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Capturing Connection.
From connection to capture, I’ll be with you every step of the way.

 

I am an elopement photographer for independent thinking, adventurous couples who want their wedding celebration to be a deeper, more intimate connection that is just about the two of them. I am here to provide every couple who wants to freely express their love with beautiful, authentic, and artful preservation of those moments.

 
 

Fun Facts About Me:

  • Favorite Drink: Mezcal

  • Years in Photography: 9.5

  • Past job: studio manager & golf photographer

  • States Traveled: 22

  • Favorite Town: Vík, Iceland

  • Favorite State Park: Smith Rock, OR

  • Favorite National Park: Joshua Tree, CA

  • Favorite animal: german shepherd

  • Life Goal: Volunteer at Elephant Conservation

Hi! I am Traci your elopement photographer! I am just a small town country girl with a big heart and a free spirit! I have a huge passion for expressing yourself, our protected lands, learning about other cultures, exploring, creativity and unconventional living. I live for hanging out around the camp fire with a bottle of wine with new friends in new places. When I am not photographing a couple I am on the trail or finding a place to go horse back riding around a mountain. Local coffee shops are my jam and I never turn down chocolate. Communication and connection is super important to me when working with my couples. I am there for your most intimate day and most the time the only one with you, I want you to feel like just another friend is tagging along for the ride!

A back ground in fine art, a lifetime of working on my own emotional journey and deep rooted admiration for the outdoors led me to becoming an adventure elopement photographer. I create artful expressions with and for couples who are deeply in love. I do this by creating space for them to enjoy each other while I capture it photographically. I believe having an outdoor ceremony allows for an organic, breathtaking and meaningful way to exchange vows. It is to me the only way to truly have a day that is all about you two and your bond. Elopements come in many different forms and are unique to each couple. I can’t even believe that I get to call this my ‘job’ and it means so much to me to help couples plan and to document their elopement.

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Life on the road…

Meet the team! Sophie, Indy and I moved into the van full time in May of 2019. The van formally named “Chance” from a story my aunt told me about my Grandfather, Paw Buck. Whenever she asked him how came into all of his successes he simply would reply, “All I did was take a chance.” I never met my Paw Buck, but have always been told I am the most like him out of all the grand kids. My Aunt is always my biggest solidarity even when she’s not too crazy about me living in a van, lol. In the moment she was telling me this story I knew I had to name the van Chance. The choice to live on the road full time came a lot due to my desire to always be traveling and exploring new places and the chance to really grow because let’s face it, Van Life is not easy. I am so excited to be traveling to all of your elopement locations and be able to offer the flexibility of being all over the US instead of one state. I will be mostly basing myself out of the Southwest, the Pacific Northwest and California.

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Check out where my work has been featured!

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