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

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

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. 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!

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
July 1st, 2020
Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Phoenix, Arizona Elopement Photographer | The bride and groom exit the ceremony hand-in-hand as the cellist plays them out of the lush alcove surrounded by flowers
June 30th, 2020
Oyster Residences, Blue Lagoon, Turkey Elopement Photos | Fethiye wedding couple image on motorcycle
June 29th, 2020
The Old Marylebone Town Hall, London Elopement Ceremony Photography | Civil marriage wedding photo of the couple at the altar

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 civil ceremony, mini, town hall, 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 religious, symbolic, intimate, 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

8 Documentary Wedding Photographers...

Chin Whei Tay wedding photography in Malaysia and Malacca.

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)
Istanbul wedding and elopement photography by Mohamed Mekhamer - Turkey WPJA

Mohamed Mekhamer is my name I'm a freelance photographer based in Istanbul, Turkey .. Weddings, Vacation, Lifestyle, Fashion, Commercial photography also photograph Landscapes, Music Concerts, Events, Conferences and Street Photography. My passion for photography started more than ten years ago when I received my first compact camera to capture my families happy and important moments like vacations and birthdays. However, I didn't stop there I took my camera with me wherever I go and start to capture landscapes of my city and portraits of my friend and of course street photography this made me want to dig deeper in photography and learning basics and even advanced photography techniques. With self-study "thanks to the Internet" and financial support from my family I got my first DSLR Then I decided that I'll not pursue a career with my college degree instead I started working as a photojournalist for a while back in 2011 as the Arab Spring rises in my country "Egypt" and I was there to document the Egyptian revolution through my lens. I start working as a freelance with some advertising and media companies covering events related to Cinema and TV like Movie premieres and Cairo international film festivals until I decided to shoot Weddings and did it for more than five years before moving to Istanbul in 2016. Awards: 2012 - 3rd Place "Bronze" in Jordan 10th International Photography Festival. 2013 - One of the top 10 Finalist in Scott Kelby's Photo Walk "Leader Competition." 2013 - Honorable Mention in Sharjah Award Photo and my photo get printed in the award catalog. 2014 - INDIAFRICA Photography Contest 2014 Top 20 Winners. 2014 - 1st Prize in Nikon MEA #IAMAMOVEMENT Motion Themed Photo Competition. 2016 - First place "Arab Cup Award" in Sharjah Arab Photo Forum "Egyptian Team." [Istanbul Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
500 (EUR)
Taichung wedding and elopement photography by Chao Chin Yang of Taiwan Asia
Starting Price:
30000 (TWD)
Ho Chi Minh wedding photojournalism by Van Tran, of Vietnam

Ambient Wedding Photography is established in 2013, when Dzang Tran – the founder – had the chance to take photos for a couple in their wedding, and became enchanted by the feelings, loving moments that they shared for each other. Ever since, we’ve been trying to keep our approach organic – because we think there should always be real emotions and real moments in our photographs. At Ambient Wedding Photography, we embrace the imperfections – we’d like to take photos of real humans, after all; so we are welcoming couples to come as they are, and share their stories with us. Until now, when we have managed to grow into a bigger group, and we are still, more than ever, exciting to understand people through our photography. [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Singapore wedding photography by Joey Yu

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)
Ho Chi Minh wedding photography by Huy Che Hoang of Vietnam

Do you believe in so-called "conditions"? Huy always believed that because God had led Huy to the cause of his life, it was the art path, more specifically, it was the path of being a photographer. Everyone had a confused and anxious youth, Huy was fortunate to be able to escape the dead end. At first Huy was just a teenage boy holding a camera with his friends, fascinated with the pictures he took with the world through the lens. For a long time, Huy found the passion and excitement when photographing the bride and groom, weddings and smiles filled with happiness. Huy's goal is to tell your wedding stories through pictures with a sincere and intimate perspective. Huy believes that the wedding photos are not only boring through the awkwardly arranged photos, but also the pictures full of emotion and true happiness of the bride, groom and the participants. Huy always believes that Huy is not a photographer, he is the one who tells the story of people through pictures. For Huy, Huy will respect and convey the messages that God brings as life, love, happiness. [Ho Chi Minh Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1000 (USD)
Minifeel Lu photographs weddings for brides in Taiwan and Taipei.

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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