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Forest Chapel Mammoth is one of the most sought after wedding venues Mammoth Mountain has to offer. Check out Sarah and Kelly’s wedding day!

Forest Chapel Mammoth | Sarah & Kelly

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Kiss your traditional wedding venues goodbye and say hello to these adorable airbnb wedding venues in Mammoth Lakes!

AirBnb Wedding Venues in Mammoth Lakes

California

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I’ve been so excited to share about this Moab Elopement with you all! Here it is. A true adventure and wedding for the book!

Moab Elopement | Brice & Sadie

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Plan your dream wedding—elope in Mammoth Lakes. Ange-Elise reached out to me about her Mammoth Lakes Elopement with this line “Mert and I met in college four years ago and have decided to sign papers next weekend… are you available?” I checked my calendar and texted them back immediately that I was free and we […]

Last Minute Mammoth Lakes Elopement

California

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One of the most memorable weddings of the season was Dakota and Ty’s Top of Mammoth Mountain Wedding. Firstly, these two Mammoth Lakes locals planned their wedding to take place at 11,530 feet above sea level! To get up here guests rode the Mammoth Mountain gondola from Main Lodge, past McCoy Station, all the way […]

Mammoth Mountain Wedding | Dakota & Ty

mammoth mountain wedding

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Snow, wind, and cold temperatures weren’t enough to scare off these women from their Mammoth Lakes Maternity sessions.

Mammoth Lakes Maternity — Winter Edition

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Remember when I posted about having spots available for my mini sessions this November? Well those spots filled and that weekend came and went! It’s late December and this Mammoth Lakes Photographer is finally getting to post about this wonderful event!

Mammoth Family Photographer

California

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During this Convict Lake Elopement, Lindsay turned to tell me this was the perfect location and she was so thankful we ended up here.

Convict Lake Elopement Photographer | Lindsay & Michael

California

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Gabe let me in on his secret after booking this sunrise session with me and as a Mammoth Lakes Photographer I knew just the spot.

Sunrise Proposal at Minaret Vista | Mammoth Lakes Photographer

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Hiking to McLeod Lake has it all—it’s dog friendly, straightforward, and doesn’t take all day to get to. Here’s what you need to know…

How to Hike to McLeod Lake

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California

Jaymie is a Mammoth Lakes & Zion Photographer. She specializes in documenting small weddings & elopements.