San Diego Wedding Photographers

San Diego Wedding Photographers

Our San Diego photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Chula Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, Carlsbad, El Cajon, Vista, San Marcos, Encinitas, National City, La Mesa

San Diego Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our San Diego photographers are ready to accommodate.

By planning a simple San Diego 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, San Diego documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

San Diego Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small San Diego 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 pop-up, secret, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from San Diego Wedding Venues

6 San Diego Wedding Photographers...

California wedding photography by Brett Butterstein

Brett Butterstein

Encinitas in California, US *Now booking San Diego weddings.
3500 (USD)
Engagement Photo Shoots and wedding photography by Darren Hendry

Darren Hendry

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking San Diego weddings.
2500 (USD)
California wedding photography by Jonathan Young
5500 (USD)
Southern California wedding photography and engagement portraits by Attila Iuhasz

Attila Iuhasz

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking San Diego weddings.
2400 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving San Diego Couples

San Diego Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by San Diego Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

San Diego Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

At the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido, CA, the brides nephew looks at the brides bouquet of flowers
At a Private residence in Escondido, CA, the groom helps the bride take off her boots after the wedding ceremony
The loving couple's engagement portrait, at the stunning Sunset Cliffs of San Diego, California, emits a feeling of warmth and togetherness
San Diego wedding image from a Southern California vacation rental showing The grooms mother in law gives a nice speech during the wedding reception
Best San Diego documentary wedding photography from Balboa Park created as The couple makes a funny face during their wedding ceremony
Best San Diego documentary wedding photojournalism image from the Sheraton created during A fun moment during the wedding ceremony
World's top and most original San Diego wedding portrait photography of bride putting on earrings for beach elopement
World's most artistic and best wedding portraits from San Diego, California of the Couple in front of water fountain near the beach
A San Diego documentary-style wedding image showing a moment at Fruit Craft Brewery during The CA Bride and grooms first kiss
San Diego, California wedding couple artistic image session for the Bride and Groom with palm trees
Sunset Cliffs, San Diego, California wedding artistic image session as Couple is walking along the ocean
A wedding photographer at the Sunset Cliffs in San Diego created this image showing groom writes down vows during before sunset cliffs ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small San Diego 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 San Diego wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked San Diego wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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