Here's a sample of my favorite photos from Salt and Pine Photography (WA).
Please don't feel like an elopement has to be a compromise! This day was everything we wanted it to be! My stepdaughter was the only guest, and we felt no pressure to please a bunch of people, or spend more more than we were comfortable with (grand total came in just under $7k). It was stress-free and we enjoyed the small moments together all day!
There are so many ways to save money and not have your ceremony look or feel tacky.
If anyone has any questions, I'm happy to answer them!
Rough outline of our photos: getting ready, first look father/daughter, first look couple, ceremony with surprise vows to step daughter, sand ceremony, "just married", cake cutting (step daughter and I baked it), and beach photos with champagne and sparklers