your pacific northwest elopement + micro wedding photographer

capturing adventurous moments + feelings in real life color

translating your memories into art

The way you feel on your wedding day, the sweetest kisses, the tears, the wind blowing through the trees, the sun going down over the ocean, the shine of your wedding rings in the sun; from the tiniest details to the biggest moments, I am there to capture every part of your day with joyful, intentional energy. I am invested in you, your story, and your day from the very first email to the very last photo, and I am so very excited to meet you!

hi, i'm Riley Jean, pacific northwest elopement photographer

Hi again, it's so nice to meet you! I have been photographing memories since I first picked up my camera in middle school, and am so grateful that all these years later I have found my purpose in documenting people's most important and cherished moments. It's my job to make you feel beautiful, comfortable, and at ease in front of the lens so that your authentic self truly shines through. Whether I'm in my home state of Oregon or somewhere else in the world, I am so grateful that I get to do what I love: telling your stories.

on the blog

how to plan your dream oregon coast elopement

Intimate Elopement in Redwoods National Park

Sunset Joshua Tree Elopement

not just photographs, an experience

Whether you’re eloping at a hidden forest lake, under a magical coastal sunsets, or hanging with your favorite people at an airbnb, I’m your photographer! I’m not just capturing moments, I’m capturing how your day FEELS. From the smallest detail to the biggest moment, every piece of your day matters. And I’ll be there every step of the way!

community & education for photographers, from a photographer

Designed with YOU in mind! You; the brand new photographer so excited to begin their journey! You; the photographer who wants to break into elopements but doesn’t know where to start. You; the photographer who has photographed a thousand weddings and elopements, and needs to re-charge creatively. Wherever you are in your photography journey, this is a place for YOU.

There is NO ONE like Riley!! I can't believe how lucky we were to find her. she takes incredible photos and captures everyone's essence SO perfectly. She takes time to get to know her couples and make sure that their unique love is at the center of every single picture she takes. She is also just the warmest, funniest, sweetest human. You will LOVE having her energy around when you're celebrating your love!!!

Jennifer & Estevan

Riley is an AMAZING photographer! We adore the pictures that she took for our engagement. She made us feel comfortable and confident. The whole experience felt like we were taking pictures with an old friend. She is an amazing person and is super talented. We loved how flexible she was with scheduling. Her ideas for location scouting and posing couldn’t have been better! 

Emily & Jake

Riley is the whole package. She is not only kind and easy to get along with, but is extremely talented in her field. Her photos are impeccable, her energy is amazing, and she provides her couples with timelines to relieve stress. I highly recommend her to anyone who needs a photographer and will be using her for any future photography needs.

Daniel & Jesse

Riley took the most gorgeous photos of my wedding day. Each picture truly tells a story, and i will cherish them forever. She was so much fun to work with, and did an amazing job catching our personalities and love story in the photos. The detail in the editing and the way she photographed everything is beyond immaculate. Absolutely worth the investment.

Nicole & Austin

Riley is AMAZING! My husband and I worked with her for our elopement. She knew how to make us both comfortable in front of the camera and honestly made the day even more memorable. Her bright personality and great sense of humor never burned out. She made the planning so much easier and gave us insight in ways we wouldn’t have expected.

Sharlina & Michael

Ready to make your dream elopement a reality?

ME TOO! Just fill out my contact form, and I’ll be in touch in less than 48 hours to book a call where we can get to know each other, and I can hear all about your dreams for your elopement day!