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. 

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Wales Wedding Photographers

Wales Wedding Photographers

Find Wales photographers serving: Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Wrexham, Glamorgan, Gwynedd

Wales Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Wales 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 couples have recently discovered that less is more when it comes to wedding planning in Wales, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. These intimate events allow brides and grooms to be fully present, as they are less worried and intimidated about the sheer size and scope of the day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Wales elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Wales photographer who specializes in elopements and who understands the unique dynamic of this type of event. The right photographer will capture the events of the day, the atmosphere of the event and the most important details.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Elopement Photographers for Small Wales Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Wales 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 Kingdom WPJA members are ready to document any pop-up, quick, 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 boutique, outdoor, intimate, 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 Wales Couples

4 Wales Wedding Photographers...

Monmouthshire BW wedding reportage photography by Brontë Fae of Wales, United Kingdom

Brontë Fae

Monmouth in Monmouthshire, GB *Now booking Wales weddings.
980 (GBP)

Sacha Miller

Ystrad Mynach in Glamorgan, GB *Now booking Wales weddings.
1750 (GBP)
Wedding and elopement photography by Jonathan Ryder

Jonathan Ryder

Belfast in County Antrim, GB *Now booking Wales weddings.
1695 (GBP)
UK photographer: Martin Dabek

Martin Dabek

Bristol in Bristol, GB *Now booking Wales weddings.
1100 (GBP)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Wales Wedding Photographers

Please select a venue below to view all associated contest-winning Wales wedding photos.

Wales Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Aberdovey, Wales outdoor marriage reception party award-winning photo that has recorded Boys will be boys when playing with the open fire pit
Artistic Aberdovey, Wales wedding picture from a wedding venue showing the Tipis at dusk
Portmeirion, Wales wedding image of emotion and love with an Emotional groom during speeches
UK wedding photo of the Wales Confetti exit at Plas Dinam Country House
Dinefwr Castle engagement photo session - lead me - overhead couple portrait
Penmaen House, Wales reception party on the lawn | Crawling baby makes an attempt to escape toward the bride's dress.
Penmaen House, Wales wedding photograph of bride and groom departing in the wedding car.
Groom dying of embarrassment and bride laughing her head off as best man sings an ode to him during speeches at Perriswood, Gower, Wales

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Wales photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Wales 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 Wales 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 Wales wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Wales 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 Wales wedding day by.
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