Etretat, France | Fine Art Destination Wedding Photographer

When planning our road trip through France, I was initially quite overwhelmed with the sheer magnitude of the country and how much of it that I wanted to see in a relatively short amount of time. I spent months researching picturesque alpine villages, world-renowned wine regions, chic beach resorts, elegant chateaus, and nearly everything in between, however, when I stumbled upon the coastal town of Étretat, I spent all of about five seconds contemplating it before I instantly booked our hotel.

Nestled tightly in between the majestic chalk cliffs of Normandy, the town of Étretat enchanted us with its quaint streets, amazing seafood, and stunning views. Initially, we had planned on dining at the famous Dormy House, but when the grey clouds (typical of Normandy) started to part, we decided to cancel our reservations and instead, hike up to the famed cliffside chapel for a sunset picnic. We headed to our local boulangerie for bread and then to a speciality shop to pick up cheese, fruit, and champagne, and began the climb up to Chapelle Notre Dame de la Garde.

Completely alone except for the occasional seagull and grazing cows in the distance, we sipped champagne from the bottle while watching in amazement as the sun illuminated the sky, sea, and cliffs to the most ethereal golden-pink hue we had ever laid eyes on. We sat on the cliff for hours, until the very last bit of light dissipated and turned the sky into an inky shade of blue. Sublimely humbled by the beauty of our world, it was one of those rare instances where we were acutely aware of the fact that we were in the middle of a moment that would live on in our hearts forever.

For more of my adventures in France: Provence SunrisesGordes in Provence | Loumarin in Provence | Fields of PoppiesThe Towns of the Loire ValleyStaying in a Loire Valley Chateau | Chateau de ChenonceauSailing the Mediterranean |  A Chic Hotel in Normandy

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Photos by Normandy wedding photographer Molly Carr Fine Art Photography | Contax 645 | Fuji 400h processed by Richard Photo Lab


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After pursuing my degree in fashion, I began my career as a travel photographer, exploring the world one country at a time and telling the stories of the people, places, art, and ideas that moved me. But, it was when I photographed my first destination wedding that I truly found my life’s calling.

My work is luminous, poetic, elegant, and above all, intentional. It will be my deepest honor to guide you through the wedding planning process, to help you create unforgettable moments and experiences, and, ultimately, to craft images where time stands still.

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