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. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

Calgary Wedding Photographers

Find Your Calgary Wedding Photographer

Calgary Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Calgary 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 brides and grooms around the globe are planning to elope and deciding to reschedule their original ideas for a big event because of current wedding size restrictions, social distancing, and mask requirements. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
October 21st, 2021
Adventure Wedding Photography showing they married on the dock at the Lake after hiking
October 18th, 2021
Wedding Ceremony Photo at ship Harbor of clear bubble umbrella to shield bride and groom from the rain
October 17th, 2021
A Wedding Venue Image showing The bride and groom exiting the church with joy and flower petals

Elopement Photographers for Small Calgary 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 civil ceremony, themed, DIY - do it yourself, 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.

We are anxious to create a picture story chronicling your symbolic, religious, modern, small wedding from beginning to end. In this sense, it is no different from any other event that we have covered. The emphasis is on documenting key moments, capturing spontaneous displays of emotion, telling your real love story, as well as creating artistic portraits and details.

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Calgary Couples

3 Calgary Wedding Photographers...

Dorota Karpowicz

Edmonton in Alberta, CA *Now booking Calgary weddings.
3750 (CAD)
Canada wedding and elopement photography by Lauren Hannah Garcia

Lauren Hannah Garcia

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

Jessica Schlamp

Kelowna in British Columbia, CA *Now booking Calgary weddings.
4200 (CAD)

Calgary Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Calgary wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Calgary pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Calgary Wedding Photojournalist Association would like to help you add some unique and artistic pictures to your engagement photo gallery!

Frequently Asked Questions

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.
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: How can couples find Calgary photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Calgary wedding photographers to showcase their best engagement photography work. These awards are given to photographers who prove that they have an ability to be creative, artistic, and intuitive while working on-location with couples who are newly engaged.
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