Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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The Gables, Beach Haven, LBI, New Jersey Elopement Photo Story Award

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The Gables, Beach Haven, LBI, New Jersey Elopement Photography | A moment of prayer as the rings are presented

A moment of prayer as the rings are presented.

Shade and Chris had an intimate wedding at the shore at the charming Gables Inn in Beach Haven, on LBI (Long Beach Island) in New Jersey. Shade and Chris dated back in high school but had broken up when he went to California. Many years later, they found their way back to one another. 

The Gables, Beach Haven, New Jersey wedding image of the bride and groom getting ready together

The Gables, Beach Haven, New Jersey Elopement Pictures | getting ready together with one another in a room

Shade and Chris got ready with one another in a room at the The Gables Inn on LBI in New Jersey.

Beach Haven, New Jersey wedding prep image of the finishing touches for the bride and groom

Beach Haven, New Jersey Elopement Photo | finishing touches for the bride and groom at The Gables Inn.

Shade helps Chris with his finishing touches at The Gables Inn.

Beach Haven, New Jersey wedding photo of a smile exchange during their outdoor elopement

Beach Haven, New Jersey Elopement Ceremony Image | a happy exchange during their intimate wedding

The couple enjoy a happy exchange during their intimate wedding ceremony.

New Jersey wedding photo of A guest looking on the outdoor elopement ceremony

New Jersey Outdoor Elopement Ceremony Picture | A guest looks on the intimate wedding ceremony

A guest looks on during Shade and Chris's intimate wedding ceremony at The Gables Inn.

NJ Outdoor wedding photo of Laughter erupting during the elopement ceremony

NJ Outdoor Small Elopement Ceremony Photos | Laughter erupts during the wedding

Laughter erupts during their intimate wedding ceremony.

New Jersey wedding photo of the bride kissing her son during the ring ceremony

NJ Elopement Ceremony Image from LBI | the bride kisses her son during the ceremony

Shade kisses her son during the ceremony as he gives her the ring.

LBI wedding venue photo of Guests enjoying al fresco dining on the beautiful porch of the inn

LBI Elopement Reception Reception Venue Images | Guests enjoy al fresco dining on the beautiful porch

Guests enjoy al fresco dining on The Gables Inn's beautiful porch on Long Beach Island in New Jersey.

New Jersey Beach wedding couple portrait session on a mid-day summer day

New Jersey Beach Elopement Portrait Photography | A mid-day summer wedding couple portrait

A mid-day summer portrait on the beach in Beach Haven, New Jersey.