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The Most Epic Locations To Get Married – Elopement Videographer

May 22, 2024

Opting for a destination intimate wedding or elopement is a decision laden with adventure and significance. It’s about more than just selecting a beautiful location; it’s a deliberate choice to embark on a journey that mirrors the essence of your love story. By choosing to exchange vows in a destination that captivates your hearts, you’re embracing the opportunity to create lifelong memories in a setting that speaks to your souls. It’s an intimate escape, a celebration of love unbound by tradition, and a testament to the adventurous spirit that defines your relationship. Here is a list of some epic locations to consider. Yes, this list is straight from my wedding work vision board – but hey, maybe it is your dream, too?


Eloping or having an intimate wedding in Iceland is a dream come true for couples seeking an otherworldly backdrop for their special day. Picture saying “I do” against the dramatic coastline, where rugged cliffs meet the wild North Atlantic Ocean, creating a breathtaking panorama of natural beauty. As you exchange vows, majestic waterfalls cascade gracefully in the distance, adding an ethereal touch to the moment. Surrounding you, the lush green landscape, adorned with vibrant purple lupine flowers, provides a stunning contrast against the volcanic terrain, evoking a sense of enchantment and wonder. In Iceland, every corner reveals a new marvel, making it the perfect destination for a truly unforgettable elopement or intimate wedding. I have been to Iceland several times, and will always be down to go back. I have a few great pointers about locations!


Choosing Norway for an intimate wedding or elopement promises an enchanting and unforgettable experience. Imagine exchanging vows amidst the majestic fjords, where towering cliffs plunge into crystal-clear waters, creating a scene of breathtaking grandeur. As you declare your love, surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of nature, the tranquil serenity of the Norwegian landscape envelops you, fostering a sense of intimacy and connection.

Norway offers a wealth of stunning locations for your special day. With its rugged wilderness, pristine lakes, and dramatic mountain vistas, Norway provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic and unforgettable wedding celebration. I have also been to Norway, and have some awesome ideas to share! When I travelled there, a local mentioned I should take a drive up a scenic road – that road changed my life. Ever since, I have dreamed of taking a couple to these locations.


Choosing Alaska for an intimate wedding or elopement promises an experience unlike any other. Imagine exchanging vows beneath the vast expanse of the midnight sun or beneath the dancing auroras of the winter sky. In Alaska, rugged mountains, pristine glaciers, and serene lakes create a backdrop of unparalleled beauty, offering countless breathtaking settings for your special day. Whether you’re drawn to the tranquility of a remote wilderness lodge, the majesty of a glacier-carved valley, or the charm of a rustic cabin nestled in the forest, Alaska’s diverse landscapes provide the perfect canvas for a truly memorable celebration of love. Embrace the spirit of adventure and create lifelong memories in this wild and untamed frontier. I have filmed several wedding in Alaska, and I am always itching to go back. It truly is such an epic place!

Mexico or the Caribbean Islands

Choosing Mexico or the Caribbean for an intimate wedding or elopement promises a tropical paradise setting for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows with the warm sand beneath your feet and the gentle sound of waves lapping at the shore as your backdrop. Whether you opt for the vibrant colors of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, the lush landscapes of Jamaica, or the pristine beaches of the Bahamas, these destinations offer a blend of natural beauty and cultural charm that will make your wedding unforgettable. From luxurious beachfront resorts to secluded hideaways, there are endless options for creating the perfect romantic atmosphere. With year-round sunshine, crystal-clear waters, and a relaxed vibe, Mexico and the Caribbean provide the ideal backdrop for a dreamy and romantic celebration of love. Maybe you want your wedding to feel like a beach vacation – well, Mexico or the Caribbean is my go to beach locations. I have filmed weddings in Mexico and Jamaica, both were truly lovely.

Faroe Islands

Choosing the Faroe Islands for an intimate wedding or elopement fulfills a bucket list dream in a breathtaking setting. Nestled in the North Atlantic Ocean, this remote archipelago offers surreal landscapes of dramatic cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and rolling green hills straight out of a fairytale. Imagine exchanging vows atop a windswept cliff overlooking the wild ocean, with a majestic waterfall cascading into the sea as your backdrop. Each moment in the Faroe Islands feels like a scene from a storybook, making it the perfect setting for a romantic and adventurous celebration of love. From hiking to hidden waterfalls to exploring picturesque fishing villages, every experience on these rugged islands is sure to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. The Faroe Islands have been a bucket list location of mine for many years, and for good reason. Look into it and be wowed!


Choosing Ireland for an intimate wedding or elopement offers a romantic escape into a land of enchantment. Picture exchanging vows amidst the breathtaking cliffsides of the Wild Atlantic Way, where rugged cliffs plunge into the crashing waves below, creating a dramatic backdrop for your love story. As you say “I do” amidst the emerald green rolling hills dotted with grazing sheep, you’ll feel the ancient magic of the Emerald Isle infuse your celebration with timeless charm. Ireland’s storied landscapes are adorned with historic castles, each with its own tale to tell, providing a fairytale setting for your nuptials. Whether you’re drawn to the windswept beauty of the Cliffs of Moher, the serene tranquility of the Ring of Kerry, or the majestic allure of Ashford Castle, Ireland offers an array of stunning locations to make your intimate wedding or elopement truly unforgettable. The intimate wedding I shot in northern Ireland was absolutely unmatched. Sometimes I think filming this wedding next to the Dunlace Castle was when I peaked in life.

Amalfi Coast, Lake Como, or the Dolomites in Italy

Opting for an intimate wedding or elopement in Italy promises an unparalleled experience of romance and grandeur. Picture exchanging vows overlooking the azure waters of the Amalfi Coast, where colorful cliffside villages cascade down to meet the sea, creating a scene of breathtaking beauty and charm. Alternatively, imagine saying “I do” against the backdrop of Lake Como, nestled amidst the snow-capped peaks of the Italian Alps, with its serene waters and lush gardens providing an idyllic setting for your love story. For those seeking a more adventurous backdrop, the rugged peaks and dramatic landscapes of the Dolomites offer a truly epic setting for your nuptials, with panoramic views that will take your breath away. Whether you choose the sun-soaked allure of the coast, the serene beauty of the lakes, or the majestic grandeur of the mountains, Italy offers a wealth of stunning locations to make your intimate wedding or elopement an unforgettable celebration of love. Talk about epic!


Opting for an intimate wedding or elopement in Patagonia means embarking on a wild and breathtaking adventure amidst some of the planet’s most awe-inspiring landscapes. Imagine saying your vows framed by towering granite peaks, crystal-clear glacial lakes, and sprawling valleys painted with vibrant wildflowers. Whether you’re captivated by the rugged allure of Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park or the secluded wilderness of Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia offers an unparalleled setting for your special day. From exchanging vows overlooking pristine lakes to declaring your love beneath the imposing shadow of majestic mountains, each moment in Patagonia is infused with a sense of untamed romance and boundless beauty. With its dramatic landscapes and endless opportunities for exploration, Patagonia promises an unforgettable wedding experience that will etch memories into your hearts forever. This is where true adventures take their love story!

New Zealand

Saved the best for last. New Zealand (more specifically Milford Sound) has been at the tippy top of my bucket list for many years. Please get married here and bring me with you. I promise to make the most epic, awe-inspiring film for you to forever cherish.

Choosing New Zealand for an intimate wedding or elopement promises an adventure-filled celebration amidst stunning landscapes that seem straight out of a fantasy. Exchanging vows against the backdrop of Milford Sound, where towering cliffs rise dramatically from the pristine waters, creating a scene of unparalleled beauty and majesty is totally unmatched. As you declare your love, wildflowers dot the landscape, painting it with bursts of color and adding to the magic of the moment. Whether you’re drawn to the rugged beauty of the South Island or the serene charm of the North Island, New Zealand offers a truly unforgettable setting for your special day, where every moment is infused with adventure and romance. Now THIS would be one hell of an experience.

Here is a film of the wedding I shot in Northern Ireland! The couple was fantastic and they loved their film.

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