What can you expect with a Pacific Northwest elopement? An unforgettable adventure with STUNNING landscapes. Choosing a location for your elopement is the hard part because the options are endless!
Have you scoured Pinterest for inspo and ideas?!
Have you decided a color palette? Super vibrant or dark and moody?
Once you decide your elopement vibe you need to do the following things:
- Book your PNW elopement photographer
- Decide your location
- Get permits for the location (Pro tip: this is different per location + can be found on the national park website it is associated with)
- Book your vendors
- Plan your epic day! When working with me, all of the planning is done together!
Four Reasons to Plan a Pacific Northwest Elopement
#1 EPIC MOUNTAINS
Nature is magical in the PNW. The mountains in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon are so beautiful that travelers from around the world come to see them. It is inspiring and encouraging to witness the untouched beauty that makes up this part of the country. Here are my favorite mountains to capture epic elopements at:
- The one and only Mount Rainier (view my latest gallery here)
- Mount Baker
- Mount Tabor (Portland, OR)
#2 LUSH FORESTS
Who doesn’t love a good Lord of the Rings vibe? You can find a storybook landscape here with foggy sunlight peeking through the treetops and mossy forest floors for your elopement! The list below is a perfect place to start when choosing your forest elopement in the PNW:
- North Cascades
- HOH Forest
- Mt. Baker
- Snoqualmie National Forest
- San Juan Islands
- Mt. Rainier National Park
#3 Beautiful Coastline
People are obsessed with the PNW because most locations have water AND mountain views…the perfect combo. Enjoy a few photos from a stunning elopement on the Oregon coast with Kim and Chris. I love shooting elopements at Cannon Beach, Lincoln City and Manzanita!! Aren’t they the cutest?
#4 Diverse Landscapes for Adventure
There are so many incredible adventures to consider when planning an elopement. Being an elopement photographer is so much fun! I am energized by the creativity infused into each elopement. Here is a list of exhilarating elopement adventures that I have been on:
- Dog Sledding
- Cliffside Picnics
Life is too short not to create the elopement adventure of your dreams. I’m inspired by the details of each couple’s love story and getting creative when bringing them to life! If you think we sound like the perfect fit, reach out to me here for next steps. I can’t wait to connect with you!