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Eric and Elana Make Become “Artners” at Stunning CA Venue A Non-Traditional “Traditional” Wedding Over the years, I’ve gravitated more and more to photographing couples who choose elopements over traditional weddings for their nuptials. I think it’s because of the people I tend to meet who embrace this path: they’re bold, brave, and like to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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two day glamping elopement at Big Sur

A non-traditional two day Glamping Elopement at Big Sur An Adventure Elopement Learn all about Carly and Jake’s non-traditional two-day Glamping Elopement at Big Sur, and how it could be right the kind of adventure for you. I’m a California adventure elopement photographer that serves local and destination couples. I help daring lovers forge their […]

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California Summer Garden Wedding

 Lesley + Tyler’s Summer Garden Wedding in California Park to Gardens I was thrilled to spend another day with Lesley and Patrick at their beautiful California summer garden wedding. I alsofound a whole new love of gardens in general! We shot their engagement session in Yosemite National Park last year, and it was a total […]

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love and dogs in eagle river Alaska

Alaskan Love (and dogs!) perfect this Eagle River Enegagment Session The more the merrier Jenny and Paul might actually be the sweetest human beings I’ve had the pleasure to work with this year, and their Nordik dogs (who swam in glacier water!) were just as wonderful. I always love working with animals, and encourage my […]

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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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