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.

Couple engagement shoots and wedding photography by Paolo Ferrera
Caroline Elenbaas, or Caroline Peeters, wedding and elopement photographer by Cfoto
Sandra-Lee Layden
Wedding and elopement photography by Amanda Lamb
Wedding reportage photography by Nadine Lotze of Lumoid Photo
Guangzhou wedding photography by Jinqi Tan, of Guangdong, China
Naz Razak, wedding photographer, posing in Australia for a lifestyle portrait
California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein
Studio portrait of New England small wedding and elopement photographer Nicole Chan
Italy wedding and elopement photography by Alessandro Di Noia
Kitchener, Ontario wedding and elopement photography by Lori-Anne Crewe - Canada WPJA
Southern California and Orange County wedding photography by Leo Do of Capture the Moment Studio
Cristina Tanase is a Wedding and Engagement Photographer
Isabelle Dohin is a wedding photographer based in France
Massachusetts Couple Portraits by Wedding Photographer Katie Kaizer
Portrait of Wedding and Engagement Photographer Olya Vysotskaya
Wedding and elopement photography by Jonathan Ryder

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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Kobe Vanderzande, of Limburg, is a wedding photographer for

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The Authenticity of
Wedding Photojournalism

Laura Segall, of Arizona, is a wedding photographer for