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Page Last Updated October 11th, 2021

A marriage photo from a Sofia, Bulgaria town hall ceremony - Elopement Photo by Ivelina Cholakova
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Ivelina Cholakova, Sofia, Bulgaria

Vitosha Ritual Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria

The wedding officiant incorporates Bulgarian tradition into the couple's civil ceremony in Sofia.

Mihaela and Branimir planned an intimate and powerful wedding ceremony in Sofia, Bulgaria. The story of their wedding day was defined by micro moments that elevated the experience for both themselves and their guests. From the chimes of champagne flutes clanking against one another to the laughter shared amongst the guests, this wedding was full of life, celebration and love.


Wedding picture of a couple on a tennis court during their Elopement - Photo by Tatyana Chohadjieva
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Tatyana Chohadjieva, Sofia, Bulgaria

Cozy Bar, Sofia, Bulgaria

Georgia and Andrew pose for a lighthearted yet powerful portrait on a tennis court in Sofia, Bulgaria. Georgia and Andrew, a fun-loving couple who reside in the United Kingdom, decided to host their wedding with a close group of family and friends in the bride's hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria. Their reception took place at the Cozy Bar in the heart of the city, and everyone enjoyed a relaxed, carefree day where the couple's love for one...

Wedding ceremony image from a Triaditsa Ritual Hall Sofia, Bulgaria Elopement - Photo by Bozhidar Krastev
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Bozhidar Krastev, Ruse, Bulgaria

Triaditsa Ritual Hall, Sofia Hotel Balkan, Bulgaria

Here we see the bride and groom saying “I do” during their first small ceremony as guests in masks take pictures.

This couple did not limit themselves to just one day of union and instead chose to have two separate ceremonies. The first ceremony took place in Triaditsa, Sofia, Bulgaria, and the second and grander of the two took place in the ornate St. Nedelya Church in Sofia, Bulgaria. The lively reception took...

Wedding image of the bride before her Villa Ekaterina, Vakarel, Bulgaria Elopement Marriage Ceremony - Photo by Bozhidar Krastev
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Bozhidar Krastev, Ruse, Bulgaria

Villa Ekaterina, Vakarel, Bulgaria

Despite wearing her gown and being ready to walk down the aisle, the bride works at the last minute to perfect the wedding arch before the ceremony begins.

Not wanting to postpone their lifelong commitment to one another due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this couple planned an intimate outdoor wedding ceremony at Villa Ekaterina in Vakarel, Bulgaria.

Sofia, Bulgaria bride and groom dancing image outdoors by Detelina Krasteva
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Detelina Krasteva, Ruse, Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria

Yoanna and Radoslav celebrated their wedding with their closest friends and family members, and the day was full of smiles all around. The couple showed off their creativity and artistic eye through their unique décor. Starting from the preparations at home and the ceremony in a large and elaborately decorated church during the afternoon, all the way through the night during the outdoor reception, this couple enjoyed a day tailored to their unique style.

As the evening begins to set in...

Sofia, Bulgaria wedding ceremony photography by Bozhidar Krastev
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Bozhidar Krastev, Ruse, Bulgaria

City Hall in Sofia, Bulgaria

The beautiful bride Irina is happy to say 'Yes. I do.' and to confirm this by her signature.

Despite the social distancing measures, Irina and Viktor decided not to change the date of their marriage. They were one of the first couples who got married once the quarantine was over. It was their Big Day and they really enjoyed the time with their families, the walk in the streets of Sofia and some photos with their best friends. The wedding of Irina and Viktor is another...

Area 52 Sofia trampoline park
Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Detelina Krasteva, Ruse, Bulgaria

Area 52 Trampoline Park, Sofia, Bulgaria

In this image, the bride and groom gear up to enter Area 52, the trampoline park.

These newlyweds decided to really shake things up for their wedding day by spending a bit of time at a trampoline park which, in addition to the jump zone, provided numerous activities, including a battle beam station that the couple made the most of. This unique pair decided not to keep to wedding traditions, but rather to have some fun and...

Elopement and Wedding Photographer: Tsvetelina Deliyska, Sofia, Bulgaria

Sredets City Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria

Exchanging of the wedding rings with the Bulgarian flag colors from the official's outfit.

Luba and Craig are Bulgarian and English, who have decided to marry in Luba's hometown, with some of their closest relatives and friends. The celebration started from Sredets City Hall, located in the center of Sofia, the newlyweds exchanged their wedding vows and received greetings from the guests. After the ceremony, we took a short walk for some casual shots and portraits.