It's quite difficult to find a photographer who can capture live moments and sincere emotions between you and your soulmate. Sometimes a professional just doesn’t match the emotional state and you can’t open up to them in front of the camera. But client-photographer relationships also happen — their pictures are so close to you that it seems like only they will perfectly capture your love story. This is the type of photographer we've included in our selection of 10 best elopement photographers in California.
Chelsea Gee is a traveling wedding and couples photographer based in California. She designs creative shots and captures intimate weddings for modern couples. Her editorial style keeps her photographs relevant for years to come.
Catherine Marie Taylor
Catherina Marie Taylor is a wedding photographer in Southern California with a special interest in elopement photography outside of her beloved Los Angeles. She is a first-generation Colombian American, so she is fluent in both English and Spanish. She lived in South Carolina and Portland, but decided that Los Angeles was more like her. The couples that Catherine shoots mean a lot to her and almost always become her friends.
Lexie Hand photographs all over California. Her pictures are simple, natural and and are based on play light and shadow. She positions herself as a kindred spirit for the couple. Lexie is inspired by love, lifestyle, and beautiful landscapes.
Alex Mari is a Southern California editorial and couples photographer has been shooting for nine years now. She enjoys working with light. Photography is her way of telling stories in their most honest form.
Daniel Kim is a US West Coast photographer. He tries to capture even those moments that are unlikely to be seen by anyone else. The most important thing in photography for him is the opportunity to witness the most human and beautiful moments.
Kristina Adams is a wedding and editorial photographer based in Southern California. She believes that every love story is unique, and photos help to tell it. Kristina tries to capture everything: excitement, joy, look and emotions.
Rachel Fosbenner travels the US and photographs the most beautiful love stories. She loves Ocean City, New Jersey and West Palm Beach, Florida. Rachel enjoys creating freeze-frames of the life as one know it and few things make her heart beat like the beauty of human connection.
Stetten Wilson are a couple of photographers based in San Diego. Their main goal is to create timeless classic looks that can be shared with future generations. The photographers combine Devin Wilson's knowledge of light and technology, with Skylar Stetten in charge of style and design.
Amanda Poole is a West Coast digital and film photojournalist. She's trying to create shots that tell the couple’s story and show details that weren't visible before. Amanda has always been attracted to the study of love, joy, madness, grief and other human feelings.
Christina McNeil is an elopement photographer based in San Francisco. Her work is inspired by love for people. Christina sees the depth of human emotions, the magic of an instant and unforgettable feeling. Her work is about spontaneity and being present at the most important moments.