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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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Ryne + David’s Intimate South Fork, Colorado Wedding

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege to travel down to southern Colorado for Ryne and David’s beautiful intimate wedding. When Ryne and David first contacted me about being their South Fork wedding photographer I knew I was in! They planned an intimate, heartfelt day in a place that was obviously very special to […]

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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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Tori + April’s Vail, Colorado Wedding

When Tori and April reached out to me about shooting their Vail, Colorado, wedding they mentioned their love of dogs and the outdoors – obviously I was in! These two spend a lot of time in the Vail area skiing in the winter and mountain biking in the summer so it only made sense for […]

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Mary Anne + Marius’s Crested Butte Elopement

When Mary Anne and Marius contacted me a few weeks ago asking if I was available to shoot their Crested Butte elopement I couldn’t quite believe it – and obviously I said yes! These two were the VERY first couple I EVER photographed, back when I was thinking about starting this business. I had been […]

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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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Kat + Ashton’s Estes Park, Colorado, Wedding

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 […]

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Savannah and Dylan’s Rocky Mountain National Park Engagement Session

When Savannah first contacted me about shooting her and Dylan’s Estes Park wedding and mentioned that they found me by Googling “Estes Park wedding with a dog” (and found this) I knew we were a match made in heaven. Dog people are my people! For their engagement session we headed up to Rocky Mountain National […]

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