If you are planning a wedding on the glorious Gold Coast, there are a few golden stars to be included in the images.

The sun and sea and beautiful sand should be there, as of course, should the golden couple – you! For couples planning a sun-filled wedding day, we have compiled a list of the best wedding photographers on the Gold Coast.

Wonderful wedding photography is not just about this one day – it is an investment for all of the times you will want to look back and remember. These are important images you don’t want to be lost or held the wrong way, and so the right wedding photographer is one of the biggest decisions you can make.

A photographer’s style is a very particular thing, but you don’t just want someone who takes an amazing shot. Look for the photographer who makes you feel relaxed, natural and happy, and who can bring the best side of you out in every photo.

Talk to your photographer before the day and make sure they know exactly what you want to capture, and they understand the story you are telling.

The best photographers will listen to you and be able to paint your love story with their lens.

In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice, Top 20 Wedding Photographers on the Gold Coast


1. Finch and Oak

Finch and Oak

Paul from Finch and Oak has been capturing real-life love tales for many years, and the experience and skill show in his gallery. But he approaches every wedding with fresh eyes and takes new and innovative shots, because every couple is unique and your personal wedding day is one of a kind.

Paul understands that the day can seem grand and overwhelming, but at the base of it all are two people just wanting to get married to their best friend. This is the ultimate story he tells.


2. Andrew Sun Photography

Andrew Sun Photography

For heartfelt shots filled with romance and emotion, this is the team to choose. This is a boutique studio run by real people who will connect with you and listen to your requirements, and then showcase this perfectly in your wedding album.

Andrew specialises in the capture of mind-blowing imagery inspired by a blend of modern and vintage styles. He has been featured in a number of bridal magazines, and will make true models of you and your partner.


3. J’adore Wedding Photography

J’adore Wedding Photography

The team at J’adore not only take amazing photos, they produce exceptional wedding videos as well, meaning they are the only professionals you will really need on the day. Artists and creatives, they are skilled at getting every important image and the feeling and fun behind each one.

For glamorous and graceful images and those huge ‘Wow’ factor shots, talk to this team today.


4. Casey Jane Photography

Casey Jane Photography

Casey is a fine art photographer with an exceptional eye. Her approach involves a combination of digital and medium format film to create beautiful light filled images. Her focus is on documenting intimate looks, authentic moments and exquisite details.

A true artist and a pleasure to work with, Casey has been described by her couples as having the ability to take away all worry. This skilled photographer will grab all of the most perfect images, and make sure that nothing gets missed or forgotten.


5. MJ Carlin

MJ Carlin

Mitch Carlin gets the most glowing reviews from his former clients, and when you meet him you get a natural, comfortable feeling that you are in the right hands here. His calming and happy nature makes even the most nervous person feel comfortable in front of the camera.

He makes everyone laugh and enjoy themselves, on what should really be just an entirely enjoyable day. A creative talent with an eye for detail and a special sense for a stunning photo.


6. Bec Pattinson Photography

Bec Pattinson Photography

If you are looking for attention to detail and impeccable skill, Bec is the photographer for you. She will creatively capture the genuine fun and all of the heartfelt moments between you and your partner, and family and friends.

A local girl, Bec has a flair for a romantic photo and a wealth of knowledge about the best locations for those standout shots.


7. LR Photography – Kiss the Groom

Kiss the Groom

Lisa from Kiss the Groom tells every wedding from a unique perspective and infuses her own enthusiasm and love for the job she does. She finds the meaningful and cheerful in every tiny detail. Her style of photography is natural and relaxed, and she is guaranteed to make your day enjoyable and carefree.

Offering a range of packages to suit every couple and every budget, no matter what you imagine your wedding day will be, Lisa will capture it perfectly for you.


8. The Follans

The Follans

Andrew and Sarah are the ideal team to showcase your romantic day. Experienced and trustworthy, even if you feel overwhelmed by everything going on across your wedding day, they bring peace and calm to the experience.

The Follans take genuine and unobtrusive photos, and specialise in real and beautiful imagery. Talented videographers as well, you have your whole day covered with this team.


9. Pineapple Images

pineapple images

There are no stiff or static poses here, just real people and honest connections.

Eliza from Pineapple Images works with her surroundings and everything that nature has to offer. Swept away by the feeling and love of the moment, she will create the perfect wedding album for you.

Her own toughest critic and an exemplary artist and professional, your photos will be truly looked after with Pineapple Studios.


10. River & Me Wedding Co

River and Me

This boutique studio is inspired by natural light and fine art editing. Ben from River and Me will cover your entire event, including the unscripted moments that other photographers miss, and guide you seamlessly through the directed shots that some couples dread.

Talk to Ben about every stage of the planning to make sure that you get all of the shots to tell your personal story. He makes exceptional images seem effortless, so you will feel completely relaxed leaving this important job with him.


11. Leigh Warner

Leigh Warner

Leigh has extensive experience and has captured weddings all over, but his heart lies in the Gold Coast sun. His knowledge of the venues and locations are second to none. He focuses on the shared moments of celebration and connection, both between you as a couple, and amongst your treasured guests on your big day.

He crafts a unique and personal photographic experience for each couple, one that they will never forget.


12. Orchard Grove Studios

Orchard Grove Studios

The husband and wife team of photographers from Orchard Grove have a fun and laidback style. They promise not to make you say cheese, not to boss you around, and not to pose you in any way. Their mission is to watch the whole wonderful day unfold, and then document it for you to keep for all time.

With a motto of ‘Observation, not orchestration’, this team is ideal for the natural and candid couples who just want to remember the day as it was. For memorable, unique and extraordinary images of your day.


13. Feather & Finch Photography

Feather and Finch

Ryan from Feather and Finch has a made a name for himself as a creative photographer. If you are looking for special and out of the box, then you should take a wander through his online gallery to see how he works.

His philosophy is in not making you look different, but to be the best version of yourself. He will spend the time to get to know you and make sure that your personal love story is told exactly as you dreamed.


14. Life Love and Light Images

Life Love and Light Images

This talented and professional team are focused on one thing – your wedding photos. For Martinia and Rebecca, the goal is to capture your special moments with breathtaking images that you will love to show off to your family and friends. Stunning in an album, for gifts, or framed and in pride of place on your wall, these images are enchanting and timeless.

They take your excitement and joy and bring this out in every shot. Working hand in hand with you to make sure your style is perfectly captured, you will be so happy that you found Life Love and Light.


15. Dianne Wakeham

Dianne Wakeham

The team at this studio have over 20 years of experience, so you can trust that they will look after and your treasured memories. Award-winning and loved by their clients, you will not only get stunning and personal photos, but receive excellent value for money as well.

The packages from this studio show you that quality is always affordable when you look for it hard enough, and we have done the homework for you. With sweet, calming natures and a completely polished and professional approach, we cannot fault this photography team.


16. Adam Ward

Adam Ward

Described by his customers as an incredible talent, as well as a lot of fun, Adam is wonderful at what he does. He will keep you laughing and relaxed and go above and beyond what you imagined to give the best photos and the most genuine portrayal of your great love story.

With photos that bring tears to people’s eyes and a lovely personality that will have your guests raving about him, you cannot go wrong when you choose Adam Ward. He is in demand, so get in quick – but you won’t be sorry!


17. True North Photography

True North Photography

Colin from True North is a wonder at chasing light and collecting memories. He understands that the day is yours, and his focus is on holding it as a tangible keepsake for you to keep forever.

With an aim to creatively document your day, Colin will capture heartfelt images that reflect you as a couple and all of the tiny in-between moments that make your day unique. For the relaxed couple with a sense of adventure who are looking for genuine storytelling and real human connection in their wedding album, talk to Colin today.


18. Wallflower Weddings

Every wedding day is magical and filled with moments that you will want to keep. The crafty people behind the lens at Wallflower watch closely, but unobtrusively, and will grab all of the moments that make your day yours.

Every wedding day is the story of where you have been as individuals and how you came to be a couple, and what you hope for in your future together. Brittany and her team are a dream to work with and a pleasure to have there as witnesses to your big day.


19. Chocolate Milk Studio

This is an emerging studio with a difference, that is making a great name for itself with photos of unequalled style and personality. For the couple who don’t want to be posed, or photos that everybody has seen before, this is the team to choose.

Working closely with you, the team are inspired by your story and your personalities as a couple, and the creative ideas that unfold across your individual wedding day. Grai and his team look for the bright and colourful, the weird and wonderful, and are sure to craft you a truly bespoke wedding album to cherish always.


20. Willow Branch

For a passionate and professional photography team, check out the amazing images from Willow Branch. A wonderful play with colour and light, they paint exquisite shots with a muted palette and whimsical style.

We love the genuine love and emotion you can see in every frame. A studio of excellence and creativity, for the classic couple on their wedding day.


It’s a tough decision, but one that you want to be sure to get right. With this selection of professionals and artists to choose from, you are guaranteed to find one that suits you perfectly.



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