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Hi I'm Erin!! I'm an intimate wedding & elopement photographer. The posts you'll find here are written by me to inspire and educate couples who are planning their wedding.


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The Blue Ridge Parkway is FILLED with some of the most gorgeous landscapes, hikes and mountain views, making it the perfect area for an elopement. Here is what you need to know about eloping in North Carolina!!   1. PLAN AHEAD & DO RESEARCH – Do research on location! Some ideas: Max Patch Trail Black […]

Elopement Information, For Couples

How to Elope in the North Carolina Mountains – A Guide for Couples

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Airbnb’s have become more and more popular for elopements recently, whether you need a place to stay before the big day, or you want to get married at an airbnb, these are some beautiful options within North Carolina that would be perfect for you!! I did some research to make a list of my favorites […]

Elopements, Wedding Planning

The Best Airbnb’s in North Carolina for a Wedding or Elopement

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I went hiking with these two for their adventure session and we had the best time!! Ellie recommended this hike at Crowders mountain and I’m so glad she did!! Hiking + shooting is the best combination if you ask me!! After the hike, we took photos on the rocks at the top as the sun […]

Couples & Engagements

Ellie & Sandlin’s Adventure Session

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Some of my favorite photos from this elopement styled shoot at Max Patch in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains!! This shoot was straight out of my dreams, from the location, the couple, the florals and the weather, it was beyond perfect. It POURED as we were driving there, but once we arrived the sun came […]

Couples & Engagements, Elopements, Galleries, Weddings

Max Patch Elopement – Elope in North Carolina

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If you’re planning a wedding, you’ve most likely seen these two terms pop up a lot!! Elopements have become more and more popular, especially due to the Pandemic. Intimate weddings, also known as “MicroWeddings” are actually quite different than elopements. This post will break down the differences for you!! If you haven’t ready my post […]

Elopement Information, For Couples, Wedding Planning

Elopement vs. Intimate Wedding – What is the Difference?

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What is an elopement?   The majority of people immediately think of eloping as running away and getting married alone and in secret. And while that was the case a while ago, it’s much different now. This is my definition of what an elopement today looks like: AN ELOPEMENT IS AN INTIMATE AND UNIQUELY CRAFTED WEDDING EXPERIENCE THAT […]

Elopement Information

All About Elopements and Why You Should Have One