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!

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers

Find Your Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographer

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Mammoth Lakes 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, documentary-style Mammoth Lakes wedding photographers who are available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Most Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards
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November 22nd, 2021
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Elopement Photographers for Small Mammoth Lakes Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Mammoth Lakes 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.

California - Northern WPJA members are ready to document any outside, meadow, adventure, 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 outdoor, casual, intimate, 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 Mammoth Lakes Couples

4 Mammoth Lakes Wedding Photographers...

Brenda Bergreen: Colorado Adventure Wedding and Elopement Photographer

Brenda Bergreen

Evergreen in Colorado, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
5000 (USD)
CA Engagemen, Wedding and Elopement Photography by Tyler Vu

Tyler Vu

San Jose in California, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
4000 (USD)

Shaunte Dittmar

Lake Tahoe in California, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
4600 (USD)
California Documentary Wedding and Elopement Photography by Gina Clyne

Gina Clyne

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking Mammoth Lakes weddings.
2100 (USD)

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Elopement Picture Stories

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

Mammoth Lakes Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Mammoth Lakes 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 Mammoth Lakes wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Mammoth Lakes photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Mammoth Lakes 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.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Mammoth Lakes wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Mammoth Lakes 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 Mammoth Lakes WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Lauren & Jason

Photo by Gina Clyne

Gina these are so great!!! It's so fun seeing them after time has gone by and the weather is cooling off. Such an awesome summer day that you captured SO well. We love these, I cant wait to comb through all of them. Thank you for your amazing craft. The family pictures are so special!

Christy & Stuart

Photo by Gina Clyne

We wanted to drop a quick note and tell you how awesome you are. You got in the spirit and came prepared, and brought so much happiness from behind the camera to whoever was in front of it. We're so grateful to have had you as part of our day, and can't wait to recommend you to everyone we know. (And everyone we don't -- so please let us know any and all sites where we can leave you reviews!) Much love, Christy + Stuart