9 best west coast photographers - part 1
Over 1,500 miles of wild coastline lies between the windswept sands of Washington State and the golden beaches of Southern California. With so many beautiful spots along the way, it's no wonder many couples choose to tie the knot along the picturesque Pacific coast. So which wedding photographer should you choose to capture your glorious day? From Seattle to San Diego - here's our pick of the best west coast wedding photographers in the US (part 1) who have the Wedding Sparrow seal of approval.
West coast wedding photographers in Seattle
Jacqueline Benét, Seattle
Seattle-based portrait and wedding photographer Jacqueline Benét captures exquisite images of life's most meaningful moments. Jacqueline has a refined eye and artistic vision for capturing genuine emotion in a way that is elegant and flattering. Her perspective comes from years of experience as a wife, mother, and professional to create photographs that you will cherish for a lifetime.
West coast wedding photographers in San Francisco
Alice Ahn, San Francisco
Based in California and Hawaii, and travelling throughout the world, Alice Ahn specializes in wedding and portrait photography that captures real emotion. Alice aims to capture a couple’s candid moments over the course of the wedding day with film and digital photography, focusing on natural light and beautiful scenery to creating romantic, airy and timeless images.
Radostina Boseva, San Francisco
As a modern film photographer, Radostina Boseva is all about simplicity. Her minimalistic approach and focus on clean lines is the definition of elegance. Each of her photos uses negative space as a visual element, giving the subject room to breathe and lending a sense of airiness. Favoring natural and earth tones, Radostina’s work is organic and artful with a touch of modernism, pure revive for beauty.
Ditto Dianto, San Francisco
Born in Indonesia and now residing in Northern California, hybrid wedding photographer Ditto Dianto specialises in natural film-inspired storytelling that is a combination of a mix of photojournalism and fine art.
West coast wedding photographers in Central California
Le Vie, California
As an artist, founder of Le Vie Viet seeks to create imagery that holds a deeper meaning and will stand the test of time. He focuses on capturing what is most important: life’s moments. As a visual biographer who primary medium of choice is film, he seeks to capture authentic imageries that tell life’s beautiful stories. His goal as a photographer is to take his audience back to each moment and give them the same exact feelings he felt when he captured his images.
Ashely Ludaescher, Central California
With over 15 years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree in Commercial Photography & Portraiture from Brooks Institute of Photography, Ashely Ludaescher brings a trained technical eye and an ability to quickly adapt to every celebration she captures. Before she ever fell in love with luxury weddings, she began her career as a fashion and travel photographer in Paris over a decade ago - an experience that shapes how she shows up as a destination wedding photographer to this day.
Amanda Callaway, California
Amanda Callaway has a long-held passion for love and relationships. One year away from receiving her Bachelors degree in Marriage Counseling, she took a huge leap of faith and put all of her energy and dreams into photography. Documenting the sweetest love stories and creating long last relationships, and being invited into the lives of incredible couples to capture their special moments is what it's all about for Amanda.
Grace Aston, Central California
Grace Aston is a self-taught film and digital wedding photographer who is based in California and works worldwide. Her photography philosophy is built upon the beauty and simplicity of Paul’s address in Philippians 4:8 “fix your thoughts on whatever is true, and right and pure, and lovely and admirable.”
West coast wedding photographers in Southern California
Jessica Mangia, Southern California
Jessica Grazia Mangia offers an artful and editorial approach to photography, inspired by fashion and fine art prints. She specializes in high-end luxury events and captures elegant and timeless images for stylish couples, with an impeccable taste for details. Born and raised in Italy, Jessica graduated with a Master in Fine Art Photography from NABA University and she became an expert in digital and film wedding photography, specializing in destination weddings.