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Holy crap you guys. If you want to see a gorgeous wedding, you came to the right spot. Ashley and Trey’s Sanctuary Golf Course Wedding was stunnnnnnnning. Beautiful views, perfect fall color, and a couple that truly shines from the inside out. Ashley and Trey hired me for their Sanctuary Golf Course wedding reception and […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Sanctuary Golf Course Wedding – Ashley & Trey

My Tribe Part 2 – Carli & Matt What I loved most about Carli and Matt was their laid back approach to their wedding day and that they just wanted to have a good time together. And they definitely pulled it off! Their Fort Collins wedding was so fun, from start to finish. Literally every […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

My Tribe – Carli and Matt

Five years ago, at the top of the world, these two said their “I do’s” and became husband and wife. There wasn’t a dress, or flowers, or cake, all they had was each other. And it was all they needed. Five years and a few kids later, they decided it was time to get the […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Boulder Wedding Photos – Caitlin and Bryant

Whenever I tell someone I’m a wedding photographer, I almost always get asked, “What’s the craziest wedding you’ve ever been to?” I know it sounds lame, but I have such a hard time answering this question! I’m like…uh…none? I’ve been super lucky with my clients because I’ve never had a crazy bridezilla or seen super […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

My Tribe – Margaret and Josh

This wedding you guys. So. Freaking. Beautiful!! As soon as Nate and Kaylee told me they were getting married in Temecula I knew it was going to be stunning, but this Falkner Winery Wedding just blew me away! Every part was so gorgeous! Kaylee looked simply incredible in her dress, and her infectious smile made […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Falkner Winery Wedding – Kaylee & Nate

Where do I even start with this one?! I’m SO freaking excited to share this wedding! Erika and I connected on Facebook, and from her first email describing her wedding I knew she was a bride after my own heart. I could feel her enthusiasm and excitement just from reading her words and I knew […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Green Gates at Flowing Lake Wedding – Erika & Ki

Every year since I started photographing weddings I have photographed at least one wedding for free. Sometimes it’s for a couple who maybe couldn’t afford a photographer otherwise. Sometimes it’s a couple in need. Sometimes I do a giveaway for weddings in new destinations I want to photograph in. Maybe you’re asking yourself, why on […]

Engagement, Personal, Weddings

2019 Wedding and Portrait Giveaway!

They say rain is good luck on a wedding day, right? Well I guess that means if it pours literally all day long you should have more good luck than you know what to do with! That’s what happened for Rob and Lauren’s Longmont wedding, but it was still a beautiful day, and at the […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Longmont Wedding Photography – Rob & Lauren

Heather and Parker’s Fort Collins LDS Temple wedding was so beautiful! I’ve shot many weddings at the Denver LDS Temple, but this was the first wedding I’ve photographed at the Fort Collins Temple and I loved photographing there! The architecture of this temple is so stunning, and made a perfect backdrop for Heather and Parker’s […]

Colorado Weddings, Fort Collins Temple, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins LDS Temple Wedding – Heather & Parker

I’m so excited to share this shoot!! Beautiful dresses, stunning models, and an incredible backdrop all came together perfectly for this Horsetooth Reservoir styled shoot. My favorite thing about styled shoots is getting to work with such amazingly talented wedding vendors! It’s so fun to come up with the vision for the shoot together, and […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins Horsetooth Reservoir Styled Shoot