San Jose Wedding Photographers

San Jose Wedding Photographers

Find San Jose photographers serving: Alameda, Antioch, Berkeley, Concord, Daly City, Fairfield, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Richmond, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Sunnyvale, Vallejo

San Jose Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, San Jose 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 Jose Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small San Jose 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 - Northern WPJA members are ready to document any quick, mini, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from San Jose Wedding Venues

9 San Jose Wedding Photographers...

CA Engagemen, Wedding and Elopement Photography by Tyler Vu
4000 (USD)
California Couple Portrait Sessions and Wedding Photography by Stephanie Secrest

Stephanie Secrest

Arroyo Grande in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
3300 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photographer Annie Bang

Annie Bang

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
2150 (USD)
Weddings by Chris Shum, Life Photographer

Chris Shum

Sunnyvale in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
4500 (USD)
Southern California and Orange County wedding photography by Leo Do of Capture the Moment Studio

Leo Do

Fullerton in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
2500 (USD)
Edeelin Labra, Northern CA wedding photography

Edeelin Labra

Vallejo in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
2000 (USD)
California Documentary Wedding and Elopement Photography by Gina Clyne

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking San Jose weddings.
2100 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving San Jose Couples

San Jose Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by San Jose Wedding Photographers

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

San Jose Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

San Jose couple posing for a lakeside engagement announcement shot illustrating their Reflection of love
San Jose couple posing for a creative, urban engagement announcement shot in BW with the pair Spiraling in Control
Fun San Jose engagement announcement picture with a CA sunset twirl during some dancing fun
The [current-date:custom:Y] San Jose photo ideas for the wedding planner - CA photography from a City Hall love session
A San Jose couple poses for a BW graphic portrait together as they prepare to announce their Northern California engagement
A newly engaged San Jose couple poses in the great outdoors for an Alum Rock Park engagement announcement portrait in Northern California
An Alviso modern couple sits on the boardwalk for an announcement portrait of their California wedding engagement
She said yes, post marriage proposal picture session in San Jose, California shot from overhead on the concrete steps

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find San Jose photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for San Jose 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small San Jose 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 Jose wedding day by.
Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my San Jose 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 Jose wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND San Jose WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Christy & Stuart

Photo by Gina Clyne

We wanted to drop a quick note and tell you how awesome you are. You got in the spirit and came prepared, and brought so much happiness from behind the camera to whoever was in front of it. We're so grateful to have had you as part of our day, and can't wait to recommend you to everyone we know. (And everyone we don't -- so please let us know any and all sites where we can leave you reviews!) Much love, Christy + Stuart

Lauren & Jason

Photo by Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer day that you captured SO well. We love these, I cant wait to comb through all of them. Thank you for your amazing craft. The family pictures are so special!