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Leave no trace & elopements for brides & grooms If you're an outdoor enthusiast like me, you've probably at least heard of leave no trace. Leave no trace (LNT) is a set of guidelines for outdoors ethics set in place by the Leave No Trace Center. Ac... READ MORE How to Celebrate with Friends & Family After Your Elopement for brides & grooms Elopements are usually a very private event. You might invite your parents or a handful of your closest friends. A lot of times, you might still want to celebrate in some way after your elopement. An ... READ MORE Tips for cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the mountains of Colorado for fun Cross country skiing & snowshoeing are two of my favorite activities to do here in Colorado throughout the winter. There are SO MANY trails to check out! Great trails exist in the San Juan Mountai... READ MORE The benefits of intimate weddings for brides & grooms As an intimate wedding photographer, I've seen many benefits to the weddings with a smaller guest list. Elopements & intimate weddings allow you the chance to celebrate your love in a different wa... READ MORE Seeing light & creating feelings photography I have been shooting ever since I can remember, & I mean that quite literally. In the late 90's I got my first disposable film camera when I was about 2 or 3, after going through a few of those, I... READ MORE How to elope in a national park for brides & grooms How to elope in a national park Eloping in a national park is one of the best things for many reasons! You get some of the best & most unique views in the world in many of the various national pa... READ MORE Glacier National Park: the perfect elopement destination for brides & grooms Elopements are quickly becoming the new way to get married. People realize they don't need a huge celebration with people they sometimes don't even know. Maybe a few close friends and relatives ar... READ MORE Finding inspiration in the work of Alix Baptiste personal Recently I made a trip down to Savannah & stumbled across the work & paintings of Alix Baptiste. His work was very inspiring for me. If you take a look at his work, it is very colorful, vibran... READ MORE Arizona road trip travel I was finally able to make my way back down to Arizona again when I shot Nathan & Janet's wedding in Tucson. My best friends & I made a road trip out of it & were able to visit a few amazi... READ MORE The philosophy behind elopements today + tips for planning your elopement for brides & grooms What does 'elope' mean? Elopements are no longer just something that people do to run away & get married. Today's elopements take place in beautiful locations with careful planning & design. ... READ MORE

Why elope?

I truly believe eloping is the best way of getting married. The wedding industry has commercialized marriage. But weddings should get back to basics. Your day is all about YOU!