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La Isla L’Amour Part 2 – Belize Wedding Photography

Destination Wedding Photography BelizeWarning – This blog contains images that may make you wishful, envious, joyful and really, really, really want to get married in Belize. This is probably as perfect as it gets.

Belize Wedding PhotographyThat last, final touch up, when your heart is beating like crazy and you’re worried you might cry.  Taking deep breaths and keeping it together.  You don’t want to ruin your makeup.

Wedding in Belize - PhotographerThose last minute thoughts.  Wondering how you got so lucky and how you could be so nervous.

Destination Belize Wedding PhotographyStanding on the Caribbean beach, staring at the turquoise waters and being grateful that you are so lucky to be in such a beautiful place with the one you love most in the world.  Waiting.

Destination Wewdding Photographer in BelizeIt’s time.  Small, intimate, perfect.  You speak the words that mean forever.

Belize WeddingThose words are sealed in writing confirming your commitment.

Belize Wedding Photography - Conch CreativeSuddenly you realise that the nerves have washed away and you’re filled with happiness.

Mata Chica Wedding Photography BelizeFirst things first – capture the memory of the people who helped you to have such a special occasion.

Mata Chica Belize WeddingThen make a toast to each other and to your future together.

Belize Wedding PhotographerDance like no one is watching – though someone is.

Belize Wedding Photographer - Belize Wedding PhotographyTake some time to reconnect and decompress after all the excitement by standing on the end of a dock surrounded by endless blue, moody clouds above and the waves crashing over the reef in the distance.

Belize Wedding Photographer Conch CreativeYou never seem to tire of gazing into each other’s eyes and you hold hands as you walk slowly down the beach back to the comfort of your resort.

Belize Wedding phtographer Ambergris Caye - Mata Chica WeddingBy the time you return, the sun is setting and it’s time for a quick refreshment to take back to your room.

Belize Wedding Mata Chica PhotographyThis is where your day ends and your wedding night begins.  We think it’s time for the photographer to go home.

This perfect wedding was organised and hosted by the gorgeous Matachica resort.

La Isla L’Amour Part 1 – Belize Wedding Photography

Belize Wedding Photographer -San Pedro - Ambergris CayeHow many ways can I say I love you?  Love sounds good in French & Spanish, so why not mix it up.  Love is love and it’s pretty amazing to be able to share our love of Belize with two people who are so in love with each other.  So, join us on this tour of l’amour on La Isla Bonita and let us help to define our idea of La Isla L’Amour.

Wedding Photography in BelizeSharing island delicacies (Belikin Beer) on a hammock on the beach while gazing into each other’s eyes.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Destination Wedding in Belize - Photographer Belize WeddingsShopping at the craft stands in downtown San Pedro and having to make tough decisions.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Trash the Dress in Belize - Wedding PhotographyContemplating sneaking away on a boat called Cecilia.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Belize Wedding PhotographerSnuggling up on a dock under a sign that says ‘spear fishing’.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Wedding Photography Belize -3Playing piggy back rides among the mangroves.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Trash the dress-san pedro photographerKissing each other inside the mouth of a giant jaguar mouth outside of a nightclub – that happens to be an ice cream stand during daylight hours.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeStanding on a bridge to watch the sailboats go by.  That’s La Isla L’Amour.

Belize Wedding PhotographerAs the day comes to an end, finding one of those secret spots at the back of town, where the sky turns lavender as it sets.  That most definitely is La Isla L’Amour.

This stunning photography experience around town is just Part 1. of another mind blowingly beautiful wedding in Belize.  Look out for Part 2. for some more romantic and breathtakingly beautiful scenery.

We’d like to thank Matachica resort for hosting this gorgeous bride & groom as well as organising their wedding.

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Cuteness Overload in the Baby Carriage… – Belize Photography

043 copyIf you follow our blog, you’ll notice that this one is a little bit different.  We normally post weddings on this blog.  Now, it may surprise you that we don’t just photograph weddings.  We do commercial photography and have provided the images for many of the top resorts in Belize for their websites.  We do a little bit of ‘ooh la-la’ glamour photography, which you can find on our website, if you are so inclined.  We also do family photography.  We do tend to be a bit fussy about the families we work with as we’re not into the cookie cutter approach.  Our view is that if you all want to wear matching clothes and stand in a line with rictus grins, you probably are better off going to a shopping mall and standing in front of a backdrop that looks like you’ve been to the Caribbean – it’s much cheaper than the real trip too.  We prefer to work with families with two characteristics – 1. They have character and are fun (OK. Fair enough, that’s two) and 2. They appreciate the beauty of Belize, which is why they want to have memories of their time here recorded for posterity.

Well, this family fits both those criteria and even more – because they were one of the first wedding couples we photographed in Belize and they have come back year after year to allow us to photograph their growing family since.

129This couple loved Belize and had been visiting regularly for years – staying at the charming Sunbreeze Hotel, right in San Pedro Town.  They had been back so often, they had become like part of the family there and so there really was nowhere else they would have rather wed than right there on the beach with their loved ones- both from the USA and Belize – right there with them.

189And goodness, what a celebration it was!  So let’s fast forward a few years when they arrived with a surprise.

012RNot just any surprise either – one of the cutest little surprises you could imagine.  So, now we’ll just blow your cute gasket with some photos of their son on his first trip to their beloved Belize.

Portrait Photographer BelizeSeriously, we are on adorable overload right now.

026 copyOh and guess what little one, your Mommy & Daddy have been here before.

196What’s that old saying?  ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’

051RThe happiest little boy we could ever hope to meet.

Belize Beach Portrait PhotographyA typical beach boy.

Vacation Photography Belize - San PedroAnd so, so loved..

San Pedro Vacation Photographer…everywhere he went and by everyone he met.

Vacation Photography BelizeAnd so we fast forward yet another year.  Back on the same boat with all his fans.  We love working with clients, who come back to us time after time.

Portrait photography BelizeJust when we thought he couldn’t get any cuter, here he comes again and we suspect that someone sprayed him with cute gas because…

Belize Photoghrapher…this…

00035…and this…

00058…we think you’re getting the idea.

Photography in BelizeBest of all, like his parents, he’s a total beach bum and…

Belize Vacation Photographer…there is nothing he likes more than a good book on the shores of Ambergris Caye.  See you guys next year!

La Isla bon Epic – An epic Belize Wedding – Part 2.

Wedding Photograohy Belize by Conch CreativeIf you saw part 1 of this blog, then you’ll know how much fun we had with this couple all around San Pedro Town. It was one of most popular blogs ever.  We promised you a part 2 and here it is. This is the wedding – and of course, all beach weddings in Belize are pretty spectacular, so please join us while we share this couple’s special day in paradise.

Wedding Photography Belize - Destination BelizeWe’re sure you can guess from this photo that there are going to be a couple of cuties involved.

Belize Wedding Photography - Destination Belize wedding PhotographerHere’s one of them having some appetisers and building up her strength for the excitement ahead.

Wedding photography BelizeAnd here is the other one making sure she looks perfect.

Belize Wedding Photography - Xanadu ResortNow that the cuties are fed and polished, it’s time for the bride to start thinking about her own primping and prepping.

Destination Belize Wedding PhotographerFinish the hair.

Wedding Photographer Destination BelizeTie up that dress.

Wedding Photographer BelizeLet’s not forget the fellows. If the bride can make the effort, so should the groom and this one truly did – he looked so dapper.

Wedding Photographer in BelizeMore appetisers?

Wedding Photographer Belize - Xanadu Island ResortSeriously, could this wedding be any cuter, more colourful or prettier?

Wedding Photographer Belize - XanaduMaybe not, but it could get a lot more fun from the looks of it.

Belize Wedding - Wedding Photographer BelizeGirl bonding time is always important when your family and friends come all this way.

Wedding Belize PhotographyEspecially when the groom is happy to hold the bouquet.

Belize Wedding Photographer- Belize Wedding PhotograohyBut as always, there comes a time when we have to drag the happy couple away for some romantic photos.

Belize Wedding Photographer - Conch CreativeOh my! They are a great looking couple.

Destination Wedding Photography BelizeAnd they are perfectly matched.

Belize Beach Wedding photographerSo, when they had a quiet time together as the sun started to go down, we suddenly realised that they were very like their two little cuties because what they really wanted to do was get back for some very epic……

Wedding Belize Destination Wedding Photographer….appetisers!

This epic wedding was organised and hosted by Xanadu Island Resort.

La Isla Bon-epic! An Epic Belize Wedding – Part 1


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You are having a destination wedding.  You’ve picked the magical, tropical, paradise of Belize.  You are going to have your wedding on the famous island Ambergris Caye, more commonly known by the name of its only town, San Pedro – or even more famously known as ‘La Isla Bonita’ (oh yes, Madonna dreamt of us last night!).  You know you want the whole getting married on the beach experience, with the turquoise Caribbean Sea twinkling in the background and palm trees. But then you say to yourself ‘Wait a minute! I’m going all the way to this interesting and beautiful country and I’m just going to get photos on the beach.  That’s simply not good enough!  I want more!’  And more you shall get – because Conch Creative loves to show our couples the real Belize.   Oh yeah, we take photos too and here are some from one of our most epic wedding adventures.

Trash the Dress Belize Wedding PhotographerThere are a number of luxury vehicles available to transport our lucky couples around the island.

Destination Wedding Photographer BelizeGolf carts are the most common form of transportation.

Belize Wedding Photographer Trash the DressOnce you get into the quaint, colourful and quirky town of San Pedro, there are all sorts of fun things to do but first you want to make sure you look your very best.  So getting a pair of new shoes is a good place to start.

Trash the dress Belize - Wedding Photographer BelizeFollowed by a smart haircut – or polish, whichever the case may be.

Trash the dress - Belize Wedding PhotographerIf you’re lucky, some of the friendly islanders might even lend you a clean pair of underpants.

Belize Destination Wedding PhotographerAnd then it’s just a matter to find somewhere private to change into them.

Belize Wedding PhotographerOnce you’re all dressed and ready to go, it’s time to take a stroll to the park.

Wedding Photography Belize - 1Climb up high to take in the view. (just a note here – not many places in the world where the children’s public playground overlooks a barrier reef.  Just sayin!)

Belize Wedding - Photographer Weddings BelizeHang around and enjoy some fun activities.

Trash the DRess - Wedding Photography in BelizeFamiliarise yourselves with the local animal life.

Wedding Photography in BelizeOK. Maybe not THAT familiar!

Trash the Dress Wedding Photgraphy BelizeTake in some of the local art.

Belize Wedding Photography - Conch CreativeAnd contemplate its deeper meaning.

Belize Wedding Photography -Don’t forget about the unique architecture.  Seriously though, Belize is so much more than it’s beaches and jungle. It’s about the people and, of course, the Isla Bonita life.

When all is said and done you may just feel like this bride did –

“I can’t speak highly enough for the amazing experience you have given us.  From day 1, your email communications were prompt, detailed & polite.  The actual photography experience was a joy & you were both so carefree and easy to work with.  We will never forget the fun we had with you during our Isla Bonita experience.  To be honest, it was quite possibly one of our favorite moments while in Belize…. having no kids was a huge relief, but also laughing until we cried & having the opportunity to see the most interesting sites on the island was much appreciated.  I’ve been to Belize 100 times and have never experienced San Pedro in that way.  Im glad to hear you had fun too :)  I am speechless at how well the pictures have turned out & we will cherish these for the rest of our lives.  Words cannot describe how thankful we are. “

Look out for Part 2 of this blog featuring the actual gorgeous wedding at Xanadu Island Resort.

Coming soon.

How to Keep Cool and Still Have a Hot Wedding – Belize Wedding Photography

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizePeople come to beautiful Belize to get married because it’s sunny. It’s warm.  And of course it’s just gorgeous.  But hot and sunny weddings aren’t always what Mother Nature plans and if you follow our little blog here about weddings in Belize, you’ll know that we encourage all of our couples to get in the water, take a little dip and cool off in the hot Caribbean sun.  This wedding is a perfect example of how to be super hot, keep cool and have the best time of your life

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A popular option for keeping cool in Belize is the famous local beer, Belikin.  It’s also great for those pre wedding nerves…

Wedding Belize Photographer…but too many can lead to an urgent need to cool down even more.   You have been warned and don’t think we don’t encourage this sort of behaviour – because we do.

Wedding photographer Belize - Coco BeachThe wedding started perfectly with hot young women staying cool in the air conditioning but getting hot by jumping on the bed but staying cool by not getting dressed and well…..we could go on..but you get the hot/cool references we think

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeBring on the hot young men stepping outside onto their balcony to look cool, while the young women below just keep looking hot, except they are not dressed, so they are sort of cool…

Wedding in Belize - Destination wedding photographyThis couple brought along some super cool gifts for their guests because, of course, wait for it…..it’s hot (and sunny) in Belize.

Belize Wedding PhotographerAnd it was…right until they were about to say their vows.  At this point, any plan B goes by the wayside.  The good news is that in Belize it is believed that if it rains on your wedding day, it is a blessing.  Good thing really….

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography Belize…because in Belize, Mother Nature never does anything by halves. When she wants to bless your wedding, you know it’s going to get really blessed.

Belize Wedding PhotographerThe wonderful thing about this very hot couple getting cooled down by the rain….they didn’t miss a beat.

Belize WeddingNothing could stop these two. It was all about the moment, their love, being with their friends and family….and so why not make the best of it.

Belize Wedding Photographer - 2Everyone at the wedding was super cool and just went with the flow.

Destination Belize Wedding - Belize PhotographerThe beautiful bride’s cool blue eyes never stopped sparkling.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeThe cool colour combination ensured that the bridesmaids popped against the moody sky.

Belize PhotographerMeanwhile, the guys snuck off, we’re guessing that the bar wasn’t far from here, they were feeling hot and needed a cool refreshing beer.

Destination Belize Wedding PhotographyBefore the drinking could commence though, it was time for guests to participate in another cool idea from the wedding couple.

Wedding Photographer Belize - Wedding PhotographyOne must never forget that the sun is never far away in Belize.

Belize Wedding PhotographerCreating beautiful shadows.

Wedding Photographer BelizeAnd incredible colours in the sky when it sets.

Belize Wedding Photographer - conch creativeWow!  What a cool indoor venue.  Not many people know about some of the gorgeous locations Belize has for the hottest weddings.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeTime to reconnect for some quiet time before things really do hot up.

Wedding Photography in BelizeBecause it looks like this super cool wedding crew know how to keep hot even when things get cooler in sunny and sometimes rainy Belize.

Belize Wedding PhotographerWe so enjoyed taking part in this really cool wedding with this really hot couple. We hope you enjoyed it too!

This wedding was hosted and planned by the hot, beautiful and very cool Coco Beach Resort

The Thing About Paradise…. – Belize Wedding

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There is something about paradise.  Maybe we’re biased.  We work in a place we believe is paradise. We live in a place we believe is paradise.  We spend the happiest days of people’s lives with them in a place we believe is paradise.  The thing about paradise is that it is beautiful in so many ways.  Probably a bit like love.  We guess this is why paradise + love is such a great match and why people choose to get married in Belize.

Belize Wedding PhotographerDresses seem, somehow, much dressier in paradise

Belize Wedding PhotographerEven bling has a way of being even blingier in paradise.

Belize Wedding PhotographerLove from your family is even lovelier in paradise.

Belize WeddingYour groom’s cheeky smile looks even cheekier in paradise.

Belize Wedding PhotographerAn aisle lined with tropical flowers certainly seems more tropical in paradise. Oh and no one has to buy new shoes for the wedding!

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeSmiles are smilier in paradise.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeThe palm trees…well, the palm trees are ridiculously palmy in paradise.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeEven the seaweed manages to be extraordinarily seaweedy and even quite beautiful in paradise.

Belize PhotographerAnd you know what’s even crazier about paradise?  The fish are not fishier and they are always biting.  So, even if you’ve already got the best fish in the sea – paradise in Belize is waiting for you.

This wedding in paradise was organised by the stunningly Victoriany Victoria House

Fifty Shades of Pink – Belize Wedding

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeWe think there is nothing sexier than the sky, reflecting over the Caribbean Sea, just before sunset in Belize.  You would’t need whips or chains to get this couple to spend time together.  So let’s start this love story, which includes nothing but a little bit of light veil bondage, from the beginning.

Belize Wedding Photographer - conch creativeThe beautiful bride arrives in her sparkling limousine down the tree lined avenue.  She trembles slightly as she anticipates the moment when she will set eyes on her handsome groom.

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She exits the shiny limousine with thoughts of love and passion running wildly through her mind.

Wedding Photography in BelizeShe sees her groom and immediately presses herself against him.

Belize Wedding PhotographerHe teasingly toys with her veil.

Belize Wedding Photographer(here comes the promised veil bondage)

He wraps the veil around them, binding them together as he nuzzles her neck.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeAnd then a cute dog appears.  Hey, c’mon.  You all know us well enough to know that we couldn’t continue the steamy story and keep a straight face.  The dog is cute though.

Belize PhotographerThey were such a gorgeous couple and really didn’t even need a bit of veil bondage to make them seem sexy.

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeWe were sad to see them go when the day ended and they drove off into the distance on the …ok we admit it..it’s not a limousine it’s a golf cart – but this is Belize and here, one man or woman’s golf cart is definitely as good as a limousine. Why?

Destination Wedding Photographer in Belize - Photography BelizeBecause this!  Fifty shades of pink is simply priceless.

This lovely wedding was held on the beach in the beautiful Boca del Rio area of Ambergris Caye

and was organised by the couples’ good friend Libby Vidrine

Angels of Belize – Belize Weddings

Wedding Photographer in Belize - Destination Wedding Photography BelizeAs we’re coming to the end of an amazing 2014 and about to start an even more fabulous 2015, we felt that this wedding was a perfect fit to review all of the things that make Ambergris Caye so special, not only to us as wedding photographers in Belize, but also to the sweet, kind, fun, beautiful and loved up clients we’ve been lucky enough to work with.  So, we’ll start with an easy one.  Belize is, of course, known for it’s beautiful scenery, tropical beaches and Caribbean waters.

Ambergris Caye Wedding Photographer - Belize WeddingBelize is known as a place to be barefoot.

Wedding Photography in Belize - Belize Wedding PhotographerBut, if you know Conch Creative, you’ll know we love shoes.  So, we think that there is always room for shoes, even in Belize.

Belize Wedding Photographer - Ambergris Caye Destination WeddingAs a world famous dive destination, Belize is known as a perfect place to ‘take the plunge’.

Belize Wedding Photographer - 1Belize is also a place to feel a little bit sexy.

Destination Belize Wedding PhotographerBelize is a place for musica muy romantica.

Wedding Photography in BelizeBelize is a place to say ‘I Do’.

Wedding Photography Belize - San Pedro BelizeBelize is a place to find gorgeous beach resorts.

Wedding Photography Belize - Coco Beach Wedding PhotographyBelize is a place to lounge around by a pool.

Wedding Belize - Belize Wedding PhotographyBelize is a place to discover quirky little places that are simply stunning.

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Belize is a place to find all sorts of architecture.

Belize Wedding Photography  - Conch CreativeBelize is a place where there is really good cake.  No, seriously, the cake in Belize is delicious.

Belize Wedding photographer - Belize Wedding PhotographyBut oddly, it may surprise you to know, that Belize is a place where you can find angels watching you from above.

We wish all of our clients, friends, family, supporters, business partners and pretty much everyone in the world a very Happy New Year!

This beautiful wedding, all about Belize, was hosted by the wonderful Coco Beach Resort

My Secret Promise – Destination Belize Weddings

Ambergris Caye Wedding - Photographer BelizeIf you’re familiar with our blog, you’ll know that we love telling cute and fun stories with our destination wedding photography from beautiful Belize.  We thought we’d try something different with this one and look forward to hearing what you think.   We love the arts and we love supporting other artists.  If there are any artists that can vividly capture ‘love’ with their work, it is poets and something about this couple made us feel very poetic.  So, this is the first romantic poet we’d like to feature, Viyanga Gunasekera and his poem, My Secret Promise.

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I ran in blessed drizzle,
I walked across the silver deserts.
I dived under golden sun gleams, and
I passed thousand of seas;
To get to the Seven Gates.

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Sometimes I was lost in a crowd
But I felt your love’s power
Pulling me towards you all the time.
Will we be able to survive together?

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For this world is a flaring place
But I’ll gladly take the chance, for
You are the only one I love till eternity.
I stopped, and saw the empty skies above,
A graveyard with a newly buried couple,
A dark cloud wandering lonely.

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But the silver line in it,
Manifested the diamond necklace I gave you.
Then came a fresh breeze
I felt your sweet voice and divine aroma in it.
So I saw you in a sea of roses,
In a blossoming bud,
In a luminous sunbeam,
In a fragrant wind,
And then everywhere.

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Suddenly there were colors and songs in the atmosphere.
An angel was sprinkling magical dust
A cupid was shooting arrows of flowers.
My heart leaped out
For I saw my Cinderella…………
She’s a divine Goddess, I was feared to touch.

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She had lit a lamp for me
But I was the one who burnt all the time.
She does not know…………………………
Her voice filled my vacant ears,
Her magical eyes stung in my heart,
Her glittering smile made haloes in me.

Belize Wedding Photography - Belize WeddingShe was my secret promise…………..
The flames that burned in my heart,
Now have become caressing petals.
I removed my heart and gave to her,
She wore it on her wedding finger.

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This gorgeous wedding was organised and hosted by the beautiful Victoria House

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