Utah Wedding Photographers

Utah Wedding Photographers

Our Utah photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Salt Lake City, West Valley City, West Jordan, Provo, Ogden, Park City, Moab

Utah Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Utah - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Utah 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 Utah 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, Utah documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

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Utah Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Utah 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.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any town hall, civil ceremony, DIY - do it yourself, 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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17 Utah Wedding Photographers...

Lit Lifestyle Portrait of Sean Turner - Eight Weddings Photography

With a background in BFA in Photographic Imaging, years of experience capturing the wonder of weddings on the East Coast, and a move to Denver in 2012, Sean Turner is a highly skilled wedding photojournalist based in the Rockies.

Sean Turner

Littleton in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3300 (USD)
JD Land Wedding Photographer

JD Land is a photographer specializing in storytelling and wedding photojournalism. He has been capturing real wedding moments since 2012 and also enjoys wildlife photography, searching for the perfect picture to tell a story.

JD Land

Phoenix in Arizona, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
4000 (USD)
Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds, a highly experienced wedding photojournalist and engagement portrait photographer, has established a stellar reputation with clients including Getty Images, The New York Times, and Sports Illustrated. With over 14 years in the industry, he has successfully...

Justin Edmonds

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
4800 (USD)
Engagements, Weddings and Elopement Photographer Lucy Schultz

Lucy Schultz, an experienced documentary wedding photographer focused on elopements and engagement portraits, creates a relaxed and enjoyable environment for clients to showcase their true selves. Since 2013, she has perfected the art of capturing unforgettable moments.

Lucy Schultz

Lakewood in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
5900 (USD)
Gretchen Troop Photography Studio for Weddings, Elopements and Portraits

As a documentary wedding photographer, Gretchen Troop skillfully captures the essence of every couple's special day. With a background in Studio Photography, she has an eye for framing unique moments in picturesque locations.

Gretchen Troop

Boulder in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)
Kevin Bergthold, adventurous wedding photographer of Berg Berg Photography Studio

Kevin Bergthold is a professional photographer who has captured 200+ weddings and hundreds of portraits since 2004. With an alternative eye developed through skateboarding and punk rock, he and his wife, Michelle, started Berg Berg Photography in 2021.

Kevin Bergthold

Golden in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower, an acclaimed photojournalist, and Pulitzer Prize nominee, focuses on capturing the essence of US destination weddings. His unobtrusive approach allows him to preserve poignant and genuine moments, resulting in personal and profound imagery.

Carl Bower

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3500 (USD)
Adventure elopement and wedding photography by Mike Kory

Mike Kory is a mechanical engineer who also works as a destination wedding photographer. He excels at capturing real moments and making people feel comfortable. He's Bonnie's husband and helps take care of their two unique dogs.

Mike Kory

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
4400 (USD)
Engagement Photo Shoots and wedding photography by Darren Hendry

Darren Hendry, a non-traditional and offbeat wedding photographer, specializes in natural, emotive, creative, and honest storytelling. With a background in architecture and a passion for photography, he has been capturing unique wedding stories for almost 7 years.

Darren Hendry

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
2500 (USD)
Studio portrait of wedding photographer Sierra Dawn

Sierra Dawn is an experienced wedding photojournalist and creative engagement portrait photographer based in the USA. With a background influenced by her father's 20+ years in the field, she possesses a wealth of passion and expertise in capturing beautiful moments.

Sierra Dawn

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
5500 (USD)
Lifestyle Portrait of Wedding and Elopement Photographer James Juarez

James Juarez is a Mexican-American wedding photojournalist with a degree in Art History from UCLA. He has 8 years of experience documenting punk bands and in the fashion industry. Based in the Western USA.

James Juarez

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
2450 (USD)
Black and White Headshot of elopement, engagement and wedding photographer David Braun

David Braun is a skilled wedding photojournalist with a background in outdoor portrait art. With an artistic approach and extensive freelance experience, he excels in capturing the natural and unforgettable moments of weddings.

1250 (USD)
Marla Manes, a PNW ADVENTURE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER in Seattle WA

Seattle-based Marla Manes, skilled in wedding photojournalism and portraiture, integrates values and sustainability. Creates comfort for exceptional photos.

Marla Manes

Seattle in Washington, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
5500 (USD)
Weddings, engagements and elopement photography by Kevin Kienitz

Kevin Kienitz

Aurora in Illinois, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)
Destination weddings and elopement photography by Dennis Mock

Dennis Mock, a talented documentary wedding photographer, brings his background in sports and architectural photography to create captivating compositions. Recognized and awarded by professional photography associations, he has also received prestigious honors from Kodak...

Dennis Mock

San Diego in California, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)
Portrait of Katharine Green from Katie Corinne Wedding Photography Studio

Katharine Green, an experienced Colorado wedding photojournalist, has been expertly capturing love-filled moments for over a decade, specializing in wedding, engagement, and proposal photography alongside her associate, Jamie.

Katharine Green

Monument in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of Evie Felts, a wedding and elopement photographer

Evie Felts, a wedding photographer with 5 years of experience, left teaching to pursue art. She connects with clients worldwide and captures intimate moments. Evie lives in Mancos, Colorado, enjoying outdoor activities when not photographing.

Evie Felts

Mancos in Colorado, US *Now booking Utah weddings.
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Utah Couples

Utah Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Utah Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

Below are some Utah wedding photography samples from the world’s best wedding photographers of the WPJA. Some of these Utah marriage pictures might be artistic portraits, details, or documentary-style images that have come from getting ready sessions, wedding ceremonies, reception venues, or Utah engagement portrait sessions with couples.

A bride poses barefoot in her wedding dress, as the delicate blue hour light illuminates the intricate textures of her gown in Moab, Utah
The groom's father carefully adjusts the bowtie in Moab, Utah
In Moab, Utah, a couple shares an intimate pose lying atop the red rocks, embracing each other tightly as the day comes to a close. An overhead aerial shot captures their affection in a symmetrical drone portrait.
A dress gracefully hangs from a glamping tent in the serene night, providing a cozy and enchanting atmosphere at the Moab, Utah campsite
A newly-engaged couple venture through the golden rays of the sun in Dead Horse Point State Park
The ceremony at Snow Canyon State Park in Utah was framed by the bright red rock walls and held on the sand dunes
The breathtaking sunset at Snow Canyon State Park, Utah illuminated the ceremony with a warm, great light that the Groom's sisters will never forget
Zion National Park photography showing a smiling Utah couple in BW at Proposal time
Arches National Park pre - wed image in Moab, Utah using A silhouette of the engaged couple at the window arches
Snow Canyon, Utah Wedding Portraits of a couple walking on the rocks
Mountain engagement photography at Zion National Park with a Sunset over the mountains
Utah- Airbnb Backyard Reception wedding photo of the bride and groom eating a meal

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Utah wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Utah 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Utah 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 Utah wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find Utah photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Utah 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Utah WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Emerson Fields wedding photography from the reception with bride and groom on dance floor

Sienna and Jacob

Photo by Justin Edmonds

WE ARE CRYING. THEY ARE SO GOOD. Gotta go, we're going to go look at them all over again. I have never seen better wedding photos in my life and I will flex on everyone soon.

Couple kisses during first look portion of wedding day in Palm Springs, CA

Allie & Evan

Photo by James Juarez

Just want to say a big thank you. The photos are extraordinary and we are soooo happy with them. You captured the moments we remember so vividly in our minds. And all the little details. That's what we said from day 1 was how important those little details are, they shine in your photos! I really couldn't imagine anyone else shooting our day. They are so special.

Heather and Matt

Photo by Justin Edmonds

Holy smokes, you are ridiculously talented. Which I already knew, but, DAMN these photos are incredible! Thank you for sharing and posting about our day! We’re so grateful we trusted you with capturing it.