Christchurch Wedding Photographers

Christchurch Wedding Photographers

Our Christchurch photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in:

Christchurch Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Christchurch - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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, Christchurch documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Christchurch Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Christchurch 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.

Canterbury WPJA members are ready to document any city hall, mini, secret, 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.

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Christchurch Wedding Photographers...

Christchurch Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by Christchurch Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

Christchurch Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A wedding couple poses for a creative portrait at the Kings Arms in Christchurch, Dorset, UK, utilizing an arbor backdrop and strategically using an iPhone as a reflective surface to hide the unsightly concrete path
Halsweh Quarry Park, Christchurch on-location portrait e-shoot - a couple looking at each other at sunset
Halsweh Quarry Park, Christchurch, NZ environmental engagement e-session at sunset
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  environmental engagement e-session of the couple dancing
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  portrait e-session - a couple relaxing by a stone wall
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  on-location portrait e-shoot of a couple kissing at sunset by a bridge
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch environmental engagement e-session - a couple embracing at sunset
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch, NZ portrait e-session of a couple kissing at a sunset
Port Hills Christchurch New Zealand outside forest picture session with a Couple at sunset in the hills
Port Hills Christchurch New Zealand Couple Kissing during an engagement photo session
Wedding image from the Bridesmaid's home, Christchurch New Zealand showing the Preparing the flower girls
Godley Head, Christchurch NZ engagement drone portrait of a Couple lying in the grass

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Christchurch photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Christchurch 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: Who are the best Christchurch wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Christchurch documentary wedding photographers for elopements. Our members are able to submit WedElope Stories that take you step-by-step, via a 9 image picture story, through the unique and moving elopements that take place around the world.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Christchurch wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Christchurch 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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