Welcome to Jason Burns Photography's Blog, where I'm delighted to showcase glimpses of recent weddings and engagement sessions. As a dedicated storyteller behind the lens, I capture the essence of each couple's unique journey with a focus on authenticity and timeless moments. Here, you'll find a curated collection of love stories, from intimate engagements to the grandeur of wedding celebrations. Thank you for joining me in celebrating the beauty of these special moments, and I look forward to the possibility of capturing your own extraordinary love story.

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The wedding day unfolded amidst a charming May ambiance, cloaked in a soft veil of clouds and a gentle coolness. Just last weekend, I had the pleasure of capturing Hiroo and Anna’s Micro wedding, adding another delightful chapter to this bustling month that I’ve been thoroughly enjoying. My journey took me to one of my […]

In the enchanting month of May, amidst the captivating landscapes of Joshua Tree, I had the pleasure of joining Lizzy and Landon for their special elopement day. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Joshua Tree National Park, we embarked on a picturesque adventure, capturing timeless moments of love and devotion. As the golden sun began […]

I received a message from Nikki and Juan in January, who had tied the knot at a local courthouse in November. They reached out to me because they had yet to have a photographer on their big day and wanted to make up for it with a special session. Initially, we planned to meet in […]

Theirs an old saying that rain on your wedding day is a sign of good fortune, indicating that your marriage will be blessed with longevity and resilience. This age-old adage proved true for Joe and Sarah, as their elopement day was met with a downpour of rain. But despite the weather, their love shone brightly, […]

Palm Springs never fails to capture my heart as a top choice for weddings and elopements, and it was an absolute pleasure to host this stunning couple’s big day in this gorgeous location. When Jett and Taylor approached me to capture their elopement in Palm Springs, I knew it was going to be an unforgettable […]

I feel so grateful to have started October photographing a beautiful Laguna Beach elopement. Working with Joe and Caroline was wonderful, and their love and excitement filled throughout the day. The day started at the Inn at Laguna Beach, where I was able to capture some getting-ready moments with Caroline before they headed to Heisler […]

Devyn and Alex got married earlier this year in Big Sur, but like most wedding days, it was a little rushed, and they wanted a few more photos of them before they packed the dress into storage. I suggested one of my favorite locations, Balboa Park, and they loved the idea. It was such a […]

Colleen and Stephen’s recent elopement was a sight to behold, and I felt truly honored to capture their special day. Our adventure began at the charming Simpson House Inn, where we captured some beautiful moments before heading to the courthouse. As we arrived at the courthouse, I couldn’t help but see how beautiful this building […]

As an elopement photographer, I get to witness couples start their journey of marriage in some of the most breathtaking places. This time, it was Joshua Tree National Park where I had the honor of capturing Lisette and Jack’s elopement. Hailing from the UK, Lisette, and Jack were excited to explore Joshua Tree National Park […]

Palm Springs is a destination that every couple looking for a truly unique wedding experience should consider. From the stunning desert landscapes to the iconic windmills, Palm Springs offers endless opportunities for an unforgettable elopement or couples session. Recently, I had the opportunity to photograph a couples session with Ariel and Travis in Palm Springs, […]

I’m always looking for new and exciting locations to capture the magic of my client’s special day. So when I had the opportunity to photograph Bethany and Julian’s elopement in Morro Bay, California, I jumped at the chance. And let me tell you; it did not disappoint. Morro Bay is a charming coastal town nestled […]

It always makes me happy to capture weddings and elopements in some of the most breathtaking locations on earth. And when it comes to epic views, Big Sur is definitely one of my favorite locations to photograph. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Sapna and Alvin’s elopement at Garrapata State Beach, and despite the […]

Jaimee and Trace’s wedding day was a perfect example of how elopements can be just as special as large weddings. With only twelve of their closest family members in attendance, they exchanged vows on a hillside in Malibu at an Airbnb that was once owned by a Backstreet Boy. I love capturing intimate weddings and […]

Daphne and Alan had a small elopement in Laguna Beach at the Casa Laguna Hotel. The two exchanged some tearful vows in their bungalow, followed by some cake that was beautifully made by one of their children and Champaign toast before heading out onto the property for some photos. I love photographing elopements like this […]

Elopements are such a special and intimate way to celebrate a wedding day. Karen and Christopher chose to elope at the stunning Treasure Island Beach in Laguna Beach, California. The day began with getting ready photos at The Ranch in Laguna Beach. Karen looked stunning in her beautiful white dress, and Christopher looked dapper in […]

There’s just something so magical about Joshua Tree, and when it comes to elopements, the area offers so many great options for couples looking to tie the knot in a stunning and unique location. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing Tina and Don’s elopement at an Airbnb in Joshua Tree, just a short distance […]

Ashley and Brittany’s cliffside elopement at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego had some of the most beautiful moments. This stunning location provided the perfect backdrop for their elopement. Ashley and Brittany’s journey to the altar began as friends, but their connection quickly grew into something more. Ashley took the first step and slid into Brittany’s […]

Recently I had the chance to photograph a fun session with Jayden and Jaiden in Joshua Tree as they were staying at an Airbnb in the area called Casa Cabin. Joshua Tree is always been one of my favorite locations to shoot, that warm evening golden desert light is beautiful and the perfect backdrop to […]

I’m always thrilled to capture the intimate and beautiful moments of couples who choose to exchange their vows in breathtaking locations. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing Victoria and Yuri’s morning elopement at the Ventana Big Sur, a luxurious resort nestled alongside the majestic mountains overlooking the stunning California coastline. As I made my […]

I recently photographed Mikayla and John at an incredible Airbnb in Joshua Tree called Casa Cabin. While Mikayla and John are already married, they wanted some fun photos in the desert landscape around their Airbnb, and I was more than happy to help them out. Casa Cabin is a stunning desert oasis with nothing but […]

There’s nothing quite like capturing the magic of a couple’s special day amidst the towering ancient redwoods of Big Sur. And when that day takes place at the stunning Ventana Big Sur resort, it’s truly something unforgettable. Leah and Grant chose to drive all the way from San Diego for their destination elopement at Ventana […]

There are few places as awesome and inspiring as Joshua Tree National Park. The park’s whimsical, almost surreal landscapes are something out of a Dr. Seuss book, and it’s easy to see why so many couples choose to elope to this stunning location every year. I recently I photographed Chris and Briana’s elopement in Joshua […]

WHAT IS AN ELOPEMENT So you’re thinking about eloping, maybe a big wedding and all the coast and stress that go with is it is not your thing or COVID has you changing up your plans. Either way, let me tell you first hand that elopements are some of the most beautiful and fun moments […]

It has been a wonderfully busy year and I had the good fortune to end the year of weddings on a high note by photographing Matt and Megan’s elopement in Joshua Tree. When these two first contacted me I was super excited, I love Joshua Tree and elopements so being able to combine the two is so very awesome.

I recently had the pleasure of photographing an intimate elopement at Forest Falls, and let me tell you, it was nothing short of magical. The couple wanted a small and intimate ceremony surrounded by nature, so they took a short hike to the perfect location for their vows in front of a stunning waterfall. After […]

I have always loved a beach elopement and Laguna Beach does have some beautiful spots for a small elopement. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Lorn and Romina’s small elopement at Treasure Island Beach in Laguna Beach. There is just something so authentic about eloping that I love, it’s more about the couple and […]

Big Sur, California, is one of the most picturesque locations in the world, and it’s no surprise how popular it is for destination weddings and elopements. I had the pleasure of photographing Kevin and Carly’s elopement in Big Sur, and it was an experience that I will never forget. I first met Kevin and Carly […]

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of photographing a small elopement with Leilani and Johnson hear in Orange County. We started at the Laguna Hills Civic Center for their quick ceremony before heading over to the San Juan Capistrano area for some romantics with the newlyweds. I have to say I love photographing elopements, no rush to the day, just a fun time. Congratulations you two.

Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing an unforgettable couples session in the stunning Lake Arrowhead area with Shaun and Sofia. This session was truly a dream come true, and I felt incredibly honored to have been able to capture such an important moment in their lives. Shaun and Sofia were an absolute joy to […]