I'm Donna Marie
An inclusive adventurous destination wedding and elopement photographer livin' in upstate New York. I'm here to empower all couples to create an intentional wedding day that focuses on the experience and the feels.
Eloping in the winter can be absolutely breathtaking, so if you’re considering it—this is your sign to DO IT. And if you’re on the fence about where you should elope, let me be the first to say to not bar a waterfall location from your location list. If you’re looking to keep your wedding day close to home but still want to have stunning photos, and a day built around you and your partner for your elopement experience, I’m here to help you make it all happen.
Of course, your elopement day is more than just beautiful photographs. And your photographs should be about telling the story of how your wedding day unfolds. Being in a beautifully scenic location to commit your lives to one another is but a fraction of your wedding day. A waterfall elopement can take place anytime of year, but I think that winter is easily my favorite.
When “elopement” comes to mind, many people assume that you have to travel to some far off destination, or trek out to the ADK. I’m here to remind you that there are many beautiful and scenic places in northern NY close to home. You just have to know where to look. The location we chose features a 35ft high ribbon cascade waterfall that was utterly gorgeous frozen over with ice. It was absolutely perfect for their own waterfall elopement.
Imagine: It’s your wedding day. You’re getting ready at The Lincoln Loft and Studio. Hair, makeup, details, glorious morning light. You’ve written your own heartfelt vows. You spend time with your partner without worry about having to follow a strict wedding schedule. You enjoy seeing your partner for the first time in their wedding attire. You adventure to a beautiful frozen waterfall to share your vows with your partner. It’s all seamless, pressure-less, and filled with ease. And above all else, it’s authentically you.
Ready to start planning your own adventure elopement? Get in touch!
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