Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Ribaritsa, Bulgaria Elopement Photo Story Award

Bulgaria wedding ceremony photo from an event that took place on a green lawn and surrounded by trees

Ribaritsa, Bulgaria Elopement Photographer | the ceremony took place on a green lawn and surrounded by trees

Reni and Kiko decided to get married in the beautiful Ribaritsa, Bulgaria, located in the mountains. In addition to the traditional and rustic architecture of the town, the large, tree-covered mountains set the perfect scene for an intimate and romantic wedding. They had their wedding ceremony in the lush, green forest in the presence of their families. Everybody was so excited about their marriage, and many wedding guests were crying tears of joy. 

Both families watch Reni and Kiko during the ceremony taking place on a green lawn and surrounded by trees. They excitedly take pictures and smile at one another, happy to be in attendance for this special moment.

Bulgaria wedding image of The bride with her dog, getting her makeup done for her big day

Bulgaria Elopement Photography | The bride is getting her makeup done for her big day

The bride, Reni, is getting her makeup done for her big day as her wedding gown hangs in the window beside her. Her puppy keeps an eye on the process from the bed.

Bulgaria wedding photography from Ribaritsa shot Through an opened door with the bride in her wedding dress

Picture from a Ribaritsa, Bulgaria Elopement | Through a slightly opened door, we can see the bride is now in her wedding dress

Through a slightly opened door, we can see the bride is now in her wedding dress, and a family member helps her with her shoes.

Wedding Image of a Bulgaria bride with her father giving her a loving kiss on the forehead

Image created at a Ribaritsa, Bulgaria Elopement | the bride’s father gives her a loving kiss on the forehead

This silent moment is full of emotions as the bride’s father gives her a loving kiss on the forehead just before they leave to meet the groom. The bride visibly begins to tear up.

Bulgaria wedding image of The groom helping the bride into a their elopement car

Bulgaria Elopement Picture | The groom helps the bride into a car

The groom helps the bride into a car, and both look ecstatic to finally be on their way to the wedding ceremony.

Bulgaria wedding image of The bride, teary-eyed with joy, walking down the aisle with her father

Bulgaria Elopement Photos | The bride, teary-eyed with joy, walks down the aisle with her father

The bride, teary-eyed with joy, walks down the aisle with her father as the guests surrounding them applaud her arrival.

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony photo of the bride Standing beneath a floral arch

Outdoor Ceremony Image from a Bulgaria Elopement | Standing beneath a floral arch, the bride’s big moment has arrived

Standing beneath a floral arch, the bride’s big moment has arrived as she says “Yes, I do,” to her loving groom.

Bulgaria wedding image of the bride hugging her brother

Bulgaria Elopement Photographer | the bride hugs her brother

On this emotional day, it seems no one was able to hold back their tears of joy as the brother of the bride hugs and congratulates his sister.

Bulgaria wedding Portrait of the newlyweds during a private minute along the edge of a pond

Bulgaria Elopement Portrait Photographer | the newlyweds take a private minute to themselves to walk together along the edge of a pond,

After the ceremony, the newlyweds take a private minute to themselves to walk together along the edge of a pond, the bright sunshine reflecting the trees and surrounding greenery like a mirror.