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!

San Bernardino County Wedding Photographers

Find Your San Bernardino County Wedding Photographer

Apple Valley, Barstow, Big Bear Lake, Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, Fontana, Hesperia, Highland, Ontario, Rancho Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, Upland, Victorville, Yucaipa, Joshua Tree

San Bernardino County Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our San Bernardino County 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 San Bernardino County 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
September 17th, 2021
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Image of The bride as she walks down the aisle
September 16th, 2021
Wedding portrait of the Italy couple as the winds carry the brides gown behind her in the fields
September 13th, 2021
Wedding Venue Photography With sparkling fairy lights serving as a frame for the moment, the bride and groom share a passionate kiss

Elopement Photographers for Small San Bernardino County Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small San Bernardino County 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.

California - Southern WPJA members are ready to document any small, desert, city 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 unique, casual, 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 San Bernardino County Couples

3 San Bernardino County Wedding Photographers...

Wedding and elopement photographer Annie Bang

Annie Bang

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking San Bernardino County weddings.
2500 (USD)
Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, US *Now booking San Bernardino County weddings.
3500 (USD)
Engagement Photo Shoots and wedding photography by Darren Hendry

Darren Hendry

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking San Bernardino County weddings.
2500 (USD)

San Bernardino County Wedding Elopement Picture Stories

View WedElope Image Galleries by San Bernardino County Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

San Bernardino County Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented San Bernardino County wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own San Bernardino County pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the San Bernardino County 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 San Bernardino County photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for San Bernardino County 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: Who are the best San Bernardino County wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top San Bernardino County 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 San Bernardino County 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 San Bernardino County wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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