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Cyprus Wedding Photographer based in the UK

Highly regarded as the no1 Cyprus wedding photographer based in the UK. Wes Simpson is an award-winning English destination wedding photographer who travels out to Cyprus to photograph your wedding.

Cyprus is a beautiful location and perfect for destination weddings. With that said, you may not want to use a local Cypriot photographer to photograph your day.

Instead, you should hire the leading UK based Cyprus wedding photographer that can travel with you…

 

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Your UK based Cyprus wedding photographer

Hi! I’m Wes, and I am a Cyprus wedding photographer based in the UK. I travel out to Cyprus to photograph your wedding. This means, that you exclusively deal with me, before, during and after the wedding.

I believe wedding photography is exciting and one of the most important investments you will make for your wedding, after all, the photos are all you have left once the celebrations are over.

Hiring a photographer you trust and whose style of photography you love is even more important when planning a destination wedding than getting married at home.

When you have a destination wedding in Cyprus, family and friends invest in a holiday to see you tie the knot and everyone back home will want to share in the excitement of your wedding through your pictures.

If you are researching and planning a wedding in Cyprus, I invite you to check out the Cyprus wedding photographer information below and my destination wedding page

You will find lots of useful information and examples of work throughout my website. Together with real wedding stories featuring real couples on my blog. If there’s anything else, just ask.

Bride and groom kissing in front of Church of Saint Lazarus Larnaca Cyprus

The Best Choice For A Destination Wedding Photographer In Cyprus

As a leading Cyprus wedding photographer based in the UK, you can trust that your wedding memories are in safe hands. I have photographed many weddings in Cyprus since my first ever back in 2007 at The Grecian Park Hotel in Protaras.

Since then I have worked with many couples travelling from the UK to get married in Cyprus, as well as couples based in Cyprus and the rest of the world.

Cyprus is known as the “Island of love” and it’s easy to see why. From the sandy beaches of Protaras, Aya Nappa and Nissi Beach to the romantic harbour of Paphos and ‘love’ attractions of Aphrodite.

Wherever you choose to get married in Cyprus there are plenty of photo opportunities and memories to be made.

Wedding ceremonies in Cyprus tend to be before mid-day, or later in the afternoon due to the heat. If you choose me to be your Cyprus wedding photographer, I can advise on the best time for photo opportunities and group shots.

The evening light is fantastic in Cyprus, so I defiantly recommend incorporating sunset portraits into your photography schedule. Something as simple as a walk on the beach will give beautiful pictures and memories to treasure.

Award-winning Cyprus wedding photographer

Relax! Your memories are in safe hands.

Listed in the Top 10 Destination Wedding Photographer in the UK and highly regarded as the number 1 Cyprus wedding photographer in England.

You can trust that the style of photography you see in my portfolio and the latest weddings featured on the blog is exactly the type of professional photography you will receive.

Don’t leave your Cyprus wedding memories to chance!

View of Fig Tree Bay from Capo Bay Hotel bridal suite. UK based Cyprus wedding photographer

It’s Important To Be Able To Meet With Your Wedding Photographer

Your wedding is one of the most significant events in your life. It’s crucial that you choose a Cyprus wedding photographer that you can trust.

I am based in the North West of England. And by choosing to work with Wes Simpson Weddings, we will have the option to meet in person before your wedding. You can get to know me better and ask questions as needed.

If you don’t get to talk to your Cyprus wedding photographer beforehand, you won’t be able to speak with them and make your needs known.

You won’t be able to see if you’re comfortable with your chosen photographer, and you won’t know if you can depend on them.

Cyprus wedding photographers near me

Working with a UK-based photographer allows you to experience the best of all worlds. You can travel to Cyprus for your wedding and still work with a photographer that’s in your area, before and after the wedding.

I’d be happy to schedule a meeting with you so that we can talk about your vision for your wedding day.

I am based in the North West of England, so I can easily travel out to Cyprus from Manchester or Liverpool airport. I can be there for 4 to 7 days depending on your celebrations. We can include pre and post-wedding photography.

Once home from Cyprus, you will receive your online gallery. From there, we can bespoke your perfect wedding album. I don’t just turn up on the last day of your holiday with an album. You are involved in the design process.

Kirsty Doyle wedding dress hanging in window with view of Fig Tree bay Protaras, Cyprus

Cyprus wedding photographer prices

As the saying goes, you get what you pay for and wedding photography is no different. When researching Cyprus wedding photographers, it’s easy to get overwhelmed as there are many styles and packages to choose from.

One Cyprus wedding photographer might charge per hour and another will offer wedding photography package deals that will be half or full-day coverage.

You can expect to see lower end photography prices from just 300 euro. This often only covers the ceremony. Mid-range photography in Cyprus is around 2000 Euro. High-end photography that includes a wedding album is around 3,500 Euro.

UK based Cyprus wedding photographer cost

The good news! My Cyprus wedding photography cost is the same as my UK prices, the only additional cost would be flight and accommodation. I don’t charge for travel days.

Visit the albums and price page for a pricing guide. Contact me to schedule a call to discuss your photography requirements or request a free brochure.

For more information on destination wedding photography and how it works, see the destination wedding photographer page. 

Is 4 hours enough for a wedding photographer?

A lot of Cyprus wedding photographer package deals provided via wedding planners or travel agents will offer four hours of wedding photography. Is 4 hours enough time for wedding photography?

A lot of Budget wedding photographers offer 4-hour coverage and photograph two or three weddings in a day.

Generally speaking, high-end wedding photographers offer this in their starter packages. They know that images are what’s most important for some couples and four hours is just enough time to photograph the ceremony and formals.

With four-hour wedding photography coverage packages, you can expect to pay for ‘add-ons’ such as getting ready shots, speeches and sunset portraits as extra.

What is a reasonable price for a wedding photographer?

In general, wedding photographer prices in the UK. tend to range between £1,150 and £3,500, with the average wedding photographer cost hovering around £2,500.

For more information see Cost Of Wedding Photography: UK Photographer Prices

Bride and Groom kissing on bridge at sunset Annabelle Hotel Paphos wedding photography

Why not just hire a photographer in Cyprus?

There are some fantastic Cyprus wedding photographers, but like with anything else, you should do research. There are many pitfalls in hiring a Cyprus wedding photographer based in the resort. These include –

Time allowance. Your package may seem like a cost-effective idea but it may not include things like ‘sunset portraits” which can be chargeable add-ons.

Style: Destination wedding packages are fine for things like cakes and chair covers, but the relationship you have with your Cyprus wedding photographer is the most important of all your vendors, the pictures are what you have left.

Coverage: If your wedding package includes a photographer, this is often a standard package based on the number of hours or number of pictures taken. This can fall short of what you require.

Upsell: Towards the end of your holiday, the photographer will often arrange a meeting and show you more pictures and products than you agreed, with an incentive to “Buy More” before you leave.

The problem with this, the photographer may not have been to your style or liking and the pictures may not be the best, but they are the only pictures you have.

The benefits of hindsight, the amount you end up spending, you could have hired the photographer of your choosing.

Please see my Destination Wedding Photographer page for more information on the pros and cons of hiring a Cyprus resort photographer.

Cyprus wedding photographer guaranteed style

If you browse my gallery, you’ll be able to see a number of images from weddings that I’ve photographed in the past, including weddings in Cyprus.

These photos will give you a clear idea of what you can expect if you choose to hire me as your Cyprus wedding photographer. You’ll find a wide range of photos captured at various locations and at different times of the day.

I go above and beyond for every client, and my goal is to ensure that the couples I’m photographing are always thrilled with the results.

No gimmicks and I don’t use the latest Instagram filters on your pictures as these can quickly date. I am consistent in my style of photography, so you won’t be hit with any surprises if you choose to hire me to photograph your wedding.

Check out some of my favourite real-life weddings from Cyprus.

Greek Orthodox Wedding In Larnaca

A beautiful wedding in Paphos

Sunrise Beach Hotel Protaras

Cyprus Wedding Photographer story

Black and white photo of Bride and groom in front of little white wedding chapel in Protaras by UK based Cyprus wedding photographer

Cyprus Wedding Photography Q&A

Some frequently asked questions from UK couples getting married in Cyprus.

How much does it cost to get married in Cyprus?

An average wedding for 80 guests in Cyprus costs around 12,000 euros. Marriages conducted in Cyprus are internationally accepted.

Can you legally get married in Cyprus?

And getting married in Cyprus is fairly easy and civil ceremony marriages consummated here are recognised internationally and are legally binding.

Can I bring my own photographer to photograph my wedding in Cyprus?

Yes! Of course. I’ve photographed close to 50 weddings in Cyprus and I’d be delighted to be your Cyprus wedding photographer.

Please note that your Cyprus wedding planner might try and insist you use their local guy, but stand your ground, because after all, once the suntan fades, your wedding pictures are all you have left.

Is a wedding in Cyprus legal in the UK?

It is straightforward for British and Irish citizens to get married in Cyprus, and the marriage is completely legal in the UK and Ireland.

There is no need to pre-register the marriage. There are, however, a number of criteria that by Cyprus Law you must meet before the marriage can take place.

Where is the best place for UK couples to get married in Cyprus?

The most popular places for couples travelling from the UK to marry in Cyprus are Paphos, Ayia Napa and Protaras. The two main airports are Paphos International Airport and Larnaca International Airport.

What do you need to get married in Cyprus?

A valid passport with a minimum validity of six months.
A photocopy (or two just to be safe) of the photo page of your and your fiance’s passport.
A photocopy (or two) of the photo page of each of your two witnesses.
Your birth certificate. – Taken from Travel-Wise.

The best Cyprus wedding photography locations

The Best Cyprus Wedding Photography Locations

There are a number of locations in Cyprus that are ideal for weddings. Paphos is a particularly popular location, as is Protaras. Nissi Beach is a lovely spot for waterside weddings, and Ayia Nappa and Larnaca are also wedding hotspots.

No matter where you choose to hold your wedding, as your personal Cyprus wedding photographer I’ll be able to travel to the desired location and photograph the celebrations as you wish.

The wedding photographer that you work with doesn’t have to be dictated by the location. Choose to work with me, you get all of the benefits of a photographer that’s based in the UK while still having your wedding in the location of your dreams.

While there are local photographers you can work with while you’re in Cyprus, you’ll be better served if you work with someone that is local to you and has a style of photography you love and trust.

I’m a UK-based Cyprus wedding photographer that has travelled to Cyprus to capture many weddings in the past, and I’d be thrilled to do the same for your special day.

Useful Links:

A guide to Destination Wedding Photography and how it works.

Destination Wedding Gallery.

The Best Wedding Destinations In Europe.

bride and groom standing on Aphrodite love bridge at sunset Cape Greeco. Cyprus wedding photographer based in the UK

Let’s Talk About Your Cyprus Wedding Photography

I invite you to take a look at my portfolio for examples of work, my approach page to see how I will photograph your Cyprus wedding and the destination wedding photographer page for more information on how it works.

Check out the blog for all the latest news and real wedding stories featuring real couples.

If you’re planning a wedding in Cyprus or anywhere else in the world and want me to be your Cyprus wedding photographer, I’d love to hear from you.

Get in touch today and let’s talk about your destination wedding photography. My Passport is ready!

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