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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Ohio Wedding Photographers

Ohio Wedding Photographers

Find Ohio photographers serving: Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Akron, Dayton, Toledo, Canton, Youngstown

Ohio Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Shooting an elopement or small Ohio 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 justice of the peace, fast, small, 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 romantic, casual, modern, 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 Ohio Couples

10 Ohio Wedding Photographers...

Portrait of Weddings by Ryan & Kate Studio Wedding and Elopement Photographer - Kate Hagerty

Kate Hagerty

Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
3000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photography by Erica Dietz

Erica Dietz

Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
3150 (USD)
I AM SARAH V Photography - Wedding and Couple Engagement Images

Sarah V. Martinez

Dover in New Hampshire, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
4275 (USD)
Wedding photography and elopements by Ray Iavasile of Michigan

Ray Iavasile

Birmingham in Michigan, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
3000 (USD)
Mid-west wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Madi Ellis

Madi Ellis

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
3200 (USD)
1350 (USD)
Weddings by Ryan & Kate for elopements and marriage photography - Portrait of Ryan Howard Sigesmund
3000 (USD)
BW Wedding Image of Photographer Jorge Santiago

Jorge Santiago

Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Ohio weddings.
4095 (USD)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Ohio Wedding Photographers

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

Ohio Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

World's most artistic and best wedding couple portraits from a Cleveland, Ohio Reception Venue with smoke bombs to make the image in BW
Cleveland, Ohio wedding photographer contest award winning image sample from The church cremony of the grooms first look
Cleveland, Ohio wedding couple artistic image session of atmosphere and blue gelled flash behind couple
Cleveland, Ohio wedding photography contest award winning candid moment from the Reception Venue showing bride and groom smashing the cake
Akron, Ohio on-location portrait e-shoot at Arcade Store
Ohio Winery environmental engagement e-session of couple shot with columns and fall covers
Cleveland portrait e-session of couple dressed in Stars Wars themed costumes, May the 4th be with you
Cleveland on-location portrait e-shoot with reflected light on glass wall

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Ohio wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Ohio 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 Ohio 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 Ohio wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Ohio photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Ohio 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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