Downsizing weddings saves hassle and money, but ey, don’t spare on your memories: this is a special moment and it deserves a professional photographer like the one we have running Lost Art Studios. In fact, not having so many guests will allow you to freeze invaluable memories, preparing shooting sessions in the greatest details, and allowing you to celebrate at points on Earth that are not likely to please the crowd.
- What is an elopement wedding?
By definition, elopement is “the act or instance of running off secretly, as to be married;” and also, “the act of leaving a safe area, done by a person with a mental disorder or cognitive impairment.” Have you seen the movies when a couple escapes to Vegas for the weekend only to marry in an expeditious way? That’s an elopement wedding: a ritual of liberty to many and a passage to happiness to those who found their better half.
- What constitutes the elopement?
An elopement wedding happens when the couple in love leaves their respective parents’ homes to get married, leaving the father’s consent for later, or simply gets married secretly. Sometimes when the media say a celebrity couple got married in a “quiet” ceremony, it means they took a honeymoon flight and returned as a married couple, and some of the greatest couples have “eloped.”
Whether it is for cultural, religious, or family reasons, many people have to tie the bows out of the traditional way society has imposed, and millennials seem to be making a trend out of it. Now, elopement is not simply getting married secretly, it is also celebrating but the act of marriage without any reception, food, drinks, and the likes, maintaining a low guest list count or even have no other people present but the officiant and the witnesses. In this sense, it is also an alternative way to save some money for something that seems of a better use for the newlyweds.
- Elopement vs. Wedding. What’s the difference?
A traditional wedding involves a sometimes protracted engagement period during which the families of the couple’s family get to socialize actively, evaluate, and participate in the planning of the wedding. Thus, a wedding generates an important expense on both sides and respect to stigmatized rituals that might also lead to the couple breaking up. The ceremony has all its glories and details such as a segmented list of guests, a cozy or themed reception, and of course—the banquette with all its food, drinks, dances, etc.
An elopement is a fast-procedure marriage that happens in a very intimate union ceremony or just a non-parents-sanctioned wedding. Some people prefer it because it better represents their values, lifestyles, and future plans, and also does not dip as much in the pocket; others prefer it because they find it more romantic and intimate; quite a few ones prefer it because their couple goes against the standards (LGBT, people suffering from autism, etc.); and, last but not least, some are forced by the circumstances such as hospitalizations, handicaps, and similar.
- Intimate Wedding vs. Elopement: What’s the Difference?
Oftentimes “intimate wedding” is used as a euphemism for an elopement wedding as, in strict words, en elopement wedding is a mutually consented marriage union without a public engagement period and great celebration. The difference is that an intimate wedding is actually a traditional wedding with fewer guests and is not kept in secrecy.
- The Importance of a Photographer
There are a few reasonable points for you to call our wedding photographers:
- In older times only very rich people could pay a portrait painter to immortalize them with a portrait or a full scene depiction. Nowadays, anyone with a cellphone can have their picture taken, usually to dismal and haunting results.
- A photographer is a professional who has very high-quality equipment but also an artistic sense of composition and tech-savvy undertake to light adjustment, settings, and the overall requirements to produce professional results.
- A photographer may have all the needed licenses and authorizations to shoot on a specific spot or area.
- A photographer will save you time in adjustments, will probably know some good posts, and will treat you with professional discretion.
Time is the most precious asset a human has in an ever-changing world. Culture evolution, tradition change, everything is valid in love and war, and especially in those COVID-times, we have to be bold and create lasting memories “just in case”… Don’t let racial, religious, or any other reason from pursuing your true destiny, and call us to accompany you on your way where love and positive vibes prevail: Never Lose Focus.