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

Real Wedding Photography

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

Bindi Richardson
Documentary wedding photography by Janina Brocklesby
Engagement and wedding photography by Jill Goehring - Half A Rice Studios
Casey Fatchett Photography
New England-based documentary wedding and elopement photography by Josh Kuckens
Jersey, Channel Islands Wedding and Elopement Photography by Catherine Hill
Melbourne wedding photography by Carley Payne of Victoria, Australia
Elopement, engagement and wedding photography by Gustavo Sarmento
Southern California and Orange County wedding photography by Leo Do of Capture the Moment Studio
Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Reportage Photography by Gaby Ermstrang
Tracey Buyce
Wedding photography by Nadine Court
Wedding photography by Michael Freas
Italy Wedding and Elopement Photography
Portrait of Nottinghamshire wedding photographer Martin Makowski, of United Kingdom England East Midlands

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:

When viewing the wildly adventurous and vibrant wedding photography of Barbara Dorota Karpowicz, who runs BDFK Photography together with her husband, it is no...


Congratulations to Renan Radici When Renan Radici joined the WPJA a few years ago, his goal was to become the most awarded photographer in the association in a...

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...

The Authenticity of
Wedding Photojournalism

Dubai Wedding Photographer
Travis Haughton, of Illinois, is a wedding photographer for Ravisloe Country Club