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Winter Elopement on Plum Island, Massachusetts

Updated: May 4, 2023

Groom walks to his room at the Inn on the beach, Blue in Newbury, MA
Blue inn Newbury Massachusetts wedding

Do to privacy concerns, this will be only a tiny sneak peek into this beautiful elopement. There are some epic images from this session that I'd love to share with you but my client's privacy always take priority.

You'll just have to trust me that this was an incredible day to remember.

Originally these two childhood sweethearts had planned an intimate wedding in Maine but at the last minute, they decided to elope and asked if I would help.

I picked up a one-day marriage order and we headed to their favorite spot in Newbury... Plum Island! It was a spectacular day in late March - the sun was shining, it was a balmy 50 degrees, and we had the area almost entirely to ourselves.

Piled into our cars, we dashed off to the first location, a quiet little spot on the beach for couple-led vows.

A few family members watched from a lookout point nearby yet out of ear-shot so that they could share their vows privately. Only the three of us and the wind and the waves heard their touching words to one another. Later in the day, we signed the important documents to make it official!

Plum Island elopement. Vows on the beach in Newbury Massachusetts

After a moving ceremony, we explored the island looking for pretty photo spots. We captured romantic images as well as many playful ones that highlighted their fun personalities.

Elopement on the beach in Newbury, Massachusetts plum island

Winter elopement in Newbury, Massachusetts

Winter elopement in Maine

Winter Beach Wedding in Massachusetts

After exploring the preserve we went back to their cottage for a champagne toast with family and most importantly, photos with the pup. I signed their marriage license making their special day official just before departing.

Congratulations you two!!! Sweet words from the happy couple:

"We are so happy with our shoot!

We really enjoyed working with Liz for our elopement. She helped us come up with creative shoot ideas and was super flexible, professional, and fun. She worked with us even after we changed our elopement date and location, and she even came up with helpful ideas about what to do in our new location. On the day of, she helped us so much in staging our photos and came up with great ideas on the spot to take advantage of the landscape and light. The photos are magical! She was so easy to work with and we are so grateful we found her!"

As a Maine Wedding Photographer specializing in weddings of under 150, intimate weddings, elopements, minamonies, and micro-weddings across the State of Maine, I'm here to document your wedding day in an unobtrusive, heartfelt way to maximize your ability to say present while capturing authentic, natural moments. Get in touch to discuss your plans!


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