Maui Wedding Photographers

Maui Wedding Photographers

Find Maui photographers serving: Kahului, Kihei, Lahaina, Pāʻia, Kula, Wailuku, Hāna, Honolua Bay, Ho'okipa Beach, Molokai, Haleakala National Park

Maui Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Maui 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 Maui, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Maui elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Maui Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Maui 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.

Hawaii WPJA members are ready to document any civil ceremony, quick, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Maui Wedding Venues

3 Maui Wedding Photographers...

Destination weddings, engagement couple sessions and elopement photography by Angela Nelson

Angela Nelson

Makawao in Hawaii, US *Now booking Maui weddings.
3400 (USD)
Engagements, Weddings and Elopement Photographer Lucy Schultz

Lucy Schultz

Lakewood in Colorado, US *Now booking Maui weddings.
4900 (USD)
Northern California wedding photography by Drew Bird - Creative Storytelling

Drew Bird

Oakland in California, US *Now booking Maui weddings.
3500 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Maui Couples

Maui Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by Maui Wedding Photographers

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

Maui Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Wailea post proposal engagement session with a Maui wedding photographer showing a Couple kissing under an umbrella during a rare rainstorm in Maui
Napili post proposal portrait session with a Hawaii engagement photographer of a Maui Rainbow with a couple kissing
Kapalua post proposal portrait session with a Maui engagement photographer of a Hawaii couple snuggling during a small rainstorm
Paia post proposal portraits by a Maui wedding photographer of a happy Hawaii couple backlit during a red sunset on Maui
Baldwin Beach post proposal portrait photos of a happy Maui couple with waves splashing on Maui north shore
Paia post proposal portraits from a Maui couple engagement session with an Incredible sunset on the North Shore
Kahului post proposal photography showing a smiling Maui couple with a Silhouette and thunderhead in background
Hana, Maui Fine Art Pre Wedding Portrait in a sea rock cave with a sweet kiss

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Maui wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Maui 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 Maui 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 Maui wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Who are the best Maui wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Maui 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Maui WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Emily + Zach

Photo by Drew Bird

Hi Drew - These photos are absolutely incredible!! We are speechless. We were looking through them this evening and it was like re-living the whole weekend in the sierra mountains. These are such treasured memories. We feel so lucky to have had you as our storyteller and that you were part of the weekend story, along with all our friends and family. Thank you!!!! -Emily + Zach

Stephanie + Nick

Photo by Drew Bird

Hi Drew, The images are amazing!! Absolutely wonderful!! Your images really are a very special way to preserve our memories! The photos that you made around City Hall are gorgeous. It was nice to relax and laugh a little and enjoy the amazing architecture. We also love how you captured artistic candid details at the reception at Stable Cafe. There are so many wonderful moments: like so many conversations, the toasts, the food that was served, and the atmosphere. Thank you so much for your professionalism and good spirits on our wedding day. You were such a pleasure to work with, and are so amazing at your craft. We really enjoyed working with you throughout the day, and you put us at ease while making photos. We really love how you had a stress-free attitude. You really captured the feelings of the day! Thank you so much for all of your help creating lasting memories for us and our friends and family and for being such a significant part of our wedding day and story. We honestly can't thank you enough. Best, Stephanie + Nick

Sarah + Stephen

Photo by Drew Bird

Hey Drew - We went through all the pics last night and I just wanted to tell you again how awesome they are! You really captured some amazing moments and we're forever grateful! I was 3/4 through them and crying lol. It's as if we were replaying a story of the day. SO AMAZING! THANK YOU!!! We've shared the link with some of our guests and they are all raving about them as well! A thousand thanks, Sarah and Stephen