Such a special and intimately personal time of your life; if you don’t capture it properly you may regret this forever.

There are few bigger regrets than not choosing the right wedding photographer and losing forever those magical and irreplaceable moments from that one day.

These people need to be trusted with such an important story; how do you know which one is the right one? You want to remember every laugh, kiss, secret smile and all the tiny details, and you also want to see all of the ones you miss the first time around.

It is a big job and an important responsibility.

Look through galleries for a style that you love, but it pays to also meet with your photographer and get a feel for how they work and how they will fit in on your wedding day.

You want someone that puts your guests at ease and listens to what you want, but also guides you when needed and solves problems on their feet, because little hiccups always arise during a wedding.

We have put together our list of the best wedding photographers in Sydney, based on their reviews from clients and those all-important recommendations from their peers in the industry.

Check out our list below and prepare to fall in love all over again.

 

Here is our list of the Editor’s Choice Top 35 Wedding Photographers in Sydney!

When it comes to weddings, there is no such thing as ‘one size fits all’. Your wedding photos are incredibly personal and very unique, and the service provided by your photographer has to be specially tailored to fit. Lightheart understands this better than anyone.

Talented and creative photographers and videographers, you can capture all of your cherished moments with this versatile and friendly team.

Pricing: Packages start from $2,188


Contact : Lightheart Team

Sydney based, The Salt Atelier team are truly the experts when it comes to professional wedding photography.

With an experience of over 10 years, this group of awesome photographers has travelled all around the world and has captured 100s of weddings of Australian couples in places such as Bali, Paris, Turkey, China, India and many different regions of Australia.

Lead photographer Jay and his team understands how important your wedding day is for you and your partner; You can rely on the Salt Atelier team to ensure that your big day will be captured perfectly, with all emotional, happy and candid moments from the day, beautifully captured in your wedding album.


Contact : Salt Atelier Wedding Photography

At Splendid they look for the subtle and meaningful, as well as the showstopping and breathtaking. One of Sydney’s most well-loved and highly-reviewed photography teams has years of experience and hundreds of satisfied clients on their books.

Featured in a number of wedding magazines, Splendid create and capture images that are enchanting, graceful and full of heart.


Contact : Splendid Team

Xtraordinary Photo and Video aim to be just as the name suggests. This multi award winning company was named a top 10 wedding photography studio by Fairfax Media and their team is one of the most popular and trusted wedding photographers team in Sydney.

They know your wedding can be one of the biggest days of your life, and every moment is worth remembering. The team focuses on superior service so that everything will run smoothly. You will reminisce about your special celebration for years to come thanks to your high-quality photos.


Contact : Xtraordinary Team

Ben Newnam will personally take care of your wedding photography from start to finish. You will always deal directly with him. No nasty surprises.

You receive the high resolution files as part of any package and have total control over your images.

All you have to ask yourself is. “Do I like his photography?”

Package 1 : $1995

  • 5 hours coverage
  • Ben will personally photograph your wedding
  • Unlimited images (approx 1500+)
  • All images naturally edited
  • Approx 50+ images artistically enhanced
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Sneak peek gallery
  • Images delivered within four weeks
  • Mention Wedding Diaries and receive an extra hour free
  • Other packages available

Package 2 : $2695

  • 9 hours coverage
  • Ben will personally photograph your wedding
  • Unlimited images (approx 2000+)
  • All images naturally edited
  • Approx 50+ images artistically enhanced.
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Sneak peek gallery
  • Images delivered within four weeks
  • Mention Wedding Diaries and receive an extra hour free
  • Other packages available

Package 3 : $2995

  • 11 hours coverage
  • Ben will personally photograph your wedding
  • Unlimited images (approx 2500+)
  • All images naturally edited
  • Approx 50+ images artistically enhanced.
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Sneak peek gallery
  • Images delivered within four weeks
  • Mention Wedding Diaries and receive an extra hour free
  • Other packages available

Contact : Ben Newnam

For unforgettably artistic and unquestionably professional services, check out Dreamlife Photos & Videos, one of Sydney’s premier photography and videography outlets.

The Dreamlife team has a storied reputation providing photos and videos of wedding celebrations to the highest standard of excellence. With shots that are filled with colour and light, you know you are in talented hands here. Every shot is magical, memorable, vibrant and emotional, but they are also all part of a wonderfully told story of your romance.

Staffed up by a team of tried and true professionals who are super passionate about weddings, Dreamlife is a reliable choice of photography & videography company for couples getting married in and around Sydney.

Package 1: $1,695

  • 6 Hours Coverage
  • One Photographer
  • No Limit Images taken
  • Hi-res images on USB Drive
  • One 24X16inch Enlargement Print
  • WITH 12×8 inch ALBUM $2155 (12×8 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • WITH 18×12 inch ALBUM $2455 (18×12 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • TWO PARENTS ALBUMS FREE 7×5 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album

Package 2: $2,395

  • 10 Hours Coverage
  • One Photographer
  • No Limit Images taken
  • Hi-res images on USB Drive
  • One 24X16inch Enlargement Print
  • One 36X24inch Enlargement Print
  • WITH 12×8 inch ALBUM $ 2855 (12×8 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • WITH 18×12 inch ALBUM $ 3155 (18×12 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • TWO PARENTS ALBUMS FREE 7×5 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album

Package 3: $2,795

  • Full Day Coverage
  • One Photographer
  • No Limit Images taken
  • Hi-res images on USB Drive
  • One 24X16inch Enlargement Print
  • One 36X24inch Enlargement Print
  • WITH 12×8 inch ALBUM $ 3255 (12×8 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • WITH 18×12 inch ALBUM $ 3555 (18×12 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album)
  • TWO PARENTS ALBUMS FREE 7×5 inch (20 sides) Luxury leather bound album

Contact : Dreamlife Photos & Video Sydney

Based in Sydney, this team of creative wedding photographers offer exceptional service and have a real passion to tell your love story through their art of photography.

The photographers at Pepper Image have over 15 years of experience in all types of weddings and love to capture those precious moments and reactions of couples in love.

As one of the top wedding photography studios in Sydney, the team at Pepper Image Photo & Video is praised by clients for their professionalism, passion and creativity.

Pricing: Starting from AUD1390. Photo & Video package available with incentive offer.


Contact : Pepper Image Photo & Video

Alexander Choi Photography wants your big day to be fun and hassle-free. That’s why this team of talented photographers offers a number of wedding packages to suit your needs. You don’t have to stress about your wedding photos anymore. Alexander Choi Photography of Sydney wants to tell your love story in an elegant way. Your wedding album will be full of beautiful, candid pictures that captured the true essence of your wedding.

This photography team also uses up-to-date programs to ensure colour correctness and high-quality images. Get ready for endless compliments after your friends and family see your wedding album.


Contact : Alexander Choi

McApture Photography provides timeless photography specialising in candid, natural looking photographs.

The style is simple, real and honest, never any awkward poses!

Professionally photographing weddings since 2013, McApture Photography has been privileged to photograph over 250 weddings all throughout NSW, QLD and the UK.

The team shoots using the very best multiple bodies and lenses in order to capture every detail.

McApture Photography makes sure your wedding day is as chilled, casual and super easy going.

Package 1: $1490

  • 6 Hours Coverage
  • Unlimited Images
  • All Images Naturally Edited
  • Delivered On USB For You To Share As You Wish
  • High Resolution Images With No Watermark
  • Add - 2nd Photographer $600
  • Add - Extra Hour $200ph

Package 2: $1990

  • 9 Hours Coverage
  • Unlimited Images
  • All Images Naturally Edited
  • Delivered On USB For You To Share As You Wish
  • High Resolution Images Without Watermark
  • Add - 2nd Photographer $900
  • Add - Extra Hour $200ph

Package 3: $2490

  • 12 Hours Coverage
  • Unlimited Images
  • All Images Naturally Edited
  • Delivered On USB For You To Share As You Wish
  • High Resolution Images Without Watermark
  • Add - 2nd Photographer $1200
  • Add - Extra Hour $200ph

Contact : Katie McAuley

Danny takes the time to get to know you, and your vision for your day and understands what a wedding day is all about and how that the day can seem overwhelming. But when you break it down, there are two people just wanting to get married to their best friend. Combining his obsession of photography – this is what Danny does, tells your story – through his lens.

At By Danny Photography, it’s all about capturing those real life, raw moments that you can hold forever which tell your love story. Danny and his team understand that the day is yours, and their focus is all about that special bond between you and your partner.

The natural light and candid, laid back approach creates story telling and spontaneous images, and no moments are missed. You don’t have to worry about stiff, awkward poses or fake smiles; Danny has a passion for creating genuine images that capture true love. His clients reviews praise him for listening to their specific needs as well as being prompt and fun.


Contact : Danny Nahlous

Do you want a premier photography company with over ten years of professional experience for your big day?

RISS Productions might be the ideal team for you! They are friendly, compassionate, and simply adore love stories. They also stay abreast of the latest state-of-the-art advancements within the photography industry. RISS Productions wants to capture images of you and your loved ones that you will cherish for years to come.

This professional wedding company also has creative cinematographers. Their cinematography team are experts in capturing true-to-life intimate moments to create timeless personal artwork for you.

RISS Photography Packages

Package 1: $1150

  • 6 hours photography coverage
  • 1 photographer
  • All images edited
  • 400 to 500 edited photos
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Coverage: ceremony, location & reception
  • Extra hours can be added
  • Ask for album and print prices

Package 2: $1950

  • 10 hours photography coverage
  • 1 photographer
  • All images edited
  • 600 to 800 edited photos
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Bride preparation, ceremony, location, reception
  • Extra hours can be added
  • Ask for album and print prices

Package 3: $3650

  • 10 hours coverage photo & video
  • 1 photographer & 1 cinematographer
  • 600 to 800 edited photos
  • Bride preparation, ceremony, location, reception
  • 5 minutes cinematic highlights
  • Long edited version
  • Professional audio recording
  • High Res images without watermark
  • Extra hours can be added

Contact : RISS Team

If you are looking for experience when it comes to wedding photographers in Sydney, D’amico Photography might be perfect for you. John has captured over 500 weddings from small, intimate ceremonies to large, luxurious gatherings. He takes pride in photographing the raw emotion of your big day in a classic, romantic way. Whether it’s a subtle glance or a moment of silliness, John D’amico pays attention to all of the details. He travels throughout Sydney and abroad. This professional wedding photographer will gladly tailor his services to fit your needs. You will adore your wedding photos thanks to the professional experience of D’amico Photography.


Contact : John D'amico

You have dreamed of this moment all of your life and it’s almost here – your wedding!

Mo & Khan of MK Pixels has a passion for telling your love story through images. He loves all types of weddings, from international nuptial to elopements. Wedding collections are customizable, so you can get precisely what you want. From engagement sessions and rehearsal coverage to extra photographers and more hours, everything is personalized to your desires.

MK Pixels offers professionally edited, high-resolution images via an online gallery along with free downloads and endless prints. Wedding collections start at $1,599 and can be combined with cinematography services. Your wedding album will be stunning, and you will treasure it forever.


Contact : MK Pixels Team

Established in 2003, Ellena is one of the most sought-after wedding photographers in Sydney.

Ellena Photography Team are truly the experts in capturing the true essence of your special day.
Their natural photo-journalistic approach reflects in the gorgeous images where even the finest of details is taken care of.

Ellena Photography Team is dedicated to providing beautiful wedding photos capturing every special moment and their aim is to tell your unique love story, through their photographic art.


Contact : Ellena

Salava Photography is based on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

Jan and Rochelle are accredited professional photographers and life partners who work together at every wedding.

Their photography styles are completely different however they have a common goal of making you fall in love with their work.

They have a healthy level of competition and banter between them making you feel like you are spending the day with two friends.

They enjoy travelling and love where their photography takes them. They offer album collections and high-quality prints and wall art – all custom designed to match the theme of your wedding or the style of your home.

They will also customise your coverage to suit your needs and spend quality time with you discussing your plans before the big day.


Contact : Jan and Rochelle

If you are looking for someone who can capture your special moments with immediacy and emotion, Skylark Media is for you. Photographer Liam Burrows is a master of the unguarded moment; those spontaneous, beautiful memories that will last a lifetime. Your wedding photos will tell the story of your day, all with feeling and grace. Thinking outside of the box is a hallmark of Liam’s work, finding creative and beautiful ways to portray the happiest of couples in their best and most natural light. His unique combination of elegance and spontaneity gives rise to images effortlessly moving from organic to classic, always with charm and delight. All of his clients agree that the end result is wedding photos that are uniquely their own.


Contact : Liam Burrows

Husband and wife team Evan and Clair know all about telling the perfectly imperfect love story. This lovely team feels honoured by the couples who choose them, and work closely with them to be just the right fit.

Working tirelessly behind the camera on your big day to not only witness the celebration, but to document it just the way you want. With immense skill and a great love for what they do, you are in trustworthy hands here.

Soulmade Photography Packages

Package 1: $3,000

  • up to 6 hours of photography coverage
  • one photographer
  • unlimited photos taken & professionally colour corrected by us
  • all final images provided in high resolution via a personal online gallery
  • photographer additional hour // $200
  • fine art album additional page // $80
  • engagement session // from $500

Package 2: $5,000

  • up to 10 hours of photography coverage
  • two photographers
  • unlimited photos taken & professionally colour corrected by us
  • all final images provided in high resolution via a personal online gallery
  • photographer additional hour // $200
  • fine art album additional page // $80
  • engagement session // from $500
  • one 14 x 10inch handcrafted fine art album

Package 3: $6,000

  • Full Day of photography coverage
  • two photographers
  • unlimited photos taken & professionally colour corrected by us
  • all final images provided in high resolution via a personal online gallery
  • photographer additional hour // $200
  • fine art album additional page // $80
  • engagement session // from $500
  • one 14 x 10inch handcrafted fine art album

Contact : Soulmade Stories

For style, class,and simplicity, you will love the feel that Emilio creates with his photography work. He will follow you naturally and still craft stunning fashion-inspired shots, which will make you look as though you belong on the pages of a premium bridal magazine. With a unique understanding for capturing emotion, as well as a wonderful grasp of digital technology, this is the team for a high-quality album.

Emilio B Photography Packages

Package 1: $5750

  • Coverage: bride preparation, ceremony, location shoots and reception up to bridal waltz and cake cutting
  • 1 professional photographer
  • Unlimited photographs captured
  • Full set of high-resolution images supplied on USB

Package 2: $6900

  • Extended Coverage: bride preparation, ceremony, location shoots and all night reception until the very end.
  • 1 professional photographer
  • Unlimited photographs captured
  • Full set of high-resolution images supplied on USB
  • Album: 20 sides in our luxurious leather-bound designer album Digital magazine style in your choice of 11x14 or 12x12’ size

Package 3: $7850

  • DIAMOND Duo Full Coverage: bride & groom preparations, ceremony, location shoots and all night reception until the very end.
  • 2 professional photographers
  • Unlimited photographs captured
  • Full set of high-resolution images supplied on USB
  • Album: 30 sides in our luxurious leather-bound designer album Digital magazine style in your choice of 11x14 or 12x12’ size
  • 30x20 inch Art-Canvas or Pro HD Print

Contact : Emilio B Photography

A creative wedding photographer and storyteller, he is passionate about crafting those images that make you stand up and say ‘Wow!’. For beautiful and authentic shots, Brendan is known for bringing energy and inspiration to your wedding shots, and helping people overcome shyness and make nerves melt away.

Cool under pressure and a masterful problem-solver, this artist and storyteller is a natural choice for your wedding photographer shortlist.

Love is Light Photography Packages

Package 1: $2200

  • Free consultation
  • Eight hours of constant coverage
  • 600 to 800 edited images
  • High res files on USB
  • USB Presentation box with 30 6x4 inch prints
  • Additional time $200 per hour

Package 2: $3200

  • Free consultation
  • Eight hours of constant coverage
  • 600 to 800 edited images
  • High res files on USB
  • USB Presentation box with 30 6x4 inch prints
  • Queensberry Q-Book Album 14" by 10 inches
  • 20 magazine style archival pages
  • Additional time $200 per hour

Package 3: $4400

  • Free consultation
  • Ten hours of constant coverage
  • 800 to 1000 edited images
  • High res files on USB
  • USB Presentation box with 30 6x4 inch prints
  • Queensberry Flushmount Album 14" by 10 inches
  • 20 heavyweight archival pages
  • Two 5 X7 inch Parent Albums
  • Additional time $200 per hour

Contact : Love is Light Photography

Visionaries when it comes to romantic images that lead the way in excellence, this remarkable team has been given awards as well as rave reviews. Known for their consistently high standard of photography, their warm and friendly personalities make them an easy addition to any wedding day. Their customers speak of this team going constantly above and beyond expectations, and what more can you ask for really?

Faure Valletta Photography Packages

Package 1: $1650

  • 6 Hours Photography Coverage
  • 1 Photographer
  • An unlimited amount of photos will be captured
  • All photos supplied to the client will be edited
  • Photos supplied in high resolution on USB
  • ( 2 ) 18x12 inch enlargement prints
  • ( 1 ) 24x16 inch enlargement print

Package 2: $1950

  • 8 Hours Photography Coverage
  • 1 Photographer
  • An unlimited amount of photos will be captured
  • All photos supplied to the client will be edited
  • All photos supplied in high resolution on USB
  • ( 2 ) 18x12 inch enlargement prints
  • ( 1 ) 24x16 inch enlargement print

Package 3: $2550

  • 10 Hour Photography Coverage
  • 1 Photographer
  • An unlimited amount of photos will be captured
  • All photos supplied to the client will be edited
  • All photos supplied in high resolution on USB
  • ( 2 ) 18x12 inch enlargement prints
  • ( 1 ) 24x16 inch enlargement print
  • A 12x8 inch flushmount album

Contact : Faure Valletta Photography

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Conclusion: Sydney Wedding Photographers

It is such an important decision, and one that you really want to get right. Different photographers have different ways of working, and you don’t just want beautiful images, you want someone who makes you feel comfortable on your big day.

Some posed shots are necessary, but you probably still want to look like yourself, and capture the essence of you as a couple.

Feeling comfortable with your photographer enables you to show your very best and most authentic side in your photos. When you are free to be happy and show how you feel about each other naturally, you will be the most beautiful you.

Choose the right person as well as the right style for your wedding photographer, and you are sure to be happy with the result.

 

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Best Wedding Photographers Australia

Adelaide

Brisbane

Gold Coast

Melbourne

Perth

Sunshine Coast

Sydney

 

Best Wedding Venues in New South Wales

Blue Mountains

Byron Bay

Central Coast

Hunter Valley

Newcastle

Port Macquarie

Port Stephens

South Coast

Southern Highlands

Sydney

Wollongong

 

Best Wedding Venues in Australia

 

Victoria

Dandenong Ranges

Geelong

Gippsland

Melbourne

Mornington Peninsula

Yarra Valley

 

Queensland

Brisbane

Gold Coast

Sunshine Coast

 

Western Australia

Perth

Margaret River

 

South Australia

Adelaide

 

Tasmania

Hobart

 

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

 

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Top 10 Sydney Wedding Photography Locations

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A wedding photo can be worth more than a thousand words. So much of your wedding ceremony can go by in a flash; however, it can be what is captured in a camera flash that is most memorable. These unique pictures represent your special day and also the new life that you are about to embark together. Warm and whimsical, fresh and eclectic, or daring and dramatic, it can all be possible. A good wedding photographer is the documentarian trusted in telling your love story.

Choosing where to take these iconic images depends on the type of style that you want to convey. Several spots in and around Sydney can create a breathtaking storybook gallery that can be reviewed and revered for generations. From pure romance to impressive grandeur, each of these top photography locations in Sydney has the potential to showcase your love the way you have always dreamed it could be.

 

#1 Opera House

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Several brides and grooms in Sydney have wished to incorporate the Opera House in their wedding photographs. Why? The Opera House is perhaps the most iconic image that is synonymous with the Sydney skyline. With various opportunities to show off this architectural marvel, you can be sure that your photos will represent you and the city.

 

#2 Sydney University

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Founded nearly 200 years ago in 1850, Sydney University provides an elegant and architectural option for wedding photos.  It was Australia’s first university, which is regarded as a leading world institution. The location is also considered one of the most beautiful campuses by several online and print publications. Your wedding photos are sure to be timeless and classic.

 

#3 Centennial Park & Reservoir Fields

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Do you want your wedding pictures to feature the lush greenery of the land? Centennial Park & Reservoir Fields is perfect for nature lovers who want beautiful outdoor photos. The unique Sydney location represents 190 years of colonial history as the settlers had an impact on the lives of the Gadi people. With weeping willow trees at the pond or white bark gum trees at Sandstone Bridge, these elegant features can make a fantastic addition to the wedding portfolio.

 

#4 Hyde Park

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Did you know that Hyde Park is the oldest park in Australia? The southern section contains the ANZAC Memorial building and visitor centre as well as a reflection pool. Likewise, the northern part of the park has the famous Archibald Found. It also features stunning gardens such as the Sandringham and Nagoya Gardens. The photo possibilities are endless.

 

#5 Observatory Hill

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The Observatory Hill is a lovely park area, but it offers beachside photos of the harbor, too. In fact, it can be the ideal backdrop for any wedding couple wanting to add an element of timelessness to their photos. It is especially popular because of its proximity to the Harbour Bridge. The sweeping, panoramic view of the Sydney Harbor is breathtaking in person and on film.

 

#6 Watson’s Bay

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If your wedding is full of personality, then Watson’s Bay is a must-stop location for your wedding photos. As the oldest fishing village in Australia, the community has become a popular wedding photography destination because of its spectacular beach. The Sydney location has a famous lighthouse along with several buildings dating back to the 19th century. If that isn’t cool enough, there is a coastal walk leading to a site of a famous shipwreck.

 

#7 Luna Park Sydney

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Are you and your future spouse the adventurous type? Luna Park offers a fun option as your wedding photo location. The amusement park was constructed in 1935 and ran until 1979. Even though the park then had a couple of resurgences in the 1990s and 2000s, it is now one of two amusement parks in the world that have received protection from government legislation. Luna Park even shot various movies and television shows on location. The playful backdrop includes a Crystal Palace, Big Top, and Coney Island, among magical elements.

 

#8 Eden Gardens

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Eden Gardens includes an elegant private garden that can be a beautiful setting for wedding photographs. With several gardens throughout the estate, brides and grooms can tailor their options to showcase their personality. There are also several sculptures throughout the grounds for a classic take on the ceremony.

 

#9 Fairground Follies

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Another spontaneous spot for fun wedding photos in Sydney is Fairground Follies. The site has several attractions, including an antique Parisian Carousel, to help make your wedding photos joyful. The fun smiles will come naturally in a place like this! If you want to let loose with your wedding party and enjoy your big day, maybe the fair is the best location.

 

#10 Royal Botanic Gardens

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Do you want to take wedding pictures at a historic site that is also known for its beauty? Royal Botanic Gardens has more than 200 years of history. The enchanting area first opened in 1816. Not only is it the oldest scientific institution in Australia, but the infamous spot is one of the most essential historical botanical institutions in the world. Located near Sydney Harbour, the breathtaking gardens are adjacent to some of the city’s landmarks, which makes it a popular choice for wedding parties.

 

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Conclusion: Best Sydney Wedding Photography Locations

You and many other couples take time to consider how they want their wedding pictures to look. For the overall style and theme of your wedding, think about your individual love story. You want something that will not only capture your love but encompass all of the essential details of your wedding day.  That way, you can relive those moments over and over again. The Sydney area has several practical options that are equally beautiful for your wedding photos. Different sites include elegant gardens, impressive landmarks, and unique structures. Once you decide on a style, the possibilities will come alive. Check out some of these top wedding photo locations in Sydney so you and your loved ones can have something to treasure for years to come.

 

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