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Magical Moments – Belize Weddings

Destination Belize Wedding PhotographyThere are some places in the world that are simply unique.  They have a sort of magic and mystery to them, where sometimes, time seems to stand still and for that moment, everything is simply perfect.  Belize is one of those places and that’s why it is so popular as a place for small intimate destination weddings.  Join us as we share some of that magic with you.

Wedding in Belize Photographer - Belize Wedding PhotographyFlowers that look like they’ve popped out of a romantic old painting.

Destination Wedding Photographer in BelizeA dress that’s fit for a princess.

Wedding in Belize - Photographer BelizeA cake with details that look like they were created by faeries.

Belize Wedding PhotographyAnd floating rings…….Whoa!  Wait a minute!  Floating rings?  Is this real magic or is it Photoshop?   It’s neither.   This certainly was created with some good old fashioned trickery but we can assure you that the rings were most definitely in the sea and those are real fish and they were all really there together.  No Photoshop or any sort of digital photographic manipulation required.  But like all good magicians, our secrets must remain secret.

Wedding Photographer in BelizeRomantico!  And we all know that true romance is is in itself a magical thing.

Belize Wedding Photography - Photography in BelizeAs if appearing out of an enchanted forest, here comes the beautiful bride.

Wedding Photographer Belize - Wedding Photography in BelizeA very dashing, handsome, dark and mysterious groom completes the picture perfectly.

Belize Destination Wedding PhotographerThey seem enchanted, as if their love might just fly them away.

Belize Wedding PhotographerThey tiptoe through paradise, apparently spell bound by the beauty of their surroundings.

Belize Wedding Photographer - Belize Wedding PhotographyCaptivated, they take a moment to gaze into each others’ eyes.

Belize Wedding Photographer - Wedding in BelizeUntil the magic of Belize descends upon them, casting a spell that will make this a day they will never forget.

This magical wedding was hosted upon a beautiful private island at Cayo Espanto

Sunsets & Strawberries – Belize Weddings

Cayo Espanto WeddingPeople who plan a romantic Belize Wedding often think about sunsets.  What they often forget is that the sun sets behind us and most of our coasts face the East.   That means we get spectacular sunrises over the Caribbean Sea, but our sunsets are a little bit more special.  There are private islands and sandbars where a sunset ceremony is possible and, of course, stunning.  But ‘what about the strawberries?’ we hear you say.  Patience grasshoppers, patience.

Belize WeddingThis is a story of a beautiful wedding on one of those gorgeous private islands and it includes…you guessed it….a sunset and strawberries.  This is the dress, waiting to be worn before the ceremony.

Cayo Espanto weddingHere is the groom, waiting for his bride to get into her dress.

Belize WeddingHere is the bride, in her dress, putting on her shoes…not just any shoes – if you’ve read our blog before, you’ll know that we love shoes – her Jimmy Choos.  Oh my!  It’s nearly that time.

Belize Wedding Cayo EspantoHere comes the bride.  She’s gorgeous, he’s gorgeous, the setting is gorgeous.  We nearly fainted with all the gorgeousness around us.  Luckily we didn’t faint as we had a job to do.

And then the kiss.  (and a sneaky squeeze)

Cayo Espanto WeddingTa Da!  Here are the strawberries.  Not just any strawberries, but strawberries dipped in chocolate.  Who would have thought of chocolate covered strawberries in Belize on a tropical island.  Now that is decadent and that is what you can expect when you have a luxurious wedding on a private island.  Oh yum!

Cayo Espanto WeddingNow it is time to go and explore the island and have some fun.

On a private island, there are plenty of opportunities to get a little bit private.

Wedding BelizeWhat sort of luxurious resort would not have an infinity pool and a spectacular view…. the clouds and the sea folks, not the bride..although she is spectacular.

Cayo Espanto Wedding

We couldn’t let those shoes go without featuring them at least once.

Cayo Espanto WeddingThe moment we’ve all been waiting for.  The sunset (and that sneaky squeeze again).

Cayo Espanto WeddingHow do you end a perfect wedding, on a perfect day on a luxurious private island?  With your own tiki torch lit romantic dinner on your own private beach of course.

This beautiful wedding was hosted by Cayo Espanto.

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A Photographer’s Life in Belize

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As photographers in Belize we’re often asked what our job is like.  What do we do?  What is a normal working week?  Well, if you’ve ever been to Belize, you’ll realise that Belize has it’s own rhythm, it’s own style, it’s own innate beauty.  So, working as photographers in Belize is probably unlike being a photographer anywhere else in the world.

Belize is a place for contemplation.  The beautiful bride pictured above is about to marry the love of her life at Captain Morgan’s Retreat.

Belize Wedding Photography, Ambergris Caye Wedding, Wedding in San Pedro, Weddings BelizeBelize is definitely magical. It can also be wet.  Living on the Caribbean Sea means that we sometimes work on the water, in the water and even under the water.  This underwater shot was taken just off the dock at Ramon’s Village Resort.

Belize Wedding Photography, Ambergris Caye Wedding, Wedding in San Pedro, Weddings BelizeWithout a doubt, Belize is a place for tropical love.  This moment of joy happened at Cayo Espanto, the private island resort.

Belize PhotographyBelize is inspirational, so there is a flourishing artists’ community.  This is Paul, glass blower extraordinaire, from Artemis Glass in San Ignacio, Cayo.

Belize Photography - Cave in Belize - Actun ChapatBelize is mysterious.  Because Belize is the home of the ancient Maya people and they believed that caves were portals to the underworld, some of our photography is underground.  This was taken after a mile long hike through the Actun Chapat cave near San Jose Succotz.  The floor is littered with pottery.  This cave is on private property but tours can be arranged through Ken Dart of Belizean Sun Tours.

Belize Wedding Photography, Ambergris Caye Wedding, Wedding in San Pedro, Weddings BelizeBelize is luxurious.  If you want absolute luxury, resorts in Belize like Cayo Espanto can make you feel like a star. In fact, Cayo Espanto is a fabulous secret hideaway for many world famous stars.

Belize Wedding Photography, Ambergris Caye Wedding, Wedding in San Pedro, Weddings BelizeBelize is romantic.

Belize Wedding Photography, Ambergris Caye Wedding, Wedding in San Pedro, Weddings BelizeDid we mention that Belize is romantic?

Wedding photography Belize, Maya Ruins Belize, Mayan Ruins WeddingBelize has history – seriously ancient history with pyramids and ruins and everything.  The Maya knew how to build them to last, but you can’t climb them wearing high heels.

Belize Photography, Miligold MacawAbove all…Belize isn’t always what you think it will be.  This is Eddie, (AKA Handyman Eddie).  He’s come to our rescue on more than one occasion to save us from floods and fires.  Honestly – he really has.  Eddie is Belizean.  With him is Keppy, a macaw.  Belize is somewhat famous for its macaws. Keppy, though, is not Belizean.  Keppy is a Miligold Macaw.  Eddie rescued her from a very uncertain future.  Conch Creative does not support the keeping of wildlife as pets and would always prefer to see birds flying free, but Keppy was bred in captivity and would never survive in the wild.  She and Eddie have a very close relationship and we were thrilled to be able to capture this special moment between them.

So folks this is just a taster of what being a photographer in Belize is all about.  We hope you enjoyed sharing this blog with us.  We certainly enjoyed making it.  All of the photos in this blog were taken within the last two months.  Oh and in case you didn’t know  – this is us, Conch Creative, at work in Belize.  This photo was sneakily taken during a wedding shoot on Cayo Espanto by the lovely groom to be, Alan.  Thanks for sending it to us Alan!

Special thanks goes to Keli at I DO Belize Weddings, who organised and planned both of our featured weddings.

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