France. Italy. Spain. Portugal. Greece.

Château Martinay wedding France

More than a photoshoot.

Your Elopement

is an adventure

to live and experience.

Let's create together

Elopement Photography

In Iconic European Locations

No wedding day stress. No guests waiting for you. No time limitations.

A stunning location. Morning sun or sunset light, your choice.


Time to breathe, to explore, to enjoy the sunset.

Elopement experiences are exceptionally beautiful. And Europe offers the most impressive locations for memorable Elopement sessions.

Share with me your Europe travel plans, and I will help you choose the most beautiful locations for your Elopement adventure.

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EUROPE Elopement Photographer

Maria Hedengren Photographer

Hejsan! My name is Maria and I am a European Elopement Photographer based in Helsinki. You’ll find me in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, Greece, Scandinavia and Southern Europe photographing Elopements in iconic locations throughout Europe.

Paris, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Province, French Riviera.
Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Lake Como, Venice, Sicily.
Lisbon, Santorini, Vienna, London, Lapland.

I’ve seen it all. I know the most beautiful places to visit in Europe, and I will help you plan a stunning Elopement experience.

Having photographed over 300 weddings in countries all around the world, I can safely say you’re in great hands. And I can not wait to help you prepare your pre-wedding session in Europe.

Featured Galleries

La Muralla Roja Creative Couple Session

Charm & Culture: An Afternoon Elopement in Paris

Lush & Exotic Destination Elopement in Dubrovnik

With a colorful and lush color palette, the floral designs bring a touch of exotic beauty to the stunning surroundings. The table setting design incorporated exotic fruits and orchid flowers, adding to the vibrant and playful atmosphere.

I simply cannot hide my love for photographing portraits in urban spaces. Cynthia and Dani’s couple session at Muralla Roja was heaven for my creative soul.

I’m thrilled to share a glimpse into Olesia and Charles’ modern elopement in Paris. This is a session that I not only photographed, but also planned and styled – creating an afternoon elopement that perfectly blended charm and culture.

My VISION is to create art so HEARTFELT and EXPRESSIVE

that it binds you,

soul and spirit, to the very essence of your love.

That in decades to come you don't just look back and think, "we were beautiful", but, "Look, how deeply we have loved".

Art that reminds you just what your heart is capable of holding for one another.

An Elopement experience allows you choose an impressive location for your celebration. In an intimate setting, you will enjoy a relaxed and fun experience. As a result, your photographs will capture natural and joyful moments, creating timeless memories for years to come.

Maria Hedengren Photographer

Working with me

feels like exhaling.

You've been anticipating this day, putting so much of your time and heart into preparing for this. Can you trust that everything is in place? Can you surrender to presence and give yourself over to fully experience your prewedding?

To do so, you need to have unwaivering confidence in the people you have entrusted to carry out your vision. Especially the person tasked to freeze in time every detail of this all important day.

And when you work with me, you can exhale. I've got this.

I place an extraordinary value on my own consistency. I am consistent in my intention to produce art; in my ability to lead when appropriate; in my desire to support you throughout your day, allowing you to be present and immersed in the moments that truly matter.

The quality of your work is just out of this world! You have it all - the ability to capture the moment, the diligent afterwork, delicate colors... and most importantly: the amazing personality, adventurous attitude, and kindness!

Alexandra + Greg | Destination Wedding in Sicily, 2014

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Elopement Coverage

France. Italy. Southern Europe.


4 hours coverage

3-4 locations + possible outfit changes

300 images


6 hours coverage

4-6 locations + possible outfit changes

450 images

2 Days Adventure | 5000

8 hours coverage split over 2 days

600 images

Details |

| All images are edited

Your images are well taken care of. They are carefully selected to tell your pre-wedding story with timeless elegance and artistic grace. All images will be edited, corrected and adjusted for optimal color balance and skin tone, retouched of small imperfections, and will have my signature modern look.

| Images are delivered via an Online Gallery

Your beautiful Online Gallery will be ready within 4 to 6 weeks. It will allow you to download full resolution digital JPG files, print size 30x45cm, 300 dpi.

| No extra purchases needed

Coverage includes non-commercial printing rights and personal use rights. You may print them, share them with your family in digital format, use them to make your own album or thank you cards. Maria Hedengren Photography is a registered business. All prices listed in this brochure already include Tax.

More Galleries

Travel Adventure in Kyoto, Japan

Sunrise Elopement in Rome

Sailing Adventures in the Finnish Archipelago

Adriatic Sea Destination Engagement

Suad + Phinephas at sunrise in Rome. These childhood sweethearts together for 11 years were an absolute joy to photograph.

One of the top things we wanted to visit in Kyoto was its beautiful Zen temples. My favorite was the Tofukuji Temple in Kyoto, and the session we photographed there was my favorite.

Winter Elopement in Lapland, Finland

Sunrise Elopement in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Kyoto’s Geisha District + Japanese Tea Garden Session

French Riviera Japanese Elopement

Beyond capturing moments and creating art, I collaborate with each of my clients to ensure that our work together is so much more than a service delivered, but an experience to be enjoyed.

Are you ready to book your

Elopement with me?

Let's create together