Fort Collins Wedding Photographers

Fort Collins Wedding Photographers

Our Fort Collins photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Larimer County, Front Range Urban Corridor, Cache La Poudre River, Colorado Front Range, Laporte, Camp Collins, Overland Trail, Colorado State University, Front Range Community College, and all of Colorado

Fort Collins Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our Fort Collins photographers are ready to accommodate.

By planning a simple Fort Collins elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Fort Collins documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Fort Collins Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Fort Collins 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.

Colorado WPJA members are ready to document any civil ceremony, mini, secret, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Fort Collins Wedding Venues

6 Fort Collins Wedding Photographers...

Adventure weddings, couple engagement shoots, and elopement photography by Jesse La Plante

Jesse La Plante

Boulder in Colorado, US *Now booking Fort Collins weddings.
7200 (USD)
Adventure weddings + mountain engagements and elopement photography by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie Sizer

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Fort Collins weddings.
4400 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography and CO couple engagement portraits by Joe Pyle

Joe Pyle

Estes Park in Colorado, US *Now booking Fort Collins weddings.
2400 (USD)
Colorado wedding photography by Kate Merrill

Kate Merrill

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Fort Collins weddings.
1800 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Fort Collins Couples

Fort Collins Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by Fort Collins Wedding Photographers

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

Fort Collins Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Couple is surrounded by holiday lights in Old Town Fort Collins
In Fort Collins, CO the bride and groom symbolically begin their journey together, reflected in the rearview mirror of a classic American car
The couple's engagement portrait at Horsetooth Reservoir, Fort Collins, Colorado was a stunning scene lit by a breathtaking sunset and a talented photographer
In Fort Collins, Colorado, a couple embraces in the golden light for a black and white portrait under the trees
From the Butterfly House, Fort Collins, Colorado, a couple is hugging while being framed through some foliage
A Fort Collins wedding photographer captured a romantic embrace between the newlyweds, framed by mesmerizing orange sunset clouds
The newlyweds embarked on a romantic sunset walk during their reception, captured by a Fort Collins wedding photographer
Inside the Reception Venue of Fort Collins, CO, the bride and groom's rings are surrounded in a hazy mist
Fort Collins nontraditional lifestyle engagement portrait of a Colorado couple taking in the dramatic sunset overlooking Horsetooth Reservoir
Fort Collins engagement announcement photo idea showing the Couple standing on a grassy hillside with foothills behind them
Colorado romantic engagement session in Fort Collins with a Couple sitting by a river under bright sunshine
Fort Collins couple posing for a outdoor engagement announcement shot while sitting under a large cottonwood tree

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Fort Collins wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your Fort Collins wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Fort Collins photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Fort Collins 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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Picture of the Bride and Groom Shoe Game | Della Terra Wedding | Estes Park Wedding Photographers | J. La Plante Photo

Courtney & Derek

Photo by Jesse La Plante

We don’t think we could ever say thank you enough! Every photo you took from our engagement session and our wedding amazes us. As you can tell it is hard to pick our favorite! We had so much fun going on adventures with you to take photos, especially hiking up a mountain in our wedding attire. Thank you for all your hard work on the photos and going above and beyond with your creativity. We will always remember trying to have a romantic moment and Moira always popping in. It gave us many funny memories. We can’t wait to go on our next adventurous photo shoot with you guys and drink some whiskey. If you need a reference feel free to reach out to us!

Jamie & Eric

Photo by Jesse La Plante

You two are just so incredibly talented! Thank you so so much for all of the hard work you put in to capture these amazing photos. We don’t think we have seen wedding photos better than these! Also thank you for coming all the way to Durango and celebrating with us! It was great to get to know you two a little better throughout the wedding process. We hope we get to hang with you two again sometime and hope you enjoyed your time in Durango as well. You guys rock!

Freight wedding image from a Leadville, CO outdoor event

Kae and Reid

Photo by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie & Mike, We can't thank you enough for making our wedding weekend so incredibly special. Besides being kick-ass photographers :), you both are the most fun, thoughtful, and generally awesome people, and we've had such a great time getting to know you. Thank you for our amazing pre-wedding surprise box... that was such a perfect way to spend our evening, and we really appreciate you sneaking that over to us :) And thank you for all the million little ways you helped our day go smoothly, and of course, for capturing it all for us. I hope we can stay in touch moving forward! :)