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The Best Wedding Photoshoot Locations in Iceland - Vik - Kat Deptula
bride and groom looking at each other on the black sand beach in iceland

The Best Wedding Photoshoot Locations in Iceland – Vik

Recommended by local wedding photographer

Iceland is magical. No doubt about it. From stunning waterfalls, endless hills and cliffs overlooking the ocean right up to one of the last glaciers on Earth or unique black sand beach. People from all over the world come to see it and get married surrounded by nothing else than perfect views.

In my daily work as Iceland wedding photographer I have a great chance to see the entire island and cooperate with the most amazing clients. They come to Iceland for an elopement and wedding photoshoot. Do you know what is the number one question I get asked over and over again?

What is the best place for Iceland wedding photoshoot?

Luckily, I’ve been given a chance to see and experience the best locations Iceland has to offer. In this series I will share my personal recommendations for your perfect icelanding elopement photoshoot. Let’s start with Vik.

Top of Reyjnisfjall

As you join your lives together, nothing screams new possibilities more than this location. Amazing view, giving abundant options for shooting that perfect icelanding wedding picture. Bonus points for the windy atmosphere that makes the shots look even more stunning and one-of-a-kind.

couple getting marriend on the top of the mountain


Yoda Cave in Hjorleifshofdi

One of the most original photo opps in Iceland, not only for the Star Wars lovers. Very flattering pictures in most weather conditions. Bonus points for the fact that you can almost feel The Force coming right through you.

yoda cave in iceland filled with bubbles

Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

White sand is something we instantly associate with the word beach. If you’re a bit like me and like to stir the pot, nothing does it better than that “WOW”-factor you get when you’re there for the first time. Perfect icelanding wedding photoshoot location in its core. Bonus points for the fact you can spend an entire day there and still not get enough of the amazing shots.

Just married walking along the beach

Vik – blooming flowers

In the very heart of small, charming town Vik, there is a place covered with flowers. Blooming in June, they give you a fairytale vibe from the first glance.

Wedding in Vik, Iceland, couple standing in the field full of flowers

Bride and groom walking along lupine field


Vik – Horses

Animal-loving couples who dream about showing the world how they feel about these majestic creatures will be so happy to have this option: Vik is a place for magical photoshoot with horses. Vast meadows, windy weather and smart-looking horses that melt your hearts.

pregnancy photoshoot with icelandic horses

girl with sunglasses and with horses in the background


Vik – Beach

Located in the Vik town yet calm and secluded. It gives a great opportunity to capture the romantic vibe, but with an unexpected twist – black sand around you.

beautiful ginger girl sitting by the ocean on the rocks

blacka and white photo of pregnant woman and her partner looking at each other

bride and groom looking at each other on the black sand beach in iceland


No matter which breathtaking Icelandic location steals your heart – I am here to help you. Let’s talk about your vision for perfect wedding in Iceland. I will do my best to give you set of an amazing pictures to remember one of the best days of your lives.


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