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French Riviera Wedding Photographer

Photography & film

Love and Feminity are our guides

It would be our pleasure to serve as your wedding photographer and videographer on the enchanting French Riviera, capturing the most cherished moments of your special day. As a creative duo and storytellers based in the sunny south of France, we're inspired by the harmonious blend of poetry, beauty, light, and nature in this splendid corner of the world. 

based in the south of France

From the delightful Villa Ephrussi Rothschild in Cap Ferrat to the picturesque marvels of Antibes, Nice, Saint-Tropez, and Monaco, we strive for excellence through stunning aerial drone footage, editorial finesse, and natural photography, harmoniously weaving the location's beauty with each couple's unique essence.

Let us make your wedding experience one to remember!

With our expertise and dedication to perfection, we promise to capture your wedding memories, ensuring they endure as a source of love, joy, and inspiration for a lifetime.

Behind Cadoret Studios

Meet Paulina & Ossa Cadoret

From their first collaborations over 15 years ago, Paulina and Ossa have specialized in weddings, couple shoots and events all over the world for a high-end clientele. They excel in digital and analog photography to provide unique, elegant and timeless images.

As co-founder, lead photographer and creative force behind Cadoret Studios, Paulina seeks to capture authenticity, beauty and emotion with a poetic and feminine touch. 

Ossa, with a Master's degree in Computer Science and Imagery, assumes the multi-hyphenate role of lead filmmaker, drone pilot and development manager at Cadoret Studios. 

They met during their studies in France, and left Paris to work in Bora Bora where they developed paulinacadoret.comBack in Europe in 2023, they founded Cadoret Studios and are based in the sunny South of France. They love beautiful destinations - France, Italy, pittoresque islands.

They have been published in world-acclaimed magazines and blogs such as Harper’s Bazaar, The Knot, Ruffled, Pacific Weddings, Trendy Bride.

A wedding by the SEA on La Côte d’Azur

Who hasn't dreamt of a seaside wedding, bathed in romance and sunlight?

The French Riviera

Enchanting backgrounds are common on the Côte d’Azur. Weddings by the sea are probably some of the most spectacular events on Earth. It's no wonder celebrities and couples alike enjoy celebrating love along the beautiful coastline in the South of France. True hidden gems like Byblos, Hyères and Grasse are blessed with jeweled backdrops.

French destination weddings offer exciting new experiences and the opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones. Cadoret Studios is the evolution of Paulina and Ossa's long history of collaboration, creating timeless, poetic and elegant images for brides and grooms in France but also, in the past, on the idyllic Pacific islands so reminiscent of the atmosphere of the Riviera!  Cadoret Studios strives for excellence through stunning aerial drone footage, editorial finesse, and natural photography, harmoniously weaving the location's beauty with each couple's unique essence.

The French Riviera and Provence regions are synonymous with luxury and romance, making them ideal destinations for a truly captivating and memorable wedding abroad. Dipped in pastel pink with intricate architectural detailing, Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, the symbol of an era-La Belle Époque, is one of the most romantic and simply dreamy locations on the Riviera.

When in doubt, go to the South of France!

WHY HAVE A DESTINATION WEDDING on The French Riviera: La Côte d'Azur?

Cultural Richness

The French Riviera embraces you with its captivating history and rich cultural heritage. Experience the joy of strolling through charming old towns and indulge in its vibrant nightlife to ignite your spirit for celebration.

Avant-Garde Culinary Delights

The French Riviera is known for its exquisite seafood, fresh local produce, fine wines and decadent desserts. The region's unique gastronomy will add that special touch to your South of France wedding.

Stunning Natural Beauty

Also known as the Côte d'Azur, the French Riviera is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, with azure blue waters, golden sandy beaches, and picturesque coastal cliffs. Providing an ideal backdrop for your wedding festivities, the region boasts a blend of Mediterranean charm and glamorous allure.

Sunny Weather

The gentle Mediterranean climate grants long, sun-drenched days and blissful temperatures all year round. Sunny weather makes an outdoor wedding a delightful option for couples seeking a lifeless alfresco celebration.

Enchanting Venues

From centuries-old castles and swoon-worthy villas, to exclusive resorts and boutique hotels, the French Riviera offers an array of enchanting venues to suit every style and taste. Your dream wedding awaits you with a variety of possibilities, whether it's a fairytale castle or on a luxury beachfront. Our most magical places for a wedding in the French Riviera are: Château de la Massardière, Château de la Chèvre d’or, Tiara Yaktsa, Château Saint Martin & Spa.

"Their classic aesthetic and use of natural lighting brought it all together. Our wedding was an extraordinary experience beyond words. Paulina and Ossa made our day even more beautiful, and captured our genuine emotions and interactions naturally."

— Cynthia

"Paulina was a fantastic photographer to work with during our wedding. She was very cooperative and captured such beautiful memories for us that will last a lifetime. Definitely one of the sweetest wedding photographers we've worked with, and the most magical photography skills. Thank you so much once again, Paulina, for shooting our dream wedding!"

— Amandine

"Professional, talented, responsible and artistic. Paulina and Ossa created absolutely gorgeous pictures and video of our honeymoon, following our South of France wedding. The photo sessions were so much fun and they were a great adventure. They went above and beyond trying to help us put together our work and gave us all kinds of advice to get our wedding shot just right. If you want a destination wedding photographer and videographer team that is professional, talented, responsible and artistic, then Cadoret Studios is who you need to work with. Thank you so much for making this such an unforgettable experience for us. "

— Peiwen

Frequently asked questions

Where are you based?

We’re happy to call the South of France our home. When we’re not working at our photo and video studio, we spend time between Provence, the French RivieraParis, and Italy.

Can we book just one service, or do we have to book both?

Our partnership is at the core of Cadoret Studios, but we may work separately at times to offer individual photography and videography services. We also work with other skilled photo and video teams to provide a smooth and stress-free experience for our brides and grooms.

How and when will we receive our photos and film?

Your final wedding prints and digitals will be ready within 4 to 6 weeks after your big day. Every wedding album is personally curated upon careful selection and expert editing processes. Approximately, we provide between 40 and 60 images per hour. We ensure your film is captured with exceptional 4K quality. You will enjoy the cinematic experience on big screens or on smaller devices.

How do you price your photo and film services?

Each wedding is different and comes with its own particular set of needs. We quote every wedding, elopement, and portrait session on an individual basis depending on desired services, such as photography and/or videography, coverage time, and number of guests. Contact us and we will gladly assist you in making the best choice for your dream event.

Do you shoot film or digital?

Both. Being confident in both mediums allows us to bring digital and film cameras to your special day, and select the best option for every frame. Film creates exquisite timeless photographs akin to fine art paintings, while digital offers complete control over the pictures and lets us dance in and out during your “I Dos” with optimal discretion. We combine masterful editing techniques and a wide range of elegant photography skills to deliver flawless consistency. Visit our Portfolio to learn more about our style and distinct approach to photography.

Do you use drones?

Striking aerial shots add a captivating and spectacular touch to your wedding album. Cadoret Studios’ lead filmmaker, Ossa, is a certified drone pilot for commercial use. However, drone usage depends on factors like location, venue permissions, and weather conditions. We'd love to hear more about your event so we can make the necessary preparations to incorporate aerial drone footage.

Do you have backup equipment?

Absolutely. We use professionally maintained equipment only for both video and photography. Our gear is compatible with both photo and video, and we guarantee that everything is redundantly backed up. In the event of a technical issue with one device, we always have three others available as backups.

Do you record the audio?

Yes, we do record audio. For speeches, we use a lavalier microphone (also known as lav, or lapel mic) on the groom, plus a backup on the officiant, and connect it to the DJ soundboard. We will use any recorded audio that enhances the story in the final film.

How do I confirm my wedding date?

Once you have confirmed your date and selected your collection, we will provide you with a photography contract for your review. To secure your date, we kindly request that you sign and return the contract within approximately one week. Upon receiving the signed contract and a 50% photography retainer, your wedding date will be officially booked.


Cadoret Studios will help you make the right choice for your dream event.


and make beautiful memories together

Capturing beauty is a ceremony that everyone’s invited to attend. But, as we always say, no two weddings are the same. We quote every wedding, elopement, and portrait session on an individual basis. Connect with us today—we're always happy to assist you in selecting the best solution for your budget and needs.