Los Angeles Wedding Photographers

Los Angeles Wedding Photographers

Find Los Angeles photographers serving: LA, Long Beach, Glendale, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Santa Clarita, San Gabriel, South Bay, Pasadena, Lancaster, Pomona

Los Angeles Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Los Angeles Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Los Angeles 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 - Southern WPJA members are ready to document any town hall, fast, 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.

25 Los Angeles Wedding Photographers...

Portrait of Loren Haar, Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photographer

Loren Haar

Ventura in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2200 (USD)
Engagement Photo Shoots and wedding photography by Darren Hendry

Darren Hendry

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2500 (USD)
Engagement couple portraits and elopement photography by Brenda Bravo - Bravo Image

Brenda Bravo

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2000 (USD)
USA engagement and wedding photography by Matei Horvath

Matei Horvath

Woodland Hills in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3900 (USD)
Madison wedding and elopement photography by Ilana Bar-av of Wisconsin

Ilana Bar av

Madison in Wisconsin, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
4800 (USD)
Weddings by Chris Shum, Life Photographer

Chris Shum

Sunnyvale in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
4500 (USD)
California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3500 (USD)
Wedding photography and elopements by Ray Iavasile of Michigan

Ray Iavasile

Birmingham in Michigan, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3000 (USD)
Studio Image of Wedding and Elopement Photographer Vinh Vo of 3M Studios LLC

Vinh Vo

Rockwall in Texas, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2000 (USD)
California Couple Portrait Sessions and Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie Secrest

Arroyo Grande in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3300 (USD)
CA Engagemen, Wedding and Elopement Photography by Tyler Vu

Tyler Vu

San Jose in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
4000 (USD)
Adventure wedding and elopement photography by Kimmi Cranes

Kimmi Cranes

South Lake Tahoe in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2000 (USD)
Southern California and Orange County wedding photography by Leo Do of Capture the Moment Studio

Leo Do

Fullerton in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
2500 (USD)

Dennis Viera

in California, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3200 (USD)
Portrait of William West, Documentary Wedding Photographer

William West

in New Jersey, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3250 (USD)
Color portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Maria Grinchuk

Maria Grinchuk

Seattle in Washington, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
1150 (USD)
Studio portrait of Wes Shinn - owner / wedding and elopement photography studio

Wes Shinn

Chesapeake in Virginia, US *Now booking Los Angeles weddings.
3400 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Los Angeles Couples

Los Angeles Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by Los Angeles Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

Los Angeles Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Valentine DTLA wedding image from a Los Angeles venue showing flowergirls blowing bubbles and walking down the aisle during the wedding ceremony
An after the marriage proposal Los Angeles engagement photograph created during a cool sunset right under a pier for a silhouette image
An after the wedding proposal engagement picture session in Los Angeles in Santa Monica and they loved the environment here
An exceptional Los Angeles wedding photojournalism sample by a professional Southern California photographer communicating that Elvis has not left the building of the marriage ceremony
Los Angeles wedding reportage photojournalist created this image showing the Bridesmaids prepare the dress for the bride
Best Los Angeles documentary wedding photography showing the Bride and groom have a cigarette break after the ceremony
A Virginia Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this artistic portrait of this Los Angeles couple standing in front of a colorful mural
A top wedding photojournalist created this image at the Houdini Mansion in Los Angeles, California showing Two wedding party people tie their ties in the mirrors

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Los Angeles photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Los Angeles 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 top-ranked Los Angeles wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Los Angeles 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles wedding day by.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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
WHAT EXACTLY DOES IT MEAN TO ELOPE? If you look up the definition of “elope” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary , you’ll find a plethora of meanings making it quite clear how polarizing the word has become, and how it has transformed and evolved with the passage of time and...Read more
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Los Angeles WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

 Merchants House Museum of New York wedding image of the couple walking outside

Elizabeth & Tillman

Photo by William West

Oh man, these are SO great!! Wow! Thank you for passing these on. Thank you again for helping make our day so special!

Grounds for Sculpture, Princeton, NJ wedding image in black and white of the couple cutting their cake

Tanya & Pete

Photo by William West

Thank you so much William! I just took a quick spin through and they are beautiful! Again, super big thank you. Pete and I know how early you came and how late you worked and we REALLY appreciate it. The pictures are beautiful and it's so wonderful having these moments captured forever. You were a pleasure to work with and I plan to recommend you to anyone who asks.

Wedding image of the bride dancing at The Park Savoy, Florham Park, NJ

Katie & Tom

Photo by William West

Will... I am dying over the pics! They are stunning! Thank you, thank you for everything and being so easy to work with!