The 10 Best Wedding Photographers in West Virginia

Country roads take me home to the place I belong, West Virginia…

That line comes from a famous song by the late great singer-actor John Denver.

Even though some folks think he got the state wrong in Take Me Home, Country Roads (the song mentions landmarks that are actually in western Virginia), we still love the tune, and if you’re getting married in West Virginia, make sure to hum along!

West Virginia is all about people, family, the natural beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, and even pepperoni rolls!

Before we get lost for days in some yummy West Virginia cooking, let’s get into the best wedding photographers in West Virginia. Enjoy!

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The Oberports

Bobby Oberlander and Emily Porter were best friends for years, and they met when they both worked at a small startup company.

In 2011, they got married, and when they started their full-time wedding photography business, they named their business after their affectionate nickname for each other: OBER for Bobby and PORT for Emily!

The Oberports have been your wedding photography pros since 2009, specializing in West Virginia weddings and across the river into Virginia and throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and beyond!

Chris Jackson Photography

As a documentary photographer based in Fayetteville, Chris Jackson Photography has had the pleasure of serving his wedding couples since 2009—you might have seen Chris’s work in Bliss Bridal!

It’s a source of pride for Chris to capture your unique love story on film. His unobtrusive style puts his wedding couples and their families at ease, and Chris creates wedding day images for you that blend storytelling with fine art you’ll cherish. 

Emily Ferguson Photography

Emily and Brandon Ferguson are married photographers and co-owners of Emily Ferguson Photography. Emily is also a “mom and blogger,” and Brandon is a “dad and drummer,” among other cool things!

Emily Ferguson Photography (or The Fergs, as they’re known!) are pros with teamwork built-in. They deliver an incredible experience on your wedding day, producing artistic images and timeless portraits—it’s your wedding day gift of a lifetime!

Amberlee Christey Photography

Amberlee has been perfecting her “photography ninja skills” for over 15 years, and her “now you see her, now you don’t” method puts her wedding couples totally at ease!

Amberlee Christey Photography loves everything about weddings in West Virginia and worldwide (take her with you!), and she wants to learn what you want for your wedding.

On your wedding day, you must sit back and enjoy your day to the fullest because,e as Amberlessk knows, it goes fast!

Rocha & Co Photography

Chelsey Rocha is the lead photographer behind Rocha & Co Photography, and wedding photography has been her passion since she married in 2015! 

She’s married to Ryan, and their sons are Lucas and Beau. Spending her weekends photographing her wedding couples makes Chelsey feel like the luckiest person in the world!

Katie is the associate photographer at Rocha & Co, and she married Alex in October 2021.

Katie loves the outdoors, and she loves to organize, so you get to enjoy the beauty of your day while she takes care of the details!

Britani Edwards Photography

East coast-born photographer Britani Edwards loves West Virginia life with her husband and beautiful kids!

When she was 17, Britani enlisted in the Air Force, and while stationed in Turkey, she became passionate about photography!

Photographing weddings in natural light is a specialty of Britani Edwards Photography. She loves to capture your romantic day in open fields with fun and laughter—if you’re getting married outside of WV, she’s your wedding photographer too!

Megan Tabelon Photography

Megan Tabelon offers her wedding couples plenty of options,s including engagement sessions, elopement packages, and multiple wedding packages to best suit your wedding vision!

Megan Tabelon Photography knows what’s most important to you—and her passion is documenting candid, offbeat moments on your wedding day that tell your love story. Megan enjoys having a consultation session with you, so you know she’s your best photographer!

Emily Shafer Photography

Emily Shafer is an artist with a camera, and she’s been connecting with people through photography since she was a little girl. Emily Shafer Photography feels privileged to be your wedding photographer!

With a degree in commercial art photography, Emily’s specialty is creating artistic images through her lens. Emily loves her wedding couples and knows how to make you feel comfortable on your wedding day. 

Your wedding day photos will capture every beautiful moment, and you’ll enjoy reliving those moments for a lifetime! 

Burns Exposures Photography

Jeremy and Cathleen Burns are Burns Exposures Photography and have a cool origin story!

After their wedding in 2014, the Burns got interested in photography. Cathleen bought a camera to capture family moments and loved it so much that she thought photography would be a fun side job.

But Burns Exposures grew so successful that Cathleen left her job in television news to be a full-time photographer! Jeremy happily assists with the business, and Burns Exposures feels so blessed to be voted WV’s best wedding photographer multiple times!

Waybright Photography

Justin Waybright built Waybright Photography on compassion, care, and customer service. He’s a wedding photographer who loves what he does, and Justin believes you’ll love your wedding day photography experience!

Waybright Photographer brings professional studio lighting to capture your wedding day images, and Justin’s editing process is meticulous.

That level of detail delivers a gorgeous collection of wedding day photos to take your breath away, and best of all, it’s at a price you can afford!

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