Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

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!

Indonesia Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of Indonesia, Asia

Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, Bandung, Medan, Semarang, Bekasi, Tangerang, Depok, Palembang

Indonesia Elopement Photographers

In recent days, some of our photographers 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. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
May 26th, 2020
Rockville, Maryland Elopement Photographer | Quarantine - Social Distance Front Yard Wedding Sign - on a warm Saturday at the beginning of May the bride and groom had the most beautiful wedding in the front of their home
May 26th, 2020
Namib Desert, Namibia Elopement Story Photography | The wedding ceremony took place overlooking the vast openness of the desert
May 26th, 2020
Sea Horse Beach Club, Oludeniz, Fethiye, Turkey Elopement Picture Story | The wedding solemnized on the beach at sunset was visually magnificent

Elopement Photographers for Small Asia Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Indonesia 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.

Members are ready to document any courthouse, town hall, small, 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 religious, casual, non-traditional, 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 Indonesia Couples

13 Documentary Wedding Photographers...

MangKhris Santika loves the amazing world of wedding and elopement photography in Indonesia

My name is MangKhris. I was born in Bali. This beautiful island is known as the Island of Gods. I am deeply interested in carrying on the very vast and unique traditions of my community. The first time I came in contact with the world of photography was in 2006. I then used a DSLR camera, which was a gift from a friend. This brought me closer to learning about the amazing world of photography. With three years of experience in photography, I began focusing on weddings predominantly. [Bali Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Chin Whei Tay wedding photography in Malaysia and Malacca.

I love my job. I love being able to warp time at a click of my finger. I love how these captured moments encapsulate the intangibles like love and memories. Now looking back in retrospection, I’d still proudly say that I’ve never regretted this career switch; from the engineering industry to wedding photography. My love for photography keeps me going but nothing beats seeing my clients’ faces light up after having seen the photos or receiving satisfied reviews. It is a privilege to be included in these milestones and I’ll continue to document and preserve these memories in the way I know best. In our eyes, we see the difference! [Malacca Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1200 (USD)
 Jiake Yang, Australia Wedding Photography and Small Elopements

Jiake Yang, a father of two boys, a full-time husband, a lifetime photographer. I founded my own photography studio in 2013 in Melbourne, we proudly service the entire Australia and internationally. I've always loved photography, I've always loved to capture natural and candid photos. I believe people will be relaxed with me around, I don't have to tell them what to do, where to look. I watch the story unveil and try to capture every bit of it. Please let me know if I could help. I'd love to be your storyteller. [Melbourne Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1699 (AUD)
London elopement edding reportage photographer Ashley Davenport

Hi I’m Ash Davenport from Miki Photography, an international award winning Wedding Photographer in London but covering the whole of the UK. I specialise in a blend of relaxed and creative portraits and a documentary approach to capturing weddings. So if I were to try and describe my style in three words it would be, LOVE, FUN & STYLE. LOVE – For me that’s what a wedding is primarily about, and what I'm trying to capture the essence of: two people who love each other enough to say that they want to spend the rest of the lives together, surrounded by all the people most important to them. FUN – Whether it be joy, happiness, or laughter I want your images to resonate with real emotions. So relax be yourselves, and just enjoy it – and then allow the pictures to reflect that. Don’t worry I be mostly blending into the day capturing it all as it all unfolds. No fake smiles, no saying cheese and no looking at the camera. Just awesome imagery of people being themselves with real relaxed expressions. STYLE – I always strive to make you both 'look good’ especially in the parts of the day where I get to spend a few moments with you and hopefully produce some pictures you’ll be proud of and happy to show your friends and make them go 'WOW’. If that sounds like something you’d be interested in, I’d love to hear from you. [London Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (GBP)
Wasan Chirdchom photographs journalistic weddings in Thailand with his camera.

My name is Wasan Chirdchom. I start shooting first time when I attended the photography degree in the University in 2004. I remember my first experience of using the camera. I fall in love with it, and I understand that to take a good photo is not only have a good equipments or know how to use the camera, more than that you need to put your feeling and thought together to how you want to present this photo to other people.This is one of the reason why I choose to study in photography degree in the university to become a professional photographer and now my dream became true Phuketphotography is my photograph studio from my passionIn my opinion,good photo is the perfection of combine a good painting and video together. It means that I like to draw pictures underneath each picture to see life as it looks. This is my conclusion of how I want to present my photos. [Phuket Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Ho Chi Minh wedding photojournalism by Van Tran, of Vietnam

Ambient Wedding Photography is established in 2013, when Dzang Tran – the founder – had the chance to take photos for a couple in their wedding, and became enchanted by the feelings, loving moments that they shared for each other. Ever since, we’ve been trying to keep our approach organic – because we think there should always be real emotions and real moments in our photographs. At Ambient Wedding Photography, we embrace the imperfections – we’d like to take photos of real humans, after all; so we are welcoming couples to come as they are, and share their stories with us. Until now, when we have managed to grow into a bigger group, and we are still, more than ever, exciting to understand people through our photography. [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Ho Chi Minh wedding photography by Jacob Gordon, of Vietnam

My name is Jacob Gordon, I am a wedding photographer based in Perth, Western Australia. I am available throughout Western Australia including Fremantle, Dunsborough, Margaret River and Yallingup, as well as being able to travel worldwide. I have strong family links and an interest in travel. I feel that both of these help to influence my work. They allow me to tell a story, of which the family is ever so important. I work with the utmost professionalism and take great pride in my work. I enjoy meeting each and every couple and telling the story of their special day. [Perth Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (AUD)
Ho Chi Minh wedding photography by Thai Le, of Vietnam

I am a destination wedding photographer based in Viet Nam and worldwide available. After 3 years working in the industry, I’m seeing myself as a story teller not a story maker. I love to tell your real story my way. A real love doesn’t need artificial moments. I don’t set up any shots, I don’t put you into poses. I capture the real life, true moments of your day, respect your moments as they happen. After all, on looking at photos with poses, you only remember being posed. But with naturally-captured ones, you remember the feelings and the story behind. For me, Photography is my way to communicate with people and wedding photography is what I love to do so I always give you my passionate, creative, professional attitude and unrelenting energy in your big day. [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)
Liam Collard is a Thailand wedding photographer in Asia.

Liam Collard’s innovative photojournalistic style combined with his creative lighting expertise and enthusiasm to work closely with “to be” bride and grooms, offers the perfect combination for couples looking for extraordinary wedding photography. Liam has gained global recognition for his award-winning work, accolades with both “Fearless Photographers” and “Junebug Weddings“, having photographed weddings in destinations across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America, numerously featured in both on an offline editorials including high-profile bridal publications. As your chosen wedding day photographer, Liam will use his distinctive reportage style and high contrast dramatic lighting, creatively and unobtrusively capturing evocative images of every fleeting moment throughout your very special day. Based in Phuket, Thailand for most of the year, and in London over the European Summer, Liam is happy to travel anywhere in the world to document your love story. His talent will capture you beautifully and radiating in every one of his perfectly composed photographs, providing you with an artistic portfolio celebrating your unique wedding day and your love for one another. Liam’s most popular wedding day destinations: Thailand, Hong Kong, Dubai, Greece, Singapore, Bali and the United Kingdom. [Phuket Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
4500 (USD)
Beijing actual day wedding photography by Vincent MA of China

I love to tell stories, so wedding photojournalism was a natural fit when I turned my passion into my profession in 2006 (Co-founder of the Magic Wedding photography studio). But, even though my focus is on the moment, I strive to make those moments full of grace and beauty.14 years of photojournalistic experiences are impressive. Hundreds of weddings photographed all around the world. My specialty is creative documentary photography, weaving moments into my images that are iconic symbols of the day. With a background in photojournalism, I am a storyteller at heart and have been recognized internationally for my work. [Beijing Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1200 (USD)
Masato Kubo - Japanese wedding photographer from Tokyo, Japan.

Masato Kubo is a Japanese wedding photographer based in Tokyo, Japan. He started his photography career as a freelance photojournalist documenting conflicts and environmental issues in the world for Japanese magazines. With 5 years background as a photojournalist, he converted his job to a wedding photographer in 2008 when he got married. He now shoots around 60 weddings and 30 engagements/preweddings a year. , [Tokyo Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
600 (USD)
Phuket wedding photographer Daniel Baci of Thailand Asia

Photographer, filmmaker, and owner at Luxury Events Thailand one of the leading wedding & event planning companies in Thailand since 2008. “I'm a simple man, yet complex with many layers of creative energy.” I started my career in the wedding business here in Thailand in 2011 with just a borrowed camera, $1000usd in my bank and a dream to now owning one of the most successful destination wedding photography & videography businesses in Thailand and as of 2018 I became the new owner of one of the leading LUXURY wedding & event planning businesses in Thailand open since 2008. I am based in Phuket, but I also serve other cities and islands in Thailand: Koh Samui, Krabi, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, and more cities all area Asia. I have had the pleasure of capturing weddings in Samui island well over 100 times in the past 10 years, in fact, it is like a 2nd home to me. I have also traveled around the world photographing & filming weddings over the year in such places as Hong Kong, Bali, Italy, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. [Phuket Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (USD)

Wedding Venues from Indonesia

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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Janet & Ervin

Janet & Ervin

Photo by Vincent MA

"Thank you to Vincent and his team for capturing our wedding day so perfectly! It wasn’t an easy job, I know! We gave you very little guidance on what we wanted and what was going to happen during our fun but chaotic wedding. But you went ahead and improvised when needed and the memories you captured are so real and wonderful! It was everything I had hoped for and more!"

Alex&Shira

Alex & Shira

Photo by Vincent MA

Dear Vincent: Thank you so much for capturing the best day of our lives...We are so grateful to you and your team for your dedication and professionalism. These little gifts are just a small token of appreciation to you for giving us the souvenirs of your wedding that will last a lifetime.