California Elopement Photographers

a fun & carefree

elopement experience

that embraces your inner

free spirit

Enjoy a go-with-the-flow elopement experience that pushes the bounds of tradition


❁ Imagine a elopement day that embraces all the spontaneous fun, adventure, and beautiful outdoor scenes your heart desires

❁ Envision a day so carefree and full of laughter that you can’t help but love every minute of it

❁ Visualize eloping where you feel no pressure, no judgment, just the sense that you can express your love without inhibitions.

"I was speechless at how you captured me in your photos that day, they were raw, honest, and beautiful."


Ditchthe templatetradition.

Let's focus on what really matters and create a different kind of elopement experience that matches your fun personalities.


  • wasting time and resources on a wedding you aren't even excited about by instead investing in the most epic twenty-four-hours you two have ever had
  • feeling rushed through what is supposed to be the most exciting day of your life by instead making it intentional, meaningful, and playful
  • being shuffled around on a tight schedule by ditching the traditional template and embracing a magical elopement day centered around you two

On your elopement day, we're more than just your photographer. We want to share all our insights we've developed over the years to help you design a day that just feels right.

You deserve:

  • an elopement day full of spontaneous fun, adventure, and the great outdoors
  • a day filled with so much laughter and love you can't help but adore every second of it
  • an elopement photographer who encourages you to feel unbound by expectations
Enjoyevery momenttears of joy.

The beauty of elopements is that each one is unique, just like your love. Your elopement should be a refection of your lives together.

Imagine having the freedom to:

  • enjoy moments with overwhelming beauty and emotion, with no timeline or expectations
  • express your love and vows without pressure --it's just you two, there's no need to hold back or censor your real-life kind of love
  • celebrate your commitment to each other on a day filled with intention and living in the moment

"Joni made me feel like it was ok to be myself."


Meet your California Elopement Photographer

Hi, I'm Joni

You're dreaming of a meaningful elopement experience with some fun and adventure, right?! I'm here to make it all happen with my 10+ years of experience capturing wild love and intimate moments all over the world!


My warm, bubbly personality is guaranteed to make you feel comfortable and excited on your elopement day!


I'm passionate about the environment, veganism, having experiences over things, and ordering dessert first. I love classic rock, farmers markets, zero waste living, and music festivals.


Based in Southern California, I'm the owner + lead elopement photographer at Wild & Free. My team and I can't wait to help you have a magical day!

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Eco Friendly elopements

By choosing an elopement instead of a traditional wedding, you are preventing up to 600 lbs of trash from entering a landfill! And good news friend-- we're also BIG fans of our planet and everything that lives on it! You can feel good about working with us because we strive to live a low-impact, zero-waste lifestyle and have partnered with 1% For the Planet to help make a positive impact.


Elope Wild and Free


Let's talk about your Wild & Free Elopement



Design the best day ever



Elope, celebrating your love to the fullest

"You captured moments that I didn't even realize were so special"


Ready to elope Wild & Free?

You deserve an elopement that throws out all the rules and focuses on what matters most.


We don't want you to have to do this alone, so it’s ok if you don’t have the details figured out yet -- we’ll help you design your day from start to finish!


Wild & Free Elopements is based in Southern California and photographs elopements all over the world.

Direct Email: [email protected]