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“Minimony.” Other than being really fun to say three times fast (go ahead, try it) what is a minimony? How is it different than a micro wedding, or an intimate wedding, or an elopement? There are so many terms floating around, it’s easy to get confused. Since I’m a strong believer that it’s the intention […]

What is a minimony vs a micro wedding vs elopement

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When you’re from a small midwest town, becoming an adventure elopement photographer takes some work. Where I grew up, there wasn’t much a-happenin’ and it took a big imagination to bring big adventures to life. Small town, rural Michigan doesn’t have mountains or oceans. But it does have the woods and “up north.” I spent […]

Adventure Elopement Photographer Mariah Arianna – My Origin Story

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I’m an LGBTQ+ and Leave No Trace Elopement Photographer. If you want to know what drives me, I mean really pushes me from the core of my being, it’s my commitment to quality and keeping it real. Real love, real life, real talk. I don’t believe in showing up halfway, so when you book me, […]

My Promise as an LGBTQ+ and Leave No Trace Elopement Photographer: a note on values, philosophy and awareness

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