for couples who dare to be different

Adventure elopement photographer & guide

for couples who dare to be different

Adventure elopement photographer & guide

Planning a wedding can be incredibly overwhelming. But what if I told you there was another option?

If you could ditch the expectations, obligations, & traditions?
Would you?

You deserve a wedding day experience that's as unique as you are. So, say no to the big guest list, to the monogrammed linens, the bridesmaid dresses, and all the other "stuff" that turns your celebration of love into a stressful production that's for everyone else.

how it works  »

learn more about how eloping works!

because it's about you.
not the stuff.

let the adventure of your life begin.
elope- on your own terms.

My process is to empower you both to be yourselves, speak your deep truths, find out what's most important, and make value-based decisions that matter to your whole lives.... and go from there! I'll share everything I know about planning elopements with you to make your day as easy and stress-free as possible


you make the adventurous choice to elope in a special place--- and I'll help you plan & photograph your remarkable journey.

Having an intimate wedding with more connection and less "stuff."

Being free to make decisions that matter to you and your partner. Letting go of the expectations and stress produced by the opinions of others.

A wedding day that's 100% uniquely YOU.

Both of you being more present and connected on the day you've chosen to commit your lives to each other, instead of being buried in stress, shame, anxiety, and debt.


let's talk about your dream elopement!

imagine the possibilities...

it can be scary to think about eloping...

But it can also be one of the most magical and liberating moments of your life.

An adventure wedding and elopement photographer helping couples like you create unforgettable experiences that truly reflect who you are. I’m your photographer, adventure seeker, logistics guru, and I make an amazing third wheel.

I understand how hard it can be to fight against the pressures of friends, family, and a society that expects us to “do it big” with a traditional wedding. I’m here to encourage you to think outside the box of what your wedding day could look like and guide you along in creating your best day ever!


Hey y’all, I’m Sam!

Empowering couples to be themselves, speak their truths, and make decisions that matter to them and our planet. Practicing leave no trace principles and using less energy, money, time, and waste when planning your wedding day.

Creating unforgettable, stress-free, adventurous, nature-filled experiences that are intentional & connecting. Capturing the seasons of your life to cherish and hold onto for a lifetime.

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I'd love to learn more about what's important to you

... do you?

i believe in...

"Many of our friends have gone crazy in the six month hassle of unending detailed planning of a conventional wedding. We saw them stress out. We saw their friends and family get stressed too. That's not what we wanted for our day. So we started talking to Sam about eloping to an intimate escape."

Elijay, GA | Blue Ridge Mountains

sara + david

Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others' choices make us.

i can't wait  to
hear from you!

I can't wait to hear from you

I am excited to learn about your love story and what ideas you have that we can craft together something amazing for your elopement or intimate wedding!