Algarve Wedding Photographer

Specialized in romantic natural candid wedding photography

Serving couples and telling their stories

as their Algarve Wedding Photographer

Maria & Sandy Algarve Wedding Photographer

Hi, we are Maria & Sandy, your Algarve Wedding Photographer in Portugal


We love to tell stories and we love weddings. Storytelling in photographs matters, because stories will last for generations. When you look back on your union after many years, your photographs should be able to pull you back into the emotions and the joy you have felt that day.

Thank you for taking your time to get known to us. It is our passion to create a unique experience while documenting your special day celebration. Have a look around our site. We hope you like it and if you have any question about us being your Algarve Wedding Photographer, please feel free to contact us whenever you like. If you are in Portugal, please come say “Hello!”.


Maria & Sandy

We look forward meeting you, as your Algarve Wedding Photographer.

Why us?

Our clients choose us because of our reputation, our photographic style and attention to details.

We love what we do and this reflects in every wedding photograph we create.


Over the last years we have built
an impeccable reputation within
Portugal and Europe.


We understand the importance
of your special day. Therefore
we are available by email, phone
and accessible at all times to
our clients.


Our style is unique, romantic,
natural and candid. It is based on
wedding photojournalism, dominated
by fine art and fashion photography.


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Weddings remind us that our lives have meaning and that love is the strongest bond, the happiest joy, and the loveliest healing we can ever experience. – Daphne Rose Kingma

Can you describe your style as Algarve Wedding Photographer?

Our style is described as romantic, natural and candid. It is based on wedding photojournalism, dominated by fine art and fashion photography. The results are creative photos which are romantic, fun and emotional. We do our very best to create photographs which honour and preserve your story. Read more about us.


How do you photograph weddings?

As your Algarve Wedding Photographer, we almost always shoot together as a couple. Having two photographers plays a huge role in capturing a complete story of your event. We then have freedom to take photographs of different angles and perspectives. The very same time we can document smaller and larger details of your ceremony. Details that you most likely cannot live without. You have probably spent thousands of euros on the details of your special day. Like rings, the floral arrangement, centerpieces, the venue, etc. We will capture them with the same attention.

As photographers, we believe in wedding reportage, non-staged and natural photos. We will accompany you throughout your most important day. Covering everything from the very first getting ready photos of the bride and groom until the end of the special day venue. Here and there we might even hold your hand, helping you with some advice and taking care of you. Please see our rates for further coverage details.

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What equipment do you use as our Algarve Wedding Photographer?

There is much more to wedding photography than having nice equipment. However, that is not to say that your photographer should not have good tools. So therefore, we are only working with professional Canon 1Ds & 1Dx cameras and Carl Zeiss lenses, frequently also some Canon L lenses. When it comes to the ceremony or photo shoot, each of us will always bring a backup camera. For underwater groom and bride photos we shoot with professional Nikonos underwater cameras and lenses, at the moment only in Portugal.


Do you do Pre-Wedding, After-Wedding & Engagement Photography?

Yes! We love to tell all stories for people. Pre-Wedding and After-Wedding shootings are our secret favourite, because there will be so much more time compared to your special day. We can take you to a very romantic location. And we can create all the photographs you want with much more planning and also at the best hour of the day.

When can we expect to see our wedding photos?

You will get your photos within three weeks. This is important because some Algarve based Wedding Photographers have a return time of more than six months for your photos. We can guarantee you this because we concentrate on quality, not on the quantity of the ceremonies we shoot.


Would you shoot outside of Portugal?

Absolutely! We love to travel and we have already shot ceremonies abroad. We would just ask our couple to cover our transportation fees, a rental car and two nights’ accommodation. If you can’t, we are open to find more creative solutions, so that we can be there for you on your wedding day. As Maria and Sandy, we really very much enjoy shooting in new locations so please don’t let it be a deal breaker. We are available for all proposals as your Wedding, Elopement, Engagement and Portrait Photographer in Algarve, Portugal and also for destination weddings in the EU and worldwide.

We would love to hear about your Algarve Wedding Photography Dream! Contact us by phone or email, we will talk about everything you want to know.
Oh yes, we speak English, German, Estonian, Portuguese and also some Russian and every time we shoot someone’s special day, we are learning a bit more.


Make sure to check out our Information page for some Info and Q&As and don’t forget to see some of our Weddings, Pre- and After-Weddings on our blog by clicking here


If you are looking for our rates, please find them here.

Vielen lieben Dank für die tollen Bilder!

5 5 1
Wir schauen sie an und versetzen uns sofort wieder nach Portugal! Es hat uns sehr gerfreut, dass ihr mit uns einen der schönsten Tage in unserem Leben miterlebt und festgehalten habt!

Maria & Sandy were phenomenal!

5 5 1
They made our special day extremely memorable with their professionalism. When we were exhausted, they kept us grounded and sane. Maria and Sandy blended in like family, we would recommend them anytime. Thank you for all your hard work, we love our wedding photos!”

So happy!

5 5 1
Thank you for being part of our big day! We love every single picture you took. Very great memories.

Great images, thank you!

5 5 1
Thank you very much for your time and effort, I think you have great personality. Abr.


5 5 1
The photos look just lovely. I*m very happy!

Thank you so much

5 5 1
Thank you for capturing our memories so beautifully! You two make an amazing team.

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