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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Somerset Wedding Photographers

Somerset Wedding Photographers

Find Somerset photographers serving: Weston-super-Mare, Taunton

Somerset Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

YOU CAN'T STOP LOVE - In recent days, some of our Somerset 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 Somerset, 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 Somerset elopement, couples still want to have their wedding day documented. It's important to work with a WPJA Somerset 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, Somerset 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 Somerset Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Somerset 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 secret, mini, fast, 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, modern, romantic, 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 Somerset Couples

5 Somerset Wedding Photographers...

Harry Richards

Islington in London, GB *Now booking Somerset weddings.
200/hour (GBP)
Robin Goodlad is a UK based Wedding and Elopement Photographer

Robin Goodlad

Wimborne Minster in Dorset, GB *Now booking Somerset weddings.
1400 (GBP)
UK photographer: Martin Dabek

Martin Dabek

Bristol in Bristol, GB *Now booking Somerset weddings.
1100 (GBP)
Will Wareham, a Dorset-based wedding photojournalist for England

Will Wareham

Weymouth in Dorset, GB *Now booking Somerset weddings.
1500 (GBP)
England documentary wedding and elopement photography by Nathan Eames

Nathan Eames

Poole in Dorset, GB *Now booking Somerset weddings.
1295 (GBP)

Somerset Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

An extraordinary Somerset wedding picture by a pro UK photographer at the Brympton House revealing the bride arriving at the venue via transportation van
A high quality Somerset wedding detail picture at the Orchardleigh House in the United Kingdom created as The England bride walking towards the church with her bridesmaids, showing the garter and bridal shoes
Somerset, England nuptial day award-winning image of The bridal party arriving at the church in the rain as the wind blows their umbrella inside out - from the world's best wedding photography competitions hosted by the WPJA
Romantic Somerset, UK wedding portrait at the Maunsel House with an orange sky and bride and groom silhouettes
Walton Castle, Somerset, England wedding couple posed portrait session of the bride and groom dancing in castle courtyard, captured from above
UK wedding reportage photography from Walton Castle, Somerset, England showing the Bride's veil is lifted up by wind during wedding ceremony - Image framed by an arch in the castle walls
 Folly Farm, Somerset, UK  Crying bride image from her wedding ceremony
St Audries Park, Somerset, UK wedding image contains: Bride & Groom walking from their Church, in the background, towards their venue, with all their guests following

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Sarah & Richie

Photo by Harry Richards

Dear Harry, Thank you for photographing our wedding day! You really captured the atmosphere and we will treasure the photos and memories. It is lovely to have such great images, even more so as you were so adept at being in the right place at the right time, without us even knowing you were there! Many thanks, Sarah & Richie. x

A UK wedding couple are surrounded by celebrating guests at the Elmore Court, Gloucestershire outdoor wedding venue

Alex & Hannah

Photo by Will Wareham

Wow, just WOW!!! We LOVED seeing our photos, they brought back so many memories of the happy day. Thanks also for your very kind words on the blog, the feeling is mutual as we are so happy to have had you at the wedding. Everyone who has seen the pictures thinks they are incredible and we totally love your style and the way you’ve captured the emotion of the day. You have an amazing talent.

A wedding celebration image of the bride and groom under confetti at Pier House, Westward Ho, Devon, UK

Vicky & Nathan

Photo by Will Wareham

Thank you for everything you have done over the past few months before and after the wedding to ensure our wedding photos were absolutely perfect. Thank you so much for all of your hard work. We cannot stop looking at the photos we have! You are an incredibly talented photographer and a real pleasure to have worked with. We will definitely be highly recommending you to anyone who requires a wedding photographer in the local area. Many thanks for everything once again.