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

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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Real Wedding Photography

Since 2002, the WPJA has been connecting Brides and Grooms with the best, most reknown wedding photographers from around the world.

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Krakow wedding photography by Kamil Krajewski, of Malopolskie, Poland
Rich Howman, England Wedding Reportage Photographer
East Flanders Wedding Photography by Jonas De Gent, of Flanders, Belgium
Florence elopement and wedding photojournalist Azzurra Biagi, of Tuscany Italy
Vlaams-Brabant wedding photography by Simon Leclercq, of Flanders, Belgium
GVK Goran Vadlja Kamenjašević Wedding Photography for Velenje
Alberta and Edmonton wedding photography by Lauren Hannah Garcia of Canada
Rik Pennington is a London based UK wedding reportage photojournalist.
Melissa Mercado shoots destination weddings in Playa del Carmen Mexico
East Midlands and Northamptonshire wedding photographer Jason Huckle
Virginia elopement, wedding photographer and WPJA award winner Andrew Morrell
Emilie Marchandise is a Belgium documentary wedding photographer in Brabant Wallon.
Leicestershire wedding photography by Ashok Suren, of East Midlands England
Harry Richards practices reportage photography at weddings and elopements in London.
NYC wedding and elopement photography by Kelly Williams
Federico Rongaroli wedding reportage fotografo Brescia Italia
DC Wedding and travel photography by Abram Eric Landes

Genuine Photo Contests

The WPJA hosts multiple wedding photography contests each year, awarding only the most captivating and engaging photos.

View winners from past contests below:

WPJA News & Articles

Checkout the latest wedding photojournalism news and top articles:

WPJA’s 2019 Artistic Guild Photographer of the Year says he couldn’t have asked for a better training ground for his craft than the years he spent as a...


To call Yves Schepers’ first year as a WPJA member eventful would be an understatement. Not only did the Belgian photographer win 41 monthly contest...

Matteo Originale, Italy Matteo Originale excels at work that is, well, original. In his wedding photography business, he has honed a point of view that...

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Joyce Perlman, of California, is a wedding photographer for MacCallum House, Mendocino
Fille Roelants, of Antwerpen, is a wedding photographer for
Claudiu Negrea, of Arad, is a wedding photographer for Timisoara, Romania