Mountain Wedding: Day-After Adventure

Did you know you can incorporate adventure into any and every wedding? From a rock climbing elopement to a traditional wedding at a downtown venue in the city, you can have a mountain wedding adventure! Read the story of how Katie and Max planned their wedding timeline to include this mountain adventure the day after their wedding. Ready to plan your mountain wedding? Let’s adventure!

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Top Five Best Elopement Backdrops

When eloping in the Pacific Northwest, there are endless options of what could be the backdrop for your adventure elopement. The abundant amount of options can quickly become overwhelming! But, fear not! I have put together a list of the top five best elopement backdrops to help you plan your own adventure elopement. This list includes links to elopements and adventure sessions with these backdrops to help you envision your own elopement in these locations. Alright, let’s adventure, shall we?

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Snoqualmie National Forest Engagement Session

After becoming big fans of this couple over pizza in the city, we headed to Snoqualmie National Forest for their engagement session. It’s engagement sessions like these that leave me feeling really grateful for my job as an adventure elopement photographer. Are you engaged and looking for an adventure? Keep reading!

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Washington Fire Lookout Hike: Elopement Style Vow Renewal

This bohemian style vow renewal on top of a mountain during a hazy, fire-filled sunset has ties to the very beginning of Between the Pine. Read the story to find out how this couple changed Between the Pine forever. You’ll see photos of a stunning wedding dress and mountain side picnic (complete with Trader Joe’s goodies, obviously!), and I might just convince you that fire lookouts are the best locations for an adventure elopement.

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Mt Rainier Elopement: Forest Floors to Mountaintops

A secret elopement tucked away in the forest of Mt Rainier National Park? Yes please, I’m here for it! This post is all about how these two pulled off the surprise of their lives when they eloped in the mountains months before tying the knot with the official marriage license at the courthouse. Mount Rainier pulled out all the stops for this adventurous elopement, with blue skies, snow covered forest floor and a stunning sunset worthy of a dance party (you’ll have to read the story to find out why the dance party was a real tear-jerker).

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North Cascades Engagement Session

With the mecca of mountain ranges the Pacific Northwest has to offer, you might imagine that there are busloads of tourists and adventure-seekers who flood to the PNW during the sunny summer months. In the case of some Washington national parks, you’re not wrong to assume that. However, read this blog to find out where the least-visited national park is located in Washington and why this park is clearly underrated!

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Eastern Washington Elopement at Palouse Falls

A summer sunset among a rocky terrain makes for an incredible backdrop for this adventurous elopement in Eastern Washington. I broke away from my usual pine-tree-happy-place to explore the natural beauty of Eastern Washington. Do you know why Eastern Washington and the Pacific Northwest have such differing terrains? Read about Ben and Whitney’s elopement in Palouse Falls to find out.

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Deception Pass Engagement Session

A well-known Washington state park delivers stunning sunsets and a phenomenal tidal current that will have you questioning your eyesight. This incredible engagement photo shoot at Deception Pass began with tacos in the parking lot and ended with sunset photos on a private beach. This adventurous engagement session reminded me why I love location scouting and doing everything I can as a photographer to make my clients’ experience one that is worth putting their photos in frames.

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Diablo Lake Engagement Session- North Cascades National Park

An engagement session that took place at Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park (the least visited national park in the United States!). From a lake at the base of Diablo Lake to an epic overlook, this engagement session will have you planning your own trip to the North Cascades.

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Olympic Peninsula Wedding

A picturesque Washington mill-town on the Olympic Peninsula hears wedding bells as a beautiful bride and groom celebrate their wedding day in the historic chapel. With an intimate forest first look that will leave you reaching for the Kleenex and the bride rocking a white leather jacket, this Pacific Northwest wedding is filled with unique and personalized details.

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Intimate Bellingham Wedding

A cozy lodge hidden away in the middle of a Pacific Northwest mountain town provided the perfect setting for this intimate Bellingham wedding day. A first look that will give you all the feels and breakfast served for dinner, this Bellingham wedding showcases intentional and well-planned details.

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