5 Brilliant Wedding Photographers Near GR

I will never forget my wedding day – the details, emotion, joy…

Luckily, I had an amazing wedding photographer that was there to capture each and every piece of that day.

When I look at the photos I can FEEL that day.

Grand Rapids is full of talented photographers, all with unique styles and specialties. Our iheartGR friends & followers shared their favorite local photographers with us and now were are here to chat about the TOP FIVE picks!


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1) Emilee Mae Photography

Photos courtesy of Emilee Mae Photography

This husband and wife photography team is determined to create simple, beautiful images, while bringing out the unique personalities of their clients.

Their photos are filled with raw & genuine emotion, character, love, light, and laughter.

Head to the website below to check out their wedding packages!

Check them out HERE

2. Tylee Shay

Photos courtesy of Tylee Shay

Specializing in – Destination Wedding + Elopement

Tylee has been shooting weddings, elopements, and engagements for 5 years. She says, “marriage is the most important part of any wedding, and my passion is to capture images that illustrate your affection & help you remember why you fell in love for decades.”

& we love that.

If bright, natural & candid photography is your style, this is your gal.

Check HER out HERE

3. Andi B Photography

Photos courtesy of Andi B Photography

Andi B loves taking portraits – lifestyle, senior, newborn, family, you name it – and absolutely loves wedding photography.

Her photography screams “PERSONALITY”!

The photos are fun, free, and truly capture the raw beauty of the moments you don’t want to forget. Book her below for your Michigan wedding,,, & well, anywhere else!

Check them out HERE

4. Samantha Ruth Photography

Photos courtesy of Samantha Ruth Photography

Sam may specialize in all thing local GR marketing photography… but she is certainly a rockstar at weddings too!

& VERY affordable for local weddings. Hello, we love that.

Her style is bold, bright, and lively – a perfect representation of her personality. She is an absolute joy to work with!

Click below to preview more of her work & contact information.

Check Her out HERE

5. Ryan Prins Photography

Photos courtesy of Ryan Prins Photography

Ryan’s photos are completely authentic. He has the ability to capture the small intimate moments of the day without interrupting the natural flow.

He does a wonderful job of preparing his clients for their big day, and assuring that it runs smoothly from a photography standpoint.

Check out the details online to book him for your wedding. All of his packages include engagement sessions too!

Learn more HERE

There you have it! 5 Brilliant Wedding Photographers Near Grand Rapids that our followers LOVE. We’d love to hear which one you choose. Comment below with your experiences or any spots we should feature in the future.


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