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

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - 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!

Malaysia Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of Malaysia, Asia

Kuala Lumpar, Penang, Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Malacca City, Kota Kinabalu, Kuantan, Alor Setar, Tawau, Sandakan

Malaysia Elopement Photographers

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - 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 because of current covid 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 elopement photographers who are available right now who understand that some weddings can’t wait. Find yours today!

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Elopement Photographers for Small Asia Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Malaysia 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 DIY - do it yourself, civil ceremony, themed, 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 intimate, unique, symbolic, 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 Malaysia Couples

7 Documentary Wedding Photographers...

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)
Malaysia wedding and elopement photography by Sunny Tan of Penang

Sunny is the owner and principal master photographer of the successful Sunnysan Photography studio in Penang, Malaysia since 2005. Sunny is a member of the WPJA since 2008 and was also listed as the TOP 100 Photographer of WPJA Wedding Photography in 2009. Since gaining this accolade, Sunny has received many overseas inquiries for portraiture sessions in Penang and throughout Malaysia. He has also taken a step up into the international stage, covering shooting events in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Bali, and Australia. [Penang Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3500 (MYR)
Ho Chi Minh wedding and elopement photography by Huy Che Hoang of Vietnam

Huy fell in love with photography very late, it was from the middle of 2016. At first, Huy, like the others, was passionate about photography, wanting to capture the moments only. But gradually Huy became increasingly passionate and decided to follow until now. At that time, wedding photography was not just about capturing ordinary moments anymore, brides and grooms at that time not only required the set of photos to be true, beautiful but also unique. In fact, each couple brings their own special things and special emotions, so Huy must record them artfully. It was indeed very difficult, but it helped Huy develop himself. Huy's photo shoots can be seen that Huy places great emphasis on spontaneity and honesty. Because Huy always thinks that "Huy is not a photographer, Huy is the one who tells people's stories through pictures". Therefore, Huy always ensures the best quality image to the bride and groom even the most difficult bride and groom. But Huy feels that he still has to work harder, put more effort, and learn more so that he can develop more. Huy doesn't want to be tied to the traditional wedding photography styles that Huy still wants. experience more. Huy not only shoots wedding reportage but also pre-wedding, street-life, family…. Huy has also experienced shooting in many different places such as Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand ... Since then, Huy found that the photos need to bring out the beauty of the couple and the surroundings. [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Taichung wedding photography by Chao Chin Yang of Taiwan Asia
Starting Price:
30000 (TWD)

Hello! I am Joey Yu, a Singapore based photographer whose passion in photography started in 2008, and had since travelled to various parts of the world documenting the way of life and beautiful landscapes presented before me. Apart from travel photography, photographing weddings has been something that I am truly passionate about and the best way to express myself. Everything from the emotions of the day to the unexpected events that unfold, wedding photography is what really fills me. I set out to capture the authentic story of your wedding day with a journalistic approach, allowing you to truly experience the natural magic on this day. As I build this story with you, your families and friends, I’ll do it with spontaneity, perseverance and good mood with a goal of preserving your precious moments. [Singapore Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
168/hour (SGD)

After investing in photography, I found that I like to record a variety of stories with my camera. After walking through many countries, I discovered that talent is the most beautiful thing. I have been fascinated by the so-called photographer’s eye and the photographer’s composition rules. I found out that I didn’t have such a foul, I wanted to shoot more different pictures. I like to take care of the process of preparation, and what I can do with my imagination. All the happiness and stories of the day are the feelings that cannot be measured by value for a lifetime. [Taipei Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
34000 (TWD)
India and Telangana Wedding Photography by Suman Chakravarthy

Suman sees life in motion and freezes the most inspiring moments through photography. A self-taught photographer who has an eye for frames, he not only captures beauty in people but also their emotions. He is an expert in shooting people, events and wildlife. Suman is known famously for his unassuming and grounded behavior despite being a creative person at the zenith of his career. Suman holds a master’s in business administration and his other interests span across equity trading, wildlife and astro-photography, teaching and travelling. Before turning into a popular Wedding and Lifestyle photographer, Suman founded a travel company focused on offbeat destinations and later was part of an up- market concept restaurant with his friends, Irani Chai. [Telangana Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (USD)
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