Adventure Elopement Photographer in Portland, Oregon


I photograph elopements and small weddings throughout Portland, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest. I document your day as it unfolds with a photojournalistic approach and I create photos that are bright, full of light, and vivid colors. Working with you every step of the way to create a beautiful wedding day means so much to me. Learn more about me, my process, and my elopement packages below.




I love taking photos, being outdoors, and creating meaningful experiences for people.

Why I Love Elopements

From the minute you get engaged the questions start. Have you set a date? Have you picked a venue? What are your colors? Details like who to include in your wedding party and who to invite quickly overshadow one of the happiest decisions of your life. With over 12 years of experience photographing traditional weddings, I’ve seen how quickly the pressure of a perfect wedding builds and leaves couples burnt out by the time it’s over.

Choosing to elope changes all that.

As your photographer I get to help you create a day that’s all about the two of you. A privilege that means so much to me. I’ll help find the best locations, plan around the best light, share resources, recommend vendors and so much more. Your wedding day will be stress free, drama free, and most of all beautiful.

Adventure Elopement Locations in Portland, OR

There are so many incredible places to elope in and around Portland from the Courthouse, Mt. Tabor, Forest Park, or Hoyt Arboretum to places a little down the road like Silver Falls State Park, Columbia Gorge, or Cannon Beach.

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to explore quite a bit of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. I’ve climbed mountains, explored forests, played in waterfalls, and breathed that ocean air on the Oregon Coast. While doing so I’m always thinking about cool locations and great places for portraits and wedding photos. I’m excited to make recommendations for your elopement location or if you have a special spot in mind I’m happy to work with you to make your dream become reality. 


Where, When, & How to ElopE

Tips and suggestions on how to plan the perfect Oregon elopement

Elopement at Cape Kiwanda

What’s included

All coverage includes 2 photographers (myself and my partner, Jenny). That’s two angles, two witnesses, two fun-loving adventure guides.


Receive unlimited planning and consultation for your day. We’ll lend a hand in organizing your timeline to take advantage of the best light, scout locations, provide a list of recommended vendors, or whatever else helps to make the day smooth and stress free.


You will receive the final edited high resolution digital files with unlimited downloads, sharing, and personal printing rights. Your photos will be delivered via a fast and easy to use online gallery that allows for sharing on social media. It’s also connected to our professional print lab.

Weekday coverage begins at $2500

“My husband and I decided to get eloped while on vacation to Portland. Once we chose Chris, he was so helpful in giving us ideas for areas to take photos and was so accommodating with our schedule. He was also able to send us a few photos as soon as we finished our session so we could announce our elopement to our family and on social media. Chris made this special day for us so much more memorable and stress free! 10/10 would recommend them to anyone!”
— Shannon K.

Let’s go!

I can't wait to hear about your adventure plans in Oregon! Drop me a line and I'll get in touch with you soon. I try our very best to respond to all inquiries within 24 hours.

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