Candid Wedding Photographers in Sydney

Candid Wedding Photography: Sydney | Newcastle

Looking for a candid wedding photographer in Sydney? These top 12 candid wedding photographers in Sydney are all experts in capturing creative and unposed wedding photos as you go about enjoying your special day. Wedding photojournalists by trade, they capture weddings as they unfold naturally and are unobtrusive during the day's formalities.

Most candid wedding photographers provide some guidance during the couples' portrait session which occurs between the wedding ceremony and reception. Direction typically includes simple instructions like "wander over there" or "stop there for a moment" rather than posing photos with specific instructions on where to put your hand or point your chin.

If you like the emotive element of candid wedding photography you'll want to book one of Sydney's best wedding photographers. These talented artists are uniquely observant. They invest effort in knowing their clients, building a genuine warmth and trust that makes their presence very easy during the day's most intimate moments.

The professionals below have made our list of top 12 candid wedding photographers in Sydney because they know how to capture beautiful images with zero awkward poses. They're experts at keeping you relaxed in front of their lens and at times you'll forget that they're there.

Here are our top 12 candid wedding photographers in Sydney. They are magicians. 

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Top 12 Candid Wedding Photographers in Sydney

Candid Wedding Imagery Perfect Moment
Perfect Moment Photography & Video

  • Location: Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Years in Business: 10+
  • Photo Packages $1,550+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 100+

Perfect Moment are candid wedding photographers & videographers trained by principle Jeffrey Wang to shoot inconspicuously throughout the wedding ceremony and reception, and to capture beautiful portraits and family photos during the photo shoot part of the day.

With the Perfect Moment team you get a balanced set of images with most captured in a fly-on-the-wall style. Photography packages range from $1,550 - $2,650 which includes 6 - 12 hours coverage and you get a copy of all high-resolution photos. The team are Sydney based and travel into surrounding areas.

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Candid wedding photos by Love Is Light Photography
Love Is Light Wedding Photography

  • Location: Drummoyne, NSW 2047
  • Years in Business: 12+
  • Photo Packages: $900+
  • Photo + Video Packages: $3,900+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 200+

Brendan is a highly experienced and fun photographer who captures candid wedding photos in a clean, natural and timeless style. His beautiful modern imagery, endearing Irish accent and brilliant sense of humour have earned him more than two hundred 5 star reviews from couples all around Sydney.

What further sets Brendan's work apart is his ability to capture relaxed, authentic & meaningful imagery of the most camera shy of couples. His personable, funny and easy going manner make it easy to relax, be natural and enjoy the day. Brendan's photography packages are amazing value at $900 - $3,800 for 2 - 10 hours coverage with a copy of all high resolution images.

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Candid Wedding Photo Splendid Photography
Splendid Photos & Video

  • Location: Leichhardt, NSW 2040
  • Years in Business: 10+
  • Photo Packages: $2,199+
  • Video Packages: $3,249
  • 5 Star Reviews: 300+

Splendid are a team of award winning photographers & videographers who offer documentary wedding photography and cinematic films. Collections include mostly candid shots edited to retain a very natural and timeless aesthetic with a selection of black and white photos.

Splendid's core photographic crew bring 10 years experience candidly capturing Sydney weddings and are preferred suppliers with many of the city's most prestigious wedding venues. Jeff and his team are regularly spotted at The Grounds of Everleigh, Doltone House, Ivy Ballroom and Curzon Hall but jump at the opportunity for country weddings.

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Sydney Wedding Photography Mr Wigley
Mr Wigley Photography

  • Location: Redfern, NSW 2016
  • Years in Business: 12+
  • Photo Packages: $1,999
  • 5 Star Reviews: 50+

Darren is a highly experience candid wedding photographer who offers affordable half day and full day packages from $1,999 - $3,000. Working with a team of candid shooters, the Mr Wigley crew offer a stress-free and fun experience as they go quietly about document your wedding day. 

Mr Wigley are all about capturing happy photos of you having a great time and have a preference for joyful, colour-filled photos. Colourful eco confetti is a mainstay in Darren's kit bag and you can expect he'll offer you a shot or two with it. He also has a beacon for bright coloured backdrops for fun couple portraits while you giggle and chat together. 

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Ben Newnam Candid Wedding Photography
Ben Newnam Photography

  • Location: Berowra, NSW 2081
  • Years in Business: 15+
  • Photo Packages: $1,400
  • 5 Star Reviews: 200+

Ben Newnam has an incredibly unique style of candid wedding photography that is processed with a luminous & moody vibe. His distinctive style and ability to capture scenes and stories that bring back special memories have made him one of Sydney's most popular wedding photographers with 300 five star reviews to his name.

Ben's wedding packages start at a surprisingly affordable $1,400. Popular 8 hour packages are around $2,900. Ben also offers extended wedding photography packages for large and multicultural weddings and is highly experienced with most cultural celebrations, particularly those with substantial populations in Sydney such as Indian and Chinese weddings.

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Anna Murray Candid Wedding Photographer
Anna Murray Photography

  • Location: Bondi Beach, NSW 2026
  • Years In Business: 10+
  • Small Photo Packages: $900
  • 5 Star Reviews: 70+

Anna Murray specialises in candid wedding photography for micro weddings and elopements in Sydney. Her work is highly intimate and emotive, focusing on the shared moments between couples and their guests.

If you're eloping or getting married with just your closest family and friends and you treasure warm and intimate photos, Anna would love to hear from you. She offers super affordable small wedding packages starting at $900, which for the high quality of her work is exceptional value.

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Candid Wedding Photography by Lightheart
Lightheart Wedding Photos + Video

  • Location: New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park, NSW 2193
  • Years in Business: 8+
  • Photo Packages: $1,999+
  • Video Packages: $3,199
  • 5 Star Reviews: 100+

Conveniently situated in Sydney's Inner West, Lightheart are a small team of sought after photographers & videographers who specialise in providing candid and natural wedding imagery at competitive prices. Photography packages start at just $1,999 for 7 hours coverage on the wedding day, or $5,899 for combined photos and cinematic videos.

The Lightheart professionals are happy travellers candidly shooting weddings throughout the city, Western Sydney, Blue Mountains and north to the Hunter Valley.

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Candid wedding photos by Florent Vidal
Florent Vidal Wedding Photography

  • Location: Randwick, NSW 2031
  • Years in Business: 15+
  • Photo Packages: $1,490+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 50+

Florent Vidal specialises in vibrant wedding imagery that is photographed candidly and fine tuned in the editing suite to enhance nature's natural colours. You receive a collection of crisp portraits and candid wedding photos including intimate close-ups to scene setting landscape shots.

The easy going Frenchman has studios in both Sydney and Nelson Bay and offer affordable wedding photography packages from $1,490 for elopements and $1,990 for larger weddings. 

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Candid wedding photos Partypies
Partypies Weddings

  • Location: Hornsby Heights, NSW
  • Years in Business: 8+
  • Photo Packages: $1,199+
  • Video Packages: $1,299+

With packages starting at just $1,199, Partypies Weddings are one of the cheapest candid photographers in Sydney. The team take an unobtrusive approach to photographing weddings with a strong focus on capturing the day's joy, warmth, love and feels. All wedding packages include a set of high resolution images produced in a natural style with no obvious editing effects.

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The Salty Shutter Photographer Sydney
The Salty Shutter

  • Location: Eastern Suburbs - Sydney
  • Images: Highly emotive
  • Wedding Packages: $5,200+

Rangefinder Magazine is one of the most respected publications in the photography industry and every year names the world's best wedding photographers. With Dane's rare ability to tell an entire story in one single image, it's no surprise his name graces this list.

Dane's wedding photos are highly emotive, documenting moments between people candidly as the day unfolds. His wedding albums are filled with warm images that have a subtle high contrast and are mixed in with intensely moving black & whites. Wedding packages start at AU$5,200 with the option to add prints and quality albums imported from the US.

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Jason Corroto Sydney Wedding Photographer
Jason Corroto Weddings

  • Location: Northern Beaches, NSW
  • Images: Romantic, emotive & warm
  • Wedding Packages: $4,990

Jason Corroto has an eye for creating highly romantic portraiture and hence loves to work with deeply connected couples that have great chemistry together. He has an excellence sense of timing which results in candid wedding photos that are filled with emotion.

Wedding photography packages start at $3,400 for elopements and $4,990 for all-day coverage. Jason is happy to travel out of Sydney, throughout NSW and as far as Asia and Europe.

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affordable wedding photographer sydney nsw
The Paper Fox

  • Location: South Sydney
  • Images: Light, bright, crisp
  • Cost: $3,600+
  • Other Services: Video from $3,000

If you're looking for a non-judgemental photographer to capture your wedding day, you might consider picking the lady who loudly sings her way through the weekly supermarket shop. That'd be Kristen. A self described extrovert who's presence is immediately disarming and who captures amazing candid wedding photos because of it. 

Relaxed and unposed wedding portraiture is Kristen's forte, for which we rate her among the best candid wedding photographers in Sydney.

Aside from unposed portraits, collections include lay-flats (detail shots) and candid action photos of all the main events and little in between moments. Photography Packages range from $3,600 - $4,600 including 8 - 12 hours coverage.

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