Elopements & intimate weddings for photography range from 2 hours of photography coverage all the way up to 7 hours of coverage. Average costs for a 4 hour intimate wedding day starts at $3590. Additional hours of coverage and payment plans are available.

Elope Reasons

Planning a wedding is an exciting time, filled with dreams of a beautiful celebration of love. However, what they don't tell you about planning a traditional wedding is the stresses that come along with it. There is an alternative path that may resonate with you: eloping. While eloping may not be the first option that comes to mind, it is worth considering the benefits it can offer, particularly for black couples. In our culture, traditional weddings with expensive venues, florals, and other expenses are the norm. Let's explore the personal and possibly financial advantages of eloping, allowing you to make an informed decision that aligns with your desires and circumstances.

Couples Choose to Elope Because...

✓ Focus on Intimacy and Authenticity
✓ Cultural Freedom and Individual Expression
✓ Financial Liberation and Future Opportunities
✓ Reduced Stress and Simplicity

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What is an Elopement?

e∙lope - An intimate, meaningful, and unique wedding day experience that ditches the traditional wedding structure and focuses solely on celebrating the black love between you two and the vows being made.


Make breakfast together

  • Go wine tasting
  • Yacht Sailing
  • Helicopter/Plane Ride
  • Ice Skating
  • Watch the sunrise/sunset
  • Hot Air Balloon
  • Explore local culture
  • Museum/Art Galleries
  • Sky Diving
  • Private Beach Ceremony
  • Take a stroll
  • Explore town together
  • Kayaking
  • Relax and enjoy downtime
  • Go horseback riding
  • Backpacking/Hiking
  • Sand sledding
  • Bungee Jumping
  • First Look
  • Get Ready Together
  • Ride a motorcycle
  • Soak in a hot tub
  • Have a picnic
  • Hire private chef
  • Go to a fancy restaurant 
  • Play games
  • Read Letters from closest loved ones
  • Facetime family while getting ready
  • Watch congratulations videos  

 Timeline Example



1. Half Day Elopement(Afternoon)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Getting Ready

  • Begin your afternoon by getting ready together or separately, relishing in the excitement of the upcoming ceremony. Take your time to prepare for the special moments ahead, ensuring you both feel comfortable and confident.


2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Travel to Ceremony Location

  • Embark on a scenic journey to your chosen ceremony location, enjoying the anticipation and the beauty of the surroundings as you make your way to the spot where you'll exchange vows.


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Exchange Vows

  • Arrive at your ceremony location and share your heartfelt vows in an intimate setting. Let the natural beauty of the surroundings enhance the significance of this moment as you commit to a lifetime together.


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Photography Session

  • After saying "I do," take some time to capture stunning photos in the picturesque landscape. Your elopement photographer will ensure that every special moment is preserved, from candid shots to breathtaking portraits.


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Romantic Private Chef Meal

  • Enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch or a romantic meal at a nearby spot, savoring each bite and each other's company. Reflect on the joyous moments of your ceremony and celebrate the beginning of your marriage with delicious food and intimate conversation.


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: First Dance

  • Find a scenic spot for your first dance as a married couple. Let the music fill the air as you embrace and dance together, reveling in the magic of the moment and the love you share.


6:00 PM: End of Half-Day Elopement

  • As the sun begins to set on your half-day elopement, take a moment to bask in the warmth of your love and the memories you've created together. Look forward to the adventures that await you as you embark on this new journey as spouses.

If you are on the fence about eloping

Answer these questions

✓ Do you prefer a wedding day that is truly about the two of you?
✓ Do you desire a stress-free wedding experience away from the commotion and family-drama?
✓ Is there something in your spirit telling you not to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for one day of festivities?

If you answered yes to all 3 questions, well, eloping might be for you.

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