Whether it's the park where your partner first said "I love you" that has the perfect backdrop for your intimate vows, you want to strap on some hiking boots and find an epic location locally or hop on a plane and travel to experience a totally new adventure together...
We want to know everything on your mind and help you bring your elopement dreams into reality. Then you have the best day of your life and we photograph it all.
We can help you craft an incredible vision and help you plan for what that perfect day can look like. We’ve seen couples plan for beautiful & meaningful elopements in their backyards, at a B&B, out in the woods, or in front of a gorgeous waterfall – there are so many options!
When the day comes, we’ll be there to help guide you and capture amazing photos that you will be able to look back on to tell the story of the day you decided to get married in this incredible unique and memorable way.
All along the way, we’re here to make the experience really easy for you, so on the day you can stay in the moment and enjoy every second.
A full day elopement experience is created so you can maximize your memories from this special day in you and your partners life together.
The flow of an elopement can be similar to a wedding day, except things are so much more laid back and less time sensitive. And of course, elopements can often take place in unconventional spaces, so you don’t need to worry about locking in an expensive wedding venue for your day.
We will be there to capture you get ready for your day, share a first look if you’d like, get married in a sweet-and-intimate ceremony, find an epic location for beautiful just married portraits, and help you to incorporate other sweet activities into your day. Some couples even end their day with a small reception of family & friends or with a simple first dance together! All throughout, while you're living in the moment of your best day ever, we’re capturing every moment unfold.
Waking up with your partner in a cozy Airbnb near the location your planning to say "I Do". You have a relaxed morning of making breakfast together, sipping on some coffee and soaking in those moments before you start getting ready for the day.
Maybe your best friends or parents come to join you, help you get ready and spend some quality time together just before you have a super sweet look right outside your Airbnb.
All those butterflies start to disappear as you can fully soak in every moment by each others side now the rest of the day. We head to your ceremony spot where you can read your vows and make things official!
Have a celebratory toast and start your epic adventure planned for just the two of you the rest of the day. Whether you want to hike to a beautiful mountain view, find the perfect picnic spot or go chasing waterfalls. Anything is possible on your elopement day – its all about the two of you, after all!
But it doesn't have to stop right there, because you can do anything you want on your adventurous elopement! You can plan a sweet little feast for just the two of you or anyone you invite back at your Airbnb with great food, drinks, and maybe even a campfire with smore's!
The best thing about your elopement day is making it a perfect reflection of you and your partner, and what you love doing together.
Double the support leading up to your elopement, and coverage by both Jes & Chris – experienced elopement & wedding photographers.
We offer guidance on any questions you may have as you plan your elopement, vendor recommendations, and create a custom timeline for your elopement.
Your images delivered in an online gallery with full print release.
Our wedding albums are exclusive and an incredible quality memento that will allow you to relive your day vividly time and time again. Our in house album designer will work with you to put together the album of your dreams.
We have created elopement packages that are available depending on what you are specifically dreaming of for your big day. Every package includes us (Jes + Chris) as your photographers, planning + logistics support, an online gallery so you can easily share your images with friends and family, full print release and one heck of an amazing adventure together!
We can help you find the perfect locations for your elopement. We have a curated list of places we've already discovered, and are open to exploring new places to find the perfect match for you.
All of our elopement packages include coverage of your elopement from start-to-finish.
After your big day, we hate to keep you waiting so we’ll send out a sneak peek in a few days! From there, we’ll edit all of your images and deliver them in a personalized online gallery within 8 weeks. This online gallery will allow you to download your images and even share them with friends and family.
We believe the planning process should be as collaborative as possible, so we’ll work with you to ensure your elopement day flows smoothly in a way that suits your wants and needs exactly and allows plenty of time for us to capture every moment.
If you think we may be a good fit, send us a message! We’ll review your inquiry and follow up with you to discuss all the details for your big day. We love to chat directly with our couples so we’ll find out which way works best for us all depending on location and scheduling.
Our beautiful wedding albums are handcrafted to provide you with the best way to relive your wedding day memories. There is nothing better than holding a gorgeous album, in high quality linen or leather, in your hands and flipping through the pages and simply reliving the most important moments of your life - in stunning quality print.
Yes! We feel honored to have had our work featured in The New York Times, Lehigh Valley Style, Philly in Love, Red Oak Weddings, Wear Your Love, and more!
Yes, we carry business liability insurance and can provide your wedding venue with a Certificate of Insurance (COI) if they request one.
We accept credit and debit card payments through our online booking system. Arrangements can also be made directly with us if you’d like to pay via check or money order. Just make all payments out to Hand and Arrow Photography Co.
We are located in Easton, Pennsylvania (about an hour north of Philadelphia), however, we love to travel and frequently capture special moments for our clients throughout the United States.
Our pricing is "all inclusive" - meaning we do not charge travel fees for weddings and sessions held within 3 hours of Easton, PA.
Yes, we charge a 6% sales tax according to the law in Pennsylvania.
Of course! While there are some reviews placed throughout our website, we encourage you to take a look through Google, Facebook, The Knot, and Wedding Wire. We’re proud of our work and proud of our five-star rating.
We've photographed a ton of weddings at different venues ranging from rustic barns to ballrooms to backyards (and everything in between). We regularly shoot at new venues and love adapting our style to these new places!
When Jes & Chris are booked for wedding days, there may still be availability with one of our associate photographers. You will hear directly from them via email to take any questions and set up a call to share with them more about the vision for your day.
We have been photographing weddings since 2015, and started Hand and Arrow Photography in January 2017. Since then, we have photographed many weddings, elopements, and couple's sessions. You're in good and experienced hands with us!