South's Greatest Professional Photographers

South magazine held an online contest for the Greatest Professional and Amateur Photographers. With over 2,500 votes, we are pleased to share the top winners from the professional category. 


Krunal Patel
Meet Krunal Patel. He is a photographer based in Savannah, Georgia. He is blessed to be able to take amazing pictures and create memories for a lifetime. He wants to become a memory maker for his clients and tell their stories through the lens. He is thankful to have found his passion for photography while being in service of his beliefs. View more of his photos below, as well as on his website kapturedbykrunal.com and his Instagram page @kaptured_bykrunal
   

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going – Jekyll Island

 

 

 

 


Daniel Meadows

Meet Daniel Meadows. Since 2009 Daniel has worked in the commercial fashion and marketing industry in England, as an assistant and retoucher on campaigns for major global fashion, cosmetics and sportswear brands, from Chanel and Louis Vuitton to Nike and Adidas. During this time he worked with truly world class photographers and learned all that he could under their guidance. In 2019 he moved to the US and fell in love with his new home in Savannah, Georgia, where he now shoots weddings and portraits, as well as commercial, fashion and product work for local businesses. View more of his photos below, as well as on his facebook page @danielmeadowsweddings, Instagram @danielmeadowsweddings and website danielmeadowsweddings.com
   

Nature is a gift, a sentinel, and a guardian, we should listen to her warnings and do her no harm. 

 

 

 

 

 


McKenzie Hamby 

Meet McKenzie Hamby. You can call her Kenzie! She has been doing photography professionally for five years, but has been taking photos all her life! It all started when she received her first camera in middle school, and she hasn't put it down since. McKenzie is a Georgia Southern University alumni. GATA! She moved to Savannah, Georgia, about a year ago and currently works as the marketing and event coordinator for Southbound Brewing Co. She spends her spare time photographing gorgeous weddings or graduating seniors! View more of her photos below and on Facebook @kenziemorganphotography. 
   

Hollywood Glam

 

 

 

 

 


Stacie Poole

Meet Stacie Poole. She is a lifestyle photographer based in Savannah, Georgia. Her photography passion is weddings, births, families and all that comes in between! Customized sessions are her favorite let's create! View more of Stacie's photos below and find her on Facebook and Instagram at @staciepoolephotography, as well as her website https://stacielou8.wixsite.com/staciepoolephotos.
   

Where you lead, I will follow 

 

 

 

 

 


Miranda Osborn

Meet Miranda Osborn. Australian-born Miranda Osborn's professional career started somewhere between journalism and fetching coffee before taking a happy turn to graphic design, photography and all things visually creative in-between. From newspaper to magazine design, product shoots to weddings, she's become an award-winning photographer, published author and decorated designer. She can be followed along with her 25,000 other fans on Instagram at @camerakoala, facebook @camerakoala or www.camerakoala.com. View more of her beautiful photos below!
   

Do not enter. Savannah, GA

 

Blue Dawn, Richmond Hill, GA 

 

Tybee Tides, Tybee Island, GA 

 

Forgotton Dawn, Sunbury, GA 

 

The Ligthouse, Pooler, GA 

 

Pink Dusk, Yellow Bluff, GA 


Daniel Cannon

Meet Daniel Cannon. He's been interested in photography his entire life. When he moved to Savannah about 12 years ago, he became interested in street photography. This hobby gave him a particular skillset that he began using to deliver unique, editorial-style photos for wedding and portrait clients. He currently lives and works in Savannah, Georgia, and thinks Savannah is an amazing city to capture such a wide variety of people and environments. Follow along his street photography @danbcannon as well as his portrait/wedding photography @danbcannonphotography on Instagram and find him on Facebook at @dancannonphotos. Check out his website to book a session dancannonphotos.com.
   

A girl and a horse

 

 

 

 

 


Meredith Ryncarz

Meet Meredith Ryncarz. Meredith is a destination wedding photographer based in Savannah, Georgia. Meredith opened her photography studio in 2009 after transitioning from life as a college art professor. An award-winning photographer, she has been published in Forbes, Southern Living and Southern Bride. Follow her on Instagram @meredithryncarz and Facebook @meredithryncarzphotography, as well as check out more of her work on her website meredithryncarz.com.
   

Smoking Hot Wedding

 

 

 

 

 


Grace Murney

A jack of all trades (and arguably a master of none) Grace Murney is a Savannah photographer specializing in real estate photography, portraiture, events, food, and "dabbles" in video. View some of her work at GraceMurneyPhotography.com.
   

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Graham

Meet D. Paul Graham. Paul’s photography is inspired by light, life, people, the thrill of travel, elegant lifestyles, and all things fast. His work focuses on automotive, editorial, advertorial, portraiture and lifestyle imagery. See more of Paul’s photography on Instagram @dpgraham, Facebook @imagegraham and at www.imagegraham.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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