Cleveland Wedding Photographers

Cleveland Wedding Photographers

Find Cleveland photographers serving: Cuyahoga County, Lake Erie, Akron, Canton, Campus District, Civic Center, Playhouse Square, Buckeye–Shaker, Buckeye–Woodhill, Central, Collinwood, Nottingham, Euclid–Green, Fairfax, Glenville, Goodrich–Kirtland Park, Asiatown, Hough, Kinsman, Lee–Miles, Lee–Harvard, Lee–Seville, Mount Pleasant, St. Clair–Superior, Union–Miles Park, University Circle, Brooklyn Centre, Clark–Fulton, Cudell, Detroit–Shoreway, Edgewater, Ohio City, Old Brooklyn, Stockyards, Tremont, Duck Island, West Boulevard, Kamm's Corners, Jefferson, Bellaire–Puritas, and Hopkins

Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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, Cleveland documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Cleveland Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Cleveland 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.

Ohio WPJA members are ready to document any town hall, quick, mini, 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 Cleveland Wedding Venues

5 Cleveland Wedding Photographers...

Engagement, Wedding and Elopement Photographer Dennis Crider

Dennis Crider

Loudonville in Ohio, US *Now booking Cleveland weddings.
3000 (USD)
Studio portrait of Ohio wedding photographer, Jenn Ochwat of J.lynnephotography

Jenn Ochwat

Parma in Ohio, US *Now booking Cleveland weddings.
2800 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photography by Erica Dietz

Erica Dietz

Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Cleveland weddings.
3150 (USD)

Monty Soungpradith

Columbus in Ohio, US *Now booking Cleveland weddings.
3800 (USD)
Portrait of Weddings by Ryan & Kate Studio Wedding and Elopement Photographer - Kate Hagerty

Kate Hagerty

Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Cleveland weddings.
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Cleveland Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Cleveland Wedding Photographers

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

Cleveland Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

World's most artistic and best wedding couple portraits from a Cleveland, Ohio Reception Venue with smoke bombs to make the image in BW
Outdoor Cleveland couple engagement photography portraits at night above the skyline
View this stylish Ohio wedding image of the brides Shoes at home with cool lights, which was a featured picture among the best wedding photography from the WPJA
Best wedding photography from Cleveland showing a pic of the bride and groom at the reception dance off
Cleveland, Ohio wedding photographer contest award winning image sample from The church cremony of the grooms first look
Cleveland, Ohio wedding couple artistic image session of atmosphere and blue gelled flash behind couple
Cleveland, Ohio wedding photography contest award winning candid moment from the Reception Venue showing bride and groom smashing the cake
Ohio Winery environmental engagement e-session of couple shot with columns and fall covers

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Cleveland wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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 Cleveland wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Cleveland photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Cleveland 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
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