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The 8 Best Engagement Photographers in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe draws visitors year-round — whether it’s to its sandy shores and hiking trails during the summer or famous ski slopes in the winter. Without a doubt, Lake Tahoe is an endlessly photogenic location, and it’s no wonder why so many people choose to make it the location for their adventures — including one of life’s biggest adventures: getting engaged and married! If you’re in the market for talented Lake Tahoe engagement photographers to document your proposal — or capture breathtaking couples’ portraits of you and your love exploring the outdoors — look no further than this list.

1. Bridgette Wuest Photography

Bridgette is one of our favorite Lake Tahoe engagement photographers for her enthusiasm and creativity. In her own words, “I’m super outgoing and enthusiastic and just have such a love for this life we all get to live.” That vibrant attitude shows up in her photos — couples reveling in the joy of each other, playing in dazzling outdoor locations, and loving every second. If you are getting engaged, eloping, or getting married around Lake Tahoe and want your adventure captured in a beautifully warm style by a gifted photographer who’s passionate about art and life, Bridgette is your gal! 

2. Emma Wynn Paul

Emma Paul is in love with capturing love, saying, “Photographing love is my jam. I believe in life’s little moments. A stolen kiss on the cheek. Booty grabs. Laughing hysterically with your partner about something inappropriate. Staying in on a Friday night. Going out on a Monday night. Holding hands everywhere you go. And knowing that you get to end every hard-working day with the love of your life. This is the love I believe in.” Her jaw-dropping work is free-spirited and full of the fun moments that make a couple’s love story personal and unforgettable. Plus, Emma’s an expert when it comes to capturing undistilled happiness and authenticity.

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3. Blanca & Brandon Photography

Blanca and Brandon are a wife-and-husband photography duo covering Reno, Lake Tahoe, and beyond. They firmly grasp the value of photos, especially after a two-year long-distance relationship where they sent each other a photo a day. Their enthusiasm for photography is palpable, as they say in their own words, “Our goal is to capture YOU, and the authentic love you share with one another. At our sessions, you can expect to belly laugh a lot, have entirely too much fun and walk away from your session knowing we captured your organic and beautiful love!” We couldn’t agree more! Their bright, airy style is ideal for stunning engagement and wedding photography.

4. Eva Moskalets of Sweet Stills

Eva is based in Northern California, and lucky for those planning weddings and elopements in Tahoe, she loves the area! Her work has more than a touch of romance — her couples are wildly in love and so obviously happy to be photographed by her that their smiles are contagious — we could hardly stop ourselves from grinning right along with them. Exposing just a stop or two above what the eye sees gives her photos a bright white quality, even further enhancing the romance of her photos and showing off her artistic side. Wherever you are planning your romantic adventure, bring Eva along with you to document it — you’ll be happy you did! 

5. Sarah Jessica Photo

Tahoe is more than just the lake itself — it’s also an outdoorsy way of life, with plenty of ranches dotted around the area for a vibe that is as Old West as it is adventurous. “Serving the rowdy and western folks,” according to Sarah. She’s one of our preferred Lake Tahoe engagement photographers for her country style and passion for the ranch life. Her photos are a celebration of the Western spirit, like the wild mustangs dotted around the foothills of the mountains — independent, free, and a little untamed. In addition to being a talented photog, she’s an educator, mentoring photography students in the art of capturing pictures and artists in the art of business. 

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6. Kate Stapleton Photography

Undoubtedly one of the most talented Lake Tahoe engagement photographers, Kate stands out for her airy, high-key style. She’s based in Reno, which is just a short drive up a mountain — it’s a drive she loves to make, as she says in her own words, “Traveling feeds my soul. There’s something about leaving home, visiting places, connecting with people and then coming back to the comfort of your own home that is refreshing AND exciting!” She thoroughly enjoys making her couples look their best — from her flattering shooting angles to her post-processing, her work is full of radiance. 

7. Dani Rawson Photography

Authentic visual storyteller Dani captured our eyes and hearts with her nostalgically toned portraits of lovers. Her style is warm and almost vintage, making it both modern and timeless. She is the kind of intuitive photographer to get close to her couples — literally and figuratively — filling the frame with faces and bringing out the love they share. According to Dani, “My #1 goal is to make you feel as comfortable as possible. After that, capturing all the things that make you, you – is a piece of cake!” We can wholeheartedly endorse her philosophy and her impeccable photographic style! 

8. Kristine Herman Photography

Kristine is a destination wedding and engagement photographer, serving California as well as locations around the world — each of the locations adding a wanderlust vibe that increases the romanticism of her work. She shoots with both digital and film cameras, allowing her to document the special moments in your life in a refreshing way. Her style is fine-art-inspired — simple compositions, complementary backgrounds, and elegant poses. Wherever you are planning your engagement or elopement, you owe it to yourself to give Kristine a look — her style is phenomenal.

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