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You want to elope but your friends and family mean everything to you–Guess what! It’s possible to leave them behind without leaving them out! Whether it’s a couple only elopement or you plan to have a few guests tag along for the adventure, there are tons of ways to include the family and friends that […]

Elopement Planning | 5 Ways to Include Family & Friends

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We have planned a ton of elopements and there are so many possible timelines for the day! It all depends on who’s joining you, how many hours you have your photographer, whether you want to hike to your location (or go on some other sort of adventure), whether you want to enjoy a meal together, […]

Elopement Planning | Sunrise and Sunset Timeline Ideas

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When planning an outdoor elopement and/or adventure wedding, there is always a risk of inclement weather! You can control a lot of things while planning an elopement but unfortunately, Mother Nature is not one of them. That’s okay–“Perfect” conditions can be overrated anyway! Many people don’t know that overcast weather (very common in the Pacific […]

Elopement Planning | 5 Epic Photos That Prove Bad Weather Can Be So Good

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Before we were even engaged, we had decided we would get married in Scotland. We didn’t know the plan past that but we always knew we wanted something intimate and adventurous! We both love to travel and had been trying to force that love on our families more. Both of our families are Scottish (MacPhereson […]

Bride and groom walking cliffside on Whidbey Island in Washington

Our Wedding During Coronavirus | Isle of Whidbey

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I do a very limited number of styled shoots every year but when Dawn Photo asks you to team up, you don’t say no! Dawn was set on TreeHouse Point (an iconic PNW venue) but gave me free rein on pretty much everything else. I knew I wanted to take last year’s insanely popular boho […]

PNW Cabin Styled Elopement | TreeHouse Point

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While planning a wedding can be fun and exciting (especially, if you have a wedding planner 😉 ), hosting a big party may not be your thing. More and more often, couples are choosing to forego tradition to elope or plan more intimate adventure weddings. Often times, these two ideas are one and the same […]

Bride and Groom elope to the Oregon Coast standing on a cliff near Cape Kiwanda Beach

Elopements & Adventure Weddings | What are they?

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Aileen and Tino were already friends of the photographer, Kelly Lemon, when Tino asked for her help planning an unforgettable proposal. Kelly suggested they fake a styled shoot, using the two of them as models. This way,  Aileen would have the chance to get her hair and makeup done, put on a dress and feel beautiful! To pull […]

Epic Mountain-top Proposal | Rattlesnake Ledge | Aileen & Tino