

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

Heather Ferreria Photography

5.0 out of 5 rating, 29 Reviews
 · Wedding Photographers . Des Moines, 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

Corah B Photography

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

Liv Frueh

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

Lisa Lytton Photography

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

Photos by EDENN

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

Siryss Photography

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

Hal Masover Photography

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

Amaranth Creative Co.

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