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Best Places to Elope in California

It could feel daunting to choose an elopement spot with so many dope locations throughout California’s diverse geography and epic architectural backdrops. Here are some guiding points that might help you choose a spot and my best California elopement locations! Consider the Seasons + Climate While California is known for being sunny year-round, we still […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips

5 Main Differences Between a Micro-Wedding and an Elopement

If your ideal wedding celebration includes the words “intimate” and laid-back, you’re normally leaning towards an elopement or a micro-wedding. While these terms get tossed together a ton, they’re two very different ways of celebrating your love. Here are a few key differences between a micro wedding and an elopement! GUEST LIST Elopements are between […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips, Weddings

Romantic Winter Joshua Tree Elopement [Clara + Cortland]

Cortland and Clara were done waiting to be together and wanted to elope in Joshua Tree over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Being that Cortland was stationed at Camp Pendleton as a marine, and Clara was back home in Ohio, they saw each other only a few times a year. Cortland was being deployed soon, so […]

Elopement

Sweet Lake Tahoe Elopement in the Fall [Christy + Patrick]

THE ELOPEMENT We spent 6 hours together, but I felt like I had known Christy and Patrick for a lifetime. To say we’re kindred spirits is an understatement. I’m also not shy to say I literally asked their family to adopt me because their genuine welcoming spirits, brilliant humor and all of the love was […]

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Intimate Big Sur Elopement [Andrea + Andrew]

BIG SUR ELOPEMENT If you ever ask me to drive somewhere remote and gorgeous to capture your sweet, intimate celebration, the answer is always going to be YES! Like the time Kimiko and Kai asked me to go to Portland, OR with them, my heart skipped a beat when Andrea asked me to head to […]

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Heartfelt Joshua Tree Elopement [Adeyling + Martin]

JOSHUA TREE ELOPEMENT Let me warn you, if you have a soft heart, you might cry looking at the photos below. This Joshua Tree elopement was special. Every time I see them, my eyes well up with tears at Adeyling and Martin’s expressions of undying love. Martin is entranced by every word and movement from […]

Elopement

Adventurous Helicopter Elopement Inspiration | As Featured On Green Wedding Shoes

Adventurous Helicopter Elopement  “Just the two of us” and “First Day of my Life” are your relationship theme songs. You’ve got a ring on your finger, are head over heels for each other + can’t possibly wait another second to make that commitment to forever. You’re not into frill, even though you want a sweet […]

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San Diego Elopement || Alison + Steve

ALISON + STEVE Alison + Steve are those two rare love birds who have surpassed all of life’s hurdles to stay in love and build a strong, beautiful relationship. We’re talking that long-distance love while Alison moved back and forth between New Hampshire city + San Diego; that 15 years in love kind of love. […]

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- danielle & chris, 2019 wedding

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"Let's talk about the actual wedding day. She HANDLED. She was the director of the whole shebang, making sure everything went smoothly, gracefully guiding everyone into place, and putting on music so we could feel ourselves. She helped make us feel easy, breezy, and sexy/sweet/romantic as hell!"

- natasha & conner, 2019 wedding

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"She captures the real, candid moments on your wedding day that you will cherish forever while you are casually going about your wedding day and soaking up every moment. She will capture photographs that will make you sob like a baby and smile so much it hurts. She will be one of your BFFs on your wedding day... your confidence will be up and she will encourage you to make out with your significant other with no reservations. "

- Katey & Tim, 2019 wedding

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