Calgary Wedding Photographers

Calgary Wedding Photographers

Find Calgary photographers serving: Kananaskis River, Kananaskis, Bow River, Elbow River, Rocky Mountain Foothills, Canadian Prairies, and all of the Canadian Rockies

Calgary Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

NO STOPPING LOVE - In recent months, many of our wedding photographers have communicated their desire to accommodate couples who don’t want to wait to be married and are quickly moving forward with smaller ceremonies.

By planning a simple Calgary elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Calgary Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Calgary 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.

Alberta WPJA members are ready to document any justice of the peace, courthouse, city hall, 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 Calgary Wedding Venues

3 Calgary Wedding Photographers...

BW studio portrait of adventure wedding photographer Eliza Slobodzian

Eliza Slobodzian

Cochrane in Alberta, CA *Now booking Calgary weddings.
3500 (CAD)
Canada wedding and elopement photography by Lauren Hannah Garcia

Lauren Hannah Garcia

Edmonton in Alberta, CA *Now booking Calgary weddings.
3300 (CAD)

Dorota Karpowicz

Banff in Alberta, CA *Now booking Calgary weddings.
3750 (CAD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Calgary Couples

Calgary Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Amidst the serene expanse of an open field, a Calgary wedding photographer captured a breathtaking black and white image of a romantic ceremony beneath a towering tree
Alberta stylish, winter wedding day couple portrait created in front of a hotel at the frozen lake for the Couple celebrating their love
A Calgary Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this artistic, scenic portrait of this Banff couple kissing the snowy mountain background
An Alberta Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this creative, adventurous portrait of this Banff couple Minnewanka Lake during sunrise
A Canada Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this artistic, adventurous portrait of this Banff couple posing at Moraine Lake with the bride to be in a red dress

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Calgary wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Calgary 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Calgary 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 Calgary wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Calgary 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 Calgary wedding day by.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
We all know that the economy can go through some hard times, and be somewhat reminiscent of past recessions. However, as people cut back on non-essential little luxuries here and there, one constant remains: weddings. People don’t tend to just stop getting married due...Read more
Not everyone has a lagoon or glacier next door, but there's no rule saying you can't have a small wedding in the great outdoors. Take advantage of natural sunshine and that open, airy feeling and give your guests some room to breathe! LESS IS MORE Instead of hemming your...Read more
Jola Mulder, of Overijssel, is a wedding photographer for
Oftentimes when people are considering a venue for their weddings, they search for a location away from home, whether that be ten minutes or ten hours, all just to find what they already have: a place that holds meaning for them, that feels comfortable, or that they find...Read more