United States Wedding Photographers

United States Wedding Photographers

Our United States photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: US, USA, America

United States Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in United States - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best United States photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple United States elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, United States documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

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United States Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small United States 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.

North America WPJA members are ready to document any city hall, courthouse, secret, 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.

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265 United States Wedding Photographers...

Ken Pak is a Metro Capital DC area wedding photographer who captures the most natural once in a lifetime moments through his lenses. With unmatched creativity, dedication, and a professional attitude, he freezes wedding moments and makes them as beautiful as the couple...

3900 (USD)
Shaun Baker - Wedding Photographer and Couple Portrait Professional

Shaun Baker is a USA-based photographer who put down his video camera after graduating college to pursue photography; he shot his first wedding in 2009.

2900 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography and intimate elopements by Stacy Gillespie

Colorado adventure wedding photographer Stacy Gillespie fell in love with photography and the creative aspect while studying marketing in college. With a competitive spirit, she enjoys capturing the unique style, personality, and beauty of each person she photographs.

6200 (USD)
Couple engagement portraits by wedding photographer Joshua Grasso

With a documentary approach, Joshua Grasso is an East Coast USA-based wedding photographer known for his storytelling through visual imagery. Through his lens, he documents the beautiful moments, creating a visual narrative that engages and resonates with viewers.

2800 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement images by Mark Creery of Colorado

Rocky Mountain-based wedding photojournalist Mark Creery has 20 years of experience. He tells his clients' wedding day story with style, capturing candid moments while connecting with people through his easy-going personality.

3500 (USD)

David Clumpner, a visual storyteller with a documentary approach, captures the authentic moments of love, employing his unique style of storytelling through visuals. Based in the Pacific Northwest, he uses his camera to document and preserve the genuine emotions that define...

5950 (USD)

Laura Segall, AZ Wedding Photographer, has a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is an award-winning photographer. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, People Magazine, Phoenix Magazine, Arizona Highways, and other publications.

2800 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of Colorado wedding and elopement photographer Nina Larsen Reed

Nina Larsen Reed is a documentary wedding photographer based in Colorado. She has a special affinity for the stunning Rocky Mountains and has photographed over 150 couples planning dream elopements and weddings.

5500 (USD)
Bozeman wedding and elopement photography by Charles Moll of the Montana WPJA

With his photography skills honed and a deep desire to capture raw emotions, Charles Moll transformed into a wedding photojournalist.

4000 (USD)
California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein is a wedding photographer based in Southern California. His background in photojournalism and experience from five years of newspaper photography makes him the perfect choice for capturing the true beauty and emotion of a wedding.

3500 (USD)
Deanna Johnson wedding photography

Deanna Johnson, a documentary wedding photographer, channels her background in fine arts to capture the raw energy and passion of artists in intimate concert settings.

6000 (USD)
Megan Rei, Documentary Style Wedding Photographer

Megan Rei is a Washington metropolitan area wedding photographer with a background in dog photography. She enjoys traveling and is open to new adventures. Megan lives with her husband Neal and their dog Rui, and she strives to capture natural and candid moments in her...

4000 (USD)
Wedding Photographer Brad Resnick

With a background in theater and more than 8 years as a wedding photojournalist, Brad Resnick brings his unique and natural approach to capturing the most meaningful moments on your wedding day.

2900 (USD)
Lifestye portrait of Boston wedding photographer Channing Johnson, of the Massachusetts WPJA

Channing Johnson of Boston, MA, is an experienced wedding photographer with a photojournalism degree. His work has been published in TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News and World Report. Drawing on storytelling skills, he captures the essence of every...

4300 (USD)
Portrait of Loren Haar, Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Loren Haar is a skilled and well-traveled wedding photojournalist, engagement portrait photographer, and artistic wedding portrait photographer. With a background in documenting significant life events and a passion for photography that flourished through learning manual...

2200 (USD)
Adventure marriage images by Nicky Byrnes of Nemus Wedding Photography

Nicky Byrnes, an elopement photographer, is well-versed in documentary wedding photography with a lifelong passion for capturing moments. Armed with a photojournalism degree and recognized work in both print and online magazines, she brings a unique artistic perspective.

3900 (USD)
At-work portrait of USA-based wedding photographer Liam Gordon

Liam Gordon became interested in photography when he discovered old photos of his younger self, inspiring him to start his own photography business in 2017, focusing on weddings and special moments.

3500 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Natasha Lamalle

In a journalistic style, Natasha Lamalle is known as a visual storyteller who excels at capturing the authentic and often fleeting moments of love. With fifteen years of experience as a journalist, her trained eye and subtle approach to photography have made her one of the...

4000 (USD)
Xiaoqi Li - Artistic wedding and engagement photographer

Xiaoqi Li is a destination wedding photographer who is dedicated to capturing the genuine and meaningful moments of couples' special days. With a deep appreciation for the importance of photographs in preserving memories, she aims to provide peace of mind to her...

0 (USD)
Studio portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Erica Dietz

In her journalistic style, Erica Dietz emerges as a skilled visual storyteller, adept at capturing candid moments with artful precision and thoughtful use of light. With a background as an intern at the Valley News Dispatch, she excels in guiding couples toward relaxed and...

4000 (USD)
United States destination documentary wedding photography by Taber Lacie

With a background as a former EMT and a passion for photography since a young age, Taber Lacie is now a documentary wedding photographer, preserving the genuine essence of love and emotions on the wedding day.

3000 (USD)
Arizona wedding photography by Rebekah Sampson

Arizona wedding photographer, Rebekah Sampson, delivers timeless portraits and emotion-filled documentation. Works with two incredible women to capture your wedding or elopement day with creative honesty. Married with three children, enjoys gardening and relies on good...

8000 (USD)
Boston wedding and elopement photography by Kayla Rice of the Massachusetts FPJA

Drawing on her extensive experience in documentary photography, Kayla Rice is a skilled wedding photographer who artfully captures the authenticity and emotion of the moment.

3800 (USD)
Lit Lifestyle Portrait of Sean Turner - Eight Weddings Photography

Sean Turner is a wedding photographer based in the Rockies of the USA. With a BFA in Photographic Imaging, experience shooting weddings on the East Coast, and having relocated to Denver in 2012, he has a vast range of skills.

3300 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Anastasiia Polyakov, of So Tender Is Humanity

Wedding photographer Anastasiia Polyakov is an experienced creative based in the US for 10 years. Using her upbringing, Anastasiia celebrates human spirit and emotion with her photography. Mixing compassion and expressions, Anastasiia aims to memorialize the essence of...

3500 (USD)
Emie McGee wedding photography studio - Emie's Photo LLC

Emie McGee, a skilled wedding photojournalist based in Lynchburg, VA, captures timeless moments with a unique editing style inspired by film photography. Trust her to make your wedding day memorable and stress-free.

2500 (USD)
Studio portrait of San Francisco wedding photographer Lisa Stone of the N California Wedding Photojournalist Association.

Lisa Stone is a wedding photographer with a Masters Degree in Photography, specializing in black and white documentary and abstract fine art. With over 300 weddings shot, she enjoys problem-solving and creating art with light. Outside of work, she loves film photography,...

4500 (USD)
Ben Schaefer Engagement and Wedding Images

Ben Schaefer is a New England-based photographer who excels in wedding photojournalism, candid portraiture, and rock climbing. He shoots the wedding day with care and attention to detail using a Leica camera system.

4800 (USD)
California wedding photography by Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young, a California coast photographer, combines 20 years experience, a photojournalist background, and a keen eye for detail, capturing the joy and emotion of each wedding day.

5500 (USD)
California Couple Portrait Sessions and Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie Secrest is a wedding and engagement portrait photographer based in Central Coast CA. With a Master's in photojournalism, she has garnered recognition from renowned competitions such as Pictures of the Year.

3300 (USD)
California wedding and elopement photographer Annie Bang

As a wedding photojournalist and creative engagement portrait photographer in California, Annie Bang brings a background as a former journalist and Associated Press reporter. With a focus on documenting real moments and emotions, she uses documentary and photojournalistic...

2500 (USD)
JD Land Wedding Photographer

With a documentary approach in mind, JD Land embraces the art of storytelling through his photography. Specializing in wedding photojournalism, he has honed his skills of capturing real moments since 2012. Additionally, JD Land indulges in wildlife photography, using his...

4000 (USD)
New England wedding event coverage, engagement portraits and elopement photography by Simi Rabinowitz

Simi Rabinowitz, a wedding photojournalist from New England, USA, captures heartfelt moments with an inconspicuous, journalistic style, allowing couples to relive their unforgettable day through unique and natural images.

2700 (USD)
Portrait of Wedding and Elopement Photographer Megan Hannah

Megan Hannah, a New England, USA wedding photographer, lives in Vermont with her husband, two cats, and backyard chickens. Since 2012, she has captured over 100 weddings, working alongside her husband in a documentary-style approach.

6500 (USD)
Studio portrait of Brittany Diliberto, an elopement and wedding photographer | Bee Two Sweet Photography

Drawing from her background in professional lighting design, Brittany Diliberto, an East Coast USA-based photographer, applies a documentary approach to her visual storytelling. Through her artistic lens, she skillfully captures spectacular moments, creating a visual...

4250 (USD)
Engagement, Wedding and Elopement Photographer for New England, Andy Madea

Andy Madea, a New England wedding photojournalist, combines his passion for the outdoors with his photography. A lover of mountains and coastal waters, he now resides in Vermont with his wife and furball pup.

8000 (USD)
Studio portrait of wedding photographer Tanushree Vaidya

Tanushree Vaidya is a traveling destination wedding photographer with experiences across 14 countries, combining previous skills in commerce, hair artistry, portrait photography, and graphic design.

4000 (USD)
Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds, with 14 years of experience as a photojournalist, has worked for notable clients such as Getty Images, The New York Times, and Sports Illustrated. Having shot over 130 weddings and elopements, his expertise and skill make him a sought-after wedding and...

4800 (USD)
Portrait of Wedding Photographer Jacob Hannah

Jacob Hannah is a Vermont-based wedding photojournalist with a knack for capturing beautiful moments. With a degree in photojournalism, his journalistic style and unobtrusive approach ensure authentic and heartfelt photographs.

6500 (USD)
Colorado engagements + wedding and elopement photography by Sean Lara

Sean Lara is a wedding photojournalist with a unique approach, blending creativity and storytelling to capture wedding day moments. Based in the Rocky Mountains, he is highly skilled in engagement portrait photography and artistic wedding portraits.

2250 (USD)
Engagement sessions and wedding photography by Alex Gordias of New England

Alex Gordeev is a renowned East Coast wedding photographer, experienced in New England and across the United States. He excels in making his clients feel comfortable while capturing heartfelt memories they will cherish forever.

3500 (USD)
Engagement, Wedding and Elopement Photographer Dennis Crider

Dennis Crider is a Northern United States-based wedding photographer offering documentary-style photos with tailored touches to showcase your personality and style. He will work hard to capture the best non-fake, unscripted and organic moments of your wedding day.

3000 (USD)
Engagements, Weddings and Elopement Photographer Lucy Schultz

Lucy Schultz, an artistic wedding photojournalist, creates a relaxed and joyful environment, empowering couples to express their true selves, capturing unforgettable moments with her expertise honed since 2013.

5900 (USD)

Penny McCoy is a Minneapolis-based wedding photographer that loves bringing her southern charm and capturing real moments for couples to cherish for years to come.

3700 (USD)
Portrait of Wedding Photographer Alex Paul

In his journalistic style, Alex Paul, a visual storyteller, has captured the intimate moments of over 250 destination weddings as a New England-based professional wedding photographer.

4500 (USD)
Gretchen Troop Photography Studio for Weddings, Elopements and Portraits

With a Bachelor's degree in Studio Photography, Gretchen Troop excels as a wedding photojournalist. Her talent lies in capturing natural and candid moments, creating memories that last a lifetime.

3000 (USD)
Andrea Bibeault is a photographer for marriage ceremonies and reception events

Andrea Bibeault is a wedding photographer with a background in art and visual storytelling. She and her husband Ed specialize in photojournalistic-style wedding photography, capturing moments of shared love and unique personalities.

2600 (USD)
Wedding and engagement portraits by Michelle Arlotta

With a documentary approach, wedding photographer Michelle Arlotta is a visual storyteller. Through her authentic captures, she brings raw emotion to life and delivers beautiful results.

3650 (USD)
Studio portrait of USA wedding photographer Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown, an overeducated wedding photojournalist, specializes in capturing engagements, elopements, and weddings worldwide, with a keen eye for detail and a focus on capturing emotion and sensitivity.

3000 (USD)
Wedding photography by Michael Freas

Michael Freas is a photojournalistic wedding photographer. He puts the focus on your unique relationship, honoring all of those present. His commitment to stress-free joy, allowing couples to celebrate to the fullest, has made him one of the most reputable wedding...

3800 (USD)
Adventure weddings and elopement photography by Lauren Lindley

Lauren Lindley specializes in elopement photography, making clients feel comfortable in front of her lens. She is a talented wedding photojournalist and artistic portrait photographer, capturing unforgettable moments with her skill and creativity.

4200 (USD)
Studio Portrait of Wedding Photographer Kate Crabtree

In a journalistic style, Kate Crabtree, a visual storyteller, captures the authentic and fleeting moments of love in bold and joyful documentary wedding photos set against stunning Maine landscapes.

5700 (USD)
Studio portrait of engagement, wedding and elopement photographer Scott Josuweit

Scott Josuweit, a documentary wedding photographer based in the USA, specializes in candidly and creatively documenting important moments, ensuring a true and immersive wedding experience for every couple.

3500 (USD)

Neil Thurston is a destination wedding photographer with a unique background. As a graduate of NESOP, he spent several years in action sports photography. With extensive international experience, Neil has applied his creative skills to become a renowned photojournalist...

500/hour (USD)
Weddings, engagement portraits and elopement photography by Nikhol Esteras

Using a journalistic style, Nikhol Esteras, a visual storyteller, captures the authentic and unique moments of destination weddings in Oaxaca and California, combining her background in psychology and holistic health.

Nikhol Esteras

Oaxaca de Juárez in Oaxaca, MX *Now booking United States weddings.
3000 (USD)
Samantha Pastoor wedding photography

Samantha Pastoor is a talented documentary wedding photographer who discovered her love for capturing weddings at a young age. Inspired by her father's work, she experimented with film and darkroom techniques, perfecting her craft through a storytelling lens.

Samantha Pastoor

Le Plessis-Trevise in Paris (75) , FR *Now booking United States weddings.
2000 (EUR)
Portrait of Paolo Blocar, Wedding and Elopement Photographer of Aria di Foto

Paolo Blocar: Wedding photographer with experience in working with a father who was a photographer. Located in the city, loves technology, cinema and traveling the world. Ambitious photographer sharing life-stories with couples through the lens.

Paolo Blocar

Venice, IT *Now booking United States weddings.
2200 (EUR)
Canada wedding and elopement photographer Esther Gibbons

Esther Gibbons is a visual storyteller who specializes in capturing real moments in a journalistic style. With her down-to-earth approach and impeccable timing, she puts couples at ease and tells their unique love stories through her photography.

Esther Gibbons

Montreal in Quebec, CA *Now booking United States weddings.
3600 (CAD)
Isabelle Bazin Wedding and Elopement Photographer - isasouri photo

Isabelle Bazin, an internationally renowned wedding photographer with 25 years of experience, brings her creative vision and journalistic style to capture beautiful moments.

Isabelle Bazin

Goutz in Haute-Garonne (31) , FR *Now booking United States weddings.
250/hour (EUR)
Freek Nagtzaam is a wedding photographer going by the studio name of Platimo Photography

With his documentary approach, Freek Nagtzaam, a visual storyteller, creates a portfolio that captures the deep and personal connection he forms with each couple, showcasing his ability to tell their unique stories through visual storytelling.

Freek Nagtzaam

's-Hertogenbosch in Noord Brabant, NL *Now booking United States weddings.
1695 (EUR)
wedding photography by Franck Petit

With his documentary approach and expertise as a visual storyteller, Franck Petit, a dedicated French wedding photographer since 2012, captures moments of joy and love, inspired by his own personal experiences.

Franck Petit

Serignac sur Garonne, FR *Now booking United States weddings.
1900 (EUR)
Loic Nicoloso wedding photography in Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France

Loic Nicoloso, a documentary wedding photographer, has acquired extensive expertise over his 15-year career. Having been enveloped in the art of photography from an early age, he flawlessly documents cherishable moments, employing an unobtrusive and minimalist technique.

Loic Nicoloso

Paray le Monial in Saone-et-Loire (71) , FR *Now booking United States weddings.
1590 (EUR)
Documentary Wedding Photography by Niaz Maleknia

Niaz Maleknia, Iranian award-winning wedding photographer based in London, holds an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. She has exhibited work internationally and teaches at the University of the Arts London.

Niaz Maleknia

Finchley in London, GB *Now booking United States weddings.
1000 (GBP)
Wedding and elopement photography by Will Tee - SW Wedding Photo Studio

Will Tee, co-founder of SW Photo Studio, is an experienced wedding photographer who excels at capturing real moments. His love for travel and exposure to different cultures has made him open-minded and allows him to integrate unique perspectives into his creative...

Will Tee

Taipei City, TW *Now booking United States weddings.
2000 (USD)
Self-Portrait of Nicolas Bastien, a Marriage Photographer

Nicolas Bastien, a documentary wedding photographer, is driven by his love for travel and salted butter. He believes that travel can make us richer and embodies values of sharing, tolerance, and humility. His passion for photography lies in capturing the authentic moments...

Nicolas Bastien

Quimper in Finistere (29) , FR *Now booking United States weddings.
950 (EUR)

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999 US Dollar

PA Documentary Wedding Photos | Editorial, Corporate, News, Fashion: William Thomas Cain

Jamison in Pennsylvania, United States

CAPTURING LIFE'S FLEETING MOMENTS, FRAMING THE HUMAN ESSENCE

William Thomas Cain is a professional photojournalist whose body of work spans from editorial to commercial in his 35 years of experience. He accredits his diverse background...

3500 US Dollar

Autumn Bliss Photography of York County, Maine: Autumn Wells

Sanford in Maine, United States

Maine Wedding + Lifestyle Photographer Captures Life's Most Memorable Moments

7000 New Israeli Shekel

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving United States Couples