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Capturing the magic of your wedding day with breathtaking, timeless photographs is what Wellington Wedding Photography is all about. Focused on narrating your unique love story through striking images, we utilize a high-end dual-camera system to ensure all enchanting moments, from emotional smiles to heartfelt embraces, are frozen in time. Whether you need additional coverage or videography, a second shooter, or an exclusive pre-wedding shoot to get comfortable in front of the camera, we’ve got you covered. Offering tailored wedding packages, with options such as canvas prints and elegant printed albums, we strive to preserve your special memories in the most captivating way imaginable.

Wellington Wedding Photography

Welcome to my world of Wellington wedding photography! If you’re in the throes of planning your big day, let’s capture all the magic and create memorable, stunning images that frame your beautiful love story. I’m all about bringing authentic narratives to life through photography, and I can’t wait to help you chronicle your unique love journey.

Capture Your Love Story

Every couple’s love story deserves to be beautifully captured in photographs. From the candid shots of shared laughter and stolen glances to the meticulously posed portraits, I strive to encapsulate all the raw emotions and genuine moments of your special day.

Sophisticated Photography Techniques

Using sophisticated dual-camera systems, I ensure that every fleeting moment of your wedding is seized with precision. Whether it’s an infectious smile, a tear trickling down a cheek, or a heartfelt embrace exchanged in an unnoticed corner, I’m well-equipped to capture all of it. And if you need additional photographic coverage or videography, rest assured, I’ve got it all covered.

Pre-Wedding Shoot

To foster a rapport between us and help you feel comfortable in front of the camera, I offer a 30-minute pre-wedding shoot exclusively for you. It’s an excellent opportunity to get some stunning photos perfect for your save-the-date cards or engagement announcements!

Tailored Wedding Packages

My flexible wedding packages begin with six hours of coverage, tailored to your specific needs. After your special day, you can expect high-quality prints and full access to an online gallery filled with all your photos. Additional options like canvas prints and elegant printed albums are also available.

Wellington and Beyond

Based in Wellington, I offer my services throughout the region without any additional costs. Dreaming of a destination wedding? Whether it’s a beach in Bali or a vineyard in France, I’m ready to take on the adventure with you.

Make Memories Together

Let’s create lasting memories together! I’m excited about capturing your wedding in the most beautiful and authentic way possible. Let’s discuss turning your dream wedding photos into a reality!

Specific Services Offered

Wedding Photography

From capturing your wedding ceremony and reception to engagement and ‘day after’ photoshoots, I offer comprehensive wedding photography services that cater to your needs.

Event Photography

I also offer event photography for corporate events, parties, and other special occasions. I strive to capture the highlights and spirit of your event with high-quality, dynamic photos.

Corporate Photography

Whether you need professional headshots for your company’s website or images for your latest marketing campaign, I offer tailored corporate photography services to suit your business needs.

Professional Headshots

I offer professional headshot sessions tailored to your specific needs, whether you’re a professional in need of a new LinkedIn photo or an actor updating your portfolio.

Real Estate Photos & Video

High-quality images can make or break a real estate listing. I offer real estate photo and video services to showcase your properties in their best light.

Family Photos

Capture the growth and the unique personalities of your family members with a family photo session. It can be in your favourite outdoor location or within the cosy space of your home.

Graduation Photos

Celebrate your academic achievements with a graduation photo shoot. Let me help you preserve this significant milestone with timeless photographs.

Pet Photography

Our furry friends are family too! Let’s create adorable memories with your pets that you can look back on fondly for years to come.

Boudoir Photoshoot

Celebrate your body and boost your confidence with a tastefully conducted boudoir photoshoot. I ensure a comfortable atmosphere to capture you at your most beautiful and sensual.

Wellington Live Streaming

Whether it’s a wedding, a corporate event, or a private celebration, I can provide live streaming services to share your event in real time with friends and family who cannot be there in person.

Wellington Videography

In addition to photography, I offer professional videography services as well. From weddings to corporate events, I can create a dynamic, visually pleasing video that tells your story.

Pricing and Packages

6 Hours On-Site with a Single Shooter

This base package includes six hours of photography on your wedding day with me as your photographer. It also features a 30-minute pre-wedding shoot and access to an online gallery with digital downloads of your images. Remember, you can always add a second shooter for more coverage.

8 Hours On-Site with a Single Shooter

This package offers eight hours of on-site wedding day coverage, a 30-minute pre-wedding shoot, and access to an online gallery. It also includes a professionally printed premium photo book to cherish your memories.

Full Wedding Coverage Including Video

If you would like your wedding documented through both photos and film, this package is perfect for you. I will provide full coverage from the start of your day through to the reception, complete with high-quality photographs and a fully edited 4K video.

Elopement Small Coverage Special

Eloping or having a small wedding at home? This package offers two hours of on-site coverage, perfect for keeping the day intimate whilst documenting your special moments.

Understand Your Photographer

Meet Andy Barker

Hey there, I’m Andy Barker, and I’m the passionate professional behind the lens. I strive to document real moments by creating beautiful and authentic photographs.

Experience and Training

With years of experience and a strong educational foundation in photography, I leverage my skills to create stunning, timeless, and emotionally engaging images.

The Story Behind Andy Barker Photography

My journey began when I discovered my passion for storytelling. The delicate art of balancing technical skills with emotional intuition is what lead me to establish Andy Barker Photography. I absolutely love what I do, and I find immense satisfaction in helping people preserve their precious life moments.

Getting Comfortable in front of the Camera

Benefits of a Pre-Wedding Shoot

A pre-wedding shoot offers a great opportunity for us to get to know each other better. It helps you get comfortable in front of the camera and allows me to understand your style and preferences, ensuring I capture your wedding day exactly how you envision it.

Tips to Stay Relaxed During Your Photo Session

The best way to stay relaxed during your photo session is by trying to enjoy the process! Trust me to guide you through the poses and capture the best photos. Remember to take deep breaths, maintain open communication, and keep in mind that the aim is to capture authentic moments.

Choosing the Right Package

Assessing Your Needs

Every wedding is unique, so it’s essential to assess your individual needs when choosing a photography package. Consider factors like the size of your wedding, the length of the ceremony and reception, and the importance of having a second shooter or videographer on board.

Deciding on the Number of Hours

The number of hours you need will depend on the rough timeline of your day. If you want coverage from the start of the day with all the pre-wedding preparations, you might want to consider a longer package.

Adding Video Coverage

Adding video coverage to your package can give you a dynamic memory of your wedding. Videos can offer a different perspective and capture moments in a way static photos can’t.

Considering a Second Shooter

A second shooter can cover multiple angles and capture moments you might otherwise miss. They can be particularly useful during larger weddings, during moments when the couple are often separated or for capturing guest reactions.

Preparing for Your Wedding Shoot

Pre-Wedding Consultation

In our pre-wedding consultation, we’ll discuss details and plans for your day. This session is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions and for us to finalize the timeline and details of your wedding.

Discussing Your Expectations

In order to deliver the best possible results, it’s essential for me to understand your expectations. Whether it’s specific shots you want or a particular style you’re interested in, your input is invaluable.

Developing a Wedding Shoot Schedule

A well-planned wedding shoot schedule can ensure that the day progresses smoothly. We’ll discuss the schedule during the pre-wedding consultation, ensuring key moments are covered and that time is allocated appropriately.

Your Photos after the Shoot

Receiving your Digital Downloads

After your big day, all your wedding photos will be delivered to you as digital downloads through a private online gallery. You can view, share, and download all your high-resolution images directly from this gallery.

Choosing Prints and Albums

Preserve and display your memories through prints and albums. Let me know if you want to order prints, canvases or an album and we can discuss the available options.

Utilising the Online Gallery

Your private online gallery is a great way to easily share your photos with family and friends. They can view and download their favourite images directly from the gallery.

Shooting in Wellington and Beyond

Photography Services Across the Region

Although based in Wellington, I’m available to cover weddings throughout the region. Whether your wedding is in a local chapel or at a sprawling estate, I’ll be there to capture your special moments.

Going for a Destination Wedding

Dreaming of a beach wedding in Bali or exchanging vows in a French vineyard? I absolutely love photographing destination weddings and would be thrilled to accompany you on your adventure.

Let’s Get Started!

Contact us Today

So, ready to immortalize your magical day in stunning frames? Reach out today to discuss your wedding plans, or if you have any queries about my process or availability.

Booking your Session

Booking a photography session with me is easy! Just fill out the contact form with relevant details, and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

Starting Your Wedding Photography Journey

Your extraordinary day deserves impeccable capture. I look forward to hearing about your big plans and to start this remarkable, unforgettable journey together. Let’s bring your dream wedding photos to life!

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