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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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Last month Ashley and David eloped in a sunrise ceremony in Yosemite. Being from Fresno, this is one of their favorite places to go and hike. Their wedding was intimate and lovely and I had such an amazing morning exploring with them! Ashley and David love to travel, take long scenic drives, hike, attend concerts […]

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Valerie and Christopher’s Yosemite elopement was so adventurous and beautiful! They initially planned to get married in Greece on October 17, 2020 but due to covid-19. They still wanted to keep their original wedding date, so they decided to elope! Words from Valerie: Eloping creates a magical, intimate way for us to make our wildest, […]

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We can all admit 2020 has been a little bit of a wild adventure and not the kind we plan for. As the holidays near, we are all realizing this year may look a little different. I want to make the holidays a little more MERRY this year by offering some extra special wedding photography deals during […]

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What is and adventure elopement? An adventure elopement is an outdoor, intimate wedding that focuses on your relationship more than anything else. Adventure elopements are more than weddings with breathtaking views and bouquets in backpacks. Rather, it’s a one-of-a-kind experience that forgoes the stress of a typical wedding in favor of untamed love and adventure. […]

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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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