Hire a Cancún Photographer

Meet a local photographer for a short & fun Cancún photoshoot to beautifully capture your next trip. Perfect for a family mini-session or beach photography.

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Choose your dates and book your favorite available photographer.

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Quick Turnaround

Edited high-resolution digital photos in 5 business days

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Quality Photography

Vibrant photos of moments you will cherish forever

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Professional Cancún Photographers

Handpicked and vetted by our team for quality, style, and skill. Make sure to check availability early so your dates don’t get booked up! Can’t pick your favorite Cancún photographer? Check who is available for your travel dates.

Daniel
Hola!I am a Cancun based professional photographer with 14 years experience, specialized in proposals and engagement sessions, family portraits and... more
Diana
Hola! Welcome to the beautiful Mexican Caribbean, my name is Diana and I'm going to join you in your photo adventure. As a Cancun photographer I've had the... more
Gareth
Hi there! I´m Gareth, a full-time wedding and photographer with an incessant passion about creating photos that ooze vibe and emotion conveyed via light.... more
David
100% mexican! Mezcal and tacos lover. Father of 2 incredibly beautiful girls and husband of an amazing mexican woman!. I describe my self as entertaining,... more
Chesira
Hello! I'm Ches and I work with my two photographer partners Heather and Flor! We are award winning photographers in the area and would be delighted to capture... more
Gonzalo
Hi I am Gonzalo,As a photographer my greatest reward is the smile of my clients when they see the photos we take together.My goal is to add a pinch... more
Vincent
Seek, hunt and illuminate!! Award winning professional photographer with 20 years experience, traveling around the world taking pictures with love and... more
Blademir
PROPOSALS AND FAMILIES EXPERT! with over 10 Years of experience !I am from Cancun and I know the best photo spots in Cancun and riviera Maya... more

Best Photography Spots for a Cancún Photoshoot

Nestled along the pristine shores of the Caribbean Sea, Cancún beckons with its photogenic beauty at every turn. This vibrant Mexican city is a visual paradise, boasting a stunning contrast of turquoise waters and powdery white sands. Picture-perfect beaches stretch as far as the eye can see, framed by swaying palm trees, and against the backdrop of azure skies. The iconic Hotel Zone offers an array of luxurious resorts, their sleek and modern designs blending seamlessly with the natural beauty of the region. For those seeking cultural immersion, Cancún's Mayan heritage is evident in the ancient ruins of Tulum and Chichen Itza, adding a touch of history to your photoshoot. In Cancún, every shot is a postcard-worthy moment, making it a dream destination for photographers and travelers alike.

Playa Chac Mool

Playa Chac Mool, a hidden gem along the coast of Cancún, is an enchanting photo spot wait...
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Playa Delfines

Playa Delfines, also known as Dolphin Beach, is the ultimate photo spot for those seeking ...
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Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, a picturesque island just a short ferry ride from Cancún, is a photographer...
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Langosta Beach

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Our family went on vacation to Cancun, it was the perfect place to take our family photos. Jesse was attentive and replied quickly to any questions that we had. He did a great job in arranging the photoshoot.-AngelaView Photographer profile
Gonzalo and his wife Gaby are absolutely AMAZING! I needed them last minute, and they went above and beyond to deliver an unforgettable proposal. Gonzalo's attention to detail, composition, and amazing ability to use lighting really show in his work, and our results turned out beautifully.

He and his wife are an excellent team and had amazing suggestions for poses. Extremely professional, with expert direction. Quick response times and very easy to work with. THANK YOU SO MUCH GONZALO & Gaby! We are forever grateful!-BrianView Photographer profile
Gonzalo and his wife did such an amazing job capturing these beautiful moments with my family. They were also very understanding and flexible when I had to change the date of our shoot on short notice. They communicated with me days before the shoot to make sure we were in the correct place.

It was so fun to shoot with Gonzalo and his wife. They were very welcoming, the photo shoot was easy. It was as if we had known each other for a long time.

If you are ever in Cancun and would love pictures, please contact them. They were amazing!-Brenda & FamilyView Photographer profile
Gonzalo was amazing. Extremely attentive did such a great job communicating with me. Made the coordination of my proposal in a different country to locations I've never been so much easier.

Very personable during the actual photo shoot. Made it a fun experience. Photos are high quality and exactly the style we wanted. Would highly recommend Gonzalo!-AndrewView Photographer profile
David did a fantastic job from start to finish! Helping plan out the perfect moment for me and my now fiancée. He made sure that we would keep it a surprise and in the pictures, it sure shows that.

We showed up a bit earlier than what was said but he still got right to work and made us feel comfortable. He took the most beautiful shots and we absolutely loved them. He made the big moment very special and now we will have that special memory with us forever thanks to David!-EdwinView Photographer profile
Daniel exceeded my expectations and was very kind, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for pure art.-BriannaView Photographer profile
I had planned for a surprise proposal photoshoot with Gonzalo. He was very supportive and guided me throughout the planning stage right from our outfits to how the entry should be.

On the evening of the proposal, Gaby helped us capture a perfect video of the moment and Gonzalo took really great shots of the proposal.

Having done the photoshoot for the first time, we weren’t aware of any poses, Gonzalo and Gaby suggested so many unique poses and instead of it feeling like a forced pose we actually enjoyed taking pictures and had fun doing that.

When we saw the final photos we were in awe of how perfect and beautiful the photos were.

It was more than what we could have asked for and all the credit goes to Gonzalo and Gaby for making our day so special and making sure that everything was perfect along the way.-AkshayView Photographer profile
Gonzalo and his assistant Gabby are super professionals and they know what they are doing. They came to the location on time and they spent even more time with us than they were supposed to.

The pictures were great and we ordered all of them as we couldn’t choose which ones were the best. Highly recommend.-FarazView Photographer profile
I’m very grateful that we got the opportunity for Gonzalo to do our family photos at the beach in Cancun. He is a talented photographer with many years of experience. He also had multiple cameras to shoot with to get a variety of photos.

Also, he understands requests very easily and helps with posing if you need it. His experience, ease of communication, and patience (we had a huge family) are his best qualities. I would definitely choose him again for photos in Cancun.-BlessyView Photographer profile
AMAZING! Gonzalo and Gaby were nothing less than amazing!

I wanted to propose to Shay while on our trip and had tried contacting our resort with little luck, partly a language barrier and a cost prohibitive option. With less than a week before our trip to Mexico I did a Google search to find a photographer.

Enter Local Lens: the platform was easy to use and it was nice seeing the potential photographers available, their portfolios and prices upfront. Gonzalo was the first photographer to respond with available dates and times, I reviewed his profile and was happy with his previous work.

Originally we were going to have Gonzalo come to the resort, but once again, the resort wanted a massive amount of money to have an external photographer on site. At this point I was starting to stress out between the resort being uncooperative...-Chad and ShayView Photographer profile

Cancún Photography Prices

Invest in forever capturing postcard-perfect vacation moments. After you check out of the hotel and your return flight lands, these photos will be a cherished souvenir for years to come!

What's included in my photoshoot package?

Peace of Mind

Choose from vetted and highly rated personal photographers. Hassle-free booking and a travel-friendly refund policy.

Quick Turnaround

Receive your gallery within 5 business days of your photoshoot, but usually sooner! Download your choice of 15, 30, 45 or 60 digital photos depending on your shoot package.

Expert Photo Editing

All photography is edited for light, color, & sharpness to make your vacation photos gorgeous. Advanced beauty edits are available for purchase.

Local Tips

Your personal photographer also acts as an informal tour guide with all the best photography spots and local secrets for what to see, eat, & do in town.

Print Release

Turn your digital photos into cherished travel prints & wall art! Use our printing partners and get FREE SHIPPING - as low as $1 USD for 4×6 luster prints.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Prices vary by city, ensuring you the best rates according to the local market. Choose between photography packages that range from 30 minutes up to 2 hours. The high-resolution photos are professionally edited and delivered by email in a private online gallery within 5 business days. See pricing for your destination here.

  • Check your dates, and then you'll be notified by email which photographers are available. Book your date and then your local professional photographer will work with you to go over all the best photography spots, when the best light will be, and how to beat the crowds to capture magical moments without tons of other tourists in the background. Local Lens vacation photographers are handpicked artists for quality, style, & skill. Not only will they take amazing photos, but they will edit them to be beautiful photo souvenirs you’ll treasure for years to come.

  • All photos are professionally edited for vibrance and composition and delivered in a private online gallery where you can download your favorite photos in high-resolution jpg format. Additional files and high-quality prints from our professional partner labs are also available for purchase. You should receive an email with your photography gallery link within five business days.

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Miami is where the magic of sun, sea, and style mix so seemingly and where photos come out incredible! ⁣⁣
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With its iconic Art Deco architecture along Ocean Drive, pristine sandy beaches, and a rich cultural mosaic, Miami offers a diverse range of photographic opportunities. So, are you ready to pose and snap some photos in this interesting destination?⁣⁣
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📍South Pointe Beach — With its powdery white sand, azure waters, and a backdrop of towering luxury condominiums, it offers a quintessential Miami beach experience.⁣⁣
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📍Lummus Park & Beach — The wide promenade, lined with palm trees and iconic lifeguard towers, offers a lively backdrop for capturing the essence of Miami’s sun-soaked lifestyle.⁣⁣
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📍Vizcaya — A magnificent Italian Renaissance-style villa turned museum in Miami, is a photographer’s dream, offering a glimpse into the opulence of the Gilded Age.⁣⁣
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📍Pier Park at Sunny Isles — The pier, extending gracefully into the Atlantic Ocean, offers a stunning vantage point for capturing breathtaking ocean views and vibrant sunsets.⁣
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Imagine popping the question in Machu Picchu? 🤯 Sounds like a unique and beautiful way to start the next chapter of your lives as fiances. ⁣⁣
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And while it sounds incredible, there are some things you need to keep in mind to make your Machu Picchu proposal a reality. ⁣⁣
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1️⃣ Buy your entrance ticket at least a month in advance. ⁣⁣
2️⃣ When buying your ticket, pick a morning timeslot.⁣⁣
3️⃣ Expect to stay longer if you’ve purchased a morning entrance. ⁣⁣
4️⃣ Bring your passport to get a special Machu Picchu stamp. ⁣⁣
5️⃣ Don’t forget sunblock, bug spray, and layers of clothing. ⁣⁣
6️⃣ And remember, small backpacks only!⁣
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📸 Captured by Marco in Machu Picchu, Peru⁣
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If you’re a soon-to-be momma, you deserve a babymoon in Europe to spoil yourself before the sleepless nights begin!⁣⁣
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A babymoon, more than a trip is the perfect time to spend time with your partner, relax and mentally prepare for all that lies ahead. And there is no better place than Europe and its many destinations perfect for future parents. ⁣⁣
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Any other destination we should add to the list of babymoons? Let us know in the comments!⁣
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📸 Captured by Victor in Prague ⁣
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Da Nang, a vibrant coastal city in Vietnam, is a fascinating destination that offers an interesting mix of natural beauty and modern urban life. ⁣
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📍My Khe Beach — This stunning stretch of sandy shores and serene blue waters provides a picturesque backdrop for capturing the essence of a coastal paradise.⁣⁣
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📍Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) — These ancient limestone outcrops are dotted with caves, pagodas, and sacred shrines, providing an array of visual inspiration.⁣⁣
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📍Dragon Bridge — This iconic bridge comes to life in the evenings with a thrilling fire-breathing dragon show, creating a dynamic and visually spectacular scene.⁣⁣
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📍Linh Ung Pagoda — The pagoda is renowned for its giant Lady Buddha statue, and it’s the perfect spot to capture Vietnam’s cultural richness and natural beauty.⁣
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📸 Captured by Trung in Da Nang, Vietnam⁣
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Bangkok is a cultural treasure with many beautiful temples that are a must-visit if you are looking for an enriching experience. ⁣But the choice is hard, as Bangkok has more than 400 temples. So, which one to pick? ⁣⁣
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Luckily, we have made a top 5 pick of the best temples or ‘wats’ to visit in Bangkok. ⁣⁣
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1️⃣ Wat Arun Ratchawararam (Temple Of Dawn) — An ancient temple dating back to the Ayutthaya period and considered a Royal Temple of King Rama II with a stupa considered one of the most beautiful and gigantic stupas in that era.⁣⁣
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2️⃣ Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan (Wat Pho) — Home of the Reclining Buddha, with various interesting ancient Thai cultural murals around the temple.⁣⁣
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3️⃣ Wat Saket Ratchaworamahawihan (Phu Khao Thong) — One of the famous highlights of this temple is its spiral staircase, which has 344 steps.⁣⁣
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4️⃣ Wat Trai Mit Witthayaram Worawihan — This temple is home to the solid gold Sukhothai-style Buddha called the seated Phra Phuttha Maha Suwana Patimakon, known as the world’s largest golden Buddha statue.⁣⁣
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5️⃣ Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple) — As its name states, the temple’s ordination hall was constructed of marble imported from Italy.⁣
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📸 Captured by Suriyathepjuti in Bangkok, Thailand⁣
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Being a new parent can be both beautiful and unnerving — it is a big responsibility! And if you feel you need some guidance and to set up some goals to help you get your groove back, start by setting some resolutions for this new year. ⁣⁣
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2024 it’s all about taking care of yourself, and being a new parent doesn’t need to limit that. Here are a few ways you can be the best version of yourself while handling this incredible new role: ⁣⁣
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❤️ Take a moment to evaluate how you are feeling⁣
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❤️ Enjoy the time you manage to be alone⁣⁣
❤️ Rekindle friendships⁣
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❤️ Reassess how you are feeling at the end of every month and change your goals accordingly⁣
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📸 Captured by Rojeena in Maui, Hawaii⁣
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Okay, a new year has begun, and now it’s time to commit to those resolutions. Yes, it can be challenging, but with the right tips, you can make your wishes a reality and make 2024 the year you stick to your resolutions!⁣⁣
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Here’s what you have to do to achieve your new year’s goals: ⁣⁣
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☑️ Start small⁣⁣
☑️ Create goals for different areas of your life⁣⁣
☑️ Write them down⁣⁣
☑️ Prioritize your goals⁣⁣
☑️ Break down bigger goals⁣⁣
☑️ Include friends and other peeps⁣⁣
☑️ Keep it interesting⁣⁣
☑️ Celebrate progress⁣⁣
☑️ Adjust as necessary⁣⁣
☑️ Have patience⁣⁣
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New adventures are around the corner. And this 2024 will be filled with new memories, destinations, health, and happiness. ⁣
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Happy New Year from Local Lens! ✨🍾⁣
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What a year! 2023 has been a year full of blessings, and many captured memories. ⁣
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Just this year, our local photographers have captured over 4,000 shoots around the world!! From families to engagements, anniversaries, and solo traveling, we love being there and creating memories with you. ⁣⁣
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Thank you for a fantastic year, and we hope to be with you next year, capturing your next chapter. And like they say, cheers to many more! 🥳✨💫⁣
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