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an elopement

| Nov 9, 2010

mckall & taylor elope

cascade springs, midway, utah

sometimes i think if i was to do it all over again, i might just elope.  my favorite weddings i attend are the smallest ones.  i just adore when couples keep the guest list simple and just surround themselves by the ones they love most.

i worked on this with my favorite stylist kami christensen.  kami and i decided to go with this simple idea and style a wedding that showed simplicity and beauty at it’s best.  so we decided to style an elopement.   what i love and adore about kami’s style is that she likes to push traditional style, but still create something that can be wearable on anyone.   together we styled mckall and tyler and kami perfected the look with the most gorgeous hair and makeup.   the ceremony site and flowers were all created by  the beautiful and talented sarah winward.

  1. Dustin Francis

    What a wonderful thing to witness and document :) Lovely images.

  2. Jill

    It’s like you’re reading my mind…and such lovely photographs!

  3. watty

    beautiful. If I could do it all over again, I’d elope.

  4. Daniel Chesnut

    Absolutely love this. Great work Jill. BLUE eyes! :)

  5. Mel

    These are stunning, perhaps my favorite of yours to date!!

  6. Jen Lynne

    What a gorgeous shoot:) I love these Jill!

  7. Stephanie Moore

    OH gosh love these Jill, the whole concept is just beautiful! Love seeing all those familar faces in the photos and bravo to Kami, the whole thing came together prefectly!

  8. Adrian

    These are gorgeous Jill. Love the colours.

  9. Angie

    WOW!!!! Love your work Jill!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!

  10. Coyote Kind

    Absolutely stunning styling and photographs! I definitely want to elope now…as long as I have that dress!!

  11. Brittany

    Absolutely gorgeous, both the photos and the bride. Wonderful work.

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  13. drae trounce

    these photographs are absolutely stunning! you amaze me with your talent. and those little bambino’s…. a-dorable!!

  14. Megan Clouse

    I’m madly in love with everything about this elopement! Absolutely stunning!


    This is honestly so breathtaking! love how you captured this sweet marriage perfectly! The turquoise dress with the fall leaves = heavenly!

  16. Eileen Garcia

    such vibrant colors!

  17. alyce

    Beautiful! I love the black and whites. What did you shoot this with?

  18. Tara B

    Achingly romantic. I’m lost for words!

  19. Ashlie Shea

    These pictures, this couple, the children, the concept… is all breathtaking!! Absolutely fabulous!!! Love love love!!!

  20. Joel Flory

    Love these!

  21. AmyPunky Photography

    love this sweet elopement!!

  22. Amanda Thorson

    this is so beautiful…everything is perfect.

  23. evelyn

    this is so pretty, love the colors!

  24. sara m

    Oh my, so beautiful! Any idea where they got her ring?! It’s perfect!

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  27. Shirley

    Any idea where to get that Great Boys Red Blazer?

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  29. shanni

    her. eyes.

    so gorgie….

  30. nate

    hey jill, could you ask taylor where he got his shoes? that’d be awesome…haha…

  31. Jenna

    I love love LOVE this shoot! Gorgeous!

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