About

 

 

Our Brand 

Mott Weddings is boutique destination wedding studio specializing in creative documentary wedding, pre-wedding, family photography and films. We deliver unique, natural, and iconic visuals that tell a story that will last a lifetime. 

Our Team 

Renowned photographers Justin Mott, Aaron Joel Santos, Christian Berg, and Stephen Lam make up our core team of senior partner photographers along with our associate photographers Tim Barker and Nam Quan. 

Our photographer's work has appeared on the covers and in the pages of the largest and most prestigious and respected media outlets in the world including The New York Times, TIME, Forbes, Elle, Vogue, Travel & Leisure, Harpers Bazaar, Esquire, The Guardian, to name a few. 

Our Destinations 

We are based in Vietnam, Thailand, and San Francisco but our team has shot destination weddings all over the world including a remote castle in France, a private island resort in Cambodia, a country farm in Poland, an exclusive seaside private property in Big Sur, California, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Mexico, Cambodia, Indonesia, and many more destinations. 

Our Style 

Our team all comes from a background in editorial photography so our core style can be described as natural and candid documentary style photography and film. 

Our Process 

Browse our team's portfolios and bios and choose your photographer(s) based on your destination and the style that best suits your taste. We offer all-inclusive packages for all destinations worldwide simplifying the process for our clients.  

Meet Our Team 

SENIOR PARTNER PHOTOGRAPHERS 

Justin Mott | Photographer | Southeast Asia & Beyond 

Justin has shot for the New York Times all over the world and is the resident photographer and judge on History Channel’s reality show Photo-Face Off. He has a passion for visual storytelling and considers weddings the ultimate story, striving for unique and creative images with a natural feel to them. At your wedding you might find him climbing rooftops, shooting underwater or from moving vehicles. 

Aaron Joel Santos | Photographer | Southeast Asia & Beyond 

Aaron’s background in fine art film photography and his current work with magazines and newspapers means you can expect something more from him during your wedding. Something unique and different. Something you’ll want to share with friends and family over and over again. 

 

Christian Berg | Photographer | Southeast Asia & Beyond 

Chris is a globally published documentary photographer, known for colorful travel photography and covering social issues. Born in Germany Chris has lived in Southeast Asia for over a decade. When he's not traveling to shoot weddings or stories, he loves to ride his motorbike through the remote mountains of Northern Vietnam. His love for travel and documentary style means that he will capture your destination wedding in a unique, candid and colorful way. 

 

Stephen Lam | Photographer | San Francisco & Beyond 

With an extensive background in photojournalism, Stephen has covered major stories in recent history from natural disasters to presidential campaigns, the occupy movement to the Super Bowl and World Series. Having worked with everything from wildfires to teargas, large groups to individuals, his versatility on site means you can expect him to capture everything from the big moments to the small details. 

Stephen is bilingual in Cantonese Chinese and proficient in Mandarin Chinese. 

ASSOCIATE PHOTOGRAPHERS 

Tim Barker | Photographer and Video | Southeast Asia & Beyond 

Tim is an Australian photographer and cinematographer based in Vietnam and shooting globally. His background has included everything from news to travel stories and feature documentary films. Tim believes that the best moments are the candid ones and to capture them, he shoots in an unobtrusive documentary style. Couples love his relaxed manner and quick wit which make everyone feel comfortable in front of the camera. 

Nam Quan | Photographer | HCMC | Hoi An | Danang | Beyond  

Nam’s passion and creativity ranges from photography, videography, fashion (sneaker fanatic), and motorcycles. He’s been shooting weddings for 8 years throughout the region and he always looks for moments and emptions in his work. In addition to wedding photography he shoots commercial photography and documentary projects such as recently photographing Katy Perry for UNICEF. Nam is fluent in English and Vietnamese.