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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Delaware Wedding Photographers

Delaware Wedding Photographers

Find Delaware photographers serving: Wilmington, Dover, Newark

Delaware Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

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

Shooting an elopement or small Delaware 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.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any fast, small, courthouse, 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, symbolic, romantic, 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 Delaware Couples

8 Delaware Wedding Photographers...

Wedding and engagement portraits by Michelle Arlotta

Michelle Arlotta

Milford in New Jersey, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
3950 (USD)
Wedding photography and elopements by Meg Brock

Meg Brock

Holland in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
3500 (USD)
Studio portrait of John Ryan, wedding photographer of J&J Studios, LLC

John Ryan

Lafayette Hill in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
3800 (USD)
Colleen Stepanian Wedding Photographer

Colleen Stepanian

Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
4800 (USD)

Kelly Giardina

Middlesex in New Jersey, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
3995 (USD)

Michelle M. Peters

Beech Creek in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
1350 (USD)
Harrisburg wedding and elopement photography by Scott Josuweit of Pennsylvania

Scott Josuweit

York in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Delaware weddings.
3900 (USD)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Delaware Wedding Photographers

Please select a venue below to view all associated contest-winning Delaware wedding photos.

Delaware Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

World's best and most unconventional Rehoboth Beach, DE couple wedding portraits from Rehoboth Beach Country Club as the couple embraces the wind on their wedding day
DE artistic wedding photo from Winterthur, in Delaware with a Sunlit, lovely happily married couple
Delaware wedding ceremony image as the best man comforts emotional groom
Outdoor Delaware garden ceremony photo of the couple kiss with flower girl who can't take the PDA
Delaware campus engagement photographer: there wasnt much around so I used a puddle.
University of Delaware Portrait Session in a Small Boat on the Water.
Delaware wedding reception photograph of a speech in black and white

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Samantha and Marc

Photo by Kevin Quinlan

We all love the photos! You worked your magic and caught some really great moments. -From the Mother of The Bride,

Megan And Allen

Photo by Kevin Quinlan

They are AMAZING!!!!! Thank you so much:),

Meg and Matt

Photo by Kevin Quinlan

You really outdid yourself, I've gotten so many compliments. They really are fantastic!,