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!

ISO - In Search of the Top Wedding Photos

Need Wedding Image Inspiration?

The following award-winning photographs were taken by WPJA members from around the world, and match the images tagged as "Bride". To search for your own inspiration, enter keywords below.

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Bride (6104) Color (4541) Groom (4392) Black and white (4182) Gown (2458) Lighting (2050) Veil (1460) Guests (1066) Bouquet (1006) Dancing (797) Bridesmaids (797) Groomsmen (758) Bw (640) Reflection (591) Window (493) Cake (482) Dress (480) Flowers (439) Bridesmaid (417) Hands (400) Kiss (397) Reception (388) Girl (382) Church (372) Mirror (365) Boy (349) Car (346) White (337) Father (301) Red (295) Trees (277) Getting ready (272) Boutineer (263) Dance (262) Kissing (259) Blue (258) Laughing (257) Family (252) Shadows (249) Ceremony (239) Flowergirl (238) Clouds (229)


  • The wedding images within this searchable database are exceptional examples of the top wedding photography in the world.
  • These WPJA contest-winning pictures represent the top work from the vetted professionals of the Wedding Photojournalist Association.
  • Members regularly enter their finest photography for review by WPJA competition judges.
  • The photo samples within these pages come from the actual wedding day of getting ready, the wedding ceremony, the reception party, as well as fine art portraits and creative detail shots.