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Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the internet! I am a wedding photographer based in Denver, Colorado who loves to travel and meet new people!. Grab a nice hot drink (or glass of wine!) cuddle up, and enjoy browsing my latest work and getting a peek into my life!

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In a clifftop terrace, overlooking the bay, I watched as family members stood and praised Jordan’s steadfast, constant character, and Molly’s beautiful, exuberant spirit. I stood surrounded by the smiling faces of the friends and family who cherish this couple so much they would travel thousands of miles to be a part of this day. […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos Wedding – Molly and Jordan

“You must see some crazy stuff!!” I hear this alll the time when people find out I’m a wedding photographer! Honestly, I haven’t really seen very many truly “scandalous” moments that most people think I have. I’m 100% sure that is due to how incredible my clients are, and what good people they are! What […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort wedding, Personal, The Manor House, The Pines at Genesee, Weddings

My Favorite Moments of 2017

What. A. Year. This might be the longest year in review post yet!! I was so blessed to be a part of so many incredible weddings, I had SUCH a hard time narrowing down what images to include in this post! I love doing these posts at the end of each year, it is so […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, LDS Weddings, Personal, Weddings

2017 Year in Review – Weddings

A few weeks ago I took a trip to Cabo San Lucas with some of my incredible photographer friends. We were going for some fun, sun, and relaxation, but we got so much more than that. Mary, who is a magician with words (and photos) wrote this blog post about our trip. I can’t say […]

Destination Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement

Cabo San Lucas Photographer – Lindsay & Cody

I could live in Costa Rica. I totally could. It’s just my kind of hot, which is SUPER hot and super humid! mmmmm yes please. Colorado is way too dry for my liking. Plus, no beaches. Here’s a look at some of our Costa Rica Vacation Photos. You can see the portrait sessions we did […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

Costa Rica Vacation Photos

By now, you all know that whenever I travel, whether it’s for work or for pleasure, I always want to a session. On our recent trip to Costa Rica, our sweet friends Mallory & Aaron were kind enough to take some time out of our vacation for a little Costa Rica photo session. Well, as much […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

Our Costa Rica Photo Session

Costa Rica! Oh my goodness was it amazing! Last week my husband and I took a week long trip to Costa Rica with our close friends Mallory & Aaron (pictured below). It was an incredible trip to say the least! We stayed in Potrero which I would highly recommend. The house we rented was a […]

Costa Rica, Destination Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement, Personal

Costa Rica Photographer – Mallory & Aaron

Back in January I was lucky enough to travel to Jamaica to photography Mercy & Nick’s destination wedding. It was such a incredible experience and I loved every second of it!  So, to re-live it so more I thought I’d share our vacation photos! Dillon came along with me, and in our true photographer fashion […]

Destination Weddings, Personal, Weddings

Jamaica Vacation Photos

This day! Where do I even start?! Mercy and Nick’s Jamaica Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort Wedding was one for the books, for sure! Personally, it was a pretty huge milestone for me. Not only was the wedding on my birthday, but it was also the 100th wedding I’ve photographed. Needless to say, I was […]

Destination Weddings, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort wedding, Weddings

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort Wedding – Mercy + Nick

This day!! It was windy, rainy and cold, none of the things you think of when you think of a San Diego temple wedding, but goodness, was this wedding beautiful!! I am just in love with these photos! I think what I love most about them is the beautiful people in them! I have a […]

Destination Weddings, LDS Weddings, San Diego Temple, Weddings

San Diego Temple Wedding – Carrie & William