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!

East Sussex Wedding Photographers

Find Your East Sussex Wedding Photographer

Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea

East Sussex Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our East Sussex 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 East Sussex 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 East Sussex Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small East Sussex 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.

England WPJA members are ready to document any pop-up, justice of the peace, quick, 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 unique, symbolic, 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 East Sussex Couples

12 East Sussex Wedding Photographers...

United Kingdom wedding photography, engagement portraits and elopements by Jenny Rutterford

Jenny Rutterford

Shoreham-by-Sea in West Sussex, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1695 (GBP)
UK engagement, elopement, and wedding reportage photography by Annamarie Stepney

Annamarie Stepney

Horsham in West Sussex, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1750 (GBP)
Jersey, Channel Islands Wedding and Elopement Photography by Catherine Hill

Catherine Hill

Jersey in Channel Islands, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1800 (GBP)
UK wedding reportage photos by Matt Ebbage

Matt Ebbage

Whitstable in Kent, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1950 (GBP)

Rik Pennington

in London, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
2000 (GBP)
Katarina Nichol wedding and elopement photography

Katarina Nichol

London in London, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
150/hour (GBP)
Engagement, elopement and wedding photography by Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson

Chichester in West Sussex, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1750 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding and elopement photography by Paul Fuller

Paul Fuller

Rochester in Kent, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1700 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding reportage-style photography by Murray Clarke

Murray Clarke

Worthing in West Sussex, GB *Now booking East Sussex weddings.
1500 (GBP)

East Sussex Wedding Elopement Picture Stories

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

Wedding Venue Pictures by East Sussex Wedding Photographers

Please select a venue below to view all associated contest-winning East Sussex wedding photos.

East Sussex Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented East Sussex wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own East Sussex pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the East Sussex 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 East Sussex 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 East Sussex wedding day by.
Q: Who are the best East Sussex wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top East Sussex 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 East Sussex photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for East Sussex 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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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND East Sussex WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Lucy & Alex

Photo by Matt Ebbage

Epic service! You are a lovely guy who brings the energy and fun you want from a wedding photographer, we are really pleased with the whole service and would highly recommend you to anyone having a wedding. The engagement shoot, slideshow and photos are all brilliant, and you made us feel so relaxed and your passion for photography shines through. I would like to thank you and Jess again for capturing our wedding perfectly.

Becky and Richard

Photo by Matt Ebbage

What can we say! From start to finish, you gave us the most amazing service!! We were both so nervous and you completely put us at ease. It was amazing to have you as part of our day and it shows in the photos how much fun everyone had having their photos taken by you. You went above and beyond providing us the most amazing photos, far better than we ever imagined and now we can't stop looking at them! I want to do it all again. We are so unbelievably thankful and can't recommend you highly enough! You truly captured every single moment of our day! Can we do it again? Pretty please? x