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. 

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Kent Wedding Photographers

Kent Wedding Photographers

Find Kent photographers serving: Maidstone, Gillingham, Dartford, Chatham, Ashford, Rochester, Margate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Gravesend, Canterbury, Folkestone

Kent Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Kent 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 couples have recently discovered that less is more when it comes to wedding planning in Kent, and those small weddings allow them to truly enjoy every aspect of their day. These intimate events allow brides and grooms to be fully present, as they are less worried and intimidated about the sheer size and scope of the day. While they may be planning a sweet and simple Kent elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Kent photographer who specializes in elopements and who understands the unique dynamic of this type of event. The right photographer will capture the events of the day, the atmosphere of the event and the most important details.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Kent 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!

Elopement Photographers for Small Kent Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Kent 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 themed, quick, city hall, 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 non-traditional, symbolic, modern, 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 Kent Couples

15 Kent Wedding Photographers...

Katarina Nichol wedding and elopement photography

Katarina Nichol

London in London, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
150/hour (GBP)

Kristian Leven

in London, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
3000 (GBP)
Jersey, Channel Islands Wedding and Elopement Photography by Catherine Hill

Catherine Hill

Jersey in Channel Islands, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
1800 (GBP)
UK engagement, elopement, and wedding reportage photography by Annamarie Stepney

Annamarie Stepney

Horsham in West Sussex, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
1750 (GBP)
United Kingdom documentary wedding photography by Dominique Shaw of York Place Studios

Dominique Shaw

London in London, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
3500 (GBP)
United Kingdom Wedding Photographer David Weightman - Married to My Camera

David Weightman

Guildford in Surrey, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
1200 (GBP)

Steven Carter Hewson

in London, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
1495 (GBP)
Corina Oghina - UK Wedding Reportage Images

Corina Oghina

Brighton in East Sussex, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
1200 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding reportage-style photography by Tracy Morter
1000 (GBP)

Rik Pennington

in London, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
2000 (GBP)
Simon Fazackarley is a United Kingdom Wedding Photographer

Simon Fazackarley

Brighton in East Sussex, GB *Now booking Kent weddings.
2000 (GBP)

Kent Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

Best Kent, UK wedding photojournalism picture from Lympne Castle venue of The flower girls looking somewhat bored as the groom delivers his speech to his new wife
Kent wedding reportage photographer captured this image at the Lympne Castle as The couple have a moment together whilst their witnesses sign the register
Kent, UK wedding reportage photojournalist created this picture at the Lympne Castle as The bridesmaid is bewildered by the meeting the bridal party
A top Kent wedding photographer captured this picture at The Vines showing the Maid of Honor having her shoes put on, while Brides Sister irons the wedding dress 
Kent, UK wedding reportage photographer captured this moment at The Vines showing an Old Lady drinking every other guests wedding favor from the tables
Best Longton Wood wedding photojournalism picture showing the bride and groom and their dog exiting the outdoor forest ceremony
West Peckham, Kent marriage reception party award-winning photo that has recorded The married couple's pet dog joining them on the dance floor at the end of their first dance
West Peckham, Kent nuptial day award-winning image of The best mans speech, superbly delivered in the driest possible way - from the world's best wedding photography competitions hosted by the WPJA

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Kent photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Kent 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 Kent wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Kent 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 Kent wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Kent 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.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Kent 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