Central Coast Wedding Photographers

Central Coast Wedding Photographers

Find Central Coast photographers serving: Ventura, Santa Barbara, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Hollister, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Oxnard, Big Sur, Capitola, Santa Cruz County, Monterey Bay, and all of Central California

Central Coast Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Central Coast Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Central Coast 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.

California - Central WPJA members are ready to document any small, themed, city hall, 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 Central Coast Wedding Venues

5 Central Coast Wedding Photographers...

California Couple Portrait Sessions and Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie Secrest

Arroyo Grande in California, US *Now booking Central Coast weddings.
3300 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photographer Annie Bang

Annie Bang

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Central Coast weddings.
2150 (USD)
Edeelin Labra, Northern CA wedding photography

Edeelin Labra

Vallejo in California, US *Now booking Central Coast weddings.
2000 (USD)
California Documentary Wedding and Elopement Photography by Gina Clyne

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Central Coast weddings.
2100 (USD)
California wedding photography by Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young

Palos Verdes Estates in California, US *Now booking Central Coast weddings.
7500 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Central Coast Couples

Central Coast Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by Central Coast Wedding Photographers

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

Central Coast Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

An after the marriage proposal Central Coast engagement photograph in California during the Late afternoon as sun backlights an engaged couple laughing together

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Central Coast wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Central Coast 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.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Central Coast wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Central Coast 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 Central Coast 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 Central Coast wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
Some couples, as they begin planning for their weddings, might think that they are limited to the classic locations: churches, gardens, beaches, or even Las Vegas. But in doing so they’re missing out on a multitude of unique options that might suit their personalities much...Read more
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Central Coast WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Lauren & Jason

Photo by Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer day that you captured SO well. We love these, I cant wait to comb through all of them. Thank you for your amazing craft. The family pictures are so special!

Christy & Stuart

Photo by Gina Clyne

We wanted to drop a quick note and tell you how awesome you are. You got in the spirit and came prepared, and brought so much happiness from behind the camera to whoever was in front of it. We're so grateful to have had you as part of our day, and can't wait to recommend you to everyone we know. (And everyone we don't -- so please let us know any and all sites where we can leave you reviews!) Much love, Christy + Stuart