Hey, I’m Claudia — an elopement photographer for the adventurous and incredibly in-love. Based in Seattle, I tell love stories through wedding and elopement photography worldwide. I believe that you deserve a photographer that is just as invested in your wedding day as you are. Whether you are getting married at a large venue or eloping by a waterfall, I am here to capture your day as it happens. Your love story is a moving, breathing thing. Photos are a tangible way to capture parts of that story that you can look back on for the rest of your life. Being a photographer is more than just a job to me, it’s a part of who I am. I would love to be the one to tell your love story.

Documenting Love Stories for the Adventurous and Incredibly In-Love

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I’m here to tell the story of the best day of your life.

A Photographer Who Cares

When you book me as your wedding photographer, you are working with someone who truly cares about your story. You’ll get the support of a friend, the expertise of a professional, and images that truly represent YOU.

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- Mallori + Brian

“I've admired Claudia's work from afar for a long time before I was even engaged! She's very professional - she knows what she's doing which is so incredibly helpful not only on your wedding day, but in engagement photos & feeling comfortable! You don't want to be thinking about how to pose, how to get your bridal party to pose, etc and Claudia leads with respect, and also authority! It's the best combo that allows you to trust her.

She'll be your friend, not just your photographer. She'll laugh with you, cry with you & share the intimate moments of your big day with you. I wanted our wedding to feel intimate in the way that we could look around at EVERYONE there and know them (the Dj, the MC, photographer, etc) and Claudia gives you the opportunity to experience friendship which is really special.

I could go on and on about who Claudia is as a person, and the cherry on top is the product that she provides. She is extremely talented. I LOVE her style of editing, and beyond that her ability to capture moments that speak a thousand words! It's more than you can imagine, and brings you back to moments on your day that you'll never forget through her photography.

Book her, be friends with her - it'll be the best decision!!!!”

- Tiffany + Tony

“Everything was great. I had a really bad experience prior to hiring Claudia, my photographer was very unresponsive and it was SO stressful. Claudia was such a relief because she was super responsive, organized, and professional (& a plus, sent us a super cute little thank you package for hiring her which was so thoughtful!!) - but also felt like she was a friend when we talked! I facetimed her quite a bit because a lot of things changed because of Covid and she was a pleasure to chat with every time! She showed up on time for the wedding, directed everything so well- and just overall helped the flow of the wedding day. Pictures went so smoothly & the & turned out amazing + they came back really quickly! I would recommend her over and over again! :)”

- Kiesha + Luke

“Claudia was absolutely wonderful! Her photos captured every emotion throughout our big day (and our engagement too!). The photos alone made us smile and laugh reliving all the wonderful moments she captured so perfectly! We were so worried everything would feel fake or staged, but not once did it feel that way. Claudia knew how to make us feel at ease and just be ourselves, no matter how weird!

We laughed. We danced. We sang songs. All the while, Claudia was there cheering us on to be ourselves. With a little direction, the photos of our weirdness became beautiful portraits of our love for eachother, our family and friends. I'm so thankful we chose Claudia to capture our big day and our celebration of our engagement! I'm not sure anyone else would be able to provide us with such awesome real photos of us just being us.

THANK YOU CLAUDIA! For everything!”

- Christine + Shawn

“Ohhhh my gosh, words cannot express how fond I am of Claudia and her work. From the moment we first chatted on the phone, I felt like I was speaking to a friend and that continued each time we saw her. We all know how awkward photos can be, especially for myself and my husband, who are not the most expressive people, but we instantly felt at ease and sincerity shines through in Claudia's photos.

For our wedding, we had a very intimate wedding (30 people) it felt like Claudia was a friend. She was social and supportive but never off her game, capturing every moment you could possibly want to have remembered forever. Looking at the sneak peeks she sent us - just WOW. We are so beyond happy we found her and that she was still available and we cannot wait to see her again for post wedding pics and many anniversary shoots to come!!

To any brides to be - please do not sacrifice on your photographer. Find someone who let's you and your partner shine and who takes all the stress and worries away. For us, that was Claudia!!”

Resources

How to Plan Your Elopement

Planning an elopement has a different set of considerations than a traditional wedding. Here's your ultimate resource for how to plan your elopement!

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The Best Mountain Locations for Your Session

Here’s my list of the best mountain locations for your engagement session or elopement, and some helpful tips for accessing them and preserving the area!

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Everything You Need to Know About Eloping in Yosemite

Considering eloping in Yosemite National Park? Here's everything you need to help pick your location, plus permit info and other day-of tips!

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