Photography For The Couple Who Wants to Do Things Differently

because your story isn't ordinary. And your photos shouldn't be, either.


We totally get it. Finding the right photographer for your intimate wedding or adventure elopement can be a pretty difficult process. Knowing what to look for can honestly seem a bit daunting. You’re probably facing countless different photography styles, package options, and timelines. How can you be sure you find a photographer who really understands your vision and love story and can showcase them in a way that's true to who you are as a couple? It can be a lot to take in. But here's the thing: we're firm believers that it all really comes down to two key things: the way a photographer's images make you feel and the experience they can deliver to you.

Our mission is to give our couples images that speak to their chemistry and their unique story. We understand that not every couple’s love is the same, and our photos should always be a reflection of that. But we’re so much more than photo takers. We’re helping you craft your elopement or intimate wedding day timeline, texting you back and forth about which outfits to wear during your engagement session, and we’re constantly on the front lines hiking our way through the mountains to find you and your boo the best spots to elope.

We're believers that a wedding day isn't about the beautiful decorations or the perfect cake. Sure, those things are nice, but, in our humble opinions, there’s nothing better than capturing the connection between two people in their element. After all, that's really what a wedding day is all about. We pride ourselves in taking killer photos of killer couples in killer places. And our photos will allow you to relive that adventure long after your wedding day is done.

 

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WEDDINGS + COUPLES

When it comes to engagements, adventure elopements, and intimate weddings, nothing is more important to us than telling your story in an organic, true-to-self way. We're not fans of the overly-posed. When we photograph our couples, we encourage them to play, adventure, and really sink into one another.

This is one of the main reasons we have chosen to specialize in adventure elopements and intimate weddings. Our couples tend to love crazy landscapes, from mountains to deserts to oceans. Many of them get a kick from hiking miles to get to the perfect elopement spot. We’ve noticed that for many couples, the only way for them to really feel like themselves on their wedding day is to have an adventure elopement or intimate wedding. So if having fun and letting go is a priority on your wedding day, something tells me we’d be a great match.

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PORTRAITS

Getting your portrait taken should not feel uncomfortable. If there’s one thing we hear most from our clients, it’s how surprised they were by how much fun they had during their portrait session. We’re tired of hearing stories about people getting their photos back from a photographer and not really seeing themselves in them. Frankly, that’s just not okay.

When we take your portraits, we always make sure to have a personal conversation with you about who you are and who you aspire to be. We take all of that into account when we take your portraits. If your pictures don’t look and feel like they have your soul in them, then we haven’t done our jobs right. We apply the same philosophy with portraits that we do with intimate weddings and elopements: no two photo sessions should ever be the same. Each person is unique.

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the blog

Interested in getting your hands on all the resources you need to prepare for your adventure mountain elopement or intimate wedding? Not sure how to plan the perfect outfit for your engagement session? These are the questions we’re constantly getting asked by our couples. So we’ve mad it as easy as possible for you to find the answers to them. No, this is not one of those photography blogs where all we do is share images of all of our sessions, although we do occasionally do that. We much prefer spending our time sharing useful wedding and engagement resources with you.

Nobody said wedding planning was easy. Even planning an elopement presents its own set of unique challenges. As seasoned wedding pros, we're here to help smooth out the planning process and share some of our top tips and secrets. 

BECAUSE YOUR WEDDING DAY IS PERSONAL TO US

 

We don’t want to be just any another wedding vendor. We’re the elopement and intimate wedding photographers who take the time to help you plan out the little things. There’s a good chance that this is your first time planning a wedding. You’re not expected to know all of the little tiny details that go along with it, which is why we love being elopement and intimate wedding guides to our couples.

For so many couples who have chosen the less traditional route of having an elopement or intimate wedding, there seems to be a complete lack of resources to help you sort through everything. We’re here to help you bridge that gap. We’re the ones texting you about your wedding dress or tux. We’re just as excited about your Pinterest board as you are (heck, we’re even collaborators on some of our couples’ boards). And don’t even get us started on the best trails to hike for your sunrise engagement session. That’s the stuff we live for. We’ve got you covered.

Just because you may be planning a small wedding or adventure elopement doesn’t mean you should get any less attention than couples who have planned out large, elaborate, 200 guest soirees. In fact, we can tell you from personal experience that planning an intimate wedding can require even more attention to detail (Take it from two photographers who chose to elope in a National Park. We know firsthand that it takes work! But we’re here to help you with that).

See, here’s the thing. When it comes to our photography, we don't want to create wedding photos for you that look just like everyone else's, and we don't follow trends for the sake of being trendy. There’s a reason they call them trends after all: they eventually fade into oblivion. The images we create for each of our couples are a reflection of who they are. They are timeless. Our top priority is to convey your love story — with all of its quirks and details — through our images.

Whether your elopement or intimate wedding is in a backyard or at the top of a mountain, we aim to be true to you as a couple. No two couples have the same story. We want to capture the real stuff: the energy between the two of you, the playful banter, and the in-between moments. And most importantly, we want you to have fun. Getting your photos taken should never feel like a chore, even for you guys out there who may feel nervous about being in front of the camera (don’t fret though, because we’re here to help you through that too). So let’s get out and adventure together. Let’s climb that dang mountain, roll around on those sand dunes, and hike through that desert. You bring yourselves, your wedding attire, and your love. We’ll bring the magic.