Maybe you’re considering eloping, but you’re not sure what all you need to do to make it happen. How do you elope? Follow the 5 steps below to start creating your dream elopement day!
• How far you want to travel
• What scenery you enjoy
• What the weather will be like
• How much privacy you want
• Venue or park (Read about how to elope in a national park)
• What permits are needed for public lands
• If the location accommodates your desired activities
I’m here to help you skip over all the stress and walk you through the steps to finding the perfect location for your day. After booking your elopement with me, I’ll guide you through my special process to help you discover your vision. Using those results, I’ll do the research and give you a hand-selected list of locations with detailed information and inspirational photos. All you have to do is pick your favorite one, and enjoy the most amazing day!
There are so many amazing elopement locations throughout the world, so how do you choose?!
• Your ideal weather conditions at your location
• Location tourist season and busiest days
• Weekdays are generally quieter at crowded locations
• Dates that are special to you
I’m here to help you craft your elopement day from scratch. Whether or not you have a date or location picked out already, we can go ahead and start working together! I’ll advise you on the best time to elope at a location, or what locations are best for your date.
Now that you have a location in mind, it’s time to pick a day to elope!
As we work together, I’ll share creative ways to translate your hobbies, relationship history, and vision into tangible ideas and personal touches to add to your elopement day. Next, I’ll design a timeline for you that ensures you have a great experience AND great photos. Then you get to enjoy a fun day without puzzling over the details!
• What your ideal day together looks like
• What activities are available in your elopement location area
• Meaningful moments from your relationship history
• What’s on your bucket list
• Your interests and hobbies
You deserve to have an epic day together, but what could that look like?
Your amazing elopement day needs an amazing team to make it happen!
Putting together the right team makes a big difference! I’ll find the officiant who is willing to hike to your ceremony or the stylist who will create your dream hair and makeup before your sunrise “first look”. Everything will come together beautifully when you’re working with the right people!
• Vendors near your elopement location or those who are willing to travel
• Businesses with great reviews
• Experts who understand your elopement vision + are up for a little adventure
• Companies who align with your values
Add the final elements to bring your elopement day together!
It’s these last little details that round out your amazing day! I’ll share with you checklists, tips, and other resources to make sure you don't overlook anything. You’ll feel more organized and prepared so that you can focus on what’s truly important on your elopement day.
• Shopping ethically & sustainably
• Figuring out local marriage license laws
• Picking out your elopement outfits (Read about the best adventure elopement dresses)
• Deciding what you want to include in your ceremony to make it special
• Laying out a backup plan in case of inclement weather
Julie Haider is an adventure elopement photographer based in New Mexico and photographing destination elopements worldwide.
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