New Zealand Wedding Photographers

New Zealand Wedding Photographers

Our New Zealand photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Manukau, Waitakere, Hamilton, Tauranga, Lower Hutt, Napier-Hastings, Dunedin

New Zealand Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our New Zealand photographers are ready to accommodate.

By planning a simple New Zealand 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 Zealand 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 Zealand Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small New Zealand 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.

Oceania WPJA members are ready to document any themed, town hall, civil ceremony, 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 Zealand Wedding Venues

4 New Zealand Wedding Photographers...

Wedding photography and couple portraits by Jacob Gordon

Jacob Gordon

Perth in Western Australia, AU *Now booking New Zealand weddings.
1500 (AUD)

Orlando Suarez

Kennesaw in Georgia, US *Now booking New Zealand weddings.
3100 (USD)

Ambre Peyrotty

Les Sarraix in Puy-de-Dome (63) , FR *Now booking New Zealand weddings.
4000 (EUR)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving New Zealand Couples

New Zealand Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  environmental engagement e-session of the couple dancing
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  portrait e-session - a couple relaxing by a stone wall
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch  on-location portrait e-shoot of a couple kissing at sunset by a bridge
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch environmental engagement e-session - a couple embracing at sunset
Halsweh Quarry Park Christchurch, NZ portrait e-session of a couple kissing at a sunset
Port Hills Christchurch New Zealand outside forest picture session with a Couple at sunset in the hills
Port Hills Christchurch New Zealand Couple Kissing during an engagement photo session
Wedding image from the Bridesmaid's home, Christchurch New Zealand showing the Preparing the flower girls
New Zealand Couple in front of street art painting of elephants in Christchurch
Christchurch Couple on large art installation couch in the streets of New Zealand
New Zealand engaged Couple in front of Graffiti Wall in Christchurch City
New Brighton Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand Cold afternoon engagement portrait with body language mirroring.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best New Zealand wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top New Zealand 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 New Zealand photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for New Zealand 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.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small New Zealand 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 Zealand wedding day by.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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