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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China Wedding Photographers

China Wedding Photographers

Find China photographers serving: Guangzhou, Shanghai, Chongqing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Tianjin, Xi'an

China Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our China 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 China, 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 China elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA China 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, China documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Elopement Photographers for Small China Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small China 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.

Asia WPJA members are ready to document any courthouse, civil ceremony, city hall, 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 religious, boutique, unique, 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 China Couples

21 China Wedding Photographers...

Couple engagement portrait sessions + wedding and elopement photography by Qi Xiang of Jian Impression
1000 (USD)
Beijing wedding photography by Vincent Mu of China - AM Studio
2000 (USD)
16000 (CNY)
Guangzhou wedding photography by Jinqi Tan, of Guangdong, China
10000 (CNY)
China Wedding and Elopement Photographer - Zhiwen Liu
500 (USD)
China and Liaoning Wedding Photographer, Vuca Zhang of ROC
200/hour (USD)
1000 (USD)
William Liu - Pro Wedding Photographer

William Liu

Beijing, US *Now booking China weddings.
1000 (USD)
Wedding and engagement portrait photography by Chin Whei Tay

Chin Whei Tay

in Malacca, MY *Now booking China weddings.
1200 (USD)
Wedding and elopement photography by Will Tee - SW Wedding Photo Studio

Will Tee

Taipei City, TW *Now booking China weddings.
2000 (USD)
Taichung engagement ant wedding photography by Chao Chin Yang of Asia

Chao Chin Yang

Taichung , TW *Now booking China weddings.
30000 (TWD)
Jamie Ousby - wedding reportage photography
12000 (HKD)
19800 (HKD)
Color wedding photography by Iris Hu

Iris Hu

Portland in Oregon, US *Now booking China weddings.
3500 (USD)

2 more photographers available for your wedding...

800 US Dollar

C-Photo: Color Song

Nanning in Guangxi, China
2000 Chinese Yuan Renminbi

JingYan: Jingyan Sun

Hunchun in Jilin, China

China Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

China Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Nanning Engagement. A young Chinese couple posing during a pre wedding portrait session outdoors at night by a building with a photographers rim light
Adventurous engagement photos in Shenzhen, China near the ocean with crashing, splashing waves
Couple photography in Xian during a pre wedding engagement shoot for a couple standing in the shadows
Engagement Photos China. A Shanghai couple pose outside with kites overhead against a blue sky
Shanghai lifestyle couples portrait photography in China showing the love ring in BW
A creative black and white Beijing wedding photo during a China photo session
From Beijing, and by the best wedding photographers in the world, an image from China showing the veiled bride and her bridesmaids
Dramatic Beijing wedding image of this China bride and groom on an outdoor lawn

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Suzanne & Clement

Photo by John Lee

Hello John, Thank you for capturing our special moment in both our banquet in Penang and Hong Kong. You managed to snap all our precious moments and your photos truly touched our hearts. You managed to capture all details and looking at our photos truly brings us back to our wonderful wedding again. Your light heartedness made the wedding fun and enjoyable yet all shots taken were professional and artistic. Even showing our photos to those that did not attend our wedding, they could clearly see the romance, joy and fun. A lot of people in Penang have asked for your contact details But unfortunately you are in Hong Kong! You managed very well as a single photographer in our Penang wedding, not easy for a big banquet.

Kate & Dom

Photo by John Lee

To John and his wonderful team, Thank you so much for your amazing work. I can’t thank you enough for doing such a great job at capturing the memories on our special day, just the way we liked. Thanks for being so understanding and completely flexible on the day. We were probably one of your most chaotic clients (we know that) but your team’s and your calm presence was exceptional. We never felt pressured for once on the day and you just went with flow. All the meetings I had with you before the wedding were informative. It was a great idea to have met you properly before the wedding. We absolutely love our videos and the pictures – they bring us back to the day every time we see them. I particularly love how they capture the happiness and emotions of our friends and families, they are priceless and we can’t wait to show them to our friends and families from overseas! John, sincerely thank you again for making our wedding day so memorable. Your creativity and special ability deserves to be recognized. I have no doubt recommending your service to all of my friends and families and I’m looking forward to future collaborations with you and your great team. Best wishes, Kate Chow

Crystal & Bosco

Photo by John Lee

We are so glad that we found you to be our wedding photographer because you are so friendly, professional, and responsible. You and your team worked wonderfully with our other film/photography crew, which was very important for us because we had three different groups of photographers/cinematographers. You are very professional and communicated with everyone very well so we never had to worry about crew getting into each others way. You were very responsible, always on time and sent us the final photos very promptly after the wedding. You also were really patient with us whenever we had questions or needed his help. You never seemed irritated or unreliable or unreachable, always happy and quick to reply to my messages. Most importantly, you took beautiful photos of our wedding day and captured all our happy and emotional moments. This made us feel very comfortable and ensured we captured all the essential family photos that we will cherish forever. Your photos were very real and natural and we love them very much! We are so glad that we hired you to be our wedding photographer and would highly recommend all our friends and family to book you as well!