A Dreamy Destination Wedding in Iceland: The Little Black Church

June 14th, 2024

Being a seasoned Iceland wedding photographer, I've witnessed my fair share of beautiful weddings. But, there's something utterly enchanting about destination weddings, especially when they take place in a land as magical as Iceland. I second shot this wedding in Iceland and it was definitely a two day Icelandic destination wedding excursion to remember. Wow.


When I first heard that their idea was to have their wedding ceremony at the Little Black Church in Iceland, I was thrilled. The church, with its quaint charm and the backdrop of the stunning Icelandic landscapes, is the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. The black painted wooden exterior of the church adds a stark yet enchanting contrast to the lush green landscapes that surround it. It’s a sight that's as dramatic as it is romantic, and I couldn't wait to capture their big day in this breathtaking setting.


The day was nothing short of extraordinary. The ceremony at the Little Black Church was intimate and heartfelt, with the couple exchanging their vows under the wooden beams of the historic church. The warmth and love in the room were palpable, and the joy on the couple's faces was a testament to their love.


After the ceremony, we headed to the Skogafoss Waterfall for the wedding portraits. If you think the Little Black Church is impressive, wait until you see Skogafoss. This waterfall is one of the most iconic in Iceland, with water cascading down from a height of 60 meters. The mist from the waterfall created a mystical ambiance, and the rainbow that appeared was the perfect backdrop for some incredible shots.


The day ended at the Black Sand Beach. This beach is unique, with its black volcanic sand creating a stark contrast against the crashing white waves. Here, we captured some beautiful silhouettes against the setting sun, and the couple had a moment of quiet reflection as they watched the sun dip below the horizon.


Being a part of this breathtaking destination wedding as a photographer, was an experience I'll never forget. From the historic Little Black Church to the awe-inspiring Skogafoss Waterfall and the unique Black Sand Beach, each location was more magical than the last. But what made this day truly special was the couple. Their love for each other shone brightly in every location, in every photo, making this wedding a true testament to their bond.


Iceland, with its dramatic landscapes, is a dream destination for any wedding. It's a place where love and nature intertwine, creating an atmosphere that's as romantic as it is unforgettable. As an Iceland wedding photographer, I can't wait to capture more love stories in this beautiful land. Reach out and let's go explore this beautiful Nordic landscape together!