the blog: INTENTIONAL MOMENTS, RAW EMOTIONS & A LIFE TIME of ADVENTURE

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 […]

Rachel C Photography - Bride and groom ceremony exit, san francisco city hall elopement

If you dream of eloping just the two of you or with just your closest friends and family, I highly recommend you elope at San Francisco City Hall. This is the perfect spot for any couple because you can dress it up or keep it low-key. It has stunning architecture, grand staircase, gorgeous marble pillars, […]

Rachel Christopherson Photography - desert elopement, National Park elopement, adventurous bride and groom, bride and groom photos

If you’re looking to plan a Zion elopement – look no further!!! Zion is unlike anywhere I’ve ever been and it’s the absolute perfect location for any adventurous couple!  How to Elope in Zion  Like all national parks, a permit is required to elope in Zion National Park (regardless of group size!). It’s essential to […]

san francisco city hall elopement - rachel christopherson photography

If you’re looking to have a sweet and simple elopement packed with tons of love and emotion, this minimalist San Francisco city hall elopement is just the inspiration for you! From Big Wedding to San Francisco Elopement Lauren and Chris originally planned to have a large wedding, but shortly after booking everything, they discovered they […]

These Pinecrest lake engagement photos will have you SWOONING and so inspired for your own engagement pictures! Laura & Timmy are self-described old souls and we knew a cozy cabin and quiet lake shoot would be the perfect fit for their engagement photos!! We started at Laura’s family cabin in Pinecrest where we captured photos […]

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 […]

Wondering when to book a wedding photographer?! This is going to break down the timeline from when to book your photographer to sending out your save-the-dates!! So first of all, CONGRATULATIONS on getting engaged!!! That’s so dang exciting. If you’re anything like me, wedding photos are your top priority!! They are the only tangible memories […]