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Do you want to look back on your wedding photos and feel every emotion you felt on your special day?

Are you sick of searching through hundreds of photographers that are overpriced?

Has someone you know been burned by an under-skilled wedding photographer?

Are you scared that important moments won’t be captured authentically, or at all?

YES? Well let’s chat.

I’m Yarra Valley & Dandenong’s Bride’s Choice Awards 2019 Top 10 & Highly Commended Award Winner

It’s hard to find a photographer that fits your vision, right?

Carley is the ultimate photo ninja/genius!

Monika & Paul

Leonda by the Yarra

I couldn’t recommend her enough she really knows how to capture the essence of the moment in its best light.

Rebecca & Steven

Emu Bottom Homestead

Carley is such an amazing photographer! She made our wedding day photos a breeze!

Lauren & Harry

Chateau Wyuna

From first point of contact to hand delivering our album, Carley has provided excellent customer service and I am extremely glad I hired her.

Lauren & Anthony

Overnewton Castle

Her easy-going, friendly, and fun personality added to the whole experience and we really enjoyed the photo shoot.

Amanda & Paul

The Substation, Newport

She seemed to capture every single important moment; I don’t know how, as she almost seemed to be in two places at once yet blended into the background.

Kate & Arron

CJ Dennis Singing Gardens

The Investment

Great wedding photography isn’t an expense, it’s an investment. It’s one of the best investments you can make for your wedding day. Once the event has come and gone, your photos will live on, and you can cherish the memories that have been preserved, forever.

I offer tailored wedding photography packages for you, which can include full day coverage of your wedding (with the half day package as an exception for those shorter weddings). This means I am with you for an unlimited number of hours, so you don’t have to worry about me being ‘on the clock’! This ensures all the important parts of your day are captured.

All packages include:

  • Pre-wedding consultation
  • At least one photographer
  • Private online gallery
  • All photos edited & delivered in high resolution
  • No watermarks
  • No photo limit
  • USB & custom usb box

Packages from $1,800

+ Payment plans are available!

Let’s chat, so I can put together a custom, personalised quote for you. Contact me for any further information, or to have a chat about your wedding. I would love to meet you and hear your story.

Client Love

Samantha Jones
11:16 24 Sep 19
Right from the first meeting, Carley presented herself as a professional who had a real interest in what we wanted for our wedding. The questionnaires she provided and communication leading up to the big day gave me confidence that we had made the right decision. Carley was nothing short of amazing on our wedding day, our family and friends have also commented on how great she was. She surprised us with such a short turn around too, our photos were delivered only two weeks later, and they are incredible! Thanks Carley for helping make our special day 🙂
mary janssen
23:43 21 Sep 19
Carley Payne was amazing! We had a surprise wedding and she did such a wonderful job of capturing the the shock and surprise on all our guests faces. She made everyone including myself and my husband feel so comfortable and at ease. Best of all is her amazing skill level - could not ask for better photographs!
Mikhala Olman
08:30 20 Sep 19
Choosing Carley Payne Photography was the BEST decision we made with our wedding. Carley was so professional from the very beginning and made me feel as ease every second. Having had troubles with our original photographer and asking for advice on social media, Carley personally messaged me asking what she could do to help the situation. Not only did she offer advice, but she offered to take off the deposit that we lost with our original photographer off the total of her fee! I was overwhelmed with admiration of how kind she was. Amongst all the crazy that me wedding was, Carley managed to capture the most beautiful photographs of my husband and I. They are simply amazing! Almost a year after the wedding and I still get so emotional looking at what she was able to get on camera. For that I will be forever grateful. I completely loved the after care and follow up from Carley after the wedding and really felt her passion for this industry. I highly recommend Carley Payne Photography and will definitely be using her in the future for major events.
Laurita Aminde
04:46 19 Sep 19
Carley was punctual and pleasant. completing my wedding professionally, she did more then what Q and l expected. When she Considered Options, it was apparent she had both of our best interests at heart. I highly recommend Carley Payne Photography, to anyone who wants a friendly, reliable and efficient photographer.Thank you again Carley
Chantal Imbach - Simply In Order
07:53 23 Aug 19
Carley was great to work with. She not only delivered very promptly but I think she managed to capture the best photos ever taken of me. Love my new headshots and highly recommend her services.
Chantal Imbach - Simply In Order
07:53 23 Aug 19
Carley was great to work with. She not only delivered very promptly but I think she managed to capture the best photos ever taken of me. Love my new headshots and highly recommend her services.
Monika Furman
23:28 09 Jul 19
Carley is the ultimate photo ninja/genius! Incredibly well priced, speedy turnaround (less than 3 weeks after the wedding) and truly beautiful photos. There was a great mix of candid, posed, fun and romantic, which is exactly what we wanted. Carley gave us some direction throughout the day, but mostly she just captured heartfelt moments, so that the final product is a true (but well-lit) reflection of a wonderful day. Cannot recommend Carley enough. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Kate Reynolds
06:49 08 Jul 19
Carley was an absolute dream to work with right from the beginning. We had a small intimate ceremony on a rainy day, but Carley effortlessly captured the magic of the day, turning drizzle into dramatic. She was prepared with umbrellas, and as two people who don't automatically feel comfortable posing in front of a camera, she made us feel comfortable and we laughed the whole time, and that was definitely captured in the candid photos! She captured some gorgeous portraits of our families, and managed to capture the joy we both felt on the day. She got some gorgeous candid photos of our ceremony, and seemed to capture every single important moment; I don't know how, as she almost seemed to be in two places at once yet blended into the background. We didn't want typical 'posed' photos, but rather natural candid ones that encompassed the beautiful gardens we were in, and Carley nailed it.She sent some edited photos the following day, and we actually gasped out loud when we saw them. The full album that came a few weeks later was equally breath-taking. Everyone says how in love we look in our photos.Carley was a total delight and helped us create beautiful memories from our special day. Thanks again! Arron and Kate
Rachael Nash
01:50 29 Nov 18
Carley was a joy to work with! She provided me with excellent shots and had the finished photos back to me in a quick turnaround time. No wonder everyone recommends her.
Kylie Turner
05:51 28 Nov 18
What an experience. Carley worked her magic and captured interesting head shots. She also provided a wonderful selection to choose from and accessing them so just so easy. The whole experience from start to completion was seamless, enjoyable and the photos are perfect. Thanks Carley Payne Photography
Kylie Turner
05:51 28 Nov 18
What an experience. Carley worked her magic and captured interesting head shots. She also provided a wonderful selection to choose from and accessing them so just so easy. The whole experience from start to completion was seamless, enjoyable and the photos are perfect. Thanks Carley Payne Photography
Amy Small
00:45 22 Oct 18
Carley was just what we needed for our wedding day. She listened to what we wanted to achieve and put that into action. Even though the day itself was pouring rain, she captured the mood of the party and helped everyone look relaxed in the photos. I would recommend Carley for any event. Her price point was great as well- fitted into our budget.
YummyFoodsOnly Pls
01:57 17 Oct 18
Carley was my photographer at my wedding and she did an amazing job. Carley was very flexible and accommodating to requests. Carley was a pleasure to have and her work has created beautiful memories that i will always cherish. Thanks Carley!
Jayme-Lea Jamieson
00:00 15 Oct 18
Looking for a Wedding photographer?? Thinking about booking Carley?! Well stop thinking and do it! It'll be the best decision for your wedding you ever made. Carley was recommended to us by a mutual friend. Upon meeting her, we knew immediately that she was the photographer for our special day. During the lead up, she was fantastic. She answered all our queries and made sure we knew what the process was for the day. The photos she took were incredible! She is so naturally talented and managed to capture all the amazing moments from our day. Everyone at the wedding commented on the spectacular photos and friendly and engaging manner she had. I could not recommend her enough! Amazing, amazing, amazing!!
Steph McLeod
06:38 13 Oct 18
We hired Carley for our wedding in 2017. We were impressed from the first meeting, throughout our wedding day, right to the delivery of our photos with her professional skill and creativity. Carley clearly loves her job and it shows in the way she interacts with her clients. She has a lovely personality, making the effort to ensure our comfort throughout the whole process. We love the unique images she captured of our wedding day. Anyone considering hiring Carley can rest assured that they will have quality photos of their wedding day to enjoy for a long time to come!
Nikeeta Chandler-Hillier
06:14 11 Oct 18
5+ stars!!!We had Carley as our photographer on our wedding day, she was absolutely amazing! she made us all feel so comfortable, she knew what she was doing. Carley was so easy to communicate with leading up to the wedding. would definitely recommend 100%!! absolutely loved having her apart of our day! We got our photos in just over 3 weeks and IAm even more amazed. They turned out better then i had hoped for 😍😍
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