Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS ARE OPEN - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

View WPJA photo stories from smaller weddings - WedElope | Choose love, not fear!

Staten Island Wedding Photographers

Find Your Staten Island Wedding Photographer

Staten Island Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Staten Island 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 brides and grooms around the globe are planning to elope and deciding to reschedule their original ideas for a big event because of current wedding size restrictions, social distancing, and mask requirements. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
November 29th, 2021
Lake wedding photographer | Bridal portrait in the rugged terrain of the mountains
November 22nd, 2021
Maceio, Alagoas BW church wedding photography | the bride walks triumphantly into the cathedral
November 15th, 2021
Wedding Portrait Photographer for Rapolano Terme, Tuscany | posing for a portrait that felt secretive

Elopement Photographers for Small Staten Island Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Staten Island 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.

New York City - Metro WPJA members are ready to document any city hall, town hall, civil ceremony, 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.

We are anxious to create a picture story chronicling your modern, romantic, religious, small wedding from beginning to end. In this sense, it is no different from any other event that we have covered. The emphasis is on documenting key moments, capturing spontaneous displays of emotion, telling your real love story, as well as creating artistic portraits and details.

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Staten Island Couples

3 Staten Island Wedding Photographers...

Wenjie Han is an engagement and wedding photographer for NY

Wenjie Han

Long Island City in New York, US *Now booking Staten Island weddings.
2000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photography by Adena Stevens of Studio A Images

Adena Stevens

Hoboken in New Jersey, US *Now booking Staten Island weddings.
3850 (USD)
Wedding photography of marriage ceremonies and receptions by Inbal Sivan

Inbal Sivan

Brooklyn in New York, US *Now booking Staten Island weddings.
2600 (USD)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Staten Island Wedding Photographers

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

Staten Island Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Staten Island wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Staten Island pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Staten Island Wedding Photojournalist Association would like to help you add some unique and artistic pictures to your engagement photo gallery!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find reviews of Staten Island 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 Staten Island wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: How can couples find Staten Island photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Staten Island 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: Who are the best Staten Island wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Staten Island 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
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