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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Russia Wedding Photographers

Russia Wedding Photographers

Find Russia photographers serving: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Volgogra, Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod

Russia Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Russia 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 Russia, 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 Russia elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Russia 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, Russia documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Attention wedding photographers! Submit your elopement story images today to be featured here!

Elopement Photographers for Small Russia Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Russia 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.

Europe WPJA members are ready to document any quick, pop-up, 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.

We are anxious to create a picture story chronicling your modern, intimate, outdoor, 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 Russia Couples

7 Russia Wedding Photographers...

Ufuk Sarisen Wedding Photography

Ufuk Sarisen

Istanbul in Istanbul, TR *Now booking Russia weddings.
1150 (EUR)
Wedding and elopement photography by Rogerio Frota dos Santos
3500 (BRL)
Wedding Photography by Alessandro Castelli

Alessandro Castelli

Scicli in Ragusa, IT *Now booking Russia weddings.
120/hour (EUR)

Maxime Desessard

Paris, FR *Now booking Russia weddings.
1900 (EUR)
Sergio Russo elopement and wedding photography from the studio ParamountPics

Sergio Russo

Dubai, AE *Now booking Russia weddings.
3000 (USD)
Tbilisi wedding and elopement photography by Anna Khomutova of Georgia-EU

Anna Khomutova

Tbilisi in Tbilisi, GE *Now booking Russia weddings.
300 (USD)
Image of Italian elopement and wedding photographer Raffaele Rotondo

Raffaele Rotondo

Casagiove in Caserta, IT *Now booking Russia weddings.
150/hour (EUR)

Russia Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

One second before marriage proposal in Sestroretsk, Russia
Nicola Lenivets engagement portrait session Somewhere in Russia
Stone Bridge, Moscow, Russia engagement portrait with a Sunrise love story
Stone Bridge, Moscow Sunrise smoke bomb portrait session for engaged couple
Moscow, Russia engagement portrait session love story with motorbike before sunrise
Russia, Chelyabinsk couple portrait photo - Pre wedding pictures
Chelyabinsk couple portrait -  Russia pre wedding images
Russia, Miass Engagement Shoot Session - Underwater portrait

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Russia wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Russia 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: How can couples find reviews of Russia 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 Russia wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Russia 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 Russia wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Russia WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Fethiye Turkey Wedding Photography of the bride and groom at Help Beach

Tala+Ratep

Photo by Ufuk Sarisen

Ufuk, you got me all teary. A million thank you for the birthday wishes and a million other thank you for these beautiful pictures. This is by far the best birthday gift I have received. We downloaded the file so that we would not lose it but will look at them when I am back from the honeymoon hopefully in a couple of days. However I went through some and THEY WILL MORE THAN AMAZING.

Kyrenia Cyprus Wedding photo from the end of the ceremony

Ege+Nur

Photo by Ufuk Sarisen

You managed to capture all the memorable moments from best angles possible. The quality of the photos make out special day even more special since what remains is our photos and memories. Not only you were everywhere that night, you gave very useful tips about the most important things to do to make our wedding day go as smoothly as possible. Really nice working with you Ufuk, thank you for everything!

Lucy and Lewis

Photo by Ufuk Sarisen

Oh my goodness Ufuk! We have received our photos, they are out of this world! The albums are so stunning! They are amazing! WOW!!!! I can't stop looking at them! You r so talented. Truly stunning!!! Have a lovely weekend - Lucy