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elopements, adventures, tips & tricks

Elopements, Adventures, Tips & tricks

Do I need a wedding officiant?

Do I need an officiant to elope?

Do you need an officiant to elope? Are elopement officiants different than “traditional” officiants? This is kind of a loaded question, because the answer isn’t black and white. If you’re raising an eyebrow, sit tight. (haha, that rhymed) I’ll explain. Also *DISCLAIMER: laws change, and every state is different. I am not a lawyer or […]

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Photo Books

This blog post on photo books has been much anticipated ever since I shared my travel books over on Instagram. (*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. I receive a wee commission (at no extra cost to you!!) if you click through and decide to purchase a photo book of your own. Blurb did not ask me […]

How to make your own photo books, and why you should do it

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San Luis Obispo Engagement

San Luis Obispo Engagement Session

You can’t really go wrong with a San Luis Obispo engagement session, can you?  The central coast is one of my absolute favourite places in California. It’s definitely one of the places I miss the most. Something about that rocky, jagged coastline makes me happy, so I jumped at the opportunity to take a trip […]

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Elopement vendors

Elopement vendors: how to find them, who to book, and when Every so often, the question of elopement vendors comes up. Are there specific people you need to hire if you’re eloping? Do you need different vendors for elopements and traditional weddings? How do you find these people? Do you need to book them as […]

Elopement vendors: how to find them, who to book, and when

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Pismo Beach elopement

Pismo Beach Wedding

Sara and Kayla’s Pismo Beach wedding was something special.  I’d met up with them earlier in the year for their engagement session, which was such a blast that I knew I was in for it with their elopement. In the best way. When I showed up at the Victorian Estate at 7:30am and drove around […]

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Elopements are the best: top 10 reasons why

Today, we are talking about why elopements are the best.  Plenty of people are 110% happy having a huge, traditional wedding. And that’s ok! But for those of us who aren’t interested in a traditional wedding day, who are looking for something different and maybe need a nudge or something to help explain it to […]

Top 10 reasons why elopements are the best

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top wedding regrets

Top wedding regrets, and how eloping solves them

When I started researching wedding regrets, I was bombarded. It seems like everyone and their sister has written an article on all of the regrets that people have post-wedding. Being both an optimist and a realist, I understand that things can’t all be perfect all the time, but…folks there were a lot of regrets.  Preventable […]

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Chicago portrait session

When the opportunity for a Chicago portrait session with a wee puppy presents itself, you jump at it. At least, you do if you’re me. Some of you may remember seeing photos of Brit and her husband Jose here before. Twice before! I’ve photographed these two on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, in their tiny […]

Chicago Portrait Session with the Puppyyy

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Elopement myths

Top 7 Elopement Myths: Busted

Today, we’re busting the top 7 elopement myths out there.  And there are several. (What is an elopement, though? Read all about them here!) Given that elopements aren’t super common–yet–it’s only to be expected that there are all kinds of myths about them floating around. But some of these myths can be pretty hurtful, and […]

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What is an elopement?

What is an elopement, anyway? …Really though.   In the photography community, there’s a term floating around that tries to describe our weird blinders: Photography Land. In Photography Land, everything we know about photography is “normal.” We’re so used to different terms, turns of phrase, events, etc. that we don’t think much about them. But […]

What is an elopement?

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