MARQ RILEY | Wedding Photographer & Filmmaker in Greece

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Lorraine & Ciarán | Irish wedding in Naxos

If you know me a little, you know that Naxos is my soul home. I have my special spots and since deciding to entice more couples to have their wedding here, I'm always looking out for places to picture them in on their big day. I had met Lorraine over a year before their wedding and told her about an amazing secret retreat in the hills where an old abandoned convent stood.

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Helen & Paul | Elopement in Naxos

You really don't need much to have a wedding. An exchange of promises and rings on the beach, a carriage ride to the old town and a walk around the castle, and perhaps a glass of bubbly at sunset before dinner. But what a setting, there on Palatia rock next to the ancient gate of Apollon. They say if you walk through that giant marble door, you will return to Naxos to find your soul again, because that's where it made its home.

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Erin & James | Engagement in Naxos

Adventures in my own backyard with Erin & James, as we explore Naxos island for their destination engagement session. From Portara (Apollo's gate), through the narrow alleys of the old Venetian kastro to the dunes of Plaka beach, and a secret countryside gem, this afternoon was close to my heart not only for the connection between Erin & James, but also my own bond with the island.  

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The Journey of 2013: Weddings

This year was an incredible journey. I've immersed myself and been a witness to so much natural and emotional beauty. What started in February on the island of Samos passed by Mykonos, Chania, Monemvasia, Gythio, the Acropolis and ended in October in Vouliagmeni on the Athenian riviera. Here, in chronological order, is a look back at my favourite moments from the weddings of 2013. 

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