Because life is beautiful Sunrise atop Charles Bridge
Prague Family Portrait photographers Vrtba Garden photo
Zlata & Pavel Golden Light Boho style
Bride & Groom in rowboat Lake Eibsee Germany
Portrait of a swimmer
Wedding Photography Prague Chateau Liblice wedding
touching moment shared on a spcial morning in Prague.
Life's little moments, beautifully captured forever
Holding his brides hand  Golden Light of Lake Bled


Prague photographer - Kurt Vinion (USA) Est 2008

Svatební a portrétní fotograf Praha


Educated in the United States & Germany, Kurt Vinion's first position after finishing his university studies was as Director of Photography / Assistant Sports Information Director at the University of Louisville in the United States. After nearly 5-years as a full-time sports photographer he left the United Stated to pursue photojournalism at The Prague Post. A year later he embarked on an international career covering news stories worldwide for various news organizations such as: Getty Images, The New York Times, Spectrum Pictures, Mother Jones, The Boston Globe, and various others while based in Berlin. In 2008, Kurt returned to his beloved Prague where he still resides today.

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Kurt Vinion has received the following international photojournalism awards:

The Best of Photojournalism 2 - 1st places in Magazine and Reportage

Czech Press Photo - numerous awards in various categories

Hearst Journalism Awards

KNPA Sports Photographer of the Year

and various others.

His reportage photography has been exhibited internationally in: New York City, London, Prague and Louisville.


street kids reportage

reportage images by Kurt Vinion









Top 100 Artistic Guild Photographers

in the world by the

WPJA

(Wedding Photojournalist Association)







Prague Professional photographer Kurt Vinion

Chosen by 8 professional photographers worldwide

to capture their stories






Kurt Vinion's Weddings have been featured in


Magazines featuring wedding photographer Kurt Vinion


The couples whose weddings I have photographed have been featured in countless magazines, blog sites and marketing campaigns. The couples I have worked with have had their weddings featured in: CS Luxury Style, Engaged Magazine, White Weddings, Good Morning America, BBC, Conde Naste, Wedding Magazine (NZ), Gay Wedding and Marriage Magazine, as well as many websites and blogs worldwide. If you do not wish to have your images in the public domain (like many of ours) we can ensure that too.






Prague Portrait Photographer


Prague Portrait Photographer Kurt Vinion, Est 2008 has a proven track record in creating one of the highest if not the highest standard in Pre-weddings, Honeymoon, Engagement, Love Stories and Honeymoon photography. Images selected by our clients are retouched to the highest standard in quality to ensure that you look your absolute best. After all when you look great - we look great too! Please visit our various collections to get an idea of how we approach each couple in a unique way to suit their style and taste.







Prague Wedding Photographers


Established in 2008, I have photographed weddings at nearly every venue in Prague as well as many castles and chateaus throughout Czechia. From large VIP 250 + person weddings to the small intimate elopements, I am always humbled to be chosen to capture these unique experiences. The most unforgettable weddings tend to be the ones where couples are able to devote some quality time to each other where those fleeting moments can be beautifully captured.


Though I am happy photographing destination weddings - I am always quite happy to stay in Prague. The bonus: blowing the minds of young couples who want to have a truly bespoke wedding day collection of beautiful images that showcase this historic and beautiful city.


Prague based Wedding & Portrait Photographers available throughout Czechia / Czech Republic


As a wedding & portrait photographer based in Prague, Czechia / Czech Republic I have worked at some of the most incredible wedding venues all around this beautiful country and would be quite happy to offer my advice. It has always been my goal to provide clients with not only the most beautiful wedding pictures but an experience that will leave them breathless. This country with it's incredible villas, chateaus, castles and yes, stunning natural scenery should be considered for your destination wedding.


Prague photographer wedding pricing

What I offer in terms of professionalism and services can not be beat and the reality is my rates are affordable for couple willing to invest in quality imagery. If you wish to discuss your wedding day more in detail or wish to inquire about having a specially created package please feel free to contact me.


Destination wedding photographer based in Prague available in Europe


The best thing about being a wedding & portrait photographer based in Prague? It is a relatively easy to travel around Europe. I have photographed weddings in: Ireland, N. Ireland, France, Germany, Greece, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Italy. I am occasionally asked to go further and have photographed weddings in Hong Kong at the prestigious Peninsula Hotel as well as San Diego and Louisville (my hometown) in the US.


If you are interested in having me capture your destination wedding - please do not hesitate to contact me.







Prague Pre Wedding Photographer


As the oringial Prague pre wedding photographer - I not only capture gorgeous photos that focus on each couples personalities, but retouch them to the highest standard. As such I am regularly called upon to create these beautiful sessions in and around Europe and yes, even in Hong Kong. Please visit my pre-weddings photography section that showcases various couples and their pre-weddings from: Czechia, Austria, France, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Malta and Slovenia.


As I believe in the uniqueness of each couple, I always strive to create a session that suits their wishes and their style. For those who are not quite sure what they desire, I will work with you during the session to provide you with a visual idea of what works best. Some couples like the more posed look, while others wish to have a more organic feel. And yes having a mixture when styles come and go is usually a good idea - time permitting.


To see my various styles of photography, please visit the pre-weddings section where you can see how we create sessions in various styles, locations and lighting situations. You should also visit our sunrise session section. Showcasing the most beautiful pre-weddings captured in Prague during the most magical time of the day! Prague pre wedding photographer Kurt Vinion - chosen by 8 professional wedding & portrait photographers to capture their love stories!






The Best Family Photo Sessions in Prague!


We offer studio portraits as well as on-location family portraits in various styles. As we believe in working closely with each family - we will strive to create something that is unique for you and about you. All of our studio portraits are retouched to a high standard and we can handle all of your priting as well as canvass needs. Interested in knowing more? Please visit our Family Portrait section to see more as well as our pricing and package info.





PR photo of Boston Orchestra Group photo at Rudolfinum

The Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Rudolfinum in Prague


Prague Photographer for PR & Events


Looking for an event or gala event photographer? Needing professionally captured marketing materials? As a professional who has been capturing many events for discerning clients worldwide I have the knowledge and expertise to capture literally anything that you need. From night portraits of Lear jets on a runway to celebrity events that are televised live, to one on one portrait sessions of celebrities - I have the experience and professionalism that you need. Please review my clients list to get an idea of who I have worked with as well as the role I served.

With over 20-years of photography experience Kurt Vinion can handle nearly any event you can organize as chances are he has already captured one quite like it.





How do you know if your Prague Wedding Photographer is right for you?


As a bride & groom you should meet your photographer in person (and if that is not possible use a service such as Skype) to evaluate their ability to understand your needs, their professionalism and more importantly - how well you connect. As you will be spending one of the most important days of your life with your photographer, feeling comfortable and connecting on a deeper level is of paramount importance in capturing your story.

Taking the time to read their client reviews, view complete galleries of their work (and not just the portfolio pieces) and if needed - hire them for an engagement session to understand how they work are also worthy ideas.

The truth is quality photography that will stand the test of time is an investment. If you chose Kurt Vinion as your wedding photographer, rest assured that I will provide the highest standard for you and about you!



Troja Palace Interior showing wedding ceremony set up


Important information every bride should know when choosing a Prague wedding planner

Are you considering Prague for your elopement or destination wedding? Unsure about which wedding planners you can trust? If you are in need of an honest and reputable wedding planner - I would be happy to assist. As an American with over 12 - years of international industry experience, I know which agencies you can put your trust in and which ones to stay away from. There is no quid pro quo

Some agencies are brilliant at having a stylish website with models and fake weddings - or styled shoots as they love to call them but they fail to offer the type of services that western brides and grooms expect. While others may not have the flashy web presence - they offer more in an honest and more personalized approach that brides and grooms truly appreciate. The reality is - it is quite hard for brides from afar to chose the right one without having a second opinion.

If you wish to chat about your needs or concerns - please feel free to contact me.

PS: for my lovely couples from Asia, I am represented by reputable agencies in: Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai for pre weddings & wedding photography. If you have been told by a Prague based wedding planner that they represent me for pre weddings portrait sessions, as of 2019 that is no longer true. If you have any concerns please contact me directly.





Prague Photographer Kurt Vinion, Est. 2008

Prague Portrait Studio Located in the heart of Mala Strana

(via appointment only - no walk ins accepted)

Weddings • Engagements • Pre Weddings • Portraits • Couples • Family • Corporate • Events • Branding

+420 776 069 384 • info@kurtvinion.com • © 2020 Kurt Vinion

Introducing our new website dedicated to couple shoots in Prague:

www.PragueLoveStories.com


















Petrinska 41/4 P-5 Mala Strana, 150 00, Czechia +420 776 069 384 or email us at: info@kurtvinion.com