The trick to getting authentically YOU wedding photos? This stellar NY/NJ-based photographer

I love it when a photographer makes me feel like I'm worthy of photographing no matter what I look like, if I'm awkward as hell, or if I deviate from the norms that dictate what we think is "right" or "pretty," or "traditional." That's why the ethos of one of our most rad partners, New York and New Jersey-based Adena at Studio A Images, resonates so much with us. Obviously we do our best to make sure all of our vendors are top notch AND totally inclusive, but sometimes they just fit so comfortably into our mindset that I've just go to introduce you.

On the hunt for an industry-busting & inclusive photographer and coordinator? We've got the ultimate…

Sometimes when you partner up with a wedding vendor who so totally embodies everything we hold dear about weddings and especially about our own readers, we have to introduce you. This was very much the case with Seattle/Tacoma-based photography-meets-coordination company Fuck Yeah, Weddings. Owner Kendall has endless enthusiasm for offbeat weddings of all flavors, but also provides both photography AND coordination for a super streamlined process of capturing and planning your wedding.

The scoop on having a NYC elopement (and the BEST photographer to capture yours!)

Today I wanted to introduce you to one of the most talented photographers in the NYC area: JC Lemon Photography. Jon Lemon runs an award-winning New York City wedding photography studio that captures love in a modern way without being stuffy, without being cliche, and while totally embracing who you are and what memories you actually want to remember.

Colorado couples: there's a new game in town who will make your wedding photography POP

Y'all might already know about Shandi Wallace Photography and her mad skills and laid-back style, but there's NEWS. Shandi has recently relocated to Colorado Springs and is ready, willing, and way more than able to capture moments all over Colorado. So if you're in the area, now is totally the time to secure a spot on her calendar. Oh, and we maaay have a killer discount for readers that you'll want to know about.

This viking sword-fighting photographer slays at wedding photography (AND fantasy photography!)

Adventurous couples, romantic couples, weird and wild couples, and everyone in between: this fantasy-loving wedding photographer hailing from the Hudson Valley in New York will translate your unique wedding story into the narrative you want to remember. Let's get to know her better and see why she might just be the ideal photographer to capture your wedding (and maybe something else, too)…