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COSTA RICA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

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your wedding in costa rica authentically

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I am Javier Mendez a Costa Rica wedding photographer. I’ve been specializing in destination weddings for over 9 years and storytelling is my passion. 

My style is a balance between elegance and candidness. My goal is working with each couple to capture their wedding day honestly.
I want you to have the best Pura Vida experience

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we've been Featured In

intimate ceremonies at the

Epic elopements at

Stunning wedding venues in the

Waterfalls

Mountains

Beach

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I don't wish for people to only see my images

I want everyone to feel them

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MY APPROACH

We want to capture your special day with authenticity, creativity and spontaneity. We don't pose, we document the moment.
One of the goals is to ensure that each of my couples feels cherished, supported, and completely at ease with us on their wedding day. Our preference is to see photos that reflect your personality and highlight Costa Rica's beauty

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EVERY SOUL IS BEAUTIFUL

EVERY MOMENT IS ELEGANT

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Story telling is an art

Photographs have always been a powerful way to remember our most cherished moments. They become heirlooms that we pass down generation after generation.

I am passionate about creating photographs that capture these moments in an artful, elegant and cinematic way

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jEREMY & JOHANNA ELOPEMENT

aNDREU & DANIELA beach WEDDING

Emotional & Elegant. The design of this wedding was one of our favorites from 2021

Amazing vibes from this spaniard-costarican couple. A day Full of party

This elopement is the perfect definition of ADVENTURE. The location was in the most moody waterfall in Costa Rica

what our couples are saying

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“We're so happy that Javier was a part of the best day of our lives. He truly made us feel at ease and captured the natural love and joy of the entire wedding day. We never felt self conscious, which allowed us and all of our guests to relax and act naturally. We could not be happier with how all of the photos turned out which we will cherish forever”

“We could not be more in love with our elopement photos and we had such an amazing time going with the flow and being in the moment during this shoot. You are so amazing and you made us feel so comfortable by giving us the direction we needed while still allowing things to be organic. Thank you for an unforgettable experience.

We are forever grateful for these memories”

“If you want to make sure that your special day is captured beautifully, look no further! Javier is hands down the best profesional wedding photographer we have ever worked with and nobody compares to their keen eye for detail and making you feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the entire process”

— Jeremy & Johanna

— Emily & Marcos

— Andy & Catalina

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in our blog

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Why is Costa Rica one of the most popular country to elope? What factors do you need to know first before traveling to this paradise?

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"Top 3 Best Destination Photographers in Costa Rica"

- mywed.com

3. elegant

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2. TIMELESS

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deSTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE

Organization is key to keeping everything on track. To make things easier for you, we created our photography wedding guide. This will help our beautiful couples to know what to expect, tips, ideas and recommendations along the wedding day. With more than 400 destination weddings done, this guide will help you to make sure you get the best photographs in your big day and make this an unforgettable experience

we want to secure your

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your love story truly told

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I KNOW HOW IMPORTANT IS FOR YOU TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PHOTOGRAPHER

Let’s be real. Inviting a new person into the most intimate moment of your life is a BIG DEAL. It takes a lot of courage and vulnerability to do that.

This is why I value it so much. I hope to work alongside you both to make that happen in a way that feels good.

Let's know each other first

IF THIS GOT YOU EMOTIONAL, IMAGINE HOW YOU'LL FEEL ABOUT YOUR OWN STORY

Think how powerful it will be for your future children to hear you share your vows and show them where it all began.

Video provided by: El Ancla Wedding Films