Creating one-of-a-kind wedding experiences in the golden state

Serving California + Hawaii


...and the raw beauty of the land surrounding them, Noel shared her promises with her beloved confidently. Their devotion to each other was palpable- every touch, every look, every word exchanged between them was electric. Their bond was strong, a sign of the strong foundation they had built.

At that significant moment, I felt my path unfold. I knew that I wanted to craft bespoke elopement days for my couples, documenting their love and passion undistracted by the world's chaos.

Today, I specialize in taking photos of free-spirited couples who want genuine, natural moments documented as we explore and admire the Earth together. The search for California Elopement photographers is vast, to see more about my unique approach, click the button below.

Aloha, I'm Raizah - a California Elopement Photographer

documenting intimate moments and energetic connection between adventurous lovers

Timeless, cosmic, grounded love

weaving story-telling into each moment of your day

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Specializing in Small Weddings & Elopements

Commitment ceremonies

A ceremony beyond legalities and government

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“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

Southern California Elopement Photographer based in Palm Springs & Maui.

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“Raizah was such an awesome photographer for our wedding! The whole process went smooth and she made us feel so comfortable and had things organized well to get in the beautiful shots we desired. And we LOVE the photos, they are gorgeous and she definitely has a special eye for those personal photos we will cherish for a lifetime! We highly recommend! Thank you so much Raizah/ Rise in Love!”

Timeless & Film Inspired California Elopement Photography