You’re here because your love is extraordinary, and you need someone who will capture the real you. A Santa Barbara elopement photographer who will nurture your creative and adventurous person within.
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Whether you're wildly in love and ready to tie the knot or if you're just passing through California on your latest adventure — all are welcome here.
Are Living Wild and Free.
My Kind of Humans
I'm a conscious Santa Barbara elopement photographer who truly cares to connect with each couple. You can simply be present with your partner (who, let's be real, is your best friend) and enjoy your gorgeous California elopement to the absolute fullest! Adventurous, NOT boring, and editorial — honest to who you are.
Elopements & Intimate Weddings
Looking for an elopement guide and photographer for Santa Barbara? I'm here offering elopement planning tips, what to expect, and how to plan the adventure of a lifetime. All while keeping kindness, sustainability, and experience in mind. Because you're dynamic, and I get that.
I'm here to take us beyond "boudoir" and into radical self love and empowerment. Let's kick fear to the curb together and show you how stunning you are, inside and out!
When you work with me, know that I absolutely have your best interests at heart, and I will guide you through the entire healing and celebrating experience of self empowerment.
Self-Love is in. Empower Yourself.
Want Adventurous Destination Boudoir?
“We really couldn't have asked for a better wedding photographer. My husband and I are introverted and not super comfortable in front of a camera, but Janelle was able to help us relax and offered some great prompts. I can't recommend her enough!
Lesley and Divyesh:
I completely understand how you feel when you're in front of the camera, I'm "not a model" either. However, I've discovered how far some self love and acceptance can go! The best thing you can do is show up authentically— laugh, cry, scream (so therapeutic), and let go of your comfort zone.
I'll do all the work to help you live in the moment, and realize that you truly are beautiful.
(p.s. Afterwards, we'll have the photos to prove it!)
your Santa Barbara elopement photographer and empowering BFF.
Tell me about you, beautiful soul
My humans always say
You Are Here
I am here
I bring out their authenticity. They feel stunning while being wholly themselves. We have a heck of a lot of fun along the way.
Because you want authentic and timeless Santa Barbara elopement photography to preserve the story behind your most cherished relationship.
Because I want to empower and love on other humans. I truly want to make our planet a kinder and more peaceful place for life to grow.
Your booking Gives Back.
Every year, I donate 15% of my profits to great causes. In 2019 and 2020, my couples and I helped to help build an orphanage, senior citizens home, and helped rebuild two schools located in the mountains near Cuzco, Peru.
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To have a nautical elopement from Santa Barbara's Marina is a dreamy wedding experience. Yacht elopements are easily some of the most beautiful in Santa Barbara. Surrounded by gorgeous coastline , it's a wedding adventure!
A Bluff and Eucalyptus Garden elopement for your wedding is perfect for an intimate celebration of your love! The Santa Barbara bluffs and eucalyptus gardens wedding venue is absolutely stunning year round.
I love the Sunstone Villa wedding venue in Santa Barbara for elopements. The Sunstone Villa wedding venue is one of my favorite intimate venues. I know you'll absolutely love the vineyards and courtyard gardens.
Gorgeous and timeless artwork for your walls, filled with wanderlust, feminine form, and the wonder of nature.
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I can't wait to be your Santa Barbara elopement photographer!
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