What do the Golden Gate Bridge, the city of Los Angeles, Loch Ard Gorge and the Scottish Highlands have in common? All of them have provided spectacular backdrops to this year’s most amazing destination wedding photos. Junebug Weddings rounded up the 50 most spectacular pictures for their annual list from the 4000 entries for their contest. From twinkling stars to city lights and from unspoiled beaches to remote mountains these images combine the beauty of love and romance with the majesty and drama of some of the world’s most marvelous locations. To be honest, all the images were breathtaking, so we had a hard time picking our eleven favorites. We’re warning you, looking at these pictures will make you want to start planning a destination wedding of your own!
11. Selijalandsfoss, Iceland
This picture was taken by the talented Virginia Strobel of Virginia & Evan Studios in Selijalandsfoss, Iceland. We love how the bride’s white dress seems to cascade like the foamy waterfall in the background.
10. Isle of Skye, Scotland
Fer Juaristi captured this couple beginning their journey as a married couple in Isle of Skye, Scotland.
9. Mahé, Seychelles
Cole Roberts of Nordica Photography took this picture of newlyweds against the verdant beauty of tropical vegetation in Mahé, Seychelles.
8. frosty Iceland
This beautiful shot of a couple in frosty Iceland was taken by Mait Jüriadon of M $ J studios. The couple seems just as awestruck as we are!
7. San Francisco, California
The blue waters of California and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is the backdrop to the love story of these lovely women. Photographed by Helena and Laurent.
6. Kaneoha, Oahu, Hawaii
This couple chose the tropical paradise of Kaneoha, Oahu, Hawaii to be the destination for their wedding. Photographed by June Cockran of June Photography.
5. Santorini, Greece
Shari Vallely of Shari + Mike captured these lovers silhouetted against the setting sun in Santorini, Greece.
4. Trolltrunga, Norway
In Trolltrunga, Norway, photographer Pawel Sarota of SRT Studio took this dramatic picture of a couple against jagged rocks and a serene lake.
3. Udaipur, India
This happy couple was photographed by Ankita Asthana of WeddingNama during golden hour in Udaipur, India.
2. New York’s Grand Central Station
New York’s Grand Central Station may not be that exotic to most of us, but photographer Sigit Prasetio of The Uppermost Photography made it seem magical in this couple’s wedding pictures.
1. Paris, France
Believe it or not, we didn’t choose this picture because of the Eiffel Tower background (that’s too cliché even for us!). What we loved what the passion and spontaneity of it. Photographer Claire Morris of Claire Morris Photography really captured the impulsive and fun side of this couple’s relationship.
11 pictures are too few! Check out all 50 inspiring images here: [ Junebugweddings ]