Denver Wedding Photographers

Denver Wedding Photographers

Our Denver photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Aurora, Lakewood, Golden, Commerce City, South Platte River Valley, High Plains, Front Range, Rocky Mountains, and all of the Southwestern United States

Denver Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Denver Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Denver 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 themed, pop-up, 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.

15 Denver Wedding Photographers...

Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds has worked as a photojournalist for the past 14 years, having built his reputation with major clients like Getty Images, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball, Upper Deck, NASCAR and The Denver Post. His experience and skill have...

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 Denver weddings.
5900 (USD)
Lit Lifestyle Portrait of Sean Turner - Eight Weddings Photography

Armed with a BFA in Photographic Imaging and years of experience shooting weddings on the East Coast, Sean Turner is a talented documentary wedding photographer now located in the breathtaking Rockies of the USA.

Sean Turner

Littleton in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3300 (USD)
Kevin Bergthold, adventurous wedding photographer of Berg Berg Photography Studio

Kevin Bergthold is a documentary wedding photographer who brings a fresh and unconventional approach to capturing special moments. Co-founding Berg Berg Photography with his wife Michelle in 2021, they strive to create authentic and visually striking wedding memories.

Kevin Bergthold

Golden in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Colorado adventure weddings, elopements and engagement photography by Matt Wilson

Renowned for his exceptional documentary wedding photography, Matt Wilson originates from Colorado. With a vast body of work across nine states, he skillfully merges his background in street skating, fashion, and product photography to authentically capture the essence of...

Matt Wilson

Arvada in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
4000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower, an esteemed documentary wedding photographer, brings his invaluable experience as a Pulitzer Prize finalist to his work. Through his unobtrusive style, he documents US destination weddings, aiming to capture authentic and meaningful moments.

3500 (USD)
Denver adventure wedding elopement photos by Jennifer Garza of Colorado

Jennifer Garza has been a Denver wedding photographer since 2014. Combining classic imagery with a photo-journalistic style and accentuated with creative lighting, unique perspectives, various angles, and bold colors, her photographs demonstrate her clients'...

Jennifer Garza

Commerce City in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3500 (USD)
At-work portrait of USA-based wedding photographer Liam Gordon

As a wedding photojournalist and creative engagement portrait photographer, Liam Gordon pursued his passion for photography in 2017. Inspired by old photos of his younger self, he established his own photography business, specializing in capturing weddings and cherished...

Liam Gordon

Colorado Springs in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3200 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement images by Mark Creery of Colorado

Mark Creery, a Rocky Mountain-based photographer with 20 years of wedding experience, captures candid moments and tells his clients' wedding day story with style. Known for his easy-going personality, he enjoys connecting with people through his work.

Mark Creery

Fort Collins in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3500 (USD)
Colorado engagements + wedding and elopement photography by Sean Lara

Sean Lara is a wedding photojournalist with a unique approach, blending creativity and storytelling to capture wedding day moments. Based in the Rocky Mountains, he is highly skilled in engagement portrait photography and artistic wedding portraits.

Sean Lara

Fort Collins in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
2250 (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 Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Documentary wedding photography by Taber Lacie

With a background as a former EMT and a passion for photography since a young age, Taber Lacie is now a documentary wedding photographer, preserving the genuine essence of love and emotions on the wedding day.

Taber Lacie

West Bend in Wisconsin, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Lexus Reynolds Wedding Photographer

Lexus Marquise Reynolds is an experienced and highly skilled professional photographer specializing in boudoir, weddings, high school seniors, and family photography. Additionally, she is a college professor teaching Fine Art Nude Photography and Wedding and Events...

Lexus Reynolds

Greeley in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
2800 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of Colorado wedding and elopement photographer Nina Larsen Reed

Nina Larsen Reed is a documentary wedding photographer based in Colorado. She has a special affinity for the stunning Rocky Mountains and has photographed over 150 couples planning dream elopements and weddings.

Nina Larsen Reed

Boulder in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
5500 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Denver Couples

Denver Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A young ring bearer (couple's son) at a wedding at Knoebel Events, DU campus, Denver, CO, USA being joyfully carried down the aisle by two men instead of walking.
A young boy gazes in awe at a towering wedding cake in a softly lit reception venue, filled with pastel purple hues in Denver, CO, USA.
Newlyweds celebrate at Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Colorado, holding hands overhead with big warm smiles after being pronounced husband and wife.
A wedding reception in Denver, Colorado at dusk. The image captures the father-daughter dance indoors, just after sunset, with a beautiful outdoor view in the background.
A lifestyle couple portrait captured in Denver, Colorado, featuring a couple standing in the rain, playfully washing paint off each other. The image is composed with the couple centrally framed.
Lifestyle couple portrait at Denver Botanical Gardens showcasing an imaginative composition. A couple gracefully strolls beside a serene pond, their reflections amidst the picturesque lily pads, while off-centered in the frame.
Creative lifestyle couple portrait at Mount Falcon Trailhead featuring a couple affectionately kissing their dog on the cheeks. The dog shows pure joy with closed eyes and a playful tongue, while the three take center stage.
In Denver, Colorado, at a reception venue, a documentary wedding photographer captured this award-winning image of a couple's first dance. They are beautifully framed between two floating candle holders.
Lifestyle couple portrait showcasing a creative and dynamic engagement session in Denver, CO. The couple is captured in motion, running together, with a composition that highlights their energy and spontaneity.
In Denver, Colorado, the wedding ceremony takes place in a spacious venue. The photo captures the couple exchanging vows, seen from the back of the venue.
In this photo taken by a Denver wedding photographer, a couple shares a passionate kiss during their recessional. Despite the rain, guests remained outdoors on each side of a red brick aisle surrounded by lush grass, holding bubble guns
In Colorado's RiNo, Denver, a couple poses in front of a vibrant rainbow mural that says HAPPY, playfully applying rainbow-colored paint on each other as a part of their engagement photo session captured by a WPJA wedding photographer

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Denver 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 Denver wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Denver photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Denver 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 Denver 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 Denver wedding photographers for their own wedding.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Denver WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Larkspur, CO couple celebrating with bridal party after outdoor wedding

Amanda & Ryan

Photo by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie, We can't thank you enough for your help in capturing our special day. We still go through and find new favorites of all you took and love every single one. It was a pleasure working with you from the engagement shoot to the wedding day. We really feel as if we made a friend in this whole process. Thank you for being you, Love, Amanda & Ryan

Freight wedding image from a Leadville, CO outdoor event

Kae and Reid

Photo by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie & Mike, We can't thank you enough for making our wedding weekend so incredibly special. Besides being kick-ass photographers :), you both are the most fun, thoughtful, and generally awesome people, and we've had such a great time getting to know you. Thank you for our amazing pre-wedding surprise box... that was such a perfect way to spend our evening, and we really appreciate you sneaking that over to us :) And thank you for all the million little ways you helped our day go smoothly, and of course, for capturing it all for us. I hope we can stay in touch moving forward! :)

Longmont, Colorado rural mountain wedding image with a couple and horses

Vanessa & Matt

Photo by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie, Thank you so much for capturing all the love, beauty, and fun that took place on our special day! We LOVE our photos and have had fun showing off your work to our family and friends. We hope you had just as much fun as we did, and thanks to you, we are able to relive our special day. With love, Vanessa + Matthew