Love is love, and one of the ways to express that adoration for one another is a ceremony in front of other people you love. Weddings are rich in tradition, and the way to treasure those marquee moments, as well as the ones you may forget, is through photographs. A good wedding photographer documents the entire day through snapshots and candid pictures that you and your new spouse can reminisce for years to come.
The Yarra Valley in Victoria is home to numerous talented wedding photographers who make the day you will never forget a day you will always remember. Take a look at any of the talented photographers on this list, and say “I do!” to incredible images that you will enjoy looking through time and again.
Victor Yang Photography won first place in the 2020 WPPI First Half Competition. Not only does Victor create award-winning images but his way of storytelling is also second to none. Think about the most treasured photo in your life. It may not be the most beautiful photo you have but it is certainly a photo that resonates with you emotionally. Victor has a unique way of capturing those special moments and tell your wedding story like a Hollywood movie. Get a box of tissue and prepare yourself for the emotional rollercoaster.
Michael Briggs is a talented photographer and family man with a passion for capturing timeless pictures. He says he is often mistaken as wedding guests. Why? Michael likes to become involved in getting the best image possible. He believes those moments come organically, and once he immerses himself in the moment, it will be sure to take your breath away. His creative and relaxed style features a romantic element that will have you reminiscing over the photos for years to come. Art albums are also available for purchase.
Price: Starts at $4,500
Aria Photography is owned by Sharne Perrett, who first launched the business in 2009. The boutique offers a personal and unique touch to capture the day “you marry your best friend.” Each ceremony is photographed with two professional photographers so that each package has complete coverage of everything. The candid and romantic photographs are as meaningful as they are beautiful.
Location: Yarra Valley
Nicholas Joel Photography aims to shoot a candid and photojournalistic style to weddings, where the main focus is on creating unique fine art poses. Wedding photos are edited with clean film, and all clients can have access to all of the images within two to three weeks after the ceremony is completed.
Price: $3,950 for 10 hour coverage
Milgrove Photography features award-winning images that are sure to make your jaw drop. After having photographed more than 300 weddings, Jon has developed a signature style, and he is one of the few wedding photographers who promise to stay until the end of the wedding. No stiff poses here; the candids will help you remember all of the little moments you will treasure forever.
Price: Contact for price information
Lionheart Photography is run by Glen and Fiona Holdaway, a fantastic duo who have been married for six years and together for 15. They know firsthand the feeling of finding and marrying a soulmate. The style combines romantic elements with the everyday emotions from your wedding ceremony, and they are happy to go over the finer details with you in person.
Rick Liston is a family man who knows the importance of documenting the big moments. He settled back into the Yarra Valley after spending the majority of his adult life in Asia and Europe. Rick believes that long after the final wedding moments, the images are the only part of your day that will gain value over time. He tries to cater to each ceremony to be as unique as the couple being celebrated.
Price: Starts at $2,900
Free The Bird is the passion project of Jai Long, who believes that the most important day of a couple’s life is the “rare opportunity to communally celebrate love.” The company works to create an experience like no other, where the customers feel comfortable and stress-free. With a journalistic style, the photos are quiet and emotional.
Price: Start at $5,000
Loco Photography has been in the business of making memories for more than 15 years. The objective is to deliver a high-quality experience to the clients with images they will be crazy over. Loco is a family of photographers who work in Melbourne and who love to be around people. They believe the wedding story is an accumulation of images that reflect the love, fun, and emotion of the special day.
Price: Starts at $3,300