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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Middle East Wedding Photographers

Middle East Wedding Photographers

Find Middle East photographers serving: Levant, Arabian Peninsula, Anatolia, Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Near East

Middle East Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Middle East 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 Middle East, 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 Middle East elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Middle East 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, Middle East 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 Middle East Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Middle East 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.

WPJA members are ready to document any town hall, quick, secret, 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, romantic, 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 Middle East Couples

11 Middle East Wedding Photographers...

Chandan Sojitra is an Engagement Portrait, Wedding and Elopement Photographer

Chandan Sojitra

Dubai, AE *Now booking Middle East weddings.
2200 (USD)
Dubai UAE wedding photography by Melon Perez

Melon Perez

Dubai, AE *Now booking Middle East weddings.
2000 (USD)
Sergio Russo elopement and wedding photography from the studio ParamountPics

Sergio Russo

Dubai, AE *Now booking Middle East weddings.
3000 (USD)
Ufuk Sarisen Wedding Photography

Ufuk Sarisen

Istanbul in Istanbul, TR *Now booking Middle East weddings.
1150 (EUR)
Studio portrait of Bozhidar Krastev, wedding photographer of Vonle Art

Bozhidar Krastev

Ruse in Ruse, BG *Now booking Middle East weddings.
2000 (EUR)
Wedding and elopement photography by Rogerio Frota dos Santos
3500 (BRL)
Aegean wedding and elopement photography by Furkan Akarsu of Turkey

Furkan Akarsu

in Izmir, TR *Now booking Middle East weddings.
600 (EUR)
Wedding photography and elopements by Derya Engin

Derya Engin

in Istanbul, TR *Now booking Middle East weddings.
800 (EUR)
Engagement Portrait Pro and Wedding Photographer Ankita Asthana

Ankita Asthana

Mumbai in Maharashtra, IN *Now booking Middle East weddings.
6000 (USD)
Amanda Gril Wedding and Event Photography

Amanda Gril

Sardinia in Cagliari, IT *Now booking Middle East weddings.
1200 (EUR)

Morgan Lynn Razi

Houston in Texas, US *Now booking Middle East weddings.
15500 (USD)

Middle East Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Middle East wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Middle East 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Middle East wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your Middle East wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Middle East photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Middle East 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.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Middle East WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Bulgaria bride and groom celebrating outside by Wedding Photographer Bozhidar Krastev

Radina & Viktor

Photo by Bozhidar Krastev

„Wow...... you are exceptional; I cannot find words to describe how much we love the photos; I am eager to have a look at all of them. Since the moment I received the photos, I have been reviewing them every day again and again simply because I find something new which I skipped and …. they are telling a full story! Sure, we like them a lot; just need time to go through all of them. Anyhow, everybody who sees the photos is very much impressed how good they are!! Everybody says – congratulations for the photographers, how did you find them? Unbelievable they are, I am simply speechless… This is exactly what I wanted to have as memories; you have managed to capture everything, the global picture, as well as the tiny emotions.”

Istanbul Destination wedding photo of a kiss on boat on the Bosphorus

Raz & John

Photo by Derya Engin

Dear Derya, You and your team are amazing, and did an absolute phenomenal job capturing all the special moments we had in our wedding day. Finding a photographer for the destination wedding is tough when you have no idea what to expect until the day of, but we were so lucky to find you and your team. Everything went very smoothly because of your professional and awesome attitude. We are so happy with our wedding pictures and video, and can't stop looking at them. Thanks for making our wedding day even more memorable with your fantastic work. Raz and John

Lucy and Lewis

Photo by Ufuk Sarisen

Oh my goodness Ufuk! We have received our photos, they are out of this world! The albums are so stunning! They are amazing! WOW!!!! I can't stop looking at them! You r so talented. Truly stunning!!! Have a lovely weekend - Lucy