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Elopement Photography | Alton, IL

If you are looking for some elopement photography inspiration or a photographer to shoot your elopement wedding, look no further! Back in February I was lucky enough to participate in a styled elopement photography shoot. It was located in Alton, IL along the river. The weather was perfect and the sunset along the horizon was even better!

Bride and groom, Sunset, Elopement Photography

When you think about elopements, you probably don’t picture them in a setting like the midwest! California or the PNW is more what you probably picture in your head, but I think the midwest is highly under rated! If you don’t agree, just check out more photos below. Sierra and Ethan were wonderful models for this shoot. They are actually engaged to each other in real life, so the love in these pictures is as real as it gets!

Below I will list the venues that we used for this styled elopement shoot. If you plan on visiting Alton, IL for any reason, the Post Commons is a beautiful coffee shop that can also be used as a wedding venue. Right below the building in the basement is the Ground Floor Collective that is used as a studio space for creatives and photographers. It made a beautiful space for us to take Sierra’s bridal portraits and even some “getting ready” photos!

Venues // groundfloorcollective.com | http://postcommons.com

Bridal Gown // The Bridal Parlour

Bouquet // Instagram @lovelandestates

Bride and Groom, Elopement Photography
Bride and Groom, Elopement Wedding
Elopement Wedding, Elopement Photography
Elopement Photography, Bride and Groom
Wedding Arch, Elopement Photography, Elopement Wedding
Wedding arch details, Elopement Photography
Cowgirl Boots, Elopement Photography
Bride and Groom running, Elopement Photography
Elopement Photography, Elopement Wedding
Bridal Bouquet, Elopement Photography
Elopement Photographer, Bride and. Groom

This wedding was so beautiful and I would love to shoot more elopement weddings and micro weddings in the future. If you’d like to see more elopements I’ve photographed, check out this post below!

- Raneem

She is very positive and responsive and open to any new ideas. She even stayed a little extra to take more pictures. The pictures were perfect and she captured all the moments. Me and my family loved them!! She also worked really hard to get them a little early, which I really appreciate. I would definitely recommend her!!

"Morgan was amazing!!! I loved working with her."

- Kayla 

She is sweet, easy to work with and came prepared with poses and direction. She took the time to view our initial chosen park location prior to our session and suggested a different location due to the scenery dying out in December. She is gifted with her camera and has a natural ability to capture real moments. Follow her lead and you’ll love the memories created from the magic she captures! 

"Morgan was extremely responsive from the beginning. "

- Ayesha

I was stuck on a budget and was planning my wedding with the date coming right up with no photographer booked yet. Even though my wedding was on such short notice, Morgan said she could do my wedding pictures and fit my budget. The pictures she took are stunning and I can’t stop looking at them. 

"I had my wedding pictures done by Morgan and I am so happy I did! "


This is not just a talent, but a calling. I was searching for a photographer for my 18th birthday and she took the assignment and did more than just extra credit. I am truly pleased and this will not be the last photoshoot with this amazing human being! 

"This woman is a work of beautiful art.  "