West Virginia Wedding Photographers

West Virginia Wedding Photographers

Find West Virginia photographers serving: Charleston, Morgantown, Huntington, Wheeling, Parkersburg

West Virginia Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

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

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

West Virginia Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small West Virginia 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.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any mini, city hall, small, 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 West Virginia Wedding Venues

4 West Virginia Wedding Photographers...

Wedding and elopement photography by Erica Dietz

Erica Dietz

Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking West Virginia weddings.
3150 (USD)
Engagement, elopement, and wedding photography by Andrew Morrell

Andrew Morrell

Winchester in Virginia, US *Now booking West Virginia weddings.
3600 (USD)

Veronica Varos

Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking West Virginia weddings.
3600 (USD)
Weddings by Ryan & Kate for elopements and marriage photography - Portrait of Ryan Howard Sigesmund

Ryan Howard Sigesmund

Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking West Virginia weddings.
3000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving West Virginia Couples

West Virginia Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Harpers Ferry destination engagement shoot for a West Virginia couple enjoying some relaxing Romance in the Water
After the wedding proposal engagement picture session at Blackwater Falls in West Virginia for a couple near the water in their formal clothes
A pre wedding photoshoot from Blackwater Falls, West Virginia overlooking a beautiful sunset scene from the top of the hills
 Moon Meadows Farm, West Virginia, USA wedding close up pic of the bride's ring as she hugs her new husband
Dolly Sods - West Virginia pre-wed picture session on a Foggy afternoon in the woods
Blackwater Falls Sunset West Virginia Engagement Portraits high above the valley
Into the ferns... Engagement Portraits in Blackwater Falls West Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my West Virginia 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 West Virginia wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find West Virginia photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for West Virginia 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 West Virginia wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top West Virginia 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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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND West Virginia WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Southside Bride and Groom laughing together on their wedding day in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Mary and Mike

Photo by Veronica Varos

Veronica, Your unmatched talent for photography is surpassed only by your genuinely kind soul. My gratitude goes way beyond just your work but also your genuine care and dedication. Thank you so much for your incredible attention to detail, each validating response, every kind word, and your effortless coordination and execution on our wedding day. In the stress and chaos of wedding planning, you were a constant support. I often found myself looking forward to hearing from you. It was always a breath of fresh air. Thank you for always maintaining focus on what mattered most. We will forever treasure our portrait session on our wedding day. It was during that time that the blur of the day stopped and we were able to experience the most special moments of just being together. Thank you for giving that to us. I feel so incredible blessed to have found you and to have formed such a special connection. You will always be held so closely in our hearts and we are forever grateful. My praise is endless, but for now, thank you, Veronica, for sharing your gift with us! With Love, Mary and Mike

Cafe Du Jour, Pittsburgh, PA bridal image of getting ready prep session using hand held mirror

Kristen and Dylan

Photo by Veronica Varos

Veronica, Words cannot adequately express how truly and deeply grateful we are for your role in making our wedding the best night of our lives. We were blown away (speechless & sobbing) at your psychic abilities in capturing the most beautiful moments of our night. We can't reiterate enough how grateful and appreciative we are for your time, talent, warmth, vision, empathy, artistry, and expertise. You read our minds and made our wedding dreams come true. You were a lovely presence and made the night so very dear and special. It was an absolute pleasure and honor getting to know you and work with you! Thanks for everything!!! With love, Kristen and Dylan