About Kent Yu

Kent is a professional wedding and portrait photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. He and his team specialise in modern and contemporary weddings. Kent has his work published in international magazines and is a regular author to a number of photographic publication. He is fascinated by photographic equipment and enjoys showcasing the gear used in creating his images. You can find him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google+

New Zealand Queenstown Pre-Wedding | Carol & Stephen

We were at Queenstown for pre-weddings again. We have been very lucky with the weather for the past few months. We had rain the day before the pre-weddings but on the day the weather turned out perfect. We have lots of great images from Carol and Stephen’s pre-wedding at … Continue reading

New Zealand Pre-wedding–Queenstown

It always feel great to be in Queesntown no matter how often we come here, it feels like a paradise. Queenstown is not only an attractive place for tourism, it is also one of the well known destination for New Zealand pre-wedding. Our Queenstown pre-wedding takes you to the astonishing … Continue reading

Lake Tekapo Wedding Photographer

Professional wedding photographer Kent Yu has lived in Christchurch for eight years before moving to Wellington. He has a second base in Christchurch and travels frequently to Lake Tekapo for weddings. Kent specialises in modern and contemporary wedding photography; he endeavor your photographic needs are taken care of on your … Continue reading

Martinborough Wedding | Caroline & Jason


Caroline and Jason got married at Burnside church near Lake Ferry, south of Martinborough. They got ready at their nearby cottages and I got to admit Lake Ferry is a very relax place, it certainly takes your stress away on your big day. The ceremony took place at Burnside … Continue reading

Fiji Wedding | Fiji Wedding Photographer

Kent Yu Photography is please to announce its Fiji destination pre-wedding and wedding day photography packages for all brides and grooms to be. Experience and capture the tropical sunshine, crystal clear water, astonishing essence that Fiji has to offer. For more information, please feel free to contact us or … Continue reading

Off camera flash triggers – Yongnuo or Pocket Wizard?

Off camera flash triggers from PocketWizard and Yongnuo are both very popular for distinctively different reasons. PocketWizard is the industry standard, its latest triggers Flex TT5 (Nikon | Canon) and Plus III are very reliable and packed with tons of features (HSS, TTL, groups), … Continue reading

Simple portrait lighting setups

Studio lighting doesn’t need to be complex. You can create beautiful studio portrait lighting with just one or two lights. More importantly, have a mind-set to what type of lighting and images  you want to create. You might be overwhelmed by the different types of lighting equipment and modifiers at … Continue reading

Studio Portraits with Miss Universe NZ | Wellington Wedding Photographer

A couple of months back, we invited Rachel Millns our latest Miss Universe New Zealand 2014 to the studio for a photoshoot. I know Rachel previously and she has always been  a pleasure to shoot with. The studio session took place in a bridal setting and my objective is simply … Continue reading