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Washington Elopement and Intimate Wedding PHOTOGRAPHER


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The beauty at Mount Rainier never ceases to amaze me but it's the amazing adventures and connections I make with outdoorsy couples that makes my heart beat hardest. How can I be so lucky to call my passion also my job?






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Paradise Elopement at Mt. Rainier First Look at Little Owl Cabin While planning for Hunter and Rey’s Skyline Trail Elopement, I was so excited to find out they would be staying at the Little Owl Cabin. It’s the cutest little cabin just outside of Mount Rainier in Packwood, perfectly situated in the middle of the […]


Fall elopements hold a special place in my heart. While I love a good elopement any other time of the year, there’s something about a fall elopement that is so incredible. I think it’s the perfect combination of the colors, the light at sunset (which just hits differently!), the urge to cozy up… it’s all […]


10 Adventurous Washington Elopement Destinations Near Seattle After photographing weddings for 10 years and endlessly exploring Washington as not only an intimate wedding and elopement photographer but also personally and recreationally, I’ve spent a LOT of time analyzing locations that would set the stage for a dreamy elopement in Washington state. Some of the greatest […]

Couple climbing up rock during their elopement in the north cascades.


When it comes to dreaming up your adventure elopement in Washington state, the North Cascades is an amazing region to consider. From stunning mountain ranges, alpine lakes, raging rivers and more, it truly has so much to offer. When planning your North Cascades elopement, there’s a lot that goes into the decision making process… Who […]

Couple eloping in the North Cascades at Artist Point with Megan Montalvo Photography.


Taking six hours to circumnavigate it – the Olympic National Park has boundless beauty to offer. From rugged coastline to turquoise lakes, fields of flowers, year-round evergreens, steamy hot springs, waterfalls, and vast peaks and valleys why wouldn’t one choose to Elope here. But where do you start? Don’t worry, I got ya covered from […]


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