Every bride-to-be has a vision of what their wedding day will look like. Amidst the flurry of activity on the momentous date itself and the million and one things on your mind, you may hardly have time to take it all in as it happens. To ensure that you don’t miss an important moment while attending to your guests or rushing through a dress change, it is essential that you find a wedding photographer whose aesthetic, style and creative outlook align with your own.
After all, whether you are looking to frame sentimental snapshots, keep digital copies for social media and your phone background, or simply store away a treasure trove of memories to reminisce on when the mood strikes, there is no doubt that your wedding pictures are one of the things you most look forward to seeing after your big day.
The best wedding photographers are masters at what they do—weaving in and out stealthily to capture raw emotion and details you may have missed otherwise, all without making their presence felt or your guests camera-conscious. From tears in your father’s eyes to the knowing gaze between you and your partner at the altar, these are the snapshots preserved in eternity which are ultimately key in making your wedding as exceptional and special as it was. Whether it is vibrant photos, emotion-led images, or film photography that you prefer, we have curated a list of Vogue-approved photographers in Singapore sure to deliver results worth cherishing for a lifetime.
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With nearly 14 years of industry experience in the bag, Sayher Heffernan believes that effortless navigation of pre-wedding and actual day photography lies in enjoying the creative process, in order to bring out the best in each couple. “Although getting beautiful photos is important, I also want my clients to enjoy the process as I believe that creates the perfect environment to capture their true personalities and the love they share,” he says.
An expert in playing with lighting and offering unique perspectives, Heffernan’s documentary-style photography and keen eye for quiet moments allows him to capture the full spectrum of tears, laughter and everything in-between. Originally from Melbourne and now residing in Singapore, Heffernan’s images are both classy and heartfelt—you’ll want to put them in a photo album for years to come.
Available for bookings at sayherheffernan.com.
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Drawing inspiration from each couple’s innate chemistry, Maritha Mae’s timeless aesthetic weaves in editorial elements to create images that evoke a sense of nostalgia when looking back on your special day. “While the couple’s chemistry is paramount, the relationship between the couple and photographer is important as well. Thus, I interact closely with my clients from planning stages until their big day. My goal is for the couple to feel as comfortable as possible during the shoot, so that beautiful moments unfold naturally,” Mae shares.
Her dedication to documenting these heirloom memories shines through her hybrid use of both digital and film mediums, a process which requires a high level of planning and attention to detail.
Available for bookings at marithamae.com.
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Samuel Goh’s images plays with elements of spontaneity through visually and emotionally stimulating images inspired by classic films. With 10 years of experience shooting weddings, his free-spirited approach draws out your best moments to keep for a long time.
“At the very core of my photography, I think about what is important to the clients—not just for now, but in five or 10 years’ time. This means I prioritise quiet time for the families to spend together and for the couple to get away from the hectic day and focus on what’s truly important—their commitment and love towards each other,” Goh explains.
Available for bookings at samuelgoh.com.
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Highest Kite Weddings
From starting out as a one-man team in 2015, Highest Kite has come a long way since. It now boasts a team of 18 members to help capture the unfiltered moments that people often don’t take notice of. “We draw our inspiration from our couples and their stories, as well as everyday situations, that shape the way we see the world. We aim to keep the images and videos as true to life as possible, as we value authenticity and rawness above all,” shares Ashley, Director of Operations at Highest Kite.
Going above and beyond to craft the ultimate wedding experience, Highest Kite also offers videography and live-streaming services. Trust that you’ll be in safe hands as their professionalism will leave you with photos and videos which capture genuine moments between you and your loved one.
Available for bookings at highestkiteweddings.com.