Parker + Rip SPRING MOUNT RAINIER intimate wedding
About their wedding day: Parker + Rip’s Intimate Mt. Rainier Elopement was really one for the books. They truly embodied living in the moment. Their emotion was so rich and real that time just seemed to stand still as I was capturing them. Low key from the start, they enjoyed a slow morning at their Airbnb in Ashford, Washington. Sometimes it’s hard for clients to know where to stay for their Mount Rainier Elopements but since they chose to get married in May when some of the roads are still inaccessible, Ashford was the perfect choice! We changed up their elopement plan last minute as high elevation locations were calling for sleet. They didn’t mind one bit and just wanted to have the best experience for their elopement. They involved a few close family members and friends, celebrated among the giants and topped off their family time with some dances in the forest. We ended the day with some mountain-side portraits and champagne!
About the pacific northwest elopement location: These two found a dreamy cabin just near the entrance of Mount Rainier National Park in Ashford, Washington. We left the final plan up to the weather so we decided to keep to low elevation and opt for beautiful lush locations with mountain views. We entered Mount Rainier through the nisqually entrance and ventured to a small pull off that had privacy and a pop up waterfall. I found this location earlier in the day and was excited to show it to them for their first look! Afterwards, we ventured to the lush Longmire area. In May, everything is so green and the canopy of the forest helped to shield us from the rain. Afterwards, we headed back out of the park and towards Alder lake to give them the best chance of mountain views. An epic sunset topped off the day and these two were finally married!
MEGAn montalvo is a destination engagement, elopement and intimate ADVENTURE wedding photographer based in the Pacific northwest out of Black Diamond, washington. frequently serving the following locations: olympia, tacoma, seattle, portland, mount rainier, olympic national park, North Cascades and all destinations world wide.