6 Big Wedding Photographer Red Flags – #2 may surprise you
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6 Big Wedding Photographer Red Flags – #2 may surprise you

6 wedding photographer red flags, and #2 might surprise you Your wedding day is one of the most significant moments of your life, and capturing those precious memories requires the expertise of a skilled photographer. However when hiring a professional wedding photographer, with the plethora of options available (we’ve all seen the hundreds of comments…

A Long vs Short Engagement: Which is Better?
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A Long vs Short Engagement: Which is Better?

A Long vs Short Engagement: Which is Better? Is it better to have a long or short engagement? There are so many things to think about when planning you’re elopement. And planning your epic elopement should be an awesome (not stressful) experience. It’s super easy to get caught up in the craziness of what you…

Dog-Friendly Elopement Locations in Oregon You’ll Love
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Dog-Friendly Elopement Locations in Oregon You’ll Love

Dog-Friendly Oregon Elopement Locations You’ll Love Digging the resources? You ain’t seen nothing yet… Let’s create a day for you that’s wild, bold, and full of fun in a dramatic landscape! sam@samstarns.com @samstarns We all know dogs are not always allowed in the places we love, and they aren’t always allowed at our elopement locations….

How to Include Pets in Your Wedding or Elopement if They Can’t be There
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How to Include Pets in Your Wedding or Elopement if They Can’t be There

7+ ideas how to Include Pets in Your Wedding or Elopement if They Can’t be There Sometimes the places we want to elope aren’t super dog-friendly, and you can’t have your pet in your wedding ceremony. Places like national and some state parks are the main locales I run into with issues when it comes…

Non-White Elopement Gowns: 8 Incredible Options
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Non-White Elopement Gowns: 8 Incredible Options

Non-White Elopement Gowns: 8 Incredible Options Beautiful Options for the Fiancé(e) Who Doesn’t Want to Wear a White Wedding Gown Yay! You’re getting married, and that means that you get to say, “I do” to the love of your life while wearing a white dress. Wait, what—you aren’t a fan of white? Well, that’s fabulous…

Go With the Flow – Elopement Dress Ideas for Movement
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Go With the Flow – Elopement Dress Ideas for Movement

Go With the Flow – Elopement Dress Ideas for Movement Searching for a flowy wedding dress? You’ve come to the right spot! With ease. Choosing a dress that allows for a breezy, flowy movement makes for some of your elopement’s best memories—and photos, too. You’re engaged and planning an elopement. Congrats—plans are in motion. Some…

My 5 Favorite Adventure Elopement Bouquets
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My 5 Favorite Adventure Elopement Bouquets

My 5 Favorite Adventure Elopement Bouquets If you’re anything like me, you don’t have answers for “What’s your favorite ______” type of questions. But those question responses are always fun to hear! So I’m compromising and attempting to narrow down my 5 favorite adventure elopement bouquets that I’ve ever photographed. And believe me when I…

Traditional Wedding Costs vs. Adventure Elopement Costs
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Traditional Wedding Costs vs. Adventure Elopement Costs

Traditional Wedding Costs vs. Adventure Elopement Costs Digging the resources? You ain’t seen nothing yet… Let’s create a day for you that’s wild, bold, and full of fun in a dramatic landscape! sam@samstarns.com @samstarns Cost. Even with adventure elopements, it’s not an insignificant factor for some. Lots of people weigh traditional wedding costs vs. elopement…

So You’re Afraid Eloping Won’t Feel Special…
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So You’re Afraid Eloping Won’t Feel Special…

So You’re Afraid Eloping Won’t Feel Special… I’m worried my elopement day won’t feel special. As an adventure elopement photographer, that’s something I hear really often when couples are debating on whether to elope. It’s that or a similar version “I’m worried eloping won’t feel special. And it makes me sad for a couple of…

What Your Friends and Family REALLY Think About You Eloping
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What Your Friends and Family REALLY Think About You Eloping

What Your Friends and Family REALLY Think About You Eloping I see it happen all the time. A couple wants to elope, so they Google “What my family really things about you eloping” or something to that effect. Maybe they haven’t reached the “Google” stage yet, but they’re thinking a few things. “I really want…