About Us


65 Years of Publishing for the Photo Industry

Rangefinder is a 65-year-old professional photography magazine that has stood the test of time. As the leader in wedding and portrait photography, we deliver monthly print (and daily online) themes that include proposal and engagement shooting trends, destination wedding tips, posing tutorials, high school senior photography techniques, boudoir, glamour, fashion & beauty, post-production workflow timelines, tech innovations and much more.

Not only are our articles written by photographers for photographers, every issue features the beautifully-designed galleries of our contests’ winners, and we excel in delivering in-depth how-to’s, tips & tricks and detailed step-by-steps. Whether you are just starting out or have been in the business for years, we are your go-to.

Official Magazine of WPPI

As the “Official magazine of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International” (WPPI), Rangefinder reflects the superior-quality education and insight that is offered up each year at WPPI by photo leaders in the wedding and portrait industry. We deliver it all to you monthly in our print issues and digital editions, and daily at our website.

We regularly feature guest writers who are more than happy to share their insights—both creative and brand-building—and help you grow your business, develop your techniques more fully and streamline your client pricing and packaging.  We’ve got tax and money tips, posing techniques, travel shortcuts, self-promotion ideas and much, much more from the very people who excel in the industry.

Rangefinder is the premiere source of wedding and portrait photography news and information, direct from the industry leaders.