With all of the expenses associated with planning a wedding, it’s easy to say “yes” if an amateur photographer you know offers to take care of your images. But when it’s your photographs that will be the enduring memory of your wedding day, do you really want anything that’s less than professional?

If you’re saying “I do” in Syracuse or its surroundings, we have you covered. Read on to learn about some of the best wedding photographers in the region whose images won’t leave you disappointed.

The Story Photography

A couple make their recessional walk down the aisle [The Story Photography]

Chris is the man behind the camera at The Story Photography, which specializes in capturing all of the emotional moments of your wedding day. He believes that it’s not the pictures of your wedding cake or the decor that you will remember but the emotional shots of you and your parents welling up with tears as you exchange vows. Chris receives rave reviews from his clients for his professionalism and planning, which is just what you want with a wedding photographer.

H Hawkins Photography

A classic couple portrait by Hannah [H Hawkins Photography]

Hannah is the owner and lead photographer at H Hawkins Photography and says that “few moments in life will rival the experiences of your wedding day”. Together with her partner, Andrew, she loves forming genuine friendships and relationships with her clients that last long after the confetti has settled.

Aside from capturing gorgeous images of your wedding day, Hannah is also committed to guiding her clients through every step of the process, from how to prep for your e-session to where to look during your portraits.

Come Together Studios

A beautiful bride portrait by Todd [Come Together Studios]

Clean, emotional, and colorful are just three words that have been used to describe the images of Come Together Studios, which is owned by the talented Todd. While based in Syracuse, he photographs weddings throughout New York State and is happy to travel globally for destination weddings. Todd holds a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has photographed more than 300 weddings throughout his career.

Enfoque Images

A black and white portrait of a couple kissing [Enfoque Images]

Jackie Vidler is the owner and lead photographer of Enfoque Images, which focuses on the three things she values the most: family, love, and entrepreneurship. In addition to photographing weddings alongside Christina Bregou, she offers business and brand imagery for a diverse range of clients. Jackie also holds a Part 107 UAS Remote Drone License and is experienced in videography and creating virtual experiences using 360 cameras.

Nick & Natasha

A couple portrait in front of a large red door [Nick & Natasha]

Nick Weslowski and Natasha Russo were introduced at a wedding in 2015 and began working on photography projects together shortly after. Over time, they decided to collaborate on a joint business while each bringing their own perspectives and experience to the table. The result is one of Upstate New York’s premier photography teams, which offers professional, creatively-styled images for couples making the ultimate commitment to one another. Their fine art photography can be transformed into prints or hand-bound keepsake albums.

Madlin Photography

A bride and groom kiss after being officially wed [Madlin Photography]

Madlin Photography is the brainchild of Lauren, who was born and raised in Syracuse. She loves working with people and says that she is obsessed with finding “glow”, which is why she often sneaks away with couples for sunset portraits. Photography has been a passion for Lauren for as long as she can remember and she feels so grateful to be able to do what she does. Her personalized client experiences extend to couples throughout Central New York, including Oswego, Rochester, Albany, and Buffalo.

ReBecca’s Photography

A groom holds his bride during their wedding portrait session [ReBecca’s Photography]

If you’re after fun, romantic and genuine imagery on your wedding day, then look no further than ReBecca’s Photography. She has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, during which time she has shot over 700 weddings (and counting). ReBecca is on a mission to set standards of excellence within the professional photography scene while also providing her clients with a positive experience. In addition to wedding photography, she offers small business marketing images to help deliver your brand message.

IntoMemories Photography

A couple kiss surrounded by sparkler trails [IntoMemories Photography]

Pam and Dave are the team behind IntoMemories Photography, which serves brides and grooms in Syracuse, Fayetteville, and the Finger Lakes region. They believe that professional photography is an investment in your future and your memories, which is why you shouldn’t let it be someone’s “practice shoot”. Pam says that IntoMemories Photography was born out of her need to be creative and to make people feel something special when they look back on all the moments from their wedding day.

Cylinda B Photography

An elevated shot of a bride and groom in front of a gushing river [Cylinda B Photography]

Cylinda B says that her passions are photographing life’s “happiness, laughter, love, and priceless moments”, with the artist investing in her first Canon film camera at the age of 17. Based out of Baldwinsville, she offers both wedding and lifestyle photography to clients living throughout Central New York, as well as being up for destination weddings. Connecting with clients and documenting their lives is what drives Cylinda, whether she’s photographing them saying “I do” or capturing a portrait of their newborn baby.

Solas Studios Photography

A couple pose in front of their rustic bridal arch [Solas Studios Photography]

Colleen and Greg are the team behind the lens at Solas Studios Photography and complement one another’s styles perfectly. While Greg brings his experience as a landscape photographer to capture breathtaking, wide-angle shots, Colleen is focused on the details and precious moments of your wedding day. Aside from wedding photography, they also offer family, newborn, and senior portraiture, as well as doing e-sessions with their couples in the lead up to their special day.

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