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Why I’m Bucking the Digital Trend

A little while back I wandered into my office and found my son sitting on the floor, flipping through a book he had pulled off a shelf. It was a little photo book that my mom had made for us a few years back with pictures of my childhood. My family at Disney. Fishing in […]

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5 Really Good Reasons to Elope (and one big reason NOT to)

As a photographer who specializes in elopements and itty bitty intimate weddings I’m always curious about WHY my couples made the decision to skip the big wedding and elope instead. The reasons to elope are pretty much endless but here are a few of my favorites! Before we dive in, lets talk a bit about […]

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Jeff + Wendy’s Rocky Mountain National Park Elopement

Jeff and Wendy are a super fun, free-spirited couple who love dogs and skateboarding. They flew out to Colorado from their home in Houston, Texas, for their Rocky Mountain National Park elopement. I had an absolute blast being a part of their day! We began their day at the Estes Park Resort where they were […]

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How to Make Your Elopement Feel (Extra!) Special

As a destination elopement photographer I spend a lot of time talking with my couples about planning their elopement and one of the questions I get asked the MOST is about how to make your elopement special. I hear people who KNOW eloping is the right choice for them – but they’re also a tiny […]

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Lauran + Franz’s Telluride Hiking Elopement

I will never forget the day Lauran and Franz emailed me about photographing their Telluride hiking elopement. I was on my way down from a hike near Boulder when my phone buzzed. They said that they were drawn to me because I seemed like the kind of person who, if they ran into me at […]

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Cat + Monte’s Crystal Mill Adventure Session

Cat and Monte got married surrounded by their friends and family at a beautiful wedding in Marble, Colorado. A few days after the wedding they got all gussied up again and we (along with flower pup Millie!) headed to the iconic Crystal Mill for an elopement-style adventure session! This has to be one of the […]

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Christina + Clay // Colorado Elopement

Christina and Clay wanted to elope but couldn’t stand the thought of not having their families there for their big day … so they brought them along! Their intimate Colorado wedding perfectly combined the wedding traditions they wanted to keep with the beautiful adventure-inspired elopement that they were dreaming of! These guys came all the […]

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Cat + Monte’s Paint Mines Adventure Session

Cat and Monte live about 10 minutes from me on the Colorado Front Range (which is only desert-like in that it gets very little rain!) but they wanted desert vibes for their engagement session. We talked about doing their engagement photos at Red Rocks but there was a concert going on that night and we […]

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Ashley + Lynn’s Colorado Mountain Elopement

When Ashley and Lynn first contacted me about photographing their Colorado mountain elopement and mentioned their love of dogs, mountains, and beer I knew we’d get along just fine! These two came out to Colorado from the wilds of Chicago to do some hiking, campfire sitting, beer drinking, and oh yeah, say their vows! They […]

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Malynda + Tony’s Breckenridge Elopement

Malynda and Tony got engaged at Keystone a while back and decided to forgo the fuss and expense of a big wedding back home in Nebraska and plan a Colorado destination elopement instead.  Like a lot of my couples, they came to me not really knowing exactly where they wanted to elope. They had some […]

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