As the capital city of the second largest state in the U.S., Austin, Texas, is known for its eclectic, artistic culture. The famous annual festival, South by Southwest (SXSW), held here pays tribute to that culture.  With a wide variety of music, film, food, and street art, there is something for everyone in this incredible city nestled near the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

The artistic talent that flows through this city includes photographers, many of whom specialize in wedding pictures.  So, whether it’s an extravagant event or a small, intimate affair, Austin wedding photographers can work with you to capture your big day's memories for all time.

Elissa R. Photography

A bride and groom stand frozen in a near kiss under an umbrella in the rain [Source: Elisa R. Photography]

Elissa is an award-winning photographer specializing in both wedding pictures and headshots for professional use, such as for branding purposes on social media. Her goal is to honestly capture the emotion of her subjects in that one perfect moment, all in one picture.  She works locally around Austin and across the nation.

Whether you are seeking to have pictures taken of your special day, a headshot for an upcoming audition, or to help sell your brand on social media, Elissa can help.

Leo Pham Photography

An ecstatic bride and groom walk down the aisle [Source: Leo Pham Photography]

Leo Pham considers himself to be a wedding photographer with a photojournalistic style. To him, this means he specializes in candid photos or those that creatively document the event.

He and his wife (who is also his assistant) divide their time and careers between Austin and San Francisco, though he’s willing to travel to other locales, too.  He can also refer you to some of his partners around Austin for wedding services such as hair and makeup, flowers, videography, musicians and DJs, and event coordination.

Cory Ryan Photography

A bride and groom share an intimate moment on a country path [Source: Cory Ryan Photography]

The Cory Ryan team, made up of award-winning photographers Cory and Gia, specializes in both wedding and other life event photos such as newborn shoots. They have a photojournalistic style, and their work has been featured in The Knot magazine.

The main goal of these Austin wedding photographers is to take pictures that can help you “relive each moment and lose yourself in the magic all over again.”  They can also recommend local vendors to help ensure all your needs are met on your special day.

Day 7 Photography

A bride and groom happily walk hand-in-hand down the aisle [Source: Day 7 Photography]

Sean is the owner of Day 7 Photography, named after the seven days the Bible says it took God to create the world.  He says this inspired him to slow down and appreciate life’s little moments and the simple beauty they offer.  Sean’s mission is to showcase this outlook on life in his photographs.  

Sean specializes in both wedding photos and those for other life events, such as proposals, newborn shoots, and other important family memories.  His goal is to capture organic photos for his clients that depict the authenticity of the moment to help keep the memory fresh.  Sean can provide both photography and videography services.

TwoFish Weddings

The hands of a couple, barely touching

TwoFish Weddings is composed of Jamie and Zach, a wife and husband team of photographers.  They met during the first year in art school and have been sharing their talents since.  

Jamie holds a master’s degree in photography while Zach specializes in video, so not only can this team capture spectacular still moments during your event, but they also provide videography services.  This lends to their goal of helping you relive your wedding's magic long after the celebration ends.

Max Photography

Bride and groom kiss while bride's veil flows behind her in the breeze [Source: Max Photography]

Justin is the owner of Max Photography, and since 2004, he has been capturing candid photos of weddings in his photojournalistic style all around the country.  He also specializes in other gatherings and corporate meetings, including live music events.  He especially enjoys those that involve delicious food.  

Justin works with events of any size, though he specializes in small weddings and elopements.  He is also happy to travel around the state or to more exotic locations for destination weddings and celebrations.

Pressman Studio Photography

A bride and groom walk away from the camera, hand-in-hand in the sand [Source: Pressman Studio Photography]

Suzanne is the founder of Pressman Studio, and since 2011, her business has developed an extensive portfolio spanning a variety of genres, including wedding, lifestyle, family, and pet photography.

As a member of the Professional Photographers of America, this studio is willing to travel worldwide to be at your wedding, wherever you choose to hold it.  With clients ranging from Chevy and Samsung to the City of Austin, you can expect great shots when Suzanne Pressman is behind the lens.

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