Boulder Wedding Photographers

Boulder Wedding Photographers

Our Boulder photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Superior, Louisville, Lafayette, Broomfield, Erie, Longmont, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Westminster, Arvada, Golden, Thornton, Sherrelwood, Applewood, Wheat Ridge

Boulder Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Boulder - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Boulder 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 Boulder 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, 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 town hall, civil ceremony, 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.

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12 Boulder Wedding Photographers...

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)
Adventure weddings + mountain engagements and elopement photography by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie Sizer is a Colorado-based wedding photographer. With a background in art, she studied at Colorado State University and developed a love for capturing real moments. Combining her passion for photography and artistic skills, Bonnie creates stunning photos at weddings...

Bonnie Sizer

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
3000 (USD)
Boulder wedding and elopement photography by Jason Johnson of the CO WPJA

With a passion for capturing authentic emotions and candid moments, Jason Johnson has established himself as a wedding photojournalist. His adventures have broadened his perspective, enabling him to tell captivating stories through his lens.

Jason Johnson

Lafayette in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
2500 (USD)
Adventure elopement and wedding photography by Mike Kory

Mike Kory, a mechanical engineer by day, is a talented destination wedding photographer. He has a knack for capturing genuine moments and making people feel at ease. In addition to his photography work, he is also Bonnie's husband and co-parent to their two...

Mike Kory

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
4400 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography and elopements by Nina Larsen Reed

Nina Larsen Reed is a highly experienced wedding photojournalist based in Colorado. She is passionate about capturing breathtaking moments and helping couples plan their dream elopements and weddings in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

5500 (USD)
At-work portrait of USA-based wedding photographer Liam Gordon

Liam Gordon, a wedding photojournalist and creative engagement portrait photographer, launched his own photography business in 2017. With a passion sparked by discovering old photos of himself, he captures special moments with expertise and creativity.

Liam Gordon

Colorado Springs in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
3200 (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 Boulder weddings.
4800 (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.

Lucy Schultz

Lakewood in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
5900 (USD)
Colorado Elopement and Wedding Photography by Trent Gillespie

Colorado wedding photographer, Trent Gillespie, has a Journalism degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a background in photojournalism. He has several years of experience in the challenging and exciting field of wedding photography.

Trent Gillespie

Silverthorne in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
6200 (USD)
Lexus Reynolds Wedding Photographer

Lexus Marquise Reynolds is a highly experienced, professional photographer specializing in boudoir, weddings, high school seniors, and family photography. With 12 years in the industry, she is known for her exceptional memory-capturing skills and enthusiasm. Reynolds is...

Lexus Reynolds

Greeley in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
2800 (USD)
Colorado adventure weddings, elopements and engagement photography by Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson, an acclaimed artistic wedding photojournalist, hails from Colorado. With an impressive portfolio spanning nine states, he seamlessly blends his expertise in street skating, fashion, and product photography, capturing heartfelt moments with a unique artistic...

Matt Wilson

Arvada in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
4000 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography by Kate Merrill

Kate Merrill

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Boulder weddings.
1800 (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.

Lifestyle couple portrait captured in Boulder, CO featuring a romantic stroll down a snow-coated trail against the backdrop of the majestic Flatirons, with hints of tall dry grass adding to the picturesque scene.
At The Greenbriar Inn, Boulder, CO: A creative wedding photo showcases the couple's rings, illuminated by two lights and complemented by a water spray mister.
Bride tenderly fixes groom's hair at the Sunrise Amphitheater in Boulder, CO, USA, on their special day. The couple shares a heartwarming moment during the outdoor ceremony, set against a serene, overcast backdrop.
Engaged couple in Boulder, Colorado honors groom's Mexican heritage with a vibrant Dia De Los Muertos inspired engagement session, captured beautifully by a top CO wedding photographer.
Engaged couple in CO embrace their love with Dia De Los Muertos makeup, as captured by a top Boulder wedding photographer. The couple's connection shines through their artistic transformation.
In Denver, Colorado, a couple stands in front of a building, set off by the glow of a backlight, as the grand arching doors create a stunning backdrop
Engagement portrait captured during dusk on Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, Co, showcasing a warm-toned, dark sky scenery
A romantic engaged couple stands in a meadow, framed by the breathtaking Colorado mountains while a circular sun flare illuminates the scene at Flatirons Vista Trail, Boulder
A groom-to-be lovingly kisses his fiance's neck as they embrace on the picturesque Flatirons Vista Trail during a romantic engagement session at sunset
A couple gracefully dancing at sunset on the Flatirons Vista Trail in Boulder, CO, with majestic mountains in the background and a stunning mirror reflection
In a stunning natural setting at Flatirons Vista Trail in Boulder, CO, a couple wearing big smiles leans in closely to each other during their engagement photo shoot
A couple holds hands and joyfully runs through a meadow on Flatirons Vista Trail in Boulder, CO as the sun gracefully sets behind them during their engagement photo session

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Boulder 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 Boulder wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Boulder photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Boulder 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: How can couples find reviews of Boulder wedding photographers?
A: We call them Client Letters. At the WPJA, we decided more than 20 years ago to avoid incorporating those third-person testimonials and endorsements that are found all too often in advertisements. Instead, we elevated our listings with the use of Client Letters, which represent the actual words and feelings of the clients who booked those Boulder wedding photographers for their own wedding.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Boulder WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

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.

Outdoor wedding ceremony at the Garden of the Gods Club

Shabnam and Joseph

Photo by Justin Edmonds

Choosing you was the easiest part of the shit show that was wedding planning. Working with you is something I would choose over a hundred times, you get how silly and impulsive we are . And You’re so damn tall, but you move like a ghost to get a shot that is as if it was taken from right in front of me. I remember dancing with you for like two seconds, and otherwise, don’t remember seeing you. It’s unbelievable. Thank you for capturing our wedding so perfectly. I would love to buy you a drink whenever you’re in town and are free.

Briar Common Brewery Wedding Photography in the rain.

Holly and Hayden

Photo by Justin Edmonds

I absolutely ADORE these photos!! You did an amazing job and I just want to show you one simple shot that just gave goosebumps because it was basically a recreation of my best friend and I's favorite picture from graduating high school. I just feel the love and growth and maturity we've got through together in your picture. I wanted to let you know and let you know you're doing such a great job with your work even in these small moments-- whether you know it or not!