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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Kentucky Wedding Photographers

Kentucky Wedding Photographers

Find Kentucky photographers serving: Louisville, Lexington-Fayette, Ironville, Meads, Bowling Green, Owensboro

Kentucky Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Kentucky 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 Kentucky, 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 Kentucky elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Kentucky 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, Kentucky documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Attention wedding photographers! Submit your elopement story images today to be featured here!

Elopement Photographers for Small Kentucky Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Kentucky 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.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any city hall, town hall, secret, 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 non-traditional, religious, boutique, 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 Kentucky Couples

3 Kentucky Wedding Photographers...

Peter Pawinski

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Kentucky weddings.
2500 (USD)
Texas wedding and elopement photography by Kristin Bednarz

Kristin Bednarz

Slaton in Texas, US *Now booking Kentucky weddings.
2000 (USD)
Color wedding photography by Iris Hu

Iris Hu

Portland in Oregon, US *Now booking Kentucky weddings.
3500 (USD)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Kentucky wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Kentucky 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 reviews of Kentucky wedding photographers?
A: We call them Client Letters. At the WPJA, we decided more than 20 years ago to avoid incorporating those third-person testimonials and endorsements that are found all too often in advertisements. Instead, we elevated our listings with the use of Client Letters, which represent the actual words and feelings of the clients who booked those Kentucky wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Kentucky 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 Kentucky wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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