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Intimate and heartfelt celebrations set in stunning locations

Authentic photos for adventurous couples

Romantic images to celebrate the upcoming big day

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I am passionate about capturing real and meaningful moments, ensuring that your wedding photos are as beautiful and unique as your love story. Think of me as more than just your photographer—I am a friend with a camera, always ready to capture the genuine, fun, and heartfelt moments as they unfold.

Specializing in intimate, laid-back weddings, my goal is to blend seamlessly into your day, preserving every significant memory with a focus on the joy and intimacy of your celebration. Our photographic approach highlights the natural beauty of your moments through a minimal yet stylized editing style, ensuring each photo is filled with warmth and authenticity

Costa Rica Wedding Photographer Javier Mendez: Timeless, Natural, and Artful Imagery


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misty + drew

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"We loved Javier! He is so genuine and made us feel so at ease and comfortable the entire time. Sometimes he would just ask us questions and take pictures of us telling him a story, and those pictures turned out to be some of my favorites. He makes a real effort to get to know the couples that he shoots so that he can truly capture their love and story in his photos. I’m obsessed with all of our wedding pictures! I would highly recommend Javier for your wedding!"

"I am beyond grateful for the incredible experience I had with Javier as my elopement photographer. From the moment we met, they radiated warmth and professionalism. He made us feel completely at ease throughout the entire process. His patience and kindness were truly remarkable, and it made all the difference on our special day. If you're looking for a photographer who will not only deliver stunning images but also make you feel like the most beautiful version of yourself, Javier is the one for you. I cannot recommend him highly enough"

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Ready to book your date? Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn how we can make your wedding photography as magical as your wedding day.

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I strive to capture images that not only tell your unique story but also inspire others to embark on their own adventures. It's incredibly rewarding to hear that my photos ignite a passion for exploration and creativity in others. Let's create something unforgettable together