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Let's Make Weddings About Love Again.
There's more than one way to get married. You don't have to fit the mold thousands have filled before you. You've crafted a unique relationship and celebrating that won't look like the next person's.
Your wedding day should be a reflection of your relationship and not arbitrary traditions.
Eloping encourages you to start with a clean slate and fill your wedding day with whatever fills your soul. That may have some traditional elements or no traditional elements. You may pick an epic adventure, a day in your favorite city, or an easy going day doing your favorite activity.
It's your day, you create the rules.
Take Back Your Wedding Day When You Elope
There's a reason there's little to no guests at elopements. When you have a crowd of people, the event inevitably becomes about the guest experience.
Your wedding day should be about YOUR experience without any concern over guest entertainment.
When you keep your group small and intimate, it opens up the ability to focus the day on the commitment you two are making to each other. At the end of the day, it's your wedding, not a party for a crowd.
Oregon + Beyond Elopement Photographer
Creating genuine elopement experiences
What Makes the Venturing Vows Experience Different
More than just your photographer.
My number one priority for your elopement is your experience. While photos are essential to remember the best day of your life, they shouldn't draw away from your experience.
Your elopement should be your wedding day, not just a photo shoot.
Creating a true to you experience starts by stripping off any wedding traditions without meaning to you. Together, we'll turn your wedding daydreams into reality to create an experience as unique as your relationship.
The Venturing Vows experience is more than photos. It's a personalized approach to craft the elopement of your dreams. I come ready to help you craft a specific timeline, recommend vendors, find the perfect location for your celebration, hunt down the perfect level of adventure for you, and cheer you on for your courage to pick being genuine over tradition.
Your wedding day is so special and personal. It's your day, your rules. I want to help you plan a day based on your relationship and what fills your soul, not what everyone says your wedding should be.
As part of this, I strive to capture your day in its most natural form. I skip the forced poses and give you actions that will let you be yourself. You're more than just another client. Your day is important to me as well and you deserve the best.
What I'm About
Discrimination is not accepted or tolerated here. We're all people which inherently makes you worthy of love and respect. All walks of life, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientation/identification, and abilities are welcome here.
I don't want anyone to feel unclear about whether they're welcome or question if they'll be denied service.
Come as you are and feel free to be 100% you.
Love nature and adventure? Me too! Being outside has a special way of speaking to your soul. I think everyone deserves to experience that. The great outdoors belongs to all of us. We will practice proper stewardship of natural areas to ensure generations to come get to enjoy these areas. We'll carefully practice Leave No Trace and leave places better than we found it.
Don't know how to do all that? That's okay! I've got you covered and I can help you through the process.