Let me tell you a little story. Once upon a time there was a little girl with eyes full of stars. She loved fairytales with a happy end and kept dreaming of meeting her prince charming one day: he would gallop into her life on his white horse and sweep her off her feet. And no, they wouldn’t ride off into the sunset, but he would lead her to a majestically decorated church where they would get married in a…
Jonathan and Keleen decided to elope in Greece and they chose St. John Hotel in Mykonos, the crown jewel of the Cyclades, for their romantic intimate wedding. The ceremony took place inside the hotel, at the church of St. John. The iconic windmills, the whitewashed chapels and houses, the cobblestone alleys and the azure seas and skies were the perfect setting for an absolutely perfect wedding!
Santa Irini Chapel – an ideal venue I have always been fond of small, traditional chapels. Take a look at the beautiful chapel of Santa Irini (Saint Irene), for example, dazzling white against the backdrop of the sparkling Aegean Sea, and you will see why. Santa Irini Chapel is located in the picturesque area of Agia Irini, only a few minutes away from Fira, the capital of Santorini, probably one of the most romantic islands in the world. I must…
Annie and David came all the way from the United States to elope in Greece. They chose Santorini, a spectacular volcanic island famous for its breathtaking sunsets and fascinating history and one of the top travel and wedding destinations in the world. The ceremony took place in Canaves Oia Suites, an incredible venue with panoramic views of the caldera and the Aegean Sea. An ideal setting for a wonderful elopement!
Melissa and Juan traveled from Chicago to elope in Santorini. The long trip from the Windy City to the “Black Pearl of the Aegean” was the beginning of a beautiful adventure: an intimate wedding against the background of the sparkling Aegean Sea. Avant Garde, the hotel chosen by the couple, is a great venue. The ceremony was held on a private terrace overlooking the caldera on a glorious summer day. Yes, some dreams do come true!
Christie and Ryan, a lovely American couple, found the perfect elopement destination: Santorini, one of the world’s most romantic islands. The venue they chose was Sophia Suites, a luxury boutique hotel perched on the caldera cliffs above the azure waters of the Aegean Sea. The wedding ceremony took place on a terrace under the bright Greek sun. A beautiful couple, an idyllic setting and great weather –what else could a wedding photographer wish for?
When Chanelle and Xavier, a beautiful couple from Miami, decided to tie the knot, they had something rather unconventional in mind: a boho style elopement. And they chose to elope in Santorini, which seems to be one of the best places in the world to elope! The refreshingly simple wedding ceremony took place on a charming little terrace bathed in golden sunlight. Everything turned out perfect. And the wedding photos are here to prove it!
When Valerie and Chad set off on a cruise that included the Greek islands, little did they know that they would return to Chicago married! It was a spur-of-the-moment decision: they instantly fell in love with the island of Santorini, the perfect place to elope. The wedding ceremony was held at Santa Irini wedding venue, on a little whitewashed terrace above the endless blue of the Aegean Sea, outside the cute little chapel. Who says impulsive decisions can’t be great?
Although I travel extensively as a professional wedding photographer, this was practically the first time I had the chance to shoot a wedding in one of the 3 top wedding destinations –especially for couples from the Far East: Santorini. When I first spoke with Misa and Kai about their wedding in Santorini and found out about their Japanese roots, I was thrilled because through this incredibly gentle and sweet-tempered couple I would be able to get in touch with a…
Kelly and Stan came from the USA to Greece to elope in Santorini, a place of breathtaking beauty wrapped in the mystery of ancient myths. The bride and groom preparations took place in Dana Villas, an amazing hotel with magnificent views of the caldera and the Aegean Sea. The wedding ceremony was followed by wine tasting and a photoshoot at the most spectacular spots of the island. A dream wedding on a dream island!
Bilal and Cydney chose to elope in Mykonos, the legendary island of the winds. They actually got married barefoot on an idyllic solitary beach kissed by foam-crested waves and bathed in the dazzling Greek sunlight. The beautiful intimate ceremony was followed by a leisurely photoshoot in front of the iconic windmills and in the picturesque quarter of Little Venice that resulted in some amazing wedding photos.