Completely customized packages to create unforgettable stress-free elopement experiences

An elopement experience with a photographer who gets it

picture this:

You're standing against the incredible view you've excitedly awaited.

Standing hand in hand, mountain peaks unfold before you, bathed in a sunset. You can't describe its beauty, but you can feel it.

The absolute joy of being here overwhelms you. The world fades away, leaving only the two of you in this magical moment.

As the sun dips below the horizon, you are filled with an overpowering sense of gratitude for this day, for this love.

And under the starry-skied night, you stand together, ready to begin the adventure of a lifetime, at the top of this mountain where you promised your vows.

Your elopement day how you dreamed it to be.

No pressures, no stresses - just pure happiness and love.

Standing hand in hand, mountain peaks unfold before you, bathed in a sunset.

You can't describe its beauty, but you can feel it.

The absolute joy of being here overwhelms you. The world fades away, leaving only the two of you in this magical moment.


As the sun dips below the horizon, you are filled with an overpowering sense of gratitude for this day, for this love.

And under the starry-skied night, you stand together, ready to begin the adventure of a lifetime, at the top of this mountain where you promised your vows.

Your elopement day how you dreamed it to be.

No pressures, no stresses - just pure happiness and love.

Is this what your wedding dreams are made of?

This is what I want

Karen was very communicative, and transparent. She really did go above and beyond.. We had our elopement in the dunes, and Karen truly captured the beauty of it all. She made us feel so comfortable, I feel like we were laughing 80% of the time.

A wedding day that exceeds your vision.
surrounded by nature,
celebrating your love story

WITHOUT the STRESSES AND PRESSURES

A wedding day that exceeds your vision.
surrounded by nature,
celebrating your love story

WITHOUT the STRESSES AND PRESSURES.

how we plan your dream elopement

what's INCLUDED IN YOUR ELOPEMENT PACKAGE

Personalized location research

Picking your location is one of the biggest parts of creating the experience of your elopement day. After booking you'll receive a quesionnaire getting to know you and your vision: Scenery, view, weather, accessibility, seclusion, any guests, and activities. Next, I'll send a customized list of locations specifically picked for you.

Vendor recommendations

I'll support you in finding vendors/activities to bring your elopement together. If you want a private chef, a helicopter ride, an adventurous excursion, a unique Airbnb- I've got it covered.

Permit and Marriage License support

Most locations require a special use permit for your elopement day, but don't worry about those- leave it to me to complete those for you. I'll help you navigate the marriage license process and guide you step-by-step.

Customized elopement timeline

You will receive a designed-for-you timeline that plans out your day to be smooth and free of stress. I'll use my expertise to plan for the best lighting, views, and weather so your experience exceeds your dreams. 

Elopement Planning Guide

You'll receive my unlimited support throughout your elopement process, in addition to my 80+ page elopement planning guide that covers over 30 topics including: how to decide who to invite, how to involve your guests, how to pick the right location, how to have the best day and so much more. I'm here to make your elopement planning experience forever exciting.

Travel

No hidden fees here. If your location can be accessed by standard commercial airlines and a 2WD car, I'm there and I'll take care of my travel/accommodation costs.

Ths is what I want

crafting celebrations with intention in California's epic landscapes

California ELOPEMENTS

4+ hours of photography coverage

Including high-quality, fully edited digital photos, along with a personalized online gallery for unlimited viewing, downloading, printing, and sharing. Sneak peek images also provided within 1 week of your elopement.

Your expert California elopement consultant

Customized questionnaires, personalized location scouting and research; along with a custom-built schedule, support with permits and licenses, recommendations for vendors, and curated activity suggestions. All designed and picked out just for you.

Travel Fees anywhere in California

If I can get there by standard airline or 2WD, travel fees are bundled in and included in every package.

Optional officiant services

I'm ordained! I can officially and legally sign off on your marriage anywhere in California.

starting at 4200

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From the beginning, Karen made us feel comfortable and genuinely just act like ourselves. Our elopement photos turned out to be so natural and captured every detail perfectly. I love going through our wedding gallery and remembering the small things!

Couple adventure sessions

1+ hour of photography coverage

Including high-quality, fully edited digital photos, along with a personalized online gallery for unlimited viewing, downloading, printing, and sharing. 

Location suggestions

As a California native and expert, I can recommend the best spots in the state to fit your vision.

Travel Fees within southern california

If I can get there by a standard 2WD car, travel fees are included.

excluded for elopements, additional elopement hours, vow renewals, photos involving wedding attire.

starting at 1200

Book your session

I'm with you every step of the way

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Submit an inquiry form describing the details of your day. 

The planning begins! Keep an eye out for questionnaires, customized timelines, logistics, and more.

Once we have chatted over email, we will schedule a call to discuss your dream wedding, and get to know each other!

Your elopement day is finally here! I will be there every step of the way to support and document this occasion.

A contract will be emailed to you. A signed contract and retainer is required to save the date.

Welcome to the married life! Sneak peek of photos delivered within one week, and 8-10 weeks for access to the full gallery.

I'm ready

What to expect and how to book

To say Karen was an absolute pleasure to work with, would be a complete understatement… She was PHENOMENAL!

2024 Travel Schedule

may

June

Iceland
Norway

July

Eastern Sierras
Lassen Volcanic NP
Yosemite NP

August

September

October

Yosemite NP

November

December

*special pricing in these locations during my travel times

2024 Travel Schedule

June

Iceland
Norway

July

Lassen volcanic NP
Yosemite NP

September

Yosemite NP

*special pricing in these locations during my travel times