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I couldn’t think of a better day to share Deissy and Nick’s downtown couples session than on New Year’s Eve! I wanted to do a photo session that had a New Year’s Eve vibe, and Deissy and Nick were the perfect couple for the job!! Deissy found the BEST sequin dress and Nick was looking […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

New Year’s Eve Couples Session – Deissy & Nick

It’s my favorite post of the year! Or, one of them at least!! These yearly review posts of all the couples and engagement sessions I’ve photographed are so much fun to put together. I love getting to look back at all the fan-freaking-tastic couples that I got to work with over the past year! I […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, Personal

2018 Year in Review – Couples and Engagement Sessions

Picking a location for your engagement photos can be super tough, especially here in Colorado. There’s SO many options, it can be difficult to decide which one to choose.¬† Here are my 3 tips for choosing the perfect engagement session location. Urban or Natural? The easiest way to start narrowing down your options is to […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, Wedding Planning Tips

How to Choose the Perfect Engagement Session Location

Downtown Denver engagement sessions are some of my favorite, and Monica and Eddie’s engagement session was no exception! Except, maybe it was even better than most because they included their dogs!! I’m such an animal person, and I love dogs, so I LOOOOOVE it when my clients include their fur babies and I get to […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Downtown Denver Engagement Session – Monica & Eddie

Picking out outfits for your engagement session can be a struggle, and super stressful. And it can be even more difficult to pick out your Fall engagement session outfits, because there are so many other colors to think about! Here are some of my favorite fall engagement session outfits from past sessions to help you […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

My Favorite Fall Engagement Session Outfits

Ohhhh myyyyy goooodnesss you guyssss!!! I’m BEYOND excited about this Standley Lake engagement session!! I’ve been dreaming of doing a session like this for approximately forever and I’m just over the freaking moon that it happened!! Every once in a while I’ll plan a shoot like this one and have a specific image in my […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Standley Lake Engagement Session- Christine & Tyler

You’re engaged!! You’ve been waiting your whole life for this moment and it’s finally here! You and the love of your life are going to tie the knot, and about to dive headfirst into the whirlwind of wedding planning. But what do you do first? Here’s what to do when you get engaged: Celebrate!! Don’t […]

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

Ok, let’s talk engagement photo outfits! This is probably the number one question I get around engagement photos and it’s a super important one! I know a lot of couples struggle with picking engagement photo outfits. It can be really challenging, especially if you don’t know what photographs well and what doesn’t. Don’t feel bad […]

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Engagement Photo Outfits – What to Wear to Your Engagement Session

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 Anniversary Session – Ariann & Klay