Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - 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!

Piedmont Wedding Photographers

Wedding Photographers of Piedmont, Italy

(Piemonte), Torino, Novara, Alessandria, Asti, Moncalieri, Cuneo

Piedmont Elopement Photographers

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

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Elopement Photographers for Small Italy Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Piedmont 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.

Members are ready to document any mini, themed, fast, 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 non-traditional, intimate, boutique, 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 Piedmont Couples

10 Documentary Wedding Photographers...

Piedmont and Verbano Cusio Ossola wedding and elopement photography by Nicola Genati of Italy

I’m wedding photographer, I live in Italy but I travel often for weddings. Tell me where you’ll be declaring your love, and I’ll be there. I’m looking forward to giving you a photography experience that is filled with creativity, laughter, and romance! I still believe in fairy tales and a true believer that there is nothing better in life than a real love. I love my work and take pictures, I'm grateful to be living my dream! Capturing an image which is unique, tangible, and fills the viewer with a sense of joy is just one of my many goals in working with you. I start making photos about 10 years ago, making the experience in this work with other photographers in Wedding and all kind of events. Since more than 4 years I work by myself! I am based on Lake Maggiore in Italy, but I shoot for Wedding in all Italy and Europe. [Verbano Cusio Ossola Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1400 (EUR)

Was born and works in Ivrea, realizes photographic services of marriage for 15 years in Europe and outside Europe. Realizes press photography for magazines. Has published photo reports in international magazines, Specchio (Magazine La Stampa) Corriere magazine (Corriere della Sera),Gente di Fotografia , Nital Sguardi 2005,Exhibition in Rome Festival Fotoleggendo, Exhibition in Perugia Photofestival 2013, Winner TAU Visual 2008, Winner silver AWARDS FIOF Orvieto . His reports explore complex political and social contexts. He was born in Ivrea (north of Italy) in 1975 [Turin Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2500 (EUR)

Thanks to an innate passion for photography and then following the achievement of an Advanced Master of Photography of Performances at the European Institute of Design (IED),in 2009 I decided to be involved and undertake this profession. I continued my training by attending workshops and courses where I had the possibility to encounter different photographs of international fame in different areas. In 2012 I obtained the QIP certificate (Qualified Italian Photographer) and QEP (Qualified European Photographer). Together with taking part in various photographic contests, every year I continue my training by attending new training courses in various aspects of photography. In this was I encounter the desire to always improve, to compare and to test myself. I'm based in Piedmonte but work throughout Italy and in foreign locations [Cuneo Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1700 (EUR)
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Professional wedding and travel photographer based in Turin, Italy. He has made official documentation for important events and his photographs have been published in numerous websites, magazines, national and international newspapers including La Stampa, Repubblica, Tribe, Famiglia Cristiana, Sydney Morning Herald, Washington Post, BBC news, South China Morning Post. [Turin Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1650 (EUR)

I have always photographed. At the very beginning, I studied architecture, my obsession was to take perfect photographs. My problem was always the people who “soiled” the places, squares, and buildings that I photographed during my travels or exits. But then something changed. A bit like in "Ciàula discovers the Moon", the novel by Pirandello in which the miner boy once remains ecstatic by the beauty of the Moon despite having always had it in front his eyes but never really looked at, I fell in love with people. I studied photojournalism and learned how to tell the beauty of reality and people even in their imperfection, which is an essential part of the uniqueness and soul of everything. Over the years I then specialized in wedding photojournalism and family portraits. Basically, reportage photography consists of telling an event, a situation, a story. This approach applied by an important event such as a marriage or even a simple family moment is much more alive and personal, truer. Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the forefathers of photojournalism, once said that to photograph is to place the mind, the eyes and the heart on the same target line. I have always tried to make this sentence my own because if you manage to converge in a single photo, in addition to what you see the energy of a moment, the intensity of an emotion, the perception of an atmosphere, well, that's amazing! [Turin Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1600 (EUR)

I am a professional photographer specialized in wedding's photojournalism since 2009. I'm a dreamer and I love what I do. Plus I'm addicted with Photography, Travel and Art. I love telling stories and this is what I do with my reportage. It is an honor for me to documents the most happy days of your life throughout my pictures. I'm based in Italy but I work as freelance around the world and I can move everywhere. I am based in Italy as my mother country and land of primary inspiration. However I have a deep passion and love in traveling and of course in taking pictures. This is why the combination of the two is something that makes me feel alive and grateful. I won the honorable mention in 2015 of the ND AWARD for my wedding. For instance I am always ready to move for work and new adventures. Do you want me to document your fabulous wedding day in a far off land, in another city on a boat...do not hesitate to contact me! AWARD: ND AWARD, Annual Prestigious Photography Award EXHIBITION: Novembre 2010: LaB+Loft25, Torino Aprile 2011: Castello del Valentino, Torino Febbraio 2011: Fondazione Dante Alighieri, Berlino Marzo 2013: PrettyPortal, Dussendolf Marzo 2013: Amantes collaborazione Magnum, Torino Maggio 2013: Stroke-artfair, Munchen Settembre 2013: Galo art Gallery, Torino Ottobre 2013: Allegra La Viola Gallery, New York Dicembre 2013: Wynwood Embassy, Miami PUBLICATIONS: National Geographic Marie Claire Paris Vogue Brazil StreetActiveLife Messico Rolling Stone Vanity Fair [Turin Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
3000 (EUR)
Piedmont wedding photography by Emanuele Lince of Alessandria - Italy

Emanuele is an Italian wedding photographer. He was born in 1986 in Novi Ligure. He has a degree in political science – political, social and economic journalism – he writes for some time in the columns of several weeklies. At the same time, he refines, collaborating with some companies, the passion for the image first as a videographer and then to the passion of photography, for a few years as an assistant to some photographers – as it used to do – and then make his job. He doesn’t like “specialization” labels in photography, trying his hand at almost all genres. The “fil rouge” of his works is a strong attention and propensity for the story that surrounds him. Wedding photography enters his career, not by accident. Moved by the curiosity to always tell new stories, he finds in the Wedding sector an infinite source of inspiration that partly combines with some advertising campaigns related to the sector. His approach has led him to be also appreciated in advertising. Always attentive to the world around him, he combines in his photography a modern language to the great classics of cinema and fine art photography. [Alessandria Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1490 (EUR)

I was born in 1970 in a lovely place close to Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, beautiful lakes of Northern Italy. Since I was a little boy I have been fascinated by “photography” and it is now twenty years that I have been working in this field. In the last fifteen years I have been working as a photographer, especially for weddings. In 2012, in Milan, I set up “WeddingStudio” together with other colleagues. I take photos of wedding days giving a “ photo journalistic” cut to my pictures. That is why I define myself as a “modern storyteller”. Telling stories and touching people through my pictures: that is what I love to do. That is my job and my passion. And when there is passion in what you do, you see the difference! I like thinking and telling about your wedding in a different way: the newlyweds have to live and enjoy every moment of that day and share every moment with their loved ones. That is why I like to become “invisible” and catch details, shades, glances, moods and going on gestures. My job is a wonderful job and every time that one of my pictures can stir up emotions or recollections in people looking at it I think that considering it as “wonderful” is still not enough... [Milan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)
Milan wedding and elopement photography by Michela Bocciarelli, of Lombardy, Italy

I was born in 1984 in Italy and in particular in a very beautiful area of ​​Lombardy between Lake Maggiore, Lake Como and the splendid mountains that frame it. In high school, I decided to attend advertising graphics and at this juncture, I discovered "photography" when at the age of 18 I got my diploma I decided that I would look for a job only in this field that had fascinated me so much in school desks. I was lucky, my first job in a photographic studio introduced me to those who eventually became my partners in WeddingStudio, an adventure that we started in 2012, born of a common passion for wedding photography. Since then I am happy, it is really true what they say "if you like your job you will never work a day in your life"; telling emotions for me is a joy and seeing the satisfaction in the eyes of my clients at the delivery of work pure happiness. [Milan Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
2000 (EUR)

Based in Ispra, Italy, on the bank of the stunning Lago Maggiore. Emanuele is 42 years old and is married, he have three children. He discovered a love of photography as a boy when he would borrow his grandmother’s bicycle and his father’s camera, and drove around the lake looking for eye-catching scenes. His passion for photography increased with age and, in 2005, it became his work. In his wedding photographs, Emanuele seeks to convey the spontaneity and naturalness of the people involved. To successfully capture the most emotional moments of a wedding is a source of great satisfaction and pleasure. In addition to wedding photography, Emanuele is interested in geographical reportage as he loves to travel and hike in the mountains. [Varese Wedding Photographer]

Starting Price:
1500 (EUR)
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Hotel Ristorante Belvedere, Isola dei Pescatori, Lake Maggiore, Italy Wedding Venue Ceremony Image

Selina & Chris

Photo by Nicola Genati

Nicola you have the eye for great shooting spots! And we got really amazing pictures! One of the greatest decisions that we did at our wedding. Many thanks to you Nicola :) Was a pleasure with you! Best regards and all the best! Chris and Seline.

Anna & Antoine

Photo by Maurizio Gjivovich

Thank you very much Maurizio for your precious work as our wedding photographer! You have wonderfully captured the atmosphere of the day, making everything natural and easy with your kindness and discretion. The final album perfectly reports our way of living and experiencing the day. Anna & Antoine

Agriturismo Al Motto, Verbania, Italy wedding ceremony image of the bride checking her ring

Melania & Andrea

Photo by Nicola Genati

A big thank you for all the magic you managed to trap in your photos! They will accompany us for a lifetime! Proud to have chosen you!

Martina & Crhis

Photo by Maurizio Gjivovich

Thank you Maurizio for capturing our wedding day. We wanted a reportage style book that would capture genuine moments without having to pose, so it was important for us to choose someone with a strong artist identity and a signature style. You did an amazing job at delivering a true work of art with beautiful shots throughout the day. Martina & Crhis

Villa Fenaroli Palace Hotel, Bergamo, Italy wedding venue image of the bride and groom in a romantic embrace

Elisabetta & Natanaele

Photo by Nicola Genati

Dear Nicola, thank you for being the best photographer we could imagine! We greatly appreciated your commitment, your sympathy, and your professionalism! We are very satisfied with your wonderful work!

Wedding Lake Maggiore

Michaella & Rick

Photo by Nicola Genati

The best in the industry! Thank you for giving us the memories of a life time.