Lake Atitlan photoshoot – Rudy & Marite

Santa cruz la laguna

Lake Atitlan is a beautiful destination for wedding photographs in Guatemala, surrounded by volcanoes that make a wedding photography session there beautiful, far from the noise of the city and in total peace, it is possible to contemplate spectacular sunsets and sunrises.

Among all my favorite destinations to photograph in Guatemala, Santa Cruz la Laguna is one of my favorites whenever I want to achieve photographs with a very special peace and romanticism.

Rudy and Marite travel from the United States for their spectacular wedding in Guatemala, bringing dozens of people from all over the world to discover Guatemala during their wedding. The wedding will be in Antigua Guatemala, so for the session we decided to plan something different, go 2 hours from La Antigua Guatemala to do an epic photo session in Antigua Guatemala for their wedding invitations in La Antigua Guatemala.

Getting to Santa Cruz la Laguna is very simple. From La Antigua Guatemala, it takes 2:30 hours by car to Panajachel, where you leave the car and take a boat that takes you to Santa Cruz la Laguna, which is 15 minutes by boat from Panajachel. You can also go from a shuttle from Antigua to Atitlan and then cross to Santa Cruz la Laguna.

My favorite part of taking pictures in Atitlan is at sunrise and sunset, since the landscapes are incredible, the gold of the sky blends beautifully with the blue of the water and the light blue of the volcanoes that surround this beautiful lake. Whether it's for wedding photography or lounging, it's always my favorite place for a relaxing getaway. As a wedding photographer in Antigua Guatemala I like to mix the colors of La Antigua and the beauty of Lake Atitlan in my sessions.

Taking your wedding photographs in Atitlan is one of the most beautiful ideas you can do, it allows you to have an immense connection with the beauty and culture of Guatemala as a wedding destination. I recommend doing a sunset session on Lake Atitlan and taking the opportunity to stay in one of the beautiful hotels and airbnbs in the area.

Some of my favorite places to take wedding photos in Atitlan:

Santa Cruz La Laguna
San Antonio Palopo
Santa Catarina Palopo
Casa Palopó
Hotel Atitlán
Hotel Casa del mundo

What is the best time to take pictures in Atitlan?
Starting to take the photographs at 4pm is an hour that allows you to take the sunset and the orange tones that the clouds are dyeing.

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