Boulder Wedding Photographers

Boulder Wedding Photographers

Find Boulder photographers serving: Allenspark, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Boulder Valley, Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, Flatirons, Boulder Creek, South Platte River, and all of Boulder County

Boulder Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Boulder 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 Boulder, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Boulder elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented.

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Boulder Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Boulder 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.

Colorado WPJA members are ready to document any justice of the peace, courthouse, civil ceremony, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Boulder Wedding Venues

10 Boulder Wedding Photographers...

Adventure weddings, couple engagement shoots, and elopement photography by Jesse La Plante
6500 (USD)
Adventure weddings + mountain engagements and elopement photography by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie Sizer

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
3300 (USD)
Boulder wedding and elopement photography by Jason Johnson of the Colorado WPJA

Jason Johnson

Lafayette in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
4000 (USD)
Adventure elopement and wedding photography by Mike Kory

Mike Kory

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
3300 (USD)
Colorado adventure weddings, elopements and engagement photography by Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson

Arvada in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
3600 (USD)
Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
4300 (USD)
Colorado Elopement and Wedding Photographer Trent Gillespie

Trent Gillespie

Silverthorne in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
5200 (USD)
Engagements, Weddings and Elopement Photographer Lucy Schultz

Lucy Schultz

Lakewood in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
4900 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Boulder Couples

Boulder Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A Boulder couple adventure together with their Corgi for a mountain Colorado engagement announcement portrait session
A Boulder couple embracing together as they prepare to announce their Betasso Preserve engagement
A Boulder couple adventure together on a rock formation at Lost Gulch Overlook during a mountain engagement announcement portrait session
A newly engaged Boulder couple poses in front of storm clouds for a Lost Gulch Overlook engagement announcement portrait
An after the wedding proposal engagement picture session in Boulder, Colorado for an Engaged couple embracing in the mountains as her shawl blows in the wind
Lost Gulch Overlook Engagement Photos. Boulder couple posing on Flagstaff Mountain enjoying the overlook with the Rocky Mountains in the distance
Lost Gulch Overlook post proposal photography showing smiling Boulder CO Love birds doing their thing
Lost Gulch Overlook post proposal engagement session with a Colorado wedding photographer showing a couple overlooking the valley in Boulder

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Boulder wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Boulder 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 Boulder 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 Boulder wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Who are the best Boulder wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Boulder documentary wedding photographers for elopements. Our members are able to submit WedElope Stories that take you step-by-step, via a 9 image picture story, through the unique and moving elopements that take place around the world.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
Traditionally speaking, often times it is the couple’s families who help pay for their wedding. However, unfortunately that’s just not possible for everyone, especially these days when the cost of weddings can quickly and easily get out of control. Some couples...Read more
We all know that the economy can go through some hard times, and be somewhat reminiscent of past recessions. However, as people cut back on non-essential little luxuries here and there, one constant remains: weddings. People don’t tend to just stop getting married due...Read more
While some people live for the hustle and bustle of a big wedding with extravagant décor and an impossibly long guest list, others find these kinds of weddings to be too much hoopla, preferring instead something simpler and quieter, allowing for more intimacy between them...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Boulder WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Colorado bride and groom eating dinner at a restaurant bar venue after elopement

Ashleigh & Tony

Photo by Jesse La Plante

Thank you so much for all the amazing photos. While our wedding turned out to be unconventional, our photos turned out exactly the way we wanted them to and that is 100% due to your excellent talent.

Ravisloe Country Club wedding photograph from after the ceremony of the bride and groom

Katie and Joel

Photo by Justin Edmonds

Dear Justin, Thank you so much for all your hard work in August! We are so grateful for the photos that captured our wedding day perfectly and will help us remember it forever. Your advice and experience was so valuable and we can't thank you enough.

Picture of the Bride and Groom Shoe Game | Della Terra Wedding | Estes Park Wedding Photographers | J. La Plante Photo

Courtney & Derek

Photo by Jesse La Plante

We don’t think we could ever say thank you enough! Every photo you took from our engagement session and our wedding amazes us. As you can tell it is hard to pick our favorite! We had so much fun going on adventures with you to take photos, especially hiking up a mountain in our wedding attire. Thank you for all your hard work on the photos and going above and beyond with your creativity. We will always remember trying to have a romantic moment and Moira always popping in. It gave us many funny memories. We can’t wait to go on our next adventurous photo shoot with you guys and drink some whiskey. If you need a reference feel free to reach out to us!