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Journal of Peak Existence


Off the Beaten Path Elopement Oh man, this location. Was. A. Dream. I use a lot of resources and spend a lot of time location scouting out here around Phoenix. There are tons of well known spots for desert elopements that are a mere, 1, 2, or 4 hours from Phoenix (Like the Superstitions, Sedona, […]

There are tons of gorgeous places to elope in the desert, but this gorgeous overlook is special. If you're looking for an off-the-beaten-path for your elopement, this inspiration is for you.

How to Pick Out Your Dream Elopement DressContentsHow to Pick Out Your Dream Elopement DressFactor #1: Being Able to Breathe Factor #2: Being Able to MoveFactor #4: Being ComfortableFactor #3: (I want to highlight one very important thing) Wear What You Love. Full Stop.Best Elopement Wedding Dress DesignersSustainability First: Reclamation Boho Dreams: Rue de Seine […]

The bride flicks her flowy skirt. A joshua tree silhouettes her wedding dress.

Why I am an elopement and adventure wedding photographer. I went back and forth many, many times on if I should publish or even write this post. I’ve written it in my head dozens of times but putting it out there into the world seemed pretty vulnerable and didn’t seem, I don’t know, professional? But […]

Desert Elopement Photographer ContentsDesert Elopement Photographer Aimee Flynn PhotoA Dream Desert Elopement LocationThe Eloping CoupleEloping at Saguaro LakeA few tips about eloping at Saguaro Lake:– You don’t need a permit but you will need a Tonto Daily Pass ($8.00- unless you have an America the Beautiful pass which you can use) to park there. -There […]

Saguaro Lake is a hidden gem of a desert elopement location. Check out this elopement for all your desert elopement inspiration.

How to Include Family and Friends in Your ElopementContentsHow to Include Family and Friends in Your ElopementArizona Elopement Photographer1) …INVITE THEM!!2) Elopement Ceremony with Friends+Family Bash Right After3) Hometown Reception Bash4) Use FaceTime or Skype 5) Write Letters or Record Video Messages Arizona Elopement Photographer I think a lot of people feel torn between two […]

Listen friends, I am here to tell you that eloping with your family and friends IS POSSIBLE. Here are my favorite ways to include your fam in your big day.

Reasons to ElopeContentsReasons to ElopeAimee Flynn Photo| Adventure Wedding and Elopement PhotographerReason to Elope #9: The Earth Will Thank YouEloping is Environmentally FriendlyReason to Elope #8: You Will Save MoneyIt’s Seriously Way CheaperReason to Elope #7: You Won’t Have Hundreds of People Staring at You All DayCause You Hate Being the Center of AttentionReason to […]

A bride and groom lean in for a kiss during their hiking elopement. A bouquet peeks out of the grooms pack.

Elopements in Arizona and Beyond Aimee Flynn Photo Fun fact about me: I have a REALLY hard time picking favorites. Like, in any capacity; favorite food? I’ll provide a list. Favorite movie? Yeah right. I was hoping that maybe as an Adventure Wedding and Elopement photographer that maybe, *maybe* it would be less difficult? Then […]

It's my Best of 2019 post! So excited to share this with you; 2019 is the year I rebranded as an Adventure Wedding and Elopement Photographer!

Iceland Aimee Flynn Photo | Iceland Elopement Photographer There are many things I love about this job of mine but one of the best things about being an elopement photographer is the meeting new people and the sharing of adventures. These two traveled from Poland for a mini vacation to Iceland. This is what I […]

I met up with this sweet couple while we road tripped around the famous Ring Road in Iceland. Adventure and snuggles made me a very happy elopement photographer!

How to Elope in Sedona: Updated for 2021ContentsHow to Elope in Sedona: Updated for 2021A Guide by a Sedona Elopement PhotographerWhen Should We Elope in Sedona?Sedona Elopement LocationsBear Mountain AreaCathedral RockCourthouse ButteLover’s KnollMerry-Go-Round RockHidden Gem LocationsWhere Should I Stay During My Sedona ElopementSedona Airbnb’sSedona HotelsOther OptionsSedona Elopement Packages A Guide by a Sedona Elopement Photographer […]

If you're planning a Sedona Elopement, then this is the guide for you. Everything you need to know about planning a small Sedona Wedding can be found here.

In pursuit of Peak Existence For most of my life I never really got the hype about Thanksgiving. It was a day I got off of school (yay!) and I got to see my fam (also yay) but like… I don’t know. It was never my fave. This could have something do with the fact […]