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A bride and groom embrace for a portrait during their intimate backyard wedding in Whitefish, Montana photographed by Alexa Ann Photography.

Intimate Backyard Wedding | Whitefish, MT

April 12, 2021 / Wedding

Montana Backyard Wedding An intimate and romantic backyard wedding Elopements and micro-weddings have quickly become a popular way to celebrate your marriage. Because of Covid-19, Resilient brides...

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Image of a couple eloping in the desert and photographed by Alexa Ann, Seattle Elopement Photographer.

Top 5 Desert Elopement Destinations

March 31, 2021 / Elopement

Desert Elopement Destination Guide The desert is one of my favorite settings to photograph an elopement, and I'm here to help you find the perfect spot! It is a vast and marvelous landscape made up...

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A newlywed couple stand in the mountain fields during their Mount Rainier Cabin Elopement photographed by Alexa Ann Photography, a Seattle Elopement Photographer.

Mount Rainier Cabin Elopement

March 29, 2021 / Elopement

A stunning Mount Rainier Cabin Elopement in the Forest I love the evolution of the word “elopement.” What was once considered nostalgic or spontaneous now holds a completely different meaning at this...

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How to plan an Olympic National Park Elopement

July 9, 2020 / Elopement

Planning your dream Olympic National Park Elopement   I'm your photographer friend & diehard fan of a good ol Olympic National Park elopement, and here's why: the first time I visited, it...

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Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain Elopement

May 22, 2020 / Adventure

I've been talking with lots of couples considering elopements because of current events causing them to reschedule or rethink their wedding. I think a huge reason many hesitate to elope is its endless...

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Pacific Northwest Forest Portrait Session

April 1, 2020 / Adventure

I feel stripped of a lot lately. I'm sure we all feel that in some way, as the state of our country and world shifts rapidly with COVID-19. Some are stripped of their work, some of their education, so...

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The Power of a Place

March 25, 2020 / Adventure

You may be tired of me talking about elopements. There is so much work I love to make outside of offering elopements (weddings, portraits, branding, etc), but right now with the current condition of o...

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Redefining Elopement

March 24, 2020 / Adventure

Dedicating a post to unpacking this term, elopement. What was an elopement? When you hear that word, you may think of something more nostalgic-- like an old black & white movie where it ends wi...

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