What is an elopement?

An elopement is an intimate, small wedding that focuses on your experience as a couple and really reflects your personality. This is a great alternative if you don’t feel like planning a big traditional wedding is for you.

Paris as your elopement destination

As Paris Elopement Photographer & Videographer, we think you would agree with us that nothing really compares to Paris for your elopement wedding. Imagine getting away in a city rich with stunning architecture, delicious French food, and luxury art-de-vivre. Even the atmosphere here makes it absolutely magical! Ready for a dreamy and romantic elopement wedding in Paris, the capital of love and fashion?

Should I consider eloping in Paris?

Truth be told, the reason you want to get married with just the two of you is probably to avoid all the “to-do-lists”. For instance: finalizing the huge guest list, picking venues that would satisfy everyone, or the inevitable family drama. In a nutshell, you don’t want your wedding to become a stressful task when it’s supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life!

A Paris Elopement is the perfect alternative for an adventurous and extra wedding experience: love is ALL you need! Your elopement could be just with the two of you, or with a few of your closest family members and friends.

Your elopement is all about YOU.

Paris elopement ceremony Seine river with officiant

What are the perks of doing an elopement?

  • You are free to do whatever feels the most authentic to you
  • Opportunity to fully show your style and be 100% yourself 
  • More focus and attention on the details
  • No need to please anyone except yourselves
  • There won’t be an unnecessarily high budget dedicated to a traditional wedding (consider spending that for your honeymoon instead!)

Some of our clients have a Paris Elopement first and then have a reception for their friends and family members back home. The couples we met from Asia usually have a huge traditional wedding back home. Hence, some have taken the opportunity to celebrate their pre-wedding photo and video shoots as an elopement. So they could exchange their vows with more intimacy and truly focus on the two of them. 

After all, it’s your wedding day, your rules: you deserve to do what you two deeply desire only!

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Your elopement adventure with us

  • It’s all about the EXPERIENCE

    No couple should have the same Paris elopement. We’ll spend time getting to know you and your preferences with the personalization of your photo/video timeline. If you need vendor recommendations, we’re here to help!

  • Unique, intimate, chic

    You deserve to shine on your elopement day. Your photos & video will tell your love story with our signature touch. These are the there words we would use to describe our work. We want you to look back at your elopement photos or video in 5 or even 10 years and still love them!

  • Insider knowledge of Paris

    We’re so happy to be able to share with you our love for the city. Over the years, we’ve learned From the coolest spots in town to the most hidden ones, Being huge lovers of Paris ourselves, we understand and know how to work every corner of the city. Our style is a combination of the beauty of Paris with your connection as a couple, captured in the most natural way possible. We’ll, of course, guide you with some posing tips throughout the shoot while still keeping fun, and heartfelt.

  • Unique storytelling

    Every couple deserves their own spotlight. Your photos & video will tell your love story with our signature touch.

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Paris Elopement Photographer

As photographer for your Paris Elopement, we focus on your real emotions, your genuine interactions and candid moments. We aim to catch the most precious moments of your most beautiful day, always with an elegant, warm and chic signature that makes your photos look timeless.

Paris Elopement Videographer – Short Film

Besides having an option for photos, we also do short films for your elopement in Paris. Our style is a unique and unconventional one.

Paris is often thought of as one of the most romantic cities in the world. We really try to capture that in our filmmaking. Our film style is most easily summarized by the vintage tone we employ. We believe that each couple is unique and that each video and short film should tell a different story. A story that is special and unique to that couple.

Our elopement photo & video packages

Your Paris elopement marks the beginning of an exciting adventure ahead for you both. Making your day amazing is our first priority!

But… it can be stressful to even think about it, especially if you don’t live in France. Book with us and we will accompany you during your planning. We will also provide assistance with a personalized photo shoot itinerary and timeline for your elopement day.

Photography is an important part of your elopement experience. We want you to be able to relive these incredible moments throughout our photos.

Your photo coverage could last just a few hours or even the whole day. Nevertheless, we’ll be there to capture your whole experience!

Starting from 700€

A elopement film can capture different emotions. Most importantly, it captures your vows as well as beautifies things you wouldn’t have seen otherwise in photos.

And our goal is to tell your story and show the way that you feel about each other in a cinematic way.

Starting from 1600€

They will be shot simultaneously. Having both elopement photos and a short film will give you the best of both worlds.

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Paris Elopement timeline

The good thing is: the only rules are yours! Just do what feels most authentic and true to who you are as a couple. Here’s a sneak peek of how it could happen:

  • The preparation

    These precious moments of you getting ready before the ceremony because it already tells your love story. We love to do a special focus on detail photos (wedding attire, shoes, accessories, stationery, etc.)

  • First look

    The instant emotion as they see each other for the first time in their wedding attire.

  • The ceremony

    Happen in a location of your choice. It could be celebrated by an officiant or self-solemnized with just the two of you.

  • Romantic strolls

    A photo session in various locations around the city. We’ll help you find suitable places according to your preferences. Some couples also opt for the possibility of having floral decoration. Not to mention, having a wedding cake, some Champagne or a romantic dinner/lunch to celebrate their special day in Paris.

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How will you help us with our Paris elopement?

Once you’ve booked your Paris elopement with us, we will spend time getting to know each other to really understand your vision. We will then be able to advise you on a wedding timeline and a personalized photo session itinerary.

Don’t you worry about posing: we’ll be there to guide you! Just get ready to have fun and enjoy your day at its best.

Elopement ceremony by the Seine in Paris

Do I need to hire a wedding planner for my Paris Elopement?

If you’re still stressed about it and don’t know where to start, keep in mind that having a wedding planner can really smooth things!

If you’re organizing from abroad, an experienced Elopement planner will save you precious hours. They already know the tricks and tips to avoid common mistakes and are used to coordinating the whole job with the other wedding vendors. 

Little secret: We have a dedicated Paris elopement planning service with all-included packages or à-la-carte!

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Rooftop inspiration for your elopement wedding in Paris

Is it legal to get married in France?

If you haven’t lived in France for a certain period of time, unfortunately, it is not possible to have a legal wedding here. However, most of our couples have their civil ceremony at home before or after their elopement, and then enjoy it as a symbolic ceremony in France.

Any wedding location recommendations?

We will always be here to advise you on a bespoke list of shooting locations, especially these hidden gems that no one’s heard about. That’s our little secret, ‘cause we all want our wedding to be somewhat unique, right? Check out the top 10 locations for the Paris photos!

Once you’ve booked your Paris Elopement with us, you’ll have access to our exclusive location suggestions guide (available only for our clients). Not to mention, we’ll stay available during the whole process to advise you on a personalized itinerary. Moreover, we’ll also give you overall guidance for the shooting.

Can you help us find the right vendors for our Paris elopement?

Absolutely! Besides personalizing your photo locations and timeline, we can also help you find suitable local vendors. For example: make-up and hair artists, florists, decorators and stationery, wedding dress rentals, transportation, etc. Let us know 😉

We are visual storytellers through and through. We like to think of ourselves as go-getters and trendsetters. The power of love and romance defines us and what we do. We don’t want to just give you pretty pictures. While the images will be stunning, your day should be meaningful. Something that deserves to be remembered for the rest of your lives.

We offer an experience that will stay with you forever both in your memories and with the images we capture. We aim for the highest standard possible. We will listen to and work with you so that we’ll capture your dream Parisian adventure.

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