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Yeah babyy! We look at marriage like an adventure, one that you should be present and in the moment for. So we’re honored that you’re considering putting your memories into our hands. Below you’ll find out what it’s like to work with us (spoiler alert: you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll wonder how you even considered hiring anyone else).

you're engaged.

It all begins when you decide you’re ready to do the damn thing and send us an inquiry.

Fingers crossed we’re available for your wedding date! If we are, we’ll chat via email and then set up a Zoom or phone call. We love to meet face-to-face to learn more about you, your partner, and your vision for your intimate wedding or elopement (plus our jokes land better this way!).

We believe that your wedding photos & videos should be a reflection of what makes your relationship beautiful. That’s why we focus on building a genuine relationship with you from the very start — we want to understand your values, your passions, your personalities, what makes you laugh, and what you've been through so that we can honor that within your photos & videos .

Then, we use everything we’ve learned about you and your boo to craft custom photography and/or videography packages, giving you a few different options at various price points.


Once you get a chance to look over all the options and we hone in on the perfect experience for your wedding day, we lock it in!

A signed contract and 30% retainer officially takes us off the calendar for your date and solidifies that, yes: we’re a wolf pack now.

To get acquainted, we shoot your engagement session or meet up for some food and drinks. We love to give you the chance to get a vibe for our laid-back approach and shake off any jitters that comes with being in front of the camera. 

The months before your wedding day, we dive deep into the deets: We’ll create a timeline for the day and go over any necessary details like must-have shots, audio preferences, and any licenses we might need (yes, we’re fun & laid-back but we’re also organized as hell).

make a move

Seal the deal

It’s heeeeere! Your wedding day will be exhilarating, intimate, beautiful, hilarious, romantic, and teary-eyed — and we’ll be by your side to document it all. 

We’ll utilize every bit of what we’ve learned about you, your partner, your families, and your once-in-a-lifetime connection to tell a powerful story through images and video. Gazing into each other’s eyes at the altar? Stealing a kiss when you think no one’s looking? Smearing each other’s faces with cake? Busting out laughing at your uncle’s Electric Slide? From wide shots of the epic scenery to posed family portraits and goofy behind-the-scenes photos, we capture it all so you can LIVE IN THE MOMENT. 

Your big day will be over before you know it. Then we hug you goodbye and slip out the back door, leaving you lovebirds to recover from your hangovers and jet off on your honeymoon.

get hitched

While you dive into the adventures of newlywed life, we get to work editing your photos and/or video. We keep you updated along the way, but you can expect your photos and videos to be delivered within 6-10 weeks of your wedding day.

Our goal is to deliver a gallery that makes you laugh, gets your eyeballs teary, and instantly transports you back to the moment you walked down the aisle with a nervous, excited-but-I-might-actually-throw-up feeling in your stomach (kinda like when you catch a whiff of that liquor you once drank a liiiiiittle too much of, except it’s butterflies and not tequila.).

Everything is digital, so you get links to all your photos and videos in your inbox. It’s awesome because you can share them right away: Post your faves on Instagram, order prints to frame on your wall, or upload the whole dang album to Facebook. However you decide to enjoy them, you’ll have memories you’ll love looking back on for years to come — and photos and videos that let you relive the feelings of that day over and over again.

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Love Notes

From the very first conversation I felt special and important to them, and they really took the time to get to know us as a couple. Arielle was invaluable in helping me sort out details and timeline questions and so much in between. Our wedding day through us a weather curveball and they helped keep our spirits up with the ever changing plans for the day and truly helped us create magical moments to cherish forever. If you're looking for a photographer you'll be in the best of hands and have epic pictures to boot. Cannot thank Arielle and Ben enough for their wonderful presence and beautiful craft.

Laura + Scotty

If you are looking for stunning photos and videos, book Arielle and Ben. If you are looking for a duo who will fit right in to your special day, book Arielle and Ben. If you are looking for instant connection and new best friends, book Arielle and Ben. We booked Arielle and Ben for our intimate COVID wedding and couldn’t recommend these two enough. No one would believe that day was our first time meeting them in person because they just made us all feel so comfortable around them. Through all of the unpredictable, changing logistics of our wedding, Arielle and Ben were right there with us helping us figure it out. As for their work, though we had just our house to work with, they captured every detail and every moment so incredibly. 

Laura + Scotty

Arielle & Ben are AMAZING! They are more than just two photographers that show up on the day of your event. They truly care about getting to know the couples and families they work with. It made us feel so comfortable to have friends rather than strangers photographing us and we are so grateful to have them capture our special moments in life!

ARIELLE & MIKE

the investment

One size does not fit all. We craft custom package options to make sure you get exactly what you want, so our prices vary - but the rates below will give you an idea of what to expect.

Intimate Weddings

Celebrate your big day with up to 100 guests

Starting at $4000

Elopements

Even more intimate, with 12 or fewer guests

Starting at $3000

Adventure Elopements

Intimate ceremony in a harder-to-reach setting for nature-loving couples

Starting at $3500

video

Half-day or full-day coverage capturing every magical moment

Starting at $3000

+ Full ceremony film 
+ Full toast film 
+ Full first dances film 
+ Guest well wishes interview film 
+ Engagement session video 

+ Teaser film
(delivered 1 week after the wedding)
+ Rehearsal footage
+ Day-after footage 
+ Legacy edit (all raw footage)

+ Full ceremony film 
+ Full toast film 
+ Full first dances film 
+ Guest well wishes interview film 
+ Engagement session video 
+ Teaser film
(delivered 1 week after the wedding)
+ Rehearsal footage
+ Day-after footage 
+ Legacy edit (all raw footage)

Video Add-Ons

THE EXTRAS

Engagement Session

Photos or a trailer film to announce your engagement and get to know us before the wedding! 

$700* 

Adventure Engagement Session

Same as the left, but in a harder to reach, badass location. Adventurous activities are welcome!

$900

Day-After Session

For adventurous couples who don’t want to get their wedding clothes muddy the day of!

$700

Bridal & Boudoir Sessions

An intimate one-hour session shot by Arielle prior to the wedding day craziness

$700+

*COMPLIMENTARY WHEN YOU BOOK A WEDDING OR ELOPEMENT EXPERIENCE

 We map out your big day from start to finish to make sure you have the most fun possible, with plenty of time for photos, Champagne toasts and embarrassing speeches, and zero “Shit, what time is sunset again?!” moments.

 We map out your big day from start to finish to make sure you have the most fun possible, with plenty of time for photos, Champagne toasts and embarrassing speeches, and zero “Shit, what time is sunset again?!” moments.

Custom Timeline Planning:

 Need help finding the perfect spot for your intimate wedding or elopement? Whether it’s a woodland hideaway or a mountaintop with stunning sunset views, we’ll help you choose an awe-inspiring setting that you’ll remember forever.

Location Scouting:

 We don’t just show up and shoot without feeling. We love getting to know you during every step of the planning process, and we’ll definitely join in on the celebration (no, you’re crying!).

Unlimited Love & Support from Ben & Arielle:

 Outdoor weddings come with their own unique set of requirements (AKA all the boring stuff like permits!). From what to pack to how to get there, we handle all the details so all you have to do is show up and say “I do.”

Access Logistics:

Every photography & videography package includes:

oh faq!

Got a question about working with us?
We probably answer it below, but if not, reach out to us!

What constitutes an “intimate wedding”?

We consider an intimate wedding anywhere between 10 and 60 guests. (We do occasionally shoot bigger events, so don’t hesitate to reach out if you like our style!)

What the heck is an elopement, anyway?

If you want your day to be just the two of you, or surrounded only by immediate family and your BFFs, a small, intimate elopement might be the way to go. Due to the minimal number of guests, elopements can be held in dramatic locations like a mountainside where having dozens of guests would be difficult.

Can you help me plan my elopement?

Uhhhh, YEAH! Whether you’ve already got the perfect spot picked out or you want us to scout locations for you, we’ll help you figure out all the logistics — including the right time of day for optimal views, what to wear, and any permits that are needed. Want to hike in to your dream elopement spot? We’ll guide you through everything you need to know, from how to pack your wedding attire with minimal wrinkles to how to transport a bouquet in a backpack.

We love the idea of getting hitched in a jaw-droppingly beautiful outdoor setting, but how the heck do we get there?

Depending on the exact spot and the time of year, we might need to hike, ski, or snowshoe in! Don’t sweat the details — we’ll help plan all the logistics of your adventure elopement or wedding, from permits to trail access to what shoes you should wear.

Who will be shooting my wedding?

Both of us! We’ll hire an associate if we anticipate needing an extra set of hands. (Only Arielle shoots boudoir.)

What if we’re awkward and hate getting our picture taken?

We totally get it: We don't love being in front of the camera either! That's why we prioritize getting to know you. If you feel comfortable with us, being in front of our cameras is significantly more enjoyable. We will also be able to bring out genuine laughs and intimacy because we know you! We also "pose" you the entire time so you never have to worry about practicing poses or anything like that. We will guide you in a way that is natural and brings out your authentic luuurv. 


Do we get all of the photos and video clips you shot?

We typically deliver 50 to 100 photos per hour of coverage. We don't include any unflattering photos (if we know you specifically hate pictures with a double chin going on, we aren't going to inflict that on you) but we don't hold anything hostage. If it turns out, you get it! No cap on the quantity. If you would like all of the video footage, you can pay for a “legacy edit” which will include all clips & the audio (if there was any taken) but again, we do not include clips that are unflattering or our test shots.



Can I see a full gallery you’ve done for a previous wedding?

Hell yes! Just give us some details about your wedding (setting, size, theme, etc.) so we can send you similar examples.


Do you travel? What are the costs?

Absofruitly! 60 miles of travel from our home base in Vancouver, Washington is included with all sessions. For locations further than that, we charge .60/mile. Anything more than 3 hours away will require overnight accommodations so we don't fall asleep at the wheel driving home, but we’re cheap dates: We have a travel trailer and love camping! If we need to fly to your location, we ask that you cover our flights and hotel.




How long until we get our photos back?

Our turnaround for photo and video is 6 to 10 weeks after your wedding day.


What if you two are slightly out of our budget but we REALLY love you?

Reach out anyway! We’re all about working with the right people, which is why we only do a limited number of weddings per year.



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