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CAIRNS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Port Douglas - Palm Cove - Atherton Tablelands

Port Douglas and Cairns Wedding Photographer - Tulieve Photography
Cairns Wedding Photographer

Welcome to Tulieve Photography!

Congratulations on embarking on the beautiful journey of planning your wedding, and thank you for considering Tulieve Photography to be a part of your special day. If you're looking for a wedding photographer in Cairns or Port Douglas who will not only deliver stunning images but also make your wedding day stress-free and enjoyable, your search ends here. With years of experience and hundreds of weddings under my belt, I've developed a keen eye for catching those unforgettable moments through my photography and videography. As a Port Douglas and Cairns wedding photographer, I understand the myriad of decisions you face in crafting the perfect day. As a Cairns wedding photographer and filmmaker, I understand how important it is to capture those special moments and details that make your wedding truly unique and memorable. I truly go beyond capturing moments; I aim to create an immersive experience that allows you to relive the magic of your wedding day for years to come. You spent months or even years planning it, and it's a day you'll want to remember.  Your wedding day is the 1st day of your marriage and therefore one of the most important days of your life! 

Contact me today to learn more about your dream wedding photography experience.


WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY CAIRNS
 

"Mehdi is absolutely incredible. We couldn’t have asked for a more dedicated, patient, kind, and thoughtful person to capture our wedding day. The pictures are stunning and the video was just perfect! I am stunned at how perfect everything he did was! And our guests LOVED him!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!!"

ZOE + ROB

Port Douglas Wedding Photography

PORT DOUGLAS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

HOW I SERVE YOU Finding the right Port Douglas wedding photographer can be as daunting as finding your dream wedding venue, but it's an important one. You want to find someone who not only has a style that you love but also someone who can understand and bring your vision to life. I work closely with my couples to understand their unique story, capturing their love and personalities in a way that feels true to them. ​ As your wedding photographer, I'll be there to capture your day as it unfolds, creating unique and personal memories that you can cherish for a lifetime. From the joyful moments of getting ready with your closest friends and family to the intimate exchange of vows, to the wild dance party with your loved ones. I'll be there to document every detail, every emotion, and every spontaneous moment. ​ That being said, you can rest assured that I will definitely get you all the traditional family photos and those stunning bride & groom wedding pictures but I believe that the best photographs and films come from capturing real, genuine moments rather than staged and posed shots.  So if you're looking for a professional and passionate Port Douglas wedding photographer and videographer, I would love to hear from you. Let's work together to create timeless and beautiful memories that you'll treasure forever.

I AM A CINEMATIC STORYTELLER


WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHER CAIRNS

As a Cairns wedding photographer and filmmaker, I bring a unique skill set to not only capture timeless images but also to create a motion picture that encapsulates the essence of your wedding day.

 

My unobtrusive and attentive approach enables me to document authentic moments that will bring back the emotions and connections of your wedding day. Showcasing the distinctive style and character of every wedding I capture.

Cairns Wedding Videography - Matt + Rachel - Tulieve Photography
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MY STYLE AND APPROACH I understand that choosing your Wedding Photographer in Cairns or Port Douglas is more than just great photographs. It is also about how you will remember your wedding day!! Knowing firsthand how special this journey is, and how nervous you may feel, my mission is to make you comfortable and be true to yourself. My approach is a blend of journalistic reportage and modern lifestyle portraiture, which allows me to document your day as it is while still creating beautiful and stylish images.  I want you to feel relaxed and natural in front of the camera, I will create a comfortable and fun atmosphere that will allow you to fully enjoy your day while I capture it in all its beauty. Whether it's a candid shot of you laughing with your partner or a romantic portrait in the stunning natural surroundings of Cairns or Port Douglas, I will strive to create images that reflect your personality and your love story. I believe that your wedding day should be all about you, and my job as your photographer is to capture the essence of who you are as a couple. I want you to look back on your wedding day and see not just a beautiful event, but a celebration of your unique love story. That's why I take the time to get to know you both before the big day so that I can understand what makes your relationship special and capture it in my photos and videos. I take great pride in the trust that my clients place in me to document their special day, and I approach every wedding with a deep sense of responsibility and dedication.

Contact me today to learn more about your dream wedding photography experience.

YOUR CINEMATIC LOVE STORY

 

As a Port Douglas and Cairns wedding photographer and cinematographer, I hold a deep belief that every couple's love story is as distinctive as a fingerprint, and it deserves to be documented in a way that is as unique as your bond.

 

My goal is not just to take pictures but to weave together a narrative that tells the story of your love, capturing the essence of what makes your relationship extraordinary.

When it comes to your wedding day, timing is everything. That's why I am always here to help out with the finer details like your timeline for the day, to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that you have time to enjoy each moment. 

I can also offer recommendations for other wedding vendors, such as florists, hair and makeup artists, and wedding planners, who can help bring your vision to life if you need it.

I aim to make you feel comfortable and at ease throughout your entire wedding day, allowing me to capture those special moments and memories that you will cherish forever.

As a filmmaker, I bring a cinematic touch to your wedding story. Beyond capturing images, I use videography to add a dynamic layer to your memories. Whether it's the exchange of vows, the laughter shared with loved ones, or the dance floor moments, my lens is poised to document it all.
 

Cairns Wedding Photographer | Tulieve Photography

LOVING WORDS

CHERYL & KANE

Trinity Beach Wedding Photographer

"Our Wedding day was already stressful, but he was so polite and calming - he put everyone at ease"

"Mehdi is a highly-skilled professional photographer with an eye for detail and exceptional skills. Our Wedding day was already stressful, but he was so polite and calming - he put everyone at ease - which shows in the beautiful photos. Fun, friendly, and great with the children too. We can't say enough good things about Medhi and his relaxed, friendly nature, and the unique, remarkable way he captured our special day and the idyllic scenery perfectly."

 

FAQS - WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY

 

HOW MUCH DOES WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY COST? As all wedding celebrations are unique, photography and videography will also be different according to your need and vision. I am always happy to tailor a unique à la carte collection just for you. However, my wedding photography packages start at $2900 but most of my couples invest in my Photo + Video packages which start at $5900. HOW MUCH IS THE DEPOSIT TO SECURE OUR DATE? All packages require a $500 deposit to secure your date, and the balance is due 4 weeks before your wedding date. WHAT PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT DO YOU USE? DO YOU HAVE BACKUP? I have all the necessary high-end professional photography and videography gear to capture the beautiful and memorable moments of your day. But if you really want to know I shoot with Nikon's latest Full Frame Z series cameras, five in total, including backups. DO YOU PROVIDE ONLY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES? My main focus is Wedding Photography and Videography in Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Atherton and Tasmania. But depending on the time of the year and workload I also offer Engagment Photography. HOW EARLY SHOULD WE BOOK YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY OR VIDEOGRAPHY SERVICES? Wedding photography tends to book earlier than videography. It’s better to book your photographer as soon as you have set the wedding date, venue and your heart on the artist behind the camera that you would like to have to capture your wedding day. In saying that, if I am available, I can take your booking with as short notice as 48 hours. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE OUR WEDDING PHOTOS AND VIDEO? The turnaround time for your wedding photos and video can vary. On average, you can expect to receive your fully edited wedding photos within 4-6 weeks, and your wedding video within 8 weeks after your wedding day. CAN WE CUSTOMISE OUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY PACKAGE? Absolutely! Your wedding is unique, and I'm here to help you create a package that suits your specific needs. We can discuss tailoring your photography and videography package to match your vision. ARE ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE? Engagement photoshoots are a wonderful way to capture the essence of your love story. While they're not typically included in the wedding package, I can create a custom package that includes an engagement session if you desire. DO YOU TRAVEL FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS? Yes, I'm available to travel to destinations beyond Cairns and its surrounding areas. Whether you're planning a tropical beach wedding or a scenic mountain celebration, I'm prepared to capture your destination wedding anywhere you envision. CAN WE MEET TO DISCUSS OUR WEDDING VISION BEFORE BOOKING? I'd be delighted to meet with you to discuss your wedding vision and ensure that we're a great match for capturing your special day. Please get in touch, and we can schedule a consultation.

How to choose your Cairns and Port Douglas Wedding photographer

Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life.

 

You want to capture every moment and emotion with beautiful photos and videos that you can cherish for years to come.

 

But how do you choose the right wedding photographer for your Cairns and Port Douglas wedding?

There are many factors to consider when looking for a wedding photographer, but here are three main ones that you should pay attention to:

3 Things to Consider

The experience.

Choose a wedding photographer who is professional, reliable, and skilled. You need someone adept at handling different lighting situations, weather conditions, and unexpected challenges. Someone who delivers high-quality photos and videos that align with your expectations and vision.

Consider if photography is their full-time job. This ensures they are dedicated and passionate about their craft, offering their full attention and care.

Ask how many weddings they’ve shot in their career. This reflects their level of expertise and exposure to different scenarios. For instance, someone doing photography part-time for 10 years may have shot 10 weddings per year, while someone full-time might average 40-60 weddings annually.

As a Cairns and Port Douglas wedding photographer, I’ve shot over 250 weddings, dealing with various sizes, themes, and locations. I’ve managed challenges like rain, wind, and heat, always delivering stunning results my clients adore.

The editing style.

Choose a photographer with a consistent, appealing editing style that matches your taste. Someone who enhances the beauty and mood of your photos and videos authentically, creating a cohesive look for your album and video.

Assess their editing style through their portfolio and social media. Look for composition, colours, contrast, sharpness, and the overall feel of their work. Ensure it resonates with you and that you can see yourself in their photos and videos.

Editing styles vary. Some prefer a moody, dramatic style, while others like a bright, airy feel, or a natural, realistic approach. My style is timeless, true to colour, and editorial. I aim for elegant, classy, and sophisticated photos and videos that are also lively, vibrant, and fun. I preserve natural colours and details while enhancing them subtly to make your photos and videos stand out.

The personality.

Choose a wedding photographer whose personality complements yours. Someone who makes you feel comfortable and confident, and who captures the best in you and your partner. Someone who communicates well and handles situations professionally and gracefully.

Get to know their personality through a personal meeting or video call. Check if they’re friendly, easy to talk to, attentive, respectful, and enthusiastic about your wedding.

Read reviews from their previous clients. This offers insights into their reliability, creativity, and overall work ethic.

Described by clients as approachable, down-to-earth, and kind-hearted, I love connecting with new people and capturing their genuine emotions. I strive to create a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere, working respectfully with guests and vendors, always going above and beyond to ensure your wedding day is a triumph.

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