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Lake Tahoe is one of the most stunning (and I think possibly underrated and unknown still?) places on the West Coast! When it comes to eloping in Lake Tahoe – as with anything – there is a spectrum of what you can expect to spend! This guide is going to break that down for you. […]

California, Elopement Resources, Lake Tahoe

January 25, 2024

How much does it cost to elope in Lake Tahoe & Elopement Packages

Every year, it seems that more and more couples are looking for ideas on how & where to elope in the winter. Winter elopements don’t have to be explicitly snowy (though, if that’s your vibe, I’ve gotchu!) and they can be a great chance to get out of the cold and head to a unique […]

Elopement Resources

October 13, 2023

Best Winter Elopement Locations on the West Coast

do you need 8 hours of elopement coverage

Picture this: you and your partner have chosen to escape the hustle and bustle of a traditional wedding by opting for an elopement. The two of you have carefully planned every element of your day, from the stunning outdoor location (maybe Lake Tahoe?!) to the intimate ceremony. It all sounds perfect, right? Except, now it’s […]

Elopement Resources

June 12, 2023

Do you actually need 8+ hours of elopement coverage?

Jenna and Jacob’s elopement day was truly one of love and adventure. Lake Tahoe provided them with the perfect backdrop for their elopement, and despite the rain, we were able to create stunning portraits that will last a lifetime.

8 Hours, Real Elopements

June 11, 2023

Rainy Summer Elopement in North Lake Tahoe

Rainy Summer Elopement in North Lake Tahoe
couple eloping in redwoods national park admires trees

The California Coast – more specifically, Redwood National & State Parks – is one of the most magical places on earth, I’m convinced. From the obvious beauty of the Pacific Ocean, to the flora & fauna of the Northern Coast, and of course; the stunning and awe-inspiring presence of the Redwoods. 

When Mary & Collin reached out to inquire about a Redwoods National Park elopement, I was so excited for the chance to make their day come to life in a place that holds so much weight in my heart. 

8 Hours, Real Elopements

May 27, 2023

Enchanting Spring Elopement in Redwood National Park

Romantic January Elopement On Donner Lake Truckee CA

This one was special, my friends. These beautiful humans are some dear friends – Lance & Tara. And not only did I get to photograph them on their elopement day – but my husband Demetri got to officiate for them. What a freakin’ honor. We had a unique arrival to this date; Lance was leaving […]

Real Elopements

May 2, 2023

Enchanting January Elopement on Donner Lake

Mount Shasta Hiking & Waterfall Elopement in Northern California

Erica & Kristian reached out to me a couple of years before we were actually able to make this day come to life. It was really special to finally get to see all of our hard work, planning, and communication culminate for their epic elopement in Mount Shasta. When we first spoke on the phone, […]

Multi-Day, Real Elopements

April 25, 2023

Romantic Mount Shasta Hiking Elopement in Northern California

Kate & Justin reached out wanting something simple: an elegant elopement celebrating their love (they’re both doctors!) and the journey they’ve been on, with families present in a place that has brought them so much solace over the years: Truckee, California. More specifically, Donner Lake & Summit. Lucky for them – that is my happy […]

8 Hours, Real Elopements

April 21, 2023

Late Summer Elopement Overlooking Donner Summit in Truckee, California

Intimate Elopement in Truckee California Overlooking Donner Lake