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snowdonia wedding & elopement photography

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Hey there! I’m Babs!

A professional

Snowdonia Wedding & Elopement Photographer

And I’m here to make sure your wedding or elopement day in Wales will be beautiful and totally stress-free!

Snowdonia Wedding & Elopement Photography

Couples that book me are usually quite adventurous, laid back, and super outdoorsy. They want to do things their way and want a really relaxed wedding or elopement photographer and love rustic, unconventional, and also super scenic wedding venues, especially anywhere in Wales, the Lake District, or Scotland.

bride and groom walking on a path overlooking Cadair Idris on their Elopement Wedding day by North Wales Wedding PhotographerDo you LOVE adventure? Are you currently planning your own wedding or elopement in the mountains around the Ogwen Valley, overlooking Tryfan or anywhere else super scenic in the UK? Or maybe you don’t particularly fancy a huge wedding and are in love with the romanticism of an elopement and are looking for help to plan a simple wedding that is a true reflection of just the two of you?

North Wales Wedding and Elopement PhotographerIf you want to create your own epic wedding adventure – head on over to my Ultimate Snowdonia Elopement Guide and start planning your dream day straight away! Let me know if you need help and make sure you also check out these 10 perfect honeymoon love shacks in North Wales you’ll never want to leave!

groom holding bride wearing a flower crown and Wellington boots twirling on Barmouth Beach by North Wales Wedding Photographer

To me, love is love and I offer adventurous wedding & elopement photography that tells your very own story. I cover Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis, Llanrwst, Dolgellau, Bala & beyond so do get in touch if you’re looking for artistic portraits paired with unique storytelling moments in natural, romantic wedding photographs.

Natural & relaxed photography style – perfect for Welsh Elopements and capturing those wild dramatic landscapes deeply steeped in history and all that breathtaking scenery!

Are you considering an elopement in Snowdonia? 

Head on over to my Ultimate Snowdonia Elopement Guide and find out everything you need to know to start planning your very own dream elopement in one of the UK’s most ruggedly charming and last remaining true wildernesses – Snowdonia!



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Organising a wedding or elopement and picking your wedding photographer is super exciting!

Once you hit that send email button I’ll try my very best to get back to your super excited self within 24hrs.

* please note that eloping isn’t (yet!) legal in Wales. Although we’re working on having this changed, you currently still need to do your legal bit first. So worth it though!!

North Wales Wedding & Elopement Photographer

Looking for beautiful and natural wedding or elopement photography? Pictures that tell your story? Take a look at my blog posts or follow my work on Instagram or Pinterest, it's updated pretty much daily. And if you like what you see - get in touch and let's start planning your dream day!

Babs Boardwell is a wedding & elopement photographer based in Llangollen, servicing Wales and the surrounding areas. Often provides services for weddings across the whole of the U.K. Specialises in capturing artistic portraits paired with unique storytelling moments to produce natural, romantic wedding photography. The Clwydian Range is home but available for travel across the whole of the U.K.