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. 

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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.

GVK Goran Vadlja Kamenjašević Wedding Photography for Velenje
portrait of alessandro duesudue wedding and elopement photographer in tuscany
Lancashire documentary wedding photography by Janina Brocklesby of England United Kingdom
Lifestyle Portrait of Boston Wedding and Elopement Photographer Morgan O'Neil
Liguria and Savona Wedding and Elopement Photography by Andrea Bagnasco, of Italy
Siracusa Wedding Photogarphy by Simona Cancelli, of Sicilia, Italy
Johnny Shryock, Arlington VA Wedding and Elopement Photographer
Veneto and Venice Wedding and Elopement Photographer Carlo Bettuolo, of Italy
Rhode Island and Providence wedding and elopement photography by Kathryn Yeaton
Melbourne wedding photography by Carley Payne of Victoria, Australia
Madison wedding and elopement photography by Ilana Bar-av of Wisconsin
Malaga wedding photography by Jesus Merida, of Andalusia Spain

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...

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Wedding Photojournalism

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