Byron Bay Wedding Photographers

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Looking for a Byron Bay wedding photographer? Byron Bay has more than its fair share of Australia's best wedding photographers with the region serviced by many local talents as well travelling photographers to the Byron Shire from SE QLD and NSW.

Byron Bay wedding photographers range from affordable to high end and there is a regular flow of local new entrants into the profession along with highly experienced professionals shooting full time for 5+ years. Collectively, these artists offer a wide variety of creative styles from candid, editorial and documentary wedding photography to couples portraits with a fashion or landscape bent.

In short, if you're getting married in Byron Bay there's an exciting choice of wedding photography available in the region. Whether your preferred aesthetic is entirely natural, light & bright, dark & moody or highly emotive and full of fun wedding pictures, you'll find an incredible wealth of creative talent in this shortlist of amazing Byron Bay Photographers.

Here are 12 of the best wedding photographers in Byron Bay.

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Top 12 Wedding Photographers in Byron Bay

Byron Bay Wedding Photographer Goya
1. GOYA Weddings Photo & Film

  • Location: Burleigh Waters, QLD 4220
  • Service Area: Byron Bay, NSW, QLD
  • Wedding Packages: $3,950+

Helena and Gavin of GOYA Weddings are a sought after photo & video duo who regularly photograph weddings in Byron Bay. Helena has a background in fashion photography and is well known internationally for her bold and artistic wedding portraits. Gavin works alongside Helena capturing candid and emotive films that compliment Helena's editorial style wedding photography.

Standard wedding packages start at $3,950 including 6 hours photography & video, unlimited images, a cinematic highlights film and a documentary style video of your ceremony & speeches. Photo albums and wall prints are available.

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Nina Claire Byron Bay Photographer
2. Nina Claire Photography

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW 2481
  • Service Area: Northern NSW & SE QLD
  • Wedding Packages: $4950+

Nina Claire is an award winning Byron Bay wedding photographer who captures fashion-forward candid imagery with heart and an eye for beauty.

Nina's wedding photos are clean, natural and polished, documenting the day with an editorial aesthetic. Her images are regularly published in wedding magazines and her collections include all the details expected from one of Australia's best wedding photographers. 

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Byron Bay wedding photography by My Kindred
3. My Kindred Wedding Photography

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW
  • Service Area: 200km
  • Elopements: $1,600

Rachel Kimberley is a local Byron Bay photographer who specialises in elopements and small eco ethical weddings. She started her career as a documentary filmmaker, spent several years working in international aid in Africa and these days pays it forward by contributing $25 from each booking to an international nonprofit that provides micro loans to in-need communities.

Rachel takes a fly-on-the-wall approach to photographing weddings, producing documentary-style collections. She loves to work with couples who's wedding is grounded in love for people and the planet. Elopement packages include 2 hours shooting and all high resolution images. Wedding packages with 10 hours coverage are available at $4k.

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Sam Wyper Photography Byron Bay
4. Sam Wyper Wedding Photographer

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW
  • Service Area: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
  • Wedding Packages: $2,900+

Sam Wyper is a highly experienced professional wedding photographer who has captured more than 300 celebrations in the last 5 years. His 5 star reviews number well into the hundreds and his clientele are typically fun loving couples in a mix of straight and same same couples. 

Sam's wedding photos are exclusively candid, highly emotive and full of life. He delivers around 25% in black and white and the rest in colour and you get all high res images plus an online gallery. Photography packages start at $2,900 with 5 hours coverage.

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April Werz Byron Bay Photography
5. April Werz Wedding Photography

  • Location: Gold Coast, QLD
  • Service Area: East Coast of Australia
  • Wedding Packages: $4,000+ (estimate)

April Werz is one of the few wedding photographers Byron Bay has with formal visual arts training. Since studying photography in London she has accrued more than 15 years experience in the industry photographing over 1,000 individual weddings.

April's love of nature and creativity is evident in her artistry, producing beautifully candid wedding photos with a vintage aesthetic. One couple recently wrote this of April's visual artistry: "Photographers are plentiful, however true artists are few. Our deepest gratitude for creating masterpieces out of a camera shy couple."

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Celia Galpin Byron Bay Photography
6. Celia Galpin Wedding Photography

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW
  • Service Area: Worldwide
  • Wedding Packages: $1,800+

An ocean lover, Celia Galpin lives in Byron Bay and photographs weddings all over the world, but especially up and down the East Coast of Australia. She's a Canon camera user who shoots candidly and produces collections with colour photos that have a distinct warm tone mixed with emotive black and whites. 

Celia has a passion for beach weddings and capturing raw emotion and has a knack for putting camera shy couples at ease in front of her lens. Elopement packages are available from $950. 

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Emma Wise Wedding Photos
7. Emma Wise Wedding Photos

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW
  • Service Area: Far North Coast
  • Wedding Packages: $3,250

Emma Wise is a local Byron Bay wedding photographer who has a special passion for earthy and raw weddings which she describes as "dirty, messy, honest love". With a fashion photography background she has a keen eye for details and a knack for incorporating Byron Bay's beautiful natural surrounds in her images.

Wedding photography packages start at $3,250 including ceremony, family photos and a location shoot post ceremony. Packages with a photo album start at $4,950.

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Rawn and Pallow Photography Byron Bay
8. Rawn & Pallow Photography

  • Location: Northern Rivers
  • Service Area: Sunshine Coast to Byron Bay
  • Wedding Packages: $2,000+

Rawn & Pallow is the wedding photography studio of Isaac Purcell who shoots all weddings with 2nd shooter Hayley. Based on the NSW/QLD border and a regular at Byron Bay weddings, the pair have a documentary photographic approach and produce largely candid images edited with subtle darkening. 

Little 3 hour wedding photography packages are available to suit small weddings and elopements from $1,600. Prints and albums are available to be purchased. 

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Heart Colour Byron Bay picture
9. Heart & Colour Photography + Video

  • Location: Gold Coast, QLD
  • Service Area: Worldwide
  • Wedding Packages: $4,500+ (estimate)

Heart & Colour is an international wedding photography studio that captures candid, clean and natural images at weddings all over the world. Phil and lead videographer Jermaine are based on the Gold Coast and regularly shoot weddings in Byron Bay between overseas adventures. Their portfolio includes luxury weddings in New York, California, Santorini and New Zealand. 

Phil's images have a very natural, light and bright aesthetic favoured by magazines and with a fine attention to detail capturing all the little moments and styling elements of each wedding, he is well published in the world's leading nuptial-related publications. Wedding video packages are available from $3,600. 

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Clover Studios Byron Bay
10. Clover Studios Byron Bay

  • Location: Tweed Coast
  • Service Area: Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Brisbane
  • Wedding Packages: $2,550+

Clover Studios is the Byron Bay wedding photography studio of Camilla Kirk (Milla) who captures highly romantic and natural images with an entirely candid approach. Milla has ten year experience shooting weddings in the Northern NSW/SE QLD area and brings a laid back, natural and warm presence to the day. 

Wedding packages start at $2,550 and elopements from $1,600. Albums and prints are available.

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Rabbit The Bear Byron Bay
11. Rabbit & The Bear Photography & Film

  • Location: Northern Rivers
  • Service Area: Byron Bay - Brisbane
  • Wedding Packages: $4,500 (estimate)

Rabbit and the Bear is the wedding photography and film studio of Jordyn & Andy who have a like-mindedness for love-drenched, laughter-filled celebrations. Together they live on a farm an hour inland from Byron Bay and will travel almost anywhere for a good time wedding.

Jordyn & Andy photograph weddings in a moody and cinematic style combining emotive black and white photos with images rich in colour depth. Combined photography and video packages are available, as are albums.

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Mazzer Wedding Photographics
12. Mazzer Photographics

  • Location: Northern Rivers, NSW
  • Service Area: Gold Coast to Yamba
  • Wedding Packages: $2,000 (estimate)

Mikaela is a candid wedding photographer located near Bangalow in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Mikaela offers a low key, relaxed wedding experience with affordable packages. Many of her weddings are captured at country venues around the Byron Bay Hinterland region. 

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Byron Bay Wedding Photography

Packages & Price
Booking Process

Packages & Prices

The average cost of a wedding photography package in Byron Bay is around $4,200 which is slightly higher than the national average due to a high proportion of destination weddings that draw many of Australia's best wedding photographers to the area. It is common practise in Byron Bay to include the following in standard wedding packages: 

  • 1 Photographer
  • 3 - 10 hours coverage (the higher the coverage the higher the cost)
  • Set of high resolution images without watermarks

Extras you may like to include in your wedding photography package include: additional hours coverage, 2nd shooter, photo album, drone, video, travel

Wedding Photography Styles

Byron Bay wedding photography comes in a range of styles that each have their own subtle differences. Here's a guide to the main photographic styles available in this region:

  • Candid Photography - Wedding photos that are captured without any awkward posing
  • Documentary Photography - Candid photography with a particular emphasis on documenting the details
  • Editorial Photography - Magazine worthy wedding photos with lots of creative shots of details
  • Fashion Specialists - Editorial photographers with an eye for glamour, body & movement
  • Landscape Professionals - Incorporate country and coastal scenes giving wedding photos a sense of place & time
Booking Process

The standard process to book a Byron Bay wedding photographer is as follows:

  • Enquire about availability & pricing using the links to each photographer above
  • Book in a meeting or zoom call
  • Complete a booking form/contract and pay a deposit (usually $500 - $2,000) to secure your date
  • Pay the final balance 2 weeks before the wedding
  • Receive photos 6 - 12 weeks after wedding 

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