Top Chattanooga wedding photographers

Choosing a photographer who works as a team is key. When searching for Chattanooga wedding photographers there are two things that you will want to consider. First, you should consider the style of photography you like and the second, but likely more important, is the personality of the wedding photographer. 

top wedding photographer in chattanooga
Photo courtesy of Nelya photography at the Barn at Drewia Hill Peach orchard

The relationship between your photographers and other vendors can make or break a wedding day. We view weddings with a team approach and love to suggest a photographer who shares our beliefs. Communication and working as a team at the wedding are so important to us, we’ve made it our policy!  With so many talented Chattanooga area Wedding Photographers located right here in Tennessee, it can be hard to keep track. 

Here is a list of some of our favorite Chattanooga wedding photographers:

Who are Top Wedding Photographers in Chattanooga?

Nelya is a Chattanooga wedding photographer with a happy and bright look to her photos. Giving couples both candid and posed photos. Embraces the weather and lighting conditions on the wadding day no matter the forecast. Has a timely completion of photos and albums after the wedding

Rich Smith photography Has a candid photo journalistic photography style. Great in all weather and lighting conditions and a very timely completion of photos and albums after the wedding

Ginger Summerlin photography Has a consistent digital photography style.

Daisy Moffatt Photography
Daisy has a consistent clean photography. She’s been working in Chattanooga for over a decade.
Mandy Rhoden Photography Has a clean bright style. Specializes in smaller weddings in nature.
Sarah LaRae Photography Has a Light and airy look to her photos.
Taylor English Has a darker Junebug Weddings look to her photos.  great at intimate candid photos.
Christina Marie Has a darker Junebug Weddings look to her photos.  great at environmental portraits and rolling with the extreme weather unpredictable weather conditions in the Chattanooga area.
Amanda Mae Photo Has a Light and airy look to her photos.
Abigail Lewis Has a film aesthetic look to her photos because she shoots on film.
Christian Bull Photography Has a happy and light Style Me Pretty look to his photos.
Kenney Photography Has a traditional colorful look to their photos. Great in all weather and lighting conditions.
Kyle Branum
Beverly Reid Photography
Sara Renee
Michelle Lea Photographie Has a Light and airy look to her photos. Good in not only daytime but also after dark.
Erin Bancroft Photography
Athena Photography Zuliet has a darker look to her work. Hablo Espanol, great for families with Spanish speakers.


“I feel so incredibly beautiful in my photos, and they’re everything I’ve ever dreamed of. Thank you, Nelya for being on top of everything so for just one day, I didn’t have to. She asked all of the right questions in our consultations to be sure she knew exactly what I wanted out of my wedding day photos.” | 865-363-5589 | starting at 3400

Rich Smith Photography

“He specializes in candid shots, but can definitely deliver on posed shots too. I appreciate his darker and more rich style of photography over the airy bright photos that I often see. He captured organic shots that were so genuine, you can hear the laughter or the beat of the music through the image. Rich even managed to capture genuine smiles from my introverted hubby.” 423-402-0331 | Starting at 2800

Christina Marie Photography

Christina Marie Photography | 423-402-0331 | Starting at 4200

There are a few things that will increase in value after the wedding day. Photography and videography are in the top on that list. If you are looking for a Videographer We’re working on a post with our favorite videographers in Chattanooga! in the Meantime you can visit our Preferred Vendors page for a curated list of people who will take care of you and do a very good job

What is an Adventure Session?

It’s a separate photo shoot where a couple shares an afternoon activity together. It’s more relaxed, and perfect for couples with a sense of adventure.

Should we do an Engagement Session?

Yes. Most photographers suggest to do an engagement session with your wedding photographer. It will help both of you get to know the photographer and their style. Plus you can give them feedback on what kinds of photos you do and don’t like. That way You can communicate this with your photographer to replicate what you loved on the wedding day.

What is a reasonable amount to spend on a wedding photographer?

In general, wedding photographer prices in the U.S. tend to range between $1,500 and $6,000, with the average wedding photographer cost hovering around $3,000

In other words, a good wedding photographer probably cost a bit more than you think to get the kind of photographs you’ll love and want to decorate your home with.