Reno Wedding Photographers

Reno Wedding Photographers

Find Reno photographers serving: Lake Tahoe, Washoe County, High Eastern Sierra Foothills, Truckee River valley, Sparks, Truckee Meadows, and the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada

Reno Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Reno Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Reno 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.

Nevada WPJA members are ready to document any secret, small, justice of the peace, 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 Reno Wedding Venues

3 Reno Wedding Photographers...

Adventure weddings and elopement photography by Lauren Lindley
4200 (USD)
Adventure wedding and elopement photography by Kimmi Cranes
2000 (USD)
Kevin Sawyer for Elopements and Weddings and Engagement Photography

Kevin Sawyer

Lake Tahoe in California, US *Now booking Reno weddings.
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Reno Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Reno Wedding Photographers

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

Reno Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Best wedding venue photography in [current-date:custom:Y] at Winters Creek Lodge at Mt Rose Ski Resort showing the Couple in the middle of wide dynamic windows and silhouetted with clouds
Top wedding photography from Reno, Nevada at Bartley Ranch during a portrait session - the bride and groom walking along a bridge
This Reno, NV wedding photojournalism picture is a first rate example of what candid, nontraditional Lavendar Ridge wedding photography looks like, as the brides Father is emotional while walking his daughter down the aisle
Reno, NV Couple backlit in the trees during a pre-wed photoshoot
Reno, NV Couple snuggling during a pre-wed photoshoot with dark woods behind them
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV Bride in the wind during portrait shoot
Reno, NV Photography | Wedding rings with light and reflection.
Reno Pre Wedding Engagement Photography - Nevada Photographers

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Reno wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Reno 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 Reno photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Reno 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 Reno 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 Reno wedding photographers for their own wedding.
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Tahoe Bleu Wave Boat wedding image captured out on the water.

Sara and Ted

Photo by Kimmi Cranes

The photos are stunning! You definitely made it so much fun and found the love and joy in all of us! We all had such an amazing time. You are an incredibly special person and your light shines through you. We are lucky to have had you as our photographer.