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!

SMALL WEDDINGS + ELOPEMENTS | choose love, not fear

Intimate Weddings & Elopement Photography

Since 2002, the WPJA has been connecting couples with the best, most artistic wedding photographers from around the world.

Andrea Bibeault is a photographer for marriage ceremonies and reception events
Canada wedding and elopement photography by Lauren Hannah Garcia
Engagement, elopement, wedding photographer and WPJA award winner Andrew Morrell
Bulgaria Wedding and Elopement Photographer Metodi Zheynov
Wedding photography and couple engagement portraits by Katie Roberts
Wedding and elopement photography by Erica Dietz
Wedding, Engagement and Elopement Photographer Allison Williams
Documentary wedding photography by Janina Brocklesby
Melbourne wedding photography by Carley Payne of Victoria, Australia
Baltimore engagement wedding and elopement photography by Breanna Shaw
Annie Kheffache wedding photography
Wedding photographer Antonio Calatayud for creative engagement portraits
Bucharest wedding and elopement photography by Petrica Tanase - Romania
Laura Alpizar - Wedding Photographer
Portrait of wedding and engagement photographer Tom Leung
Engagement Portraits by top Wedding and Elopement Photographer Sylvain Bouzat

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:

Intimate, Micro Wedding Planning & Elopement Articles

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