Elopement or Elope probably isn’t a word that you’ve heard a lot in recent years – it tends to make most people think of young couples running away to marry in secret, or drunkenly saying ‘I do’ in front of two strangers and an Elvis impersonator in a last-minute Vegas ceremony. In actual fact, eloping is mostly very different from the stereotypes you’ve heard about it – the majority of eloping couples are neither blackout drunk or running away from home!
These days, couples who choose to elope tend to do it because
A fabulous September day it was when I shot the 30 James Street Wedding Photography for Lydia & Marianna.
I received a message on Facebook from an old school friend, Joe, who I had not seen in nearly 30 years asking if I was free to shoot a wedding. ‘Yeah sure, what date and where?’. Well, when he told me it was going to be a same-sex wedding in October in Liverpool, of course, I said ‘yes!’. My home town, my first same-sex wedding and