Intimate Big Sur Elopement

Toni and Brian’s Intimate Big Sur Elopement

In the heart of California’s awe-inspiring Big Sur coastline, Toni and Brian chose to celebrate their love in the most intimate and picturesque manner. Their Intimate Big Sur Elopement wasn’t just a union of hearts; it was a fusion of breathtaking landscapes, cultural homage, and family bonds being formed for the first time. Our team at Silver Seas had the honor of capturing these once-in-a-lifetime moments, chronicling a story of love, laughter, and the majestic serenity of Big Sur. Their elopement started at a picturesque Airbnb perched right on the cliffs, and offering panoramic views of the Big Sur Coastline. This serene getaway hosted both families, who were meeting for the first time. This created an intimate elopement experience tying together the family bonds.

Getting Ready Along the Big Sur Coastline

The morning of their elopement, Brian and Toni prepared in adjacent rooms. Brian, alone in his room, you could feel his nervous anticipation for the day ahead. Meanwhile, Toni, surrounded by the women of both families, shared laughter and wine. A heartwarming scene of unity and joy. The highlight was Toni being adorned in her wedding dress. Assisted by her sister and both mothers, this tender display of family unity was one we’ll never forget.

A First Look Under the Cypress Trees

Under the shelter of an ancient cypress tree, Brian and Toni shared their first look. The smiles and excitement on their faces were a clear indicator of their profound love and eagerness to step into the future as one. This moment, filled with genuine emotion and stunning natural beauty, was a precursor to the intimate ceremony that followed.

An Intimate Big Sur Elopement Ceremony With Views

The ceremony unfolded into a mesmerizing spectacle beside the vast Big Sur coastline. Toni and Brian passionately exchanged vows, captivating their family gathered on the deck. They infused the finale with a tribute to Toni’s Bulgarian roots through the vibrant Bulgarian Bread Ceremony. This tradition, symbolizing prosperity and unity, added a meaningful flourish as they stepped into their new life together.

Sunset at Bixby Bridge and Garrapata State Park

Following the ceremony, the adventure continued to Bixby Bridge at sunset. Toni and Brian chose Bixby Bridge for its dramatic coastal vistas and amazing architecture. As the day concluded, we drove up the coast to Garrapata State Park for twilight photos. Here, the full moon illuminated the sky, casting a mystical glow and creating unforgettable blue-hour memories.

A Day to Remember

At Silver Seas, we believe in the power of love stories and the magic of capturing them through photography and videography. Toni and Brian’s Big Sur elopement was a celebration of love, nature, and the coming together of families. Their story, set against the canvas of Big Sur’s majestic coastline, was a privilege to document, and we are so excited for our next opportunity to capture a Big Sur Elopement

Ready to capture your Intimate Big Sur Elopement?

If you’re planning an intimate Big Sur Elopement, we’d love to chat. Our expertise as elopement photographers and videographers ensures that every moment is captured, and every detail is planned. Contact us to check availability and learn more about our approach to elopements.


Florist: Burst + Bloom Flowers
Catering & Cake: A Party For Your Palate
HMU: Kelly Jo
Rings: Mark Schneider Design

Why Choose Silver Seas to Capture Your Big Sur Elopement

Yosemite Elopement Photographer and Videographer Elijah Garcia
Yosemite Elopement Photographer and videographer Ryan Kort

Choosing the right team for your Big Sur Elopement is key. With Silver Seas you’re not just hiring a photographer and videographer; you’re gaining partners in planning your day. Our passion for storytelling and intimate knowledge of Big Sur’s Coastline ensures your love story is beautifully captured. We don’t just document the moments of your day, instead, we help meticulously plan your elopement experience to get the best photos and videos. Our expertise in Big Sur’s landscapes means we know the perfect backdrops to make your elopement memories last a lifetime.