Joshua Tree Elopement Photographer Team

that gets it.

A true "us" Wedding Adventure in Joshua Tree you'll be proud to call yours

Nationally-published husband and wife Joshua Tree Elopement Photographers guiding and capturing true-to-you elopement wedding adventures.

3+ Years exclusively specializing in crafting and capturing authentic elopements / weddings across the U.S. and worldwide.

Guided, celebrated and captured along side 75+ different couples eloping and over 50+ intimate, nature-based weddings.  Journeyed over 150,000 miles for love!

A true "us" elopement experience in Joshua Tree

Cheers, friends! To doing something different for your wedding and making your day about you two, with memories you'll be proud to share for a lifetime.

We know this planning journey may feel intimidating; there's a lot to consider and so many different photographers doing the same thing with the same pictures. We get it. Are you scrolling through tons and tons elopement photos and thinking:

"that's not our vibe."
“this looks fake. I want my moments to feel real…”
“we’re not ____ enough for THAT adventure.”
"none of these people look like me."
“do I have to hike or backpack to have an epic day?”

These doubtful feelings are valid. We know how you feel and we've been there. But you can stop here. We’re here for all love and all adventures-- and to say that whatever you're dreaming up, wherever you want to go, whatever adventure you want; the most epic part of your story is you right here, right now, deciding to do something different for your wedding—-and then doing the damn thing.

Don’t settle or regret not having the wedding adventure you deserve. Have a wedding day you’ll be proud of—- with a Joshua Tree Elopement Photographer Team that gets. Let's Chat.

Your Joshua Tree Elopement with WhiskeySage

keeping it real

This isn’t about epic and phony-posed photos. our promise is an elopement adventure that feels like you two, not what we think your love should look like.

one of a kind Guidance

Help crafting and planning from a couple that also eloped. our sage support and personal planning process helps keep you on track for an adventure that feels like you two–not an imitation of someone else’s day.

A Wedding day you're proud of

Not settling or living with regret of not having the adventure you deserve. your elopement will be authentic to you and we will instantly put you ease with our whiskeysage guidance.

our Joshua Tree blogs

If you’re like us, you’re also awe-struck by the magic of Joshua Tree’s landscape. It’s like a second home to us. Joshua Tree offers so much adventure to choose from you can’t go wrong. Pairing your powerful vows with mother nature is something we thrive on documenting. No matter which landscape you’re choosing–we’re here for it and would love to get to know you and your vision for your special day. Need inspiration? Check out our featured blogs below.

Invest In a team that also eloped

Eloping is so personal. And so f’n fun. So rewarding. And transformational when you’re intentionally deciding to do something different and unique. But like anything worth the reward, there’s work involved. There’s deciding which location in Joshua Tree, planning, logistics and a gamut of emotions; especially when trying to keep your day authentic without getting decision fatigue from the tons of blogs you’re scrolling. We’ve been there. We get it. And we’re here to give you the breathe of fresh air you need.

With one-of-a-kind guidance and a personal planning process, we take the stress off and put the focus back on what matters– you and your love. We work together to help guide and craft a unique Joshua Tree Wedding day you’ll be damn proud you had. Don’t settle for anything that doesn’t feel good to you two or regret not having the adventure you deserve.

Your Joshua Tree Elopement Investment Includes

2 Photographers

A nationally-published husband and wife elopement photographer team capturing and supporting from 2 perspectives for best coverage..

3+ Years Specialty

3+ Years specializing in adventurous and unique elopements / weddings in Joshua Tree, across the U.S,. and worldwide.

125+ Experiences

Guided over 75+ different couples on different elopement journeys. 50+ unique couples having an intimate wedding. Journeyed 150K+ miles for love.

One Of A Kind Guidance

Unique sage support, custom-crafted elopement planning process, personal guides, 6+ years national travel experience, 3 years full-time camper life adventure experience + more.

A True "US" Experience

We quickly and inevitably will feel like long-lost friends, creating a vibe where you can be yourself and trust our unique process to help craft an adventure that genuinely feels like you two.

Travel Included

All collections below and in our guide are region-specific based on your desired location and include travel fee(s) for 2 people, with no extra or hidden fee(s) later.

Joshua Tree Elopement Packages

Joshua Tree Elopement Packages begin at 4 hours for 2 photographers and include guidance, location research, timeline building, and travel.

$5200 // 4 Hours
$5500 // 6 Hours
$5800 // 8 Hours
$6100 // 10 Hours
$7200 // 2 Days

the most authentic adventure of your lifetime shared with just your favorite person or a small group of guests

How to get started

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Reach Out & Share Your Vision

Let us know a little about you both and vision in mind. From there we’ll set up a time to meet virtually so we can start crafting and helping right away.

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Sage Elopement Guidance

get the sage guidance you need

Not someone planning your whole day telling what you should or shouldn’t do—but personal support from people that care about helping you craft a day that is symbolic, intentional and feels 110% like you two.

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Have a true "us" wedding adventure

Cheers! You did the damn thing and got married to the beat of your own drumwalking away with transformative memories, a unique adventure and a wedding day you’re proud of.

Joshua Tree Vibes For Your Elopement

Tranquil Desert Town​

If there's ever a spot you can take a trip to and feel life slow down a bit and dive deep into your soul - the desert of Joshua Tree is it. Don't forget to also check out landers, pioneer town, yucca valley and Twentynine Palms nearby; the neighbors to Joshua Tree that also serve up the same serene vibe. these pockets of the California desert promote detaching, taking deep breaths, deeply feeling the energy of the earth and souls around you. Making it one of my favorite towns to visit. There's a piece of comfort here to me that always feels like home each time I come back. Sharing that experience and vibe with kindred spirits is an exceptional feeling.

Mid-Century Influence

Joshua Tree is a place to unplug and distract yourself with everything simple and amazing - like life in the mid-century. and for that reason alone - is one of my favorite places on earth. I love to come here to write, listen to great music, paint, take in the sunsets, hike, watch meteor showers, enjoy outdoor showers and take in all the scenery. the airbnb designs are all designed around this vibe making for some of the best and most unique airbnb homes to rent - especially for small or private events like elopements or weddings. It's a great balance of getting a taste of the wild desert, slowing down your moments while still having a comfortable and modern place to chill at.

Joshua Tree Dark Sky Viewing

A couple hours outside of LA and San Diego, you will find some of the darkest skies in the southwestern U.S. So rad in fact, a group of scientists, artists, musicians and healers collaborated to build a compound to take in the magic of the desert and it's night sky, and called it The Integratron. This remote location and sound bath house, is geographically placed directly in the middle of a dark sky area in an area called Landers, not far from Joshua Tree. It's a chilling spot to view the stars, take a sound yoga bath, rent for a retreat or escape to the nearby wilderness to do on your own. The picture you're looking at above is from one of our favorite campsites, just minutes away from the Integratron. It's by far one of our favorite desert escapes and where our adventure cat fifi learned how to catch her first lizard. If you're also a fan of the night sky and find yourself getting lost looking up, I know a Joshua Tree Photographer team that would love to meet you. 😉

Considering other California elopement locations?
Check out the Best Places To Elope In California.

Don't settle or regret not having the Joshua Tree Adventure you know you deserve

We’re Lauren and Allen we’re so glad you’re here. That’s us cliffside in Sedona on our elopement day. Many moons ago, we almost went through with having a traditional wedding. We hit a wall with planning (thankfully) and realized the wedding day we were leaning into wasn’t "us". Like a lot of others, we were just going through the motions. It didn’t feel right at all, so we decided to call it off.

A few years later we ditched the traditions and decided on a private wedding adventure entirely about us and the life we enjoy sharing together. But even when eloping, it was a challenge to not get caught up in "what do other people do” and scroll through endless photos influencing what eloping looks like. It was exhausting and almost made us feel like we weren't "good enough" to do something unique for us. So we stopped scrolling. And paused. And asked ourselves, “What feels good to us? What do WE want to do?” And then had the best, most perfectly imperfect day—filled with machaca tacos we made ourselves, a cliffside hike, first dance around a campfire, getting ready in glamp tent and more. It was entirely us, and that’s all that mattered. (Learn more about our elopement day here.)


Ready to do this? Here’s how this works:

  • Reach out to us.
  • We'll meet and chat about your vision(s) in mind for Joshua Tree.
  • We’ll guide you with personal support so your adventure will be 110% authentic to you.
  • You'll have a wedding adventure you’re proud of— not settle or regret choosing anything less than what you deserve.

We’re passionate about personally crafting, capturing and celebrating everything that makes your love yours. Nothing phony. Nothing fake. An adventure and memories of your wedding day that you’ll be proud of, with elopement photographers that have been there and get it.

Honored to make print in

Gay Wedding Magazine

Published Cover Piece for ‘love is love’ engagement edition with featured front cover special piece for desert elopement inspiration; captured in Anza Borrego.

and be featured on

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