Why I Wish I had Eloped|7 Reasons Why My Wedding Was An Epic Fail

A couple that eloped on the beach in Oregon.

I wish I had eloped. There. I said it! It wasn’t always my intention to have a traditional wedding. In fact, for the longest time, all I wanted was a small and intimate wedding and celebration with just close family and friends and that’s how things started out. As much as I loved that idea, […]

The Ultimate Guide to a Grand Canyon Elopement|The 4 Rims Explored

A bride that had a Grand Canyon Elopement

So you’ve made the decision to have a Grand Canyon elopement, but now you’re faced with a vast array of location options and you’re spoilt for choice. It’s true; there are a multitude of amazing places you can say your ‘I do’s’, but if you’re a fan of the great outdoors and breathtaking scenery, few […]

7 of the Best Reasons to Have an Elopement vs Wedding

A pamphlet with an elopement vs wedding.

Having an elopement vs wedding may be the way to go, if you’re looking for a memorable and intimate way to have a wedding. I’ve never been the one that pictured myself getting married in a stuffy chapel, I always thought a wedding surrounded by earth’s natural beauty was more significant and allowed for a […]

How to Choose the Best Elopement Photographer: 12 Questions you need to Ask

Arik and Emily being on the side of a mountain with the best elopement photographer.

Eloping has been a trend that raised quickly in popularity in recent years. More and more couples are becoming brave enough to make their dream elopement marriage a reality. There’s not a single day as important as the day of marriage for the majority of us. Having less people at your  wedding is is the scenario […]

Your Guide to Elope in Yosemite + 2021 Best Locations

A couple walking back after their Yosemite Elopement.

Are you a fan of the gigantic Sequoia trees? Want to capture the wilderness surrounded by natural million year old monoliths while reciting you’re vows to your soulmate? If you do, then there’s nothing better than to elope in Yosemite!  As an elopement photographer, I’ve taken thousands of pictures from the weddings of hundreds of […]

How to Have an Epic Asheville Elopement-2021 Updated Venue List

Jeremy and Chelsea decided to have an Asheville elopement after becoming pregnant with their first child.

Asheville is one of the most beautiful spots in the country. It’s scenic, historical, artsy – everything you could possibly need to make your Asheville elopement memorable for the rest of your lives! Weddings are huge, messy affairs. We understand – sometimes, you just want to pledge yourself to your partner without all the hassle […]

What is Self Solemnization? 7 Little-Known Suggestions to Do it Right

A just married couple at their elopement in Yosemite having self solemnized their marriage.

Getting married is one of the biggest decisions of your life and no one but you should be in charge of how it happens. If you and your partner desire privacy, intimacy and togetherness self solemnization is a desirable option.  Read the tips below to learn about the many reasons why a self solemnization ceremony […]

Understanding Priceless Elopement Photography Pricing-5 Details to Consider

Couple in Palo Duro Canyon Eloping on edge of cliff.

Elopement Photography Pricing Breakdown Your elopement ceremony is perhaps one of the greatest stories that you will tell your grandchildren, and if you don’t have good photos to show for it, how will you show them how fascinating it was? This is a day where you and your partner open up a new chapter in […]