Kelly & Alec // Elopement In Scotland

One of the things we love most about an elopement in Scotland is the diversity of the landscape and the way that the natural surroundings can play such a large part in the overall mood and feeling of the wedding or elopement day. We’re absolutely spoilt as wedding photographers here and we’re always discovering new and beautiful locations that don’t receive as much attention as they deserve.

Kelly and Alec are from the busy city of Los Angeles so instead of opting to elope in Scotland in front of the mountainous backdrops of locations like Glencoe or the Isle of Skye, they wanted their elopement to emphasise quietness, simplicity and an intimate & relaxed mood.
Instead they found a quaint cottage deep in the Scottish highlands near a forest and arrived a few days earlier to explore the surroundings to find a quiet location for their ceremony that felt special to them.
After getting ready in the morning together, Kelly and Alec took a short walk through the forest to their ceremony spot under the trees. Again we had the honour of working with humanist celebrant, Ian (who also conducted this ceremony here) and it was one of the most memorable and emotional ceremonies that we’ve had the honour of being a part of this year… there wasn’t a dry eye to be seen in front of (or behind) the camera. When they read out their ‘3 secrets’ that they both love and admire about each other, everyone lost it!
In the late afternoon we walked over to a calm and quiet loch and photographed away as the sun went down.

We only met Kelly and Alec for the first time that morning but by the end of the day we felt like old friends and it was sad to be saying good bye… sharing such an emotional day like this with two of the nicest people you can not help but form a connection.

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  • Louie said:

    There are lucky times in life when you get to experience something truly magical, special and that will forever be etched on your memory - this day seems like one of those. Beautifully captured my friends

  • Glenn said:

    I don't even bother looking at elopement shoots anymore unless it's you guys - it's still just as much about the emotion in your shots as the ridiculous locations

  • Joshua Mikhaiel said:

    so great you two!

  • Pati said:

    For the first time i was moved by wedding session. It's so emotional, so true and yet magical. Splendid work!!

  • Jen said:

    This set of photographs made me cry. It is absolutley the most incredible set of wedding photos I have ever seen, so raw and so emotional. What amazing photographers you are!!

  • This is so beautiful and I can vouch that this lovely couple are so much in love. The wedding is surreal, like a story picked from a fairytale that indeed has happiest ending. Already following you in instagram and this made my day more beautiful

  • Sergio said:

    Absolutely stuning, you're the best, inspiration in every shot.

  • Amy said:

    Just beautiful: the colours, the bride, the scenery, the emotions. Beautifully shot.