This Las Vegas elopement was definitely an experience that I will remember forever. I had an amazing time capturing Cristina and Jose in such a beautiful setting. This day consisted of a helicopter ride experience, a beautiful desert overlook landing for their ceremony, stunning florals, and an In-N-Out celebration afterwards to finish off the night.

This was my first time in a helicopter, and it was an exhilarating experience all around. I’ve photographed many elopements before, but this one takes the crown for most adventurous. For anyone on the fence about celebrating your day with a helicopter elopement, take this as your sign to go for it! The fun memories and breathtaking views made this an experience of a lifetime that I will definitely be doing again.

The Couple’s Story 

Cristina and Jose are a fun-loving and adventurous couple who have been together since 2013. They value Christ at the center of their relationship and their faith is the whole reason they met in the first place. They met at a convention in Utah and instantly clicked. Cristina and Jose do such a great job at serving one another and being intentional with spending time together. They love to travel the world and learn about each other’s perspectives in the process, how sweet! They are both such genuine and caring people. I had a blast photographing the two of them together. Their joyful personalities and love for each other made this Las Vegas elopement so memorable! 

A Helicopter Elopement Should Be your Next Adventure

If you want your elopement to stand out from the rest, a helicopter ride is the way to go. With the stunning desert setting, tall rock formations, and towering sand dunes, Cristina and Jose’s helicopter elopement was truly an unforgettable adventure. Plus, what better way to celebrate your day than being surrounded by breathtaking views. Adding a fun helicopter ride to the itinerary gives you and your partner time to soak it all in. The gorgeous scenery, the adventure, and the memories create an extravagant experience for you and your loved one that you’ll be talking about for the rest of your lives. 

Ready to plan your adventurous Las Vegas elopement next?

Let’s chat! I am a wedding photographer based in Wisconsin, but I have a special place in my heart for destination elopements. So, whether you decide to take the traditional route with a Wisconsin wedding back home, or hop on a plane to have an extravagant helicopter elopement in an exotic place, count me in! Learn more about who I am and my mission here.

If you’d like to take that next step and start planning, contact me here! I can’t wait to get connected and start dreaming up your day. In the meantime, check out more amazing stories like Cristina and Jose’s on the blog for inspiration. 

Abigail Traver Photo | Wisconsin + Destination Elopement Photographer 

Check out the rest of this helicopter Las Vegas elopement below for inspiration!

Vendors that made this Las Vegas elopement extra special

Host: @thelightbetweenconnection 

Helicopter: @maverickhelicopters 

Makeup: @primroseglam 

Hair for Primrose Glam: @behindmychair702 

Dress: @rawgoldenrentals 

Florist: @blumenhaus___ 

Models: @thecristinaram

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