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Western inspired bride and groom eating cake during their Muir Beach elopement

If you’ve been thinking of planning a Muir Beach elopement, then this western inspired beach elopement shoot is for you! My friend Megan and I hosted a styled shoot called Earth First Shootouts. We wanted to create a styled shoot that focuses on storytelling, sustainability, and community! Our styled shoots are kept small purposely so […]

California elopement photography on Santa Cruz Beach - Davenport Beach

This summer California elopement on Santa Cruz beach, more specifically, Davenport Beach was perfect! Hayley and Josh are such beautiful couple, and I loved how adventurous and minimalistic their elopement was! They even had one of their best friends Sara as their officiant, and you could tell just how special it was for them that […]

If you’re planning to have an Oahu elopement on the beach, look no further for all of the inspiration you need!! Vy & Kristian’s photos will take you from getting ready at a Waikiki resort, to tying the knot beachside, to exploring one of my favorite easy waterfall hikes on the island!! Then once the […]

My favorite part of being a Hawaii elopement photographer is that I get to capture some of the most unique and FUN celebrations!! I love that eloping, in general, gives every couple the opportunity to celebrate any way that they want!! Aleah and Seth are two of the happiest most easy-going couples!!! I loved how […]

If you’re looking for an Oahu elopement photographer who loves adventure and knows all the best spots, I’m your girl!! Plus you’re going to want to read through this blog and check out these photos for all of the inspiration you need planning yours!!!  First Things, First Let’s start with how Jasmine and Dom are […]

If you’re looking up specific steps on how to elope in Hawaii and start planning, this is for you!!! First of all, congratulations!!! Eloping in Hawaii is the absolute BEST! I’m so excited for you guys and want to share some advice on how to get started! 1. Select the island and location!! All of […]

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If you’re looking for a place to elope in San Luis Obispo, I highly recommend a Pismo Beach elopement. There really are so many gorgeous spots to elope in SLO though!! From the rolling hills, the rugged coastline, to the dunes, and adorable downtown areas, it’s basically a dream!! In Lauren and Dillon’s case, they […]