Photo by Abigail Traver Photo
This Arizona elopement to Tonto National Forestwas an amazing experience. When Tori asked me to photograph her elopement, I was truly so excited and honored. Tori is my husband's sister, so this was a very special elopement for me to photograph.
The upbeat and adventurous personalities of the bride and groom made the whole experience that much sweeter. Getting to photograph any elopement is always a remarkable experience, so doing it for my family made it that much better.
Arizona is such a beautiful place to elope and I am so happy Tori and Noah decided to experience their special day in such a stunning location. It was an overall incredible and memorable experience and I was so honored to be a part of it. Tori and Noah had a Celtic hand-fastening ceremony and even wrote their own vows. It was such a romantic moment between them. My husband (Sam, the bride's brother) was the officiant.
With fewer people around, it made them more comfortable and less anxious so they could just really be in the moment and fully experience the emotions of tying the knot, literally! It made for some truly heartfelt and intimate photos that they will cherish forever. Tori and Noah decided to elope in Tonto National Forest, Arizona because Noah has family near there, and a few of them attended their ceremony. Experiencing this stunning elopement in Arizona surrounded by family was truly unforgettable.