Madison Wedding Photographers

Madison Wedding Photographers

Our Madison photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: 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

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our Madison photographers are ready to accommodate.

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 small, courthouse, DIY - do it yourself, 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.
4450 (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
At the Madison, Wisconsin Ceremony and Reception Site of Aldo Leopold, the kids look to adults while playing
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
Wisconsin wedding photo from Madison of a couple Just married outside
A Madison wi couple rings church bells after their wedding ceremony
Press House Madison, WI wedding image of the bride looking intently at her new husband

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my Madison 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 Madison wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
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: How can couples find Madison photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Madison 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.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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