Mukhina Ekaterina - top destination wedding photographer - ISPWP, BOWP member - Purlita photography - borabora photographer

Ekaterina (Katya) Mukhina is a professional wedding & lifestyle portrait photographer based in Moscow, Russia. Since 2003 up to 2017 she has been photographer at more then 600 weddings in Russia plus more then 150 destination weddings in more then 30 different countries. Love to create stunning pre-wedding sessions in remote parts of the world. Ekaterina is listed in a Top-5 best russian photographers at - russian photographer community with more then 40000 members. There you can see her everyday updated portfolio. Ekaterina was nominated by American Photo magazine to be listed in best wedding photographers 2013. WPPI Print and Album Competition (Las Vegas, USA) 2016 First Place, WPPI 2017 First and Second Place winner in Engagement Album category.;

Ekaterina is a part of Canon Ambassador Programme and have been chosen to represent the field of wedding photography as a Canon Explorer along with 40 other talanted and nationally well known photographers from Europe, Africa, Middle East. At her Canon Explorer profile you can have a look at her portfolio, equipment and biography. Ekaterina uses the best Canon photo equipment – flagman Canon 1DX mark II, Canon 5D Mark IV, along with 8 prime L Canon lenses and Canon 600-RT flashes.

She describes her style: "I love shooting weddings in a photojournalistic style with sheer dose of beauty - portraits with soft true emotions. For me its important that people look beautiful on my pictures. I do about 30-40 weddings and 10-20 engagement, prewedding sessions per year. Fly to capture destination weddings and destination engagement photography sessions all around the world, have no problems with remote locations, harsh conditions. Love to shoot 2-6 days pre wedding phosessions.. Speak english and spanish fluently. I m in love with weddings and engagements abroad, as if we have a lot more time for creative wedding or engagement, pre-wedding photography. Portfolio pictures at my website are all real clients, real weddings, pre wedding or engagement sessions. All photographs are lately individually color corrected and can be designed in a beautiful coffee-table photobook by Queensberry or other reputable company. Additionally you recieve a usb-flash with all hi-resolution photos + web-size copies. About 800 photos for 12-hour wedding photo coverage. I work with assistant and sometimes with one more photographer to cover big weddings."

She is a member of The International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. More then 67 contest wining images in 6 years and Top-3 (2010), Top-20 rating rank of best wedding photographers in the world by ISPWP in 2011-2016.

Member of Best of the Wedding Photography association.

Winner for First and Second place for the Best Engagement Album in 2017, WPPI Album competition.
Winner for First place for the Best Engagement Album in 2016, WPPI Album competition.

Associate member of WPPI and won multiple Accolade of Excellence Awards in Print 16x20 competition 2012, 2014
Multiple Accolades of Excellence Awards in Album competitions (Wedding Album by single photographer, Engagement Album) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Junebug Weddings selected one of my photos to be a part of The Best Wedding Photography of 2011 collection.
2014, 2015, 2016 BEST Junebug TOP-50 Engagement photography
2014, 2015, 2016 Best Junebug TOP-50 Destination Wedding photography (2 photographs) 2014, (2 photographs) 2015.
2016 Best Destination Photography (Judge)

As about me: I m 34. Love music, movies, good food and time with my family. Love to travel to off the beaten track places, cant live without freeride snowboarding, windsurfing and kite. I ve visited about 67 beautiful countries and hope to explore more. This unique feeling of new places gives me lots of positive emotions and keeps my work forward. I love my work as a Wedding and Portrait photographer for creating emotional and beautiful pictures. Look forward to keep in touch with you. My personal photographs and news you can find at my Facebook profile.

Contacts: or +7 903 540 60 90 Whatsup, Viber

Here is a list of upcoming travels for destination wedding photography. All enquires please send to my e-mail:

I'm available for Destination Wedding and Engagementt, couple together romantic photography. Destination weddibg photography photosession can be tailored up to your needs. Usually I shoot a couple during two days: one day is the Wedding: bride getting ready photographs, photojournalistic approach at the wedding ceremony + a lot of portrait sunset pictures and photojournalism photographs at the reception. Photoshooting can be done at the hotel or at the remote beach or at the boat trip, anywhere you want. Trash-the-dress photography is also possible.

The second day is an engagement shoot, trash the dress session or wedding photos usually at the other then a hotel location. There is no limit in hours of my work and no limit in quantity of images, I send to you full resolution files after postproduction work ( color editing and retouch). I use Canon 1DX mark II + Canon 5D Mark IVcameras. Each wedding is unique, so we can make the wedding photography package individual for you. Prices start at 2500 euro + travel expences (if necessary). All these details we discuss by e-mail.

Mauritius, Seychelles - often fly out for these locations.

2017 (March) Hawaii - open for engagement/prewedding photoshoot

2017 (July - November) - Can be shooting few times at Bora Bora

In 2018 (winter) shoot in USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Chile./strong>

USA, UK and Europe- I have open visa for 2016-2017 - open for your requests for wedding photography.