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. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

Lisbon Wedding Photographers

Find Your Lisbon Wedding Photographer

Lisbon Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Lisbon 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 brides and grooms around the globe are planning to elope and deciding to reschedule their original ideas for a big event because of current wedding size restrictions, social distancing, and mask requirements. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
September 17th, 2021
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Image of The bride as she walks down the aisle
September 16th, 2021
Wedding portrait of the Italy couple as the winds carry the brides gown behind her in the fields
September 13th, 2021
Wedding Venue Photography With sparkling fairy lights serving as a frame for the moment, the bride and groom share a passionate kiss

Elopement Photographers for Small Lisbon Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Lisbon 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.

Portugal WPJA members are ready to document any fast, mini, 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 modern, casual, outdoor, 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 Lisbon Couples

7 Lisbon Wedding Photographers...

Carlos Porfírio, documentary-style wedding and elopement photographer - Laranja Metade
1650 (EUR)
BW Image of Wedding Photographer Fábio Azanha
1800 (EUR)
Wedding photographer Stam Chananakhon

Stam Chananakhon

London in London, GB *Now booking Lisbon weddings.
3000 (GBP)

Liam Collard

London in London, GB *Now booking Lisbon weddings.
3000 (GBP)
Outdoor wedding photography and engagement sessions by Nuno Lima

Nuno Lima

Leiria, PT *Now booking Lisbon weddings.
1600 (EUR)
Ireland elopement and wedding reportage images by Val Zukowski

Val Zukowski

Dublin in Dublin, IE *Now booking Lisbon weddings.
1400 (EUR)
Lifestyle Image of Wedding Photographer Rui Teixeira

Rui Teixeira

Ermesinde, PT *Now booking Lisbon weddings.
1700 (EUR)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Lisbon Wedding Photographers

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

Lisbon Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Lisbon wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Lisbon pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Lisbon Wedding Photojournalist Association would like to help you add some unique and artistic pictures to your engagement photo gallery!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Lisbon photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Lisbon 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: How can couples find top-ranked Lisbon wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Lisbon 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Lisbon 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 Lisbon wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Lisbon WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Carmen & William

Photo by Fabio Azanha

We live in London and recently got married in Portugal. I can't thank you enough Maria and Fabio for all of your help. Not only did you take the most amazing pictures of our special day, but you also were great in giving us lots of useful information to plan our wedding. We would highly recommend you to any couple looking to get married! Thanks Fabio and Maria!

Francine & James

Photo by Fabio Azanha

Fabio and Maria, you were an absolute pleasure to work with from the start – Customer focus: you were very happy to meet us on more than one occasion to understand how we’d like our wedding day captured and were always very prompt to answer any of our emails (and the many queries from our parents!). In particular we were really touched when you sent us sneak previews of a selection of photos while we were on honeymoon. Proactive: you visited the venues independently to scout out the locations and lighting. On the day, you also took the initiative to speak to our priest and understand when they could take discretely photos during the mass. Professional: On the day, you seamlessly blended in with our guests, adapted flexibly to the flow of the day and captured the story and the emotions of the day beautifully. We are so pleased with our album and are so grateful to you for your hard work and patience! Thanks again to you both!