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The Best Wedding Photographers of Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, Hunter Valley & Beyond

As per the experiences of real married couples who have recently rated & reviewed their wedding photographers in the prestigious ABIA Wedding Industry Awards.

You've chosen your partner to marry, now it's time to choose a wedding photographer! Why not begin your search with one of these highly-rated and ABIA award-winning Wedding Photographers?

This highly acclaimed list of Wedding Photographers have been voted and recommended by the real married couples of Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, Hunter Valley and NSW.

Sydney Wedding Photography Captured Frames
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What makes these photographers unique is that they are true artists and documentarians behind the lens. They are the people tasked with capturing others' most important life moments, and who take great pride in that responsibility. Just ask them why they work in weddings:

"There's something meaningful about meeting two complete strangers and being invited to witness one of the most important days of their lives. That's what I do for a living, and I love it." ~ Jack Jones Photography

"Love and Joy! The love and blissful moments of newlyweds on their wedding day, the love and laughter amongst a family spending a moment together just being themselves. Capturing these emotions is what keeps the fire for our passion alive" ~ Lucy & Dean, Translucent Photography

"For me, there is nothing more precious than preserving someone's smile or deep love in the perfect shot" ~ Sarah, de lumiere photography

And, it's important to note: They all said this after an insane year of weddings, where disruptions were commonplace and calendars were continuously being updated with postponements. Because, at the end of the day, these top wedding photographers of Sydney & Surrounds love what they do. Their hearts are in it, so much that they go above and beyond to capture beauty, love, and celebration in a time when couples need them the most.

What Makes a Great Wedding Photographer?

Your Wedding Photographs will be one of the most loved keepsakes and as soon as you receive your photographs, you will want to share them with the world. Why? Because the memories and the emotions captured in each of those photographs mean something to you.

Finding the best photographer for you, is more than just you loving their photos on Instagram. A great photographer is one that understands weddings and the emotions that come with it. They are relaxed, but also stick to the fast-paced wedding timeline. A wonderful wedding photographer communicates just the right amount with their couples leading up to the their special day.

Great wedding photographers are also amazing problem-solvers, you will often find them with an extra set of tissues, bobby pins, white chalk for dress stains, etc, to ensure they are prepared for every situation.

So before falling in love with one Insta photo then booking, research the reviews from recent wedding couples of your Best 3 Wedding Photographers. That way you will feel comfortable and confident with your investment from day dot.

How have we determined our list of Best Wedding Photographers in Sydney & Surrounds?

We've based this list on ABIA's highest-rated photographers from Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, and Hunter Valley.

Each Wedding Photographer was rated, reviewed and recommended by a volume of verified wedding customers through ABIA. Each couple rates a wedding business in the four Pillars of Perfection: Quality of Photography, Quality of Service, Value for Money and Attitude of Staff. As this list is solely determined from the feedback and reviews of real married couples, you know that you will be in trusty photography hands here!

Shall we meet the fabulous wedding photographers of New South Wales? I think so...

#1 - Captured Frames

Sydney Wedding Photographer

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Sydney Wedding Photographers Captured Frames
Sydney Wedding Photographers Captured Frames

Adrian & Cyron are the amazingly talented duo behind this incredible brand. Having spent over a decade capturing their couples' special day, they now know that the most beautiful weddings do not come from the most extravagant weddings but rather from the most genuine couples. These guys are true masters at capturing the most precious details and delivering the most amazing service leading up to and on your special day.

#2 - Inlighten Photography
Sydney Wedding Photographer Inlighten Photography

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Sydney Wedding Photographers Inlighten PHotography

We are so blessed to be living our best life through photography every day. Our love of the lens has taken us all over the world. But after shooting for more than 20 years, we know that shooting real people and real moments, is what we truly love - and weddings mean we get to do that every week. We'd love you to pop by our favourite place, our Surry Hills studio, and join us for a glass of bubbles while we get to know each other in person."

Established in 2002, Inlighten Photography has been shooting weddings and making brides happy for more than 20 years. Their natural and candid approach to photographing your day ensures that your photos are a true reflection of the moments you experienced on your wedding day.

Read Inlighten Photography's Customer Reviews.

#3 - Translucent Photography

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Wollongong's Best Wedding Photographer

Meet Lucy & Dean! This dynamic husband and wife team based in Wollongong have photographed over 200 weddings, micro/intimate weddings & elopements across Australia, New Zealand & beyond. They have a candid and unobtrusive approach to wedding photography, documenting your day as a visual time capsule of your wedding day memories, to be loved, shared & relived with generations to follow.

If youre looking for images that show who you are, with no posed moments or awkward expressions - then be sure to click on the link below.

Read Translucent Photography's Customer Reviews.


Sydney Wedding Photographer

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Hugo Photography & Film is a Wedding Photographer based in Sydney, owned by the experienced and loved Hugo Chen.

With the experience of 600+ weddings and 12 years of seeing the different trends of Australian Weddings, and a personality that his couples adore, you will be so happy with the result on the day and your edited wedding photographs. Personality and service are really important to Hugo Photography, to ensure you feel comfortable and confident leading up to and on your wedding day.

#5 - Cinemotive

Sydney Based

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Sydney WEdding Photographer Cinemotive

Wedding Photographer & Videographer Sydney

From its humble beginnings back in 2010, Cinemotive has steadily grown into a well-established Sydney based wedding studio. They pride themselves on their breathtaking portfolio of cultural weddings that spans over a decade, a collective experience that prepares them for almost any wedding cultural tradition. Selecting Cinemotive means that you get a team that can focus on the emotion and personality of the day. They will observe and lightly guide you, so that you can shine as a couple, connected to your family and the traditions of the day. The end result? Natural candid moments.

Read Cinemotive's Customer Reviews.

#6 - Jack Jones Wedding Photography

Sydney Based

Sydney Wedding Photographer Jack Jones Photography

Jack Jones is a Sydney Based Wedding Photographer that wholeheartedly invests in celebrating and capturing your love. Bringing energy, fun and positivity to every wedding, Jack's favourite thing is to photograph people's reactions to big moments at weddings and when it comes to photoshoots, he loves them to feel like you're just hanging out and talking to mates.

#7 - Images By Kevin

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After 8 years of shooting wedding photos in Sydney, Images By Kevin has a reputation for delivering exceptional results for his wedding couples. Kevin's documentary style of photography cuts out anything awkward, fabricated or posed, leaving just raw, unfiltered emotion that tells the story of your love.

#8 - Candice Campbell Photography

Central Coast Wedding Photographer

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Hunter Valley Wedding Photographer. Candice Campbell Photography is a boutique wedding photography studio based in an Old Convent from the 1800s in Largs, NSW. Specialising in catering to quirky and alternative weddings, or just to couples who want something a bit different and personalised. The team is made up of lead shooter Candice and second shooters Merindah and Jason who are always up for having fun on the wedding day with their couples. Candice Campbell Photography services all areas of Australia, as well as internationally and is highly regarded throughout the industry.

#9 - de lumiere photography

Sydney based

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What might be in season this year will be out of style in years to come, de lumiere photography is wedding photography that defies fashion trends. De lumiere photography is a close-knit team of like-minded creatives, all with the same keen eye for the perfect shot and years of experience under their belts. Working with Sydney's de lumiere photography is just like having another friend at your wedding who happens to be in the right place at the right time. The team will blend effortlessy into your wedding crowd so you feel at ease and can focus on taking in every precious moment of your big day. Let de luminiere's unique storytelling bring your wedding images to life.

#10 - MTW Production

Sydney based wedding photographer

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MTW Production is a Sydney based wedding video and photo studio. You can trust MTW Production and their extensive experience to deliver quality results you will treasure for years to come. Each one of their team has filmed and photographed at least 200 weddings each in Sydney with many 5 star reviews to prove it! An ABIA Accredited Wedding Photographer who is well-respected by both the industry and their very own wedding couples, you are in the right hands.

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