New Mexico Wedding Photographers

New Mexico Wedding Photographers

Our New Mexico photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Enchanted Hills

New Mexico Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in New Mexico - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best New Mexico photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple New Mexico elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

New Mexico Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small New Mexico 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 courthouse, DIY - do it yourself, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from New Mexico Wedding Venues

7 New Mexico Wedding Photographers...

At-work portrait of USA-based wedding photographer Liam Gordon

Liam Gordon became interested in photography when he discovered old photos of his younger self, inspiring him to start his own photography business in 2017, focusing on weddings and special moments.

Liam Gordon

Colorado Springs in Colorado, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
3500 (USD)
Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds, with 14 years of experience as a photojournalist, has worked for notable clients such as Getty Images, The New York Times, and Sports Illustrated. Having shot over 130 weddings and elopements, his expertise and skill make him a sought-after wedding and...

Justin Edmonds

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
4800 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower, photojournalist and Pulitzer finalist, specializes in US destination weddings. He approaches them with a quiet presence to capture authentic moments. Carl looks to document natural interactions without direction, aiming to achieve personal and meaningful results...

Carl Bower

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
3500 (USD)
Adventure elopement and wedding photography by Mike Kory

Mike Kory, a mechanical engineer by day, is a talented destination wedding photographer. He has a knack for capturing genuine moments and making people feel at ease. In addition to his photography work, he is also Bonnie's husband and co-parent to their two...

Mike Kory

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
4400 (USD)
Portrait of Loren Haar, Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Loren Haar is a skilled traveling wedding photographer known for capturing authentic and emotional moments. With a background in documenting significant life events, Loren's passion for photography truly blossomed after learning manual mode.

Loren Haar

Ventura in California, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
2200 (USD)
Jason Kaczorowski, Destination Wedding Photography - USA

Jason Kaczorowski is an experienced destination wedding photographer with over 18 years in the field and over 650 weddings captured. He specializes in capturing powerful relationship moments and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Jason Kaczorowski

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
3900 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of Evie Felts, a wedding and elopement photographer

Evie Felts transitioned from teaching Spanish to wedding photography, now capturing intimate moments worldwide for 5 years. Based in Mancos, Colorado, she enjoys outdoor activities and homesteading with her family.

Evie Felts

Mancos in Colorado, US *Now booking New Mexico weddings.
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving New Mexico Couples

New Mexico Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Love lifts up this engaged couple as they pose for their engagement portraits at the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The blue sky is filled balloon colors.
The humorous father of the bride reacts to seeing his daughter in her wedding dress for the first time at the Four Seasons in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This image won a WPJA Honor Award.
New Mexico engagement announcement couple photo session in the middle of nowhere with a beautiful mountain behind
A New Mexico couple adventure together in middle of nowhere with a beautiful mountain behind during a remote engagement announcement portrait session
A New Mexico couple adventure together for a modern engagement announcement portrait session with Sunset right at behind them
A Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this artistic, adventurous portrait of this couple at the Oregon Mountain Range at sunset
On location Monjeau Lookout, New Mexico couple engagement portrait shoot high above the sunset of Ruidoso
Monjeau Lookout, Ruidoso, New Mexico outside environmental couple prewedding photoshoot against a dark blue sky

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small New Mexico 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 New Mexico wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find reviews of New Mexico 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 New Mexico wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Who are the best New Mexico wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top New Mexico 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
While some people live for the hustle and bustle of a big wedding with extravagant décor and an impossibly long guest list, others find these kinds of weddings to be too much hoopla, preferring instead something simpler and quieter, allowing for more intimacy between them...Read more
WHAT EXACTLY DOES IT MEAN TO ELOPE? If you look up the definition of “elope” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary , you’ll find a plethora of meanings making it quite clear how polarizing the word has become, and how it has transformed and evolved with the passage of time and...Read more
So your wedding is just around the corner and you’ve decided to elope , either because you want to do this on a budget , avoid a large wedding party, or simply to enjoy the day together with minimal distractions and as little stress as possible . They say 'all you need is...Read more


Couple kissing while leaving ceremony at Villa Parker wedding by Denver wedding photojournalist.

Julia and David

Photo by Carl Bower

Thank you so much for being as fantastic on the wedding day as you have been leading up to the day…In all seriousness you just gave me all the feels. Thanks for the laughs.

Kathy & John

Photo by Carl Bower

What a happy surprise!  We didn't expect to see these for several days yet.  They look awesome!  John and I will review them together and get back to you.   Thanks so much for photographing our wedding.  It was so wonderful not only have you do it from a professional standpoint but it was great to have you there.  You get us.   We'll talk to you soon and thanks for the fast turn around!

Heather and Matt

Photo by Justin Edmonds

Holy smokes, you are ridiculously talented. Which I already knew, but, DAMN these photos are incredible! Thank you for sharing and posting about our day! We’re so grateful we trusted you with capturing it.