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!

St. Paul Wedding Photographers

Find Your St. Paul Wedding Photographer

St. Paul Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our St. Paul 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, St. Paul 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!

January 18th, 2022
Intimate Indoor Wedding Venue Image of Guests spaced six feet apart at the ceremony
January 11th, 2022
Private Estate Camp Wooded Wedding Photography | a small outdoor patio in the woods
January 5th, 2022
Civil Destination Wedding Ceremony Pic | The bride walking down the aisle at the civil marriage venue

Elopement Photographers for Small St. Paul Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small St. Paul 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.

Minnesota WPJA members are ready to document any secret, fast, justice of the peace, 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 outdoor, casual, romantic, 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 St. Paul Couples

1 St. Paul Wedding Photographers...

Documentary wedding photography by Kelly Morin

Kelly Morin

Lino Lakes in Minnesota, US *Now booking St. Paul weddings.
3500 (USD)

St. Paul Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by St. Paul Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

St. Paul Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small St. Paul 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 St. Paul wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find St. Paul photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for St. Paul 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: How can couples find reviews of St. Paul 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 St. Paul wedding photographers for their own wedding.
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