While you and your soulmate are the stars on your wedding day, you wouldn’t have chosen this stunning location if you didn’t want its presence strongly felt as well.

A landscape of beauty and contrasts, with rugged hills and green valleys, magical backdrops and vibrant and varied locations – this is the perfect place to get married.

If you want a wedding photographer who knows their stuff, as well as every nook and cranny of this wondrous place, you need to go no further than this list. For the best wedding photographers in the Southern Highlands, read on, as the hard work has been done for you (and you’re welcome).

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In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the Southern Highlands


1. Nigel Unsworth Photography


Principle Photographer: Nigel Unsworth

This international award-winning photographer creates timeless, elegant and artistic images. When you want a wedding album that is unique and simply bursts with that Wow factor, this is the man to talk to. His photos are natural and emotive, yet are filled with old-style Hollywood glamour. Going far beyond the everyday and the simple, these shots are breathtaking, and come from a true artist. When nothing but the very best will do.


2. Gavin Cato Photography Photography


Principle Photographer: Gavin Cato

Gavin paints masterpieces with his camera lens. His images are a blend of colour and light, with genuine moments and real personalities in every frame. Gavin specialises in beautiful and candid pictures that will cover all the big celebrations and the tiny details of your special day. Famed for his happy and vibrant shots, he works with silent cameras for that stealthy photographic experience that will make you completely relax.


3. Dan Cartwright Photography


Principle Photographer: Dan Cartwright

Dan captures real people, real emotions and real love. He gets inspired by great romances and honest moments, and is perfect for the couple who are up for a bit of an adventure. No cookie-cutter stuff here – just your unique love story told beautifully, in a way that you never dreamed it could be (while still being exactly as you imaged it). He will tell the authentic story of your day and craft a keepsake you will cherish forever.


4. Love Stories by Kate


Principle Photographer: Kate

We love it when photos make us sigh. The images from Love Stories by Kate do this and much more, making us smile and glow a little bit inside as well, even if we don’t know the people in the picture. Imagine what magic she could create for you. A gentle spirit, she will put you immediately at ease in front of the camera, and then discreetly float around the day capturing all the moments grand and intimate (and everything in between). Surprisingly stylish and sublime.


5. Thomas Stewart Wedding Photographer


Principle Photographer: Thomas Stewart

Thomas grew up in the Southern Highlands and understands this location in his soul. He has worked at all of the best venues and has wonderful relationships with all of the vendors – you are certain to get secret locations and rare and special shots with this man’s knowledge on your side. Thomas specialises in a natural and organic style which results in the most touching and lovely pictures. Friendly and funny, he is a joy to have around on your wedding day.


6. Rustic Charm Wedding Photography


Principle Photographer: Tony

This boutique studio is just for the vintage and old-world couples out there. If you love rustic and real, beautiful and classical images that make you feel like a movie star, then this is the team you need. Tony and Steph have years of experience behind them, so they have all of the technical knowledge you need, but they are also hopeless romantics and award-winning artists, crafting simply divine wedding memories that last a lifetime.


7. McKay Wedding Photography


Principle Photographer: Darryn Mckay

Having photographed over 500 weddings, you know you are in good hands with Darryn. Specialising in a relaxed and candid documentary style of shooting, this talented photographer knows that the best images are crafted when you can be yourself. These images are stunning, with attention to small details and beautiful personal exchanges, as well as capturing those take-your-breathe-away masterpieces for your wall. His past couples have raved about his calming nature and lovely spirit which make for a wonderful wedding day experience.


8. Ela Studios


Principle Photographer: Ela Garcia

Ela is a unique soul – a consummate professional who is ridiculously organised, and yet a relaxed and chilled-out romantic who will naturally fit into the background on the most hectic of days. This free-spirited woman crafts some truly enchanting and exquisite wedding photos, with real moments and feelings at the heart of them.

For a lovely experience from start to finish, and a wedding album that you will cherish forever, chat to Ela today.


9. Waymark Productions


Principle Photographer: Robert

Bob from Waymark Productions is the tallest wedding ninja we have ever met! A genuinely lovely and funny guy, he will nip in and out of the background of your big day and craft images that you will love. His style is candid and organic, and he is all about keeping everybody relaxed. If you are the couple who just want a fun-filled wedding day, and a wedding album that perfectly tells your unique personal story, then Bob is the professional for you.


10. Already Yesterday Photography

Already Yesterday Photography

Principle Photographer: Sean Maguire

Sean from Already Yesterday will ensure your wedding memories are treasured forever. Discreet and calming, he is a wonderful presence to have there on the big day, and with over 25 years in the industry, there is nothing he cannot do.

Sean will make sure that all the important moments are captured, as well as all of those tiny details in between that you may have missed. For a stunning and unforgettable wedding album, talk to Sean about what he can do for you.


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