Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photographers

Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photographers

Our Rio de Janeiro photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: São Gonçalo, Duque de Caxias, Nova Iguaçu, Niterói, Belford Roxo, Campos dos Goytacazes, São João de Meriti, Petrópolis, Volta Redonda, Macaé, Magé and Rio das Ostras

Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Rio de Janeiro - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Rio de Janeiro photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple Rio de Janeiro 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, Rio de Janeiro documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Rio de Janeiro Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Rio de Janeiro 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.

Brazil WPJA members are ready to document any secret, themed, mini, 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 Rio de Janeiro Wedding Venues

5 Rio de Janeiro Wedding Photographers...

Macaé wedding photography by Aline Prado of Rio de Janeiro

Embracing a documentary approach to her photography, Aline Prado uses her keen eye to tell captivating stories through visuals. From her early days experimenting with portrait photography to her bold decision to leave the oil industry behind, Aline's commitment to...

5500 (BRL)
Rio de Janeiro wedding photography by Fabio Bahiense de Souza of the Brazil WPJA

Fabio Bahiense de Souza, a renowned wedding photographer with 20+ years of experience, specializes in weddings, cinema, products, and advertising. With a portfolio of 1000+ events captured, he excels in documenting memorable moments and producing still images for various...

3500 (USD)
Brazil wedding photography and couple engagement portraits by Eric Corbacho

Eric Corbacho is a talented wedding photographer who uses his skills to capture authentic moments at marriage events. With a strong focus on emotions and storytelling, Eric has been able to document weddings around the world, all from his home base in Brazil.

Eric Corbacho

São Caetano do Sul in São Paulo, BR *Now booking Rio de Janeiro weddings.
9 (BRL)
Minas Gerais wedding and elopement photography by Victor Ataide of Brazil

Victor Ataide has been working as a wedding photographer, capturing families and events in Brazil and abroad since 2012. He chose this profession because he loves telling stories through images and believes that it has allowed him to reframe his concepts of love.

Victor Ataide

Pedro Leopoldo in Minas Gerais, BR *Now booking Rio de Janeiro weddings.
5000 (BRL)
São Paulo wedding photography by Alisson Ribeiro of the Brazil WPJA

Alisson Ribeiro is a renowned wedding photographer, with 10+ years of experience. He graduated in Japan and delights in capturing moments with sensitivity and delicacy. He enjoys new challenges and is dedicated to his work.

Alisson Ribeiro

in São Paulo, BR *Now booking Rio de Janeiro weddings.
1000 (BRL)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Rio de Janeiro Couples

Rio de Janeiro Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A talented photographer captured a romantic engagement session of a couple in Macae, where the interplay of light and shadows emphasizes their profiles
A couple in São José do Vale do Rio Preto, Rio de Janeiro, will soon seal their love in a romantic wedding ceremony
A couple is soon to be wed in São José do Vale do Rio Preto, Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by nature
A couple in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, is soon to be married, with their beloved dog looking on
A couple from Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, accompanied by their beloved dog, are soon to be wed
This couple's lifestyle engagement portrait on the sands of the beach features a soft and light pastel color palette
The couple's beautiful and lovely portrait session at sunset on the docks of Espaço Barcelona in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
Brides emotion of seeing the grandmother deliver the rings at Círculo Militar - Urca - Rio de Janeiro
As the gorgeous dusk light helped to softly illuminated the embracing couple, the stunning view of Rio de Janeiro from the Círculo Militar - Urca created the perfect backdrop for a creative wedding image
A couple shared a unique kiss during a lifestyle portrait session in Urca, Rio de Janeiro
A beautiful portrait of a couple taken at Praia Vermelha in Rio de Janeiro in the morning with rim lighting and fog in the hills
 RJ pre wedding photography from a Brazil indoor engagement portrait session by a window in Petropolis

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find reviews of Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Who are the best Rio de Janeiro wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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