Canterbury Wedding Photographers

Canterbury Wedding Photographers

Our Canterbury photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Christchurch, Timaru, Rolleston, Ashburton, Rangiora, Kaiapoi

Canterbury Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Canterbury - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Canterbury photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple Canterbury 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, Canterbury documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Canterbury Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Canterbury 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.

New Zealand WPJA members are ready to document any secret, mini, quick, 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 Canterbury Wedding Venues

1 Canterbury Wedding Photographers...

Engagement, wedding and elopement photography by Liz Robson of Distant Sea Film and Photography

Liz Robson is an award-winning wedding photographer specializing in documentary-style photography. With a background in sociology, Liz is passionate about people and enjoys telling their unique stories through her lens.

1990 (NZD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Canterbury Couples

Canterbury Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Couple under a bridge in Canterbury. The girl laughing and the guy in the background during their prewed portrait.
Winters Barns, Canterbury, Kent, UK wedding venue photography | The brides mother and family onlook as the couple have their first dance
Wedding Reportage Image from Winters Barns, Canterbury, Kent, UK - The bride is escorted by her bridesmaids as they she makes her way to be married and dodges the rain

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Canterbury 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 Canterbury wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Canterbury photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Canterbury 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.
Q: How can couples find reviews of Canterbury wedding photographers?
A: We call them Client Letters. At the WPJA, we decided more than 20 years ago to avoid incorporating those third-person testimonials and endorsements that are found all too often in advertisements. Instead, we elevated our listings with the use of Client Letters, which represent the actual words and feelings of the clients who booked those Canterbury wedding photographers for their own wedding.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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
WHAT EXACTLY DOES IT MEAN TO ELOPE? If you look up the definition of “elope” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary , you’ll find a plethora of meanings making it quite clear how polarizing the word has become, and how it has transformed and evolved with the passage of time and...Read more
While some people live for the hustle and bustle of a big wedding with extravagant décor and an impossibly long guest list, others find these kinds of weddings to be too much hoopla, preferring instead something simpler and quieter, allowing for more intimacy between them...Read more