Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers

Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers

Our Pittsburgh photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Allegheny, New Castle, Weirton, Oakland, Shadyside, Golden Triangle, Station Square, Boyce Park, Seven Springs, Hidden Valley Resort, Laurel Mountain, Wisp, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland

Pittsburgh Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Pittsburgh Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Pittsburgh 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.

Pennsylvania WPJA members are ready to document any themed, small, DIY - do it yourself, 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 Pittsburgh Wedding Venues

7 Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers...

Studio portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Erica Dietz

In her journalistic style, Erica Dietz emerges as a skilled visual storyteller, adept at capturing candid moments with artful precision and thoughtful use of light. With a background as an intern at the Valley News Dispatch, she excels in guiding couples toward relaxed and...

Erica Dietz

Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Pittsburgh weddings.
4000 (USD)
Rustbelt Mayberry Wedding Photographer, Erin Ninehouser

Erin Ninehouser is an Eastern USA-based wedding photographer with more than two decades of experience. She captures emotion-filled moments and emphasizes documentary photography in her work. Through her passion for community and non-profit work, she has photographed...

Erin Ninehouser

Ambridge in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Pittsburgh weddings.
3600 (USD)
Lifestyle beach portrait of Pittsburgh wedding photographer Kitty Paul

Kitty Paul is a fine art wedding photojournalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photography has been a passion since childhood, learning from her artist mother. She specializes in creating beautiful pictorial documentation of weddings for couples to cherish forever.

4000 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photography by Kate Hagerty

Drawing from her experience in fine art framing, photojournalism, and acting, Kate Hagerty is a documentary wedding photographer who skillfully tells the story of couples on their wedding day.

3000 (USD)
Weddings by Ryan & Kate for elopements and marriage photography - Portrait of Ryan Howard Sigesmund

Ryan Howard Sig is a talented wedding photojournalist whose keen eye for storytelling brings an intimate and candid approach to every image he captures.

3000 (USD)
BW portrait of Pittsburgh wedding photographer Andrea Diaz of the Pennsylvania WPJA

Andrea Diaz of Novasoul Photography is a Pittsburgh-based, documentary wedding photographer with 5 years of experience in the industry. Her expertise, relaxed and journalistic approach, and eye for detail, enable her to capture extraordinary pictures.

2500 (USD)
Studio portrait of Columbus Ohio wedding photographer Monty Soungpradith

Monty Soungpradith, an Ohio-based wedding photographer, blends his love for storytelling and visuals with a documentary approach. He captures honest, meaningful moments while remaining unobtrusive.

Monty Soungpradith

Columbus in Ohio, US *Now booking Pittsburgh weddings.
4500 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Pittsburgh Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers

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

Pittsburgh Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A couple laughs during a glowy golden hour dance in Highland Park, captured by a Pittsburgh wedding photographer.
Couple portrait by a Pittsburgh wedding photographer in Highland Park, PA. They snuggle up in the sunshine during a portrait session in the park, with big smiles during their engagement session.
Wedding couple embraces at Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA, captured in documentary style as family and friends joyfully dance in a circle around them.
An Award-Winning Artistic Wedding Day Portrait captures the stunning beauty of a Pittsburgh PA wedding couple, with the ethereal ambiance of smokey sun rays shining through a window.
Award-winning wedding portrait captures the romance as the bride and groom joyfully pose amidst a picturesque snowfall. The grandeur of Mellon Institute adds a timeless charm to the captivating black and white scene.
The bride gracefully walks herself down the aisle at Heinz Chapel in Pittsburgh, PA. The historic church serves as a grand backdrop for this beautiful wedding ceremony.
Dormont Rec Center in PA sets the stage for a unique wedding ceremony. The bride, groom, and their daughter exchange vows, with the Elvis impersonator's famous jacket stealing the spotlight in this award-winning artistic photograph.
The award-winning photographer captures a beautiful scene at Embassy Suites in Pittsburgh, PA. In black and white, the bride's maid of honor and mother carefully hold and steam the wedding dress, ensuring perfection for the big day.
Downtown Pittsburgh, PA: Local woman assists bride by brushing off invasive species lanternfly from her gown as she heads to her wedding ceremony with her maids
Flower girls take cover under a cocktail table during the reception at Embassy Suites in Pittsburgh, PA
A groom at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, PA, laughing heartily while his groomsmen share jokes in the background
The engaged couple, in an alley in the Cultural District of downtown Pittsburgh, PA, managed to capture a beautiful moment as they caught a glimpse of light during their engagement shoot

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find reviews of Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Who are the best Pittsburgh wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Pittsburgh 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
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
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