July 15, 2012

Marina & Nacho at The Unique Retreat

Spain

Andalucia Wedding Destination

 

Rural venues in Andalucia have a wonderful charm, they are a dream for photographers like me. Where ever you look there is a picture in the making. Add the gorgeous light famed in Souther Spain and it is a recipe for fabulous wedding photographs.

Finding a venue can be fun but time consuming, not so for Nacho & Marina. This venue is also their home. From El Romero they run unique retreats for discerning guests looking for an authentic getaway from the hustle and bustle.

This was Nacho & Marina’s “second” wedding. Their first wedding a year before, unfortunately didn’t co inside with Spanish bureaucracy. The paperwork took much longer than expected to be prepared. With dates set and guests traveling from all over the world it couldn’t be postponed, so wedding one became a marriage blessing. A year latter with the paper work in place the mayor of the town was delighted to marry Nacho and Marina at their home to finally legalise their union.

If you are looking to get legally married in Spain, and one or both of you are not born and bread in Spain it can be a complicated process. I would recommend getting advice form a professional wedding planner in Spain before you start the process. There are easier places to legally marry, but few have as much to offer in terms of location and weather. Hence the vast majority of weddings I shoot in Spain are blessings in the sun.

I hope you enjoy the photographs from this unique wedding. To see a selection of other weddings I have photographed in Spain go to my gallery here.

If you would like to visit Nacho and Marina while looking for your wedding venue you can contact them here.

Venue: The Unique Retreat

 

 

 Wedding horse arrives Wedding preparations in the stables Roses in the horse tail Brides maids try and keep out of the picture The Bride Bridal hair and makeup Bridal makeup Wedding Dress Final moments before her wedding Bride and groom Bridle portrait Bride with her maid or honnor Bide takes a moment Brides Stalion awaits Bride talks with her horse Andalucian wedding moment The brides grand entrance rustic andalucia wedding venue Groom leads his bride accross the fields Bride arrives mounted on a stalion Bride astride her horse emotional wedding moment open air wedding in olive grove animals at weddings wedding in spanish olive grove Dog at wedding Young wedding gest Wedding andalucian Olive grove wedding dress details wedding messages tied in tree wedding vows The brides wedding vows The kiss Bride signs the register Bride and groom at the altar under the olive tree Bride & groom kiss wedding witness signs the register congratulations to the bride wedding laughter and smiles wedding guests happy wedding guests happy wedding guests four legged wedding guest rustic garden wedding wedding portrait & horse group photo wedding party Andalucian wedding in the country side wedding moment with a horse view from wedding venue in spain bride groom and horse in black & white wedding portrait in Andalucia wedding smiles our doors in Andalucia with the bride and groom bride & groom in black & white drink with the bride home brew for the bride dog watches the Jamon Iberico spannish wedding moment the guys on the sofa paella with the bride groom gets the bride’s garter groom throws the garter horse rides for the kids groom portrait post wedding meal snooze andalucian sunset wedding party through the trees Bride and groom first dance alternative wedding party photos bride and groom with lighting effect kiss the bride wedding revelers swirling cape Andalucian style love gives you wings

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