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!

Île-de-France Wedding Photographers

Île-de-France Wedding Photographers

Find Île-de-France photographers serving: Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Saint-Maur

Île-de-France Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Île-de-France 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 brides and grooms around the globe are planning to elope and deciding to reschedule their original ideas for a big event because of current wedding size restrictions, social distancing, and mask requirements. They are getting wed on a whim, but dispensing with or postponing all else.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Île-de-France 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

Attention wedding photographers! Submit your elopement story images today to be featured here!

January 26th, 2022
wedding photographer for intimate ceremonies | The bride clasps hands with the groom as they take their first steps together
January 18th, 2022
Intimate Indoor Wedding Venue Image of Guests spaced six feet apart at the ceremony
January 11th, 2022
Private Estate Camp Wooded Wedding Photography | a small outdoor patio in the woods

Elopement Photographers for Small Île-de-France Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Île-de-France 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.

France WPJA members are ready to document any town hall, courthouse, themed, 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 symbolic, romantic, casual, 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 Île-de-France Couples

32 Île-de-France Wedding Photographers...

Wedding and elopement photos by Pierrick Roland

Pierrick Roland

Levallois-Perret in Hauts-de-Seine (92) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (EUR)

Lea Torrieri

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1900 (EUR)
Engagement, wedding and elopement photography by Jean-Baptiste Chauvin

Jean Baptiste Chauvin

Versailles, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1800 (EUR)
UK wedding reportage photography by Elodie Ruelleux-Dagorne

Elodie Ruelleux Dagorne

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (EUR)
Paris engagement shoots + wedding photography and elopements by Luan Nguyen of France

Luan Nguyen

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (EUR)
Ronan Jégaden - France Wedding Reportage and Couple Engagement Portraits

Ronan Jégaden

Athis-Mons, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (EUR)

Simon Cassanas

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1950 (EUR)

Maxime Desessard

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1900 (EUR)

Marine Poron

Paris, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2200 (EUR)
Paris wedding photography by Karim Kheyar of France

Karim Kheyar

Champigny Sur Marne, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1600 (EUR)
Lifestyle portrait of wedding and elopement photographer Maxime Bernadin

Maxime Bernadin

Asnières-sur-Seine, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Wedding reportage photography by Samantha Pastoor

Samantha Pastoor

Le Plessis-Trevise in Paris (75) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
292 (EUR)
Seine-et-Marne wedding photography by Michael Vinitzki of Île-de-France /

Michael Vinitzki

Pomponne in Seine-et-Marne (77) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1350 (EUR)
Portrait of French wedding photographer, Solène Lagant

Solène Lagant

Massy, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1700 (EUR)
France engagement, elopement, and wedding photography by Mehdi Djafer

Mehdi Djafer

Lille in Nord (59) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Wedding and elopement reportage photography by Jesus Merida

Jesus Merida

Malaga in Malaga, ES *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Engagements + wedding and elopement photography by Jeremie Sangare

Jeremie Sangare

Les Sables d'Olonne in Vendee (85) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (EUR)
France wedding and elopement photography by Charly Fromentin

Charly Fromentin

Labossse in Oise (60) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1500 (EUR)
Engagement, wedding and elopement photography by Charline Eberhardt

Charline Eberhardt

Biarritz, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2100 (EUR)

Sebastien Clavel

Lyon, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1900 (EUR)
Engagement, Elopement and Wedding Photography by Nicolas Bernard

Nicolas Bernard

Kaysersberg, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1490 (EUR)
Ashley Davenport, Wedding and Engagement Photographer

Ashley Davenport

London in London, GB *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (GBP)
Wedding Photographer Estelle Chhor poses for indoor portrait

Estelle Chhor

Sussargues, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1750 (EUR)

Marta Buso

Venezia in Venezia, IT *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1600 (EUR)

Joseph Gidjunis

Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, US *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
3000 (USD)
BW Portrait of Wedding Photographer Supanit Riansrivilai

Supanit Riansrivilai

in Bangkok, TH *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2000 (USD)
Studio portrait of documentary wedding photographer Tomasz Budzynski of Fotosceny

Tomasz Budzynski

Warsaw in Mazowieckie, PL *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1000 (EUR)
Wedding and Elopement Photography by Damien Dolle

Damien Dollé

Grand-Laviers in Somme (80) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1300 (EUR)
Documentary wedding photography by Sidonie Vidal

Sidonie Vidal

Montélimar, FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
2200 (EUR)
studio portrait of Dordogne wedding photojournalist Michael Mann

Michael Mann

Sarlat La Caneda in Dordogne (24) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1990 (EUR)
Chartres wedding photography by Ilhan Celebi of Eure-et-Loir, Centre-Val de Loire, France

Ilhan Celebi

Chartres in Eure-et-Loir (28) , FR *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
1200 (EUR)
Kirill Brusilovsky wedding photography for creative couples

Kirill Brusilovsky

Hamburg in Hamburg, DE *Now booking Île-de-France weddings.
300/hour (EUR)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

1200 Euro

Wedding Photographer: Adrian Hancu

Strasbourg in Bas-Rhin (67) , France

Born in Chisinau, Moldova (Ex-URSS). Law school education followed by a premature love affair with photography. Freelance photographer since 2003. Over the years, I fulfill my clients’ expectations by combining a natural intuition and keen eye...

Île-de-France Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented Île-de-France wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own Île-de-France pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the Île-de-France Wedding Photojournalist Association would like to help you add some unique and artistic pictures to your engagement photo gallery!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Île-de-France wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Île-de-France 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 reviews of Île-de-France 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 Île-de-France wedding photographers for their own wedding.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Île-de-France wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Île-de-France 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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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Île-de-France WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Chateau de Santeny wedding photo of bride in the church

Pauline and Guillaume

Photo by Simon Cassanas

Thank you for having accompanied us throughout this day and to have put us in confidence, we have benefited to the maximum! The photos are great, original, and very good quality! You have been listening throughout the day, you are more than just a photographer, someone you can count on and attentive to the wishes of the bride and groom while remaining discreet, and the photos remain spontaneous to the maximum ...