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Snaefellsnes guide

As a wedding videographer based in Iceland, my ultimate goal is to capture the distinct beauty of each location. And when it comes to mesmerizing landscapes, the Snaefellsnes Peninsula undoubtedly tops my list. This extraordinary region situated in the western part of Iceland boasts awe-inspiring sceneries that make it an ideal location for wedding videography.

The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is known for its volcanic peaks, lava fields, glaciers, waterfalls, and black sand beaches. Its natural beauty has also inspired many artists, including Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." The Snaefellsjokull glacier is said to be one of the Earth's seven energy centers and is a popular destination for tourists.


A short video from a location scouting in March

About the location

Aside from the natural beauty, the peninsula is also home to charming fishing villages, historic churches, and abundant wildlife. These elements can add depth and character to your wedding video, creating a unique and unforgettable experience.

As your elopement videographer, it's essential for me to capture the essence of the location and your personality.

The Snaefellsnes Peninsula offers a variety of backdrops that can cater to any couple's preferences. Whether it's a romantic walk along the black sand beaches or an adventurous hike to the top of a volcanic peak, the possibilities are endless.

When filming a wedding video or taking pictures in Iceland, it's also important to consider the weather conditions. The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is known for its unpredictable weather, so it's best to have a backup plan in case of rain or strong winds. I always suggest getting another pair of shoes, and additional layers. 

Overall, the Snaefellsnes Peninsula is a remarkable location that offers stunning landscapes and unique experiences. As a wedding videographer, it's a great place to capture unforgettable moments and create extraordinary videos for couples. By incorporating the natural beauty, historic elements, and wildlife, your wedding video will be a masterpiece that captures the couple's special day and the magic of Iceland.

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Bettina Vass photography

If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Iceland, Budir Church might just be a perfect choice. Here's why:

  • The rich history of Budir Church dates all the way back to the 18th century, making it one of the oldest churches in Iceland. Inside, you'll find a charming and rustic interior with wooden pews, a beautiful altar, and religious paintings adorning the walls. If you appreciate history and tradition, this venue is an ideal choice.

  • With its intimate atmosphere, Budir Church can host up to 60 guests, making it the perfect choice for those looking for a more personal and private wedding ceremony. The romantic ambiance created by the church's isolated location and serene atmosphere is a perfect setting for your special day. The black wooden exterior of the church contrasts beautifully with the natural surroundings, making it a unique and memorable backdrop.

  • If you're searching for a unique experience for your wedding day, Budir Church is a great option. It's unlike traditional church weddings, offering a stunning location, rich history, and intimate atmosphere that make it a truly unforgettable wedding venue.

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Bettina Vass photography


Bettina Vass photography

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My philosophy behind wedding cinematography.


As a wedding filmmaker, my philosophy revolves around the concepts of aesthetics, emotions, and communication. I aim to create visually stunning films that are aesthetically pleasing and capture the beauty of the day. My goal is to evoke emotions and create a deep emotional connection between the viewer and the couple by capturing the love, joy, and excitement of their wedding day. Finally, I strive to communicate the story of the wedding day in a way that is meaningful, impactful, and memorable for the couple and their families.

Are you ready to start planning your epic elopement?

Check out the packages

Start by exploring the offerings. With my packages, you'll not only be investing in your wedding film, but in the full experience of your dream wedding.

Let's start planning your wedding day

If you're eager to start this friendship, send me a message. I will reply with a more comprehensive guide.

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