About us

We are husband and wife (Iaroslav is the videographer and Anna is the photographer).  Our surnames are almost unpronounceable - but you can try if you want - Mrs. Hmelnitkaia and Mr. Hmelnitki.

First of all, we want to say that we absolutely love our job, and here is more official information about us (also don't forget to visit testimonials and reviews sections of our site - they say more about us than we can do).


We live near Caerphilly with our son Alexander and ferret Rudi, two fish tanks (we own some plecos and ranchu goldfish). 

We shoot weddings and events in South Wales, Newport, Swansea, Bristol, Gloucester, Hereford, Monmouth, Carmarthen areas, and other parts of the UK. Please just get in touch for more information about pricing and locations.

A bit of history

We both are quite creative persons: Iaroslav has background in arts, and Anna has background in journalism.

We started our career in 2009 by founding our own wedding photography and videography studio (Happywedmd.com) and have had the pleasure of meeting great people and capturing memories that last a lifetime.

We moved to the UK in 2016 and this was one of the best decisions in our lives.

A little secret

We are professionals with a great of amount experience, stress-proof people - conflict-free. This is really important. I’ll tell you a little secret: wedding photographers’ forums are filled with posts about conflicts between the photographer and the wedding guests.  For example, due to the fact that the guest came with his own camera, the photographer became very nervous because the guest’s flash light prevented him from taking good photos. Also there are a lot of situations where the photographer and videographer cannot get along with each other. Not in our case.

What we offer

 Together we offer advantageous wedding packages that include both professional wedding photography and videography services.

We are professionals - courteous, and respectful of the sensitivities and the rights of other employees and guests at the wedding, and always deliver outstanding photo and video results.

P.S. Here on this page there are some photos of ourselves, and meanwhile Iaroslav always looks pretty the same, Ana may have different hairstyles, so for her latest looks please visit our Instagram :)