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adventure wedding photographer

i'm a traveling moab elopement photographer, & i capture the beauty

of love and place

this is about so much more than hiring a photographer. this is about trust and connection. it's about that love that only you and your person can understand. you invest in me, and i break off a little piece of myself to create with you.

i photograph couples in the wild deserts of utah, the mountain west, & all over the world. i believe that perfection is boring & that love is everything.

moab wedding photographer
this is me

and this is my man. these are our dog kids, cash and koi. i believe that if we're going to do this thing, if you're going to ask me in to be the only one there to witness your vows, to be there on one of your best days, and then to meet and celebrate with all of your closest friends and family, then you have to get to know me.

this life is yours for the taking

how do you want to remember it?

i want to document your love, because having something like what you and your person get to experience – all the heart eyes and long kisses and arguments and staying up too late and crying your eyes out – it’s not a small thing. these moments have weight, they are important, and it will all go by too fast if we don’t take a moment to be intentional, to pause. i want to take a little time to slow it all down, soak it all in, and remember why.

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"Emily was by far the best decision we made for our wedding day! She made both of us feel extremely comfortable in front of the camera and captured our personalities perfectly. She knew the Moab area, specifically Dead Horse Point State Park, extremely well and knew exactly how to avoid any crowds in order to give us a completely private ceremony and photos. I would 100% recommend anyone who is interested in a small ceremony or elopement to start by contacting Emily and see just how perfect she can make your special day."

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"Besides deciding to marry my husband, booking Emily was the very best decision I made when planning my wedding. We thought we were getting a photographer, but we got so much more when we booked her. She helped us figure out where to get married, what time of the year and week, what time of the day to have the ceremony, how to plan out the day, which vendors to work with, and even where to eat and sleep! I got smiles ear to ear every time we emailed and then actually hanging out with her at our engagement shoot (which you should also book! you wont regret it!) and after our ceremony was probably the highlight of our trip. She made it so easy and fun and we felt so relaxed and happy to roam these gorgeous places. She showed us little hidden spots throughout Moab we never would have discovered without her. And the photos really take my breath away every time I look at them. I've never felt so beautiful and she did such an incredible job capturing our joy on our day. She was the MVP of our wedding and I can't thank her enough for everything she did to make our day perfect."

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"Having Emily as our photographer was definitely the best decision we made as far as wedding planning goes. She is so talented and artistic in her work, she knows what she's doing, that's for sure! Emily was more than just a photographer, her communication throughout made us feel very comfortable and it was so easy working out a timeline for our special day, even though we were planning a sunrise first look before the ceremony all on a dirt trail leading to the edge of a cliff! Emily knew the exact area we wanted to elope, she knew the right way to cross the water to make it to our location (it was an adventure!) and she added back up support for locations and gave us information for local vendors...Emily has a talent that you can't get from just any photographer, she has an ability to capture the feelings and the intensity of the landscape like a true artist. We are so grateful that we found Emily, you definitely want her as your photographer!"

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"Not only is Emily quick to respond and professional, she is very easy to work with leading up to the event and is knowledgeable and helpful the day of the shoot. I was a bit worried about having my fiance and rambunctious pup participate in a photo shoot that ended up being in freezing cold weather, but Emily had plenty of jokes and tricks up her sleeve to distract us and the session flew by in what seemed like 10 minutes! Emily is jam-packed with talent, and I'd recommend her to anyone and everyone. I consider myself lucky that I get to hang onto such amazing photos for many years to come, and I can't thank her enough for that."

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"Words cannot describe how amazing Emily is. While her photos are absolutely stunning, when you have Emily shoot your wedding you are getting so much more. Emily did our Moab engagement and our Telluride wedding. She brings an energy to day that is amazing. Her calmness and ease helped calm the nerves in the group, while her genuine excitement for photography keeps the stoke high. I could not imagine having anyone else around at such an intimate occasion. While the wedding planner, event coordinator, and dj all had the day of timeline, Emily may have been the only person to actually follow it. She kept the group moving and on time and budgeted the perfect amount of time to get all of the photos in all of the various places we wanted. Emily's wedding photos are hands down the best memory of our wedding!"

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"Holy **** these photos are AMAZING! You're an incredible photographer and I feel like our personalities jived so well, it was like having a buddy capture our day. Thank you so much Emily!"

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"Emily was an absolute dream to work with. We had such a blast hiking around Jackson Hole with her, we forgot we were even getting photos taken. She makes you feel so comfortable and because of that, the photos come out incredible. Her photography skills amazed my fiance and I, we are in love with all of our pictures. We would give 10 stars if we could."

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recent elopements in moab & everywhere
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"Emily was by far the best decision we made for our wedding day! She made both of us feel extremely comfortable in front of the camera and captured our personalities perfectly. She knew the Moab area, specifically Dead Horse Point State Park, extremely well and knew exactly how to avoid any crowds in order to give us a completely private ceremony and photos. I would 100% recommend anyone who is interested in a small ceremony or elopement to start by contacting Emily and see just how perfect she can make your special day."

"Not only is Emily quick to respond and professional, she is very easy to work with leading up to the event and is knowledgeable and helpful the day of the shoot. I was a bit worried about having my fiance and rambunctious pup participate in a photo shoot that ended up being in freezing cold weather, but Emily had plenty of jokes and tricks up her sleeve to distract us and the session flew by in what seemed like 10 minutes! Emily is jam-packed with talent, and I'd recommend her to anyone and everyone. I consider myself lucky that I get to hang onto such amazing photos for many years to come, and I can't thank her enough for that."

"Besides deciding to marry my husband, booking Emily was the very best decision I made when planning my wedding. We thought we were getting a photographer, but we got so much more when we booked her. She helped us figure out where to get married, what time of the year and week, what time of the day to have the ceremony, how to plan out the day, which vendors to work with, and even where to eat and sleep! I got smiles ear to ear every time we emailed and then actually hanging out with her at our engagement shoot (which you should also book! you wont regret it!) and after our ceremony was probably the highlight of our trip. She made it so easy and fun and we felt so relaxed and happy to roam these gorgeous places. She showed us little hidden spots throughout Moab we never would have discovered without her. And the photos really take my breath away every time I look at them. I've never felt so beautiful and she did such an incredible job capturing our joy on our day. She was the MVP of our wedding and I can't thank her enough for everything she did to make our day perfect."

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