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Just like a regular wedding there are a few logistical things you will need to decide on when planning your elopement: Budget for the day Picking a location Deciding on Vendors Deciding on a Date How you will obtain your marriage license Unlike a regular wedding with an elopement there are a few additional things […]

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My favorite part of of being a wedding photographer is delivering a wedding album to a couple and hearing their feedback and my second favorite thing about being a wedding photographer is seeing what they do with their photos. Do they print them out, do they get an album? Do they get multiple prints and […]

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When my couples are planning their elopement I say a bouquet is a must have on their day. Flowers are happy and inviting and it brings color to your pictures, it’s also something to hold when you are walking to your loved one. I suggest to my couples that they pick their favorite color and […]

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Winter in California can go multiple ways. It can be raining or it can be really warm. If you want to get married in California but get that real winter feel you are guaranteed to find that in one of my favorite places Big Bear Here are a few reasons why eloping at Big Bear […]

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There are typically only a few steps in planning a small elopement because unlike a large wedding an elopement is much more intimate and a lot smaller. There are so many beautiful locations in California to elope and finding your location is your first step when planning your small elopement. Here is what to do […]

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Valuable Advice on Picking the Right Spot from an Elopement Photographer What Is An Elopement? Before you learn how to choose a location for your elopement, let’s make sure you understand exactly what an elopement is. Over the years of helping couples elope, I’ve realized that many brides and grooms-to-be are still mystified by the […]

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Did you know if you elope you have total control and flexibility of your day? Your day is solely based around you and your time! That is what I love most about elopements and helping you coordinate your day. The wonderful thing about eloping is you can do whatever the two of you want to […]

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I love spring elopements because the wild flowers and waterfalls are out to play and the crowds have not yet descended on popular CA spots. Are you considering an elopement for your wedding day? Let’s talk about my Spring California Adventure Elopements. An adventure elopement is an outdoor, intimate wedding that focuses on your relationship […]

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Whether you want a sunrise ceremony, sunset wedding or would prefer a noon rendezvous, that’s up to you! A few weeks before your wedding, I’ll help you compile the timeline. The main items on the list are travel time, getting ready, the adventure, the vows and the post-ceremony celebration. Here is a quick sample timeline […]

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There are so many pros and cons to writing your own vows and honestly it comes up to personal preferences and what you feel most comfortable with. Today I wanted to give you a few reason why I love when my couples write their own vows. They are intimate and personal They tell your story […]

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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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