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Man, has the time flown by!! I really can’t believe I’ve been doing this for over 7 years!! It feels like it’s been forever and only 2 seconds all at once. I’ve photographed 127 weddings and over 400 portrait sessions. (yes I went back and counted) When I was thinking about what I wanted to […]

Engagement, Personal, Weddings

Melissa Sue Photography is 7 years old!!

I love engagement session so much!! These mountain engagement photos for Chi and Brenda was no exception. In fact, I might have even loved it a little more than I usually do because these two were SO much fun to hang out with!! I was laughing the whole session long! These two were complete naturals […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement

Mountain Engagement Photos – Chi and Brenda

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

It’s time for my favorite post of the year! I love looking back on all the wonderful couples I’ve had the chance to work with every year! For 2017 I decided to break it up into 2 posts, because I had such a hard time narrowing down the images to include! So to start, here’s […]

Engagement, Personal

2017 Year in Review – Couples & Engagement Sessions

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

I’m going to be an aunt!!! I’m so excited! Both my sister and sister-in-law are pregnant and due within a couple months of each other! I’m going to have so many nieces and nephews to spoil! I was so excited to do this Longmont maternity session for my gorgeous sister-in-law Kendall and her husband CJ. […]

Engagement, Personal

Longmont Maternity Session – Kendall & CJ

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

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’sĀ engagement session last February […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Chatfield State Park Anniversary Session – Ariann & Klay

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