(Closed) Destination Wedding Photography

posted 6 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
1963 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I was contacted on here a couple times by a photog who wanted to shoot my wedding just for travel costs. Maybe she is still looking for DWs to shoot? Username is meettheburks.

I was really worried about this too because I have not heard good things about resort photogs and their packages seen expensive for what they cover. I was lucky enough to have a photographer on FIs side of the fam offer to do our pictures as a wedding gift, but before that offer we had discussed with a local photographer that we liked having them shoot the wedding for just trAvel costs. Maybe you can make a deal like that? I would also check out bestdestinationwedding.com. It’slike the bee but for Destination Wedding brides and you may be able to find some photog suggestions for the area there

Post # 4
123 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’m getting married in Punta Cana as well! We’re actually using HDC Photography located in PC.

Have you seen their work? I really like their style, and they have great prices as well!

Post # 5
693 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I talked to meettheburks before…very nice.

I decided on matt malicote photography out of Lexington, KY. The wife drove down to Florida for my wedding, and their prices are completely unbeatable.

facebook matt malicote photography …wife kelsey malicote


Post # 6
6124 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I was going to say Meet the Burks will do it for free, only for travel costs:


Do you need a photographer? We would be happy to photograph your wedding for FREE, just very basic travel!!


Post # 7
7296 posts
Busy Beekeeper

i felt like i got unbelievably lucky with my photog.  I contacted an American photog who had done DWs who i knew would be out of my budget – I just wanted to prove it to myself so I could move on (as i really liked her work).  And the biggest coincidence happened – she wrote back and said she was already booked in Jamaica for the DAY AFTER my wedding.  She then waived any travel fees as they were already covered by her other bride AND when i said her regular rate was still out of my budget, she offered to lower her rate to what i could afford.  it was a win-win for her as well because she was already there – why not make an extra $1500 and have another Destination Wedding in her portfolio?! 

Anyway, if you think about it, i got lucky, but maybe what you or other Destination Wedding brides with a low budget can do is seek out other brides (on here or bestdestinationwedding.com) with a wedding date & location the same week as you and see if THEIR photographer will also do your wedding while they are on location.   Or for those Destination Wedding brides who are flexible wtih your date – contact photogs and ask when they are booked and if a date close by works as an option for your wedding, try to work something out!   It may sound like a lot is riding on making that happen, but i figure if i got that lucky without even trying, imagine what others can find by seeking it out.

Post # 8
3 posts
  • Wedding: November 2014

Hi there,

I won’t be able to do it for free but I am sure we can work something out that fits your budget. Please have a look at my work to see if that is what you are looking for:


Post # 9
1 posts
  • Wedding: October 2012


I would love to speak with you about phtographying your wedding. I would do it for the cost of travel for two photographers. You can check out my most recent work at http://www.nackphotography.com/blog

I look forward to speaking with you! 

Nicole Hill

Post # 10
1 posts


if still looking for a photographer, I would love to do it only for travel and accomodation expenses as I want to broaden my portfolio 🙂 I am from the Czech Republic, Europe, but my English is proficient, I would say :-). Check my wedding portfolio here: http://www.photomls.cz/galerie-galleries/svatby-weddings/

If you (or other Destination Wedding bride) find my work interesting, just drop me a note, I ´d love to hear from you!


Post # 11
3 posts
  • Wedding: May 2004

I will be at the Jellyfish restaurant in Feb and would love to return to the DR.

Currently I am building my destination portolio in plans of living down there a few months out of the year.


I also offer cinematography. I ma be able to throw it in to your package for almost no cost


Virginia Carden



Post # 12
3 posts
  • Wedding: August 2013

Hello! We are getting married 8/9/13 in Punta Cana @ Now Larimar and we are using HDC, great prices, and great reviews!!!! Arnaud is very prompt with communication, and answers all your questions! Will work with you as to what you want in your package also!

Post # 13
3420 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

OMG Your the punta cana bride! I love your pictures!!!

Post # 14
6 posts
  • Wedding: February 2002

I am dying to get away, so if you are a bride wanting destination wedding photography, please feel free to contact me as I only take a couple weddings a year by destination and am willing to trade for the cost of travel and accomidations.

You can view my online gallery at http://www.stephaniereeder.com 

Look forward to hearing from you!

Stephanie 🙂

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