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As kids both Vince and Sarah visited Yosemite so it has always been a special place for both of them. Vince and Sarah were married last month at the gorgeous Tenaya Lodge. Four years ago they visited Yosemite and stayed at the Tenaya. It was a magical weekend and they knew this is where they […]

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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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Paul and Ashley got married on got married on paddle boards in Mission Bay (Bonita Cove). They love to paddle board together, and Mission Bay is one of their favorite spots to SUP. Bonita Cove is a calm area of Mission Bay, so that helped with the whole getting married on a paddle board thing. […]

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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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Kathryn and Justin met in grad school in Los Angeles when he was studying to be a logician and she was studying to be an Egyptologist. Even though they weren’t really looking for anything serious and they were so different, something just clicked and inspired them to stick it out through two years of mostly […]

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Simply put, Leave No Trace is a set of ethics & best practices we should follow to enjoy and protect the outdoors at the same time. Leave No Trace has a set of 7 minimum-impact principles, that help guide our decisions when we’re outside. You can find more about these principles HERE on their website. […]

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We are so excited to share that our White Winter Barn Micro Wedding is featured on The White Wren! The amazing vendors and myself created this shoot to showcase what a micro wedding was. A microwedding, is typically a wedding with a guest list of 50 guest or less. Often immediate family and your closest […]

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Myself and the amazing vendors who created this shoot at The Speakeasy on State decided to put together this shoot to showcase to our couples on how to put together a mirco wedding. A micro-wedding is an in-person wedding with a small guest count, almost entirely composed of your nearest and dearest. Planning a micro-wedding […]

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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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