Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - 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!

elope Wedding Photographers

California, United States

Darren Hendry

View Profile

Wedding photographer Darren Hendry of California, United States was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded California, United States wedding photographer Darren Hendry for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA .

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Antwerpen, Belgium

Yves Schepers

View Profile

Photograph 2576152 was awarded to Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Antwerpen, Belgium wedding photographer Yves Schepers with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Flanders, Belgium.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the world submit their best photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

Alberta, Canada

Dorota Karpowicz

View Profile

Photograph 2575747 was awarded to Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Alberta, Canada wedding photographer Dorota Karpowicz with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Banff.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their pictures are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2574808 was awarded to Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Hessen, Germany wedding photographer Steven Herrschaft with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at World Trade Center | PATH Station.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Ian Chin

View Profile

Wedding photographer Ian Chin of California, United States was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded California, United States wedding photographer Ian Chin for outstanding and creative wedding photography at SF City Hall.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

California, United States

Lauren Lindley

View Profile

Photograph 2572823 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Lauren Lindley with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Squaw Valley Resort, Olympic Valley.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top pictures to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their pictures are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v20 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Shaun Baker

View Profile

Photograph 2571598 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Shaun Baker with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Windansea Beach, San Diego.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

California, United States

Siliang Wang

View Profile

Photograph 2571117 was awarded to California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present California, United States wedding photographer Siliang Wang with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.

The very best reportage-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their best images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their images are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2570496 was awarded to France wedding photographer Damien Dohmen for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Damien Dohmen with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at France.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be awarded in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a true accomplishment for a pro wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges

Photograph 2570349 was awarded to France wedding photographer Johan Faure for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present France wedding photographer Johan Faure with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Accueil | Lyon Mairie du 2.

The very top photojournalistic wedding photographers from around the world submit their top photos to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their photos are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these competitions is a true accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2019 v19 Photography Competition Judges