Vail Wedding Photographers

Vail Wedding Photographers

Find Vail photographers serving: Beaver Creek

Vail Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Vail Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Vail 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.

Colorado WPJA members are ready to document any quick, 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.

Vail Wedding Venues We Love

5 Vail Wedding Photographers...

Colorado wedding photography and intimate elopements by Stacy Gillespie

Stacy Gillespie

Silverthorne in Colorado, US *Now booking Vail weddings.
4800 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement images by Mark Creery of Colorado

Mark Creery

Fort Collins in Colorado, US *Now booking Vail weddings.
3000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Vail weddings.
4000 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography and elopements by Nina Larsen Reed

Nina Larsen Reed

Boulder in Colorado, US *Now booking Vail weddings.
2500 (USD)
Colorado Springs wedding and elopement photography by Gabrielle Stowe
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Vail Couples

Vail Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by Vail Wedding Photographers

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

Vail Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

An after the marriage proposal Vail engagement photograph in Colorado from a Village session with a photographer light
A beautiful, autumn Vail bride and groom portrait at Four Seasons Resort and Residences as they pose near the Gore Range in Colorado during their wedding day
An impactful Vail wedding picture at Four Seasons Resort and Residences showing the couples rings on a wood table with bowtie insert
Top, scenic wedding photography from Vail during an outdoor ceremony at the Vail Golf Club showing The bride and her dad walk to the island in the colorful Vail Valley in the fall
Dramatic Colorado wedding image of this Vail bride and groom during a champagne spray at night in the urban setting
Best South Berwick, Maine documentary wedding picture from the Red Barn at Outlook Farm showing a Bridesmaid getting help down after getting vail off of window
Best Vail documentary wedding photography from Colorado showing the The bride eating a burger while having her hair and makeup touched up
A great wedding day portrait from Vail Village showing the couple all Alone in love outside the venue

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Vail 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 Vail wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Vail wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Vail 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 Vail 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 Vail wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
We all know that the economy can go through some hard times, and be somewhat reminiscent of past recessions. However, as people cut back on non-essential little luxuries here and there, one constant remains: weddings. People don’t tend to just stop getting married due...Read more
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Everyone always says that your wedding day is all about you. But let’s face it; that’s not always actually the case. Many couples stress over guest lists, planning, expenses, and all the frills and traditions of your standard large wedding that they may or may...Read more
So your wedding is just around the corner and you’ve decided to elope , either because you want to do this on a budget , avoid a large wedding party, or simply to enjoy the day together with minimal distractions and as little stress as possible . They say 'all you...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Vail WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Black and white wedding photography of couple dancing by a Loveland, Colorado wedding photojournalist

Morgan and Jordan

Photo by Carl Bower

Thank you so much! The photos are stunning - we truly couldn't be happier!

Chesney & Greg

Photo by Carl Bower

Every shot you took was a cut above.  Not only are you a master technically, you're an artist.  You understand how objects and shapes come together to create a powerful image and tell a story.  You've also obviously carefully studied how people interact.  The photos are so well-timed... it's almost as if you knew what I was going to do before I did it.  That takes quite a trigger finger. You not only took photos of everyone who's important to me... you captured who those people are.  My panic.  Greg's graciousness.  My mother's goofiness. My wedding is the first time I've ever seen my father cry… I know it was just another Saturday at work for you, but that album is the best wedding present I received.  I'm so grateful I found you. On top of the compliments regarding your work, I just wanted to say that both Greg and I really enjoyed your company.  You have a good spirit about you.

Kathy & John

Photo by Carl Bower

What a happy surprise!  We didn't expect to see these for several days yet.  They look awesome!  John and I will review them together and get back to you.   Thanks so much for photographing our wedding.  It was so wonderful not only have you do it from a professional standpoint but it was great to have you there.  You get us.   We'll talk to you soon and thanks for the fast turn around!