I'm a Joshua Tree elopement photographer specializing in creating beautiful memories that last forever! If you and your partner are ready for the best adventure of your lives, let me be there to capture it! 

Are you ready to make your love story unforgettable? I've created the most incredible elopements in Joshua Tree, and now it's time for me to help plan yours. Not only will I capture every moment of your special day on camera – I'll also be here as a guide throughout the process. Eloping is an incredibly stress-free way to get married that allows couples like you to focus solely on each other! Look no further - let’s create something magical together!

Meet the artist and adventurer  that makes your day, yours. 

Photographer, Planner, and Beyond!

Tie the knot among Joshua Tree's stark beauty amid majestic mountains in southern California - dream weddings, elopements and intimate ceremonies await you at The Greater Palm Springs & Joshua Tree area!

Tie the knot among Joshua Tree's stark beauty amid majestic mountains in southern California - dream weddings, elopements and intimate ceremonies await you at The Greater Palm Springs & Joshua Tree area!

Hey Gorgeous

Ready to get married  in the desert in Joshua Tree National Park!

Excited to have stunning photos and lifelong memories without the big traditional wedding production!

excited to let go of the stress and expense of planning a big wedding and instead, explore a new place!

You are in the right place!

But if you're wondering how to plan out your elopement adventure and all the logistics that come with it, don't worry-with my help, you can create a unique and personalized experience tailored just for the two of you! I'll provide advice on where to eat, stay (for whichever length of time works best), as well as connect with top local vendors. We'll discuss marriage license regulations plus how I could sign off at your ceremony — all while addressing any questions or concerns that may arise during our detailed discovery call along the way.

 I'll also capture your beautiful memories so you can relive the day over and over again!!!

Go to Pricing

With so many amazing elopement photographers in Joshua Tree, it was a tough decision to make! But we are thrilled that we chose Maddison E Wilson Photography- she has an innate passion for adventure and her years of knowledge really shined through when planning our perfect stress-free day.

we are thrilled that we chose Maddison E Wilson Photography

 Maddie did NOT disappoint. From the first day of talking with her to now has been nothing but an easy and pleasant process. What I loved about using Maddison E Wilson Photography is that the communication was amazing which made everything much easier on the wedding day! And can’t forget how AMAZING and STUNNING THE PICTURES are!!!"

Stunning Pictures

"I had such a wonderful experience! I booked her for my elopement. She made me feel so comfortable during the shoot. Maddison is so down-to-earth and wonderful to work with. She is also super fun to hang out with! We didn't want her to leave at the end of the night"

Such a wonderful experience

Moody . Vibrant . Timeless

Artistic . Unqiue

Why you should Choose Me as your elopement photographer, planner and cheerleader?

  • Our customized planning service will take care of all the details, from crafting an itinerary to finding you fantastic activities that are tailored just for you.

  • We help you get all the necessary permits for your chosen location in no time, so that you don't have to worry about a thing.

  • create the timeline and all other logistics including backup plans so that you tow can relax, have fun, and just be in the moment. (instead of checking the time and worrying about logistics)

  • Let you know the best places to stay so you end up in an area that fits the vibe of you two perfectly

  • Send you a list of private chefs or restaurants for your elopement dinner based on your preferences

  • Give you my list of trusted hair & makeup artists, florists and other vendors that will help you bring the vision of your day to life, and anything else you need to save you time and stress

  • Help you with the logistics of your marriage license (including where and when to get it) so that there's no confusion

  • Help come up with fun activities for your day (and find ways to make your day fun for your guests too)

  • Come prepared with a bluetooth speaker for your first dance,  a pop-up tent for changing in, and an "emergency kit" (full of bobby pins, band-aids and granola bars) just to name a few things, so you're completely covered every step of the way

  • Send over a customized checklist of everything you need to bring for your elopement down to the finest details so you don't have to worry about forgetting anything

  • And of course, take you to the most beautiful desert spots and iconic boulders in Joshua Tree National Park to say your "I do's"! 


All about Pricing 

A DISCOVERY CALL so that we can get to know each other better! We’ll make sure we’re the right fit, and I’ll uncover how I can create an epic day that is unique to you. 

PERMIT ASSISTANCE so that you don’t have to stress and do research on how to obtain any necessary permits. 

A CUSTOM TIMELINE so that you will know exactly what you’re doing and when. Don’t worry, I’ll keep track of the time so that you can embrace the moment!

VENDOR RECOMMENDATIONS: rest assured your vendors have the right type of experience and qualifications!

UNLIMITED PLANNING & COMMUNICATION so that you can rest assured that you have access to my expertise and aren’t all alone while planning your elopement!

PERMIT ASSISTANCE so that you don’t have to stress and do research on how to obtain any necessary permits. 

A beautiful PRIVATE ONLINE GALLERY link where you can download your high resolution images, make prints and albums, and pass along to family and friends.

TRAVEL FEES INCLUDED into your package

PRINTING RIGHTS so that you can take your images to any printing company. (Although I highly recommend printing through your custom online gallery for the highest quality results.)

48 HOUR SNEAK PEAK IMAGES Make every moment of your special day last - relive the memories and share them with those you love. Get ready to experience it all again through a stunning gallery that will be delivered soon!

 A multi-day elopement is perfect if you want a “just us” elopement as well as a day to celebrate with guests or if you want to do a backpacking elopement. 

Multi - Day Elopement

Up to 18 hours split between two days

Split your day between two incredible locations during the best lighting of the day at each spot and have a break in between!

Sunrise and Sunset Elopement

Up to 12 hours split between morning and evening with a break in between

Full Day

Up to 8 Hours

Capture everything from getting ready photos to exploring multiple gorgeous locations or enjoying one grand adventure.

Mini Elopement

Up to 4 Hours

Little adventures, big feelings. One perfect location where you can have an intimate ceremony and enjoy the views.

Interested and want to chat? Fill out my contact form below!