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. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

Oregon Wedding Photographers

Find Your Oregon Wedding Photographer

Portland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Bend, Medford, Corvallis

Oregon Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Oregon 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 brides and grooms around the globe are planning to elope and deciding to reschedule their original ideas for a big event because of current wedding size restrictions, social distancing, and mask requirements. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
October 17th, 2021
A Wedding Venue Image showing The bride and groom exiting the church with joy and flower petals
October 11th, 2021
Best Wedding and Elopement Photographers | the couples civil ceremony
October 8th, 2021
Wedding Photographer created a serene couple portrait immediately following the ceremony

Elopement Photographers for Small Oregon Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Oregon 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 themed, secret, town hall, 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, 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 Oregon Couples

15 Oregon Wedding Photographers...

Portrait of Loren Haar, Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Loren Haar

Ventura in California, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
1950 (USD)
Engagement, elopement and wedding photography by Samantha Moore of So Many Moments LLC

Samantha Moore

Sarasota in Florida, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
2950 (USD)
Wedding photography of real moments by Leah Moyers

Leah Moyers

Sevierville in Tennessee, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
450/hour (USD)
Jerome Pollos Self Portrait, a wedding and elopement photographer of the WPJA

Jerome Pollos

Coeur d'Alene in Idaho, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
2500 (USD)
Bradley Hanson

Bradley Hanson

St. Paul in Minnesota, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
4000 (USD)

Ron Storer

Auburn in Washington, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
2400 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer Jared Lindsay

Jared Lindsay

Fort Worth in Texas, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
2100 (USD)

Jonathan Moore

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
1800 (USD)
Destination weddings and elopement photography by Dennis Mock

Dennis Mock

San Diego in California, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
3000 (USD)
Adventure wedding and elopement photography by Erin Witt

Erin Witt

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
3250 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer James Juarez

James Juarez

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
1250 (USD)
Black and White Headshot of elopement, engagement and wedding photographer David Braun

David Braun

South Lake Tahoe in California, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
1250 (USD)
Engagement and wedding photography by Jill Goehring - Half A Rice Studios

Jill Goehring

Houston in Texas, US *Now booking Oregon weddings.
4200 (USD)

Oregon Wedding Elopement Picture Stories

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

Oregon Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Oregon wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Oregon pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Oregon Wedding Photojournalist Association would like to help you add some unique and artistic pictures to your engagement photo gallery!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Oregon 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 Oregon wedding day by.
Q: Who are the best Oregon wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Oregon 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Oregon 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 Oregon wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
Some couples, as they begin planning for their weddings, might think that they are limited to the classic locations: churches, gardens, beaches, or even Las Vegas. But in doing so they’re missing out on a multitude of unique options that might suit their personalities much better! Why limit yourself to a quiet, quaint ceremony when your adventurous heart may be calling out for something more? An entirely different genre of wedding, so to speak, is the adventure wedding elopement. This concept...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 even personal preference.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 love', but where exactly can you afford to trim the fat, so to speak? You want simplicity, but you also want to be properly married and, surely, to remember this occasion. Who, then, could be more important than...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Oregon WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Kari and Glen

Photo by Ron Storer

Omigoodness!! Can I just say wow? You are such an amazing photographer! Glen and I have shared these photos with some of our family and friends, and all of them have been like, "I love these pictures! You rock!

Couple celebrating wedding post-ceremony by the lake at Fallen Leaf Lake, South Lake Tahoe, CA

John & Claire

Photo by James Juarez

We've been distracted this weekend moving all of John's stuff into our new LES apartment but rest assured - we have been evenly splitting our time between moving and lovingly gazing at your photos. We love them! They're so beautiful and captured the vibe and energy so well. So exciting!

Teresa and Kenny

Photo by Ron Storer

Thank you so much for all of your hard work on our beautiful wedding photos. There are no words to express our gratitude for capturing some of the most important moments of our lives. Our wedding & engagement photos are an absolute treasure that we will savor and cherish forever. When we share our album with friends, they rave about how unique it is and that they’ve never seen anything like it. I have to agree it is amazing and a delight to flip through - it just seems to bring us right back to June 7, 2008 - a day that we hold very close to our hearts.