Your Journey

Welcome to your elopement adventure!



When: Right after booking

This might sound ridiculous, but sometimes it’s easy to get so caught up in the planning and details that you forget to actually CELEBRATE that you’ve made this huge step in deciding to elope and have an incredible adventure together.


Welcome Questionnaire

When: Right after booking

Right after booking, you’ll receive a welcome questionnaire with lots of questions about how you imagine your dream elopement.

This is where you can tell me in as much detail as possible about how you picture everything so that I can start searching for the best locations and consider the best itinerary ideas for you.

At this stage, you can also let me know if you would like introductions to other vendors.


Receive Your Bespoke Proposal

when: 4-6 Weeks After Questionnaire

Using the responses from your questionnaire, I’ll create a bespoke proposal for you with my top suggestions for your elopement.

This will include accommodation suggestions, information about different areas, some impressions of the locations and ideas for possible activities. You can use the information in the document to research each suggestion further and decide your final choice.

We will have a catch-up call at this stage to talk about your top choices and how a potential itinerary would work for that location.


Book Your Travel & other Vendors

When: After you’ve chosen your location

Once you have chosen your preferred location, you can go ahead and book your travel and accommodation

If you are looking for work with other vendors such as a planner, hair & makeup, videographer, or mountain guide for more extreme activities, I can make introductions to people I’ve worked with before.

Indian elopement in East Tirol in the Austrian Alps


sketch out the itinerary

when: 2 months before

Around 2 months before your elopement, I’ll be putting together the final draft of your schedule. You’ll get another questionnaire to complete with the important details such as where you are staying, confirming your email & phone numbers and checking to see if your vision for the day is the same as when you first booked (as for some couples it can be over a year since you began the planning process).

Depending on if you are working with a planner or directly with me, I will be liaising with you/them to create an overview of the schedule for your elopement. This isn’t about planning things out in a strict military-schedule but just to make sure you have enough time to fit in all the things you want to do, we look at when the locations will have the best light and fewest people around. Based on the schedule you can decide on how many hours/days of photography coverage you want.


final preparations

When: one month before

Once the final timeline is finished and you’ve decided how many hours of coverage you want, you’ll get the final balance invoice which is due 30 days before your wedding date. This means all the finances are taken care of before the day and there’s no delay after the wedding in waiting for payments before the photos can be edited.

I’ll also start a WhatsApp group chat for us so that we can easily communicate. You can use this for last-minute questions and to keep in contact once you’ve started your travels to your elopement location. I’ll also use the group chat to let you know about the weather forecast a couple of days before and whether we need to make any adjustments to our plans.

after your elopement

what happens once you’re hitched?

Your elopement is just the start. So what happens to your photos after your elopement day?


back it up, back it in…

When: Right After I Get Home

While you are still celebrating (or maybe sleeping it all off after an epic adventure), I’m back at home and backing up your images in multiple locations so that if there is an error on one hard drive, they are saved in other locations too.

This process takes many hours as there is usually a lot of data that needs to be transferred.


Sneak Peeks

When: within a week

Once your photos are backed up, I’ll start the process of sorting out the best shots from the ones where you blinked or I accidentally took a photo of my feet.

During this stage, I’ll pick out a few of my favorites to send over to you as your first sneak peeks from your elopement.


telling your story

when: 2-3 Weeks After

While I’m editing your photos, I’ll send you a post-wedding questionnaire to fill in (if you haven’t realized already, I do love questionnaires). This is so I can find out about your favourite memories from the day, and any challenges you faced during the planning process and prepare your story for featuring on the blog.

Other couples love reading about couples before them who eloped and what the experience was like for them.


your photos will land

When: approx. 2 months

No later than 2 months after your wedding, your final gallery will land in your inboxes.

The images are delivered in digital form via an online gallery service where you can view and download all of your images in high resolution and web size. The gallery can be shared with friends and family using a special sharing link once you are inside. You are also able to order prints and albums from the best professional labs directly from the gallery too.

The gallery will stay online for 1 year after your wedding. After this time it will be taken down, so you’ll need to make sure you’ve already downloaded and saved everything in multiple places. I recommend saving them to the cloud as well as a couple of hard drives.

Some helpful

planning resources

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