Seattle Wedding Photographers

Seattle Wedding Photographers

Our Seattle photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: King County, Pacific Northwest, Puget Sound, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Bellevue, White Center, Kirkland, Newcastle, Tukwila, Burien, Shoreline, Renton, Lake Forest Park, Redmond, Kingsgate, Kenmore, SeaTac, Bothell

Seattle Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Seattle Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Seattle 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.

Washington WPJA members are ready to document any justice of the peace, small, fast, 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 Seattle Wedding Venues

9 Seattle Wedding Photographers...

Seattle wedding photography by Benjamin Wagner of the Washington State WPJA in the Pacific Northwest

Benjamin Wagner, a documentary wedding photographer based in WA State, found his passion for capturing authentic moments through a digital camera in high school. After honing his skills for over a decade, he ventured into pro photography in 2018.

Benjamin Wagner

Mercer Island in Washington, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
1600 (USD)

Using a documentary approach, Logan Westom brings a storytelling perspective to his work as a visual photographer, capturing the ephemeral moments of couples' special days, Taylor Swift concerts, and newspaper events throughout his extensive career in professional...

Logan Westom

Bremerton in Washington, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
4000 (USD)

Ron Storer's passion for capturing and preserving wedding moments is fueled by his success as a member of the US Cycling Team, where he earned a Gold Medal in the Pan-Am Games and a Silver Medal in the Olympic Trials. With a wedding photojournalist approach, he...

Ron Storer

Auburn in Washington, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
2400 (USD)
Marla Manes, a PNW ADVENTURE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER in Seattle WA

Seattle-based Marla Manes, skilled in wedding photojournalism and portraiture, integrates values and sustainability. Creates comfort for exceptional photos.

5500 (USD)
Lifestyle Portrait of BreeAnna Lasher, a Seattle WA Wedding Photographer

BreeAnna Lasher is a wedding photographer based in Seattle, Washington. With a passion for adventure and travel, she specializes in elopements and capturing real, candid moments. Her goal is to empower couples to have the ceremony of their dreams and to capture all the...

BreeAnna Lasher

Tukwila in Washington, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
5500 (USD)
Washington and Seattle wedding photography by Katie Choe

Wedding photographer Katie Choe is based in Redmond, WA, skilled in timeless and candid photography. She ensures stress-free experiences, capturing client's beauty and personality. A mother of two, she enjoys sewing, boho style, and family vacations.

1580 (USD)
Jerome Pollos Self Portrait, a wedding and elopement photographer of the WPJA

Jerome Pollos is a traveling wedding photographer with a background as a photojournalist in the Navy. After capturing a powerful image of a young boy, he discovered his passion for photography and the impact it can have.

Jerome Pollos

Coeur d'Alene in Idaho, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
2500 (USD)

Maria Newman, a visual storyteller with a journalistic style, found her passion for wedding photography during her time in school when she captured moments of love for a friend's wedding.

Maria Newman

Portland in Oregon, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
2500 (USD)
Robert Knapp, Pacific Northwest weddings by Modern Art Photography Studio

A seasoned documentary wedding photographer, Robert Knapp brings his expertise in family portraiture and snowboard photography to capture the most authentic moments. With over 700 weddings in his portfolio, he is passionate about creating genuine photos for couples.

Robert Knapp

Portland in Oregon, US *Now booking Seattle weddings.
2200 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Seattle Couples

Wedding Venue Pictures by Seattle Wedding Photographers

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

Seattle Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

The engaged couple embraced for a creative portrait at their neighborhood park in Seattle, WA, for their save-the-date wedding announcement
Golden Gardens Seattle Washington wedding photography moment from when the Bride kisses grandma on her forehead
Artistic wedding photo from downtown Seattle Studio of the Bride and groom standing against a bright window
Seattle, WA bride and groom posing during a portrait session with some stained glass windows
WA wedding photography from Seattle during the celebrations outside for the bride and groom exiting the church
Seattle Lightleak artistic wedding portrait of the bride and groom in black and white
Seattle, Washington fall engagement portrait session
Engagement Photos from Seattle, WA - Looking down on couple kissing on picnic table
Engagement Photography for Seattle, Washington - Portrait of a couple standing next to building
Seattle, WA Public Market Center Engagement photos at the busy Pike Market creates an opportunity for a silhouette portrait.
Seattle, Washington Engagement Photographer | Girl riding piggyback on guys back as they walk up the street
Seattle, Washington Couple Portraits - holding hands under dock

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Seattle photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Who are the best Seattle wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Seattle 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
Not everyone has a lagoon or glacier next door, but there's no rule saying you can't have a small wedding in the great outdoors. Take advantage of natural sunshine and that open, airy feeling and give your guests some room to breathe! LESS IS MORE Instead of hemming your...Read more
While some people live for the hustle and bustle of a big wedding with extravagant décor and an impossibly long guest list, others find these kinds of weddings to be too much hoopla, preferring instead something simpler and quieter, allowing for more intimacy between them...Read more
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
Some couples, as they begin planning for their weddings, might think that they are limited to the classic locations: churches, gardens, beaches, or even Las Vegas. But in doing so they’re missing out on a multitude of unique options that might suit their personalities much...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Seattle WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Amy & Matt

Photo by Ron Storer

I must say again, that I love what you've done to capture the memories of our special day. Matt and I both really appreciate how you've expressed our personalities so accurately with your shots and the candid yet flattering moments you captured. You have a gift and your genuine interest in us only made the photos that much better! Thanks again!

Couple's first kiss during outdoor wedding ceremony at Arboretum in Yakima, Washington

Aimee and Kevin

Photo by Benjamin Wagner

We just got our sneak peak pictures and I couldn’t be happier with what I’ve seen. A big thank you Ben and a huge recommendation!!

Kari and Glen

Photo by Ron Storer

Omigoodness!! Can I just say wow? You are such an amazing photographer! Glen and I have shared these photos with some of our family and friends, and all of them have been like, "I love these pictures! You rock!