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Photography in Carmel By The Sea, CA,
(831) 601-5344

About Us

Ian Martin Wedding Photojournalism is an award-winning photographer based in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Owned and operated by Ian Martin, this studio offers a photojournalistic style, capturing natural and authentic moments. Couples may see images of a giggling flower child or the shining emotion in the newlyweds' eyes as they recite their vows. As an experienced portrait artist, Ian can also include more traditional photographs of the couple and their loved ones, creating a varied and compelling album.


Ian has photographed over 700 weddings since he founded the business in 2011, gaining a plethora of experience in the wedding industry. In addition to his work in weddings, Ian is an accomplished freelance photographer and is a recipient of the Getty Images Grant. His work has featured in several noted publications, including The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Newsweek.

Services Offered

This photographer accepts only one event or destination wedding per day, allowing him to completely focus on his subjects. This approach also allows him to be available for additional hours when necessary. Ian can work with both digital and film equipment depending on the vision of the newlyweds-to-be, and can secure a second photographer upon request. Couples can avail of an array of products after the wedding, including albums, prints and proofs. For those who would prefer to compose their own albums, Ian can provide the full range of photo negatives.

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  • Ian was a life saver and gave us more peace of mind and comfort than our own wedding planner did!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Photography

    What primary photographic style do you identify with?

    Contemporary, Natural, Photojournalism

    What photography services do you offer?

    Additional Hours, Destination / Travel, Engagement Shoot, High-Res Images, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Second Shooter, Wedding Portraits

    What photography items do you offer?

    Albums, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Negatives, Prints, Proofs

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