Adventure Elopements + Intimate Weddings by Marie Vanderpool Photography

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Adventure Elopements & Intimate Weddings

 Marie Vanderpool is a professional wedding photographer and an expert Adventurer who specializes in Adventurous Elopements  & Intimate Weddings in National Parks in the United States. Based in the Pacific Northwest. Washington State, Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. 

Helping clients elope in Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park, Mount Baker National Forest, and Olympic National Park and Forest.
 

We’re the Vanderpools

SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER
 
 
 

We’re a husband and wife photographer team.

We believe in the following:

-Being intentional instead of following the trends

-Capturing what makes your relationship beautiful & unique, not just having you go through the motions or putting you in poses that we have for every client.

-Adventure/Experiences over things

-Doing everything from a place of love.

If this sounds like people you want on your special day- let’s talk!

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Who is Marie Vanderpool?

I’ve been a photographer for a few years now and I’ve found my best and most fulfilling work is the work that makes a difference in the lives of those I capture and the world around me. My best work is one from a foundation of co-creating.

I value a true connection and nurturing a friendship with my clients. I've found the clients that I took the time and effort to build a true connection with, those are the clients that end up with the most beautiful and meaningful portraits. I think you can have all of the tools and knowledge to take an incredible picture, but to truly capture a human soul you need to have a connection. I capture more than photos- I capture memories and the true essence that makes you and your relationship beautiful.

At 18 I watched my grieving father use photos as a way to heal and reminisce on the beautiful life he shared with my dearly missed mother. I noticed the photos he always grabbed were the photos taken on our family vacations to the Rocky Mountains or to Lake Superior in Minnesota- he cried and healed over the beautiful memories they shared- not the perfectly posed photos, the photos with memories engrained within holding depth and irreplaceable value. I want to give my clients a gift of beautiful memories where they felt completely themselves- at home in the mountains and exploring this world they love. I hope my clients look at their portraits and relive the fun and the mushy moments in-between years down the road in the happiest and darkest days of their lives.

I try my best to be nothing but a source of love and encouragement for my clients. I'll never show up as though I’m gracing you with my presence, you are wholeheartedly gracing me with yours and making my photography dreams a reality. It’s something I don’t take lightly and why I encourage my clients to dream fiercely- I want you to realize the most magically adventurous day of your life.

To give my clients this experience, I only take on a small number of weddings a year. Success to me doesn’t look like booking 50 + weddings a year- it’s making a difference in my client’s lives and never making them feel as though I’m too busy for them.

If you’re interested in hiring a photographer based off price- I’m not for you.

If you’re interested in a photographer who only captures the surface level or perfection- I’m not for you

If you’re looking for a photographer who will show up as your friend, guiding, educating, and capturing the most incredible adventure of your life- lets talk

 
 
 
 
SEATTLE ADVENTURE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER

 

“It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing.

It doesn't interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.”


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Package I | $6200

12 Hours of Coverage

Get an entire day of coverage to properly document the story of your intimate wedding day

2 Professional Photographers

Husband and Wife Team- Evan & Marie Vanderpool

Digital Image Gallery

Full Resolution & Edited Photos. No Limit on Downloads. Easy to Order Professional Prints through Gallery (including for family and friends).

Planning Resources

Location Suggestions. Timeline Planning. Vendor Recommendations. Multiple Planning Guides.. and More!





SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE VANDERPOOL
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Package II | $ 5500

8 Hours of Coverage

8 hours of coverage of your elopement or intimate wedding day

2 Professional Photographers

Husband and Wife Team- Evan & Marie Vanderpool

Digital Image Gallery

Full Resolution & Edited Photos. No Limit on Downloads. Easy to Order Professional Prints through Gallery (including for family and friends).

Planning Resources

Location Suggestions. Timeline Planning. Vendor Recommendations. Multiple Planning Guides.. and More!

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Package III | $3500

4 Hours of Coverage

4 hours of coverage of your elopement

2 Professional Photographers

Husband and Wife Team- Evan & Marie Vanderpool

Digital Image Gallery

Full Resolution & Edited Photos. No Limit on Downloads. Easy to Order Professional Prints through Gallery (including for family and friends).

Planning Resources

Location Suggestions. Timeline Planning. Vendor Recommendations. Multiple Planning Guides.. and More!

COLORADO INTIMATE ADVENTUROUS ELOPEMENT
 
 Marie Vanderpool is a professional wedding photographer and an expert Adventurer who specializes in Adventurous Elopements  & Intimate Weddings in National Parks in the United States. Based in the Pacific Northwest. Washington State, Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. 

Helping clients elope in Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park, Mount Baker National Forest, and Olympic National Park and Forest.
 

Package IV | $2300

 2 Hours of Coverage

2 hours of coverage of your elopement

1 Professional Photographer

Photographer -Marie Vanderpool

Digital Image Gallery

Full Resolution & Edited Photos. No Limit on Downloads. Easy to Order Professional Prints through Gallery (including for family and friends).

Planning Resources

Location Suggestions. Vendor Recommendations. Multiple Planning Guides.. and More!

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Adventure Session | $1000

2 Hour Session

2 Hour + 2 Outfit Changes at an Adventurous Location

1 Professional Photographer

Photographer- Marie Vanderpool

Digital Image Gallery

Full Resolution & Edited Photos. No Limit on Downloads. Easy to Order Professional Prints through Gallery (including for family and friends).

Planning Resources

Location Suggestions, Multiple Planning Guides.. and More!

If within Travel Schedule, Price reduces to $850

Sorry- this package is not applicable for any vow exchanges- please see elopement packages above

SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE VANDERPOOL
 

“If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.” -Alan Watts

 Adventure Weddings and Elopements Seattke Washington

Travel Fees

Within the United States- $800

Anywhere in the World- $1500

Within Travel Schedule- No Travel Fees

2 Hours or More Outside of Travel Destination:

$ .50/mile. No Overnight Accomodation Fees

Seattle Residents: No Travel Fees for Any 2019 Elopements


 Marie Vanderpool is a professional wedding photographer and an expert Adventurer who specializes in Adventurous Elopements  & Intimate Weddings in National Parks in the United States. Based in the Pacific Northwest. Washington State, Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. 

Helping clients elope in Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park, Mount Baker National Forest, and Olympic National Park and Forest.
 
 Adventure Weddings and Elopements Seattke Washington
 

Kind Words

Marie hiked through the rain to Third Beach in La Push in order to camp for the night with us. We were late getting there, and late getting up and ready in the morning, but Marie worked with us at every turn. We got the most beautiful family and engagement photos, as well as photos that truly capture the emotion of when my fiancée asked my for my daughters permission to marry me. The resulting experience was like spending the day with a close friend. I would recommend the experience of working with Marie to anyone looking for beautiful, unique engagement photos. - Gina L.

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Marie was very understanding and worked with us to create the best experience I could hope for. It was just a relaxed day with a friend and my family, and I got beautiful photos to remember it by. I would recommend Marie to anyone looking for magazine-worthy wedding photos and that has an adventurous personality! Kayla M.

SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE VANDERPOOL

 

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SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE VANDERPOOL

We chose Marie to take our engagement photos in Colorado in early Spring. We are from Omaha and thought that getting away for a weekend was the perfect way for us to take our engagement photos. Prior to making the trip, Marie met with us to discuss the basics of what to expect and introduced us to her style to see if we were a good fit. With the weather being inconsistent, we waited to make solid plans until it got closer to our departure date. This isn't always a soothing feeling, but Marie met with me in person so we could look at trails and maps together in person. She gave me a variety of options and explained the pros and cons of each location idea so we could find one that worked best for our timeline.

She also emailed from time to time to include short lists of items that we may need if the weather started to take a turn for the cold and snowy. When we finally headed out for Colorado, we were on the front end of a small blizzard warning running through our path. Surely, Colorado got a fair amount of ice and snow as well.

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With all of our original plans iced over and access roads shut down, Marie was quick on her feet to provide multiple alternatives and with the realistic idea to wait until morning to decide. Once awake and moving, we decided on a location and recovered from a mistake on our part for driving too far into the park we were shooting at. When we finally made our way back to her, she had already scoped out numerous spots for us to take pictures at. Then the fun began! She made us feel very relaxed and we had a lot of fun. She directed us in poses by being descriptive without forcing us into a pose. She focused a lot on prompting one or both of us with sayings or actions that made us get close but ignited a genuine response. We had time to shoot at another location for sunset and Marie was down to give it another go.

We got such different sets of scenery in our photos that we were worried we had given Marie a challenge when editing. She altered her usual style to give us some amazing results that were still unique to her. Overall, I can't say more good things about our experience. Marie is great with obstacles and sees potential in all her scenarios. She goes the extra mile to make sure she's representing you the way you wish, but also pushes you enough out of your comfort zone that you are left with some awesome memories and great pictures to remind you of them. Thanks, Marie! - Blair H.  

SEATTLE ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER MARIE VANDERPOOL
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What’s Next?

 Marie Vanderpool is a professional wedding photographer and an expert Adventurer who specializes in Adventurous Elopements  & Intimate Weddings in National Parks in the United States. Based in the Pacific Northwest. Washington State, Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. 

Helping clients elope in Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park, Mount Baker National Forest, and Olympic National Park and Forest.

Are You Ready to Say YES!

Yay! Here’s what’s next:

1.) Get all of your questions for me ready and lets set up a time to chat over facetime/duo/skype. I want to ensure we're a good fit, so that you can come into this feeling 100% excited about having me as a part of your day.

2.) If you feel good about that- I will send over the contract for review.

3.) Sign Contract + pay 50% retainer (required to reserve your date on my schedule)

4.) We can start dreaming of your perfect wedding/elopement together!

 

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Let’s Talk!

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