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I'm so flipping stoked you landed here! I'm an Adventure Elopement Photographer, but my role is so much more than just an Elopement Photographer.

I don't just book you, show up and say byeeeeee!

I'm here to help you and guide you through every single step. I'm your elopement coordinator, your adventure buddy, logistical handler, dress holder, location scouter, elopement guide and SO much more.

I'm here to make your life SO much easier and I'm so excited to do so!! It should be a fun and easy process for you and I'm here to help you make that happen! I've created location guides and many helpful articles regarding tips and advice for planning your elopement. Like what you see?! Let's chat!!


Hey, I'm Courtney!

LET's do this!

Elopements are an extremely intentional way of getting married. They’re all about crafting an adventurous and meaningful day that’s about the two of you – the ones actually getting married! I wish I knew that. I wish I had known what eloping was really all about and what other options I had. You see, when […]

  You’ve come across the idea of eloping and you’re intrigued, am I right?! You now have a million questions racing through your mind that you want answered. Don’t worry, I got you!! As an experienced Adventure Elopement Photographer I’ve documented and have helped many couples plan their elopement day from beginning to end! Through […]

Did you know that eloping with family is totally possible?! Let’s dive in! Somehow you’ve come across the idea of having an adventurous elopement and you freaking love everything about it! The thought of having an intimate, adventurous, and meaningful day sounds like it’s perfect for the two of you. Elopements are all about getting […]

bride and groom walk along with the beach with family on their elopement day.

This adventure elopement in Ireland was so magical. If you’re thinking about eloping in Ireland you won’t regret it! We started off Claire and Tom’s elopement day in Ireland at their little cottage where they got ready separately and then shared a first look. Claire stitched Tom a poem into a handkerchief as a little […]

Eloping in Ireland at the beautiful cliffs

You’ve taken the time to decide on the perfect location for you two to have your elopement ceremony and adventure, but now you might have the lingering question, “What do we do during our elopement ceremony?!” I totally understand that it might seem daunting, and maybe overwhelming, but I assure you it’s the easiest thing […]

A couple exchanging vows during their elopement ceremony

Washington is such a beautiful state and Mount Baker and the North Cascades are the perfect place for adventurous spirited couples to celebrate their marriage and have an incredible elopement experience! This Mount Baker Elopement was such a fun and laid back experience which is what eloping is all about! You get to get married […]

Couple shares a first dance during their Mount Baker Elopement

Have you decided you want to elope? Are you looking for a location that’s beautiful in every season, and offers multiple beautiful photo ops? Look no further than Breckenridge, Colorado. As a Breckenridge Elopement Photographer I can tell you that the mountain backdrops, peaceful lakes, and amazing foliage and flowers makes it one of the […]

Breckenridge elopement in Colorad

People are starting to realize that there is another way to get married than having a traditional wedding and I believe the greatest way to get married! Elopements are all about starting your lives together as a married couple in an adventurous way that truly reflects who you are as a couple. While there are […]

places to elope in utah

Now, I know you’re wondering how much does it cost to elope, but this is a question that I can’t directly answer as every couple I’ve worked with spends a different amount on their elopement. It depends on what you value for your elopement day, where you decide to elope and what details you want […]

Details shot of ring and bouquet in Colorado

Elopements are such an incredible way to get married! You and your fiance have decided to elope and get married exactly how and where you want and I think that is SO awesome. I believe that your elopement day matters and that it’s just as important as someone who has a traditional wedding. Some couples […]

what to do after you elope

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Courtney has a very warm and bubbly personality that shows through her work! She made my husband and I feel SO comfortable throughout the whole day.

We were very confused on how to start planning our adventure and she was there to answer a lot of our questions in the beginning and honestly with a very short time frame! We planned and got married in 6 weeks, because we knew we really wanted her there for our day and that is what she had available! It was a challenge well accepted for all three of us.

Our day was perfect. She captured our true essence of love and laughter and each photo shows it. There weren't very many set up photos unless we asked for them. She just gets you in the moment!

You can absolutely tell that Courtney loves what she does and wants your day to be perfect. She listens to you and really tries to understand you as a couple first and then uses that within her photography skills.

If you are looking for an adventure/elopement photographer I would highly suggest Courtney Lynn. We will be looking at and reliving our elopement forever thanks to her amazing photos. You won't be disappointed!

Amber & Ryan

Courtney was so helpful during the whole process! She helped put together a wonderful day!  She really wanted to make sure our wedding was just right for us. She made our elopement perfectly formulated for us, and I can't think of a more beautiful day!

One of our concerns going into an elopement was wanting to have pictures that let us remember the entire day. Courtney was there from start to finish and captured the whole day! Because of her outstanding work, we can share it with our loved ones, and they can experience the event almost as if they were there. We also really appreciated that she captured genuine moments between us instead of making it a photoshoot.

It felt like we were hanging out with a friend, and we think that helped us enjoy our day to the fullest.
If your dream wedding is an adventurous elopement day, I couldn't recommend Courtney more. She went above and beyond and was such a joy to work with throughout this whole experience.

She made us feel at ease and relaxed. Some wedding photographers are all about capturing posed moments that can be really awkward; that's NOT Courtney's style at all. Not only was she down to do whatever we wanted and go on little side adventures, but she made us feel comfortable.

She captured our true personalities and who we are as a couple! When looking at our gallery, our love for each other and our personalities can be seen in each image! She is extremely talented and did a phenomenal job of capturing the beauty of our wedding location. If you hire her, you will not regret it!

Sadye & Matthew

We are SO happy we decided to go with Courtney for our wedding photos! Originally we were supposed to elope in Italy, and she helped a TON with planning things like travel and what our day was going to look like.

Then the pandemic hit and we realized we probably weren't going to be able to go to Italy. So, we decided to change locations to Glacier!

She made it super easy and stress free, and helped plan what our new day in Glacier was going to look like!

Courtney was super easy to spend the entire day with, very friendly and fun to talk to! Even though our day didn't go exactly how we planned due to the weather, we all just went with the flow of it and it still turned out to be an amazing day!

If you're in doubt, just hire her!! You won't regret it one bit and you will get so many incredible photos to look back on your day!!

robbie & Aryton

When my now husband and I started planning our elopement, we were confused to the max. We didn’t know where to start or how to go about planning anything. We knew we wanted to get married in Ireland, but had too many options on exactly where. After doing some research of elopements, I was scrolling on Pinterest and came across some BEAUTIFUL photos taken by Courtney!

Courtney  made the process so easy! She is organized, professional, sweet, and so so funny!! Courtney does more than just photograph your day, she cares about you having the BEST day! She helped us plan EVERYTHING! Even down to the little details, like what type of shoes to wear! She helped us narrow down where, giving us her informative opinions on each of our options! She gave us cool ideas that we could incorporate into our special day. No idea was too big! When the day came, we had the absolute best time exploring and getting married! After we exchanged our vows, we went to celebrate at a local pub (Courtney’s idea ;) ). It was a blast!!

Our elopement was an absolute DREAM COME TRUE! I will never be able to thank Courtney enough for making it happen. So for anyone on the fence, swaying back and forth about whether or not work with Courtney on your big day, SWAY NO MORE! You’ve found your person!! My day couldn’t have been any better and my pictures are beautiful and capture the fun we had!!! I can’t wait to work with her again!

Taylor & andrew

"Planning for our day and the day itself would have been completely different without Courtney. We only knew that we wanted to share our vows in the Tuscan countryside and have beautiful photos, and Courtney planned the perfect agenda for that to happen.

She coordinated our timing around sunset, and not only were the photos breathtaking, but the actual evening was too. I remember looking out over the vineyards as the sun set, the view becoming more and more stunning by the minute. There were no moments that felt forced or posed, every shot was comfortable and fun and full of love.

Courtney is such a sweet, kind, fun person and we truly enjoyed spending the day with her. Courtney helped us to turn our dreams into reality, and we hardly had to do a thing. She allowed us to be in control of our day but gently took all of our wants and needs into consideration while making everything happen. Lastly, our pictures are just magical. Courtney is an incredibly talented photographer, and I feel so lucky that we were able to work with her. I would recommend her over and over again to anyone eloping."

Ellie & Zac

"Let. Me. Tell. You. It's not the technical aspects of photography that are the most difficult. It's the human aspect. Remembering that as a Photographer, you may be behind the lens but you are still a human, in front of other humans, in some of the most raw and intimate of moments.

Courtney balances both of these necessities (but rarities) with poise, great direction, and an overall kind calmness that just makes you breathe a sigh of relief. If you've come across Courtney's page and see what you like already, BOOK HER NOW. Don't spend another second looking for another Photographer that doesn't bring anywhere near the amazing light and spirit that this girl brings right here. Thank you again Courtney for allowing my husband and I to marry each other all over again! The images are stunning and I can't wait to blow them up and hang them in our home."

Shannon & Brandon

"Working with Courtney was an extremely easy experience, seamless, positive and obviously fun. My wife and I went on our honeymoon and wanted to surprise her with a surprise honeymoon adventure session.

Courtney worked with me to make that dream gift for my wife a reality. Meeting and posing for a photographer for the first time can be intimidating, but with Courtney it was anything but that.

Courtney is extremely positive and helpful and made us feel very comfortable in front of the camera. She played some of our favorite songs and before we knew we were just having fun and she was catching them every second. Perhaps the best part of our session was that Courtney knew all the characteristic and peaceful places of where we were, which made our photos even more extraordinary.

She kept the focus on my wife and me. When we shared our images with friends and relatives, everyone complimented on Courtney's aesthetics and the emotion she was able to capture. I can't thank Courtney enough for exceeding all our expectations with this photo shoot!!"

NINA & JASON

"Pick her -- she's the best! Courtney is amazing! Seriously! If you're thinking about eloping you should snatch her up to capture your day. She makes the entire experience fun and relaxed plus the pictures just blew us away. I will never forget our magical time in Venice and I'm obsessed with the gorgeous photos Courtney took of us. She's so so good!"

Jami & Tim

Courtney is not only a talented photographer, but she makes you feel so comfortable even though being in front of the camera can be nerve-wracking! She did such an amazing job with our day and if I had to pick my favorite photo it would take FOREVER, because I love so many! Definitely consider her if you want adventurous and beautiful photos coupled with an amazing experience!

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