Japan Wedding Photographers

Japan Wedding Photographers

Our Japan photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Fukuoka, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama

Japan Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Japan Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Japan 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.

Asia WPJA members are ready to document any justice of the peace, mini, pop-up, 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 Japan Wedding Venues

4 Japan Wedding Photographers...

Wedding Photojournalism by Megumu Kohagura

Megumu Kohagura has been a documentary wedding photographer since 2006, specializing in full-scale wedding photography. Since 2010, he has been concentrating on landscape shots that emphasize light and shadows, and additionally works as a commercial photographer and photo...

600 (USD)

Shane O'Neill is an experienced and celebrated wedding photographer, blending creativity and precision to capture beautiful life moments.

Shane O'Neill

Waterford in Waterford, IE *Now booking Japan weddings.
2200 (EUR)
Taichung engagement ant wedding photography by Chao Chin Yang of Asia

Chao Chin Yang is a wedding photographer who specializes in capturing real moments for couples. He excels at taking creative portraits in urban and historic settings.

Chao Chin Yang

Taichung , TW *Now booking Japan weddings.
30000 (TWD)

Athanasios Papa comes from a family of active professional photographers. At 18 years of age, he began attending photography seminars, followed by a BA Honours degree in Photography and further studies towards a Masters degree.

Athanasios Papadopoulos

Santorini, GR *Now booking Japan weddings.
1300 (EUR)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Japan Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Japan Wedding Photographers

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

Japan Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Los Gatos, California Wedding photograph of the bride and groom cutting the cake with Long Samurai Sword ordered from Japan
Kyoto, Japan Couple on the evening street. Engagement Photography at Dusk.
Brother and Sister Love at the Raffino Ocean Event Company in Japan, wherein the brother held the flowers for his sister while she grabbed onto his suit jacket
japan red leaf Engagement Photography of couple
Tokyo bride and father meet the groom at the ceremony - Kanto Region wedding photo
Tokyo groom and maid of honor try to help the bride on the couch while music plays in front of her | Kanto Region wedding photo
Tokyo guests trying to catch the bouquet at the reception | Kanto region wedding photojournalism
Tokyo bride and groom stand on the balcony under the stars | Kanto region wedding photo

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Japan wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Japan 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: Who are the best Japan wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Japan 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Japan wedding day?
A: While wedding photojournalists strive to capture candid moments on the wedding day, our photographers also are skilled artists who can compose powerful portraits. If you have a specific vision of what types of images you want from your wedding day, look at the top-ranked Japan wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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