LOUISIANA ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHERS

These Louisiana elopement photographers have the professional resources and the experience you need to kick off your wedding adventure. Check out their portfolios and contact them directly through the links below. They can’t wait to connect with you!

Louisiana is known for its coastal wetlands, rivers, and swamps. Whether you’re planning an intimate city wedding in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, or Lafayette, or an adventure elopement at Lake Martin, Fontainebleau State Park, or Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, these talented Louisiana wedding photographers are ready to capture your big day. All Wandering Weddings photographers are available for both in-state nuptials or destination weddings across the globe.

Note: The following photographers are based in Louisiana state or work in Louisiana full-time. To search our complete directory and view the best elopement photographers around the world, check out our Elopement Photographers By Location page.

Dalton Smiley

What’s up?! I’m Dalton Smiley. A photographer based out of Northwest Louisiana. I picked up a camera around 2 years ago and haven’t really put it down since. I became mesmerized at the energy created between two people in love with one another. There’s a moment when time genuinely stands still, and it’s as if nothing else matters in that point of time. I really push myself to capture raw emotion because, in my opinion, that truly stands the test of time. At the beginning of 2017, I was given the opportunity to travel and do photography. I absolutely love being able to experience new places because it allows me to challenge myself in different environments all while having amazing and beautiful couples to photograph!

When I’m not holding a camera, you’ll often find me hanging out with friends and family or taking spontaneous road trips to who knows where. I love an adventure, big or small, and all the memories that come from it. I’m extremely clumsy and easily distracted. I love striking up conversations with anyone and everyone I meet! I also may have a minor obsession with Big Brother, The Office, and Friends. 90% of my closet is blue, grey, or black for some reason? I’m a huge dreamer. The crazier the better in my opinion. I absolutely love getting to work with so many amazing clients no matter their ideas or personality type. I’d love to get to work with you on whatever insane idea you have dreamed up!

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Taylor Cutrer

Hey there! My name’s Taylor! I’m a wedding + elopement photographer and “professional third-wheel” based out of a small town in Louisiana.

I absolutely love traveling to new places, hiking outdoors, spending time with the ones I love, and eating ice cream (usually straight from the carton, because why limit yourself?). But of course, my passion is photography.

I have a love for capturing the special connection between two people, and the way they love each other. I love to document the little moments in life that are too often missed. I want you to be able to look back on your images, years down the road, and remember exactly how you felt in that moment and time of your life. When I shoot, I seek to reflect the real emotion and personality of my clients in every image. My hope is to always capture a little piece of who you are. Every couple has a story, one that’s beautiful and unique to them, I want to tell yours.

Shoot me a message and let’s capture your life together!

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Rachael Marie Photography

When I’m not behind the camera, you can find me at home snuggled up to my husband and my three daughters, Lillianna, Harper, and Kendall. With three girls, a cat and a dog, you better believe there’s never a dull moment in our house!

A messy mom bun and sweats are my life, and I pretty much live on coffee, and I swear to you, gangster rap is what gets me through my late-night edits, ha! I have a killer sweet tooth, and homemade chocolate chip cookies are my weakness! I pretty much love all things spicy, and for the longest time, I thought tajin was a candy haha! Oops! I know everyone always talks about how tacos are life, and I mean they are but there is nothing like tearing up a mean steak! Say What!

Some of my Favs are
Strong Coffee | Ripped Jeans | Cardi B | Micheladas | Mango Chili Suckers!

I know you have tons of planning to do, and it can be so overwhelming, but I promise you, I am here to help! I want each and every one of my clients to have a fantastic experience. I want to get to know you and your fiancé and hear all about your unique love story. But before all of that, I want to make sure we are the right fit for one another. You guys will be spending an entire day with your wedding photographer, and it’s important to me that you find the perfect human to capture your once in a lifetime day.

I’ve been shooting weddings for three years now which has been amazing to be in a world that is surrounded by love, happiness, and friendships.

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The McDonalds

Hey! We’re the McDonald’s. We are a husband and wife photography team based out of Southern Louisiana. We don’t just stay in Louisiana though. We love to travel! We have photographed in various places in the United States. We are down to travel anywhere in the world so don’t hesitate to ask us.

Our favorite part about being in the photography industry is getting to know new people, and getting invited into peoples’ most intimate, joyous moments and creating art from it. It is such an honor.

On a typical day you will find us exploring new places with a coffee in hand. We love to have FUN and we bring that out in all sessions we do.

We cannot wait to talk to you! Let’s adventure!

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Justin Lee Burr

Heya! I’m Justin. I am a Wedding and Lifestyle photographer. I’m based in Louisiana but highly encourage travel.

I love getting to tell people’s stories for a living. I’m there for the big and pretty moments and the even bigger and messy ones too! I’m all about capturing the real stuff. The emotion in a human being. Don’t get me wrong, I love the posed stuff too but raw emotion is just where it’s at!

I’m currently a sophomore in college where I study Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. From time to time you can find my head buried in a book studying social media analytics or maybe even some Comm Law. I’m all about the good times, good vibes, and good coffee! Really not kidding about that last one haha!

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