About Heather Anderson

I’m Heather, an elopement photographer based in southern California, and let me tell you, I’m thrilled that you’re here. Elopements are more than just bouquets in backpacks and wedding shoes dusted with the earth. They’re all about the two of you.

Elopement photographer serving couples in California & beyond

I would be elated to help you define your adventure — from sunrise mountain vows to oceanside sunset ceremonies with the waves at your feet.

I believe that your wedding day should be one of your most heart-pounding adventures yet — with every detail tailored for you. I would be honored to find out who you are as a couple and craft an adventure that’s 100% for the two of you.

are you all in?

I promise to

Create an experience that feels like you.

Authentic images require an experience, and for adventure elopements, that experience should be easy going, comfortable and intimate — with every detail planned to make you swoon. Let’s stop getting overwhelmed with the ordinary and instead explore love and nature on your wedding day.

Inspire a lifetime of adventure.

Couples who adventure together stay together, and I firmly believe that! This adventure elopement will not only be one of the best days of your life, but it will be one of those memories you indulge in when you need a smile or a renewed sense of devotion. Whether you want to climb a mountain or stroll through slot canyons, I’m ready for it. I maintain my health so I can document your adventure, no matter the elevation, distance or any other feat that awaits.

Anchor everything with relationships.

I’ll ensure that you savor this adventure during and after, with photography that documents your connection. I take every bit of time needed to get to know you and create an experience that’s all about you, because your relationship matters. I can’t wait to be your supportive, accommodating guide and cheerleader.

Leave no trace.

As your elopement photographer, I take responsibility as a steward of the land. We will take the necessary steps to leave no trace as we execute your elopement, rooting your wedding with both adventure and conservation.

Postcard sized notes about me

having originally fallen in love with the craft as a teenager working in the dark rooms. My photography career really ignited when I was given my first camera as a gift while juggling kids and a teaching job. It was the start of a lifelong dream I had let others hinder for so long, valuing their opinion over my dreams. This is why I’m such an advocate for the unconventional — abandoning traditions has resulted in the best adventures of my life.

I’ve been a photographer for more than 10 years

Film documents events with colors that are true to life, with a raw look as stunning as the many landscapes I’ve traveled through. Digital photography is consistent and reliable. By mixing both mediums, I can document and guide you through your day with intention — creating one-of-a-kind images you’ll be obsessed with. 

I’m a hybrid photographer, using both film and digital photography.

I am a single mom of three creative and bright kids that keep me on my toes. I also have a golden doodle named Izzy. She is my office dog and constant shadow. 

I adore my family!

I love practicing yoga and spending time at the beach. I grew up surfing and snowboarding. Yes, I’m a total California girl! I love to travel, but I am always happy to return to California after exploring other parts of the world. I cannot sit still for too long and am always planning the next adventure. I sure hope the next one is yours!

Travel and exercise fills my free time.

Ready for an intimate wedding day filled with adventure? I’m all in.

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