Perfect for the adventurous bride, Montana offers a breadth of natural wonders like the majestic Rocky Mountains and Glacier National Park that make perfect outdoor options for venues.
Of course, you’ll need a photographer that specializes in capturing these breathtaking landscapes. To make choosing your photographer just a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of the 17 best wedding photographers in Montana.
Carrie Ann Photography
Over a career spanning 15 years, Carrie Ann has photographed over 850 couples. Her specialty is photographing in the breathtaking Glacier National Park. That means a willingness to go hiking in the wilderness and knowing when, where, and exactly what to snap.
Looking at her portfolio, you absolutely want Carrie Ann to snap your wedding. Her captures are stunning images full of the sweeping, epic grandeur of the landscape and the matching passion of her couples.
In addition to photography, the all-inclusive-elopement packages offer photography, officiant, cake, bouquet, cabin rental, and help with your license. In short, everything you need to complete your elopement.
Given all that Carrie Ann Photography offers, it’s easy to see why they are one of the most sought-after photographers in Montana. Definitely put them on your shortlist.
Jill Jones Photography
Glacier National Park has some of the most stunning topography in the U.S.
Mountains, over a million years old, majestic waterfalls, and deeply carved gorges dot the landscape; it’s no wonder photographers and eloping couples alike flock to this beautiful national park for weddings.
Fortunately, many photographers specialize in Glacier National Park Elopements. Working almost exclusively in the park Jill Jones offers photography for adventure elopements.
While Jill had been doing photography in fashion school since she was just 18, it wasn’t until a young bride saw her work in Glacier that she began doing adventure elopements there and never looked back.
Jill turned her two passions, hiking the terrain of Glacier and photography, into a beautiful business that has brought happiness to many couples and their families. Reach out to Jill and see if you want her to build the timeless keepsakes that are your beautiful wedding albums.
Focusing on candid, thoughtful storytelling Charles Moll helps couples create authentic and unique wedding albums that tell their story and no one else’s. You want to look back on your wedding album and relive the joy of the day, not look at a collection of stiff, posed images.
Charles Moll’s wedding photography is full of passionate, energetic images that show the joy and passion of his couples, their friends, and their families. His photojournalistic captures document every love story in an intriguing way.
In addition to an absolutely dynamic portfolio to recommend him, Charles also has awards from The Knot and WeddingWire. He works in Montana, throughout the U.S., and internationally.
For an album as unique and authentic as your own story, definitely consider Charles Moll.
Sensual and stylish are two words that spring to mind when viewing Dax Photography’s portfolio. Dax’s photography is the embodiment of the dramatic editorial style. Magazine quality larger-than-life images of ordinary people fill his wedding gallery.
Dax has photographed 600 weddings in 19 years. Looking at his high-art images, it’s easy to see why. Choose Dax Photography for your wedding, and you’re choosing a wedding album of stylish art that you won’t be able to put down.
Taylor Barrett Photography
Lifestyle photographer Taylor Barrett is one of many talented photographers working out of the great state of Montana. His captures feature true-to-life color and focus on special moments of genuine emotion.
He’s been featured in The Knot and Zola and won WeddingWire’s couple’s choice award. He works throughout the state of Montana. Contact Taylor Barrett for a keepsake of beautiful memories.
Kelly Kirksey Photography
Kelly Kirksey wants to make you cry happy tears of joy. That’s her hope with your wedding photos.
Kelly takes the time to connect with all of her couples, making sure to get to know you so that you work together seamlessly when the big day comes.
Her natural lifestyle photography is full of warm light and true-to-life color. Like many Montana photographers, Kelly is happy to work outdoors and photographs both elopements and more traditional weddings.
Kirksey has been in the wedding photography business for 15 years. In that time, she’s photographed numerous weddings and been featured in multiple wedding publications, including The Knot and My Montana Wedding. Give Kelly Kirksey a chance to create your family’s first heirloom.
Amelia Anne Photography
Established in 2009, Amelia Anne Photography specializes in gorgeous fine art photos. Excited to create beautiful, high-quality wedding albums for her customers, Amelia sees her relationship with her clients as a journey.
It’s a journey that you undertake by first ensuring that you work well together and then carefully planning how you want to use your photographer during your wedding.
Her beautiful fine arts photography is timeless; each piece is an evocative image bringing back a precious moment in time. For a wedding album filled with timeless photos that you can’t put down, choose Amelia Anne Photography.
Merissa Lambert has been using photography to tell stories since 2009. Focusing largely on weddings and elopements, Merissa’s lifestyle photography features true-to-life color, sentimental candids, and all the big and significant moments.
Like many Montana photographers, Merissa does both weddings and adventure elopements, capturing her adventurous couples’ weddings in national parks and scenic locations throughout the state. In addition to her memorable photography Merissa also offers printing services and beautiful custom albums.
Jacilyn M Photography
Photographic images of our loved ones are a gift, a way of remembering them, or a moment after it’s long gone. After all those months of planning and preparation, the wedding day goes by in a blur. Fortunately, a collection of beautiful photos can help you preserve your wedding day memories.
Jacilyn knows just how important it is to create an heirloom that preserves those memories. It’s why she became a photographer and what she wants to do for you.
She doesn’t just want to give you pretty pictures. She wants to capture everything you thought and felt in a given moment and leave you with an image that will bring the moment back in crystal clarity.
She wants to help you create an album that will tell your story for generations to come.
Kira Lee Jones
Kira Lee Jones’ work has been featured in numerous wedding publications like Style Me Pretty and Cheers, and it’s easy to see why. Her bright, colorful photography has a timeless feel to it, and there is genuine emotion in every beautiful capture.
Kira’s goal is to create a collection of genuine images that feel natural and real – narrative images that preserve your memories and tell your wedding story for decades to come.
Sara Nagel Photography
None of our precious moments can truly last forever but preserving them in a picture is the next best thing. Sara Nagel has been working as a professional wedding photographer for the last ten years and helping people to do just that.
With over 100 weddings photographed, Sara is a pro; she knows how to be in the right place and at the right time to get the perfect shot. And she’s happy to be an extra pair of hands when not snapping pictures.
Sara’s style is true-to-life color giving her photos a classic, timeless feel. She works primarily in the Billings area but is willing to travel for a fee.
Matt Ehnes Photography
Vivid, jewel-tone colors and larger-than-life images are two things you notice about Matt Ehnes’ photography immediately. The third thing is the real, raw emotion.
Emotion is what drew Matt to wedding photography. Weddings are one of the few instances where heightened emotion is welcomed and expected.
The challenge of capturing and preserving that emotion in a memorable, meaningful way is something Matt looks forward to, along with leaving his happy couples with a keepsake that they can cherish for generations.
Rocky Mountain Wedding Photography
Zak Jokela has been photographing weddings since 2013. His style is photojournalistic and he aims to capture candid moments of authenticity and natural emotion.
He’s been featured in several publications and selected by expertise.com as one of the top photographers in the region. Zak’s captures are filled with warm, bright colors, and the emotion in his captures is evident. Each image has a vibrant, lifelike quality that makes it feel almost as if you could step into every moment.
If this sounds like the wedding album of your dreams, definitely consider Zak Jokela of Rocky Mountain Wedding Photography.
Brooke Peterson Photography
Brooke Peterson wants you to have fun in front of the camera on your wedding day. The best way to tell your love story is through candid images brimming with genuine emotion. Brooke knows this; that’s why her goal is to blend into the background and snap pictures while you enjoy your big day.
Of course, after the wedding, you’ll be eager to see your pictures; that’s why she limits the number of weddings she works on yearly. Weddings are big projects, and limiting the number she shoots allows her a quicker turnaround when processing photos. This way, her couples see their eagerly anticipated album that much sooner.
Avenue One Photography
Delicate images filled with soft, true-to-life colors and classic moments are what greet you when viewing the Avenue One Portfolio. Jade, the lead photographer at Avenue One Photography, describes photographing and preserving weddings as her passion and recognizes the importance of documenting your first day as a married couple.
Jade’s goal is to leave you with an album that brings back the joy you felt on your big day every time you see it.
Elizabeth Lanier Photography
Sarah Elizabeth and William Lanier are the husband and wife team behind Lanier Photography. Specializing in destination weddings, Sarah and William travel the world photographing weekend-long wedding events.
With over a decade of experience, Sarah and William specialize in editorial and documentary photography to capture their couples’ weddings. The pair have been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, and Vogue Weddings, just to name a few.
Their effortless style blends documentary photography with fine art editing to give each capture an elegant and classic look. They’re the perfect team to create your first family heirloom.
The team at Honeybee weddings specializes in adventure elopements. More concerned with a fun, exciting wedding than a perfect one, the team at Honeybee is ready to help you plan a fantastic adventure wedding.
They will, of course, take some stunning and passionate photos of you on your wedding day, but they offer so much more. From finding the perfect location for your ceremony to making sure you’re there at just the right time to take absolutely stunning pictures, Honeybee weddings are experts at elopements.
Erin and Landon are the creative minds behind Honeybee. The pair share a passion for photography and capturing the raw emotion of a wedding.
Their beautiful work has been featured in The Knot, Seattle Bride, and Wandering Weddings, just to name a few. For adventure elopements, they are a perfect choice.