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You want photos that capture you two in your natural element (i.e. exploring and tons of giggles)!!! When you book me, you get that plus alllll the resources you need along the way!

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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 […]

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How to Plan a Zion Elopement – Rachel Christopherson Photography

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If you’re looking for Save the Date tips including when to send them, where to print them, and what information to include on them, you’re in the right place!!! When to send Save the Dates  For local weddings (or weddings that are local to most of the guests) I recommend sending out the save-the-dates about […]

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My favorite part of being a Hawaii elopement photographer is that I get to capture some of the most unique and FUN celebrations!! I love that eloping, in general, gives every couple the opportunity to celebrate any way that they want!! Aleah and Seth are two of the happiest most easy-going couples!!! I loved how […]

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Hawaii Elopement Photographer

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Wondering when to book a wedding photographer?! This is going to break down the timeline from when to book your photographer to sending out your save-the-dates!! So first of all, CONGRATULATIONS on getting engaged!!! That’s so dang exciting. If you’re anything like me, wedding photos are your top priority!! They are the only tangible memories […]

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Wondering how to come up with the list of wedding family photos and looking for wedding family photo ideas? As a wedding photographer, I’ve seen all sorts of different combinations. From only having immediate family members in formal family portraits to extensive extended family combinations!! So what’s right for you? Every family is different so […]

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Wedding Family Photo Ideas

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If you’re looking up specific steps on how to elope in Hawaii and start planning, this is for you!!! First of all, congratulations!!! Eloping in Hawaii is the absolute BEST! I’m so excited for you guys and want to share some advice on how to get started! 1. Select the island and location!! All of […]

How to Elope in Hawaii

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This is for anyone looking for how to give a toast at a wedding!! I’m no expert, however, I’m a wedding photographer who has listened to tons of wedding speeches over the years! There are several things that amazing toasts have in common and I want to share that with you here!! Length of the […]

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How to Give a Toast at a Wedding

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Here are the top 5 locations for where to elope in Northern California! As a wedding photographer who has lived pretty much their entire life in Northern California (except for college in San Luis Obispo), I’ve visited so many gorgeous places!!! There are a few spots that stick out to me for elopement or even […]

Where to Elope in Northern California

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Should you have a wedding first look? Below are the pros and cons, and even some alternative ideas!! Wedding First Look: The Pros Private moment for just the two of you! It’ll be one of the only moments you’re alone the entire day!! If you’re worried about crying too much during the ceremony or just […]

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Wedding First Look

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Your photographer wedding album options should hands down be the best out there!! But first, I’ll start by sharing why wedding albums are a must!!!! Wedding albums are the besttttt Truly, there is nothing like having the whole wedding day in your hands!!! A well-designed wedding album will perfectly tell the story of your wedding […]

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