Partner Photographers Taking Destination Wedding Bookings

Looking to get married or planning to elope overseas? We’ve put together a list of some of our most trusted photographers working abroad in the coming months.

Whether you’re planning an Amalfi elopement, a desert wedding in Joshua Tree or a tropical getaway to tie the knot with your nearest and dearest, nothing cements a memory like a photo. At TJ we’re connected with some of the best wedding photographers in the world, so we’ve created a guide below of photographers who are travelling this year and next, and where they’ll be in what months so you can make your destination wedding dreams a reality.

Haute Weddings

Over the last decade, Cam & Julia of Haute Weddings have been privileged to capture the love stories of exceptional couples across the globe, including a handful of weddings that have been featured in print in Together Journal. Throughout 2023 Cam & Julia will be shooting in the following locations:

Europe: May – October 2023

USA, New York – June 2023

Europe locations include: Germany, Menorca, Switzerland, Tuscany, London, Amalfi Coast, London, Lake Como, Florence, Puglia, Santorini, Nice, Bordeaux.

Haute Weddings blur the lines between fashion-forward exploration and timeless elegance, to create images that honour the true significance of one of life’s most special days. Capturing weddings worldwide, they have become known for their distinctive editorial style and their considered attention to detail.

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Nisha Ravji

Nisha Ravji has spent the last decade shooting weddings all over the world. For the majority of, 2023 Nisha will be based in Berlin Germany and so far will be in the following locations:

Europe/UK and USA: April – December 2023

New Zealand – November 2023 – January 2024

Nisha has photographed hundreds of weddings in over 30 countries and specialises in capturing destination weddings with timeless documentation. With a focus on the genuine moments that happened not only between you and your chosen one but the people who travelled far and wide to celebrate with you. She aims to curate galleries that remind you not only of how incredible you looked, but how your day truly felt.”

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Stephan & Nakita

Longtime Together Journal contributors, Photographers Stephan & Nakita will be shooting in the following locations throughout 2023 and 2024:

UK & Europe: April – December 2023

UK & Europe: April – December 2024

Stephan & Nakita are all about love in its many forms and capturing that through photo & film is what they love most. They are seasoned travel photographers and have spent a lot of time overseas shooting destination weddings and elopements for couples all over the world, even having a destination wedding themselves.

See their Real Wedding Here: Nakita & Stephan by The Times We Have

“Telling a story though our eyes is what we do, it’s what we know, it’s what we love.” – Stephan & Nakita

After their season in Europe and the UK, they will come back to New Zealand for peak wedding season in the southern hemisphere (January – March)

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Bek Smith

You might recognise Bek Smith’s work from our Issue 29 cover wedding in Positano on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Throughout 2023 Bek will be shooting in the following locations:

USA: June – July 2023

Europe: August – September 2023

Natural, light-drenched photographs with a sense of timeless beauty; you will be swept away by the breathtaking images of Bek Smith. Images that draw you in and capture the soulful and intimate moments of your day. Bek’s background in fashion photography also beautifully filters through her work. You can see it in her compositions and the way she works with natural light. All of the exquisite details and personal touches which help paint the story of your day are all beautifully documented.

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White Shutter Photography

Throughout 2023, Anne of White Shutter Photography will be shooting in the following locations:

Europe: June – August 2023

Specifically Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria and the Netherlands.

Anne from White Shutter Photography captures adventures love stories around the world for the wild-hearted and hopelessly romantic.

“I’ll be based in Europe for the summer of 2023, ready to capture beautiful moments and memories for couples all over the continent. As a seasoned traveller, I know how to travel cost-effectively and make the most of every location. If you’re planning a wedding or elopement in Europe during the summer of 2023, let’s chat and see if we’re a good fit. I can’t wait to capture your love story in a way that you’ll cherish for years to come!” – Anne Scott Virtue of White Shutter Photography.

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Zara Staples

Throughout 2023 Zara Staples will be shooting in the following locations:

USA: May – June 2023

UK & Europe: June – September 2023

Canada & USA: September – November 2023

Zara won’t miss a beat with her eye for detail, documenting all the small moments to the big, the emotions and your blissful memories. Passionately bringing a fun relaxed approach to capturing your free-spirited love and cloud-9 vibes. Delivering timeless images shot on 35mm, medium format film and digital. 

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Holly Medway

Based in Australia, Holly Medway is heading across the ditch and shooting in the following location in 2023:

South Island, New Zealand: September – October 2023

Holly Medway is a wedding photographer fuelled by wanderlust with a knack for capturing unscripted love and organising like a boss. “I take intimate images of the wildly in love, in some of the wildest of places. From our first meeting to your first dance, I believe your experience should be unforgettable. From romantic beachside ceremonies to muddy sunrise hikes in a hard-to-reach location, your day will be stress-free, seamless and full of belly laughs. I can’t wait to third-wheel your spectacular day, and leave you with some pretty epic images to remember your love together.”

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Sapphire Studios

With experience capturing weddings all over the world, Sapphire Studios will be shooting in the following locations in 2023:

Europe: July – August 2023

Sapphire Studios are all about all about capturing the raw, authentic, and natural moments that make a wedding day so special. Based in New Zealand, Sapphire Studios have an impressive portfolio of international weddings. “Our happiness comes from doing what we love, working with people, and capturing real life as it happens.” – Sapphire Studios 

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Luisa Apanui

Throughout 2023 & 2024 Luisa Apanui will be shooting in the following locations:

Europe: May – October 2023

Europe: May – October 2024

Specifically Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, France, Netherlands and UK.

Photo & Video duo Luisa & Apiata are a creative couple specialising in wedding, fashion & lifestyle photography and film. They are a pair of loved-up romantics chasing the summer sun between Aotearoa & Europe. They’re forever inspired by beautiful stories, human connection + soulful adventures.

“To create visual memories you’ll adore now and forever, we combine a warm & personal experience with a candid & expressive approach to storytelling. The result is something that feels like a piece of art.” – Luisa & Apiata

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