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PNW Adventure Elopement

This PNW Adventure Elopement could not have been more perfect…or more suited for these two. Kayla + Caleb grew up right down the road from each other, but it wasn’t until Caleb joined the military and moved from their home town in Michigan to Washington that they began dating. One year later, here we are and I’d say this is just the beginning of a lot more adventures.

As much as Kayla wanted sunshine for their Mt. Rainier elopement, the rain wasn’t going to stop them. She and Caleb were truly living freely in the moment and just so excited to say I do. I may have looked a hot mess shooting with an umbrella, jacket and wet hair but I just loved watching each moment of their intimate wedding day unfold and the amazing little spots they picked out behind their cabin for photos.

Military couples always have a special place in my heart and I couldn’t have been more honored to spend time with them on their special day. Congratulations Kayla + Caleb, you two are truly something special!
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PNW Cabin Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
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Bride getting ready for elopement at a cabin in Ashford, WA | Megan Montalvo Photography
Bride getting ready for elopement at a cabin in Ashford, WA | Megan Montalvo Photography
Bride getting ready photos for elopement ceremony outside of Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
Mom helping bride get into her wedding dress. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography. PNW-Adventure-Elopement_0005.jpg
Bride in beautiful wedding gown and hiking shoes for PNW Adventure Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography. Hiking boots with a beautiful gown may just be my favorite bridal combo!
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PNW Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Groom wearing Army uniform for Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Groom portraits in military uniform before wedding at Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
Groom portraits in military uniform before wedding at Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
Bride and groom exchanging reading without seeing each other before intimate elopement ceremony. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography. Not every couple chooses to do a first look where they see each other and that is perfectly okay. I still recommend taking a moment to just be with each other. There is something so powerful about the anticipation of what’s to come, and taking the time to connect in some way before walking down the aisle can be really special!
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Parents walk bride to intimate elopement ceremony with groom and immediate family. Photographed by Seattle Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Intimate PNW elopement in Ashford, WA at a cabin in the middle of the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Intimate PNW elopement in Ashford, WA at a cabin in the middle of the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Washington Elopement at a cabin in Ashford, WA. Photographed by Seattle Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
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Intimate PNW elopement in Ashford, WA at a cabin in the middle of the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
PNW Adventure Elopement photographed by Seattle Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Mt. Rainier adventure elopement in the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Washington Elopement at Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
Military couple elopes at Mt. Rainier. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography. I don’t think these smiles left their faces all day!PNW Adventure Elopement in Mount Rainier National Park. Photographed by Adventure Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
PNW hiking elopement | PNW elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Mt. Rainier adventure elopement in the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
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Mt. Rainier adventure elopement in the woods. Photographed by PNW Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
PNW Adventure Elopement | Military Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
PNW Adventure Elopement | Military Elopement | Megan Montalvo PhotographyBridal bouquet and dress details for elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
PNW Elopement in the rain at Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
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PNW Elopement | Adventure Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
PNW Adventure Elopement | Military Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
PNW-Adventure-Elopement_0058.jpgBridal Portraits | PNW Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Bride and Groom Portraits at Mt. Rainier Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Bridal Portraits | PNW Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
Mountain Elopement | Bride and Groom Portraits | Megan Montalvo Photography
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Military Elopement | Seattle Elopement Photographer | Megan Montalvo Photography
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PNW Adventure Elopement photographed by Seattle Elopement Photographer, Megan Montalvo Photography.
Ashford, WA | Mt. Rainier | Megan Montalvo Photography
PNW Adventure Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
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PNW Adventure Elopement | Megan Montalvo Photography
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Interested in a PNW Adventure Elopement? Email me today for information and to reserve your date!

To see more elopements photographed by MMP, click here!

Megan Montalvo is a PNW Elopement Photographer based out of Seattle, Washington. Megan offers intimate wedding and elopement photography to surrounding PNW destinations such as Tacoma, Olympia, Mount Storm King, Lake Crescent, Hurricane Ridge, Mt. Rainier, Lake Quinault, Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Pass, Cle Elum, Suncadia, Leavenworth, Ruby Beach, Cape Kiwanda, Canon Beach and the San Juan Islands.

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