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Colorful Mount Falcon Engagement Session | Brian + Jackie

There are two main reasons why I love Colorado so much. Number one is obviously the MOUNTAINS (what’s not to love??). But number two? Well, that’s all the fun, laid back, adventurous people that live here. When Jackie started to describe her ideal wedding as we chatted over coffee and hot chocolate, she used those […]

February 12, 2019

Adventurous, Engagement Session, Photography

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Standley Lake Engagement Session | Christopher + Claire

Ah, Colorado love stories set in front of the blue mountain range. They get me every time, and Christopher and Claire’s story is no exception. The two met in Colorado a couple years ago after both attending college here. It didn’t take them very long to realize that their relationship was something special. After attending […]

January 28, 2019

Engagement Session, Photography

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Sunset Couples’ Session in Boulder, Colorado | Austin + Marisa

One of the things I love most about wedding off-season is that I can finally make time for things I’ve been putting off… like my own family! My brother Austin and his wife Marisa graciously waited to schedule their couples’ session while I edited wedding photograph after wedding photograph. With the advent of cooler weather, […]

December 18, 2018

Adventurous, Couples' Session, Photography, Portrait

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Essential Gear for the Photographer | A Unique Wood Watch

{ Cut to the chase: ENTER the $100 GIVEAWAY HERE! } Now, I know what you’re thinking. Shouldn’t the essential piece of gear every photographer needs be a CAMERA? Well, yes. But you already knew that! So now it’s time to learn why a wooden timepiece is actually one of the most important accessories you’ll […]

November 1, 2018

Lifestyle, Photography

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Colorful Boulder Colorado Wedding | Mark + Elizabeth

I smiled when I arrived to Boulder Community Hospital for Mark and Elizabeth’s intimate courtyard wedding. They had chosen such vibrant, fall-colored blooms for the bouquet, boutonniere, and decor. The happiness of the colors reminded me of the happiness that Mark and Elizabeth share. Their love came quickly, in a delightful and surprising way. Mark […]

October 23, 2018

Photography, Wedding

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City Park Engagement Session in Denver | Dan + Kelsey

You know when you meet someone and instantly feel happier? That’s what happened when I met Dan and Kelsey. They radiate joy. And throughout their City Park engagement session in Denver, Colorado, they just couldn’t stop laughing. (You’ll see what I mean below!) I loved it!! Nothing makes me happier than seeing a couple that […]

October 16, 2018

Engagement Session, Photography

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Autumnal Cherokee Ranch & Castle Wedding | Michael + Danelle

The first time I saw Danelle’s dress, my jaw dropped. Layers of fabric and hoops, a stunning train, the way she wore it with such elegance. Then I saw the wedding venue, Cherokee Ranch and Castle. My jaw would have dropped even further, but that would literally have been impossible. When the arched doors of […]

October 11, 2018

Photography, Wedding

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Relaxed Castle Rock Ranch Wedding | Andy + Darlene

It’s hard to describe a wedding in just two words. But if I had to, I’d say Andy and Darlene’s wedding day was relaxed and 100% authentic. (Okay, maybe that was three words?) The sky was a perfect clear blue for the ceremony that took place at their weekend ranch home in Castle Rock, Colorado. […]

September 28, 2018

Photography, Wedding

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Quirky Downtown Denver Engagement Session | Joe + Corinne

When Kaitlin of Kaitlin Shea Weddings got in touch with me to see if I’d photograph an engagement session with not one, not two, but FOUR fun locations in Downtown Denver, there was no way I was going to say no! She planned Joe + Corinne’s classy yet quirky engagement session to perfection. The four of […]

September 19, 2018

Engagement Session, Photography, Uncategorized

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Jewell Wetlands Family Session | The Muzacas

If you don’t know the Muzacas personally, you need to know that they’re a very special family. We met Mark and Cheryl for the first time at our church. Cheryl started attending weekly community group in our home, and we were blown away by her caring heart, health knowledge, and ideas to change the world. […]

September 12, 2018

Family, Photography

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Joyful, whimsical + adventurous wedding, engagement and portrait photography based in Denver, Colorado.
Serving Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Centennial, Parker, Aurora, Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park and all of Colorado. Photography + site design by Shelby Gloudemans. Powered by ShowIt.
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Joyful, whimsical + adventurous wedding, engagement and portrait photography based in Denver, Colorado.
Serving Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Centennial, Parker, Aurora, Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park and all of Colorado. Photography + site design by Shelby Gloudemans. Powered by ShowIt.
Soli Deo Gloria. 

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