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FOR THE ADVENTURERS, STORY LOVERS & THOSE BOLDLY IN LOVE.

adventure elopement photographers who create emotive images & intentional experiences for down-to-earth, adventurous couples all over the states.

ROOTED PHOTO & FILM CO.

You've Decided TO Elope!

THAT's AMAZING! You deserve an intentional experience that you’ll remember & Cherish for a lifetime.

We love working with couples like the two of you! You kicked tradition to the curb and instead chose to pursue an intimate and epic experience in a beautiful landscape. An adventure that will leave you with incredible memories going into a lifelong marriage. The possibilities are endless!

But that’s just the thing, the possibilities are endless. Now that you’ve decided to elope, you somehow have even more decisions to make. If stress and overwhelm are starting to settle in, don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place!

it's Time that we got introduced...

WE’RE ETHAN & ABBY! adventure elopement photographers and planners.

WE’RE ETHAN & ABBY! husband
and Wife adventure elopement photographers & planners.

We’re elopement photographers and a husband and wife team who help down-to-earth couples from all around the States seamlessly plan the unforgettable wedding experience of their dreams.

We were once in the same shoes that you are in now. we ditched a traditional, southern wedding and eloped on the west coast!

The result? A wedding day that was filled with adventure, fulfillment, love, unforgettable memories we will never forget, and photographs that we can cherish for a life-long marriage. And now, we’re passionate about helping other thrill-seeking couples achieve the same thing!

We believe that every couple deserves an intimate, stress-free wedding day that permits you to spend time together and experience raw emotional moments in some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.

That’s why we’ve made it our mission to be fully there for our couples, guiding them every step of the way and turning every beautiful, unfiltered moment of the day into timeless images that will live through love time and time again.

Learn more about us!

"EVERYONE SHOULD RUN TO BOOK HIM"

How do I even start? If you have no idea where to begin whatsoever, don't even stress. Ethan has a way of bringing out the best sides of everyone! He creates a fun atmosphere all while finding a way into your heart. He not only delivers exceptional pictures, but stands firm in making sure that our day was truly about us. Ethan wasn't just a wonderful photographer but an amazing wedding planner. He got along with our families very well, knew exactly when to step in and step out, and always finds a way to have a great time. He truly captured our hearts.

- taylor & Jamey

"EVERYONE SHOULD RUN TO BOOK HIM"

How do I even start? If you have no idea where to begin whatsoever, don't even stress. Ethan has a way of bringing out the best sides of everyone! He creates a fun atmosphere all while finding a way into your heart. He not only delivers exceptional pictures, but stands firm in making sure that our day was truly about us. Ethan wasn't just a wonderful photographer but an amazing wedding planner. He got along with our families very well, knew exactly when to step in and step out, and always finds a way to have a great time. He truly captured our hearts.

- Taylor & jamey

- Chelsea & Dylan

"BROUGHT BACK ALL THE TEARS"

Ethan is absolutely amazing at what he does! I loved the amount of communication that Ethan had with us so that he could make sure our wedding was exactly how we wanted it to be. He made sure to let us know his plan (that we had talked about many times prior to the big day) and he got straight to work. Ethan brought along his team to assist him for the day and they are life-savers! They were always willing to jump in and help me make sure that I looked perfect. When we got our gallery back, it brought back all of the feels, jitters, and tears. The images took us right back to the day that we said "I do." When I say that we not only received a wedding gallery, but a new friend - I mean it. Booking with Ethan was one of the best decisions we made!

- MAXINE & HARRISON

"BROUGHT BACK ALL THE TEARS"

Ethan is absolutely amazing at what he does! I loved the amount of communication that Ethan had with us so that he could make sure our wedding was exactly how we wanted it to be. He made sure to let us know his plan (that we had talked about many times prior to the big day) and he got straight to work. Ethan brought along his team to assist him for the day and they are life-savers! They were always willing to jump in and help me make sure that I looked perfect. When we got our gallery back, it brought back all of the feels, jitters, and tears. The images took us right back to the day that we said "I do." When I say that we not only received a wedding gallery, but a new friend - I mean it. Booking with Ethan was one of the best decisions we made!

- maxine & harrison

- Marteena & Taylor

"IT WAS AMAZING"

Ethan was an absolute delight! From the initial phone call meeting to our first face to face, it was such a smooth and enjoyable ride. In our initial phone call Ethan was very descriptive in what he offers and what he could provide us, but also wanted to know what WE wanted and how he could best serve us. That is where I was sold. He is very skilled, professional and easy to work with. It was amazing to have Ethan as apart of our day. Ethan was very accommodating and worked well with other vendors we have hired. I can’t say enough about how great our experience was!

- DAYNA & MARCUS

"IT WAS AMAZING"

How do I even start? If you have no idea where to begin whatsoever, don't even stress. Ethan has a way of bringing out the best sides of everyone! He creates a fun atmosphere all while finding a way into your heart. He not only delivers exceptional pictures, but stands firm in making sure that our day was truly about us. Ethan wasn't just a wonderful photographer but an amazing wedding planner. He got along with our families very well, knew exactly when to step in and step out, and always finds a way to have a great time. He truly captured our hearts.

- DAYNA & MARCUS

"ETHAN DID NOT INTERRUPT THE EMOTIONAL OR INTIMATE PARTS OF THE DAY TO STAGE A PHOTOGRAPH - BUT RATHER CAPTURED THOSE MOMENTS BY LETTING THE DAY FLOW NATURALLY."


Whatever your vision is, WE'll HELP YOU seamlessly PLAN AN ELOPEMENT THAT SETS YOUR
HEARTS ON FIRE!

Planning an elopement can be a hell of a ride, so through thick and thin, we will take the stress off of your shoulders and do the majority of the planning for you. From the moment we start working together, you'll have a team of expert elopement planners and adventure enthusiasts who will help you:

Identifying your goals and vision is one of the most crucial steps in planning an elopement. During our discovery call together, we’ll cover your likes and dislikes, how you want the day to feel, and what you want to experience. This puts us in the best position possible to make sure we are able to seamlessly achieve your vision in its fullest form. 
We’ll create a list of the best views and hidden gems for your portraits and your vow exchange in your chosen destination. All you have to do is pick the ones that best resonate with you. We’ll also create an itinerary and timeline for the day and fill it full of activities and fun adventures.

IDENTIFY YOUR ELOPEMENT GOALS:

PICK LOCATIONS & BUILD OUT YOUR ITINERARY:

SECURE ANY AND ALL REQUIRED PERMITS:

Many of the places you can elope at require some sort of permit. Finding this information and applying for the permits can be hard, so we’ll take it off of your plate and help you obtain all of the required permits. This way you can sit back, relax, and know all of the paperwork has been taken care of.

IDENTIFY YOUR  GOALS:

SECURE ANY and All PERMITS REQUIRED:

Whatever your vision is, WE'll HELP YOU seamlessly
PLAN AN ELOPEMENT THAT SETS YOUR HEARTS ON FIRE!

THEN THIS WILL REALLY
BLOW YOUR MIND.

Five to seven days after your elopement, we’ll deliver a teaser gallery of 50 to 75 edited images to you. Most other photographers only include a handful of images in their teaser galleries. You’ll have immediate access to download your images to your phone and share them online. This means that all your loved ones back home will be able to relive your day and ride that, "just married high" alongside you.
MY PROMISE TO YOU:

Sounds Too Good To Be True?

Each elopement package includes:

Unlimited one-on-one planning Zoom sessions with us!
Assistance with finding and picking locations!
Elopement planning and coordinating!
Itinerary building!
Permit assistance!
Vendor searching!
Teaser and full gallery!
All of our travel costs included to anywhere in the United States!
Unlimited planning Zoom sessions with us!

Assistance with finding and picking locations!

Elopement planning and coordinating!
Itinerary building!

Permit assistance!

Vendor searching!

Teaser and full gallery!

All of our travel costs included to anywhere in the United States!

SERVICES & INVESTMENTS.

PAckages start at 5,450!

Start Your Adventure Today!

PAckages start at 5,450!

SERVICES & INVESTMENTS.

FREQUENTLY TRAVELING to and SEEN IN:

Kentucky | Colorado | rocky mountain national park | Breckenridge | Crested butte | ASPEN | Telluride | washington | Olympic national park | Mt. Rainier | north cascade national park | Montana | Glacier national park | Alaska | 

HERE's what you need to do next:

READY TO PLAN YOUR DREAM ELOPEMENT?

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Get in touch by clicking the button below and filling out the inquiry form. Once you hit submit, you’ll receive an email letting you know that your inquiry is safe in our inbox. We’ll review your form and reach over text within 24 hours. 

we're ready! Let's do this!

Submit Your Inquiry:

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We value getting to know each of our couples and that’s why we love to start every conversation through a brief discovery call over Zoom. During our call, we’ll get to know each other better and dive deeper into vision and goals.

Schedule A Discovery Call:

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If we determine that we are a "perfect fit", after the call we’ll send you the contract and invoice for the package that best suits your needs. Once you sign the contract and pay your retainer, we'll get to work planning your epic adventure!

Making it official:

planning Resources

TO get you started on your journey.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELOPING AT Rocky Mountain National Park

GET THIS RESOURCE HERE

four of the most beautiful and best places to elope at in Colorado

GET THIS RESOURCE HERE

everything you need to know about how to elope at the maroon bells!

planning resources

to Fuel your adventurous spirit.

GET THIS RESOURCE HERE

rocky mountain national park elopement guide - the rundown.

GET THIS RESOURCE HERE

FOUR OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND BEST PLACES TO ELOPE AT IN COLORADO

GET THIS RESOURCE HERE

EVERYTHING YOU must know TO ELOPE AT THE MAROON BELLS!

THE WORLD IS WAITING. . .

FOR YOU TO TELL YOUR AUTHENTIC LOVE STORY.

Start to end. No compromises, no apologies. Undeniably you. Wherever your story leads us, I’ll be with you, a guide, a friend, an advocate. Just click the button below, fill out a quick form, and I’ll be in touch very soon!


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