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

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - 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.

Chicago Wedding and Elopement Photographer Allison Williams, of Illinois
Netherlands and Overijssel Wedding Photography by Jola Mulder
Vermont documentary wedding and elopement photography by Josh Kuckens, of Burlington
Jersey, Channel Islands Wedding and Elopement Photography by Catherine Hill
Guangzhou wedding photography by Jinqi Tan, of Guangdong, China

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:

When viewing the wildly adventurous and vibrant wedding photography of Barbara Dorota Karpowicz, who runs BDFK Photography together with her husband, it is no...

WPJA 2020 POY

Congratulations to Renan Radici When Renan Radici joined the WPJA a few years ago, his goal was to become the most awarded photographer in the association in a...

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...

The Authenticity of
Wedding Photojournalism

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