Why You Need a Solid Wedding Photography Contract

Why You Need a Solid Wedding Photography Contract

Why you need a solid wedding photography contract As a wedding photographer, capturing the most memorable moments of a couple’s big day is a privilege and a significant responsibility. Amidst the excitement of photographing beautiful weddings, it’s easy to overlook the business side of things. One of the most crucial aspects that often gets overlooked…

Denver Date Ideas

Denver Date Ideas

Denver Date Ideas Denver is one of the coolest and fastest growing cities in the country, which means there’s always plenty of opportunities to find fun and romantic things to do with your partner on date night. Whether you live in the Mile High City or you’re visiting from out of town, I’ve put together…

Shannon & Ben’s Modern Western Wedding at The Manor House

Shannon & Ben’s Modern Western Wedding at The Manor House

SHANNON & BEN’S Modern Western Wedding at The Manor House Shannon and Ben’s western wedding at The Manor House in Littleton, Colorado, was a blend of modern western vibes and heartfelt moments. Their celebration was filled with unique and personal touches, creating a day that truly reflected their love and personalities. When asked what they…

The St Vrain

The St Vrain

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES The St Vrain Brief History The building in which The St Vrain is located was originally built in 1918 and was one of the earliest auto dealerships in the Rocky Mountain region. The original auto showroom is now the ceremony and reception space at The St Vrain. The combination of  brick, wood…

Wild Basin Lodge

Wild Basin Lodge

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES Wild Basin Lodge About Wild Basin Lodge Located in Allenspark, Colorado, Wild Basin Lodge is an all-inclusive, family-owned Colorado wedding venue. Say your vows in front of a beautiful meadow with mountains in the background, or surrounded by treas along a rushing river and then take your reception to the lodge, enjoy…

The Manor House

The Manor House

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES The Manor House About The Manor House The Manor House is a gorgeous historic mansion located just outside Denver in Littleton, Colorado. In 1914, John Charles Shaffer purchased land where The Manor House now sits. When the home was built, The Denver Times reported that Mr. Shaffer wanted a summer home designed…

River Bend

River Bend

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES River Bend About River Bend River Bend is an expansive property nestled alongside the St. Vrain River in Lyons, Colorado, with majestic red stone cliffs providing a dramatic backdrop. Your wedding will be enveloped in an atmosphere of outdoor refinement, featuring a generous lawn, ample shade from large trees, and a serene…

Crooked Willow Farms

Crooked Willow Farms

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES Crooked Willow Farms About Crooked Willow Farms Experience the wedding of your dreams at The Venue at Crooked Willow Farms in Larkspur, Colorado. Nestled on the Front Range against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, this venue offers an elegant setting for your wedding day. With its sprawling grounds, charming red barn,…

Cable Center

Cable Center

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES The Cable Center About The Cable Center The Cable Center is a sophisticated and contemporary venue just 15 minutes from Downtown Denver, located on the campus at University of Denver. With a great hall, wrap-around indoor balcony, and iconic terrazzo world map floor, this venue is one of the most unique and…

Scheduling Tips

Scheduling Tips

Wedding day Scheduling Tips Getting Ready: Close and Personal I highly recommend for my couples to get ready as close to each other as possible! When couples are far apart—say, over 30 minutes away—it can create challenges for the timeline, resulting in more time spent driving than capturing precious moments. Hotel vs. Home: The Pros…

Timeline Options: Golden Hour vs. First Look

Timeline Options: Golden Hour vs. First Look

Timeline Options: Golden Hour vs. First Look Importance of Timing Timing is crucial on your wedding day. Things might not always go as expected, but with careful planning, you can handle the unexpected. As you read the following tips, remember that you can never have too much time for photographs. Key Scheduling Approaches There are…

Woodlands Colorado

Woodlands Colorado

Colorado WeDDING VENUES The Woodlands About Woodlands Colorado Just 30 minutes from downtown Denver and located on 52 acres of land in the mountains, Woodlands Colorado is a beautiful venue for all types of weddings. The modern-industrial style barn is a beautiful white barn with black trim throughout and on the exterior of the building…

The Surf Hotel

The Surf Hotel

COLORADO WEDDING VENUES The Surf Hotel About The Surf Hotel The Surf Hotel, located in Buena Vista, Colorado, offers adventure-loving couples a luxury boutique experience. Drawing inspiration from the elegance of European hospitality and the owners’ house in the Rocky Mountains. It is host to a various outdoor settings for your wedding ceremony and an…

Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens

Colorado Wedding venues Denver Botanic Gardens About the Gardens The Denver Botanic Gardens has no shortage of stunning places to fit all types of weddings. From small, intimate elopements to large, 300+ guest weddings, every ceremony and reception spot is surrounded by gorgeous flowers and greenery. When you decide to have your wedding here, you…

Carlos & Brianna’s Golden Hour Engagement Photos

Carlos & Brianna’s Golden Hour Engagement Photos

Carlos & Brianna’s Golden Hour Engagement Photos For their engagement session, Carlos and Brianna’s love story unfolded against the stunning canvas of the Rocky Mountains during golden hour. Bathed in the warm glow of the setting sun, the couple’s engagement session radiated with romance and connection. We started the session with a great plan—with several…

Holiday Mini Sessions

Holiday Mini Sessions

Holiday Mini Sessions The holiday season is here, and I always LOVE hosting Christmas mini sessions every year. Embracing a change of scenery, I transformed the studio into a cozy winter wonderland featuring a simple yet elegant white backdrop with a dazzling Christmas tree. Draped in tinsel and golden lights, the tree radiated a warm…

Summer Engagement Photos | Thao Dan and Dennis

Summer Engagement Photos | Thao Dan and Dennis

thao-dan & Dennis Summer Engagement Photos Summer Engagement Photos in the Mountains Fresh with that “just engaged glow,” Thao-Dan and Dennis began their journey with a July engagement session set against the breathtaking backdrop of a mountain lake. The couple radiated joy and laughter as the warm summer sun cast a golden glow over the…

Carlos & Brianna’s Intimate At-Home Proposal

Carlos & Brianna’s Intimate At-Home Proposal

Carlos & Brianna’s Intimate At-Home Proposal Carlos and Brianna actually hired me for their wedding before they were even engaged, which means I get to photograph their proposal, engagement, and wedding. Carlos went back and forth for a while about where and how he wanted to propose to Brianna. He designed a stunning ring for…