There aren’t many places as interesting to explore and experience as New Orleans. With its rich history, a vibrant nightlife, and a clash of different cultures that shows in its every corner, New Orleans is a dream come true for any explorer and artist. For its photographers and their clients, this city holds an abundance of places and an incredible atmosphere that both help to bring their images to life.

Enlist the talents of one of top wedding photographers in New Orleans, and you'll ensure every special moment during your big day in "The Big Easy" is captured. Here's a list of some of NOLA's best wedding photographers, with the creativity, experience, and professionalism to deliver exceptional results.

Lens of Lane

Bride holding flowers next to her groom by Lens of Lane

Melanie works alongside her husband Jeremiah, and together they focus on the candid and unique moments that slip by so easily – those exact ones that you want to remember.

You will get your pictures in an online gallery from which you can print and share them as much as you like. There are a variety of printing styles you can choose from, and if you would like to get an album or canvases, you have that option as well.

Gabrielle Hail Photography

Bride and groom with their guests by Gabrielle Hail Photography

Gabrielle’s photography style is photojournalistic, romantic, and natural. She goes between capturing moments as things unfold naturally, and doing some directive posing to truly get the best result possible.

Gabrielle's wedding packages include The Essential Wedding and The Complete Wedding, and two for elopement – The adventurous Elopement and The Essential Elopement. You also have the option of building your own wedding package, and Gabrielle is open to any questions you may have regarding the budget and other planning aspects.

Christi Childs Creative

Wedding ceremony by Christi Childs Creative

Traditional wedding images aren’t necessarily what to expect when Christi Childs Creative captures the best moments of your day. Christi's love of photography thrives on shooting images that remind you how you and your loved ones really felt on that magical day – tear-stained cheeks and all.  

Christi is open to customizing your wedding package to fit your needs. You get to keep your digital files, and you will also get an online gallery that you can use to share the images on social media. For stunning, one-of-a-kind wedding pics, don't miss a chance to work with Christi Childs Creative.

The Rylands

A couple outdoors by The Rylands

The Rylands is a team consisting of a husband and wife who have been in the business for years. Once two separate brands, they decided to merge and combine their experience in photography when they got married.

Having The Rylands photograph your wedding will be a relaxed and fun experience. You won't have to worry about feeling awkward as they will be there to help get the photographs you’ll be glad to look back on. They love to travel, so wherever your wedding is taking place, they won't hesitate to join you.

DK Hebert Photography

Bride and groom in front of a red brick house by DK Hebert Photography

David and Kirstin Hebert are a couple who love what they do, as well as everything that photography allows them to capture during a wedding – love, friendship, adventure, food, people, and all of the details that go into making something so important.  

They will make the whole experience enjoyable and easy to manage. Besides weddings, they shoot engagements, family portraits and many other types of photographs. Love is love, and David and Kirstin are honored to help couples commemorate their special day.

The Mulligans

Smiling groom and bride by The Mulligans

Michael and Hannah, a wife and husband duo, will be behind the camera on your wedding day to capture the moments in between, the ones that will make you think “that's us.” Your images will show raw emotions, laughter, tears, and above all, the love you and your partner share.

Besides your wedding, you can have them capture your engagement, or have a bridal shoot with them. The Mulligans also offer video services, so you can relive the sounds and energy of your big day, too.

The McDonalds

Wedding ceremony under a tree by The McDonalds

A travel-loving pair, the McDonalds have photographed couples all over the United States and are available for travel worldwide. Their favorite photographs are the ones that capture people as their story unfolds, and they aren’t even aware they’re being photographed.

All of their wedding packages include edited, high-resolution images, an online gallery that you can share with your loves ones, as well as a print release. They also do engagement and family photography, so they can truly capture your love story in its entirety.

Nolahitched

Bride and groom holding hands by Nolahitched

Conrad and Rossi are the talented professionals behind Nolahitched. They have shot hundreds of weddings, so you know your future memories are in good hands. They will capture what makes you and your partner unique, making an intervention only to ensure the pictures you get are of the highest quality.

They offer different packages, including several hours of coverage, a USB drive of all edited images, and a private online gallery. They also offer different wedding products like hi-res USB drives, custom wedding albums, canvas prints, and custom wood keepsake boxes.

Lily Magnolia Rose Photography

Couple on a bridge by Lily Magnolia Rose Photography

Natalie of Lily Magnolia Rose Photography has a journalistic approach in her shots, so when taking photos she will be unobtrusive, but provide guidance when it's needed.  She will not stop until she gets the best images, ones that will inspire awe in you and your beloved, as well as your family and friends.

When it comes to photography items, you can get prints, canvases, digital files, and albums. She also does destination weddings, as well as engagement and trash-the-dress shoots.

Gris Gris Photography

First Kiss During Wedding Ceremony at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum by Gris Gris Photography

This New Orleans photography studio is headed up by Traven Stout, a photographer who has been taking pictures since he was a child. Inspired by his mother’s work, who loved to capture the world around her and whose camera he still uses, Traven has a documentary feel to his photography.

Traven offers a number of services, including destination weddings and engagement shoots. Some of the photography products you can get are albums, matted prints, digital files, prints, and save the date pieces.

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