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. 

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SMALL WEDDINGS + ELOPEMENTS | choose love, not fear

Small Weddings + Elopement Photography

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

Colorado Elopement and Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie
France Wedding Photographer Florent Fauqueux
Creative Wedding photographer Charlène Aubert
Wedding and Elopement Photographer Andreas Pollok
Wedding Photographer and Engagement Portrait Pro, Ronnie Szeto
California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein
Chicago wedding and elopement photography by Victoria Sprung
Tracey Buyce Wedding Images
UK couple engagement portraits by wedding photographer Jason Huckle
Sandra-Lee Layden
New England engagement and wedding photography by Idena Beach
Alessandro Iasevoli wedding photography for Italy
Yuliya Skya, wedding photojournalist
Engagement and wedding photography by Jill Goehring - Half A Rice Studios

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:

Small Wedding Planning & Elopement 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...


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

Natalja van Ommeren, of Zuid Holland, is a wedding photographer for Netherlands - Spijkenisse - cityhall
The groom launched into the air by his friends
Simon Cardwell, of London, is a wedding photographer for