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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Minnesota Wedding Photographers

Minnesota Wedding Photographers

Find Minnesota photographers serving: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Bloomington, Duluth, Lake Superior, Great Lakes and most of North America

Minnesota Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Attention wedding photographers! Submit your elopement story images today to be featured here!

Elopement Photographers for Small Minnesota Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Minnesota 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.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any fast, themed, quick, 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 boutique, romantic, unique, 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 Minnesota Couples

8 Minnesota Wedding Photographers...

Engagement photoshoots + wedding and elopement photography by Shea McGrath

Shea McGrath

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Minnesota weddings.
5200 (USD)
Wedding photography and engagement portraits by Abby Paul - Eyenoticed Abby & Adam Photo

Abby Paul

Fargo in North Dakota, US *Now booking Minnesota weddings.
3000 (USD)
Engaged couple portraits and wedding photography by Shannon Cain

Shannon Cain

New Braunfels in Texas, US *Now booking Minnesota weddings.
4600 (USD)
Engagement Portraits, Elopements and Wedding Photography by Anji Martin Potok's - World Photography, LLC

Anji Martin

Washington in District Of Columbia, US *Now booking Minnesota weddings.
4450 (USD)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

3000 US Dollar

Eyenoticed Abby & Adam Photo: Adam Boole

St. Louis Park in Minnesota, United States

Minnesota Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Minnesota Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A dramatic scene from a Filmore wedding venue in Minnesota showing the Couple at their wedding reception rock concert
A beautiful Filemore, Minnesota bridal portrait of her dress and veil lit up by neon signs
A great wedding day image of the wedding party popping champagne from the Profile Event Center in Minnesota
Dramatic Earle Brown Event Center wedding image of this Minnesota bride with bridesmaids Bride with their crew pose on the grass lawn against a glass building
Top, and timeless wedding photography from Minnesota during a portrait session of the couple underneath an umbrella at night
Adventurous, on location Silver Bay, Minnesota engagement photography in a white out blizzard on the shores of Lake Superior
A select Minnesota wedding portrait of a MN couple during a sunset session under a blue sky with clouds
A first rate Green Acres Event Center wedding image from an on location Minnesota couple portrait session outside of lit barn at night

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Minnesota wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Minnesota 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 Minnesota wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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