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Kids Bring a Little Magic – Belize Weddings

wedding-in-belize-beach-photographerAs wedding photographers in Belize, we are beyond lucky to be able to photograph weddings in the most spectacular scenery. We get to work at people’s dream destination weddings. You think that would be enough and most of the time it is, but we have to share a little secret. When couples let us know that they have kids in attendance, we look forward to the wedding even more because kids bring just a little bit of their own special magic to every wedding and they are just so freakin’ cute. Their charm, innocence, curiosity and sense of fun make for truly memorable and magical moments. This wedding is perfect example.

destination-wedding-photographer-san-pedro-belizeAlthough every bride and groom are unique, there are certain things that are pretty much guaranteed to happen at most weddings. First, the bride gets a little help so that she can feel her most beautiful.

belize-wedding-photographer-ambergris-cayeThe groom, too, usually needs a little bit of help with his boutonniere. There is a very specific skill that you must have to be able to put one of these on properly. We’ve tried and failed many times. The last thing you want to happen is for the bride and groom to have their first kiss and the bride gets stabbed with the pin.

beach-wedding-coco-beachEnter – the love of a child. Children understand celebrations better than anyone and they wear their hearts on their sleeve more openly than any adult.

belize-wedding-coco-beach-san-pedro-photographyIt’s a long day for young children so it’s important to make sure that they have a little help to get them to the ceremony on time.

destination-wedding-photographer-in-belizeWhen it’s all over, it’s time for the guests to go and relax and for the couple to get a little alone time.

destination-belize-wedding-photographerThis is a time, away from friends, family and, of course, the children.

belize-destination-wedding-photographerMany couples tell us that this private photo session after the ceremony is one of their favourite parts of the day.

wedding-photographer-in-belizeAfter all the craziness of the day, the preparations and then the ceremony goes by in a flash. It’s a pleasure to escape and reconnect again. And, no matter how much you love the children, it’s nice to get a break from them too.

wedding-photographer-san-pedro-belizeOh well! Spoke too soon there. Belizean children LOVE weddings. They adore seeing the beautiful brides dressed up like princesses and so if they hear there is a wedding nearby, they’ll find you.

belize-wedding-photographerAs in most marriages though, the children aren’t the only ‘kids’ in the family.

wedding-photography-in-belizeAs weddings in Belize tend to be late in the afternoon to benefit from the most flattering natural light and the most comfortable time of the day, it also means you get to end the experience against a sky with colours like a painting, over the Caribbean Sea.

wedding-photographer-belize-coco-beachYou also get to enjoy a little ‘grown up’ time with your guests at a private party on the beach.

san-pedro-destination-wedding-photographer-belizeBut when all is said and done, if you have children at your wedding, it will be those magical moments that only they can create that will live on in your memories to be shared time and time again.

This wonderful wedding was hosted by the beautiful Coco Beach Resort and organised by their brilliant Sandy Points team.


A Wedding For Three! – Belize Destination Wedding

Destination-Belize-Wedding-Photographer---BelizeLike so many stories of destination weddings in Belize that we share with you, this one is a love story. Of course there is a bride and a groom, both very much in love. But sometimes a wedding isn’t just about two people. Sometimes there’s a little bit extra love and in this case, the bride was not just marrying one person but two.

Belize-Destination-Wedding-PhotographyThis is the third, and so very important person, in this love story and she was so much a part of the ceremony it even brought a tear to the eye of this tough old wedding photographer.

Wedding-Photographer-in-BelizeShe was involved with every aspect of the preparations. It was such an exciting and emotional day for her.

Wedding-Photography-in-Belize-Whenever it got a little bit too crazy, she could sneak outside and observe the goings on.

Belize-Wedding---Destination-PhotographerShe was so loved and so included. Just the way it should be when a wedding is truly the bonding of a family unit.

Belize-Wedding-PhotographerWhile she watched the ceremony with such intensity, she unconsciously touched the beautiful necklace she had just been gifted.

Belize-Wedding-Photographer-conch-creativeShe didn’t remain seated for long because she was an integral part of this joining.

Ambergris-Caye-Wedding-PhotographerOK, well maybe some bits were just for the grown ups, but she didn’t seem to mind one bit.

Belize-Destination-WeddingThis was a much more fun way for her to celebrate.

Wedding-Photography-BelizeThere were so many wonderful and special moments.

Photographer-in-Belize-Beach-Destination-WeddingThe family that celebrates together certainly stays together we think.

Belize-Wedding-Photographer---Belize-WeddingIt was nearly time for the party to start.

Belize-Beach-Wedding-PhotographerEven though everyone was having way too much fun already.

Beach-Wedding-Photography-We transported the happy couple away for a little romance on their own – Belize style!

Wedding-Photography-San-Pedro-BelizeStill managing to have way too much fun…

Belize-Wedding-Photographer---Las-Terrazas…they finally found a spot to share some tender moments together.

Belize-Wedding-PhotographyThe sun set quickly.

Wedding-Photographer-in-Belize---Las-TerrazasBefore they knew it, it was time to return to reality…

Belize-Destination-Wedding-Photographers…if you can call a setting like this ‘reality’.

San-Pedro-Belize-Wedding-PhotographerAs the night drew to close, it ended like it all began – as a wedding for three.

Wedding-in-Belize---Belizean-PhotographerAnd that is truly something worth getting excited about!

This absolutely love filled and beautiful wedding for three was organised and hosted by the fabulous Las Terrazas Resort


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!