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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Banff Wedding Photographers

Banff Wedding Photographers

Find Banff photographers serving: Banff National Park, Alberta's Rockies, Trans-Canada Highway, Lake Louise, Town of Banff, Canadian National Park, Calgary Regional Partnership, Sunshine Village, Ski Norquay, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and all of Alberta

Banff Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Banff 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 Banff, 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 Banff elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Banff 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, Banff 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

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Elopement Photographers for Small Banff Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Banff 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.

Alberta WPJA members are ready to document any themed, courthouse, quick, 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, boutique, non-traditional, 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 Banff Couples

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Banff Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Banff Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A pre wedding photoshoot from Minnewanka Lake, Banff with a frozen scene in Canada
Lake Louise Engagement. A young Alberta couple posing during a pre wedding portrait session in the Banff National Park and hug at the frozen Lake
Couple photography in Banff during a pre wedding engagement shoot at Minnewanka Lake During Sunrise
A pre wedding photoshoot from Minnewanka Lake in Banff showing a Couple in love celebrating their love
Banff engagement photo session at Moraine Lake for a Couple dancing at the Lake
Minnewanka Lake post proposal portraits from a Banff couple engagement session in BW by the woods
Banff post proposal photography showing a smiling Alberta Freshly engaged couple in love
Minnewanka Lake post proposal engagement session with a Banff wedding photographer showing a couple holding hands, walking in the winter snow near a frozen lake

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find reviews of Banff wedding photographers?
A: We call them Client Letters. At the WPJA, we decided more than 20 years ago to avoid incorporating those third-person testimonials and endorsements that are found all too often in advertisements. Instead, we elevated our listings with the use of Client Letters, which represent the actual words and feelings of the clients who booked those Banff wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Banff 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 Banff wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Banff wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Banff 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.
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