Venice Elopement | Destination Elopement Photographer

Venice Elopement | Destination Elopement Photographer

This Venice Elopement was such a fun and beautiful day to capture! These two just wanted to have a relaxing day walking around the beautiful city of Venice to capture beautiful moments and of course, the amazing Venice scenery! She looked absolutely gorgeous in her dress and bouquet which went so well with the Italian architecture. They wanted a place and location that you couldn’t find anything similar in the U.S., and if that’s what you’re looking for then a Venice Elopement would be a fantastic choice for you, too!

Keep scrolling to see this amazing Venice Elopement!

Venice Elopement

Venice Elopement

Why did you decide to elope?

Planning our wedding was becoming so much about everyone else and not US!

How did you two meet?

We lived at the same apartment homes BUT complete different lives. One day, as I was walking out of the gym, Francisco was walking in. He never made it to his workout. Instead, He said hi and we literally talked the whole way to my front door. I tell people this story and say he was creepy for following me to my apartment, but I’M actually the one who let him INTO my apartment. YES, I know… ugh.

How did you get proposed to?

Francisco and I went on a trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic with friends and family. Francisco with the help of his best friend/man found a secluded part of the beach and wrote out “WILL YOU MARRY ME?” with broken pieces of palm tree bark which had fallen onto the sand. It obviously worked!

What are you most exited for during your Venice Elopement?

Francisco always says there’s never enough hours in the day to spend with each other. I completely agree. I am truly grateful to travel somewhere new and beautiful with him. We both have such demanding careers and taking this time to be selfish is so exciting.

Venice Elopement Photographer

My goal for every couple I work with is to be more than just a photographer. I am here to help guide you through planning your dream elopement and to help in any way that I possibly can! I will help location scout for you so you can pick the absolute perfect place to say your vows. I will help create the perfect timeline so that you can be stress-free and enjoy every moment of your day. Being stressed out on your day is definitely NOT what I want for you. So, I am here to fix that! Most of all, I will be by your side every step of the way and I will be your friend and support. I have been a part of many elopements so I can guide you on how to plan your dream destination elopement! If you’re searching for a destination elopement photographer I would absolutely love to hear your vision for day and would be so flipping stoked to document your day! You can contact me >HERE< and I am so excited to hear from you! In the meantime check out the guide on How to Plan a Destination Elopement!

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  1. Beautiful shots and what a lovely place to elope.

  2. Sam says:

    My goodness, these are amazing! I love the intimate, up close shots. Seriously such an amazing place to elope.

  3. This is a dream place for a photographer! They look like they had so much fun and there was no one around! You really capture their love and adventurous side perfectly 🙂

  4. You did so well on shooting in sunrise. It must have been tough to avoid crowds but you did so well. Beautiful wedding session.

  5. Halie West says:

    Wow these two are adorable. I love how he proposed to her. You can just tell that she is glowing during the whole day. You captired their love so beautifully!

  6. Kate Hampson says:

    WOW these are stunning photos. How you managed to avoid the crowds I don’t know! Every photo tells a story, and the images are beautiful each one.
    Great Venice elopement photos!

  7. Teresa Woodhull says:

    OMG this is stuff out of dreams. seriously if i could do my wedding over i would do it like this. glad they were able to get the elopement of their dreams!

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I'm so friggin' 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 BYEEEE!

Getting to know you is extremely important to me so that I create the ultimate elopement experience that's crafted around you. We'll be spending a lot of time together and I want to make sure we'll be a great fit so that your elopement day can be the best it possibly can be.

I'm here to make your life SO much easier and I'm so excited to do so!! I'm here to keep your day and planning process as stress-free as possible. I'm not about stressing out and I especially don't want you losing your mind on your elopement day! I'm here to guide you through every single step.


If you're looking for an adventurous, meaningful and wild experience on your elopement day then let's friggin' do this!! 

Hey, I'm Courtney!

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"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

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 on the web, I was scrolling on Pinterest and came across some BEAUTIFUL photos taken of an elopement in Ireland. Those moments were captured by, yep you guessed it, Courtney!

Her website and Courtney herself 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

"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 was 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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