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Hi! I'm Melissa

Crooked Willow Farms is one of those venues that I’ve dreamed of working at since I became a wedding photographer. So, when Erika of Erika Overholt Photography said she needed a 2nd photographer for a Crooked Willow Farms wedding, I jumped at the chance! I was so excited to finally photograph a wedding at Crooked […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Crooked Willow Farms Wedding – Isaac and Stephanie

“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

Della Terra Mountain Chateau is one of my favorite wedding venues! And it’s not hard to see why. Set just outside of Estes Park, the backdrop any way you look is stunning, not to mention the wild turkeys and elk wandering around. There were SO many elk on Jo Beth & Alex’s wedding day, we […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Della Terra Mountain Chateau Wedding – Jo Beth & Alex

I believe in cherishing each and every moment. A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with my husband about the big and little moments in our lives. We discussed how there might be 5, maybe 10 monumental moments in our relationship together, like getting engaged, our wedding, the potential birth of children (no, […]

Personal, Weddings

I Believe in Cherishing Each and Every Moment

This wedding might not be exactly what you think when you hear backyard wedding. Brian and Olivia’s elegant backyard wedding in Longmont, Colorado was so dreamy in every way! I was swooning over their details and how incredibly sweet Brian and Olivia were together. They got married at Olivia’s beautiful childhood home on a gorgeous […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Longmont Wedding Photographer – Olivia & Brian

Sitting on those stone steps, Carli looked like something straight out of a fairy tale. Her ivory ball gown spread out all around her, she was just like Cinderella, waiting for her happily ever after. Except that Carli’s happily ever after was only a few hours away. Everything was all set. Her groom was looking […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Fall Fort Collins Wedding – Carli & Matt

That party bus was packed. Full to the brim with happy, laughing bridesmaids and groomsmen. Everywhere I looked I saw people celebrating Maura and Greg. And not just on that party bus, but all day long. At the hotel, at the church, to the party bus and The Falls Event Center, all of their family […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

The Falls Event Center Wedding – Maura & Greg

Pretty soft pink details, a gorgeous bride, and a handsome groom. Put it all in the stunning setting of Brookside Gardens Event Center and what more could a wedding photographer dream of? Liz & Troy’s wedding was something out of a dream. Watching these two sweet souls promise their lives to each other was such […]

Brookside Gardens, Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Brookeside Gardens Event Center Wedding – Liz & Troy

It’s no secret that weddings can be stressful. Between organizing all the planning details, figuring out how to manage all the costs, and then dealing with your crazy family, it can be a lot to handle. Been there, done that. I get it. But your wedding doesn’t have to be a crazy ball of stress […]

Wedding Planning Tips, Weddings

Tips for Having a Stress Free Wedding