Katharine and Ashton's earthy Estes Park, Colorado wedding

Kat + Ashton’s Estes Park, Colorado, Wedding

May 15

A few weeks ago I kicked off my wedding season in a pretty amazing way with Katharine and Ashton’s Estes Park, Colorado wedding. It was a beautiful day complete with amazing scenery, sweet people, and a perfect laid-back mountain vibe.

Katharine and Ashton chose the stunning Overlook Ranch in Estes Park for their wedding and I can see why! This was a new venue for me and I’m hoping to get to go back many, many more times! If you want an earthy Colorado mountain wedding, Overlook Ranch is PERFECT. The view of Long’s Peak and Mt Meeker from the ceremony site was pretty insane and what’s even cooler is that Ashton has that very “skyline” engraved on his wedding band.

This wedding had a boho vibe with loads of greenery (check out Katharine’s King Protea bouquet!!). Her dress and flower crown were very Jenny Gump-esque … which she was STOKED about. I’ve gotten to know these guys pretty well over the course of their engagement and I can say that their wedding 100% fit their style!

We started the day with getting ready photos and then headed out to the woods to do their first look. After that we had a few minutes of downtime (check out the photos of her and her dad – there aren’t enough tissues in the world for those moments!) before heading out for the ceremony in front of beautiful 14,000 foot Longs Peak. Kat’s mom sang and played the guitar during the ceremony, which was an especially beautiful moment.

Following the ceremony it was yard games and BBQ (they’re from Kansas, after all!) followed by speeches and dancing. They kicked off the party part of the night with a dance off between the bridesmaids and groomsmen, which was a blast! While the party was going on we snuck off to explore the property and snag some photos of the two of them in the beautiful evening light. The night wrapped up with S’mores and a bonfire and if that’s not the perfect end to a Colorado mountain wedding, I don’t know what is!

Here are some photos from their incredible day. Enjoy!


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  1. Jennifer K says:

    Oh this wedding is so COZY and intimate! Love the rustic details (right up my alley) and your couple portraits are stunning! Congrats!

  2. Brooke says:

    Oh man… bride and dad – TEARS! Love this!!

  3. Kara says:

    What a view! I love the first look with her dad – so sweet. You captured their vibe so well. She was a beautiful bride!

  4. Nicole says:

    What a gorgeous wedding! I love the rustic mountain setting and the bride’s flower crown. Great job documenting the emotion and beauty of the day.

  5. Jolie Rodriguez says:

    Such a cool vibe to the this wedding. I love your style!

  6. Kaleigh says:

    Wow what an amazing venue! Your style meshed perfectly with theirs- these images capture their day beautifully!!

  7. Elizabeth says:

    Ohhh talk about dream wedding! So much to love here! The floral work is insane on this one! Just beautiful!

  8. Ummmm okay this is perfect!! She looks like a freaking princess

  9. Valeria says:

    Her style is beautiful! I seriously love everything about this! Beautiful Work.

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