Denver Wedding Photographers

Denver Wedding Photographers

Our Denver photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Aurora, Lakewood, Golden, Commerce City, South Platte River Valley, High Plains, Front Range, Rocky Mountains, and all of the Southwestern United States

Denver Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Denver - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Denver photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple Denver elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Denver documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Denver Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Denver 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.

Colorado WPJA members are ready to document any courthouse, secret, civil ceremony, 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.

15 Denver Wedding Photographers...

Lit Lifestyle Portrait of Sean Turner - Eight Weddings Photography

With a background in BFA in Photographic Imaging, years of experience capturing the wonder of weddings on the East Coast, and a move to Denver in 2012, Sean Turner is a highly skilled wedding photojournalist based in the Rockies.

Sean Turner

Littleton in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3300 (USD)
Elopements by Top Wedding Photographer Justin Edmonds

Justin Edmonds has worked as a photojournalist for the past 14 years, having built his reputation with major clients like Getty Images, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball, Upper Deck, NASCAR and The Denver Post. His experience and skill have...

4800 (USD)
Engagements, Weddings and Elopement Photographer Lucy Schultz

Lucy Schultz, an artistic wedding photojournalist, creates a relaxed and joyful environment, empowering couples to express their true selves, capturing unforgettable moments with her expertise honed since 2013.

Lucy Schultz

Lakewood in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
5900 (USD)
Kevin Bergthold, adventurous wedding photographer of Berg Berg Photography Studio

Kevin Bergthold is a documentary wedding photographer who brings a fresh and unconventional approach to capturing special moments. Co-founding Berg Berg Photography with his wife Michelle in 2021, they strive to create authentic and visually striking wedding memories.

Kevin Bergthold

Golden in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Colorado adventure weddings, elopements and engagement photography by Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson, an acclaimed artistic wedding photojournalist, hails from Colorado. With an impressive portfolio spanning nine states, he seamlessly blends his expertise in street skating, fashion, and product photography, capturing heartfelt moments with a unique artistic...

Matt Wilson

Arvada in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
4000 (USD)
Wedding and elopement Photographer Carl Bower

Carl Bower, photojournalist and Pulitzer finalist, specializes in US destination weddings. He approaches them with a quiet presence to capture authentic moments. Carl looks to document natural interactions without direction, aiming to achieve personal and meaningful results...

3500 (USD)
Denver adventure wedding elopement photos by Jennifer Garza of Colorado

Jennifer Garza, a skilled wedding photojournalist from Denver, has been capturing the essence of love and joy since 2014. With her unique style, she immortalizes her clients' day through creative lighting, bold colors, and captivating angles.

Jennifer Garza

Commerce City in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3500 (USD)
Wedding, engagement and elopement images by Mark Creery of Colorado

Mark Creery, a Rocky Mountain-based photographer with 20 years of wedding experience, captures candid moments and tells his clients' wedding day story with style. Known for his easy-going personality, he enjoys connecting with people through his work.

Mark Creery

Fort Collins in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3500 (USD)
Lifestyle portrait of Colorado wedding and elopement photographer Nina Larsen Reed

Nina Larsen Reed is a documentary wedding photographer based in Colorado. She has a special affinity for the stunning Rocky Mountains and has photographed over 150 couples planning dream elopements and weddings.

Nina Larsen Reed

Boulder in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
5500 (USD)
At-work portrait of USA-based wedding photographer Liam Gordon

Liam Gordon became interested in photography when he discovered old photos of his younger self, inspiring him to start his own photography business in 2017, focusing on weddings and special moments.

Liam Gordon

Colorado Springs in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3500 (USD)
United States destination documentary wedding photography by Taber Lacie

Taber Lacie is a traveling USA based wedding photographer, with a background as a former EMT and a self-proclaimed photography nerd. Her passion for photography began at a young age and she started in the wedding industry as an assistant photographer at the age of 16.

Taber Lacie

West Bend in Wisconsin, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Colorado engagements + wedding and elopement photography by Sean Lara

Sean Lara is a wedding photojournalist with a unique approach, blending creativity and storytelling to capture wedding day moments. Based in the Rocky Mountains, he is highly skilled in engagement portrait photography and artistic wedding portraits.

Sean Lara

Fort Collins in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
2250 (USD)
Adventure weddings + mountain engagements and elopement photography by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie Sizer is a professional wedding photographer in Colorado. She studied art at Colorado State University and has a passion for capturing genuine moments. With her skills and experience, she creates beautiful and meaningful photos at weddings and elopements.

Bonnie Sizer

Erie in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
3000 (USD)
Lexus Reynolds Wedding Photographer

Lexus Marquise Reynolds is an experienced and highly skilled professional photographer specializing in boudoir, weddings, high school seniors, and family photography. Additionally, she is a college professor teaching Fine Art Nude Photography and Wedding and Events...

Lexus Reynolds

Greeley in Colorado, US *Now booking Denver weddings.
2800 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Denver Couples

Denver Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

An engaged couple stands outside Union Station in Denver, CO, sharing a joyful embrace captured with a reflection of the station below them.
Romantic couple posing in downtown Denver, CO for their pre-wedding engagement portrait. The photo features the duo snuggling in the evening light, in an intimate and cozy pose.
Portrait of a happy couple in front of the Denver Performing Arts Complex at sunset. String lights create a romantic backdrop to their laughter-filled session.
Photo taken at a reception in Denver, Colorado captures a heartwarming moment of the flower girl and ring bearer dancing in the soft glow of a dimly lit room.
Preparing for the big day at the Hilton Garden Inn, Union Station, Denver, CO. The groom is assisted by the bride as he ties his tie in front of tall glass windows showcasing the bustling urban landscape.
In Denver Botanic Gardens, a photographer took a picture of a couple in the peaceful gardens, where they stood in poses in front of green plants with a style called 'Brenizer'.
At the Denver Botanic Gardens in Colorado, the couple posed on the pyramid building, capturing their love and excitement before their upcoming wedding day.
A young ring bearer (couple's son) at a wedding at Knoebel Events, DU campus, Denver, CO, USA being joyfully carried down the aisle by two men instead of walking.
A young boy gazes in awe at a towering wedding cake in a softly lit reception venue, filled with pastel purple hues in Denver, CO, USA.
Newlyweds celebrate at Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Colorado, holding hands overhead with big warm smiles after being pronounced husband and wife.
A wedding reception in Denver, Colorado at dusk. The image captures the father-daughter dance indoors, just after sunset, with a beautiful outdoor view in the background.
A lifestyle couple portrait captured in Denver, Colorado, featuring a couple standing in the rain, playfully washing paint off each other. The image is composed with the couple centrally framed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Denver 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 Denver wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Denver wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Denver 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: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Denver 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 Denver wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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Clean background in this photo of the bride walking into her mountain ceremony.
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RAVES, REVIEWS, AND Denver WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Larkspur, CO couple celebrating with bridal party after outdoor wedding

Amanda & Ryan

Photo by Bonnie Sizer

Bonnie, We can't thank you enough for your help in capturing our special day. We still go through and find new favorites of all you took and love every single one. It was a pleasure working with you from the engagement shoot to the wedding day. We really feel as if we made a friend in this whole process. Thank you for being you, Love, Amanda & Ryan

Stoney Creek, La Crosse, Wisconsin Wedding Photo of couple toasing in the woods

Chelsea + Robert

Photo by Taber Lacie

I cannot thank you enough for capturing our wedding! The pictures are gorgeous - it's going to be SO difficult narrowing down which ones to print! (limited wall space, you know) You are amazing - keep it up!

Melissa and Jordan

Photo by Justin Edmonds

They are amazing! Thank you so very much for everything, it was a pleasure having you be a part of our journey, from engagement to marriage. The pictures really show our happiness and love, they’re perfect. Thank you!