The Ultimate Guide to Upstate NY Wedding Photographers
You don’t marry the person you can live with-you marry the person you can’t live without. Now that you’ve found each other, the day to say “I do” is on the horizon. Like your venue, your wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Each will have a unique style, custom wedding packages and varying fees. At the end of the day, you want to hire someone you can rely on to expertly capture the magic of your intimate day. Here are some of our favorite Hudson Valley wedding photographers. We hope you will find the perfect one for your event!
DEAR ALEX AND JANE | HUDSON VALLEY | 646-240-3745
A boutique wedding photography company based in New York City and the Hudson Valley, The company, led by fashion photographer Rachel Brennecke, brings classic fashion expertise and the art of portraiture to each project and has been featured in publications like Martha Stewart Weddings, VOGUE, Elle, InStyle, The New York Times, Harpers Bazaar and more.
ALEX HEALY PHOTO | HYDE PARK NY | 845-417-5451
Lover of joyful tears and out-of-the-box lets-just-get-married weddings, Alex Healy focuses on connections. A true partner in your wedding journey, Alex will cry behind. the camera during your first dance and even help bustle your dress if needed. She connects with her clients on a personal level before the big day and then capturing stunning shots that allow the couple’s love. to shine through.
HUDSON VALLEY PHOTOGRAPHER Jean Kallina | KINGSTON NY | 917-757-9692
Jean Kallina is a Hudson Valley-based photographer, who spent years working in art galleries in New York and Milan before turning to photography full time. After moving to the Hudson Valley 15 years ago, she turned her eye to weddings and has been developing editorial-style shoots for discerning couples ever since. Her work has been featured everywhere from Martha Stewart and Hosue Beautiful to Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times.
ARIUS PHOTOGRAPHY | NEW PALTZ NY | 845-532-6337
Sam June photographs all types of weddings with all types of couples all over the country. Based in the Catskills, her style finds beauty in the balance between shadow and light, offering dreamy and sophisticated portraits capturing organic and natural moments for Boho Brides, Barn Weddings, Field and Mountain weddings, vintage brides, and tattooed grooms.
CLEAN PLATE PICTURES | NEW PALTZ NY | 845-658-0276
A native New Yorker, Erica Beckman has been shooting since her college days, eventually working last the Wall Street Journal photo editor. She began photographing friends’ weddings in the late 2000s and launched Clean Plate Pictures shortly after. Ten years and 400 weddings later, Clean Plate offers more than just pictures of a wedding – Erica and her team capture the mood and tone of a couple’s day, whether in Brooklyn or the Hudson Valley.
CHINA JORRIN PHOTOGRAPHY | HUDSON VALLEY | 917-449-5020
China Jorrin photographs weddings throughout the Hudson Valley, New York City, and beyond. She brings her experience as a documentary, portrait and fine art photographer to create a story of your day that is romantic, authentic, whimsical, and fun.
KIMBERLY COCCAGNIA WEDDINGS | HUDSON VALLEY | 646-240-3745
A boutique wedding photography company based in New York City, capturing weddings in the Hudson Valley, New York, Brooklyn, Southhampton, Newport RI, and more. Specializing in iconic city, country chic, seaside, estate, and destination weddings since 2001, the company has been featured in New York Weddings, People Inside Weddings, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and Brides.
DEL CONTE PHOTOGRAPHY| RHINEBECK NY | 845-551-1604
A timeless window of the past to share with your future, so you can relive the magic over and over. Cynthia’s photography tells your story in a natural, beautiful way. She works with you to create a timeline where you can breathe and take time to enjoy each moment so you never feel rushed. Visit her website to see her portfolio.
CALLAHAN PHOTOGRAPHY | KINGSTON NY | 845-853-8100
Katie loves to capture “THAT moment”. It’s different at every single wedding. But it’s the moment when a tingle runs down her spine because she knows she just caught a photo that is special. Katie shoots in the Hudson Valley, Delaware and everything in between.
YOUR DAY PHOTO | NEW PALTZ NY | 845-594-3130
Your Day Photo provides unique creative and artistic wedding, engagement, portrait, and event photography, serving the Hudson Valley and Westchester for over 10 years. Founder Denise Edkins captures world-class shots of your day but is a supportive and sweet presence – capturing the most important moment, organic candids, and the day’s evocative emotions.
JULIA ANN PHOTOGRAPHY | KINGSON NY | [email protected]
Known for candid, romantic, and artistic photography with a hint of modernity, Julia always aims to show the love, beauty, strength, and enthusiasm of people through her photography. “I feel so fortunate to be located in the Hudson Valley. It’s truly one of the best places to get married!”
CAPPY HOTCHKISS | HUDSON VALLEY | 917-741-2730
Modern Love photographer Cappy Hotsckidss is based in New York City, the Hamptons, and the Huson Valley. She has shot weddings in the hills of Tuscany, under waterfalls in Iceland, on the coast of Andalusia, and in many other parts of the world. She has aviHer work has been featured in New York Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Brides, and more.
ALICIA KING PHOTOGRAPHY | HUDSON VALLEY | 917-741-2730
Besties Alicia and Rachel are Alicia King Photography. They have been photographing weddings together for almost 10 years – focusing on capturing the silly, the sentimental, and everything in between. With a hands-off style and attention to the small details that encapsulate the day, they allow happiness to shine through their photos.
SARAH CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHY | RHINEBECK NY | [email protected]
Adventurous and intimate storyteller for the wildly in love. Sarah beautifully captures the most precious moments from your intimate gathering uses an editorial-style approach to storytelling. “My photography comes from a place of love. For me it is equivalent to breathing, something I cannot live without and I want every image to be an expression of that” – Sarah Churchill.