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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Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers

Find Mammoth Lakes photographers serving: Mono County, Mammoth Mountain, Mineral Hill, Mammoth City, Mammoth Creek, Mammoth Lake

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Elopement Photographers for Small Mammoth Lakes Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Mammoth Lakes 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.

California - Northern WPJA members are ready to document any small, forest, meadow, 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 unique, intimate, casual, 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 Mammoth Lakes Couples

2 Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers...

CA Engagemen, Wedding and Elopement Photography by Tyler Vu

Tyler Vu

San Jose in California, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
4000 (USD)
California Documentary Wedding and Elopement Photography by Gina Clyne

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
2100 (USD)

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

Mammoth Lakes Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Quick Stop after the ceremony, heading to Reception for a Portrait in Mammoth Lakes, Calfornia
Mammoth Lakes, California elopement ceremony photographer | The bride and groom hug during their winter wedding ceremony in blizzard conditions
Mammoth Lakes, California elopement ceremony | Bride and groom adjust to the weather at the beginning of their wedding ceremony in blizzard conditions
Mammoth Lakes, California wedding photograph - The bride and groom kiss during their wedding ceremony in blizzard, surrounded their friends and family.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Mammoth Lakes wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Mammoth Lakes 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 Mammoth Lakes 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 Mammoth Lakes wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: How can couples find Mammoth Lakes photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Mammoth Lakes 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Mammoth Lakes WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Lauren & Jason

Photo by Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer day that you captured SO well. We love these, I cant wait to comb through all of them. Thank you for your amazing craft. The family pictures are so special!

Christy & Stuart

Photo by Gina Clyne

We wanted to drop a quick note and tell you how awesome you are. You got in the spirit and came prepared, and brought so much happiness from behind the camera to whoever was in front of it. We're so grateful to have had you as part of our day, and can't wait to recommend you to everyone we know. (And everyone we don't -- so please let us know any and all sites where we can leave you reviews!) Much love, Christy + Stuart