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married in maui on the beach

Get Mauied the Right Way With Heather Anderson Photography Why Maui? I’m sure it’s no surprise to you: Maui is absolutely one of the most popular locations for wedding destinations in the world. Although it’s the second largest island of the Hawaiian islands, it’s certainly one of the most popular. While Oahu has the largest […]

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Heather Anderson Photography Your Adventure Awaits 2022 has brought Heather Anderson Photography so many opportunities to travel and create adventures for both elopements and traditional weddings. We’ve visited some of the countries most mind-blowing places, but what truly makes these adventures special is YOU! Our couples are what keep us going to extreme heights (often […]

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elopement at garrapata state park

Gage + Abby elope at the rocky cliffs of Garrapata State Park Garrapata in Big Sur Abby and Gage knew they wanted a cliff spot with beach access for their big day, so we knew a Garrapata State Park elopement was in order. This park is near the northernmost tip of Big Sur, very close […]

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Yosemite Elopement couple by water

Faith + Austin’s Spring Elopement at Yosemite National Park An Unplanned Proposal This stunning spring elopement at Yosemite National Park was destined for magic and whimsy from the moment Austin proposed. Austin and Faith had been dating for about four years when out-of-the-blue Austin popped the question. In fact, this proposal was so spur-of-the-moment that […]

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Yosemite Elopement couple doing a first look

A Happy Couple Fall in Love with their First Look What is a “First Look?” You many have noticed a growing trend in a fairly new wedding concept: that of a first look. While many couples think that the first time you can see each other on your wedding day is at the aisle, others […]

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boho wedding couple at table

Chase + Andrea’s Boho Wedding at Felicita Park Going Boho There’s a growing trend in boho (bohemian) weddings, and in my opinion it’s the perfect style for an intimate day. If you and your partner are free-spirited, with a love of nature, and truly unique styles, you might as well claim it: you’re boho baby! […]

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intimate elopement at Glen Oaks in Big Sur

An Adventurous and Intimate Elopement at Big Sur The Intimacy of Eloping I was so happy to get to shoot another elopement at Glen Oaks in Big Sur this year. One of the things I love most about elopements are the private moments that a couple gets to have. It’s so much easier to find […]

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eloping couple recreate their first Big Sur date for elopement

Tim and Olina’s Glen Oaks Elopement in Big Sur Soulmates in Big Sur If this adorable couple look familiar to you, it’s because they made you swoon in their Snowy Winter Engagement Session we did last year in Yosemite. Now these two soulmates meet us again to capture more love for their elopement in Big […]

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engagement photo on the beach

Tips on What to Wear for a Beach Engagement Session Rules for Shooting on the Beach When it comes to what to wear for your beach engagement photos, there’s one rule that trumps them all: you’ve got to stay true to YOU! I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me “Am I […]

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I recognized that weddings merit the same kind of heart-pounding adventure. That’s why I transitioned from fine art photography to adventure elopements, using the medium I love to tell love stories that are as real as the ocean is deep. 

Meet Heather

California elopement photographer

Nature inspired me to chase after awe-inspiring bursts of wonder — watching sunrises from Yosemite mountaintops, backpacking through the red rock landscape of southern Utah, surfing in waves that carelessly crash onto the beach and soaking up island sunsets. 

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