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If you're ready to jump into an exciting adventure in the stunning landscapes of Laguna Beach, Iceland, Glacier National Park, or any other destination your heart desires, you've found your enthusiastic partner in capturing those unforgettable moments!

But before we dive headfirst into this thrilling journey, here's something to stoke your excitement: I'm not your average photographer. I'm the one you want by your side when you're ready to turn your epic escapades into timeless, heart-pounding works of art!

I'm thrilled to join you on this adventure, whether it's on the sun-kissed shores of Laguna Beach, amidst the ethereal landscapes of Iceland, or in the rugged beauty of Glacier National Park. Your vision, your story, and your connection will be at the heart of every image I capture.

These photos aren't just pictures; they're the exhilarating chapters of your adventure-filled love story, the kind of shots that make future generations go 'Wow, you guys were amazing!' They're the prints that will hang proudly in your home, the ones you'll fondly reminisce over, and the ones that become a cherished part of your LEGACY.

So if you're as pumped as I am about turning your adventures into breathtaking art, let's connect and make it happen! Your exciting journey is waiting, and I can't wait to be a part of it.

Here's a glimpse of my upcoming travel schedule for elopements and destination weddings. I'll be photographing love stories in some of the most enchanting places on Earth. From majestic mountains to pristine beaches , my lens will be ready to frame your elopement or destination wedding in these extraordinary locations. If you're planning your special day in any of these destinations, let's connect and turn your dream wedding into a breathtaking reality. If you want to ADD to this amazing list, lets make it happen!!
When I am not traveling you can find in me in Laguna Beach, California.

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2024 Travel schedule 

February: Hawaii 
june: glacier national park & Europe
july: Oahu, Hawaii 


How many hours do I need?

Laguna Beach is truly exceptional, and I suggest dedicating 3-5 hours for your photography session here. Why? Well, within minutes, you'll find an abundance of stunning beaches, dramatic cliffs, and picturesque spots that create the perfect backdrop for your photos. Laguna Beach's diverse landscapes and easy accessibility make it a treasure trove for capturing your special moments. With this generous timeframe, you can explore various enchanting settings, allowing your photos to narrate a rich and captivating story of your unique day.

Do you offer all-inclusive elopement packages?

Our packages come complete with vendor lists, elopement guides, permit information, and detailed location recommendations, ensuring a stress-free planning journey. Need an officiant? We've got that covered too! Plus, for select locations, we offer the option to enhance your experience with professional hair, makeup, and florist services. Let us handle the details while you focus on creating beautiful memories on your elopement day.

Can we customize our elopement photography package to fit our specific needs?

Of course! As an elopement photographer, I'm happy to say that I offer customizable photography packages to suit your specific needs. Whether you want to add or remove certain services, adjust the coverage hours, or include any special requests, I'm here to work with you to create a package that perfectly aligns with your unique elopement vision. So, the answer from me is a resounding yes!

What if you have never been to the location I want to elope in? 

Absolutely, don't fret if I haven't been to your chosen elopement location! We love exploring new places and capturing their unique beauty. If it's a spot we haven't experienced before, I arrive minimum 2 days ahead of time and maybe even plan a visit beforehand to get acquainted with it. Rest assured, we're committed to making your day special, and your choice of location adds an exciting, adventurous element to day! 

What is your backup plan in case of bad weather or unforeseen circumstances on the elopement day?

 My payment schedule and cancellation policy for elopement photography services are designed to be flexible and fair. I do require a non-refundable deposit upfront to secure your booking and reserve the date exclusively for you. Additionally, I understand that every couple's financial situation is unique, so I'm more than happy to work with you to customize a payment plan that suits your needs leading up to your elopement & wedding day. 

What is your payment schedule and cancellation policy for elopement photography services?

 For your elopement, know that I've got a great backup plan in case of bad weather or surprises. I'll find indoor or covered spots for photos and stay flexible with our schedule. If needed, we can even consider adjusting the date to ensure we capture your special day perfectly. 

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Why choose me? Well, with a background in both photography and event coordination, I've got the skills to make your day seamless and your memories vibrant. And hey, if you’re looking for someone who values communication, trustworthiness, and a whole lotta respect and kindness, you’ve come to the right lens.