But you and me?
We are people who want more than that.
Not a bigger party or more attention.
AND YOU COULD TOTALLY HAVE ONE.
We want to let life show us what’s possible.
We want the best day of our lives to be as exciting as the journey that brought us here.
But bigger meaning and more passion.
You could start your day at 2:30 in the morning, hiking to your spot beneath the stars right next to a lake. We could make magical images together as the sun rises and then have breakfast overlooking the serene waters. You could change into your running clothes at one point because you met at a running club and because why not? You can say your vows or finish your session with pure, unadulterated exploring, creating space for both your fun love and maybe a lil steamy passion.
You could have a small intimate wedding surrounded by your closest friends and family (who said eloping needs to be just the two of you??). Maybe it starts in a cabin nestled in the foothills of the mountains with a home-cooked meal, the family dogs, and playing board games with your people. The whole day could be tailored around what you’re most passionate about. Elopement doesn’t have to mean a wild adventure, it could simply be bucking the norms, and just doing it entirely your way.
You could base an entire elopement about how you met or what you love the most. Let’s say you’re both chefs: so your adventure begins with you cooking up a delicious dinner right by your campsite by the Great Sand Dunes. Then we go see the sites and make magic at sunset. You exchange tearful vows and some passionate moments. And then we just play: climbing around, playing in the sand, taking in the heights. Maybe you laugh, maybe you roll around, maybe you make out a little. Then you end the night cuddling under the stars.
No two elopements are the same and I am committed to making yours just as special and passionate as your love.
We want adventure. We want love. And we want (a)more of both.
The moment you see your photos is almost as important as the time we spent making them. They are your permanent memory of our adventure and they need to live up to the experience.
I know that you want photos that come alive on your walls, breathing fresh air into your relationship every time you see them, no matter what the season is.
So when I meet you, I want to know the story that inspired you to come to me. When I photograph you, I envision your friends and family experiencing your day for the first time through my images. And when I edit your photos, I think about how they will inspire you for years to come.
You lived it
Research your location beforehand so you know how best to prepare!
Stay on trails where possible. If going off-trail, stick to durable surfaces like rock, sand and gravel and avoid walking on vegetation.
Avoid camping close to water and trails, and select a site which is not easily visible to others.
"Pack it in, Pack it out.” Anything you bring to a location needs to be packed out with you.
Leave plants, animals, rocks and other objects exactly as you find them.
Keep your campfire small, use an existing campfire ring wherever available, and burn only dead or downed wood.
Observe wildlife from afar and avoid disturbing them with loud noises or quick movements.
Do not feed wildlife and be sure to store any food securely.
Help everyone enjoy their experience by keeping noise to a minimum and respecting others’ privacy.
One of the most amazing things about my job is that I get to work in some of the most beautiful places on Earth. With this incredible privilege comes a responsibility to care for our environment, and that’s why it's important to me to follow Leave No Trace principles. By following these practices, we'll do our part to ensure that your perfect elopement spot will remain pristine for you to visit for years to come.
Leave No Trace is made up of 7 principles that help us to have the least amount
of impact possible on outside spaces:
For more information on Leave No Trace, visit www. LNT.org
© 1999 by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
That means ALL kinds of love. I believe that everyone deserves to have their unique relationship celebrated, no matter what form it takes. Your love is beautiful, and I’m here to help you share that beauty with the world.
Whatever your size, shape, religion, color, gender identity/expression or sexual orientation, I'm here to support you and your love every step of the way.
You might have figured this out already, but I LOVE love.
"Adam was AMAZING to work with! My boyfriend and I felt so comfortable around him and in front of his camera. He made it so easy to have fun and be ourselves. Not to mention that the photos came out STUNNING and so much better than we ever could have imagined! Adam went out of his way to find the perfect spot and lighting for the look we wanted. If we ever were unsure of how to pose he had clear and helpful directives for us, but was also open to whatever we felt like doing!”