Southern + Northern California Elopement Packages & Pricing

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

  • Make your day about what truly matters -- the two of you and your commitment to each other
  • Experience a day so carefree and full of laughter that you can’t help but love every minute of it
  • Enjoy an unforgettable experience immersed in overwhelmingly beautiful scenery
  • Make room to have a raw and real experience -- not just a rushed blur of a day
  • Have a blast taking photos that feel like a true reflection of your relationship
  • Live in the moment and feel unbound by expectations

"she was with us—with wild enthusiasm—every step of the way."

-Haley

Have a different kind of wedding experience

with our Southern + Northern California elopement packages which include…

Fun + Experienced Photographer

Forget feeling awkward, with our guidance you’ll feel comfortable in front of the camera in no time! Our approach to photography allows the playfulness, emotion, and intimacy of your day to be captured.

Planning Tools

Don’t know where to start? We have a step-by-step guide to help you plan your own elopement! From expert tips to epic locations, you'll be all set to design your best day!

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Location Lookbooks

No need to spend hours researching locations for your elopement - we’ve got you! With our arsenal of 100+ stunning spots in California, we’ll show you our favorites of what this beautiful state has to offer!

Creative Timeline Design

Enjoy the best day of your life without feeling rushed! You tell us what you're dreaming up and we’ll create a timeline to make your day flow perfectly and give you tons of breathing room for spontaneous moments.

Officiant Signature

Your W&F photographer can sign your marriage license as your officiant for a self-uniting ceremony (we're ordained!) or as your witness to make things nice and legal.

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Unique Ideas

Create a magical day that is completely unique to the two of you! We share prompts and ideas to help you think of fun things to fill your day with!

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Safe Spaces

All love is equally important to us! We create judgment-free environments for you to express your love without inhibitions.

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Eco-Friendly Guidance

Want to make sure your elopement day has as little environmental impact as possible? We share sustainability tips Leave No Trace principles for a wedding day you can feel good about.

get inspired by the endless possibilities

of eloping Wild & Free

take a peek at these sample experiences

Sample Timeline: Two-day elopement

1 family day

1 “just us” day

2 epic locations

Day 1:

 

Focus on family, special moments, and coastal views

 

10 hours

  • Get ready with family at Airbnb
  • Portraits with the cool decor at Airbnb
  • First look under a gorgeous tree
  • Couples photos to warm you up to the camera
  • Transition to the beach
  • Ceremony with family
  • Family photos
  • Outdoor picnic to graze together
  • First dance, parent dances
  • Picnic ends, family heads to Airbnb
  • Couples photos at sunset
  • Join family at Airbnb
  • Private chef serves full meal
  • Toasts and cake

Day 2:

 

Focus on adventure, private moments together, and desert scenery

 

8 hours

  • Road trip to Joshua tree
  • Check into airstream
  • Get ready together
  • Photos at airstream
  • Head into the park
  • Hike and explore Joshua Tree
  • Private vows as the sun sets
  • Return to airstream
  • Pop a bottle of champagne in the outdoor hot tub
  • Stargaze

Sample Timeline: full day elopement

1 “just us” day

1 epic location

Day 1:

 

Focus on laid back fun, intimate moments and Big Sur scenery

 

12 hours

  • Get ready in separate cabins
  • Have a first look in the redwoods
  • Couples photos
  • Self-uniting ceremony
  • Enjoy a styled picnic with pizza
  • Road trip in VW bus along highway 1 exploring Big Sur
  • Photos with VW bus
  • Hike a trail in Big Sur
  • Pop a bottle of champagne
  • Sunset photos
  • Return to cabin for dinner
  • Start campfire
  • First dance in the campfire light
  • Make s’mores

"We knew we were going to end up with beautiful photos, but we are just as much impressed by how she planned and adapted to changes to curate a perfect day for us!"

-heather

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Southern + Northern California Elopement Packages

Northern California Elopement Packages

The signature Wild & Free experience: a go-with-the-flow day in a Northern California location of your dreams!

 

The Northern California Elopement Package Includes:

  • Photography coverage
    • Options from 6 hours to 2-days of coverage
    • Photographer's travel covered to your Northern California elopement destination
    • A fun photo experience where you'll feel comfortable in front of the camera in no time
  • Planning tools to help you plan the best day
    • A step-by-step guide to help you plan your elopement from start to finish
    • Location Lookbooks of our favorite dreamy elopement spots
    • Creative timeline design to make your day flow perfectly
    • Officiant signature for self-uniting ceremonies
    • Sustainability and Leave No Trace education for a wedding day you can feel good about
  • Amazing photos + quick delivery
    • Sneak peek images within one week of your elopement day so you can share on social media right away
    • Your full story in hundreds of high-resolution digital images delivered within one month to relive how it all felt
    • Your own personal gallery to download and share your images with family and friends
    • Printing rights to all photos
    • Access to professional quality prints, wall art, and albums conveniently available for purchase right inside your gallery

 

Starting at $4400

Southern California Elopement Packages

The signature Wild & Free experience: a go-with-the-flow day in a Southern California location of your dreams!

 

The Southern California Elopement Package Includes:

  • Photography coverage
    • Options from 6 hours to 2-days of coverage
    • Photographer's travel covered to your Southern California elopement destination
    • A fun photo experience where you'll feel comfortable in front of the camera in no time
  • Planning tools to help you plan the best day
    • A step-by-step guide to help you plan your elopement from start to finish
    • Location Lookbooks of our favorite dreamy elopement spots
    • Creative timeline design to make your day flow perfectly
    • Officiant signature for self-uniting ceremonies
    • Sustainability and Leave No Trace education for a wedding day you can feel good about
  • Amazing photos + quick delivery
    • Sneak peek images within one week of your elopement day so you can share on social media right away
    • Your full story in hundreds of high-resolution digital images delivered within one month to relive how it all felt
    • Your own personal gallery to download and share your images with family and friends
    • Printing rights to all photos
    • Access to professional quality prints, wall art, and albums conveniently available for purchase right inside your gallery

 

Starting at $3800

The Mini Elopement

A quick + easy courthouse alternative with a few Wild & Free touches.

 

The California Mini Elopement Package Includes:

  • Photography coverage
    • 1.5 hours of photography coverage
    • A fun photo experience where you'll feel comfortable in front of the camera in no time
    • Available to book Monday-Thursday in San Diego County (other locations available depending on travel schedule)
  • Preplanned timeline for your ease
  • Officiant signature for self-uniting ceremonies
  • Amazing photos + quick delivery
    • Sneak peek images within one week of your mini elopement so you can share on social media right away
    • 100 edited, high-resolution digital images delivered within one month of your date to tell your full story
    • Your own personal gallery to download and share your images with family and friends
    • Printing rights to all photos
    • Access to professional quality prints, wall art, and albums conveniently available for purchase right inside your gallery

 

$1500

Adventure Couples Sessions

Join me for a photo shoot where we enjoy nature, have some fun, and make memories together!

 

THIS IS GREAT FOR:

  • couples photos (especially on vacation;)
  • engagement photos (don't skip celebrating this!)
  • honeymoon photos (fun in the sun!)
  • anniversary sessions (and not just the big ones, like 5 or 10 years!)
  • bridal sessions (didn't love your wedding photos? Let's have a redo and get a second life out of that dress!)

1-hour adventure session packages start at $800

Wild & Free Boudoir

Do you want to feel FREE, LIBERATED, and ONE WITH NATURE? THIS IS FOR YOU!

Wild & Free boudoir is an incredible outdoor experience that will empower you to love yourself and feel sexy in your own skin.

"I had an absolute blast"

-Tucker

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Destination Elopement Packages

The Destination Elopement Package

Explore with Wild & Free! Choose your epic destination and we'll pack our bags and document all the fun!

 

Includes:

  • Photography coverage
    • Options from half-day to 3-days of coverage
    • Photographer's travel covered to your destination
    • A fun photo experience where you can express your love without inhibitions
  • Planning tools
    • A step-by-step guide to help you plan your elopement
    • Location Lookbooks of our favorite elopement spots
    • Creative timeline design to make your day flow perfectly
    • Officiant signature for self-uniting ceremonies (depending on location)
    • Sustainability and Leave No Trace education for a wedding day you can feel good about
  • Amazing photos + quick delivery
    • Sneak peek images within one week of your elopement day
    • Your full story in hundreds of high-resolution digital images delivered within one month
    • Your own personal gallery to download and share your images with family and friends
    • Printing rights to all photos
    • Access to professional quality prints, wall art, and albums conveniently available for purchase right inside your gallery

 

Starting at $5400

Sequoia Elopement Photo

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

-Jessica

Eco Friendly elopements

By choosing an elopement instead of a traditional wedding, you are preventing up to 600lbs 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 are plant-based, strive to live a zero-waste lifestyles and have partnered with 1% For the Planet to help make a positive impact.

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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.


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