There are a lot of extremely talented professional photographers in Australia. Choosing a local photographer is so much easier than trying to arrange for an international one to fly in for your wedding. To help our beloved Aussie couples, we've rounded up our picks of the 15 best wedding photographers in the country!
Alex Jack is a specialised wedding photographer. When she tells the story of your wedding, it is based on her understanding of you as a couple and how closely you are connected. Alex wants to understand which are the moments that you think cannot be missed so she can capture them instinctively. She enjoys being involved in the wedding process and helping her couples as much as possible.
Bayleigh Vedelago started working as a wedding and portrait photographer about 10 years ago, which has given him an incredible career shooting beautiful weddings all around the world. It has always been important for this photographer that his images are taken with a thoughtful eye and an honest approach. They also need to capture the mood and atmosphere of a particular time and place, especially at a wedding. His intention is to create looks that feel joyful and informal, autentic, warm, and eternally stylish.
Chloe May is a small studio of senior wedding photographers, operating under the close direction of Chloe May. The studio's photography style is about creating a poetic narrative that allows them to capture raw and honest moments between people. At the heart of what they do, the photographers at Chloe May + Co believe in photography's ability to hold a certain feeling that can be remembered forever. Classic, light-filled portraits and romantic, editorial moments are key to remembering any modern couple's special day. The team aim to capture the excitement, little moments and emotions of the day naturally, beautifully and unobtrusively.
Ella Kirby is a 30 something year old photographer based in Fremantle, WA, working all over the world. Her life is made of early ocean swims, wild open spaces, walking barefoot, day dreaming, books, iced lattes and getting lost. Her photography work walks the line between refined and relaxed. She is always looking for emotion and movement, magic silhouettes and the moments in between. Photographs are like painting with light and shadow, with movement and colour, and striking a balance is key.
Established in 2012 by founding creative directors Erin Neil and Tara Pierce, ERIN&TARA Studio creates soulful photographs that can be kept as exquisite family heirlooms forever. Inspired by the idea that a love story should be timeless, ERIN&TARA's art direction captures the emotions and energy of the day as well as certain key moments. Frames told with truth and eloquence, immortalizing not only exceptional moments, but dozens of secretly meaningful moments in between, make a wedding album authetic.
Jimmy Raper grew up on the beaches of northern Sydney. His passion for photography began by the ocean while watching the surf and the natural world before moving into the world of fashion. What matters to him when shooting a wedding is the story behind the celebration, the feeling and connection between the couple, and the love and joy of everyone sitting in the audience. He loves to capture these moments; the pure organic emotions that happen on your wedding day and loved ones celebrating such a monumental event in your life.
Justin Aaron lives on the east coast of Australia in the beautiful and peaceful coastal city of Newcastle. Since 2010, Justin has been documenting elegant, understated and thoughtful weddings and captured his newlyweds with an honest and refreshing aesthetic. Clean lines, fresh tones and understated ideas define his looks. Justin's laid-back and friendly approach to handling his subjects allows them to naturally interact while he captures their true energy through his lens.
Lei Lei is a wedding photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. She first picked up a camera when in New York, when she was twenty with little experience. She was fascinated by the use of light, composition and stylish imagery that photography could create. Since then, she has been honing her skills in fashion editorial photography. Her approach includes capturing your wedding day naturally and beautifully, in her signature editorial style. Building a strong personal bond in the run-up to your wedding is a must for Lei Lei. Understanding you as a couple means she takes photos that are meaningful and completely unique to you.
Loren Loppolo Studio offers a boutique wedding photography experience for discerning couples across Australia and beyond. Storytelling is at the heart of the team's work, and clients are their dearest inspiration. Each wedding is as unique as their couples. Loren Loppolo's signature style brings a combination of candid documentary photography, with the polished, editorial aesthetic of a fashion magazine. With a meticulous eye for beautiful details, these photographers capture those intimate connections between their couples.
Currently based in Sydney, Matt shoots weddings all over Australia and across the world. He captures the real moments of a wedding in an artful and timeless way. With an approach that blends photojournalistic honesty with the elegance of an editorial, his work is characterised by mood, movement and those beautiful moments that often go unnoticed.
Megan Kelly is a photographer living on the South East Coast of Queensland, Australia. Evident in her distinctly poetic body of work, she is an aesthete by nature, finding joy in art and beauty. Her approach to capturing weddings effortlessly blends documentary and editorial photography. With a keen eye for fleeting moments and artful detail, her honest, emotion-filled frames capture the love stories of modern day romantics, timeless and reminiscent of the emotions felt on their most special of days.
The photographer has always been inspired by authenticity and elegance. Words cannot describe the admiration and excitement she feels every time beautiful couples work with her and truly trust her team to capture the most important day of their lives. The team specializes in a rare all-in-one service. This is what true love and care looks like.
Oliver Smith is a wedding photographer. He believes that the wedding day should not be all about the photography. Instead, it should be about you, your friends, and your family. You should never have to worry about your special moments being captured. Oliver seeks perfection in imperfection: real, raw, insecure moments that leave beautiful, honest memories. Because that's where everyone looks best: comfortable, relaxed, happy and in love. No poses, no tricks, nothing fake.
Sarah photographs effortless lovers worldwide. Her frames are filled with a sense of refined elegance and are bathed in natural light. Her couples are fashion-forward, modern and madly in love. They value the clean, romantic and timeless photography of Sarah's signature style. She creates authentic images which capture the connection between couples in an unobtrusive, natural way.
Teneil Kable has been commissioned to shoot portraits and weddings throughout Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, Northern NSW, Noosa QLD, and internationally in Indonesia, the Unites States, Europe and New Zealand. No destination is too far. He loves meeting new people and seeing new places. For regional travel in Western Australia, he charges a nominal travel fee to cover his time on the road. He shoots in a reportage style and loves film photography.