Madison Wedding Photographers

Madison Wedding Photographers

Find Madison photographers serving: Dane County, Madison Metropolitan Area, Iowa County, Green County, Columbia County, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Kegonsa and Lake Waubesa

Madison Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

NO STOPPING LOVE - In recent months, many of our wedding photographers have communicated their desire to accommodate couples who don’t want to wait to be married and are quickly moving forward with smaller ceremonies.

By planning a simple Madison 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, Madison documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Madison Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Madison 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.

Wisconsin WPJA members are ready to document any pop-up, DIY - do it yourself, themed, 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.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Madison Wedding Venues

3 Madison Wedding Photographers...

Mid-west wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Madi Ellis

Madi Ellis

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Madison weddings.
3200 (USD)
Pro documentary-style wedding photography by Bradley Hanson

Bradley Hanson

St. Paul in Minnesota, US *Now booking Madison weddings.
4000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Madison Couples

Madison Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

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

At the Olin Park Pavilion in Madison, WI, the couple shared a special moment as they danced their first dance together in the indoor reception venue during the daytime
In Wisconsin, at the Madison Public Library, the couple kisses at the end of their wedding ceremony
Best wedding photography from the Madison Public Library in Wisconsin from a low angle showing Couples dog jumping on brides wedding dress during recessional
An exceptional Wisconsin wedding photojournalism sample by a professional Madison, WI photographer at Goodman Center communicating the Couple toasting wedding guests
A top wedding photojournalist created this image at the Houdini Mansion in Los Angeles, California showing Two wedding party people tie their ties in the mirrors
Wedding photograph from the Couple's apartment in Madison, WI showing the Father Daughter Dance in the living room of the couple at their rescheduled wedding
Picture of a Couple dancing their first dance in their apartment in Madison, WI
 Coronavirus, COVID, Madison backyard wedding image of the groom and bride talking through zoom with their parents after getting married

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Madison 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 Madison wedding day by.
Q: Who are the best Madison wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Madison 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 reviews of Madison wedding photographers?
A: We call them Client Letters. At the WPJA, we decided more than 20 years ago to avoid incorporating those third-person testimonials and endorsements that are found all too often in advertisements. Instead, we elevated our listings with the use of Client Letters, which represent the actual words and feelings of the clients who booked those Madison wedding photographers for their own wedding.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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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...Read more
So your wedding is just around the corner and you’ve decided to elope , either because you want to do this on a budget , avoid a large wedding party, or simply to enjoy the day together with minimal distractions and as little stress as possible . They say 'all you...Read more
Traditionally speaking, often times it is the couple’s families who help pay for their wedding. However, unfortunately that’s just not possible for everyone, especially these days when the cost of weddings can quickly and easily get out of control. Some couples...Read more