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!

South America Wedding Photographers

Find Your South America Wedding Photographer

South America Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our South America 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 South America 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 South America Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small South America 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.

WPJA members are ready to document any civil ceremony, DIY - do it yourself, quick, 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 religious, 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 South America Couples

20 South America Wedding Photographers...

Black and White Studio Portrait of Renan Radici - Wedding Photographer

Renan Radici

Porto Alegre in Rio Grande do Sul, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
6000 (BRL)
Brazil wedding photography and couple engagement portraits by Eric Corbacho

Eric Corbacho

São Caetano do Sul in São Paulo, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
5000 (BRL)
Bruno Montt is a Wedding and Family Photographer

Bruno Montt

Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
5000 (BRL)
Wedding Photography by Claudia Amorim

Claudia Amorim

Goiânia in Goias, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
4800 (BRL)
Brazil pre-wedding, wedding and elopement photography by Monica Guimaraes

Monica Guimaraes

Maceió in Alagoas, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
950 (USD)
Clara Sampaio Photography

Clara Sampaio

Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
5000 (USD)
Wedding Photographer Victor R. Urosa

Victor R. Urosa

San Antonio de los Altos in Miranda, VE *Now booking South America weddings.
200 (USD)
Engagements, weddings and elopement photography by Veronica Ruiz of Ruiz y Russo

Veronica Ruiz

Caba in Buenos Aires, AR *Now booking South America weddings.
150/hour (USD)
Gustavo Medeiros offers RJ wedding photography for couples wanting creative images

Gustavo Medeiros

Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
1000 (BRL)
Elopement, engagement and wedding photography by Gustavo Sarmento

Gustavo Sarmento

Maceió in Alagoas, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
5500 (BRL)
São Paulo wedding and elopement photography by Thiago Gimenes of Brazil

Thiago Gimenes

Sao Paulo in São Paulo, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
1500 (USD)
BW wedding photography by Ricardo Jayme
1000 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of wedding photographer Bruno Dias Calais

Bruno Dias Calais

Nova Friburgo in Rio de Janeiro, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
3000 (BRL)
Parana Wedding Photography and Engagement Sessions by Heloisa Todescatt of Brazil

Heloisa Todescatt

Assis Chateaubriand in Paraná, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
120 (BRL)
Engagement and wedding photography by Renner Boldrino of Brazil

Renner Boldrino

Maceió in Alagoas, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
900 (USD)
Rio de Janeiro wedding and engagement photography by Bruno Mattos of the Brazil WPJA

Bruno Mattos

Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
6000 (BRL)
Karielly Oliveira wedding photographer

Karielly Oliveira

Amambai in Mato Grosso do Sul, BR *Now booking South America weddings.
1000 (BRL)
Ruben Parra, wedding and elopement photographer

Ruben Parra

Panama City in Panama, PA *Now booking South America weddings.
375/hour (USD)
Wedding photography by Nuno Teixeira

Nuno Teixeira

Ermesinde, PT *Now booking South America weddings.
1900 (EUR)
Engagement couple portraits and elopement photography by Brenda Bravo - Bravo Image

Brenda Bravo

Pembroke Pines in Florida, US *Now booking South America weddings.
2000 (USD)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

500 US Dollar

Fábio Melo Fotografias: Fabio Melo

Maceió in Alagoas, Brazil

South America Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best South America wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top South America 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 top-ranked South America wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the South America 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small South America wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your South America wedding day by.
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