If you’re looking for all inclusive elopement packages in South Africa that will completely blow your mind, then this is for you! Explore amazing deals in the most beautiful parts of South Africa! From Safari’s and wild animals to gorgeous beaches and luxurious wineries- let’s dive right in!

All Inclusive Elopement Packages- South Africa

Cape Town Elopement Couple on Lion's Head in South Africa

Planning the best wedding day timeline for your big day can be so intimidating and stressful! As a professional wedding and elopement photographer with countless weddings under my belt, I can assure you that I have the perfect schedule for your wedding day! Let’s get right to it!

The Best Wedding Day Timeline

Bride and Groom dip kissing at the end of the aisle while guests throw confetti

Many couples have been on the fence lately trying to decide between having a Wedding vs an Elopement. For some couples it’s a no brainer- whereas others have some questions…What is the difference? Which one is better to do? Which one is more affordable? How does one decide, etc. While both have pro’s and cons, I’m here to help you decide which one is a better fit for YOU! Let’s dive in!

Wedding vs Elopement

Stunning pearl veil shot of wedding couple during sunset in Minneapolis

The term “Elopement” has become extremely popular since covid. What is an elopement? Why do people do it? What are some of the best places to elope and how do you even pack for it? These are only some of the many questions that come up when you mention the term elopement! I’m Heidi and I’m a destination wedding and elopement photographer based in Minnesota. I am passionate about elopements and documenting love stories all over the world! I’ve created this post to help answer some of these questions. So let’s dive right in!

Elopement

Elopement couple standing on a cliff on top of Angel's Landing in Zion National Park

If you’re wondering where to elope in South Dakota, I’ve created the perfect guide for you! South Dakota is one of the most underrated places to elope in the US! It’s absolutely beautiful and has so much to offer! Let’s dive right in!

Where to Elope in South Dakota

Destination Wedding in the Black Hills National Forrest in South Dakota

Looking for the best engagement photo locations in Minneapolis? Look no further! I’ve created this guide to show you some of the best spots in and around Minneapolis where I take all my couples who are recently engaged! If that’s you, congratulations on your engagement! What an exciting time! I’m Heidi- A professional wedding and elopement photographer based in Minneapolis! Let’s dive right in!

Best Engagement Photo Locations In Minneapolis

Minnesota engagement couple at the Stone Arch Bridge in Downtown Minneapolis

So you’re wondering how on earth do you choose the right elopement photographer for your awesome adventure? The struggle can be real! Seriously! With elopements becoming so popular after covid and thousands of people with a camera claiming to be an elopement photographer, it’s hard to be sure you’re getting what you pay for! That’s why I’ve created this guide to help you choose the right elopement photographer for your epic elopement adventure! Not just ANY elopement photographer, but the right one for you! let’s get started!

How to Choose the Right Elopement Photographer

Arizona Elopement couple on Devil's Bridge in Sedona.

If you’re wondering how to host your very first styled shoot to expand your portfolio and have an extra flow of income, this is the guide for you! Hi, I’m Heidi Straus, a professional wedding and destination photographer in the US, originally from South Africa! I’m here to help guide you through hosting your very first styled shoot and many more after that!

How to Host Your First Styled Shoot

Elopement couple in Utah running over the sand dunes

So you’re wondering what to wear to your engagement photos!? Well, I’m here to help you choose the perfect outfit for your engagement shoot! Hi, my name is Heidi Straus and I’m a professional wedding photographer based in the US, but originally from South Africa. Many couples don’t realize how important a good outfit is for photos! Seriously, it really makes a HUGE difference! It can totally make or break your photo. So let’s jump in! Here’s what you should wear to your engagement shoot.

What to Wear to Your Engagement Shoot

Proposal couple on top of mountain in California

If you’re wondering whether you should do a first look or not on your wedding day, this is for you!
Hi there! My name is Heidi Straus and I’m a professional Wedding photographer based in the US. I’m originally from South Africa and the BIGGEST difference in weddings I’ve seen in the US vs South Africa, is the first look. I think it’s genius! Here’s why you should do a first look on your wedding day…

Why You Should do a First Look on Your Wedding Day

Bridal Details on a fall wedding day