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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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So many photos to edit, so little time! The past couple weeks have been my busiest this summer, with back to back weddings and traveling to Washington and California. I’m typing this up at the airport waiting for my flight home, and I’m still over the moon excited about my new laptop and the fact […]

Destination Engagement Session, Engagement

Downtown Seattle Engagement Session – Erika & Ki

Man, I’m just an editing machine lately! I bought a laptop and it’s literally changed my life. I’ve been working on a desktop for 5 years, so being able to edit on the go (or on my couch) has really improved my turn around time! Wahoo! Enough about me, let’s talk about this Snoqualmine Falls […]

Destination Engagement Session, Engagement

Snoqualmine Falls Photo Session – Christopher and Danielle

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 […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

Engagement Photo Outfits – What to Wear to Your Engagement Session

Last week I got to travel to Washington for Erika & Ki’s Discovery Park Seattle engagement session! I was beyond excited to finally meet these two and to do a session outside of Colorado! I love love love photographing in new places, and Seattle didn’t disappoint! I was amazed at how huge the trees were […]

Destination Engagement Session, Engagement

Discovery Park Seattle Engagement Session – Erika & Ki

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

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

It’s no secret that I love to travel. I always have, for as long as I can remember. I don’t know what sparked that, I can’t remember if there was an event in my life that triggered my desire to see the world. I just know that I’ve always dreamed of seeing those far off […]

Destination Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement, Personal

Destination Engagement Sessions – Plus, No Travel Fees

This session makes me SO happy for SO many reasons! First off, it’s in Mexico, which makes it amazing, right off the bat. ¬†And it features my incredible¬†wedding photographers, Corrie & Nik who are so stinking cute together. I was so glad I got to give back a little to them while we were in […]

Destination Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement

Destination Engagement Photography – Corrie & Nik