Texas Elopement Photographer

Helping you take your wedding day back by crafting a meaningful, one of a kind and intimate experience. 

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Serving couples who aren't afraid to go against the grain of tradition and have the wedding of their dreams.

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Bride and Groom hiking in the texas hill country to get married

LOVE IS AN ADVENTURE, WHO SAYS YOUR WEDDING DAY CAN'T BE?

Ya’ll don’t fit into one box and your wedding day shouldn’t either! Think about your favorite memories together. What are they? What were you doing? What if I told you that you could do that on your wedding day? No matter what it is that the two of you love, no matter what it is that makes you YOU. We can incorporate that on your wedding day!

Don’t like the idea of a fast paced wedding day with a jam-packed timeline? Do you want to spend the entire day with your partner instead of spending over half of the day apart? I am here to say you have options! Get that yellow wedding dress, strap up your hikin’ boots, grab your kayak paddles and let’s get you married. Opt out of a wedding that is a production and into one that is full of intention.

bride and groom eloping in east texas

helping you cross the t's and dot the i's.

When you hire me you are getting a lot more than a photographer. 

As your guide I assist in the entire planning process! Helping you find vendors, assisting with permits, timelines and the list goes on. 

I combine my experience in the Texas outdoors with my wedding industry experience to help you create a one of a kind elopement that has YOU written all over it. 

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Texas elopement photographer hiking through Inks Lake State Park

About Me

I am a native Texan who used to buy into the idea that Texas wasn’t “good enough” for adventure. I would dream of exploring anywhere else. Then I shifted my mindset and decided to start exploring my own backyard instead. I discovered that Texas is pretty dope! 

 

For a while hiking and outdoor adventures were just a hobby while weddings and portraits were my job though I dreamt I could combine the two worlds someday. And that's exactly what I did!


My goal is to use my images to show everyone the real beauty of Texas, to inspire others to explore their own backyard and to help couples have the wedding day they truly want right here in my backyard. Let’s ditch the table cloths and cupid shuffle for a one of a kind wedding experience.

Adventure Wedding photographer swinging in hammock in east texas

Your experience matters.

I could create the most beautiful images in the world for you but if you weren’t having a great experience when I took them none of that would matter. You deserve an unforgettable experience, you deserve to feel comfortable and beautiful in your skin, you deserve a photographer who will go above and beyond to make that happen.

Your elopement is crafted around your hopes, dreams, wants and needs. If you're looking for a photographer who isn't invested in your experience, who shows up, poses you and leaves. Then I am not the photographer for you.

Does it feel like I am talking directly to you?

that's because I am!

Get in contact with me so we can get started!

TESTIMONIALS

"Working with Nikole is as magical as the pictures she takes!! If you can’t tell by her smile, she is incredibly easy to work with, friendly and up front. Go with the flow, she wants you to have fun, but also wants you to get the pictures YOU want. She gives you the space to be who you are while also a little direction here and there to make “the magic” happen. Personally, I HATE being in front of the lens, I’m awkward and have that “what do I do with my hands” moment pretty much all the time. But with Nikole guiding us along, I actually FELT natural, and that meant no awkward hand pictures!! She brings out the best in you and yours and I basically want her to follow me around and get pictures of me at my most awesome everyday."

- Elizabeth H.

"We had our wedding set for March 21, 2020... aka the very start of the pandemic lockdowns! I thought for sure everything I had been planning was ruined. WRONG. Nikole is an incredible elopement photographer. She helped us find the perfect location, arranged a timeline for us, helped pick out the flowers, EVERYTHING. We had a beautiful ceremony and it almost felt effortless. The memories made were priceless and when I got the photos back I was SHOCKED. The photos are so breathtakingly gorgeous that I almost can’t even believe they’re of us! Nikole is that good. She’s fun to work with, always kind, always goes the extra mile, she makes taking these photos feel natural and fun. You will cherish the photos she takes for you for the rest of your life. "

- Julia D.

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