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TO BE A WARM, SUPPORTIVE & DEDICATED PRESENCE FROM THE MOMENT WE START CHATTING
AND ALL THE WAY FROM THERE.
TO GO ABOVE AND BEYOND
TO HELP DESIGN YOUR DREAM DAY
AND MAKE IT UNFORGETTABLE.
TO MAKE IT ALL. ABOUT. YOU.
ABOUT EXPERIENCES, MOMENTS, FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS.
TO LOOK AT YOU WITH KIND, RESPECTFUL EYES.
TO SHINE YOUR LIGHT
AND WORK YOUR MAGIC.
YOUR MOST MEANINGFUL MEMORIES,
NOT JUST PRETTY PICTURES.
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We have the most amazing wedding pictures, and it’s because of Val! Professional, sweet and creative,
Val has a way of making you feel comfortable in front of the camera so that she can capture the most intimate moments. She has the ability to make photos look so real, authentic and perfect at the same time! You can actually feel the sweetness of our incredible wedding day through Val’s photos. She does magic!
Julie-Andrée and Aristide
Reasons Why You Should Book Me As Your Local Vanuatu Wedding Photographer? let's see...
When you choose Salt & Shores Photography as your wedding photographer in Vanuatu, you can expect personalized service and great attention to detail. Taking the time to get to know you and your partner, understanding your vision for your wedding photos, and working with you to create a customized photography plan are my top priorities. With me as your photographer, you can trust that every idea will be discussed, and every detail will be taken care of, ensuring that you have beautiful and memorable photos to cherish for years to come.
One of the biggest advantages of choosing me as your photographer when you get married in Vanuatu, is my extensive knowledge of the area and scenery. Being born and raised in Vanuatu, I know the country like the back of my hand and will know the best locations for your photoshoots, whether it's a secluded beach, a lush rainforest, or a roaring waterfall. Being based here also gives me a deep understanding of the lighting and weather patterns in the area, ensuring that your photos are taken at the best time of day for the best results. With my local knowledge, you can trust that your photos will capture the beauty and essence of Vanuatu, making them truly unique and special and taking you back to where you got married time after times.
Another advantage of choosing me as your wedding photographer is that I'm familiar with most local wedding venues and vendors around. I have photographed weddings of all kind at most local venues and know them in and out, which makes it easy to adjust to weather and light scenarios and pick the best spot for your photos without wasting time having to scout around. I have also worked with resident wedding coordinating teams, local hair and makeup artists, florists, caterers, and Djs and have good relationship with most if not all of them. So on your wedding day, having a team of vendors that knows each other can make your whole experience comfortable and fun! And if you're looking for a particular vendor, chances are I can recommend someone to you!
Being a wedding photographer born and raised in Vanuatu has the advantage of enabling me to capture authentic moments and emotions that are unique to Vanuatu. I understand the local culture and customs, and can incorporate them into your photos in a way that a non-local photographer may not be able to. I also have a deep appreciation for the natural beauty of the island, and can use it as a backdrop for stunning and memorable photos. With me as your destination wedding photographer, you can trust that your wedding photos will truly capture the essence of your special day and the country in which your decided to celebrate this next chapter of your story.
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I'm Val, your Vanuatu wedding photographer and I'm so glad you're here!
I'm a couple, weddings and elopements photographer based in Port Vila, Vanuatu and have had the immense joy of witnessing and capturing Vanuatu weddings for almost a decade now.
I'm a bold romantic, a dreamer, an adventurer! I feel most ALIVE when I can grab my loved ones by the hand, pack up my bags and photography gear and go off on an adventure with them.
Sharing this passion with the rad souls like you, designing and photographing special days for those who seek a meaningful, "just us" experience, who live with a pulse, and love with every heartbeat, fills me up, beyond words, with excitement, joy and gratitude.
So, grab yourself a coffee, a tea, or a kombucha, cold bear, glass of wine, whatever make you happiest; get comfy, and let's talk about your special day! Let's plan an adventure! Let's craft a tailor-made experience just for you! Let's daydream together, in anticipation of the magic we'll create and the priceless memories we'll capture!
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Call it a humble brag, a shout out to the great sources of inspiration out there, a sign of how committed and passionate I am about what I do... the links below are mostly here to reassure you: when bookings are mostly made online it can be nice to know others can vouch for your vendors, and that your trust is earned.
Whether you are dreaming of committing your life to each other by a roaring waterfall, or you've got your heart set on saying your vow's with your toes in the sand, I got you! Download my FREE Essential Guide for adventure elopements in Vanuatu and start planning your special day!
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