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

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - 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. 

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Ireland Wedding Photographers

Ireland Wedding Photographers

Find Ireland photographers serving: Dublin, Cork, Dún Laoghaire, Limerick, Galway, Tallaght, Waterford

Ireland Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Ireland wedding photographer vendors have expressed their desire to accommodate couples who don’t want to wait to be married and are rushing the ceremony.

Many couples have recently discovered that less is more when it comes to wedding planning in Ireland, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. These intimate events allow brides and grooms to be fully present, as they are less worried and intimidated about the sheer size and scope of the day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Ireland elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Ireland photographer who specializes in elopements and who understands the unique dynamic of this type of event. The right photographer will capture the events of the day, the atmosphere of the event and the most important details.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Elopement Photographers for Small Ireland Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Ireland 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.

Europe WPJA members are ready to document any DIY - do it yourself, city hall, 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.

We are anxious to create a picture story chronicling your modern, symbolic, unique, 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 Ireland Couples

24 Ireland Wedding Photographers...

Carlos Porfírio, documentary-style wedding and elopement photographer - Laranja Metade

Carlos Porfírio

Lisbon, PT *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1650 (EUR)
Wedding photography and engagement portraits by Loic Bourniquel of France
1900 (EUR)
Wedding and elopement photography by Jonathan Ryder

Jonathan Ryder

Belfast in County Antrim, GB *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1695 (GBP)
Lombardy and Varese wedding and elopement photography by Francesca Zambrini of Italy

Francesca Zambrini

Varese in Varese, IT *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1500 (EUR)
4000 (EUR)
Creative wedding and elopement photography by Ernie Savarese

Ernie Savarese

London in London, GB *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1500 (GBP)
Wedding photographer, Daniel Monteiro

Daniel Monteiro

Porto, PT *Now booking Ireland weddings.
2450 (EUR)
Mark Wallis, Europe wedding reportage photographer

Mark Wallis

Belper in Derbyshire, GB *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1450 (GBP)
Wedding reportage photography by James Arnia

James Arnia

Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, GB *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1200 (GBP)
Stefano Ferrier wedding photographer and couple engagement portrait pro

Stefano Ferrier

Paderno Dugnano in Milano, IT *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1800 (EUR)
Photo of wedding and elopement photographer Lukas Powroziewicz

Lukas Powroziewicz

Edinburgh in Midlothian, GB *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1850 (GBP)
Tracey Buyce Wedding Images

Tracey Buyce

Saratoga Springs in New York, US *Now booking Ireland weddings.
4500 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Maxime Bernadin

Maxime Bernadin

Asnières-sur-Seine, FR *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Gael Cloarec is a documentary wedding photographer

Gael Cloarec

Plédran in Cotes-d'Armor (22) , FR *Now booking Ireland weddings.
1000 (EUR)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

1250 British Pound

Neil Ridley Photography: Neil Ridley

Clitheroe in Lancashire, United Kingdom

You might be asking how I ended up going from a career as a Royal Air Force Policeman to becoming a full-time professional wedding photographer? The answer is quite simple, my passion for photography has been there for as long as I can remember...

Ireland Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A top Ireland wedding photographer captured this picture at the Borris House in County Carlow showing Bride and Bridesmaid are two sisters breast feeding their newborn babies as they get ready to get dressed for the wedding
Best County Wicklow, Ireland documentary wedding photojournalism image from Kilruddery Estate showing A wedding guest from Tonga doing the Haka before the first dance
Best County Wicklow, Ireland wedding photojournalism picture from Glenview Hotel showing The bride just before she walks up the aisle
World's most innovative and best Kilkenny, Ireland wedding photography of a bride always ready when the wind blows her veil
World's best creative wedding photography from Liss Ard Estate, Ireland for a picture of the brides gown hanging with a dream like atmosphere
A top Ireland wedding photojournalism example from a beautiful Limerick chuch showcasing the young Bridesmaids watching the church ceremony whilst one is bored
This Ireland wedding photojournalism picture is a prime example of what candid, nontraditional Wexford wedding photography looks like, as the bride receives help from her bridesmaids at the Marlfield House
This Ireland wedding photojournalism picture is a first rate example of what candid, nontraditional Dublin wedding photography looks like, as the newlyweds celebrate after the ceremony at Allta restaurant

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Ireland wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Ireland 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Ireland 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 Ireland wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Ireland photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Ireland 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.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Ireland WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Alessandro e Viviana

Photo by Stefano Ferrier

Dear Stefano, you were exactly what we were looking for... Poetic look images, fun and full of feeling... You has been really capable , professional and flexible, you really took our vision. You wished for us a wonderful and memorable experience during our Wedding shoots. Now, because of your work, we have memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you Alessandro e Viviana