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a space filled with resources and tips for all your wedding needs, accompanied by endless love stories and insanely incredible experiences with my couples

Choosing to elope or have a small wedding is choosing to set aside all expectations of what a "wedding" should be, setting aside those opinions that you decide not to listen to, and the obligations of what you feel will make others happy. You're putting it all to the side and focusing entirely on what is important to YOU as couple, and that is so incredibly special.

However I know this choice can be a a little overwhelming when you don't have a strict "guide" you're following for what your wedding day should look like - which is why I have come up with this sections of resources to help you along the way in planning your dream elopement or intimate wedding and making sure it is as stress-free as possible. These guides are here to help answer questions, figure out specific logistics for locations you want to get married in, and much more!

As you go through these guides don't forget I am also here as a resource for you and want to help you in any way possible to make sure your dreams become reality on your wedding day!

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intimate weddings

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If you want a truly breathtaking backdrop for your elopement in the US, this is it. Here’s what to know for eloping in the Smoky Mountains!

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Wanting to plan a stunning Telluride wedding but don’t know where to start? This full guide tells you where, when and how to get married here in Telluride, Colorado!

Spruce Mountain Ranch

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Spruce Mountain Ranch is one of my favorite wedding venues with wide open spaces, indoor and outdoor venues, and incredible views!

north georgia wedding venues

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Want to get married in North Georgia but unsure which venue is right for you and your partner? Here are some stunning North Georgia wedding venues!

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Where To Elope: How To Get Started Choosing where to elope is one of the most exciting parts of planning your elopement. It can be a beautiful reflection of the love and relationship that you share with your partner. As an elopement photographer, I often find the majority of inquiries I get start with a […]

Couple standing together on their micro wedding in North Georgia.

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How to Have a North Georgia Wedding [Micro Wedding Edition] The north Georgia mountains are such an amazing location for couples who are wanting to have a intimate wedding. Most of North Georgia is part of the blue ridge mountain chain. There are many hidden gems throughout the mountain range. As a North Georgia Wedding […]

Couple holding hands and taking a quiet moment on their Colorado elopement day at Garden of the Gods.

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Colorado is one of the most ideal places to elope in the United states, And It’s not hard to see why people come from all over the world to have a Colorado elopement. When it comes to scenery, Colorado has it all. From the Great Sand Dunes National Park, Maroon Bells Lake in Aspen, the infamous mountain town of Breckenridge to the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Telluride – the options are endless.

what to wear for engagement photos

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Planning out what to wear for engagement photos can be overwhelming. Here are my biggest tips to make sure your pictures turn out stunning!