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.

Baltimore wedding and elopement photography by Breanna Shaw of Maryland
Pierre-Yves Queignec is a Paris wedding photographer for France
Virginia elopement, wedding photographer and WPJA award winner Andrew Morrell
Boston Wedding and Elopement Photography by Nicole Fandel
Chicago Wedding and Elopement Photographer Allison Williams, of Illinois
Liguria and Imperia wedding photography by Bianca Raineri - Italy Professional Photographer
Savoie wedding photography by Nadine Court of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France
Lancashire documentary wedding photography by Janina Brocklesby of England United Kingdom
Houston wedding photography by Jill Goehring of Texas
Lovech Wedding Photographer, Hristina Handzhieva, for Bulgaria
Beijing actual day wedding and elopement photography by Vincent MA of 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:

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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