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Where do I start?! That location, that light, these two!! Kayce and Chico were a dream to photograph at Wonderland Lake in Boulder! They were so stinking cute together! I love summer sessions so much, there’s just something about that light that doesn’t happen during the other seasons. I’m just crazy about it! But I’ll […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Wonderland Lake Couples Session – Kayce and Chico

What to do When You Get Engaged: Celebrate!! Don’t get caught up in the stress of wedding planning just yet! Take a minute to celebrate with your new fiance and enjoy just being engaged! You’ll be married for the rest of your lives, but only engaged for a short while, so celebrate it! Spread the […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

What to do When You Get Engaged

She turned around quickly, expecting to see her boyfriend smiling back at her. Instead, she saw her future husband down on one knee with a ring in his hand and a simple question on his lips. Will you marry me? Tears filled her eyes and the biggest smile lit up her face. She went straight […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Surprise Wedding Proposal – Kira & Eddie

Talk about a perfect fall photo session!! Chatfield State Park had just the right about of fall color, and Ariann & Klay were looking gorgeous, per usual. I love the neutral outfits they chose, it really helped them pop off the colorful background we were working in! I photographed Ariann & Klay’s¬†engagement session last February […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Chatfield State Park Couples Session – Ariann & Klay

I’m so excited to share this Downtown Denver Couples session!! This was such a fun project for me! I try to plan a “just for me” shoot at least once a year. It’s just such a great way to refill my creativity and my heart! I think it’s so important as a creative professional to […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement, Personal

Downtown Denver Couples Session – Alley & Gavin

I’m in love with this session!! Molly & Jordan were complete naturals in front of the camera, they had super cute outfits, and we had amazing light! All of the things I need to add up to a perfect Fort Collins Engagement session! We had so much fun wandering around Old Town and finding so […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Fort Collins Engagement Session – Molly & Jordan

Spring in Colorado! Budding trees, chirping birds, 20+mph winds! Gotta love it! Ok, maybe not love it, but definitely work with it! Greg and Maura were such troopers to put up with these crazy winds!! Wind can be tough to work with, but they were so patient while we worked around it. They brought their […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Cherry Creek Engagement Session – Maura & Greg

What a year!! I feel like I say that every year, but man was 2016 a good year for my photography! I had AMAZING couples, per usual, shot in incredible locations, had four destination weddings, and sooo many beautiful engagement sessions. My photography took me to Louisiana, Georgia, Nebraska, and California twice. I got to […]

Colorado Weddings, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement, LDS Weddings, Personal, Weddings

2016 Year in Review

Fall is ¬†my favorite!! I love that chill in the air and the changing leaves. I love wearing my sweaters, scarves, and boots! And mostly, I love a good fall engagement session. And Kayla and Adam’s fall engagement session was no exception. We had just the perfect amount of fall color and Kayla’s blue dress […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Fall Engagement Session – Kayla & Adam

Engagement sessions like this one remind me why fall is my favorite season!! Cooler weather, gorgeous sunsets, changing leaves – all things that make for perfect engagement sessions! Heather and Brandon’s Chatfield State Park engagement session was all these things and more! First off, Heather and Brandon were so much fun to work with! Whether […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Chatfield State Park Engagement Session – Heather & Brandon