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Best Places to Elope In California

An Adventure Photographer’s Top California Elopement Locations This is your must-have guide if you’re looking for the scoop on the bests places to elope in California. If you and your loved one have made the choice to throw out the rule-book and elope, well congratulations, you’re my favorite kind of people. There are a few […]

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what to wear for your elopement

The Best Dresses to Wear for Your Elopement The Rules of Wedding Wear for Eloping I’m so glad you’ve come here to learn exactly what you need to wear for your elopement! I get asked about this all the time. Whether you’re hiking in private up the cliffs of Yosemite, or literally paddling out to […]

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live and laugh at south coast winery

A traditional wedding full of laughter at South Coast Winery #LiveLaughKelley At South Coast Winery I got to shoot a wedding where life and laughter was definitely more important than the color of a cocktail napkin. I just love that! Does anything prove commitment to life and laughs more than a couple creating their very […]

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how to elope

Your Elopement Guide + Checklist to Help Your Love Run Wild What Does It Mean To Elope Over the years, we’ve helped hundreds of couples elope. We know how confusing and overwhelming the concept of eloping can be. There are a lot less rules and traditions to follow compared to planning a traditional wedding. We […]

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Asheville, NC Wedding

From Palm Springs to Disney, and Going Big in Asheville, NC. What is an Adventure Couple? Cassia and Matthew are the epitome of an adventure couple, from eloping in Palm Springs, to going big in Asheville, NC. We first met for their winery engagement session, which is where I first learned that Cassia and Matthew […]

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Elegant and Timeless Wedding at Mount Palomar Elegant and Timeless Wedding at Mount Palomar Every once in a while a more “traditional” wedding comes around that makes me rethink my views on big weddings. Of course, Mount Palomar Winery has a way of doing that, as they are absolutely one of my favorite places for […]

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Windansea Beach Engagement

Christine + Hector’s Engagement a Photos at Windansea Beach Top 5 Spot for San Diego Beaches I couldn’t be happier that Christine and Hector chose Windansea Beach in La Jolla, CA for their engagement photos with me. San Diego has no shortage of beautiful beaches and scenic spots for photos, but Windansea Beach is among […]

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Yosemite elopement cathedral beach

Jamie + Nicole’s 2 Day Elopement at Cathedral Beach, Yosemite Park Breathtaking Views The views at Yosemite National Park were absolutely breathtaking for Jamie and Nicole’s Cathedral Beach elopement. We spent two days together, starting at Tenaya Lodge, then making our way to the beach for their ceremony. Day two was mostly spent hiking in […]

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Torrey Pines Beach Engagement

Aaron + Jordan’s Engagement Session at Torrey Pines Beach Toes in the Sand Aaron and Jordan’s Torrey Pines beach engagement was picture perfect, and non-stop romantic. They love to hike and travel, which was obvious by their ease in nature. What I love about engagement sessions is how new it all feels for a couple, […]

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Yosemite plan B elopement

Mother Nature forces plan B on Tiffany and Ross’ Yosemite Elopement Always Be Prepared Nature forced a Plan B for this Yosemite Elopement, but it turned out even better than imagined! A snow storm rolled in the night before Tiffany and Ross’ wedding so a ceremony at Glacier Point wasn’t possible. The park closes those […]

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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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