This year for our anniversary, my husband and I drove up to Idyllwild and rented a cabin in the woods at the Quiet Creek Inn. It was my first time visiting Idyllwild and I loved it! Such a change of scenery, even though it’s so close to LA. Being a mile high in the mountains will do that, I suppose. Beautiful trees, fresh air, leisurely hiking, and a really cute little town to explore. Quiet Creek Inn was adorable and they have squirrels that will come right up to you and eat peanuts out of your hand! This would be such a cute place for a laidback forest elopement or intimate wedding, or the perfect weekend adventure.
All photos are film! Portra 400 on Mamiya 645 AFD and black and white Ilford Super XP2 35mm with the Lomo LC-Wide.
This was my first time experimenting with astrophotography and long exposures at night on film, and I love how it all turned out and want to try more in the future!