Waking up long before sunrise to drive the windy roads looking for the perfect spot to watch the sun creep over the peaks is always worth it. When we saw the sun starting to rise, we all jumped out of the car to catch that gorgeous morning light. Mackenzie and Kodi run marathons with each other and scaling the mountains first thing in the morning while fully decked out in wedding attire was a breeze for them both. The idea of the shoot was to embody a mountain-adventure-loving couple who could elope on top of a mountain if that's what they had envisioned for themselves! Mackenzie rocked her vintage Priscilla of Boston lace and tulle gown and her bouquet designed by Southern Charm Wedding and Events was to die for. We are so thankful for couples who have a sense of adventure, a phenomenally talented florist, and the beautiful state of Colorado with stunning views around every curve!
Stefan and Taylor met when they were just seven years old playing soccer. (Is that the cutest start to a love story or what?!) Their long lasting friendship turned into what will be a long lasting love, and you can truly tell that they were meant for each other! Both of them grew up loving the mountains and they have a great sense of adventure, so we knew we would have to find the perfect mountain location for their engagement photos! We started their session at one of the most beautiful waterfalls and ended the day surrounded by mountain goats! (Does it get more Colorado than that? I think not!) I had so much fun with these two, and I am so excited to be photographing their wedding this month!
Dan came from Colorado, Chelsea came from California, and they met each other in Hawaii! These two have one of the sweetest relationships, and their joy is infectious to be around! Dan and Chelsea spent the last few years living in Arizona, but recently made the decision to move back to beautiful Colorado. The idea of doing a camping/adventure anniversary session to celebrate their move seemed like a perfect fit! We spent the day "setting up camp", hiking around, exploring some amazing scenery, and finished the session with s'mores by the fire!
These two are such naturals in front of the camera, and we had so much fun exploring a new location and taking photos!
I love working with other vendors to create a fun styled shoot and create inspiration for future brides! This styled elopement features gorgeous handwritten elopement announcements by Written Whimsy by KB and stunning florals by Southern Charm Weddings and Events!
When you meet Rick and Shannon you can immediately tell they are perfect for one another. They love getting out and exploring all the beautiful sights that Colorado has to offer, and their engagement session was the perfect display of that. Nothing better than an engagement session surrounded by incredible scenery and wildlife (Shannon even spotted a few Great Blue Herons on our drive through the canyon!). We started the day by a bridge that holds special significance to Rick and Shannon, and ended the day with a little bit of fly fishing by the river. Looking forward to photographing their big day in September!