Lisa + Alex
We finally did it! We are finally married!
We got engaged on the wing of the crashed plane on Sólheimasandur in Iceland, so we knew that an intimate destination wedding was something that would be perfect for us. But the world is a huge place and we struggled narrowing it down. We considered returning to Iceland, or trying somewhere new for us like Marrakech, Morocco and the Canary Islands. But as soon as we saw photos of Isle of Skye, with its landscapes pulled directly from a fairy tale, we knew it was "the place". After months and months of planning, we finally got to say our vows with twelve of our closest family members, and it was beyond perfect.
We also decided to shoot our own wedding video. As professional wedding videographers, we went back and forth about whether we should hire someone or if we should do it ourselves. In the end, we decided if we could shoot our own engagement film, we could shoot our own wedding! It was a challenge, but we're glad we did it. We did hire a photographer, which was the right decision for us! Thankfully, our photographer Frankee, was so sweet and patient with us setting up all of our own cameras throughout the day.
On the day of the wedding, we got ready together in a gorgeous seaside house in Broadford. We had our first look behind the house on rocks covered in seaweed (this was very exciting for us landlocked Coloradans). We then drove up to the Quiraing with our families. We didn't have a venue for our ceremony, instead we hiked around for a short while and said our vows in the middle of the mountains. It was incredible! We then went to The Old Man of Storr for more photos and videos of just the two of us. We returned to our houses in Broadford for a home-cooked meal with our newly blended families.
For the next few days, we explored more of Isle of Skye. We explored the Fairy Glen and the Fairy Pools. We also traveled South to Glencoe, where we had a freezing first dance.
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