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Being a Yosemite engagement photographer is a dream!! Can you think of a more magical place to get engaged than Yosemite?! ME NEITHER.  Victor reached out to me a couple of months before their trip about having me capture his proposal to his girlfriend of 5 years, Olivia!!! The two are from the east coast […]

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Rachel Christopherson Yosemite Engagement Photographer - Tunnel View engagement photos, surprise proposal photos, engagement ring photo
Rachel Christopherson Photography - desert elopement, National Park elopement, adventurous bride and groom, bride and groom photos

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If you’re looking to plan a Zion elopement – look no further!!! Zion is unlike anywhere I’ve ever been and it’s the absolute perfect location for any adventurous couple!  How to Elope in Zion  Like all national parks, a permit is required to elope in Zion National Park (regardless of group size!). It’s essential to […]

How to Plan a Zion Elopement – Rachel Christopherson Photography

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This North Shore Oahu Sunset Ranch Wedding was absolutely stunning!!! There are so many things I just love about this venue! If you’re looking for a Hawaii wedding venue, make sure you check out Sunset Ranch. It’s nestled into the mountains of North Shore and it’s the perfect combination of tropical paradise and laid back […]

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Sunset Ranch Wedding

Rachel Christopherson Photography - North Shore Oahu wedding at Sunset Ranch, bride and groom photos
Rachel Christopherson Engagement Photographer-Engaged couple holding hands and laughing on beach-San Francisco Engagement Photos, Northern California Engagement Photos, Point Reyes Engagement Photos, Bodega Bay Engagement Photos, Dillon Beach Engagement Photos, Bay Area Engagement Photos

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Dillon Beach Point Reyes engagement photos are some of my favorites ever!! Specifically, we took these photos at Dillon beach near Bodega Bay! This entire area is full of so many gorgeous locations for your photos! If you’re looking for northern California beach engagement photos, Dillon beach may be perfect for you!!! It’s tucked away […]

Point Reyes Engagement Photos

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Looking for jaw dropping golden gate bridge engagement photos, but away from the crowds?! This engagement session is for you! Kirby Cove is officially one of my favorite places to take photos in Northern California! It has sweeping views of the golden gate bridge, rolling lush hills, a cypress/eucalyptus/pine tree forest, and a misty beach […]

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Stunning Golden Gate Bridge Engagement Photos

Rachel Christopherson Photography - Lake Tahoe engagement photos, engaged could

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These winter Lake Tahoe engagement photos were SO fun!! Rowan and Chris were so easygoing and down for anything! Rowan had a very specific vision for these photos and even had the dress picked out before reaching out!! I absolutely loved getting to help bring her vision to life!! She’s a self-proclaimed winter-lover so this […]

Winter Lake Tahoe Engagement Photos

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If you’re looking to have a sweet and simple elopement packed with tons of love and emotion, this minimalist San Francisco city hall elopement is just the inspiration for you! From Big Wedding to San Francisco Elopement Lauren and Chris originally planned to have a large wedding, but shortly after booking everything, they discovered they […]

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Minimalist San Francisco City Hall Elopement

san francisco city hall elopement - rachel christopherson photography

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While I specialize in weddings and elopements, I’m also a Sacramento family photographer when my schedule allows!! I absolutely love family photos and each fall I find my schedule full of incredible families looking to document their growing family for the holiday season!!! As a wrap-up to this year, I wanted to share photos from […]

Sacramento Family Photographer

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These Pinecrest lake engagement photos will have you SWOONING and so inspired for your own engagement pictures! Laura & Timmy are self-described old souls and we knew a cozy cabin and quiet lake shoot would be the perfect fit for their engagement photos!! We started at Laura’s family cabin in Pinecrest where we captured photos […]

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Pinecrest Lake Engagement Photos

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If you’re looking for Yosemite engagement photos in Yosemite Valley, this is everything you need for your inspiration!!! I’m going to break down exactly how to get these gorgeous photos like this! Whether you’re the couple looking for photos or the photographer who is going to take them, this is for you! 1. When to […]

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