We offer Auckland's best wedding photographers for hire. Below, we've summarised what each of them offers.
Fay Carey (www.fay-photography.com) believes there are few more beautiful things in the world than capturing moments of joy and genuine love. Fay's goal is to capture you as you are, with a mix of candid and traditional photography. Her style is cheerful, relaxed and natural, allowing real moments to unfold.
Perspectives (www.perspectives.co.nz) consider themselves wedding addicts. They love getting to know all sorts of people every weekend and getting an insight into their lives. They love the creative buzz of telling every story uniquely. Through both photo and cinema, they capture stories in the most epic way they possibly can.
Zahn (www.zahn.co.nz) takes photos of honest moments, real people, and beautiful places. Zahn is based in Auckland NZ, but shoots all over the planet, from the beaches of Miami to the peaks of Queenstown's Remarkables.
Perry Trotter (www.perrytrotter.com) has been creating timeless wedding images since 2003. Though he has photographed hundreds of weddings, he has never lost the special sense that he is being invited to share a couple's most important day. Crafting beautiful and classic images is one of the things he enjoys most about weddings. Being unobtrusive is essential to him, and he makes it a priority to help the couple relax and enjoy their day.
Hollow & Co (www.hollow.co.nz) is about storytelling. They're a collection of photographers with a keen eye for the authentic. Led by Tom Hollow, a fine art photographer and filmmaker, their goal is to capture your wedding day in the most honest shades possible, showing genuine emotions and human connections. They chase the simplest of moments – cups of coffee before the walk down the aisle and little laughs as the bridal party pins up their hair – to shine through in all their work. They're a worldwide collective that travels not just all over New Zealand, but the globe.
Kate Little (www.katelittlephotography.com) love all things that make us starry-eyed: soulful connections and wild love stories. Her style has been described as dreamy, unique and intuitive. Stolen giggles and free-spirited moments without forced posing. Weddings truly are a crazy, emotional celebration of life, and she loves to be a part of them. What's most important to her is to connect and create authentic images that are a reflection of all you've dreamt of. That's what its all about: love, family and friends. Her mission is to be your one-of-a-kind storyteller whilst you have the party of a lifetime.
Ralph Bella Photography (www.ralphbellaphotography.com) caters to couples who dare to shy away from the traditional ways of being photographed. Their work depicts mood, intimacy and emotion, alongside capturing the honest moments that happen naturally as your wedding day progresses. They have a fine art style, which means they prefer to be spontaneous and free-flowing in their work. Their style is laidback, with their signature edging of a unique and unorthodox approach to wedding photography that is sure to make your day stand out.
Grey Area Production's (www.greyareaproductions.com) aim is to make you and your day look effortless. Lighthearted, elegant, natural, modern. He likes to work as simply as possible with a hands-off approach to allow the rawness of the day to surface. Indeed, being 'natural' can actually be one of the hardest things to do on the day, so he leads and instructs when necessary, so it's not just all up to you.
It goes without saying that Adam Popovic Photography (www.adampopovicphotography.com) aims to produce beautiful images. However, above everything, your wedding photos should tell a story of memories that capture the essence of you as a couple. You should look back at your photos and think 'that is so us.' Simply natural, candid and high-quality photography is his main aim. The magic of your day is in the connection between each other and with your loved ones. He won't miss a moment of realness.
Fluro Grey (www.flurogrey.com) is all about capturing real people in the places they love, wherever that may be. There's nothing more important to him than his friends, family, and creating something meaningful for others. He loves shooting weddings, documenting the perfectly imperfect. The moments you're there for and the ones you miss. The big moments and the little ones. You're about to embark on your biggest adventure, and he would be stoked to be there to capture your love story.
Proshot Photography's (www.proshotphotography.net) goal is to tell your story honestly and document your day as naturally as possible. When you're looking back at your wedding photos, she wants to transport you back to the exact moment. To her, wedding photography is not merely about capturing the day as naturally as she can, but about creating beautiful images that tell your story in the best and most honest way. It's a fine art. She loves working with natural light and the atmosphere of each wedding to bring out the best in everyone, with bright smiles and joyful tears.
Alex de Freitas (www.alexdefreitas.com) is not your typical wedding photographer. In fact, your friends and family probably won't even realise he is the photographer! He'll blend into the celebrations and get to know everyone. A veteran of 10 years photographing weddings in NZ and across the globe, he'll party with you 'till the end and, most importantly, focus on capturing the raw and unexpected moments throughout the day. His passion and strengths are not making a big fuss or worrying about timelines or schedules. You'll all feel comfortable, relaxed and at ease, and he can capture the real, honest and candid moments throughout your wedding day.
Chromatica (www.chromatica.co.nz) loves many different styles of photography and brings a wide range of ideas to their weddings. They love to take our time on artistic detail shots, capture candid emotional expressions, and carefully posed formal portraits. They are always looking to try something new and to have fun and experiment, rather than always doing the same things, and they love hearing your ideas to work into the day, too.
Tracey Claire Photography (www.traceyclaire.co.nz) is a husband and wife photography team based in Auckland with 17 years of experience. Trust their powerful team efforts to tell your wedding story as with two leading wedding photographers throughout your big day. They take their passion seriously and invest a lot of loving energy in what they do. Thriving on wonderfully vibrant wedding vibes, full of emotions and beautiful moments, combined with the magical journey we enjoy with their clients, they are grateful to call this their work and offer limited bookings to ensure you get their full attention.
Mikayla Bollen Photography (www.mikaylabollen.com) is a wedding photographer with a myriad of interests and ideas. Her whole life has been dedicated to pursuing her love of love - especially preserving it in precious keepsakes and imagery. She is entirely focused on your special day from start to finish, working with you to capture the ultimate wedding photography. With a candid, honest style that changes with the ambience and atmosphere of your wedding, her work is expansive and unique.
Blush Photography's (www.blushphotography.co.nz) wedding photography style can be described as a combination of documentary wedding photography and contemporary portraits that is all about telling your story. They will spend their day at your wedding, keeping their eyes peeled for joyous moments to photograph. Their goal is to capture you, enjoying all the amazing feelings and emotions of your wedding day as it unfolds and come away with beautiful photos to remember it all.
Kirsten Summers (www.kirstensummers.co.nz) is an Auckland-based wedding photographer that's super passionate about capturing the lives and loves of others. She's a very social person and loves working with people. Weddings are her absolute favourite: everyone looking their finest, emotions running high, laughter, tears, hugs, kisses and, of course, the undeniable amount of love in the air. On a typical wedding day, she shoots everything she sees and more - she doesn't put her camera down at all. She aims to photograph all the parts of your wedding that you will remember and all the things you might not.
Moving Films + Photography (www.movingfilms.co.nz) has been around since 2012 with a knack for incredible wedding photography. They are a duo that has totally fallen in love with wedding photography and videography. They're a couple of romantics, married joyously for 16 years and lucky enough to work side by side to shoot and create crazy, beautiful films (and just recently photos) of real couples like you. They know that you're a bit spoiled for choice in New Zealand when it comes to choosing a wedding photographer, so they like to get to really know their couples and connect with them.
Valo Photo & Cinema (www.valo.co.nz) wants to create something timeless with you. Their style of wedding photography and filming will suit couples who are not keen on posing, not keen on a scripted day. They let the day unfold naturally and make sure they're there to capture the moments, very discreetly. Their wedding films are story-driven with beautiful imagery, and reflect the personalities of their couples - an approach that makes their wedding films relevant not only now, but in years to come.
Lionel Tan Photography (www.lioneltan.co.nz) wants you to lay back. It's all about not taking yourself too seriously to get wedding photography that's seriously gorgeous. He loves working with carefree couples like that - ones that really just want to make the most of their wedding day. It makes photography so fun. As you start planning your wedding, he'll be there to provide suggestions where he can and share creative ideas with you – this ensures you're on the same page for your big day. During your special day, he'll stay in the shadows to capture beautiful candids, and when direction's needed, he'll be there too.
Ankita Bhullar Photography (www.ankitabhullarphotography.com) describes their ideal weddings in three words: action, colour and emotions. If that's your wedding summed up in a few words, then their team is here for you. With love for South Asian weddings, nothing gets them more excited than capturing the diverse beauty of South Asian traditions, here in New Zealand. Their team continually explores new ideas and techniques that help them capture those authentic moments. They work intimately with all their couples and provide them with planning tools, creative advice and anything they may need to make their big day, and their wedding photography, all the more memorable.
Kouki Photography NZ (www.koukiphotographynz.com) was established in 2016 with a vision to capture the best moments in life - which is precisely what wedding photography is all about. They'll make sure to tell your story frame by frame, preserving the most beautiful moments on paper so you can relive each day. With this, you'll be not only able to revisit the glorious parts of your wedding day, but also the little moments that make up the whole, beautiful narrative. Their wedding photography is all about natural, candid moments, showcasing your wedding day in all its beauty from start to finish.
Lydia Rachel Photography (www.lydiarachel.com) loves adventures, with the adventures of weddings being the best of all. Being able to capture the sweet moments, unconditional love and authentic beauty that tell the story of your big day is her favourite thing. She believes your wedding day should be full of joy and is here to make you feel not only comfortable but also joyful in front of the camera. Getting to know the couples she's shooting is a big part of her wedding photography, so she looks forward to hanging out with you.