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!

Texas - Southern Wedding Photographers

Find Your Texas - Southern Wedding Photographer

San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Brownsville, McAllen

Texas - Southern Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Texas - Southern 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 Texas - Southern 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
December 3rd, 2021
Pub Street Photography of bride and groom | seated at a table on the streets having a pint
November 29th, 2021
Lake wedding photographer | Bridal portrait in the rugged terrain of the mountains
November 22nd, 2021
Maceio, Alagoas BW church wedding photography | the bride walks triumphantly into the cathedral

Elopement Photographers for Small Texas - Southern Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Texas - Southern 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 courthouse, small, mini, 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, outdoor, 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 Texas - Southern Couples

13 Texas - Southern Wedding Photographers...

Philip Thomas

San Antonio in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
4500 (USD)
Engaged couple portraits and wedding photography by Shannon Cain

Shannon Cain

New Braunfels in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
4600 (USD)
Emily Liang, Wedding Photography and Engagement Portrait Sessions for Couples

Emily Liang

Houston in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
2500 (USD)

Morgan Lynn Razi

Houston in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
6500 (USD)
Amy DeYoung for marriage photography of real moments

Amy DeYoung

San Antonio in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
3800 (USD)
Engagement and wedding photography by Jill Goehring - Half A Rice Studios

Jill Goehring

Houston in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
4200 (USD)
Studio Image of Wedding Photographer Vinh Vo of 3M Studios LLC

Vinh Vo

Rockwall in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
3000 (USD)

Robert Walker

Dallas in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
2400 (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer Jared Lindsay

Jared Lindsay

Fort Worth in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
2100 (USD)
Bill McCullough Wedding Photography

Bill McCullough

Austin in Texas, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
2550 (USD)
Adventure wedding and elopement photography by Erin Witt

Erin Witt

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
3250 (USD)
Weddings, engagements and elopement photography by Kevin Kienitz

Kevin Kienitz

Aurora in Illinois, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
3000 (USD)
USA engagement and wedding photography by Matei Horvath

Matei Horvath

Woodland Hills in California, US *Now booking Texas - Southern weddings.
3900 (USD)

Wedding Venue Pictures by Texas - Southern Wedding Photographers

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

Texas - Southern Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find top-ranked Texas - Southern wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Texas - Southern 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 Texas - Southern wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Texas - Southern 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: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Texas - Southern 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 Texas - Southern wedding day by.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
Traditionally speaking, often times it is the couple’s families who help pay for their wedding. However, unfortunately that’s just not possible for everyone, especially these days when the cost of weddings can quickly and easily get out of control. Some couples find themselves in the position of paying for all of their own wedding expenses, which can be quite the financial burden to take on, and about 40% of Millennials end up in this boat. So, how can you stick to your allotted...Read more
WHAT EXACTLY DOES IT MEAN TO ELOPE? If you look up the definition of “elope” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary , you’ll find a plethora of meanings making it quite clear how polarizing the word has become, and how it has transformed and evolved with the passage of time and even personal preference.Read more
So your wedding is just around the corner and you’ve decided to elope , either because you want to do this on a budget , avoid a large wedding party, or simply to enjoy the day together with minimal distractions and as little stress as possible . They say 'all you need is love', but where exactly can you afford to trim the fat, so to speak? You want simplicity, but you also want to be properly married and, surely, to remember this occasion. Who, then, could be more important than...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Texas - Southern WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Houston, Texas wedding couple image from a live video conference call

Bethany + Jake

Photo by Philip Thomas

Philip, Thank you so much for being part of our wedding day! I am so grateful for how comfortable and relaxed you made us all feel and for your commitment to making our day was captured authentically. Our wedding didn't look how we originally thought but you helped ensure that it was just a as special. We are forever grateful! Wishing you all the best. - Bethany and Jake

Marcela & Rishi

Photo by Philip Thomas

What can we say...thank you so very much for sharing your art and your passion with us during our wedding weekend! Your photos capture the essence of the weekend-the joy, the fun, the passion, the love-you got it all. We can't wait to see "the book" and we can't want to work with you again. Thanks again!

Tim + Kristin

Photo by Jared Lindsay

“Holy cow Jared! I want to cry I love them so much! Our trust was very well founded. Thank you. You captured our moments and more. I’m so happy”. – Kristin.