Joey Ikemoto Photography
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About Us

About Joey

Joey Ikemoto is a certified Master/Craftsman from The Professional Photographers of America. He has been in business for 42 years and owns a beautiful six thousand square foot retail photographic gallery studio located in the Historical Downtown district of Torrance, CA near Los Angeles.

The studio photographs an average of 80-­100 weddings a year as well as 600-­800 portraits. Besides weddings and portraits, Joey is also hired by many large corporations for commercial assignments. His corporate clientele includes Toyota, Samsung, Honda, ATT and Trans­ America to name a few. These corporate jobs have taken Joey across the nation as well as around the world. He has been on assignment in Japan, Maui, The Bahamas and Costa Rica.

Joey Ikemoto has also won several awards including The Knot Hall of Fame and has won The Knot Best of Weddings for 9 years in the Los Angeles area 2010,2011,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,and 2019. The City of Torrance recognized Joey’s achievements by awarding him with the Torrance Performing Arts Consortium President's award in 2015 “Living life through the Arts”

He has a staff of four full time employees, which two have been with him for over 25 years.

Joey is also a educational speaker and was recently the keynote speaker at a photographic conference in Takamatsu, Japan.


Joey is married to his college sweet heart. They met when they were 18 years old. They have been married for over 34 years and are busy raising 2 young adults.




Meet Our Associate Photographers

Sam Sean Henry Salazar




Our Associate photographers are highly trained professionals who have been meticulously tutored by Master Craftsman Photographer Joey Ikemoto. As an Associate Photographer they have honed their skills by photographing each wedding with the utmost care and concern for lighting, camera technique and artistic composition. Always courteous and personable you can have confidence in knowing that you and your guests will be well cared for and that you will have amazing images that you will cherish for a lifetime.


It is said that photographs are the only tangible memories we have. This means that our perspective at Joey Ikemoto Photography is to preserve how you remember some of the most important moments in your life. With that in mind, we strive to capture all the details both big and small. We want you to remember the wonderful emotion of that time in your life with each photo we take. Whether it's your wedding day or preserving those fleeting precious baby moments it is our honor to document to your individual story.