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!

Hampshire Wedding Photographers

Find Your Hampshire Wedding Photographer

Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Gosport, Farnborough, Aldershot, Horndean, Winchester

Hampshire Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Shooting an elopement or small Hampshire 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.

England WPJA members are ready to document any quick, fast, courthouse, 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 casual, outdoor, 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 Hampshire Couples

11 Hampshire Wedding Photographers...

UK couple engagement portraits and wedding reportage photography by Annamarie Stepney

Annamarie Stepney

Horsham in West Sussex, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1750 (GBP)
England wedding photographer David Cliff for intimate elopements and other small weddings

David Cliff

London in London, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1550 (GBP)
Robin Goodlad is a UK based Wedding Photographer

Robin Goodlad

Wimborne Minster in Dorset, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1400 (GBP)
United Kingdom Wedding Photographer David Weightman - Married to My Camera

David Weightman

Guildford in Surrey, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1200 (GBP)
Engagement, elopement and wedding photography by Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson

Chichester in West Sussex, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1750 (GBP)
England elopement and wedding reportage photography by James Pearce - United Kingdom WPJA Pro

James Pearce

Ramsgate in Kent, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1200 (GBP)
Simon Fazackarley is a United Kingdom Wedding Photographer

Simon Fazackarley

Brighton in East Sussex, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
2000 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding reportage-style photography by Murray Clarke

Murray Clarke

Worthing in West Sussex, GB *Now booking Hampshire weddings.
1500 (GBP)

Hampshire Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Hampshire wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Hampshire pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Hampshire 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 Hampshire photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Hampshire 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Hampshire 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 Hampshire wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Hampshire wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Hampshire 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Hampshire WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Cain Manor Wedding Photography by Tansley Photography of the UK

Laura & Dan

Photo by Paul Tansley

Thank you so much for our gorgeous photos. We love looking back through them and reminiscing! These photos capture the day perfectly and means we'll remember all those fabulous moments from the day.

Becky & Greg

Photo by Paul Tansley

They are incredible! I cant wait to look through again when i am home with him. Ive been laughing and crying looking through them - they are perfect! I cant thank you enough! Becky & Greg