take the road less traveled with us.
If you've come this far, you probably have adventure in your hearts and want something different.
You want candid images that tell your love story and feel authentic, not stiff and awkward.
You are down to hike, wake up at sunrise, or drive hours to celebrate your love somewhere magical.
That's what we're here for: to capture the raw and real moments that you will look back on with joy. You'll want photographers that you connect with and trust so you feel comfortable being yourself. It is totally okay if you admittedly feel awkward in front of a camera (we still do too!), but what matters is finding someone who will make you feel at ease. We believe capturing movement and those funny and intimate in-between moments speaks to who you are in an authentic way. Photos to us aren't just "getting pictures done." We want so much more than that for our couples because your story is incredibly unique.
We have photographed big weddings and have been in bridal parties and can't tell you how many times we have heard: "I am so glad it's over" or "I have barely seen my bride all day" and EVEN "I wish we had eloped." We DON'T want this to be you. You should feel present and joyful on your wedding day, not stressed and concerned with what other people think about your wedding. You deserve a day where you can be yourself and celebrate you and the love of your life.
A day that is stress-free and exactly what you both want.
A day that reflects you and the person you are committing your life to.
A day that is based on your dreams and decisions and not the expectations of others.
A day that gives you an intimate experience so you can be in the moment.
Because we eloped ourselves, we know how much heart and thought is put into an elopement. We believe it is so worth to elope because they truly capture a couple's love story where they feel comfortable to be their authentic selves. In some ways, an elopement or intimate wedding eases the mind because there is less to do. On the other hand, you can make your day exactly what you want it to be, making that freedom exciting but in some ways, overwhelming.
We will be more than just your elopement photographers. We'll help you into your dress. Bring the speakers to play the song for your first dance. Help choose the perfect place to exchange your vows. Plan a timeline. We want you to love your day so we can document you two living fully in the moment.
This is when we first say hey and get to know you guys and what you're wanting for your big day!
Once you sign our contract and pay the 50% nonrefundable retainer, you are officially booked! Yay!
We've got elopement timelines and offer location assistance, info on permit requirements, lodging and vendor recommendations, we're here to help.
It's time for your adventure elopement! Don't worry about posing, we want to keep it casual and have fun chatting and exploring with you guys and documenting you living in the moment!
Look back on your elopement with complete joy, order prints or an album and display your beautiful memories.
+ packages beginning at 4 hours of photographing
+ customized planning assistance including location selection, vendor recommendations, logistics and planning tools, permit requirement information, custom elopement timeline
+ high-res digital files with personal printing rights
+ sneak peeks
"Oh my goodness!!!! Shawn and I just finished looking through our gallery together and we are BLOWN AWAY!!!! These photos are freaking gorgeous and I love love love every single one. I couldn't believe they were ready so fast, and looking through these today is the perfect way to end our trip as we are flying home later today! You are so talented and you captured us so perfectly, it is just what I wanted and I am so happy. We had so much fun working with you, thank you so much for making our anniversary so special and for helping make this a memory we will cherish forever! Thank you thank you thank you!"
"Thank you both so much for capturing our wedding day! Josh and I are so in love with the beautiful work you did! We felt so at ease with you and Ry and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome! We will display these photos all over our home for others to enjoy as much as we do!"
"Sydney and Ryan did our engagement shoot and we are absolutely in love with the photos. They made posing super comfortable and natural and made the session fun, adventuring for the best spots. They really are a great team and you can tell they love what they do! They were so easy to talk with leading up to the day of the shoot and kept in touch with when they would have the photos to to us!"
We were there, too. It is a big decision to elope. If you need some encouragement, that is what we are here for!
It can include the people closest to your heart. We photograph elopements with up to 25 guests.
Our immediate family and closest friends knew, and they were in total support of it which we will be forever grateful for. On the other hand, surprises are fun too!
It is the chance to create an adventure and experience, whether you decide to exchange vows in a new country or marry in a breathtaking national park at sunrise. Rent a hot air balloon. Take a helicopter tour. Road trip somewhere new. This is the fun part!