• Rebecca Kopperud

Sights Set on Love | An Alaska Wedding Takes Flight

Updated: Jan 4

Photo by Relic Photographic

Chantel and Steve have two great passions - flying and firearms. When they were planning their Alaska summer wedding, they knew they wanted both incorporated into their theme.

Photo by Relic Photographic

Chantel is Palmer born-and-raised and Steve is an Alaska bush pilot. The couple wanted an elegant yet casual wedding that reflected their roots.

Photo by Relic Photographic | Flowers by Bloomsbury Blooms

Their ceremony took place in a family's Palmer back yard surrounded by pastures and mountains.

The weather couldn't have been more perfect!

The reception was at their hangar in Wasilla. This is where their wedding really took flight!

Photo by Relic Photographic

They ended the festivities at 6,000 feet.

Photo by Relic Photographic

Photo by Relic Photographic


Location: Palmer and Wasilla

Wedding Coordinator: La Boum Events

Florist: Bloomsbury Blooms

Photographer: Relic Photographic

Videographer: Nomad Cinematics

DJ: 49 North Entertainment

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