Mel and Woo and Sidney came, too – a secret Penzance elopement


“May your love for me be 
the scent of the evening sea

drifting in
through a quiet window

so i do not have to run
or chase or fall
… to feel you

all i have to do
― Sanober Khan

Ah, the pointy end. It’s crazy how very infrequently I venture down to there on the whole.

And that’s sad as it’s utterly magnificent. Beautiful. A touch desolate. Wild – oh so very wild it makes your heart weep. It’s no suprise that it’s where Mel and Woo decided to set up home and that very home is where we start today’s wedding story.

A quiet morning of pottering and then into the landie for a short ceremony (and small – so small that the winesses were me and the security guard) in Penzance before hitting Gwyvner beach.

This elopement kinda epitomizes what it is I love about my job so much. That it needn’t be all about the details – very lovely though they may be – and that what it’s all about, ultimately, is two people looking deep into each other and discovering, perhaps with a small shock, that in them they have finally found their home. Their quiet spot of sunshine in an otherwise stormy world. That other voice that fills and rounds out the small quiet song of their heart.

That it’s all about love and connection and the freedom and desire to shout from the rooftops ‘I LOVE YOU’

Yeah, I like my job

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  • AliJuly 3, 2017 - 1:57 pm

    I love the documentary feel to this elopement photography. I love the photos of them in the morning with their little guy.ReplyCancel

  • JanessaJuly 2, 2017 - 3:59 am

    I just love how intimate and touching this family is! You did a beautiful job.ReplyCancel

  • annieJuly 1, 2017 - 9:04 pm

    beautiful elopement capture!i particularly love the style of images used- so differentReplyCancel

  • EJJuly 1, 2017 - 6:22 pm

    This is a stunning and intimate elopement! I love the boho look.ReplyCancel

  • JudeJuly 1, 2017 - 3:08 pm

    I love elopement photography! These photos are beautiful… you’ve captured such a wonderful time for this family!ReplyCancel

  • AprilJuly 1, 2017 - 2:47 pm

    Every single one of these shots are stunning! What a beautiful family!ReplyCancel

  • Emilyanne HardyJuly 1, 2017 - 4:45 am

    This elopement is perfect. I love the realness of it all! Your transition photos (form the hula girl on the dash to their feet in the seaweed) really make me FEEL the day. Just beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • MercedesJune 30, 2017 - 11:28 pm

    Every. Single. Frame.
    So good.
    So so good.ReplyCancel

  • LeannaJune 30, 2017 - 10:39 pm

    What a beautiful elopement. I want to do more elopement sessions so bad.ReplyCancel

  • KarolineJune 30, 2017 - 9:04 pm

    Her flowers are stunning and so unique. This is the most beautiful capture of an elopement that I have seen! You can see the emotions in your photos, way to go.ReplyCancel

  • Sheryl BjornJune 30, 2017 - 8:41 pm

    These are absolutely Stunning! I love the documentary style and how you made sure to get the littlest details. I love the rainy day, I have always thought Rain is so fun to shoot in!ReplyCancel

  • sarahJune 30, 2017 - 6:44 pm

    I really love your film photography style, and the way you captured this elopement is pretty incredible!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa JohnsonJune 30, 2017 - 6:40 pm

    This is such a gorgeous elopement! I love the sweet intimate moments you captured between them!ReplyCancel

  • EmilyJune 30, 2017 - 5:19 pm

    Aww, the couple looks so happy! This wedding elopement is captured beautifully and you can really feel how happy they are through your photography.ReplyCancel

  • LynseyJune 30, 2017 - 4:26 pm

    You’ve captured this beautifully. There is so much love. It’s such a sweet wedding elopement. And that baby loves you!ReplyCancel

  • Madeline StanleyJune 30, 2017 - 2:56 pm

    I think elopements are so fun! You did an excellent job on their elopement photography and they are lucky to have you as their photographer. The tones in these images are beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • KerryJune 27, 2017 - 11:06 am

    Beautiful work as always Lucy, so real!ReplyCancel



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