Find inspiration for your same-sex marriage from these gorgeous engagement shoots, real gay weddings. From Harry Potter and Funfair themes to Art Deco decadence and bohemian luxe, these are real lesbian weddings and gay weddings that show just how special the right to marry your same-sex partner is.

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Lee & Simon’s Bombay Sapphire Gay Wedding

Lee and Simon’s engagement is one of the most romantic proposals we’ve ever shared, and their weddings (at Bombay Sapphire Distillery) one of the most beautiful. See for yourself…

Rory and Colin’s Autumnal Gay Wedding

Seven years ago, Irish born Rory met Colin during a date with another man. Rory tells us how they got together, who proposed to who, and what it meant to them to get married…

Pedro & Pedro’s Brasilia Gay Wedding

Pedro and Pedro married in October in Brasilia down by the waterfront beneath a beautiful floral arbour, and have kindly shared their wedding photos for you to see…

Swan Lake Wedding: Styled Shoot

The Lowdown Where: Anton Venoir Interiors, Victoria, Australia Photographer: Sephory Photography Invitations: Adorn Invitations Inspired by Swan Lake, this shoot features a professional ballerina transitioning

Ant and Marc’s Norfolk Wedding

Ant and Marc’s wedding was very personal, with the styling and cakes created by friends and the ceremony written by another. Theirs is one of the most relaxed weddings we’ve seen – beautiful, romantic and full of gorgeous detailing, including Lego centrepieces….

Juan Manuel & Reyes Turquoise & Gold Gay Wedding | Madrid

Part Brit, part Spaniard Juan Manuel met Reyes 10 years ago and have spontaneously decided to marry in January 2018. Within five months, they had done what most couples take a year or more to do – they had made their vows and tied the knot. Their Spanish wedding planner, tells us how they did it…

Glen & Jason’s Gatsby Themed Gay Wedding

Glen and Jason first met 16 years ago at a local gym but it wasn’t until they were properly introduced nine years later that they became romantically involved. They’ve been together ever since and recently married – first in New York, and then in their home town of Sunderland. This is their love story…

Styled Industrial Gay Wedding Shoot | Germany

Capturing the magic of Crimmitschau’s industrial past, this German team of talented wedding experts collaborated to shoot the styled love story of Stephan and Patrick against the backdrop of an old fabric factory. The result? Beautiful bohemian romance.

Megan and Fiona’s Australian Styled Shoot

Set on the banks of the Brisbane River, gold, natural greens and pastels helped give this styled lesbian wedding shoot (featuring newly engaged couple, Fi and Megan) a gorgeously soft, romantic tone. View the pictures…

Mark & Guy’s Contemporary Barn Gay Wedding

Mark and Guy met online and after much chatting via the web, they decided to meet in Soho. Some time later, Mark was eating the Love Heart wedding favours when he came across on enscribed with ‘Marry Me’…

Jessie and Claudia’s Quaker Lesbian Wedding

Claudia and Jessie met online at the end of summer 2014 and almost immediately clicked. It was a classic case of ‘when you know, you know’ and within a month, they were living together! Two years later, they were married. This is their story…

Kaycee and Kim’s San Diego Lesbian Wedding

Kaycee and Kim’s black and white theme, mixed with customised denim jackets, a cliff top location and San Diego’s DIY wedding venue Brick SD, made it achingly hip and romantic at the same time.

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Denise & Kristiana’s Wedding

Denise and Kristiana had been together for 23 years, but only as a gay couple since November 2012, two years after Kristiana came out as transgender. This year, they decided renew their vows as wife and wife…

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Engagement Shoots – Four Reasons Why To Have One

Engagement shoots are on the up, and for good reason. We caught up with Paola De Paola, who specialises in gay and lesbian engagement and wedding photography to find out four good reasons why you need an engagement photo shoot.

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David & Stephen’s Botanical Barn Gay Wedding

Wearing matching blue tailored suits, Liberty print bow ties and the sparkliest Jimmy Choo shoes, David and Stephen adopted a rural and botanic wedding theme when they married at barn wedding venue Priston Mill…

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Ben & Harry’s Victorian Gothic Gay Wedding

Ben and Harry met over 12 years ago when they were working in Camden; they held their Victorian Gothic wedding at Simon Drake’s House of Magic, where entertainment is a bit on the dark side…

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Mel and Laura’s Tipi Lesbian Wedding

Laura and Mel married in woodlands where Laura’s dad is gamekeeper. Their relaxed, festival-style and sunny sunflower theme captured the essence of summer perfectly.

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John & Martin’s Four Day Gay Wedding!

John and Martin met 18 years ago in London and, after a surprise proposal from John on their favourite Greek beach, they decided to hold a wedding that lasted four days!…

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Sara and Karen’s Italian Lesbian Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Frassanelle, Italy Theme: Rustic luxe Photographer: Paola de Paola Karen and Sara’s Italian wedding took place in a woodland; they walked down their rose-petal-covered

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30 Beautiful Same-Sex Wedding Photos

Great wedding photographs capture the emotions of each couple throughout their big day. Here are 30 of our favourite same-sex wedding photos that will totally melt your heart..

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FIVE New York Weddings

The bright lights and big city promise of New York is sometimes impossible to resist. Loud, romantic, beautiful, insatiable – create memories together in New

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Jon and Rob’s Beach Gay Wedding

One very sunny day in June, Jon and Rob got married at The Gallivant, Camber Sands, where their celebration spilled out onto the sands for a beautifully romantic day…

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Chateau Challain Gay Wedding France

The Lowdown Where: Chateau Challain, France Wedding Theme: Black Tie Photographer: Emir Hasham Photography Credits Emir Hasham Want this photographer to capture your wedding? Get in

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David and Martin’s Classic Gay Wedding

The Lowdown Where: Mercure Southampton Centre, Hampshire Theme: Classic Need a Wedding or Engagement Photographer? Find one you love: recommended wedding and engagement photographers. Like this Wedding Venue?

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Catherine & Jen’s Guildhall Lesbian Wedding

The weather didn’t dampen the spirits of Jen and Catherine when they got married in Leicester’s ornate Guildhall. We love the simplicity of their colour scheme and the understate elegance and ambience of the day…

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Jake & Ryan’s Cheshire Gay Wedding

They met in a nightclub, and have seen each other every day since. Jake and Ryan are inseparable; they moved in together, got engaged and then married. This is their love story…