Prague wedding photographer & pre-weddings portrait photography by  Kurt Vinion

An intimate destination wedding at Prague's historic Klementinum followed by an intimate photo session, dinner & a late night photo shoot at Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.

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Jess & James who traveled over from New Zealand really had the ultimate dream wedding in Prague. Choosing the ALCHYMIST as their hotel truly lends itself to a wonderful and stylish backdrop – especially for portraits. Their choice of wedding venue was the splendid 11th century CLEMENTINUM (KLEMENTINUM IN CZECH) complex which houses the incredible Baroque Mirror Chapel where they exchanged their vows in front of family & close friends.
Afterwards we enjoyed a walk through the center of Prague to capture the newlyweds enjoying the sites of this incredibly picturesque city. With the usual stops and also a few places away from the tourists the two of them had a wonderful time together exploring some of the gardens and cobblestone streets. We headed back to the Alchymist for a quick outfit change for the evening celebrations where family & friends were already sampling the local Czech beer – Pilsner Urquel (one of my favorites). Even though the weather was raining Jess & James always envisioned having a quick session atop the cobblestones of the Charles Bridge and who can argue with that. So as the lightning flared across the skies and a patter of rain accompanied us we headed out for a truly romantic set of portraits first at Prague Castle and then atop the Charles Bridge.
The one thing I will always remember about Jess & James were how truly fantastic they complement each other. Vibrant, fun, charming and warm are just a few thoughts that come to mind. Oh, I nearly forgot – gorgeous! Or as one of my photography friends commented – ‘absolutely gorgeous!’
To Jess & James, you guys rock! Being a small part of your wedding day was tremendous. You two deserve the very best in life. I am quite pleased to hear that you were blown away by these images created on your wedding day. As a photographer I must confess that having people like you make this simply the best job in the world.
And a big thank you to Engaged Magazine for not only profiling Jess & James wonderful wedding but also using the beautiful brides portrait as their cover.

ENGAGED Magazine Jess Golden Light Portrait Prague