'Marriage is an adventure we are taking together': First picture of Matthew and Camila McConaughey after their intimate wedding
14:25 GMT, 13 June 2012
They are renowned for avoiding the traditional in favour of the more unique.
But when it came to outfits for their wedding, Matthew and Camila McConaughey went for a simple approach, as the first picture from the pair's intimate wedding on the cover of America's People magazine has revealed.
While Matthew, 42, looked smart in a black tuxedo, Camila, 29, is seen wearing a long-sleeve white lace dress, complete with a beaded headdress, drop silver earrings and matching veil.
Traditional: The first picture of Matthew and Camila McConaughey's wedding has been revealed on the cover of America's People magazine
The pair are seen gazing lovingly into each others' eyes in the touching picture.
Talking about the pair's decision to wed, Matthew tells People: 'We decided to embrace the ritual of marriage as an opportunity and adventure we'll take together.'
The couple were watched by around 120 guests, including famous faces such as Reese Witherspoon and Matthew's close friend Woody Harrelson, as they tied the knot at their home in Austin, Texas on June 9th.
McConaughey style: Guests dressed smart but casual for the low-key affair
Bird's eye view:
Matthew and Camila's garden was decked out with a sea of tents that
guests reportedly slept in over the weekend
the most special guests of all were undoubtedly the pair's two children
Levi, 3, and two-year-old Vida, who took pride of place as ring bearer
and flower girl respectively for the wedding.
Camila added of her children's roles in the ceremony: 'Somehow they both seem to understand what we are doing on a spiritual level.'
The pair are said to have shared whispered vows, uttering them into each other's ears, according to Us Weekly.
A source told the publication: 'No one knew what they said. Whatever they said was very emotional. [Camila] was tearing up.'
Family affair: Also witnessing the ceremony was their two children, Levi, who turns four next month, and daughter Vida, two-and-a-half
couple – who had been together six years before getting engaged last
Christmas – decided against a traditional first dance and a cake –
instead of opting for a selection of desserts.
They shared a long passionate kiss, before dancing the night away into the early hours, the report continues.
has taken Matthew's surname and has officially become Camila
McConaughey, the actor's representation told People.com.
The publication also reports that the couple kept the nuptials a secret from some guests up until the very last minute.
A sea of tents set out
in the grounds of the property provided accommodation for their guests.
The luxury temporary abodes, numbered
1-47, were in four rows in the garden and were said to be kitted out with
beds, cosy white fur rugs on the floor, and outdoor seating with doormats at
Shortly after the wedding, Matthew was spotted leaving a gym in Austin – distracting from his sweat-soaked workout gear with his new gold wedding band.
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