Exploring the California Coast

Though our time together wasn't lengthy, that didn't make Tatiana and Chris's elopement any less epic! After meeting in college, these two spent years in a long distance relationship. Once reuniting in the Bay Area, they decided Big Sur was the perfect spot to tie the knot. The parks in the area were special to them, as they would often visit when Tatiana came to visit Chris--specifically Garrapata State Park.

Tatiana and Chris had their ceremony with these special cliffs in the background. The ceremony was the definition of intimate with it only being the two of them, their officiant, and me, their photographer.

After the ceremony was completed & we filled out the marriage license, Tatiana, Chris, and I all explored the trails of Garrapata State Park & took some epic bridal portraits while we were at it.

After exploring the windy cliffs to our hearts' content, we decided we needed to go to the iconic Bixby Creek Bridge since we were so close to capture a few more bridal portraits. They did NOT disappoint.

By this time, the air was getting chilly, the fog was rolling in, and the sun was disappearing. Tatiana and Chris had decided to call their adventure there & head back to Monterey for a delicious celebratory dinner.

I had so much fun documenting their special wedding day & adventuring the coast of Big Sur with them. I truly wish nothing but the best & a lifetime of happiness for Tatiana and Chris. I cannot wait to see where life takes them. Thank you so much again for trusting me to capture your elopement, Tatiana and Chris. I am so grateful.


Sally Grieshaber

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