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

Intimate Weddings & Elopement Photography

Since 2002, the WPJA has been connecting couples with the best, most artistic wedding photographers from around the world.

studio portrait of Dordogne wedding photojournalist Michael Mann
Guangzhou wedding photography by Jinqi Tan, of Guangdong, China
Wedding reportage and elopement photography by Catherine Hudson
Engagement Portrait Pro, Wedding and Elopement Photographer Johnny Shryock of the WPJA
London elopement wedding reportage photographer Lyndsey Goddard, of England UK
UK engagement, elopement, and wedding reportage photography by Annamarie Stepney
Samuel Berthelot - Jolie Histoire Photographie
Shaun Baker - Wedding Photographer and Couple Portrait Professional
Elopements and wedding photography by Gihan De Silva
USA wedding photography and engagements by Nicole Defilippis
Wedding and engagement portrait photography by Chin Whei Tay
Amanda Gril Wedding and Event Photography
Black and White Studio Portrait of Renan Radici - Wedding Photographer

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:

Intimate, Micro Wedding Planning & Elopement Articles

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The Authenticity of
Wedding Photojournalism

Nikhol Esteras, of Oaxaca, is a wedding photographer for