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08 Feb 2018

Palisade Wedding Planned

The thing that I love most about engagement sessions is that I get a chance to get to know the bride and groom before the wedding day. The setting is more relaxed and we can take our time and make some great photographs together. I got just that with Lauren and Mike. They will wed this fall at The Wine Country Inn in Palisade and I got to meet them at a mountain park near their home in Denver. Oh […]

06 Jan 2018

2017 Year in Review

For my last “Wedding Photography Year in Review,” I chose to focus on the lesser seen moments during weddings. This year I want to expand on that to include some of the peripheral scenes and sub-plots that surround weddings. Weddings offer the perfect opportunities to observe new friends meeting for the first time, old friends reconnecting for the first time in a long time, or non-friends hanging out together. Your wedding may be the only time in history where all […]

08 Oct 2017

Elegant Montrose Wedding

Ryan and Sierra had a very elegant weeding in Montrose and it was full of a lot of firsts for me as a wedding photographer. While I had worked with Cobble Creek Golf Club a lot in the past this was my first wedding at the community. They did a great job shuttling guests and the wedding party from the clubhouse to the ceremony location overlooking the San Juan Mountains. The reception was held at The Lark and Sparrow, a […]

08 Sep 2017

Surprise! A Church Wedding

I am always happy to help out friends and fellow photographers and that is exactly what I did when my ski school buddy Jim Cox called me the day before Nicole and Keaton’s wedding. Jim was concerned about the lighting inside the First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction and he had been asked not to use a flash during the ceremony. Now I had never been to this church but I figured that it couldn’t be any darker that […]

10 Aug 2017

Western Style Wedding

From the moment I met Sara and Drew I could tell that they were a fun and relaxed couple. They exuded good energy and I new that their western-themed wedding would be a great one! I met Sara and her bridal party at Salon Envy in Ouray to take some photographs of them getting their hair done. I then followed them back to Sara’s family’s home where they, and the groomsmen were getting ready and having lunch and a few […]

08 Aug 2017

Telluride Destination Wedding

Jillian and Khalid held their alpine destination wedding at The Peaks Resort in Telluride, Colo., and it was HOT! I met Jillian in her room at The Peaks and spent some time getting to know and photographing her, her bridal party and soon-to-be mother in law. She was a little nervous but the rosé seemed to help a little. Khalid was getting ready in a room down the hall and it was remarkable how confident and excited he was! They […]

27 Apr 2017

Destination Ouray

After the first phone call with Andy, I was excited to photograph his and Desiree’s wedding in Ouray, Colorado. I could tell that these two would be an exceptionally fun couple to spend a day with. Following their small family ceremony at The Beaumont Hotel we had some homemade cake and set out to take some wedding photos around the town of Ouray. We saw Desiree’s grandfather’s former home, the historic Ouray County Courthouse, the famed Ouray Ice Park, and […]

27 Feb 2017

Christmas Wedding in Grand Junction

Gretta and Tate’s Christmas-time wedding at The Avalon Theater in Grand Junction, Colorado was festive, colorful and fun! The couple and the ten people in their wedding party were in great spirits when I met them at their downtown hotel. They had decided last minute to do a short reveal at the Avalon prior to the indoor ceremony which was a great way for the bride and groom to calm their nerves. The ceremony was held on the main stage […]

10 Jan 2017

2016 Year in Review

In compiling 2016’s “Year in Review” I wanted to take a somewhat different tack and showcase some photos that are more off-beat. I look at A LOT of wedding images and I grow tired of looking at the expected, formulaic and overly-processed images that seem to decorate the entire wedding industry. So rather than just showing off those perfect moments I’m going to mix in some out-takes, happy accidents, and just fun moments that are often seen at weddings but […]

28 Nov 2016

Montrose Bridges Wedding

Repeat business in the wedding industry is unusual (and not really something you hope for) but I felt so honored to photograph Erika and Jake’s wedding at The Bridges of Montrose. Back in 2012 I photographed Erika’s older sister’s, wedding and the family wanted to hire me again! Aside from the venue and the groom it the two weddings were remarkably similar with lots of family, dancing, laughter and kinship. It was so nice to see and visit all of […]