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intimate elopement at Glen Oaks in Big Sur

An Adventurous and Intimate Elopement at Big Sur The Intimacy of Eloping I was so happy to get to shoot another elopement at Glen Oaks in Big Sur this year. One of the things I love most about elopements are the private moments that a couple gets to have. It’s so much easier to find […]

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eloping couple recreate their first Big Sur date for elopement

Tim and Olina’s Glen Oaks Elopement in Big Sur Soulmates in Big Sur If this adorable couple look familiar to you, it’s because they made you swoon in their Snowy Winter Engagement Session we did last year in Yosemite. Now these two soulmates meet us again to capture more love for their elopement in Big […]

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couple in Hawaii for anniversary photo shoot

Making Memories Together on Hawaii’s Islands Taking Time for Two If you and your loved one can’t remember the last time you shared a weekend together, just the two of you, then it may be time to pump on the brakes! The brakes of life! After all, isn’t all that work you’re doing supposed to […]

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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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Maternity Session with Adventure Couple

Chantelle + Daniel’s Maternity Session at Idyllwild A True Adventure Couple When I think of an adventure couple, Chantelle and Daniel immediately spring to mind- yes, even for a maternity session. This was our third time working together, and what a special way to continue our journey. We did an adventure engagement session in Catalina […]

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Yosemite Winter Engagement

Tim + Olina’s Snowy White Winter Yosemite Engagement Truly a Virgin Snow I can think of few things more beautiful for an engagement session than a snowy Winter Yosemite wonderland. But in this case it was all the more special because this was Olina’s first time ever seeing snow! It also marked the couple’s first […]

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elevated elopements

A Elopement Adventure Tailored to Just You Two Is an Elevated Elopement Right For You? If you and your loved one want to make your special day a stunning adventure from start to finish, then an elevated elopement may be exactly what you’re looking for. At Heather Anderson Photography, we create tailored elopement adventures that […]

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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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what to wear for your elopement

The Best Dresses to Wear for Your Elopement The Rules of Wedding Wear for Eloping I’m so glad you’ve come here to learn exactly what you need to wear for your elopement! I get asked about this all the time. Whether you’re hiking in private up the cliffs of Yosemite, or literally paddling out to […]

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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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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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