Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

SMALL WEDDINGS + ELOPEMENTS | choose love, not fear

Real Wedding Photography

Since 2002, the WPJA has been connecting Brides and Grooms with the best, most reknown wedding photographers from around the world.

Netherlands wedding photography by Simone Janssen, of Zuid Holland
Istanbul wedding and elopement photography by Mohamed Mekhamer - Turkey WPJA
Fujian, China wedding photographer Joy Qin
Morgan Lynn Razi is a Houston wedding photographer
Vlaams-Brabant elopement wedding photography by Simon Leclercq, of Flanders, Belgium
Hannah Hall Wedding Photography in England, East Midlands and Northamptonshire
Veneto and Venice Wedding and Elopement Photographer Carlo Bettuolo, of Italy
Melissa Mercado shoots destination weddings in Playa del Carmen Mexico
Hérault Wedding Photographer Estelle Chhor, of Occitanie, France
Virginia elopement, wedding photographer and WPJA award winner Andrew Morrell
Ho Chi Minh wedding photojournalism by Van Tran, of Vietnam
Occitanie France wedding photographer Catherine Hudson
Photographing NY weddings, events, and elopements for over fifteen years, Casey Fatchett loves a good, fun NYC wedding.
Emma Rose began photographing weddings in 1999 in Vancouver, Canada
Studio portrait of Spain wedding photographer Monika Zaldo.
Lyon Wedding and Elopement Photographer Sylvain Bouzat of Italy
Nantucket Wedding Photographer Katie Kaizer
portrait of alessandro duesudue wedding and elopement photographer in tuscany

Genuine Photo Contests

The WPJA hosts multiple wedding photography contests each year, awarding only the most captivating and engaging photos.

View winners from past contests below:

WPJA News & Articles

Checkout the latest wedding photojournalism news and top articles:

WPJA’s 2019 Artistic Guild Photographer of the Year says he couldn’t have asked for a better training ground for his craft than the years he spent as a...


Congratulations to Yves Schepers of Belgium ! To call Yves Schepers’ first year as a WPJA member eventful would be an understatement. Not only did the Belgian...

Matteo Originale, Italy Matteo Originale excels at work that is, well, original. In his wedding photography business, he has honed a point of view that...

The Authenticity of
Wedding Photojournalism

Aleks Kus, of , is a wedding photographer for -
Simon Cassanas, of , is a wedding photographer for Massay France
Vutiporn Supanish, of Bangkok, is a wedding photographer for Holiday Inn Sukhumvit