If you're looking for cheap photography, I'm absolutely not that. If you're looking for a tailored photography experience so that in years to come you can look back on the photos and they look like it felt? I think we should talk. Your photographer is the one person you need to feel 150% comfortable with on the morning of your wedding. Would you rather pay £200 less because someone else was cheaper but you knew the more expensive one, would have made you feel way more than £200 was ever worth on the day?


Photos that look like it felt. 

Your Elopement photographer should be seen as pretty much one of the only 'investments' of the day. Sure, photography can be expensive if you want quality. But guess what? In years to come and maybe children and grandchildren later. It's the only thing you'll have to look back on. This is not the place to start cutting corners. We are also the only ones that can tell your story for those who couldn't be there.

It's your biggest investment of the day.

I will keep this short and sweet... or NOT! Courtney is the most fun, creative, outgoing, wild, passionate and a perfectionist. All of the above are just a few to mention on how incredible she was before, at and after the wedding. When you meet Courtney It honestly felt like I have known her for years, and that’s because she is just a ray of warm sunshine who makes everybody feel welcome and happy. Courtney understood when I (the bride) explained that I find it hard to smile with teeth when trying to be posey for the camera, yet Courtney has managed to capture the most incredible and beautiful photos ! Who would of though I can smile with teeth after all? Courtney understood from the beginning that my now husband and I want to have spontaneous photographs. Even if it means getting my wedding dress absolutely filthy and ruined and ripped ! Courtney not just made it happen, she captured the moments which exceeded both of our expectations! Come on, I have climbed rocks with a post broken ankle just to get an incredible photograph with a rainbow in the background by the sea! She made this happen and was patient with the slow journey. We trusted Courtney’s judgement, we trusted her guidance. Considering we only had the sneak peek photos, every-single-one of the photos, both of us fell in love. This girl has incredible career in front of her and we are beyond happy that she was able to capture most magical moments for us in Malta. Couldn’t thank Courtney enough. We couldn’t recommend her enough. This girl has no limit.’’”
— Ola & Marvin

Captured the most incredible photos

The lead up to the wedding Courtney made sure she new exactly what we wanted – From a shots lists to her sending me ideas about things she had in mind for us. Well what can I say…. Courtney is AMAZING. I hate having my picture taken as I’m just so awkward and don’t know how to pose. Courtney made Me and all of my bridal party feel at ease and comfortable as soon as she stepped foot into the room in the morning. She is fun, bubbly and is truly talented. The morning of my wedding I had 8 Bridesmaids,6 Flower girls,2 Hair dressers, 2 makeup artists and a Videographer in a 1 bedroom Villa - Courtney noticed me getting stressed took me to the side told me to breathe and took me into the bedroom to do bridal prep photos – she was like a breathe of fresh air to have with us on the morning… Making sure I always had a drink and I was relaxed… what more do you want on your wedding day morning. We went off for our photos just me and my Husband which I was so nervous about but within seconds we were posing away in the sunset Courtney took control and told us what to do in such a natural way it felt like it was only me and him there. The next day Courtney sent me a few edited images and I couldn’t wait to see MORE. The pictures I received blew me away. They were everything I dreamt off and more – So good I think every wall in my house will be covered in photos because I just can’t choose!! You only have to look at Courtneys photos to know she is Professional, Creative and Passionate about her work and you can tell its not just work for her. I can’t thank you enough for all your hard work and efforts on the day and I can’t wait to use you for all my future photography needs’’”

The pictures i received, blew me away.

Courtney was an excellent photographer. She’s very personable. I never met her in person prior to our elopement style wedding, but we exchanged so many messages leading up our wedding that she didn’t feel like a stranger. This to me was very special as it eased my nerves and I was less stressed about having my photo being taken. She’s also very accommodating. She offered to drive my husband and I around to take the photos, which really made the day much more enjoyable as we wanted a destination that was on a treacherous road in the Lake District. Beyond her being an all around nice and easy going person, her talent is incredible to say the least. I am not exaggerating to say we have hundreds of great photos just from a few hours of shooting. I am not incredibly photogenic either! If you have any doubts, stop overthinking it, she is seriously as good as it gets! There’s no way you could be disappointed with her work, I would do it all over again without even thinking twice!

Her talent is incredible to say the least

From the get go my experience with Courtney was perfect. She communicated with me very well spending time talking to me to understand exactly what I wanted and how I’d like my photos to turn out, which put me at ease to know I’d picked the right photographer for my wedding day. Courtney regularly contacted me on the run up to my big day, which helped build a relationship between us and made me feel very comfortable around her and easy to talk to.

On the morning of my wedding Courtney arrived on time full of smiles and a bubbly personality, matching me with my energy.

Courtney bought lots of fun to the photography and me and my husband had a great laugh throughout the day with her and rightfully so, she is very funny, a cracking personality. She was knowledgeable with her angles and poses, she has a special eye when it comes for photography, a real talent.

I am over the moon with my photos they came out just as I had hoped. Courtney listened and took in everything that I wanted and made it happen. She’s like magic! 

I give her 10 stars 
— Anne-Marie & John

My experience with Courtney was perfect

Thank you!!! We are both absolutely in love with our pictures, you’ve given us pictures and memories we will treasure forever. You were so supportive, patient, friendly and kind through the whole thing and had lots of fun and creative ideas. We feel so lucky that you were able to help us capture our day. You are super talented. I cried when I first saw the pictures as I was so happy with them. You were even able to manage our crazy rabble for group shots and remained calm and professional throughout. You are a superstar thank you xx

— Bill & Beth

I cried when i first saw the pictures

You're spontaneous, adventurous and free spirited, but you like a little bit of glamour in your life. 

You're up for throwing away the rule book, traditions and focusing on a day that truly matters to you.

You're relaxed, down to earth and photos mean a lot to you on your day.

We're a good fit if you are...


Empowering couples around the world to create a day that is truly them

So I figured that some of you may or may not have read some sections on my website, so i’ll start from scratch!
Hey, I’m Courtney. I am an International Elopement and Wedding photographer based in the UK.

I fell into this job through my love of travelling the world and meeting new people.

So here is my story, it’s not your average, went to college, studied photography, fell in love. haha.

In 2018, I decided to take a year out to travel the world. I don’t know why or what it was, but ever since leaving school- that was it, the urge to follow my instinct! I saved a heck of a lot of money and I went for it! Shortly before I left, my fiancé bought me a camera for my birthday to take some nice photos (first time I had held a DSLR in my life) now 2 years later and over 50 Weddings/Elopements and Destination Weddings booked, and I’ve featured in VOGUE! After travelling the world to places such as; South America, New Zealand, Patagonia, Australia and Asia. Here I am! I’m a huge advocate of following my instinct. Mine was to travel and travel brought me my dream job. Prior to this, I had worked in financial services for over 10 years, working my way up the corporate ladder. Whilst I know those jobs helped me succeed in my business today, it was never rewarding for me. I dreaded turning up to the office every day. Working with people that to be quite frank, I just didn’t click with. Office politics just aren’t for me! That’s why it’s super super important that I click with my clients, that we connect in a way that takes me away from formalities and standard business talk. That’s not how I run the show here, and that is most definitely NOT the service you’ll be provided when hiring me. I am a person, not a robot!

Why? Why am I different to other photographers?

Again, my job isn’t just for the day or the weekend. We will communicate throughout the process; I’ll help you plan, location scout and so much more. I’ll come onto my packages in a moment, but I think it's vitally important, that you understand WHY my heart lies in Elopement Photography. Not just because of the beautiful things, venues or food. (ok maybe a little the food! Haha!). I LOVE that your day is whatever you decide it to be. I LOVE that I get to document and have the responsibility of showcasing your day, for the people who couldn’t be there. I LOVE that you spend your day full of love and laughter. Your day is solely based on what you both love and getting to watch you both experience that, is an honour.

I’ll want you to share your; Pinterest boards with me and tag me in Instagram photos you love, so I can set up mood boards for you. I want you to show me sneak peaks of ‘THE DRESS’ when you want to surprise the rest of the bridal party. I’ll be there in anyway I possibly can.

I only take on a maximum of weddings a year, so that all of my couples can have a full and personable experience. Not everything is about money!

I believe in all couples embracing their day in a way that is unique to them. The goal is to document your day and create an experience that represents YOU. Don’t like having your photo taken? That’s OK! Want to release your inner Beyonce? That’s OK! I promise that whatever you choose to do on your day. You’ll feel 100% comfortable.

I believe that all couples should have their wedding day exactly how they want it. My favourite pictures of the day are the candid ones. The ones you don’t know I’m there. The small kisses on the head, the holding hands at the top table, the tears that roll down your parents cheeks as they watch you say your vows. The grooms face as he sees his bride for the first time. These are the moments that matter the most. These are the moments that make my job what it is.

I am more than just a photographer and you are more than just another booking to me.

Your day, Your way




- 2 days of adventuring around your chosen location.,
- Help scouting and planning locations.
- Planning, Guiding and Location scouting help. 
- 450-700 professionally edited images.
- Presentation pack with 10 prints - a5 size & USB stick
- Access for all of your friends and family to download the photos via an online gallery.


**Travel may be an additional charge**

-  Full day Elopement
- Adventuring/exploring on the day of your vows
- Exploring - Unlimited locations
- Help with location scouting, Guiding and planning your day including a timeline and plan.
- 450-700 professionally edited images.
-Gift box with 10 prints - A5 size & USB stick
- Access for all of your friends and family to download the photos via an online gallery.


**Travel may be an additional charge**


- Up to 7 hours coverage and adventure on day of your wedding.
- (3 locations)Planning, scouting locations and guiding your day, including a timeline of plan.
- Gift box with 10 prints - A5 size & USB stick.3
- 300 -500 professionally edited images.
- Access for all of your friends and family to download the photos via an online gallery.


**Travel may be an additional charge**

Request a call today. 

Destination Elopements

For all international and destination elopements, Pricing will be any package above + travel and 2 nights accomodation. I will tailor all enquiries and provide a full quotation based on your chosen destination.

Talking for hours and dozing off with the tv on. The record skips a few times and we pick a new song to fall asleep to. Morning coffee, a few minutes late to work, a brisk walk down the street window shopping for the upcoming fall season. Wool sweaters, bare trees, cold nights. 

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So cold we can see our breath as we hike the open fields in the fog. Climbing and chasing waterfalls while the sun sets behind the mountain and the snow falls in the river. Chatting with locals while we sip our coffee and head out for the next adventure.

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Morning coffee and reading the newspaper together, the cool fall breeze blowing through the window as you pour another cup. Black denim and leather boots, the deepest crimson flannel. Rose gold and velvet. Rich and lush. Red wine and dark twilight nights.

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Cozy sweaters, vintage demin, and Pabst while telling one of a kind love stories. The trials and tribulations of love, joy, and happiness. Lastly, champagne brunch and avocado toast while surrounded by the finest exposed brick, dreamcatchers, and maps to our souls.

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Pay the 40% booking fee and retain your date! YAY, This is where the fun begins!

Secure your date

Decide which package fits you best and if you require any additional add ons. 

Decide your package

Whether you choose on a video call or a phone call, i always want to speak with all of my couples before booking, to ensure we are a good fit for eachother.

Lock in a phone call 

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