Wisconsin’s Top Fine Art Wedding Photographers

In the process of planning your wedding, maybe you've discovered the beautifully ethereal work of photographic artists like Jose Villa, Erich McVeigh, Jen Huang or Clayton Austin. With soft, romantic color palettes and light, flattering tones, it’s easy to become mesmerized by these stars in the wedding industry as they do absolutely incredible work! It’s also easy to see why these photographers are incredibly in-demand and primarily serve the nations largest, most exclusive wedding markets. But don’t get too discouraged because these particular photographers may be out of reach for your wedding.

While we can't all have Jose Villa shoot our wedding, we do have our share of talented local artists that can provide you with an amazing product and service that live right here in the Badger state.

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Here are some of Wisconsin's own fine art wedding photographers, listed by region:


Paper Antler

Jonny & Michelle are quite the duo and not just because their work it some of the best in the industry. Their vast experience and light, clean aesthetic is perfect for the bride who wants to rest assured she will have one-of-a-kind yet timeless wedding images.

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Booth Photographics

With a joyful spirits and keen eye for capturing authenticity, this husband & wife team specializes in all things casual and elegant. Stephen and Stephanie will quickly put you at ease and their work is perfect for the bride who wants to remember just how she felt in the moment when reflecting back on her wedding day.

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Photographs by Jenna Leigh

Jenna is one of the most sought after wedding photographers in Wisconsin. Her brides appreciate her real, raw approach to her photos and life. Jenna’s easy going approach provides her brides with a relaxed wedding photography experience.

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Laurelyn Savannah

You can’t help but be drawn to Laurelyn. Her sweet, inviting spirit alone is reason enough to consider Laurelyn to capture your wedding, then there’s her lovely work. Her style is simple and classic, each wedding simply yet beautifully documented.

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Carly McCray

Carly does beautiful work and takes her relationships with her clients very seriously. She is a wonderful choice for the bride who doesn’t just want her wedding captured well, but to also get to know the person behind the camera.

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Kate Weinstein

She may be newer to the wedding photography scene, but her work has been quick to garner recognition. Kate’s images have a soft, dreamy quality that can only be achieved through the medium of film.

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Wausau/ Central Wisconsin

The McCartny’s

Butch & Kelsey have been pioneers of modern film wedding photography in Wisconsin. While they call Wausau home, they often travel throughout Wisconsin to provide brides with the most classic and elegant of photographic imagery.

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Jake Anderson

Jake recently burst onto the wedding photography scene in central Wisconsin with a strong fine art aesthetic. His commitment to the craft of film photography has made him popular with brides looking for a simple, timeless look to their wedding photos.

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June & Jae

Originally from the Twin Cities and city girl at heart, Quyen recently got married and moved to central Wisconsin. Through her work, Quyen is bringing her classy, organic aesthetic to weddings in her new, slightly smaller home town.

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Appleton/ Green Bay

Ardent Photography

Amy works hard to make sure her clients feel valued. Her work uses film strategically to provide clients with a well rounded, balanced collection of beautiful fine art wedding imagery.

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Eau Claire/ Western Wisconsin

Laura Ivanova

She's not actually from Wisconsin, but Laura has shot many a wedding here and her film work is always stunning. Her bright, clean aesthetic is clearly recognizable and she is truly an experienced pro when it comes to fine art wedding photography without taking herself too seriously.

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Emily Steffen

Emily’s joyful exuberance is unmistakable. Another pioneer of film wedding photography in Wisconsin, her work is rustic and dreamy. She also has an Etsy shop where she sells hand-made cake toppers… and yes, they photograph very well!

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