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!

London Wedding Photographers

Find Your London Wedding Photographer

Greenwich, Westminster, Eltham

London Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our London 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 London 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
November 22nd, 2021
Maceio, Alagoas BW church wedding photography | the bride walks triumphantly into the cathedral
November 15th, 2021
Wedding Portrait Photographer for Rapolano Terme, Tuscany | posing for a portrait that felt secretive
November 10th, 2021
Boat Tour Wedding Reception Image of bride and groom cutting cake on the floating reception venue

Elopement Photographers for Small London Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small London 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 courthouse, fast, secret, 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 romantic, outdoor, boutique, 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 London Couples

48 London Wedding Photographers...

UK wedding reportage, engagements and elopement photography by Kari Bellamy
1995 (GBP)
Intimate wedding photography by Wayne La
1800 (GBP)

Rohit Gautam

Bedford in Bedfordshire, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1500 (GBP)
David Pullum Images - Wedding and Elopement Photography

David Pullum

Exeter in Devon, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1650 (GBP)
UK wedding reportage and engagement photography by Damion Mower
1995 (GBP)
Wedding reportage and elopement photography by Clive Blair Photos

Clive Blair

Birmingham in West Midlands, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1500 (GBP)
Rob Dodsworth - Wedding Reportage Images

Rob Dodsworth

Norwich in Norfolk, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1995 (GBP)
Photo of wedding and elopement photographer Lukas Powroziewicz

Lukas Powroziewicz

Edinburgh in Midlothian, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1550 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding photography, engagement portraits and elopements by Jenny Rutterford
1695 (GBP)
UK wedding photography and elopements by Anna Mikulich

Anna Mikulich

Basingstoke in Hampshire, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1450 (GBP)
Joshua Dhondt is a Wedding Photographer of the WPJA

Joshua Dhondt

in Antwerpen, BE *Now booking London weddings.
2050 (EUR)

Mark Wallis

Belper in Derbyshire, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1450 (GBP)
UK creative and documentary-style wedding photography and couple engagement portraits by Jordanna Marston
2200 (GBP)

Kerry Morgan

Beziers, FR *Now booking London weddings.
1850 (GBP)
BW wedding photography by Melissa Iannace
1500 (EUR)
United Kingdom Wedding Photographer David Weightman - Married to My Camera

David Weightman

Guildford in Surrey, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1200 (GBP)
Wedding and elopement photography by Peter Rowen

Peter Rowen

Ashbourne in Meath, IE *Now booking London weddings.
2000 (EUR)
Corina Oghina - UK Wedding Reportage Images

Corina Oghina

Brighton in East Sussex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1200 (GBP)
Italy Couple Engagement Sessions Wedding and Elopement Photographer Carlo Bettuolo

Carlo Bettuolo

Venezia in Venezia, IT *Now booking London weddings.
1100 (EUR)
United Kingdom wedding reportage-style photography by Tracy Morter

Tracy Morter

South Woodham Ferrers in Essex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1000 (GBP)
Engagement, elopement and wedding photography by Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson

Chichester in West Sussex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1750 (GBP)
England elopement and wedding reportage photography by James Pearce - United Kingdom WPJA Pro

James Pearce

Ramsgate in Kent, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1200 (GBP)
United Kingdom elopement and wedding reportage photography by Nikkala Faye Ades

Nikkala Faye Ades

Norwich in Norfolk, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1700 (GBP)
studio portrait of Dordogne wedding photojournalist Michael Mann
1990 (EUR)
Simon Fazackarley is a United Kingdom Wedding Photographer

Simon Fazackarley

Brighton in East Sussex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
2000 (GBP)
UK wedding reportage photos by Emily Renier

Emily Renier

Chipperfield in Hertfordshire, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1250 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding reportage-style photography by Murray Clarke

Murray Clarke

Worthing in West Sussex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1500 (GBP)
United Kingdom wedding and elopement photography by Paul Fuller

Paul Fuller

Rochester in Kent, GB *Now booking London weddings.
1700 (GBP)
Wedding reportage photography by Luke Hayden of the United Kingdom

Luke Hayden

Harlow in Essex, GB *Now booking London weddings.
2000 (GBP)
Kirill Brusilovsky wedding photography for creative couples

Kirill Brusilovsky

Hamburg in Hamburg, DE *Now booking London weddings.
300/hour (EUR)

1 more photographers available for your wedding...

1200 Euro

Wedding Photographer: Adrian Hancu

Strasbourg in Bas-Rhin (67) , France

Born in Chisinau, Moldova (Ex-URSS). Law school education followed by a premature love affair with photography. Freelance photographer since 2003. Over the years, I fulfill my clients’ expectations by combining a natural intuition and keen eye...

London Wedding Engagement Photography - Diamond Awards

Are you ready to find a creative and talented London wedding photographer for an engagement portrait session to complement your story of love? Searching for some ideas and creative inspiration for your own London pre-wedding photography? Pro members from the London 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 London photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for London 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my London 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 London wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Who are the best London wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top London 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
We all know that the economy can go through some hard times, and be somewhat reminiscent of past recessions. However, as people cut back on non-essential little luxuries here and there, one constant remains: weddings. People don’t tend to just stop getting married due to a poor economy, nor should they! So, in an industry that keeps on going through thick and thin, what are some things to expect for the future, and what is really necessary to still make that wedding day memorable and...Read more
Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
Some couples, as they begin planning for their weddings, might think that they are limited to the classic locations: churches, gardens, beaches, or even Las Vegas. But in doing so they’re missing out on a multitude of unique options that might suit their personalities much better! Why limit yourself to a quiet, quaint ceremony when your adventurous heart may be calling out for something more? An entirely different genre of wedding, so to speak, is the adventure wedding elopement. This concept...Read more
jperlman elk cove inn ceremony
Everyone always says that your wedding day is all about you. But let’s face it; that’s not always actually the case. Many couples stress over guest lists, planning, expenses, and all the frills and traditions of your standard large wedding that they may or may not even be interested in. Fortunately, though, the concept of small weddings is becoming increasingly popular for couples who either want to be able to completely customize their day where and when they want with the option...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND London WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Hayley and Chet

Photo by Jordanna Marston

Hi Jordanna!! I'm so sorry for such a delay and I hope you're well! It's been a bit crazy (I bet all of your brides say that!!) - we had an amazing honeymoon in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, arrived home on the Monday - and then had an epic Indian wedding that weekend! Yesterday was our first day actually at home since before the wedding!! The photos are beautiful!! We are busy sharing them with family and friends and those who have seen them so far love them! There are so many moments I obviously missed because I was either upstairs or elsewhere - I now have a full picture of the day! I still can't believe what amazing weather we had - and that was the last thing on my mind! The wedding we went to last weekend was.....very different to ours! I emailed Mark last week and told him how they had 4 (!) photographers, dressed all in black with branded t-shirts and 2 videographer guys! They just got in the way! Thank you for being pretty much invisible! We are going to look into buying an album over the next few days and are going to order some prints via the gallery. Thanks so much! x Hayley

Guilia & James

Photo by Lyndsey Goddard

Just wanted to say that the photos you took are fantastic! We are so so pleased with them, I am frankly struggling to get any work done as I keep looking through them all the time. Its so lovely to have all the little moments captured and a great reminder of THE best day ever. We would highly recommend you to our friends and family, and look forward to seeing more of your work on your blog – I am now stalking that! Thanks again

Sheena & Saagar

Photo by Rohit Gautam

Hi Rohit, From the moment we saw your work we knew that we had to have you to capture our special day. You made us feel completely at ease while you were photographing us, You had so many great ideas and made the whole process easy and fun for us both. During the events you and your team were professional and friendly with all our family members, it seemed like you were a part of our own families. We could not have been happier with the photos, they have come out absolutely amazing. We have received so many complements on the album and many people have said to us that your work was so creative and unlike anything they have seen before. Thank you Rohit for the amazing photos!! Sheena & Saagar Gajjar