How to Elope: helpful articles & elopement planning tips

mountains in Moab, Utah

Where to Start with Your Elopement

for brides & grooms

It can be a little overwhelming in knowing where to start planning your elopement! After all, you’ve probably seen a few weddings, maybe even helped planned some but elopements are just so different. ...

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elopement in a black dress at Loveland Pass in the mountains of Colorado in spring while practicing leave no trace

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 for...

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backyard wedding reception in Colorado after an elopement

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 ...

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cross country skiing to Mayflower Gulch near Breckenridge, Colorado

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing in the Mountains of Colorado

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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...

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Tiffany & Scott | Colorado intimate wedding photographer

The Benefits of Having a Small Wedding

for brides & grooms

As photographer specializing in small weddings & elopements, I've seen many benefits to the weddings with a smaller guest list. Elopements & intimate weddings allow you the chance to celebrate...

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Montrose, Colorado wedding photographer

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...

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adventure elopement in Moab, Utah in Arches National Park in a black wedding dress

How to Elope in a National Park

for brides & grooms

Getting married in a national park allows you to enjoy some of the best & most unique views in the world in one of the many of the various national parks all around the world. Most national parks ...

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Alex Baptiste in his painting studio in Savannah, GA

Finding Inspiration in the Work of Alix Baptiste

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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...

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Fuji 400H film photography of some cacti in the desert

Arizona Road Trip!

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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...

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California wedding photographer

Elopement Definition: Defining the Changing Meaning of Elopements

for brides & grooms

What does elope mean? What first comes to your mind when you hear the word elope or elopement? Maybe you think of a bride & groom running away from family, getting quickly married in a thoughtles...

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Monument Valley hiking elopement with a fun couple

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!

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