Costa Rica Wedding Photographers

Costa Rica Wedding Photographers

Our Costa Rica photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Limon, Puntarenas, San Jose

Costa Rica Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our Costa Rica photographers are ready to accommodate.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Costa Rica Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Costa Rica 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.

Central America WPJA members are ready to document any courthouse, justice of the peace, civil ceremony, 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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2 Costa Rica Wedding Photographers...

Portland Maine wedding photography by Brittany Bugaj

Brittany Bugaj

Old Orchard Beach in Maine, US *Now booking Costa Rica weddings.
4900 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Costa Rica Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Costa Rica Wedding Photographers

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

Costa Rica Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

At Hacienda Pinilla in Guancaste, Costa Rica, the newlyweds shared a romantic kiss while capturing a stunning sunset during their beach portrait session
At the stunning Zephyr Palace at Villa Caletas Hotel in Jaco, Costa Rica, the newlyweds posed for a romantic candlelit portrait at the stairs of their wedding reception
The couple had a great time during their beach portrait session at Hacienda Pinilla in Guanacaste-Costa Rica
Couples can enjoy a romantic beach ceremony setter at Hacienda Pinilla in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, framed by rows of gigantic palm trees
The Zephyr Palace at Villa Caletas Hotel in Jaco, Puntarenas, Costa Rica provided a beautiful location for a silhouette of the ceremony scene with an a stunning sunset and ocean view as a backdrop
From the air, the intricate setup of the wedding ceremony taking place against the backdrop of Los Sueños Marriott Ocean Resort in Herradura Beach is a breathtaking sight
The beautiful architecture of Parroquia San Rafael Arcángel in Zarcero, Alajuela, Costa Rica is the perfect wedding scene setter for a special ceremony
The couple's wedding portrait session at Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, El Jobo, Guanacaste was a stunning beach sunset silhouette of them running together
The groom's emotional hug of the bride's father was a touching moment captured in a wedding photo at Los Sueños Marriott Ocean Resort
The couple enjoyed a pre-wedding portrait session in front of the stunning Nauyaca Waterfall in San Isidro, Perez Zeledon, San Jose, Costa Rica, with the groom-to-be lifting his fiancé up
The engaged couple enjoyed a beautiful, light-filled lifestyle pre-wedding portrait session at El Castillo Country Club in San Rafael - Heredia, Costa Rica
The engaged couple can be seen in silhouette against the backdrop of El Castillo Country Club, San Rafael - Heredia, Costa Rica in a pre wedding portrait

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Costa Rica wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Costa Rica 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica wedding day by.
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