Intimate Cliffside Coastal Elopement at Elk Flats and Hug Point

Real Wedding
Robyn and Kartik set out to explore the coast for wedding portraits following their intimate courthouse wedding.
Written by
Emily Sweet

Robyn and Kartik followed up their courthouse elopement with a next-day adventure to Oregon's coast, captured oceanside at Hug Point and cliffside at Elk Flats by Naba Zabih. The couple knew they wanted to devote an entire day to celebrating their marriage and opted to recline in a coastal Airbnb before venturing out with their photographer. The initial location Robyn and Kartik had envisioned ended up being unavailable after a power line falling nearby, but a change of plans only added to the spontaneity and whimsy of the day, and the two spots at Elk Flats and Hug Point ended up being perfectly picturesque. Part of the beauty of the coast comes from its grandiose, most effectively captured with sprawling views; our couple chose to explore both cliffside and beachside spots which really showcased the area's overarching beauty. Kartik wowed in a tan suit that elegantly melded with a sandy beach backdrop and stood out against sparkling turquoise water. Robyn's gown featured a delicate lace bodice and airy tulle skirt that she paired with off the shoulder sleeves. An elegant updo was framed with a glitzy accessory, and for the final moments of the day our bride let her hair down and embraced coastal waves. 


Oregon Coast