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Wedding, Elopement & Couples Photography in Wanaka, Central Otago, Queenstown, Wellington and Kapiti

Naturally romantic WEDDING photography for fun-loving couples

Where are you getting married?

Wanaka Wedding

Your Wanaka wedding at a stunning country venue, by Lake Wanaka or on a mountain top.

Queenstown Weddings

Get married in Queenstown surrounded by breathtaking mountains, lake, snow and sky. 

Central Otago Weddings

Get married in Central Otago under endles skies, with lakes and vast golden land.

Kapiti & Wellington

Golden beaches, stylish venues & lush nature reserves - perfect for your Kapiti Wedding.

Check out some recent Weddings

  • Kate & Nich

    Central Otago Wedding
  • Emma and Tim

    Kapiti Wedding
    The Milk Station Otaki
  • Sho and Saki

    Queenstown Wedding
    Winter Snow Wedding

Hi I'm Celia, professional photographer based in Wanaka, Central Otago, Queenstown and Kapiti, Wellington.   Yes, I also 'have camera and travel'.

I'm all about PEOPLE and creating beautiful, unposed fun images for you and your favourite people.

I love telling the story of your unique connection and love. Creating images that take you right back to all the feels, love, laughter and special people of your big day.

And if (like many) you hate having your photo taken?  I hear ya!  I help you melt into the moment to look naturally gorgeous and relaxed.

Your photos outlast all the other parts of your special day so it's worth spending time to get exactly the photography you want.

Lovely things people say

  • Leah & Tymon

    Aw Celia - they are such a beautiful collection of photos - you have done a really lovely and impressive job of capturing so many wonderful moments in a really beautiful day!

    Thank you so very much for all your time and effort! And a lovely photo of the 3 of us at the end too. 

    What wonderful memories! xx

  • Liza & Jeff

    “It's so lovely working with you. You are very professional and easy to communicate with. The photos are so natural and you have captured our overwhelming feelings from the day. I cannot thank you enough! Thank you again for everything. I'll absolutely recommend you to anyone who needs a great photographer.”

  • The Chin Family

    "The photos are great. The scenery background is gorgeous too! We love them thank you"

  • Maria Nguyen, The Mollo Family

    "Celia is just amazing. She has taken beautiful photos of our family, which we will cherish forever. She really has an eye for detail which you can see in her photos. Celia made the whole process easy, her communication was great and she had lots of helpful suggestions, nothing was too difficult for her. I would highly recommend Celia to anyone looking for a photographer. Thank you for the photos, they are absolutely amazing! We love them!"

  • Georgia & Jake

    Choosing Stagebox Photography for our wedding was the single best decision we made for our special day! Celia truly went above and beyond in every aspect.  Love, love, love our photos

  • Erebuka Bwauro

    “If anyone wants their photos professionally taken the amazing Celia Walmsley would be the person to go to. 
    She’s a very lovely woman.  100% recommend.  I mean look at these photos!  Stunning or what!”.

  • Sophie & Andy

    "I just wanted to say a big thank you; it was a pleasure to work with you, as you were so lovely, professional, calm and helpful. 

  • Pippa & Chris

    "Wow our engagement photos are incredible.  How did you get us looking soooo good?  We look so relaxed.  And that golden light on my hair - how did you do that?  It looks amazing.  You're an incredible photographer.  Thank you so much.  We love them!  And no worries now about being photographed on our wedding day." 

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