Everything you need to know about eloping in Oregon (with pictures!)

November 16, 2020

How to Elope in Oregon

The Oregon coast is truly #thecoastwiththemost – and you can find it all here! It’s a pretty BIG area, and I’ve broken it down into three parts to help you decide where to elope. The Southern Oregon Coast Best Features: Warmer Fewer people Redwoods! Nearest airport: Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR) The Southern Oregon coast […]

November 13, 2020

Oregon Coast Elopement at Sunset

Why You Should Choose the Oregon Coast for your Elopement

The Complete Guide to Planning Your Post Elopement Reception

November 12, 2020

How to Plan Your Elopement Reception.

Whether your elopement is a surprise, or if everyone is in the know, elopement announcements are a fun way to share the good news with everyone you love. Here are the most popular and creative ways to announce your elopement. Video call your friends and family as soon as you say “I do!”  If you […]

November 10, 2020

Creative Ways to Announce Your Elopement!

There are few landscapes that are more peaceful and magical than a snowy winter’s sunrise high in the mountains. A pink and blue dawn gives way to an explosion of golden light, reflecting from the snow and turning the landscape into a storybook painting.  You can exchange vows in this beautiful winter wonderland and be […]

September 28, 2020

Snowy elopement

How to Prepare for a Winter Elopement

When wildfires and smoke affect your elopement plans, learn how to view near real-time data in Google Earth Pro. It’s fire season, but it’s still wedding season- and you’re planning an elopement during it. Here’s a quick way to find recent fire information and smoke imagery overlaid on Google Earth Pro. Use this tool as […]

September 9, 2020

wildfire smoke over Oregon

Wildfires and Weddings

Emily and Brad were already secretly married and planned to surprise their family and friends with epic elopement announcement photos. The view of Mt Rainier at sunrise from the Fremont Fire Lookout tour was the perfect backdrop for the surprise! We arrived at the Paradise campground at 3 am, and I was impressed to see […]

August 17, 2020

Emily and Brad’s Sunrise Mt Rainier Elopement

John Day National Monument is one of the “seven wonders” of Oregon- and once you arrive you will immediately agree that this special place has earned it’s title.

June 24, 2020

A couple embraces in the desert of Eastern Oregon.

Kenzie and Cameron’s Colorful Painted Hills Elopement

In the time of the novel coronavirus, couples all over the world are adapting their wedding plans to be socially responsible and safe for all of their guests. Thankfully, a strong internet connection is available to a great majority, and we can use this technology to celebrate together and livestream your wedding celebration! Here’s how: […]

May 6, 2020

A wedding guest records a wedding ceremony with a video camera and cell phone.

Top 3 Ways to Livestream Your Wedding in 2020

Your wedding day is not the time to push yourself physically. Your hike should be one that is well within your abilities. Be honest with your photographer and planner about what those abilities are, so that you have a truly enjoyable day.

April 15, 2020

A sign reading "Mr and Mrs" hangs from a bride's backpack.

Hiking Elopement Planning Tips

  1. So much good info for planning a hiking elopement! If I went back and did it all again that is 100% the way I’d go for my wedding and I would have LOVED to have this advice.

  2. baileycrossphotography@gmail.com says:

    Holy cow, this is SO helpful! Thank you for sharing!

  3. So many great tips and so many questions answered! What a great resource!

  4. hello@filmandforestphoto.com says:

    This post is so helpful! We’ve done a ton of hiking elopements but even I took some great tips away from this on planning a hiking elopement! Thanks so much 😀

  5. Mnyphotos@gmail.com says:

    This is such a helpful resource! Lots of great tips. I didn’t even think about nude leggings but so smart!

  6. This is such a thoughtful, well-written post about how to plan a hiking elopement! I love the little details about elevation gain, eating carbs, sunglasses/glare, and the important weight of dresses! SO helpful. Your couples will love this!

  7. Oh this is going to be a lot of help for anyone planning a hiking elopement! I’m commend you for being willing to shoot at sunrise ;). Adventure photographer for sure.

  8. Hiking elopements are awesome, this is such a helpful post!

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