Maine Wedding Photographers

Maine Wedding Photographers

Our Maine photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Portland, Bangor, New England, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Frenchman Bay, Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, Cranberry Islands, Sand Beach, Shore Path, Atlantic Ocean and the Porcupine Islands

Maine Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Maine - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Maine photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple Maine 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, Maine documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Maine Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Maine 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 small, city hall, 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.

28 Maine Wedding Photographers...

Portrait of Corey Butler, a documentary wedding photographer

Corey Butler is a New England-based wedding photographer driven by nostalgia and his studies of photojournalism. He strives to authentically capture moments for couples, and to preserve them by looking back and saying 'this is how things actually happened.'

355/hour (USD)
Bangor, Maine wedding photography by Hailey Crabtree

Hailey Crabtree is a passionate New England USA-based wedding photographer, combining storytelling with her passion for photography since 2010.

6200 (USD)
Studio Portrait of Wedding Photographer Kate Crabtree

Kate Crabtree is a Maine-based wedding photographer who captures joyful and bold documentary photos of couples' special moments set in stunning ME landscapes.

5700 (USD)
Portland Maine wedding photography by Brittany Bugaj

Brittany Bugaj and her partner Dean are the owners of Two Adventurous Souls, a US-based wedding photography team that specializes in capturing the meaningful connections between couples, their loved ones, and the breathtaking locations they choose as a backdrop on their...

4900 (USD)

Jessica Weiser is an award-winning Portland, Maine-based wedding photographer. With a background in photojournalism and a passion for portraiture, she skillfully captures candid, emotional moments of couples' big day.

4800 (USD)

Kim Chapman is an award-winning Portland, Maine-based wedding photojournalist. With over 14 years of professional experience and over 7 years specializing in wedding photography, Kim's work has been seen in multiple exhibitions and publications worldwide.

5200 (USD)
New England engagement, wedding and elopement photography by Casey Durgin

Casey Durgin is a New England documentary wedding photographer with 13 years of experience. Her natural and timeless style captures the beauty and joy of life's special moments. Her work has been featured in various print publications and wedding blogs.

3900 (USD)
Elizabeth Prybylo, a Portland Maine Wedding & Portrait Photographer

Elizabeth Prybylo is an experienced Portland, Maine wedding photographer dedicated to capturing real, authentic celebrations. She brings joy to couples with her genuine images. Her free time is spent traveling, gardening & skiing. She embraces a simple, natural approach...

2700 (USD)
Ben Schaefer Engagement and Wedding Images

Ben Schaefer is a New England-based photographer who excels in wedding photojournalism, candid portraiture, and rock climbing. He shoots the wedding day with care and attention to detail using a Leica camera system.

Ben Schaefer

Arlington in Massachusetts, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
4800 (USD)
New England wedding event coverage, engagement portraits and elopement photography by Simi Rabinowitz

Simi Rabinowitz is an award-winning wedding photographer from New England, USA. He focuses on natural light and raw emotion, creating unique images that tell the special story of each event.

2700 (USD)
Portrait of Wedding Photographer Alex Paul

Alex Paul is a New England-based professional wedding photographer with over 250 destination weddings to his name, including locations such as Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Montenegro, Thailand, Hungary, Czech Republic and Iceland.

Alex Paul

Boston in Massachusetts, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
4500 (USD)
Engagement sessions and wedding photography by Alex Gordeev of New England

Alex Gordeev is a renowned East Coast wedding photographer, experienced in New England and across the United States. He excels in making his clients feel comfortable while capturing heartfelt memories they will cherish forever.

Alex Gordeev

Boston in Massachusetts, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
3500 (USD)
Engagement, Wedding and Elopement Photographer for New England, Andy Madea

Andy Madea, a New England wedding photographer, brings his love for adventure and the outdoors to his work. With a background in exploring mountains and fishing in the coastal waters of Maine and New Hampshire, he now calls the Mad River Valley of Vermont home, where he...

Andy Madea

Waitsfield in Vermont, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
6400 (USD)
At Work Image of Wedding Photographer Ted Felsberg

Ted Felsberg

Mays Landing in New Jersey, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
5000 (USD)
Portrait of Wedding and Elopement Photographer Megan Hannah

Megan Hannah, a New England, USA wedding photographer, lives in Vermont with her husband, two cats, and backyard chickens. Since 2012, she has captured over 100 weddings, working alongside her husband in a documentary-style approach.

Megan Hannah

Lincoln in Vermont, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
6500 (USD)
New England wedding and elopement photography by Christine Hochkeppel

Based in New England, Christine Hochkeppel is an experienced wedding photographer with a decade of experience shooting weddings and has worked for various publications such as the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Cape Cod Times, and the Boston Globe.

3675 (USD)
Canada wedding and elopement photographer Esther Gibbons

Esther Gibbons is a traveling wedding photographer specializing in capturing real moments and natural portraits. With a down-to-earth approach and impeccable timing, she puts couples at ease and tells their unique love stories. Since 2009, she has photographed weddings of...

Esther Gibbons

Montreal in Quebec, CA *Now booking Maine weddings.
2800 (CAD)
I AM SARAH V Photography - Wedding and Couple Engagement Images

Sarah V. Martinez is a New England based wedding photographer hailing from a background of photojournalism. She has journeyed across the US, gaining much life experience that heavily influences her work.

Sarah V. Martinez

Dover in New Hampshire, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
5899 (USD)
New England wedding photography by Oliver Parini

Oliver Parini is a New England wedding photographer with over a decade of experience, also specializing in editorial and commercial photography for top publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. When not capturing special moments,...

Oliver Parini

Burlington in Vermont, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
4000 (USD)

Geoff Hansen, a New England based wedding photographer since 1994, has been documenting life since age 13 in South Dakota and holds journalism credentials from the University of Minnesota. His passion for photojournalism creates candid and timeless wedding images.

Geoff Hansen

Tunbridge in Vermont, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
1500 (USD)
Yuri Kriventsoff | New England Wedding and Elopement Photographer

Yuri Kriventsoff, a New England traveling wedding photographer, has a natural eye for capturing unique and beautiful moments. With eight years of experience including studying under a renowned photographer and cinematographer, Yuri transformed their skills into a...

2500 (USD)
New England wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Kevin Wright of Atlas & Stone Photography

New England based wedding photographer Kevin Wright, with a film school background, has a passion for candid storytelling. After transitioning from the restaurant industry, Kevin and his wife built a successful family and event photography company before specializing in...

Kevin Wright

Attleboro in Massachusetts, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
3150 (USD)
Portrait of Ewerton Decastro, a wedding photographer of Decastro Photo Studio

Ewerton Decastro, a documentary wedding photographer from New England USA, specializes in creating beautiful and timeless images. With formal training from the prestigious New England School of Photography, he brings a unique blend of artistic flair and technical expertise...

4000 (USD)
BW Studio Portrait of wedding photographer Joey Curry of the USA WPJA

At 13, Joey Curry dreamed of animating but was better at taking photographs. Fascinated by his mother's camera, he developed an addiction to photography. His travels provided influence for his unique style. When he met his wife, she encouraged him to apply his style to...

Joey Curry

New Providence in New Jersey, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
2000 (USD)
Studio portrait of New England wedding photographer Blake Thomas

Blake Thomas is a NY-based and New England wedding photographer with a background in firefighting. He also has a talent for making delicious BBQ ribs and loves backpacking through mountains. Additionally, Blake has a passion for aviation and enjoys taking pictures of...

Blake Thomas

Saratoga Springs in New York, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
3200 (USD)
Matthew Cavanaugh, New England Wedding Photojournalist

Matthew Cavanaugh is a New England-based freelance photographer with a strong background in capturing wedding moments. He is a veteran White House photographer who has covered historic events, including the election and inauguration of President Obama. His work has been...

3500 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of wedding photographer Tom Waldenberg

Tom Waldenberg is a wedding photographer based in the Eastern U.S., passionate about capturing beautiful, genuine moments for couples. Tom loves playing guitar for bands and tending to his garden.

Tom Waldenberg

Raleigh in North Carolina, US *Now booking Maine weddings.
2400 (USD)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

3500 US Dollar

Autumn Bliss Photography of York County, Maine: Autumn Wells

Sanford in Maine, United States

Maine Wedding + Lifestyle Photographer Captures Life's Most Memorable Moments

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Maine Couples

Maine Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

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

Maine Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

A bride and her bridesmaids walk down a dirt road, braving the stormy weather and holding umbrellas, at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough, Maine
In their wedding portrait, they stood on the breakwater at The Colony Hotel Beach in Kennebunkport, Maine, the last remaining patch of sunlight before the storm
The wedding photojournalist captured the beautiful and emotional moment of the Bride as she reads her heartfelt vows in the sunshine beneath the trees at Hardy Farm in Fryeburg, Maine
The wedding photojournalist captured a beautiful moment as the bride embraced her friends in a group hug at the reception of Hardy Farm in Fryeburg, Maine
The engaged couple stands in warm light on their faces, at the blue hour sunset of Portland, Maine for their pre wedding portrait
The couple kissed in a silhouette portrait beneath the majestic trees of Islesford, Maine, also known as Little Cranberry Island
A couple twirls on the docks on their wedding day at The View at Pepperrell Cove, Kittery, Maine
The couple embraced during their elopement in Acadia National Park, face-to-face and touching heads together
Two brides embrace atop a mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine, with a stunning view of lakes stretching as far as the eye can see
Atop a mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine, two brides share a romantic kiss in the sunlight
In Camden, Maine, the groom and bride walk down the sidewalk holding hands as Kids Bike Down the Road
The couple reconnected after 40 years apart and were pronounced married on the stunning beach of Ocean Drive in Acadia National Park, Maine

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Maine wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Maine 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Maine 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 Maine wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: How can couples find Maine photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Maine 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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Lauren & Mike

Photo by Esther Gibbons

Mike and I finally got through all the pictures last night, and I can tell you that we had such a good time going over all of the happy moments (we had quite a few big laughs as well!). You did a fantastic job and we really cannot thank you enough. We were truly thrilled with the results and couldn't have asked for better people with whom to share our day.

Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery Wedding Photography - Bride and Groom Perform for their Wedding Guests

Brandt & Elizabeth

Photo by Corey Butler

Corey, Hiring you as our photographer was absolutely the best decision we could have made for our wedding. We cannot thank you enough for truly bringing our day to life with your photos. We are in love with all of them and could not be happier! Thank you so much!

Bride and groom kissing at their rooftop garden wedding ceremony in Montreal, Quebec - Santropol Roulant

Amy & Chris

Photo by Esther Gibbons

I just teared up watching this. The slideshow is perfect. The song, the mood... it’s all perfect. Thank you so much for everything. We adore the photo albums and all the wonderful photos. It means so much to us, and you’ll help us cherish those memories forever. Thanks again for everything. Yer the best! A gem, truly.