LooksLikeFilm Feature - Daily Update {New Zealand wedding photographers}

LooksLikeFilm is amazing platform of photographers from all around the world including New Zealand, who are supporting each other. It such a pleasure to be featured on their Daily update with best photographs in different photography genres. It is a great honour to be in the row with such talented photographers, have a look at their amazing imaginary! It is a fun feeling, and great to see your work noticed, so great to see this daily inspiration from all other artists!

Enjoy this publication with my image from Port Hills, Christchurch with beautiful people - Jen & Scott!

LooksLikeFilm feature - Daily Update {New Zealand wedding photographers}

Contact me with any questions!


Matakana Weddings in Sweetened and Romantic {Published wedding photographers in Auckland - New Zealand}

So excited to share with you amazing news: one of our Matakana Weddings with Alexandra & James just been published in Sweetened and Romantic, so honour for us, their wedding photographers from Auckland, New Zealand be featured internationally. This is always a great pleasure to see our natural, romantic and real photographs go live around the world.

This wedding in St Andrews Church and Stables {Matakana} was truly amazing with such a beautiful and emotional, warm and cosy atmosphere. Alexandra & James celebrated their special day with close friends and families in such a stunning surroundings.

Enjoy this international blog publication and see more highlights in couple's gallery.

Alexandra & James with bridal party - Big Omaha Wharf 

Alexandra & James with bridal party - Big Omaha Wharf 

Contact me with any questions!

Brides Dress - Trish Peng
Brides Earrings - Custom made by K. Amani Fine Jeweller 
Grooms Suit - Working Style
Bride and Groom Rings - Partridge Jewellers Cufflinks - Tiffany & Co.
Bridesmaid Dresses - Miss Crabb
Groomsmen Suits - Hallenstein Brothersi
Flowers - Flowers w/ Flare
Makeup - Shona Stevenson Makeup Artistry
Hair - Hair by Hannah
Celebrant - Jannette Marie Brown - Marriage Celebrant
Cake - Amy's Secret Kitchen 
Flower Wall - @Wallflower
Band - @Matt Stone and Coachella
MC - Simon Harris
Videographer - Rohan JBK
Wedding Coordinator - Karma Roberts

and wedding photographers in Auckland, New Zealand and beyond - L & L - Levien & Lens Photography, Olga & Matt

Top 100 Wedding Photographers 2018 | Best Weddings Photographers Worldwide {Auckland elopement photographer}

So excited to be included in Top 100 Wedding Photographers 2018 by Wedding Photographer Society - Best Weddings Photographers Worldwide Magazine.

It's such a huge honour for me, Auckland elopement-wedding photographer to be in this publication with premier international destination wedding artists. Such a great place to be! I amazed by the level of talent in this magazine.

Enjoy the featured publication and breathtaking imaginary!

Contact me with any questions!

Love and Lavender publication: Vineyard Wedding in Auckland {New Zealand weddings photographer} Markovina

Excited to share with you great news: Trelise & Alan's wedding in Markovina Vineyard Estate {Auckland} just been published in Love & Lavender, such a beautiful weddings blog. It's such a pleasure to see our photos in this prestigious international publication.

Bring back memories! Such a beautiful day in West Auckland with the couple and their close friends and family. Have a look at this feature - publication in Love and Lavender {love this name, by the way, so gorgeous!} and more wedding details on our Blog!


Contact me with any questions!

Lemonade and Lenses Contest Winner - Wedding Category {Auckland - New Zealand elopement photographer}

So thrilled to receive fantastic news - one of my photos won Lemonade and Lenses Spring'18 International Contest - third place in Wedding Category. Such a great honour for me, wedding - elopement photographer in Auckland {New Zealand}, to be in the row with such talented photographers from all over the world. 

Have a look at all winners in newborn, child, senior, family, birth, boudoir, maternity, and of course weddings categories! 

Thank you so much for this award, it means a lot to me! Such a pleasure to receive a winning notification second time in a row!

Boho Weddings publication: Beautiful Bohemian New Zealand wedding {Fine Art - Documentary photographer in Auckland}

Excited to share with you fantastic news: Tayvia & Kyle wedding just been published in Boho Weddings "Beautiful Bohemian New Zealand wedding with First Look by Levien & Lens Photography. Its such a pleasure for me, fine art and documentary photographer in Auckland, to capture so unique for couple moments, no matter rainy day!

Enjoy this publication in the prestigious international magazine and have a look at more details on our Blog with real wedding photo gallery highlights with video slideshow.

This day in The Hunting Lodge and HU's Art Farm {West Auckland - Kumeu - Waimauku} was so beautifully amazing!
Contact me with any questions!

Screen Shot 2018-04-06 at 9.02.55 am.png

Shoot and Share Contest Results {Award-Winning Wedding photographer in Auckland - New Zealand}

So excited about this fantastic news - I just received Shoot and Share contest results and images that I submitted got a great acknowledgement: one photo in top 100, two images as category finalists, 11 pictures in Top 10%, 17 photos in Top 20%, 12 photographs in Top 30%. Its such a pleasure to me, Auckland wedding photographer {New Zealand} to see such a high performance for my wedding and lifestyle family work. Such surprising results, mainly when you know, there were over 800000 submissions from over 150 countries around the world.

shoot and share contest results - Olga Levien

It's great to know; my favourite images got in the top rated photos, chosen by the audience. But there were surprises as well: one picture from my moody Styled Shoot got in the category finalists, and I even never got to share it as there were so many another fantastic images from this shoot. Such great teamwork from all vendors who made it possible.

Enjoy these photos - results with my wedding work. Have a look at my lifestyle website to see my project award winners and favourites!

How He Asked by The Knot - Engagement Session: Silvia & Chris {Auckland - New Zealand wedding photographer}

SO excited to share with you: out beautiful engagement session | pre-wedding photo shoot with Silvia & Chris just been published in How He Asked by The Knot. So great honour for me, Auckland wedding photographer to see our photos go live around the world, not only in New Zealand. Bring back amazing memories!

Can't wait to move through couples entire wedding gallery. We had a fantastic wedding in Markovina just a few weeks ago; it was such incredible time with warm and cosy wedding atmosphere and beautiful people around! You can find a sneak peek on my Facebook page and Instagram. More images are coming soon on our Blog! Watch this space!

Enjoy this publication and see more images on our past Blog post!

Piha - West Coast Beach engagement session published in How He Asked by the Knot {Auckland - New Zealand wedding photographer}
How He Asked by The Knot - Engagement Session: Silvia & Chris {Auckland - New Zealand wedding photographer}

Equally Wed: New Zealand Same-Sex Wedding {Auckland weddings photographer}

So amazing to see Victoria & Bree's New Zealand wedding published in Equally Wed - same-sex marriage international publications. Their wedding was so beautiful and romantic in Auckland Hotel DeBrett, registry office and Auckland Domain. A couple comes over from Australia to New Zealand to get married officially. It's the most exciting event and so unique, I appreciate newlyweds shared with me, their wedding photographer, such unique moments!

Enjoy this gorgeous publication and highlights published on our Blog from couple wedding day.

Contemporary Weddings Magazine - Romantic Beach Destination Wedding in New Zealand {Auckland - Northland elopement photographers}

Excited to share with you fantastic news - Leanne & Tim's wedding in Mahinepua beach house {Northland} just been published in Contemporary Weddings Magazine "Romantic Destination Wedding in New Zealand". Their wedding was so beautiful and unique.

Such a pleasure for us, Auckland wedding photographers, to see these photos go live around the world in prestigious international publication.

Enjoy this featured article with couple's gallery highlights. Have a look at more images from their wedding day on our Blog.

Tim & Leanne

Tim & Leanne

Contact me with any questions!


Rangefinder Contest Winner {Auckland - New Zealand lifestyle wedding-family photographer}

I have amazing news: my personal project photo just won a Rangefinder Contest - first place in Children category!

You might know already I not only a wedding photographer, but also mum of two active little ones and often enjoying take a family photos. It is truly rewarding experience and allow me to remember different moments of my kids life and practice in photography, allow to show my Voice and artistic vision. Its a great honour to get amazing recognition from photographers not only in Auckland, New Zealand but all over the word!

So thrilled to be in the row with such a talented photographers and been publish in such prestigious publication as Rangefinder {New York, USA}.

I appreciate this attention to my work and recognition! Thank you so much for all kind words!

Another amazing news, this photo just been published in Click Magazine as well {check their latest issue!}. Can't be more pleased with this! My advice to all photographers - Don't be afraid to put your work out there, it eventually paid off !

Simply Elope: Elopement New Zealand {Auckland wedding photographer}

So excited to share with you fantastic news: Natalia & Chris elopement | small backyard wedding on Waiheke Island {Auckland, New Zealand} just been published in Simply Elope. It was an honour for me to be their wedding photographer and capture so unique for couple moments.

Enjoy this international publication in Simply Elope and have a look at more highlights in couple's photo gallery on our Blog. Fin our more wedding galleries in Recent Weddings | Elopements

Waiheke Island such a gorgeous place for any weddings and have plenty of photo opportunities. We are so thrilled as wedding photographers to be part of special celebrations all around New Zealand and overseas. Watch this space for our trips out of NZ for destination weddings!

Editor's Choice 2018 Awards - Levien and Lens photography {L & L} - wedding photographers in Auckland, New Zealand

Great news keep coming - just found out we are receiving an Editor's Choice 2018 Award at Two Bright Lights. Its a pleasure for me as a photographer and artist to make this list second time in a row. More details about this award for a top wedding and family photographers:

Editor's Choice 2018 Awards - Levien and Lens photography {L&L}  - top great wedding photographers in Auckland New Zealand

"The Two Bright Lights Editors' Choice Awards are a signature program that recognises photographers and vendors whose number of published features in 2017 ranks them among the top 1% of all Two Bright Lights members. Winners were published across many of the most respected lifestyle, wedding and other print and digital publications in the United States and worldwide."

So excited to be among best great photographers and vendors! Its fantastic experience to share our awesome weddings with publishers from all around the world and see our photographs go live in prestigious publications and get extra recognition.

Thank you so much our amazing couples for sharing with us so treasured moments! We sincerely appreciate these time together! Look forward to our future adventures!

xx Warmly,

Olga & Matt

Editor's Choice 2018 Awards - Levien & Lens photography {L&L} - wedding photographers in Auckland New Zealand

Contact me with any questions!

100 Photographers to Watch in 2018! Made the list {Auckland-New Zealand wedding photographer | family storyteller}

I'm so thrilled to find out amazing news when wake up this morning on destination New Zealand wedding and discovered I named in the list of top 100 Photographers to Watch in 2018 by Click & Company, amazing community of inspiring photographers! It's such an honour to be in the row with such great photographers and some of my friends from all over the world!

I looked at this lists during few years amazed by the level of talent and passion and have no idea the moment will come when my work will get recognition and included in such fantastic list, its a great honour for any photographer to present the work in such a great place!

Enjoy this gallery, find some inspiration and share the love with these incredible artists!

P.S.: I can't believe how much positive news we receive lately - "20 Top Wedding photographers" by Hongkiat, "top 12" by Wedding Photographer Society and now 100 to watch by Clickinmoms, we are so thrilled to make all these lists and so many awards. 

Contact me with any questions!

Fiona & Silas New Zealand Wedding in Tawharanui Lodge published in Style Verify {Matakana-Auckland documentary wedding photographers}

So excited to share with you a recent publication Fiona & Silas wedding in Tawranui Lodge {Matakana - Auckland, New Zealand} that been published in prestigious international Blog "Style Verify". We had an honour to be wedding photographers on this beautiful and emotional wedding, captured so unique for couple moments. Need to mention, we had amazing time with couple also on their pre-wedding photo shoot on Muriwai Beach, that engagement session was unforgettable! 

Enjoy highlights of this real wedding in our Blog and have a look at Style Verify publication!

Contact us with any questions about destination weddings in Auckland, New Zealand and overseas!

NZ Herald publication - Inkberry Calligraphy {Auckland wedding photography}

I am so excited for this publication in NZ Herald, for my friend Emma from Inkberry Calligraphy. The leading newspaper in the country shared her fantastic story "From hobby to job: Calligrapher's skills brings ancient art back to life" with some of my photos from our collaboration Styled Shoot in Motat {Auckland} last year. It's such an honour when our photography used for such good reason.

We are so happy for our friend in the wedding industry and look forward to our future collaborations!

Inkberry Calligraphy custom work just amazing, out of this world!

Enjoy the publication and watch this space for more images from our amazing Styled Shoot in Motat {coming next in our Blog}! Can't wait to share with you a full photo gallery with beautiful, romantic and real photographs! Not long to go now!

styled-shoot-by-olgalevien- Auckland wedding photographer - Inkberry Calligraphy

Follow Inkberry Calligraphy everywhere:

Website, Facebook, Instagram

styled-shoot-by-olgalevien- Auckland wedding photographer - Inkberry Calligraphy

Contact us with any questions!

Rustic Wedding Chic - New Zealand DIY Farm Wedding - publication {Auckland weddings photographers}

Excited to share with you a recent publication of Kathleen & Steven's wedding in Gisborne {New Zealand}, where we, as their photographers, travel all way from Auckland to this gorgeous DIY farm destination wedding, one of the best weddings ever with freedom vibe and cosy atmosphere!

So great to see our photos again, go live around the world in prestigious international publications like this one from Rustic Wedding Chic.

Enjoy this publication and more photos in the gallery on our Blog!

Kathleen & Steve

Kathleen & Steve

Auckland weddings Real Wedding publication - Tayvia and Kyle {New Zealand documentary photographer} The Hunting Lodge

So honoured to share with you recent Real Wedding publication in Auckland weddings "Tayvia & Kyle". This wedding was just amazing with a rainy, rustic and elegant atmosphere in The Hunting Lodge {Kumeu}, Woodhill Forest and Muriwai Beach. Rain can't stop the beautiful and emotional celebration with close friends and families.

So beautiful romantic and moody atmosphere! 

Enjoy Auckland Weddings publication representing Real Weddings from all over New Zealand from top wedding photographers in the country. I am so thrilled to be in this row of such talented photographers! Have a look at our Blog for more photos and video slideshow from couple's special day!

Best of 2017 | New Zealand Wedding photography {Auckland weddings-elopement photographers} Happy New Year

Its hard to believe one year pass so fast from the first wedding in January in Villa Maria {Auckland} to recent one at the end of December 2017 in The Moose Lodge {Rotorua, NZ}. We, Auckland based wedding photographers, travelled for weddings all around New Zealand {from Kerikeri and Russel to Queenstown and Wanaka through the Wellington} to capture real - romantic - candid documentary wedding photography, met awesome people and saw great stories happening unfold. Each wedding had an own unique atmosphere as each couple, their families and friends, and fantastic venues - locations that couple thoughtfully chose to celebrate their special day. These wedding locations | venues honestly speaks to their personalities and represent their love story.

This year brought us a lot of positive emotions, great adventures and even around ten international awards! But your warm words, what our couples | friends said about us and our work just the best! It makes us feel we on the right track, on the top of the things even if sometimes it's hard to do. We love what we do and glad you too!

Thank you so much, my amazing couples | friends for a great time together! Congratulations on your weddings and engagements! Can't wait to see what 2018 will bring, what adventures and travels we will have! I'm so grateful to meet such amazing people on my way!

We wish you to have a warm holidays and a Happy New Year! Let all your wish come true!

Enjoy these highlights - Best of 2017 in the gallery:

Good Bye 2017, Excited to see what 2018 will bring!



Publications | Awards {Auckland, New Zealand wedding photographers}

It's hard to stay up to date with all our international publications and awards. If you would like to stay on track and watch our photographs get published and awarded in Auckland, New Zealand and all around the world, then have a look at the page that we as wedding photographers created on our site. It's so easy now to see in one place all featured in international blogs and magazines, top publishers and more. We created this for our awesome couples knowing that their photos go live all around the world.

Recent news that we received just this week:

- photo with Fiona & Silas {wedding in Tawharanui Lodge, Auckland} got an award at Wedding Photographer Society November'17

- And our photo from a trip up North to shoot Leanne & Tim wedding in Totara North {near Kerikeri, New Zealand} made it in "36 Hear-warming photos of people enjoying being together" on ClickinMoms Blog. I love this community of inspiring modern women-photographers.

Have a peek and get inspired by all this fantastic work. It is such a pleasure to be in the row with such talented photographers.

P.S: did we even mentioned we made in the Top 20 Wedding photographers in the world in recent Blog publication too. Such an honour and a big call to keep going and deliver breathtaking images.

Stay on track and let us know if you have any questions!