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

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 […]

Dreaming of a Santa Cruz redwoods wedding?!! Look no further than this incredible bridal elopement session!! Joanna and Henry actually got married the month before in Hawaii, but ended up wanting additional photos in their wedding outfits. They were a bit underwhelmed with their own photos, and were looking for more intimate photos of 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 […]

This glacier point Yosemite elopement has all of the inspiration you need to plan yours!!  Tina & Josh’s elopement was MAGICAL. Their favorite thing to do together is visiting national parks. They even have a pact to visit one in every state! So naturally, Yosemite was the perfect place for them to tie the knot!!!  […]

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 […]

Here are the top 5 locations for where to elope in Northern California! As a wedding photographer who has lived pretty much their entire life in Northern California (except for college in San Luis Obispo), I’ve visited so many gorgeous places!!! There are a few spots that stick out to me for elopement or even […]