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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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Real Life Elopement at Vasquez Rocks

Emily and Victor’s real life elopement at Vasquez Rocks The Right Choice for YOU Emily and Victor wanted a real life elopement, and they couldn’t have chosen a more unique setting than Vasquez Rocks. What inspires an elopement? There’s often a lot of pressure to make your wedding some kind of “perfect day” for every […]

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on the rocks at Big Sur

Rosie and Bub’s beach engagement on the rocks at Big Sir The Beauty of Big Sur Rosie and Bub chose to have their engagement session on the rocks at Big Sur- they wanted to capture this momentous occasion amidst the amazing backdrops and stunning scenery. Can you blame them? Big Sur is one of the […]

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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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Surprise Proposal at Yosemite National Park

Britni and Zane’s surprise proposal at Yosemite National Park A Sneaky Surprise Every once in a while, I like to get a little sneaky on a future bride, and this surprise proposal at Yosemite was one I’ll never forget. We told Britni we were doing a styled shoot, but it was really a proposal! Sometimes […]

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Alaska Anniversary Adventure

AlisaMarie + Jonny’s Alaska Anniversary Adventure Adventure Souls at Heart AlisaMarie and Jonny love the outdoors and celebrated their anniversary with an Alaska Adventure. This session is at their favorite spot near Girdwood, Alaska; it’s perfect for a get away night of camping, or just a swing in their hammock by a bonfire. Always an […]

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magical day at Disney

Cassia + Matthew’s Magical Day at Disney Disney Wife = Happy Life I met Cassia and Matthew pre pandemic long before their plans for this magical day at Disney. We had already had a beautiful winery engagement session, and were busy planning their destination wedding and honeymoon to the Maldives when the world shut down. […]

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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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mile-high Rocky Mountain engagement

Shane and Phuong’s Mile-High Rocky Mountain Engagement Session Rocky Mountain National Park Shane and Phuong wanted a mile-high Rocky Mountain engagement session to remind them of their meeting place in Colorado where they met while attending pharmacy school. Since the wedding will be in California, they wanted the engagement session to be a memory that […]

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Love in Alaska Engagement Session

Love in Alaska for Asia and Mel’s Engagement Session Winner Creek Trail is a roughly 8-mile loop ride that you can access from anywhere in Girdwood. It’s the perfect setting to capture love in Alaska for an engagement session, especially couples that love travel and adventure. Asia and Mel cherished each other’s company throughout our entire shoot, […]

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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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