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!

Paris Wedding Photographers

Find Your Paris Wedding Photographer

Paris Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Paris 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 Paris wedding photographers who are available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

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Elopement Photographers for Small Paris Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Paris 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.

Île-de-France WPJA members are ready to document any quick, city hall, DIY - do it yourself, 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 casual, unique, non-traditional, 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 Paris Couples

23 Paris Wedding Photographers...

Paris engagement shoots + wedding photography and elopements by Luan Nguyen of France
2000 (EUR)
Wedding and elopement photos by Pierrick Roland
2000 (EUR)
1900 (EUR)
1950 (EUR)
2200 (EUR)
Paris wedding photography by Karim Kheyar of France

Karim Kheyar

Champigny Sur Marne, FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1600 (EUR)
Engagements + wedding and elopement photography by Jeremie Sangare
2000 (EUR)
France engagement, elopement, and wedding photography by Mehdi Djafer

Mehdi Djafer

Lille in Nord (59) , FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1500 (EUR)
France wedding and elopement photography by Charly Fromentin

Charly Fromentin

Labossse in Oise (60) , FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Engagement, wedding and elopement photography by Charline Eberhardt

Charline Eberhardt

Biarritz, FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
2100 (EUR)
Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photography by Nicolas Bernard

Nicolas Bernard

Kaysersberg, FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1490 (EUR)
Ashley Davenport, Wedding and Engagement Photographer

Ashley Davenport

London in London, GB *Now booking Paris weddings.
2000 (GBP)
Wedding Photographer Estelle Chhor poses for indoor portrait

Estelle Chhor

Sussargues, FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1750 (EUR)
3000 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photography by Damien Dolle

Damien Dollé

Grand-Laviers in Somme (80) , FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1300 (EUR)
Lifestyle portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Maxime Bernadin

Maxime Bernadin

Asnières-sur-Seine, FR *Now booking Paris weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Seine-et-Marne wedding photography by Michael Vinitzki of Île-de-France /
1350 (EUR)
studio portrait of Dordogne wedding photojournalist Michael Mann
1990 (EUR)
Chartres wedding photography by Ilhan Celebi of Eure-et-Loir, Centre-Val de Loire, France
1200 (EUR)
Kirill Brusilovsky wedding photography for creative couples

Kirill Brusilovsky

Hamburg in Hamburg, DE *Now booking Paris weddings.
300/hour (EUR)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

1200 Euro

Wedding Photographer: Adrian Hancu

Strasbourg in Bas-Rhin (67) , France

Born in Chisinau, Moldova (Ex-URSS). Law school education followed by a premature love affair with photography. Freelance photographer since 2003. Over the years, I fulfill my clients’ expectations by combining a natural intuition and keen eye...

Paris Wedding Elopement Picture Stories

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

Paris Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Paris wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Paris photographers you see at the top of your search results page have recently won the most — and the most recent — contest awards. Our contests judge photographers based on their creativity, style, composure, and ability to capture the heart of any couple's story on their wedding day.
Q: How can couples find Paris photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Paris 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: How can couples find reviews of Paris 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 Paris wedding photographers for their own wedding.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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
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 and their fiancés on this special day. So how do you infuse your wedding with all the romance but none of the fuss? ALONE AT LAST Many couples these days are opting to elope rather than planning a large wedding. For the no-...Read more
Not everyone has a lagoon or glacier next door, but there's no rule saying you can't have a small wedding in the great outdoors. Take advantage of natural sunshine and that open, airy feeling and give your guests some room to breathe! LESS IS MORE Instead of hemming your guests in on all sides, give them some elbow room, and legroom, too. There's no need to induce claustrophobia when you've got a wide, open space. Let your guests take in the view, especially if you've got a spectacular one. You...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Paris WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Chateau de Santeny wedding photo of bride in the church

Pauline and Guillaume

Photo by Simon Cassanas

Thank you for having accompanied us throughout this day and to have put us in confidence, we have benefited to the maximum! The photos are great, original, and very good quality! You have been listening throughout the day, you are more than just a photographer, someone you can count on and attentive to the wishes of the bride and groom while remaining discreet, and the photos remain spontaneous to the maximum ...