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The Pacific Northwest on Black and White Film – Oregon Photographer

The Oregon Coast, Olympic National Park, and Southeast Idaho on Ilford Ortho black and white film with a Canon Elan Being a professional elopement photographer is my dream career. I work with the best couples, I travel to the most beautiful places, and I have freedom to chase all my other passions. While I’m endlessly […]

December 5, 2023

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Samuel H. Boardman Scenic Corridor Elopement – Oregon Coast Photographer

A beautiful, low key elopement day featuring Brookings, OR on the Southern Oregon Coast and Redwood National and State Parks. These two really took their elopement day and made it their own. There’s nothing more wonderful than seeing all the traditions ditched in favor of a day that fits the couple just right. One of […]

August 4, 2023

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Everything You Need to Know About Tide Pooling on the Oregon Coast

How to find the best tide pools, what tides are good, what animals you’re seeing, and so much more about tide pooling from an Oregon Coast local. I’m like really into tide pooling. I always struggle on how to convey that to people in casual conversations or when I try to explain tide pool things […]

May 25, 2023

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Why You Should Hire an Officiant for Your Elopement – Oregon Officiant

The reasons why hiring a professional officiant for your elopement can make all the difference. Should you hire an officiant for your elopement? Our on staff officiant, Bob, is here to answer just that: I know, you’re eloping because you don’t want to be stuck with any of the trappings of a traditional wedding. Why […]

May 9, 2023

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Everything You Need to Know About Eloping – Oregon Coast Elopement Photographer

All the information you need about eloping from what is an elopement to where can you elope to can you invite guests and so much more. Eloping has become a cool trendy word floating around the wedding industry. We’re also seeing new definitions coming up like minomies, micro-weddings, intimate weddings, and endless others. What even […]

April 15, 2023

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Elopements on 35mm Film – Oregon Coast Film Photographer

A collection of elopement and intimate wedding photos captured on film. The 2022 wedding season was the year of film. While I’m predominately a digital photographer, adding film to each elopement day has been such a game changer. There’s something captured in the film photos that simply can’t be captured on digital. The mentality when […]

March 23, 2023

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Oregon Coast and Redwood National Park Vow Renewal

A gorgeous vow renewal featuring the towering Redwoods and the epic cliffs of Samuel H. Boardman Scenic Corridor on the Oregon Coast. Buckle up because you’re going to want to read these two’s story. Lydia reached out to me and told me about how her and her wife had a simple courthouse wedding amidst COVID. […]

March 21, 2023

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Southern Oregon Coast Elopement – Pacific Northwest Photographer

Oregon forests and Oregon Coast elopement in Brookings, OR on the Southern Oregon Coast. So many parts of this elopement day was complete magic. Starting with that crazy light in the photo above! These two put so much thought and effort into each part of their day. They are fellow photographers which made their day […]

March 19, 2023

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How to Elope in Olympic National Park Elopement – Washington Elopement Photographer

Everything you need to know about planning your elopement in Olympic National Park from an elopement photographer Olympic National Park in Washington State is unreal. There’s so many options for different scenery within such a small area. Most places only have one or two, while the Olympic Peninsula offers any kind of landmark you could […]

March 15, 2023

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The Ultimate Guide to Eloping on the Oregon Coast

Everything you need to know about eloping on the Oregon Coast from where to elope, how to get legally married, the climate, and more from an Oregon Coast elopement photographer. You want to elope on the Oregon Coast? DANG, you have good taste. I’m a “coastie,” a title I wear with pride. We’re the locals […]

March 12, 2023

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