West Coast Beach Engagement Session {Auckland wedding photographers} Jackie and Matt

Jackie & Matt

Fantastic time with Jackie and Matt on their engagement session on beautiful Auckland West Coast Beach and Karekare Falls. It is just a gorgeous couple of beautiful souls. It was a real pleasure for me, an Auckland wedding photographer to capture so unique for couple moments on their pre-wedding photo shoot.

Couples love story started on the beach. Jackie shared their sweet memories: "We met through a friend on the beach, we've been together ever since that day! " Proposal was made "In Gum Boots after he was finishing chopping up wood, he said a little speech, got down on one knee and pulled out a ring. " Such a great and romantic story!

Enjoy these video slideshow highlights and gallery!

Engagement couples candid moment {Auckland wedding photographer}
Karekare Falls pre-wedding photo shoot {Auckland weddings photographers}

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Tawharanui Lodge Wedding {Matakana-Auckland weddings photographers} Fiona & Silas

Excited to share with you highlights of a beautiful and emotional wedding - Fiona & Silas in Tawharanui Lodge {near Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand}. It was a great honor for us, Auckland wedding photographers to capture couple's special moments with their friends and families. Especially a pleasure as we already met couple beforehand and got some stunning engagement photos on their pre-wedding photo shoot on Muriwai Beach {West Coast}. Such a great memories!

The couple shared their romantic story: "We were from the same school growing up in Malaysia, so we've known each other since we were 11. Never really talked to each other more until we met each other in Otago, Dunedin where we studied. We went to the same church, served on the team together, through Easter camp we got to know each other a lot better and realized we had endless things to talk about! We've been together for almost five years!" Silas shared a proposal story: "Planned to go to Gold Coast for a fun weekend with friends who were in on the plan. Last night before we left, we were taking photos as a group by the jetty, I had someone take a video while pretending just to take photos. Got on one knee and popped the question!"

It was a great pleasure to feel this unique atmosphere and so beautiful and emotional moments, especially on the wedding ceremony and through the day with the outing to the beach and fun reception.

Enjoy these video slideshow and gallery highlights!

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Tawharanui Lodge {Auckland wedding photographers}
Tawharanui Lodge - bride and groom session {Auckland wedding photographer}

Great Creative Team:

Wedding planner/coordinator: Tessa Lim
Dress: CocoMelody
Suit: ASOS
Flowers: Priscilla's Floral Boutique 
Makeup + Hair: Made-Up by Ruth
Celebrant: Jonathan Lum
MC: Jeremy Ong
Musicians: Stanley Bong, Jiahuei Kok, Samuel Bong

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Women Getting Married - Rainy and Rustic New Zealand Vineyard Wedding - Markovina {Auckland weddings photographers} Publication

Excited to share with you a publication from international wedding Blog - Women Getting Married "A Rainy and Rustic New Zealand Vineyard Wedding" with Ellise & Wasim in Markovina Vineyard Estate {Auckland, NZ}. Its such a big honour for us, Auckland weddings photographers to get featured in such prestigious publisher and a great pleasure to see photos from this amazing event go live around the world. 

Ellise & Wasim wedding was just so beautiful and emotional, and even rain can't be a constrain on their special celebration day.

Have a look at publication and more photographs in our Blog {need to mentioned the wedding took place around one year ago, so Happy Anniversary to this beautiful couple!}

Women Getting Married - Rainy and Rustic New Zealand Vineyard Wedding - Markovina {Auckland weddings photographers} publication

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Karekare Falls engagement photo shoot {West Auckland wedding photographer} Alexandra and James

Alexandra & James

We had a terrific time with Alexandra & James on their pre-wedding engagement photo shoot at Karekare Falls next to the beach {West Auckland, New Zealand}. This couple was just amazing, brave, adventurous, ready to walk and talk under the rain and capture some stunning photographs, such a dream for any wedding photographer! Can't wait till their wedding in December in Matakana! Not long to go now!

The couple shared their love story: "We first met at Chapel Bar on Ponsonby Road on Sunday, 10th November 2013. I saw James from across the room and said: "I am going to marry that guy." When we first met, it was a world wind love affair. We spent ten days together before James flew around the world to work in the Caribbean for three months. I waited for him, and it was the best decision I ever made. He then quit his job and moved back to NZ full-time."

The proposal has been so beautiful and romantic: "It was a Monday. We went for a walk after work, and we were just chatting as normal until James suggested a change in our usual route. He took me down to Herne Bay Wharf which is somewhere very special to him. We walked down and stood to gaze out at the water taking in the beautiful view. After a couple of minutes, I noticed that James was acting a little strange and asked him what was wrong - at that moment he looked at me, and I just knew what was about to happen. He got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Of course, I said yes." It is such a unique story!

Excited to share with you highlights of their engagement pre-wedding photo shoot on Karekare Falls {West Auckland, New Zealand}, enjoy this video slideshow and gallery:

couple hug romantic moment at Karekare falls {West Auckland wedding photographers}
couple standing in the water - lake at Karekare Falls {wedding photographer in West Auckland}

Olga Levien in Wedding photography: 20 Top Photographers {New Zealand weddings photographer}

Its such an exciting news and great honor to find mine name in the row of 20 Top wedding photographers around the world. I'm, Olga Levien, a New Zealand based wedding photographer with experience of capturing beautiful and emotional meaningful moments on weddings all around NZ: Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Northland including a South Island: Queenstown, Wanaka, etc.

I never thought my romantic and real photographs get noticed and mentioned in such a prestigious publisher and get viral around the world. 

Congratulations to all international wedding photographers from overseas and local Rambo Estrada who been included in this list! Thank you for choosing me and showcase my work, I appreciate it!

Its mean a lot and at the same moment not allow to stop and enjoy the moment, but move forward, progress and create natural, candid, and breathtaking imaginary.

You can find the details in this Article: "Wedding photography: 20 top photographers and their masterpieces"

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Romantic engagement in Lemonade & Lenses {Auckland wedding photographer}

Excited to share with you fantastic news - Dahlia & Ibrahim romantic engagement session in Mangawhai Heads Beach just been published in Lemonade and Lenses! Its such a significant honour for me as a wedding photographer to showcase couples photos in such prestigious international publisher.

This session was truly wonderful and unforgettable. Thank you so much, Dahlia & Ibrahim for this amazing time together! Congratulations on your engagement and happy wedding planning!

Enjoy highlights of our pre-wedding photo shoot in Lemonade and Lenses and have a look at more images from couples session in our recent Blog publication!

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My everyday personal moments in 365 Project - October {Hamilton - Waikato family-wedding photographer}

Excited to share with you my recent photos - everyday personal candid moments with kids and family in 365 Project around Hamilton, Waikato and Auckland. Kids had lots of fun in October, such a great mont. For me as a mum and wedding photographer its such a treasured moments, they allow me to remember milestones in kids journey and development and also practice and progress with my photography, always have camera ready for moment to happen!

Also big news of the month - we done our first in 5 years!!! family photo shoot with Anne Paar {Anne Paar Photography} in Raglan beach, it was exciting experience {of course kids been running wild with a true freedom spirit, but we are expected it! Our photographer been full of patience! Thank you Anne for this sneak peek!

Anne Paar Photography

Anne Paar Photography

Enjoy these lifestyle everyday moments and let me know if you have any questions!

Waitakere Estate - West Auckland wedding {New Zealand weddings photographers} Susannah and Jayden

Susannah & Jayden

Our wedding season start rolling with Susannah & Jayden's wedding in Waitakere Estate {West Auckland, New Zealand}, where couple spend time with close friends and families in such picturesque surroundings. 

Jayden shared couple's love story:

"Susannah and I worked at the same company but never saw each other. One day we we're separately called into a group meeting, once Susannah started talking I was mesmerised. A few months later I moved onto the same floor and kept saying hello, eventually she said hello back and the rest is history." I love how was made a proposal: "I proposed as per Indian tradition; I asked her father for permission, then took Susannah to India to share the celebration with her family."

It was amazing wedding with beautiful and romantic atmosphere, full of positive moments, laugh and relaxed atmosphere.

Such a  great start of the season!

Great Creative Team:

Venue coordinator - Renee
Dress - The Bridal Outlet
Suit - Cambridge Clothing Company
Flowers/Decorations - Themes by Design
Hair/Makeup - Ruth Baron
Celebrant - Margaret Sauvarin
MC - Tiffany Campbell
DJ - DJ Cade (@Discotech) 
and Matt from Levien & Lens Photography - New Zealand weddings photographers

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cake cutting - bride and groom at reception {Auckland wedding photographer}
bridal portraiture {Auckland wedding photographer}

Couples photo shoot in Auckland Domain {New Zealand wedding photographers}

SO excited to share with you a few images from my recent couples photo shoot in Auckland Domain. Danielle & Alex was just wonderful, our session was full of fun and romantic atmosphere.

Thank you so much to this amazing couple coming for this shoot for my educational project for modern photographers. I appreciate your time!

Enjoy this highlights of our mini-session!

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Villa Maria Wedding published in German Blog Hochzeitsplaza {Auckland - New Zealand International Weddings Photographers}

Excited to share with you fantastic news: Jessica & Chris's wedding at Villa Maria Winery {Auckland, New Zealand} just been published in prestigious international german blog-magazine Hochzeitsplaza {Romantische Hochzeit auf einem Weingut in Neuseeland}. We, Auckland wedding photographers, always so thrilled to see our awesome clients | friends weddings go live in the world. So happy to share this unique event.

This classic and elegant wedding was just amazing, full of beautiful and emotional candid moments, we documented a complete story of couple's special day with all our passion and love for romantic wedding photography.

Enjoy this publication and contact us with any questions!

Thank you to Great Creative Team:

Dress: Tiffany's Vancouver Bridal
Suit: Barkers
Flowers: Orlando Flowers
Shoes: Trousseau
Make up: Martina Phillips
Hair: Makeup Station
Celebrant: Auckland Marriage Celebrant, Suzanne Teague 
MC: Giovanni Pericolini
DJ: DJ-Marrs
and Auckland wedding photographers - Levien & Lens Photography

Happy future together, Jessica & Chris! It's such a great memories about your wedding!

Auckland Domain engagement session {New Zealand wedding photographer}

Excited to share with you a few images from Andrea & Jason's engagement session in Auckland Domain {New Zealand}. It was a great pleasure for me to photograph this beautiful and romantic couple for my educational project with filming how I shoot.

So excited about these highlights!

Congratulations on your engagement, Andrea & Jason! So excited about your wedding in Queenstown next year, you chose amazing photographer to document your wedding day! 

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Wedding Photographer Society Awards - September'17 {New Zealand weddings photographers}

Excited to share with you exciting news - photograph from Jenny & Andrew wedding in Castaways where we honored to be a wedding photographer just won a Wedding Photographers Society Award - September'17. Its a pleasure to be in company of such a talented photographers from all around the world.

Thank you so much our amazing couples for sharing with us such a special moments, we appreciate the opportunity to spend time with such awesome brides and grooms and their close friends and families in gorgeous places around New Zealand and beyond.

Looking forward to wedding season 2017-2018, starting rolling this Saturday with the first wedding in Waitakere. We are so excited to capture the first wedding of the season!

Look forward to chatting soon with all our clients/friends shortly and capturing such amazing moments as this awarded one:

Jenny & Andrew {Castaways, Auckland} - Wedding Photographer Society Award

Jenny & Andrew {Castaways, Auckland} - Wedding Photographer Society Award

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x Olga & Matt

Mangawhai Heads Beach Engagement Session {Auckland NZ wedding photographers} Dahlia and Ibrahim

Dahlia & Ibrahim

We had a fantastic engagement session with Dahlia & Ibrahim on Mangawhai Heads beach just before the sunset. It was my first time traveling to this amazing location, I'm as an Auckland wedding photographer shot weddings and engagements in so many places in New Zealand, but on this beach yet, so it was a great pleasure to explore a new stunning pre-wedding location. 

The couple shared their love story and how was made a proposal:

"We met 7 years ago through my cousin who came to visit me in my architecture studio and I showed him around. We've been friends ever since then but never quite thought the other would be interested in the other. A year and a half ago we started rock climbing together and we started going every week and became in separable in between sessions. So we have a foundation of the best of friendships. ", said Dahlia.

"On one of our first dates we went on a hike in the Waitakere ranges, what started off as a 3 hour hike turned into a 7 hour hike after getting lost. It was cold and the track was muddy and slippery and messy. We ran and climbed and swam in ponds all the way back (boot camp style) because the sun was going down. But it was the funniest, most memorable experience so the Zion hill trek was really special for us and that's where he proposed. Waiting at the top of the mountain for me as my friend and I hiked up and she disappeared behind me as we got to the look out. It was super romantic and beautiful. " The story sounds so special and romantic!

We had fantastic time with couple exploring the seaside, climbing rocks and walking and chatting.

Enjoy this video slideshow and gallery highlights!

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Monthly Newsletter - Wedding planning and Inspiration {Auckland weddings photographer}

Hello, friends!

Do you know you can receive all News and Updates first in our Monthly Newsletter - Wedding Planning and Inspiration {Auckland wedding photographers - Levien & Lens Photography}.

We try to keep you on track of all our events, photo shoots, Blog posts, engagement, and weddings sneak peeks, new Instagram and Facebook feed, Publication | Awards in prestigious Blogs and Magazines, peek in my personal life and much more. You can just get a feel of our work, plan your wedding or enjoy our imaginary after your event already done.

We love to keep in touch with our clients | friends and wedding vendors. I amazed by the amount of response I get after each Newsletter went live, it's so lovely to keep communicating with my audience.

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Auckland Botanic Gardens Engagement Session - Spring Cherry Blossom {Waikato wedding photographer} sneak peek

I'm so excited to share with you an engagement session sneak peek with Megan & Daniel; photo shoot took place in Auckland Botanic Gardens, right at the spring season cherry blossom tree. It was a great pleasure for me, Waikato wedding photographer to take some unique, natural, candid and emotional photos for this gorgeous couple.

We met with bride and groom at the Botanic Gardens right before the sunset and walked around and talk about their engagement and upcoming wedding. It was a great experience and photos turned just amazing. Can't wait to move through their entire session's gallery! More pictures are coming soon on our Blog.

Congratulations on your engagement, Megan & Daniel!

Enjoy this sneak peek highlights!

Personal everyday moments - September 2017 {Hamilton-Waikato family photographer}

Time goes so fast, but there always some moments what worth to remember, everyday personal moments with family and kids.

I pull out some photographs about our life and memories in Hamilton, Waikato. Enjoy these everyday highlights and see how active my little ones:

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Karaka in-home Engagement Party {Auckland wedding photographer} Vanisha & Jason

Vanisha & Jason

It was a real pleasure to have met such an extraordinary couple!  Both their families and friends also, at their beautiful in-home engagement party in the couple's new house in Karaka, Auckland.  The engagement party came together with their housewarming event. 

It is always a big honour for me, as the photographer, to capture the bride and groom's story right from the beginning, following through the pre-wedding photo shoot and then to capture unique moments for them on their wedding day.

This party was just fantastic, full of warm and cozy atmosphere, laughter and special moments.

Enjoy these video highlights and peek in the event gallery.

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Bride's Dress: Hanellei

Photographer: Olga at Levien & Lens photography - New Zealand {Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty} wedding photographers

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Ellise and Wasim - Happy Wedding Anniversary! {Auckland weddings photographers} Markovina

Time is flying so fast!  Just want to say "Happy Wedding Anniversary" to Ellise & Wasim!  Your wedding in Markovina {Auckland, NZ} was just amazing with a warm and cozy atmosphere.  Even rain can't stand in the way of a joyful celebration!

I look back on this wedding with such a warm feeling!

I wish you a happy future together, and many more years to come!

Enjoy a few highlights!

Kara + David - featured wedding publication by Auckland Weddings {New Zealand photographer}

Excited to share with you this featured publication by Auckland Weddings with Kara + David, one of my favourite weddings from the last wedding season.

The wedding took place on Waihi Beach, such a gorgeous place with plenty of photo opportunities.  There was such warm and unique atmosphere.  We enjoyed every single moment of this day!

Enjoy this publication by Auckland Weddings and have a look at more images in our Blog {including video highlights}.

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Kara & David

Kara & David

Follow Us on Instagram {Auckland-Waikato-Bay of Plenty New Zealand wedding photographers}

Most of you, I'm sure already follow us, Levien & Lens Photography on Instagram. Thank you for your support, we appreciate it! If not it's time to explore, follow us, Auckland-Waikato-Bay of Plenty {New Zealand} wedding photographers to see first our recent weddings and engagement sessions, everyday moments in IG Stories and much more. Just go to @levienlensphotography and you can find out everything first!

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For those who are interested in my everyday moments with family, kids and personal projects, lead to my personal account @olgalevien and enjoy all messy and beautiful moments!

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Come and say Hello! Look forward to see you there!

Warmly,

Olga & Matt

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