Welcome to the blog! I’m a small-town Florida girl and Army wife relocated to the Seattle Suburbs, documenting love from one coast to the other. I live for a good PNW mountain breeze, sweat pants, and local eats. Let's be friends!

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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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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 […]


Why you should consider working with the Runaway with Me Elopements Team Emerald Forest Elopement | A PNW Treehouse Dream Sometimes, there are couples that want themselves, a mountain and a photographer to elope alongside and that is fantastic. But sometimes, there are couples that want their day to feel like more than a day’s […]


The Emerald Forest The Emerald Forest in Redmond, WA is one of the areas most charming venues in the Pacific Northwest if you’re looking to have a forest wedding in Washington state. It’s complete with a treehouse and zip-line, what more could you ask for?! Emerald Forest is perfect for a cozy, intimate wedding or […]


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Should you Elope at Sunrise or Sunset? Deciding if you should elope at sunrise or sunset can be a tough decision! The best decision is the one that best fits the experience you want for your elopement. You chose to skip a traditional wedding for a reason and have the adventure of a lifetime, so […]

Sunrise or Sunset Elopement


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