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Santorini Destination Wedding | Laura + Lee | Tara Lilly Photography

May 16, 2018

Santorini Destination Wedding | Laura + Lee | Tara Lilly Photography

Laura + Lee held their Santorini destination wedding in a late afternoon ceremony, overlooking the caldera.

At their Santorini destination wedding, Laura + Lee celebrated their love and years together as a couple. The date holding a very significant milestone in their relationship.

“We chose May as the date for our wedding as that was our ten year anniversary.”

Laura + Lee were surprised and thrilled how well guests got along. Some had only met that day, yet seemed to have known each other for years.

Santorini Destination Weddingcandid bride and groom portrait Santorini elopementbeautiful wedding photo in firaLaura + Lee wanted a laid-back day; where everyone would be able to relax and enjoy themselves. A large wedding wasn’t as important to them, as the celebration of their marriage.

“We were lucky enough to have a lovely home together and then welcome our wonderful son Cooper into the world in 2014. We had all we needed, so it was a lovely surprise when lee proposed on Christmas Eve 2016 with a ring he designed himself. We didn’t want or need a big wedding so we knew instantly we wanted to go abroad to get married. “

Even getting married in a Santorini Destination Wedding, Laura + Lee did manage to bring some Scottish traditions along with them.

“… luckily our brother in law Rich Gordon is a professional bagpiper and he played me down the aisle and after we were married. Lee’s brother Mike is a chef so he made Scottish tablet for wedding favours. We also had Caledonia by Dougie Mclean as our first dance, and Loch Lomond as the last dance.”

It was a brilliant evening outside, capturing the beauty of Santorini. The reception dinner was held poolside. Guests gathered to dine at one long table, creating a cozy family atmosphere.

“We then had a gorgeous meal with everyone at the same table. Managed to have our first dance outside, before moving the party indoors where we danced all night. We had some lovely cocktails, then had Greek kebabs at the end of the night.”

It was the perfect relaxed day. One filled with laughter and love, exactly what Laura + Lee were looking for.

We asked them to choose their favourite image from the day & shared it at the bottom of the post!

-T & S

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bride and groom cheers at santorini wedding receptionSantorini Destination WeddingSantorini Destination WeddingLaura + Lee’s day was filled with magical moments. These are their favourite moments of the day.

“Though there are too many amazing ones to chose from, we love the photo from our walk, the family shot with [our son] cooper.”

Santorini Destination WeddingSantorini Destination WeddingSantorini Destination WeddingPlanner | Katerina | weddingteam@rocabellasantorini.com
Ceremony & Reception Location | Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa | @rocabellasantorini
Officiant | John
Florist | Wedding Wish Santorini | @weddingwishsantorini
Bridal Apparel Store | Crystal and pearl bridal – hairband and earrings | @crystalandpearlbridal
Music | Events in Santorini | @Santorinievents
Make-up Artist | Georgia | @makeupsantorini
Hair Stylist | Mariaanna | mariaannanomikou@yahoo.gr

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Oh my gosh this Santorini destination wedding is sooo dreamy! Seriously love that black and white shot towards the end – beautiful!

Love this santorini wedding. Beautiful colors and photos of the details and couple.

I’ve got to go to Greece someday. Seriously, it looks like such a laid back wedding! Best wishes to the newly weds!

I desperately need to get to Santorini— this gorgeous destination wedding is the last push I needed! It looks like a dream location to photograph— you did an amazing job with these images and capturing their love.

I am LOVING IT. What a stunning day to document. I definitely need to get myself over there to document more Santorini Elopements. The colors are calling!

Santorini is such an amazing place to get married! The view from their ceremony site is stunning, and you captured their happiness so well!

Santorini looks like the most romantic place in the world! You are such a talented and amazing Santorini wedding photographer! Love the emotions here!

Wow, Santorini looks incredible and this destination wedding is beautiful! You captured their happiness perfectly 🙂

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