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. 

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Wisconsin Wedding Photographers

Wisconsin Wedding Photographers

Find Wisconsin photographers serving: Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine, Appleton

Wisconsin Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. These intimate events allow brides and grooms to be fully present, as they are less worried and intimidated about the sheer size and scope of the day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Wisconsin elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Wisconsin photographer who specializes in elopements and who understands the unique dynamic of this type of event. The right photographer will capture the events of the day, the atmosphere of the event and the most important details.

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

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Attention wedding photographers! Submit your elopement story images today to be featured here!

Elopement Photographers for Small Wisconsin Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Wisconsin 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 small, DIY - do it yourself, pop-up, 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 intimate, modern, romantic, 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 Wisconsin Couples

10 Wisconsin Wedding Photographers...

Mid-west wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Madi Ellis

Madi Ellis

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3200 (USD)
USA wedding photography and engagements by Nicole Defilippis

Nicole Defilippis

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3950 (USD)
Wedding, Engagement and Elopement Photographer Allison Williams

Allison Williams

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3300 (USD)
Wedding Photographer Travis Haughton of the WPJA - Wasabi

Travis Haughton

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3900 (USD)

Peter Pawinski

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
2500 (USD)
Documentary couple wedding and elopement photography by Sarah Nader

Sarah Nader

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3200 (USD)
Documentary elopement and wedding photography by Kelly Morin

Kelly Morin

Lino Lakes in Minnesota, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3500 (USD)
Laura Alpizar - Wedding Photographer

Laura Alpizar

Richfield in Minnesota, US *Now booking Wisconsin weddings.
3200 (USD)

Wisconsin Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wisconsin Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

An exceptional Wisconsin wedding photojournalism sample by a professional Madison, WI photographer at Goodman Center communicating the Couple toasting wedding guests
Best Wisconsin wedding photojournalism picture from the Wisconsin Dells showing the Groom adjusts new ring while bride dances to music
A top wedding photojournalist created this image at the Houdini Mansion in Los Angeles, California showing Two wedding party people tie their ties in the mirrors
Willow River Falls couple e-session in Wisconsin embracing by a waterfall
Wisconsin State Capitol wedding image of the bride and groom's first kiss outoors on the lawn
WI wedding photo from a reception party in Wisconsin	with some Kids playing vintage board games
Wisconsin wedding photo from Madison of a couple Just married outside
Wisconsin wedding photo from the Ceremony location	of The groom's parents hugging the bride and groom

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Wisconsin photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Wisconsin 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 top-ranked Wisconsin wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Wisconsin 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: Who are the best Wisconsin wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Wisconsin 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.
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