Nestled between the greenery of the San Jacinto Mountains and the vastness of the Sonoran Desert lies the city of Palm Springs, an urban oasis where you can relax as you go shopping, visit a spa, or play a game of golf under the palm trees. The natural landscape surrounding the city is truly magnificent – in a matter of minutes you can go from tree-covered mountains to the unique desert beauty of Joshua Tree National Park.

With this one-of-a-kind combination of luxury and nature, Palm Springs is a perfect location for a wedding to remember. Ready to start your search for a wedding photographer in Palm Springs? Here's a list of the city's top talent, ready to capture the best moments of your big day.

Seth & Co. Photography

Wedding photo shoot by Seth & Co. Photography

Seth & Co. Photography is all about telling the couples’ stories and capturing what it is exactly about love that gives people butterflies and puts smiles on their faces. The team consists of Seth, the owner and photographer, and Jenna and Kaitlin, photographers that work with him. Together, they cover weddings in Orange County and Los Angeles, and are also willing to travel wherever couples take them.

The company does couples’ photoshoots, weddings, and elopements. You can have your photos ready in about three months, as they don’t like to rush. They also don’t rely on heavy editing and strive to make photos look natural.

Gregg Felsen Photography

A wedding party poses for an outdoor nighttime portrait by Gregg Felsen Photography

The company does different kinds of photoshoots including music events, fashion events, corporate conventions and conferences, and, most importantly, weddings. Gregg Felsen has been in the photography business for over twenty years and serves the greater Palm Springs area, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Temecula, and San Diego. His photos have been featured in Palm Springs Life, Desert Magazine, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, and Biography Magazine.

With his photo-journalistic, personable, and unobtrusive style, he is able to capture emotions in his photos. In addition to photographs, he designs hard-cover photo books and high-quality prints.

Louis Willard Photo

A desert-themed portrait of a newlywed couple in a classic convertible car by Louis Willard

With a background as a Hollywood graphic designer, Louis Willard is a wedding photographer based in Palm Springs who also does destination weddings. His work is published in Men’s Vows and Palm Springs Desert Sun and his photographs often feature incredible backdrops of the surrounding natural treasures.

The company offers various packages, including one for elopements and several wedding packages you can choose from according to what you need. They include one or two photographers, coverage varying from six hours to full day, engagement session, online photo galleries, and custom-made photo albums.

Mel Bell Photography

A newlywed couple holds hands in an outdoor desert setting by Mel Bell Photography

Melissa Bandli is the founder of the company, a Palm Springs native who strives to create natural-looking photos and interacts with her clients during photoshoots, showing them photos and seeing their reactions. She also tries not to be intrusive and let clients interact with each other in order to capture true emotions.

After the shooting is over, Melissa posts unedited photos to her website where you can choose your favorites for her to edit. She also cooperates with hair stylists and make-up artists, so you don’t have to worry so much about preparing for the photoshoot.

Brianna Broyles Photography

A newlywed couple kissing under a flowery arch by Brianna Broyles Photography

With work featured in The Knot, Shutterfly, POPSUGAR, and 100 Layer Cake and more than eight years in the business, Brianna Broyles and her team create photos that let the couples’ personalities shine and they try to make them comfortable and truly be themselves, as well as have a great time on their wedding day.

The company organizes photoshoots at some wonderful venues, including Casa de Monte Vista and Moorten’s Botanical Garden. They offer different packages with a range of services, including an engagement session, an additional photographer or a videographer, an online gallery, and a sample wedding timeline.

Ruth Marie Photography

A newlywed couple hold hands in an outdoor desert setting as giraffes graze in the background by Ruth Marie Photography

Ruth Marie has been a photographer for more than twelve years and she works together with her husband Cole to capture photos in a natural, fun, and authentic way. The company shoots lifestyle photos, weddings, and elopements with stunning natural backgrounds.

All wedding collections include two photographers, a pre-wedding consultation meeting that can take place in person or online, a customized photo timeline, and a private online photo gallery. You will receive your wedding photos after four to six weeks, and get a chance for a sneak peek in the first 48 hours after the wedding.

Ashley LaPrade Photography

Katie and Chris’ Wedding by Ashley LaPrade Photography

With over two hundred weddings under her belt and her work featured in such publications as Martha Stuart Weddings, Men’s Vows, and Southern California Bride, Ashley LaPrade tries to make the shooting process stress-free and connect with the bride and groom as a friend, with the final goal of capturing their love in a unique way.

Ashley works with her husband and they prefer taking photos in the deserts of California, Nevada, and Arizona, but they will follow you wherever you want. Every wedding collection contains the essentials such as a planning consultation, an engagement session, two photographers, and high-resolution images.

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