How much is a wedding photographer in Switzerland?

Switzerland Wedding Photographer - Zibi Switzerland
Investing in vivid memories.

A question you might be asking now you’re planning your wedding and looking for the perfect wedding photographer to create a time capsule of vivid memories for you is ‘how much is a wedding photographer in Switzerland?‘. And while that price can vary massively from photographer to photographer, you’ll soon see that with wedding photography in Switzerland and with most things in life, you get what you pay for.

With me you get many years experience, a unique style of beautiful and creative documentary photography that won’t intrude on your day, and a photographer who will care about your memories just as if they were my own.

Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event filled with love, joy, and precious moments that deserve to be captured in all their glory. Viewing your wedding photography as an investment is vital because it’s the tangible representation of the memories and emotions you’ll cherish for years to come. When you look back on your wedding day, you want to be transported back to those magical moments, reliving the laughter, tears, and heartfelt exchanges. Choosing a skilled and experienced wedding photographer ensures that your memories are preserved with the utmost care and artistry.

Investing in professional wedding photography means you won’t have to regret not having better photos to reminisce over. Every detail, every smile, every meaningful glance will be beautifully documented, allowing you to relive the essence and magic of your special day. These images become heirlooms, passed down through generations, evoking emotions and weaving a timeless narrative of your love story.

Don’t settle for ordinary snapshots when you can have extraordinary imagery that captures the essence of your love. Trust in the power of exceptional wedding photography as an investment, and you’ll have breathtaking memories to treasure forever.

Transparency is important to me so you can see my starting prices below, but it’s also important to me that coverage and therefore price is tailored to each couple and each event I photograph so please get in touch and we can discuss everything in detail.

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How much is wedding photography in Zurich and Switzerland

For full day wedding photography in Zurich and Switzerland my prices start at CHF3500 for 8 hours and you can add extra hours to this for CHF250 per hour to suit whatever you’re planning and create your bespoke wedding photography package. Many of my clients book me for 10-12 hours of photography or more and I really love to capture those all-important emotional moments at the end of a wedding party!

For wedding photography packages in Zurich and Switzerland shorter than 8 hours you can just pay my hourly rate of CHF500 for as many hours as you need – we can work out a package to perfectly suit you.

I don’t charge any travel expenses currently within 150km of my home in Morschach.

Wedding albums, pre-wedding shoots, post-wedding shoots and more are also available as add-ons for your bespoke wedding photography package.

Civil wedding photography prices

I love to capture civil weddings and for this you would just pay an hourly rate of CHF500 per hour for as many hours as you need. I can work with you to tailor the perfect package and coverage for what you’re planning so you get the perfect photography for your civil wedding.

Destination wedding photography prices

As an experienced destination wedding photographer I’d love to be part of your destination wedding. For destination weddings my prices start at CHF4500 which includes a full day photography on the wedding day, plus photography of your welcome party or rehearsal dinner.

I can also offer pre-wedding and post-wedding shoots so you can really make the most of exploring the area around your destination wedding venue and come home with hearts full, memories made and captured, and beautiful photography of it all.

Pre-wedding, Engagement, and Elopement photography prices

For pre-wedding shoots, engagement and proposal shoots and Elopements my pricing is CHF500 per hour tailored to however many hours you need and can include location scouting and planning assistance.

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"We just want to let the world know how amazing you are! Our wedding photos are perfect! Zibi stepped in for us last minute due to our wedding photographer cancelling a few days before our wedding! It was a complete nightmare at the time but I now know that it was a blessing in disguise! When we spoke to Zibi on the phone that day he made us feel reassured and we knew it was going to be okay! On the day of the wedding Zibi made us all laugh and we felt so relaxed having our photos taken! All our guests have said our photographer was brilliant. Zibi somehow managed to get all the photos we needed and more."
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Questions about my Switzerland wedding photography prices

I would describe my photography style as a blend of documentary, artistic, and emotional. I have a passion for capturing genuine moments as they unfold, while also incorporating artistic elements to create visually stunning images. I also enjoy creating beautiful portraits that reflect the unique personalities and emotions of the couple. You can read much more about my unique wedding photography style here.

Yes, I am available for destination weddings. I absolutely love travelling to capture beautiful weddings in different locations. It’s an opportunity for me to explore new places and create stunning memories for couples.

Yes, I offer engagement photo sessions. I believe engagement sessions are a wonderful opportunity for couples to get comfortable in front of the camera before their wedding day. It allows us to connect, have fun, and capture beautiful images that can be used for various purposes, such as signing books or invitations. It’s a great way to celebrate your love and create lasting memories.

I use the latest Canon cameras and lenses plus top of the range flash equipment to deliver the highest quality images from morning to night.

I handle low-light situations using a variety of off-camera lighting techniques, including flashes and continuous lighting equipment. This allows me to effectively illuminate the scene and capture beautiful images, even in challenging lighting conditions and this is why my wedding party photos look so epic!

In the unlikely event that I cannot shoot your wedding, I have backup photographers who are of the same style and standard that I provide. I have trusted colleagues who share my artistic vision and will ensure that your wedding day is captured with the same level of skill and professionalism. Your special day will still be in capable hands.

Yes, I offer customizable wedding photography packages to meet your specific needs.

I provide wedding albums and prints as part of my services. To ensure the highest quality, I work with high-end suppliers for albums and prints. These suppliers are known for their exceptional craftsmanship and use premium materials, resulting in beautifully crafted albums and stunning prints that will preserve your precious memories for years to come.

You can expect to receive your final edited photos within a maximum of 6 weeks after your wedding day. During busy periods, it may take the full 6 weeks to ensure meticulous editing and attention to detail. However, during less busy times, you can typically receive your photos within approximately 4 weeks. Rest assured, I strive to deliver your beautifully edited photos as promptly as possible while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Yes, I have extensive experience shooting in various weather conditions. I am well-prepared and adaptable to work with different weather scenarios. Whether it’s bright sunshine, rain, or even snow, I have the skills and creativity to capture stunning images regardless of the weather. Your wedding memories will be beautifully preserved, regardless of the elements.

If I’m not familiar with your wedding venue, I will conduct thorough research and, if possible, visit it in advance. Shooting at a new venue inspires me to create unique and stunning images that showcase its beauty.

Yes, I can provide references and testimonials from my past wedding photography clients. You can also find more reviews and testimonials from satisfied clients throughout this website and on my Google page. Hearing directly from those who have worked with me can provide valuable insights into their experiences and the quality of my services.

My cancellation and rescheduling policy is outlined in our contract, which I can provide upon enquiry.

Yes, I have public liability insurance to ensure that both you and I are protected in case of any unforeseen incidents during the wedding.

It’s recommended to book my services as early as possible to secure your wedding date. I only accept a limited number of weddings to ensure the highest quality and personalised attention to each couple. By booking in advance, you have the assurance that your wedding day will be captured with the utmost care and dedication.

The number of photos you can expect to receive from your wedding day depends on various factors such as the number of guests, weather conditions, and the location. On average, for a full-day wedding, I provide anywhere between 600-1200 fully edited images. Please keep in mind that this is an average range, and the final number may vary based on the unique aspects of your wedding day. Rest assured, I strive to capture all the special moments and details to provide you with a comprehensive collection of beautifully edited images.

Certainly! I can show you a full gallery from a recent wedding I photographed.

Yes, I am open to working with specific themes or cultural traditions. In the past, I have had the privilege of photographing weddings from various cultural backgrounds, including Jewish, Indian, Polish, English, Swedish, Swiss, German, Italian, Spanish, Nigerian, and many more. I have experience and respect for diverse traditions and customs, and I am dedicated to capturing the unique essence of each wedding celebration.

It’s very important to me that you’re absolutely delighted with your wedding photos and get everything you hope for so I’ll always discuss with you any photos you really want to get from the wedding, including group photos and any other specific requests. While I appreciate many magazines and blogs will suggest additional shot lists, I just ask you to trust my professional judgement to capture all your essential moments and much more that you weren’t expecting. Working to a shot list will provide a very stale, soulless set of photos and nobody wants that!

There are no hidden fees or charges; my pricing is transparent and all-inclusive and any travel costs if applicable will be discussed before you book me as your wedding photographer.

I encourage you to share your wedding day vision with me, so I can tailor my approach accordingly.

Yes, I offer online galleries for easy sharing and ordering of prints.

The online gallery will be available for 12 months after images are delivered, allowing you and your loved ones to enjoy the photos.

Yes, you can order additional prints or albums even after the wedding.

I offer pre-wedding consultations and meetings to discuss your plans and answer any questions. These consultations can be conducted through a Skype call or, if possible, in-person meetings, depending on your preferences and location. It’s important to me to understand your vision and ensure that we are on the same page before your special day.

Absolutely! I can provide recommendations for other trusted wedding vendors.

My extensive experience, exceptional quality, personalised approach and unique style of artistic storytelling photography set me apart from other wedding photographers in the industry around the world (not just in Switzerland). I genuinely care about capturing the unique essence of your wedding day, and that’s my promise to you. It’s not just about taking beautiful photos, but also about creating a meaningful and memorable experience for you and your loved ones.