Arizona Wedding Photographers

Arizona Wedding Photographers

Find Arizona photographers serving: Alpine, Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe, Flagstaff, Payson, Sedona, Colorado Plateau, Grand Canyon National Park, Seven Natural Wonders, Sun Belt, Papago Park, Desert Botanical Gardens, Superstition Mountains, Usury Mountain Park, Tempe Town Lake, Phoenix Mountains Preserve, Salt River, South Mountain, and throughout AZ

Arizona Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Arizona wedding photographer vendors have expressed their desire to accommodate couples who don’t want to wait to be married and are rushing the ceremony.

Many couples have recently discovered that less is more when it comes to wedding planning in Arizona, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Arizona elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Arizona documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Arizona Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Arizona wedding event is a wedding photojournalist’s dream: a fairly open schedule with lots of breathing space for creativity – it’s just the photographer, the couple, the officiant, and perhaps a few select companions.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any mini, fast, small, or elopement wedding, even if it is a Monday-Thursday ceremony. Search for the “Can Shoot Weddings on Short Notice!” message on the listings below.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Arizona Wedding Venues

15 Arizona Wedding Photographers...

2300 (USD)
California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
3500 (USD)
Wedding Images by Kathleen Ricker of Love and Adventure Photography
5000 (USD)
Portrait of Loren Haar, Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Loren Haar

Ventura in California, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
2200 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
4000 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer Jared Lindsay

Jared Lindsay

Fort Worth in Texas, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
2100 (USD)

Jonathan Moore

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
4000 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer James Juarez

James Juarez

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
1250 (USD)
Destination wedding photographer Jenae Lopez serves couples all over the USA

Jenae Lopez

Evergreen in Colorado, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
2000 (USD)
Tiago Pinheiro Photography for Weddings and Elopements

Tiago Pinheiro

Henderson in Nevada, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
1020 (USD)
USA engagement and wedding photography by Matei Horvath

Matei Horvath

Woodland Hills in California, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
3900 (USD)
Artistic wedding photography by Stephanie Sonju

Stephanie Sonju

Boynton Beach in Florida, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
3100 (USD)
Adventure wedding photography by Colt Fetters - Colt and Hannah Photography

Colt Fetters

Durango in Colorado, US *Now booking Arizona weddings.
2000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Arizona Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Arizona Wedding Photographers

Please select a venue below to view all associated contest-winning Arizona wedding photos.

Arizona Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

Below are some Arizona wedding photography samples from the world’s best wedding photographers of the WPJA. Some of these Arizona marriage pictures might be artistic portraits, details, or documentary-style images that have come from getting ready sessions, wedding ceremonies, reception venues, or Arizona engagement portrait sessions with couples.

After the wedding proposal engagement picture session in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by the beautiful nature
Best Scottsdale wedding venue photography at the Hotel Valley Ho in Arizona showing Groom gets a light for his cigar
A Save the Date in Phoenix. Desert Botanical Garden portrait of an Arizona couple kissing during the desert sunset
Engagement Photos Arizona. A Gilbert couple pose at sunset near the water
Arizona Engagement Photos. Gilbert couple posing under the mans cowboy hat in BW
Adventurous engagement photos in Apache Junction in Arizona in a cholla field
Engagement Photos Apache Junction. An Arizona couple pose and are photographed through cactus
A romantic engagement session at Apache Junction, AZ for a couple in the desert

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Arizona wedding day?
A: While wedding photojournalists strive to capture candid moments on the wedding day, our photographers also are skilled artists who can compose powerful portraits. If you have a specific vision of what types of images you want from your wedding day, look at the top-ranked Arizona wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Arizona wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Arizona photographers you see at the top of your search results page have recently won the most — and the most recent — contest awards. Our contests judge photographers based on their creativity, style, composure, and ability to capture the heart of any couple's story on their wedding day.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Arizona wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your Arizona wedding day by.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Arizona WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Kathy & John

Photo by Carl Bower

What a happy surprise!  We didn't expect to see these for several days yet.  They look awesome!  John and I will review them together and get back to you.   Thanks so much for photographing our wedding.  It was so wonderful not only have you do it from a professional standpoint but it was great to have you there.  You get us.   We'll talk to you soon and thanks for the fast turn around!

The bride and groom alone together following their temple wedding and music hall reception party

Yasaswi and Dima

Photo by Carl Bower

We are so tremendously grateful for your coming all the way out to Pittsburgh and lending your artistic vision to the day. The pictures are stunning. You caught incredible moments. Thank you for capturing it so beautifully. We shared the photos this weekend and have heard incredibly positive feedback on the moments you captured. Thank you so much for being there to celebrate with us.

Couple kissing while leaving ceremony at Villa Parker wedding by Denver wedding photojournalist.

Julia and David

Photo by Carl Bower

Thank you so much for being as fantastic on the wedding day as you have been leading up to the day…In all seriousness you just gave me all the feels. Thanks for the laughs.