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Best Wedding Photographers of New South Wales

As voted at the 23rd New South Wales' ABIA Wedding Industry Awards

Have all those picture-perfect moments of your wedding captured by an ABIA Awarded Wedding Photographer!

You can find wedding photographers in Sydney, the South Coast, Hunter Valley and Regional New South Wales in this list! 

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Wedding photos are a special memento.

Wedding photos aren’t just ordinary photos. They’re mementos of your once-in-a-lifetime day. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right wedding photographer for you.

Photographers tend to specialise in certain styles of weddings, so when browsing photographers’ portfolios, look for photos that truly fit your relationship, personality and emotional reactions.

For example, you may be a low-key couple seeking a more traditional style of photography, or perhaps a playful duo wanting your fun nature to be captured.


Different styles include:

- Story Telling Style

- Editorial Style 

Natural Style

Artistic Style

Portrait Style


You need to feel comfortable on your Wedding day. 

Look for someone who makes you both feel comfortable. Meet with them in person or over video chat and see if you genuinely get along before booking them. Wedding photography is very personal and you’ll be spending a majority of your hours with your wedding photographer.

They should make you feel at ease and capture those precious moments without making you feel awkward. They may also need to adapt to bad weather or delays, so you should feel like you can trust them to be professional, helpful and diffuse stress rather than adding to it.


Research Client Recommendations!

Most importantly, look for a professional wedding photographer with lots of happy clients! Past client reviews can reveal so much more than photos alone, such as how supportive they are throughout the planning process, how unobtrusive they are on the wedding day, or if the final photos and albums meet expectations. At ABIA, we have over 400,000 Customer Recommendations & Reviews from real married couples. 


ABIA is here to help you with Credible Wedding Vendors

Finding good vendors for your wedding is a real challenge. That’s why we’re here to help! At the 2019 New South Wales' ABIA Wedding Industry Awards, we invited thousands of newlyweds to nominate their top vendors based on quality of product, quality of service, attitude of staff and overall value.

The wedded couples have spoken—meet the Best Wedding Photographers of New South Wales!


#1 - Inlighten Photography

ABIA Award Winner: Customer Rating 99.69%

Sydney Wedding Photographer

"We are so blessed to be living our best life through photography ever day. Our love of the lens has taken us all over the world. But after shooting for more than 18 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 wedding making brides happy for more than 16 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.

This natural coverage is complimented by a modern and artistic approach to the location shoot, allowing them to create dramatic "Wow" shots that feature on their couples walls ad in their albums.

Having photographed more than 1,000 weddings all over the world, you can feel assured that Inlighten has the skill to not only capture your wedding day, but also create photographic art pieces you'll treasure for a lifetime.

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#2 - Translucent Photography

ABIA Customer Rating 99.66%

Hi, I’m Lucy! I’m married to my handsome husband Dean, and a mum to two baby eastern-longneck turtles, Markle and Stark.

I have an easy going, fun and natural approach to my sessions, where I make you feel as comfortable as possible. The walls of awkwardness come down the minute our session begins, regardless of whether it’s a wedding, family or parents expecting a new arrival. With all my sessions I aspire to make you feel comfortable and capture the raw emotion, the seemingly little moments & the real connections.

I love nothing more than travelling to sessions, arriving as the photographer and leaving as a friend. Being able to capture your personalities, the laughter, love and having a ball of fun doing it, all whilst producing images you’ll have to cherish for a lifetime – and all you have to do is be you! I’ll handle the rest.

So, let’s chase that golden light, those stunning views, capturing the wind in your hair and the love in your hearts... but let's start with a coffee first! Drop me a line and let's chat!

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ABIA Customer Rating 99.46%

Hugo Photography is in Northwest Sydney.

With over 14 years experience and multiple ABIA Wedding Industry Awards.

Hugo Photography loves capturing those moments that might have otherwise been missed by most people.

A great photograph does speak louder than any set of words and I hope in the years to come I can create some breathtaking images.

The best way to choose a photographer is to have a good look at their work and read their reviews.

Not only do they offer Wedding Photography services in Sydney, you can upgrade to a Videography package too!


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#4 - Sue Taylor Photography


ABIA Customer Rating 99.26%

Hi, I'm Sue Taylor and I've been involved in the Photography industry for over a decade.

I've travelled the world shooting a book which still sells globally today and many of my images have graced the covers of wedding, business, sport and fashion magazines.

Working with many world class celebrities, actors and musicians over the years has been an amazing experience. I have been voted in the top wedding photographers in Australia with Wedding Photography with the prestigious Australian Bridal Industry Academy Awards for many years.

I have a real love and passion for shooting in a live arena and capturing special moments. This is why I have chosen to specialise in Weddings. I am based in the Hunter Valley wine region and I love the paradise here! 

To me, work is just an extension of who I am. I give everything to what I do and aspire to grow more each and every time I pick up my camera.

I love what I do and love the opportunity to show people just what I am capable of. I am a problem solver and love a challenge, which makes Weddings  the perfect arena for me. As for the future.....The skys the limit.

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#5 - Salava Photography

ABIA Customer Rating 99.20%

Sydney Wedding Photographers

We are Jan & Rochelle, a team of two photographers who are partners in life.

Rochelle is extroverted and bubbly and interacts well with everyone. Jan is introverted and has a fly on the wall approach to photography, capturing candid moments without you realising you are being photographed.

Two completely different photography styles that come together for the end result of beautifully captured memories of your wedding, portrait session or event.

We look forward to sharing our story and getting to know yours.

We are available to travel anywhere!

Jan & Rochelle

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#6 - Images By Kevin

ABIA Customer Rating 98.99%

We keep our photography style simple, creative, real and honest. 

Raw. Unfiltered. Human. Straight to the heart with meaning. 

None of that other fluffy stuff you don't need.


There's no "Smile for the camera" or any forced moments that make you feel awkward.  I'll just stay out of your way but we'll step in when the time is right


We know how important this day is and what it means to you. It's the best day of your life and you need someone you can trust wholeheartedly. 

Our goal is take you back to how you felt on your wedding day in 10 or 20 years time and help you remember how freaking awesome it really was.

You can trust in us, just have fun and we'll take care of the rest.  I've got your best interests at heart, always! 


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#7 - Rebel Heart Photography


ABIA Customer Rating 96.63%

Emma Steed is passionate about photography and loves to capture real and natural moments.

With over twelve years’ wedding photography experience, Emma has photographed hundreds of Weddings, so you will be dealing with someone you can trust!

* Your images are presented on USB 

* Packages have a range of inclusions, with the option to add extras 

* Photo books and Albums available 

* Drone Aerial Photography available 

If you have any further enquiries or wish to obtain my Wedding Photography package details and pricing, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I will be more than happy to discuss your requirements of your special day with you. 

Contact Emma from Rebel Heart Photography today for a free consultation.

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ABIA Customer Rating 96.01%

We believe that such precious memories should last a lifetime, through tasteful and artful images that are a true reflection of your dream day together.


#9 - Candice Campbell Photography

ABIA Customer Rating 95.76%

Candice Campbell Photography is a boutique wedding photography studio based an Old Convent from the 1800s in Largs NSW.

We specialise 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.

Candice proudly holds many AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) awards from both State and National level, as well as working on the local Hunter Valley AIPP Council.

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#10 - Cinemotive

ABIA Customer Rating 95.64%

Our Style: Natural candid moments.

From its humble beginnings back in 2010, Cinemotive has steadily grown into a well-established Sydney based wedding studio.

We pride ourselves on our portfolio of cultural weddings that span over almost a decade, a collective experience that prepares us for almost any wedding cultural tradition.


Hello, my name is John Poulakis, founder and director of Cinemotive.

As a deep spiritual being, I have grown to appreciate the value of cultural empathy. People from different cultures and traditions are having to interact more frequently on a personal and professional level making it such an exciting time to be working within the Australian wedding industry.

The importance of cultural empathy doesn’t just stop with me, it’s grounded within all our team members. Simply put, the ability to step into someone else’s shoes, be aware and respect their traditions and cultural needs.

‘With courage, integrity and love—we embrace our responsibility to co-create a world where each of us, our families, communities and ultimately humanity can flourish. All the while, celebrating and documenting the sheer love and joy of tradition, culture and spirituality, through the art of cinematography and photography.



  • The candid, fresh imagery and the love captured in all photo and video
  • I like the way your videos tell a story and how they have some natural moments instead of both being staged
  • I like that it doesn't look scripted, that its still a little raw and not overly done


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