Elopement Photography +

Adventure-Inclusive Experiences

Alaska + Utah + beyond

Your wedding day is gonna be a rad & memorable experience

Are you struggling to see yourself planning a typical wedding?

Do you want to say NO to people pleasing and YES to a unique adventure?

Then you came to the right place!

Looks like you just found your stoked elopement photographer

Hi I’m Halie! I’m an adventure-seeker who feels most alive in the great outdoors. You can probably find me hiking, rock or ice climbing, canyoneering, or backcountry skiing. I’m stoked on trying any and every new adventure.

While Alaska is my current home, you can also find me in the deserts + mountains of Utah.

Let’s be real. Life is too freakin short. You should be living life fully!

I’m a big believer in doing what you love in this life. Your elopement day shouldn’t be an exception. That’s why I’m more than just your photographer. From inspiring you to include your passions in your day, to finding you that perfect location, to helping you with the travel logistics, to booking your adventure experiences, and so much more – I’m with you every step of the way to create the experience you deserve!

You should feel seen, heard, and connected on your elopement day. So, I’ll be here to empower you to have an experience that will provide just that! Whether we are hiking on a trail, Jeeping up a pass, or helicoptering to a glacier we are gonna have a damn good time. Let’s get your adventure started already!

Cue! The! Stoke!!!

“This was the most amazing experience ever. Halie made me feel like I was hanging out with an old friend.

Coming in from another state to a place I’ve never been, I felt so lost and confused. Halie took the time over the months leading up the the big day to answer all the neurotic questions I had. She basically became my wedding planner, she made me feel so comfortable over the phone that I completely trusted her. Once we arrived I was greeting with a heart felt hug and from there out the experience was wonderful. We had an 8 hour shoot and Halie made it so easy, she became part of our family circle, everyone loved her. I’m so glad I chose to elope and the pictures have been post card dreams ❤️”
-Tessi + Tracey

I’m more than just your photographer!

I’ll help you by sharing my elopement expertise

Don’t know where to start with planning your elopement? That’s ok cus I’m here for you! On the phone we can dream up your day some more with the ideas you already have. Once you book you’ll get access to all the inspo you need for your day from what adventures to go on to where you can stay your first night as a married couple

Unsure where you want to elope? Or have a landscape in mind but need help with an exact location? While I’m an expert on all things Utah and Alaska, I’ve traveled a lot of West and can help you pick what location is just right for you.

Looking to adventure on your day? Whether it’s a helicopter ride or glacier adventure in Alaska or off-roading or canyoneering in Moab, I’ll recommend and book my favorite guide companies to work with. I even have adventure-inclusive packages to choose from!

Looking for an adventure outside of my adventure-inclusive packages? I’ll recommend the best companies to work with!

Each of my couple’s gets their very own Client Portal. This webpage will be home to a ton of recommendations and tips you’ll want to plan your wedding day and enjoy your honeymoon. The Client Portal includes:

  • Vendor recommendations
  • Travel advice + accommodation recommendations
  • Activity + adventure ideas
  • A custom packing list
  • + more info tailored towards you!

No need to map out how long it will take to get to your ceremony location, worry about getting your guests the coordinates, or wondering what time your lunch break is at. Together we will create a timeline that works best for you both, and I’ll put it all together so you can envision your day easy peasy.

“We hired Halie for our elopement in the Wasatch Mountains. She went above and beyond as a photographer. She was with us every step of the way to ensure a seamless and easy elopement. I felt like we had our very own wedding planner and photographer all in one! She is such a genuine and kind person and you can tell that she is truly passionate about what she does. Our photos came out better than we could have ever imagined. The photos were a great mix of intimate, creative, beautiful, and uniquely goofy, as catered to our personalities. She has a very calming personality and we both felt very comfortable in front of the camera with her. The whole morning felt very natural and it was so much fun! I would 100% recommend Halie as a photographer for not only her beautiful photos but also the wonderful experience she provides!”

-Skye + Sean

Halie was so helpful in the planning and setting up a location. We knew we wanted to be in Bryce Canyon but have never been so we definitely needed the guidance to choose a spot. She was very knowledgeable about the park and choosing the perfect time to be in our location so we could include the sunrise. Working with her was great, she was friendly and very comfortable to be around. She was great at helping us with poses and kept everything very natural. Getting our pictures back was so exciting, we absolutely love them and feel like they captured us perfectly. Could not have asked for them to turn out better. The best part of this experience was getting to visit a new place and have an incredible view for such a special time. I would recommend her 100%!

-Carli + Tyler

Halie West is incredibly professional, knowledgeable, and personable. Not only does she take excellent quality photos, she also takes you on a low stress adventure to the outdoors. Halie provides a comfortable space for you to enjoy the outdoors, your partner, while expertly capturing the special moments. Be prepared to receive excellent care and attention to detail as she plans the trip, shoots, edits your photos, and sends you the finished package. Trust her as your guide and you will have an incredible elopement experience!

-Alex + Reanne

Let’s take your love on a wild adventure!

Get inspired for your elopement with these guides!

Ready to create that adventurous experience for your wedding day?

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